This collection includes articles written by the faculty of the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health about environmental health risks including lead poisoning, invasive species, polychlorinated biphenyls (PBCs)

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Submissions from 2021

The Relationship Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Sleep Difficulties Among Young Adult College Students, Larisa Albers, Timothy Grigsby, Stephanie M. Benjmain, Christopher J. Rogers, and Myriam Forster

Predictors of Mind-Body Therapy Use among Sexual Minority Older Adults, Joel G. Anderson, Marissa Bartmess, Jennifer M. Jabson Tree, and Jason D. Flatt

Characteristics of Sexual and Gender Minority Caregivers of People With Dementia, Joel G. Anderson, Jason D. Flatt, Jennifer M. Jabson Tree, Alden L. Gross, and Karen M. Rose

The Relationship Between Tree Canopy and Social Capital on Physical Activity in College Students, Melissa Bartshe, Courtney Coughenour, and Haroon Stephen

The Impact of an Educational Intervention on Distracted Driving Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Among College Students, Helena Berlin, Courtney Coughenour, Jennifer Pharr, Timothy J. Bungum, Heidi Manlove, and Guogan Shan

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Sociodemographic Inequities in Nurturing Care for Early Childhood Development Across Brazilian Municipalities, Gabriela Buccini, Stefanie Eugênia dos Anjos Coelho Kubo, Jéssica Pedroso, Juracy Bertoldo, Alberto Sironi, Marcos Ennes Barreto, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Sonia Isoyama Venancio, and Muriel Bauermann Gubert

Nurturing Care Indicators for the Brazilian Early Childhood Friendly Municipal Index (IMAPI), Gabriela Buccini, Jéssica Pedroso, Stefanie Coelho, Gabriel Ferreira de Castro, Juracy Bertoldo, Alberto Sironi, Joao Gondim, Sonia Isoyama Venancio, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Marcos Ennes Barreto, and Muriel Bauermann Gubert

Scaling Up of Brazil's Crianca Feliz Early Childhood Development Program: An Implementation Science Analysis, Gabriela Buccini, Sonia I. Venancio, and Rafael Perez-Escamilla

Biological Impact of Low Dose Radiation on Mitochondrial Defective Lymphoblastoid Cells, J. Chen, D. M. Sridharan, Chad Cross, and Janice M. Pluth

Brownness of Organic Aerosol over the United States: Evidence for Seasonal Biomass Burning and Photobleaching Effects, Lung-Wen A. Chen, Judith C. Chow, Xiaoliang Wang, Junji Cao, Jingqiu Mao, and John G. Watson

Pandemic-Specific Factors Related to Generalized Anxiety Disorder during the Initial COVID-19 Protocols in the United States, Millie Cordaro, Timothy J. Grigsby, Jeffrey T. Howard, Rebecca G. Deason, Kelly Haskard-Zolnierek, and Krista Howard

Social Media, Stress and Sleep Deprivation: A Triple “S” Among Adolescents, Micajah Daniels, Manoj Sharma, and Kavita Batra

Differences in Rapid Increases in County-Level COVID-19 Incidence by Implementation of Statewide Closures and Mask Mandates — United States, June 1–September 30, 2020, Sharoda Dasgupta, Ahmed M. Kassem, Gregory Sunshine, Tiebin Liu, Charles Rose, Gloria J. Kang, Rachel Silver, Brandy L.Peterson Maddox, Christina Watson, Mara Howard-Williams, Maxim Gakh, Russell McCord, Regen Weber, Kelly Fletcher, Trieste Musial, Michael A. Tynan, Rachel Hulkower, Amanda Moreland, Dawn Pepin, Lisa Landsman, Amanda Brown, Siobhan Gilchrist, Catherine Clodfelter, Michael Williams, Ryan Cramer, Alexa Limeres, Adebola Popoola, Sebnem Dugmeoglu, and Julia Shelburne

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Conceptualization of College Students' COVID-19 Related Mask-Wearing Behaviors Using the Multi-Theory Model of Health Behavior Change, Robert E. Davis, Manoj Sharma, Kayla E. Simon, and Amanda H. Wilkerson

