Peer Reviewed Publications

TCHER Peer Reviewed Publications

Names with * indicate co-authors are/were TCHER students. Names with ` indicate co-authors are/were Core TCHER faculty members.

Calendar Year 2020

  • Clark Goings, Trenette, Sebastian J. Teran Hidalgo, and Tamika D. Gilreath. "Is There a Cigarette Catch-Up Effect for Biracial Black Youth?." Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse (2020): 1-11.
  • Wigfall, Lisa T., Ledric D. Sherman, Whitney R. Garney, Megan S. Patterson, Francisco A. Montiel Ishino, and Susan T. Vadaparampil. "Are health care providers making the most of patient encounters to promote HPV vaccination among cigarette smokers?." Patient education and counseling 103, no. 1 (2020): 180-188.
  • Wigfall, Lisa T., Patricia Goodson, George B. Cunningham, Idethia S. Harvey, Tamika D. Gilreath, Maurice Adair, Bambi W. Gaddist, Carmen Hampton Julious, and Daniela B. Friedman. "Understanding Community-based HIV/AIDS Service Organizations: An Invaluable Source of HPV-related Cancer Information for At-risk Populations." Journal of Health Communication (2020): 1-10.

Calendar Year 2019

  • Barragán, Armando, Ann-Marie Yamada, and Tamika D. Gilreath. "Psychological Distress Behavioral Patterns Among Latinos: We Don’t See Ourselves as Worthless." Community mental health journal 55, no. 2 (2019): 232-240.
  • Felder, Tisha M., Kathryn L. Braun, Lisa Wigfall, Maria Sevoyan, Shraddha Vyas, Samira Khan, Heather M. Brandt et al. "Mentoring, Training, and Scholarly Productivity Experiences of Cancer-Related Health Disparities Research Trainees: Do Outcomes Differ for Underrepresented Scientists?." Journal of Cancer Education 34, no. 3 (2019): 446-454.
  • Hill, Ashley V., Natacha M. De Genna, Maria J. Perez-Patron, Tamika D. Gilreath, Carmen Tekwe, and Brandie DePaoli Taylor. "Identifying syndemics for sexually transmitted infections among young adults in the United States: A latent class analysis." Journal of Adolescent Health 64, no. 3 (2019): 319-326.
  • Hill, Ashley V., Tamika Gilreath, Maria Perez-Patron, Carmen Tekwe, Lisako McKyer, and Brandie D. Taylor. "Examining Statistical Methods for Determining Syndemics for Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk." In APHA's 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo (Nov. 2-Nov. 6). American Public Health Association, 2019. Sullivan, K. S., Hawkins, S. A., Gilreath, T. D., & Castro, C. A. (2019). Preliminary Psychometrics and Potential Big Data Uses of the US Army Family Global Assessment Tool. Military Behavioral Health, 1-12.
  • Hong, Y. Alicia, Chen Liang, Tiffany A. Radcliff, Lisa T. Wigfall, and Richard L. Street. "Metadata and Table Caption Correction: What Do Patients Say About Doctors Online? A Systematic Review of Studies on Patient Online Reviews." Journal of medical Internet research 21, no. 7 (2019): e14823.
  • Hong, Y. Alicia, Chen Liang, Tiffany A. Radcliff, Lisa T. Wigfall, and Richard L. Street. "What do patients say about doctors online? A systematic review of studies on patient online reviews." Journal of medical Internet research 21, no. 4 (2019): e12521.
  • Hunter, Carla D., Andrew D. Case, and I. Shevon Harvey. "Black college students’ sense of belonging and racial identity." International Journal of Inclusive Education 23, no. 9 (2019): 950-966.
  • Lautner, Shelby, Whitney Garney, Katherine Nimmons, Blanca Macareno, Idethia Shevon Harvey, and Kristen Garcia. "Delivering tobacco cessation through community health workers: Curriculum and training considerations." Family & community health 42, no. 3 (2019): 197-202.
  • Mkuu, Rahma S., Tamika D. Gilreath, Caroline Wekullo, Gabriela A. Reyes, and Idethia S. Harvey. "Social determinants of hypertension and type-2 diabetes in Kenya: A latent class analysis of a nationally representative sample." PloS one 14, no. 8 (2019).
  • Mkuu, Rahma, Tawandra L. Rowell-Cunsolo, and Idethia Shevon Harvey. "Until I get off parole… then I can swim in it if I want to: Facilitators of and barriers to drug use among formerly incarcerated Black drug offenders." Journal of ethnicity in substance abuse 18, no. 1 (2019): 3-22.
  • Nelon, Jordan L., Kris T. De Pedro, Tamika D. Gilreath, Megan S. Patterson, Caitlin B. Holden, and Christi H. Esquivel. "A latent class analysis of the co-occurrence of sexual violence, substance use, and mental health in youth." Substance use & misuse 54, no. 12 (2019): 1938-1944.
  • Primm, Kristin, Daenuka Muraleetharan, and Tamika Gilreath. "Use of Emergency Departments for Preventative Care Among Adults in the United States: Estimates From the 2017 National Health Interview Survey." The Journal of emergency medicine 57, no. 4 (2019): 578-586.
  • Sherman, Ledric D., Megan S. Patterson, Aditi Tomar, and Lisa T. Wigfall. "Use of Digital Health Information for Health Information Seeking Among Men Living With Chronic Disease: Data From the Health Information National Trends Survey." American Journal of Men's Health 14, no. 1 (2020): 1557988320901377.
  • Sullivan, K. S., Hawkins, S. A., Gilreath, T. D., & Castro, C. A. (2019). Preliminary Psychometrics and Potential Big Data Uses of the US Army Family Global Assessment Tool. Military Behavioral Health, 1-12.
  • Wigfall, Lisa T., and Rossmary Marquez-Lameda. "Are the CDC’s Inside Knowledge Campaign Educational Materials Being Used to Increase HIV-Positive Women's Knowledge about Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer? A Narrative Review." Journal of Women's Health 28, no. 2 (2019): 233-235.
  • Zhang, Xiaoying, Rahma Mkuu, Elfreda Samman, Shelby Cummings, Ledric Sherman, Lisa T. Wigfall, Larrell Wilkinson, and James N. Burdine. "Anxiety and depressive symptoms and missing breast cancer and cervical screening: results from Brazos valley community health survey." Psychology, health & medicine (2019): 1-8.

