Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Physical Activity and Related Psychosocial Outcomes From a Pilot Randomized Trial of an Interactive Voice Response System–Supported Intervention in the Deep SouthHealth Education and Behavior.  45:957-966. 2018
2018 Automated Literature Searches for Longitudinal Tracking of Cancer Research Training Program GraduatesJournal of Cancer Education.  33:564-568. 2018
2018 Reply to "phase II prospective randomized trial of weight loss prior to radical prostatectomyProstate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases.  21:293-294. 2018
2018 Dietary Changes Impact the Gut Microbe Composition in Overweight and Obese Men with Prostate Cancer Undergoing Radical ProstatectomyJournal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  118:714-723.e1. 2018
2018 Physical Activity Maintenance Following Home-Based, Individually Tailored Print Interventions for African American WomenHealth Promotion Practice2018
2018 Twenty-five-Year Follow-up of Short-term Cancer Research Trainees at the University of Alabama at Birmingham: a Brief ReportJournal of Cancer Education2018
2017 Pilot Trial of a Home-based Physical Activity Program for African American WomenMedicine and science in sports.  49:2528-2536. 2017
2017 Lower frequency of TLR9 variant associated with protection from breast cancer among African AmericansPLoS ONE.  12. 2017
2017 Disparities in Cancer Survivorship Indicators in the Deep South Based on BRFSS Data: Recommendations for Survivorship Care PlansSouthern Medical Journal.  110:181-187. 2017
2017 Erratum: Feasibility outcomes of a presurgical randomized controlled trial exploring the impact of caloric restriction and increased physical activity versus a wait-list control on tumor characteristics and circulating biomarkers in men electing prostatectomy for prostate cancer. [BMC Cancer, 16 (2016) (61)]BMC Cancer.  17. 2017
2017 Presurgical weight loss affects tumour traits and circulating biomarkers in men with prostate cancerBritish Journal of Cancer.  117:1303-1313. 2017
2016 An Evaluation Methodology for Longitudinal Studies of Short-Term Cancer Research Training ProgramsJournal of Cancer Education.  31:84-92. 2016
2016 Career Outcomes of Graduates of R25E Short-Term Cancer Research Training ProgramsJournal of Cancer Education.  31:93-100. 2016
2016 Rationale, design, and baseline findings from HIPP: A randomized controlled trial testing a home-based, individually-tailored physical activity print intervention for African American women in the Deep SouthControlled Clinical Trials.  47:340-348. 2016
2016 Feasibility outcomes of a presurgical randomized controlled trial exploring the impact of caloric restriction and increased physical activity versus a wait-list control on tumor characteristics and circulating biomarkers in men electing prostatectomy for prostate cancerBMC Cancer.  16. 2016
2015 A study of the relationship between food group recommendations and perceived stress: Findings from black women in the deep southJournal of Obesity.  2015. 2015
2015 Utilization of 2013 BRFSS physical activity data for state cancer control plan objectives: Alabama dataSouthern Medical Journal.  108:290-297. 2015
2014 Wnt5a suppresses tumor formation and redirects tumor phenotype in MMTV-Wnt1 tumorsPLoS ONE.  9. 2014
2014 Dietary stearic acid leads to a reduction of visceral adipose tissue in athymic nude micePLoS ONE.  9. 2014
2014 Return of hunger following a relatively high carbohydrate breakfast is associated with earlier recorded glucose peak and nadirAppetite.  80:236-241. 2014
2014 Assessment of Erlotinib as Adjuvant Chemoprevention in High-Risk Head and Neck Cancer PatientsAnnals of Surgical Oncology.  21:4263-4269. 2014
2014 Baseline participant characteristics and risk for dropout from ten obesity randomized controlled trials: a pooled analysis of individual level data.Frontiers in Nutrition.  1. 2014
2014 Effects of a eucaloric reduced-carbohydrate diet on body composition and fat distribution in women with PCOSMetabolism2014
2014 Effects of a eucaloric reduced-carbohydrate diet on body composition and fat distribution in women with PCOSMetabolism.  63:1257-1264. 2014
2014 Hardware removal after osseous free flap reconstructionOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.  150:40-46. 2014
2014 Light-intensity activity attenuates functional decline in older cancer survivorsMedicine and science in sports.  46:1375-1383. 2014
2014 Sustainability in a state comprehensive cancer control coalition: Lessons learnedJournal of Cancer Education.  29:188-193. 2014
