Publications

Selected global health publications from our members

Withers, M., Press, D., Wipfli, H., Mccool, J., Chan, C., Jimba, M., Samet, J. (2016). Training the next generation of global health experts: Experiences and recommendations from Pacific Rim universities(link is external).Globalization and Health Global Health, 12(1). doi:10.1186/s12992-016-0162-z

Samet, J., & Withers, M. (2016). The APRU Global Health Program: Past and Future. (link is external)Journal of Epidemiology, 26(4), 166-170. doi:10.2188/jea.je20160049

Danovitch GM, Chapman J, Capron AM, Levin A, Abbud-Filho M, Al Mousawi M, Bennett W, Budiani-Saberi D, Couser W, Dittmer I, Jha V, Lavee J, Martin D, Masri M, Naicker S, Takahara S, Tibell A, Shaheen F, Anantharaman V, Delmonico FL. Organ trafficking and transplant tourism: the role of global professional ethical standards-the 2008 Declaration of Istanbul.(link is external) Transplantation. 2013 Jun 15;95(11):1306-12. doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e318295ee7d. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23644753(link is external)

Wang HH, Wong SY, Wong MC, Wei XL, Wang JJ, Li DK, Tang JL, Gao GY, Griffiths SMPatients’ experiences in different models of community health centers in southern china.(link is external) Ann Fam Med. 2013 Nov-Dec;11(6):517-26. doi: 10.1370/afm.1545.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24274660(link is external)

Wei X, Zou G, Gong W, Yin J, Yu Y, Walley J, Zhang Z, King R, Chen K, Chong MK, Zee BC, Liu S, Tang J, Griffiths S, Yu M. Cardiovascular disease risk reduction in rural China: a clustered randomized controlled trial in Zhejiang.(link is external) Trials. 2013 Oct 25;14(1):354. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24160442(link is external)

Keller JJ, Kim JH, Lau JC, Wong AH, Griffiths SM.Intention to Engage in Preventive Behaviors in Response to the A/H1N1 Pandemic Among University Entrants in Four Chinese Cities.(link is external) Asia Pac J Public Health. 2013 Oct 4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24097917(link is external)

Wong MC, Ching JY, Hirai HH, Lam TY, Griffiths SM, Chan FK, Sung JJ.

Perceived obstacles of colorectal cancer screening and their associated factors among 10,078 Chinese participants.(link is external)PLoS One. 2013 Jul 23;8(7):e70209. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070209. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23894619(link is external)

Lao XQ, Xu YJ, Wong MC, Zhang YH, Ma WJ, Xu XJ, Cai QM, Xu HF, Wei XL, Tang JL, Griffiths SM. Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, Control and Associated Factors in a Developing Southern Chinese Population: Analysis of Serial Cross-Sectional Health Survey Data 2002-2010.(link is external) Am J Hypertens. 2013 Jul 11.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23846723(link is external)

Chung VC, Yip BH, Griffiths SM, Yu EL, Kim JH, Tam WW, Wong AH, Chan IW, Lau JT. The impact of cutting alcohol duties on drinking patterns in Hong Kong.(link is external) Alcohol Alcohol. 2013 Nov-Dec;48(6):720-8. doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agt065. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23825091(link is external)

Wong MC, Ching JY, Lam TY, Luk AK, Hirai HW, Griffiths SM, Chan FK, Sung JJ. Prospective cohort study of compliance with faecal immunochemical tests for colorectal cancer screening in Hong Kong.(link is external) Prev Med. 2013 Sep;57(3):227-31. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.05.017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23732241(link is external)

Mou J, Griffiths SM, Fong H, Dawes MG. Health of China’s rural-urban migrants and their families: a review of literature from 2000 to 2012.(link is external) Br Med Bull. 2013;106:19-43. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23690451(link is external)

Kim JH, Wong AH, Goggins WB, Lau J, Griffiths SM. Drink driving in Hong Kong: the competing effects of random breath testing and alcohol tax reductions.(link is external) Addiction. 2013 Jul;108(7):1217-28. doi: 10.1111/add.12116. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23316754(link is external)

