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 South.Health Education and Behavior.  45:957-966. 2018
2018 Physical Activity Maintenance Following Home-Based, Individually Tailored Print Interventions for African American Women.Health Promotion Practice.  1524839918798819. 2018
2018 Twenty-five-Year Follow-up of Short-term Cancer Research Trainees at the University of Alabama at Birmingham: a Brief Report.Journal of Cancer Education2018
2018 Automated Literature Searches for Longitudinal Tracking of Cancer Research Training Program Graduates.Journal of Cancer Education.  33:564-568. 2018
2018 Reply to "Phase II prospective randomized trial of weight loss prior to radical prostatectomy".Prostate 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¬†Prostatectomy.Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  118:714-723.e1. 2018
2017 Pilot Trial of a Home-based Physical Activity Program for African American Women.Medicine and science in sports.  49:2528-2536. 2017
2017 Presurgical weight loss affects tumour traits and circulating biomarkers in men with prostate cancer.British Journal of Cancer.  117:1303-1313. 2017
2017 Disparities in Cancer Survivorship Indicators in the Deep South Based on BRFSS Data: Recommendations for Survivorship Care Plans.Southern Medical Journal.  110:181-187. 2017
2017 Erratum to: 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.  17:71. 2017
2017 Lower frequency of TLR9 variant associated with protection from breast cancer among African Americans.PLoS ONE.  12:e0183832. 2017
2016 An Evaluation Methodology for Longitudinal Studies of Short-Term Cancer Research Training Programs.Journal of Cancer Education.  31:84-92. 2016
2016 Career Outcomes of Graduates of R25E Short-Term Cancer Research Training Programs.Journal 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 South.Controlled 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 cancer.BMC Cancer.  16:61. 2016
2015 Utilization of 2013 BRFSS Physical Activity Data for State Cancer Control Plan Objectives: Alabama Data.Southern Medical Journal.  108:290-297. 2015
2015 A study of the relationship between food group recommendations and perceived stress: findings from black women in the Deep South.Journal of Obesity.  2015:203164. 2015
2014 Assessment of erlotinib as adjuvant chemoprevention in high-risk head and neck cancer patients.Annals of Surgical Oncology.  21:4263-4269. 2014
2014 Effects of a eucaloric reduced-carbohydrate diet on body composition and fat distribution in women with PCOS.Metabolism.  63:1257-1264. 2014
2014 Return of hunger following a relatively high carbohydrate breakfast is associated with earlier recorded glucose peak and nadir.Appetite.  80:236-241. 2014
2014 Light-intensity activity attenuates functional decline in older cancer survivors.Medicine and science in sports.  46:1375-1383. 2014
2014 Sustainability in a state comprehensive cancer control coalition: lessons learned.Journal of Cancer Education.  29:188-193. 2014
2014 Unmet need for medical care and safety net accessibility among Birmingham's homeless.Journal of Urban Health.  91:33-45. 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 Dietary stearic acid leads to a reduction of visceral adipose tissue in athymic nude mice.PLoS ONE.  9:e104083. 2014
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 reconstruction.Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.  150:40-46. 2014
2014 Wnt5a suppresses tumor formation and redirects tumor phenotype in MMTV-Wnt1 tumors.PLoS ONE.  9:e113247. 2014
2013 Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism influences aggressive behavior in prostate cancer cells by deregulating cholesterol homeostasis.International Journal of Oncology.  43:1002-1010. 2013
2013 Favourable metabolic effects of a eucaloric lower-carbohydrate diet in women with PCOS.Clinical Endocrinology.  79:550-557. 2013
2013 Harvest for health gardening intervention feasibility study in cancer survivors.Acta Oncologica.  52:1110-1118. 2013
2013 Self-efficacy as a predictor of weight change and behavior change in the PREMIER trial.Journal of Nutrition Education.  45:314-321. 2013
2013 Phase 1 study of erlotinib plus radiation therapy in patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  85:1275-1281. 2013
2012 CD147 expression in advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.Journal of Cutaneous Pathology.  39:603-609. 2012
2012 EGFR expression in advanced head and neck cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.Head & neck surgery.  34:681-686. 2012
2012 Markers of inflammation and fat distribution following weight loss in African-American and white women.Obesity Research.  20:715-720. 2012
2012 The need for further evaluation of objective parameters of swallowing function after transoral robotic surgery.Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  138:432. 2012
