Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Public Health faculty.

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Submissions from 2018

Income, Occupation And Education: Are They Related To Smoking Behaviors In China?, Q Wang, J J. Shen, M Sotero, C A. Li, and Z Hou

Social Health Insurance Difference In Inpatient Expenditure And Service Category In China, Q Wang, J Shen, J Rice, and K Frakes

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Hong Kong Vehicle Emission Changes from 2003 to 2015 in the Shing Mun Tunnel, Xiaoliang Wang, Kin-Fai Ho, Judith C. Chow, Steven D. Kohl, Chi Sing Chan, Long Cui, Shun-cheng Frank Lee, Lung-Wen Antony Chen, Steven Sai Hang Ho, Yan Cheng, and John G. Watson

Hospital cultural competency as a systematic organizational intervention: Key findings from the national center for healthcare leadership diversity demonstration project, Robert Weech-Maldonado, Janice L. Dreachslin, Josue´ Patien Epane´, Judith Gail, Shivani Gupta, and Joyce Anne Wainio

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Association Between Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention During Routine Check-ups and Alcohol Consumption Among Adults Living in California, G. Kilian Wells, Sheniz Moonie, and Jennifer Pharr

Association Between Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention During Routine Check-Ups and Alcohol Consumption among Adults Living in California, G. Kilian Wells, Sheniz Moonie, and Jennifer Pharr

Effects of Peer Sexual Health Education on College Campuses: A Systematic Review, Tara Wong, Jennifer R. Pharr MPH, Tim Bungum DrPH, Courtney Coughenour PhD, and Nancy L. Lough

The Effects of Peer Sexual Health Education on College Campuses: A Systematic Review, T Wong, Jennifer R. Pharr, Timothy J. Bungum, Courtney A. Coughenour, and Nancy Lough

Microbial Contamination of Privacy Curtains in the Emergency Department of a Metropolitan Hospital, David R. Woodard, Mark Buttner, P. Cruz, and J. Roeder

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Depression and Risk of Fracture and Bone Loss: An Updated Meta-analysis of Prospective Studies, Qing Wu, B. Liu, and S. Tonmoy

Depression And Risk Of Fracture And Bone Loss: An Updated Meta-analysis Of Prospective Studies, Q Wu, B Liu, and S Tonmoy

Genetic Profiling of Decreased Bone Mineral Density in an Independent Sample of Caucasian Women, X. Xiao, D. Roohani, and Qing Wu

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Thiazide Diuretic Usage and Risk of Fracture: A Meta-analysis of Cohort Studies, X. Xiao, Y. Wu, and Qing Wu

Thiazide Diuretic Usage and Risk of Fracture: A Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies, X. Xiao, Y. Xu, and Qing Wu

Decreasing Trend of Bone Mineral Density in US Multiethnic Population: Analysis of Continuous NHANES 2005–2014, Y. Xu and Qing Wu

Submissions from 2017

Exploring Race, Gender, and Class Bias as a Factor in Pedestrian Crashes, James Abelar and Courtney Coughenour PhD

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Compact and Hilbert–Schmidt Differences of Weighted Composition Operators, S Acharyya and Z Wu

ReadyVax: A New Mobile Vaccine Information App, Robert A. Bednarczyk, Paula M. Frew, Daniel A. Salmon, Ellen Whitney, and Saad B. Omer

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Retrospective case series analysis of characteristics and trends in unintentional pharmaceutical drug poisoning by methadone, opioid analgesics, antidepressants and benzodiazepines in Clark County, NV 2009-13, T Bruno and J R. Pharr

The Importance of An Alternative Approach to Measuring Quality in a Volume to Value World: A Case Study of Diabetes Care, Betty J. Burston, L. J. Coombs, and D. Liu

PM2.5 Source Apportionment Using a Hybrid Environmental Receptor Model, L W. Chen, X Wang, J C. Chow, J G. Watson, and J Cao

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Physical Inactivity Displays a Mediator Role in the Association of Diabetes and Poverty: A Spatiotemporal Analysis, Lung-Chang Chien, Xiao Li, and Amanda Staudt

