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Recent Publications

Researchers at the Arnold School of Public Health published a record-breaking 719 peer-reviewed journal articles in 2021. Our most recent publications (compiled from a search conducted for January 2023 and other publications reported by authors/departments) can be found below in random order. If you have a correction or would like to submit a publication for the next monthly update to this page, please use our form.   

A longitudinal investigation of code-based emergent literacy skills in children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing across the preschool years. Werfel, K., Reynolds, G., & Fitton, L. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.   

Biomarkers for occupational manganese exposure. Karyakina NA, Shilnikova N, Farhat N, Ramoju S, Cline B, Momoli F, Mattison D, Jensen N, Terrell R, Krewski D. Crit Rev Toxicol. 2023 Jan 27:1-28. doi: 10.1080/10408444.2022.2128718.

Inflammatory potential of diet and risk of mortality in normal-weight adults with central obesity. Choi MK, Park YM, Shivappa N, Hong OK, Han K, Steck SE, Hebert JR, Merchant AT, Sandler DP, Lee SS. Clin Nutr. 2023 Feb;42(2):208-215. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2022.11.019. Epub 2022 Dec 15.

Association of rurality, type of primary caregiver and place of death with end-of-life medical expenditures among the oldest-old population in China. Li Z, Hung P, Shi K, Fu Y, Qian D. Int J Equity Health. 2023 Jan 3;22(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12939-022-01813-2.

Social Mediators of the Association Between Depression and Falls Among Older Adults. Lohman MC, Fallahi A, Mishio Bawa E, Wei J, Merchant AT. J Aging Health. 2023 Jan 12:8982643231152276. doi: 10.1177/08982643231152276.

Understanding patient cost-sharing thresholds for diabetes treatment attributes via a discrete choice experiment. Panchal R, Nguyen D, Ghule P, Li N, Giannouchos T, Pan RJ, Biskupiak J, Britton L, Nohavec R, Slager S, Ngorsuraches S, Brixner D. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2023 Feb;29(2):139-150. doi: 10.18553/jmcp.2023.29.2.139.

Psychosocial Protective and Risk Factors of Quality of Life Outcomes Among Older Adults Living With HIV. Brown MJ, Amoatika D, Kaur A, Addo PNO, Yoo-Jeong M. AIDS Behav. 2023 Jan 31. doi: 10.1007/s10461-023-03989-2.

NEW Soul in the neighborhood-reach and effectiveness of a dissemination and implementation feasibility study. Bernhart JA, Turner-McGrievy GM, Wilson MJ, Sentman C, Wilcox S, Rudisill C. Transl Behav Med. 2023 Jan 23:ibac080. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibac080.

Trends in prevalence, health disparities, and early detection of dementia: A 10-year nationally representative serial cross-sectional and cohort study. Lu K, Xiong X, Li M, Yuan J, Luo Y, Friedman DB. Front Public Health. 2023 Jan 4;10:1021010. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.1021010. eCollection 2022.

Clinical and laboratory presentation of first-time antenatal care visits of pregnant women in Ghana, a hospital-based study. Abuku VG, Allotey EA, Akonde M. PLoS One. 2023 Jan 4;18(1):e0280031. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0280031. eCollection 2023.

Radiation Exposure during Prostatic Artery Embolization: A Single Institution Review. Ngov D, Self SC, Schammel CM, Devane AM. Health Phys. 2023 Mar 1;124(3):200-207. doi: 10.1097/HP.0000000000001662.PMID: 36719935

Impact of the "39-week Rule" on Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: A Statewide Analysis. Cochrane AC, Batson R, Aragon M, Bedenbaugh M, Self S, Isham K, Eichelberger KY. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2023 Jan 25:100879. doi: 10.1016/j.ajogmf.2023.100879.

Stories of change in nutrition: lessons from a new generation of studies from Africa, Asia and Europe. Nisbett N, Harris J, Headey D, van den Bold M, Gillespie S, Aberman NL, Adeyemi O, Aryeetey R, Avula R, Becquey E, Drimie S, Iruhiriye E, Salm L, Turowska Z. Food Secur. 2023;15(1):133-149. doi: 10.1007/s12571-022-01314-8.

Moderation effect of community health on the relationship between racial/ethnic residential segregation and HIV viral suppression in South Carolina: A county-level longitudinal study from 2013 to 2018. Shi F, Zhang J, Yang X, Sun X, Li Z, Zeng C, Ning H, Weissman S, Olatosi B, Li X. Front Public Health. 2023 Jan 9;10:1013967. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.1013967.

First Analysis of Nationwide Trends in the Use of the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework. Puma JE, Quinlan J, Bruno P, Keller K, Franck K, Lim SS, Draper C, Bergling E, Foerster S. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2023 Jan 25:S1499-4046(22)00623-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2022.11.008.

Using cognitive interviews to improve a measure of organizational readiness for implementation. McClam M, Workman L, Dias EM, Walker TJ, Brandt HM, Craig DW, Gibson R, Lamont A, Weiner BJ, Wandersman A, Fernandez ME. BMC Health Serv Res. 2023 Jan 27;23(1):93. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-09005-y.