2012 Ubiquitous Brms1 expression is critical for mammary carcinoma metastasis suppression via promotion of apoptosis.Clinical 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 development.Cancer Gene Therapy.  19:126-134. 2012
2011 MRSA and non-MRSA otorrhea in children: a comparative study of clinical course.Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  137:1223-1227. 2011
2011 Meta-analysis of studies of a specific delivery mode for a modified-carbohydrate diet.Journal 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 study.Journal of the International AIDS Society.  14:53. 2011
2011 Chronic oral exposure to bisphenol A results in a nonmonotonic dose response in mammary carcinogenesis and metastasis in MMTV-erbB2 mice.Environmental Health Perspectives.  119:1604-1609. 2011
2011 Functional and survival outcomes in patients undergoing total glossectomy compared with total laryngoglossectomy.Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.  145:755-758. 2011
2011 Patient-perceived and objective functional outcomes following transoral robotic surgery for early oropharyngeal carcinoma.Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  137:1112-1116. 2011
2011 Telomere dynamics in rhesus monkeys: no apparent effect of caloric restriction.Journals of Gerontology, Series A.  66:1163-1168. 2011
2011 CD147 expression in advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinomaLaryngoscope.  121. 2011
2011 Behavioral transitions and weight change patterns within the PREMIER trial.Obesity Research.  19:1609-1615. 2011
2011 Prevention of carcinogenesis and inhibition of breast cancer tumor burden by dietary stearate.Carcinogenesis.  32:1251-1258. 2011
2011 Primary versus delayed tracheoesophageal puncture for laryngopharyngectomy with free flap reconstruction.Laryngoscope.  121:1436-1440. 2011
2011 Effect of diet with and without exercise training on markers of inflammation and fat distribution in overweight women.Obesity Research.  19:1131-1136. 2011
2011 Factors associated with intention to vaccinate a daughter against HPV: a statewide survey in Alabama.Journal 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 weight.International Journal of Obesity.  35:652-657. 2011
2011 Oncolytic adenovirus based on serotype 3.Cancer Gene Therapy.  18:288-296. 2011
2011 Tinidazole vs metronidazole for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  204:211.e1-211.e6. 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 Is socioeconomic status of the rearing environment causally related to obesity in the offspring?PLoS ONE.  6:e27692. 2011
2011 Outcomes of recurrent head and neck cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.Journal of Skin Cancer.  2011:972497. 2011
2010 Aflatoxin B1 albumin adducts in plasma and aflatoxin M1 in urine are associated with plasma concentrations of vitamins A and E.International 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 analysis.Archives 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 rat.Environmental Health Perspectives.  118:1614-1619. 2010
2010 Gli1 promotes cell survival and is predictive of a poor outcome in ERalpha-negative breast cancer.Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.  123:59-71. 2010
2010 Outcomes following temporal bone resection.Laryngoscope.  120:1516-1522. 2010
2010 Fruit and vegetable pricing by demographic factors in the Birmingham, Alabama, metropolitan area, 2004-2005.Preventing Chronic Disease.  7:A78. 2010
2010 A randomized controlled trial of partner notification methods for prevention of trichomoniasis in women.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  37:392-396. 2010
2010 Expression of toll-like receptor-9 is increased in poorly differentiated prostate tumors.Prostate.  70:817-824. 2010
2010 Robotic-assisted surgery for primary or recurrent oropharyngeal carcinoma.Archives 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 neck.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  76:403-409. 2010
2010 Outcomes of salvage surgery with free flap reconstruction for recurrent oral and oropharyngeal cancer.Laryngoscope.  120:267-272. 2010
2010 Gender Differences in the Association between Sleep Duration and Body Composition: The Cardia Study.International Journal of Endocrinology.  2010:726071. 2010
2010 Management of the N0 neck in recurrent laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma.Laryngoscope.  120:58-61. 2010
2009 Mre11 inhibition by oncolytic adenovirus associates with autophagy and underlies synergy with ionizing radiation.International Journal of Cancer.  125:2441-2449. 2009
2009 The safety of flavocoxid, a medical food, in the dietary management of knee osteoarthritis.Journal of Medicinal Food.  12:1143-1148. 2009
