Faculty Bibliography - Recent Publications

Journal Publications

Ahmed SM, Nelson D, Kissack A, Franco Z, Whittle J, Kotchen T, Meurer JR, Morzinski J, Brandenburg T Towards Building a Bridge between Community Engagement in Research (CEnR) and Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). Clin Transl Sci 2014 Apr;8(2):160-5.

Alexander AM, Flynn KE, Hahn EA, Jeffery DD, Keefe FJ, Reeve BB, Schultz WJ, Reese JB, Shelby RA, Weinfurt KP. Improving patients’ understanding of terms and phrases commonly used in self-reported measures of sexual function. J Sex Med 2014;11(8):1991-8.

Amini A, Miura JT, Larrieux G, Tsai S, Turaga KK, Christians KK, Brasel JK, Gamblin TC, Weissman DE, Nattinger AB, Johnston FM.  Palliative care training in surgical oncology and hepatobiliary fellowships: A national survey of the fellows.  Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Nov 8 (epub ahead of print).

Bedi M, King DM, Charlson J, Whitfield R, Hackbarth, DA, Zambrano EV, Wang D.  Multimodality management of metastatic patients with soft tissue sarcomas may prolong survival.  Am J Clin Oncol 2014 June;37(3):272-77.

Bernstein R, Meuer L, Jackson JL. Diabetes and hypertension prevalence in homeless adults in the US: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  Am J Public Health 2015 Feb;105(2):e46-60.

Beverung LM, Brousseau DC, Hoffmann RG, Yan K, Panepinto JA. Ambulatory quality indicators to prevent infection in sickle cell disease. Am J Hematol 2014;89(3):256-60.

Beverung LM, Strouse JJ, Hulbert M L, Neville K, Liem RI, Inusa B, Fuh B, King A, Meier ER, Casella J F, DeBaun MR, Panepinto, JA, for the SIT trial investigators, Health-related quality of life in children with sickle cell anemia: Impact of blood transfusion therapy. Am J Hematol 2015;90: 139–43.

Beverung LM, Varni JW, Panepinto JA. Clinically meaningful interpretation of pediatric health-related quality of life in sickle cell disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2015:37:128-133.

Beyer KMM, Heller B, Bizub J, Kistner A, Shawgo E, Zetts C, Szabo A. More than a pretty place: Assessing the impact of environmental education on children’s knowledge and attitudes about outdoor play in nature. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015;12(2):2054-2070.

Beyer KMM, Bizub J, Szabo A, Heller B, Kistner A, Shawgo E, Zetts C. Development and validation of the Attitudes Toward Outdoor Play scales for children. Soc Sci Med 2015 May;133:253-60.

Bogner H, Stineman M, Hennessy S, Kurichi J, Pezzin LE.  Assessment of medical care among older adults according to activity limitation stages: Patient satisfaction and perceived quality. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2015 (in press).

Brandow AM, Farley RA, Dasgupta M, Hoffmann RG, Panepinto JA. The use of neuropathic pain drugs in children with sickle cell disease is associated with older age, female sex, and longer length of hospital stay. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2015 Jan 8 [epub ahead of print].

Carr AA, Yen TW, Fareau GG, Misustin SM, Cayo AK, Evans DB, Wang TS. A single parathyroid hormone level obtained 4 hours after total thyroidectomy predicts the need for postoperative calcium supplementation. J Am Coll Surg 2014;219:757-764.

Chamberlain J, Okada P, Holsti M, Mahajan P, Brown KM, Vance C, Gonzalez V, Lichenstein R, Stanley R, Brousseau DC, Grubenhoff J,  Zemek R, Johnson DW, Clemons TE, Baren J, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) study group.  Lorazepam vs.  Diazepam for pediatric status epilepticus: A randomized clinical trial.  JAMA 2014;311(16):1652-60.

Chan KS, Kasper JD, Brandt J, Pezzin LE. Harmonizing cognitive functioning measures across international surveys of aging: An application of item response theory. J Aging Health 2015 (in press).

