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Research Publications

Woo MA, Yadav SK, Macey PM, Fonarow GC, Harper RM, Kumar R. (2014). Brain metabolites in autonomic regulatory insular sites in heart failure. Journal of Neurological Sciences, 346(1-2):271-5.

Koniak-Griffin D, Brecht ML, Takayanagi S, Villegas J, Melendrez M, Balcázar H. (2015). A community health worker-led lifestyle behavior intervention for Latina (Hispanic) women: Feasibility and outcomes of a randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(1):75-87.

Rutledge T, Kenkre TS, Thompson DV, Bittner VA, Whittaker K, Eastwood JA, Eteiba W, Cornell CE, Krantz DS, Pepine CJ, Johnson BD, Handberg EM, Bairey Merz CN. (2014). Depression, dietary habits, and cardiovascular events among women with suspected myocardial ischemia. The American Journal of Medicine, 127(9):840-7.

Fatouleh RH, Hammam E, Lundblad LC, Macey PM, McKenzie DK, Henderson LA, Macefield VG. (2014). Functional and structural changes in the brain associated with the increase in muscle sympathetic nerve activity in obstructive sleep apnoea. Neuroimage Clinical, 6:275-83.

Nelson MB, Macey PM, Harper RM, Jacob E, Patel SK, Finlay JL, Nelson MD Jr, Compton P. (2014). Structural brain alterations in children an average of 5 years after surgery and chemotherapy for brain tumors.Journal of Neuro-oncology, 119(2):317-26

Williams L, Hicks E, Kwan L, Litwin M, Maliski S. (2014). Cardiovascular risk profile of veteran men beginning androgen deprivation therapy. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 32(3):99-104.

Sato K, Takeuchi JS, Misawa N, Izumi T, Kobayashi T, Kimura Y, Iwami S, Takaori-Kondo A, Hu WS, Aihara K, Ito M, An DS, Pathak VK, Koyanagi Y.(2014). APOBEC3D and APOBEC3F potently promote HIV-1 diversification and evolution in humanized mouse model. PLoS Pathogens, 10(10)

Dunivan GC, Anger JT, Alas A, Wieslander C, Sevilla C, Chu S, Maliski S, Barrera B, Eiber K, Rogers RG.(2014). Pelvic organ prolapse: a disease of silence and shame. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, 20(6):322-7.

Canzan F, Heilemann MV, Saiani L, Mortari L, Ambrosi E.(2014). Visible and invisible caring in nursing from the perspectives of patients and nurses in the gerontological context. Scandinavian Journal of caring sciences, 28(4): 732-40.

Wang H, Zhang C, Ruan Y, Li X, Fennie K, Williams AB. (2014). Depressive Symptoms and Social Support Among People Living With HIV in Hunan, China. Journal of Association in AIDS Care, 25(6):568-76.

Pan R, Marques AR, Santos BD, Jacob E, Santos CB, Nascimento LC. (2014). Cultural adaptation to Brazil of the questionnaire Costs of caring for children with cancer. Revista Latino-Americana Enfermagem, 22(4):591-7.

Fernandes AM, De Campos C, Batalha L, Perdigão A, Jacob E. (2014). Pain assessment using the adolescent pediatric pain tool: a systematic review. Pain Resolution & Management: The Journal of the Canadian Pain Society, 19(4):212-8.

Herbeck DM, Brecht ML, Christou D, Lovinger K.. (2014). A qualitative study of methamphetamine users' perspectives on barriers and facilitators of drug abstinence. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 46(3):215-25.

Williams L, Hicks E, Kwan L, Litwin M, Maliski S. (2014). Cardiovascular risk profile of veteran men beginning androgen deprivation therapy. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 32(3): 99-104.

Nelson MB, Macey PM, Harper RM, Jacob E, Patel SK, Finlay JL, Nelson MD Jr, Compton P. (2014). Structural brain alterations in children an average of 5 years after surgery and chemotherapy for brain tumors. Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 119(2):317-26.