Liu S, Yam CH, Huang OH, Griffiths SM. Willingness to pay for private primary care services in Hong Kong: are elderly ready to move from the public sector?(link is external) Health Policy Plan. 2013 Oct;28(7):717-29. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czs112.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23161587(link is external)

Wong MC, Hirai HW, Luk AK, Lam TY, Ching JY, Griffiths SM, Chan FK, Sung JJ. The knowledge of colorectal cancer symptoms and risk factors among 10,078 screening participants: are high risk individuals more knowledgeable?(link is external) PLoS One. 2013;8(4):e60366. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060366.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23573248(link is external)

Cowie N, Glover M, Scragg R, Bullen C, Nosa V, McCool J, Gentles D. (2013) Awareness and perceived effectiveness of smoking cessation treatments and services among New Zealand parents resident in highly deprived suburbs.(link is external) N Z Med J, 12;126(1378):48-59.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24045315(link is external)

McCool J, McKenzie J, Lyman A, Allen M. (2013) Supporting Pacific Island countries to strengthen their resistance to tobacco industry interference in tobacco control: a case study of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.(link is external)Int J Environ Res Public Health, 10(8):3424-34. doi: 10.3390/ijerph10083424. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23924884(link is external)

Greenwell JMcCool J, Kool J, Salusalu M. (2013) Typhoid fever: hurdles to adequate hand washing for disease prevention among the population of a peri-urban informal settlement in Fiji.(link is external)

Western Pac Surveill Response J, 10;4(1):41-5. doi: 10.5365/WPSAR.2012.3.4.006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23908955(link is external)

Maubach N, Hoek J, Edwards R, Crane JMcCool J. (2013) Smoking in children’s films–covert tobacco advertising causing smoking uptake or much ado about nothing?(link is external) N Z Med J, 31;126(1375):106-10.

Glover M, Hadwen G, Chelimo C, Scragg R, Bullen C, Gentles D, Nosa V, McCool J. (2013) Parent versus child reporting of tobacco smoke exposure at home and in the car.(link is external) N Z Med J, 126(1375):37-47. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23824023(link is external)

Bai L, Cirendunzhu D, Pengcuociren D, Dawa D, Woodward A, Liu X, Baimaciwang D, Dazhen D, Sang S, Wan F, Zhou L, Xu J, Li X, Wu H, Yu B, Xiraoruodeng D, Liu Q. (2013) Rapid warming in Tibet, China: public perception, response and coping resources in urban Lhasa.(link is external) Environ Health, 27;12(1):71. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24103412(link is external)

Liu Q, Liu X, Cirendunzhu C, Woodward A, Pengcuociren P, Bai L, Baimaciwang B, Sang S, Dazhen D, Wan F, Zhou L, Guo Y, Wu H, Li G, Lu L, Wang J, Dawa D, Chu C, Xiraoruodeng X. (2013) Mosquitoes established in Lhasa city, Tibet, China.(link is external) Parasit Vectors, 6;6(1):224. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24060238(link is external)

Samet JM. (2013) Commentary: Secondhand smoke causes disease everywhere, including mental health care settings.(link is external) Int J Epidemiol, 42(3):894-5. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyt073. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23918856(link is external)

Jones MR, Apelberg BJ, Samet JM, Navas-Acien A. (2013) Smoking, menthol cigarettes, and peripheral artery disease in U.S. adults.(link is external) Nicotine Tob Res, 5(7):1183-9. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nts253. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23212436(link is external)

Apelberg BJ, Hepp LM, Avila-Tang E, Gundel L, Hammond SK, Hovell MF, Hyland A, Klepeis NE, Madsen CC, Navas-Acien A, Repace J, Samet JM, Breysse PN. (2013) Environmental monitoring of secondhand smoke exposure.(link is external) Tobacco Control, 22(3):147-55. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050301. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22949497(link is external)

Peng RD, Samoli E, Pham L, Dominici F, Touloumi G, Ramsay T, Burnett RT, Krewski D, Le Tertre A, Cohen A, Atkinson RW, Anderson HR, Katsouyanni K, Samet JM. (2013) Acute effects of ambient ozone on mortality in Europe and North America: results from the APHENA study.(link is external) Air Qual Atmos Health, 1;6(2):445-453. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23734168(link is external)

