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Thompson HG, Askelson NM, Bucklin R, Gauthreaux N, Faber E, Ball C, Yang S, Steere E. Organization-Level Factors Associated With Burnout: Guided Discussions With Micropolitan Public Health Workers During COVID-19. J Occup Environ Med. 2023 Jul 1;65(7):580-583. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002837. Epub 2023 Mar 9. PMID: 36893056; PMCID: PMC10329979.

Lopez, W. D., Collins, K. M., Cervantes, G. R., Reynosa, D., Salazar, J. C., & Novak, N. L. (2022). Large-Scale Immigration Worksite Raids and Mixed-Status Families: Separation, Financial Crisis, and Family Role Rearrangement. Family & community health45(2), 59–66.

Katherine M. Collins, Nicole L. Novak, Gladys E. Godinez, Tamera L. Shull & William D. Lopez (2022) The repercussions of large-scale immigration worksite raids on immigrant women: results from six rural communities, Journal of Community Practice. 30(2), 128-142, DOI: 10.1080/10705422.2022.2067608

Ryan, G., Askelson, N. M., Miotto, M. B., Goulding, M., Rosal, M. C., Pbert, L., & Lemon, S. C. (2022). Lessons Learned From Human Papillomavirus Vaccination to Increase Uptake of Adolescent COVID-19 Vaccination. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine70(3), 359–360.

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Patrick J. Brady, Natoshia M. Askelson, Helaina Thompson, Sato Ashida, Faryle Nothwehr, Brandi Janssen & David Frisvold (2022) Perceived Food-Related Responsibilities among Adults Aged 60 Years and OlderJournal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, DOI: 10.1080/19320248.2022.2088264

Ryan, G., Gilbert, P. A., Ashida, S., Charlton, M. E., Scherer, A., & Askelson, N. M. (2022). Challenges to adolescent HPV vaccination and implementation of evidence-based interventions to promote vaccine uptake during the COVID-19 pandemic: “HPV is probably not at the top of our list.” Preventing Chronic Disease19.

Scherer, A. M., Parker, A. M., Gidengil, C. A., Gedlinske, A. M., Askelson, N. M., Petersen, C. A., & Lindley, M. C. (2022). Covid-19 vaccine uptake and intentions following US Food and Drug Administration approval of the pfizer-biontech COVID-19 vaccine. JAMA Internal Medicine.

Thompson, H. G., Brady, P., Delger, P., Kersten, S., Evans, S., Daly, E., Boudreau, H., Baymon, E., Kim, Y., & Askelson, N. M. (2022). How home child care providers purchase, prepare, and serve healthy foods: In-depth interviews with child and Adult Care Food Program participants. Childhood Obesity.

Ryan, G., Askelson, N. M., Miotto, M. B., Goulding, M., Rosal, M. C., Pbert, L., & Lemon, S. C.. (2021, December 15). Lessons learned from HPV vaccination to increase uptake of adolescent COVID-19 vaccination. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Whitsel, L. P., Huneycutt, F., Anderson, D. R., Beck, A. M., Bryant, C., Bucklin, R. S., Carson, R. L., Escaron, A. L., Hopkins, J. M., Imboden, M. T., McDonough, C., Pronk, N. P., Wojcik, J. R., Zendell, A., Ablah, E. (2021, December). Physical activity surveillance in the United States for work and commuting. Journal of Occupational Environmental Medicine, 63(12), 1037–1051.

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Nelson, P. M., Scheiber, F., Laughlin, H. M., & Demir-Lira, Ö. E. (2021, October 28). Comparing face-to-face and online data collection methods in preterm and full-term children: An exploratory study. Frontiers in Psychology, 12.

Petermann, V., Zahnd, W. E., Vanderpool, R. C., Eberth, J. M., Rohweder, C., Teal, R., Vu, M., Stradtman, L., Frost, E., Trapl, E., Koopman Gonzalez, S., Vu, T., Ko, L. K., Cole, A., Farris, P. E., Shannon, J., Lee, J., Askelson, N., Seegmiller, L., … Wheeler, S. B. (2021, October 16). How cancer programs identify and address the FNANCIAL burdens of rural cancer patients. Supportive Care in Cancer.

Ryan, G., Pieper, F., Adam, E., Askelson, N., Greene, M., Buckert, A. (2021, August). Using needs assessment surveys to understand priorities for pregnant and parenting community college students: Comparing US and foreign-born parents. J Am Coll Health, 1-6. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2021.1947829. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34357856.

Kateeb, E., McKernan, S.C., Askelson, N., Momany, E., Damiano, P. (2021, August). Applying "Stages of Readiness to Change" Model to Dentists' Decisions to Participate in Medicaid: An Exploratory Study. Risk Manag Healthc Policy, 14, 3311-3322. doi: 10.2147/RMHP.S318357. PMID: 34413688; PMCID: PMC8369810

Scherer, A.M., Gedlinske, A.M., Parker, A.M., Gidengil, C.A., Askelson, N.M., Petersen, C.A., Woodworth, K.R., Lindley, M.C. (2021, July). Acceptability of Adolescent COVID-19 Vaccination Among Adolescents and Parents of Adolescents - United States, April 15-23, 2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 70(28), 997-1003. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm7028e1. PMID: 34264908; PMCID: PMC8314712.

Kava, C., Thompson, L., Vo, T., Shockley, D., Sabourin, J., Afifi, R. (2021, July). “I like to try my hardest to keep my small family together” – Housing as a key resource for academic success of pregnant and parenting college-aged students. Health Promotion Practice, 22(4):469-474. doi: 10.1177/1524839920981957. Epub ahead of print. 

Del Vecchio, N.J., McDowell, B.D., Carter, K.D., Askelson, N.M., Chrischilles, E., Lynch, C.F., Charlton, M.E. (2021, July). Relationships between health literacy, having a cancer care coordinator, and long-term health-related quality of life among cancer survivors. Support Care Cancer. doi: 10.1007/s00520-021-06356-w. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34191127.

Escoto, A., Watkins, S.L., Welter, T., S. Beecher (2021). Developing a theoretically informed and tailored e-cigarette health communication campaign for college students. Addictive Behaviors, 117, 106841. 10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.106841

Pro, G., Gilbert, P.A., Baldwin, J.A., Brown, C.C., Young, S., Zaller, N. (2021, June). Multilevel modeling of county-level excessive alcohol use, rurality, and COVID-19 case fatality rates in the US. PLoS One, 16(6):e0253466. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253466. PMID: 34138950; PMCID: PMC8211222.

Brady, P.J., Askelson, N.M., Wright, B., Daly, E., Momany, E., McInroy, B., Damiano, P. (2021, May). Food Insecurity Is Prevalent in Iowa's Medicaid Expansion Population. J Acad Nutr Diet, S2212-2672(21)00239-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2021.04.011. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33994143.

Del Vecchio, N.J., Askelson, N.M., Carter, K.D., Chrischilles, E., Lynch, C.F., Charlton, M.E. (2021, May). Patterns and characteristics of patients' selection of cancer surgeons. Am J Surg, 221(5),1033-1041. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.09.041. Epub 2020 Oct 15. PMID: 33969822; PMCID: PMC8110945.

Ryan, G., Avdic, L., Daly, E., Askelson, N., Farris, P.E., Shannon, J., McRee, A.L., Hanson, J., Kenyon, D.B., Seegmiller, L. (2021, April). Influences on HPV vaccination across levels of the social ecological model: perspectives from state level stakeholders. Hum Vaccin Immunother, 17(4),1006-1013. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2020.1839290. Epub 2020 Dec 17. PMID: 33327850; PMCID: PMC8018391.

Julius, B.R., O'Shea, A.M.J., Francis, S.L., Janz, K.F., Laroche, H. (2021, April). Leading by Example: Association Between Mother and Child Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior. Pediatr Exerc Sci, 33(2),49-60. doi: 10.1123/pes.2020-0058. PMID: 33819915.