Fatouleh RH, Hammam E, Lundblad LC, Macey PM, McKenzie DK, Henderson LA, Macefield VG. (2014). Functional and structural changes in the brain associated with the increase in muscle sympathetic nerve activity in obstructive sleep apnoea.Journal of Neuroimage Clinical, 6:275-83.

Rutledge T, Kenkre TS, Thompson DV, Bittner VA, Whittaker K, Eastwood JA, Eteiba W, Cornell CE, Krantz DS, Pepine CJ, Johnson BD, Handberg EM, Bairey Merz CN. (2014). Depression, dietary habits, and cardiovascular events among women with suspected myocardial ischemia.American Journal of Medicine, 127(9):840-7.

DE Azambuja K1, Barman P1, Toyama J1, Elashoff D2, Lawson GW3, Williams LK3, Chua K1, Lee D1, Kehoe JJ4, Brodkorb A4, Schwiebert R5, Kitchen S6, Bhimani A1, Wiley DJ7. (2014). Validation of an HPV16-mediated Carcinogenesis Mouse Model. In Vivo, 28 (5): 761-767.

Nyamathi A, Salem B, Farabee D, Hall E, Zhang S, Khalilifard F, Faucette M, Leake B. (2014). Predictors of High Level of Hostility among Homeless Men on Parole. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 53(2):95-115.

Conway A1, Schadewaldt V, Clark R, Ski C, Thompson DR, Kynoch K, Doering L. (2014). The effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions in improving psychological outcomes for heart transplant recipients: a systematic review. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 13(2): 108-15.

Koniak-Griffin D1, Brecht ML, Takayanagi S, Villegas J, Melendrez M. (2014). Physical activity and cardiometabolic characteristics in overweight latina women. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 16(5):856-64.

Hicks EM1, Litwin MS2, Maliski SL1. (2014). Latino men and familial risk communication about prostate cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 41(5):509-16.

Sarna LP1, Bialous SA, Kraliková E, Kmetova A, Felbrová V, Kulovaná S, Malá K, Roubicková E, Wells MJ, Brook JK. (2014). Impact of a smoking cessation educational program on nurses' interventions. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 46(5):314-321.

Macey PM1, Kumar R2, Ogren JA3, Woo MA3, Harper RM4. (2014). Global brain blood-oxygen level responses to autonomic challenges in obstructive sleep apnea. PLoS One, 9(8):e105261.

Ogren JA1, Fonarow GC, Woo MA. (2014). Cerebral impairment in heart failure. Current Heart Failure Reports, 11(3):321-9.

Williams AB1, Wang H, Li X, Chen J, Li L, Fennie K. (2014). Efficacy of an evidence-based ARV adherence intervention in China. AIDS Patient Care STDS, 28(8):411-7.

Takai Y1, Yamamoto-Mitani N2, Ko A3, Heilemann MV4. (2014). Differences in pain measures by mini-mental state examination scores of residents in aged care facilities: examining the usability of the Abbey pain scale-Japanese version. Pain Management Nursing, 15(1):236-45.

Albarran CR1, Heilemann MV, Koniak-Griffin D. (2014). Promotoras as facilitators of change: Latinas' perspectives after participating in a lifestyle behaviour intervention program. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70(10):2303-13.

Graves JK1, Jacob E. (2014). Pain, coping, and sleep in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease. Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 27(3): 109-20.

Davis CM1, Myers HF, Nyamathi AM, Brecht ML, Lewis MA, Hamilton N. (2014). Biopsychosocial predictors of psychological functioning among african american breast cancer survivors. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 32(5):493-516.

Brecht ML1, Herbeck DM2. (2014). Pregnancy and fetal loss reported by methamphetamine-using women. Substance Abuse, 8:25-33.

Brecht ML1, Herbeck D2. (2014). Time to relapse following treatment for methamphetamine use: a long-term perspective on patterns and predictors. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 139:18-25.

 Meyer DM1, Eastwood JA2, Compton MP3, Gylys K2, Zivin JA1. (2014). rLOAD: does sex mediate the effect of acute antiplatelet loading on stroke outcome. Biology of Sex Differences, 15: 5-9.

