Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Acute kidney injury in neonatal encephalopathy: an evaluation of the AWAKEN database.Pediatric Nephrology.  34:169-176. 2019
2018 Absorbent materials to collect urine can affect proteomics and metabolomic biomarker concentrations.Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine2018
2018 Older blood is associated with increased mortality and adverse events in massively transfused trauma patients: secondary analysis of the PROPPR trialAnnals of Emergency Medicine2018
2018 Correction to: Acute kidney injury in neonatal encephalopathy: an evaluation of the AWAKEN database.Pediatric Nephrology2018
2018 Improvement of gram-negative susceptibility to fluoroquinolones after implementation of a pre-authorization policy for fluoroquinolone use: A decade-long experience.Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.  1-6. 2018
2018 Impact of Infectious Disease Consultation on Clinical Management and Mortality in Patients with Candidemia.Clinical Infectious Diseases2018
2018 The impact of fluid balance on outcomes in critically ill near-term/term neonates: a report from the AWAKEN study group.Pediatric Research2018
2018 A prospective study of cancer survivors and risk of sepsis within the REGARDS cohort.Cancer Detection and Prevention.  55:30-38. 2018
2018 A Comparison of Outcomes of Trauma Patients with Ventilator- Associated Events by Diagnostic Criteria Set.Shock2018
2018 Mapping hot spots of breast cancer mortality in the United States: place matters for Blacks and Hispanics.Cancer Causes and Control2018
2018 Association of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status With Risk of Infection and Sepsis.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  66:1940-1947. 2018
2018 Aspirin for primary prevention of stroke in traumatic cerebrovascular injury: association with increased risk of transfusion.Journal of Neurosurgery.  1-8. 2018
2018 Fine Particulate Matter Pollution and Risk of Community-Acquired Sepsis.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  15. 2018
2018 Association Between Early Caffeine Citrate Administration and Risk of Acute Kidney Injury in Preterm Neonates: Results From the AWAKEN Study.JAMA Pediatrics.  172:e180322. 2018
2018 Burn patients with infection-related ventilator associated complications have worse outcomes compared to those without ventilator associated events.American Journal of Surgery.  215:678-681. 2018
2018 Ten-Year Incidence of High-Energy Geriatric Trauma at a Level 1 Trauma Center.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  32:129-133. 2018
2018 Mediating Effects of Frailty Indicators on the Risk of Sepsis After Cancer.Journal of Intensive Care Medicine.  885066618779941. 2018
2017 A decompositional analysis of firearm-related mortality in the United States, 2001-2012.Preventive Medicine.  106:194-199. 2017
2017 Echocardiographic correlates are associated with in-hospital mortality in trauma and burn patients.American Journal of Surgery.  214:798-803. 2017
2017 Incidence and outcomes of neonatal acute kidney injury (AWAKEN): a multicentre, multinational, observational cohort study.Lancet Child and Adolescent Health.  1:184-194. 2017
2017 Intraoperative Topical Antibiotics for Infection Prophylaxis in Pelvic and Acetabular Surgery.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  31:589-594. 2017
2017 Validity of the Braden Scale in grading pressure ulcers in trauma and burn patients.Journal of Surgical Research.  219:151-157. 2017
2017 Community characteristics and regional variations in sepsis.International Journal of Epidemiology.  46:1607-1617. 2017
2017 Mortality after emergent trauma laparotomy: A multicenter, retrospective study.Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  83:464-468. 2017
2017 Association of Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphisms With the Risk of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer in Adults.JAMA Dermatology2017
2017 A Comparison of Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonias Among Burn Patients by Diagnostic Criteria Set.Shock.  48:624-628. 2017
2017 Truck Drivers' Use of the Internet: A Mobile Health Lifeline.Workplace Health and Safety.  65:240-247. 2017
2017 Anticoagulation Control in Patients With Ventricular Assist Devices.ASAIO Journal.  63:759-765. 2017
2017 Association of Diabetes and Insulin Therapy With Risk of Hospitalization for Infection and 28-Day Mortality Risk.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  64:435-442. 2017
2017 Efficacy and Safety of Epratuzumab in Moderately to Severely Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Results From Two Phase III Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trials.Arthritis and Rheumatology.  69:362-375. 2017
