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  1. Brixey SN, Weaver NL, Guse CE, Zimmermann H, Williams J, Corden TE, Gorelick MH. The impact of behavioral risk assessments and tailored health information on pediatric injury. Clin Pediatr. 2014. DOI: 10.1177/00099228145495.
  2. Hamberger LK, Ambuel B, Guse C, Phelan MB, Melzer-Lange M, Kistner A. Effects of a systems change model to respond to patients experiencing partner violence in primary care medical settings. J Fam Viol. 2014. (DOI) 10.1007/s10896-014-9616-3.
  1. Mosack, K.E, Patterson, L., Brouwer, A.M., Wendorf, A.R., Ertl, K., Eastwood, D., Morzinski, J., Fletcher, K., & Whittle, J. (2013). Evaluation of a peer-led hypertension intervention for veterans: Impact on peer leaders. Health Education Research, 28 (3), 426-436.
  2. Lerner EB, Roberts J, Guse CE et al. Does EMS perceived anatomic injury predict trauma center need? Prehosp Emerg Care. 2013;17(3):312-6.
  3. Sanders J, Guse C, Onuoha BC. Pilot study of a new model for managing hypertension in an uninsured population. J Prim Care Community Health. 2013;4(1):44-9.
  4. Ellis JL and Morzinski JA. Training Lay Volunteers to Promote Health in Central-City African American Churches. Journal of Christian Nursing. 2013; 30(2): 112-116.
  5. Kharofa RY, Meurer JR, Nelson D. “Perceptions About Eating Healthy in WIC Participants”. Clinical Pediatrics, 03/25/13.
  6. Nokes KM, Nelson DA, McDonald MA, Hacker K, Gosse J, Sanford B and Opel S. “Faculty Perceptions of How Community-Engaged Research is Valued in Tenure, Promotion, and Retention Decisions”. Clinical and Translational Science, 2013;6 (4):259-266.
  7. Kusch JD, Nelson DA, Simpson D, Gerrits R. and Glass L. “Using AI to Understand Key Success Features in Evolving CTSAs. Clinical and Translational Science, 2013;6 (4):314–316.
  8. Bedinghaus J, Nelson D. Team-Based Learning of Evidence-Based Medicine: Screening. MedEdPORTAL; 2013.
  9. Nelson D., Bedinghaus J. Team-Based Learning of EBM: Case-Control and Cohort Studies. MedEdPORTAL; 2013.
  10. Bedinghaus J, Nelson, D., Team-Based Learning of EBM: Randomized Controlled Trials MedEdPORTAL; 2013.
  11. Bedinghaus J, Nelson D. Team-Based Learning of EBM: Diagnostic Testing. MedEdPORTAL; 2013
  12. Bradford L, Eldredge CE, Morzinski, JA. Training community-engaged researchers. Acad. Med. 2013; Feb; 88(2):154. PMID: 23361025
  13. Ambuel B, Hamberger K, Guse C, Melzer-Lange M, Phelan MB, Kistner A; (2013)”Healthcare can change from within: Sustained Improvement in the Healthcare Response to Intimate Partner Violence”. J Fam Viol, 2013 (DOI) 10.1007/s10896-013-9550-9.
  1. Marriott LK, Nelson DA, Allen S, Calhoun K, Eldredge CE, Kimminau KS, Lucero RJ, Pineda-Reyes F, Rumala BB, Varanasi AP, Wasser JS, Shannon J, Using health information technology to engage communities in health, education, and research. Sci. Transl. Med.4, 119mr1 (2012).
  2. Eldredge C and Schellhase K. “School-Based Management of Food Allergies in Children”. American Family Physician, 2012 86(1): 16-18.
  3. Springer JB, Morzinski J and DeNomie M. “Promoting Youth Physical Activity and Health Career Awareness in an African American Faith Community”. International Public Health Journal 2012; 4(3), 1-13.
  4. Young S, Zikos A, Morzinski J, Meurer L. Safe Transitions for Every Patient (STEP): A Resource Guide for Community Preceptors. MedEdPORTAL; 2012.
  5. Ahmed, S., Nelson, D., Biedrzycki, P., Sandy, M., Opel, S., & Franco, Z. (2012). Community Engagement for Translational Disaster Research: Fostering Public, Private & Responder Group Partnerships. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM2012). Vancouver, Canada. [ISBN: 978-0-86491-332-6].
