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The following bibliography represents some of the publications of Global REACH faculty, associates and affiliates, students, and staff (names bolded) that are related to global health or authored with international partners.   


Cornejo MP, Maliqueo M, Coirini H, Hentges ST, Becu-Villalobos D, Elias CF. Neuroendocrine regulation of metabolism. J Neuroendocrin. 2016 Jul; 28(7). doi: 10.1111/jne.12395.

Engmann CM, Hodgson A, Aborigo R, Adongo P, Moyer CA. Addressing the continuum of maternal and newborn care in Ghana: Implications for research, policy and practice. Health Pol & Plan. 2016; June 28. pii: czw072. [Epub ahead of print]

Haig A, Smith SR, Tappenden P, Hobson ME, Kanphade G, Magenau J. The Cancer Rehabilitation Screening Tool: A short test to identify rehabilitation needs on oncology wards and outpatient services, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2016. J Rehab Med, 48,, Supplement 55, 188-189.

Haig A, Tie V, Kok K, Smith SR, Manivasagam M, Haig M. The Cancer Rehabilitation Screening Tool: Malay translation and observation in Brunei National Cancer Center patients, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2016; J Rehab Med, 48, Supplement 55, 188.

Hebbarm M, Prasada H, Bhowmik AD, Trujillano D, Shukla A, Chakraborti S, Kandaswamy KK, Rolfs A, Kamath N, Dalal A, Bielas SL, Girisha KM. Homozygous deletion of exons 2 and 3 of NPC2 associated with Niemann-Pick disease type C. Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Jun 8. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37794.

Huang J, Guan M, Balch J, Wu E, Rao H, Lin A, Wei L, Lok A. Survey of hepatitis B knowledge and stigma among chronically infected patients and uninfected persons in Beijing, China. Liver Intl. 2016; Jun 12. DOI: 10.1111/liv.13168

Lee PA, Nordenström A, Houk CP, Ahmed SF, Auchus R, Baratz A, Baratz Dalke K, Liao LM, Lin-Su K, Looijenga LH 3rd, Mazur T, Meyer-Bahlburg HF, Mouriquand P, Quigley CA, Sandberg DE, Vilain E, Witchel S, and the Global DSD Update Consortium. Global disorders of sex development update since 2006: Perceptions, approach and care. Horm Res Paediatr. 2016; 85:158-180.

Liu C, Saffen D, Schulze TG, Burmeister M, Sham PC, Yao YG, Kuo PH, Chen C, An Y, Dai J, Yue W, Li MX, Xue H, Su B, Chen L, Shi Y, Qiao M, Liu T, Xia K, Chan RC. Psychiatric genetics in China: achievements and challenges. Mol Psychiatry. 2016; Jan;21(1):4-9. doi: 10.1038/mp.2015.95. Epub 2015 Oct 20. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4830695/

Kolars JC, Fang W, Zheng K, Huang AY, Sun Q, Wang Y, Woolliscroft JO, Ke Y. Collaboration platforms in China for translational and clinical research: The partnership between Peking University Health Science Center and the University of Michigan Medical School. Acad Med. 2016; Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27119322.

Meyer AC, Opoku C, Gold KJ.  “They say I should not think about it:” A qualitative study of how bereaved mothers in Ghana experience infant loss. OMEGA- J Death Dying, 2016. Published online before print Feb 7, 2016; doi:10.1177/0030222816629165

Mulder N, Nembaware V, Adekile A, Anie K, Inusa B, Brown B, Campbell A, et al. Proceedings of a Sickle Cell Disease Ontology workshop - Towards the first comprehensive ontology for Sickle Cell Disease. Applied & Transl Genomics.  2016; 9: 23-29.

Odonkor, CA, et al. Connecting the Dots: A comparative global multi-institutional study of prohibitive factors affecting cancer pain management. Pain Medicine. 2016; pnw143.

Petrites AD, Mullan PB, Spangenberg K, Gold KJ. “You have no choice but to go on.” How physicians and midwives in Ghana cope with frequent perinatal deaths. Mat Child Health. 2016:20(7):1448-55.

Rominski SD, Lori J, Nakua E, Dzomeku V, Moyer CA. What makes a likely abortion provider? Evidence from a nationwide survey of final-year students at Ghana's public midwifery training colleges. Contracept. 2016; Mar; 93(3):226-32. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2015.11.007 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26569448

Schroeder LF, Guarner J, Elbireer A, Castle PE, Amukele TK. Time for a model list of essential diagnostics. Perspective in NEJM. 2016; 374 (26) 2511-14.

Schroeder LF, Amukele TK. The Next Phase for Point-of-Care Testing in Resource-Limited Settings. Point Care. 2016; 15:93–5.

Tannor A, Haig A, Christian A, Smith SR, Odonkor C. Online/In-person 1 Year Fellowship in PRM: A sustainable beginning for rehabilitation medicine in Sub-Saharan Africa, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2016; J Rehab Med, 48, Supplement 55, 282.

Yang M, Wu E, Rao H, Du F, Xie A, Cheng S, Rodd C, Lin A, Wei L, Lok A. A comparative study of liver disease care in the USA and urban and rural China. Digest Dis & Sci. 2016; Jun 2, 1-10.


Amukele TK , Schroeder LF, Jackson JB, Elbireer A: Most clinical laboratory testing in Kampala occurs in high-volume, high-quality laboratories or low-volume, low-quality laboratories. A tale of two cities. Am J Clin Pathol. 2015 Jan; 143(1):50-6.

