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Submissions from 2014

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Strategic Planning in Public Health, James H. Stephens and Gerald R. Ledlow

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A Twist on Oliver: Ten Lessons to Transform Healthcare Performance, James H. Stephens, Karl B. Manrodt, Gerald R. Ledlow, Richard Wilding, and Christopher A. Boone

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The Relationship between Perceived Burden of Chronic Conditions and Colorectal Cancer Screening among Appalachian Residents, Yelena N. Tarasenko, Steven T. Fleming, and Nancy E. Schoenberg

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Children’s, Their Guardians’, and Health Care Professionals’ Perceptions of Child Overweight in Relation to Children’s Weight Loss Attempts, Yelena N. Tarasenko, Lauren M. Rossen, and Kenneth C. Schoendorf

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Modeling the Probability of Second Cancers in Controlled Clinical Trials, Kao-Tai Tsai and Karl E. Peace

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Psychosocial Determinants of Influenza Vaccine Acceptance Among College Students in Statesboro, Georgia, Pei-Ling Tseng, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, and Levi Ross

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Estimating Neighbourhood-Level Socio-Economic Effect on Preterm Births Using a Multilevel Approach: A Case Study in Georgia, USA, Wei Tu, Jun Tu, and Stuart H. Tedders

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Do You See What I See? Using Photovoice to Teach Health Education Students the Value of Using Community-Based Participatory Methods, Ashley D. Walker and Jody Oomen-Early

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Rickettsia africae and Candidatus Rickettsia barbariae in Ticks in Israel, Trevor Waner, Avi Keysary, Marina E. Eremeeva, Adi Beth Din, Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu, Roni King, and Yafit Atiya-Nasagi

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Development and Validation of the Biobanking Attitudes and Knowledge Survey (BANKS), Kristen J. Wells, Mariana Arevalo, Cathy D. Meade, Clement K. Gwede, Gwendolyn P. Quinn, John S. Luque, Gloria San Miguel, Dale Watson, Rebecca Phillips, Carmen Reyes, Margarita Romo, Jim West, and Paul B. Jacobsen

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Development and Validation of the Biobanking Attitudes and Knowledge Survey (BANKS), Kristen J. Wells, Mariana Arevalo, Cathy D. Meade, Clement K. Gwede, Gwen P. Quinn, John S. Luque, Gloria San Miguel, Dale Watson, Rebecca Phillips, Margarita Romo, Jim West, and Paul B. Jacobsen

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Improved Estimation and Optimal Linear Combination on Youden Index, Jingjing Yin

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Overview of Inference about ROC Curve in Medical Diagnosis, Jingjing Yin

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Joint Confidence Region Estimation for Area Under ROC Curve and Youden Index, Jingjing Yin and Lili Tian

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Joint Inference about Sensitivity and Specificity at Optimal Cut-Off Point Associated with Youden Index, Jingjing Yin and Lili Tian

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Optimal Linear Combinations of Multiple Diagnostic Biomarkers Based on Youden Index, Jingjing Yin and Lili Tian

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The Association of State Legal Mandates for Data Submission of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in Neonatal Intensive Care Units with Process and Outcome Measures, Philip Zachariah, Julie Reagan, E. Yoko Furuya, Andrew Dick, Hangsheng Liu, Carolyn T. A. Herzig, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, Patricia W. Stone, and Lisa Saiman

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URGE-PD: A Multi-Site, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Solifenacin succinate (VESIcare®) for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder in Parkinson’s Disease, Theresa Zesiewicz, Marian Evatt, Israt Jahan, Camille Vaughan, Carlos Singer, Raul Ordorica, and Kelly Sullivan

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Treatment of Spinocerebellar Ataxia with Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG), Theresa Zesiewicz, Israt Jahan, Kelly Sullivan, Clifton Gooch, and Tuan Vu

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Causality Is Logically Definable-Toward an Equilibrium-Based Computing Paradigm of Quantum Agents and Quantum Intelligence (QAQI), Wen-Ran Zhang and Karl E. Peace