Xiaobai Z1, Xi C1, Tian H2, Williams AB3, Wang H4, He J1, Zhen J1, Chiarella J5, Blake LA6, Turenchalk G6, Kozal MJ5. (2014). Prevalence of WHO transmitted drug resistance mutations by deep sequencing in antiretroviral-naïve subjects in Hunan Province, China. PLoS One, 9(6):e98740.

 Doering LV1, Chen B, McGuire A, Bodán RC, Irwin MR. (2014). Persistent depressive symptoms and pain after cardiac surgery. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76(6):437-44.

Child RJ1, Mentes JC, Pavlish C, Phillips LR. (2014). Using Facebook and participant information clips to recruit emergency nurses for research. Nursing Research, 21(6):16-21.

Sarma MK1, Nagarajan R1, Macey PM2, Kumar R3, Villablanca JP1, Furuyama J1, Thomas MA4. (2014). Accelerated echo-planar j-resolved spectroscopic imaging in the human brain using compressed sensing: a pilot validation in obstructive sleep apnea. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 35(6):S1-9.

 Hodge FS (2014). American Indian Male College Students Perception and Knowledge of Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination 5:222.

Hodge, F.S., Maliski, S., Itty, T., and Martinez, F (2014). Colorectal cancer screening: The role of perceived susceptibility, risk and cultural illness beliefs among American Indians. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 21(2):48-55.

Kim S1, Kim N2, Presson AP3, Metzger ME4, Bonifacino AC4, Sehl M5, Chow SA6, Crooks GM7, Dunbar CE4, An DS8, Donahue RE4, Chen IS9. (2014). Dynamics of HSPC repopulation in nonhuman primates revealed by a decade-long clonal-tracking study. Cell Stem Cell, 14(4):473-85.

Serber SL1, Rinsky B, Kumar R, Macey PM, Fonarow GC, Harper RM. (2014). Cerebral blood flow velocity and vasomotor reactivity during autonomic challenges in heart failure. Nursing Research, 63(3):194-202.

Nyamathi A1, Salem B, Marshall L, Idemundia F, Mata R, Khalilifard F, Farabee D, Leake B. (2014). Substance Use Trends Among Younger vs. Older Homeless Parolees. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 33(2): 124-33.

Burch PT1, Gerstenberger E2, Ravishankar C3, Hehir DA4, Davies RR5, Colan SD6, Sleeper LA2, Newburger JW6, Clabby ML7, Williams IA8, Li JS9, Uzark K10, Cooper DS11, Lambert LM1, Pemberton VL12, Pike NA13, Anderson JB11, Dunbar-Masterson C6, Khaikin S7, Zyblewski SC14, Minich LL15; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. (2014). Longitudinal assessment of growth in hypoplastic left heart syndrome: results from the single ventricle reconstruction trial. Journal of the American Heart Association, 3(3): e0079.

Guihan M1, Bombardier CH2, Ehde DM3, Rapacki LM4, Rogers TJ4, Bates-Jensen B5, Thomas FP6, Parachuri R4, Holmes SA7. (2014). Comparing multicomponent interventions to improve skin care behaviors and prevent recurrence in veterans hospitalized for severe pressure ulcers. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(7):1246-1253.

Fry-Bowers EK1, Maliski S2, Lewis MA2, Macabasco-O'Connell A3, DiMatteo R4. (2014). The association of health literacy, social support, self-efficacy and interpersonal interactions with health care providers in low-income latina mothers. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 29(4):309-20.

Montero D1, Roberts CK, Vinet A. (2014). Effect of aerobic exercise training on arterial stiffness in obese populations : a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Medicine, 44(6):833-43.

Williams AB, Le ST, Colby D, Thu Le TT, Pollack T, Cosimi L. (2014). Effectiveness of Train-the-Trainer HIV Education: A Model From Vietnam. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 25(4):341-50.

Fitzgerald, L, Hahn JE. (2014). Self-Reported Health Status Predicts Physical Activity in Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Journal of Novel Physiotherapies, 4(2): 2-7.

Banerjee T1, Lee KS, Browning SR, Hopenhayn C, Westneat S, Biddle MJ, Arslanian-Engoren C, Eastwood JA, Mudd G, Moser DK. (2014). Limited association between perceived control and health-related quality of life in patients with heart failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 29(3):227-31.