Antwi-Boasiak C, Frimpong E,  Ababio GK, Bartholomew D, Campbell AD, Gyan B, Antwi DA. The role of nitric oxide in vaso-occlusive crisis in Sickle Cell Disease patients in Ghana.  Donnish J Med & Med Sci. 2015; Vol. 2(4): 052-055.

Borges BD, Rorato RC, Uchoa ET, Marangon PB, Elias CF, Antunes-Rodrigues J, Elias LL. Protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTP1B) contributes to LPS-induced leptin resistance in male rats. Am J Phys – Endocrinol & Metab. 2015: 308(1): E40-50.

De Jonge A, De Vries R, Lagro-Janssen A, Malata A, Declercq E, Downe S, Hutton EK. The importance of evaluating primary midwifery care for improving the health of women and infants. Frontiers Med; Fam Med & Prim Care. 2015. Mar 23; 2:17. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2015.00017. eCollection 2015

Ghany M, Perrillo R, Li R, Belle SH, Janssen HLA, Terrault NA, Shuhart MC, Lau DTY, Kim WR, Fried MW, Sterling RK, Di Bisceglie AM, Han SHB, Ganova-Raeva LM, Chang KM, Lok ASF. The Hepatitis B Research Network (HBRN): Characteristics of the adult cohort in North America reflect the diversity in country of origin and genotype. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015; 13: 183-92. PMID 25010003

Giordani B, Novak B, Boivin MJ, Sikorskii A, Bangirana P, Nakasujja N, Winn BW. Designing brain-powered games for cognitive training and rehabilitation in at-risk African children. Glob Ment Health. 2015; 2(6): 1-14. http://journals.cambridge.org/download.php?file=%2FGMH%2FGMH2%2FS2054425...

Gupta ML, Aborigo RA, Adongo PB, Rominski S, Hodgson A, Engmann C, Moyer CA. Grandmothers as gatekeepers: The role of grandmothers in influencing health-seeking for mothers and newborns in rural northern Ghana. Glob Pub Health: Intl J Res, Pol & Pract. 2015. DOI: 10.1080.17441692.2014.1002413

Iannotti LL, Delnatus JR, Odom AR, Eaton JC, Griggs JJ, Brown S, Wolff PB. Determinants of anemia and hemoglobin concentration in Haitian school-aged children. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015; 93: 1092-1098. PMCID: PMC4703262.

Johnson TRB. Invited Editorial: Jhpiego: Model supporter of implementation science. Int J Gynecol Obstet. 2015; 130:53.

Lertakyamanee P, Srinivasan A, De Lott LB, Trobe JD. Papilledema and vision loss caused by Jugular Paragangliomas. J Neuroophthalmol. 2015; Jun 12.

Liechty ER, Bergin IL, Bell JD. Animal models of contraception: Utility and limitations. Open Access J Contracept. 2015; 6: 27-35.

Matsuo Y, Tanaka M, Yamakage H, Sasaki Y, Muranaka K, Hata H, Ikai I, Shimatsu A, Inoue M, Chun TH, Satoh-Asahara N. Thrombospondin 1 as a novel biological marker of obesity and metabolic syndrome. Metabolism. 2015 Nov; 64 (11):1490-9. doi: 10.1016/j.metabol.2015.07.016. Epub 2015 Jul 26.

Mmeje O, Titler MG, Dalton VK. A call to action: Evidence-based safer conception interventions in HIV-affected couples desiring children in Sub-Saharan Africa. Intl J Gynec & Obstet. 2015; 128 (1): 73-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jigo.2014.07.034 

Mmeje O, van der Poel S, Workneh M, Njoroge B, Bukusi E, Cohen CR. Achieving pregnancy safely: Perspectives on timed vaginal insemination among HIV-serodiscordant couples and healthcare providers in Kisumu, Kenya. AIDS Care. 2015; 27(1): 10-6. doi:10.1080/09540121.2014.946385

Newman-Casey PA, Robin AL, Blachley T, Farris KB, Heisler M, Resnicow K, Lee PP. The most common barriers to glaucoma medication adherence: A cross sectional survey. Ophthalmol. 2015; 122(7): 1308-16. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.03.026. Epub 2015 Apr 24

Nishizuka T,  Shauver MJ, Zhong L, Chung KC, Hirata H. A comparative study of attitudes regarding digit replantation in the US and Japan. J Hand Surg (A). 2015; 40(8): 1646-1656.

Nomura K, Yamazaki Y, Gruppen LD, Takeuchi M, Illing J. The difficulty of professional continuation among women doctors in Japan: A qualitative study of alumnae of 13 medical schools in Japan. BMJ Open. 2015; 5:e005845 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005845

Piette JD, List J, Rana GK, Townsend W, Striplin D, Heisler M. Mobile Health devices as tools for worldwide cardiovascular risk reduction and disease management. Circulation. 2015; Nov 24; 132(21):2012-27.

Rominski SD, Morhe ESK, Lori J. “I am very much afraid of side effects by listening to what people say.” Reasons Ghanaian women do not use contraception. Intl J Nurs & Midwif. 2015; 7(4): 61-68. 

Rominski SD, Morhe ESK, Lori J. Post-abortion family planning in Ghana: A one year review. Glob Pub Health. 2015; 10:3, 345-353. 