2017 Massive transfusion in pediatric trauma: analysis of the National Trauma Databank.Journal of Surgical Research.  208:166-172. 2017
2016 Diabetes and Insulin Therapy are associated with Increased Risk of Hospitalization for Infection but not Mortality: A Longitudinal Cohort Study.Clinical Infectious Diseases2016
2016 Biomarkers associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia/mortality in premature infants.Pediatric Research.  81:519-525. 2016
2016 Pullout strength of monocortical and bicortical screws in metaphyseal and diaphyseal regions of the canine humerus.Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol.  29:466-474. 2016
2016 Home Dialysis Utilization Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the United States at the National, Regional, and State Level.Peritoneal Dialysis International.  37:21-29. 2016
2016 Body mass index and glycemic control influence lipoproteins in children with type 1 diabetes.Journal of Clinical Lipidology.  10:1240-1247. 2016
2016 Prevalence, Awareness, and Understanding of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Adolescent and Young Women.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  22:346-354. 2016
2016 Early Coagulopathy is Associated With Increased Incidence of Ventilator-Associated Events Among Burn Patients.Shock.  47:107-110. 2016
2016 Hemostasis biomarkers and risk of sepsis: the REGARDS cohort.Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.  14:2169-2176. 2016
2016 Commercial Truck Driver Health and Safety: Exploring Distracted Driving Performance and Self-Reported Driving Skill.Workplace Health and Safety.  64:369-376. 2016
2016 Acute Kidney Injury Urine Biomarkers in Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants.Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  11:1527-1535. 2016
2016 Chronic Statin Use and Long-Term Rates of Sepsis: A Population-Based Cohort Study.Journal of Intensive Care Medicine.  31:386-396. 2016
2016 Identification of Risk Factors for the Development of Pressure Ulcers Despite Standard Screening Methodology and Prophylaxis in Trauma Patients.Advances in Skin and Wound Care.  29:329-334. 2016
2016 Laundry pod and non-pod detergent related emergency department visits occurring in children in the USA.Injury Prevention.  22:396-399. 2016
2016 Acute changes in fluid status affect the incidence, associative clinical outcomes, and urine biomarker performance in premature infants with acute kidney injury.Pediatric Nephrology.  31:843-851. 2016
2016 Early Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy is Associated with Increased Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Spinal Cord Injury Patients.Shock.  45:502-505. 2016
2016 Defining Sepsis Mortality Clusters in the United States.Critical Care Medicine.  44:1380-1387. 2016
2016 Derivation of Novel Risk Prediction Scores for Community-Acquired Sepsis and Severe Sepsis.Critical Care Medicine.  44:1285-1294. 2016
2016 Neonatal Acute Kidney Injury and the Risk of Intraventricular Hemorrhage in the Very Low Birth Weight Infant.Biology of the Neonate.  110:307-312. 2016
2015 Predictors of thromboembolic events in patients with ventricular assist deviceASAIO Journal.  61:640-647. 2015
2015 Impact of gestational age, sex, and postnatal age on urine biomarkers in premature neonates.Pediatric Nephrology.  30:2037-2044. 2015
2015 Predictors of Thromboembolic Events in Patients with Ventricular Assist Device.ASAIO Journal.  61:640-647. 2015
2015 Use of a Bundle Checklist Combined With Physician Confirmation Reduces Risk of Nosocomial Complications and Death in Trauma Patients Compared to Documented Checklist Use Alone.Annals of Surgery.  262:647-652. 2015
2015 Acute kidney injury is associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia/mortality in premature infants.Pediatric Nephrology.  30:1511-1518. 2015
2015 DIABETES AND PREDIABETES ARE SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER IN MORBIDLY OBESE CHILDREN COMPARED WITH OBESE CHILDREN.Endocrine Practice.  21:1046-1053. 2015
2015 Distracted Driving in Teens With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.Journal of Pediatric Nursing.  30:e183-e191. 2015
2015 Prehospitalization Risk Factors for Acute Kidney Injury during Hospitalization for Serious Infections in the REGARDS Cohort.Nephron Extra.  5:87-99. 2015
2015 Stress-induced hyperglycemia is associated with higher mortality in severe traumatic brain injury.Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  79:289-294. 2015
2015 The Effects of Caffeine Use on Driving Safety Among Truck Drivers Who Are Habitual Caffeine Users.Workplace Health and Safety.  63:333-341. 2015
2015 Variability in Human Cone Topography Assessed by Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy.American Journal of Ophthalmology.  160:290-300.e1. 2015
