Publications authored by the faculty and students of the School of Public Health, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans.

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Submissions from 2023

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Effect of High-Risk Factors on Postoperative Major Adverse Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Events Trends Following Bariatric Surgery in the United States from 2012 to 2019, Linda Adepoju, Denise Danos, Christian Green, Michael W. Cook, Philip R. Schauer, and Vance L. Albaugh

Are College Students Interested in Family Health History Education? A Large Needs Assessment Survey Study, Ming Li, Oi Man Kwok, Ping Ma, Tung Sung Tseng, and Lei Shih Chen

Quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis is associated with high-risk neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio among tobacco use-related cancer survivors, You Lu, Katherine Kwong, James Wells, Andrea Edwards, Zhong Chen, Tung Sung Tseng, and Kun Zhang

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Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness and Financial Toxicity Among Prostate Cancer Patients, K. C. Madhav, Evrim Oral, Ariane L. Rung, Edward Trapido, Laura S. Rozek, Elizabeth T.H. Fontham, Jeannette T. Bensen, Laura Farnan, Susan E. Steck, Lixin Song, James L. Mohler, Saira Khan, Sanah Vohra, and Edward S. Peters

D-optimal designs for two-variable logistic regression model with restricted design space, Yi Zhai, Chengci Wang, Hui Yi Lin, and Zhide Fang

Submissions from 2022

Implementation of Multi-level Interventions to Mitigate Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant at a PUBLIC UNIVERSITY in Southern United States, Keena N. Arbuthnot, Rebecca C. Christofferson, Edward J. Trapido, John H. Pardue, John N. Perret, and William F. Tate

Palliative care reduces emergency room visits and total hospital days among patients with metastatic HPB and GI cancers, Angelle A. Billiot, Denise M. Danos, Jenny Stevens, Katie M. Vance, Mary C. Raven, and John M. Lyons

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Intake, Abdominal Obesity, and Inflammation among US Adults without and with Prediabetes—An NHANES Study, Wei Ting Lin, Yu Hsiang Kao, Mirandy S. Li, Ting Luo, Hui Yi Lin, Chien Hung Lee, David W. Seal, Chih Yang Hu, Lei Shih Chen, and Tung Sung Tseng

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Work-Family Spillover and Depression: Are There Racial Differences Among Employed Women?, Ariane L. Rung, Evrim Oral, and Edward S. Peters

A Recurrent ADPRHL1 Germline Mutation Activates PARP1 and Confers Prostate Cancer Risk in African American Families, Guanyi Zhang, Zemin Wang, Jasmin Bavarva, Katherine J. Kuhns, Jianhui Guo, Elisa M. Ledet, Chiping Qian, Yuan Lin, Zhide Fang, Jovanny Zabaleta, Luis Del Valle, Jennifer J. Hu, Diptasri Mandal, and Wanguo Liu

Submissions from 2021

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Louisiana Medicaid Access for Treatment and Care for Hepatitis C Virus (LA-MATCH) Project: A Cross-Sectional Study Protocol, Hasheemah Afaneh, Susanne Straif-Bourgeois, Evrim Oral, Ashley Wennerstrom, Olivia Sugarman, William T. Robinson, Angel Whittington, and Edward Trapido

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Global Perspectives on Improving Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Diverse Settings, Collins O. Airhihenbuwa, Tung Sung Tseng, Victor D. Sutton, and Le Shawndra Price

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Processes for Implementing Community Health Worker Workforce Development Initiatives, Colleen Barbero, Theresa Mason, Carl Rush, Meredith Sugarman, Aunima R. Bhuiya, Erika B. Fulmer, Jill Feldstein, Naomi Cottoms, and Ashley Wennerstrom

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The Role of Education on Cancer Amenable Mortality among Non-Hispanic Blacks &Amp; Non-Hispanic Whites in the United States (1989–2018), Alberto Barcelo, Linda Duffett-Leger, Maria Pastor-Valero, Juliana Pereira, Fernando A.B. Colugnati, and Edward Trapido