Rossi MC, Lucisano G, Funnell M, Pintaudi B, Bulotta A, Gentile S, Scardapane M, Skovlund SE, Vespasiani G, Nicolucci A, BENCH-D Study Group: Interplay among patient empowerment and clinical and person-centered outcomes in type 2 diabetes. The BENCH-D study. Patient Ed & and Counsel. 2015; 98:1142-1149.

Ruknuddeen MI, Rajajee V, Ramadoss R, Rajagopalan RE, Grzeskowiak L. Early clinical prediction of neurological outcome following out of hospital cardiac arrest managed with therapeutic hypothermia. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2015; 19(6): 304-310.

Schroeder LF, Elbireer A, Jackson JB, Amukele TK. Laboratory diagnostics market in East Africa: A survey of test types, test availability, and test prices in Kampala, Uganda. PLoS One. 2015;10: e0134578.


Spangenberg K, Wobil P, Betts CL, Wiesner TF, Gold KJ.  Intimate partner violence among mothers of sick newborns in Ghana. Health Care Women Intl. 2015; 0: 1-12. 

Spinale JM, Mariani LH, Kapoor S, Zhang J, Weyant R, Song PX, Wong HN, Troost JP, Gadegbeku CA, Gipson DS, Kretzler M, Nihalani D, Holzman LB. Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network. A reassessment of soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor in glomerular disease. Kidney Intl. 2015; 87(3): 564-74. PubMed PMID: 25354239; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4344842

Uchihashi M, Bergin IL, Bassis CM, Hashway SA, Chai D, Bell JD. Influence of age, reproductive cycling status, and menstruation on the vaginal microbiome in baboons (Papio anubis). Am J Primatol. 2015; 77(5): 563-78. PM25676781

Veiga-Lopez A, Kannan K, Liao C, Ye W, Domino S, Padmanabhan V. Gender-specific effects on gestational length and birth weight by early pregnancy BPA exposure. Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015. 100(11):E1394-403. PMCID:PMC4702459 [Available on 2016-11-01]; http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2015-1724.

Woodward MA, Ple-Plakon P, Blachley T, Musch DC, Newman-Casey PA, De Lott LB, Lee PP. Eye care providers’ attitudes towards tele-ophthalmology. Telemed J E Health. 2015; 21(4): 271-3. doi: 10.1089/tmj

Wu E, Wang T, Lin T, Chen X, Guan Z, cao C, Rao H, Yang M, Feng B, Pui S, Chan M, Fu S, Lin A, Wei L, Lok AS. A comparative study of patients’ attitudes toward clinical research in the United States and urban and rural China. Clin Transl Sci. 2015; 8: 123-31. PMID: 25588611

Zhang S, Liang Y, Chen Y, Musch DC, Zhang C, Wang N. Utility analysis of vision-related quality of life in patients with glaucoma and different perceptions from ophthalmologists. J Glaucoma.2015;24(7): 508-14. PMID: 25415642


Aborigo RA, Moyer CAGupta ML, Adongo P, Williams J, Hodgson A, Allote P, Engmann C. Obstetric danger signs and factors affecting health seeking behaviour among the Kassena-Nankani of Northern Ghana: A qualitative study. Afr J Reprod Health. 2014; 18(3): 78.

Adelgais KM, Kuppermann N, Kooistra J, Garcia M, Monroe DJ, Mahajan P, Menaker J, Ehrlich P, Atabaki S, Page K, Kwok M, Holmes JF. Intra-Abdominal Injury Study Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN): Accuracy of the abdominal examination for identifying children with blunt intra-abdominal injuries. J Peds. 2014; 165(6): 1230-1235.e5. PMID: 25266346

Alaniz C, Hyzy RC. Time to declare a moratorium on stress ulcer prophylaxis in critically ill.  Crit Care Med. 2014; Sep 3.  [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25126822

Alroy KA, Huang C, Gilman RH, Quispe-Machaca VR, Marks MA, et al. Prevalence and transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi in people of rural communities of the high jungle of Northern Peru. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014; 9(7): e0003910. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003910

Andreatta PB, Marzano DA, Curran DS, Reynolds KR. Low-hanging fruit:  A clementine as a simulation model for advanced laparoscopy.  J Soc Simulation Health. 2014; Aug; 9(4): 234-40. PMID 24787562

Andreatta PB, Marzano DA, Curran DS, Reynolds KR.   Evaluation of a precise and measurable model for learning laparoscopic tissue handling: Simulation in healthcare. J Soc Simulation Health. 2014; Oct; 9(5): 283-287 doi: 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000036, Empirical Investigations

Auchus RJ, Buschur EO, Chang AY, Hammer GD, Ramm C, Madrigal M, Wang G, Gonzalez M, Xu S, Smit JW, Jiao J, Yu MK. Abiraterone acetate to lower androgens in women with Classic 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency. J Clin Endocrin & Metab. 2014; 99(8): 2763-70. PMCID: PMC4121028

Burgard SA, Chen PV. Challenges of health measurement in studies of health disparities. Soc Sci & Med. 2014; 106: 143-50.

Burgard SA, Sznajder KEK, Harlow SD, Wang Y, Han C, Liu J. Gynecologic pain related to occupational stress among female factory workers in Tianjin, China. Intl J Occup & Environ Health. 2014; 20 (1): 33-45. 

Burgard SA, Sznajder KK, Harlow SD, Wang Y, Han C, Liu J. Urogenital infection symptoms and occupational stress among women working in export production factories in Tianjin, China.  Asia Pacif J Reprod. 2014; 3(2): 142-149. 