2014 Unmet need for medical care and safety net accessibility among Birmingham's homelessJournal of Urban Health.  91:33-45. 2014
2013 Apolipoprotein e gene polymorphism influences aggressive behavior in prostate cancer cells by deregulating cholesterol homeostasisInternational Journal of Oncology.  43:1002-1010. 2013
2013 Favourable metabolic effects of a eucaloric lower-carbohydrate diet in women with PCOSClinical Endocrinology.  79:550-557. 2013
2013 Harvest for health gardening intervention feasibility study in cancer survivorsActa Oncologica.  52:1110-1118. 2013
2013 Self-efficacy as a predictor of weight change and behavior change in the PREMIER trialJournal of Nutrition Education.  45:314-321. 2013
2013 Phase 1 study of erlotinib plus radiation therapy in patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinomaInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  85:1275-1281. 2013
2012 CD147 expression in advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinomaJournal of Cutaneous Pathology.  39:603-609. 2012
2012 EGFR expression in advanced head and neck cutaneous squamous cell carcinomaHead & neck surgery.  34:681-686. 2012
2012 Markers of inflammation and fat distribution following weight loss in African-American and white womenObesity Research.  20:715-720. 2012
2012 The need for further evaluation of objective parameters of swallowing function after transoral robotic surgery: ReplyArchives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  138:432-433. 2012
2012 Ubiquitous Brms1 expression is critical for mammary carcinoma metastasis suppression via promotion of apoptosisClinical and Experimental Metastasis.  29:315-325. 2012
2012 Macrophage metalloelastase (MME) as adjuvant for intra-tumoral injection of oncolytic adenovirus and its influence on metastases developmentCancer Gene Therapy.  19:126-134. 2012
2011 MRSA and non-MRSA otorrhea in children: A comparative study of clinical courseArchives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  137:1223-1227. 2011
2011 Meta-analysis of studies of a specific delivery mode for a modified-carbohydrate dietJournal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.  24:525-535. 2011
2011 Aflatoxin levels, plasma vitamins A and e concentrations, and their association with HIV and hepatitis B virus infections in Ghanaians: A cross-sectional studyJournal of the International AIDS Society.  14. 2011
2011 Is socioeconomic status of the rearing environment causally related to obesity in the offspring?PLoS ONE.  6. 2011
2011 Chronic oral exposure to Bisphenol a results in a nonmonotonic dose response in mammary carcinogenesis and metastasis in mmtv-erbb2 miceEnvironmental Health Perspectives.  119:1604-1609. 2011
2011 Functional and survival outcomes in patients undergoing total glossectomy compared with total laryngoglossectomyOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.  145:755-758. 2011
2011 Patient-perceived and objective functional outcomes following transoral robotic surgery for early oropharyngeal carcinomaArchives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  137:1112-1116. 2011
2011 Telomere dynamics in rhesus monkeys: No apparent effect of caloric restrictionJournals of Gerontology, Series A.  66 A:1163-1168. 2011
2011 CD147 expression in advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinomaLaryngoscope.  121. 2011
2011 Prevention of carcinogenesis and inhibition of breast cancer tumor burden by dietary stearateCarcinogenesis.  32:1251-1258. 2011
2011 Behavioral transitions and weight change patterns within the PREMIER trialObesity Research.  19:1609-1615. 2011
2011 Primary versus delayed tracheoesophageal puncture for laryngopharyngectomy with free flap reconstructionLaryngoscope.  121:1436-1440. 2011
2011 Effect of diet with and without exercise training on markers of inflammation and fat distribution in overweight womenObesity Research.  19:1131-1136. 2011
2011 Factors Associated with Intention to Vaccinate a Daughter against HPV: A Statewide Survey in AlabamaJournal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.  24:166-171. 2011
2011 No compelling evidence that sibutramine prolongs life in rodents despite providing a dose-dependent reduction in body weightInternational Journal of Obesity.  35:652-657. 2011
2011 Oncolytic adenovirus based on serotype 3Cancer Gene Therapy.  18:288-296. 2011
2011 The effect of temperature on feeding and growth characteristics of the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus fed a formulated feedJournal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.  397:188-195. 2011
