Research

Faculty Research & Publications 2013-2014

More than 75 faculty in the College of Health Sciences are awarded millions of dollars in grants to fund research projects that make a difference in people's lives. This gives both undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to gain valuable experience while contributing to the health and well-being of people within our communities and workplaces. 

See Publications: 

2013-2014 Publications (see below) 2011-2012 Publications
2012-2013 Publications

2013-2014

Bauer, A. Z., & Kriebel, D. (2013). Prenatal and perinatal analgesic exposure and autism: an ecological link. Environmental Health, 12(1), 41.

Beydoun, M. A., Gamaldo, A. A., Beydoun, H. A., Tanaka, T., Tucker, K. L., Talegawkar, S. A., Ferrucci, L.,  & Zonderman, A. B. (2014). Caffeine and Alcohol Intakes and Overall Nutrient Adequacy Are Associated with Longitudinal Cognitive Performance among US Adults. The Journal of nutrition, jn-113

Bhupathiraju, S. N., Lichtenstein, A. H., Dawson-Hughes, B., Hannan, M. T., & Tucker, K. L. (2013). Adherence to the 2006 American Heart Association Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations for cardiovascular disease risk reduction is associated with bone health in older Puerto Ricans. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 98(5), 1309-1316.

Blier, R., McDonald, J, & Keough, L. (2013). Transitions in Care: Who is responsible for what? Journal of the Rhode Island Medical Society. 96(11), 26-32. ISSN 2327-2228

Brewin, D., & Nannini, A. (2013). Health reform policy initiatives to promote older women's health. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39(3), 16-21.

Calvo, M. S., Moshfegh, A. J., & Tucker, K. L. (2014). Assessing the health impact of phosphorus in the food supply: issues and considerations. Advances in Nutrition: An International Review Journal, 5(1), 104-113.

Calvo, M. S., & Tucker, K. L. (2013). Is phosphorus intake that exceeds dietary requirements a risk factor in bone health? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1301(1), 29-35.

Chasan-Taber, L., Marcus, B.H., Rosal, M., Tucker, K.L., Hartman, S.J., Pekow, P., Braun, B., Moore, T.A.S., Solomon, C.G., Manson, J., Markenson, G. (2014). Estudio Parto: postpartum diabetes prevention program for hispanic women with abnormal glucose tolerance in pregnancy: a randomised controlled trial-study protocol. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 14(1), 100.

Collins, S.M., & Dias, K. (2013). Cardiac System, In Paz, J., & West, M. (Eds.), Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 4th Edition. Elsevier Press.

Collins, S.M., & Paz, J. (2013) Mechanical Ventilation, In Paz, J., & West, M. (Eds.), Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 4th Edition. Elsevier Press.

Dasgupta, S.P., Fulmer, S., Jing, X., Punnett, L., Kuhn S, & Buchholz, B. (2014). Assessing the Ergonomic Exposures for Drywall Workers. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 44(2): 307-315.

Del Baño-Aledo, M. E., Medina-Mirapeix, F., Escolar-Reina, P., Montilla-Herrador, J., & Collins, S. M. (2013). Relevant patient perceptions and experiences for evaluating quality of interaction with physiotherapists during outpatient rehabilitation: a qualitative study. Physiotherapy.

DeMatteo, R., Warden, D., Marshall, J., & Goodyear, N. (2014). Fabric softeners impact cleaning, but not disinfection, by a saturated steam vapor system. American journal of infection control, 42(4), 462.

Dowling, J.S. (2014). Children talking about humor: Data from focus groups. International Journal of Humor Research, 27(1), 121-139.

Driscoll, T., Jacklyn, G., Orchard, J., Passmore, E., Vos, T., Freedman, G., Lim, S., Punnett, L. (2014). The global burden of occupationally related low back pain: estimates from the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study. Annals of the rheumatic diseases, 73(6), 975-981.

Fantasia, H.C., & Sutherland, M.A. (2014). Hormone therapy options for the management of menopausal symptoms. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 43(2), 226-235.

Fantasia, H.C. (2013). Updated treatment guidelines for gonorrhea infections. Nursing for Women’s Health, 17(3), 231-235.

Fantasia, H.C. (2014). A new pharmacologic treatment for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Nursing for Women’s Health, 18(1), 73-77.