Burns R, Majczenko K, Xu JS, Peng W, Yapici Z, Dowling JJ, Li JZ, Burmeister M. Homozygous splice mutation in CWF19L1 in a Turkish family with recessive ataxia syndrome. Neurol. 2014; 83(23): 2175-82. 

Cavalcante JC, Bittencourt JC, Elias CF. Distribution of the neuronal inputs to the ventral premammillary nucleus of male and female rats. Brain Res. 2014; 1582: 77-90.

Chen H, Mester T, Raychaudhuri N, Kauh CY, Gupta S, Smith TJ, Douglas RS. Teprotumumab, an IGF-1R Blocking Monoclonal Antibody Inhibits TSH and IGF-1 Action in Fibrocytes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Clark EH, Sherbuk J, Okamoto E, Jois M, Galdos-Cardenas G, Vela-Guerra J, Menacho-Mendez GS, Bozo-Gutierrez RW, Fernandez AB, Crawford TC, Colanzi R, Gilman RH, Bern C.  Working Group on Chagas Disease in Bolivia and Peru: Hyperendemic Chagas Disease and the unmet need for pacemakers in the Bolivian Chaco. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2014; 8(6): e2801 2014. PM24901942

Dan YY, Wong JB, Hamid SS, Han KH, Jia JD, Liu CJ, Piratvisuth T, Lok ASF, Lim SG. Consensus cost-effectiveness model for treatment of chronic hepatitis B in Asia Pacific countries. Hepatol Int. 2014; 8: 382-394. 

Elam AR, Lee PP. Barriers to and suggestions on improving utilization of eye care in high-risk individuals: Focus group results. Intl Schol Res Notices. 2014; Article ID 527831. doi:10.1155/2014/527831

Esterson YB, Carey M, Piette JD, Thomas N, Hawkins M. A systematic review of innovative diabetes care models in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). J Health Care Poor & Underserved. 2014; 25(1): 72-93. 

Frazao R, Lemko HD, Silva RP, Ratra DV, Lee CE, Williams KW, Zigman JM, Elias CF. Estradiol modulates Kiss1 Neuronal Response to Ghrelin. Am J Phys – Endocrinol & Metab. 2014; 306(6): E606-14.

Fujawa D, Tyus J, Cooper J, Dzingle J, Kapila S, Eber R, Gonzalez-Cabezas C, Ndege PK, Peck M, Peck S, Kapila Y.  Oral health status of children in rural schools in Kithoka, Kenya.  OHDM. 2014; 13(4): 1-10.Burns PB, Myra Kim H, Gaston RG, Haase SC, Hammert WC, Lawton JN, Merrell GA, Nassab PF, Yang LJ, Chung KC. Predictors of functional outcomes after simple decompression for ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: A multicenter study by the SUN study group. Arch Phys Med & Rehab. 2014; 95: 680-5.

Gold KJ, Abdul-Razak SAM, Boggs ME, Opare-Addo HS, Lieberman RL.  Assessment of “fresh” versus “macerated” as accurate markers of time since intrauterine fetal demise in low-income countries.  Int J Gyn Obstet. 2014; 125: 223-227.   

Gold KJJohnson TR. Mothers at risk: Maternal mental health outcomes after perinatal death. Obst Gynecol. 2014; 123 Suppl 1: 6S.

Griggs JJ, Liu Y, Sorbero ME, Jagielski CH, Maly RC. Adjuvant chemotherapy dosing in low-income women: The impact of Hispanic ethnicity and patient self-efficacy. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014; 144: 665-72. PMCID: PMC4403762

Gruppen LD. Humility and respect: Core values in medical education. Med Ed. 2014; 48: 53-58.

The H3Africa Consortium (Burke DT … Kretzler M… Zar H). Research capacity: Enabling the genomic revolution in Africa. Science. 2014; 344 (6190), 1346-1348. doi:10.1126/science.1251546. PMID: 24948725; PMCID: PMC4138491

Hashway SA, Bergin IL, Bassis CM, Uchihashi M, Schmidt KC, Young VB, Aronoff DM, Patton DL, Bell JD. Impact of a hormone-releasing intrauterine system on the vaginal microbiome: a prospective baboon model. J Med Primatol. 2014; 43(2): 89-99. 

Hill E, Hess R, Aborigo R, Adongo P, Hodgson A, Engmann C, Moyer CA. “I don’t know anything about their culture”: The disconnect between allopathic and traditional maternity care providers in rural northern Ghana. Afr J Reprod Health. 2014; 18(2): 36-45.

Hirsch J, Winters M, Clarke PJ, McKay H. Generating GPS activity spaces that shed light upon the mobility habits of older adults: A descriptive analysis. Intl J Health Geograph. 2014; 13: 51-65.

Howell JD. Just what do physicians do? Unexpected continuities from Sixteenth Century Padua.  J Hist Med & Allied Sci. 2014; 69: 662-664.

Janket S, Baird AE, Jones JA, Jackson EA, Surakka M, Tao W, et al. Number of teeth, C-reactive protein, fibrinogen and cardiovascular mortality: A 15-year follow-up study in a Finnish cohort. J Clin Periodontol. 2014; 41(2): 131-40. 

Kolars JC.  Gastroenterologists and our role in global health.  AGA Perspectives. 2014; 9(4): 22.

Lerario AM, Moraitis A, Hammer GD. Genetics and epigenetics of adrenocortical tumors. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2014; 386(1-2): 67-84. 