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Increasing HIV testing among pregnant women in Nigeria: evaluating the traditional birth attendant and primary health center integration (TAP-In) model, A F. Chizoba, J R. Pharr, G Oodo, E Ezeobi, J Ilozumb, J Egharevba, E E. Ezeanolue, and A Nwandu

Influences on Immunization Decision-Making among US Parents of Young Children, Yunmi Chung, Jay Schamel, Allison Fisher, and Paula M. Frew

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Are single entry communities and cul-de-sacs a barrier to active transport to school in 11 elementary schools in Las Vegas, NV metropolitan area?, C Coughenour, S Clark, A Singh, and J Huebner

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Examining racial bias as a potential factor in pedestrian crashes, Courtney A. Coughenour, Sheila Clark, Ashok K. Singh, Eudora Claw, James Abelar, and Joshua Huebner

New Beginnings: Living with Diabetes Among an Urban American Indian Community, Carolee Dodge-Francis and Eudora Claw

Dose-Dependent Effect of Cotinine-Verified Tobacco Smoking on Serum Immunoglobulin E levels in Korean Adult Males, Jae-June Dong MD, Jay J. Shen PhD, and Yong-Jae Lee MD; MPH; PhD

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Blueprint for sustainable change in diversity management and cultural competence: Lessons from the National Center for Healthcare Leadership diversity demonstration project, J L. Dreachslin, R Weech Maldonado, L R. Jordan, J Gail, J P. Epane, and J A. Wainio

Factors Influencing the Choice of Child Delivery Location among Women Attending Antenatal Care Services and Immunization Clinic in Southeastern Nigeria, Johnbull Egharevba, Jennifer R. Pharr, Bryan van Wyk, and Echezona Ezeanolue

Comparison of Clinical & Laboratory Standards Institute standards in antimicrobial susceptibility among the carbapenemase producing Enterobacteriaceae, Fidelis Enyinnaya, Patricia Cruz Perez, Mark P. Buttner, Chad Cross, and David R. Woodard

Hospitals’ use of Hospitalists: Implications for Financial Performance, Josué Patien Epané, Robert Weech-Maldonado, Larry Hearld, Nir Menachemi, Bisakha Sen, Stephen O’Connor, and Zo Ramamonjiarivelo

An mHealth Framework to Improve Birth Outcomes in Benue State, Nigeria: A Study Protocol., Echezona E. Ezeanolue, Semiu Olatunde Gbadamosi, John Olajide Olawepo, Juliet Iwelunmor, Daniel Sarpong, Chuka Eze, Amaka Ogidi, Dina Patel, and Chima Onoka

Challenges to the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Infection, Echezona Ezeanolue and Cynthia Schenauer

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Insights into How HIAs are Characterized in the Press: Findings from a Media Analysis of Widely Circulated United States Newspapers, Max Gakh, Courtney Coughenour, Jennifer Pharr, Aaliyah Goodie, and Samantha To

Insights into How HIAs are Characterized in the Press: Findings from a Media Analysis of Widely Circulated United States Newspapers, Maxim Gakh JD, MPH; Courtney Coughenour PhD; Jennifer Pharr PhD; Aaliyah Goodie; and Samantha To

Insights into How HIAs are Characterized in the Press: Findings from a Media Analysis of Widely Circulated United States Newspapers, Maxim Gakh, Courtney Coughenour, Jennifer R. Pharr, Aaliyah Goodie, and Samantha To

Characteristics of Laws Requiring Physicians to Report Patient Information for Public Health Surveillance: Notable Patterns from a Nevada Case Study, Maxim Gakh, Brian Labus, and Brittany Walker

Quality Improvement Interventions to improve Annual Papanicolaou (PAP) smear rates among HIV-infected Women, Vimala Ganta, Sheniz Moonie, D Patel, and H Hunt

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Timely reminder interventions to improve annual Papanicolaou (Pap) smear rates among HIV-infected women in an outpatient center of southern Nevada: a short report, V Ganta, S Moonie, D Patel, A T. Hunt, J Richardson, D Di John, and E E. Ezeanolue