Kahl, A.R., Gao, X., Chioreso, C., Goffredo, P., Hassan, I., Charlton, M.E., Lin, C. (2021, April). Presentation, Management, and Prognosis of Primary Gastrointestinal Melanoma: A Population-Based Study. Journal of Surgical Research, 260, 46-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2020.11.048. PMID: 33316759.

Askelson, N., Ryan, G., McKernan, S., Scherer, A., Daly, E., Avdic, L. A (2021, March). Mixed-Methods Examination of Factors Related to HPV Vaccination Promotion in Private Dental Settings, Iowa, 2019. Prev Chronic Dis, 18:E26. doi: 10.5888/pcd18.200553. PMID: 33769255; PMCID: PMC8021145.

Woods-Jaeger, B., Daniel-Ulloa, J., Kleven, L., Bucklin, R., Maldonado, A., Gilbert, P.A., Parker, E.A., Baquero, B. (2021, March). Building leadership, capacity, and power to advance health equity and justice through community-engaged research in the Midwest. American Journal of Community Psychology. 1(67). 195-204. 

Zemore, S.E., Gilbert, P.A., Pinedo, M., Tsutsum,i S., McGeough, B., Dickerson, D.L. (2021, March). Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mutual Help Group Participation for Substance Use Problems. Alcohol Res, 41(1),03. doi: 10.35946/arcr.v41.1.03. PMID: 33717774; PMCID: PMC7934641.

Askelson, N.M., Brady, P., Ryan, G., Scheidel, C., Delger, P., Nguyen, P., Jung, Y.S.(2021, March). Implementation and outcome evaluation of a team nutrition intervention: increasing knowledge, attitudes, and preferences. Health Educ Res, 36(1),75-86. doi: 10.1093/her/cyaa036. PMID: 33221862.

Kava, C.M., Soule, E.K., Seegmiller, L., Gold, E., Snipes, W., Westfield, T., Wick, N., Afifi, R. (2021, March). "Taking Up a New Problem": Context and Determinants of Pod-Mod Electronic Cigarette Use Among College Students. Qualitative Health Research, 31(4), 703-712. doi: 10.1177/1049732320971236. PMID: 33213262.

West, M.M., Kahl, A.R., Bentler, S.E., Olson, D.B., Askelson, N.M., McDonald, Gilbert, P.A., Chrischilles, E., Weiner, G., M.E., Lynch, C.F & Charlton, M.E. (2021). Cancer in Iowa 2021; State Health Registry of Iowa/Iowa Cancer Registry.

Hoffman, R.M., Reuland, D.S., Volk, R.J. (2021, March). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Requirement for Shared Decision-making for Lung Cancer Screening.JAMA, 325(10), 933–934. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.1817

Sullivan, C.B., Al-Qurayshi, Z., Chang, K., Pagedar, N.A. (2021, March). Analysis of Palliative Care Treatment among Head and Neck Patients with Cancer: National Perspective. Head Neck, 43(3), 805-815. doi: 10.1002/hed.26532. PMID: 33151575.

Hoffman, R.M., Reuland, D.S., Volk, R.J. (2021, March). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Requirement for Shared Decision-making for Lung Cancer Screening.JAMA, 325(10), 933–934. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.1817

Weeks, K., Lynch, C.F., West, M., Carnahan, R., O'Rorke, M., Oleson, J., McDonald, M., Stewart, S.L., Charlton, M. (2021, February).  Ovarian Cancer Treatment Study: Rural Disparities in Surgical Care from Gynecologic Oncologists among Midwestern Ovarian Cancer Patients. Gynecol Oncol, 160(2), 477-484. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2020.11.006. PMID: 33218682. 

Gao, X., Weeks, K.S., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Hassan, I., Ward, M.M., Charlton, M.E. (2021, February). Provider Viewpoints in the Management and Referral of Rectal Cancer. J Surg Res, 258, 370-380. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2020.08.073.PMID: 33051062.

Tucker, T.C., Charlton, M.E., Schroeder, M.C., Jacob, J., Tolle, C.L., Evers, B.M., Mullett, T.W. (2021, February). Improving the Quality of Cancer Care in Community Hospitals. Ann Surg Oncol, 28(2), 632-638. doi: 10.1245/s10434-020-08867-y. PMID: 32712893 

Lizarraga, I.M., Kahl, A.R., Jacoby, E., Lynch, C.F., Sugg, S.L.; Ovarian Cancer Treatment Study, Charlton M. (2021, February). Impact of Age, Rurality and Distance in Predicting Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy for Breast Cancer in a Midwestern State: A Population-Based Study. Breast Cancer Res Treat.  doi: 10.1007/s10549-021-06105-x. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33582888.

Herbach, E.L., Weeks, K.S., O'Rorke, M., Novak, N.L., Schweizer, M.L. (2021, February). Disparities in Breast Cancer Stage at Diagnosis between Immigrant and Native-Born Women: A Meta-Analysis. Annals of Epidemiology, 54, 64-72.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2020.09.005. PMID: 32950654.

Lizarraga, I.M., Kahl, A.R., Jacoby, E., Charlton, M.E., Lynch, C.F., Sugg, S.L. (2021, February). Impact of Age, Rurality and Distance in Predicting Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy for Breast Cancer in a Midwestern State: A Population-Based Study. Breast Cancer Research & Treatment. doi: 10.1007/s10549-021-06105-x. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33582888.

Askelson, N.M., Brady, P.J., Wright, B., Ryan, G., Momany, E., McInroy, B., Damiano, P. (2021, January).  Communicating a Complicated Medicaid Waiver Program to Enrollees in Iowa: How Federally Qualified Health Centers Support Medicaid Members. Ambul Care Manage, 44(1),12-20. doi: 10.1097/JAC.0000000000000359. PMID: 33165119. 

Wang, Y., Watkins, S.L., Sung, H.Y., Yao, T., Lightwood, J., Max, W. (2021, January). Health Care Utilization of Menthol and Non-menthol Cigarette Smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 Jan 7;23(1):195-202. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntaa122. PMID: 32623471; PMCID: PMC7789940. 

Solimeo, S.L., Lund, B.C., McCoy, K.D., Sarrazin, M.V., Hoffman, R. (2021, January). Factors Associated with Osteoporosis Management Among Veterans Who Received Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer. Journal of General Internal Medicine. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06418-5. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33483816.

Saeidzadeh, S., Gilbertson-White, S., Babaieasl, F., DeBerg, J., Seaman, A.T. (2021, January). An Integrative Review of Self-Management Interventions for Treatment Sequelae in Adult Survivors. Oncology Nursing Forum, 48(1), 94-111. doi: 10.1188/21.ONF.94-111. PMID: 33337439.

Howren, M.B., Christensen, A.J., Adamowicz, J.L., Seaman, A., Wardyn, S., Pagedar, N.A. (2021, January). Problem Alcohol Use among Rural Head and Neck Cancer Patients at Diagnosis: Associations with Health-Related Quality of Life. Psychooncology. doi: 10.1002/pon.5616. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33345347.

Lopez, W. D., Kline, N., LeBrón, A. M. W., Novak, N. L., De Trinidad Young, M. E., Gonsalves, G., Mishori, R., Safi, B. A., & Kysel, I. M. (2021). Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Immigration Detention Centers Requires the Release of Detainees. American journal of public health111(1), 110–115.

Whitsel, L. P., Huneycutt, F., Anderson, D. R., Beck, A. M., Bryant, C., Bucklin, R. S., Carson, R. L., Escaron, A. L., Hopkins, J. M., Imboden, M. T., McDonough, C., Pronk, N. P., Wojcik, J. R., Zendell, A., & Ablah, E. (2021). Physical activity surveillance in the United States for work and commuting. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Publish Ahead of Print.