Household Food Insecurity and Early Childhood Development in Brazil: An Analysis of Children Under 2 Years of Age, Klébya H.D. De Oliveira, Gabriela Buccini, Daphne C. Hernandez, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, and Muriel B. Gubert

Associations Between Stress, Anxiety, Depression, and Emotional Intelligence Among Osteopathic Medical Students, Nicole A. Doyle, Robert E. Davis, Syed Siraj A. Quadri, Joshua R. Mann, Manoj Sharma, Richard M. Wardrop, and Vinayak K. Nahar

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Intimate Partner Violence; Findings From a Community Sample of Hispanic Young Adults, Myriam Forster, Christopher J. Rogers, Bethany Rainisch, Timothy Grigsby, Carmen De La Torre, Larisa Albers, and Jennifer B. Unger

Measuring Routine Childhood Vaccination Coverage in 204 Countries and Territories, 1980–2019: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020, Release 1, Natalie C. Galles; Patrick Y. Liu; Rachel I. Updike; Stephen S. Lim; Jonathan F. Mosser; Asma Tahir Awan; and GBD 2020, Release 1, Vaccine Coverage Collaborators

Leaving “Drug Abuse” Behind: A Theoretical and Methodological Heuristic to Selecting “Problem Drug Use” or “Drug Misuse” as Alternative Terms, Timothy J. Grigsby

Correlates of COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Increases in Sleep Aid and Anti-Anxiety Medication Use, Timothy J. Grigsby, Jeffrey T. Howard, Rebecca G. Deason, Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek, and Krista Howard

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Past 30-Day Cigarette and E-Cigarette Use Among Sexual and Gender Minority College Students, Timothy J. Grigsby, Phillip W. Schnarrs, Mitchell R. Lunn, Stephanie M. Benjamin, Katherine Lust, and Myriam Forster

Association of State-Issued Mask Mandates and Allowing On-Premises Restaurant Dining with County-Level COVID-19 Case and Death Growth Rates-United States, March 1-December 31, 2020, Gery P. Guy Jr., PhD; Florence C. Lee MPH; Gregory Sunshine JD; Russell McCord JD; Mara Howard-Williams JD; Lyudmyla Kompaniyets PhD; Christopher Dunphy PhD; Maxim Gakh JD; Regen Weber; Erin Sauber-Schatz PhD; John D. Omura MD; and Greta M. Massetti PhD

Linkage of Public Health and All Payer Claims Data for Population-Level Opioid Research, Sara E. Hallvik, Nazanin Dameshghi, Sanae El Ibrahimi, Michelle A. Hendricks, Christi Hildebran, Carissa J. Bishop, and Scott G. Weiner

Exploring Potential Mediation Pathways on the Relationship Between Acculturation and Body Mass Index (BMI) Among Latino Adolescents, Christopher Johansen, Kim D. Reynolds, Bin Xie, and Paula Palmer

Decline in COVID-19 Hospitalization Growth Rates Associated with Statewide Mask Mandates-10 States, March-October 2020, Heesoo Joo PhD, Gabrielle F. Miller PhD, Gregory Sunshine JD, Maxim Gakh JD, Jamison Pike PhD, Fiona P. Havers MD, Lindsay Kim MD, Regen Weber, Sebnem Dugmeoglu MPH, Christina Watson DrPH, and Fátima Coronado MD

COVID-19 Vaccination Hesitancy in the United States: A Rapid National Assessment, Jagdish Khubchandani, Sushil Sharma, James H. Price, Michael J. Wiblishauser, Manoj Sharma, and Fern J. Webb

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Depression in Women Migrants Living in Slums in North India, Ram Lakhan and Manoj Sharma

Cancer Mortality Disparities Among Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Populations in California, Heidy N. Medina, Karen E. Callahan, Cyllene R. Morris, Caroline A. Thompson, Adugna Siweya, and Paulo S. Pinheiro

Nonuptake of HIV Testing Among Transgender Populations in the United States: Results from the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey, Babayemi O. Olakunde, Jennifer R. Pharr, Daniel A. Adeyinka, and Donaldson F. Conserve