 Feng, X., Tucker, K. L., Parnell, L. D., Shen, J., Lee, Y. C., Ordovás, J. M., Ling, W.H., & Lai, C. Q. (2013). Insulin receptor substrate 1 (IRS1) variants confer risk of diabetes in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study. Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition, 22(1).

Ferrara, C.M., Buckley, A., Raymond, J., Donigian, L., Lorden, J., Turner, J., & Read, M. (2013) Salivary immunoglobulin A and markers of physical recovery in collegiate athletes. A pilot study. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44 (5, Supple): 2983.

Ferrara, C.M., Nobrega, C., & Dulfan, F. (2013) Obesity, diet, and physical activity behaviors of students in health-related professions. College Student Journal. 47(3): 560-565.

Floyd, J. T., Kumar, S., Mukherjee, M. M., He, G., & Varela, M. F. (2013). A review of the molecular mechanisms of drug efflux in pathogenic bacteria: A structure-function perspective. Recent Research Developments in Membrane Biology, 3, 15-66.

Foco, R.L., Fox, F., Ramsey, C.A., & Ripley, E. (2014). A Network of Community Partners Representing Multiple Communities: Developing a Tool for Matching Community Engaged Scholars with Community Partners. Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, 6(2), 35-41.

Fontenot, H.B., Fantasia, H.C., & Sutherland, M.A. (2014). HPV risk factors, vaccination patterns, and vaccine perceptions among a sample of male college students. Journal of American College Health, 62(3), 186-192.

Fontenot, H.B., Fantasia, H.C., & Sutherland, M.A. (2014). The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence Duration on Individual and Partner-Related Sexual Risk Factors among Women. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 59, 67-73.

Foreman, D. J., & Horta, J. E. (2013) Determination of the Empirical Formula of Zinc Bromide using Microwave Technology: A Simple Experiment for the Undergraduate General Chemistry Laboratory. Chem. Educator 2013, 18, 302.

Garelnabi, M., & Mahini, H. (2013). Quercetin Intake Differentially Affects the Plasma Lipid Levels and Lipoproteins Associated Gene Expression in Normal C (57) bl Female Mice. Circulation (Vol. 127, No. 12).

Geiger, B. M., Gras-Miralles, B., Ziogas, D. C., Karagiannis, A. K., Zhen, A., Fraenkel, P., & Kokkotou, E. (2013). Intestinal Upregulation of Melanin-Concentrating Hormone in TNBS-Induced Enterocolitis in Adult Zebrafish. PloS one, 8(12), e83194.

Gordon, S.J., Melillo, K.D., Nannini, A., Lakatos, B.E. (2013). Bedside coaching to improve nurses' recognition of delirium. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 45(5), 288-293.

He, G., Landry, M., Chen, H., Thorpe, C., Walsh, D., Varela, M. F., & Pan, H. (2014). Detection of benzalkonium chloride resistance in community environmental isolates of staphylococci. Journal of medical microbiology, jmm-0.

Hsieh, S. F., Bello, D., Schmidt, D. F., Pal, A. K., Stella, A., Isaacs, J. A., & Rogers, E. J. (2013). Mapping the biological oxidative damage of engineered nanomaterials. Small, 9(9‐10), 1853-1865.

Jaegers, L., Dale, A.M., Weaver, N., Buchholz, B., Welch, L., & Evanoff, B.A. (2014). Development of a program logic model and evaluation plan for a participatory ergonomics intervention in construction. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 57(3):351-361.

Jamal-Allial, A., Griffith, J. L., & Tucker, K. L. (2013). The longitudinal association of vitamin D serum concentrations & adiposity phenotype. The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology.

Karagiannis, A. K., Ziogas, D. C., Gras-Miralles, B., Geiger, B. M., Nagel, J., Trebicka, E., ... & Kokkotou, E. (2013). Increased Susceptibility of Melanin-Concentrating Hormone-Deficient Mice to Infection with Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium. Infection and immunity, 81(1), 166-172.

Keough, L. (2013). The patient safety and quality of care mandate: Healthcare worker immunization. Journal of the Rhode Island Medical Society. 96(11), 19-21. ISSN 2327-2228

Keough, L. (2014). Influenza Vaccination: a moral, legal and ethical mandate. Journal of Nursing Regulation. 4(4), 36-39.