Ryan, G., Avdic, L., Daly, E., Askelson, N., Farris, P.E., Shannon, J., McRee, A.L., Hanson, J., Kenyon, D.B., Seegmiller, L. (2020, December). Influences on HPV Vaccination Across Levels of the Social Ecological Model: Perspectives from State Level Stakeholders. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 17, 1-8.doi:10.1080/21645515.2020.1839290. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33327850

Afifi RA, Abdulrahim S, Betancourt T, Btedinni D, Berent J, Dellos L, Farrar J, Nakkash R, Osman R, Saravanan M, Story WT, Zombo M, Parker E. Implementing Community-Based Participatory Research with Communities Affected by Humanitarian Crises: The Potential to Recalibrate Equity and Power in Vulnerable Contexts. Am J Community Psychol. 2020 Dec;66(3-4):381-391. doi: 10.1002/ajcp.12453. Epub 2020 Aug 14. PMID: 32797639.

Ozer EJ, Abraczinskas M, Duarte C, Mathur R, Ballard PJ, Gibbs L, Olivas ET, Bewa MJ, Afifi R. Youth Participatory Approaches and Health Equity: Conceptualization and Integrative Review. Am J Community Psychol. 2020 Dec;66(3-4):267-278. doi: 10.1002/ajcp.12451. Epub 2020 Sep 24. PMID: 32969506.

Pagedar, N.A. (2020, December). Better Visualization of Oral Cancer Margins-A Struggle of Cancer and Technology. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 146(12), 1156-1157. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3262. PMID: 33030524.

Kim, M., Watkins, S.L., Koester, K.A., Mock, J., Kim, H.C., Olson, S., Harvanko, A.M., Ling, P.M. (2020, November). Unboxed: US Young Adult Tobacco Users' Responses to a New Heated Tobacco Product. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 17(21):8108. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17218108. PMID: 33153143.

Philibert, R., Mills, J.A., Long, J.D., Salisbury, S.E., Comellas, A., Gerke, A., Dawes, K., Vander Weg, M., Hoffman, E.A. (2020, November). The Reversion of cg05575921 Methylation in Smoking Cessation: A Potential Tool for Incentivizing Healthy Aging. Genes (Basel), 11(12), 1415. doi: 10.3390/genes11121415. PMID: 33260961. 

Lopez-Olivo, M.A., Maki, K.G., Choi, N.J., Hoffman, R.M., Shih, Y.T., Lowenstein, L.M., Hicklen, R.S., Volk, R.J. (2020, November). Patient Adherence to Screening for Lung Cancer in the US: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Network Open, 3(11):e2025102. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.25102. PMID: 33196807.

Guy MC, Afifi RA, Eissenberg T, Fagan P. Greater Representation of African-American/Black Scientists in the National Institutes of Health Review Process Will Improve Adolescent Health. J Adolesc Health. 2020 Nov;67(5):631-632. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.08.015. PMID: 33099412; PMCID: PMC7594108.

Afifi, R.A., Novak, N., Gilbert, P.A., Pauly, B., Abdulrahim, S., Faiz Rashid, S., Ortega, F. & Ferrand, R.A. (2020, October). 'Most at risk for COVID-19? The imperative to expand the definition from biological to social factors for equity. Preventive Medicine139.

Pagedar, N.A., Seaman, A.T. (2020, October). Rebuilding Survivorship Care during Covid-19. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 3489420966588. doi: 10.1177/0003489420966588. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33084352. 

Lempert, L.K., Glantz, S.A., Ling, P.M., Popova, L., Chaffee, B., Watkins, S.L. & Halpern-Felsher, B. (2020, October). Principles for Designing and Conducting Tobacco Product Perception and Intention Studies. Docket No: FDA-2019-D-4188.

Gilbert PA, Lee AA, Pass L, Lappin L, Thompson L, Sittig KW, Baker E, Hoffman-Zinnel D. (2020 Oct 19) Queer in the Heartland: Cancer Risks, Screenings, and Diagnoses among Sexual and Gender Minorities in Iowa. J Homosex. 3(23). 1-17. doi: 10.1080/00918369.2020.1826832. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33074787.

Sullivan, C.B., Ostedgaard, K.L., Al-Qurayshi, Z., Pagedar, N.A., Sperry, S.M. (2020, September). Primary Laryngectomy versus Salvage Laryngectomy: A Comparison of Outcomes in the Chemoradiation Era. Laryngoscope, 130(9), 2179-2185. doi: 10.1002/lary.28343. PMID: 31654445.

Weeks, K.S., Herbach, E., McDonald, M., Charlton, M., Schweizer, M.L. (2020, September). Meta-Analysis of VTE Risk: Ovarian Cancer Patients by Stage, Histology, Cytoreduction, and Ascites at Diagnosis. Obstet Gynecol Int, 2020:2374716. doi: 10.1155/2020/2374716. PMID: 32963543.

Weeks, K.S., Lynch, C.F., West, M., McDonald, M., Carnahan, R., Stewart, S.L.; Ovarian Cancer Treatment Study, Charlton M. (2020, September). Impact of Rurality on Stage IV Ovarian Cancer at Diagnosis: A Midwest Cancer Registry Cohort Study. J Rural Health, 36(4), 468-475. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12419. PMID: 32077162

Matthews, K.A., Kahl, A.R., Gaglioti, A.H., Charlton, M.E. (2020, September). Differences in Travel Time to Cancer Surgery for Colon versus Rectal Cancer in a Rural State: A New Method for Analyzing Time-to-Place Data Using Survival Analysis. Journal of Rural Health, 36(4):506-516. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12452. PMID: 32501619.

Gao, X., Goffredo, P., Kahl, A.R., Charlton, M.E., Weigel, R.J., Hassan, I. (2020, September). Chemoradiation Versus Local Excision in Treatment of Stage I Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Population-Based Analysis. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 46(9), 1663-1667. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2020.03.003. PMID: 32199768.

Nakkash R, Ali A, Alaouie H, Asmar K, Hirschhorn N, Mugharbil S, Nuwayhid I, London L, Saban A, Rashid SF, Ahmed MK, Knai C, Bigland C, Afifi RA. Attitudes and practices of public health academics towards research funding from for-profit organizations: cross-sectional survey. Int J Public Health. 2020 Sep;65(7):1133-1145. doi: 10.1007/s00038-020-01416-0. Epub 2020 Aug 25. PMID: 32840634; PMCID: PMC7497330.

Watkins, S.L., Thrul., J., Max, W., & P.M. Ling (2020, September). Real-world effectiveness of smoking cessation strategies for young and older adults: Findings from a nationally representative cohort. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 22(9), 1560-1568.

Novak, N.L., Baquero. B., Askelson, N.M., Diers, L., Dunn, B., Haines, H., Afifi, R. & Parker, E.A. (2020, September).  Health equity in midsize rural communities: Challenges and opportunities in a changing rural America. American Journal of Public Health, 110(9), pp. 1342–1343.

Abbott, A., Askelson, N., Scherer, A.M., Afifi, R.A. (2020, August). Critical Reflections on COVID-19 Communication Efforts Targeting Adolescents and Young Adults. J Adolesc Health. 67(2). 159-160. 

Lopez, W.D. & Novak, N. (2020, July). An unnatural disaster: The impact of immigration raids on Latino communities. Issue Brief Series, volume 1 number 3, Immigration Initiative at Harvard.

Abbott, A., Askelson, N., Scherer, A.M. & Afifi, R.A. (2020). Critical reflections on COVID-19 communication efforts targeting  adolescents and young adults. Journal of Adolescent Health, 67, 159-160.

Ghandour, L., Anouti, S. & Afifi, R. (2020, July). Impact of changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5 on prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorders and 'diagnostic orphans' in college youth. PLOS ONE, 15(6):e0233657.

