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MSM PRC serves as a resource to communities and professionals seeking to learn more about community-engaged research and evaluation models, processes and outcomes through peer review publications, educational resources and newsletters.


Allen, C. G., Bethea, B. J., McKinney, L. P., Escoffery, C., Akintobi, T. H., McCray, G. G., & McBride, C. M. (2021). Exploring the Role of Community Health Workers in Improving the Collection of Family Health History: A Pilot Study. Health Promotion Practice.

Henry Akintobi, T.; Sheikhattari, P.; Shaffer, E.; Evans, C.L.; Braun, K.L.; Sy, A.U.; Mancera, B.; Campa, A.; Miller, S.T.; Sarpong, D.; et al. (2021) Community Engagement Practices at Research Centers in U.S. Minority Institutions: Priority Populations and Innovative Approaches to Advancing Health Disparities Research. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 6675. 18126675.

Gaglioti AH, Li C, Douglas MD, Baltrus PT, Blount MA, Zahidi R, Caplan LS, Willock RJ, Fasuyi OB, Mack DH.  Population-Level Disparities in COVID-19: Measuring the Independent Association of the Proportion of Black Population on COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in US Counties. J Public Health Management and  Practice.  May-Jun 2021.

Allen CG, Bethea BJ, McKinney LP, Escoffery C, Akintobi TH, McCray GG, McBride CM. Exploring the Role of Community Health Workers in Improving the Collection of Family Health History: A Pilot Study. Health Promot Pract. 2021 May 28:15248399211019980. doi: 10.1177/15248399211019980. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34049463.

Baltrus P.  Douglas D, Li C, Caplan L, Blount M, Mack D, Gaglioti AH.  Percentage of Black Population and Primary Care Shortage Areas associated with Higher COVID-19 Case and Death Rates in Georgia Counties. Southern Medical Journal. February 2021.

Sajatovic, M., Wilson, B., Shegog, R., Briggs F., Escoffery, C., Jobst, B.C., Johnson, E.K., Fraser, R.T., Quarells R.C., Spruill T.M. The Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) network database: Lessons learned in refining and implementing an integrated data tool in service of a national U.S. Research Collaborative. Epilepsy & Behavior. 2021 Feb;115:107650. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107650. Epub 2021 Jan 7. PMID: 33421855.

Vashist, K., Akintobi, T., Bednarczyk, R. A., Narayan, K. V., & Patel, S. A. (2021). Demographic benchmarks for equitable coverage of the COVID-19 vaccination program among priority populations. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences, 2021.02.18.21251992.


Akintobi, Tabia H. (2020) The Movement from Research Translation to Community Transformation, Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association: Vol. 8 : No. 1 , Article 1. DOI: 10.20429/jgpha.2020.080101 Available at

Baltrus P, Li C, Gaglioti A.  Having a Usual Source of Care is Associated with Longer Telomere Length in a National Sample of Older Adults. JABFM. December 2020.

Braithwaite, R., Akintobi, T., Blumenthal, D., & Langley, M. (2020). Morehouse Model: How One School of Medicine Revolutionized Community Engagement and Health Equity Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, Maryland.

Clifford G, Nguyen T, Shaw C, Newton B, Francis S, Salari M, Evans C, Jones C, Akintobi T, Taylor H Jr. Inclusive design of an open-source privacy-preserving large-scale mobile framework for health monitoring and intervention planning with an urban African American population of young adults JMIR Preprints. 02/11/2020:25444.

Holliday, R. C., Phillips, R., Henry Akintobi, T. K. (2020). A Community Based Participatory Approach to the Development and Implementation of an HIV Health Behavior Intervention:  Lessons Learned in Navigating Research and Practice Systems from Project HAPPY. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(2), 15 pages.

Escoffery C, Johnson L, McGee R, Olorundare E, Geiger D, Njie S, Quarells RC, Thompson NJ. Epilepsy self-management behaviors among African Americans with epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2020 Aug;109:107098. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107098. Epub 2020 May 4. PMID: 32376207.

