Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Absorbent materials to collect urine can affect proteomics and metabolomic biomarker concentrations 2019
2019 Older Blood Is Associated With Increased Mortality and Adverse Events in Massively Transfused Trauma Patients: Secondary Analysis of the PROPPR Trial 2019
2019 Prevalence and Awareness of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Female Adolescents Seeking Gynecologic Care 2019
2019 A Comparison of Outcomes of Trauma Patients With Ventilator-Associated Events by Diagnostic Criteria Set 2019
2019 Aspirin for primary prevention of stroke in traumatic cerebrovascular injury: Association with increased risk of transfusion 2019
2019 Correction to: Acute kidney injury in neonatal encephalopathy: an evaluation of the AWAKEN database (Pediatric Nephrology, (2019), 34, 1, (169-176), 10.1007/s00467-018-4068-2) 2019
2019 Late onset neonatal acute kidney injury: results from the AWAKEN Study 2019
2019 Optimizing the AKI definition during first postnatal week using Assessment of Worldwide Acute Kidney Injury Epidemiology in Neonates (AWAKEN) cohort 2019
2019 Acute kidney injury in neonatal encephalopathy: an evaluation of the AWAKEN database 2019
2019 Impact of infectious disease consultation on clinical management and mortality in patients with candidemia 2019
2019 The impact of fluid balance on outcomes in critically ill near-term/term neonates: a report from the AWAKEN study group 2019
2018 Improvement of gram-negative susceptibility to fluoroquinolones after implementation of a pre-authorization policy for fluoroquinolone use: A decade-long experience 2018
2018 Older blood is associated with increased mortality and adverse events in massively transfused trauma patients: secondary analysis of the PROPPR trial 2018
2018 A prospective study of cancer survivors and risk of sepsis within the REGARDS cohort 2018
2018 Mapping hot spots of breast cancer mortality in the United States: place matters for Blacks and Hispanics 2018
2018 Association between early caffeine citrate administration and risk of acute kidney injury in preterm neonates results from the AWAKEN study 2018
2018 Association of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status with Risk of Infection and Sepsis 2018
2018 Fine particulate matter pollution and risk of community-acquired sepsis 2018
2018 Burn patients with infection-related ventilator associated complications have worse outcomes compared to those without ventilator associated events 2018
2018 Ten-Year Incidence of High-Energy Geriatric Trauma at a Level 1 Trauma Center 2018
2018 A decompositional analysis of firearm-related mortality in the United States, 2001–2012 2018
2018 Mediating Effects of Frailty Indicators on the Risk of Sepsis After Cancer 2018
2017 Echocardiographic correlates are associated with in-hospital mortality in trauma and burn patients 2017
2017 Incidence and outcomes of neonatal acute kidney injury (AWAKEN): a multicentre, multinational, observational cohort study 2017
2017 Intraoperative topical antibiotics for infection prophylaxis in pelvic and acetabular surgery 2017
2017 Validity of the Braden Scale in grading pressure ulcers in trauma and burn patients 2017
2017 Association of vitamin D receptor polymorphisms with the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer in adults 2017
2017 Community characteristics and regional variations in sepsis 2017
2017 Mortality after emergent trauma laparotomy: A multicenter, retrospective study 2017
2017 A comparison of clinical characteristics and outcomes of ventilator-associated pneumonias among burn patients by diagnostic criteria set 2017
2017 Truck Drivers' Use of the Internet: A Mobile Health Lifeline 2017
2017 Biomarkers associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia/mortality in premature infants 2017
2017 Association of Diabetes and Insulin Therapy With Risk of Hospitalization for Infection and 28-Day Mortality Risk. 2017
2017 Association of diabetes and insulin therapy with risk of hospitalization for infection and 28-day mortality risk 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 2017
2017 Massive transfusion in pediatric trauma: analysis of the National Trauma Databank 2017
2017 Anticoagulation control in patients with ventricular assist devices 2017
2017 Early coagulopathy is associated with increased incidence of ventilator-associated events among burn patients 2017
2017 Home dialysis utilization among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States at the National, Regional, and state level 2017
2016 Laundry pod and non-pod detergent related emergency department visits occurring in children in the USA 2016
2016 Hemostasis biomarkers and risk of sepsis: the REGARDS cohort 2016
2016 Neonatal acute kidney injury and the risk of intraventricular hemorrhage in the very low birth weight infant 2016
2016 Body mass index and glycemic control influence lipoproteins in children with type 1 diabetes 2016
2016 Prevalence, Awareness, and Understanding of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Adolescent and Young Women 2016
2016 Commercial Truck Driver Health and Safety 2016
2016 Chronic Statin Use and Long-Term Rates of Sepsis: A Population-Based Cohort Study 2016
2016 Defining sepsis mortality clusters in the United States 2016
2016 Derivation of novel risk prediction scores for community-acquired sepsis and severe sepsis 2016
2016 Identification of Risk Factors for the Development of Pressure Ulcers Despite Standard Screening Methodology and Prophylaxis in Trauma Patients 2016
2016 Acute changes in fluid status affect the incidence, associative clinical outcomes, and urine biomarker performance in premature infants with acute kidney injury 2016
2016 Early trauma-induced coagulopathy is associated with increased ventilator-associated pneumonia in spinal cord injury patients 2016