Daniel-Ulloa, Jason D.; Baquero, Barbara I.; Kava, Christine M.; Smith-Coronado, Mayra L.; Novak, Nicole L.; Sewell, Dan; Maldonado, Adriana; Haines, Heidi L.; Gates, Claudia; and Parker, Edith (2020, July). Demographic, Psychosocial and Perceived Environmental Factors Associated with Depression Severity in a Midwest Micropolitan CommunityHealth Behavior Research. 3(2), 1-18

Baquero, B., Sewell, D., Novak, N. Bucklin, R., Maldonado, A., Askelson, N., Daniel-Uloa, J., Afifi R., Haines, H., Ross, G., Dunn, B., & Parker, E.A. (2020, May). Effectiveness of adapting and implementing the Community Guide approaches to promote physical activity in a micropolitan community. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 54(1). 

Askelson, N. M., Ryan, G., Brady, P. J., Meier, C. L., Delger, P., & Scheidel, C. (2020, May). Middle school students’ perceptions of the lunchroom: Implications for future interventions. Journal of School Nursing.

Meier, C., Brady, P., Askelson, N. M., Ryan, G., Delger, P., & Scheidel, C. (2020, May). What do parents think about school meals? An exploratory study of rural middle school parents’ perceptions. Journal of School Nursing.

Askelson, N.M., Wright, B., Brady, P., Jung, Y.S., Bentler, S., Momany, E.T., McInroy, B., & Damiano, P.C. (2020, May). Implementation matters: Lessons from Iowa’s Medicaid Healthy Behaviors Program. Health Affairs. 39(5), 884-891.

Wright, B., Jung, Y. S., Askelson, N. M., Momany, E. T., &, Damiano, P. C. (2020, May). Iowa’s Medicaid Healthy Behaviors Program Associated with reduced hospital-based care but higher spending, 2012-17. Health Affairs. 39(5), 876-883.

Maalouf, F.T., Alrojolah, L., Ghandour, L., Afifi, R., Akoury Dirani, L., Nakkash, R., Shamseddeen, W., Tabaja, F., Yuen, C., Becker, A. (2020, May)  Building emotional resilience in youth in Lebanon: A school-based randomized controlled trial of the FRIENDS intervention. Prevention Science, 21, 650-660.

Pagedar, N.A., Kendell, N., Christensen, A.J., Thomsen, T.A., Gist, M., Seaman, A.T. (2020, May). Head and neck cancer survivorship from the patient perspective. Head & Neck, 1-9.

Leeman, J., Askelson, N., Ko, L., Rohweder, C., Avelis, J., Best, A., Friedman, D., Glanz, K., Seegmiller, L., Stradtman, L., Vanderpool, R. (2020, May). Understanding the processes that Federally Qualified Health Centers use to select and implement colorectal cancer screening interventions: A qualitative study. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 10(2), 394-403. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibz023.

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Chalak, A., Ghandour, L., Anouti, S., Nakkash, R., Yassin, N., Afifi, R. (2020, April).  The impact of broad-based versus targeted taxation on youth alcohol consumption. Health Policy and Planning, 35(6), 625-634.

Nakkash, R., El Boukhari, N., & Afifi, R.A. (2020, April). “When I smoked it, it was like a slap in the face but it felt really good”: Exploring determinants of Midwakh use among youth in Lebanon. Tobacco Control. 2019-055529. Epub ahead of print.

Katz, D.A., Hamlin, C., Vander Weg, M.W., Grant, K.M., Stewart, K.R., Paez, M., Hawley, S., Hamlett-Berry, & Gaeth, G. (2020, March). Veterans’ preferences for tobacco treatment in primary care: A discrete choice experiment. Patient Education & Counseling, 103(3), 652-660.

Askelson, N.M., Kim, S., Jung, Y.S., Adam, E.E., Ryan, G., Novak, N.L., Kintigh, B., Callaghan, D., Carrel, M. (2020, March). Visualizing immunization registry data to identify places with low rates of HPV vaccination initiation in a rural state. Prev Chronic Dis, 5; 17:E21. doi: 10.5888/pcd17.190350. PMID: 32134718

Ryan, G., Daly, E., Askelson, N.M., Pieper, F., Seegmiller, L., & Allred, T. (2020, March). Public Health and Pharmacy Collection: Exploring Opportunities to Leverage Rural Pharmacists to Promote HPV Vaccination. Preventing Chronic Disease. 17:190351.

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Afifi, R.A., Saravanan, M., Saliba, N., Nakkash, R., Rady, A., Sherman, S., Ghandour, L. (2020, January). Evidence from the Lebanon Global School-based Student Health Survey on midwakh tobacco smoking in school students: A harbinger of the next global tobacco pandemic? Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal; 26(1):116–121.

Barrington, W. E., DeGroff, A., Melillo, S., Vu, T., Cole, A., Escoffery, C., Askelson, N., Seegmiller, L., Koopman, S., Hannon, P. (2019, December). Patient navigator reported patient barriers and delivered activities in two large federally-funded cancer screening programs. Preventive Medicine129S, 105858.

Askelson, N.M., Ryan, G., Seegmiller, L., Preiss, A., Comstock, S. (2019).  Intersectoral cooperation to increase HPV vaccine coverage: An innovative collaboration between Managed Care Organizations and state-level stakeholders. Hum Vaccin Immunotherap, 1-7. Epub ahead of print.

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Zahnd, W.E., Askelson, N.M., Vanderpool, R.C., Stradtman, L., Edward, J., Farris, P.E., Peterrmann, V., Eberth, J. M. (2019, December). Challenges of using nationally representative, population-based surveys to assess rural cancer disparities. Preventive Medicine, 129S, 105812. Epub ahead of print.

Askelson, N.M., Brady, P., Ryan, G., Meier, C., Ortiz, C, Scheidel, C.,  Delger, P. (2019). Actively involving middle school students in the implementation of a pilot of a behavioral economics-based lunchroom intervention in rural schools. Health Promotion Practice, 20(5), 675-683.

Askelson, N.M., Brady, P., Wright, B., Bentler, S., Momany, E.T., Damiano, P. (2019, December).  Purged from the rolls: A study of Medicaid disenrollment in Iowa. Health Equity,  3(1), 637-643.

Zhen-Duan, J.  &  Laroche, H.H. (2019, December).  Diet and physical activity changes among low-income families: Perspectives of mMothers and their children. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Health & Well-being, 14(1), 1658700

LeBrón, A.M.W., Cowan, K., Lopez, W.D., Novak, N.L., Ibarra-Frayre, M., Delva, J.  (2019, October). The Washtenaw ID Project: A government-issued ID coalition working towards social, economic, and racial justice and health equity. Health Education and Behavior 2019; 46(1S):53S–61S.

Del Vecchio, N.J., Schlichting, J.A., Chioreso, C., Kahl, A.R., Hrabe, J.E., Lynch, C.F., West, M.M., Charlton, M.E. (2019, October). Guideline-recommended chemoradiation for patients with rectal cancer at large hospitals: A trend in the right direction. Dis Colon Rectum, 62(10):1186-1194. doi:10.1097/DCR.0000000000001452. PubMed PMID: 31490827.

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Chaaya, M., Saab, D., Nakkash, R., Kadi, L., Afifi, R. (2019, September). Effect of tobacco control policies on intention to quit smoking cigarettes: A study from Beirut, Lebanon. Tobacco Induced Diseases, 17, 63.

Pro, G., Camplain, R., Sabo, S., Baldwin, J., Gilbert, P.A. (2019, fall).  Substance abuse treatment in correctional versus non-correctional settings: Analysis of racial/ethnic and gender differences.  Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice; 12(3).

Askelson, N.M. et al. (2019, August). Implementation challenges and opportunities related to HPV vaccination quality improvement in primary care clinics in a rural state. Journal of Community Health, 44(4), 790-795.

