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Faculty Publications

Roseman M.G., Riddell M.C., Haynes J.N. 2011.  A content analysis of kindergarten-12th grade school-based nutrition interventions:  Taking advantage of past learning.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.  1:2-18.

Scutchfield F.D.  A national research agenda for public health services and systems.  2012.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  42:S72-S78.

Mays G.P., Scutchfield F.D.  Advancing the science of delivery:  Public health services and systems research.  2012.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  18(6):481-484.

Wyatt S.W., Maynard W.R., Bathje K., Redmond J.  An overview:  Keys to successful local smoke-free laws or regulations passage and implementation progress in Kentucky.  2011.  J KY Med Assoc.  109(5):131-135.

Runyan C.W., Hargarten S., Hemenway D., Peek-Asa C., Cunningham R.M., Costich J., Gielen A.C.  An urgent call to action in support of injury control research centers.  2010.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  39(1):89-92.

Scutchfield F.D., Mays G.P., Lurie N.  Applying health services research to public health practice:  An emerging priority.  2009.  Health Services Research.  44(5part2):1775-1787.

Scutchfield F.D., Michener J.K., Thacker S.B.  Are we there yet?  Seizing the moment to integrate medicine and public health.  2012.  American Journal of Public Health.  102:S312-S316.

Dearinger A., Richard C. Ingram, Robin Pendley.  Assessing the impact of a quality improvement intervention on diabetes self-management education services provided by local health departments.  In Press.  Am J Prev. Med.

Bennett J.M., Kanotra S., Redmond J., Reffett S., Thomas-Cox S.  Barriers to colon cancer screening in Kentucky.  2011.  J KY Med Assoc.  109(3):55-60.

Prybil L., Killian R.  Board oversight of community benefit in large nonprofit health systems.  In Progress.  Health Progress.

Magil G., Prybil L.D.  Board oversight of community benefit:  An ethical imperative.  2011.  Kennedy Institue of Ethics Journal.  21(1):25-50.

Prybil L.D., Peterson R., Bezinski P,, Zamba G., Roach Jr. W., Fillmore A.  Board oversight of patient care quality in community health systems.  2010.  American Journal of Medical Quality.  25(1):34-41

Prybil L.D., Peterson R., Brezinski P., Zamba G., Roach Jr.W., Fillmore A.  Board oversight of patient care quality in community health systems.  2010.  American Journal of Medical Quality.  25(1):34-41.

Prybil L.D., Bardach D., Fardo D.  Board oversight of patient care quality in large nonprofit health systems.  In Press.  American Journal of Medical Quality.

Ireson C.L., Slavova S., Steltenkamp C.L., Scutchfield F.D.  Bridging the care continuum:  Patient information needs for specialist referrals.  2009.  BMC Health Services Research.  9:163.

Halpin H.A., Hankins S.W., Scutchfield F.D.  Broadening the role of the health economist to include public health research:  A Commentary.  2009.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  36(3):276-277.

Howard A.F., Bush H.M., Shapiro II R.M., Dearinger A.T.  Characteristics of Kentucky local health departments that influence public health communication during times of crisis:  Information dissemination associated with H1N1 novel influenza.  2012.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  18(2):169-174.

Michener L., Scutchfield F.D., Aguilar-Gaxiola S., Cook J., Strenlnick A.H., Ziegahn L., Deyo R.A., Cottler L.B., McDonald M.A.  Clinical and translational science awards and community engagement:  Now is the time to mainstream prevention into the nations health research agenda.  2009.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  37(5):464-467.

Costich J.F.  Coded statutory data sets for evaluation of public health law.  2012.  Evaluation Review.  36(3):220-237.

Greene P., Mays G., Kim K., Hager B., Goldsmith G., Bursac Z., Carter D., Duke K., Mehta P., Tillman RH.  Colorectal cancer screening in Arkansas:  Implications for cancer prevention in primary care.  2009.  The Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society.  106(3):66-68.

Tarasenko Y.N., Wackerbarth S.B., Love M.M., Joysc J.M., Haist S.A.  Colorectal cancer screening:  Patients’and physicians’ perspectives on decision-making factors.  2011.  Journal of Cancer Education.  26(2):285-293.

Dearinger AT., Howard A., Ingram R., Wilding S., Scutchfield D., Pearce KA., Hall B.  Communication efforts among local health departments and health care professionals during the 2009 H1N1 outbreak.  2011.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  17(1):45-51.

