This collection features publications by faculty and staff in the School of Health Sciences, which connects outside healthcare researchers to Walden University's latest research in today’s health environments.

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Submissions from 2017

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Perceptions of Women Receiving Services from Domestic Violence Advocacy and Counseling Programs, Lisa Y. Proby

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Perceptions of Women Receiving Services from Domestic Violence Advocacy and Counseling Programs, Lisa Y. Proby

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Perceptions of Women Receiving Services from Domestic Violence Advocacy and Counseling Programs, Lisa Y. Proby

Submissions from 2016

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Relationship of Various Infection Control Interventions to the Prevalence of Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Among U.S. Hospitals, Victor Buford, Vibha Kumar, and Bernice Roberts Kennedy

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A Model for HIV Disclosure of a Parent's And/Or a Child's Illness, Gary J. Burkholder Jr and Grace Gachanja

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Interpersonal Violence Is Associated With Increased Severity of Geriatric Facial Trauma, Joseph E. Cillo Jr and Talmage Holmes

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Characteristics of Childhood Lead Poisoning Among Tennessee Children Ages One to Five Years, 2009–2013, D. M. Ford, Vasileios Margaritis, and Aaron Mendelsohn

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Transforming Care of the Behavioral Health Patient in an Emergency Department Setting, Theresa J. Kubiel

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Are We Sending the Wrong Message When We Ask Health Care Workers to Wash Their Hands?, Sharon Kurtz

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Willingness of Certified Health Education Specialists to conduct rapid HIV testing: Results from the Promoting Research on Methods in Screening Expertise Study, Anthony J. Santella, Jacquie Fraser, and Angela Prehn

Submissions from 2015

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The Role of Ultrasound in the Lebanese Outreach Setting, Reem Abu-Rustum, Fouad M. Ziade, and Hadi Danawi

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CYP2A6 Polymorphisms May Strengthen Individualized Treatment for Nicotine Dependence, Yawo M. Akrodou

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Use Mobile Communication Technologies to Increase Students’ Feelings of Connectedness and Instructor Support, Shelley N. Armstrong Dr.

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Depression in Student-Athletes: a Particularly At-Risk Group? A Systematic Review of the Literature, Shelley N. Armstrong Dr., Michelle M. Burcin, Wendy Bjerke Ph.D., and Jody O. Early

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Use Digital Communication Tools to Enhance Online Communities of Inquiry, Shelley N. Armstrong Dr., Michelle M. Burcin, and Jody O. Early

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Factors Associated with a Lack of Pap Smear Utilization in Women Exposed in Utero to Diethylstilbestrol, Elizabeth A. Camp, Angela W. Prehn, Ji Shen, Arthur Herbst, William C. Strohsnitter, Christopher Hobday, Stanley J. Robboy, and Ervin Adam

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A Review of Fatherhood Related Issues in the Country of Lebanon, Hadi Danawi and Tala Hasbini

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Exploring Racial Disparity in St. Louis City Fetal-Infant Death, Hadi Danawi and Marie Peoples

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The Association between Sleep Loss and Women’s Wellness Decisions, Gudeta D. Fufaa and Amber S. Linde

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A Couple’s Marital Disharmony and its Psychological Effects on their Children during the HIV Disclosure Process in Kenya, Grace Gachanja

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A Rapid Assessment of Post-Disclosure Experiences of Urban HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative School-Aged Children in Kenya, Grace Gachanja

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The Strong Temple, Wayne J. Jacobs

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Health Care Education Is a Lifeline for the National Economy, Mountasser Kadrie Dr.

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Childhood Obesity: Injuries, Physical Activity Recommendations and Behavior Change Strategies, Kimberly Kato

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Challenging the efficacy of different dental bleaching protocols, A. Koniaris and Vasileios Margaritis

Diffusion of Rapid HIV Oral Testing Among Dental Professionals, E Mamai-Homata, H Koletsi-Kounari, J Snodgrass, Vasileios Margaritis, and Michelle Connor

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The Power of the Context Map: Designing Realistic Outcome Evaluation Strategies and Other Unanticipated Benefits, Ralph Renger and Jirina Foltysova

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Oral Health Practices of State and Non-State-Funded Licensed Childcare Centers in Wisconsin, Usa, Dana Scheunemann, Michael Schwab, and Vasileios Margaritis

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Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza Surveillance and Disease Severity, David Segal and T V. Feldblyum