Samet JM. (2013) Tobacco smoking: the leading cause of preventable disease worldwide.(link is external) Thorac Surg Clin, 23(2):103-12. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2013.01.009.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23566962(link is external)

Chang HY, Shin YJ, Batty GD, Son DK, Yun YD, Jee SH, Mok Y, Samet JM. (2013) Measuring depression in South Korea: validity and reliability of a brief questionnaire in the Korean Cancer Prevention Study.(link is external) J Affect Disord, 150(3):760-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2013.02.035.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23541487(link is external)

Park C, Guallar E, Linton JA, Lee DC, Jang Y, Son DK, Han EJ, Baek SJ, Yun YD, Jee SH, Samet JM. (2013) Fasting glucose level and the risk of incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases.(link is external) Diabetes Care, 36(7):1988-93. doi: 10.2337/dc12-1577. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23404299(link is external)

Avila-Tang E, Elf JL, Cummings KM, Fong GT, Hovell MF, Klein JD, McMillen R, Winickoff JP, Samet JM. (2013) Assessing secondhand smoke exposure with reported measures.(link is external) Tobacco Control, 22(3):156-63. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050296. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22949496(link is external)

Avila-Tang E, Al-Delaimy WK, Ashley DL, Benowitz N, Bernert JT, Kim S, Samet JM, Hecht SS. (2013) Assessing secondhand smoke using biological markers.(link is external) Tobacco Control, 22(3):164-71. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050298. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22940677(link is external)

Abdullah AS, Qiming F, Pun V, Stillman FA, Samet JM. (2013) A review of tobacco smoking and smoking cessation practices among physicians in China: 1987-2010.(link is external) Tobacco Control, 22(1):9-14. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050135. Epub 2011 Dec 15. Review. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22174007(link is external)

Glass TA, Goodman SN, Hernán MA, Samet JM. (2013) Causal inference in public health.(link is external) Annu Rev Public Health, 34:61-75. doi: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-031811-124606. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23297653(link is external)

Samet JM. Air pollution and life expectancy: does cleaner air lengthen life?(link is external) (2013) Epidemiology, 24(1):32-4. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0b013e318277f0da.

Jones MR, Apelberg BJ, Tellez-Plaza M, Samet JM, Navas-Acien A.(2013) Menthol cigarettes, race/ethnicity, and biomarkers of tobacco use in U.S. adults: the 1999-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).(link is external) Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 22(2):224-32. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-12-0912. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23250935(link is external)

Samet JM. (2013) Smoking Cessation: Benefits versus Risks of Using Pharmacotherapy to Quit.(link is external) Circulation, [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24323794(link is external)

Gold DR, Samet JM. (2013) Air pollution, climate, and heart disease.(link is external) Circulation, 19;128(21):e411-4. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.003988. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24249623(link is external)

Wan X, Stillman F, Liu H, Spires M, Dai Z, Tamplin S, Hu D, Samet JM, Yang G. (2013) Development of policy performance indicators to assess the implementation of protection from exposure to secondhand smoke in China.(link is external)Tobacco Control, 22 Suppl 2:ii9-15. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2012-050890.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23760608(link is external)

Jee SH, Batty GD, Jang Y, Oh DJ, Oh BH, Lee SH, Park SW, Seung KB, Kimm H, Kim SY, Mok Y, Kim HS, Lee DC, Choi SH, Kim MJ, Lee GJ, Sung J, Cho B, Kim ES, Yu BY, Lee TY, Kim JS, Lee YJ, Oh JK, Kim SH, Park JK, Koh SB, Park SB, Lee SY, Yoo CI, Kim MC, Kim HK, Park JS, Yun YD, Baek SJ,Samet JM, Woodward M. (2013) The Korean Heart Study: rationale, objectives, protocol, and preliminary results for a new prospective cohort study of 430,920 men and women.(link is external) Eur J Prev Cardiol, [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23864362(link is external)