2009 Targeted radiotherapy for prostate cancer with an oncolytic adenovirus coding for human sodium iodide symporter.Clinical 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 methods.PLoS ONE.  4:e6624. 2009
2009 Parametric modeling of localized melanoma prognosis and outcome.Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics.  19:732-747. 2009
2009 Robot-assisted surgery for upper aerodigestive tract neoplasms.Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  135:397-401. 2009
2009 Dietary stearate reduces human breast cancer metastasis burden in athymic nude mice.Clinical and Experimental Metastasis.  26:415-424. 2009
2009 Inclusion of complementary and alternative medicine in US state comprehensive cancer control plans: baseline data.Journal of Cancer Education.  24:249-253. 2009
2009 Toll-like receptor-9 expression is inversely correlated with estrogen receptor status in breast cancer.Journal of Innate Immunity.  1:59-68. 2009
2008 Rosiglitazone, a PPAR gamma agonist: potent promoter of hydroxybutyl(butyl)nitrosamine-induced urinary bladder cancers.International Journal of Cancer.  123:2254-2259. 2008
2008 Partnership concurrency status and condom use among women diagnosed with Trichomonas vaginalis.Women's Health Issues.  18:369-374. 2008
2008 Systemic therapy for cervical cancer with potentially regulatable oncolytic adenoviruses.PLoS ONE.  3:e2917. 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 treatment.International 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 specificity.Journal of Gene Medicine.  10:744-753. 2008
2008 Association of Mobiluncus curtisii with recurrence of bacterial vaginosis.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  35:611-613. 2008
2008 Variable selection in logistic regression for detecting SNP-SNP interactions: the rheumatoid arthritis example.European Journal of Human Genetics.  16:735-741. 2008
2008 Baseline inflammatory markers do not modulate the lipid response to weight loss.Metabolism.  57:598-604. 2008
2008 C677T methylene-H4-folate-reductase variant decreases binocular accommodation.Optometry 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 cancer.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  67:193-198. 2008
2008 Cognitive performance and plasma levels of homocysteine, vitamin B12, folate and lipids in patients with Alzheimer disease.Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders.  26:384-390. 2008
2008 Oncolytic adenovirus Ad5/3-delta24 and chemotherapy for treatment of orthotopic ovarian cancer.Gynecologic Oncology.  108:166-172. 2008
2007 Oncolytic adenoviruses kill breast cancer initiating CD44+CD24-/low cells.Molecular Therapy.  15:2088-2093. 2007
2007 The role of ultrasonography in parathyroid surgery.Archives 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 lines.Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.  137:729-734. 2007
2007 Natural history of asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis in a high-risk group of women.Sexually 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 adenovirus.Gene Therapy.  14:1380-1388. 2007
2007 Waist circumference values are increasing beyond those expected from BMI increases.Obesity Research.  15:2380-2383. 2007
2007 Human mesenchymal stem cells lack tumor tropism but enhance the antitumor activity of oncolytic adenoviruses in orthotopic lung and breast tumors.Human Gene Therapy.  18:627-641. 2007
2007 A randomized trial of metronidazole in asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis to prevent the acquisition of sexually transmitted diseases.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  196:517.e1-517.e6. 2007
2007 Luciferase imaging for evaluation of oncolytic adenovirus replication in vivo.Gene Therapy.  14:902-911. 2007
2007 Relationship between metabolic function and skeletal muscle fatigue during a 90 s maximal isometric contraction.Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology.  32:394-399. 2007
2007 Physical activity patterns during weight maintenance following a low-energy density dietary intervention.Obesity Research.  15:1226-1232. 2007
2007 A three-dimensional assay for measurement of viral-induced oncolysis.Cancer Gene Therapy.  14:421-430. 2007
2007 Serum macrophage inhibitory cytokine-1 concentrations correlate with the presence of prostate cancer bone metastases.Cancer 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, Alabama.American Journal of Public Health.  97:367-372. 2007
2007 Treatment of prostate cancer with Ad5/3Delta24hCG allows non-invasive detection of the magnitude and persistence of virus replication in vivo.Molecular 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 vaginosis.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  44:213-219. 2007