Lieber SR, Mantengoli E, Saint S, Fowler KE, Fumagalli C, Bartolozzi D, Magistri L, Niccolini F, Bartoloni A. The effect of leadership on hand hygiene: Assessing hand hygiene adherence prior to patient contact in 2 infectious disease units in Tuscany. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Mar; 35(3): 313-6.  

Lori JR, Yi CH, Ackah JV, Adanu RMK. (2014). Examining antenatal health literacy in Ghana, J Nurs Scholar. 2014; 46(6): 432-440. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12094

Lori JR, Livingston L, Eagle M, Rominski S, Nakua E, Agyei-Baffour P. Rural origin and exposure drives Ghanaian Midwives’ reported future practice. Afr J Reprod Health. 2014; 18(3): 95-100.

Lori JR, Rominski SD, Osher BF, Boyd CJ. A case series study of perinatal deaths at one referral center in rural post-conflict Liberia. Mat Child Health J. 2014; 18:45–51.

Mmeje O, Cohen CR, Murage A, Ong’ech J, Kiarie J, van der Poel S. Promoting reproductive options for HIV-affected couples in sub-Saharan Africa. BJOG WHO Supplement; 2014.

Mould-Millman CN-K, Rominski S, Oteng R. Ambulance or taxi? High acuity prehospital transports in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Afr J Emer Med. 2014; 4: 8–13.

Moyer CA, Kolars C, Busingye P. Three years of data on the impact of OB/GYN coverage in rural Uganda. Intl J Obstet & Gyn. 2014. [Epub ahead of print.] DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.04.004

Mullan PB, Williams J, Malani NP, Riba M, Haig A, Perry J, Kolars JC, Mangrulkar R, Williams B.  Promoting medical students’ reflection on competencies to advance a global health equities curriculum.  BioMed Central. 2014; 14: 91. 

Munro MLLori JR, Boyd C, Andreatta P. Knowledge and skill retention of a mobile phone data collection protocol in rural Liberia. J Midwif & Women’s Health. 2014; 59(2): 176-183. doi:10.1111/jmwh.12155. PMCID:PMC3976765

Munro ML, Martyn KK, Fava NM, Helman, A. Inter-rater reliability of the Measure of Patient-Centered Communication in health promotion visits with youth. Intl J Comm & Health. 2014; 3: 34-42. Available at http://communicationandhealth.ro/upload/number3/MUNRO-MARTYN-FAVA-HELMAN...

Mould-Millman CN-K, Rominski S, Oteng R. Ambulance or taxi? High acuity prehospital transports in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Afr J Emer Med. 2014; 4: 8–13.

Nelson MI, Balmaseda A, Kuan G, Saborio S, Lin X, Halpin R, Stockwell T, Wentworth D, Harris E, Gordon A. The evolution of influenza A and B viruses in the tropical city of Managua, Nicaragua. Virology. 2014; 462-463 (81-90).

Olapade-Olaopa E, Baird S, Kiguli-Malwadde E, Kolars JC.  Growing partnerships: Leveraging the power of collaboration through the Medical Education Partnership Initiative.  Acad Med. 2014; 89(8 Suppl): S19-23. 

Okamoto EE, Sherbuk JE, Clark EH, Marks MA, Gandarilla O, Galdos-Cardenas G, Vasquez-Villar A, Choi J, Crawford TC, Do R, Fernandez AB, Colanzi R, Flores-Franco JL, Gilman RH, Bern C. Chagas Disease Working Group in Bolivia and Peru: Biomarkers in Trypanosoma cruzi-infected and uninfected individuals with varying severity of cardiomyopathy in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2014; 8(10): e3227. PM25275382

Pedroso JAB, Buonfiglio DC, Cardinali LI, Furigo IC, Ramos-Lobo AM, Tirapegui J, Elias CF, Donato J.Jr. Inactivation of SOCS3 in leptin receptor-expressing cells protects mice from diet-induced insulin resistance but does not prevent obesity. Mol Metabolism. 2014; 3, 608-618.

Peeler CE, Dhakhwa K, Mian SI, Blachley T, Patel S, Musch DCWoodward MA. Telemedicine for corneal disease in rural Nepal. J Telemed Telecare. 2014; 20: 263-6.

Rana GK.  Information empowerment: Predeparture resource training for students in global health. J Med Lib Assoc. 2014; 102(2): 101-4.

Rominski SD, Bell SA, Oduro G, Ampong P, Oteng R, Donkor P.  The implementation of the South African Triage Score (SATS) in an urban teaching hospital, Ghana. Afr J Reprod Health. 2014; 4(2): 71-75. 

Rominski SD, Gupta M, Aborigo R, Adongo P, Engmann C, Moyer CA.  Female autonomy and reported abortion-seeking in Ghana, West Africa. Intl J Gyn & Obstet. 2014; [Epub ahead of print.] doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.03.031. 

Rominski S, Lori JR. Abortion care in Ghana: A critical review of the literature. Afr J Reprod Health. 2014; 18(3): 17-35.

Sakamoto F, Sakihama T, Saint S, Greene MT, Ratz D, Tokuda Y.  Health care-associated infection prevention in Japan: The role of safety culture. Am J Infect Control. 2014;42(8): 888-93. PMID: 25087141

Sakihama T, Honda H, Saint S, Fowler KE, Shimizu T, Kamiya T, Sato Y, Arakawa S, et al.  Hand hygiene adherence among health care workers at Japanese hospitals: A multicenter observational study in Japan.  J Patient Saf. 2014 Apr 8.  PMID: 24717527. 