Islam SJ, Kim JH, Baltrus P, Topel ML, Liu C, Ko YA, Mujahid MS, Vaccarino V, Sims M, Mubasher M, Khan A, Ejaz K, Searles C, Dunbar S, Pemu P, Taylor HA, Quyyumi AA, Lewis TT. Neighborhood characteristics and ideal cardiovascular health among Black adults: results from the Morehouse-Emory Cardiovascular (MECA) Center for Health Equity. Ann Epidemiol. 2020 Dec 5:S1047-2797(20)30427-0. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2020.11.009. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33285258.

Islam SJ, Kim JH, Topel M, Liu V, Ko Y, Mujahid MS, Sims M, Mubasher M, Ejaz K, Morgan-Billingslea J,  Jones K, Waller EK, Jones D, Uppal K, Dunbar SB, Pemu P, Vaccarino V, Searles C, Baltrus PT, Lewis TT, Quyyumi AA, Taylor H.  Cardiovascular Risk and Resilience among Blacks: Rationale and Design of the Morehouse-Emory Center (MECA) for Health Equity. Journal of the American Heart Association.  DOI:10.1161/JAHA.119.015247 May 2020.

Kim JH, Baltrus PT, Topel M, Liu C, Ko Y, Mujahid M, Vaccarino V, Sims M, Mubasher M,  Khan A, Ejaz K,  Searles C,  Dunbar SB,  Pemu P, Taylor H, Quyyumi A, Lewis TT.  Neighborhood Characteristics and Ideal Cardiovascular Health among Black Adults: Results from the Morehouse-Emory Cardiovascular (MECA) Center for Health Equity. Annals of Epidemiology. Dec 2020.

Kim JH, Topel M, Lewis TT, Baltrus PT, Liu C, Ko Y, Mujahid M, Vaccarino V, Sims M, Mubasher M,  Khan A, Ejaz K, Searles C, Dunbar SB, Pemu P, Taylor H, Quyyumi AA Individual Psychosocial Resilience, Neighborhood Context, and Cardiovascular Health in Blacks: A Multi-Level Investigation from Morehouse-Emory Cardiovascular (MECA) Center for Health Equity Study.  Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. October 2020.

McGregor, B, Li, C, Baltrus, P, Douglas, M, Hopkins, J, Wrenn, G, Holden K, Respress E, Gaglioti, A. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Treatment and Treatment Type for Depression in a National Sample of Medicaid Recipients. Psychiatric Services, . April 2020.

Rollins, L. (2020). Engaging and working with fathers: Strategies and lessons. New York: Routledge. Engaging and Working with African American Fathers: Strategies and Les (

Williams-Livingston A, Akintobi, T, Banerjee, A (2020) Community-Based Participatory Research in Action: The Patient-Centered Medical Home and Neighborhood Journal of Primary Care and Community Health November 2020 Volume 11:1-7.

Community Engagement of African Americans in the Era of COVID-19: Considerations, Challenges, Implications, and Recommendations for Public Health. (2020, August 13). Retrieved September 20, 2020, from

Henry Akintobi, PhD, MPH, Tabia K.; Satcher, David; Ede, MBBS, Victor; Wrenn, MD, Glenda; Bolar, PHD, Cassandra; Ferguson, Aneeqah; Perdue, Evonne; Okafor, Martha; Holden, Kisha; and Reese, PhD, LeRoy (2020) "Utilization of a Community-based Participatory Approach to Design and Implement a Peer-led Parenting Pilot Intervention to Influence Child Nutritional and Physical Activity Behaviors," Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association: Vol. 8 : No. 1 , Article 11. 
DOI: 10.20429/jgpha.2020.080111

Holliday, R. C., Phillips, R., Henry Akintobi, T. K., Mubasher, M., Banerjee, A., Hoffman, L., Walton, S., Braithwaite, R. L. (2020). Project HAPPY:  A CBPR Intervention Addressing HIV Prevention in Black Youth. American Journal of Health Studies. 

