Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2021 An increase in respiratory protection device injuries associated with the COVID-19 pandemicJournal of The American Academy of Dermatology.  85:973-975. 2021
2021 Applying the 2019 European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology/American College of Rheumatology Lupus Criteria to Patients From the LUMINA Cohort: Results From the Multiethnic, Multicenter US CohortArthritis Care and Research.  73:1451-1455. 2021
2021 Advanced prehospital resuscitative care: Can we identify trauma patients who might benefit?Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  91:514-520. 2021
2021 Achievement of the 2019 European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology/American College of Rheumatology Criteria for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Amount of Damage Accrual: Results From a Multiethnic Multicenter CohortArthritis Care and Research.  73:1038-1040. 2021
2021 Relationship of patent ductus arteriosus management with neonatal AKIJournal of Perinatology.  41:1441-1447. 2021
2021 Small tunneled central venous catheters as an alternative to a standard hemodialysis catheter in neonatal patients.Journal of Pediatric Surgery2021
2021 How Does Mission Ground Time Impact on Population Coverage of Aeromedical Retrieval Systems?Journal of Surgical Research.  258:362-369. 2021
2021 Impact of Rural Hospital Closures on Health-Care AccessJournal of Surgical Research.  258:170-178. 2021
2021 Universal screening for blunt cerebrovascular injuryJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  90:224-231. 2021
2021 How fluoroquinolone preauthorization affects third- And fourth-generation cephalosporin use and resistance in a large academic hospitalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology2021
2020 A Prospective Study of Community Mediators on the Risk of Sepsis After CancerJournal of Intensive Care Medicine.  35:1546-1555. 2020
2020 Discrepant Perception of Lupus Disease Activity: A Comparison Between Patients' and Physicians' Disease Activity Scores 2020
2020 Secondary Overtriage of Trauma Patients: Analysis of Clinical and Geographic PatternsJournal of Surgical Research.  254:286-293. 2020
2020 Decreasing High Risk Exposures for Healthcare-workers through Universal Masking and Universal SARS-CoV-2 Testing upon entry to a Tertiary Care Facility.Clinical Infectious Diseases2020
2020 Using publicly available flight data to analyze health disparities in aeromedical retrieval. 2020
2020 Mediating Effects of Frailty Indicators on the Risk of Sepsis After CancerJournal of Intensive Care Medicine.  35:708-719. 2020
2020 New ischemic lesions on brain magnetic resonance imaging in patients with blunt traumatic cerebrovascular injuryJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  88:796-802. 2020
2020 Using Bluetooth beacon technology to reduce distracted pedestrian behaviour: A cross-over trial study protocolInjury Prevention.  26:295-298. 2020
2020 Comorbidities associated with HPV infection among people living with HIV-1 in the southeastern US: A retrospective clinical cohort studyBMC Infectious Diseases.  20. 2020
2020 Acute Kidney Injury and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Premature Neonates Born Less than 32 Weeks' Gestation 2020
2020 Quantifying Pain Associated With Rib FracturesJournal of Surgical Research.  246:476-481. 2020
2020 Acute Kidney Injury is Associated with Poor Lung Outcomes in Infants Born ≥32 Weeks of Gestational Age 2020
2020 Improvement in kidney function after ventricular assist device implantation and its influence on thromboembolism, hemorrhage, and mortalityASAIO Journal.  268-276. 2020
2019 Baby NINJA (Nephrotoxic Injury Negated by Just-in-Time Action): Reduction of Nephrotoxic Medication-Associated Acute Kidney Injury in the Neonatal Intensive Care UnitJournal of Pediatrics.  215:223-228.e6. 2019
2019 The Association of Intraventricular Hemorrhage and Acute Kidney Injury in Premature Infants from the Assessment of the Worldwide Acute Kidney Injury Epidemiology in Neonates (AWAKEN) Study 2019
2019 Incidence and Risk Factors of Early Onset Neonatal AKIClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  2019:1. 2019
2019 Complications Associated With Placement of Chest Tubes: A Trauma System PerspectiveJournal of Surgical Research.  239:98-102. 2019
2019 Use of helicopters for retrieval of trauma patients: A geospatial analysisJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  87:168-172. 2019
2019 Absorbent materials to collect urine can affect proteomics and metabolomic biomarker concentrationsClinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine.  57:E134-E137. 2019
2019 Older Blood Is Associated With Increased Mortality and Adverse Events in Massively Transfused Trauma Patients: Secondary Analysis of the PROPPR TrialAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  73:650-661. 2019
2019 Prevalence and Awareness of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Female Adolescents Seeking Gynecologic CareJournal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.  32:288-292. 2019
2019 Aspirin for primary prevention of stroke in traumatic cerebrovascular injury: Association with increased risk of transfusionJournal of Neurosurgery.  130:1520-1527. 2019
2019 Impact of infectious disease consultation on clinical management and mortality in patients with candidemiaClinical Infectious Diseases.  68:1585-1587. 2019
2019 Incidence and risk factors of early onset neonatal AKIClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  14:184-195. 2019
2019 Population coverage of trauma systems: What do helicopters add?American Surgeon.  85:1073-1078. 2019