Khatri. M., Bello, D., Pal, A.K.,  Cohen, J.M.,  Woskie, S., Gassert, T., Lan, J., Gu, A.Z.,  Demokritou ,P., & Gaines, P. (2013). Evaluation of cytotoxic, genotoxic and inflammatory responses of nanoparticles from photocopiers in three human cell lines. Particle and fibre toxicology, 10(1), 42.

Khatri, M., Bello, D., Pal, A. K., Woskie, S., Gassert, T. H., Demokritou, P., & Gaines, P. (2013). Toxicological effects of PM0. 25-2.0 particles collected from a photocopy center in three human cell lines. Inhalation toxicology, 25(11), 621-632.

Kongtip, P., Nankongnab, N., Woskie, S., Phamonphon, A., Tharnpoophasiam, P., Wilaiwan, K., & Srasom, P. (2013). Organophosphate Urinary Metabolite Levels during Pregnancy, Delivery and Postpartum in Women Living in Agricultural Areas in Thailand. Journal of occupational health, 55(5), 367-375.

Kumar, S., Floyd, J.T., He, G., Varela, M.F. (2013). Bacterial antimicrobial efflux pumps of the MFS and MATE transporter families: A review. pp. 1-21. Recent Research Developments in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 7, Research Signpost, Inc., Kerala, India, ISBN: 978-81-308-0465-1

Kurowski, A., Buchholz, B., & Punnett, L. (2013). A Physical Workload Index to Evaluate a Safe Resident Handling Program for Nursing Home Personnel. Human Factors, 0018720813509268.

Leonarczyk, T. J. & Mawn, B.E. (2014). Cancer risk Management decision-making for BRCA+ women. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 1-19.

Lichenstein, S., McDonough, A., & Matura, L. A. (2013). Cyber Support: Describing Concerns of Caregivers of People With Pulmonary Hypertension. Computers Informatics Nursing, 31(12), 581-588.

Liu, J., Hickson, D.A., Musani, S.K., Talegawkar, S.A., Carithers, T.C., Tucker, K.L., Fox, C.S., & Taylor, H. A. (2013). Dietary patterns, abdominal visceral adipose tissue, and cardiometabolic risk factors in African Americans: The Jackson heart study. Obesity, 21(3), 644-651.

Markkanen, P., Quinn, M., Galligan, C., Sama, S., Brouillette, N., & Okyere, D. (2013). Characterizing the nature of home care work and occupational hazards: A Developmental intervention study. American journal of industrial medicine.

Marucci-Wellman, H., Wegman, D. H., Leamon, T. B., Tuyet Binh, T. T., Diep, N. B., & Kriebel, D. (2013). Work-related injury surveillance in Vietnam: A national reporting system model. American journal of public health, 103(11), 1989-1996.

Mathiassen, S. E., Jackson, J. A., & Punnett, L. (2013). Statistical Performance of Observational Work Sampling for Assessment of Categorical Exposure Variables: A Simulation Approach Illustrated Using PATH Data.Annals of Occupational Hygiene, met063.

Mattei, J., Bhupathiraju, S., & Tucker, K. L. (2013). Higher Adherence to a Diet Score Based on American Heart Association Recommendations Is Associated with Lower Odds of Allostatic Load and Metabolic Syndrome in Puerto Rican Adults. The Journal of nutrition, 143(11), 1753-1759.

Mawn, B.E. (2013). Trends in Case Management Acuity Determination. Occupational Medicine and Health Affairs, 1:132.

McDonough, A., Matura, L. A., & Carroll, D. (2013). New Pharmacologic Treatment for Familial Hypercholesterolemias. Nursing for Womens’ Health, 17(5), 443-447.

McGaha, J., Miller, K., Descatha, A., Welch, L., Buchholz, B., Evanoff, B.A., & Dale, A.M. (2014). Exploring physical exposures and identifying high-risk work tasks within the floor layer trade. Applied Ergonomics 45(4): 857-864.

Mehlum, I. S., Kristensen, P., Veiersted, K. B., Wærsted, M., & Punnett, L. (2013). Does the Threshold for Reporting Musculoskeletal Pain or the Probability of Attributing Work-Relatedness Vary by Socioeconomic Position or Sex? Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55(8), 901-909.

Melillo, K.D. (2013).  Cognitive health and older workers:  Policy implicationsJournal of Gerontological Nursing. 39(6), 13-18.