2011 In utero exposure to bisphenol a shifts the window of susceptibility for mammary carcinogenesis in the ratEnvironmental Health Perspectives.  119:1614-1619. 2011
2011 Outcomes of recurrent head and neck cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.Journal of Skin Cancer.  2011:972497. 2011
2011 Tinidazole vs metronidazole for the treatment of bacterial vaginosisAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  204:211.e1-211.e6. 2011
2010 Aflatoxin B 1 albumin adducts in plasma and aflatoxin M 1 in urine are associated with plasma concentrations of vitamins A and EInternational Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research.  80:355-368. 2010
2010 Transoral robotic-assisted surgery for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: One- and 2-year survival analysisArchives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  136:1248-1252. 2010
2010 In utero exposure to Bisphenol a shifts the window of susceptibility for mammary carcinogenesis in the ratEnvironmental Health Perspectives.  118:1614-1619. 2010
2010 Gli1 promotes cell survival and is predictive of a poor outcome in ERα-negative breast cancerBreast Cancer Research and Treatment.  123:59-71. 2010
2010 Outcomes following temporal bone resectionLaryngoscope.  120:1516-1522. 2010
2010 A randomized controlled trial of partner notification methods for prevention of trichomoniasis in womenSexually Transmitted Diseases.  37:392-396. 2010
2010 Expression of toll-like receptor-9 is increased in poorly differentiated prostate tumorsProstate.  70:817-824. 2010
2010 Robotic-assisted surgery for primary or recurrent oropharyngeal carcinomaArchives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  136:380-384. 2010
2010 Dosimetric Factors Associated With Long-Term Dysphagia After Definitive Radiotherapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and NeckInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  76:403-409. 2010
2010 Outcomes of salvage surgery with free flap reconstruction for recurrent oral and oropharyngeal cancerLaryngoscope.  120:267-272. 2010
2010 Fruit and Vegetable Pricing by Demographic Factors in the Birmingham, Alabama, Metropolitan Area, 2004-2005Preventing Chronic Disease.  7. 2010
2010 Gender differences in the association between sleep duration and body composition: The CARDIA studyInternational Journal of Endocrinology.  2010. 2010
2010 Management of the N0 neck in recurrent laryngeal squamous cell carcinomaLaryngoscope.  120:58-61. 2010
2009 Mre11 inhibition by oncolytic adenovirus associates with autophagy and underlies synergy with ionizing radiationInternational Journal of Cancer.  125:2441-2449. 2009
2009 Inclusion of complementary and alternative medicine in US state comprehensive cancer control plans: Baseline dataJournal of Cancer Education.  24:249-253. 2009
2009 The safety of flavocoxid, a medical food, in the dietary management of knee osteoarthritisJournal of Medicinal Food.  12:1143-1148. 2009
2009 Targeted radiotherapy for prostate cancer with an oncolytic adenovirus coding for human sodium iodide symporterClinical Cancer Research.  15:5396-5403. 2009
2009 Missing data in randomized clinical trials for weight loss: Scope of the problem, state of the field, and performance of statistical methodsPLoS ONE.  4. 2009
2009 Parametric modeling of localized melanoma prognosis and outcomeJournal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics.  19:732-747. 2009
2009 Dietary stearate reduces human breast cancer metastasis burden in athymic nude miceClinical and Experimental Metastasis.  26:415-424. 2009
2009 Robot-assisted surgery for upper aerodigestive tract neoplasmsArchives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  135:397-401. 2009
2008 Rosiglitazone, a PPAR gamma agonist: Potent promoter of hydroxybutyl(butyl)nitrosamine-induced urinary bladder cancersInternational Journal of Cancer.  123:2254-2259. 2008
2008 Cognitive performance and plasma levels of homocysteine, vitamin B 12, folate and lipids in patients with Alzheimer diseaseDementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders.  26:384-390. 2008
2008 Partnership Concurrency Status and Condom Use Among Women Diagnosed with Trichomonas vaginalisWomen's Health Issues.  18:369-374. 2008
2008 Systemic therapy for cervical cancer with potentially regulatable oncolytic adenovirusesPLoS ONE.  3. 2008
2008 Toll-like receptor-9 expression is inversely correlated with estrogen receptor status in breast cancerJournal of Innate Immunity.  1:59-68. 2008