2015 Black-white racial disparities in sepsis: a prospective analysis of the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort.Critical Care.  19:279. 2015
2015 Cystatin C and long term risk of community-acquired sepsis: a population-based cohort study.BMC Nephrology.  16:61. 2015
2015 Discharge diagnoses versus medical record review in the identification of community-acquired sepsis.Critical Care.  19:42. 2015
2015 Diabetes Status and Race are Associated with Cardiovascular Risk Markers in Obese Adolescents.Endocrine Practice.  21:165-173. 2015
2015 Psychosocial stress as a risk factor for sepsis: a population-based cohort study.Psychosomatic Medicine.  77:93-100. 2015
2015 The prevalence of distraction among passenger vehicle drivers: a roadside observational approach.Traffic Injury Prevention.  16:140-146. 2015
2015 Variability in Human Cone Topography Assessed by Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser OphthalmoscopyAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology.  160:290-300.e1. 2015
2015 Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased fecal incontinence symptomsObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  70:87-88. 2015
2014 Effect of intensive oral hygiene regimen during pregnancy on periodontal health, cytokine levels, and pregnancy outcomes: a pilot study.Journal of Periodontology.  85:1684-1692. 2014
2014 The epidemiology of firework-related injuries in the United States: 2000-2010.Injury.  45:1704-1709. 2014
2014 Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased fecal incontinence symptoms.International Urogynecology Journal.  25:1483-1489. 2014
2014 The success of our patient blood management program depended on an institution-wide change in transfusion practices.Transfusion.  54:2617-2624. 2014
2014 Esophageal button battery ingestions: decreasing time to operative intervention by level I trauma activation.Journal of Pediatric Surgery.  49:1360-1362. 2014
2014 Physical inactivity and long-term rates of community-acquired sepsis.Preventive Medicine.  65:58-64. 2014
2014 Characterizing workers participating in a worksite wellness health screening program using blood pressure control, self-monitoring, medication adherence, depression, and exercise.Workplace Health and Safety.  62:292-300. 2014
2014 The effect of previous traumatic injury on homicide risk.Journal of Forensic Sciences.  59:986-990. 2014
2014 Utility of immature granulocyte percentage in pediatric appendicitis.Journal of Surgical Research.  190:230-234. 2014
2014 Extraction of esophageal foreign bodies in children: rigid versus flexible endoscopy.Pediatric Surgery International.  30:417-422. 2014
2014 Obesity and vehicle type as risk factors for injury caused by motor vehicle collision.Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  76:1116-1121. 2014
2014 The effect of trauma care on the temporal distribution of homicide mortality in Jefferson County, Alabama.American Surgeon.  80:253-260. 2014
2014 Long-term mortality after community-acquired sepsis: a longitudinal population-based cohort study.BMJ Open.  4:e004283. 2014
2014 Association of inflammatory and endothelial cell activation biomarkers with acute kidney injury after sepsis.SpringerPlus.  3:207. 2014
2014 Associations between vascular health indices and serum total, free and bioavailable 25-hydroxyvitamin D in adolescents.PLoS ONE.  9:e114689. 2014
2014 Prevalence of and factors associated with distraction among public transit bus drivers.Traffic Injury Prevention.  15:720-725. 2014
2013 Impact of distracted driving on safety and traffic flow.Accident Analysis and Prevention.  61:63-70. 2013
2013 Obesity and risk of sepsis: a population-based cohort study.Obesity Research.  21:E762-E769. 2013
2013 Aortic injuries in newer vehicles.Accident Analysis and Prevention.  59:253-259. 2013
2013 Inflammatory and endothelial activation biomarkers and risk of sepsis: a nested case-control study.Journal of Critical Care.  28:549-555. 2013
2013 Effectiveness of booster seats compared with no restraint or seat belt alone for crash injury prevention.Academic Emergency Medicine.  20:880-887. 2013
2013 Single incision pediatric endosurgery (SIPES) appendectomy--is obesity a contraindication?Journal of Pediatric Surgery.  48:1399-1404. 2013
2013 Re: Association between side-impact airbag deployment and risk of injury.Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  74:1379. 2013
2013 Effectiveness of an early mobilization protocol in a trauma and burns intensive care unit: a retrospective cohort study.Physical Therapy.  93:186-196. 2013
2013 Emergency medical service providers' experiences with traffic congestion.Journal of Emergency Medicine.  44:398-405. 2013
2013 High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and risk of sepsis.PLoS ONE.  8:e69232. 2013
