A selection of faculty publications from the School of Community & Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University. Publications in this repository are either published open access or available based on publisher open policies/permissions.

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Submissions from 2015

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Role of Low Exposure to Metals as Male Reproductive Toxicants, H. Anna Jeng, Yeou-Lih Huang, Chih-Hong Pan, and Norou Diawara

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Measurement of 8-Oxo-7, 8-Dihydro-2' Deoxyguanosine in Human Semen and Urine by Isotope-Dilution Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry with On-Line Solid Phase Extraction: Comparison with a Commercial Available Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Hueiwang A. Jeng, Mu R. Chao, Ruei N. Li, Chih H. Pan, and Wen Y. Lin

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Are Semen Quality Parameters Sufficient for Biomonitoring Spermatozoa DNA Integrity and Oxidatively Damaged DNA, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, Ruei-Nian Li, and Wen-Yi Lin

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Sperm DNA Oxidative Damage and DNA Adducts, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, Chih-Hong Pan, Mu-Rong Chao, and Wen-Yi Lin

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Urinary DNA Lesions as a Biomarker for Assessing Male Reproductive Health, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, Chih-Hung Pan, and Chao Mu-Rong

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Caribbean Heat Threatens Health, Well-Being, and the Future of Humanity, Cheryl C. Macpherson and Muge Akpinar-Elci

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Reply to Letter to the Editor, "Response to Medical Students' Attitudes Towards Female Sex Workers", Jenna T. Nakagawa and Muge Akpinar-Elci

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Disparities in Hospital Services Utilization Among Patients with Mental Health Issues: A Statewide Example Examining Insurance Status and Race Factors from 1999-2010, Viann N. Nguyen-Feng, Hind A. Beydoun, Michael K. McShane, and James D. Blando

Submissions from 2014

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Barriers to Effective Implementation of Programs for the Prevention of Workplace Violence in Hospitals, James Blando, Marilyn Ridenour, Daniel Hartley, and Carri Casteel

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Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Male Reproductive Health, Hueiwang Anna Jeng

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Measuring Sense of Presence and User Characteristics to Predict Effective Training in an Online Simulated Virtual Environment, Gianluca De Leo, Leigh A. Diggs, Elena Radici, and Thomas W. Mastaglio

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Medical Student's Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Female Sex Workers and Their Occupational Risk Factors, Jenna T. Nakagawa and Muge Akpinar-Elci

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Hot Yoga Establishments in Local Communities Serving Pregnant Women: A Pilot Study on the Health Implications of its Practice and Environmental Conditions, Viann N. Nguyen-Feng, Steven L. Feng, Shilpa Babbar, Nicole Calloway Rankins, and James D. Blando

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Interaction Between Climatic, Environmental, and Demographic Factors on Cholera Outbreaks in Kenya, James D. Stoltzfus, Jane Y. Carter, Muge Akpinar-Elci, Martin Matu, Victoria Kimotho, Mark J. Giganti, Daniel Langat, and Omur C. Elsi

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Adolescent Crash Rates and School Start Times in Two Central Virginia Counties, 2009-2011: A Follow-Up Study to a Southeastern Virginia Study, 2007-2008, Robert Daniel Vorona, Mariana Szklo-Coxe, Rajan Lamichhane, J. Catesby Ware, Ann McNallen, and David Leszczyszyn

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Associations Between U.S. Adult Obesity and State and County Economic Conditions in the Recession, Qi Zhang, Rajan Lamichhane, and Youfa Wang

Submissions from 2013

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Identifying Environmental Health Priorities in Underserved Populations: A Study of Rural Versus Urban Communities, M. C. Bernhard, M. B. Evans, S. T. Kent, E. Johnson, S. L. Threadgill, and S. M. Becker

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Vitamin D and Biomarkers of Sex Steroid Hormones Are Non-Linearly and Inversely Related to All-Cause Mortality: Results from NHANES III, Hind A. Beydoun, Shaker M. Eid, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, Alan B. Zonderman, and May A. Beydoun

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Lead-Based Paint Awareness, Work Practices, and Compliance During Residential Construction and Renovation, James D. Blando, Nickita Antoine, and Daniel Lefkowitz

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Nucleic Acid Oxidation in Human Health and Disease, Mu-Rong Chao, Pavel Rossner Jr., Siamak Haghdoost, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, and Chiung-Wen Hu

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Influence of Exposure to Benzo[a]pyrene on Mice Testicular Germ Cells during Spermatogenesis, Hueiwang Anna Jeng and Silvina M. Bocca