2008 Locoregionally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Treated With Primary Radiotherapy: A Comparison of the Addition of Cetuximab or Chemotherapy and the Impact of Protocol TreatmentInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  71:676-681. 2008
2008 The cyclo-oxygenase 2 promoter is induced in nontarget cells following adenovirus infection, but an AU-rich 3′-untranslated region destabilization element can increase specificityJournal of Gene Medicine.  10:744-753. 2008
2008 Association of mobiluncus curtisii with recurrence of bacterial vaginosisSexually Transmitted Diseases.  35:611-613. 2008
2008 Variable selection in logistic regression for detecting SNP-SNP interactions: The rheumatoid arthritis exampleEuropean Journal of Human Genetics.  16:735-741. 2008
2008 Baseline inflammatory markers do not modulate the lipid response to weight lossMetabolism.  57:598-604. 2008
2008 C677T methylene-H4-folate-reductase variant decreases binocular accommodationOptometry and Vision Science.  85:196-200. 2008
2008 Erratum: Waist circumference values are increasing beyond those expected from BMI increases (Obesity (2007) 15 (2380-2383))Obesity Research.  16:718. 2008
2008 Impact of staging transesophageal EUS on treatment and survival in patients with non-small-cell lung cancerGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  67:193-198. 2008
2008 Oncolytic adenovirus Ad5/3-Δ24 and chemotherapy for treatment of orthotopic ovarian cancerGynecologic Oncology.  108:166-172. 2008
2007 The role of ultrasonography in parathyroid surgeryArchives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  133:1240-1244. 2007
2007 Assessment of indocyanine green-labeled cetuximab to detect xenografted head and neck cancer cell linesOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.  137:729-734. 2007
2007 Natural history of asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis in a high-risk group of womenSexually Transmitted Diseases.  34:876-877. 2007
2007 Utility of TK/GCV in the context of highly effective oncolysis mediated by a serotype 3 receptor targeted oncolytic adenovirusGene Therapy.  14:1380-1388. 2007
2007 Waist circumference values are increasing beyond those expected from BMI increasesObesity Research.  15:2380-2383. 2007
2007 Breast cancer metastasis to bone: Evaluation of bioluminescent imaging and microSPECT/CT for detecting bone metastasis in immunodeficient miceClinical and Experimental Metastasis.  24:389-401. 2007
2007 Health-seeking behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents attending an urban Pediatric Emergency DepartmentComprehensive Therapy.  33:120-126. 2007
2007 Human mesenchymal stem cells lack tumor tropism but enhance the antitumor activity of oncolytic adenoviruses in orthotopic lung and breast tumorsHuman Gene Therapy.  18:627-641. 2007
2007 Luciferase imaging for evaluation of oncolytic adenovirus replication in vivoGene Therapy.  14:902-911. 2007
2007 Relationship between metabolic function and skeletal muscle fatigue during a 90 s maximal isometric contractionCanadian Journal of Applied Physiology.  32:394-399. 2007
2007 Physical activity patterns during weight maintenance following a low-energy density dietary interventionObesity Research.  15:1226-1232. 2007
2007 A three-dimensional assay for measurement of viral-induced oncolysisCancer Gene Therapy.  14:421-430. 2007
2007 Serum macrophage inhibitory cytokine-1 concentrations correlate with the presence of prostate cancer bone metastasesCancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.  16:532-537. 2007
2007 The impact of cost on the availability of fruits and vegetables in the homes of schoolchildren in Birmingham, AlabamaAmerican Journal of Public Health.  97:367-372. 2007
2007 Treatment of prostate cancer with Ad5/3Δ24hCG allows non-invasive detection of the magnitude and persistence of virus replication in vivoMolecular Cancer Therapeutics.  6:742-751. 2007
2007 A randomized trial of the duration of therapy with metronidazole plus or minus azithromycin for treatment of symptomatic bacterial vaginosisClinical Infectious Diseases.  44:213-219. 2007
2007 A randomized trial of metronidazole in asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis to prevent the acquisition of sexually transmitted diseasesAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  196:517.e1-517.e6. 2007
2007 Chlorpromazine and apigenin reduce adenovirus replication and decrease replication associated toxicityJournal of Gene Medicine.  9:3-9. 2007
2007 Oncolytic adenoviruses kill breast cancer initiating CD44+ CD24-/low cellsMolecular Therapy.  15:2088-2093. 2007