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Kava, C. M., Parker, E. A., Baquero, B., Curry, S. J., Gilbert, P. A., Sauder, M., & Sewell, D. K. (2019). Associations between organizational culture, workplace health climate, and employee smoking at smaller workplaces. Tob Use Insights, 12, 1179173X1983584. PMID 30906195

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Oweis, R.R., Levy, S.M., Eichenberger-Gilmore, J.M., Warren, J.J., Burns, T.L., Janz, K.F., Torner, J.C., Saha, P.K., Letuchy, E. (2018, December). Fluoride intake and cortical and trabecular bone characteristics in adolescents at age 17: A prospective cohort study. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 1(8), 9749.

Ashida, S., Zhu, X., Robinson, E.L., & Schroer, A. (2018, October). Disaster preparedness networks in rural Midwest communities: Organizational roles, collaborations, and support for older residents. J Gerontol Soc Work, 7(61), 735-750.

Askelson, N.M., Meier, C., Baquero, B., Friberg, J., Montgomery, D., & Hradek, C. (2018, October). Understanding the process of prioritizing fruit and vegetable purchases in families with low incomes: " A peach may not fill you up as much as a hamburger". Health Educ Behav, 45(5), 817-823.

Haynes-Maslow, L., Andress, L., Jilcott Pitts, S., Osborne, I., Baquero, B., Bailey-Davis, L., Byker-Shanks, C., Houghtaling, B., Kolodinsky, J., Lo, B.K., Morgan, E.H., Piltch, E., Prewitt, E., & Seguin, R. (2018, September). Arguments used in public comments to support or oppose the US Department of Agriculture's minimum socking requirements: A content analysis. J Acad Nutr Diet, 9(118), 1664-1672.

Kava, C.M., Parker, E.A., Baquero, B., Curry, S.J., Gilbert, P.A., Sauder, M., & Sewell, D.K. (2018, September). A qualitative assessment of the smoking policies and cessation activities at smaller workplaces. BMC Public Health, 1(18), 1094.

Charlton, M.E., Shahnazi, A.F., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Hunter, L., Mengeling, M.A., Chrischilles, E.A., Lynch, C.F., & Ward, M.M. (2018, September). Determinants of rectal cancer patients' decisions on where to receive surgery: a qualitative analysis. J Gastrointest Surg, 5(8), 683-691.

Levy, S.M., Eichenberger-Gilmore, J.M., Warren, J.J., Kavand, G., Letuchy, E., Broffitt, B., Marshall, T.A., Burns, T.L., Janz, K.F., Pauley, C., Torner, J.C., & Phipps. K. (2018, August). Associations of fluoride intake with children's cortical bone mineral and strength measures at age 11. J Public Health Dent, 9(15), 146-151.

Nakkash, R., Lotfi, T., Bteddini, D., Haddad, P., Najm, H., Jbara, L., Alaouie, H., Al Aridi, L., Al Mulla, A., Mahfoud, Z., & Afifi, R.A. (2018, August). A randomized controlled trial of a theory-informed school-based intervention to prevent waterpipe tobacco smoking: Changes in knowledge, attitude, and behaviors in 6th and 7th graders in Lebanon. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 9(15), 146-151.

Zymbal, V., Baptista, F., Letuchy, E.M., Janz, K.F., & Levy, S.M. (2018, August). Mediating effect of muscle on the relationship of physical activity and bone. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 9(15), 146-151.

Gilbert, P.A., Haines, H., Baquero, B., & Parker, E.A. (2018, August). Respondent-driven sampling to recruit Latinos in a Midwest micropolitan area: Lessons learned and recommendations for translational work. J Clin Transl Sci, 2(4), 245-248.

Baquero, B., Kava, C.M., Ashida, S., Daniel-Ulloa, J., Laroche, H.H., Haines, H., Bucklin, R., Maldonado, A., Coronado Garcia, M., Berto, S., Sewell, D., Novak, N., Janz, K., Gates, C., & Parker, E.A. (2018, August). Active Ottumwa: adapting evidence-based recommendations to promote physical activity in a micropolitan new destination community. IJERPH15, 917.

Mora-Pinzon, M.C., Chrischilles, E.A., Greenlee, R.T., Hoet,h L., Hampton, J.M., Smith, M.A., McDowell, B.D., Wilke, L.G., & Trentham-Dietz, A. (2018, July). Variation in coordination of care reported by breast cancer patients according to health literacy. Support Care Cancer, 2(202), 121-128.

Leone, J.P., Haraldsson, B., Mott, S.L., McDowell, B.D., & Chrischilles, E.A. (2018, June). Treatment patterns and survival of elderly patients with breast cancer brain metastases. Am J Clin Oncol, 1(18), 9749.

Gilbert, P.A., Pass, L.E., Keuroghlian, A.S., Greenfield, T.K., & Reisner, S.L. (2018, May). Alcohol research with transgender populations: A systematic review and recommendations to strengthen future studies. Drug Alcohol Depend, 7(186), 138-146.

Reiner, A.S., Sisti, J., John, E.M., Lynch, C.F., Brooks, J.D., Mellemkjr, L., Boice, J.D., Knight, J.A., Concannon, P., Capanu, M., Tischkowitz, M., Robson, M., Liang, X., Woods, M., Conti, D.V., et al. (2018, May). Breast cancer family history and contralateral breast cancer risk in young women: An update from the women's environmental cancer and radiation epidemiology study. J Clin Oncol, 15(36), 1513-1520.

Andreotti, G., Koutros, S., Hofmann, J.N., Sandler, D.P., Lubin, J.H., Lynch, C.F., Lerro, C.C., De Roos, A.J., Parks, C.G., Alavanja, M.C., Silverman, D.T., & Beane Freeman, L.E. (2018, May). Glyphosate use and cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study. J Natl Cancer Inst, 5(110), 509-516.

Arp Adams, S., Rohweder, C.L., Leeman, J., Friedman, D.B., Gizlice, Z., Vanderpool, R.C., Askelson, N., Best, A., Flocke, S.A., Glanz, K., Ko, L.K., & Kegler, M.  (2018, May). Use of evidence-based interventions and implementation strategies to increase colorectal cancer screening in Federally Qualified Health Centers. Journal of Community Health, 2(15), e52

Zeliadt, S.B., Hoffman, R.M., Birkby, G., Eberth, J.M., Brenner, A.T., Reuland, D.S., & Flocke, S.A. (2018, April). Challenges implementing lung cancer screening in Federally Qualified Health Centers. Am J Prev Med, 4(54), 568-575.

Weeks, K.S., Kahl, A.R., Lynch, C.F., & Charlton, M.E. Racial/ethnic differences in thyroid cancer incidence in the United States, 2007-2014. Cancer, 7 (124), 1483-1491.

Glass, N.A., Torner, J.C., Letuchy, E.M., Burns, T.L., Janz, K.F., Eichenberger Gilmore, J.M., Schlechte, J.A., & Levy, S.M. (2018, April). Does visceral or subcutaneous fat influence peripheral cortical bone strength during adolescence? A longitudinal study. J Bone Miner Res, 4(33), 580-588.

Metcalf, K.M., Baquero, B.I., Coronado Garcia, M.L., Francis, S.L., Janz, K., Laroche, H.H., & Sewell, D.K. (2018, March). Calibration of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire to accerlerometry measured physical activity and sedentary behavior. BMC Public Health, 18, 412.

Gilbert, P.A., Laroche, H.H., Wallace, R.B., Parker, E.A., Curry, S.J. (2018, March). Extending work on rural health disparities: A commentary on Matthews and Colleagues' report. J Rural Health, 2(34), 119-121.

Glanville, J.L. & Story, W.T. (2018, March). Social capital and self-rated health: Clarifying the role of trust. Soc Sci Res, 2(71), 98-108.

Taylor, K.L., Luta, G., Hoffman, R.M., Davis, K.M., Lobo, T., Zhou, Y., Leimpeter, A., Shan, J., Jensen, R.E., Aaronson, D.S., & Van Den Eeden, S.K. Quality of life among men with low-risk prostate cancer during the first year following diagnosis: the PREPARE prospective cohort study.  Transl Behav Med, 2(8), 156-165.