Scutchfield FD.  Current refections on the state of the public health workforce.  2009.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  15(6 Suppl):S24-25.

Meyer AM., Davis M., Mays GP.  Defining organizational capacity for public health services and systems research.  2012.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  18(6):535-544.

Riley W., Lownik B., Halverson P., Parrotta C., Godsall JR., Gyllstrom E., Gearin KJ., Mays G.  Developing a taxonomy for the science of improvement in public health 2012.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  18(6):506-514.

Monsen KA., Bekemeier B., Newhouse R., Scutchfield FD.  Development of public health nursing data infrastructure.  2012.  Public Health Nursing.  29(4):343-351.

Downey LH., Anyaegbunam C., Scutchfield FD.  Dialogue to deliberation:  Expanding the empowerment education model.  2009.  American Journal of Health Behavior.  33(1):26-36.

Shah GH., Lovelace K., Mays GP.  Diffusion of practice-based research in local public health:  What differentiates adopters form non-adopters?  2012.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  18(6):529-534.

Adogwa O., Costich JF., Hill R., Slavova S.  Does higher surgical volume predict better patient outcomes?  2009.  The Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association.  107(1):10-16.

Scutchfield FD, Harper E.  Editorial comment:  Public Health Governance and population health outcomes.  2012.  Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research.

Redmond J., Vanderpool RC., McClung R.  Effectively communicating colorectal cancer screening information to primary care providers:  Application for state, tribe or territory comprehensive cancer control coalitions.  2012.  American Journal of Health Education.

Costich JF, Patton JD.  Enforcement:  Linking policy and impact in public health.  2013.  Jurimetrics.  53(3):293-305.

Prybil LD.  Engaging nurses in governing hospitals and health systems.  2009.  Journal of Nursing Care Quality.  24(1):5-9.

Mays GP, Hogg RA, Castellanos-Cruz, Hoover AG, Fowler LC.  Engaging public health settings in research implementation and translation activities:  Evidence from practice-based research networks.  In Press.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Mays GP., Smith SA.  Evidence links increases in public health spending to declines in precentable deaths.  2011.  Health Affairs.  30(8):1585-1593.

Mays GP., Hogg RA.  Expanding delivery system research in public health settings:  Lessons from practice-based research networks.  2012.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  18(6):485-498.

Owen C., Breheny P., Ingram R., Pfeifle W., Cain J., Ryan M.  Factors associated with pharmacy students interest in international study.  2013.  American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.  77:3.

Scutchfield FD, Ehud Miron, Richard C. Ingram.  From service provision to function based performance perspectives on public health systems from the USA and Israel.  2012.  Israel Journal of Health Policy Research.  26(1):46.

Mays GP, Smith SA.  Geographic variation in public health spending:  Correlates and consequences.  2009.  Health Services Research.  44(5part2):1796-1817.

Patrick K., Scutchfield F.D., Seidman C.S., Lytton B.  Happy 25th birthday, AJPM.  Update from the Editors.  2010.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  38(1):118-119.

Borders TF., Lensing S., Xu KT.  Health confidence and racial and ethnic disparities in cussumers’ assessments of health care.  2011.  American Journal of Medical Quality.  26(3):220-228.

Scutchfield FD.  Health Services Research:  Foreword.  2009.  Health Services Research.  44(5part2):1773-1774.

Carman AL., Scutchfield FD., Howard AF., Shapiro R., Peterson L.  Hospital and local health department collaboration in Kentucky:  A comparison of perspectives.  2011.  Journal for Public Health Management and Practice.

Dearinger AT., Riddell M., Scutchfield FD., Ingram R., Howard A., Cooper S.  Improving knowledge of public health accreditation through a group vetting session of a practice-based research network.  2010.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  16(2):134-139.

Mays GP., Scutchfield FD.  Improving public health system performance through multi-organizational partnerships.  2010.  Preventing chronic disease.  7(6).

Scutchfield FD.  Increasing the medical school application pool:  a key to training more rural physicians.  2009.  The journal of the Kentucky Medical Association.  107(11):464.

Ormsbee L., Hoover A.  Integrated strategy for public involvement at the Paducah gaseous diffusion plant 2010 world environmental and water resources congress .2010. Challenges of change proceedings of the world environmental and water resources congress.  360-369.

Pfeifle W.  Integration of public health into medical education.  2011.  Journal of Preventive Medicine.  41:4.

