Faculty publications

Our faculty do more than just provide a world-class education in the health professions. They also perform groundbreaking research to find ways to create better patient outcomes, more efficient care facilities and healthier communities. You can find a full list of this year's faculty publications below.

2016-2017 Faculty Publications‌

Grants

During the 2018 fiscal year, 18 faculty members in the College of Health Professions served as principal investigators, securing $2.4 million in grant funding for research, training and other initiatives to enhance knowledge and spur discovery in a variety of fields, including geriatric workforce enhancement and interprofessional education, abuse in later life, nurse anesthesia training, chaplaincy research literacy and training, physical and mental health rehabilitation, health informatics, speech assessment and person-centered care.

Peer-reviewed journals

Hill, E.M. (2017). The emergence of Streptococcus anginosus group as a cystic fibrosis pathogen. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter, 39(18), 143-147. 

Biddle, C.J., George-Gay, B., Prasanna, P., Hill, E.M., Davis, T.C., Verhulst, B. (2018). Assessing a novel method to reduce anesthesia machine contamination: a prospective, observational trial. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, Volume 2018, Article ID 1905360. 

Lam, C., Jamerson, M., Cabral, G., Carlesso, A.M., Marciano-Cabral, F. (2017). Expression of matrix metalloproteinases in Naegleria fowleri and their role in invasion of the central nervous system. Microbiology, 163(10):1436-1444. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000537. Epub 2017 Sep 28. PMID:28954644.

He, H., Quan, Y., Bie, J., Wallace, R.L., Yannie, P.J., Wang, J., Lancina, M.G., Zolotarskaya, O.Y., Korzun, W., Yang, H., Ghosh, S. (2018). Development of mannose functionalized dendrimeric nanoparticles for targeted delivery to macrophages: Use of this platform to modulate atherosclerosis. Translational Research, 193:13-30. 

Taylor, S.F., Coogle, C.L., Cotter, J.J., Welleford, E.A., Copolillo, A. (2017). Community-dwelling older adults’ adherence to environmental fall prevention recommendations.  Journal of Applied Gerontology. doi: 10.1177/0733464817723087.

Suen, I.S., Gendron, T.L., Gough, M. (2017). Social isolation and the built environment: A call for research and advocacy. Public Policy & Aging Report, 27(4), 131-135. 

Gendron, T.L., Rubin, S.E., Peron, E.P. (2018). Making the case for transgenerational learning. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 16(1-2), 139-145. 

Bazzoli, G.J., Carcaise-Edinboro, P., Sabik, L.M., Chandan, P., Harpe, S. (2016). Integrated case management: Does it reduce health service disparities across African-American and white Medicaid beneficiaries? Medical Care Research and Review, 74(4), 486-501. doi:10.1177/1077558716649879. 

Bazzoli, G.J., Harless, D.W., Chukmaitov, A.S. (2017). A taxonomy of hospitals participating in Medicare accountable care organizations. Health Care Management Review,1. doi:10.1097/hmr.0000000000000159.

Bazzoli, G.J., Thompson, M.P., Waters, T.M. (2018). Medicare payment penalties and safety net hospital profitability: Minimal impact on these vulnerable hospitals. Health Services Research. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.12833.

Chukmaitov, A., Harless, D.W., Bazzoli, G.J., Deng, Y. (2017). Internal and external factors conducive to hospital participation in CMS accountable care organizations. Health Care Management Review. doi: 10.1097/HMR.0000000000000182.

Clement, D.G., Curran, M.A., Jahn, S.L. (2018). Employee benefits. In Bruce J. Fried & Myron Fottler (Eds.), Fundamentals in Human Resources in Healthcare, (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: AUPHA/Health Administration Press.

White, K.R., Clement, D.G., Roczen, Marissa. (2018). The healthcare professional. In Bruce J. Fried & Myron Fottler (Eds.), Fundamentals in Human Resources in Healthcare, (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: AUPHA/Health Administration Press. 

McClelland, L.E., Gabriel, A.S., Depuccio, M.J. (2018). Compassion practices, nurse well-being, and ambulatory patient experience ratings. Medical Care, 56(1), 4-10. doi:10.1097/mlr.0000000000000834.

McCue, M.J. (2017). The financial performance of PSOs during the first year of the ACA mandated coverage. Journal of Healthcare Finance, 43(4). Retrieved from healthfinancejournal.com/~junland/index.php/johcf/article/view/127.

