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2017

Holliday, R.C., Zellner, T., Francis, C., Braithwaite, R.L., McGregor, B., Bonhomme, J. (2017). Campus and Community HIV and Addiction Prevention (CCHAP): An HIV Testing and Prevention Model to Reach Young African American Adults. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(2S):69-80. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2017.0053.

Edwards, L.V., Lindong, I., Brown, L., Hawkins, A.S., Dennis, S., Fajobi, O., Rowel, R., Braithwaite, R., Sydnor, K.D. (2017). None of Us Will Get Out of Here Alive: The Intersection of Perceived Risk for HIV, Risk Behaviors and Survival Expectations among African American Emerging Adults. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(2S):48-68. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2017.0052.

Akintobi, T., Holden, K., Rollins, L., Lyn, R., Heiman, H., Daniels, P., Wrenn, G., Belton, A., Baltrus, P., Battle, S., & Hoffman, L. (2017). Applying a Community-based Participatory Research Approach to Address Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Mellitus in an Urban Setting (pp. 131-154). In Coughlin, S., Smith, S. and Fernandez, M. (Eds.). Handbook of Community-based Participatory Research, New York: Oxford University Press.

Sajatovic, Martha MD,1 Barbara C. Jobst, MD,2 Ross Shegog, PhD,3 Yvan A. Bamps, PhD,4 Charles E. Begley, PhD,3 Robert T. Fraser, PhD,5 Erica K. Johnson, PhD,6 Dilip K. Pandey, MBBS, PhD,7 Rakale C. Quarells, PhD,8 Peter Scal, MD,9 Tanya M. Spruill, PhD,10 Nancy J. Thompson, PhD, MPH,4 Rosemarie Kobau, MPH, MAPP11. (2017). The Managing Epilepsy Well Network: Advancing Epilepsy Self-Management. Am J Prev Med 2017; 52(3S3):S241–S245.

 

2016 

Braithwaite, R., Edwards, L., Francis, C., Dennis, S., Lindong, I., Conerly Holliday, R. & Hernandez, N. D. (2016). Condom Availability at Historically Black Colleges & Universities. International Journal of Ethnic College Health, 2 (1), 3-10

Hunter-Jones, Josalin J., MSW, MPH, CHES1, April L. Nellum, MS2, Elizabeth I. Olorundare, MBBS, MPH, FWACP2, Candace C. McCloud, MPH2, Matthew D. McCurdy, MPH2, Robin E. McGee, MPH1, Contessa M. Davis, MPH2, Nancy J. Thompson, PhD1 and Rakale C. Quarells, PhD2 . (2016). Assessing the cultural appropriateness of UPLIFT for African Americans with epilepsy: A community engaged approach. J Ga Public Health Assoc (2016), Vol. 6, No. 1.

Zellner Lawrence, T., Henry Akintobi, T., Miller, A., Archie-Booker, E., Johnson, T., & Evans, D. (2016). Assessment of a Culturally-Tailored Sexual Health Education Program for African American Youth. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(1), 14.

Henry Akintobi, T., Laster, N., Trotter, J., Jacobs, D, Johnson, T., King Gordon, T., & Miller, A. (2016). The Health, Enlightenment, Awareness, and Living (HEAL) Intervention: Outcome of an HIV and Hepatitis B and C Risk Reduction Intervention, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(10), 948

Blumenthal DS and Raskob G: The value of the PRC Program as an integral part of the research portfolio of the Schools of Public Health and Medicine.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine (accepted)

Yoo W, De S, Wilkins T, Smith SA and Blumenthal DS: Age, Race and Regional Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rates in Georgia between 2000 and 2012. Annals of Public Health and Research 3(2): 1040, 2016.

Smith SA, Alema-Mensah E, Yoo W, Ansa B and Blumenthal DS: Persons Who Failed to Obtain Colorectal Cancer Screening Despite Participation in an Evidence-Based Intervention. Journal of Community Health 2016 DOI10.1007/s10900-016-0221-7 (online ahead of print)

Blumenthal DS: Reducing and Eliminating Health Disparities through Prevention and Public Health. Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association 6 (1) 2016 doi: 10.21633/jgpha.6.201 http://www.gapha.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/3-Reducing-and-eliminating-health-disparities-through-prevention-and-public-health.pdf

Walls, C., Henry Akintobi, T., Josiah Willock, R., Miller, A., Trotter, J., & Lenoir, S. (2016). Impact of Perceived Stress on Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Risky Sexual Behavior among Black Women 18 to 24 years of age in Urban Neighborhoods. International Journal of Ethnic College Health 2(1), 19-27.

Caplan,L, Henry Akintobi, T., Gordon,T., Zellner, T., Smith, S., & Blumenthal, D. (2016). Reducing disparities by way of a cancer disparities research training program. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 2016 Fall;9(3):103-114, (3):103-114.