Durrance C.P., Hankins S.  Is direct access to obstetricians/gynecologists effective at improving maternal health behaviors?  2011.  Health Services Research.  46(4):1243-1258.

Mac Bird T., Bronstein J.M., Hall R.W., Lowery C.L., Nugent R., Mays G.P.  Late preterm infants:  Birth outcomes and health care utilization in the first year.  2010.  Pediatrics.  126(2):e311-e319.

Scutchfield FD, Costich JF.  Law and the public’s health:  Science and policies.  2013.  AM J Prev Med.  44(4):427-428.

Borders T.F.  Learning from rural health research in other countries.  2011.  Journal of Rural Health.  27(3):243-244.

Williams JC., Costich J., Hacker W.D., Davis J.S.  Lessons learned in systems thinking approach for evaluation planning.  2010.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  16(2):151-155.

Costich J.F., Patton D.J.  Local legal infrastructure and population health 2012.  American Journal of Public Health.  102(10):1936-1941.

Ingram R.C., Scutchfield F.D., Charnigo R., Riddell M.C.  Local public health system performance and community health outcomes.  2012.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  42(3):214-220.

Borders T.F., Booth B.M., Falck R.S., Leukefeld C., Wang J., Carlson R.G.  Longitudinal changes in drug use severity and physical health-related quality of life among untreated stimulant users.  2009.  Addictive Behaviors.  34(11):959-964.

Hankins S., Hoekstra M.  Lucky in life, unlucky in love?:  The effect of random income shocks on marriage and divorce.  2011.  Journal of Human Resources.  46(2) 403-426.

Felix H.C., Wheeler J.G., Pulley L., Stewart M.K., Bursac Z., Mays G.P., Mackey D.S.  Making hospital grounds smoke-free:  A case study of Arkansas Act 134 of 2005.  2009.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  15(2):E9-E15.

Costich J.F.  Making sense of state health data:  The case of Kentucky 2012.  Southern Medical Journal.  105(9):468-473.

Gustafson A., Hankins S., Jilcott S.  Measures of the consumer food store environment:  A systematic review of the evidence 2000-2011.  2012.  Journal of Community Health.  37(4):897-911.

Felix H.C., Mays G.P., Stewart M.K., Cottoms N., Olson M.  Medicaid savings resulted when community health workers matched those with needs to home and community care.  2011  Health Affairs.  30(7):1366-1374.

Harris J.K., Beatty K.E., Barbero C., Howard A.F., Cheskin R.A., Shapiro II R.M., Mays G.P.  Methods in public health services and systems research:  A systematic review.  2012.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  42(5):S42-S57.

Burris S., Mays G.P., Scutchfield, D.F., Ibrahim J.K.  Moving from intersection to integration:  Public health law research and public health systems and services research.  2012.  Milbank Quarterly.  90(2):375-408.

Scutchfield F.D., Howard A.F.  Moving on upstream:  The role of health departments in addressing socioecologic determinants of disease.  2011.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  40(1):S80-S83.

Bhandari M.W., Scutchfield F.D., Charnigo R., Riddell M.C., Mays G.P.  New data, same story?  Revisiting studies on the relationship of local public health systems characteristics to public health performance.  2010.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  16(2):110-117.

Scutchfield F.D., Perez D.J., Monroe J.A., Howard A.F.  New public health services and systems research agenda:  Directions for the next decade.  2012.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  42(5):S1-S5.

Prybil L.D.  Nurses in health care governance:  Is the picture changing?  2013.  Journal of Nursing Care Quality.  28(2):103-107.

Carman A., Prybil L., Totten M.  Partners for public health:  Hospitals and health departments can collaborate on community health needs assessments.  2013.  Trustee 66.  5.

Kramer T.L., Borders T.F., Tripathi S., Lynch C., Leukefeld C., Falck R.S., Carlson R.G., Booth B.M.  Physical victimization of rural methamphetamine and cocaine users.  2012.  Violence and Victims.  27(1):109-124.

Costich J.F., Fallat M.E., Scaggs C.M., Bartlett R.D.  Pilot statewide study of pediatric emergency department alignment with national guidelines.  2013.  Pediatric Emergency Care.