Melillo, K.D., Abdallah, L., Dodge, L., Dowling, J.S., Prendergast, N., Rathbone, A., Remington, R., Shellman, J., & Thornton, C. (2014) Developing a dedicated education unit in long-term care: A pilot project. Geriatric Nursing.

Miller, T. R., Wiek, A., Sarewitz, D., Robinson, J., Olsson, L., Kriebel, D., & Loorbach, D. (2013). The future of sustainability science: a solutions-oriented research agenda. Sustainability Science, 1-8.

Miranda, H., Punnett, L., & Gore, R. J. (2014). Musculoskeletal Pain and Reported Workplace Assault A Prospective Study of Clinical Staff in Nursing Homes. Human Factors, 56(1), 215-227.

Nicklas, T.A., Jahns, L., Bogle, M.L., Chester, D.N., Giovanni, M., Klurfeld, D., Laugero, K., Liu, Y., Lopez, S., & Tucker, K. L. (2013). Barriers and facilitators for consumer adherence to the dietary guidelines for Americans: The health study. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 113(10), 1317-1331.

Parker, S. M., Remington, R., Nannini, A., & Cifuentes, M. (2013). Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction With Care Following Palliative Care Consultation. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 15(4), 225-232.

Poghosyan, L., Nannini, A., Finkelstein, S. R., Mason, E., & Shaffer, J. A. (2013). Development and Psychometric Testing of the Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Organizational Climate Questionnaire. Nursing research, 62(5), 325-334.

Prowse, K.M., Logue, C.E., Fantasia, H.C., & Sutherland, M.A. (2014). Intimate partner violence and the CDC’s best-evidence HIV risk reduction interventions. Public Health Nursing, 31(3), 215-233.

Punnett, L., Warren, N., Henning, R., Nobrega, S., Cherniack, M., & CPH-NEW Research Team. (2013). Participatory Ergonomics as a Model for Integrated Programs to Prevent Chronic Disease. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55, S19-S24.

Qin, J., Kurowski, A., Gore, R., & Punnett, L. (2014). The impact of workplace factors on filing of workers' compensation claims among nursing home workers. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 15(1), 29.

Qin, J., Lin, J. H., Faber, G. S., Buchholz, B., & Xu, X. (2014). Upper extremity kinematic and kinetic adaptations during a fatiguing repetitive task. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology.

Qin, J., Trudeau, M., Buchholz, B., Katz, J. N., Xu, X., & Dennerlein, J. T. (2013). Joint Contribution to Fingertip Movement During a Number Entry Task-An Application of Jacobian Matrix. Journal of applied biomechanics.

Raman, G., Zhang,Y., Minichiello, V.J., D’Ambrosio, C., & Wang, C. (2013). Tai Chi improves sleep quality in healthy adults and patients with chronic conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy, 2, 141.

Ren, Y., Kang, S. H., Park, H. S., Wu, Y. N., & Zhang, L. Q. (2013). Developing a multi-joint upper limb exoskeleton robot for diagnosis, therapy, and outcome evaluation in neurorehabilitation. Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, IEEE Transactions on, 21(3), 490-499.

Rhoads, K.F., Ackerson, L.K., Ngo, J.V., Gray-Hazard, F.K., Subramanian, S.V., & Dudley, R.A. (2013). Adequacy of lymph node examination in colorectal surgery: contribution of the hospital versus the surgeon. Medical Care. 51 (12): 1055-1062.

Sahni, S., Broe, K. E., Tucker, K. L., McLean, R. R., Kiel, D. P., Cupples, L. A., & Hannan, M. T. (2013). Association of total protein intake with bone mineral density and bone loss in men and women from the Framingham Offspring Study. Public health nutrition, 1-7.

Sahni, S., Tucker, K. L., Kiel, D. P., Quach, L., Casey, V. A., & Hannan, M. T. (2013). Milk and yogurt consumption are linked with higher bone mineral density but not with hip fracture: the Framingham Offspring Study. Archives of osteoporosis, 8(1-2), 1-9.

Shea, T. B., & Rogers, E. J. (2014). Lifetime requirement of the methionine cycle for neuronal development and maintenance. Current Opinion Psychiatry, 27, 138-142.

Simons, S. R., & Sauer, P. (2013). An Exploration of the Workplace Bullying Experience: Coping Strategies Used by Nurses. Journal of Nurses in Staff Development, 29, 228-232.