Cheng WY, Larson JM, Samet JM. (2013) Monitoring intracellular oxidative events using dynamic spectral unmixing microscopy.(link is external) Methods, [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23816786(link is external)

Trunnelle KJ, Bennett DH, Tancredi DJ, Gee SJ, Stoecklin-Marois MT, Hennessy-Burt TE, Hammock BD, Schenker MB. (2013) Pyrethroids in house dust from the homes of farm worker families in the MICASA study.(link is external) Environ Int, 61:57-63. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2013.09.007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24096042(link is external)

Rodriquez EJ, Stoecklin-Marois MT, Hennessy-Burt TE, Tancredi DJ, Schenker MB. (2013) Acculturation-Related Predictors of Very Light Smoking Among Latinos in California and Nationwide.(link is external) J Immigr Minor Health, Epub ahead of print. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23942990(link is external)

Matias SL, Stoecklin-Marois MT, Tancredi DJ, Schenker MB. (2013) Adherence to dietary recommendations is associated with acculturation among Latino farm workers.(link is external) J Nutr, 143(9):1451-8. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.177667. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23864507(link is external)

Reynolds SJ, Nonnenmann MW, Basinas I, Davidson M, Elfman L, Gordon J, Kirychuck S, Reed S, Schaeffer JW, Schenker MB, Schlünssen V, Sigsgaard T. (2013) Systematic review of respiratory health among dairy workers.(link is external) J Agromedicine, 18(3):219-43. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2013.797374. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23844790(link is external)

Schenker M, Gunderson P. (2013) Occupational health in the dairy industry needs to focus on immigrant workers, the new normal.(link is external) J Agromedicine, 18(3):184-6. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2013.797375.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23844786(link is external)

Moran RE, Bennett DH, Garcia J, Schenker MB. (2013) Occupational exposure to particulate matter from three agricultural crops in California.(link is external) Int J Hyg Environ Health, Epub ahead of print. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23831254(link is external)

O’Connor K, Stoecklin-Marois M, Schenker MB. (2013) Examining Nervios Among Immigrant Male Farmworkers in the MICASA Study: Sociodemographics, Housing Conditions and Psychosocial Factors.(link is external) J Immigr Minor Health. Epub ahead of print http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23784145(link is external)

Stoecklin-Marois M, Hennessy-Burt T, Mitchell D, Schenker M. (2013) Heat-related illness knowledge and practices among California hired farm workers in The MICASA Study.(link is external) Ind Health, 51(1):47-55. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23411756(link is external)

McCurdy SA, Xiao H, Hennessy-Burt TE, Stoecklin-Marois MT, Tancredi DJ, Bennett DH, Schenker MB. (2013) Agricultural injury in California Hispanic farm workers: MICASA follow-up survey.(link is external) J Agromedicine, 18(1):39-49. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2012.743380. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23301889(link is external)

Xiao H, McCurdy SA, Stoecklin-Marois MT, Li CS, Schenker MB. (2013) Agricultural work and chronic musculoskeletal pain among Latino farm workers: the MICASA study.(link is external) Am J Ind Med, 56(2):216-25. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22118.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23023585(link is external)

Guo B, Page A, Wang H, Taylor R, McIntyre P. (2013) Systematic review of reporting rates of adverse events following immunization: An international comparison of post-marketing surveillance programs with reference to China. Vaccine, 31:603-617. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23200940(link is external)

Morrell S, Phillips B, Taylor R, Daniels J, Burgess K, Mayers N. Mortality in an Aboriginal Medical Service (Redfern) cohort. Population Health Metrics,  11:2-8. DOI: 10.1186/1478-7954-11-2.

