Staff Publications, Posters, & Presentations

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We are pleased to announce two papers from the ODP's analysis of the NIH prevention research portfolio using a novel machine learning approach. This work provides the first detailed characterization of the NIH prevention research portfolio.

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Publications

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

Presentations

2018

  • Murray DM, Villani J, Vargas AJ, Lee JA, Myles RL, Wu JY, Mabry PL, Schully SD. NIH Primary and Secondary Prevention Research in Humans During 2012-2017.  Paper presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington DC, May 30, 2018.
  • Villani J, Schully SD, Meyer P, Myles RL, Lee JA, Murray DM, Vargas AL. A Machine Learning Approach to Identify NIH-Funded Applied Prevention Research.  Paper presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington DC, May 30, 2018.
  • Vargas, AJ, Villani, J, Schully, SD, Murray, DM.  Alignment of NIH Investment in Primary and Secondary Prevention Research in Humans with Top 10 Leading Causes of and Risk Factors for Death in U.S.  Paper presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington DC, May 30, 2018.

2017

  • Ballard R, Morton J, Wolfe BM. Panel: When and How to Initiate Weight Loss in the Cancer Patient. Presented at ObesityWeek 2017, Gaylord, Maryland, November 2, 2017.
  • Garcia-Cazarin ML, Soto C, Escobedo P, Erives G. Tobacco Use in Racial/Ethnic Communities: From Ceremonial Tobacco Use to Federal Policies. Presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2017.
  • Klabunde C, Ngo-Metzger Q, Mercer S, Ballard R. Federal Agency Priorities for Addressing Evidence Gaps in Prevention Services. Presented at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June 27, 2017.
  • Murray DM, Pals SL, George S, Kuzmichev A, Lai G, Lee J, Myles RM, Nelson S.  Design and analysis of group-randomized trials in cancer:  a review of current practices. Paper presented at the 25th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington DC, May 30-June 2, 2017.
  • Ballard R, Kimmons J, Wells NM, Smauels A, Rollings K, Brittin J, Dennis S. Healthy Places: Using Behavioral Design to Enhance Active Living and Healthy Eating — An NCCOR Sponsored Symposium. Presented at the Environmental Design Research Association Annual Meeting, Madison, WI, June 1, 2017.
  • Langer D, Engel J, Neilson E, Kuzmichev A, Murray DM.  Resources for researchers:  a new portal to assist prevention investigators.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Diego CA, March 29-April 1, 2017.
  • Meissner HI, Garcia-Cazarin M, Mayne RG, Mandal R, Wanke K. Host-Agent-Vector- Environment measures in e-cigarette research. Presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Florence, Italy, March 11, 2017.
  • Wanke K, Swan G, Prochaska J, Benowitz N, Conway K, Hyland A, Mermelstein R, van Bemmel D, Willis G, Brown D, Hendershot T, Kilpatrick L, Maiese D, Ramos E, Hamilton C. Tobacco regulatory research measures in the PhenX Toolkit. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Florence, Italy, March 10, 2017.

2016

  • Neilson E, Kuzmichev A, Engel J, Schully S, Shropshire K, Langer D, Murray DM.  A dissemination and implementation science resource for prevention researchers.  Poster presented at the 9th annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation.  Washington DC, December 14-15, 2016.
  • Garcia-Cazarin ML. An Act of Translation: Transferring Your Research Skills into Something Meaningful to Society. Presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science National Conference, Long Beach, CA, October 15, 2016.
  • Garcia-Cazarin ML. Engaging the Native American and Hispanic Populations in Tobacco Regulatory Science. Presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science National Conference, Long Beach, CA, October 15, 2016.
  • Elwood WN, Lee KC, Villani J, VanBiervliet A, Chou WY, Williams K. NIH Grantspersonship: Opportunities to Fund Research and Training in Health Literacy. Presented at the 8th Health Literacy Annual Research Conference, Bethesda, MD, October 13, 2016.
  • Garcia-Cazarin ML. Linking Science & Policy for Public Understanding. Presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science National Conference, Long Beach, CA, October 13, 2016.
  • Neilson E, Engel J, Kuzmichev A, Langer D, Murray DM. Disseminating Resources for Researchers to Improve the Practice of Prevention Research. Poster presented at the 2016 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media, Atlanta GA, August 23-25, 2016.
  • Murray, DM.  Prevention Research at the National Institutes of Health.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science, Washington, DC, April 14, 2016.
  • Ballard R. Overview of the National Nutrition Research Roadmap: Purpose, Research Questions and Identification of Research Gaps. Presented at Experimental Biology 2016, San Diego, CA, April 5, 2016.
  • Ballard R. History of NCCOR Engagement with Behavioral Design. Presented at the 2016 NCCOR workshop on Deriving and Applying Behavioral Design Principles to Foster Active Living and Healthy Eating, Washington, DC, March 2016.
  • Byron J, Boley Cruz T, Rose SRR, Lienemann B, Meissner HI, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Huang L, Unger, J. A Systematic Review of Tobacco Industry Marketing and Tobacco Control Communications to Vulnerable Populations. Presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Chicago, IL, March 3, 2016.
  • Villani J. Filling Prevention Research Gaps from the USPSTF I Statements. Presented at the American College of Preventive Medicine Annual Meeting 2016, Washington, D.C., February 26, 2016.
  • Ballard R, Berrigan D. NCCOR Measures Registry and Diet related Measures Registry Users Guides. Presented at the Active Living Research (ALR) Annual Conference, Banff, Canada, February 11–14, 2018.