2016 Acute kidney injury urine biomarkers in very low-birth-weight infants 2016
2016 Pullout strength of monocortical and bicortical screws in meta - physeal and diaphyseal regions of the canine humerus 2016
2015 Impact of gestational age, sex, and postnatal age on urine biomarkers in premature neonates 2015
2015 Predictors of thromboembolic events in patients with ventricular assist device 2015
2015 Predictors of Thromboembolic Events in Patients with Ventricular Assist Device 2015
2015 Acute kidney injury is associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia/mortality in premature infants 2015
2015 Diabetes and prediabetes are significantly higher in morbidly obese children compared with obese children 2015
2015 Black-white racial disparities in sepsis: A prospective analysis of the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort 2015
2015 Cystatin C and long term risk of community-acquired sepsis: A population-based cohort study 2015
2015 Discharge diagnoses versus medical record review in the identification of community-acquired sepsis 2015
2015 Diabetes status and race are associated with cardiovascular risk markers in obese adolescents 2015
2015 Distracted Driving in Teens With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 2015
2015 Prehospitalization risk factors for acute kidney injury during hospitalization for serious infections in the REGARDS cohort 2015
2015 Psychosocial stress as a risk factor for sepsis: A population-based cohort study 2015
2015 Stress-induced hyperglycemia is associated with higher mortality in severe traumatic brain injury 2015
2015 The Prevalence of Distraction Among Passenger Vehicle Drivers: A Roadside Observational Approach 2015
2015 The effects of caffeine use on driving safety among truck drivers who are habitual caffeine users 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 2015
2015 Variability in Human Cone Topography Assessed by Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy 2015
2015 Variability in Human Cone Topography Assessed by Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy 2015
2015 Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased fecal incontinence symptoms 2015
2014 Associations between vascular health indices and serum total, free and bioavailable 25-hydroxyvitamin D in adolescents 2014
2014 Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased fecal incontinence symptoms 2014
2014 Long-term mortality after communityacquired sepsis: A longitudinal population-based cohort study 2014
2014 Association of inflammatory and endothelial cell activation biomarkers with acute kidney injury after sepsis 2014
2014 Characterizing workers participating in a worksite wellness health screening program using blood pressure control, self-monitoring, medication adherence, depression, and exercise 2014
2014 Effect of intensive oral hygiene regimen during pregnancy on periodontal health, cytokine levels, and pregnancy outcomes: A pilot study 2014
2014 Esophageal button battery ingestions: Decreasing time to operative intervention by level i trauma activation 2014
2014 Extraction of esophageal foreign bodies in children: Rigid versus flexible endoscopy 2014
2014 Obesity and vehicle type as risk factors for injury caused by motor vehicle collision 2014
2014 Physical inactivity and long-term rates of community-acquired sepsis 2014
2014 Prevalence of and Factors Associated with Distraction Among Public Transit Bus Drivers 2014
2014 The effect of previous traumatic injury on homicide risk 2014
2014 The effect of trauma care on the temporal distribution of homicide mortality in Jefferson County, Alabama 2014
2014 The epidemiology of firework-related injuries in the United States: 2000-2010 2014
2014 The success of our patient blood management program depended on an institution-wide change in transfusion practices 2014
2014 Utility of immature granulocyte percentage in pediatric appendicitis 2014
2013 Obesity and risk of sepsis: A population-based cohort study 2013
2013 Inflammatory and endothelial activation biomarkers and risk of sepsis: A nested case-control study 2013
2013 Effectiveness of booster seats compared with no restraint or seat belt alone for crash injury prevention 2013
2013 High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein and Risk of Sepsis 2013
2013 Aortic injuries in newer vehicles 2013
2013 Single incision pediatric endosurgery (SIPES) appendectomy - Is obesity a contraindication? 2013
2013 Impact of distracted driving on safety and traffic flow 2013
2013 Effectiveness of an early mobilization protocol in a trauma and burns intensive care unit: A retrospective cohort study 2013
2013 Emergency medical service providers' experiences with traffic congestion 2013
2013 Re: Association between side-impact airbag deployment and risk of injury 2013
2013 The association between knee airbag deployment and knee-thigh-hip fracture injury risk in motor vehicle collisions: A matched cohort study 2013
2012 Degree of urbanization and mortality from motor vehicular crashes 2012
2012 Chronic Medical Conditions and Risk of Sepsis 2012
2012 Association between side-impact airbag deployment and risk of injury: A matched cohort study using the CIREN and the NASS-CDS 2012
2012 Stress-induced hyperglycemia, not diabetic hyperglycemia, is associated with higher mortality in trauma 2012
2012 Tattoo frequency and types among homicides and other deaths, 2007-2008: A matched case-control study 2012
2012 The epidemiology of lawn trimmer injuries in the United States: 2000-2009 2012
2011 Crash-related mortality and model year: Are newer vehicles safer? 2011
2011 Intubation patterns and outcomes in patients with computed tomography-verified traumatic brain injury 2011
2011 Corneal dystrophy recurrence 2011