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Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Strategies for Annual Influenza Vaccination among Children Aged 6 Months to 14 Years in Four Provinces in China, Lei Zhou, Sujian Situ, Zijian Feng, Charisma Y. Atkins, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Zhen Xu, Ting Huang, Shixiong Hu, and Xianjun Wang

Submissions from 2013

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Assessing a Quality Improvement Project in a Georgia County Health Department, Dayna S. Alexander, William C. Livingood, Nandi A. Marshall, Angela Peden, Russell B. Toal, Gulzar H. Shah, Alesha Wright, Purity Cummings, Ketty Gonzalez, and Lynn D. Woodhouse

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Assessing a Quality Improvement Project in a Georgia County Health Department, Dayna S. Alexander, William C. Livingood, Nandi A. Marshall, Angela Peden, Russ Toal, Gulzar H. Shah, Alesha Wright, Purity Cummings, Ketty Gonzalez, and Lynn Woodhouse

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Self-Injury Among Early Adolescents: Identifying Segments Protected and at Risk, Moya L. Alfonso and Rayneet Kuar

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Consumer-Based Approaches to Creating Social Change, Moya L. Alfonso and Mary Martinasek

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VERB™ Summer Scorecard: Increasing Tween Girls’ Vigorous Physical Activity, Moya L. Alfonso, Zachary Thompson, Gavin Colquitt, Robert J. McDermott, Jeffery A. Jones, Carol A. Bryant, Courtney H. Anita, Jenna L. Davis, and Yiliang Zhu

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Analysis of Oleanolic Acid and Ursolic Acid, Potential Antifertility Agents in Moringa (Moringa oleifera) Seed, Akwasi Ampofo-Yeboah, Helet Lambrechts, Danie Brink, Fletcher Hilten, and Evans Afriyie-Gyawu

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Evaluation of the Host Specificity of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron Alpha-1-6, Mannanase Gene as a Sewer Marker, Asli Aslan and Joan B. Rose

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An Ecological Examination of Maternal and Infant Health Outcomes by the Presence of Community Health Centers in Local Health Department Jurisdictions, Priscilla A. Barnes, Melody Goodman, Arlesia Mathis, Gulzar H. Shah Dr., and Xuemei Si

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The Feasibility of Using Video Journaling to Collect Ecological Momentary Assessment Data: Application to Health Behavior Change Interventions, Lauren Bigham, Helen W. Bland, and Bridget F. Melton

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Measuring Exercise Self-Efficacy in Pregnant Women: Psychometric Properties of the Pregnancy-Exercise Self-Efficacy Scale (P-ESES), Helen W. Bland, Bridget F. Melton, Elaine S. Marshall, and Jacquelyn Nagle

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The Biology and Taxonomy of Head and Body Lice— Implications for Louse-Borne Disease Prevention, Denise L. Bonilla, Lance A. Durden, Marina E. Eremeeva, and Gregory A. Dasch

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Race-Related Disparities in Infant Mortality in the United States, Shannon M. Cearley, Gulzar H. Shah, Padmini Shankar, and Bushra G. Shah

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Approximating the Baseline Hazard Function by Taylor Series for Interval-Censored Time-to-Event Data, Ding-Geng Chen, Lili Yu, Karl E. Peace, Y. L. Lio, and Yibin Wang

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Efficient Use of Social Media During the Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Emergency Response, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung and Karen Wong

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Tailoring a Physical Activity Promotion Program for a Rural Area, Gavin T. Colquitt, Moya L. Alfonso, Ashley D. Walker, and Vanessa Dunmore

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The Impact of the PEP Grant on Elementary School Physical Education, Steven Elliott, Starla McCollum, Gavin T. Colquitt, and Tony A. Pritchard

