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Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Prediagnostic Proinflammatory Dietary Potential Is Associated with All-Cause Mortality among African-American Women with High-Grade Serous Ovarian Carcinoma 2019
2019 The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Adult Anterior Open Bite Study: Treatment recommendations and their association with patient and practitioner characteristics 2019
2019 High health care costs in minority groups of older US Medicare beneficiaries with epilepsy 2019
2019 Evaluation of vitamin D biosynthesis and pathway target genes reveals UGT2A1/2 and EGFR polymorphisms associated with epithelial ovarian cancer in African American Women 2019
2019 Effect of cultural, folk, and religious beliefs and practices on delays in diagnosis of ovarian cancer in African American women 2019
2019 Targetable Immune Regulatory Molecule Expression in High-Grade Serous Ovarian Carcinomas in African American Women: A Study of PD-L1 and IDO in 112 Cases from the African American Cancer Epidemiology Study (AACES) 2019
2019 Feasibility and acceptance of oral human papillomavirus detection in the dental office: Results from The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2019
2019 Individual, social, and societal correlates of health-related quality of life among African American survivors of ovarian cancer: Results from the African American cancer epidemiology study 2019
2019 Perceived discrimination, trust in physicians, and prolonged symptom duration before ovarian cancer diagnosis in the African American Cancer Epidemiology Study 2019
2019 Recommended treatment of cracked teeth: Results from the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2019
2018 Benign gynecologic conditions are associated with ovarian cancer risk in African-American women: a case-control study 2018
2018 Practitioner participation in national dental practice-based research network (PBRN) studies: 12-year results 2018
2018 The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network adult anterior open bite study: A description of the practitioners and patients 2018
2018 Observable characteristics coincident with internal cracks in teeth: Findings from The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2018
2018 Racial/ethnic differences in the epidemiology of ovarian cancer: A pooled analysis of 12 case-control studies 2018
2018 Associations of types of pain with crack-level, tooth-level and patient-level characteristics in posterior teeth with visible cracks: Findings from the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2018
2018 Risk of pharmacokinetic interactions between antiepileptic and other drugs in older persons and factors associated with risk 2018
2018 Where are they now? Retention strategies over 25 years in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study 2018
2018 Recreational physical activity and survival in African-American women with ovarian cancer 2018
2017 Values and worries of ovarian cancer patients 2017
2017 Tubal ligation and ovarian cancer risk in African American women 2017
2017 Survey Methods to Optimize Response Rate in the National Dental Practice–Based Research Network 2017
2017 Cigarette smoking and the association with serous ovarian cancer in African American women: African American Cancer Epidemiology Study (AACES) 2017
2017 Premenopausal Hysterectomy and Risk of Ovarian Cancer in African-American Women 2017
2017 Dietary Quality and Ovarian Cancer Risk in African-American Women 2017
2017 Lifetime number of ovulatory cycles and epithelial ovarian cancer risk in African American women 2017
2017 Quality Indicator for Epilepsy Treatment 15 (QUIET-15): Intervening after recurrent seizures in the elderly 2017
2017 Correlation between symptoms and external characteristics of cracked teeth: Findings from The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2017
2017 What does the U.S. Medicare administrative claims database tell us about initial antiepileptic drug treatment for older adults with new-onset epilepsy? 2017
2017 Satisfaction with dental care among patients who receive invasive or non-invasive treatment for non-cavitated early dental caries: Findings from one region of the National Dental PBRN 2017
2017 Dietary inflammatory index and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in African American women 2017
2017 Adherence to antiepileptic drugs among diverse older Americans on Part D Medicare 2017
2017 Quality of Antiepileptic Treatment Among Older Medicare Beneficiaries With Epilepsy: A Retrospective Claims Data Analysis 2017
2017 Supplemental selenium may decrease ovarian cancer risk in African-American women 2017
2016 Dairy, calcium, Vitamin D and ovarian cancer risk in African-American women 2016
2016 Association between body powder use and ovarian cancer: The African American Cancer Epidemiology Study (AACES) 2016
2016 Reproductive factors and ovarian cancer risk in African-American women 2016
2016 Socioeconomic Status in Relation to the Risk of Ovarian Cancer in African-American Women: A Population-Based Case-Control Study 2016
2016 Obesity, weight gain, and ovarian cancer risk in African American women 2016
2016 Recreational physical activity and ovarian cancer risk in African American women 2016
2016 The association between body mass index and presenting symptoms in African American women with ovarian cancer 2016
2016 Authors' response 2016
2016 Analgesic medication use and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in African American women 2016
2016 Dietary carbohydrate intake, glycaemic load, glycaemic index and ovarian cancer risk in African-American women 2016
2016 Techniques and materials used by general dentists during endodontic treatment procedures Findings from the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2016
2015 A Brief Inpatient Intervention Using a Short Video to Promote Reduction of Child Tobacco Smoke Exposure 2015
