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Publications

Jessica Barley
Barley JL, Mooney JF, Glazier SS, Johnson T, Kornegay AL, Turner RP, Edwards JC. J Pediatr Orthop. Sudden appearance of new upper extremity motor function while performing neurophysiologic intraoperative monitoring during tethered cord release: a case report. 2010 Sep;30(6):624-8

Kathleen Cartmell
Cartmell KB, Miner C, Carpenter MJ, Vitoc CS, Biggers S, Onicescu G, Hill EG, Nickerson BC, Alberg AJ.  Public Health Reports Secondhand smoke exposure in youths in relation to the strength and adherence of parental rules against smoking at home and in the car, Public Health Reports, (In Press). 

Carpenter MJ, Ford ME, Cartmell KB, Alberg AJ. Misperceptions of nicotine replacement therapy within racially and ethnically diverse smokers.  Journal of the National Medical Association, (In Press)

Carpenter MJU, Garrett-Mayer E, Cartmell KB, Vitoc C, Biggers S, Alberg AJ.  Adolescent non-daily smokers: Favorable views of tobacco yet receptive to cessation, Nicotine and Tobacco Research; 11:348-355, 2009.

Reed SG, Cartmell KC, Duffy NG, Herrin AE, Sinha D, Hollinger A, Bode A, Alberg AJ, Day TA. Oral cancer preventive practices of South Carolina dentists and physicians, Journal of Cancer Education; 25:166-173, 2010.

Carter CL, Onicescu G, Cartmell KB, Sterba KR, Tomsic J, Fox T, Dunmeyer E, Alberg AJ. Factors Associated with Cancer Survivors’ Selection between Two Group Physical Activity Programs, Journal of Cancer Survivorship; 4:388-98, 2010.

Ryan KK, Garrett-Mayer E, Alberg AJ, Cartmell KB, Carpenter MJ. Predictors of cessation pharmacotherapy use among black and non-hispanic white smokers, Nicotine and Tobacco Research; 13:646-652, 2011.

Cartmell KB, Miner C, Carpenter MJ, Vitoc CS, Biggers S, Onicescu G, Hill EG, Nickerson BC, Alberg AJ.  Public Health Reports Secondhand smoke exposure in youths in relation to the strength and adherence of parental rules against smoking at home and in the car, Public Health Reports; 126:575-582, 2011. 

Carter CL, Onicescu G, Cartmell, KB, Sterba KR, Tomsic J and Alberg AJ. The comparative effectiveness of a team-based versus group-based physical activity intervention for cancer survivors, Supportive Care in Cancer; Epub: DOI 10.1007/s00520-011-1263-0, 2011.

Melanie Jefferson
Ford ME, Wahlquist AE, Ridgeway C, Streets J, Mitchum KA, Harper RR Jr, Hamilton I, Etheredge JJ, Jefferson MS, Varner H, Campbell K, Garrett-Mayer E. Evaluating an intervention to increase cancer knowledge in racially diverse communities in South Carolina. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 May;83(2):256-60. Epub 2010 Jul 31.

Nicole Marlow
Fedewa SA, Edge SB, Stewart AK, Halpern MT, Marlow NM, Ward EM. Race and ethnicity are associated with delays in breast cancer treatment (2003-2006). J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011;22(1):128-41. PubMed PMID: 21317511.

Marlow NM, Slate EH, Bandyopadhyay D, Fernandes JK, Salinas CF. An evaluation of serum albumin, root caries, and other covariates in Gullah African Americans with type-2 diabetes. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2011 Apr;39(2):186-92. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0528.2010.00586.x. Epub 2010 Nov 10. PubMed PMID: 21070320; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3071686.

Yuen HK, Marlow NM, Mahoney S, Slate E, Jenkins C, London S. Oral health content in diabetes self-management education programs. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010 Dec;90(3):e82-4. Epub 2010 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 21030100.

Yuen HK, Marlow NM, Reed SG, Leite R, Mahoney S, Slate E, Silver RM.  Effect of Orofacial Exercises on Oral Aperture in Adults with Systemic Sclerosis.  Disability and Rehabilitation (2011, In Press).

Marlow NM, Slate EH, Bandyopadhyay D, Leite RS.  Health Insurance Status is Associated with Periodontal Disease Progression among Gullah African Americans with Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus.  Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 2010 (In-Press).