Berdale C, Del Toro D, Tarima S. Impact of contact isolation on FIM Score Change, FIM Efficiency Score, and length of stay in patients in acute inpatient rehabilitation facility.  Phys Med Rehabil 2014 Nov;6(11):988-91.

David KS, Rao R. Post-infectious deformity of the spine. Semin Spine Surg 2015 (in press)

DeBaun MR, Gordon M, McKinstry RC, Noetzel MJ, White DA, Sarnaik SA, Meier ER, Howard TH, Majumdar S, Inusa BPD, Telfer PT, Kirby-Allen M, McCavit TL, Kamdem A, Airewele G, Woods GM, Berman B, Panepinto JA, Fuh BR, MD, Kwiatkowski JL, King AA, Fixler JM, Rhodes MM, Thompson AA, Heiny ME, Redding-Lallinger RC, Kirkham FJ, Dixon N, Gonzalez CE, Kalinyak KA, Quinn CT, Strouse JJ, Miller JP, Lehmann H, Kraut MA, Ball WS, Hirtz D, Casella JF. Transfusion for sickle cell anemia and silent cerebral infarcts. N Engl J Med 2014;371(8):699-710.

Drayna PC, Browne LR, Guse CE, Brousseau DC, Lerner EB. Prehospital pediatric care: opportunities for training, treatment, and research. Prehosp Emerg Care 2015 Feb 6 [epub ahead of print].

Eisenbrown K, Nimmer MR, Brousseau DC.  The accuracy of using ICD-9-CM codes to determine genotype and fever status of patients with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2015; 62(5):924-5.

Ferguson C, Lamb GC. A scholarly pathway in quality improvement and patient safety.  Acad Med   2015 (in press).

Flynn KE, Lindau ST, Lin L, Reese JB, Jeffery DD, Carter J, Baron SR, Abramsohn E, Weinfurt KP. Development and validation of a single-item screener for self-reporting sexual problems in US adults. J Gen Intern Med 2015 Apr 18 [epub ahead of print].

Garcia D, Tarima T, Okunseri C. Periodontitis and glycemic control in diabetes: NHANES 2009-2012.  J Periodontol 2015 (in press).

Go RS, Gundrum JD, Neuner JM.  Determining the clinical significance of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance: A SEER-Medicare population analysis.  Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 2015 Mar;15(3):177-86.

Gussous Y, Sturm P, Hammerberg K‎‎, Khan S,‎ Zhao S, Tarima S, Caudill A.  Serial derotational casting in idiopathic and non-idiopathic progressive early onset scoliosis.  Spine Deform 2015 (in press).

Hayes J, Jackson JL, McNutt GM, Hertz BJ, Ryan JJ, Pawlikowski SA, Association between physician time-unlimited vs time-limited internal medicine board certification and ambulatory patient care quality. JAMA 2014;312(22):2358-63.                         

Hicks LK, Bering H, Carson KR, Haynes AE, Kleinerman J, Kukreti V, Ma A, Mueller BU, O’Brien SH, Panepinto JA, Pasquini MC, Rajasekhar A, Sarode R, Wood WA. The second ASH Choosing Wisely Campaign: Five hematologic tests and treatments to question. Blood 2014 Dec 4;124(24):3524-8.

Jackson JL, Kay C, Jackson W, Frank M. the quality of written feedback by attendings of internal medicine residents.  J Gen Intern Med 2015 Feb 18 [epub ahead of print].

Kay C, Jackson JL, Frank M. The relationship between internal medicine residency graduate performance on the ABIM certifying examination, yearly in-service examinations and USMLE Step 1 score. Acad Med  2015 Jan;90(1):100-4.

Khatib O, Berry C, Rao RD. Laminectomy for multi-level cervical spondylotic myelopathy. seminars in spine surgery. 2014 Sep;26(3):128-40.