Saraf SL, Molokie RE, Nouraie M, Sable CA, Luchtman-Jones L, Ensing GJ, Campbell AD, et al. Differences in the clinical and genotypic presentation of sickle cell disease around the world. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2014; 15(1): 4-12. 

Schroeder LF, Amukele T. Medical laboratories in sub-Saharan Africa that meet international quality standards. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014; 141: 791–5.

Shaiq PA, Stuart PE, Latif A, Schmotzer C, Kazmi AH, Khan MS, Azam M, Tejasvi T, et al. Genetic associations of psoriasis in a Pakistani population. Brit J Derm. 2013; 169(2): 406-411. 

Suresh MV, Ramakrishnan SK, Machado-Aranda D, Bivin T, Yu B, Talarico N, Anderson E,  Shah YM, Raghavendran K. Activation of Hypoxia Inducible Factor (HIF)-1α in Type 2 Alveolar Epithelial Cell is a major driver of acute inflammation following LC. Crit Care Med. 2014; 42(10): e 642-53. PMID: 25014067 

Tang T, Funnell M, Sinco B, Piatt G, Palmisano G, Spencer MS, Kieffer EC, Heisler M. Comparative effectiveness of peer leaders and community health workers in diabetes self-management support: Results of a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Care. 2014; 37: 1525-1534.

Terrault NA, Stravitz RT, Lok ASF, Everson GT, Brown RS, Kulik LM, Olthoff KM, Saab S, Adeyi O, Argo CK, Everhart JE, Rodrigo DR, and the A2ALL Study Group. Hepatitis C disease severity in living versus deceased donor liver transplant recipients – an extended observation study. Hepatol. 2014; 59: 1311-9. PMC4118586

Ton TG, Gladding SP, Zunt JR, John C, Nerurkar VR, Moyer CA, Hobbs N, McCoy M, Kolars JC.  The development and implementation of a competency-based curriculum for training in global health research.  Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014; 92: 163-171.

Wei L, Lok ASF. Impact of new hepatitis C treatments in different regions of the world. Gastroenterol. 2014; 146:1145-50, 2014. 

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Piette JD, Lun KC, Moura LA, Fraser HSF, Mechael PN, Powell J, Khoja S.  Impacts of eHealth on health outcomes, services, and systems.  WHO Bull. 2012; 90:365-372.

Piette JD, Mendoza-Avelares MO, Chess L, Milton EC.   Ripples in the pond: The recent financial crisis and remittances to chronically-ill patients in Honduras.  Intl J Health Serv. 2012; 42(2):197-212.

Rao HY, Sun DG, Jiang D, Yang RF, Guo F, Wang JH, Liu F, Zhang HY, Zhang HH, Du SC, Jin Q, Qin H, Lok AS, Wei L. IL28B genetic variants and gender are associated with spontaneous clearance of hepatitis C virus infection. J Viral Hepat. 2012; 19: 173-81. PMID: 22329371

Rathore FA, Gosney JE, Reinhardt JD, Haig AJ, Li J, Delisa JA. Medical rehabilitation after natural disasters: Why, when, and how? Arch Phys Med & Rehab. 2012 Oct; 93(10): 1875-81. 

Rominski S, Nakua E, Ageyi-Baffour P, Gyakobo M, Lori JR.  Midwifery students’ willingness to provide manual vacuum aspiration in Ghana.  Intl J Nurs & Midwifery. February 2012; Vol 4(4), 45-49.

Rominski SD, Nkyekyer K, Danso K, Donkor P, Lawson A, Stern D. A Low-cost method for performing a curriculum gap-analysis in developing countries: Medical school competencies in Ghana. Teach & Learn Med. 2012; 24(3): 215-218. 

Rossi GP, Barisa M, Allolio B, Auchus RJ, et al. The Adrenal Vein Sampling International Study (AVIS) for identifying the major subtypes of primary aldosteronism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 97: 1606-1614.

Rudolf KD, Kus S, Chung KC, Johnston M, LeBlanc M, Cieza A. Development of the international classification on function, disability and impairment core sets for hand conditions- Results of the World Health Organization International Consensus Process. Disabil & Rehab. 2012; 34(8): 681-93.

Schwartz T, Stark A, Pang J, Awuah B, Kleer CG, Quayson S, Kingman S, Aitpillah F, Abantanga F, Jiagge E, Oppong JK, Osei-Bonsu E, Martin I, Yan X, Toy K, Adjei E, Wicha M, Newman LA. Expression of aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 as a marker of mammary stem cells in benign and malignant breast lesions of Ghanaian women. Cancer. 2013 Feb 1; 119(3): 488-94. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27737. Epub 2012 Aug 28. PubMed PMID: 22930220

Sebastin SJ, Chung KC.  Replantation. In: Thorne CH, Chung KC (eds). Grabb and Smith’s Plastic Surgery, 7th edition. 2012; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Shannon K, Leiter K, Phaladze N, Hlanze Z, Tsai AC, Heisler M, Iacopino V, Weiser SD. Gender inequity norms are associated with increased male-perpetrated rape and sexual risks for HIV Infection in Botswana and Swaziland. PLoS ONE. 2012; 7(1)e28739.