Mccray, G. G., Haynes, B., Proeller, A., Ervin, C., & Williams-Livingston, A. (2020). Making the Case for Community Health Workers in Georgia. Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association,8(1). doi:10.20429/jgpha.2020.080116

Rollins, L., Carey, T., Proeller, A., Adams, M. A., Hooker, M., Lyn, R., . . . Akintobi, T. H. (2020). Community-Based Participatory Approach to Increase African Americans’ Access to Healthy Foods in Atlanta, GA. Journal of Community Healthdoi:10.1007/s10900-020-00840-w

Rollins, L., Llewellyn, N., Ngaiza, M., Nehl, E., Carter, D., & Sands, J. (2020). Using the payback framework to evaluate the outcomes of pilot projects supported by the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 1-32. doi:10.1017/cts.2020.542

Williams-Livingston, A. D., Ervin, C., & Mccray, G. (2020). Bridge Builders to Health Equity: The High School Community Health Worker Training Program. Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association,8(1). doi:10.20429/jgpha.2020.080114

Rollins, L., King Gordon, T., Proeller, A., Ross, T., Phillips, A., Ward, C., Hopkins, M., Burney, R., Bojnowski, W., Hoffman, L., Daniels, Y., Mobley, S., Mubasher, M., & Akintobi, T. (2020). Community-based strategies for health priority setting and action planning. American Journal of Health Studies, 35(2), 102-114. 


Akintobi, T. H., Hopkins, J., Holden, K. B., Hefner, D., & Taylor, J. H. A. (2019). Tx ™: An Approach and Philosophy to Advance Translation to Transformation. Ethnicity & Disease29(Supp2), 349–354. doi: 10.18865/ed.29.s2.349

Chandler, R., Ross, H., Paul, S., Shittu, A., Lescano, C., Hernandez, N., & Morrison-Beedy, D. (2019). The HIP LADIES: A Pilot Health Improvement Project for HIV Prevention in Black College Women. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care30(4), 474–487. doi: 10.1097/jnc.0000000000000058

Cooper, D. L., Rollins, L., Slocumb, T., & Rivers, B. M. (2019). Are Men Making Informed Decisions According to the Prostate-Specific Antigen Test Guidelines? Analysis of the 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. American Journal of Mens Health13(2), 155798831983484. doi: 10.1177/1557988319834843

Coughlin, S. S., Caplan, L., Stewart, J. L., & Young, L. (2019). Do Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Plans Improve Health Outcomes? Journal of cancer treatment & diagnosis3(1), 28–33.

Douglas, M. D., Willock, R. J., Respress, E., Rollins, L., Tabor, D., Heiman, H. J., … Holden, K. B. (2019). Applying a Health Equity Lens to Evaluate and Inform Policy. Ethnicity & Disease29(Supp2), 329–342. doi: 10.18865/ed.29.s2.329

Livingston, C. J., Freeman, R. J., Costales, V. C., Westhoff, J. L., Caplan, L. S., Sherin, K. M., & Niebuhr, D. W. (2019). Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems or E-cigarettes: American College of Preventive Medicines Practice Statement. American Journal of Preventive Medicine56(1), 167–178. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2018.09.010

Livingston, C. J., Allison, R. D., Niebuhr, D. W., Sherin, K. M., Costales, V. C., Berenji, M., … Singleton, C. M. (2019). Preventive Medicine Physicians and the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions 6|18 Initiative. American Journal of Preventive Medicine57(1), 127–133. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2019.02.014

Llewellyn, N., Carter, D. R., Diazgranados, D., Pelfrey, C., Rollins, L., & Nehl, E. J. (2019). Scope, Influence, and Interdisciplinary Collaboration: The Publication Portfolio of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program From 2006 Through 2017. Evaluation & the Health Professions, 016327871983943. doi: 10.1177/0163278719839435

Mcgee, R. E., Sajatovic, M., Quarells, R. C., Johnson, E. K., Liu, H., Spruill, T. M., … Thompson, N. J. (2019). Depression and quality of life among African Americans with epilepsy: Findings from the Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network integrated database. Epilepsy & Behavior94, 301–306. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.02.026

