Staff Publications, Posters, & Presentations

Highlights

New research strategies and expanded methodological approaches to improve minority health and reduce health disparities, developed during the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities-led science visioning process:

Publications

2019

2018

2017

2016

Presentations

2018

  • Meissner HI, Wanke K. NIH prevention research on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, November 13, 2018.
     
  • Klabunde CN, Neilson E, Villani J, Godette D, Wanke K. Addressing research gaps in prevention and preventive services: initiatives of the NIH Office of Disease Prevention. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 13, 2018.
     
  • Klabunde CN, Neilson E, Villani J. Closing Research Gaps in Clinical Preventive Services. Presented at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 13, 2018.
  • Ballard R, Huang TT, Schwartz MB, Gortmaker S, Blanck H, McKinnon R. Use of Natural Experiments in Obesity Prevention Research―Addressing Research Gaps and Use in Programs and Policy. Presented at ObesityWeek 2018, Nashville, TN, November 12, 2018.
     
  • Garcia-Cazarin, ML. Using Science to Transition to Careers in Academia, Government, Industry, Policy, and Non-Profit. Presented at SACNAS National Conference. San Antonio, Texas, October 12, 2018.
     
  • Garcia-Cazarin, ML. Vaping and Hookah (Waterpipe): Are You at Risk? Presented at SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) National Conference. San Antonio, Texas, October 11, 2018.
     
  • Klabunde CN, Creel D, de Moor J, Freedman A, Geisen E, Wiant K, Willis G. Why Don’t Physicians Respond to Surveys? Insights from a Non-Response Follow-Back Survey of Oncologists. Presented at Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Seattle WA, June 24, 2018.
     
  • Klabunde CN, Godette DC. Research Needs in Substance Abuse and Mental Health Preventive Services. Presented at Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting, Washington DC, May 31, 2018.
     
  • Murray DM, Villani J, Vargas AJLee 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 RLLee JA, Murray DM, Vargas AJ. 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.
     
  • Rose SW, Glasser A, Zhou Y, Boley Cruz T. Cohn A, Byron M.J, Lienemann B, Meissner HI, Baezconde-Garbanati, L., Unger. J. Tobacco Coupon Receipt, Vulnerability Characteristics, and Tobacco Use Outcomes Among U.S. Youth: Longitudinal analysis of Waves 1 and 2 of the PATH Study. Presented at Society For Research On Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, February 24, 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.

Posters

2019

  • Schwartz K, Langer D, Rienzo M, Hession J, Engel J. Enhancing the Quality, Impact, and Visibility of Prevention Research. Poster presented at the AAAS 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, February 17, 2019.

2018

  • Tilley DL, Vincent IS, Shropshire K, Winsek K, Langer D, Hession J, Klabunde CN. The NIH Pathways to Prevention Program: Development of an unbiased D&I prevention research agenda. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, Washington, DC, December 3, 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.