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Investigation of an Outbreak of Rickettsial Febrile Illness in Guatemala, 2007, Marina Eremeeva, Elsa Berganza, Gloria Saurez, Lorena Gobern, Erica Dueger, Leticia Castillo, Lissette Reyes, Mary E. Wikswo, Kyle F. Abramowicz, Gregory A. Dasch, and Kim A. Lindblade

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Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (Long, Pickering, and Prober, eds.), Marina Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch

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The Resilient Local Health Department: Surviving the 2008 Economic Crisis, Paul C. Erwin, Gulzar H. Shah, and Glen P. Mays

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The Resilient Local Health Department: Surviving the 2008 Economic Crisis, Paul C. Erwin, Gulzar H. Shah, and Glen P. Mays

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Cholera Transmission Dynamic Models for Public Health Practitioners, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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Modeling the Effect of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and Oral Cholera Vaccine Implementation in Haiti, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, David L. Fitter, Rebekah H. Borse, Martin I. Meltzer, and Jordan W. Tappero

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Chinese Social Media Reaction to the MERS-Cov and Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Outbreaks, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, King-Wa Fu, Yuchen Ying, Braydon Schaible, Yi Hao, Chung-Hong Chan, and Zion Tsz-Ho Tse

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Perception or Reality of Body Weight: Which Matters to the Depressive Symptoms, Jaynie L. Gaskin, Adam J. Pulver, Kiswana Branch, Ahmed Kabore, Tabitha James, and Jian Zhang

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Chapter 5: Choosing the Appropriate Electronic Medical Records System: A Clinic’s Journey to Innovation, Renee B. Hotchkiss and J. Cantiello

Utilizing Active Learning Techniques to Prepare Future Leaders for Policy Reform, Renee B. Hotchkiss and J. Cantiello

Adults’ Attitudes Toward Teen Pregnancy and Sexuality Education in Georgia High Schools, K. Johnson, Helen W. Bland, and Bridget F. Melton

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Rickdettsia sp. 364D Causing a Cluster of Eschar-associated Illness, Samantha Johnston, Carol A. Glaser, Kerry Padgett, Debra A. Wadford, Alex Espinosa, Natasha Espinosa, Marina Eremeeva, Karen Tait, Barbara Hobson, Sarit Shtivelman, Charlotte Hsieh, and Sharon L. Messenger

Enterprise Systems and Information Systems, M. Kennedy, K. Wood, and Gerald R. Ledlow

Public Health Emergency Preparedness Assessment and Trend Analyses of the State of Georgia 2012: Eighteen Public Health Districts, Gerald R. Ledlow

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Childhood Asthma in Georgia: Comparison against the Nation, Gerald R. Ledlow, Hani M. Samawi, and James H. Stephens

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Extremes of Lineage Plasticity in the Drosophila Brain, Suewei Lin, Elizabeth C. Marin, Ching-Po Yang, Bettye A. Apenteng, Michael B. O'Connor, James W. Truman, and Tzumin Lee

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Factors Associated with Local Health Departments’ Activities to Assure Access to Health Care Services, Huabin Luo, Sergey Sotnikov, and Gulzar H. Shah

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Variation in Delivery of the Ten Essential Public Health Services by Local Health Departments for Obesity Control in 2005 and 2008, Huabin Luo, Sergey Sotnikov, Gulzar H. Shah, Deborah Galuska, and Xinzhi Zhang

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Who Will Pick Georgia’s Vidalia Onions? A Text-Driven Content Analysis of Newspaper Coverage on Georgia’s 2011 Immigration Law, John S. Luque, Angel Bowers, Ahmed Kabore, and Ric Stewart

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Delivery of Mobile Farm Clinic Services to Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers: A Review of Practice Models for Community-Academic Partnerships, John S. Luque and Heide Castaneda

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Physical Activity and Muscular Strengthening in Pregnancy: A Comparison Between Rural and Urban Women, Elizabeth S. Marshall, Bridget Melton, Helen W. Bland, and Jacquelyn Nagle