Spatial Analysis of HIV Infection and the Associated Correlates Among Transgender Persons in the United States, Babayemi O. Olakunde, Jennifer R. Pharr, Daniel A. Adeyinka, Donaldson F. Conserve, and Dustin T. Duncan

Health Care Providers’ Perceptions About Overweight and Obesity Among People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Nigeria, John O. Olawepo, Jennifer R. Pharr, Raisa Kabir, and Ayodotun Olutola

A Novel Behavioral Model in Initiation and Sustenance of Toothbrushing Behavior Among Dental and Medical Students in India: An Exploratory Analysis, Dhiraj Panjwani, Mithun Pai, Shweta Yellapurkar, Aayush Poddar, Gururaghavendran Rajesh, and Manoj Sharma

Maternal Mental Health Mediates the Relationship Between Household Food Insecurity and Early Child Development in Brazil, Jéssica Pedroso, Fernando José Herkrath, Gabriela Buccini, Sonia Isoyama Venancio, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, and Muriel Bauermann Gubert

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Propensity Score Analysis Assessing the Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases Among the Transgender Population in the United States Using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (2017–2019), Jennifer R. Pharr and Kavita Batra

Kidney Cancer Mortality Disparities Among Hispanics in the US, Paulo S. Pinheiro, Heidy N. Medina, Karen E. Callahan, Tulay Koru-Sengul, Janaki Sharma, Erin N. Kobetz, and Frank J. Penedo

The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Substance Use Trajectories From Adolescence to Adulthood: Findings From a Longitudinal Hispanic Cohort Study, Christopher J. Rogers, Myriam Forster, Timothy J. Grigsby, Larisa Albers, Celina Morales, and Jennifer B. Unger

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Explaining Handwashing Behavior in a Sample of College Students during COVID-19 Pandemic Using the Multi-Theory Model (MTM) of Health Behavior Change: A Single Institutional Cross-Sectional Survey, Manoj Sharma, Kavita Batra, Robert E. Davis, and Amanda H. Wilkerson

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Testing the Multi-Theory Model (MTM) to Predict the Use of New Technology for Social Connectedness in the COVID-19 Pandemic, Manoj Sharma, Kavita Batra, and Jason Flatt

Explaining Screen-Time Behavior Among Preschoolers in Northern India Using Multi Theory Model: A Parental Cross-Sectional Survey, Manoj Sharma, Kavita Batra, Tejinder P. Singh, Rohini Dua, Melinda Ickes, Ravi Batra, and Vinayak K. Nahar

COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance Among College Students: A Theory-Based Analysis, Manoj Sharma, Robert E. Davis, and Amanda H. Wilkerson

Skin Cancer in Skin of Color: The Importance of Expanding Education and Prevention Efforts to Include This Community, Meredith E. Thomley, Damien L. Roland, C. Alexis Noble, Manoj Sharma, Sonya R. Shipley, and Vinayak K. Nahar

Introduction to Special Issue on the Parenting Relationship, Markie L.C. Twist

Editorial Introduction, Markie L.C. Twist

Comparison of Vehicle Emissions by EMFAC-HK Model and Tunnel Measurement in Hong Kong, Xiaoliang Wang, Lung Wen Antony Chen, Kin Fai Ho, Chi Sing Chan, Zhuozhi Zhang, Shun Cheng Lee, Judith C. Chow, and John G. Watson

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Associations Among Stress, Anxiety, Depression, and Emotional Intelligence Among Veterinary Medicine Students, Julia Wells, Kylie Watson, Robert E. Davis, Syed Siraj A. Quadri, Joshua R. Mann, Ashutosh Verma, Manoj Sharma, and Vinayak K. Nahar

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Influence of the Request and Purchase of Television Advertised Foods on Dietary Intake and Obesity Among Children in China, Jinli Xian, Mao Zeng, Zhengjie Cai, Changxiao Xie, Yuqian Xie, Manoj Sharma, Yong Zhao, and Zumin Shi