Intraoperative Burden of Flexible Intramedullary Nailing and Spica Casting for Femur Fractures in Young Children, Scott A. Barnett, Bryant M. Song, Justin Yan, Claudia Leonardi, Joseph A. Gonzales, and Michael J. Heffernan

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Evaluation of a Multidisciplinary Disease Management Program to Achieve Asthma Control in Seven Safety Net Hospitals in Louisiana, Marjorie E. Bateman, Hannah Oakland, Evrim Oral, Henry Nuss, Paige Fisher, Chioma Udemgba, Carl Walker, Nathan Daigrepont, and Nereida A. Parada

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Assessing and Managing SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Health Risk to Workers Handling Residuals and Biosolids, Kari Fitzmorris Brisolara, Rasha Maal-Bared, Mark D. Sobsey, Robert S. Reimers, Albert Rubin, Robert K. Bastian, Charles Gerba, James E. Smith, Kyle Bibby, Greg Kester, and Sally Brown

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Obesity and Cancer Risk in White and Black Adults: A Prospective Cohort Study, Justin C. Brown, Shengping Yang, Emily F. Mire, Xiaocheng Wu, Lucio Miele, Augusto Ochoa, Jovanny Zabaleta, and Peter T. Katzmarzyk

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Sensitivity Analysis for Assumptions of General Mediation Analysis, Wentao Cao, Yaling Li, and Qingzhao Yu

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Changes of Exercise, Screen Time, Fast Food Consumption, Alcohol, and Cigarette Smoking During the Covid-19 Pandemic Among Adults in the United States, Liwei Chen, Jian Li, Tong Xia, Timothy A. Matthews, Tung Sung Tseng, Lu Shi, Donglan Zhang, Zhuo Chen, Xuesong Han, Yan Li, Hongmei Li, Ming Wen, and Dejun Su

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Adaptive Robust Local Online Density Estimation for Streaming Data, Zhong Chen, Zhide Fang, Victor Sheng, Jiabin Zhao, Wei Fan, Andrea Edwards, and Kun Zhang

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10-Year Survival after Breast-Conserving Surgery Compared with Mastectomy in Louisiana Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Study, Quyen D. Chu, Mei Chin Hsieh, John M. Lyons, and Xiao Cheng Wu

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Trans-Ancestry Genome-Wide Association Meta-Analysis of Prostate Cancer Identifies New Susceptibility Loci and Informs Genetic Risk Prediction, David V. Conti, Burcu F. Darst, Lilit C. Moss, Edward J. Saunders, Xin Sheng, Alisha Chou, Fredrick R. Schumacher, Ali Amin Al Olama, Sara Benlloch, Tokhir Dadaev, Mark N. Brook, Ali Sahimi, Thomas J. Hoffmann, Atushi Takahashi, Koichi Matsuda, Yukihide Momozawa, Masashi Fujita, Kenneth Muir, Artitaya Lophatananon, and Peggy Wan

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Deep Active Learning for Classifying Cancer Pathology Reports, Kevin De Angeli, Shang Gao, Mohammed Alawad, Hong Jun Yoon, Noah Schaefferkoetter, Xiao Cheng Wu, Eric B. Durbin, Jennifer Doherty, Antoinette Stroup, Linda Coyle, Lynne Penberthy, and Georgia Tourassi

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Dermal Distress, James H. Diaz

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Nephrotoxic Mushroom Poisoning: Global Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, and Management, James H. Diaz

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Regional Rodent-Borne Infectious Diseases in North America: What Wilderness Medicine Providers Need to Know, James H. Diaz

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The Disease Ecology, Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, Management, Prevention, and Control of Increasing Human Infections with Animal Orthopoxviruses, James H. Diaz

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Medicaid Eligibility Expansion Is Also Associated With Improved Fiscal Health of Families, Rebekah E. Gee

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E-Cigarettes: A Public Health Threat, Not a Population Health Intervention, Rebekah E. Gee, William R. Boles, and Dean G. Smith

