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Submissions from 2017

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Healthcare Supply Chains: A Case Study in Outfitting a New Hospital Facility, Jeffery A. Jones, Michelle Ellington, and Andrew Blues

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Operational and Financial Performance of Georgia’s Critical Access Hospitals, Linda G. Kimsey, Bettye A. Apenteng, William A. Mase, Samuel T. Opoku, Mark D. Hanna, Kwabena Boakye, Lisa Carhuff, Charles Owens, Angela Peden, Stuart H. Tedders, and Patricia Whaley

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Geographic Variation Within the Military Health System, Linda G. Kimsey, Samuel Olaiya, Chad Smith, Andrew Hoburg, Stuart R. Lipsitz, Tracey Koehlmoos, Louis L. Nguyen, and Joel S. Weissman

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A User-friendly Assessment Tool as a Means to Improved Curriculum Mapping and Student Learning Evaluation, Linda Kimsey, David Schott, and Gerald R. Ledlow

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The Imperative for a Health Systems Approach to Global Health Engagement, Tracey Koehlmoos, Linda G. Kimsey, David Bishai, and David Lane

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Dose-Dependent Immunomodulating Effects of Endotoxin in Allergic Airway Inflammation, Sudhir Kumar and Atin Adhikari

Assessment of Socio-Demographic Characteristics and Depression Among Residents of Southeast Georgia, M. Lawrence, O. Oyibo, E. Enabulele, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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Measuring Compatibility Gaps in Relationships and Business Models That Influence Strategy, Gerald R. Ledlow, James H. Stephens, and David E. Schott

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Data, Staff, Money: Leadership Reflections on the Future of Public Health Informatics, Jonathon P. Leider, Gulzar H. Shah, Akrati Gupta, Karmen S. Williams, and Brian C. Castrucci

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Radical Prostatectomy Innovation and Outcomes at Military and Civilian Institutions, Jeffrey J. Leow, Joel S. Weissman, Linda G. Kimsey, Andrew Hoburg, Lorens A. Helmchen, Wei Jiang, Nathanael Hevelone, Stuart R. Lipsitz, Louis L. Nguyen, and Steven L. Chang

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Impact of State Reporting Laws on Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infection Rates in U.S. Adult Intensive Care Units, Hangsheng Liu, Carolyn T. A. Herzig, Andrew Dick, E. Yoko Furuya, Elaine Larson, Julie Reagan, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, and Patricia W. Stone

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Healthcare Seeking Behaviour Among Chinese Elderly, Hui Lu, Wei Wang, Ling Xi, Zhenhong Li, Yan Ding, Jian Zhang, and Fei Yan

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Salud es Vida: A Cervical Cancer Screening Intervention for Rural Latina Immigrant Women, John S. Luque, Yelena N. Tarasenko, Claudia Reyes-Garcia, Moya L. Alfonso, Norma Suazo, Laura Rebing, and Daron Ferris

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Occupational Exposure to Bacteria, Molds and Particulate Matter in Citrus Greenhouses, Deonte Martin, Jawon Jones, Emmanuela Nwaonumah, and Atin Adhikari

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Georgia’s Critical Access Hospitals: Financial Performance and Process Improvement, William A. Mase, Bettye A. Apenteng, Lisa Carhuff, Mark D. Hanna, Kwabena Boakye, Linda G. Kimsey, Samuel T. Opoku, Charles Owens, Stuart H. Tedders, and Patricia Whaley

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After-Action Review of the 2009-10 H1N1 Influenza Outbreak Response: Ohio’s Public Health System’s Performance, William A. Mase, Beth Bickford, Casey L. Thomas, Shamika D. Jones, and Michael Bisesi

Disease Intervention Specialist Education for the Future, William A. Mase, Andrew Hansen, Stacy W. Smallwood, Gulzar H. Shah, and Angela Peden

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Assessing Training Needs and Competency Gaps in Food Protection Staff, William A. Mase, Bobby Jo Newell, H. Pamela Pagano, and Jessica Arrazola

#GrandRounds and #VitalSigns: A Twitter Analysis, Lindsay Mullican, Jimmy Jenkins, Ashley M. Jackson, Jingjing Yin, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Hai Liang, King-Wa Fu, Jennifer O. Ahweyevu, and Isaac Fung