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Life Course Exposure to Smoke and Early Menopause and Menopausal Transition, H Tawfik, J Kline, J Jacobson, P Tehranifar, A Protacio, A Flom, J.D. Cirillo, B.A. Cohn, and M.B. Terry

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Contaminated Irrigation Water and the Associated Public Health Risks, Tsanangurayi Tongesayi

Client-Centered Care Approach to Group Home Care, Peniel M. Wambugu

Submissions from 2014

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An Evaluation of a College Exercise Leader Program: Using Exercise Science Students as Advocates for Behavior Modification, Shelley N. Armstrong Dr., Daniel R. Henderson, Michelle M. Burcin, and Brian M. Williams

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Impact of Invasive Fungal Infections on Mortality, Length of Hospital Stay, and Costs in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients, Jenny Cai, Angela W. Prehn, Haran Schlamm, Massimiliano Mucci, and Aimee Ferraro

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Change of Optical Properties of Contemporary Polychromatic Resin Composites After Light Curing and Finishing, Sofia Diamantopoulou, Efstratios Papazoglou, Vasileios Margaritis, and A Kakaboura

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HIV-Positive Parents’ Accounts on Disclosure Preparation Activities in Kenya, Grace Gachanja, Gary Burkholder, and Aimee Ferraro

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HIV-Positive Parents, HIV-Positive Children, and HIV-Negative Children’s Perspectives on Disclosure of a Parent’s and Child’s Illness in Kenya, Grace Gachanja, Gary J. Burkholder Jr, and Aimee Ferraro

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Parents' and Children's Emotions Spanning the HIV Disclosure Process in Kenya, Grace Gachanja, Gary J. Burkholder, and Aimee Ferraro

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Parents' and children's emotions spanning the HIV disclosure process in Kenya, Grace Gachanja, Gary J. Burkholder Jr, and Aimee Ferraro

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Traditional Teaching and its Effect on Research-Based Teaching: Science via Online Instruction, LaToya N. Johnson, Dana Marie Thomas, and K. Y. Williams

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Sweet Liking is Associated with Transformation of Heavy Drinking into Alcohol-Related Problems in Young Adults with High Novelty Seeking, Alexy Kampov-Polevoy, Leslie Lange, Geogiy Bobashev, Barry Eggleston, Tammy Root, and James C. Garbutt

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Relationship Between Demographics and Breastfeeding Behavior Among HIV Positive Women in Kenya, Eunice Kimunai, Salome Kapella-Mshigeni, Peter B. Anderson, and Angela W. Prehn

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Mother-Child Communication about Sexual Health, HPV and Cervical Cancer among Antenatal Clinic Attendees in Johannesburg, South Africa, K Leser, Shelley Francis, and J Nelson

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Does the Perception of Psychosocial Factors Increase the Risk of Pesticide Exposure among Seasonal Hispanic Farmworkers?, Donna L. Levesque and Ahmed A. Arif

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Challenges in Assessing Erosive Tooth Wear, Vasileios Margaritis and J Nunn

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Exploring the Impact of an Interprofessional Care Protocol on the Patient Experience and Outcomes for Seniors with Diabetes, Linda J. Mast, Ateequr Rahman, Diane Bridges, and Neil L. Horsley

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Conservative Treatment of Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw in Multiple Myeloma Patients, P. I. Melea, I. Melakopoulos, E. Kastritis, C. Tesseromatis, Vasileios Margaritis, M. A. Dimopoulos, and E. Terpos

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Physical Activity Patterns Among U.S. Adults with and without Serious Psychological Distress, Catherine A. Okoro, Georjean Stoodt, James E. Rohrer, Tara Wynn Strine, Chaoyang Li, and Lina S. Balluz

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Exploring the Impact of Stress on Pregnancy Loss, Marie Peoples, Anika C. Thrower, and Hadi Danawi

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The Role of Health Education Specialists in Conducting Rapid HIV Testing, Angela W. Prehn, Anthony J. Santella, and Jacquie Fraser

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Comparing Stage at Diagnosis Among Patients with Breast Cancer Served by Military and Civilian Medical Care Systems, Samantha Leigh Fields Salain, J Rohrer, G Peoples, G Stood, and Hadi Danawi

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A Mixed Methods Examination of the Influence of Dimensions of Support on Training Transfer, Laura A. Schindler and Gary J. Burkholder

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Maternal Oral Care: A Health Practitioner’s Toolkit, Anika C. Thrower, Dianne Hogan-Thrower, and Hadi Danawi

