Publications & Technical Reports


Baquero, B., Kava, C.M., Ashida, S., Daniel-Ulloa, J., Laroche, H.H., Haines, H., Bucklin, R., Maldonado, A., Coronado Garcia, M., Berto, S., Sewell, D., Novak, N., Janz, K., Gates, C., & Parker, E.A. (2018). Active Ottumwa: adapting evidence-based recommendations to promote physical activity in a micropolitan new destination community. IJERPH, 15, 917.


Metcalf, K.M., Baquero, B.I., Coronado Garcia, M.L., Francis, S.L., Janz, K., Laroche, H.H., & Sewell, D.K. (2018). Calibration of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire to accerlerometry measured physical activity and sedentary behavior. BMC Public Health, 18, 412.


Glanville, J.L. & Story, W.T. (2018, January). Social capital and self-rated health: Clarifying the role of trust. Social Science Research, 71, 98-108.


Montuclard, A.L., Park-Mroch, J., O’Shea, A.M.J., Wansink, B., Irvin, J., Laroche, H,H. (2017, October). College cafeteria signage increases water intake but water position on the soda dispenser encourages more soda consumption. Journal of  Nutrition Education and Behavior, 49(9), 764-771.


Janz, K.F., Boros, P., Letuchy, E.M., Kwon, S., Burns, T.L., Levy, S.M. (2017, October). Physical activity, not sedentary time, predicts DXA-measured adiposity age 5-19 years. Med Sci Sports Exerc., 49(10), 2071-2077.


Zamoiski, R.D., Yanik, E., Gibson, T.M., Cahoon, E.K., Madeleine, M.M., Lynch, C.F., Gustafson, S., Goodman, M.T., Skeans, M., Israni, A.K., Engels, E.A., Morton, L.M. (2017, August).  Risk of second malignancies in solid organ transplant recipients who develop keratinocyte cancers. Cancer Res., 77(15), 4196-4203.


Zemore, S.E., Mulia, N., Williams, E., Gilbert, P.A. (2017, July-September). Job loss and alcohol dependence among Blacks and Whites in a National Longitudinal Survey. J Ethn Subst Abuse, 16(3), 314-327.


Reuland, D.S., Brenner, A.T., Hoffman, R., McWilliams, A., Rhyne, R.L., Getrich, C., Tapp, H., Weaver, M.A., Callan, D., Cubillos, L., Urquieta de Hernandez, B., Pignone, M.P. (2017, July). Effect of combined patient decision aid and patient navigation vs usual care for colorectal cancer screening in a vulnerable patient population: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Intern Med., 177(7), 967-974.


Hoffman, R.M., Sanchez, R. (2017, July). Lung Cancer Screening. Med Clin North Am., 101(4), 769-785.


Askelson, N.M., Golembiewski, E.H., Bobst, A., Delger, P.J., Scheidel, C.A. (2017, May).  Understanding perceptions of school administrators related to school breakfast in a low School breakfast participation state. J Sch Health, 87(6), 427-434.


Askelson, N.M., Wright, B., Bentler, S., Momany, E.T., Damiano, P. (2017, May).  Iowa’s medicaid expansion promoted healthy behaviors But was challenging to implement and attracted few participants. Health Aff(Millwood), 36(5), 799-807.


Gilbert, P.A., Drabble, L., Daniel-Ulloa, J., & Trocki, K.F., (2017, May 21). Alcohol outcomes by sexual orientation and race/ethnicity: few findings of higher risk. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78(3), 406-414.


Flocke, S.A., Hoffman, R., Eberth, J.M., Park, H., Birkby, G., Trapl, E., Zeliadt, S. (2017, April).  The prevalence of tobacco use at federally qualified health centers in the United States, 2013. Prev Chronic Dis., 14, E29.


Gilbert, P.A., Laroche, H.H., Wallace, R.B., Parker, E.A., & Curry, S.J. (2017, April 11). Extending work on rural health disparities: a commentary on Matthews and Colleagues’ Report. The Journal of Rural Health, 00, 1-3.


Daniel-Ulloa, J., Sun, C., M., & Rhodes, S.D. (2017, April).  The intersection between masculinity and health among rural immigrant Latino men. International Journal of Mens’ Health, 16(1), 84.