Assessing the Impact of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) Visiting Scholar Program, Michael J. Heffernan, Bryant Song, Karen M. Bovid, Claudia Leonardi, and Eric D. Fornari

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Association Between the 5As and Stage of Change Among African American Smokers Eligible for Low-Dose Computed Tomography Screening, Yu Hsiang Kao, Tung Sung Tseng, Michael D. Celestin, Jennifer Hart, Lucretia Young, Mirandy Li, Leonard R. Bok, David L. Smith, Jyotsna Fuloria, Sarah Moody-Thomas, and Edward J. Trapido

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Robust Ratio- and Product-Type Estimators Under Non-normality via Linear Transformation Using Certain Known Population Parameters, Sanjay Kumar, Shivanshu Kumar, and Evrim Oral

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Prevalence of Molar-Incisor Hypomineralization Within an Orthodontic Department in the United States, Madison W. Lanford, Qingzhao Yu, Richard W. Ballard, Jeffrey T. Johnson, and Paul C. Armbruster

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Skeletal Muscle Bioenergetic Health and Function in People Living With HIV: Association With Glucose Tolerance and Alcohol Use, Danielle E. Levitt, Tekeda F. Ferguson, Stefany D. Primeaux, Jeanette A. Zavala, Jameel Ahmed, Richard H. Marshall, Liz Simon, and Patricia E. Molina

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Data Integration Using Model-Based Boosting, Bin Li, Somsubhra Chakraborty, David C. Weindorf, and Qingzhao Yu

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Regularized Multiple Mediation Analysis*, Bin Li, Qingzhao Yu, Lu Zhang, and Meichin Hsieh

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Family Health History–Based Interventions: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Ming Li, Shixi Zhao, Christine Megan Young, Margaret Foster, Judy Huei-yu Wang, Tung Sung Tseng, Oi Man Kwok, and Lei Shih Chen

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KLK3 Snp–snp Interactions for Prediction of Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness, Hui Yi Lin, Po Yu Huang, Chia Ho Cheng, Heng Yuan Tung, Zhide Fang, Anders E. Berglund, Ann Chen, Jennifer French-Kwawu, Darian Harris, Julio Pow-Sang, Kosj Yamoah, John L. Cleveland, Shivanshu Awasthi, Robert J. Rounbehler, Travis Gerke, Jasreman Dhillon, Rosalind Eeles, Rosalind Eeles, Zsofia Kote-Jarai, and Zsofia Kote-Jarai

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SNPxE: SNP-Environment Interaction Pattern Identifier, Hui Yi Lin, Po Yu Huang, Tung Sung Tseng, and Jong Y. Park

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Alcohol Intake and Alcohol–snp Interactions Associated With Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness, Hui Yi Lin, Xinnan Wang, Tung Sung Tseng, Yu Hsiang Kao, Zhide Fang, Patricia E. Molina, Chia Ho Cheng, Anders E. Berglund, Rosalind A. Eeles, Kenneth R. Muir, Nora Pashayan, Christopher A. Haiman, Hermann Brenner, and Jong Y. Park

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Age Difference in the Combined Effect of Soda Drinks Consumption and Body Adiposity on Hyperuricaemia in US Adults, Wei Ting Lin, Yu Hsiang Kao, Hui Yi Lin, Mirandy S. Li, Ting Luo, Jackson M. Fritz, David W. Seal, Chien Hung Lee, Chih Yang Hu, and Tung Sung Tseng

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Implementation of a Wechat-Based Smoking Cessation Program for Chinese Smokers, Ting Luo, Mirandy S. Li, Donna Williams, Jackson Fritz, Stephen Phillippi, Qingzhao Yu, Stephen Kantrow, Liwei Chen, Yongchun Chen, Kaylin Beiter, and Tung Sung Tseng

