Accomplishments: School of Public Health

July 20, 2021
Timothy J. Grigsby (Environmental & Occupational Health) co-published an article on "The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Substance Use Trajectories in a Longitudinal Hispanic Cohort from Adolescence through Emerging Adulthood" in the journal Child Abuse and Neglect. This study examined the role of adverse childhood experiences in substance use trajectories among Hispanic emerging adults.
July 19, 2021
Manoj Sharma, Jennifer Pharr, Courtney Coughenour (all Environmental & Occupational Health), Chia-Liang Dai (Teaching & Learning), Kavita Batra (Medicine), and Ching-Chen Chen (Counselor Education), along with Asma Awan (Purdue University), and Hannah Catalano (University of North Carolina Wilmington), published an article “Using the Multi-theory Model (MTM) of Health Behavior Change to Explain the Correlates of Mammography Screening among Asian American Women” in the journal Pharmacy....
July 15, 2021
Manoj Sharma (Environmental & Occupational Health) has published the fourth edition of his popular book, Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion, from the publishing house, Jones and Bartlett Learning. The book is endorsed by SHAPE America, the Society of Health and Physical Educators as a recommended resource. It is also used for those preparing for certified in health education specialist and master certified in health education specialist exams. It is used by...
July 14, 2021
Amanda Haboush-Deloye, Helena Berlin (both Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy), Erika Marquez (Environmental & Occupational Health), and Sheniz Moonie (Epidemiology & Biostatistics) published an article on "Obesity in Early Childhood: Examining the Relationship among Demographic, Behavioral, Nutritional, and Socioeconomic Factors" in the journal Childhood Obesity. The present study sought to explore the combined relationship of physical activity, screen time,...
July 13, 2021
Gabriela Buccini (Environmental and Occupational Health) is a co-author of a newly published article, "Household Food Insecurity and Early Childhood Development in Brazil: An Analysis of Children under 2 Years of Age," in the Public Health and Nutrition Journal. This study found that household food insecurity was strongly associated with the risk of developmental delays in children under 2 years. Investments that prevent or mitigate household food insecurity are likely to be key for improved...
July 7, 2021
Jason Flatt and Krystal Kittle (Environmental & Occupational Health) coauthored an article, "Recommendations for Advancing Research with Sexual and Gender Minority Older Adults in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B." The article provides an overview of SGM aging research disseminated in the journal, limitations, and gaps in the current research, and recommendations for future research with sexual and gender minority or LGBTQIA+ aging populations.
July 7, 2021
Manoj Sharma (Environmental & Occupational Health) coauthored the article "Factors affecting substance use relapse among Iranian addicts" with colleagues from Hamadan University of Medical Sciences. The article identifies several factors responsible for relapse in substance use and underscores the need for educational and policy interventions in Iran.
July 7, 2021
Gabriela Buccini (Environmental and Occupational Health) is a first-author of the newly published "Socio-demographic inequities in nurturing care for early childhood development across Brazilian municipalities" in the Maternal and Child Nutrition journal. Providing an enabling nurturing care environment for early childhood development (ECD) that cuts across the five domains of the Nurturing Care Framework (good health, adequate nutrition, opportunities for early learning, security and safety,...
July 7, 2021
Manoj Sharma (Environmental & Occupational Health) coauthored the article "Influence of the request and purchase of television advertised foods on dietary intake and obesity among children in China" with colleagues from Chongqing Medical University.  The study identifies the role that television advertisements and accompanying purchases by children play in the development of obesity among children in China. The study underscores the need for educational and policy efforts that must be...
July 6, 2021
Manoj Sharma (Environmental & Occupational Health) recently published the Korean language translated version of his book, Introduction to Community and Public Health (2nd edition; Jossey-Bass), that he wrote with co-author Paul Branscum of Miami University. The book serves a formerly unmet need for students in South Korea and will benefit the global community.
July 2, 2021
Manoj Sharma, Jason Flatt (both Environmental & Occupational Health), and Kavita Batra (Medicine), published an article, “Testing the Multi-theory Model (MTM) to Predict the Use of New Technology for Social Connectedness in the COVID-19 Pandemic” in the journal, Healthcare. The article tackles the public health issue of social isolation that has gained prominence during the COVID-19 pandemic and provides evidence for a fourth-generation paradigm in the form of the multi-theory model, to...
July 2, 2021
Lung-Chang Chien (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) and Lung-Wen Antony Chen (Environmental and Occupational Health) have published an article on "Lagged Meteorological Impacts on COVID-19 Incidence among High-risk Counties in the United States—a Spatiotemporal Analysis" in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. This study evaluates the lagged meteorological impacts on COVID-19 incidence by considering a long study period from March to October of 2020 and diversified 203...