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Solo Practice Physicians in Georgia, Fedelis Mutiso, Emmanuel A. Akowuah, Samuel T. Opoku, and Bettye A. Apenteng

Association of Obesity’s and Participation in Preventive Health Activities in Southeast Georgia, K. Nance, L. Cooper, D. Oguoma-Richards, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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Needs Assessment for Behavioral Health Workforce: A State-Level Analysis, Preethy Nayar, Bettye A. Apenteng, Ahn T. Nguyen, Kelly Shaw-Sutherland, Diptee Ojha, and Marlene Deras

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The Determinants of Physical Activity in Rural Women, Aged 20 to 44 Years, in Georgia, Dziyana Nazaruk, Stuart H. Tedders, Moya L. Alfonso, and Robert L. Vogel

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Provider-Induced Demand in the Treatment of Carotid Artery Stenosis: Variation in Treatment Decisions Between Private Sector Fee-for-Service vs Salary-Based Military Physicians, Louis L. Nguyen, Ann D. Smith, Rebecca E. Scully, Wei Jiang, Peter A. Learn, Stuart R. Lipsitz, Joel S. Weissman, Lorens A. Helmchen, Tracey Koehlmoos, Andrew Hoburg, and Linda Kimsey

Association of Education and Physical Activity in Rural Georgia, Olanipekun Ianny Ntukidem, P. Durfinger, Zachariah A. Coles, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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Occupational Exposure to Bacteria and Molds in a South-Eastern Citrus Farm, Emmanuela Nwaonumah, Deonte Martin, Jawon Jones, and Atin Adhikari

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Number Needed to Treat in Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trials, Macaulay Okwuokenye, Annie Zhang, Amy Pace, and Karl E. Peace

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Description of State Laws Governing Administration of Naloxone for Opioid Emergency Treatment, Eniola Olatunji, Julie Reagan, and Yelena N. Tarasenko

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Temporal Trends and Rural-Urban Differences in Hospital Length of Stay for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders, Samuel T. Opoku, Bettye A. Apenteng, and Ge Lin

Subjective Sleep Quality Among Residents of Southeast Georgia, C. O. Ordiah, Oluwaseun Oguntomole, A. Nikaj, and Kelly L. Sullivan

Association of Socioeconomic Factors and Breast, Cervical and Prostate Cancer Screening in Southeast Georgia, S. Oseghale, B. Okoro, B. Buchanan, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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Predictors and Respiratory Depositions of Airborne Endotoxin in Homes Using Biomass Fuels and LPG Gas for Cooking, Bijaya K. Padhi, Atin Adhikari, Prakasini Satapathy, Alok K. Patra, Dinesh Chandel, and Pinaki Panigrahi

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Student-Led Planning and Implementation of Peer Education: Campus Health Promotion Fair, Sara Plaspohl, Nandi Marshall, TimMarie Williams, McKinley McKinley Thomas, and Dziyana Nazaruk

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Intrapartum Obstetric Care in the U.S. Military: Comparison of Military and Civilian Care Systems within TRICARE, Anju Ranjit, Wei Jiang, Tiannan Zhan, Linda G. Kimsey, Bart Staat, Catherine T. Witkop, Sarah E. Little, Adil H. Haider, and Julian N. Robinson

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Body Weight Misconception and Maintenance Among Female African American College Students, Amy Jo Riggs, Bridget F. Melton, Lauren E. Bigham, and Jian Zhang

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Markov Chain Monte-Carlo Methods for Missing Data Under Ignorability Assumptions, Haresh Rochani and Daniel F. Linder

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Estimates for Cell Counts and Common Odds Ratio in Three-Way Contingency Tables by Homogeneous Log-Linear Models with Missing Data, Haresh Rochani, Robert L. Vogel, Hani M. Samawi, and Daniel Linder

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Georgia’s Collaborative Approach to Expanding Mosquito Surveillance in Response to Zika Virus: A Case Study, R. Christopher Rustin, Deonte Martin, Varadan Sevilimedu, Sarbesh Pandeya, Haresh Rochani, and Rosmarie Kelly

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Improving the Efficiency of the Monte-Carlo Methods Using Ranked Simulated Approach, Hani M. Samawi

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On Kernel Density Estimation Based on Different Stratified Sampling With Optimal Allocation, Hani M. Samawi, Arpita Chatterjee, Jingjing Yin, and Haresh Rochani