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Urban and Rural Disparities in a Wechat-Based Smoking Cessation Intervention Among Chinese Smokers, Ting Luo, Mirandy Li, Donna Williams, Jackson Fritz, Stephen Phillippi, Qingzhao Yu, Stephen Kantrow, Liwei Chen, Yongchun Chen, Kaylin Beiter, and Tung Sung Tseng

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Insufficient Lycopene Intake Is Associated With High Risk of Prostate Cancer: A Cross-Sectional Study From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2003–2010), You Lu, Andrea Edwards, Zhong Chen, Tung Sung Tseng, Mirandy Li, Gabrielle V. Gonzalez, and Kun Zhang

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Letter to the Editor Regarding Mathavarajah Et Al. (2020) Pandemic Danger to the Deep: The Risk of Marine Mammals Contracting SARS-CoV-2 From Wastewater, Rasha Maal-Bared, Mark Sobsey, Kyle Bibby, Samendra P. Sherchan, Kari Brisolara Fitzmorris, Naoko Munakata, Charles Gerba, Scott Schaefer, Jay Swift, Lee Gary, Akin Babatola, Robert Bastian, Lola Olabode, Robert Reimers, Albert Rubin, Greg Kester, and Leonard Casson

Timing of Steroid Initiation and Response Rates to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Metastatic Cancer, Diana V. Maslov, Karine Tawagi, Madhav Kc, Victoria Simenson, Helen Yuan, Cameron Parent, Adi Bamnolker, Richa Goel, Zoe Blake, Marc R. Matrana, and Daniel H. Johnson

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Examining the Relationship of Immunotherapy and Wound Complications Following Flap Reconstruction in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer, Ashley C. Mays, Bharat Yarlagadda, Virginie Achim, Ryan Jackson, Patrik Pipkorn, Andrew T. Huang, Karthik Rajasekaran, Shaum Sridharan, Andrew J. Rosko, Ryan K. Orosco, Andrew M. Coughlin, Mark K. Wax, Yelizaveta Shnayder, William C. Spanos, Donald Gregory Farwell, Lee S. McDaniel, and Matthew M. Hanasono

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A Comparison of Traditional Orthodontic Polishing Systems with Composite Polishing Systems Following Orthodontic Debonding, Elizabeth A. Melvin, Qingzhao Yu, Xiaoming Xu, Camille G. Laird, Paul C. Armbruster, and Richard W. Ballard

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Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Genotypes in High-Grade Cervical Precancer and Invasive Cervical Cancer From Cancer Registries Before and After Vaccine Introduction in the United States, Jacqueline M. Mix, Mona Saraiya, Trevor D. Thompson, Troy D. Querec, April Greek, Thomas C. Tucker, Edward S. Peters, Charles F. Lynch, Brenda Y. Hernandez, Glenn Copeland, Marc T. Goodman, and Elizabeth R. Unger

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Contributions of Adenocarcinoma and Carcinoid Tumors to Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rates in the United States, Eric M. Montminy, Meijiao Zhou, Lauren Maniscalco, Wesal Abualkhair, Michelle Kang Kim, Rebecca L. Siegel, Xiao-Cheng Wu, Steven H. Itzkowitz, and Jordan J. Karlitz

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A Rapid Assessment of Disaster Preparedness Needs and Resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Lawrence A. Palinkas, Benjamin F. Springgate, Olivia K. Sugarman, Jill Hancock, Ashley Wennerstrom, Catherine Haywood, Diana Meyers, Arthur Johnson, Mara Polk, Carter L. Pesson, Jessica E. Seay, Caroline N. Stallard, and Kenneth B. Wells

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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Resilience to Climate Change in Underserved Communities, Lawrence A. Palinkas, Benjamin Springgate, Jill Hancock, Olivia K. Sugarman, Carter L. Pesson, Caroline N. Stallard, Catherine Haywood, Diana Meyers, Arthur Johnson, Mara Polk, Ashley Wennerstrom, Jessica E. Seay, and Kenneth B. Wells

