Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Recent Submissions

  • Silverman, Ross D. (Public Health Law Watch, 2020-08)
    Contact tracing, quarantine and isolation are core communicable disease control measures used by public health departments as part of a comprehensive case ascertainment and management strategy. These are practices with ...
  • Zhao, Huadong; Zhang, Ying; Zhao, Xingqiu; Yu, Zhangsheng (2019)
    Panel count data are commonly encountered in analysis of recurrent events where the exact event times are unobserved. To accommodate the potential non-linear covariate effect, we consider a non-parametric regression model ...
  • Qin, Fei; Song, Yiqing; Nassis, George P.; Zhao, Lina; Dong, Yanan; Zhao, Cuicui; Feng, Yiwei; Zhao, Jiexiu (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-07-17)
    We aimed to evaluate the effects of the COVID-19 lock down on lifestyle in China during the initial stage of the pandemic. A questionnaire was distributed to Chinese adults living in 31 provinces of China via the internet ...
  • Snyder, Margie E.; Jaynes, Heather A.; Gernant, Stephanie A.; Lantaff, Wendy M.; Doucette, William R.; Hudmon, Karen Suchanek; Perkins, Susan M. (Elsevier, 2020-05)
    Background Completion rates for medication therapy management (MTM) services have been lower than desired and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has added MTM comprehensive medication review (CMR) completion ...
  • Menachemi, Nir; Yiannoutsos, Constantin T.; Dixon, Brian E.; Duszynski, Thomas J.; Fadel, William F.; Wools-Kaloustian, Kara K.; Needleman, Nadia Unruh; Box, Kristina; Caine, Virginia; Norwood, Connor; Weaver, Lindsay; Halverson, Paul K. (Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2020-07-24)
    During April 25–29, 2020, Indiana conducted statewide random sample testing of persons aged ≥12 years to assess prevalence of active infection and presence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2; additional nonrandom sampling was ...
  • Chammartin, Frédérique; Dao Ostinelli, Cam Ha; Anastos, Kathryn; Jaquet, Antoine; Brazier, Ellen; Brown, Steven; Dabis, Francois; Davies, Mary-Ann; Duda, Stephany N.; Malateste, Karen; Nash, Denis; Wools-Kaloustian, Kara; von Groote, Per M.; Egger, Matthias (BMJ Publishing Group, 2020-05-15)
    Purpose: The objectives of the International epidemiology databases to evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) are to (i) evaluate the delivery of combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) in children, adolescents and adults in sub-Saharan ...
  • Vest, Joshua R.; Caine, Virginia; Harris, Lisa E.; Watson, Dennis P.; Menachemi, Nir; Halverson, Paul (American Public Health Association, 2018-05)
    In case conferences, health care providers work together to identify and address patients' complex social and medical needs. Public health nurses from the local health department joined case conference teams at federally ...
  • Biviji, Rizwana; Vest, Joshua R.; Dixon, Brian E.; Cullen, Theresa; Harle, Christopher A. (JMIR, 2020)
    Background: Mobile health apps related to maternal and infant health (MIH) are prevalent and frequently used. Some of these apps are extremely popular and have been downloaded over 5 million times. However, the understanding ...
  • Mazurenko, Olena; Andraka-Christou, Barbara T.; Bair, Matthew J.; Kara, Areeba Y.; Harle, Christopher A. (BioMed Central, 2020-06-08)
    Policymakers, legislators, and clinicians have raised concerns that hospital-based clinicians may be incentivized to inappropriately prescribe and administer opioids when addressing pain care needs of their patients, thus ...
  • Shen, Jun; Oza, Andrea M.; Del Castillo, Ignacio; Duzkale, Hatice; Matsunaga, Tatsuo; Pandya, Arti; Kang, Hyunseok P.; Mar-Heyming, Rebecca; Guha, Saurav; Moyer, Krista; Lo, Christine; Kenna, Margaret; Alexander, John J.; Zhang, Yan; Hirsch, Yoel; Luo, Minjie; Cao, Ye; Choy, Kwong Wai; Cheng, Yen-Fu; Avraham, Karen B.; Hu, Xinhua; Garrido, Gema; Moreno-Pelayo, Miguel A.; Greinwald, John; Zhang, Kejian; Zeng, Yukun; Brownstein, Zippora; Basel-Salmon, Lina; Davidov, Bella; Frydman, Moshe; Weiden, Tzvi; Nagan, Narasimhan; Willis, Alecia; Hemphill, Sarah E.; Grant, Andrew R.; Siegert, Rebecca K.; DiStefano, Marina T.; Amr, Sami S.; Rehm, Heidi L.; Abou Tayoun, Ahmad N.; Clin Gen Hearing Loss Working Group (Springer Nature, 2019-11)
    Purpose: Pathogenic variants in GJB2 are the most common cause of autosomal recessive sensorineural hearing loss. The classification of c.101T>C/p.Met34Thr and c.109G>A/p.Val37Ile in GJB2 are controversial. Therefore, an ...