Context Matters: A Community-Based Study of Urban Minority Parents’ Views on Child Health. Journal of the Georgia
Public Health Association, 5(3), 212-19. PMID: 27275021
Bolar, C., Hernandez, N., Henry Akintobi, T., McAllister, C., Ferguson, A., Rollins, L., Wrenn, G., Okafor, M., Collins, D., & Clem, T. (2016)

Substance Use Correlates of Depression among African American Male Inmates, Public Health and Incarceration: Social Justice Matters, Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A), 181-93. PMID:27133518
Conerly Holliday, R., Braithwaite, R., Yancey, W., Akintobi, T., Stevens-Watkins, D., Smith, S., & Powell, C. (2016).

Assessing the Oral Health Needs of Black Men in Low-Income, Urban Communities
American Journal of Men’s Health, [Epub ahead of print] PMID:27008993
Henry Akintobi, T., Hoffman, L., McAllister, C., Goodin, L., Hernandez, N., Rollins, L., & Miller, A. (2016).

Outcomes of a behavioral intervention to increase condom use and reduce HIV risk among urban African American youth adults.
Health Promotion Practice , [Epub ahead of print] PMID:27216874
Henry Akintobi, T., Trotter, J., Zellner, T., Lenoir, S., Evans, D. Rollins, L., & Miller, A. (2016).

A Call to Develop Evidence-based Interventions to Reduce Sexually Transmitted Infections in Juvenile Justice Populations. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A), 34-44. PMID:27133511
Gates, M., Staples-Horne, M., Cartier, J., Best, C., Stone, R., Walker, V., Hastings, B., Yoo, W., Webb, N., & Braithwaite, R. (2016).

Community Engaged Leadership to Advance Health Equity and Build Healthier Communities.
Social Sciences, 5(1), 2.
Holden, K., Akintobi, T., Hopkins, J., Belton, A., McGregor, B., Blanks, S., & Wrenn, G. (2016).

Lessons learned from three models that use small grants for building academic-community partnerships for research. The Journal of Health Care for the Poor and the Underserved, 27 (2), 527-48. PMID:27180693
Kegler, M., Blumenthal, D., Henry Akintobi, T., Rodgers, K., Erwin, K., Thompson, W., & Hopkins, E. (2016).

Program Success of Mental Health Clients in Day Reporting Centers.
Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A), 194-213. PMID: 27133519
McGregor, B., Brown, E., Yan, F., Mitchell, C., Robinson, C., DeGroot, J., & Braithwaite, R. (2016).

An Exploratory Study Examining the Nature of Relationships and Risk Communication among Adolescent Children, Their Incarcerated Mothers, and Their Caregivers.
Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A), 101-19. PMID: 27133514
Robillard, A., Holliday, R., DeHart, D., Lewis, K., Rutherford, Y., & Amutah, N. (2016).

Introduction to Public Health and Incarceration: Social Justice Matters.
Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A), 1-4. PMID: 27133507
Smith, S., & Braithwaite, R. (2016).

Persons Who Failed to Obtain Colorectal Cancer Screening Despite Participation in an Evidence-Based Intervention. Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016.
J Community Health DOI 10.1007/s10900-016-0221-7. PMID: 27395048
Smith, S., Alema-Mensah, E.,Yoo,W., Ansa, B., Blumenthal, D. (2016).

Correlates of african american female adolescent offenders 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA or “Ecstasy”) use and sexually transmitted infection morbidity.
Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 26(2), 194-201. PMID: 26834451
Stephens, T., Holliday, R. C., Hopkins, S., Rose, S., Braithwaite, R., & Smith, S. (2016).

 

2015

The National Cancer Institute’s Community Networks Program Initiative to reduce cancer health disparities: Outcomes and lessons learned.
Progress in community health partnerships: research, education, and action, 9, 21-32. PMID: 26213401
Braun, K. L., Stewart, S., Baquet, C., Berry-Bobovski, L., Blumenthal, D., Brandt, H. M., ... Espinoza, P. (2015).

Adult cancer survivors: Health behavior after diagnosis.
Int Public Health Journal, 7(3), 251-252.
Caplan, L. S., & Merrick, J. (2015).

Prostate Cancer Screening and Mortality in Blacks and Whites: A Hospital-based Case-Control Study.
Journal of the National Medical Association, 107(2), 32-38. PMID: 27269488
Mkanta, W., Ndjakani, Y., Bandiera, F., Blumenthal, D., Nseyo, U., & Asal, N. (2015).

Paths to Health Equity – Local Area Variation in Progress toward Eliminating Breast Cancer Mortality Disparities, 1990-2009.
Cancer , 121(16):2765-74. PMID: 25906833
Rust, G., Zhang, S., Malhotra, K., Reese, L., McRoy, L., Baltrus, P., Caplan, L., & Levine, R. (2015).

Community-based Participatory Research Principles for the African American Community.
Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association, 5, 52-56. PMID: 26336653
Smith, S., Whitehead, M., Sheats, J., Ansa, B., Coughlin, S., & Blumenthal, D. (2015).

