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NHS Scholarship Spotlight: June to December 2018

DECEMBER 21, 2018 – Faculty members at the School of Nursing & Health Studies regularly publish, sometimes with students and alumni, on a range of topics. They were invited to submit information for this update—covering June to December 2018. Therefore, this list may not be complete. The list below includes the names of the NHS authors in boldface, as well as the citation.


Adams, A., Vuckovic, M., Birch, E., Brant, T., Bialek, S., Yoon, D., Koroma, J., Direny, A., Shott, J., Lemoine, J., & Dembele, M. (2018). Eliminating neglected tropical diseases in urban areas: A review of challenges, strategies and research directions for successful mass drug administration. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 3(4), 1-12.

Anderson, K., Davis, D., & McLaughlin, M. (2018). Implementing universal design instruction in doctor of nursing practice education. Nurse Educator.

Bhuyan, S. S., Shiyanbola, O., Deka, P., Isehunwa, O. O., Chandak, A., Huang, S., Bhatt, J., Ning, L., Lin, W.J., & Wyant, D. (2018). The role of gender in cost-related medication nonadherence among patients with diabetes. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 31(5), 743-751.

Dalley, C. B., Wroblewska, B., Wolfe, B. B., & Wroblewski, J. T. (2018). The role of metabotropic glutamate receptor 1 dependent signaling in glioma viability. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 367(1), 59-70.

De Geyndt, W. (2018). Evolution of the World Bank response to disease outbreaks: From a reactive to a proactive approach. Journal of Family Medicine and Disease Prevention, 4(2), 1-7.

Fall-Dickson, J. M., Cordes, S., & Berger, A. M. (2018). Management of adverse effects of treatment: Oral complications. In V. T. DeVita, T. S. Lawrence, & S. A. Rosenberg (Eds.). Cancer: Principles & practice of oncology (11th ed). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Granitto, M., & Norton, C. (2018). Concussion: prevention, assessment, and management. American Nurse Today, 13(2), 16-21.

Gupta, V., Kraemer, J. D., Katz, R., Jha, A. K., Kerry, V. B., Sane, J., Ollgren, J., & Salminen, M. O. (2018). Analysis of results from the joint external evaluation: Examining its strength and assessing for trends among participating countries. Journal of Global Health, 8(2).

Huang, S. S., & Bowblis, J. R. (2018). Is the quality of nursing homes countercyclical? Evidence from 2001 through 2015. Gerontologist.

Huang, S. S., & Bowblis, J. R. (2018). Private equity ownership and nursing home quality: An instrumental variables approach. International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 1-27.

Huang, S. S., & Bowblis, J. R. (2018). The principal-agent problem and owner-managers: An instrumental variables application to nursing home quality. Health Economics, 27(11), 1653-1669.

Huang, S. S., & Bowblis, J. R. (2018). Workforce retention and wages in nursing homes: An analysis of managerial ownership. Journal of Applied Gerontology.  

King, C. J., Moreno, J., Coleman, S. V., & Williams, J. F. (2018). Diabetes mortality rates among African Americans: A descriptive analysis pre and post Medicaid expansion. Preventive Medicine Reports, 12, 20-24.

Kraemer, J. D. (2018). Relative household wealth and non-fatal road crashes: analysis of population-representative data of Kenyan adults. Journal of Public Health.

Lin, K. W., Kraemer, J. D., Piltch-Loeb, R., & Stoto, M. A. (2018). The complex Interpretation and management of Zika virus test results. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 31(6), 924-930.

Muthalaly, R. G., Koplan, B. A., Albano, A., North, C., Campbell, J. I., Kakuhikire, B., Vořechovská, D., Kraemer, J. D., Tsai, A. C., & Siedner, M. J. (2018). Low population prevalence of atrial fibrillation in rural Uganda: A community-based cross-sectional study. International Journal of Cardiology.

Nizar, J. M., Shepard, B. D., Vo, V. T., & Bhalla, V. (2018). Renal tubule insulin receptor modestly promotes elevated blood pressure and markedly stimulates glucose reabsorption. JCI Insight, 3(16), 1-12.

Nyblade, L., Addo, N. A., Atuahene, K., Gyamera, E., Stewart, C., Jacinthe, S., Esandoh, E., Alsoufi, N., Vormawor, R., & Kraemer, J. (2018). Reducing health worker stigma and discrimination is critical to reaching 90-90-90 targets and is possible: Evaluation results of a whole-facility approach in Ghana. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 21, 171-173.

Piltch-Loeb, R., Kraemer, J., Lin, K. W., & Stoto, M. A. (2018). Public health surveillance for Zika virus: Data interpretation and report validity. American Journal of Public Health, 108(10), 1358-1362.

Piltch-Loeb, R., Kraemer, J., Nelson, C., Savoia, E., Osborn, D. R., & Stoto, M. A. (2018). Root-cause analysis for enhancing public health emergency preparedness: A brief report of a salmonella outbreak in the Alamosa, Colorado, water supply. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 24(6), 542-545.

Piltch-Loeb, R., Savoia, E., Wright, N., Gupta, R., & Stoto, M. A. (2018). Facilitated look-back analysis of public health emergencies to enhance preparedness: A brief report of a chemical spill in Charleston, West Virginia. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 24(6), E1-E5.

Sacino, M. F., Huang, S. S., Schreiber, J., Gaillard, W. D., & Oluigbo, C. O. (2018). Is the use of stereotactic electroencephalography safe and effective in children? A meta-analysis of the use of stereotactic electroencephalography in comparison to subdural grids for invasive epilepsy monitoring in pediatric subjects. Neurosurgery.

Shepard, B.D., Koepsell, H., & Pluznick, J. L. (2018, in press). Renal olfactory receptor 1393 contributes to the progression of type II diabetes in a diet-induced obesity model. American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology.

Stoto, M. A., Savoia, E., Nelson, C., Piltch-Loeb, R., Guicciardi, S., Takacs, J., Santos, C. V., & Ciotti, M. (2018). Development of a public health emergency preparedness competency model for European Union countries. Eurosurveillance, 23(49), 1-5.

Taylor, C., Lynn, P., & Bartlett, J. (2018). Fundamentals of nursing: The art and science of person-centered care (9th ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Watkins, K., Purks, J., Kumar, A., Sokas, R. K., Heller, H., & Anderson, K. E. Huntington’s disease and employment: The relative contributions of cognitive and motor decline to the decision to leave work. Journal of Huntington’s Disease, 7(4), 367-377.

White, K. A., Fetter, M. E., & Ruth-Sahd, L. A. (2018). Extern programs promote confidence and reduce anxiety with clinical decision making in nursing students. Nurse Educator.

White, K. A., Heitzler, E. T., Anderson, K. M., Yearwood, E. L., McLaughlin, M. K., & Fall-Dickson, J. M. (2018). Essential knowledge, skills, & attitudes of mentors and mentees for successful DNP scholarly projects. Nurse Education Today, 71, 107-110.

Zhang, M., Chu, Y., Mowery, J., Konkel, B., Galli, S., Theos, A. C., & Golestaneh, N. (2018). PGC-1α repression and high fat diet induce age-related macular degeneration-like phenotypes in mice. Disease Models & Mechanisms, 11(9).