  • Park, Jun; Bakoyannis, Giorgos; Yiannoutsos, Constantin T. (Elsevier, 2019-05)
    Background and objective: Competing risk data are frequently interval-censored in real-world applications, that is, the exact event time is not precisely observed but is only known to lie between two time points such as ...
  • Nakshatri, Harikrishna; Kumar, Brijesh; Burney, Heather; Cox, Mary L.; Jacobsen, Max; Sandusky, George; D’Souza-Schorey, Crislyn; Storniolo, Anna Maria (AACR, 2019-05)
    Purpose: Genetic ancestry influences evolutionary pathways of cancers. However, whether ancestry influences cancer-induced field defects is unknown. The goal of this study was to utilize ancestry-mapped true normal breast ...
  • Mello, Michelle M.; Silverman, Ross D.; Omer, Saad B. (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2020-06-26)
  • Yoneoka, Daisuke; Kawashima, Takayuki; Tanoue, Yuta; Nomura, Shuhei; Ejima, Keisuke; Shi, Shoi; Eguchi, Akifumi; Taniguchi, Toshibumi; Sakamoto, Haruka; Kunishima, Hiroyuki; Gilmour, Stuart; Nishiura, Hiroshi; Miyata, Hiroaki (Japan Epidemiological Association, 2020-05-30)
    Background: The World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) to be a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Large-scale monitoring for capturing the current epidemiological situation of COVID-19 in ...
  • Holmgren, A. Jay; Apathy, Nate C.; Adler-Milstein, Julia (Oxford University Press, 2020-06-01)
    We sought to identify barriers to hospital reporting of electronic surveillance data to local, state, and federal public health agencies and the impact on areas projected to be overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Using ...
  • Deng, Xiaowei; Yang, Juan; Wang, Wei; Wang, Xiling; Zhou, Jiaxin; Chen, Zhiyuan; Li, Jing; Chen, Yinzi; Yan, Han; Zhang, Juanjuan; Zhang, Yongli; Wang, Yan; Qiu, Qi; Gong, Hui; Wei, Xianglin; Wang, Lili; Sun, Kaiyuan; Wu, Peng; Ajelli, Marco; Cowling, Benjamin J.; Viboud, Cecile; Yu, Hongjie (Oxford University Press, 2020-05-15)
    Objective To assess the case fatality risk (CFR) of COVID-19 in mainland China, stratified by region and clinical category, and estimate key time-to-event intervals. Methods We collected individual information and ...
  • Zhou, Xuan; Lin, Mei; Zhang, Dongxue; Song, Yiqing; Wang, Zuomin (Wiley, 2019-05)
    Aim To evaluate the adjunctive efficacy of Er:YAG laser use with mechanical scaling and root planing (SRP ) for non‐surgical treatment of periodontitis. Materials and Methods In a randomized, single‐blinded, controlled ...
  • Yang, Wanshui; Liu, Li; Keum, NaNa; Qian, Zhi Rong; Nowak, Jonathan A.; Hamada, Tsuyoshi; Song, Mingyang; Cao, Yin; Nosho, Katsuhiko; Smith-Warner, Stephanie A.; Zhang, Sui; Masugi, Yohei; Ng, Kimmie; Kosumi, Keisuke; Ma, Yanan; Garrett, Wendy S.; Wang, Molin; Nan, Hongmei; Giannakis, Marios; Meyerhardt, Jeffrey A.; Chan, Andrew T.; Fuchs, Charles S.; Nishihara, Reiko; Wu, Kana; Giovannucci, Edward L.; Ogino, Shuji; Zhang, Xuehong (AACR, 2019-05)
    Calcium intake has been associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer. Calcium signaling may enhance T-cell proliferation and differentiation, and contribute to T-cell–mediated antitumor immunity. In this prospective ...
  • Liu, Jun; Wan, Guo-bing; Huang, Ming-shi; Agyapong, George; Zou, Tian-le; Zhang, Xue-ying; Liu, Yen-Wenn; Song, Yi-qing; Tsai, Ying-Chieh; Kong, Xue-jun (Springer, 2019)
    The therapeutic potentials of probiotics in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) remains controversial, with the only existing systematic review on this topic published in 2015. Results from new trials have become available in ...

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