Kumar R1, Pham TT2, Macey PM3, Woo MA4, Yan-Go FL5, Harper RM6. (2014). Abnormal myelin and axonal integrity in recently diagnosed patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep, 37(4):723-32.

Lee E1, Menon U2, Nandy K1, Szalacha L3, Kviz F4, Cho Y5, Miller A6, Park H7. (2014). The effect of a couples intervention to increase breast cancer screening among korean americans. Oncology Nursing Forum, 41(3): E185-93.

Williams KC1, Hicks EM, Chang N, Connor SE, Maliski SL. (2014). Purposeful normalization when caring for husbands recovering from prostate cancer. Qualitative Health Research, 24(3):306-16.

Macdonald MT1, Heilemann MV, MacKinnon NJ, Lang A, Gregory D, Gurnham ME, Fillatre T. (2014). Confirming delivery: understanding the role of the hospitalized patient in medication administration safety. Qualitative Health Research, 24(4):536-50.

Yadav SK1, Kumar R2, Macey PM3, Woo MA4, Yan-Go FL5, Harper RM6. (2014). Insular cortex metabolite changes in obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep, 37(5):951-8.

Pang S1, Pokomo L2, Chen K3, Kamata M3, Mao SH3, Zhang H4, Razi E1, An DS2, Chen IS3. (2014). High-Throughput Screening of Effective siRNAs Using Luciferase-Linked Chimeric mRNA. PLoS 9(5):e96445.

Croymans DM1, Krell SL2, Oh CS2, Katiraie M2, Lam CY2, Harris RA3, Roberts CK2. (2014). Effects of resistance training on central blood pressure in obese young men. Journal of Human Hypertension, 28(3):157-64.

Sarna L. (2014). Enough is enough. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 18(2):141-2.

Harper RM1, Kumar R2, Macey PM3, Woo MA4, Ogren JA4. (2014). Affective brain areas and sleep-disordered breathing. Progress in Brain Research, 209:275-93.

Eisenman DP, Bazzano A, Koniak-Griffin D, Tseng CH, Lewis MA, Lamb K, Lehrer D. (2014). Peer-mentored preparedness (PM-Prep): a new disaster preparedness program for adults living independently in the community. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 52(1):49-59.

Kim H1, Woods DL2, Mentes JC3, Martin JL4, Moon A5, Phillips LR3. (2014). The nursing assistants' communication style and the behavioral symptoms of dementia in Korean-American nursing home residents. Geriatric Nursing, 35(2 Suppl):S11-6).

Shinnick MA, Woo MA. (2014). Does Nursing Student Self-efficacy Correlate with Knowledge When Using Human Patient Simulation? Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 10, e71-e79.

Hodge F, Stemmler MS, Nandy K. (2014). Association between Obesity and History of Abuse among American Indians in Rural California. Journal of Obesity & Weight Loss Therapy, 4(1), open access journal.

Dekker RL1, Lennie TA, Doering LV, Chung ML, Wu JR, Moser DK. (2014). Coexisting anxiety and depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 13(2):168-176.

Itty TL1, Hodge FS, Martinez F. (2014). Shared and unshared barriers to cancer symptom management among urban and rural american indians. Journal of Rural Health, 30(2):206-13.

Pavlish C1, Brown-Saltzman K2, Jakel P3, Fine A4. (2014). The nature of ethical conflicts and the meaning of moral community in oncology practice. Oncology Nursing Forum, 41(2):130-40.

Tailakh A1, Evangelista LS, Mentes JC, Pike NA, Phillips LR, Morisky DE. (2014). Hypertension prevalence, awareness, and control in Arab countries: A systematic review. Nursing & Health Sciences, 16(1):126-30.

McGuire AW1, Eastwood JA, Hays RD, Macabasco-O'Connell A, Doering LV. (2014). Depressed or not depressed: untangling symptoms of depression in patients hospitalized with coronary heart disease. American Journal of Critical Care, 23(2):106-16.