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Evaluating Quality Improvement to Improve HIV Reporting, Nandi A. Marshall, William C. Livingood, Angela Peden, Gulzar H. Shah, Russ Toal, Dayna Alexander, Alesha Wright, Sandra Jump, Shelby Freeman, Kay Davis, Lynn Woodhouse, and Kellie Penix

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Evaluating Quality Improvement to Improve HIV Reporting, Nandi A. Marshall, William C. Livingood, Angela Peden, Gulzar H. Shah, Russell B. Toal, Dayna S. Alexander, Alesha Wright, Sandra Jump, Shelby Freeman, Kay Davis, Lynn D. Woodhouse, and Kellie O. Penix

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Assessing Gaps in Maternal and Child Health Safety Net, Alastair Matheson, Priscilla A. Barnes, and Gulzar H. Shah Dr.

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Social Contacts and Depression in Middle and Advanced Adulthood: Findings from a US National Survey, 2005–2008, Lindsey E. McKenzie, Ram N. Polur, Cholrelia Wesley, Jessica D. Allen, Robert E. McKeown, and Jian Zhang

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American Rural Women’s Exercise Self-Efficacy and Their Perceived Benefits and Risks of Exercise, Bridget F. Melton, Elaine S. Marshall, Helen W. Bland, and Michael Schmidt

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Rates of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Genital Herpes Before and After Spring Break and Homecoming at a Southeastern American University, Macaulay Okwuokenye, Karl E. Peace, Brian Deloach, Paul Ferguson, and Gulzar H. Shah

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Self-reported Tooth Loss and Cognitive Function: Data from the Hispanic Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly (Hispanic EPESE), Carlos Reyes-Ortiz, John S. Luque, Charlotta K. Eriksson, and Libia Soto

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Health and Personal Resources in Older Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy, Claire Robb

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Abdominal Adiposity and Caregiver Recall of Healthcare Provider Identification of Child Overweight in the United States, 2001-2010, Lauren M. Rossen, Yelena N. Tarasenko, Amy M. Branum, and Kenneth C. Schoendorf

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Daily Walking and Life Expectancy of Elderly People in the Iowa 65+ Rural Health Study, Hani M. Samawi

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Valid Estimation of Odds Ratio Using Two Types of Moving Extreme Ranked Set Sampling, Hani M. Samawi and Mohammad Al-Saleh

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Childhood Asthma in Georgia: Comparison against the Nation, Hani Samawi, James H. Stephens, Gerald R. Ledlow, and Ren Chunfeng

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More Efficient Approximation of Multiple Integration Using Steady State Ranked Simulated Sampling, Hani Samawi and Robert L. Vogel

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Do PHAB accreditation prerequisites predict local health departments’ intentions to seek voluntary national accreditation?, Gulzar H. Shah, Kate Beatty, and Carolyn Leep

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Do PHAB Accreditation Prerequisites Predict Local Health Departments’ Intentions to Seek Voluntary National Accreditation?, Gulzar H. Shah, Kate Beatty, and Carolyn Leep

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Community Health Assessment by Local Health Departments: Presence of Epidemiologist, Governance, and Federal and State Funds are Critical, Gulzar H. Shah, Barbara Laymon, Julia Joh Elligers, Carolyn Leep, and Christine B. Bhutta

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Community Health Assessment by Local Health Departments Presence of Epidemiologist, Governance, and Federal and State Funds are Critical, Gulzar H. Shah, Barbara Laymon, Julia Elligers, Carolyn J. Leep, and Christine B. Bhutta

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Risk Factors for Childhood Blindness in Punjab, Pakistan, Gulzar H. Shah Dr., Faryal Shabbir, Nadia Seed, and Shahid Kamal

College Students’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Regarding Low-Carbohydrate Diets, Padmini Shankar, Macaulay Okwuokenye, Gulzar H. Shah Dr., Sara Kitchen, Laura Gunn, Suman Ahuja, and Diana Sturges

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Increasing College Student Obtainment of Influenza Vaccine via Mass Media, Ali Shropshire, Renee B. Hotchkiss, and Urkovia Andrews