Ashdia, S., & Schafer, E. (2018, March). Social relationships, and aging mind and brain. In M. Rizzo, B. Fritzsch & S. Anderson (Eds)., The Wiley Handbook on the Aging Mind and Brain. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons LTD.

Wright, B., Askelson, N.M., Ahrens, M., Momany, E., Bentler, S., & Damiano, P. (2018, February). Completion of requirements in Iowa's medicaid expansion premium disincentive program, 2014-2015. Am J Public Health, 2(108), 219-223.

Scherer, A.M., Schacht Reisinger, H., Schweizer, M.L., Askelson, N.M., Fagerlin, A., Lynch, C.F. (2018, February). Cross-sectional associations between psychological traits, and HPV vaccine uptake and intentions in young adults from the United States. PLoS One, 2(13), e0193363.

Ashida, S., Sewell, D.K., Schafer, E.J., Schroer, A., & Friberg, J. (2018, January epub). Social network members who engage in activities with older adults: Do they bring more social benefits than other members? Ageing Soc, 2, 1-20.

Hoffman, R.M., Van Den Eeden, S.K., Davis, K.M., Lobo, T., Luta, G., Shan, J., Aaronson, D., Penson, D.F., Leimpeter, A.D., & Taylor, K.L. (2018, January). Decision-making processes among men with low-risk prostate cancer: A survey study.  Psychooncology, 1(27), 325-332.

Ammann, E.M., Shanafelt, T.D., Larson, M.C., Wright, K.B., McDowell, B.D., Link, B.K., & Chrischilles, E.A. (2017, December). Time to second-line treatment and subsequent relative survival in older patients with relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk, 12(17), e11-e25.

Montuclard, A.L., Park-Mroch, J., O'Shea, A.M.J., Wansink, B., Irvin, J., Laroche, H,H. (2017, October). College cafeteria signage increases water intake but water position on the soda dispenser encourages more soda consumption. Journal of  Nutrition Education and Behavior, 49(9), 764-771.

Janz, K.F., Boros, P., Letuchy, E.M., Kwon, S., Burns, T.L., Levy, S.M. (2017, October). Physical activity, not sedentary time, predicts DXA-measured adiposity age 5-19 years. Med Sci Sports Exerc., 49(10), 2071-2077.

Charlton, M.E., Karlitz, J.J., Schlichting, J.A., Chen, V.W., & Lynch, C.F. (2017, October). Factors associated with guideline-recommended KRAS testing in colorectal cancer patients: A population-based study. Am J Clin Oncol, 5(40), 498-506.

Pagedar, N.A., Chioreso, C., Schlichting, J.A., Lynch, C.F., & Charlton, M.E. (2017, October). Treatment selection in oropharyngeal cancer: a surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) patterns of care analysis. Cancer Causes Control, 10(28), 1085-1093.

Zamoiski, R.D., Yanik, E., Gibson, T.M., Cahoon, E.K., Madeleine, M.M., Lynch, C.F., Gustafson, S., Goodman, M.T., Skeans, M., Israni, A.K., Engels, E.A., Morton, L.M. (2017, August).  Risk of second malignancies in solid organ transplant recipients who develop keratinocyte cancers. Cancer Res., 77(15), 4196-4203.

Hoffman, R.M., Lo, M., Clark, J.A., Albertsen, P.C., Barry, M.J., Goodman, M., … Hamilton, A.S. (2017). Treatment decision regret among long-term survivors of localized prostate cancer: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study. J Clin Oncol, 20(35), 2306-2314. PMID 28493812

Zemore, S.E., Mulia, N., Williams, E., Gilbert, P.A. (2017, July-September). Job loss and alcohol dependence among Blacks and Whites in a National Longitudinal Survey. J Ethn Subst Abuse, 16(3), 314-327.

Reuland, D.S., Brenner, A.T., Hoffman, R., McWilliams, A., Rhyne, R.L., Getrich, C., Tapp, H., Weaver, M.A., Callan, D., Cubillos, L., Urquieta de Hernandez, B., Pignone, M.P. (2017, July). Effect of combined patient decision aid and patient navigation vs usual care for colorectal cancer screening in a vulnerable patient population: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Intern Med., 177(7), 967-974.

Hoffman, R.M., Sanchez, R. (2017, July). Lung Cancer Screening. Med Clin North Am., 101(4), 769-785.

Askelson, N.M., Golembiewski, E.H., Bobst, A., Delger, P.J., Scheidel, C.A. (2017, May).  Understanding perceptions of school administrators related to school breakfast in a low School breakfast participation state. J Sch Health, 87(6), 427-434.

Askelson, N.M., Wright, B., Bentler, S., Momany, E.T., Damiano, P. (2017, May).  Iowa's medicaid expansion promoted healthy behaviors But was challenging to implement and attracted few participants. Health Aff(Millwood), 36(5), 799-807.

Gilbert, P.A., Drabble, L., Daniel-Ulloa, J., & Trocki, K.F., (2017, May 21). Alcohol outcomes by sexual orientation and race/ethnicity: few findings of higher risk. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78(3), 406-414.

Flocke, S.A., Hoffman, R., Eberth, J.M., Park, H., Birkby, G., Trapl, E., Zeliadt, S. (2017, April).  The prevalence of tobacco use at federally qualified health centers in the United States, 2013. Prev Chronic Dis., 14, E29.

Gilbert, P.A., Laroche, H.H., Wallace, R.B., Parker, E.A., & Curry, S.J. (2017, April 11). Extending work on rural health disparities: a commentary on Matthews and Colleagues' Report. The Journal of Rural Health00, 1-3.

Daniel-Ulloa, J., Sun, C., M., & Rhodes, S.D. (2017, April).  The intersection between masculinity and health among rural immigrant Latino men. International Journal of Mens’ Health, 16(1), 84.

Hagerman, C.J., Bellini, P.G., Davis, K.M., Hoffman, R.M., Aaronson, D.S., Leigh, D.Y., Zinar, R.E., Penson, D., Van Den Eeden, S., Taylor, K.L. (2017, March). Physicians' perspectives on the informational needs of low-risk prostate cancer patients. Health Educ Res., 32(2), 134-152.

Askelson, N.M., Golembiewski, E.H., Ghattas, A., Williams, S., Delger, P.J., Scheidel, C.A. (2017, February).  Exploring the parents' attitudes and perceptions about school breakfast to understand why participation is low in a rural Midwest state. Journal of Nutrition Education & Behavior, 49(2), 107-116.

Askelson, N. M., Golembiewski, E. H., Baquero, B., Momany, E. T., Friberg, J., & Montgomery, D. (2017, February). The importance of matching the evaluation population to the intervention population: An example from a nutrition education intervention. Evaluation and Program Planning60, 64-71.

Kwon, S., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E., Burns, T.L., & Levy, S.M. (2017, January). Association between body mass index percentile trajectories in infancy and adiposity in childhood and early adulthood. Obesity25(1), 166-171

Laroche, H.H., Hradek, C., Hansen, K., Hanks, A.S., Just, D.R., & Wasink, B.  (2017, January).  Healthy Concessions: high school students’ responses to healthy concession stand changes. Journal of School Health, 87 (2), 98-105.

Fink, A.K., Yanik, E.L., Marshall, B.C., Wilschanski, M., Lynch, C.F., Austin, A.A., Copeland, G., Safaeian, M., Engels, E.A. (2017, January). Cancer risk among lung transplant recipients with cystic fibrosis. Journal of  Cystic Fibrosis, 16(1), 91-97.

Ashida, S., Robinson, E.L., Gay, J., Slagel, L.E., Ramirez, M.R. (2017, January). Personal disaster and emergency support networks of older adults in a rural community: changes after participation in a preparedness program. Disaster Med Public Health Prep11(1), 110-119.