2011 Identifying risk for massive transfusion in the relatively normotensive patient: Utility of the prehospital shock index 2011
2011 Prospective identification of patients at risk for massive transfusion: An imprecise endeavor 2011
2010 Longitudinal aspect of case-control analysis 2010
2010 Changing Paradigms of Seat Belt and Air Bag Injuries 2010
2010 Computed tomography identification of latent pseudoaneurysm after blunt splenic injury: Pathology or technology? 2010
2010 Lactate Is a Better Predictor than Systolic Blood Pressure for Determining Blood Requirement and Mortality: Could Prehospital Measures Improve Trauma Triage? 2010
2010 A comparison of wakeboard-, water skiing-, and tubing-related injuries in the united states, 2000-2007 2010
2010 Epidemiology of tree stand-related injuries in the United States from 2000 to 2007 2010
2010 Comment on "a case-matched controlled study on high-voltage electrical injuries vs thermal burns" 2010
2009 Management of colon wounds in the setting of damage control laparotomy: a cautionary tale. 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 2009
2009 Blood utilization at a level I trauma center: Is this as good as it gets? 2009
2009 Recent trends in television tip over-related injuries among children aged 0-9 years 2009
2009 Sexual stimulation device-related injuries 2009
2009 Body mass index affects time to definitive closure after damage control surgery. 2009
2009 Injury patterns among obese children involved in motor vehicle collisions 2009
2009 Traumatic brain injury is associated with the development of deep vein thrombosis independent of pharmacological prophylaxis. 2009
2009 Acute kidney injury is independently associated with mortality in very low birthweight infants: A matched case - Control analysis 2009
2009 Reassessment of the tri-modal mortality distribution in the presence of a regional trauma system. 2009
2009 The association between blood alcohol level and infectious complications among burn patients 2009
2009 Traumatic brain injury is associated with the development of deep vein thrombosis independent of pharmacological prophylaxis 2009
2008 Pediatric eye injuries related to consumer products in the United States, 1997-2006 2008
2008 Comparison of Severe Injuries Between Powered and Nonpowered Scooters Among Children Aged 2 to 12 in the United States 2008
2008 The impact of a vision screening law on older driver fatality rates 2008
2008 Age of transfused blood: an independent predictor of mortality despite universal leukoreduction. 2008
2008 Closing the open abdomen: Improved success with wittmann patch staged abdominal closure 2008
2008 Injury risks between first- and second-generation airbags in frontal motor vehicle collisions 2008
2008 Incidence of golf cart-related injury in the United States. 2008
2008 Vehicle rollover risk and electronic stability control systems 2008
2008 Health-related quality of life following blind rehabilitation 2008
2008 The incidence of shopping cart-related injuries in the United States, 2002-2006 2008

Investigator On

  • Evaluation of a Novel Hemostatic Agent in Junctional Trauma  awarded by DOD - ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND MATERIAL COMMAND 2018 - 2022
  • Acute Renal Injury Sequelae in NICU Graduates (ARISING)  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2021
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Center  awarded by Department of Transportation 2017 - 2020
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Center - Admin Core  awarded by Department of Transportation 2017 - 2020
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Center - Project 1  awarded by Department of Transportation 2017 - 2020
  • Using Bluetooth Beacon Technology to Reduce Distracted Pedestrian Behavior  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by Baxter Healthcare Corporation 2014 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by BAEBIES, INC. 2018 - 2019
  • Recombinant Erythropoietin for Protection of Infant Renal Disease (REPAIReD)  awarded by SEATTLE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2014 - 2019
  • Evaluation Of A Novel Hemostatic Agent In Junctional Trauma  awarded by DOD - Department of Defense 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

  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • EPI697Q - Internship Online (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • UHP497 - Seminar: Public Health (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HC112 - Honors Seminar Public Hlth (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI697Q - Internship Online (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI625 - Quant Methods in Epidemiology (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI697 - Internship (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH302 - Epid: Beyond the Outbreak (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH354 - Intro to Infection Control (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI681 - Special Topics in EPI (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed 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
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH302 - Epid: Beyond the Outbreak (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI625 - Quant Methods in Epidemiology (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI697 - Internship (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI625 - Quant Methods in Epidemiology (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH302 - 1 (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI626 - Intro to Data Analy w/ SAS (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • PUH302 - Epid: Beyond the Outbreak (Spring Term 2014) 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
  • Full Name

  • Russell Griffin