Stark A, Stapp R, Raghunathan A, Yan X, Kirchner HL, Griggs J, Newman L, Chitale D, Dick A. Disease-free probability after the first primary ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: A comparison between African-American and White-American women. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Jan; 131(2):561-70. doi: 10.1007/s10549-011-1742-5. Epub 2011 Aug 27. PubMed PMID: 21874310 

Tsai AC, Eisa MA, Crosby SS, Sirkin S, Heisler M, Leaning J, Iacopino V.  Medical evidence of human rights violations against non-Arabic-speaking civilians in Darfur: A cross-sectional study. PLoS Medicine. 2012; 9(4):e1001198. PMCID: Not required.

VanArtsdalen J, Goold SD, Kirkpatrick JN, Goldman E, Eagle K, Crawford T. Pacemaker reuse for patients in resource poor countries: Is something always better than nothing? Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2012 Nov-Dec; 55(3): 300–306. DOI: 10.1016/j.pcad.2012.10.002

Whiteside LK, Oteng RA, Carter PM, Amuasi J, Abban E, Rominski SD, Nypaver M. Cunningham RM. Non-fatal injuries among pediatric patients seeking care in an urban Ghanaian emergency department. Intl J Emer Med. 2012; 5:36.

Yaffee AQ, Whiteside LK, Oteng RA, Carter PM, Donkor P, Rominski SD, Kruk ME, Cunningham RM. Bypassing proximal health care facilities for acute care:  A survey of patients in a Ghanaian Accident and Emergency Center. Trop Med & Intl Health. 2012; 17(6): 775–781.

Yoder M, Tuerk P, Rauch SAM, Hall, B. Ecological collaborations: Mental health response to the great East Japan earthquake. Intl Persp in Victimology. 2012; 6(2), 81.

Zhang Y, Li J, Tardif T, Burmeister M, Villafuerte SM, McBride-Chang C, Li H, Shi N, Liang W, Zhang Z, Shu H: Association of the DYX1C1 dyslexia susceptibility gene with orthography in the Chinese population. PLoS ONE. 2012; 7(9): e42969.  


Burns, PB, Rohrich, RJ, Chung KC. The levels of evidence and their role in evidence-based medicine. Plast & Reconstr Surg. 2011; 128:1:305-310.

Chung KC, Burns PB, Reichert H, Fox DA, Wilgis EFS, Burke FD, Regan M, Kim HM. Properties of the international classification for functioning, disability and health in assessing hand outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. J Rehab Med. 2011; 43:292-298.

Chung KC, Kotsis SV. Ethics in clinical research in hand surgery. J Hand Surg. 2011; 36A: 2: 308-315.

Crissman HP, Crespo K, Nimako D, Domena J, Engmann CM, Adanu RM, Moyer CA. Higher-than-expected facility delivery rates and facility delivery intention among women in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Intl J Obstetrics & Gynecol. 2011, 113(2): 161-162. 

Entezami P, Chung KC. The state of plastic surgery in China.  Plast Surg News. 2011.

Kolars, JC.  Taking down ‘the Ivory Tower’:  Leveraging academia for better health in Uganda.  BMC Intl Health & Human Rights. 2011; 11 (Suppl 1): S1.

Kolars JC, Halvorsen AJ, McDonald FS.  Opportunities for global health experiences during internal medicine training: Survey results from U.S. internal medicine residency program directors.  Am J Med. September 2011; 124:881-5. 

Padela AI, Killawi A, Heisler M, Demonner S, Fetters MD.  The role of Imams in American Muslim Health: Perspectives of Muslim community leaders in Southeast Michigan. J Religion & Health. 2011; 50(2): 359-733.

Pfeiffer PN, Heisler M, Piette J, Valenstein M.  Efficacy of peer support interventions for depression: A meta-analysis. Gen Hosp Psychia. 2011; 33(1):29-36.

Rominski SD, Bell SA, Yeboah D, Sarna K, Hartney H, Oteng RA. Skills and educational needs of accident and emergency nurses in Ghana: an initial needs analysis. African J Emer Med. 2011; 1: 119–125.

Rosland AM, Heisler M, Piette J. The Impact of Family Behavior and Communication Patterns on Chronic Disease Outcomes: A Systematic Review.  Journal of Behavioral Medicine 2012; 35(2):221-239.

Song JW, Kim HM, Bellfi LT, Chung KC. The effect of study design bias on the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound to detect silicone breast implant ruptures: A meta-analysis. Plast & Reconstr Surg. 2011; 127:3:1029-1044.

Spencer M, Rosland AM, Sinco B, Kieffer E, Palmisano G, Anderson M, Heisler M. Effectiveness of a Community Health Worker Intervention among African American and Latino Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Public Health 2011; 101(12):2253-2260.

Tang TS, Funnell MM, Gillard ML, Nwankwo R, Heisler M.  The development of a pilot training program for peer leaders in diabetes.  The Diabetes Educator. 2011; 37:67-77.

Tang TS, Funnell MM, Gillard M, Nwankwo R, Heisler M.  Training Peers to Provide Ongoing Diabetes Self-Management Support (DSMS): Results from a Pilot Study. Patient Educ Couns 2011; 85(2):160-168.

Tran N, Stapleton J, Zheng Y, Harlow S, Yang H, Moyer CA. Contraceptive practices of women visiting a gynecology clinic in Beijing, China. Intl J Gynecol & Obstetrics. 2011; 112(1): 64-65.

Tsai AC, Leiter K, Wolfe WR, Heisler M, Shannon K, Phaladze NA, Hlanze Z, Iacopino V, Weiser S. Prevalence and correlates of forced sex perpetration and victimization in Botswana and Swaziland. Am J Pub Health. 2011; 101(6):1068-1074. 