Self-reported ecstasy (MDMA) use and past occurrence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in a cohort of juvenile detainees in the USA.
Journal of Community Health, 40(2), 308-13. PMID: 25160467
Stephens, T., Holliday, R. C., & Jarobe, J. (2015).

Color It Real: A program to increase condom use and reduce substance abuse and perceived stress.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(1), 51. PMID: 26703653
Zellner, T., Trotter, T., Lenoir, S., Walston, K., Men-Na’a, L., Henry-Akintobi, T., & Miller, A. (2015).

 

2014

Delay in breast cancer: implications for stage at diagnosis and survival.
Front Public Health, 2, 87. PMCID: PMC4114209
Caplan, L. (2014).

Religiosity After a Diagnosis of Cancer Among Older Adults.
Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging, 26(4), 357-69. PMCID: PMC4242422
Caplan, L., Sawyer, P., Holt, C., & Brown, C.J. (2014).

Clinician utilization of best practices for HIV care and status disclosure: A cross-sectional study.
Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 4, 649-58.
Henry Akintobi, T., Braithwaite, R., & Dodds, A. (2014).

Residential segregation-trends and implications for conducting effective community-based research to address ethnic health disparities (pp. 157-169).
In Hall, H., Cole-Robinson, C., & Kohli, A. (Eds.), Uprooting urban America: Multidisciplinary perspectives on race, class and gentrification. New York: NY: Peter Lang Publishing.
Henry Akintobi, T., Braithwaite, R., & Dodds, A. (2014).

An Academic-Public Health Department Partnership for Education, Research, Practice, and Governance.
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 20(3), 310-14. PMID: 24667192
Henry Akintobi, T., Dawood, N., & Blumenthal, D. (2014).

A Model for Strengthening Collaborative Research Capacity: Illustrations From the Atlanta Clinical Translational Science Institute.
Health Education & Behavior, 41(3), 267-74. PMID: 24311741
Rodergs, K., Akintobi, T., Thompson, W., Evans, D., Escoffery, C., & Kegler, M. (2014).

Correlates of sexual outcome expectations and risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among male inmates in the United States.
International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 6(3), 92-96.
Stephens, T., & Braithwaite, R. (2014).

Sexual transmitted infection (STI) risk associated with beliefs about virginal sex and perceived social norms among inmates in KwaZulu Natal.
International STD Research & Reviews, 2(2), 135-144.
Stephens, T., Gardner, K., Sifunda, S. & Braithwaite, R. (2014).

Predictors of suicide ideation and risk for HIV among juvenile offenders in Georgia.
International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 26(1), 137-143. 
Stephens, T. & Holliday, R. (2014).

 

2013

Community-Based Participatory Research: An Introduction (pp. 1-17).
Blumenthal, DS., DiClemente, RJ., Braithwaite, R., Smith, S. (Eds.), Community-Based Participatory Health Research: Issues, Methods, and Translation to Practice, 2nd Edition. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
Blumenthal, D., Hopkins, III, E.,& Yancey, E. (2013).

Black white disparities in receiving a physician recommendation for colorectal cancer screening and reasons for not undergoing screening.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 3, 1115-24, PMID: 23974385
Coleman Wallace, D., Baltrus, P., Wallace, T., Blumenthal, D. & Rust, G. (2013).

Building Partnership in Community-Based Participatory Research (pp. 19-34).
Blumenthal, DS., DiClemente, RJ., Braithwaite, R., Smith, S. (Eds.), Community-Based Participatory Health Research: Issues, Methods, and Translation to Practice, 2nd Edition. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
Griffin, Jr., J.P., Yancey, E., & Armstrong-Mensah, E. (2013).

Community-Based Participatory Approaches to Evaluation (pp. 251-62).
Blumenthal, DS., DiClemente, RJ., Braithwaite, R., & Smith, S. (Eds.), Community-Based Participatory Health Research: Issues, Methods, and Translation to Practice, 2nd Edition. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
Henry Akintobi, T., Trotter, J., Evans, D., Laster, N & Johnson, T. (2013).

Community-Based Approaches to Education (pp. 215-29).
Blumenthal, DS., DiClemente, RJ., Braithwaite, R., Smith, S. (Eds.), Community-Based Participatory Health Research: Issues, Methods, and Translation to Practice, 2nd Edition. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
McNeal, M., Blumenthal, D.S., Williams Pierson, K., Hale, C., & Rogers, T. (2013).

Efficacy to effectiveness transition of an Educational Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening (EPICS): study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial.
Implementation Science, 8, 86. PMID: 23924263
Smith, S., & Blumenthal, D. (2013).

Translating Research to Practice (pp. 181-94).
Blumenthal, DS., DiClemente, RJ., Braithwaite, R., Smith, S. (Eds.), Community-Based Participatory Health Research: Issues, Methods, and Translation to Practice, 2nd Edition. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
Smith, S. & Blumenthal, D. (2013).