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

Vitamin D and Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Miranda Hemphill

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

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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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Use mobile communication technologies to increase students’ feelings of connectedness and instructor support, Shelley N. Armstrong Dr. and Michelle M. Burcin

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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

A systematic review of yoga interventions as alternative and complementary treatment in cardiovascular disease, Paul Branscum, Manoj Sharma, and Taj Haider

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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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College Health Promotion in the Digital Age: Online Healthy Campus Strategies Used by U.S. Universities and Colleges, Jody O. Early, Michelle M. Burcin, and Shelley N. Armstrong Dr.

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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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Burden of maternal exposure to Intimate Partner Violence on their under-five child health, Amany Refaat

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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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A meta-analysis of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) interventions in healthy individuals, Manoj Sharma, Bassam Khoury, Sarah E. Rush, and Claude Fournier

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Healthy Campus 2020: Connect, Collaborate, Create, Allison J. Smith and Michelle M. Burcin

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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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Flu + You- A Multi-stakeholder Campaign to Improve Influenza Immunizations in Aging Adults, A.J. Terrillion

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Does four minutes makes a difference? Delivering culturally competent breast cancer education to Amish & Mennonite women, Melissa Thomas

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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 and Angela Prehn

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

Submissions from 2013

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Change of optical properties of contemporary resin composites after one week and one month water ageing, Sofia Diamantopoulou, Efstratios Papazoglou, and Vasileios Margaritis

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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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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

Submissions from 2012

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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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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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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, George Armah, Aimee Ferraro, and K Zaman

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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

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

New Implications for Female College Students' Breast Health Education, Shelley N. Armstrong Dr., Jody O. Early, and Sloane Burke

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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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Computerized self-monitoring and technology-assisted feedback for weight loss with and without an enhanced behavioral component, Heather Chambliss, Rachel Huber, and Scott McDoniel

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Putting the Action into Participatory Action Research: Methodological Recommendations for Using Photovoice to Create Healthier Communities, Jody O. Early

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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