Predictors in Initiating and Maintaining Nutritional Behaviors to Deal With Menopausal Symptoms Based on Multi-Theory Model, Nooshin Yoshany, Manoj Sharma, Narjes Bahri, Sara Jambarsang, and Mohammad A. Morowatisharifabad

Submissions from 2020

Transforming Culturally Relevant Research Amid a COVID-19 Pandemic, Eboni Anderson, Daryl Traylor, Carolee D. Francis, Megan Murphy-Belcaster, Melva Thompson-Robinson, Johanna E. Andrews, Tristesse Burton, Kristina Ricker, and Sutton King

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Comorbidities and Atopic Disease in Nevada, Julia Anderson, Sheniz Moonie, Mary Beth Hogan, Rebecca Scherr, and Gayle Allenback

A Scoping Review of Conventional and Laser Acupuncture as a Modality of Treatment for Migraine, Chizoba Anyimukwu; Vinayak K. Nahar MD, PhD, MS, FRSPH; Sunita Kapur MD; and Manoj Sharma PhD

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Incidence of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Epidemic and Associated Predictors in Nevada: A Statewide Audit, 2016–2018, Kavita Batra, Patricia Cruz, Chad L. Cross, Neeraj Bhandari, Farooq Abdulla, Jennifer R. Pharr, and Mark P. Buttner

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COVID-19 and Social Isolation Endangering Psychological Health of Older Adults: Implications for Telepsychiatry, Kavita Batra, Amanda Elizabeth Morgan, and Manoj Sharma

Understanding the Multidimensional Trajectory of Psychosocial Maternal Risk Factors Causing Preterm Birth: A Systematic Review, Kavita Batra, Jennifer Pharr, John O. Olawepo, and Patricia Cruz

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Investigating the Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Among Healthcare Workers: A Meta-Analysis, Kavita Batra, Tejinder Pal Singh, Manoj Sharma, Ravi Batra, and Nena Schvaneveldt

Using the Multi-Theory Model (MTM) of Health Behavior Change to Explain Yoga Practice, LaVonne Brown MPH, CHES; Wu Di; Traci Hayes MBA, MS, DrPH; Veronica de Los Angeles Hernandez Morales BSc, MPH; and Manoj Sharma PhD, MBBS, MCHES

Efficacy Testing of the SAVOR (Sisters Adding Fruits and Vegetables for Optimal Results) Intervention Among African American Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial, LaVonne Brown, Manoj Sharma, Sophia Leggett, Jung H. Sung, Russell L. Bennett, and Mario Azevedo

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Global Trends and Gaps in Research Related to Latent Tuberculosis Infection, Liling Chaw, Lung-Chang Chien, Justin Wong, Ken Takahashi, David Koh, and Ro-Ting Lin

Schoolchildren's Exposure to PM2.5: A Student Club-Based Air Quality Monitoring Campaign Using Low-Cost Sensors, L.W. Antony Chen, John O. Olawepo, Felicia Bonanno, Aman Gebreselassie, and Mi Zhang

Spirituality and Prayer on Teacher Stress and Burnout in an Italian Cohort: A Pilot, Before-After Controlled Study, Francesco Chirico, Manoj Sharma, Salvatore Zaffina, and Nicola Magnavita

Using the Multi-Theory Model of Health Behavior Change to Identify Correlates of Change in Substance Use Behavior in a Mental Health Clinic-Based Sample, Edith Claros, Vinayak K. Nahar, Milad Mafi, Carol Eliadi, Sherief Abu-Moustafa, and Manoj Sharma

Local Offices of Minority Health in Ohio for Health Equity: Implications for Replication Nationwide, Angela Dawson MS, MRC, LPC; Joann W. Mawasha PsyD; Fatima Perkins MSLIS, MNO; Jennifer Subban PhD; Raghav Suri PsyD; and Manoj Sharma PhD

Pathways Community HUB in Ohio: Lessons Learned, Angela Dawson MS, MRC, LPC; Joann W. Mawasha PsyD; Fatima Perkins MSLIS, MNO; Jennifer Subban PhD; Raghav Suri PsyD; and Manoj Sharma PhD

Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Pelvic Drainage: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Banreet Dhindsa, Yassin Naga, Syed Saghir, Amaninder Dhaliwal, Daryl Ramai, Chad L. Cross, Shailender Singh, Ishfaq Bhat, and Douglas Adler

Safety of Patient Controlled Sedation in Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Banreet Dhindsa, Amaan Shafi, Sarav Gunjit Singh Daid, Syed Saghir, Amaninder Dhaliwal, Harmeet Mashiana, Daryl Ramai, and Chad L. Cross

Greater Social Engagement and Greater Gray Matter Microstructural Integrity in Brain Regions Relevant to Dementia, Cynthia Felix, Caterina Rosano, Xiaonan Zhu, Jason D. Flatt, and Andrea L. Rosso

Psychometric Evaluation of the Perceived Context of Reception Scale Among Hispanic and Somali Adolescents, Myriam Forster, Timothy J. Grigsby, Eunice Areba, Jennifer B. Unger, Chris J. Rogers, and Seth J. Schwartz

The Role of Social Support in the Association between Childhood Adversity and Adolescent Self-injury and Suicide: Findings from a Statewide Sample of High School Students, Myriam Forster, Timothy J. Grigsby, Amy L. Gower, Christopher J. Mehus, and Barbara J. McMorris

Acceptability of an Inactivated Influenza Vaccine Delivered by Microneedle Patch: Results From a Phase I Clinical Trial of Safety, Reactogenicity, and Immunogenicity, Paula M. Frew, Michele Bennett Paine, Nadine Rouphael, Jay Schamel, Yunmi Chung, Mark J. Mulligan, and Mark R. Prausnitz

Governors' Use of Executive Orders and Proclamations in Hurricane Response, 2006-2018, Maxim Gakh, Gregory Sunshine, Alexa Limeres, and Lainie Rutkow

Substance and Behavioral Addictions Assessment Instruments, Timothy J. Grigsby

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Health Indicators in a Young Adult, College Student Sample: Differences by Gender, Timothy J. Grigsby, Christopher J. Rogers, Larisa D. Albers, Stephanie M. Benjamin, Katherine Lust, Marla E. Eisenberg, and Myriam Forster

Still Careless: Findings From a Cross-Sectional Study of Young Pedestrians’ Risky Road Crossing Behaviors, Mina Hashemiparast, Manoj Sharma, Mohammad A. Jafarabadi, and Zahra Hosseini

Condom Use and Related Factors among Rural and Urban Men Who Have Sex With Men in Western China: Based on Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills Model, Ling Hu, Yetao Luo, Xiaoni Zhong, Rongrong Lu, Yang Wang, Manoj Sharma, and Mengliang Ye

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Accurate Confidence Intervals for Risk Difference in Meta-Analysis With Rare Events, Tao Jiang, Baixin Cao, and Guogen Shan

Spatial and Temporal Variability of Brown Carbon in the United States: Implications for Direct Radiative Effects, Nicole A. June, Xuan Wang, L. W.Antony Chen, Judith C. Chow, John G. Watson, Xiaoliang Wang, Barron H. Henderson, Yiqi Zheng, and Jingqiu Mao

Spatial Regression with Multiple Dependent Variables: Principal Component Analysis and Spatial Autocorrelation, Ge Lin Kan and Tonglin Zhang

Mental Health Disparities Among Sexual Minorities, Jennifer Keeley, Jason Flatt, Francisco Sy, Karen S. Gutierrez, Timothy Bungum, Chad Cross, and Sheniz Moonie

Testing Multi-Theory Model (MTM) in Predicting Physical Activity Behavior Among Upper Elementary School Children in Northern India, Poonam Khanna, Tejinder Pal Singh, Tarundeep Singh, Rakha Kaushik, and Manoj Sharma

Impact of Health Promoting Nutrition Intervention Package on Severe Malnutrition among Under-Five Children in Rural Northern India, Poonam Khanna, Tejinder P. Singh, Rajbir Kaur, Jill Miller, Thakur Mejie, Sonia Minhas, Jyoti Dixit, and Manoj Sharma

