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Submissions from 2014

Real Healthcare Reform: Focus on Primary Care Access, James H. Stephens and Gerald R. Ledlow

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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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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

Submissions from 2013

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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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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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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

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

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

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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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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, Russ Toal, Trang Nguyen, DeAnna Keene, Laura Gunn, Andrea Kellum, Gary Nelson, Simone M. Charles, Stuart H. Tedders, Natalie Williams, and William C. Livingood

Submissions from 2012

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

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Provider Perceptions of EMR and E-Prescribing in Safety Net Clinics, Renee B. Hotchkiss, Mondi A. Mason, and John R. Albright

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Dynamic Culture Leadership, Gerald R. Ledlow and James A. Johnson

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Measuring Compatibility Gaps in Strategic Relationships, Gerald R. Ledlow, Karl B. Manrodt, and James H. Stephens

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Public Health Spending in 2008: On the Challenge of Integrating PHSSR Datasets and the Need for Harmonization, Jonathon Leider, Katie Sellers, Gulzar H. Shah, Jim Pearsol, and Paul E. Jarris

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Health Districts as Quality Improvement Collaboratives and Multi-Jurisdictional Entities, William C. Livingood, Nandi A. Marshall, Angela Peden, Ketty Gonzales, Gulzar H. Shah, Dayna Alexander, Kellie Penix, Raymona H. Lawrence, Russell B. Toal, and Lynn Woodhouse

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Survival Analysis of Dialysis Patients Under Parametric and Non-Parametric Approaches, Maryam Siddiqa, Mueen -ud -Din Azad, Muhammad K. Pervaiz, Muhammad Ghias, Gulzar H. Shah, and Uzma Hafeez

Disparities of Childhood Limited Abilities and Special Health Care Needs in Georgia Compared with Other States, James H. Stephens, Hani M. Samawi, and Gerald R. Ledlow

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The Extent of Inter-Organizational Resource Sharing Among Local Health Departments: The Association with Organizational Characteristics and Institutional Factors, Joshua Vest and Gulzar H. Shah

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Impact of the 2008–2010 Economic Recession on Local Health Departments, Rachel Willard, Gulzar H. Shah, Carolyn J. Leep, and Leighton Ku

Submissions from 2011

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Use of Outsourced Nurses in Long Term Acute Care Hospitals: Outcomes and Leadership Preferences, Raymona M. Alvarez, Bernard J. Kerr, Joan Burtner, Gerald R. Ledlow, and Larry V. Fulton

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Effects of Outsourced Nursing on Quality Outcomes in Long Term Acute Care Hospitals, Raymond Alvarez, Bernard J. Kerr, J. Burtner, Gerald R. Ledlow, and Larry V. Fulton

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Sticker Shock: An Exploration of Supply Charge Capture Outcomes, Gerald R. Ledlow, James H. Stephens, and Heidi Hulsey Fowler

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Increasing Cervical Cancer Screening in a Hispanic Migrant Farmworker Community through Faith-Based Clinical Outreach, John S. Luque, Dinorah Martinez-Tyson, Talar Markossian, Ji-Hyun Lee, Rachel Turner, Sara Proctor, Janelle Menard, and Cathy D. Meade

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HIPAA’s Role in E-Mail Communications between Doctors and Patients: Privacy, Security, and Implications of the Bill, James H. Stephens and Anthony V. Parrillo

Submissions from 2010

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Drive Alive: Teen Seat Belt Survey Program, Katie M. Burkett, Steve Davidson, Carol Cotton, James Barlament, Laurel Loftin, James H. Stephens, Martin Dunbar, and Ryan Butterfield

Colorectal Cancer Screening Behavior Including Demographic Characteristics in Five Georgia Counties, Kelley G. Chester, L. H. Gunn, and Gerald R. Ledlow

Leadership Execution: Perfection vs. Implementation, M. N. Coppola and Gerald R. Ledlow

Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills and Applications, Gerald R. Ledlow and Nicholas M. Coppola

The Growing Problem in College Students: Obesity, Bridget F. Melton, Yasar Bodur, and R. C. Clouse

Children Insurance Disparity in Georgia: In Comparison With Other States Using Data from the National Survey of Children’s Health, Hani Samawi and James H. Stephens

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Canceling the Radiologist Contract, James H. Stephens

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Real Healthcare Reform: Focus on Primary Care Access, James H. Stephens and Gerald R. Ledlow

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Real Healthcare Reform: Focus on Primary Care Access, James H. Stephens and Gerald R. Ledlow

Submissions from 2009

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Valuing Volunteers: The Impact of Volunteerism on Hospital Performance, Renee B. Hotchkiss, Myron D. Fottler, and Lynn Unruh

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The Health System of the Russian Federation, James H. Stephens, Alexander V. Sergeev, and Elena A. Plantova

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Non-Governmental Organizations in Global Health, Johnson M. Walker and Gerald R. Ledlow

Submissions from 2008

Colon, Breast and Prostate Cancer Screening Behavior and Status in Bulloch County, Georgia., Gerald R. Ledlow and Kelley Chester

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Decision Making and Communication, Gerald R. Ledlow and James H. Stephens

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The Communication and Rhetoric of Terrorism, Dan H. O'Hair, R. Heath, K. Ayotte, and Gerald R. Ledlow