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More Efficient Logistic Analysis Using Moving Extreme Ranked Set Sampling, Hani M. Samawi, Haresh Rochani, Daniel F. Linder, and Arpita Chatterjee

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Notes on the Overlap Measure as an Alternative to the Youden Index: How Are They Related?, Hani M. Samawi, Jingjing Yin, Haresh Rochani, and Viral Panchal

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Notes on the Overlap Measure as an Alternative to the Youden Index: How Are They Related?, Hani M. Samawi, Jingjing Yin, Haresh Rochani, and Viral Panchal

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Urban Versus Rural Differences in Insurance Coverage and Impact on Employment Among Families Caring for a Child With Cerebral Palsy, Braydon Schaible, Gavin Colquitt, Li Li, Manuela Caciula, and Noelle G. Moreau

Exploring the Importance of Health Journalism in Risk Communication from a One Health Perspective: A Case Study in Nepal, Jessica S. Schwind

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Online Surveillance of Media Health Event Reporting in Nepal: Digital Disease Detection From a One Health Perspective, Jessica S. Schwind, Stephanie A. Norman, Dibesh Karmacharya, David J. Wolking, Sameer M. Dixit, Rajesh M. Rajbhandari, Sumiko R. Mekaru, and John S. Brownstein

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Local Boards of Health Characteristics Influencing Support for Health Department Accreditation, Gulzar H. Shah, Sergey Sotnikov, Carolyn J. Leep, Jiali Ye, and Liza Corso

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Creating a Taxonomy of Local Boards of Health Based on Local Health Departments’ Perspectives, Gulzar H. Shah, Sergey Sotnikov, Carolyn J. Leep, Jiali Ye, and Timothy W. Van-Wave

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Intersecting HIV Prevention Practice and Truth Among Black MSM, Stacy W. Smallwood, Jarvis W. Carter Jr., and Anne O. Odusanya

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Different Dimensions: Internalized Homonegativity Among African American Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Deep South, Stacy W. Smallwood, S. Melinda Spencer, Lucy Annang Ingram, Jim F. Thrasher, and Melva V. Thompson-Robinson

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Examining the Relationships Between Religiosity, Spirituality, Internalized Homonegativity, and Condom Use Among African American Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Deep South, Stacy W. Smallwood, S. Melinda Spencer, Lucy Annang Ingram, Jim F. Thrasher, and Melva V. Thompson-Robinson

Barriers to a Quality Diet: Cultural and Socioeconomic Influences among Residents of Rural Southeast Georgia, M. Smith, Daneisha Hawkins, T. Madandola, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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Change in Percentages of Adults With Overweight or Obesity Trying to Lose Weight, 1988-2014, Kassandra R. Snook, Andrew R. Hansen, Carmen H. Duke, Kathryn C. Finch, Amy A. Hackney, and Jian Zhang

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An Analysis of the Massachusetts Healthcare Law, James H. Stephens, Gerald R. Ledlow, Michael V. Sach, and Julie Reagan

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Relationship Between Balance Deficits and Gait Variability in Adults with Friedreich’s Ataxia, Jeannie Stephenson, Seok Hun Kim, Clifton Gooch, Kelly Sullivan, Israt Jahan, and Theresa Zesiewicz

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Sleep Duration and Feeling Rested Are Differentially Associated With Having Children Among Men and Women, Kelly L. Sullivan

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Self-Reported Physical Activity Levels of Older Cancer Survivors: Results from the 2014 National Health Interview Survey, Yelena N. Tarasenko, Chen Chen, and Nancy E. Schoenberg

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Physical Activity Levels and Counseling by Health Care Providers in Cancer Survivors, Yelena N. Tarasenko, Eric A. Miller, Chen Chen, and Nancy E. Schoenberg

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Self-Perceived Income Sufficiency and Self-Reported Income Level among a Health Inequity Population, Yelena N. Tarasenko and Nancy E. Schoenberg

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Social Determinants of Diabetes and Disease Management in Low and Middle Income Countries: Evidence from the Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health, Allan Tate, Logan T. Cowan, Rachel Ogilvie, Duke Appiah, and Benjamin D. Capistrant

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Using the Personalized System of Instruction to Differentiate Instruction in Fitness, Stephanie Viness, Gavin T. Colquitt, Tony A. Pritchard, and Christine Johnson