Calendar Year 2018

  • Apostolopoulos, Y., Lemke, M., Hosseinichimeh, N., `Harvey, I. S., & Lich K. (In Press). Embracing causal complexity in health disparities: Metabolic syndemics and structural prevention in rural minority communities. Prevention Science. 
  • Felder, T.M., Braun, K., Wigfall, L.T., Sevoyan, M., Vyas, Shradda, Khan, S., Brandt, H.M., Rogers, C.R., Tanjasiri, S.P., Armstead, C.A., Hébert, J.R. (In Press). Mentoring, training and scholarly productivity experiences of cancer-related health disparities research trainees: Do outcomes differ for underrepresented scientists? Journal of Cancer Education.
  • Lautner, S., Garney, W. R., & Harvey, I. S.  (2018). Addressing the needs of African American male smokers through community outreach and tailored smoking cessation strategies.  American Journal of Men’s Health, 12 (6) 2055 – 2063. 
  • Mkuu, R. S., Barry, A. E., Montiel Ishino, F. A., & Amuta, A. O. (2018). Examining characteristics of recorded and unrecorded alcohol consumers in Kenya. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 1058. DOI:10.1186/s12889-018-5960-1.
  • *Mkuu, R., Rowell-Cunsolo, T. L.  & `Harvey, I. S., (In Press). Until I get off parole…then I can swim in it if I want to: Facilitators and barriers of drug use among formerly incarcerated Black drug offenders. Journal of Ethnicity and Substance Abuse.
  • `Spears, E., `Harvey, I. S., & `Guidry, J. (2018).  Measuring type 2 diabetes mellitus knowledge and perceptions of risk in middle-class African Americans. Health Education Research, 33(1), 55 – 63. 
  • Wigfall L.T., Tanner A.H. (2018) Health literacy and health-care engagement as predictors of shared decision-making among adult information seekers in the USA: a secondary data analysis of the Health Information National Trends Survey. Journal of Cancer Education, 33(1):67-73.
  • Wigfall, L.T., & Marquez-Lameda, R. (2018).  Are the CDC’s Inside Knowledge campaign educational materials being used to increase HIV-positive women’s knowledge about HPV and cervical cancer? A narrative review. Journal of Women’s Health.