  6. Hayes, A., Franco Z., Lancaster, J. & Kissack, A. (2012). Disaster Medical Education & Simulated Crisis Events: A Translational Approach. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM2012). Vancouver, Canada. [ISBN: 978-0-86491-332-6].
  7. Rothkrantz, L., Ristvej, J. & Franco, Z (Eds.) (2012). Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM2012). Vancouver, Canada. [ISBN: 978-0-86491-332-6]
  8. Fracasso, C. L., Franco, Z., MacDonald, D., & Friedman, H. (2011). Measuring the transpersonal: The research and mentoring contributions of Harris Friedman. NeuroQuantology, 9(3), 499-514.
  9. Simpson DE, Meurer LN, Braza D: Meeting the Scholarly Project Requirement—Application of Scholarship Criteria beyond Research [Rip Out]. 2012 March; 4(1): 111–112. doi:10.4300/JGME-D-11-00310.1
  10. Meurer LN, Diehr S: Community Engaged Scholarship – Meeting Scholarly Project Requirements while Advancing Community Health [Rip Out]. J Grad Med Educ. 2012 September; 4(3): 385–386. doi:10.4300/JGME-D-12-00164.1
  11. Morzinski J, Patterson L, Ertl K, Wilke N, Fletcher K, Wurm C, Hayes A, Whittle J. Peer-Leader Training to Improve the Health of Veterans: The POWER Curriculum., 2012.
  12. Patterson L, McGinley E, Ertl K, Morzinski J, Fyfe R, Whittle J. Location and organizational features: What type of veteran communities participate in health programs. Program Community Health Partnership. 2012 Summer; 6(2):141-52.
  13. Schapira M, Fletcher K, Hayes A, Eastwood D, Patterson L, et al. The development and validation of the hypertension evaluation lifestyle and management knowledge scale. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2012 Jul;14(7):461-6
  14. Mosak KE, Wendorf A, Brouwer A, Patterson L, Ertl K, et al. (2012). Qualitative outcome evaluation of POWER II: A peer-led hypertension intervention for veterans service organization members. Chronic Illn. 2012; 8 (4): 252-264.
  15. Maresh J, Guse C, Layde P. National trends and coding patterns in fall-related mortality among the elderly in the United States. J Public Health Policy. 2012;33(2):202-14.
  16. Grundstrom AC, Guse CE, Layde PM. Risk factors for falls and fall-related injuries in adults 85 years of age and older. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2012;54(3):421-8.
  17. Layde PM, Christiansen AL, Peterson DJ, Guse CE, Maurana CA, Brandenburg T. A model to translate evidence-based interventions into community practice. Am J Public Health. 2012;102(4):617-24.
  18. Carroll CP, Cochran JA, Guse CE, Wang MC. Are we underestimating the burden of traumatic brain injury? Surveillance of severe traumatic brain injury using centers for disease control International classification of disease, ninth revision, clinical modification, traumatic brain injury codes. Neurosurgery. 2012;71(6):1064-70; discussion 1070.
  19. Christopher, S., Ahmad, N.Y., Bradford, L., Collins, J.L., Eskra, K., LaPean, A., O'Tool, F.O., Roedl, S.J., Farrell, M.H. (2012). A method to assess the organizing behaviours used in physicians' counseling of standardized parents after newborn genetic screening. Communication & Medicine, 9(2), 101-111. DOI: 10.1558/cam.v9i2.101
  20. Carlisle, R., Tsang, J., Ahmad, N. Y., Worthington, E., Van Oyen Witvliet, C., & Wade, N. (2012) The differential effects of restitution and apology on behavioral and self-reported forgiveness. Journal of Positive Psychology, 7(4), 294-305. DOI:10.1080/17439760.2012.690444
  1. Ahmed S, Size T, Crouse B, Patterson L, Gass E, Karon S, Lund L, Abert C, Wergin A, Hegranes K, Bishop L, Duffy S, and Jacobson K. Strong Rural Community Initiative (SCRI) Program: Challenges in Promoting Healthier Lifestyles. Wisconsin Medical Journal. 2011; 110(3):119-126.
  2. Brixey S, Corden T, Guse C, and Layde PM. Booster seat legislation: does it work for all children? Injury Prevention. 2011; 17(4):233-7.
  3. Lerner E, Shah M, Cushman J, Swor R, Guse C, Brasel K, Blatt A, and Jurkovich G. Does Mechanism of Injury Predict Trauma Center Need? Prehospital Emergency Care. 2011; 15(4):518-525.