Perez A.P., Phillips M.M., Cornell C.E., Mays G., Adams B.  Promoting dietary change among state health employees in Arkansas through a worksite wellness program:  The healthy employee lifestyle program (HELP).  2009.  Preventing Chronic Disease.  6:4

Scutchfield F.D.  Public health administration and science:  Strange bedfellows?  2010.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  16(2):148-150.

Scutchfield F.D., Evashwick C., Carman A.L.  Public health and hospital collaboration:  New opportunities, new reasons to collaborate.  2011.  Journal for Public Health Management and Practice.  522-523.

Mays G.P., Smith S.A., Ingram R.C., Racster L.J., Lamberth C.D., Lovely E.S.  Public health delivery systems:  Evidence, uncertainty, and emerging research needs.  2009.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  36(3):256-265.

Riley W.J., Lownik E.M., Scutchfield F.D., Mays G.P., Corso L.S., Betsch L.M.  Public health department accreditation:  Setting the research agenda.  2012.  American Journal fo Preventive Medicine.  42(3):263-271.

Honore P.A., Costich J.F.  Public health financial management competencies.  2009.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  15(4):311-318.

Costich J.F., Honore P.A., Scutchfield F.D.  Public health financial management needs:  Report of a national survey.  2009.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  15(4):307-310.

Scutchfield F.D. Bhandari M.W., Lawhorn N.A., Lamberth C.D., Ingram R.C.  Public health performance.  2009.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  36(3):266-272.

Scutchfield F.D., Howard A.F., Mays G.P.  Public health services and systems research:  And afterword.  2012.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  42(5Suppl.1):S84-S86.

Ingram R.C., Bernet P.M., Costich J.F.  Public health services and systems research:  Current state of finance research.  2012.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  18(6):515-519.

Scutchfield F.D., Shapiro II R.M.  Public health services and systems research:  Entering adolescence?  2011.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  41(1):98-99.

Mays G.P., Smith S.A.  Public health spending:  The authors reply.  2011.  Health Affairs.  30(10):2027.

Scutchfield F.D., Ingram R.C.  Public health systems and services research:  Building the evidence base to improve public health practice.  In Press.

Scutchfield F.D., Lamberth C.D.  Public health systems and services research:  Bridging the practice-research gap.  2010.  Public Health Reports.  125(5):628-633.

Scutchfield F.D., Lawhorn N., Ingram R., Perez D.J., Brewer R., Bhandari M.  Public health systems and services research:  Dataset development, dissemination, and use.  2009.  Public Health Reports.  124(3):372-377.

Carman A.L., Scutchfield F.D.  Public health systems, health policy, and population-level prevention in rural America.  2012.  75-94.

Van Wave T.W., Scutchfield F.D., Honore P.A.  Recent advances in public health systems research in the United States.  2010.  Annual Review of Public Health.  31:283-295.

Borders T.F., Curran G.M., Mattox R., Booth B.M.  Religiousness among at-risk drinkers:  Is it prospectively associated with the development or maintenance of an alcohol-use disorder?  2010.  Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.  71(1):136-142.

Erwin P.C., Mays G.P., Riley W.J.  Resources that may matter:  The impact of local health department expenditures on health status.  2012.  Public Health Reports.  127(1):89-95.

Hager P., Given L., Redmond J., Rogers K.  Revision of comprehensive cancer control plans:  Experiences shared by three states.  2013.  Cancer Causes and Control.  21(12):2005-2013.

Borders T.F., Booth B.M., Stewart K.E., Wright P.B., Leukefeld C., Falck R.S.  Risky sex in rural America:  Longitudinal changes in a community-based cohort of methamphetamine and cocaine users.  In Press.  American Journal on Addictions.

Scutchfield F.D., Michener J.L., Thacker S.B.  Scutchfield et al. respond.  2012.  American Journal of Public Health.  102:e1-e2.

Ormsbee L., Hoover A.  Stakeholder future vision process for the Paducah gaseous diffusion plant.  2011.  World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011:  Bearing knowledge for sustainability-proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress.  1682-1691.

Ozanich G.O., Chrisman M.A., Doen R.J., Riddell M.C., Cole L.  State Health Information Exchange:  Factors shaping sustainability and value.  2011.  Journal of Healthcare Information Management.  25(1):48-55.

Walsh S.L., Kryscio R., Holsinger J.W., Krous H.F.  Statewide systematic evaluation of sudden, unexpected infant death classification:  Results from a national pilot project.  2010.  Maternal and Child Health Journal.  14(6):950-957.