Pre-pandemic geographic access to hospital-based telehealth for cancer care in the United States. Shalowitz DI, Hung P, Zahnd WE, Eberth J. PLoS One. 2023 Jan 31;18(1):e0281071. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0281071. eCollection 2023.

Patient attitudes and beliefs associated with self-referral to physical therapy for musculoskeletal complaints: a qualitative study. Alshareef N, Cozad M, Macauda M, Ostermann J, Thigpen C. BMC Health Serv Res. 2023 Jan 25;23(1):80. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-08989-x.

Policy, system, and environmental interventions addressing obesity and diet-related outcomes in early childhood education settings: A systematic review. Kracht CL, Burkart S, Flanagan EW, Melnick E, Luecking C, Neshteruk C. Obes Rev. 2023 Jan 5:e13547. doi: 10.1111/obr.13547.

Maternal obesity, gestational diabetes mellitus, and diet in association with neurodevelopment of 2-year-old children. Saros L, Lind A, Setänen S, Tertti K, Koivuniemi E, Ahtola A, Haataja L, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Vahlberg T, Laitinen K. Pediatr Res. 2023 Jan 3. doi: 10.1038/s41390-022-02455-4.

COVID-19 testing practices, preventive behaviors and factors associated with test positivity: Results from population-based statewide surveys in South Carolina, November 2020-June 2021. Kanyangarara M, Daguise V, Gual-Gonzalez L, Litwin AH, Korte JE, Ross C, Nolan MS. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2023 Jan 30. doi: 10.2196/34579.

Effect of a Plant-Based vs Omnivorous Soul Food Diet on Weight and Lipid Levels Among African American Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Turner-McGrievy GM, Wilcox S, Frongillo EA, Murphy EA, Hutto B, Wilson M, Davey M, Bernhart JA, Okpara N, Bailey S, Hu E. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Jan 3;6(1):e2250626. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.50626.

Dietary inflammatory index and cardiovascular disease risk in Hispanic women from the Women's Health Initiative. Zuercher MD, Harvey DJ, Santiago-Torres M, Au LE, Shivappa N, Shadyab AH, Allison M, Snetselaar L, Liu B, Robbins JA, Hébert JR, Garcia L. Nutr J. 2023 Jan 12;22(1):5. doi: 10.1186/s12937-023-00838-9.PMID: 36631866 

The Association between Physical Activity, Self-Compassion, and Mental Well-Being after COVID-19: In the Exercise and Self-Esteem Model Revised with Self-Compassion (EXSEM-SC) Perspective. Wong MC, Fung HW, Yuan GF. Healthcare (Basel). 2023 Jan 12;11(2):233. doi: 10.3390/healthcare11020233.

Associations between the Dietary Inflammatory Index and Sleep Metrics in the Energy Balance Study (EBS). Farrell ET, Wirth MD, McLain AC, Hurley TG, Shook RP, Hand GA, Hébert JR, Blair SN. Nutrients. 2023 Jan 13;15(2):419. doi: 10.3390/nu15020419.

Site-Specific knockdown of microglia in the locus coeruleus regulates hypervigilant responses to social stress in female rats. Pate BS, Bouknight SJ, Harrington EN, Mott SE, Augenblick LM, Smiley CE, Morgan CG, Calatayud BM, Martínez-Muñiz GA, Thayer JF, Wood SK. Brain Behav Immun. 2023 Jan 20;109:190-203. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2023.01.011.

A process for converting an in-person training to increase church capacity to implement physical activity and healthy eating practices and policies to an online format. Wilcox S, Saunders RP, Stucker J, Kaczynski AT, Day KR, Kinnard D, Decker L, Bernhart JA. Transl Behav Med. 2023 Jan 23:ibac102. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibac102.

Association between sociodemographic characteristics and HIV disclosure among people living with HIV in South Carolina: a structural equation modeling approach. Brown MJ, Trask JS, Kaur A, Li X.AIDS Care. 2023 Jan 11:1-7. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2022.2163612.

Effects of a community gardening intervention on diet, physical activity, and anthropometry outcomes in the USA (CAPS): an observer-blind, randomised controlled trial. Litt JS, Alaimo K, Harrall KK, Hamman RF, Hébert JR, Hurley TG, Leiferman JA, Li K, Villalobos A, Coringrato E, Courtney JB, Payton M, Glueck DH. Lancet Planet Health. 2023 Jan;7(1):e23-e32. doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(22)00303-5.

One-year nutrition counselling in the context of a Mediterranean diet reduced the dietary inflammatory index in women with breast cancer: a role for the dietary glycemic index. Vitale S, Palumbo E, Polesel J, Hebert JR, Shivappa N, Montagnese C, Porciello G, Calabrese I, Luongo A, Prete M, Pica R, Grimaldi M, Crispo A, Esindi N, Falzone L, Mattioli V, Martinuzzo V, Poletto L, Cubisino S, Dainotta P, De Laurentiis M, Pacilio C, Rinaldo M, Thomas G, D'Aiuto M, Serraino D, Massarut S, Ferraù F, Rossello R, Catalano F, Banna GL, Messina F, Gatti D, Riccardi G, Libra M, Celentano E, Jenkins DJA, Augustin LSA. Food Funct. 2023 Feb 6;14(3):1560-1572. doi: 10.1039/d2fo02198f.PMID: 36655860 Clinical Trial.

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