College of Public Health students graduating

Faculty Publications

Ty Borders:

  1. Borders TF, Booth BM, Curran GM. African American cocaine users’ preferred treatment site: Variations by rural/urban residence, stigma, and treatment effectiveness. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 2014, in press.
  2. Borders TF, Booth BM, Stewart KE, Cheney AM, Curran GM. Rural/urban residence, access, and perceived need for treatment among African American cocaine users. Journal of Rural Health, 2014, in press.
  3. Wright PB, Booth BM, Curran GM, Borders TF, Ounpraseuth ST, Stewart KE. Correlates of HIV testing among rural African American cocaine users. Research in Nursing and Health, 2014, 37:466-477.
  4. Booth BM, Stewart KE, Cheney AM, Curran GM, Borders TF. Beliefs and attitudes regarding drug treatment: Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior in African American Cocaine users. Addictive Behaviors, 2014;39(10):1441-1446.
  5. Cheney AM, Curran GM, Booth BM, Sullivan KE, Stewart KE, Borders TF. The religious and spiritual dimension of cutting down and stopping cocaine use: A qualitative exploration among African Americans in the South. Journal of Drug Issues, 2014;44(1):94-113.

Angela Powell Carman:

  1. Carman, Angela & Timsina, Lava. (accepted January 8, 2015). Public Health Accreditation: Rubber Stamp or Roadmap for Improvement. Am J Public Health; (in press).
  2. Prybil L., Scutchfield, F., Killian, R., Kelly, A., Mays, G., Carman, A., Levey, S., McGeorge, A., Fardo, D. Improving Community Health Through Hospital – Public Health Collaboration: Insights and Lessons Learned from Successful Partnerships. Lexington, KY: Commonwealth Center for Governance Studies, Inc; November 2014.
  3. Cohen, Elisia L., Head, Katherine J., McGladrey, Margaret L., Hoover, Anna G., Vanderpool, Robin C., Bridger, Colleen, Carman, Angela, Crosby, Richard A., Darling, Elaine, Tucker-McLaughlin, Mary, and Winterbauer, Nancy. “Designing for Dissemination: Lessons in Message Design from ‘1-2-3 Pap.’” Health Communication (2015) Vol 30, Issue 2.
  4. Carman, Angela, Timsina, Lava & Scutchfield, F.D. (February 2014). Quality Improvement Activities of Local Health Departments during the 2008-2010 Economic Recession. Am J Prev Med; 46(2)

Julia Field Costich:

  1. Costich JF, Slavova SS. Using enforcement and adjudication data to assess the impact of a primary safety belt law. Forthcoming, Traffic Injury Prevention.
  2. Costich JF, Health Administration. In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Public Health, ed. Lawrence Green. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming February 2015.
  3. Ingram RC, Scutchfield FD, Costich JF. Public health agencies and accountable care organizations: finding common ground in population health. Forthcoming, American Journal of Public Health.
  4. Costich JF, Scutchfield FD, Ingram RC. Population health, public health and accountable care: emerging roles and relationships. Forthcoming, American Journal of Public Health.
  5. Costich JF, Rabarison K, Rabarison M. Regulatory activity and fiscal impact in local health agencies. Forthcoming, American Journal of Public Health.
  6. Howard A, Slavova SS, Costich JF, Mattacola C. Statewide assessment of sports and recreational injuries using emergency department administrative records. Adolesc Health. 2014 Jul 21. pii: S1054-139X(14)00236-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.05.013. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Costich JF. Local public health departments as essential community providers for health benefit exchange plans. American Journal of Public Health, 2014 Apr;104(4):e12-4. doi: 10.2105/AJPH. 2013.301830. Epub 2014 Feb 13.