2015 Discordance between presumed standard of care and actual clinical practice: The example of rubber dam use during root canal treatment in the national dental practice-Based research network 2015
2015 Gender Norms and Family Planning Practices Among Men in Western Jamaica 2015
2015 General Dentists' Use of Isolation Techniques during Root Canal Treatment: From the National Dental Practice-based Research Network 2015
2015 General Dentists' Use of Isolation Techniques during Root Canal Treatment: From the National Dental Practice-based Research Network 2015
2015 In response: Research using archival health care data: Let the buyer beware 2015
2014 Use of online sources of information by dental practitioners: Findings from the Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2014
2014 Twenty-month follow-up of occlusal caries lesions deemed questionable at baseline: Findings from the national dental practice-based research network 2014
2014 A multi-center population-based case-control study of ovarian cancer in African-American women: The African American Cancer Epidemiology Study (AACES) 2014
2014 Smoking-cessation e-referrals: A national dental practice-based research network randomized controlled trial 2014
2014 Characteristics, detection methods and treatment of questionable occlusal carious lesions: Findings from the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2014
2014 Concordance between clinical practice and published evidence Findings from the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2014
2014 Concordance between clinical practice and published evidence: Findings from the national dental practice-based research network 2014
2014 Gender norms and sexual behaviours among men in western jamaica 2014
2014 Inpatient hospitalizations for croup 2014
2014 Nutritional risk and body mass index predict hospitalization, nursing home admissions, and mortality in community-dwelling older adults: Results from the UAB study of aging with 8.5 years of follow-up 2014
2014 Psychiatric and neurologic risk factors for incident cases of new-onset epilepsy in older adults: Data from U.S. Medicare beneficiaries 2014
2014 Supplementing online surveys with a mailed option to reduce bias and improve response rate: The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2014
2013 Seizure occurrence following nonoptimal anticonvulsant medication management during the transition into the hospital 2013
2013 Factors Associated with the Acceptability of Male Circumcision among Men in Jamaica 2013
2013 Information-seeking behaviors of dental practitioners in three practice-based research networks 2013
2013 Disparities in use of gynecologic oncologists for women with ovarian cancer in the United States 2013
2013 Random plasma glucose values measured in community dental practices: Findings from The Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2013
2013 Caries treatment in a dental practice-based research network: Movement toward stated evidence-based treatment 2013
2013 Anticonvulsant medication errors in children with epilepsy during the home-to-hospital transition 2013
2013 A 24-month evaluation of amalgam and resin-based composite restorations Findings from The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2013
2013 Electronic dental record use and clinical information management patterns among practitioner-investigators in The Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2013
2012 Geographic variation of epilepsy for older Americans: How close to the geographic variation of stroke? 2012
2012 Diagnostic tests and neurology care for medicare beneficiaries with seizures: Differences across racial groups 2012
2012 Incidence and prevalence of epilepsy among older US Medicare beneficiaries 2012
2012 Dental practice implementation of a point of care electronic referral system for patients who smoke: a dental PBRN study. 2012
2012 Socio-demographic determinants of aflatoxin B1-lysine adduct levels among pregnant women in Kumasi, Ghana. 2012
2012 The prevalence of questionable occlusal caries: Findings from the Dental Practice-Based Research Network 2012
2011 Improving care after myocardial infarction using a 2-year internet-delivered intervention: The department of veterans affairs myocardial infarction-plus cluster-randomized trial 2011
2011 Recruitment activities for a nationwide, population-based, group-randomized trial: The VA MI-Plus study 2011
2011 Physician and patient influences on provider performance -blockers in postmyocardial infarction management in the mi-plus study 2011
2010 Association between anemia and aflatoxin B 1 biomarker levels among pregnant women in Kumasi, Ghana 2010
2010 Medication assistance programs: Do all in need benefit equally? 2010
2010 Multiple uncontrolled conditions and blood pressure medication intensification: An observational study 2010
2010 Using single-item health literacy screening questions to identify patients who read written nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine information provided at pharmacies 2010
2010 Malaria, intestinal helminths and other risk factors for stillbirth in Ghana 2010
2010 Factor Analysis of Metabolic Syndrome Components in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study: Examination of Factors by Race-Sex Groups and Across Time 2010
2010 Vaginal douching among Latina immigrants 2010
2010 Knowledge, attitudes, and environment: What primary care providers say about pre-school vision screening 2010
2010 Association between birth outcomes and aflatoxin B1 biomarker blood levels in pregnant women in Kumasi, Ghana 2010
2010 Cardiovascular outcome ascertainment was similar using blinded and unblinded adjudicators in a national prospective study 2010
2010 The effect of malaria and intestinal helminth coinfection on birth outcomes in Kumasi, Ghana 2010
2009 Effect of comorbidity and body mass index on the survival of African-American and Caucasian patients with colon cancer 2009
2009 Characteristics that predict physician participation in a Web-Based CME activity: The MI-Plus study 2009