2007 Breast cancer metastasis to bone: evaluation of bioluminescent imaging and microSPECT/CT for detecting bone metastasis in immunodeficient mice.Clinical and Experimental Metastasis.  24:389-401. 2007
2007 Chlorpromazine and apigenin reduce adenovirus replication and decrease replication associated toxicity.Journal of Gene Medicine.  9:3-9. 2007
2007 Health-seeking behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents attending an urban pediatric emergency department.Comprehensive Therapy.  33:120-126. 2007
2006 IFTA-2 is a conserved cilia protein involved in pathways regulating longevity and dauer formation in Caenorhabditis elegans.Journal of Cell Science.  119:4088-4100. 2006
2006 Increased prevalence of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency in African-Americans compared with Caucasians.Clinical Cancer Research.  12:5491-5495. 2006
2006 Prognostic factors for survival in pancreatic cancer: a population-based study.American Journal of Surgery.  192:322-329. 2006
2006 Diet variety based on macronutrient intake and its relationship with body mass index.MedGenMed : Medscape general medicine.  8:39. 2006
2006 Triple-targeted oncolytic adenoviruses featuring the cox2 promoter, E1A transcomplementation, and serotype chimerism for enhanced selectivity for ovarian cancer cells.Molecular Therapy.  14:164-174. 2006
2006 Enteroviral meningitis: natural history and outcome of pleconaril therapy.Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  50:2409-2414. 2006
2006 Nonprogression of vertebral area or bone mineral content on DXA does not predict compression fractures.Journal of Clinical Densitometry.  9:261-264. 2006
2006 Changes in intra-abdominal fat in early postmenopausal women: effects of hormone use.Obesity 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 Alefacept in the treatment of psoriatic nail disease: a proof of concept study.Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.  5:339-340. 2006
2006 Dietary restraint and disinhibition do not affect accuracy of 24-hour recall in a multiethnic population.Journal of The American Dietetic Association.  106:434-437. 2006
2006 Local and systemic cytokine levels in relation to changes in vaginal flora.Journal of Infectious Diseases.  193:556-562. 2006
2006 The uracil breath test in the assessment of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase activity: pharmacokinetic relationship between expired 13CO2 and plasma [2-13C]dihydrouracil.Clinical Cancer Research.  12:549-555. 2006
2006 Validation of ultrasonography to evaluate murine orthotopic oral cavity tumors.ORL.  68:159-163. 2006
2005 An intervention to reduce vaginal douching among adolescent and young adult women: a randomized, controlled trial.Sexually 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.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 density.Southern Medical Journal.  98:1076-1082. 2005
2005 Risk factors for bacterial vaginosis in women at high risk for sexually transmitted diseases.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  32:654-658. 2005
2005 Combination of gemcitabine and Ad5/3-Delta24, a tropism modified conditionally replicating adenovirus, for the treatment of ovarian cancer.Gene Therapy.  12:1198-1205. 2005
2005 Estimation of airway obstruction using oximeter plethysmograph waveform data.Respiratory Research.  6:65. 2005
2005 Clinical significance of occult metastatic melanoma in sentinel lymph nodes and other high-risk factors based on long-term follow-up.World 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 scans.Annals 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 adenovirus.Gene Therapy.  12:87-94. 2005
2005 Sexually transmitted disease/HIV transmission risk behaviors and sexually transmitted disease prevalence among HIV-positive men receiving continuing care.Sexually 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 surgery.Journal of The American Academy of Dermatology.  51:585-591. 2004
2004 Evaluation of a selectively oncolytic adenovirus for local and systemic treatment of cervical cancer.International Journal of Cancer.  111:303-309. 2004
2004 Predictors of bacterial vaginosis in adolescent women who douche.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  31:433-436. 2004
2004 Incidence and risk factors for sexually transmitted infections among women in an Alabama HIV clinic.AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  20:577-583. 2004
2004 Effect of folic acid fortification of foods on folate intake in female smokers with cervical dysplasia.Nutrition.  20:409-414. 2004
2004 C-reactive protein and glycemic control in adults with diabetes: response to King et al.Diabetes Care.  27:637. 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.Diabetes Care.  27:632-633. 2004