2006 IFTA-2 is a conserved cilia protein involved in pathways regulating longevity dauer formation in Caenorhabditis elegansJournal of Cell Science.  119:4088-4100. 2006
2006 Increased prevalence of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency in African-Americans compared with CaucasiansClinical Cancer Research.  12:5491-5495. 2006
2006 Diet variety based on macronutrient intake and its relationship with body mass indexMedGenMed : Medscape general medicine.  8. 2006
2006 Prognostic factors for survival in pancreatic cancer: a population-based studyAmerican Journal of Surgery.  192:322-329. 2006
2006 Triple-Targeted Oncolytic Adenoviruses Featuring the Cox2 Promoter, E1A Transcomplementation, and Serotype Chimerism for Enhanced Selectivity for Ovarian Cancer CellsMolecular Therapy.  14:164-174. 2006
2006 Enteroviral meningitis: Natural history and outcome of pleconaril therapyAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  50:2409-2414. 2006
2006 Nonprogression of Vertebral Area or Bone Mineral Content on DXA Does Not Predict Compression FracturesJournal of Clinical Densitometry.  9:261-264. 2006
2006 Changes in intra-abdominal fat in early postmenopausal women: Effects of hormone useObesity Research.  14:1046-1055. 2006
2006 The effect of dietary protein on consumption, survival, growth and production of the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatusAquaculture.  254:483-495. 2006
2006 Validation of ultrasonography to evaluate murine orthotopic oral cavity tumorsORL.  68:159-163. 2006
2006 Dietary restraint and disinhibition do not affect accuracy of 24-hour recall in a multiethnic populationJournal of The American Dietetic Association.  106:434-437. 2006
2006 Local and systemic cytokine levels in relation to changes in vaginal floraJournal of Infectious Diseases.  193:556-562. 2006
2006 The uracil breath test in the assessment of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase activity: Pharmacokinetic relationship between expired13CO 2 and plasma [2-13C] dihydrouracilClinical Cancer Research.  12:549-555. 2006
2006 Alefacept in the treatment of psoriatic nail disease: a proof of concept study.Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.  5:339-340. 2006
2005 An intervention to reduce vaginal douching among adolescent and young adult women: A randomized, controlled trialSexually Transmitted Diseases.  32:752-758. 2005
2005 In reply [2]Journal of Clinical Oncology.  23:9428. 2005
2005 A bipartite interaction between Pseudomonas aeruginosa and fungi in onychomycosis [5]Archives of Dermatology -Chicago-.  141:1467-1468. 2005
2005 Population-based study of the geographic variation in colon cancer incidence in Alabama: Relationship to socioeconomic status indicators and physician densitySouthern Medical Journal.  98:1076-1082. 2005
2005 Risk factors for bacterial vaginosis in women at high risk for sexually transmitted diseasesSexually Transmitted Diseases.  32:654-658. 2005
2005 Combination of gemcitabine and Ad5/3-Δ24, a tropism modified conditionally replicating adenovirus, for the treatment of ovarian cancerGene Therapy.  12:1198-1205. 2005
2005 Estimation of airway obstruction using oximeter plethysmograph waveform dataRespiratory Research.  6. 2005
2005 Clinical significance of occult metastatic melanoma in sentinel lymph nodes and other high-risk factors based on long-term follow-upWorld Journal of Surgery.  29:683-691. 2005
2005 Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of mediastinal lymph node in patients with suspected lung cancer after positron emission tomography and computed tomography scansAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  79:263-268. 2005
2005 Noninvasive dual modality in vivo monitoring of the persistence and potency of a tumor targeted conditionally replicating adenovirusGene Therapy.  12:87-94. 2005
2005 Sexually transmitted disease/HIV transmission risk behaviors and sexually transmitted disease prevalence among HIV-positive men receiving continuing careSexually Transmitted Diseases.  32:20-26. 2005
2004 The effects of dietary protein concentration on feeding and growth of small Lytechinus variegatus (Echinodermata: Echinoidea)Marine Biology.  145:1143-1157. 2004
2004 Randomized, controlled surgical trial of preoperative tumor curettage of basal cell carcinoma in Mohs micrographic surgeryJournal of The American Academy of Dermatology.  51:585-591. 2004
2004 Evaluation of a selectively oncolytic adenovirus for local and systemic treatment of cervical cancerInternational Journal of Cancer.  111:303-309. 2004
2004 Predictors of bacterial vaginosis in adolescent women who doucheSexually Transmitted Diseases.  31:433-436. 2004