Hagerman, C.J., Bellini, P.G., Davis, K.M., Hoffman, R.M., Aaronson, D.S., Leigh, D.Y., Zinar, R.E., Penson, D., Van Den Eeden, S., Taylor, K.L. (2017, March). Physicians’ perspectives on the informational needs of low-risk prostate cancer patients. Health Educ Res., 32(2), 134-152.


Askelson, N.M., Golembiewski, E.H., Ghattas, A., Williams, S., Delger, P.J., Scheidel, C.A. (2017, February).  Exploring the parents’ attitudes and perceptions about school breakfast to understand why participation is low in a rural Midwest state. Journal of Nutrition Education & Behavior, 49(2), 107-116.


Askelson, N. M., Golembiewski, E. H., Baquero, B., Momany, E. T., Friberg, J., & Montgomery, D. (2017, February). The importance of matching the evaluation population to the intervention population: An example from a nutrition education intervention. Evaluation and Program Planning, 60, 64-71.


Kwon, S., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E., Burns, T.L., & Levy, S.M. (2017, January). Association between body mass index percentile trajectories in infancy and adiposity in childhood and early adulthood. Obesity, 25(1), 166-171


Laroche, H.H., Hradek, C., Hansen, K., Hanks, A.S., Just, D.R., & Wasink, B.  (2017, January).  Healthy Concessions: high school students’ responses to healthy concession stand changes. Journal of School Health, 87 (2), 98-105.


Fink, A.K., Yanik, E.L., Marshall, B.C., Wilschanski, M., Lynch, C.F., Austin, A.A., Copeland, G., Safaeian, M., Engels, E.A. (2017, January). Cancer risk among lung transplant recipients with cystic fibrosis. Journal of  Cystic Fibrosis, 16(1), 91-97.


Ashida, S., Robinson, E.L., Gay, J., Slagel, L.E., Ramirez, M.R. (2017, January). Personal disaster and emergency support networks of older adults in a rural community: changes after participation in a preparedness program. Disaster Med Public Health Prep, 11(1), 110-119.


Siegel, D.A., Wilson, R., Wilkinson, E.J., Gargano, J.W., Watson, M., Hernandez, B.Y., Goodman, M.T., Lynch, C.F., Unger, E.R., Saraiya, M. (2017, January).  Evaluation of the vulvar cancer histology code reported by central cancer registries: importance in eEpidemiology. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 141(1), 139-143.


Coughlan, D., Lynch, C., Gianferante, M., Stevens, J., & Harlan, L.C. (2017).  Patterns of care in treating childhood neuroblastoma: Evidence from a population level study (SEER) in the United States. Journal of Clinical Oncology.


Reyes, J, Reimer, T, Parker, E, Muller, B, & Laroche HH. (2017, Jan/Dec). Factors influencing diabetes self-management among the underserved. Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 4. 1-13.


Daniel-Ulloa, J., Ulibarris, M., Baquero, B., Sleeth, C., Hariq, H., & Rhodes, S.D. (2016, December). Behavioral HIV prevention interventions among Latinas in the U.S.: a systematic review of the evidence. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 18(6), 1498-1521.


Chiu, M.S., Verma, V., Bennion, N.R., Bhirud, A.R., Li, J., Charlton, M.E., Are, C., Lin, C. (2016, October). Comparison of outcomes between rectal squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. Cancer Medicine,  5(12), 3394-3402.


Brenner, A.T., Hoffman, R., McWilliams, A., Pignone, M.P., Rhyne, R.L., Tapp, H., Weaver, M.A., Callan, D., de Hernandez, B.U., Harbi, K., Reuland, D.S. (2016, October). Colorectal cancer screening in vulnerable patients: promoting informed and shared decisions. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 51(4), 454-462.


Tyler, E. C., Charlton, M.E., Stitzenberg, K.B. (2016, October). Patient-reported roles, preferences, and expectations regarding treatment of stage I rectal cancer in the cancer care outcomes research and surveillance consortium. Dis Colon Rectum., 59(10), 907-915.


Kelly, S.P, Van Den Eeden SK, Hoffman RM, Aaronson DS, Lobo T, Luta G, Leimpter AD, Shan J, Potosky AL, Taylor KL. (2016, September). Sociodemographic and clinical predictors of switching to active treatment among a large, ethnically diverse cohort of men with low risk prostate cancer on observational management. J Urol., 196(3), 734-740.


Hughley, B.B., Sperry, S.M., Thomsen, T.A., Charlton, M.E., Pagedar, N.A. (2016, August).  Survival outcomes in elderly patients with untreated upper aerodigestive tract cancer. Head Neck, 39(2), 215-218.