Borders T.F., Booth B.M.  Stimulant use trajectories and the longitudinal risk of heavy drinking:  Findings from a rural population-based study.  2012.  Addictive Behaviors.  37(3):269-272.

Borders T.F., Booth B.M.  Stimulant use, religiosity, and the odds of developing or maintain an alcohol use disorder over time.  2013.  Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.  74(3):369-377.

Kaprielian V.S., Silbergerg M., McDonald M.A., Koo D., Hull S.K., Murphy G., Tran A.N., Sheline B.L., Halstater B., Martinez-Bianchi V., Weigle N.J., de Oliveira J.S., Sangavi D., Copeland J., Tilson H.H., Scutchfield F.D., Michener J.L.  Teaching population health:  A competency map approach to education.  2013.  Acad Med.

Erwin P.C., Greene S.B., Mays G.P., Ricketts T.C., Davis M.V.  The association of changes in local health department resources with changes in state-level helath outcomes.  2011.  American journal of public health.  101(4):609-615.

Scutchfield F.D.  The cooperative medical extension program.  Translation of medical best practices to practicing primary care providers.  2009.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  37(4):374-376.

Ingram R.C., Scutchfield D.F., Mays G.P., Bhandari M.W.  The economic, institutional, and political determinants of public health delivery system structures.  2012.  Public Health Reports.  127(2):208-215.

Beckett A.B., Scutchfield F.D., Pfeifle W., Hill R., Ingram R.C.  The forgotten instrument:  Analysis of the national public health performance standards program governance instrument.  2008.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  14(4):E17-E22.

Borders T.F.  The importance of peer-reviewed scholarly research for rural health practice and policy.  2011.  Journal of Rural Health.  27(1):1-2.

Hankins S.  The necessity of accurate costs.  2009.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  37(3):258-259.

Ingram R.C., Bender K., Wilcox R., Kronstadt J.  The PHAB think tanks:  A method to the meeting.  In Press.  J Public Health Management and Practice.

Downey L.H., Thomas Jr. W.A., Gaddam R., Scutchfield F.D.  The relationship between local public health agency characteristics and performance of partnership-related essential public health services.  2012.  Health Promotion Practice.  14(2):284-292.

Cheney A.M., Curran G.M., Booth B.M., Sullivan K.D., Stewart K. E., Borders T.F.  The religious and spiritual dimension of cutting down and stopping cocaine use:  A qualitative exploration among African Americans in the South.  In Press.  Journal on Drug Issues.

Hankins S., Hoekstra M., Skiba P.M.  The ticket to easy street?  The financial consequences of winning the lottery.  2011.  Review of Economics and Statistics.  93(3):961-969.

Downey L.H., Ireson C.L., Scutchfield F.D.  The use of photovoice as a method of facilitating deliberation.  2009.  Health Promotion Practice.  10(3):419-427.

Srinivasan J., Holsinger Jr. J.W.  The yin-yang of fellowship-leadership in public health 2012.  Journal of Public Health (Germany).  20(1):95-98.

Prybil L., Murray W., Cotter T., Bryant E.  Transforming CEO evaluation in a multiunit healthcare organization.  2009.  Evidence-Based Management in Healthcare.  153-159.

Mays G.P., Scutchfiled F.D., Bhandari M.W., Smith S.A.  Understanding the organization of public health delivery systems:  An empirical typology.  2010.  Milbank Quarterly.  88(1):81-111.

Anyaegbunam C., Hoover A., Schwartz M.  Use of community-based participatory communication to identify community values at a superfund site.  2010.  World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010:  Challenges of Change-Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010.  381-390.

Wackerbarth S.B., Tarasenko Y.N., Joyce J.M., Haist S.A.  Variations in CPC screening practice:  Would this patient be screened?  2010.  Health Outcomes Research in Medicine.  1(2):e81-e91.

Hajat A., Cilenti D., Harrison L.M., Macdonald P.D.M., Pavletic D., Mays G.P., Baker E.L.  What predicts local public health agency performance improvement?  A pilot study in North Carolina.  2009.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  15(2):E22-E33.

Costich J.  Who pays for agricultural injury care?  2010.  Journal of Agromedicine.  15(1):54-57.

Teutsch S.M., Baciu A.B., Mays G.P., Getzen T.E., Hansen M.M., Geller A.B.  Wiser investment for a healthier future.  2012.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  18(4):295-298.