Mittler, J.N. (2017). Commentary on “competing visions for consumer engagement in the dawn of the Trump administration.” Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, 40(4), 276-280. doi:10.1097/jac.0000000000000213.

Fleig-Palmer, M., Rathert, C., Porter, T.H. (2018). Building trust: the influence of mentoring behaviors on perceptions of health care managers’ trustworthiness. Health Care Management Review. 43(1), 69-78. doi:10.1097/ HMR.0000000000000130.

Saunders, L.W., Kleiner, B.M., McCoy, A.P., Ellis, K.P., Smith-Jackson, T., Wernz, C. (2017). Developing an inter-organizational safety climate instrument for the construction industry. Safety Science, 98, 17-24. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2017.04.003.

Larsen, E., Fong, A., Wernz, C., Ratwani, R.M. (2017). Implications of electronic health record downtime: An analysis of patient safety event reports. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 25(2), 187-191. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocx057.

Zhang, H., Wernz, C., Hughes, D.R. (2018). Modeling and designing health care payment innovations for medical imaging. Health Care Management Science, 21(1), 37-51. Retrieved from https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10729-016-9377-z.

 

Biddle, C.J., George-Gay, B., Prasanna, P., Hill, E.M., Davis, T.C., Verhulst, B. (2018). Assessing a novel method to reduce anesthesia machine contamination: A prospective, observational trial. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol. 2018, Article ID 1905360, 7 pages, 2018. doi:10.1155/2018/1905360.

Lowe, J., George-Gay, B. (2017). A high-fidelity simulation study of intraoperative latent hazards and their impact on anesthesia care–related handoff out-comes. AANA Journal, 85, 250-255.

Tartaglia, A., Ford, T., Dodd-McCue, D., Reid, C., Hawley, C., Hassell, A. (2017). Charting our course: Chaplain documentation as a performance improvement project. Journal of Health Care Chaplain, doi:10.1080/08854726.2017.1375885. 

Laverdure, P. (2017). Guidelines for occupational therapy services in early intervention and schools. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71(Suppl. 2).

Laverdure, P. (2018). Some benefit or some benefit. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, 11(1), 1-6.

Laverdure, P., Cosbey, J., Gaylord, H., LeCompte, B. (2017). Providing collaborative and contextual service in school contexts and environments. OT Practice, 22(15), CE-1–CE-8.

Laverdure, P., DuPrey, J., Lynn, J., Smith, L.C., Swoper, K. (2017). Beyond the badge: Supporting the orientation and training of new employees across practice settings. OT Practice, 22(17), 8–13.

Laverdure, P., Hebard, P., Norris, M., Roberts, K., Smiley, J. (2018). Cultivating occupational therapists: Transitions from classroom to the clinic. OT Practice, 23(4), 8–11.

Stephenson, P., Laverdure, P., Seruya, F.M., Cosbey, J. (2017). Not just for children: Facilitating behavior change in school-based practice. Special Interest Section Quarterly Practice Connections, 2(4), 2–4.

Chu, V. (2017). Assessing proprioception in children: A review. J Motor Behavior, 49(4), 458-466. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27935438

Dow, A.W., Ivey, C.K., Shulman, B.B. (2018). The future of pediatric speech-language pathology in a more collaborative world. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 65(1), 171-177. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcl.2017.08.029

Ivey, C.K., Winship, J., Etz, R. (2017). Challenges and successes in an integrated behavioral complex care clinic. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice, 9, 34-40. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjep.2017.08.002

Benevides, T.W., Carretta, H., Ivey, C., Lane, S. (2017). Therapy access among children with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: A population-based study. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 59, 1291-1298. doi:10.1111/dmcn.13560

Lockeman, K.S., Lanning, S.K., Dow, A.W., Zorek, J.A., DiazGranados, D., Ivey, C.K., Soper, S. (2017). Outcomes of introducing early learners to interprofessional competencies in a classroom setting. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 29(4), 433-443. doi:10.1080/10401334.2017.129636 

Gentry, T. (2018). Falls prevention and response solutions. OT Practice, 23(2), 18-19.

Gentry, T. (2017). Practical affordable smart homes for safety and improved function. OT Practice, 22(16), 10-15.

Gentry, T. (2017). Mobile technologies nag you towards independence. TBI Challenge, Summer, 10-13.

