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Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

College of Public Health

Faculty and Student Scholarly Activities

Biostats and Epidemiology


Students, faculty and staff in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology work together on many scholarly activities across diverse issues concerning populations and their health.  Fall 2017 proved to be productive.  Below is a listing of the dissemination of the Department’s contributions to public health.


Faculty and Student Scholarly Activities

Faculty and Student Scholarly Activities

National Research Meetings 

Collins C*, Quinn M, Littleton MA, Liu Y. (2018) HIV-Related Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors among the General Population in a High-Risk County in the United States. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. June 19 – 22.  

Collins C*, Wang L. (2018) Associations of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors with HIV Status in 26 Sub-Saharan African Countries. GHIC 2018: Global Health & Innovation Conference. Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. April 14 – 15. 

Dowling K, Hagemeier NE, Salwan A, Foster K, Arnold J, Alamian A, Pack RP. (2018) Using the Theory of Planned Behavior and Communication Theory to Predict Community Pharmacists’ Buprenorphine Dispensing and Communication Behaviors. American Pharmacists Association, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. March 16 – 19. 

Iwasaki LR, Gonzale Y, Liu Y, Liu H, Markova M, Gallo L, Nickel JC. (2018) Gender and Motion Differences in TMJ mechanical Energy Density.  AADR/CADR Annual Meeting. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. March 21 – 24. 

Mamudu M, Paul T, Wang L, Littleton M, Frierson L. (2018) Developing a Research Agenda to Prevent and Control Cardiovascular Disease in Central Appalachia”. 8th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. June 11 – 13.

Regional Research Venues

Ajani I, Rotimi O, Kuku O, Kalu N, Oni O, Christian N, Nathaniel T, Zheng S. (2018) Association between Smoking and Functional Outcome in Acute Ischemic Stroke Population Treated with Tissue Plasminogen Activator. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Cobb TA, Gretak AP, Puszkiewicz KL, Stinson JD, Quinn MA. (2018) Mentally Ill Caregivers and Differential Patterns of Substance Abuse in a Sample of University Students. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Collins C*, Wang K, Xie X, Liu Y. (2018) The Prevalence and Trend of Depression among U.S. Veterans. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Elom H, Zheng S. (2018) The Distribution of Hepatitis C Virus Genotype in US Population. Data from NHANES 2006-2016. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Famojuro O, Fapo O, Zheng S. (2018) Association between Substance Use and Obesity among Adults in United States. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Famojuro O, Fapo O, Zheng S, Liu Y. (2018) Association between Substance Use and Obesity among Adults in the U.S. Findings from 2016 BRFSS. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Fapo O, Alamian A, Falodun A, Zheng S. (2018) Association Between Screen Time and High Risk Sexual Behaviors Among U.S High School Students. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Fapo O, Alamian A, Zheng S. (2018) Association between Screen Time and High-Risk Sexual Behaviors among U.S. High School Students. Tennessee Public Health Association East Grand Division Meeting. Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. April 6. 

LeMay CC, Stinson JD, Quinn MA. (2018). The Relationship between Adverse Childhood Experiences, Mental Health Outcomes, and Polypharmacy among Psychiatric Inpatients in Secure Forensic Care.  2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Loudermilk E, Quinn M, Wang L. (2018) Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on HIV Risk Behaviors using a Nationally Representative Sample from 2011 and 2012. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Ozodiegwu ID, Wang K, Lu K, Liu Y. (2018) Prevalence of Chronic Conditions by BMI Category and Undiagnosed Status in the U.S Adult Population. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Quinn M. (2018) From Global to Local: Linkages of Working in Underserved, Low-Resource Communities.  Moving Mountains: Local/Global Health Perspectives. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 28. 

Rahman A, Fasanmi OS, Veeranki SP*, Fapo O, Zheng S. (2018) Association of E-Cigarette Use with Coronary Heart Disease among U.S. Adults. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5. 

Uyamasi KH, Strasser S, Zheng S. (2018) Associations between Family and Parental Factors and Childhood Obesity. 2018 Appalachian Student Research Forum. Johnson City, Tennessee, USA. April 4 – April 5.

Publications 

Chen Y*, Xu C, Harirforoosh S, Luo X, Wang KS. (2018) Analysis of PTPRK Polymorphisms in Association with the Risk and Age at Onset of Alzheimer's Disease, Cancer Risk, and Cholesterol. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 96:65-72. 