West CP, Shanafelt TD, Kolars JC.  Quality of life, burnout, and medical knowledge in a national cohort of internal medicine residents. J Am Med Assoc. 2011; 306(9): 952-960.

Zulman DM, Rosland AM, Choi H, Langa K, Heisler M. The influence of diabetes psychosocial attributes and self-management practices on change in diabetes status. Patient Education and Counseling 2011; e-published ahead of print


Aravind M, Chung KC. Evidence-based medicine and hospital reform: Tracing origins back to Florence Nightingale. Plast & Reconstr Surg. 2010; 125(1):403-9.

Chung KC. Teaching hand surgery in Aksu and Chongqing, China. Plast Surg News. July 2010.

Chung KC, Kotsis SV, Fox DA, Regan M, Burke FD, Wilgis EFS, Kim HM. Differences between the United States and the United Kingdom in the treatment of deforming rheumatoid arthritis: Analyses from a hand arthroplasty trial. J Clin Rheumatol. 2010; 29:4:363-367.

Fantone J, White C, Kolars JC, Woolliscroft JO. A snapshot of medical student education in the United States and Canada: Reports from 128 Schools. Acad Med. September 2010; 85(9) Supplement, S292-S296.

Gruppen LD, Mangrulkar RS, Kolars JC.   Competency-based education in the health professions: Implications for improving global health.  Commissioned paper for The Commission on Education of Health Professionals for the 21st Century. (available in the appendix to Lancet 2010; 376: 1923–58 at http://www.healthprofessionals21.org/docs/CompBasedEd.pdf).

Heisler M. Different models to mobilize peer support to improve diabetes self-management and clinical outcomes: Evidence, logistics, evaluation considerations and needs for future research. Family Practice 2010; 27(S1): i23-32.

Heisler M, Choi H, Rosen AB, Vijan S, Kabeto M, Langa KM, Piette J. Hospitalizations and deaths among adults with cardiovascular disease who underuse medications because of cost. Medical Care 2010; 48(2): 87-94. With accompanying editorial by Young, Gary J. JD, PhD

Kolars JC.  Principles, techniques, and practical suggestions for mentoring residents.  In: American College of Physicians Teaching Medicine Series, Holly Humphrey, Editor. ACP Press, April 2010, ISBN: 978-1-934465-45-5.

Moyer CA, Arnold L, Quantaince J, Braddock C, Spickard A, Wilson D, Rominski S, Stern DT. What makes a humanistic doctor? A Nationwide survey of fourth-year medical students. Academic Medicine. 2010; 85 (11): 1800 -1807.

Moyer CA, Elsayed Y, Zhu Y, Wei Y, Engmann C, Yang H. Is Generalized maternal optimism or pessimism during pregnancy associated with unplanned cesarean section deliveries in China? J Pregnancy. 2010; Article ID 754938.

Mullan F, Frehywot S, Omaswa F, Buch E, Chen C, Greysen, SR, Wassermann T, Abubakr DEE, Awases M, Boelen C, Diomande MJMI, Dovlo D, Ferro J, Haileamlak A, Iputo J, Jacobs M, Koumaré AK, Mipando M, Monekosso GL, Olapade-Olaopa EO, Rugarabamu P, Sewankambo NK, Ross H, Ayas H, Chale SB, Cyprien S, Cohen J, Haile-Mariam T, Hamburger E, Jolley L, Kolars JC,  Kombe G, Neusy AJ.  Medical schools in sub-Saharan Africa.  Lancet.  2010; 10: 1961-1967.   

Okumura MJ, Kerr EA, Cabana MD, Davis MM, Demonner S, Heisler M. Physician views on barriers to primary care for young adults with childhood-onset chronic diseases. Pediatrics 2010; 125(4): e748-754.

Piette JD, Heisler M, Harand A, Juip M. Beliefs about prescription medications among patients with diabetes: variation across racial groups and influences on cost-related medication underuse. J Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2010; 21(1): 349-361.

Squitieri L, Reichert H, Kim HM, Chung KC. Conceptual modeling of distal radius fracture outcomes using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). J Hand Surg. 2010; 35A:11, 1795, 1805.

Streu R, Chung KC, Alderman AK: Plastic surgery and palliative care: Understanding the importance of reconstructive surgery on quality of life. Progr in Pall Care. 2010; 17:5: 245-249.

Szostek JH, Wieland ML, Loertscher LL, Nelson DR, Wittich CM, McDonald FS, Kolars JC, Reed DA.  A systems approach to morbidity and mortality conference.  Am J Med. 2010; 123:663-8.

Travis J, Roeder K, Walters H, Piette J, Heisler M, Ganoczy D, Valenstein M, Pfeiffer P. Telephone-based mutual peer support for depression: A pilot study. Chronic Illness 2010; 6:183-191.

Wittich CM, Beckman TJ, Drefahl MM, Mandrekar JN, Reed DA, Krajicek BJ, Haddad R, McDonald FS, Kolars JC, Thomas KG.  Validation of a method for measuring resident physicians’ reflection on quality improvement opportunities.  Med Ed.  2010; 44: 248–255.

Zivin K, Ratliff S, Heisler M, Langa KM, Piette JD. Factors influencing cost-related nonadherence to medication in older adults: A conceptually based approach. Value Health 2010; 13(4): 338-345.