Ofili, E. O., Tchounwou, P. B., Fernandez-Repollet, E., Yanagihara, R., Akintobi, T. H., Lee, J. E., … RCMI Investigators and RTRN Team Members (2019). The Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Translational Research Network: Building and Sustaining Capacity for Multi-Site Basic Biomedical, Clinical and Behavioral Research. Ethnicity & disease29(Suppl 1), 135–144. doi:10.18865/ed.29.S1.135

Pemu, P., Willock, R. J., Alema-Mensah, E., Rollins, L., Brown, M., Clair, B. S., … Ofili, E. (2019). Achieving Health Equity with e-Healthystrides©: Patient Perspectives of a Consumer Health Information Technology Application. Ethnicity & Disease29(Supp2), 393–404. doi: 10.18865/ed.29.s2.393

Quarells, R. C., Spruill, T. M., Escoffery, C., Shallcross, A., Montesdeoca, J., Diaz, L., … Thompson, N. J. (2019). Depression self-management in people with epilepsy: Adapting project UPLIFT for underserved populations. Epilepsy & Behavior, 106422. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.07.023

Rollins, L., Lawrence, T. Z., Akintobi, T. H., Hopkins, J., Banerjee, A., & Rosa, M. D. L. (2019). A Participatory Evaluation Framework for the Implementation of a Transdisciplinary Center for Health Disparities Research. Ethnicity & Disease29(Supp2), 385–392. doi: 10.18865/ed.29.s2.385

Sajatovic, M., Johnson, E. K., Fraser, R. T., Cassidy, K. A., Liu, H., Pandey, D. K., … Jobst, B. C. (2019). Self‐management for adults with epilepsy: Aggregate Managing Epilepsy Well Network findings on depressive symptoms. Epilepsia60(9), 1921–1931. doi: 10.1111/epi.16322

Zellner, T. L., Douglas, M. D., Rollins, L. J., Willock, R. L., Cooper, D. A., Gooden, R. H., … Mack, D. undefined. (2019). Health Policy Engagement Strategy for the Health Information Technology Policy Project of the Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research. Ethnicity & Disease29(Supp2), 377–384. doi: 10.18865/ed.29.s2.377

Zhao, X., Geng, X., Srinivasasainagendra, V., Chaudhary, N., Judd, S., Wadley, V., … Zhi, D. (2019). A PheWAS study of a large observational epidemiological cohort of African Americans from the REGARDS study. BMC medical genomics12(Suppl 1), 26. doi:10.1186/s12920-018-0462-7


Claridy, MD, Hudson, MM, Caplan, L, Mitby, P, Leisenring, W, Smith, SA, Robison, L, & Mertens AC. Patterns of Internet-based health information seeking in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Pediatric Blood Cancer. 2018 May;65(5).

Cooper, D.L., Hernandez N., Zellner-Lawrence, T., Mubasher, M., Banerjee, A. (2018). Examining HPV awareness, sexual behavior, and intent to receive the HPV vaccine among racial/ethnic male college students 18-27. Journal of Men’s Health.

Gaglioti, A., Junjun, X., *Rollins, L., Baltrus, P., O’Connell, K., *Cooper, D., *Hopkins, J., Botchwey, N., & Henry Akintobi, T. (2018). Neighborhood environmental health and premature cardiovascular death in Atlanta: A secondary data analysis motivated by community wisdom from the REACH Project .Preventing Chronic Disease Feb 1;15: E17. doi:10.5888/pcd15.170220. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29389312.

Henry Akintobi, T., Lockamy, E., **Goodin, L., *Hernandez, N., *Slocumb, T., Blumenthal, D., Braithwaite, R., **Leeks, L., **Rowland, M, **Cotton, T., & **Hoffman, L. (2018). Processes and outcomes of a community-based participatory research-driven health needs assessment: A tool for moving health disparity reporting to evidence-based action. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. (Accepted and in press)

Llewellyn, N., Carter, D.R., Rollins, L., Nehl, E.J. Chartering the Publication and Citation Impact of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program From 2006 Through 2016. Academic Medicine 2018 Aug;93(8).