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Extracting recent weighted-based patterns from uncertain temporal databases, W Gan, J C.W Lin, P Fournier Viger, H C. Chao, J M.T. Wu, and J Zhan

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Review of Education-Focused Health Impact Assessments Conducted in the United States, L N. Gase, A R. DeFosset, M Gakh, C Harris, S R. Weisman, and A L. Dannenberg

Biomarkers of Cognitive Impairment: Brain Cortical Thickness, Volumetrics, and Cerebrospinal Fluid, Ladan Ghazi-Saidi PhD; Ryan R. Walsh MD, PhD; Guogen Shan; and Sarah J. Banks

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Nutritional Assessment of Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Rural Nepal, Saruna Ghimire, Binaya Kurmar Baral, and Karen E. Callahan

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Determining Childhood Blood Lead Level Screening Compliance Among Physicians, A Haboush Deloye, E R. Marquez, and S L. Gerstenberger

Male Partner Involvement on Initiation and Sustainment of Exclusive Breastfeeding among HIV-Infected Post-Partum Women: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial, Dorothy Ihekuna, Neal Rosenburg, William N. A. Menson, Semiu Olatunde Gbadamosi, John O. Olawepo, Adaeze Chike-Okoli, Chad Cross, Chima Onoka, and Echezona Ezeanolue

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Male Partner Involvement on Initiation and Sustainment of Exclusive Breastfeeding Among HIV-infected Post-partum Women: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial, Dorothy Ihekuna, Neal S. Rosenburg, William Nii Ayitey Menson, Semiu Olatunde Gbadamosi, John Olajide Olawepo, Adaeze Chike-Okoli, Chad L. Cross, Chima Ariel Onoka, and Echezona Edozie Ezeanolue

Socioeconomic factors related to surgical treatment for localized, nonsmall cell lung cancer, Xiaqing Jiang, Ge L. Kan, and K M. Islam

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Interventions to Reduce Loss to Follow-up During All Stages of the HIV Care Continuum in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review, J Keane, J R. Pharr, M P. Buttner, and E E. Ezeanolue

Evaluation of Two Vaccine Education Interventions to Improve Pertussis Vaccination among Pregnant African American Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Jennifer L. Kriss, Paula M. Frew, Marielysse Cortes, Fauzia A. Malik, Allison T. Chamberlain, Katherine Seib, Lisa Flowers, Kevin A. Ault, Penelope P. Howards, Walter A. Orenstein, and Saad B. Omer

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Efficient Mining of Multiple Fuzzy Frequent Itemsets, J C.W. Lin, T Li, P Fournier Viger, T P. Hong, J M.T Wu, and J Zhan

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Cost-Effective but Unaffordable and Unequal Hepatitis C Treatment in the US, X Liu, J J. Shen, J L. Lee, and J W. Yoo

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Effective interventions to improve young adults’ linkage to HIV care in Sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review, B O. Mavegam, J R. Pharr, P Cruz, and E E. Ezeanolue

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Association of medication errors with drug classifications, clinical units, and consequence of errors: Are they related?, M Muroi, J J. Shen, and A Angosta

Geospatial Associations Between Tobacco Retail Outlets and Current Use of Cigarettes and e-Cigarettes among Youths in Texas, Adriana Pérez, Lung-Chang Chien, Melissa B. Harrell, Keryb E. Pasch, Udoka C. Obinwa, and Cheryl L. Perry

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Sleep duration associated with cardiovascular conditions among adult Nevadans, B L. Pergola, S Moonie, J Pharr, T Bungum, and J L. Anderson

The Relationship between Sport Participation and Chronic Diseases among Men in the USA: An Examination of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System., Jennifer Pharr and Nancy L. Lough

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The Relationship between Sport Participation and Chronic Diseases among Men in the USA: An Examination of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Jennifer Pharr and Nancy L. Lough

The Role of HIV/AIDS Knowledge in Risky Sexual Behaviors of Adolescents in Nigeria, Jennifer R. Pharr, V Enejoh, Bertille Mavegam, Ayodotun Olutola, Haruna Karick, and Echezona Ezeanolue