2004 Incidence and risk factors for sexually transmitted infections among women in an Alabama HIV clinicAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  20:577-583. 2004
2004 Effect of folic acid fortification of foods on folate intake in female smokers with cervical dysplasiaNutrition.  20:409-414. 2004
2004 Overestimation of HDL-Cholesterol Using a Homogeneous "Direct" AssayJournal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.  18:42-44. 2004
2004 C-Reactive Protein and Glycemic Control in Adults with Diabetes: Response to King et al. [23] (multiple letters)Diabetes Care.  27:637-638. 2004
2004 Efficacy of Conversion from Bedtime NPH Insulin Injection to Once- or Twice-Daily Injections of Insulin Glargine in Type 1 Diabetic Patients Using Basal/Bolus Therapy [20]Diabetes Care.  27:632-633. 2004
2004 A novel time-course cDNA microarray analysis method identifies genes associated with the development of cisplatin resistanceOncogene.  23:744-752. 2004
2003 Expression of extracellular matrix metalloprotease inducer in laryngeal squamous cell carcinomaLaryngoscope.  113:1406-1410. 2003
2003 Production of an EGFR targeting molecule from a conditionally replicating adenovirus impairs its oncolytic potentialCancer Gene Therapy.  10:583-588. 2003
2003 Female gender and other factors predictive of a limited screening flexible sigmoidoscopy examination for colorectal cancerAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  98:1634-1639. 2003
2003 Temporal trends (1973-1997) in survival of patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma in the United States: A glimmer of hope?American Journal of Gastroenterology.  98:1627-1633. 2003
2003 Influence of distribution of lean body mass on resting metabolic rate after weight loss and weight regain: Comparison of responses in white and black women 1-4American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  77:1368-1373. 2003
2003 Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease: The clinical experience in North AmericaPediatrics.  111:1072-1080. 2003
2003 Axillary Lymph Node Status, but Not Tumor Size, Predicts Locoregional Recurrence and Overall Survival after Mastectomy for Breast CancerAnnals of Surgery.  237:732-739. 2003
2003 Prevalence and factors associated with gonorrhea and chlamydial infection in at-risk females presenting to an urban emergency departmentSexually Transmitted Diseases.  30:335-339. 2003
2003 A canine conditionally replicating adenovirus for evaluating oncolytic virotherapy in a syngeneic animal modelMolecular Therapy.  7:163-173. 2003
2003 Epidemiology of malignant melanomaSurgical Clinics of North America.  83:1-29. 2003
2002 Effects of weight loss on changes in insulin sensitivity and lipid concentrations in premenopausal African American and white womenAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  76:923-927. 2002
2002 Serum and ascites neutralizing antibodies in ovarian cancer patients treated with intraperitoneal adenoviral gene therapyHuman Gene Therapy.  13:1505-1514. 2002
2002 Duration of persistence of gonococcal DNA detected by ligase chain reaction in men and women following recommended therapy for uncomplicated gonorrheaJournal of Clinical Microbiology.  40:3596-3601. 2002
2002 Energy restriction reduces long-chain saturated fatty acids associated with plasma lipids in aging male ratsJournal of Nutrition.  132:3172-3177. 2002
2002 Prognostic factors for the survival of patients with esophageal carcinoma in the U.S.: The importance of tumor length and lymph node statusCancer.  95:1434-1443. 2002
2002 Clinical applications for change-point analysis of herpes zoster painJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  23:510-516. 2002
2002 In vivo molecular chemotherapy and noninvasive imaging with an infectivity-enhanced adenovirusJNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute.  94:741-749. 2002
2002 Altering interface detector positioning in combination with prestorage filtration to achieve a better quality of single donor platelet concentrates using the CS 3000 Plus blood separatorJournal of Clinical Apheresis.  17:21-26. 2002
2002 Free-living activity energy expenditure in women successful and unsuccessful at maintaining a normal body weight 1-3American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  75:499-504. 2002
2002 Characteristics of photopheresis treatments for the management of rejection in heart and lung transplant recipients.Journal of Clinical Apheresis.  17:27-32. 2002
2002 Effect of group vs. single housing on phenotypic variance in C57BL/6J miceObesity Research.  10:412-415. 2002