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Does Vigilance in Decision-Making Matter for Dementia Family Caregivers?, Sarah B. Wackerbarth and Yelena N. Tarasenko

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Using Photovoice to Initiate Improvement in a PETE Program, Ashley Walker, Jody Langdon, Gavin Colquitt, and Starla McCollum

Assessment of the Need for Health Services Among Farmworkers in Georgia, Ashely D. Walker-Colquitt, Bettye A. Apenteng, Charles F. Owens, and Angela Peden

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Overcoming Barriers to Experience Benefits: A Qualitative Analysis of Electronic Health Record and Health Information Exchange Implementation in Local Health Departments, Karmen S. Williams, Gulzar H. Shah, Jonathon P. Leider, Akrati Gupta, and Brian C. Castrucci

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STD Services’ Delivery Arrangements in Georgia’s County Health Departments, Karmen S. Williams, Gulzar H. Shah, Angela Peden, and William C. Livingood

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Attributes of Videos Related to Cupping Therapy on YouTube, Jingjing Yin, Corey H. Basch, Md Mohiuddin Adnan, M. Dottington Fullwood, Anthony Menafro, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

Comparing Two Biomarkers for Disease of Three Categories, Jingjing Yin and Christos T. Nakas

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Using the ROC Curve to Measure Association and Evaluate Prediction Accuracy for a Binary Outcome, Jingjing Yin and Robert L. Vogel

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On Stratified Bivariate Ranked Set Sampling with Optimal Allocation for Naïve and Ratio Estimators, Lili Yu, Hani M. Samawi, Daniel Linder, Arpita Chatterjee, Yisong Huang, and Robert L. Vogel

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Identifying Factors Associated With Autism Spectrum Disorder Based on a Comprehensive National Survey, Kotwoallama R. Zerbo, Chen Mo, Jingjing Yin, and Hani M. Samawi

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EPI-743 (Alpha-Tocotrienol Quinone) Demonstrates Long-Term Improvement in Neurological Function and Disease Progression in Friedreich’s Ataxia, Theresa A. Zesiewicz, Susan Perlman, Kelly L. Sullivan, Yangxin Huang, Jason L. Salemi, Matthew Klein, Charles Isaacs, Clifton Gooch, Jessica Shaw, and David Lynch

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Quality Improvement in Neurology: Essential Tremor Quality Measurement Set, Theresa A. Zesiewicz, Kelly Sullivan, Marcus Ponce de Leon, Amy Bennett, and Anna D. Hohler

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Longitudinal Gait and Balance Decline in Friedreich’s Ataxia: A Pilot Study, Theresa Zesiewicz, Jeannie Stephenson, Seok Hun Kim, Kelly Sullivan, Israt Jahan, Yangxin Huang, Jason Salemi, Lynn Wecker, Jessica D. Shaw, and Clifton Gooch

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#PublicHealthChat: An Analysis of a Twitter Health Communication Event, Yuner Zhu, King-Wa Fu, Lindsay Mullican, Ferdous Ahmed, Hai Liang, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Jingjing Yin, Nitin Saroha, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

Submissions from 2016

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Exposure to Microorganisms and Aeroallergens among Greenhouse Workers Worldwide and Associated Respiratory Diseases, Atin Adhikari

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Culturability of Bacillus Spores on Aerosol Collection Filters Exposed to Airborne Combustion Products of Al, Mg, and B·Ti., Atin Adhikari, Michael Yermakov, Reshmi Indugula, Tiina Reponen, Adam Driks, and Sergey A. Grinshpun

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Influence of Serum Lypocene on Lung Cancer Mortality: An 18-Year Follow-Up Study of a National Cohort, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Sewuese Akuse, Oreoluwa Adeyinka, and Jian Zhang

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Serum Folate Levels and Fatality among Diabetic Adults: A 15-Y Follow-Up of a National Cohort, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Emeka Ifebi, Akwasi Ampofo-Yeboah, Brittany Kyte, Sambridhi Shrestha, and Jian Zhang

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Serum Lycopene Levels and Prostate Cancer Mortality: An 18-Year Follow-Up Study of a National Cohort, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Deborah Kanda, and Jian Zhang

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Influence of Serum Folate Levels on Fatality Among Diabetic Adults in the U.S. Using a 15-Year Follow-Up Cohort Study, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Brittany Bianca Kyte, Sambridhi Shrestha, Emeka Ifebi, and Jian Zhang