Smith, C.E., Tucker, K.L., Arnett, D.K., Noel, S.E., Corella, D., Borecki, I.B., Feitosa, M.F., Aslibekyan, S., Parnell, L.D., Lai, C.Q., Lee, Y.C., & Ordovás, J. M. (2013). Apolipoprotein A2 Polymorphism Interacts with Intakes of Dairy Foods to Influence Body Weight in 2 US Populations. The Journal of nutrition, 143(12), 1865-1871.

Smith, C. E., Tucker, K. L., Lee, Y. C., Lai, C. Q., Parnell, L. D., & Ordovás, J. M. (2013). Low‐density lipoprotein receptor‐related protein 1 variant interacts with saturated fatty acids in puerto ricans. Obesity, 21(3), 602-608.

Smith, T.J., & Kriebel, D. (2013) Biologically based exposure assessment for epidemiology. Chapter 16 In: Venables, K.M. (Ed). Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology. Oxford University Press.

Soroken, L., Aldrich, J. (2013). Acute Bronchospasm.  In Primary Care:  A Collaborative Practice.  pp 189 – 191.  Missouri.  Elsevier.

Sullivan, E.M., Hofmann, C.L., Fox. M., & Juris, P.M. (2013). Arm Use and Posture Alter Metabolic Cost During Non- Impact Cardiovascular Cross Training at a Constant Machine Workload. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, Vol. 15 No. 6.

Sutherland, M., Fantasia, H.C., & McClain, N. (2013). Abuse experiences, substance use, and sexual health in women seeking care at an emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 39(4), 326-333.

Sutherland, M.A., Fantasia, H.C., & Adkison, L. (2014). Sexual health and dissociative experiences among abused women. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 35, 41-49.

Todorova, I. L., Tucker, K. L., Jimenez, M. P., Lincoln, A. K., Arevalo, S., & Falcón, L. M. (2013). Determinants of self-rated health and the role of acculturation: Implications for health inequalities. Ethnicity & health, 18(6), 563-585.

Triamchaisri, S.K., Mawn, B.E., & Artsanthia, J. (2013). Development of a Home-Based Palliative Care Model for People Living With End-Stage Renal Disease. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing, 15(4), E1-E11.

Tucker, K.L. (2013) Dietary surveys: surveys of food intake in groups and individuals In Caballero, B., Allen, L., Prentice, A. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, 3nd edition. Amsterdam, NL: Academic Press, Elsevier.

Tucker, K. L., Smith, C. E., Lai, C. Q., & Ordovas, J. M. (2013). Quantifying diet for nutrigenomic studies. Annual review of nutrition, 33, 349-371.

Tucker, K.L. (2013) High Risk Nutrients in the Aging Population. In Bales, C., Locher, J., & Saltzman (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Aging, 3rd edition. Humana Press.

Uzoigwe, J. C., Prum, T., Bresnahan, E., & Garelnabi, M. (2013). The emerging role of outdoor and indoor air pollution in cardiovascular disease. North American journal of medical sciences, 5(8), 445.

Van Rompay, M. I., McKeown, N. M., Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Ordovás, J. M., & Tucker, K. L. (2013). Carbohydrate nutrition differs by diabetes status and is associated with dyslipidemia in Boston Puerto Rican adults without diabetes. The Journal of nutrition, 143(2), 182-188.

Varela, M. F., Kumar, S., & He, G. (2013). Potential for inhibition of bacterial efflux pumps in multidrug-resistant Vibrio cholera. The Indian journal of medical research, 138(3), 285

Vogel, S. J., Tank, M., & Goodyear, N. (2013). Variation in detection limits between bacterial growth phases and precision of an ATP bioluminescence system. Letters in applied microbiology, 58(4), 370-5

Webb, D., Leahy, M.M., Milner, J.A., Allison, D.B., Dodd, K.W., Gaine, P.C., Matthews, R.A.J., Schneeman, B.O., Tucker, K.L., & Young, S. S. (2013). Strategies to Optimize the Impact of Nutritional Surveys and Epidemiological Studies. Advances in Nutrition: An International Review Journal, 4(5), 545-547.

Webster, B. S., Bauer, A. Z., Choi, Y., Cifuentes, M., & Pransky, G. S. (2013). Iatrogenic consequences of early magnetic resonance imaging in acute, work-related, disabling low back pain. Spine, 38(22), 1939-1946.