2002 Gene transfer to ovarian cancer versus normal tissues with fiber-modified adenovirusesMolecular Therapy.  5:695-704. 2002
2002 Visceral adipose tissue in women: Longitudinal study of the effects of fat gain, time, and raceObesity Research.  10:868-874. 2002
2001 A case study in hierarchical modeling: Agriculture and prostate cancer in IowaBiometrical Journal.  43:435-445. 2001
2001 Prognostic factors analysis of 17,600 melanoma patients: Validation of the American Joint Committee on Cancer melanoma staging systemJournal of Clinical Oncology.  19:3622-3634. 2001
2001 Targeting oncolytic adenoviral agents to the epidermal growth factor pathway with a secretory fusion moleculeCancer Research.  61:6377-6381. 2001
2001 Long-term results of a prospective surgical trial comparing 2 cm vs. 4 cm excision margins for 740 patients with 1-4 mm melanomas.Annals of Surgical Oncology.  8:101-108. 2001
2001 Reducing the cost of diagnosis of breast carcinoma: Impact of ultrasound and imaging-guided biopsies on a clinical breast practiceCancer.  91:324-332. 2001
2001 Long-term results of a prospective surgical trial comparing 2 cm vs. 4 cm excision margins for 740 patients with 1-4 mm melanomasAnnals of Surgical Oncology.  8:101-108. 2001
2001 Mitochondrial DNA mutations in black Americans with hypertension-associated end-stage renal diseaseAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  38:529-536. 2001
2001 Prevalence and risk factors of microalbuminuria in a cohort of African-American women with gestational diabetesDiabetes Care.  24:1764-1769. 2001
2000 Breast cancer screening knowledge, attitudes, and practices among Korean American women.Oncology Nursing Forum.  27:1585-1591. 2000
2000 Migraine aura without headache: Prevalence and risk factors in a primary eye care populationOptometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association.  71:381-385. 2000
2000 Long-term results of a multi-institutional randomized trial comparing prognostic factors and surgical results for intermediate thickness melanomas (1.0 to 4.0 mm)Annals of Surgical Oncology.  7:87-97. 2000
1999 Relationship between relative risk of developing breast cancer and absolute risk in a population of rural, older African American womenBreast Journal.  5:364-368. 1999
1999 Associations of MHC genes with levels of caries-inducing organisms and caries severity in African-American womenHuman Immunology.  60:984-989. 1999
1999 A mixed model for factors predictive of pain in AIDS patients with herpes zosterJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  17:410-417. 1999
1999 Understanding meta-analysis in cancer epidemiology: Dietary fat and breast cancerCancer Detection and Prevention.  23:97-106. 1999
1998 Socioeconomic characteristics and melanoma incidenceAnnals of Epidemiology.  8:327-333. 1998
1998 Factors affecting survival following local, regional, or distant recurrence from localized melanomaJournal of Surgical Oncology.  67:228-233. 1998
1998 Factors affecting survival following local, regional, or distant recurrence from localized melanoma.Journal of Surgical Oncology.  67:228-233. 1998
1998 Clinical outcomes of localized melanoma of the foot: A case-control studyJournal of Clinical Epidemiology.  51:853-857. 1998
1998 Comparative mortality of patients diagnosed with localized and in situ melanomas.Journal of Insurance Medicine -New York then Denver-.  30:157-168. 1998
1997 Breast cancer detection rates by screening mammography in elderly womenBreast Journal.  3:331-336. 1997
1997 Distribution of astigmatism among Sioux Indians in South Dakota.Journal- American Optometric Association.  68:425-431. 1997
1983 Blood gas corner No. 7Respiratory Care.  28. 1983
1982 Blood gas corner #2Respiratory Care.  27. 1982
1982 Blood gas corner #4Respiratory Care.  27. 1982
1982 Methemoglobin levels in the patient population of an acute general hospitalIntensive Care Medicine.  8:295-297. 1982
1980 Changes in intrapulmonary shunting with administration of 100% oxygenChest.  77:138-141. 1980
1980 Minimizing errors in intrapulmonary shunt calculations.Critical Care Medicine.  8:294-297. 1980
1980 The spectrophotometric absorbance of IntralipidAnesthesiology.  53:53-55. 1980

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1996
  • Master of Sciences or Mathematics in Biostatistics, Georgetown University 1993
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, Purdue University System : Purdue University 1983
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, Purdue University System : Purdue University 1980
  • Full Name

  • Renee Desmond