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Cessation of Intravaginal Practices to Prevent Bacterial Vaginosis: A Pilot Intervention in Zimbabwean Women, Abigail Norris Turner, Tsungai Chipato, Janneke van de Wijgert, Shelley Francis, Marshall Munjoma, Precious Moyo, and Allahna Esber

Submissions from 2013

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Radon-Contaminated Drinking Water From Private Wells: An Environmental Health Assessment Examining a Rural Colorado Mountain Community’s Exposure, MA Cappello, Aimee Ferraro, Aaron Mendelsohn, and Angela W. Prehn

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Change of Optical Properties of Contemporary Resin Composites after One week and One month Water Aging, Sofia Diamantopoulou, Efstratios Papazoglou, Vasileios Margaritis, Christopher D. Lynch, and Afrodite Kakaboura

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Protective Factors and College Student Drinking Patterns in Pre and Post Katrina New Orleans, David Florkowski, Gayle Walter, John Kowalczyk, and Peter B. Anderson

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HIV-positive parents disclosure-related preparation activities in Kenya, Grace Gachanja, Gary J. Burkholder Jr, and Aimee Ferraro

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Social Epidemiology, Regina A. Galer-Unti

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Faith-based Community Health Interventions: Incorporating Cultural Ecology, the Social Ecological Framework, and Gender Analysis, Kari Hartwig

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Effects of a Nutritional Intervention with the Japanese Vegetarian Food Guide on the Nutritional Characteristics of Japanese Vegetarian, Keiko Nakamoto, Sanae Watanabe, Hideki Kudo, Somboon Noparatanawong, Seika Kamohara, Timothy Radak, Mitsuru Tsuchida, Kyoichi Miyazaki, Dileep S. Sachan, and Akira Tanaka

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Vegetarianism, Timothy Radak

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Intimate Partner Violence Influence on Deliveries Assisted by Skilled Health Personnel, Amany Refaat

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Acceptability and Usability of Self-Collected Sampling for HPV Testing Among African-American Women Living in the Mississippi Delta, Isabel Scarinci, Allison Litton, Isabel Garcés-Palacio, Edward Partridge, and Philip Castle

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U.S. Policies for School Health Education: Opportunities for Advocacy at the Local, State, and National Levels, Marlene K. Tappe and Regina A. Galer-Unti

Submissions from 2012

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Healthcare Innovation Barriers: Results of a Survey of Certified Professional Healthcare Risk Managers, Robert F. Bunting Jr.

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Child, parent, and healthcare professionals' perspectives on HIV infection status disclosure to children, Grace Gachanja, Gary J. Burkholder Jr, and Aimee Ferraro

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Opportunities for Prevention and Advocacy, Regina A. Galer-Unti

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus: An Overview for Manual Therapists, Bart Green, Claire Johnson, Michael Rosenthal, Jonathon Todd Egan, Erin Griffith, and Marion Evans

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Automatic Office Blood Pressure Measured without Doctors or Nurses Present, Joji Ishikawa, Efthimia G. Nasothimiou, Nikos Karpettas, Scott McDoniel, Seth Feltheimer, George Stergiou, Thomas G. Pickering, and Joseph E. Schwartz

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Association between Workplace and Housing Conditions and Use of Pesticide Safety Practices and Personal Protective Equipment among North Carolina Farmworkers in 2010, Donna L. Levesque, Ahmed A. Arif, and JI Shen

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Comparison of Two Clinical Severity Scoring Systems in Two Multi-Center, Developing Country Rotavirus Vaccine Trials in Africa and Asia, Kristen Lewis, Michael Dallas, John Victor, Max Ciarlet, Christopher Mast, Ming Ji, K Zaman, Aimee Ferraro, and Kathleen M. Neuzil

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The Emerging HIV Epidemic on the Mexico-U.S. Border: An International Case Study Characterizing the Role of Epidemiology in Surveillance and Response, Steffaine Strathdee, Carlos Magis-Rodriguez, and Richard Jimenez

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Associations between Adverse Childhood Experiences, Psychological Distress, and Adult Alcohol Problems, Tara Wynn Strine, Shanta R. Dube, Valerie Edwards, Janet B. Croft, Angela W. Prehn, S Rasmussen, M Wagenfeld, and S Dhingra

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College Students' Perceptions of Smoke-Free Campus Policies: Implications for Policy Development and Implementation, Doris Lee Thompson, Jody O. Early, Shelley N. Armstrong Dr., and Priyanka Lalwani