Joe Sistino
Sistino, J. J. (2010). Back to the stacks--looking at classic papers related to the current practice of cardiopulmonary bypass. [Editorial]. The Journal of extra-corporeal technology, 42(4), 265-267. (In Press)

Katlyn McGrattan
McGrattan, K. E., Ellis, C. (2011). Team oriented care for orofacial clefts: a review of the literature. The Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal. In Press.

Kendrea Focht
Saunders, L.S., Krause, J.S., & Focht, K.L. (2011). A longitudinal study of depression in survivors of spinal cord injury. Spinal cord. doi: 10.1038/sc.2011.83.

Krause, J.S., Terza, J.V., Erten, M., Focht, K.L.,& Dismuke, C.L.  (2011).  Prediction of post-injury employment and years worked after spinal cord injury.  Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation.  (In Press)

Martin-Harris, B., Blair, J., & Focht, K.L. (in press).  Meeting the challenges of communication and swallowing disorders after treatment for head and neck cancer.  In N.E. Leupold & J.S. Sciubba (Eds.), Meeting the challenges of oral and head and neck cancer: a survivor’s guide (2nd ed).  San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing, Inc.

Annie Simpson
Moran-Santa Maria, M., McRae-Clark, AL., Back, SE., DeSantis, SM., Baker, NL., Spratt, EG., Simpson, AN., Brady, KT. (Article In Press). Influence of Cocaine Dependence and Early Life Stress on Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Responses to CRH and the Trier Social Stressor. Psychoneuroendocrinology. (Nov. 2010) 35(10): 1492-1500.

Back, SE., Payne, RA., Simpson, AN., Brady, KT. Gender and Prescription Opiods: Findings from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health Addictive Behaviors. (Nov. 2010) 35(11): 1001-1007.

Presentations         (back to top)

Kathleen Cartmell
Cartmell, K.  (July 2011).  Navigate research study to improve recruitment and retention of patients into cancer clinical trials using lay patient navigators.  AACI Clinical Research Initiative Meeting. Chicago Illinois.  American Association of Cancer Institutes, 2011 Second Place Abstract

Kendrea Focht
Focht, K.L., Simpson, K.N., & Martin-Harris, B. (September 2011).  Business case for pretreatment swallowing exercises. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, San Francisco, CA.

Saunders, L.L., Krause, J.S., & Focht, K.L. (June 2011).  A longitudinal study of depression after spinal cord injury. International Conference on Spinal Cord Medicine and Rehabilitation, Washington, DC.

Krause, J.S., Saunders, L.L , Focht, K.L., & Bozard, J. (April 2011).  Does pain interference mediate the relationship between pain intensity and total pain symptoms with depressive symptoms after spinal cord injury?  National Association of Rehabilitation Research and  Training Centers, Bethesda, MD.

Focht, K.L., Hill, E.G., Day, T.A., & Martin-Harris, B. (February 2011).  Swallowing impairment profile in patients with head and neck cancer. South Carolina Speech, Language and Hearing Association, Charleston, SC.

Focht, K.L., Hill, E.G., Day, T.A., & Martin-Harris, B. (November 2010).  Swallowing impairment profile in patients with head and neck cancer. Hollings Cancer Center Annual Scientific Research Retreat, Charleston, SC.

Focht, K.L., Hill, E.G., Day, T.A., & Martin-Harris, B. (November, 2011).  Swallowing impairment profile in patients with head and neck cancer.  Poster session.  American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.  

Focht, K.L., Simpson, K., & Martin-Harris, B. (November, 2011).  Markov modeling to evaluate pretreatment swallowing exercises in head-and-neck cancer.  Poster session.  American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, San Diego.

Focht, K.L., Simpson, K., & Martin-Harris, B. (November, 2011).  Business case for pre-treatment swallowing exercises.  Poster session.  MUSC 2011 Student Research Day, Charleston, SC.

Martin-Harris, B., Focht, K.L., McGrattan, K., & Sandidge, J. (November, 2011).  Mapping dysphagia phenotypes using standardized measures of swallowing impairment.  2-hr seminar session.  American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.

Victor Fresco
Fresco VM, Cooley MA, Twal WO, Barth JL, Argraves WS. (2011).   “Fibulin-1 dysregulation of Fgf8 signaling is associated with a DiGeorge Syndrome-like phenotype in mice” National Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program Meeting, St. Louis, MO                                                                                                                                                 

Cooley MA, Twal WO, Klatt SC, Fresco VM, Argraves, WS.  (2011).   “Fibulin-1 maintenance of the Fgf8-dependent proximal mandibular genetic program.” Dental Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE), Charleston, SC.                                                                                                                                       

Twal WO, Fresco VM, Cooley MA, Mohammadi M, Barth JL, Argraves WS. (2010).  Role of Fibulin-1 in FGF8b Protection and Signaling.   American Society for Matrix Biology Conference, Charleston, SC.