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Holistic Representation in Juvenile Defense: An Evaluation of a Multidisciplinary Children's Defense Team, Stephen Phillippi, Casey L. Thomas, Yilin Yoshida, and Hasheemah Afaneh

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The Role of Organizational Slack in Buffering Financially Distressed Hospitals From Market Exits, Neeraj Puro, Nancy Borkowski, Scott Feyereisen, Larry Hearld, Nathaniel Carroll, James Byrd, Dean Smith, and Akbar Ghiasi

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Marital Status and Prostate Cancer Incidence: A Pooled Analysis of 12 Case–control Studies From the PRACTICAL Consortium, Charlotte Salmon, Lixin Song, Kenneth Muir, Nora Pashayan, Alison M. Dunning, Jyotsna Batra, Suzanne Chambers, Janet L. Stanford, Elaine A. Ostrander, Jong Y. Park, Hui Yi Lin, Olivier Cussenot, Géraldine Cancel-Tassin, Florence Menegaux, Emilie Cordina-Duverger, Manolis Kogevinas, Javier Llorca, Radka Kaneva, Chavdar Slavov, Azad Razack, Jasmine Lim, Manuela Gago-Dominguez, Jose E. Castelao, Zsofia Kote-Jarai, and Rosalind A. Eeles

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Cervical Cancer Incidence Stratified by Age in Women With HIV Compared With the General Population in the United States, 2002-2016, Elizabeth A. Stier, Eric Engels, Marie Josèphe Horner, William T. Robinson, Baozhen Qiao, Jennifer Hayes, Rana Bayakly, Bridget J. Anderson, Lou Gonsalves, Karen S. Pawlish, Diego Zavala, Analise Monterosso, and Meredith S. Shiels

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Engaging LGBTQ Communities in Community-Partnered Participatory Research: Lessons From the Resilience Against Depression Disparities Study, Olivia K. Sugarman, Ashley Wennerstrom, Miranda Pollock, Krystal Griffith, Emily Rey, Sylvanna M. Vargas, Catherine Haywood, Diana Meyers, Jessie Smith, Clarence R. Williams, Pluscedia Williams, Curley Bonds, Benjamin Springgate, Jeanne Miranda, and Bowen Chung

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Use of Geographic Information System Technology to Evaluate Health Disparities in Smoking Cessation Class Accessibility for Patients in Louisiana Public Hospitals, Tung Sung Tseng, Michael D. Celestin, Qingzhao Yu, Mirandy Li, Ting Luo, and Sarah Moody-Thomas

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Risky Behaviors and Health Changes in African-American Smokers Who Are Eligible for LDCT Screening, Tung Sung Tseng, Mirandy Li, Yu Hsiang Kao, Lei Shih Chen, and Hui Yi Lin

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Hospital Staffing Patterns and Safety Culture Perceptions: The Mediating Role of Perceived Teamwork and Perceived Handoffs, Soumya Upadhyay, Robert Weech-Maldonado, Christy H. Lemak, Amber L. Stephenson, and Dean G. Smith

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Characteristics and Quality of Mobile Apps Containing Prenatal Genetic Testing Information: Systematic App Store Search and Assessment, Ko Lin Wu, Rebeca Alegria, Jazzlyn Gonzalez, Harrison Hu, Haocen Wang, Robin Page, Patricia Robbins-Furman, Ping Ma, Tung Sung Tseng, and Lei Shih Chen

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Privacy-Preserving Knowledge Transfer with Bootstrap Aggregation of Teacher Ensembles, Hong Jun Yoon, Hilda B. Klasky, Eric B. Durbin, Xiao Cheng Wu, Antoinette Stroup, Jennifer Doherty, Linda Coyle, Lynne Penberthy, Christopher Stanley, J. Blair Christian, and Georgia D. Tourassi

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Inference on Moderation Effect With Third-Variable Effect Analysis–application to Explore the Trend of Racial Disparity in Oncotype Dx Test for Breast Cancer Treatment, Qingzhao Yu, Lu Zhang, Xiaocheng Wu, and Bin Li