2019 The effect of dental implant collar design on crestal bone loss at 1 year after implant placementInternational Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry.  39:165-173. 2019
2018 Improvement of gram-negative susceptibility to fluoroquinolones after implementation of a pre-authorization policy for fluoroquinolone use: A decade-long experienceInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.  39:1419-1424. 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 HispanicsCancer Causes and Control.  29:737-750. 2018
2018 Association between early caffeine citrate administration and risk of acute kidney injury in preterm neonates results from the AWAKEN studyJAMA Pediatrics.  172. 2018
2018 Association of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status with Risk of Infection and SepsisClinical Infectious Diseases.  66:1940-1947. 2018
2018 Fine particulate matter pollution and risk of community-acquired sepsisInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  15. 2018
2018 Ten-Year Incidence of High-Energy Geriatric Trauma at a Level 1 Trauma CenterJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  32:129-133. 2018
2017 Incidence and outcomes of neonatal acute kidney injury (AWAKEN): a multicentre, multinational, observational cohort studyLancet Child and Adolescent Health.  1:184-194. 2017
2017 Intraoperative topical antibiotics for infection prophylaxis in pelvic and acetabular surgeryJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  31:589-594. 2017
2017 Validity of the Braden Scale in grading pressure ulcers in trauma and burn patientsJournal of Surgical Research.  219:151-157. 2017
2017 Association of vitamin D receptor polymorphisms with the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer in adultsJAMA Dermatology.  153:983-989. 2017
2017 Community characteristics and regional variations in sepsisInternational Journal of Epidemiology.  46:1607-1617. 2017
2017 Mortality after emergent trauma laparotomy: A multicenter, retrospective studyJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  83:464-468. 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 Association of diabetes and insulin therapy with risk of hospitalization for infection and 28-day mortality riskClinical 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 TrialsArthritis and Rheumatology.  69:362-375. 2017
2017 Massive transfusion in pediatric trauma: analysis of the National Trauma DatabankJournal of Surgical Research.  208:166-172. 2017
2017 Anticoagulation control in patients with ventricular assist devicesASAIO Journal.  63:759-765. 2017
2016 Laundry pod and non-pod detergent related emergency department visits occurring in children in the USAInjury Prevention.  22:396-399. 2016
2016 Hemostasis biomarkers and risk of sepsis: the REGARDS cohortJournal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.  14:2169-2176. 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 diabetesJournal of Clinical Lipidology.  10:1240-1247. 2016
2016 Prevalence, Awareness, and Understanding of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Adolescent and Young WomenFemale Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  22:346-354. 2016
2016 Assessment of worldwide acute kidney injury epidemiology in neonates: Design of a retrospective cohort studyFrontiers in Pediatrics.  4. 2016
2016 Chronic Statin Use and Long-Term Rates of Sepsis: A Population-Based Cohort StudyJournal of Intensive Care Medicine.  31:386-396. 2016
2016 Defining sepsis mortality clusters in the United StatesCritical Care Medicine.  44:1380-1387. 2016
2016 Derivation of novel risk prediction scores for community-acquired sepsis and severe sepsisCritical Care Medicine.  44:1285-1294. 2016
2016 Acute kidney injury urine biomarkers in very low-birth-weight infantsClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  11:1527-1535. 2016
2015 Predictors of thromboembolic events in patients with ventricular assist deviceASAIO Journal.  61:640-647. 2015
2015 Diabetes and prediabetes are significantly higher in morbidly obese children compared with obese childrenEndocrine Practice.  21:1046-1053. 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 Epidemiology and Health OutcomesBMC Nephrology.  16. 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 adolescentsEndocrine Practice.  21:165-173. 2015
2015 Distracted Driving in Teens With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderJournal of Pediatric Nursing.  30:e183-e191. 2015
2015 Prehospitalization risk factors for acute kidney injury during hospitalization for serious infections in the REGARDS cohortNephron Extra.  5:87-99. 2015
2015 Stress-induced hyperglycemia is associated with higher mortality in severe traumatic brain injuryJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  79:289-294. 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 aloneAnnals of Surgery.  262:647-652. 2015
2015 Variability in Human Cone Topography Assessed by Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser OphthalmoscopyAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology.  160:290-300.e1. 2015
2014 Effect of intensive oral hygiene regimen during pregnancy on periodontal health, cytokine levels, and pregnancy outcomes: A pilot studyJournal of Periodontology.  85:1684-1692. 2014
2014 The epidemiology of firework-related injuries in the United States: 2000-2010 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 studyBMJ Open.  4. 2014
2014 Esophageal button battery ingestions: Decreasing time to operative intervention by level i trauma activationJournal of Pediatric Surgery.  49:1360-1362. 2014