Fresco VM, Cooley MA, Twal WO, Barth JL, Argraves, WS. (2010).  Fibulin-1 Regulation of Neural Crest-dependent Morphogenesis, MUSC Student Research Day, Charleston, SC.                                                                                                                                                                  

Harikrishnan K, Cooley MA, Fresco VM, Twal WO, Argraves, WS.  (2010).  Fibulin-1 Binds Both HB-EGF and EGF Receptor/ErbB1 and Controls HB-EGF-Dependent Proliferation.  American Society for Matrix Biology Conference, Charleston, SC. 

Harikrishnan K, Cooley MA, Fresco VM, Twal WO, Argraves, WS.  (2010).  Fibulin-1 Binds Both HB-EGF and EGF Receptor/ErbB1 and Controls HB-EGF-Dependent Proliferation.  MUSC Student Research Day, Charleston, SC. 

Melanie Jefferson
Jefferson MS., Sword DO., Rouvalis E., Ford ME.  (November, 2011).  Life after Lung Cancer Resection: Exploring Rehabilitative Options to Improve Quality of Life.  American Institute for Cancer Research, 2011 Annual Research Conference on Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer, Washington, D.C.

Jefferson MS., Sword DO., Rouvalis E., Ford ME. (December, 2011Life after Lung Cancer Resection: Exploring Rehabilitative Options to Improve Quality of Life.  5th Annual National Conference on Health Disparities, Charleston, SC.

Jefferson MS., Sword DO., Rouvalis E., Ford ME. (March, 2011).  Life after Lung Cancer Resection: Exploring Rehabilitative Options to Improve Quality of Life.  MUSC Student Research Day 2011, Charleston, SC.

Nicole Marlow
Sora ND, Marlow NM, Bandyopadhyay D, Leite RS, Slate EH, Fernandes JK.  Association between Metabolic Syndrome and Extent of Severe Periodontitis in Gullah.  Southern Society for Clinical Investigation 2011 Southern Regional Meetings, New Orleans, LA, February 17-19, 2011.

Leite RS, Sora N, Marlow NM, Bandyopadhyay D, Fernandes JK. Metabolic Syndrome and Extent of Severe Periodontitis in Gullah. 12th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, Nashville, TN, December 6-9, 2010.

Hunt KJ, Marlow NM, Mauldin J, Korte JE. Impact of maternal obesity and diabetes on birthweight is greater in blacks than in whites. 2010 Nov;18(supplement 2):S186.  Obesity 2010, 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, Oct 2010.

Katlyn McGrattan
Bonilha, H., Ellis, C., McGrattan, K. Understanding evidence in dysphonia and dysphagia: importance of study design. Poster: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2010.

Ellis, C., Bonilha, K., McGrattan, K. Understanding evidence in dysphonia and dysphagia: importance of participant demographics. Poster: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2010.

McGrattan, K., Bonilha, H., Hill, B., Martin-Harris, B. Differential effects of bolus variables on physiologic components of swallowing impairment. Poster: Dysphagia Research Society Annual Convention. San Antonio, Texas, March 2011.

Bonilha, H., Blair, J., Carnes, B., Humphries, K., McGrattan, K., Martin-Harris, B. Effect of frame rate on judgment of swallowing function using the MBSImP. Abstracts: Dysphagia Research Society Annual Convention. San Antonio, Texas, March 2011.

Humphries, K., Blair, J., Bonilha, H., Carnes, B., McGrattan, K., Martin-Harris, B. Influence of clinical experience, medical diagnosis and MBSImP protocol on radiation exposure during VFSS. Abstracts: Dysphagia Research Society Annual Convention. San Antonio, Texas, March 2011.

McGrattan, K., Bonilha, H., Hill, B., Martin-Harris, B. Differential effects of bolus variables on physiologic components of swallowing impairment. Poster: Dysphagia Research Society Annual Convention. San Antonio, Texas, March 2011.

McGrattan, K. Laryngeal chemoreflex: clinical implications for the bedside swallow evaluation. Presentation: Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice and Swallowing Rounds. Charleston, SC, April 2011.