White, D.J. (2014) Chapter 4: Musculoskeletal Examination. In O’Sullivan, S.B., Schmitz, T.J., & Fulk, G, (Eds.), Physical Rehabilitation, 6th edition. Philadelphia, FA Davis.

White, D.J., Coppola, L.A., Mitchele-Rekrut, E, Skomurski, (2014). The Influence of Age and Gender on Normative Range of Motion Values of the Carpometacarpal Joint of the Thumb. Journal of Hand Therapy, 27:(2) e1.

Wu, Y. N., Saliu, V., Donoghue, N. D., Donoghue, J. P., & Kerman, K. L. (2013). A Home-Based Massed Practice System for Pediatric Neurorehabilitation. In Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation (pp. 1003-1007). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Ye, X., Bhupathiraju, S.N., & Tucker, K. L. (2013). Variety in fruit and vegetable intake and cognitive function in middle-aged and older Puerto Rican adults. British Journal of Nutrition, 109(03), 503-510.

Ye, X., Scott, T., Gao, X., Maras, J.E., Bakun, P. J., & Tucker, K. L. (2013). Mediterranean diet, healthy eating index 2005, and cognitive function in middle-aged and older Puerto Rican adults. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 113(2), 276-281.

Yen-Patton, G.P.A., Dowling, J.S., & Clayton-Matthews, A. (2013). Development and Psychometric Validation of the Nurse-Nursing Assistant-Caregiver Reciprocity Scale: Measuring Reciprocal Ethical Caring. International Journal for Human Caring, 17(1), 17-23.

Younis, A., Hawkins, K., Dizer, S., Hughes, A., Butler, W., & Garelnabi, M. (2013). Ovarian stimulation for IUI-IVF alter cytokine, chemokine, and antioxidant levels in women with endometriosis, PCOS, or unexplained infertility. Fertility and Sterility, 100(3), S425-S425.

Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., & Gore, R. (2014). Relationships among employees’ working conditions, mental health, and intention to leave in nursing homes. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 33(1), 6-23.

Zheng, J.S., Arnett, D., Parnell, L.D., Lee, Y.C., Ma, Y., Smith, C.E., Richardson, K., Li, D., Borecki, I.B., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L., & Lai, C. Q. (2013). Genetic variants at PSMD3 interact with dietary fat and carbohydrate to modulate insulin resistance. The Journal of nutrition, 143(3), 354-361.

Zheng, J.S., Arnett, D.K., Parnell, L.D., Lee, Y.C., Ma, Y., Smith, C.E., Richardson, K., Li, D., Borecki, I.B., Tucker, K.L., Ordovás, J.M., & Lai, C. Q. (2013). Polyunsaturated fatty acids modulate the association between PIK3CA-KCNMB3 genetic variants and insulin resistance. PloS one, 8(6), e67394.

Zheng, J.S., Arnett, D.K., Parnell, L.D., Smith, C.E., Li, D., Borecki, I.B., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J.M., & Lai, C. Q. (2013). Modulation by dietary fat and carbohydrate of IRS1 association with type 2 diabetes traits in two populations of different ancestries. Diabetes care, 36(9), 2621-2627.

Zheng, J.S., Parnell, L.D., Smith, C.E., Lee, Y.C., Jamal-Allial, A., Ma, Y., Li, D., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J.M., Lai, C.Q. (2014) Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D, IRS1 variant rs2943641 and insulin resistance: replication of a gene-diet interaction in four populations of different ancestries. Clinical Chemistry, 60:186-96.

Ziogas, D. C., Gras-Miralles, B., Mustafa, S., Geiger, B. M., Najarian, R. M., Nagel, J. M., Flier, S.N., Popov, P., Tseng, Y.H., & Kokkotou, E. (2013). Anti-melanin-concentrating hormone treatment attenuates chronic experimental colitis and fibrosis. American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, 304(10), G876-G884.

Ziogas, D. C., Karagiannis, A. K., Geiger, B. M., Gras-Miralles, B., Najarian, R., Reizes, O., Fitzpatrick, L.R., & Kokkotou, E. (2014). Inflammation-induced functional connectivity of melanin-concentrating hormone and IL-10. Peptides, 55, 58-64.