Glass, N., Torner, J.C., Burns, T.L., Letuchy, E., Janz, K.F., Eichenberger-Gilmore, J.M., & Levy, S.M. (2016, July). The relationship between greater pre-pubertal adiposity, subsequent age of maturation and bone strength during adolescence. Journal of Bone Mineral Research, 31(7), 1455-65.


Gilbert, P.A. & Zemore, S.E. (2016, July). Discrimination and drinking: a systematic review of the evidence. Social Science and Medicine, 161, 178-194.


Talley, A.E., Gilbert, P.A., Mitchell, J., Goldbac,h J., Marshall, B.D., & Kaysen, D. (2016, July). Addressing gaps on risk and resilience factors for alcohol use outcomes in sexual and gender minority populations. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35(4), 484-493.


Askelson, N. M., Edmonds, S. W., Momany, E. T., & Tegegne, M. (2016, July). Understanding clinic practices for HPV vaccination series completion: Survey of clinic managers in Iowa. Sexually Transmitted Disease, 43(7), 445-449.


Baquero, B., Molina, M., Elder, J. P., Norman, G., & Ayala, G. X. (2016, May). Neighborhoods, social and cultural correlates of obesity risk among Latinos living on the US-Mexico border in Southern California. Journal of the Health Care for the Poor and Undeserved, 27, 700-721.


Kwon, S., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E., Burns, T.L., & Levy, S.M. (2016, May). Parental characteristic patterns associated with maintaining healthy physical activity behavior during childhood and adolescence. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 201613:58 DOI: 10.1186/s12966-016-0383-9.


Daniel-Ulloa, J., Gilbert, P., & Parker, E. (2016, April). HPV vaccination in the US: uneven uptake by gender, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation. American Journal of Public Health, 106(4), 746-747.


Cornish D, Askelson N, Golembiewski E. (2016, February). “Reforms looked really good on paper”. Rural food service responses to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Journal of School Health, 2(86), 113-120.


Ashida, S., Robinson, E.L., Gay, J., & Ramirez, M. (2016, February). Motivating rural older residents to prepare for disasters: moving beyond personal benefits. Ageing and Society, 1-24. Advanced online publication.


Sherar, L.B., Griffin, T. P., Ekelund, U., Cooper, A.R., Esliger, D. W., van Sluijs, E.M.F….Janz, K.F… Page, A.S.  (2016, January).  Association between maternal education and objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in adolescents. Journal Epidemiology &Community Health. Advanced online publication.


Lillehoj, C.J., Daniel-Ulloa, J.D., & Nothwehr, F. (2016, January). Prevalence of physical activity policies and environmental strategies in communities and worksites: The Iowa Community Transformation Project. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58(1), e15-e17.


Arellano-Morales, L., Elder, J.P., Sosa, E.T., Baquero, B., & Alcatara, C. (2015, December 14). Health promotion among Latino adults: conceptual frameworks, relevant pathways, and future directions. Journal of Latina/o Psychology.


Morrissey, J.L., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E.M., Francis, S.L., & Levy, S.M. (2015, December). The effect of family and friend support on physical activity through adolescence: a longitudinal study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, 12(103), 1-9.


Kwon, S., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E.M., Burns, T.L., & Levy, S.M. (2015, November). Active Lifestyle in childhood and adolescence prevents obesity development in young adulthood. Obesity, 23(10), 2462-2469.


Honeycutt, S., Leeman, J., McCarthy, W.J., Bastani, R., Carter-Edwards, L., Clark, H., Garney, W., Gustat, J., Hites, L., Nothwehr, F., & Kegler, M. (2015, October).  Evaluating policy, systems, and environmental change interventions: lessons learned from the CDC’s Prevention Research Centers. Preventing Chronic Disease, 12.


Daniel-Ulloa, J., Ulibarri, M., Baquero, B., Sleth, C., Harig, H., & Rhodes, S.D. (2015, October). Behavioral HIV prevention interventions among Latinas in the US: a systematic review of the evidence. Journal of Immigrant Minority Health, 1-24.


Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E.M., Burns, T.L., Francis, S.L., & Levy, S.M.  (2015, October). Muscle power predicts adolescent bone strength: Iowa Bone Development Study.  Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(10), 2201-2206.