Bhupendra K, Tarima S, McQuillen M, Kramer J, Dukic M, Bellanger C. plasma exchange in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis: Twenty-five year follow-up study. J Mult Scler 2015 (in press).

King AA, Rodeghier MJ, Panepinto JA, Strouse JJ, Casella JF, Quinn C, Dowling M, Sarnaik SA, Thompson AA, Woods GM, Minniti CP, Redding-Lallinger RC, Kirby-Allen M, Kirkham FJ, McKinstry R, Noetzel MJ, White DA, Kwiatkowski JK, Howard TH, Kalinyak KA, Inusa B, Rhodes MM, Heiny ME, Fuh B, Fixler JM, Gordon MO, DeBaun MR. Silent cerebral infarction, income and grade retention among students with sickle cell. Am J Hematol 2014 Oct;89(10):C188-92.

Kong AL, Saving A, Rathke S, Basir Z, Yen TW. Racial differences in the surgical management of papillary lesions diagnosed by core needle biopsy. Breast J 2015 Mar;21(2):203-4.

Lagatta  J, Uhring M, Panepinto JA.  Practice variation and comparative effectiveness in neonatal care.  Clin Perinatol 2014 Dec;41(4):833-45.

Lai V, Yen TWF, Misustin SM, Rose B, Fareau GG, Evans DB, Wang TS. The effect of thyroiditis on the yield of central compartment lymph nodes in patients with papillary thyroid cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 2015 Apr 8 [epub ahead of print].

Liu BS, Tarima S, Visotcky A, Pechauer A, Cooper RF, Landsem L, Wilk MA, Godara P, Makhijani, Y, Sulai YN, Syed N, Yasumura G, Garg AK, Pennesi ME, Lujan BJ, Dubra A, Duncan JL, Carroll J. The reliability of parafoveal cone density measurements Br J Ophthalmol 2014 Aug;98(8):1126-31.

Lunoe MM, Drendel AL, Brousseau DC. The use of the Needle Free Jet-Injection system with buffered lidocaine device does not change IV placement success in children. Acad Emerge Med 2015 Apr 22;22(4):447-51.

Lunoe MM, Drendel AL, Levas MN, Weisman SJ, Dasgupta M, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau  DC. A Randomized clinical trial of Jet Injected Lidocaine (J tip) to reduce venipuncture pain for young children. Ann Emerg Med 2015 Apr 24 [epub ahead of print].

Mallory R, Jackson JL, O’Malley PG, DeZee K, Mondragon S, Hatzigeorgiou C, Greenburg D. The characteristics of highly-rated attendings: A mixed-methods study of internal medicine residents before and after the work-hour restrictions. Mil Med 2015 (in press).

Martin K, Frank M, Fletcher KE. Intrateam coverage is common, intrateam handoffs are not.  J Hosp Med  2014;9(11):734-6.

Mathews N, Tarima S, Kim J. Foveal contour changes following surgery for idiopathic epiretinal membrane.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci (2015, in press).

Miller AP, Shah A, Brandy V Aperi BV, Budde MD, Pintar FA, Tarima S, Kurpad S, Stemper BD, Glavaski-Joksimovic A. Effects of blast overpressure on neurons and glial cells in rat organotypic hippocampal slice cultures. Front Neurol 2015 Feb 12;6:20.

Mohandas A, Suboc T, Wang J, Ying R, Tarima S, Malik M, Widlansky M. Mineralocorticoid exposure and receptor activity modulate microvascular endothelial function in African Americans with and without hypertension. Vasc Med 2015 (in press).

Morrison AK, Brousseau DC, Brazauskas R, Levas MN. Health literacy affects likelihood of radiology testing in the pediatric emergency department. J Pediatr 2015 Apr;166(4):1037-41.

Morrison AK, Chanmugathas R, Schapira MM, Gorelick MH, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC. Caregiver low health literacy and non-urgent use of the pediatric emergency department for febrile illness. Acad Pediatr 2014;14(5):505-9.