Siegel, D.A., Wilson, R., Wilkinson, E.J., Gargano, J.W., Watson, M., Hernandez, B.Y., Goodman, M.T., Lynch, C.F., Unger, E.R., Saraiya, M. (2017, January).  Evaluation of the vulvar cancer histology code reported by central cancer registries: importance in eEpidemiology. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 141(1), 139-143.

Coughlan, D., Lynch, C., Gianferante, M., Stevens, J., & Harlan, L.C. (2017).  Patterns of care in treating childhood neuroblastoma: Evidence from a population level study (SEER) in the United States. Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Reyes, J, Reimer, T, Parker, E, Muller, B, & Laroche HH. (2017, Jan/Dec). Factors influencing diabetes self-management among the underserved. Global Qualitative Nursing Research4. 1-13.

Daniel-Ulloa, J., Ulibarris, M., Baquero, B., Sleeth, C., Hariq, H., & Rhodes, S.D. (2016, December). Behavioral HIV prevention interventions among Latinas in the U.S.: a systematic review of the evidence. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 18(6), 1498-1521.

Chiu, M.S., Verma, V., Bennion, N.R., Bhirud, A.R., Li, J., Charlton, M.E., Are, C., Lin, C. (2016, October). Comparison of outcomes between rectal squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. Cancer Medicine,  5(12), 3394-3402.

Brenner, A.T., Hoffman, R., McWilliams, A., Pignone, M.P., Rhyne, R.L., Tapp, H., Weaver, M.A., Callan, D., de Hernandez, B.U., Harbi, K., Reuland, D.S. (2016, October). Colorectal cancer screening in vulnerable patients: promoting informed and shared decisions. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 51(4), 454-462.

Askelson, N. M. & Spies, E. (2017). Parents as Agents for Change in Health and Risk Messaging. In Ed. R. Parrott, Encyclopedia of Health and Risk Message Design and Processing. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press

Charlton, M.E., Karlitz, J.J., Schlichting, J.A., Chen, V.W., & Lynch, C.F. (2017). Factors associated with guideline-recommended KRAS testing in colorectal cancer patients: a population-based study. Am J Clin Oncol40(5), 498-506 . PMID 25844824

Kelly, S.P., Van Den Eeden, S.K., Hoffman, R.M., Aaronson, D.S., Lobo, T., Luta, G., … Taylor, K.L. (2016). Sociodemographic and clinical predictors of switching to active treatment among a large, ethnically diverse cohort of men with low risk prostate cancer on observational management. J Urol, 3(196), 734-740. PMID 27091570

Tyler, E. C., Charlton, M.E., Stitzenberg, K.B. (2016, October). Patient-reported roles, preferences, and expectations regarding treatment of stage I rectal cancer in the cancer care outcomes research and surveillance consortium. Dis Colon Rectum., 59(10), 907-915.

Kelly, S.P, Van Den Eeden SK, Hoffman RM, Aaronson DS, Lobo T, Luta G, Leimpter AD, Shan J, Potosky AL, Taylor KL. (2016, September). Sociodemographic and clinical predictors of switching to active treatment among a large, ethnically diverse cohort of men with low risk prostate cancer on observational management. J Urol., 196(3), 734-740.

Hughley, B.B., Sperry, S.M., Thomsen, T.A., Charlton, M.E., Pagedar, N.A. (2016, August).  Survival outcomes in elderly patients with untreated upper aerodigestive tract cancer. Head Neck, 39(2), 215-218.

Glass, N., Torner, J.C., Burns, T.L., Letuchy, E., Janz, K.F., Eichenberger-Gilmore, J.M., & Levy, S.M. (2016, July). The relationship between greater pre-pubertal adiposity, subsequent age of maturation and bone strength during adolescence. Journal of Bone Mineral Research, 31(7), 1455-65.

Gilbert, P.A. & Zemore, S.E. (2016, July). Discrimination and drinking: a systematic review of the evidence. Social Science and Medicine, 161, 178-194.

Talley, A.E., Gilbert, P.A., Mitchell, J., Goldbac,h J., Marshall, B.D., & Kaysen, D. (2016, July). Addressing gaps on risk and resilience factors for alcohol use outcomes in sexual and gender minority populations. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35(4), 484-493.

Askelson, N. M., Edmonds, S. W., Momany, E. T., & Tegegne, M. (2016, July). Understanding clinic practices for HPV vaccination series completion: Survey of clinic managers in Iowa. Sexually Transmitted Disease, 43(7), 445-449.

Baquero, B., Molina, M., Elder, J. P., Norman, G., & Ayala, G. X. (2016, May). Neighborhoods, social and cultural correlates of obesity risk among Latinos living on the US-Mexico border in Southern California. Journal of the Health Care for the Poor and Undeserved, 27, 700-721.

Kwon, S., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E., Burns, T.L., & Levy, S.M. (2016, May). Parental characteristic patterns associated with maintaining healthy physical activity behavior during childhood and adolescence. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 201613:58 DOI: 10.1186/s12966-016-0383-9.

Daniel-Ulloa, J., Gilbert, P., & Parker, E. (2016, April). HPV vaccination in the US: uneven uptake by gender, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation. American Journal of Public Health, 106(4), 746-747.

Cornish D, Askelson N, Golembiewski E. (2016, February). "Reforms looked really good on paper". Rural food service responses to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Journal of School Health, 2(86), 113-120.

Ashida, S., Robinson, E.L., Gay, J., & Ramirez, M. (2016, February). Motivating rural older residents to prepare for disasters: moving beyond personal benefits. Ageing and Society, 1-24. Advanced online publication.

Sherar, L.B., Griffin, T. P., Ekelund, U., Cooper, A.R., Esliger, D. W., van Sluijs, E.M.F….Janz, K.F… Page, A.S.  (2016, January).  Association between maternal education and objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in adolescents. Journal Epidemiology &Community Health. Advanced online publication.

Lillehoj, C.J., Daniel-Ulloa, J.D., & Nothwehr, F. (2016, January). Prevalence of physical activity policies and environmental strategies in communities and worksites: The Iowa Community Transformation Project. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58(1), e15-e17.

Arellano-Morales, L., Elder, J.P., Sosa, E.T., Baquero, B., & Alcatara, C. (2015, December 14). Health promotion among Latino adults: conceptual frameworks, relevant pathways, and future directions. Journal of Latina/o Psychology.

Morrissey, J.L., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E.M., Francis, S.L., & Levy, S.M. (2015, December). The effect of family and friend support on physical activity through adolescence: a longitudinal study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity12(103), 1-9.

Kwon, S., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E.M., Burns, T.L., & Levy, S.M. (2015, November). Active Lifestyle in childhood and adolescence prevents obesity development in young adulthood. Obesity, 23(10), 2462-2469.

Arellano-Morales, L., Elder, J.P., Sosa, E.T., Baquero, B., & Alcatara, C. (2015). Health promotion among Latino adults: conceptual frameworks, relevant pathways, and future directions. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 4, 83-97.

Honeycutt, S., Leeman, J., McCarthy, W.J., Bastani, R., Carter-Edwards, L., Clark, H., Garney, W., Gustat, J., Hites, L., Nothwehr, F., & Kegler, M. (2015, October).  Evaluating policy, systems, and environmental change interventions: lessons learned from the CDC's Prevention Research Centers. Preventing Chronic Disease12.

Daniel-Ulloa, J., Ulibarri, M., Baquero, B., Sleth, C., Harig, H., & Rhodes, S.D. (2015, October). Behavioral HIV prevention interventions among Latinas in the US: a systematic review of the evidence. Journal of Immigrant Minority Health, 1-24.

Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E.M., Burns, T.L., Francis, S.L., & Levy, S.M.  (2015, October). Muscle power predicts adolescent bone strength: Iowa Bone Development Study.  Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(10)2201-2206.