URL: http://www.pophealthmetrics.com/content/11/1/2(link is external)

Page A, Lane A, Taylor R, Dobson A. (2013) Trends in socio-economic inequalities in mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke in Australia, 1979-2006. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 19(6):1281-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22007040(link is external)

Tsai FJ, Tseng E, Chan CC, Tamashiro H, Motamed S, Rougemont AC. (2013) Is the reporting timeliness gap for avian flu and H1N1 outbreaks in global health surveillance systems associated with country transparency?(link is external) Global Health, 9:14. doi: 10.1186/1744-8603-9-14. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23531369(link is external)

Tsai FJ(link is external)Motamed S(link is external)Rougemont A(link is external). (2013) The protective effect of taking care of grandchildren on elders’ mental health? Associations between changing patterns of intergenerational exchanges and the reduction of elders’ loneliness and depression between 1993 and 2007 in Taiwan. BMC Public Health, (link is external)13:567. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-567. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23758624(link is external)

Tsai FJ, Liu ST, Lee CM, Lee WT, Fan PC, Lin WS, Chiu YN, Gau SS. (2013) ADHD-related symptoms, emotional/behavioral problems, and physical conditions in Taiwanese children with epilepsy.(link is external) J Formos Med Assoc, 112(7):396-405. doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2011.08.022. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23927979(link is external)

Chen HJ(link is external)Wang Y(link is external). (2013) Influence of school beverage environment on the association of beverage consumption with physical education participation among US adolescents.  Am J Public Health, (link is external)103(11):e63-70. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301555.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24028221(link is external)

Liu Y, Chen HJ, Liang L, Wang Y. (2013) Parent-child resemblance in weight status and its correlates in the United States.(link is external) PLoS One, 8(6):e65361. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065361. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23762352(link is external)

Wipfli H, Press DJ, Kuhn V. (2013) Global health education: a pilot in trans-disciplinary, digital instruction.(link is external) Global Health Action, 2;6:1-7. doi: 10.3402/gha.v6i0.20747. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23643297(link is external)

Jones MR, Wipfli H, Shahrir S, Avila-Tang E, Samet JM, Breysse PN, Navas-Acien A; FAMRI Bar Study Investigators. (2013) Secondhand tobacco smoke: an occupational hazard for smoking and non-smoking bar and nightclub employees.(link is external)  Tobacco Control, 22(5):308-14. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050203. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22273689(link is external)

Withers M, Dworkin S, Harrington E, Kwena Z, Onono M, Bukusi E, Cohen CR, Grossman D, Newmann SJ. (2013) Fertility intentions among HIV-infected, sero-concordant couples in Nyanza province, Kenya.(link is external) Culture, Health and Sexuality, 15(10):1175-90. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2013.811289. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23885924(link is external)

Tavrow PWithers M, Obbuyi A, Omollo V, Wu E. (2013) Rape myth attitudes in rural Kenya: toward the development of a culturally relevant attitude scale and “blame index”.(link is external) Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28(10):2156-78. doi: 10.1177/0886260512471086. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23300194(link is external)

Withers M, Browner CH, Aghaloo T. (2013) Promoting volunteerism in global health: lessons from a medical mission in northern Mexico.(link is external) Journal of Community Health, 8(2):374-84. doi: 10.1007/s10900-012-9627-z. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23139029(link is external)

Woodward A(link is external), Hosking J(link is external)Ameratunga S(link is external). (2013) Pay attention [to the road] or pay the price. N Z Med J, 126(1374):7-9.

Zhang J, Zhu T, Kipen H, Wang G, Huang W, Rich D, Zhu P, Wang Y, Lu SE, Ohman-Strickland P, Diehl S, Hu M, Tong J, Gong J, Thomas D; HEI Health Review Committee. (2013) Cardiorespiratory biomarker responses in healthy young adults to drastic air quality changes surrounding the 2008 Beijing Olympics.(link is external) Res Rep Health Eff Inst, (174):5-174. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23646463(link is external)

He W, Zhang S, Song A, Yang M, Jiao J, Allison DB, Heymsfield SB, Zhu S. Greater abdominal fat accumulation is associated with higher metabolic risk in Chinese than in white people: an ethnicity study.(link is external) PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58688. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058688. Epub 2013 Mar 14. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23516538(link is external)

Ye S, Song A, Yang M, Ma X, Fu X, Zhu S. Duration of television viewing and bone mineral density in Chinese women.(link is external)J Bone Miner Metab. 2013 Sep 20. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24052205