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Health impact assessment as an instrument to examine the health implications of education policies, J Pharr, M Gakh, C Coughenour, and S Clark

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A cross-sectional study of the role of HIV/AIDS knowledge in risky sexual behaviors of adolescents in Nigeria, J R. Pharr, V Enejoh, B O. Mavegam, A Olutola, H Karick, and E E. Ezeanolue

Migration from Mexico to the United States: A High-speed Cancer Transition, Paulo S. Pinheiro, Kathy E. Callahan, Mariana C. Stern, and Esther de Vries

The Safety, Immunogenicity, and Acceptability of Inactivated Influenza Vaccine Delivered by Microneedle Patch (TIV-MNP 2015): A Randomised, Partly Blinded, Placebo-controlled, Phase 1 Trial, Nadine G. Rouphael, Michele Paine, Regina Mosley, Sebastien Henry, Devin V. McAllister, Haripriya Kalluri, Winston Pewin, Paula M. Frew, Tianwei Yu, Natalie J. Thornburg, Sarah Kabbani, Lilin Lai, Elena V/ Vassilieva, Ioanna Skountzou, Richard W. Compans, Mark J. Mulligan, and Mark R. Prausnitz

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Adolescent Coordinated Transition (ACT) to improve health outcomes among young people living with HIV in Nigeria: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial, N A. Sam Agudu, J R. Pharr, T Bruno, C L. Cross, L J. Cornelius, P Okonkwo, B Oyeledun, H Khamofu, A Olutola, S Erekaha, W N.A. Menson, and E E. Ezeanolue

Impact of School Garden Participation on the Health Behaviors of Children, Stefanie Schneider, Jennifer Pharr, and Timothy Bungum

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A better confidence interval for the sensitivity at a fixed level of specificity for diagnostic tests with continuous endpoints, G Shan

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Comments on ‘Two-sample binary phase 2 trials with low type I error and low sample size’, G Shan

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Optimal inference for Simon's two-stage design with over or under enrollment at the second stage, G Shan and J J. Chen

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Fisher’s exact approach for post hoc analysis of a chi-squared test, G Shan and S Gerstenberger

Sample size determination for a matched-pairs study with incomplete data using exact approach., Guogen Shan, Charles Bernick, and Sarah Banks

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Optimal Inference for Simon's Two-Stage Design with Over or Under Enrollment at the Second Stage, Guogen Shan and John J. Chen

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Exact one-sided confidence limits for Cohen's kappa as a measurement of agreement, G Shan and W Wang

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Exact unconditional sample size determination for paired binary data (letter commenting: J Clin Epidemiol. 2015;68:733-739), G Shan and H Zhang

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Efficient confidence limits for adaptive one-arm two-stage clinical trials with binary endpoints, G Shan, H Zhang, and T Jiang

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The Role of Functional, Social, and Mobility Dynamics in Facilitating Older African Americans Participation in Clinical Research, Eve T. Shapiro, Jay T. Schamel, Kimberly A. Parker, Laura A. Randall, and Paula M. Frew

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Different Dimensions: Internalized Homonegativity Among African American Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Deep South, S W. Smallwood, S M. Spencer, L A. Ingram, J F. Thrasher, and M V. Thompson-Robinson

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Health Hazards in the Home: An Assessment of a Southern Nevada Community, A Sokolowsky, E Marquez, E Sheehy, Casey Barber, and Shawn Gerstenberger

Safety Culture’s Influence on Hospital Performance: The Moderating Role of EHR, Soumya Upadhyay

An environmental analysis of the evolution of readmission reduction strategies: A study of United States hospitals, Soumya Upadhyay, William Agyeman, and Nancy Borkowski

The Association Between Organizational Characteristics and Strategic Information Systems Planning: A study of U.S. Hospitals, Soumya Upadhyay, William Opoku Agyeman, Deirdre McCaughey, and Darell Burke

Do Attributes of Patient Satisfaction Affect Word-Of-Mouth Satisfaction, Soumya Upadhyay and Thomas L. Powers