Morrison AK, Schapira MM, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC. Measuring health literacy in caregivers of children: a comparison of the newest vital sign and s-tofhla. Clin Pediatr 2014;53(13): 1264-70.

Myrvik MP, Drendel AL, Brandow AM, Yan K, Hoffmann RG, Panepinto JA. A comparison of pain assessment measures in pediatric sickle cell disease: Visual Analog Scale versus Numeric Rating Scale. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2015 Jan 8 (in press).

Nattinger AB, Pezzin LE, McGinley EL, Charlson JA, Yen TWF, Neuner JM. Patient costs of breast cancer endocrine therapy agents under Medicare Part D vs with generic formulations. Springerplus. 2015 Feb 3;4:54. doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-0827-8. eCollection 2015

Nelson D, Harris A, Horner-Ibler B, Burns EA. Hearing the community: evolution to a nutrition and physical activity program for African American women to improve weight. J Health Care Poor Underserved 2015 (in press).

Neuner JM, Carnahan J.  Dual X-ray absorptiometry for diagnosis of osteoporosis.   JAMA 2014 Sep 17;312(11):1147-8.

Neuner JM, Zokoe N, McGinley EL, Pezzin LE, Yen TW, Schapira MM, Nattinger AB.  Quality of life among a population-based cohort of older patients with breast cancer. Breast 2014;23:609-16.

Neuner JM, Charlson J, Smith E, Laud P, Pezzin LE. Adherence among Medicare Part D enrollees and the introduction of generic aromatase inhibitors. J Natl Canc Inst 2015 May 12;107(8) [e pub ahead of print 2015 Aug].

O’Connell K, YEN TW, Shaker J, Wilson SD, Evans DB, Wang TS. Low 24-hour urine calcium levels in patients with sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism: Is further evaluation warranted prior to parathyroidectomy? Am J Surg 2014 Dec 20 [e pub ahead of print 2015 Aug].

Pezzin LE, Pollak R, Schone B. Bargaining power, parental caregiving, and intergenerational coresidence.  J Gerontol Soc Sci Ser B 2014 Jul 3 [epub ahead of print].

Rao RD, Berry CA, Yoganandan N, Agarwal A. Occupant and crash characteristics in thoracic and lumbar spine injuries resulting from motor vehicle collisions. Spine J 2014;14(10):2355-65.

Roth E, Pezzin LE, McGinley E, Dillingham TR. Prosthesis use and satisfaction among persons with dysvascular lower limb amputations across post-acute care discharge settings.  Phys Med Rehabil 2014 Dec;6(12):1128-36.

Santana-Davila R, Devisetty K, Szabo A, Sparapani R, Arce-Lara C, Gore EM, Moran A, Williams CD, Kelley MJ, Whittle J.  Cisplatin and Etoposide Versus Carboplatin and Paclitaxel with concurrent radiotherapy for stage III non-small-cell lung cancer: An analysis of Veterans Health Administration data. J Clin Oncol 2015 Feb 20;33(6):567-74.

Seal DW, Nguyen A, Beyer KMM. Youth exposure to violence in an urban setting. Urb Stud Res 2014;Vol 2014, Article 368047. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/368047.

Ubong U, Krzak J, Graf A, Hassani S, Tarima S, Riordan M, Sturm P, Hammerberg K, Gupta P, Anissipour A, Harris G. Effect of lowest instrumented vertebra on trunk mobility in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis undergoing a posterior spinal fusion. Spine Deform 2015 (in press).

Wiczling P, Liem RI, Panepinto JA, Garg U, Abdel-Rahman SM, Kearns GL, Neville KA Population pharmacokinetics of hydroxyurea for children and adolescents with sickle cell disease. J Clin Pharmacol 2014;Sep;54(9):1016-22.

Wolfgram D, Sunio L, Vogt E, Smith HM, Visotcky A, Laud P, Whittle J. Hemodynamics during dialysis and cognitive performance. Nephrology (Carlton) 2014 Dec;19(12):771-6.