Calendar Year 2017

  • *Bonner, T. J., `Harvey, I. S., & Sherman, L. D. A qualitative inquiry of lower extremity disease knowledge among African Americans living with type-2 diabetes. (2017). Health Promotion Practice, 18 (6) 806 – 813.  
  • Gross, T. T., `Story, C., `Harvey, I. S., Allsopp, M., Whitt-Glover, M. C.  (2017).  As a community, we need to be more health conscious: Pastors’ perceptions on the health status of the black church. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-017-0401-x
  • Harvey, I. S., Sherman, L., *Spears, E., Ford, C. D., & Green, H. D. (2017). Social support and diabetes self-management behavior among Caribbean and African American women: A descriptive correlation study. Journal of Social Health and Diabetes, 5 (1), 16 – 26.
  • `Story, C., Knutson, D., *Brown, J. B., *Spears-Laniox, E., `Harvey, I. S., Gizlice, Z., Whitt-Glover, M. C. (2017).  Changes in social support over time in a faith-based physical activity intervention. Health Education Research, 32 (6), 513-523.
  • Story, C., Gross, T. T., `Harvey, I. S., & Whitt-Glover, M. C. Pastoral perception of a faith-based physical activity program: A Qualitative Study. (2017). Health Education Research, 32 (1) 81 – 95.  
  • Wigfall, L.T., Bynum, S.A., Friedman, D.B., Brandt, H.M., Richter, D.L., Glover, S.H., Hébert, J.R. (2017). Patient-provider communication with HIV-positive women about abnormal Pap test results. Women Health, 57(1):19-39. 
  • Wigfall, L. T., Bynum, S. A., Brandt, H. M., Sebastian, N., & Ory, M. G. (2017). HPV-associated cancer prevention programs at community-based HIV/AIDS service organizations: Implications for future engagement. Frontiers in Oncology.
  • Wigfall, L. T., & Tanner, A. H. (2017). Health literacy and health-care engagement as predictors of shared decision-making among adult information seekers in the USA: a secondary data analysis of the Health Information National Trends Survey. Journal of Cancer, 33(1):67 – 73. 

Calendar Year 2016

  • *Bonner, T.J., Foster, M., *Spears-Lanoix, E.C. (2016). Type 2 Diabetes Related Foot Care Knowledge and Foot Self-Care Practice Interventions: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Diabetic Foot and Ankle, 7.
  • *Chen, X., Acosta, S., & Barry, A. E. (In Press). Machine or human? Evaluating a language translation mobile app for diabetes patients. Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Diabetes
  • *Chen, X., Acosta, S., & Barry, A. E. (2016). Evaluating the accuracy of Google Translate for diabetes education material. Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Diabetes, 1(1), e3. 