2009 Predictive capacity of three comorbidity indices in estimating mortality after surgery for colon cancer 2009
2009 Malaria and intestinal helminth co-infection among pregnant women in Ghana: Prevalence and risk factors 2009
2009 Patient-reported communications with pharmacy staff at community pharmacies: The Alabama NSAID Patient Safety Study, 2005-2007 2009
2008 Receipt of standard breast cancer treatment by African American and white women 2008
2008 Accuracy of registry breast cancer treatment data among cases treated in urban hospitals 2008
2008 Chikungunya fever, Mauritius, 2006 [1] 2008
2007 Seroincidence of recent human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infections in China 2007
2007 African-American and Caucasian disparities in colorectal cancer mortality and survival by data source: An epidemiologic review 2007
2007 Multiple measures of provider participation in internet delivered interventions 2007
2007 Sexually transmitted infections and risk factors among truck stand workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh 2007
2007 Simplified dispatch-assisted CPR instructions outperform standard protocol 2007
2006 Delayed access to HIV diagnosis and care: Special concerns for the Southern United States 2006
2006 Disparities by insurance status in quality of care for elderly patients with unstable angina 2006
2006 Migration patterns following HIV diagnosis among adults residing in the nonurban Deep South 2006
2006 Factors associated with delayed initiation of HIV medical care among infected persons attending a southern HIV/AIDS clinic 2006
2005 High-grade tumor differentiation is an indicator of poor prognosis in African Americans with colonic adenocarcinomas 2005
2005 Women with polymorphisms of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) and methionine synthase (MS) are less likely to have cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2 or 3 2005
2005 Predictors of HIV serostatus among HIV discordant couples in Lusaka, Zambia and female antenatal clinic attendants in Kigali, Rwanda 2005
2004 Postsurgical disparity in survival between African Americans and Caucasians with colonic adenocarcinoma 2004
2004 Comorbidity independently predicted death in older prostate cancer patients, more of whom died with than from their disease 2004
2003 Early onset of vaginal douching is associated with false beliefs and high-risk behavior 2003
2003 Do local opinion leaders augment Hospital quality improvement efforts? A randomized trial to promote adherence to Unstable Angina Guidelines 2003
2003 Vancomycin-resistant enterococci: 15 years and counting 2003
2003 Association between antecedent intravenous antimicrobial exposure and isolation of vancomycin-resistant enterococci. 2003
2003 Physician opinion leaders have limited influence on adherence to best-practice guidelines 2003
2002 A randomized, 4-month mango and fat supplementation trial improved vitamin A status among young Gambian children 2002
2002 Patient-perceived barriers to antiretroviral adherence: Associations with race 2002
2002 Atypical presentations among medicare beneficiaries with unstable angina pectoris 2002
2002 Protease inhibitor combination therapy and decreased condom use among gay men 2002
2002 Does fluid amount and choice influence urinary stone formation in persons with spinal cord injury? 2002
2002 Douching beliefs and practices among black and white women 2002
2002 Oral contraceptive use and mammographic patterns 2002
2002 Vaginal douching practices among women attending a university in the southern United States 2002
2001 Urine specific gravity and water hardness in relation to urolithiasis in persons with spinal cord injury 2001
2001 Adolescent pregnancy, infant mortality, and source of payment for birth: Alabama residential live births, 1991-1994 2001
2001 Longitudinal study of elbow and shoulder pain in youth baseball pitchers 2001
2000 Alternative strategies for selecting population controls: Comparison of random digit dialing and targeted telephone calls 2000
1999 Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Thailand: Physicians' attitudes on zidovudine use, pregnancy termination, and willingness to provide care 1999
1999 Moderate physical activity in relation to mammographic patterns 1999
1999 Compliance with mammography guidelines: Physician recommendation and patient adherence 1999
1999 Variability in the Care for Patients with Unstable Angina: are Secular Trends Predicted by Hospital Characteristics? 1999
1998 Chronic disease as a barrier to breast and cervical cancer screening 1998
1998 Relations of hyperuricemia with the various components of the insulin resistance syndrome in young black and white adults: The CARDIA study 1998
1997 Anthropometric indices in relation to mammographic patterns among peri- menopausal women 1997
1997 The Tabar classification of mammographic parenchymal patterns 1997
1996 Adverse effect of pregnancy on high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol in young adult women. The CARDIA Study. Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults. 1996
1996 Adverse effect of pregnancy on high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol in young adult women: The CARDIA study 1996
1995 Beyond Air Quality—Factors That Affect Prevalence Estimates of Sick Building Syndrome 1995
1995 Aspirin and reduced risk of esophageal carcinoma 1995
1995 Reproductive and menstrual factors in relation to mammographic parenchymal patterns among perimenopausal women 1995
1994 The authors reply 1994
1994 Concerned citizens collect cancer-incidence data 1994
1993 Inconsistent associations of caffeine-containing beverages with blood pressure and with lipoproteins: The CARDIA study 1993
1993 Mammographic patterns and breast cancer risk: A meta-analysis 1993
1993 Mammographic patterns and breast cancer risk factors among women having elective screening 1993
1992 Declining mortality rates for cancer of the rectum in the United States: 1940‐1985 1992

Full Name

  • Ellen Funkhouser