2015

  • Meissner, HI, Science Informing Regulation: The NIH-FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Program. Behavioral & Community Health Colloquium, University of Maryland, December, 7, 2015, College Park, MD.
  • Garcia-Cazarin ML. What Do We Know About Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes)? Their Use, Perception and Risks Among Hispanics and Native Americans. Presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science National Conference, Washington, D.C., October 30, 2015.
  • Huggins W, Pan H, Nettles DS, Eubanks E, Hendershot T, Pratt JG, Maiese DR, Brown DC, Phillips M, Brandon TH, Brown GK, Byers PH, Marazita ML, McCarty CA, Conway KP, Farber GK, Wanke KL, Ramos EM, Hamilton CM. The PhenX Toolkit: A genomic resource for standard measures of phenotypes and exposures. Poster presented at the conference for the American Society of Human Genetics. Baltimore, MD, October 9, 2015.
  • Shoben, A, Andridge, R, Murray, DM.  Consequences of misspecified clusters in group-randomized trials.  Paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle WA, August 8-13, 2015.
  • Klabunde CN. NIH and AHRQ/U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: A Partnership to Address Prevention Research Gaps and Improve Public Health. Presented at the Society for Prevention Research 23rd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 29, 2015.
  • Murray, DM.  A Strategic Plan for the NIH Office of Disease Prevention.  Plenary address presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, Washington, DC, March 24, 2015.
  • Wanke K, Benowitz NL, Conway KP, Hyland A, Mermelstein RJ, Prochaska JJ, Swan GE, van Bemmel DM, Willis GB, Brown DC, Bullard EB, Hendershot T, Maiese DR, Nettles DS, Pan H, Ramos EM, Hamilton CM. Tobacco regulatory research measures in the PhenX Toolkit. Podium presentation at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Philadelphia, PA, February 28, 2015.
  • Wanke K, Niaura R, Swan G, Edelen MO, Hendershot T, Hamilton C. Building consensus in tobacco control measurement: PROMIS and PhenX. Preconference workshop presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Philadelphia, PA, February 25, 2015.
  • Ballard R. NIH Funding Opportunities in Environmental/Policy Research in Nutrition. Presented at the Healthy Eating Research 9th Annual Grantee Meeting, Baltimore, MD, February 19, 2015.

2014

  • Neilson E. Moving Research Into Practice: The Diffusion of Evidence-Based Recommendations Through Professional Societies. Presented at the 7th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, Washington, D.C., December 9, 2014.
  • Ballard R. Challenges in Advancing Randomized Controlled Trials of Lifestyle Interventions in Obesity and Cancer. Presented at the ASCO Research Summit on Advancing Obesity Clinical Trials in Cancer Survivors, Nov 4, 2014, Arlington, VA.
  • Murray, DM.  Developing a Strategic Plan for the NIH Office of Disease Prevention.  Plenary address presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Epidemiology annual meeting, Washington, DC, September 8, 2014.
  • Murray, DM.  The Affordable Care Act:  Implications for Prevention.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC, May 28, 2014.
  • Bailey R, Fakhouri T, Park Y, Dwyer J, Thomas P, Dodd K, Gahche J, Miller P, Sempos C, and Murray DM. Multivitamin-mineral Use and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in the US.  Presented at the annual meeting of Experimental Biology, San Diego CA, April 26-30, 2014.
  • Hamilton CM, Huggins BW, Pan H, Brown DC, Eubanks EB, Maiese DR, Nettles DS, Pratt JG, Hendershot T, Conway K, Wanke KL, Farber GK, Ramos EM. The PhenX Toolkit: Promoting data sharing and translational research. (2014, April). American Medical Informatics Association 2014 Joint Summits on Translational Science (AMIA) (Invited Presentation). San Francisco, CA, April 8, 2014.