Xu H, Wandersee NJ, Guo Y, Jones DW, Holzhauer SL, Hanson MS, Machogu E, Brousseau DC, Hogg N, Densmore JC, Kaul S, Hillery CA, Pritchard KA Jr.  Sickle cell disease increases high mobility group box 1: A novel mechanism of inflammation. Blood 2014;124(26):3978-81.

Yen TW, Laud PW, Sparapani RA, Li J, Nattinger AB An algorithm to identify the development of lymphedema after breast cancer treatment.  J Cancer Surviv 2014 Sep 4 [epub ahead of print].

Yen TW, Laud PW, Sparapani RA, Nattinger AB. Surgeon specialization and use of sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer. JAMA Surg. 2014 Feb;149(2):185-92.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Lew SM, Rao RD.  geometrical properties of the human child cervical spine with a focus on the C1 vertebra. Traffic Inj Prev 2014;15:287-93.


Beyer KMM. Chronic Environmental Diseases: Burdens, Causes and Responses. Biological and Environmental Hazards and Disasters. Butler DR (ed.) (invited contribution, peer-reviewed, accepted).

Franco Z, Flower M, Curry B, Whittle J, Berte K. (2014) Surviving the peace: Redefining community-based veteran services through the DryHootch partnership. In: Friedman H, Johnson C, Diaz J, Franco Z, Nastasi B, eds; Johnson, C & Friedman, H (eds.). The Praeger Handbook of Social Justice and Psychology: Well-Being and Professional Issues, Vol. 2. Praeger: Santa Barbara, CA, pp.127-42.

Harris A, Nelson D, Salas Harris K, Horner-Ibler B, Burns E, Topp R. We need a new normal: Sociocultural constructions of obesity and overweight among African American women. In: Black Sociology: Contemporary Issues and Future Trends. E. Wright II (ed); Ashgate Publishing: Burlington, VT; 2014, in press.

Leventhal H, Leventhal EA, Burns E, Diefenbach M. Decisions and modifying life patterns and health practices as we age: A bottom-up approach. In Aging and Decision Making: Empirical and Applied Perspectives. T Hess (ed), in press, 2015.

Marawar S, Rao R. Surgery for Axial Neck Pain. Rothman-Simeone – The Spine. Seventh Edition. Editors Steven Garfin, Frank J. Eismont, Gordon R. Bell, Chris Bono, Jeffrey Fischgrund. WB Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. 2011. Anticipated 2016.

Rao R, Marawar S. Posterior Approaches to the Cervical Spine. Section Editor: John Rhee, in Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, Anticipated 2014.

Rao R, Marawar S. Posterior Cervical Fusion with Instrumentation. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Section Editor: John Rhee. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, Anticipated 2014.

Schmitz T, Rao R. Osteoporosis of the Spine. Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials, 2nd Edition. Eds: Christopher Bono, Andrew Schoenfeld. Wolters Kluwer Health. Anticipated 2016.

Wang M, Rao R, Yoganandan N. Upper Extremity Injury Biomechanics. Accidental Injury – Accepted for publication, Biomechanics and Prevention, 3rd edition, Eds: Yoganandan, Nahum, Melvin, Springer Science, 2014.

Wang TS, Yen TW, Evans DB. Parathyroid management in the MEN syndromes. In: Randolph G.W. (ed), Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands, Second Edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia, pp. 648-656, 2013.

Yen TW, Johnson CP, Sugg SL. Surgery for secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism: A) Secondary hyperplasia, B) Tertiary hyperplasia. In: Tufano R., Weber R.S., Zieger M. (eds.), Atlas of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, First edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia, in press.

Yen TW. Karl von Basedow. In: Pasieka JL, Lee, J. (eds), Surgical Endocrinopathies: Clinical Management and the Founding Figures. First edition. Springer, in press.

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