  4. Grundstrom AC, Guse CE, Layde PM. Risk factors for falls and fall-related injuries in adults 85 years of age and older. Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics. 2011; Aug 19 [Epub ahead of print].
  5. Shore N, Drew E, Brazauskas R, and Seifer S. Relationships between community-based processes for research ethics review and institution-based IRBs: a national study. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE). 2011; 6(2):13-21.
  6. Drew E and Schoenberg N. Deconstructing Fatalism: Ethnographic Perspectives on Women’s Decision Making about Cancer Prevention and Treatment. Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 2011; 25(2):164-182.
  7. Kahn C, Jr, Kalpahty-Cramer J, Lam C, and Eldredge C. Accurate Determination of Imaging Modality using an Ensemble of Test- and Image-Based Classifiers. Journal of Digital Imaging 2011 DOI 10.1007/s10278-011-9399-5.
  8. Franco Z, Blau K, and Zimbardo P. Heroism: A conceptual analysis and differentiation between heroic action and altruism. Review of General Psychology. 2011; 15(2):99-113.
  9. Schlotthauer A, Guse C, Brixey S, Corden T, Hargarten S, and Layde P. Motor Vehicle Crashes Associated with Alcohol: Child Passenger Injury and Restraint Use. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011; 40(3):320–323.
  10. Lerner E, Shah M, Swor R, Cushman J, Guse C, Brasel K, Blatt A, and Jurkovich G. Comparison of the 1999 and 2006 Trauma Triage Guidelines: Where do Patients Go?; Prehospital Emergency Care. 2011; 15(1):12-7.
  11. Alt K, Nguyen A, and Meurer L. The Effectiveness of Educational Programs to Improve Recognition and Reporting of Elder Abuse and Neglect: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect. 2011; 23(3):213-233.
  12. Meurer L, Young S, Meurer J, Johnson S, Gilbert I, Diehr S, and the Urban and Community Health Pathway Planning Council. The Urban and Community Health Pathway Preparing Socially Responsive Physicians Through Community-Engaged Learning. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011; 41(453): S228-S236.
  13. Hinojosa M, Nelson D, Hinojosa R, Delgado A, Witzack B, Gonzalez M, Elliott W, Steiner J, Fontanez M, and Farias R. Using fotonovelas to promote healthy eating in a Latino community. American Journal of Public Health. 2011; 101(2):258-259.
  14. Patterson L, Morzinksi J, Ertl K, Wurm C, Hayes A, and Whittle J. Engaging Community-Based Veterans’ Organizations in Health Promotion Programs. Family and Community Health. 2011; 34(4):311-8.
  15. Delaney M, Schellhase K, Young S, Geiger S, Fink A, and Mast E. Blood Center Practice and Education for Blood Donors with Anemia. Transfusion. 2011; 51(5):929-936.
  1. Ahmed S, Holmquist M, Young S, and Maurana C. Strategies to Learn from Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Challenges: Prepare, Preempt, Predict, Prevent, and Participate. In: Harter L, Hamel-Lambert J, and Millesen J (eds): Case Studies in Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR). Kendal Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, 2010 (Invited).
  2. Ahmed S and Palermo A. Community Engagement in Research: Frameworks for Education and Peer Review. American Journal of Public Health. 2010; 100(8):1380-1387.
  3. Ahmed S, Lemkau J, and Hershberger, P. Psychosocial Influences in Health. In: Rakel RE (ed): The Textbook of Family Practice, 8th Edition, W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 2010 (Invited).
  4. Shore N, Brazauskas R, Drew E, Wong K, Moy L, Corage-Baden A, Cyr K, Ulevicus J, and Seifer S. Understanding Community-Based Processes for Research Ethics Review: A National Study. American Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print]. Dec 16, 2010.
  5. Franco Z and Zimbardo P. The Banality of Heroism. In Keltner D, Marsh J, & Smith JA (eds.): The Compassionate Instinct: The science of human goodness. New York: Norton, 2010.
  6. Brixey S, Ravindran K, and Guse C. Legislating child restraint usage – Its effect on self-reported child restraint use rates in a central city. Journal of Safety Research. 2010; 41(1):47-52.
  7. Carroll C, Cochran J, Price J, Guse C, and Wang M. The AIS-2005 Revision in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Mission Accomplished or Problems for Future Research? Annals of Advances in Automotive Medicine Annual Scientific Conference. 2010; 54, 233-8.