McGrattan, K. Development and Measurement of Sucking Physiology. Presentation: Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice and Swallowing Rounds. Charleston, SC, August 2011.

Martin-Harris, B., Focht, K., McGrattan, K., Sandidge, J. Mapping dysphagia phenotypes using standardized measures of swallowing impairment. Seminar: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. San Diego, California, November 2011.

Humphries, K., Blair, J., Bonilha, H., Carnes, C., McGrattan, K., Hill, E., Martin-Harris, B. Radiation exposure time during VFSS: An analysis of influencing factors. Technical Session: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. San Diego, California, November 2011.

Bonilha, H., Gerlach, T., Sutton, L., McGrattan, K. Are patient reports of laryngeal mucus accurate? Technical Session: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. San Diego, California, November 2011.

Carnes, B., Bonilha, H., Blair, J., Humphries, K., McGrattan, K., Michel, Y., Martin-Harris, B. Effect of frame rate on swallowing function judgments via MBSImP. Technical Session: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. San Diego, California, November 2011.

McGrattan, K., Bonilha, H., Hill, E., Martin-Harris, B. Effects of bolus variables on physiologic components of swallowing impairment. Technical Session: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. San Diego, California, November 2011.

Annie Simpson
Hartwell K, Simpson AN, Friedrich D, Lewis R, Thomas S, McRae-Clark A, Back S, Brady K. Smoking Rates Significantly Elevated in Drug Dependent Study Populations. 73rd Annual Meeting College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) - June 18-23, 2011 - Hollywood, Florida.

Bonilha, H., Simpson, A.N., Ellis, C., Mauldin, P.D., Simpson, K.N. One Year Cost of Dysphagia Post-Ischemic Stroke. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. San Diego, CA, November 2011.

Ellis, C. Simpson, A.N., Bonilha, H., Mauldin, P.D., Simpson, K.N. The One-Year Attributable Cost of Post-Stroke Aphasia. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. San Diego, CA, November 2011.

Simpson, A.N., Ellis, C., Bonilha, H., Mauldin, P.D., Simpson, K.N. The One-Year Attributable Cost of Post-Stroke Aphasia. MUSC Student Research Day. Charleston, SC, November 2011.

Joe Sistino
Sistino, J.J. Ellis. C. Effects of health disparities on survival after neonatal heart surgery- why racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic status should be included in the analysis. American Society of Extracorporeal Technology, April 2011, New Orleans

Sistino, J.J.  Bonilha, H.S. Improvements in survival and neurodevelopmental outcomes in surgical treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome -a meta-analysis. American Society of Extracorporeal Technology, April 2011, New Orleans

Sistino, J.J.  Bonilha, H.S. Simpson, K. Improvements in survival and neurodevelopmental outcomes in surgical treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome -a meta-analysis.  MUSC Student Research Day Poster.                     

April Taylor
Taylor, A. (May, 2011).  Nhanes Survey Analysis of Sexual Minority Women. National Predoctoral Meeting , St. Louis, Missouri.

Nicole Marlow
Moreau NG, Marlow N, Holthaus K. “Differential adaptations of muscle architecture in response to high velocity versus traditional strength training in cerebral palsy.” Accepted for Platform presentation at the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Las Vegas, NV, Oct-12-15, 2011.

Brittany Smalls
Smalls, B. & Egede, L.  (October, 2011).  Associations between Coping Styles, Diabetes Knowledge, Medication Adherence, and Self-Care Behaviors in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes.    Diabetes Symposium sponsored by the Diabetes Initiative of SC and MUSC, Charleston, SC.

Rebekah Walker
Walker, R. & Egede, L.  (October, 2011).  Association Between Fatalism, Medication Adherence and Self-care Behaviors in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes.  Diabetes Symposium sponsored by the Diabetes Initiative of SC and MUSC, Charleston, SC.

Research Awards         (back to top)

Victor Fresco

  • Southeastern Predoctoral Clinical and Translational Research
  • Training Program (SPCTR) Clinical and Translational Science Award (TL1) Recipient 2010-2012

Kendrea Focht

  • South Carolina Clinical and Translational Institute, Quantifying normal swallow physiology across the adult lifespan, Post-doctoral Clinical & Translational Research Training Program (TL1) 2011-2012

April Taylor

  • Training Program (SPCTR) Clinical and Translational Science Award (TL1) Recipient 2010-2011
 
 
 

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