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Prevalence and Correlates of Being Bullied Among In-School Adolescents in Malawi: Results from the 2009 Global School-Based Health Survey, H.W. Kubwalo, A.S. Muula, S. Siziya, S. Pasupulati, and E. Rudatsikira

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Experiences of Kenyan Healthcare Workers Providing Services to Men Who Have Sex With Men: Qualitative Findings from a Sensitivity Training Programme, Elise M. van der Elst, Evans Gichuru, Anisa Omar, Jennifer Kanungi, Zoe Duby, Miriam Midoun, Sylvia Shangani, Susan M. Graham, Adrian D. Smith, Eduard J. Sanders, and Don Operario

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Nocturnal Diaphoresis Secondary to Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Patient with a History of Two Malignancies, Robert Daniel Vorona, Mariana Szklo-Coxe, Mark Fleming, and J. Catesby Ware

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Higher Food Prices May Threaten Food Security Status among American Low-Income Households with Children, Qi Zhang, Sonya Jones, Christopher J. Ruhm, and Margaret Andrews

Submissions from 2012

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Anthropogenic Climate Change and Allergic Diseases, James Blando, Leonard Bielory, Viann Nguyen, Rafael Diaz, and Hueiwang Anna Jeng

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Analyzing the Effects of Policy Options to Mitigate the Effect of Sea Level Rise on the Public Health and Medically Fragile Population: A System Dynamics Approach, Rafael Diaz, Joshua Behr, Anna Jeng, Hua Liu, and Franceso Longo

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Physician Review of Workers' Compensation Case Files: Can It Affect Decision Outcomes?, Mark E. Hammett, Christopher Jankosky, John Muller, Elizabeth Hughes, and Francesca Litow

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Effect of a Physician Uncertainty Reduction Intervention on Blood Pressure in Uncontrolled Hypertensives-A Cluster Randomized Trial, David J. Hyman, Valory N. Pavik, Anthony J. Greisinger, Wenyaw Chan, Jose Bayona, Carol Mansyur, Victor Simjms, and James Pool

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Prevalence and Correlates for School Truancy Among Pupils in Grades 7-10: Results From the 2004 Zambia Global School-based Health Survey, Adamson S. Muula, Emmanuel Rudatsikira, Olusegun Babaniyi, Peter Songolo, and Seter Siziya

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Victimization from Bullying Among School-Attending Adolescents in Grades 7 to 10 in Zambia, Seter Siziya, Emmanuel Rudatsikira, and Adamson S. Muula

Submissions from 2011

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United Airways Disease Among Florists, Muge Akpinar-Elci, Omur C. Elci, and Aygul Odabasi

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Efficacy of the Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccine, RotaTeq (RV5), Between Doses of a 3-Dose Series and With Less Than 3 Doses (Incomplete Regimen), Penelope D. Dennehy, Timo Vesikari, David O. Matson, Robbin F. Itzler, Michael J. Dallas, Michelle G. Goveia, Mark J. DiNubile, Penny M. Heaton, and Max Ciarlet

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Prevalence of Hypertension and Its Correlates in Lusaka Urban District of Zambia: A Population Based Survey, Fastone M. Goma, Selestine H. Nzala, Olusegun Babaniyi, Peter Songolo, Cosmos Zyaambo, Emmanuel Rudatsikira, Seter Siziya, and Adamson S. Muula

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Redefining Faculty Workloads in a Physical Therapy Department: A Case Study, Douglas C. Keskula, Shelley Mishoe, and Elizabeth T. Wark

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Prevalence and Socio-Demographic Correlates for Serious Injury Among Adolescents Participating in the Djibouti 2007 Global School-Based Health Survey, Adamson S. Muula, Seter Siziya, and Emmanuel Rudatsikira

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Maximizing Treatment Fidelity in Public Health Clinical Trials, James Alan Neff

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Demographic, Cultural, and Environmental Factors Associated with Frequency and Severity of Malnutrition among Zambian Children Less than Five Years of Age, Selestine H. Nzalal, Seter Siyizal, Olusegun Babaniyi, Peter Songolo, Adamson S. Muula, and Emmanuel Radatsikira

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Alcohol Consumption in Lusaka Urban District, Zambia: A Population Based Survey, 2007, Selestine H. Nzala, Olusegun Babaniyi, Peter Songolo, Adamson S. Muula, Emmanuel Rudatsikira, and Seter Siziya

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Self-Reported Poor Oral Hygiene Among In-School Adolescents in Zambia, Seter Siziya, Adamson S. Muula, and Emmanuel Rudatsikira