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Effects of Serum Levels of Vitamin A and Its Precursors on Colorectal Cancer Mortality: An 18-Year Follow-Up Study of a National Cohort, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Titilope Ogunleke, Chimuanya Okoli, and Jian Zhang

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Predictors of Mammogram and Pap Screenings Among US Women, Sewuese Akuse, Koren Tate, Tiffany Addison, Tierra Drayton, Deborah Kanda, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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Development and Psychometric Testing of the Childhood Obesity Perceptions (COP) Survey Among African American Caregivers: A Tool for Obesity Prevention Program Planning, Dayna S. Alexander, Moya L. Alfonso, and Chunhua Cao

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Adapting a Physical Activity Intervention for Youth in a Rural Area: A Case Study, Moya L. Alfonso, Gavin T. Colquitt, Ashley D. Walker, and Akrati Gupta

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Latinos’ Views of Chronic Disease and Minor Depression, Moya L. Alfonso, Jaime Corvin, Claudia Aguado Loi, Isabella Chan, Linda M. Callejas, Dina Martinez Tyson, Maria Serrano, Phyllis Panzano, and Junius Gonzales

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Understanding Forced Sex during Adolescence: An Exploratory Study of Risk and Protective Factors, Moya L. Alfonso, Robert L. Vogel, Akrati Gupta, and Karmen S. Williams

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Assessing Syringe Exchange Program Access Among Persons Who Inject Drugs (PWID) in the District of Columbia, Sean T. Allen, Monica S. Ruiz, and Jeffery A. Jones

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Quantifying Syringe Exchange Program Operational Space in the District of Columbia, Sean T. Allen, Monica S. Ruiz, and Jeffery A. Jones

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Legal Space for Syringe Exchange Programs in Hot Spots of Injection Drug Use-Related Crime, Sean T. Allen, Monica S. Ruiz, Jeffery A. Jones, and Monique M. Turner

Flex Financial and Operational Improvement Grant, Year One Report, Bettye A. Apenteng, Kwabena Boakye, Mark Hanna, Linda G. Kimsey, William A. Mase, Samuel T. Opoku, Charles F. Owens, Angela Peden, and Stuart Tedders

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Trends in the Use of Volunteers in US Hospices: 2000 to 2010, Bettye A. Apenteng, Daniel F. Linder, Samuel T. Opoku, Raymona H. Lawrence, and Linda A. Upchurch

Flex Financial and Operational Improvement Grant, Hospital-Specific Performance Assessment Summaries, Bettye Apenteng, Kwabena Boakye, Mark Hanna, Linda Kimsey, William A. Mase, Samuel T. Opoku, Charles F. Owens, Angela Peden, and Stuart H. Tedders

Community Planning for Financial Sustainability in Four Rural Georgia Hospitals, Bettye Apenteng, J. Jones, R. Lawrence, William Mase, Samuel Opoku, and Yelena Tarasenko

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Sources of Enterococci and Their Relation with Environmental Factors at an Inland Beach, Asli Aslan

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Microbiological Assessment of Sachet Water in Ghana, West Africa, Asli Aslan, Christina J. Beslin, Asheley L. Poole, Kendall Anderson, Javier Gallard, Kathryn McGowan, Kevin Ofuri-Gyawu, Akmasi Ampofo-Yeboah, and Evans Afriyie-Gyawu

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A State-Level Analysis of Maternal and Child Health Partnerships Among Indiana Local Health Departments, Priscilla A. Barnes, Laura T. Haderxhanaj, and Gulzar H. Shah

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Widely Viewed English Language YouTube Videos Relating to Diabetic Retinopathy: A Cross-Sectional Study, Corey H. Basch, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Alyssa Berdnick, and Charles E. Bacsh

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Georgia’s Rural Hospital Closures: The Common-Good Approach to Ethical Decision-Making, Randi G. Bastain, Marcus Garner, John S. Barron, Emmanuel A. Akowuah, and William A. Mase

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Results From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Predict the 2013–2014 Influenza Season Challenge, Matthew Biggerstaff, David Alper, Mark Dredze, Spencer Fox, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Kyle S. Hickmann, Brian Lewis, Roni Rosenfeld, Jeffrey Shaman, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Poala Velardi, Alessandro Vespignani, and Lyn Finelli