Calendar Year 2015

  • *Amuta, A. O., Barry, A. E., & McKyer, E. L. J. (2015). Risk perceptions for developing type 2 diabetes among overweight and obese adolescents with and without a family history of type 2 diabetes. American Journal of Health Behavior, 39(6), 786-793.
  • *Amuta, A. O., *Jacobs, W., *Idoko, E. E., Barry, A. E., & `McKyer, E. L. J. (2015). Influence of the home food environment on children’s fruit and vegetable consumption a study of rural low-income families. Health Promotion Practice.
  • *Chen, X., *Dawkins-Moultin, L., *McDonald, A., McWhinney, S., & `McKyer, E. L. J. (2015). Racial/ethnic differences in children’s food request behaviors. The Health Education Monograph Series, 32(2), 9-16.
  • *Chen, X., Goodson, P., & Acosta, S. (2015). Blending health literacy with an English as a Second Language curriculum: A systematic literature review. Journal of Health Communication20(S2)101-111.
  • *Chen, X., Talwar, D., & Ji, Q. (2015). Social network and social support among elderly Asian immigrants in the United States. Global Journal of Anthropology Research2, 15-21.
  • *Diep, C. S., *Lu, W., `McKyer, E. L. J., Goodson, P., `Guidry, J. J., Murano, P. S., & Liew, J. (2015). Influences of fruit and vegetable intake among Asian youth on Texas WIC. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 2(6), 429-437.
  • *Hall, M. B., Carter-Francique, A. R., Lloyd, S. M., Eden, T., *Zuniga, A., `Guidry, J. J., & Jones, L. A. (2015). Bias within: Examining the role of cultural competence perceptions in mammography adherence. SAGE Open, 5 (1):1-7.
  • Kappus, R. M., Ranadive, S. M., Yan, H., Lane-Cordova, A. D., Cook, M. D., Sun, P., `Harvey, I. S., Wilund, K., Woods, J. A., & Fernhall, B. Sex Differences in autonomic function following maximal exercise. (2015). Biology of Sex Differences, 6(1), 1 – 8.
  • *Lu, W., McKyer, E. L. J., Dowdy, D., Evans, A., Ory, M., Hoelscher, D. M., Wang, S., & Miao, J. (2015). Evaluating the influence of the revised WIC food allocation package on healthy food availability, accessibility, and affordability in Texas. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • *Lu, W., *Diep, C., & `McKyer, E. L. J. (2015). Risk factors for childhood obesity among Asian Americans: A systematic review of literature and recommendations for health care research. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 26(2), 171-190.
  • *Lu, W., `McKyer, E. L. J., Lee, C., Ory, M. G., Goodson, P., & Wang, S. (2015). Children’s active commuting to school: An interplay of self-efficacy, social economic disadvantage, and environmental characteristics. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 12(1), 29.
  • Patterson, M. S., *Amuta, A. O., & `McKyer, E. L. J., McWhinney, S. L., Outley, C. W., & Tisone, C. A. (2015). The physical activity environment among rural, low-income children. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 2(6), 461-469.
  • *Sherman, L., & `McKyer, E. L. J. (2015) Where are they? The inclusion of African-American men in empirical studies of type 2 diabetes self-care management.  Journal of Social Health and Diabetes, 3(2), 27-39.
  • Smith, M. L., Beaudoin, C. E., Sosa, E. T., Pulczinski, J. C., Ory, M. G., & `McKyer E. L. J. (2015) Motivations, Barriers, and Behaviors Related to Obtaining and Discussing Family Health History: A Sex-Based Comparison Among Young Adults. Frontiers in Public Health, 3:249
  • Smith, M. L., Colwell, B., Forte, C. A., Pulczinski, J. C., & `McKyer, E. L. J. (2015). Psychosocial correlates of smokeless tobacco use among Indiana adolescents. Journal of Community Health, 40(2), 208-214.
  • Smith, M. L., Warne, R. T., Barry, A. E., Rossheim, M. E., Boyd, M. K., & `McKyer, E. L. J. (2015). A biopsychosocial examination of ATOD use among middle and high school students. American Journal of Health Behavior, 39(6), 799-808.
  • Sosa, E. T., `McKyer, E. L. J., Pruitt, B., Goodson, P., & Castillo, L. (2015). The complexities of childhood obesity: A qualitative study among Mexican American mothers. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 8(3), 1.
  • *Spears-Lanoix, E., `McKyer, E. L. J., Evans, A., McIntosh, W. A., Ory, M., Whittlesey, L., Kirk, A., Holescher, D. M. & Warren, J. L. (2015). Using family-focused garden, nutrition, and physical activities programs to reduce childhood obesity: The Texas! Go! Eat! Grow! Pilot study. Childhood Obesity, 11(6), 707-714.
  • Talwar, D., *Chen, X., & Vasdeo, S. (2015). Existing disparities in injury-related mortality rates in China: A public health challenge. Global Journal of Anthropology Research2, 30-37. 
  • Warren, J., Evans, A., McIntosh, W. A., Ranjit, N., `McKyer, E. L. J., & Ory, M. (2015). Texas GROW! EAT! GO! Preliminary findings of garden, nutrition, and physical activity interventions on child behaviors and obesity. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 47(4), S100.