  8. Brixey S, Guse C, and Gorelick M. Reliability and Validity of Child Passenger Safety Restraint Observations by Community Observers. Traffic Injury Prevention. 2010; 11(6):573-7.
  9. Hamberger LK, Guse C, Patel D, and Griffin E. Increasing physician inquiry for intimate partner violence in a family medicine setting: Placing a screening prompt on the patient record. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, & Trauma. 2010; 19(8): 839-852.
  10. Hinojosa M, Hinojosa R, Nelson D, Delgado A, Witzack B, Gonsalex M, Farias R, Ahmed S, and Meurer L. Salud de la Mujer: Using Fotonovelas to Increase Health Literacy Among Latinas. The Johns Hopkins University Press. 2010; 4(1):25-30.
  11. Hinojosa R, Hinojosa MS, Nelson K, and Nelson D. Veteran Family Reintegration, Primary Care Needs, and the Benefit of the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2010; 23(6):770–774.
  12. Hayes A, Morzinski J, Ertl K, Wurm C, Patterson L. Wilke N, and Whittle J. Preliminary Description of the Feasibility of Using Peer Leaders to Encourage Hypertension Self-Management. Wisconsin Medical Journal. 2010; 109(2):85-90.
  13. Whittle J, Fletcher K, Morzinski J, Ertl K, Patterson L, Jensen W, and Schapira MM. Ethical Challenges in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Peer Education Among Veterans Service Organizations. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 2010; 5(4):43-51.
  1. Wanta B, Schlotthauer A, Guse C, and Hargarten S. The Burden of Suicide in Wisconsin’s Older Adult Population. Wisconsin Medical Journal. 2009; 108(2):87-93.
  2. Brixey S, Guse C, and Ngui E. Free Child Passenger Restraints for Patients in an Urban Pediatric Medical Home: Effects on Caregiver Behavior. Wisconsin Medical Journal. 2009; 108(7):352-358.
  3. Brixey S and Guse C. Knowledge and behaviors of physicians and caregivers about appropriate child passenger restraint use. Journal of Community Health. 2009; 34(6):547-52.
  4. Hanrahan R, Layde P, Zhu S, Guse C, and Hargarten SW. The association of driver age with traffic injury severity in Wisconsin. Traffic Injury Prevention. 2009; 10(4):361-7.
  5. Tonellato D, Guse C, and Hargarten S. Injury Deaths of US Citizens Abroad: New Data Source, Old Travel Problem. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2009; 16(5):304-310.
  6. Brotzman G, Guse C, Fay D, Schellhase K, and Marbella A. Implementing an Electronic Medical Record at a Residency Site: Physicians’ Perceived Effects on Quality of Care, Documentation, and Productivity. Wisconsin Medical Journal. 2009; 108 (2):99-103.
  7. Fay D, Schellhase K, and Suresh G. Bilirubin Screening for Normal Newborns: A Critique of the Hour-Specific Bilirubin Nomogram. Pediatrics. 2009; 124(4):1203-1205.
  8. Green L, Dickinson W, Nease D, Schellhase K, Campos-Outcalt D, and Schoof BK. AAFP Guideline for the Detection and Management of Post-Myocardial Infarction Depression. Annals of Family Medicine. 2009; 7(1):71-79.
  9. Ambuel B, Phelan MB, Hamberger LK, and Wollf M. Healthcare Can Change From Within: A Sustainable Model for Intimate Partner Violence Intervention and Prevention. In Banyard V, Edwards V & Kendall-Tackett K (Eds.). Trauma and physical health: Integrating trauma practice into primary care. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press, 2009.
  10. Phelan MB, Hamberger LK, Ambuel B, and Wolff M. Screening for Intimate Partner Violence in the health care setting. Family and Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly. 2009; 1(4):327-360
  11. Bower D, Young S, Larson G, Simpson D, Tipnis S, Begaz T, and Webb T. Characteristics of Patient Encounters that Challenge Medical Students’ Provision of Patient-Centered Care. Academic Medicine. 2009; 84(10):S74-S78.
  12. Young, S. Professional relationships and power dynamics between urban community-based nurses and social work case managers: Advocacy in action. Professional Case Management. 2009; 14(6):312–320.
  13. Young S, Fink A, Geiger S, Marbella A, Mast A, and Schellhase K. Community blood donors’ knowledge of anemia and design of a literacy-appropriate educational intervention. Transfusion. 2009; 50(1):75-79.

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