Honeycutt, S., Leeman, J., McCarthy, W.J., Bastani, R., Carter-Edwards, L., Clark, H., Garney, W., Gustat, J., Hites, L., Nothwher, F., & Kegler, M.  Evaluating policy, systems, and environmental change interventions: lessons learned from the CDC’s Prevention Research Centers. Preventing Chronic Disease. Epub October 15, 2015.


Cooper, A.R., Goodman, A., Page, A.S., Sherar, L.B. Eskuger, D.W.…Janz, K.F…Ekelund, U. (2015, September). Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in youth: The International Children’s Accelerometry Database (ICAD). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, 12(113).


Weschsler, H., Janz, K. & Barkin, S. (2015). Physical Activity: Moving Toward Obesity Solutions: Workshop Summary (2015) Chapter 2 Physical Activity and Primary Prevention of Obesity. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C. 27-42.


Morrissey, J., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E., Francis, S.L., & Levy, S.M. (2015, August). The effect of family and friend support on physical activity through adolescence: a longitudinal study.  International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 12(103).


Lillihoj C, Nothwehr F, Shipley, K., & Voss C. (2015, July). Vending assessment and program implementation in four Iowa worksites. Health Promotion Practice. Advanced online publication.


Kwon, S., Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E.M., Burns, T.L., & Levy, S.M. (2015, July). Developmental trajectories of physical activity, sport, and television viewing during childhood to young adulthood: Iowa Bone Development Study. JAMA Pediatrics, 169(7), 666-672.


Cheng, L., Jin, D., Chen, C., Letuchy, E.M., Janz, K.F., Burns, T.L., Torner, J.C., Levy, S.M., & Saha, P.K. (2015, July). Automated cortical bone segmentation for multirow-detector CT imaging with validation and application to human studies. Medical Physics, 42(8), 4553-4565.


Askelson, N.M., Golembiewski, E.H., DePriest, A.M., O’Neill, P., Delger, P.J. & Scheidel, C.A. (2015, June). The answer isn’t always a poster: using social marketing principles and concept mapping with high school students to improve participation in school breakfast. Social Marketing Quarterly, 1-16.


Zhang, N., Campo, S., Yang, J., Janz, K.F., Snetselaar, L., & Ecker, P. (2015, June). Effects of social support about physical activity on social networking sites: applying the theory of planned behavior. Health Communications, 30(12), 1277-1285.


Wagoner, K.G., Downs, M., Alonzo, J., Daniel, J., & Rhodes, S.D. (2015, May). Latino men’s qualitative perspectives on a lay health advisory intervention to promote sexual health. Health and Social Care in the Community, 23(3), 304-312.


Golembiewski, E.H., Askelson, N.M., Elchert, D.M., Leicht, E.A., Scheidel, C.A. & Delger, P.J. (2015, Spring). From policy to practice: parent perceptions of the 2010 federal school lunch mandate. The Journal of Child Nutrition and Management, 39(1).


Lubker-Cornish, D., Askelson, N.M., & Golembiewski, E.H. (2015, Spring). Professional networks among rural school food service directors implementing the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The Journal of Child Nutrition and Management, 39(1).


Singh, B., Yack, H.J., Francis, S., & Janz, K.F. (2015, April). Biomechanical loads during common rehabilitation exercises in obese individuals. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 10(2), 189-196.


Piercy, K.L., Dorn, J., Fulton, J.E., Janz, K.F., McKinnon, R.A., Pate, R.R….Lavizzo-Mourey, R.  (2015, March). Opportunities for public health to increase physical activity among youths. American Journal of Public Health, 105(3), 421-426.


Brazendale, K., Beets, M.W., Bornstein, D.B., Moore, J.B., Pate, R.R.…. Janz, K.F….van Sluijs, E.M.F. (2015, March). Equating accelerometer estimates among youth: The Rosetta Stone 2. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 19(3), 242-249.


Janz, K.F., & Francis, S.L.  (2015, February). Childhood physical activity may or may not provide sustained effects to protect adults from osteoporosis.  Kinesiology Reviews, 4(1), 63-70.


Janz, K.F, Thomas, D.Q., Ford, M.A., & Williams, S.M. (2015, February). Top 10 research questions related to physical activity and bone health in children and adolescents. Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport, 86(1), 5-12.


Chrisman, M., Nothwehr, F., Yang, G., & Oleson, J. (2015, January). Environmental influences on physical activity in rural Midwestern adults: a qualitative approach. Health Promotion Practice, 16(1), 142-148.