PMEH Recommendations for Accra, Ghana, John G. Watson, Judith C. Chow, Richard J. Tropp, and Lung-Wen Antony Chen

PMEH Recommendations for Lagos, Nigeria, John G. Watson, Judith C. Chow, Richard J. Tropp, and Lung-Wen Antony Chen

PMEH Recommendations for the Greater Cairo Region, Egypt, John G. Watson, Judith C. Chow, Richard J. Tropp, and Lung-Wen Antony Chen

PMEH Recommendations for the Greater Johannesburg Area, Republic of South Africa, John G. Watson, Judith C. Chow, Richard J. Tropp, and Lung-Wen Antony Chen

PMEH Recommendations for the Hanoi Capital Region, Vietnam, John G. Watson, Judith C. Chow, Richard J. Tropp, and Lung-Wen Antony Chen

PMEH Recommendations for the JingJinJi Region of China: Emphasis on Hebei Province, John G. Watson, Judith C. Chow, Richard J. Tropp, and Lung-Wen Antony Chen

PMEH Recommendations for the National Capital Region of India, John G. Watson, Judith C. Chow, Richard J. Tropp, and Lung-Wen Antony Chen

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A modified Friedman test for randomized complete block designs, J Xu, G Shan, A Amei, J Zhao, D Young, and S Clark

Emissions and Partitioning of Intermediate-Volatility and Semi-Volatile Polar Organic Compounds (I/SV-POCs) During Laboratory Combustion of Boreal and Sub-Tropical Peat, Reddy L. Yatavelli, L.-W. Antony Chen, Joseph Knue, Vera Samburova, Madhu Gyawali, Adam C. Watts, Rajan K. Chakrabarty, Hans Moosmüller, Alma Hodzic, Xiaoliang Wang, Barbara Zielinska, Judith C. Chow, and John G. Watson

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Gaussian network model can be enhanced by combining solvent accessibility in proteins, H Zhang, T Jiang, G Shan, S Xu, and Y Song

Asymptotic properties of spatial scan statistics under the alternative hypotheses, Tonglin Zhang and Ge Lin

Submissions from 2016

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Concept mapping of PMTCT implementation challenges and solutions across 6 sub-Saharan African countries in the NIH-PEPFAR PMTCT implementation science alliance, G A. Aarons, D H. Sommerfeld, B H. Chi, Echezona Ezeanolue, R Sturke, L Guay, and G K. Siberry

Deploying nEmesis: Preventing Foodborne Illness by Data Mining Social Media, Sadilek Adam, Henry Kautz, Lauren DiPrete, Brian Labus, Eric Portman, Jack Teitel, and Vincent Silenzio

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Reliability of Robotic Telemedicine for Assessing Critically Ill Patients with the Full Outline of Unresponsiveness Score and Glasgow Coma Scale, Amelia K. Adcock, Heidi Kosiorek, Prachi Parich, Alyssa Chauncey, Qing Wu, and Bart M. Demaerschalk

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Gestational Age and the Risk of Maternal Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Case–Control Study, Arash Ardalan and Tim Bungum

Impact of Emergency Department Visit on Disease Self-Management in Adults with Depression, Neeraj Bhandari, Yunfeng Shi, Larry R. Hearld, and Megan McHugh

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Interventions that increase the intention to seek voluntary HIV testing in young people: a review, Kelly F. Bumgarner, Jennifer R. Pharr, Mark P. Buttner, and Echezona Ezeanolue

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Prevalence of Sickle Cell Trait and Reliability of Self-Reported Status among Expectant Parents in Nigeria: Implications for Targeted Newborn Screening, A R. Burnham-Marusich, C O. Ezeanolue, M C. Obiefune, W Yang, A Osuji, A G. Ogidi, A T. Hunt, D Patel, and Echezona Ezeanolue

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Brown carbon aerosols from burning of boreal peatlands: Microphysical properties, emission factors, and implications for direct radiative forcing, R K. Chakrabarty, M Gyawali, R L.N. Yatavelli, A Pandey, A C. Watts, J Knue, Lung-Wen Chen, R R. Pattison, A Tsibart, V Samburova, and H Moosmüller