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Mass Media Campaign Impacts Influenza Vaccine Obtainment of University Students, Ali M. Shropshire, Renee Hotchkiss, and Urkovia K. Andrews

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Strategic Planning and Leadership, James H. Stephens and Gerald R. Ledlow

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Barriers to Cervical Cancer Screening among Middle-Aged and Older Rural Appalachian Women, Christina R. Studts, Yelena N. Tarasenko, and Nancy E. Schoenberg

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Precocious Puberty: Pathology, Related Risks, and Support Strategies, Linda B. Synovitz and Joanne Chopak-Foss

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A Spatial-Temporal Analysis of Low Birth Weight Prevalence in Georgia, USA, Jia Tian, Wei Tu, Stuart H. Tedders, and Dongmei Chen

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The Feasibility of Using Social Networks to Understand the Causal Pathways of Cancer Disparities, Essie Torres, Levi Ross, and Jarrett Johnson

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Analysis of Subgroup Data of Clinical Trials, Kao-Tai Tsai and Karl E. Peace

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The Use and Role of Open Source Software Applications in Public and Not-for-Profit Hospitals in the United States, Joshua R. Vest and James H. Stephens

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A Merged Model of Quality Improvement and Evaluation: Maximizing Return on Investment, Lynn D. Woodhouse, Simone M. Charles, Russ Toal, Trang Nguyen, DeAnna Keene, Laura Gunn, Andrea Kellum, Gary Nelson, Stuart Tedders, Natalie Williams, and William Livingood

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A Merged Model of Quality Improvement and Evaluation: Maximizing Return on Investment, Lynn D. Woodhouse, Russ Toal, Trang Nguyen, DeAnna Keene, Laura Gunn, Andrea Kellum, Gary Nelson, Simone M. Charles, Stuart H. Tedders, Natalie Williams, and William C. Livingood

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Weighted Least-Squares Method for Right-Censored Data in Accelerated Failure Time Model, Lili Yu, Liang Liu, and Dinggeng Chen

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Body Mass Index and Suicidal Behaviors: A Critical Review of Epidemiological Evidence, Jian Zhang, Fei Yan, Yanfeng Li, and Robert E. McKeown

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Revealing the Ubiquitous Effects of Quantum Entanglement-Toward a Notion of God Logic, Wen-Ran Zhang and Karl E. Peace

Submissions from 2012

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Rickettsia felis in Cat Fleas, Ctenocephalides felis Parasitizing Opossums, San Bernardino County, California, Kyle F. Abramowicz, J. W. Wekesa, C. N. Nwadike, Maria L. Zambrano, Sandor E. Karpathy, D. Cecil, J. Burns, R. Hu, and Marina E. Eremeeva

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Farmers Markets in Rural Communities: A Case Study, Moya L. Alfonso, Jen Nickelson, and Danielle Cohen

Strategic Prevention Framework: State Incentive Grant Evaluation Report, One Bulloch, Moya L. Alfonso and J. Spencer

Community Partnerships: Initial Steps for Rehabilitation Counseling Professionals, Jill Bezyak, Ashley D. Walker, Elizabeth Gilbert, and April Trice

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Stress Tolerance: New Challenges for the Millennial College Students, Helen W. Bland, Bridget F. Melton, Paul D. Welle, and Lauren E. Bigham

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Comparing Body Image Dissatisfaction Among Middle-Aged Women: A Life-Long Experience, Helen W. Bland, Amy Jo Riggs, and Bridget F. Melton

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Bias and its Remedy in Interval Censored Time-to-Event Applications, Ding-Geng Chen, Lili Yu, Karl E. Peace, and Jianguo Sun

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Optimal Trees for Functions of Internal Distance, Alex Collins, Fedelis Mutiso, and Hua Wang

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Health Insurance Coverage Diabetic Adults from Three Major Ethnic Groups in the United States, Linda I. Ekperi, Shamola Greene, Ahmed Dehal, and Jian Zhang