2014 Calendar Year

  • Omori, M., Yamawaki, N., & `McKyer, E. L. J. (2014). A comparative study of smoking in American and Japanese adolescents: Self, social influences, and health beliefs. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 1-16.
  • *Hall, M., `Guidry, J., `McKyer, E. L. J., & Outley, C. W. Association analysis of reported attitudes and culturally competent behavior engagement among public health department employees. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 7(3):15-24.
  • *Lu, W., `McKyer, E. L. J., Lee, C., Goodson, P., Ory, M. G., & Wang, S. (2014). Perceived barriers to children’s active commuting to school: A systematic review of empirical, methodological and theoretical evidence. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 11(1), 140.
  • Sosa, E. T., `McKyer, E. L. J., Goodson, P., & Castillo, L. (2014). Mexican American mothers’ perceptions of their role in childhood obesity prevention: A qualitative study. Journal of Research in Obesity, 2014, f1-10.
  • *Lu, W., *Jacob W., & `McKyer E. L. J. (2014). Risk factors of overweight and obesity among Chinese American children: A systematic review of literature. Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health. 4(1):29-36.
  • *Lu W., Zhu L., `McKyer E. L. J., McWhinney S., Outley C., & Tisone, C. A. (2014). Social ecological correlates of children’s active commuting to school in rural areas. Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health, 4(1):9-18.
  • *Hall, M. B., `Guidry, J. J., `McKyer, E. L. J., Outley, C., & Ballard, D. (2014). Assessment of health disparities related academic preparation among public health department staff. Education in Medicine Journal. 6(3): e5-12.
  • *Odum, M., Smith, M. L., & `McKyer, E. L. J. (2014). African-American fathers’ perspectives on their children’s health education: a qualitative, exploratory study. Frontiers in Public Health, 2.
  • Tisone, C. A., Guerra, S. A., Lu, W., `McKyer, E. L. J., Ory, M., Dowdy, D., ... & Hoelscher, D. M. (2014). Food-shopping environment disparities in Texas WIC vendors: a pilot study. American Journal of Health Behavior, 38(5), 726-736.
  • *Lu, W., Miao, J., & `McKyer, E. L. J. (2014). A primer on bootstrap factor analysis as applied to health studies research. American Journal of Health Education, 45(4), 199-204.
  • Harriger, D. J., *Lu, W., `McKyer E. L. J., Pruitt, B., Outley, C., Tisone, C. A., & McWhinney, S. (2014). School wellness policy implementation: A case study. Journal Child Nutrition & Management, 38(1).
  • *Sherman, L. D., `McKyer, E. L. J., Singer, J. N., Larke, A. & Guidry, J. J. (2014). Understanding the essence and lived experience of self-care management among African-American men living with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Social Health and Diabetes, 2(2), 96-104. 
  • Harriger, D. J., *Lu, W., `McKyer, E. L. J., Pruitt, B., Outley, C., Tisone, C. A., & McWhinney, S. L. (2014). Assessment of school wellness policies implementation by benchmarking against diffusion of innovation framework. Journal of School Health, 84(4). 275-283    
  • *Hall, M. B., `Guidry, J. J., `McKyer, E. L. J., Outley, C., & Ballard, D. (2014). Association analysis of reported attitudes and currently competent behavior engagement among public health department employees. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 7(3), 15-24.
  • *Hall, M. B, `Guidry, J. J., `McKyer, E. L. J., Outley, C., & Ballard, D. (2014) Assessment of health disparities related preparation among public health department staff. Education in Medicine Journal, 6(3), e5-12.
  • `Harvey, I. S., & Janke, M. Qualitative exploration of rural focus group members’ participation in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (2014). Rural and Remote Health, 14, 2886  
  • Lane, A. D., Yan H., Ranadive S. M., Kappus, R. M., Sun, P., Cook, M., `Harvey, I. S., Woods, J. A., Wilund, K., & Fernhall B. Sex differences in ventricular-vascular coupling following endurance training. (2014). European Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(12), 2597 – 2606.
  • Yan, H., Ranadive, S. M., Heffernan, K. S., Lane, A. D., Kappus, R. M., Cook, M. D., Wu, P. T., Sun, P., `Harvey, I. S., Woods, J. A., Wilund, K. R., & Fernhall, B. (2014). Hemodynamic and arterial stiffness differences between African Americans and Caucasians following maximal exercise. American Journal of Physiology- Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 306 (1), H60 – H68.