2004 A novel time-course cDNA microarray analysis method identifies genes associated with the development of cisplatin resistance.Oncogene.  23:744-752. 2004
2004 Overestimation of HDL-cholesterol using a homogeneous "direct" assay.Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.  18:42-44. 2004
2003 Expression of extracellular matrix metalloprotease inducer in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma.Laryngoscope.  113:1406-1410. 2003
2003 Production of an EGFR targeting molecule from a conditionally replicating adenovirus impairs its oncolytic potential.Cancer Gene Therapy.  10:583-588. 2003
2003 Female gender and other factors predictive of a limited screening flexible sigmoidoscopy examination for colorectal cancer.American 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.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  77:1368-1373. 2003
2003 Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease: the clinical experience in North America.Pediatrics.  111:1072-1080. 2003
2003 Axillary lymph node status, but not tumor size, predicts locoregional recurrence and overall survival after mastectomy for breast cancer.Annals of Surgery.  237:732-738. 2003
2003 Prevalence and factors associated with gonorrhea and chlamydial infection in at-risk females presenting to an urban emergency department.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  30:335-339. 2003
2003 A canine conditionally replicating adenovirus for evaluating oncolytic virotherapy in a syngeneic animal model.Molecular Therapy.  7:163-173. 2003
2003 Epidemiology of malignant melanoma.Surgical 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 women.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  76:923-927. 2002
2002 Duration of persistence of gonococcal DNA detected by ligase chain reaction in men and women following recommended therapy for uncomplicated gonorrhea.Journal of Clinical Microbiology.  40:3596-3601. 2002
2002 Energy restriction reduces long-chain saturated fatty acids associated with plasma lipids in aging male rats.Journal 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 status.Cancer.  95:1434-1443. 2002
2002 Visceral adipose tissue in women: longitudinal study of the effects of fat gain, time, and race.Obesity Research.  10:868-874. 2002
2002 Serum and ascites neutralizing antibodies in ovarian cancer patients treated with intraperitoneal adenoviral gene therapy.Human Gene Therapy.  13:1505-1514. 2002
2002 Clinical applications for change-point analysis of herpes zoster pain.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  23:510-516. 2002
2002 Gene transfer to ovarian cancer versus normal tissues with fiber-modified adenoviruses.Molecular Therapy.  5:695-704. 2002
2002 In vivo molecular chemotherapy and noninvasive imaging with an infectivity-enhanced adenovirus.JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute.  94:741-749. 2002
2002 Effect of group vs. single housing on phenotypic variance in C57BL/6J mice.Obesity Research.  10:412-415. 2002
2002 Free-living activity energy expenditure in women successful and unsuccessful at maintaining a normal body weight.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  75:499-504. 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 separator.Journal of Clinical Apheresis.  17:21-26. 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
2001 A case study in hierarchical modeling: Agriculture and prostate cancer in IowaBiometrical Journal.  43:435-445. 2001
2001 Prevalence and risk factors of microalbuminuria in a cohort of African-American women with gestational diabetes.Diabetes Care.  24:1764-1769. 2001
2001 Mitochondrial DNA mutations in black Americans with hypertension-associated end-stage renal disease.American Journal of Kidney Diseases.  38:529-536. 2001
2001 Targeting oncolytic adenoviral agents to the epidermal growth factor pathway with a secretory fusion molecule.Cancer Research.  61:6377-6381. 2001
2001 Prognostic factors analysis of 17,600 melanoma patients: validation of the American Joint Committee on Cancer melanoma staging system.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  19:3622-3634. 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 practice.Cancer.  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
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 population.Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association.  71:381-389. 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). Intergroup Melanoma Surgical Trial.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 Women.Breast Journal.  5:364-368. 1999
1999 Associations of MHC genes with levels of caries-inducing organisms and caries severity in African-American women.Human Immunology.  60:984-989. 1999
