Research & Graduate Studies
Center for Health Disparities Research



Recent Publications

Chapman, M. P., Gilyard, A., Argenbright, K., Ashing-Giwa, K., Beauregard, R., Baker K. S., Buki,

L. Campbell, L. C., et al. (2010). Crafting a collaborative agenda to create health equality: Outcomes from a cancer survivorship research roundtable. Washington DC: George Washington University Cancer Institute. 

Henes, S.T., Collier, D.N., Morrissey S.L, Cummings D.M., and Kolasa, K.M. (In press).  Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for Overweight youth delivered in the patient's primary care medical home: The Kidpower experience. Patient Education and Counseling.

Cummings, D. M., Dubose, K. D., Imai, S., & Colllier, D. (2010). Sex Differences in Fitness vs. Fatness as predictors of insulin resistance in adolescents: results from NHANES 1999-2002. J Obesity, 10, 1-7.

Cummings, D. M., Doherty, L., Howard, G., Howard, V., Safford, M.M., Prince, V., Kissela, B., and Lackland, D.T. (2010). Blood pressure control in diabetes mellitus - Temporal progress yet persistent racial disparities: Results from the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) study. Diabetes care, 33, 798–803.

Efird J. Sinusoidal Cox regression-a rare cancer example. Cancer Inform 2010;9:265-279

Asgari M, Efird J, Warton E, Friedman G. Potential risk factors for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma include oral contraceptives: results of a nested case-control study. IJERPH2010;7:427-442.
Mau M, Kaholokula K, West M, Leake A, Efird J, Rose C, Palakiko D, Yoshimura S, Kekauoha P, Gomes H. Translating diabetes prevention into Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities: The Pili 'Ohana pilot project. Prog Community Health Partnersh 2010;4:5-16.
Efird J. Blocked randomization with randomly selected block sizes. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2011;8:15-20.
Efird J, Toland M, Lea C, Philips C. The combined influence of oral contraceptives and human papillomavirus on cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology. 2011 (In press).
Tung W, Hu J, Efird J, Yu L, Su W. HIV-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among college students in China. Health Educ J 2011 (In press).
Kaholokula J, Mau M, Efird J, Leake A, West M, Palakiko D, Yoshimura S, Kekauoha B, Rose C, Gomes H. A family and community focused lifestyle program prevents weight regain in Pacific Islanders: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Health Education & Behavior 2011 (In press).
Barb B, Hu J, Efird J. Quality geriatric nursing care as perceived by nurses in long-term and acute care settings. J Clin Nurse 2011 (In Press).

Howe H., Heidal K., Choi, M.D., Kraus, R., Boyle, K. and R.C. Hickner (In press). Subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue lipolysis in response to high-fat or well-balanced diets. Metabolism.

Widegren U., R.C. Hickner, L. Jorfeldt, & J. Henriksson (2010). Muscle blood flow response to mental stress and adrenaline infusion in man: Microdialysis Ethanol Technique compared to 133Xe Clearance and Venous occlusion plethysmography. Clin. Physiol. Funct. Imaging. Epub ahead of print.

Bikman B.T., D. Zheng, M.A. Reed, R.C. Hickner, J.A. Houmard, and G.L. Dohm (2010). Lipid-induced insulin resistance is prevented in lean and obese myotubes by AICAR treatment. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. Epub ahead of print.

DurhamW.J., S.L. Casperson, E.L. Dillon, M. A. Keske, D. Paddon-Jones, A.P. Sanford, R.C. Hickner, J.J. Grady and M. Sheffield-Moore (2010). Age-related anabolic resistance after endurance type exercise in healthy humans. FASEB J. Epub ahead of print.

Hickner, R.C., D. Dyck, J. Sklar, H. Hatley, and P. Byrd (2010). Effect of 28 days of creatine ingestion on muscle metabolism and performance of a simulated cycling road race. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. Epub ahead of print.

Lontay, B., K. Bodoor, D.H. Weitzel, D. Loiselle, C. Fortner, S. Lengyel, D. Zheng, J. Devente, R. Hickner and T.A. Haystead (2010). Smoothelin Like 1 protein regulates myosin phosphatase targeting subunit 1 expression during sexual development and pregnancy. J. Biol. Chem. Epub ahead of print.

Hao, Y., Landrine, H., Smith, T., Kaw, C., Corral, I., and Stein, K. (In press). Residential segregation and disparities in health-related quality of life among Black and White cancer survivors. Health Psychology. 

Elk, R., & Landrine, H. (In press). Cancer disparities: Nature, causes, evidence-based solutions.  New York: Springer.

Hao, Y., Landrine, H., Jemal, A., Ward, K. C., Bayakly, A. R., Young, J. L. Jr., Flanders, W. D., and Ward, E. M. (In press). Race, neighborhood characteristics, and disparities in receipt of chemotherapy for colorectal cancer. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 

Shariff-Marco, S., Breen, S., Landrine, H., Reeve, B.B., Krieger, N., et al (In press). Measuring everyday racial/ethnic discrimination in health surveys. The Du Bois Review.

Landrine, H., Corral, I., Hao, Y., Kaw, C., King, J., and Fondren, J.  (In press).  The geography of cancer and cancer risk factors: Implications of neighborhood disparities for Black-White cancer disparities. In R. Elk & H. Landrine (Eds.), Cancer disparities: Nature, causes, evidence-based solutions.  New York: Springer. 

Pichon, L. C., Corral, Landrine, H., Mayer, J., and Adams-Simms, D. (In press). Perceived skin cancer risk and sun screen use among African-American adults. Journal of Health Psychology. 

Smith, T., Stein, K., Kim, Y., Corral, I., & Landrine, H. (In press).  Health disparities among cancer survivors and their caregivers. In R. Elk & H. Landrine (Eds.), Cancer disparities: Nature, causes, evidence-based solutions.  New York: Springer.

Landrine, H., Corral, I., Klonoff, E. A., Jensen, J., Kashima, K., Hickman, N., & Martinez, J. (2010). Ethnic disparities in youth access to tobacco. Health Promotion Practice, 11(1), 132-139. 

Mellerson, J., Landrine, H., Hao, Y., Zhao, L., Corral, I., and Cooper, D. (2010). Residential segregation and physical activity among a national sample of Hispanic adults. Health & Place,16, 613-15.  

Pichon, L., C., Landrine, H., Corral, I., Hao, Y., Mayer, J., and Hoerster, K. D. (2010). Measuring skin cancer risk in Blacks: Is the Fitzpatrick measure culturally-sensitive?  Ethnicity & Disease, 20, 174-179. 

Stephens, C., Stein, K., & Landrine, H. (2010). The role of acculturation in life satisfaction among Hispanic cancer survivors.  Psycho-Oncology, 19, 376-83. 

Pichon, L., C.,  Corral, I., Landrine, H., Mayer, J., and Norman, G. (2010). Prevalence and correlates of sun protection behaviors among African Americans. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(3), 288-295. 

Landrine, H., & Russo, N. F. (2010). Handbook of diversity in feminist psychology. New York: Springer.

Corral, I., & Landrine, H. (2010). Methodological and statistical strategies in  research with diverse samples: The problem of measurement equivalence. In H. Landrine & N. F. Russo (Eds.), Handbook of diversity in feminist psychology (pp.83-134). New York: Springer.