McGee, R.E., Hunter-Jones, J.J., Nellum, A.L., Thompson, N.J., Quarells, R.C. (in progress). “You were [just] in a little funk”: A qualitative exploration of stigma experienced by African Americans living with seizure disorder/epilepsy in Georgia.

Moodley, K., Henry Akintobi, T., Fish, T., & Blumenthal, D. (2018). A pipeline program to address the African Crisis in Human resources for health .Annals of Global Health. (Accepted and in press)

Williams-Livingston, A.D., Ervin, C., McCray, G.G. (2018). "Bridge Builders to Health Equity: High School Community Health Worker Training Program" .Family and Community Health.


Hoffman, L.M., Rollins, L., Akintobi, T.H., Erwin, K., Lewis, K., Hernandez, N., Miller, A. (2017). Oral Health Intervention for Low-Income African American Men in Atlanta, Georgia, The American of Public Health, 2017, Vol 107, No. S1.

Graves, W, Hairston-Blanks, S, Caplan, LS, Erwin, K, Ditslear, CS, and Treadwell, HM. Factors associated with the utilization of community dental services among newly incarcerated adults, J Ga Public Health Assoc 2017;6(3):241-247.

Hoffman, L.M., Rollins, L., Akintobi, T.H., McAllister, C., Hernandez, N., Erwin, K., Miller, A. (2017). Evaluation of a community-based participatory oral health intervention for low-income African American men. American Journal of Public Health. (Accepted and in press)

Riestra, P., Gebreab, S.Y., Xu, R., Khan, R.J., Quarells, R.C., Gibbons, G.H., Davis, S.K. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk and Leukocyte Telomere Length in African Americans from the MH-GRID Study. Sleep Breathing journal. 2017:1-7.

Rollins, L, Akintobi, T., Hermstad, A., Cooper, D., Goodin, L., Beane, J., Spivey, S., Riedesel, A., Taylor. L., & Lyrn, R. (2017). Community-based approaches to reduce chronic disease disparities in Georgia, Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association, accepted and in press.

Holliday, R.C., Zellner, T., Francis, C., Braithwaite, R.L., McGregor, B., Bonhomme, J. (2017). Campus and Community HIV and Addiction Prevention (CCHAP): An HIV Testing and Prevention Model to Reach Young African American Adults. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(2S):69-80. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2017.0053.

Edwards, L.V., Lindong, I., Brown, L., Hawkins, A.S., Dennis, S., Fajobi, O., Rowel, R., Braithwaite, R., Sydnor, K.D. (2017). None of Us Will Get Out of Here Alive: The Intersection of Perceived Risk for HIV, Risk Behaviors and Survival Expectations among African American Emerging Adults. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(2S):48-68. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2017.0052.

Akintobi, T., Holden, K., Rollins, L., Lyn, R., Heiman, H., Daniels, P., Wrenn, G., Belton, A., Baltrus, P., Battle, S., & Hoffman, L. (2017). Applying a Community-based Participatory Research Approach to Address Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Mellitus in an Urban Setting (pp. 131-154). In Coughlin, S., Smith, S. and Fernandez, M. (Eds.). Handbook of Community-based Participatory Research, New York: Oxford University Press.

Sajatovic, Martha MD,1 Barbara C. Jobst, MD,2 Ross Shegog, PhD,3 Yvan A. Bamps, PhD,4 Charles E. Begley, PhD,3 Robert T. Fraser, PhD,5 Erica K. Johnson, PhD,6 Dilip K. Pandey, MBBS, PhD,7 Rakale C. Quarells, PhD,8 Peter Scal, MD,9 Tanya M. Spruill, PhD,10 Nancy J. Thompson, PhD, MPH,4 Rosemarie Kobau, MPH, MAPP11. (2017). The Managing Epilepsy Well Network: Advancing Epilepsy Self-Management. Am J Prev Med 2017; 52(3S3):S241–S245.