2014 Obesity and vehicle type as risk factors for injury caused by motor vehicle collisionJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  76:1116-1121. 2014
2014 The effect of previous traumatic injury on homicide riskJournal of Forensic Sciences.  59:986-990. 2014
2014 The effect of trauma care on the temporal distribution of homicide mortality in Jefferson County, AlabamaAmerican Surgeon.  80:253-260. 2014
2014 Utility of immature granulocyte percentage in pediatric appendicitisJournal of Surgical Research.  190:230-234. 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 studyJournal of Critical Care.  28:549-555. 2013
2013 Single incision pediatric endosurgery (SIPES) appendectomy - Is obesity a contraindication?Journal of Pediatric Surgery.  48:1399-1404. 2013
2013 Emergency medical service providers' experiences with traffic congestionJournal of Emergency Medicine.  44:398-405. 2013
2013 Re: Association between side-impact airbag deployment and risk of injuryJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  74:1379. 2013
2012 Degree of urbanization and mortality from motor vehicular crashes 2012
2012 Association between side-impact airbag deployment and risk of injury: A matched cohort study using the CIREN and the NASS-CDSJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  73:914-918. 2012
2012 Stress-induced hyperglycemia, not diabetic hyperglycemia, is associated with higher mortality in traumaAnnals of Surgery.  256:446-452. 2012
2012 The epidemiology of lawn trimmer injuries in the United States: 2000-2009Journal of Safety Research.  43:137-139. 2012
2011 Crash-related mortality and model year: Are newer vehicles safer? 2011
2011 The impact of select chronic disease on outcomes after traumaJournal of The American College of Surgeons.  212:913-914. 2011
2011 Prospective identification of patients at risk for massive transfusion: An imprecise endeavorAmerican Surgeon.  77:155-161. 2011
2010 Longitudinal aspect of case-control analysis 2010
2010 Changing Paradigms of Seat Belt and Air Bag InjuriesJournal of The American College of Surgeons.  211:147-148. 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.  210:861-867. 2010
2010 A comparison of wakeboard-, water skiing-, and tubing-related injuries in the united states, 2000-2007Journal 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" 2010
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 yearsInjury Prevention.  15:240-243. 2009
2009 Sexual stimulation device-related injuriesJournal of Sex and Marital Therapy.  35:253-261. 2009
2009 Injury patterns among obese children involved in motor vehicle collisionsJournal of Pediatric Surgery.  44:1218-1222. 2009
2009 The association between blood alcohol level and infectious complications among burn patients 2009
2008 Pediatric eye injuries related to consumer products in the United States, 1997-2006 2008
2008 The impact of a vision screening law on older driver fatality ratesJAMA Ophthalmology.  126:1544-1547. 2008
2008 Vehicle rollover risk and electronic stability control systemsInjury Prevention.  14:154-158. 2008

Investigator On

  • Acute Renal Injury Sequelae in NICU Graduates (ARISING)  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN)  awarded by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Effects and Feasibility of a Computer-Based Intervention on Truck Drivers' Sleep  awarded by National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health/CDC/DHHS
  • Evaluating the Implementation and Impact of Navigator-delivered ePRO Home Symptom Monitoring and Management  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
  • Evaluation Of A Novel Hemostatic Agent In Junctional Trauma  awarded by DOD - Department of Defense
  • Evaluation of a Novel Hemostatic Agent in Junctional Trauma  awarded by DOD - ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND MATERIAL COMMAND
  • Private Grant  awarded by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • Private Grant  awarded by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • Private Grant  awarded by STRYKER ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Private Grant  awarded by BAEBIES, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • Private Grant  awarded by CHF SOLUTIONS
  • Recombinant Erythropoietin for Protection of Infant Renal Disease (REPAIReD)  awarded by SEATTLE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • Risk Factors for Sepsis in the Community  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
  • SCC-PG: StreetBit: A Bluetooth beacon based System for Alerting Distracted Pedestrians in Urban Environments  awarded by NSF - National Science Foundation
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Center  awarded by Department of Transportation
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Center - Admin Core  awarded by Department of Transportation
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Center - Project 1  awarded by Department of Transportation
  • 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
  • Using Bluetooth Beacon Technology to Reduce Distracted Pedestrian Behavior  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • Teaching Activities

  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • EPI619 - Infection Prev & Hospital EPI (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • EPI697 - Internship (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • 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
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2011
  • Master of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2006
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2004
  • Full Name

  • Russell Griffin