If I Get Sick With Coronavirus, Can Donald Trump Make Me Stay Home?, Brian Labus

Is the Coronavirus a Pandemic, and Does That Matter? 4 Questions Answered, Brian Labus

Love in the Time of the Coronavirus: Do You Turn Your Back When Someone Offers You a Hand, a Kiss or a Hug?, Brian Labus

What Really Works to Keep Coronavirus Away? 4 Questions Answered by a Public Health Professional, Brian Labus

Substance Abuse in Dual Diagnosis, Ram Lakhan, Chizoba Anyimukwu, and Manoj Sharma

Satisfaction With Health Care System: A Comparative Study Between Market-Based Insurance Model of the United States and ‘Out-of-Pocket’ Model in Developing and Low-Income Countries, Ram Lakhan, Sean Y. Gillette, Sean Lee, and Manoj Sharma

Letter to Editor: Re: “Primary Care Physician’s Approach for Mental Health Impact of COVID-19”: Case of Migrant Workers Mental Health., Ram Lakhan, Srinivas Kosgi, Amit Agrawal, and Manoj Sharma

Examining Determinants of Metabolic Syndrome in People With Intellectual Disabilities, Ram Lakhan, Vinayak K. Nahar, Louisa Summers, and Manoj Sharma

Can Vitamin E Slow Down Mild Cognitive Impairment in Elderly People?, Ram Lakhan DrPH and Manoj Sharma MBBS, MCHES, PhD

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Factors Impacting Swimming Participation and Competence: A Qualitative Report, Todd E. Layne, Carol C. Irwin, Jennifer Renee Pharr, and Richard L. Irwin

Factors Affecting Occupational Hazards among Operating Room Personnel at Hospitals Affiliated in Western Iran: A Cross-Sectional Study, Javad Y. Lebni, Farbod E. Azar, Manoj Sharma, Alireza Zangeneh, Neda Kianipour, Seyyed A. Azizi, Amir Jalali, and Arash Ziapour

Teachers’ Self-Efficacy and Technology Integration in K-12 Education: A Meta-Analysis, Chengcheng Li; Yichen Yang; Qing Wu; Shaoan Zhang; and Bowen Liu University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Statewide Stay‐At‐Home Directives on the Spread of COVID‐19 in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties in the United States, Ge Lin, Tonglin Zhang, Ying Zhang, and Quanyi Wang

Developing an Indicator System for a Healthy City: Taking an Urban Area as a Pilot, Tingting Li, Yong Fang, Dewei Zeng, Zumin Shi, Manoj Sharma, Huan Zeng, and Yong Zhao

2020 Blood Lead Testing and Response Plan, Erika Marquez, Erick B. López, Amber Osterholt, Natascha Kotte, Josh Huebner, and Eddy Virgen

Body Functions of Individuals with Poly-trauma and Chronic Pain, Armando S. Miciano Jr., MD and Chad L. Cross PhD, MFT, PStat(R), C-MDI

Contribution of Kinesiophobia in Individuals with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Chronic Pain, Armando S. Miciano Jr., MD and Chad L. Cross PhD, MFT, PStat(R), C-MDI

Physical Function and Fatigue in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with High Fall Risk, Armando S. Miciano Jr., MD and Chad L. Cross PhD, MFT, PStat(R), C-MDI

Urinary Symptoms and Infections Among Female Garment Factory Workers in Bangladesh, Jacxelyn Moran, Taylor Jennelle Fitch, Gabriela Villanueva, Mohammad Morshedul Quadir, Lung-Chang Chien, and Hasnat Alamgir

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Readability and Suitability Assessment of Educational Materials in Promoting the Quality of Life for Postmenopausal Women, Mohammad Ali Morowatisharifabad, Nooshin Yoshany, Manoj Sharma, Narjes Bahri, and Sara Jambarsang

Male Addicts’ Experiences on Predictors of Relapse to Drug Use: A Directed Qualitative Content Analysis, Amirabbas Mousali, Latif Moradveisi, Majid Barati, Babak Moeini, Saeed Bashirian, Manoj Sharma, and Younes Mohammadi