A Psychometric Assessment of a Network Social Capital Scale among Sexual Minority Men and Gender Minority Individuals, Meagan Zarwell, Jennifer L. Walsh, Katherine G. Quinn, Andréa Kaniuka, Alexandra Patton, William T. Robinson, and Robert J. Cramer

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Racial Differences in the Risk of Second Primary Bladder Cancer Following Radiation Therapy Among Localized Prostate Cancer Patients, Lu Zhang, Mei Chin Hsieh, Claire Allison, Michael Devane, Chindo Hicks, Qingzhao Yu, Lu Shi, Jiande Wu, and Xiao Cheng Wu

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Understanding the Patient Journey to Diagnosis of Lung Cancer, Yichen Zhang, Michael J. Simoff, David Ost, Oliver J. Wagner, James Lavin, Beth Nauman, Mei Chin Hsieh, Xiao Cheng Wu, Brian Pettiford, and Lizheng Shi

Submissions from 2020

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Privacy-Preserving Deep Learning NLP Models for Cancer Registries, Mohammed Alawad, Hong-Jun Yoon, Shang Gao, Brent Mumphrey, Xiao-Cheng Wu, Eric B. Durbin, Jong C. Jeong, Isaac Hands, David Rust, Linda Coyle, Lynne Penberthy, and Georgia Tourassi

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Residuals, sludge, and biosolids: Advancements in the field, Kari B. Brisolara, Bailey Gentile, Kate Puszykowski, and John Bourgeois

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Hypothesis: Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers May Increase the Risk of Severe COVID-19, James H. Diaz

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African-Specific Improvement of a Polygenic Hazard Score for Age at Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer, Roshan A. Karunamuni, Minh-Phuong Huynh-Le, Chun C. Fan, Wesley Thompson, Rosalind A. Eeles, Zsofia Kote-Jarai, Kenneth Muir, Artitaya Lophatananon, Catherine M. Tangen, Phyllis J. Goodman, Ian M. Thompson Jr, William J. Blot, Wei Zheng, Adam S. Kibel, Bettina F. Drake, Olivier Cussenot, Géraldine Cancel-Tassin, Florence Menegaux, Thérèse Truong, and Jong Y. Park

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Using Social Media for Smoking Cessation Interventions: A Systematic Review, Ting Luo, Mirandy Li, Donna Williams, Stephen Phillippi, Qingzhao Yu, Stephen Kantrow, Yu-Hsiang Kao, Michael D. Celestin Jr., WT Lin, and Tung-Sung Tseng

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Implications of SARS-CoV-2 on Current and Future Operation and Management of Wastewater Systems, Rasha Maal-Bared, Kari Brisolara, Naoko Munakata, Kyle Bibby, Charles Gerba, Mark Sobsey, Scott Schaefer, Jay Swift, Lee Gary, Samendra Sherchan, Akin Babatola, Robert Bastian, Lola Olabode, Robert Reimers, and Albert Rubin

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Inclusive Policy Development in a Community-Based Alternative Education Program Serving LGBT Youth, Stephen Phillippi, Casey L. Thomas, Mariella Gastanaduy, Amanda Hammack, and Melissa Sawyer

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Translation of National Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines into Statewide Standards and Practices: a Case Study, Stephen W. Phillippi, Casey L. Thomas, and Kerry Lentini

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Estimation of the Population Mean by Successive Use of an Auxiliary Variable in Median Ranked Set Sampling, Usman Shahzad, Ishfaq Ahmad, Evrim Oral, Muhammad Hanif, and Ibrahim M. Almanjahie

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Promoting Community Health Worker Leadership in Policy Development: Results from a Louisiana Workforce Study, Meredith Sugarman, Pascaline Ezouah, Catherine Haywood, and Ashley Wennerstrom

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A Multivariate Multiple Third-Variable Effect Analysis With an Application to Explore Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Obesity, Qingzhao Yu and Bin Li