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The Relationship Between Social Factors & College Cigarette Smoking: Implications for Policy Development & Implementation, Doris Lee Thompson, Jody Oomen-Early, Shelley N. Armstrong Dr., and Priyanka Lalwani

Submissions from 2011

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The influence of Gender and Race on Sexual Assault among High Risk Drinkers, Peter B. Anderson, Jennifer Fagen, Laura J. McCormick, Anthony Kontos, and Riley H. Venable

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Why Not UNO? Social Disorganization and Sexual Violence among Internally Displaced Women of Hurricane Katrina, Peter B. Anderson, William Sorenson, and Jennifer Fagen

Evaluation of Sleep Habits and Levels of Depression in Collegiate Student Athletes vs. College Students, Shelley N. Armstrong Dr. and Jody O. Early

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US Female College Students’ Breast Health Knowledge, Attitudes, and Determinants of Screening Practices: New Implications for Health Education, Shelley N. Armstrong Dr., Jody O. Early, Sloane Burke, and Doris Lee Thompson

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All-Terrain Vehicle-Related Injuries and Hospitalization: An Examination of the Influence of Age and Alcohol or Drugs, Shelby Bohl, Manoj Sharma, and Chester Jones

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Computerized Self-Monitoring and Email Feedback for Weight Loss, Heather Chambliss, Rachel Huber, Carrie E. Finley, Scott McDoniel, Heather Kitzman-Ulrich, and William J. Wilkinson

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Constructing Masculinity in Response to Women’s Sexual Advances, Jennifer Fagan and Peter B. Anderson

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State Capacity Influences on the Epidemiology of Neglected Tropical and Vector-Borne Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa, Elizabeth Ann Filauri, Aimee Ferraro, and Bruce Ragon

Disordered eating and body image disturbances in NCAA division I and III male athletes, Kimberly Kato, S. Jevas, and D. Culpepper

The Sexually Assertive Behavior Scale, Maria Newton and Peter B. Anderson

Empowering Egyptian Women Against Intimate Partner Violence, Amany Refaat and J. Simister

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Electronic Fall Surveillance System Model, David Segal, Thomas Falen, and Lynn Unruh

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Dietary Education in School-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs, Manoj Sharma

Submissions from 2010

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Standardized, Ad-Libitum, Low-Calorie Nutrient Plans Do Not Generate More Weight Loss in Obese Patients Participating in a 24-Week Comprehensive Weight Management Program, Scott McDoniel and R. Hammond

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Treating Obesity with a Novel Hand-Held Device, Computer Software Program, and Internet Technology in Primary Care: The Smart Motivational Trial, Scott McDoniel, Patricia Wolskee, and Jeff Shen

Submissions from 2008

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Subsplenic Ectopic Pregnancy Adjacent to a Rudimentary Uterine Horn, Alejandro Perez, Alberto Caban-Martinez, Wilfredo Alvarez, and Salom Emery

Submissions from 2007

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Participation in Research Studies: Factors Associated with Failing to Meet Minority Recruitment Goals, Raegan Durant, Roger B. Davis, Diane St. George, Giselle Corbie-Smith, Connie Blumenthal, and Ishan Williams

Submissions from 2006

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Investigators' Assessment of Nih Mandated Inclusion of Women and Minorities in Research, Giselle Corbie-Smith, Raegan Durant, and Diane St. George

Submissions from 2005

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The Meaning of Race: Use of Race in the Clinical Setting, Jada Bussey-Jones, Inginia Genao, Diane St. George, and Giselle Corbie-Smith

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Impact of Central Venous Catheter Type and Methods on Catheter-Related Colonization and Bacteraemia, E. W. Moretti, C. Ofstead, R. M. Kristy, and H. P. Wetzler

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Challenges in Measuring Concurrency, Agency and Intentionality in Polydrug Research, Jean J. Schensul, Mark Convey, and Gary J. Burkholder

Submissions from 2004

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A Pilot and Feasibility Study of Virtual Reality as a Distraction for Children With Cancer, Jonathan Gershon, Elana Zimand, Melissa Pickering, Barbara Olasov-Rothbaum, and Larry Hodges

Submissions from 2003

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Adequacy of Reporting Race/Ethnicity in Clinical Trials in Areas of Health Disparities, Giselle Corbie-Smith, Diane St. George, Sandra Moody-Ayers, and David F. Ransohoff