Gallo LM, Fankhauser N, Gonzalez YM, Liu H, Liu Y, Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR. (2018) Jaw Closing Movements and Sex Differences in Temporomandibular Joint Energy Densities. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 45(2): 97-103. 

Gong S*, Su BB, Tovar H, Hinojosa P, Gonzalez V, Liu Y, Lu Y, Wang KS, Xu C. (2018) Polymorphisms within RYR3 Gene are Associated with Risk and Age at Onset of Hypertension, Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease. American Journal of Hypertension, 31(7):818-826. 

Griffin JWD, Liu Y, Bradshaw PC, Wang KS. (2018) In Silico Preliminary Association of Ammonia Metabolism Genes GLS, CPS1, and GLUL with Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, Major Depressive Disorder, and Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, 64(3):385-396. 

Kwon MR, Cress E, Clark WA, Alamian A, Lu Y, Peterson JM. (2018) The Adipokine C1q TNF Related Protein (CTRP3) is Elevated in the Breast Milk of Obese Mothers. PeerJ, Mar 5;6:e4472. doi.: 10.7717/peerj.4472.

Mamudu HM, Jones A, Paul TK, Subedi P*, Wang L, Alamian A, Alamin AE, Blackwell G, Budoff M. (2018) Geographic and Individual Correlates of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in an Asymptomatic Rural Appalachian Population. The American Journal of Medical Sciences, 355(2):140-148. 

Ogunleye OO, O’Connell BJ, Quinn MA, Florence LC, Shirely K*. (2018). Pap Utilization Survey in Nueva Vida, Nicaragua: Professional and Health Promotoras Partnership. Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, 12(1):1-16. 

Owusu D*, Wang K, Quinn M, Aibangbee J*, John R, Mamudu H. (2018). Health-care Provider Intervention and Utilization of Cessation Assistance in 12 Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, nty028, https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/nty028. 

Panchal HB, Devani K, Zheng S, Bhogal S, Khan AA, Zaidi SI, Helton T, Beohar N, Paul TK. (2018) Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Guideline Directed Interventions Among Patients Admitted With Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2012-2014. JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, 11(4):S7-S8. 

Panchal HB, Devani K, Zheng S, Denutsui S, Bhogal S, Khan AA, Zaidi SI, Helton T, Beohar N, Paul TK. (2018) Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Length of Hospital Stay and Cost among Patients Admitted with Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2012-2014. JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, 11(4):S5-S6. 

Panchal HB, Devani K, Zheng S, Denutsui S, Mogusu E, Bhogal S, Khan AA, Zaidi SI, Helton T, Beohar N, Paul TK. (2018) Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Clinical Outcomes Among Patients Admitted With Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2012-2014. JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, 11(4):S6.   

Quinn M, Caldara G, Collins K*, Owens H*, Ozodiegwu I, Loudermilk E, Stinson J. (2018) Methods for Understanding Childhood Trauma: Modifying the Adverse Childhood Experiences International Questionnaire for Cultural Competency. International Journal of Public Health, 63:149. 

Reddy K, Kearns M, Alvarez-Arango S, Carrillo-Martin I, Cuervo-Pardo N, Cuervo-Pardo L, Dimov V, Lang DM, Lopez-Alvarez S, Schroer B, Mohan K, Dula M, Zheng S, Kozinetz C, Gonzalez-Estrada A. (2018) YouTube and Food Allergy: An Appraisal of the Educational Quality of Information. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 29(4):410-416. 

Wang KS, Liu Y, Ouedraogo Y*, Wang N, Xie X, Xu C, Luo X. (2018) Principal Component Analysis of Early Alcohol, Drug and Tobacco Use with Major Depressive Disorder in US Adults. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 100:113-120. 

Xie X, Wang N, Liu Y. (2018) Gender and Age Differences in the Influence of Behavioral Factors, Mental Health and Chronic Diseases on the use of Type 2 Diabetes Screening in US Adults. Global Health Research Policy. 2018; 3:9

Note:

ETSU Biostatistics & Epidemiology Faculty are indicated with Underlining.

ETSU Biostatistics & Epidemiology Students are indicated with Bold Text.

ETSU Biostatistics & Epidemiology Alumni* are indicated with an Asterisk.

 

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