2013 The association between knee airbag deployment and knee-thigh-hip fracture injury risk in motor vehicle collisions: A matched cohort study.Accident Analysis and Prevention.  50:964-967. 2013
2012 Association between side-impact airbag deployment and risk of injury: A matched cohort study using the CIREN and the NASS-CDS.Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  73:914-918. 2012
2012 Stress-induced hyperglycemia, not diabetic hyperglycemia, is associated with higher mortality in trauma.Annals of Surgery.  256:446-452. 2012
2012 Tattoo frequency and types among homicides and other deaths, 2007-2008: a matched case-control study.American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology.  33:202-205. 2012
2012 The epidemiology of lawn trimmer injuries in the United States: 2000-2009.Journal of Safety Research.  43:137-139. 2012
2012 Chronic medical conditions and risk of sepsis.PLoS ONE.  7:e48307. 2012
2012 Degree of urbanization and mortality from motor vehicular crashes.Annual proceedings / Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine.  56:183-190. 2012
2011 Intubation patterns and outcomes in patients with computed tomography-verified traumatic brain injury.Journal of Trauma.  71:1615-1619. 2011
2011 Corneal dystrophy recurrence.Ophthalmology: Journal of The American Academy of Ophthalmology.  118:1223. 2011
2011 Identifying risk for massive transfusion in the relatively normotensive patient: utility of the prehospital shock index.Journal of Trauma.  70:384-388. 2011
2011 Prospective identification of patients at risk for massive transfusion: an imprecise endeavor.American Surgeon.  77:155-161. 2011
2011 Crash-related mortality and model year: are newer vehicles safer?Annual proceedings / Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine.  55:113-121. 2011
2010 Longitudinal aspect of case-control analysis.Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.  136:1150. 2010
2010 Changing paradigms of seat belt and air bag injuries.Journal of The American College of Surgeons.  211:147-148. 2010
2010 Computed tomography identification of latent pseudoaneurysm after blunt splenic injury: pathology or technology?Journal of Trauma.  68:1112-1116. 2010
2010 Lactate is a better predictor than systolic blood pressure for determining blood requirement and mortality: could prehospital measures improve trauma triage?Journal of The American College of Surgeons.  210:861-869. 2010
2010 Epidemiology of tree stand-related injuries in the United States from 2000 to 2007.Journal of Trauma.  68:712-715. 2010
2010 A comparison of wakeboard-, water skiing-, and tubing-related injuries in the United States, 2000-2007.Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.  9:92-97. 2010
2010 Comment on "a case-matched controlled study on high-voltage electrical injuries vs thermal burns".Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation.  31:214. 2010
2009 Management of colon wounds in the setting of damage control laparotomy: a cautionary tale.Journal of Trauma.  67:929-935. 2009
2009 The association between price of regular-grade gasoline and injury and mortality rates among occupants involved in motorcycle- and automobile-related motor vehicle collisions.Accident Analysis and Prevention.  41:1075-1079. 2009
2009 Blood utilization at a level I trauma center: is this as good as it gets?American Surgeon.  75:693-697. 2009
2009 Recent trends in television tip over-related injuries among children aged 0-9 years.Injury Prevention.  15:240-243. 2009
2009 Body mass index affects time to definitive closure after damage control surgery.Journal of Trauma.  66:1683-1687. 2009
2009 Injury patterns among obese children involved in motor vehicle collisions.Journal of Pediatric Surgery.  44:1218-1222. 2009
2009 Acute kidney injury is independently associated with mortality in very low birthweight infants: a matched case-control analysis.Pediatric Nephrology.  24:991-997. 2009
2009 The association between blood alcohol level and infectious complications among burn patients.Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation.  30:395-399. 2009
2009 Traumatic brain injury is associated with the development of deep vein thrombosis independent of pharmacological prophylaxis.Journal of Trauma.  66:1436-1440. 2009
2009 Traumatic brain injury is associated with the development of deep vein thrombosis independent of pharmacological prophylaxis.Journal of Trauma.  66:1436-1440. 2009
2009 Reassessment of the tri-modal mortality distribution in the presence of a regional trauma system.Journal of Trauma.  66:526-530. 2009
2009 Sexual stimulation device-related injuries.Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy.  35:253-261. 2009
2008 Pediatric eye injuries related to consumer products in the United States, 1997-2006.Journal of AAPOS.  12:626-628. 2008