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Review of the Multi-Level Factors Contributing to Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in the U.S., Qi Zhang and LiuLiu Fu

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Decomposing the Intergenerational Disparity in Income and Obesity, Qi Zhang, Buhong Zheng, Ning Zhang, and Youfa Wang

Submissions from 2010

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Robustness of the Healthcare Utilization Results From the Rotavirus Efficacy and Safety Trial (REST) Evaluating the Human-Bovine (WC3) Reassortant Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccine (RV5), Robbin Itzler, Gary Koch, David O. Matson, Leif Gothefors, Pierre Van Damme, Mark J. DiNubile, and Penny M. Heaton

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Prospective Associations of Insomnia Markers and Symptoms With Depression, Mariana Szklo-Coxe, Terry Young, Paul E. Peppard, Laurel A. Finn, and Ruth M. Benca

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Sleep Well to Stay Safe: Ready for Primetime?, Mihai C. Teodorescu and Mariana Szklo-Coxe

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Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity Among Immigrant Families, Qi Zhang

Submissions from 2009

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Results From a Mathematical Model for Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis, H. Gaff, L. Gross, and E. Schaefer

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The Cultural Production of Health Inequalities: A Cross-Sectional, Multilevel Examination of 52 Countries, Carol L. Mansyur, Benjamin C. Amick III, Ronald B. Harrist, Luisa Franzini, and Robert E. Roberts

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Culture and the Social Context of Health Inequalities, Carol Leler Mansyur, Benjamin C. Amick III, Luisa Franzini, and Robert E. Roberts

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Socioeconomic Disparity in Healthcare-Seeking Behavior Among Chinese Women with Genitourinary Symptoms, Qi Zhang, Diane Lauderdale, Shanshan Mou, William I. Parish, Edward O. Laumann, and John Schneider

Submissions from 2008

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The Increasing Number of Clinical Items Addressed During the Time of Adult Primary Care Visits, Elmer D. Abbo, Qi Zhang, Martin Zelder, and Elbert S. Huang

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Longitudinal Association of Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Nondipping of Nocturnal Blood Pressure in the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study, Khin Mae Hla, Terry Young, Laurel Finn, Paul E. Peppard, Mariana Szklo-Coxe, and Maryan Stubbs

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Do Hospitalists or Physicians with Greater Inpatient HIV Experience Improve HIV Care in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy? Results from a Multicenter Trial of Academic Hospitalists, John A. Schneider, Qi Zhang, Andrew Auerbach, David Gonzales, Peter Kaboli, Jeffrey Schnipper, Tosha B. Wetterneck, David L. Pitrak, and David O. Meltzer

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Childhood Obesity in Minority Populations in the United States, Qi Zhang and Youfa Wang

Submissions from 2007

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The Cost-Effectiveness of Improving Diabetes Care in U.S. Federally Qualified Community Health Centers, Elbert S. Huang, Qi Zhang, Sydney E. S. Brown, Melinda L. Drum, David O. Meltzer, and Marshall H. Chin

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On a Multinational Assessment of Rotavirus Disease in Europe, David O. Matson

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Depression: Relationships to Sleep Paralysis and Other Sleep Disturbances in a Community Sample, Mariana Szklo-Coxe, Terry Young, Laurel Finn, and Emmanuel Mignot

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Using Concentration Index to Study Changes in Socio-Economic Inequality of Overweight Among US Adolescents Between 1971 and 2002, Qi Zhang and Youfa Wang

Submissions from 2006

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Changes in Immunological and Hematological Parameters of Female Residents Exposed to Volatile Organic Compounds in the City of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, I-Long Lee, Yang-Yen Gau, Ching-Tzu Yang, Chitsan Lin, and Yu-Jue Hong

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Longitudinal Association of Sleep-Related Breathing Disorder and Depression, Paul E. Peppard, Mariana Szklo-Coxe, K. Mae Hla, and Terry Young

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Are Residents' Extended Shifts Associated with Adverse Events, Mariana Szklo-Coxe

Submissions from 2002

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How Physicians Feel About Assisting Female Victims of Intimate-Partner Violence, Ramani N. Garimella, Stacey B. Plichta, Clare Houseman, and Laurel Garzon

Submissions from 2000

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Identification of Violence in the Home - Pediatric and Parental Reports, Bonnie D. Kerker, Sarah McCue Horwitz, John M. Leventhal, Stacey Plichta, and Phillip J. Leaf

Submissions from 1993

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A Survey of High School Seniors' Career Choices: Implications for Allied Health, Shelley C. Mishoe, Kim L. Valeri, and Laura H. Beveridge