Braithwaite, R., Edwards, L., Francis, C., Dennis, S., Lindong, I., Conerly Holliday, R. & Hernandez, N. D. (2016). Condom Availability at Historically Black Colleges & Universities. International Journal of Ethnic College Health, 2 (1), 3-10

Hunter-Jones, Josalin J., MSW, MPH, CHES1, April L. Nellum, MS2, Elizabeth I. Olorundare, MBBS, MPH, FWACP2, Candace C. McCloud, MPH2, Matthew D. McCurdy, MPH2, Robin E. McGee, MPH1, Contessa M. Davis, MPH2, Nancy J. Thompson, PhD1 and Rakale C. Quarells, PhD2 . (2016). Assessing the cultural appropriateness of UPLIFT for African Americans with epilepsy: A community engaged approach. J Ga Public Health Assoc (2016), Vol. 6, No. 1.

Zellner Lawrence, T., Henry Akintobi, T., Miller, A., Archie-Booker, E., Johnson, T., & Evans, D. (2016). Assessment of a Culturally-Tailored Sexual Health Education Program for African American Youth. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(1), 14.

Henry Akintobi, T., Laster, N., Trotter, J., Jacobs, D, Johnson, T., King Gordon, T., & Miller, A. (2016). The Health, Enlightenment, Awareness, and Living (HEAL) Intervention: Outcome of an HIV and Hepatitis B and C Risk Reduction Intervention, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(10), 948

Blumenthal DS and Raskob G: The value of the PRC Program as an integral part of the research portfolio of the Schools of Public Health and Medicine. American Journal of Preventive Medicine (accepted)

Yoo W, De S, Wilkins T, Smith SA and Blumenthal DS: Age, Race and Regional Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rates in Georgia between 2000 and 2012. Annals of Public Health and Research 3(2): 1040, 2016.

Smith SA, Alema-Mensah E, Yoo W, Ansa B and Blumenthal DS: Persons Who Failed to Obtain Colorectal Cancer Screening Despite Participation in an Evidence-Based Intervention. Journal of Community Health 2016 DOI10.1007/s10900-016-0221-7 (online ahead of print)

Blumenthal DS: Reducing and Eliminating Health Disparities through Prevention and Public Health. Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association 6 (1) 2016 doi: 10.21633/jgpha.6.201

Walls, C., Henry Akintobi, T., Josiah Willock, R., Miller, A., Trotter, J., & Lenoir, S. (2016). Impact of Perceived Stress on Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Risky Sexual Behavior among Black Women 18 to 24 years of age in Urban Neighborhoods. International Journal of Ethnic College Health 2(1), 19-27.

Caplan,L, Henry Akintobi, T., Gordon,T., Zellner, T., Smith, S., & Blumenthal, D. (2016). Reducing disparities by way of a cancer disparities research training program. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 2016 Fall;9(3):103-114, (3):103-114.

Context Matters: A Community-Based Study of Urban Minority Parents’ Views on Child Health. Journal of the Georgia
Public Health Association, 5(3), 212-19. PMID: 27275021
Bolar, C., Hernandez, N., Henry Akintobi, T., McAllister, C., Ferguson, A., Rollins, L., Wrenn, G., Okafor, M., Collins, D., & Clem, T. (2016)

Substance Use Correlates of Depression among African American Male Inmates, Public Health and Incarceration: Social Justice Matters, Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A), 181-93. PMID:27133518
Conerly Holliday, R., Braithwaite, R., Yancey, W., Akintobi, T., Stevens-Watkins, D., Smith, S., & Powell, C. (2016).

Assessing the Oral Health Needs of Black Men in Low-Income, Urban Communities
American Journal of Men’s Health, [Epub ahead of print] PMID:27008993
Henry Akintobi, T., Hoffman, L., McAllister, C., Goodin, L., Hernandez, N., Rollins, L., & Miller, A. (2016).

Outcomes of a behavioral intervention to increase condom use and reduce HIV risk among urban African American youth adults.
Health Promotion Practice , [Epub ahead of print] PMID:27216874
Henry Akintobi, T., Trotter, J., Zellner, T., Lenoir, S., Evans, D. Rollins, L., & Miller, A. (2016).