1999 A mixed model for factors predictive of pain in AIDS patients with herpes zoster.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  17:410-417. 1999
1999 Understanding meta-analysis in cancer epidemiology: dietary fat and breast cancer.Cancer Detection and Prevention.  23:97-106. 1999
1998 Clinical outcomes of localized melanoma of the foot: a case-control study.Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.  51:853-857. 1998
1998 Socioeconomic characteristics and melanoma incidence.Annals 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 Comparative mortality of patients diagnosed with localized and in situ melanomas.Journal of Insurance Medicine -New York then Denver-.  30:157-168. 1998
1997 Distribution of astigmatism among Sioux Indians in South Dakota.Journal- American Optometric Association.  68:425-431. 1997
1997 Breast cancer detection rates by screening mammography in elderly womenBreast Journal.  3:331-336. 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 hospital.Intensive Care Medicine.  8:295-297. 1982
1980 The spectrophotometric absorbance of Intralipid.Anesthesiology.  53:53-55. 1980
1980 Minimizing errors in intrapulmonary shunt calculations.Critical Care Medicine.  8:294-297. 1980
1980 Changes in intrapulmonary shunting with administration of 100 percent oxygen.Chest.  77:138-141. 1980

Principal Investigator On

  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center - Biostatistics Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • ADPH, Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2018 - 2019
  • ADPH, Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Preventive Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2018
  • ADPH, Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Preventive Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2016 - 2017
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) - Biostatistics Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center - NORC Core D - Biostatistics Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • ADPH, Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Preventive Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2015 - 2016
  • ADPH, Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Prevention Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2014 - 2015
  • Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Coalition  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2013 - 2014
  • Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2013
  • UAB Clinical Nutrition Research Unit - Core D  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2007 - 2012
  • ADPH Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (GC#10-481 C00113276)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2010 - 2011
  • Investigator On

  • Obesity Risk in African American Women is Determined by a Diet-by-Phenotype Interaction  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Depletion of Pancreatic Lipid Improves Beta-Cell Function in Early Type 2 Diabetes  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • UAB Cancer Research Experiences for Students  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Fixed Versus Variable Energy Reduction During Behavioral Obesity Treatment  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Race - Adiposity Interactions Regulate Mechanisms Determining Insulin Sensitivity  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2019
  • Physical Activity to Reduce Cancer Risk and Related Health Disparities  awarded by American Cancer Society, Inc. 2013 - 2019
  • Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2018
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC)  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • Exploring Effects of Weight Loss on Ductal Carcinoma In Situ  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2017
  • Exploring the Impact of Negative Energy Balance in Men with Prostate Cancer  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2016
  • Exercise Intensity, Metabolic Rate & Insulin Sensitivity  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2016
  • Optical Imaging of Primary and Regional Melanoma to Guide Surgical Resection  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2016
  • Active - Biostatistics and Bioinformatics - Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2016
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • CD147 as a Novel Target in Head and Neck Cancer  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2016
  • UAB Cancer Research Experiences for Students (CaRES)  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2015
  • Education And Training

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

  • Renee Desmond
  • Blazerid

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