Richard C. Ingram:

  1. Ingram, RC, Kaye Bender, Robin Wilcox, Jessica Kronstadt. A Consensus-Based Approach to National Public Health Accreditation. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 Jan-Feb;20(1):9-13
  2. Harris, A, FD Scutchfield, Georgia Heise, Richard C. Ingram. The Relationship Between Local Public Health Agency Administrative Variables & County Health Status Rankings in Kentucky. J Public Health Manag Pract. (Epub ahead of print)
  3. Ingram, RC, FD Scutchfield, Julia F Costich. Public Health Departments and Accountable Care Organizations: Finding Common Ground in Population Health. Am J Public Health. (IN PRESS)
  4. Costich, JF, FD Scutchfield, Richard C. Ingram. Population Health, Public Health and Accountable Care: Emerging Roles and Relationships. Am J Public Health (IN PRESS

Lawrence D. Prybil:

  1. Prybil, L., Scutchfield, F. Douglas, Killian, R., Kelly, A., Carman, A., Levey, S., McGeorge, A., and Fardo, D., Improving Community Health Through Hospital - Public Health Collaboration : Insights and Lessons Learned from Successful Partnerships (Commonwealth Center for Governance Studies, Inc., 2014).
  2. Szekendi, M., Prybil, L., Cohen, D., Godsey, B., and Fardo, D., “Governance Practices and Performance in U. S. Academic Medical Centers,” American Journal of Medical Quality, published on line: August 12, 2014, DOI: 10.1177/1062860614547260 [Scheduled for print publication in 2015]
  3. Prybil, L., Dreher, and Curran, C., “Nurses on Boards: The Time Has Come,” Nurse Leader, 12:48-52, August, 2014.
  4. Combes, J., Totten, M., and Prybil, L., “Helping Boards Achieve and Demonstrate Accountability,” Healthcare Executive, 29: 76-78, May-June, 2014.
  5. Prybil, L., Bardach, D., and Fardo, D., “Board Oversight of Patient Quality in Large Nonprofit Health Systems, American Journal of Medical Quality, 29: 39-43, January-February, 2014.

Martha C. Riddell:

  1. Riddell, MC, Johnson, AO, Sandford, KG, Steltenkamp, C, and Pearce, KA. Achieving Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records in Primary Care: Critical Processes from the Kentucky Ambulatory Network (KAN), a Practice-Based Research Network Study. J Am Board Fam Med. November-December 2014; 27(6);772-779.

F. Douglas Scutchfield:

  1. Carman AL, Timsina LR, Scutchfield FD. Quality improvement activities of local health departments during the 2008-2010 economic recession. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Feb;46(2):171-4.
  2. Harris AL, Scutchfield FD, Heise G, Ingram RC.The Relationship Between Local Public Health Agency Administrative Variables and County Health Status Rankings in Kentucky.J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 July-Aug;20(4):378-83
  3. Costich JF, Scutchfield FD, Ingram RC. Population Health, Public Health and Accountable Care: Emerging Roles and Relationships. Am J Public Health 2014; (in press)
  4. Ingram RC, Scutchfield FD, Costich JF. Public Health Departments and Accountable Care Organizations: Finding Common Ground in Population Health. Am J Public Health 2014 (in press)
  5. Pearce KA, Jarrett TD, Scutchfield, FD, Talbert JC, Bolt DW, Barron MA, Houlihan JM, Dignan, MB. Research Partnerships with Healthcare Providers in Rural Community Health Centers: Needs and Challenges in Diabetes Research. Public Health Frontier. (In Press)
  6. Scutchfield FD. Thomas Izod Bennett MD and Thomas Merton; a History and Examination of Their Interaction. Cithara 2015 (in press)

Sarah B. Wackerbarth:

  1. Tarasenko YN, Wackerbarth SB, Love MM, Joyce JM, Haist SA.
    (2011). Colorectal Cancer Screening: Patients’ and Physicians’ Perspectives on Decision-Making Factors. Journal of Cancer Education. 26:285–293
  2. Wackerbarth SB, Strawer-Srinath, J, Conigliaro J. (In Press). The Human Side of Lean Teams. American Journal of Medical Quality. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24671098]
  3. Arbune A, Wackerbarth SB, Allison P, Conigliaro J. (In Press). Improvement through Small Cycles of Change: Lessons from an Academic Medical Center Emergency Department. Journal for Healthcare Quality. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25330898]
  4. Wackerbarth SB, Fanucchi LC, McGladrey ML. (In Press).Taking the Pulse of a Target Population: Assessing Change Readiness for a Healthcare Quality Improvement Effort. Quality Management in Health Care.