Parsons, H.M., Harlan, L.C., Schmidt, S., Keegan, T.H., Lynch, C.F., Kent, E.E., …,AYA HOPE Collaborative Group. (2015). Who treats adolescents and young adults with cancer? A report from the AYA HOPE study. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol, 3(4), 141-150. PMID 26421222

Honeycutt, S., Leeman, J., McCarthy, W.J., Bastani, R., Carter-Edwards, L., Clark, H., Garney, W., Gustat, J., Hites, L., Nothwher, F., & Kegler, M.  Evaluating policy, systems, and environmental change interventions: lessons learned from the CDC's Prevention Research Centers. Preventing Chronic Disease. Epub October 15, 2015.

Charlton M.E., Stitzenberg, K.B., Lin, C., Schlichting, J.A., Halfdanarson, T.R., Juarez, G.Y., Pendergast, J.F., …Wallace RB. (2015). Predictors of long-term quality of life for survivors of stage II/III rectal cancer in the cancer care outcomes. Research and Surveillance Consortium. J Oncol Pract, 4(11), e476-486. PMID 26080831

Chrisman, M., Nothwehr, F., Janz, K., Yang, J., & Oleson, J. (2015). Perceived resources and environmental correlates of domain-specific physical activity in rural midwestern adults. J Phys Act Health, 7(12), 962-967. PMID 25153923

Cooper, A.R., Goodman, A., Page, A.S., Sherar, L.B. Eskuger, D.W.…Janz, K.F…Ekelund, U. (2015, September). Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in youth: The International Children’s Accelerometry Database (ICAD). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, 12(113).

Andsager, J.L., Chen, L., Miles, S., Smith, C.C., & Nothwehr, F. (2015). Nutrition information in community newspapers: goal framing, story origins, and topics. Health Commun, 10(30), 1013-1021. PMID 25256633

Weschsler, H., Janz, K. & Barkin, S. (2015). Physical Activity: Moving Toward Obesity Solutions: Workshop Summary (2015) Chapter 2 Physical Activity and Primary Prevention of Obesity. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C. 27-42.

Morrissey, J., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E., Francis, S.L., & Levy, S.M. (2015, August). The effect of family and friend support on physical activity through adolescence: a longitudinal study.  International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 12(103).

Lillihoj C, Nothwehr F, Shipley, K., & Voss C. (2015, July). Vending assessment and program implementation in four Iowa worksites. Health Promotion Practice. Advanced online publication.

Kwon, S., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E.M., Burns, T.L., & Levy, S.M. (2015, July). Developmental trajectories of physical activity, sport, and television viewing during childhood to young adulthood: Iowa Bone Development Study. JAMA Pediatrics, 169(7), 666-672.

Cheng, L., Jin, D., Chen, C., Letuchy, E.M., Janz, K.F., Burns, T.L., Torner, J.C., Levy, S.M., & Saha, P.K. (2015, July). Automated cortical bone segmentation for multirow-detector CT imaging with validation and application to human studies. Medical Physics, 42(8), 4553-4565.

Askelson, N.M., Golembiewski, E.H., DePriest, A.M., O'Neill, P., Delger, P.J. & Scheidel, C.A. (2015, June). The answer isn't always a poster: using social marketing principles and concept mapping with high school students to improve participation in school breakfast. Social Marketing Quarterly, 1-16.

Zhang, N., Campo, S., Yang, J., Janz, K.F., Snetselaar, L., & Ecker, P. (2015, June). Effects of social support about physical activity on social networking sites: applying the theory of planned behavior. Health Communications, 30(12), 1277-1285.

Resnicow, K., McMaster, F., Bocian, A., Harris, D., Zhou, Y., Snetselaar, L., … Wasserman RC. (2015). Motivational interviewing and dietary counseling for obesity in primary care: an RCT. Pediatrics, 4(135), 649-657. PMID 25825539

Wagoner, K.G., Downs, M., Alonzo, J., Daniel, J., & Rhodes, S.D. (2015, May). Latino men's qualitative perspectives on a lay health advisory intervention to promote sexual health. Health and Social Care in the Community, 23(3), 304-312.

Golembiewski, E.H., Askelson, N.M., Elchert, D.M., Leicht, E.A., Scheidel, C.A. & Delger, P.J. (2015, Spring). From policy to practice: parent perceptions of the 2010 federal school lunch mandate. The Journal of Child Nutrition and Management, 39(1).

Lubker-Cornish, D., Askelson, N.M., & Golembiewski, E.H. (2015, Spring). Professional networks among rural school food service directors implementing the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The Journal of Child Nutrition and Management, 39(1).

Singh, B., Yack, H.J., Francis, S., & Janz, K.F. (2015, April). Biomechanical loads during common rehabilitation exercises in obese individuals. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 10(2), 189-196.

Piercy, K.L., Dorn, J., Fulton, J.E., Janz, K.F., McKinnon, R.A., Pate, R.R….Lavizzo-Mourey, R.  (2015, March). Opportunities for public health to increase physical activity among youthsAmerican Journal of Public Health, 105(3), 421-426.

Brazendale, K., Beets, M.W., Bornstein, D.B., Moore, J.B., Pate, R.R.…. Janz, K.F….van Sluijs, E.M.F. (2015, March). Equating accelerometer estimates among youth: The Rosetta Stone 2. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 19(3), 242-249.

Chrisman, M., Nothwehr, F., Yang, G., & Oleson, J. (2015). Environmental influences on physical activity in rural Midwestern adults: a qualitative approach. Health Promot Pract, 1(6), 142-148. PMID 24662894

Janz, K.F., & Francis, S.L.  (2015, February). Childhood physical activity may or may not provide sustained effects to protect adults from osteoporosis.  Kinesiology Reviews4(1), 63-70.

Kwon, S., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E.M., Burns, T.L., & Levy, S.M. (2015). Developmental trajectories of physical activity, sports, and television viewing during childhood to young adulthood: Iowa Bone Development Study. JAMA Pediatr, 7(169), 666-672. PMID 25984811

Xu, Y., Levy, B.T., Daly, J.M., Bergus, G.R., & Dunkelberg, J.C. (2015). Comparison of patient preferences for fecal immunochemical test or colonoscopy using the analytic hierarchy process. BMC Health Serv Res15(1), 175. PMID 25902770

Janz, K.F, Thomas, D.Q., Ford, M.A., & Williams, S.M. (2015, February). Top 10 research questions related to physical activity and bone health in children and adolescents. Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport, 86(1), 5-12.

Li, C., Jin, D., Chen, C., Letuchy, E.M., Janz, K.F., Burns, T.L,.… Saha, P.K. (2015). Automated cortical bone segmentation for multirowdetector CT imaging with validation and application to human studies. Med Phys, 8(42), 4553-4565. PMID 26233184

Baquero, B., Linnan, L., Laraia, B.A., & Ayala, G.X. (2014). Process evaluation of a food marketing and environmental change intervention in Tiendas that serve Latino immigrants in North Carolina. Health Promot Pract, 6(15), 839-848. PMID 24514017

Chrisman, M., Nothwehr, F., Yang, G., & Oleson, J. (2015, January). Environmental influences on physical activity in rural Midwestern adults: a qualitative approach. Health Promotion Practice, 16(1), 142-148.

Chrisman, M., Nothwehr, F., Yang, J., & Oleson, J. (2014). Perceived correlates of domain-specific physical activity in rural adults in the Midwest. J Rural Health, 4(30), 352-358. PMID 24576053

Nothwehr, F., Chrisman, M., & Andsager, J.L. (2014). Improving rural newspaper coverage of nutrition stories: an educational assessment of editors' attitudes and learning needs. Health Promot Pract, 6(15), 849-856. PMID 24648288

Chen, V.W., Hsieh, M.C., Charlton, M.E., Ruiz BA, Karlitz, J., Altekruse, S.F., Ries, L.A., & Jessup, J.M. (2014). Analysis of stage and clinical/prognostic factors for colon and rectal cancer from SEER registries: AJCC and collaborative stage data collection system. Cancer, 120 Suppl. 23, 3793-380. PMID 25412391