Balazs AB1, Ouyang Y2, Hong CM1, Chen J2, Nguyen SM2, Rao DS3, An DS4, Baltimore D2. (2014). Vectored immunoprophylaxis protects humanized mice from mucosal HIV transmission. Nature Medicine, 20(3):296-300.

Chandra A1, Kim J2, Pieters HC3, Tang J4, McCreary M4, Schreiber M5, Wells K4. (2014). Implementing Psychological First-Aid Training for Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 27:1-6.

Mooney LJ1, Cooper C2, London ED3, Chudzynski J4, Dolezal B5, Dickerson D6, Brecht ML7, Peñate J8, Rawson RA9. (2014). Exercise for methamphetamine dependence: rationale, design, and methodology. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 37(1):139-147.

Salem BE1, Nyamathi A, Phillips LR, Mentes JC, Sarkisian C, Brecht ML. (2014). Development of a frailty framework among vulnerable populations. Advances in Nursing Science, 37(1):70-81.

Kumar R1, Farahvar S2, Ogren JA3, Macey PM4, Thompson PM5, Woo MA3, Yan-Go FL6, Harper RM7. (2014). Brain putamen volume changes in newly-diagnosed patients with obstructive sleep apnea. NeuroImage. Clincial., 4:383-91.

Ibabe I1, Stein JA2, Nyamathi A3, Bentler PM4. (2014). Predictors of substance abuse treatment participation among homeless adults. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46(3):374-81.

Salem BE, Nyamathi A, Brecht ML, Phillips LR, Mentes JC, Sarkisian C, Stein JA. (2014). Constructing and identifying predictors of frailty among homeless adults—a latent variable structural equations model approach. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 58(2):248-56.

Tsao JC1, Jacob E, Seidman LC, Lewis MA, Zeltzer LK. (2014). Psychological aspects and hospitalization for pain crises in youth with sickle-cell disease. Journal of Health Psychology, 19(3):407-16.

Roberts CK1, Chen BH, Pruthi S, Lee ML. (2014). Effects of varying doses of testosterone on atherogenic markers in healthy younger and older men. American Journal of Physiology, 306(2): R118-23.

Lambert LM1, Pike NA2, Medoff-Cooper B3, Zak V4, Pemberton VL5, Young-Borkowski L6, Clabby ML7, Nelson KN8, Ohye RG9, Trainor B10, Uzark K11, Rudd N6, Bannister L12, Korsin R13, Cooper DS14, Pizarro C15, Zyblewski SC16, Bartle BH17, Williams RV18; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. (2014). Variation in Feeding Practices following the Norwood Procedure. Journal of Pediatrics, 164(2):237-242.

Esguerra-Gonzales A1, Ilagan-Honorio M2, Kehoe P3, Fraschilla S4, Lee AJ5, Madsen A6, Marcarian T7, Mayol-Ngo K8, Miller PS9, Onga J10, Rodman B11, Ross D12, Shameem Z13, Nandy K14, Toyama J15, Sommer S16, Tamonang C17, Villamor F18, Weigt SS19, Gawlinski A20. (2014). Effect of high-frequency chest wall oscillation versus chest physiotherapy on lung function after lung transplant. Applied Nursing Research, 27(1):59-66.

Sellers SE1, Dumitriu B1, Morgan MJ1, Hughes WM1, Wu CO2, Raghavarchari N3, Yang Y3, Uchida N4, Tisdale JF4, An DS5, Chen IS5, Hematti P6, Donahue RE1, Larochelle A1, Young NS1, Calado RT1, Dunbar CE1. (2014). No impact of lentiviral transduction on hematopoietic stem/progenitor cell telomere length or gene expression in the rhesus macaque model. Molecular Therapy, 22(1):52-8.

Tyler D, Nyamathi A, Stein JA, Koniak-Griffin D, Hodge F, Gelberg L. (2014). Increasing hepatitis C knowledge among homeless adults: results of a community-based, interdisciplinary intervention. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 41(1):37-49.

Sarna L1, Bialous SA2, Nandy K1, Antonio AL1, Yang Q3. (2014). Changes in smoking prevalences among health care professionals from 2003 to 2010-2011. JAMA, 311(2):197-9.

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