2008 Comparison of severe injuries between powered and nonpowered scooters among children aged 2 to 12 in the United States.Ambulatory Pediatrics.  8:379-382. 2008
2008 The impact of a vision screening law on older driver fatality rates.Archives of Ophthalmology -New Series-.  126:1544-1547. 2008
2008 Age of transfused blood: an independent predictor of mortality despite universal leukoreduction.Journal of Trauma.  65:279-282. 2008
2008 Closing the open abdomen: improved success with Wittmann Patch staged abdominal closure.Journal of Trauma.  65:345-348. 2008
2008 Injury risks between first- and second-generation airbags in frontal motor vehicle collisions.Accident Analysis and Prevention.  40:1371-1374. 2008
2008 Incidence of golf cart-related injury in the United States.Journal of Trauma.  64:1562-1566. 2008
2008 Vehicle rollover risk and electronic stability control systems.Injury Prevention.  14:154-158. 2008
2008 Health-related quality of life following blind rehabilitation.Quality of Life Research.  17:497-507. 2008
2008 The incidence of shopping cart-related injuries in the United States, 2002--2006.Accident Analysis and Prevention.  40:1253-1256. 2008

Investigator On

  • Evaluation Of A Novel Hemostatic Agent In Junctional Trauma  awarded by DOD - Department of Defense 2018 - 2022
  • Using Bluetooth Beacon Technology to Reduce Distracted Pedestrian Behavior  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2020
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Center  awarded by Department of Transportation 2017 - 2019
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Center - Admin Core  awarded by Department of Transportation 2017 - 2019
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Center - Project 1  awarded by Department of Transportation 2017 - 2019
  • Recombinant Erythropoietin for Protection of Infant Renal Disease (REPAIReD)  awarded by SEATTLE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2014 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by BAEBIES, INC. 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by Baxter Healthcare Corporation 2014 - 2018
  • Risk Factors for Sepsis in the Community  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by Baxter Healthcare Corporation 2014 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by STRYKER ORTHOPAEDICS 2015 - 2016
  • University Transportation Centers (UTCs)-Tier I: University of Alabama at Birmingham with Georgia Institute of Technology-Research Project 930-842  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 2012 - 2016
  • Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN)  awarded by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2010 - 2015
  • Effects and Feasibility of a Computer-Based Intervention on Truck Drivers' Sleep  awarded by National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health/CDC/DHHS 2011 - 2014
  • Teaching Activities

  • missing activity 2019
  • missing activity 2019
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HC112 - Honors Seminar Public Hlth (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • missing activity 2018
  • EPI697Q - Internship Online (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • missing activity 2018
  • missing activity 2018
  • EPI625 - Quant Methods in Epidemiology (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • missing activity 2017
  • missing activity 2017
  • missing activity 2017
  • missing activity 2017
  • EPI681 - Special Topics in EPI (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI625 - Quant Methods in Epidemiology (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • missing activity 2016
  • PUH302 - Epid: Beyond the Outbreak (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • missing activity 2016
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI625 - Quant Methods in Epidemiology (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • missing activity 2015
  • missing activity 2015
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • missing activity 2015
  • missing activity 2015
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI626 - Intro to Data Analy w/ SAS (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • missing activity 2014
  • missing activity 2014
  • EPI623 - Intro SAS Sftware (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • EPI697 - Internship (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HON496 - Seminar: Public Health (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PUH302 - Epid: Beyond the Outbreak (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Master of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Full Name

  • Russell Griffin
  • Blazerid

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