2013

  • Murray, DM.  Developing a Strategic Plan for Prevention Research at NIH.  Keynote Address at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, CA, May 30, 2013.
  • Murray, DM.  The Tobacco Regulatory Science Program.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, CA, May 30, 2013.
  • Murray, DM.  The Tobacco Regulatory Science Program.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Boston, MA, March 14, 2013.

Posters

2018

  • Tilley DL, Vargas AJ, Villani J, Schully SD. The Role of HIV/AIDS in the NIH Prevention Research Portfolio, 2012–2017. Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC, May 29, 2018.
  • Vincent IS, Barfield W, Villani J, Godette D, Ballard R, Klabunde CN. NIH Funding for Dissemination and Implementation Science of Evidence-Based Adult Screening Services. Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC, May 29, 2018.

2017

  • Langer, D, Engel J, Neilson E, Rienzo M, Schwartz K, Hicks J, Murray DM. Resources for Researchers: A New Portal To Assist Prevention Investigators. Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 38th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA, March 29, 2017.
  • Meissner HI, Garcia-Cazarin ML, Grana RM, Mandal R, Wanke K. Host Agent Vector Environment Measures in E-cigarette Research. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Florence, Italy, March 11, 2017.

2016

  • Neilson E, Kuzmichev A, Engel J, Schully S, Shropshire K, Langer D, Murray DM. A Dissemination and Implementation Science Resource for Prevention Researchers. Poster presented at, 9th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, Washington, D.C., December 15, 2016.
  • Villani J, Lee J, Myles RL, Schully SD. The Role of Health Literacy in the NIH’s Prevention Research Portfolio. Poster presented at the 8th Health Literacy Annual Research Conference, Bethesda, MD, October 13, 2016.
  • Neilson E, Engel J, Kuzmichev A, Langer D, Murray DM. Disseminating Resources for Researchers to Improve the Practice of Prevention Research. Poster presented at the 2016 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media, Atlanta, GA, August 24, 2016.
  • Klabunde CN, Neilson E, Villani J, Langer D, Lossie AC, Jones C, Stredrick D, Winseck K, Murray DM. Insufficient Evidence (I) Statements of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: A Rich Information Resource for Prevention Researchers. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research 24th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, June 1, 2016.
  • Myles RL, Villani J, Lee J, Schully S, Mabry P, Wu J, Murray DM, Carter-Nolan, P, Panzer R. Systematic Characterization of the NIH Prevention Research Portfolio. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research 24th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, June 1, 2016.
  • Villani J, Lee J, Myles RL, Schully SD, Meyer P, Baker K, Fearon P, Christian C, Santangelo G, Murray DM. Applying Machine Learning to Prevention Research. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research 24th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, June 1, 2016.

2015

  • Klabunde CN, Neilson E, Villani J, Langer D, Lossie AC, Jones C, Stredrick D, Winseck K, Murray DM. Insufficient Evidence (I) Statements of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: A Rich Information Resource for Prevention Researchers. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, Washington, DC, December 14, 2015.
  • Kuzmichev A, Neilson E, Shropshire K, George S, Stredrick D, Langer D, Jones C, Lee J, Myles RM, Wu J, Schully SD, Engel J, Murray DM.  Resources for researchers:  a new portal to assist prevention investigators.  Poster presented at the 24th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco CA, May 31-June 3, 2015.
  • Lee J, Watson P, Mabry P, Panzer R, Hamrick J, Murray DM.  The development of the Prevention Research Expertise Survey and Tool.  Poster presented at the 24th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco CA, May 31-June 3, 2015.

2014

  • Garcia-Cazarin ML, Wambogo EA, Regan RL, Davis CD. Dietary supplement research portfolio at the NIH. Poster presented at Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April 26-30, 2014.