A Call to Develop Evidence-based Interventions to Reduce Sexually Transmitted Infections in Juvenile Justice Populations. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A), 34-44. PMID:27133511
Gates, M., Staples-Horne, M., Cartier, J., Best, C., Stone, R., Walker, V., Hastings, B., Yoo, W., Webb, N., & Braithwaite, R. (2016).

Community Engaged Leadership to Advance Health Equity and Build Healthier Communities.
Social Sciences, 5(1), 2.
Holden, K., Akintobi, T., Hopkins, J., Belton, A., McGregor, B., Blanks, S., & Wrenn, G. (2016).

Lessons learned from three models that use small grants for building academic-community partnerships for research. The Journal of Health Care for the Poor and the Underserved, 27 (2), 527-48. PMID:27180693
Kegler, M., Blumenthal, D., Henry Akintobi, T., Rodgers, K., Erwin, K., Thompson, W., & Hopkins, E. (2016).

Program Success of Mental Health Clients in Day Reporting Centers.
Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A), 194-213. PMID: 27133519
McGregor, B., Brown, E., Yan, F., Mitchell, C., Robinson, C., DeGroot, J., & Braithwaite, R. (2016).

An Exploratory Study Examining the Nature of Relationships and Risk Communication among Adolescent Children, Their Incarcerated Mothers, and Their Caregivers.
Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A), 101-19. PMID: 27133514
Robillard, A., Holliday, R., DeHart, D., Lewis, K., Rutherford, Y., & Amutah, N. (2016).

Introduction to Public Health and Incarceration: Social Justice Matters.
Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A), 1-4. PMID: 27133507
Smith, S., & Braithwaite, R. (2016).

Persons Who Failed to Obtain Colorectal Cancer Screening Despite Participation in an Evidence-Based Intervention. Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016.
J Community Health DOI 10.1007/s10900-016-0221-7. PMID: 27395048
Smith, S., Alema-Mensah, E.,Yoo,W., Ansa, B., Blumenthal, D. (2016).

Correlates of african american female adolescent offenders 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA or “Ecstasy”) use and sexually transmitted infection morbidity.
Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 26(2), 194-201. PMID: 26834451
Stephens, T., Holliday, R. C., Hopkins, S., Rose, S., Braithwaite, R., & Smith, S. (2016).


The National Cancer Institute’s Community Networks Program Initiative to reduce cancer health disparities: Outcomes and lessons learned.
Progress in community health partnerships: research, education, and action, 9, 21-32. PMID: 26213401
Braun, K. L., Stewart, S., Baquet, C., Berry-Bobovski, L., Blumenthal, D., Brandt, H. M., ... Espinoza, P. (2015).

Adult cancer survivors: Health behavior after diagnosis.
Int Public Health Journal, 7(3), 251-252.
Caplan, L. S., & Merrick, J. (2015).

Prostate Cancer Screening and Mortality in Blacks and Whites: A Hospital-based Case-Control Study.
Journal of the National Medical Association, 107(2), 32-38. PMID: 27269488
Mkanta, W., Ndjakani, Y., Bandiera, F., Blumenthal, D., Nseyo, U., & Asal, N. (2015).

Paths to Health Equity – Local Area Variation in Progress toward Eliminating Breast Cancer Mortality Disparities, 1990-2009.
Cancer , 121(16):2765-74. PMID: 25906833
Rust, G., Zhang, S., Malhotra, K., Reese, L., McRoy, L., Baltrus, P., Caplan, L., & Levine, R. (2015).

Community-based Participatory Research Principles for the African American Community.
Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association, 5, 52-56. PMID: 26336653
Smith, S., Whitehead, M., Sheats, J., Ansa, B., Coughlin, S., & Blumenthal, D. (2015).

Self-reported ecstasy (MDMA) use and past occurrence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in a cohort of juvenile detainees in the USA.
Journal of Community Health, 40(2), 308-13. PMID: 25160467
Stephens, T., Holliday, R. C., & Jarobe, J. (2015).

Color It Real: A program to increase condom use and reduce substance abuse and perceived stress.
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