Taylor, S.F., Coogle, C.L., Cotter, J.J., Welleford, E.A., Copolillo, A. (2017). Community-dwelling older adults’ adherence to environmental fall prevention recommendations. Journal of Applied Gerontology. doi:10.1177/0733464817723087.

Armstrong, A.J., Hawley, C.E., Darter, B., Sima, A.P., DiNardo, J., Inge, K.J. (2018). Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans with amputation: An exploration of resilience, employment and individual characteristics. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 48(2), 167-75. 

Darter, B.J., Bastian, A. J., Wolf, E. J., et al. (2017). Locomotor adaptability in persons with unilateral transtibial amputation. PLOS ONE. 12(7), e0181120.

Darter, B.J., Hawley, C.E., Armstrong, A.J., Avellone, L., Wehman, P. (2018). Factors influencing functional outcomes and return-to-work after amputation: A review of the literature. Journal of Occup Rehab. Feb 3. doi:10.1007/s10926-018-9757-y. 

Darter, B.J., Labrecque, B.A., Perera, R.A. (2018). Dynamic stability during split-belt walking and the relationship with step length symmetry. Gait Posture. 62, 86-91. 

Webster, J.B., Darter, B.J. (2017). Principles of normal and pathologic gait. Found in Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices E-Book. Elsevier.

Dusing, S.C., Brown, S. (2017). Commentary on “Therapy use for children with developmental conditions: Analysis of Colorado Medicaid data.” Pediatric Physical Therapy, 29(3), 149-159.

Dusing, S.C., Tripathi, T., Marcinowski, E.C., et al (2018). Supporting play exploration and early developmental intervention versus usual care to enhance development outcomes during the transition from the neonatal intensive care unit to home: A pilot randomized controlled trial. BMC Pediatrics, 18(1), 46-58.

Harbourne, R., Dusing, S.C., Lobo, M.A., McCoy, S., Bovaird, J., Sheridan, S., Galloway, J., Chang, H., Hus, L., Kozoil, N., Marcinowski, E.C., Babik, I. (2018). Sitting together and reaching to play

(START-Play): Protocol for a multisite randomized controlled efficacy trial on intervention for infants with neuromotor disorders. Physical Therapy. doi:10.1093/ptj/pzy033.

Kwon, Y.U., Arnold, B.L., Powell, D.W., Williams, D.S.B. III (2018). Influence of rest interval on foot-tibia coordination with chronic ankle instability during the star excursion balance test. Hum Mov Sci. 58, 239-247.

Lockeman, K.S., Lanning, S.K., Dow, A.W., Zorek, J.A., DiazGranados, D., Ivey, C.K., Soper, S. (2017). Outcomes of introducing early learners to interprofessional competencies in a classroom setting. Teach Learn Med. 29(4), 433-443.

Mahon, C.E., Pruziner, A.L., Hendershot, B.D., Wolf, E.J., Darter, B.J., Foreman, K.B., Webster, J.B. (2017). Gait and functional outcomes for young, active males with traumatic unilateral transfemoral limb loss. Military Medicine. 182(7), e1913-e1923.

Paquette, M.R., Devita, P., Williams, D.S.B. III (2018). Biomechanical implications of training volume and intensity in aging runners. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 50(3), 510-515.

Powell, D.W., Paquette, M.R., Williams, D.S.B. III (2017). Contributions to leg stiffness in high- compared with low-arched athletes. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 49(8), 1662-1667.

Riddle, D.L. (2018). Prevalence and predictors of symptom resolution and functional restoration in the index knee after knee arthroplasty: A longitudinal study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2018. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2017.12.010.

Riddle, D.L., Ghomrawi, H., Jiranek, W.A., Dumenci, L., Perera, R.A., Escobar, A. (2018). Appropriateness criteria for total knee arthroplasty: Additional comments and considerations. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 100(4), e22.

Riddle, D.L., Golladay, G.J. (2018). A longitudinal comparative study of falls in persons with knee arthroplasty and persons with or at high risk for knee osteoarthritis. Age Aging. 47(2), 318.

Riddle, D.L., Golladay, G.J. (2018). Preoperative risk factors for postoperative falls in persons undergoing hip or knee arthroplasty: A longitudinal study of data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.12.030.

Riddle, D.L., Jensen, M.P., Ang, D., Slover, J., Perera, R., Dumenci, L. (2018). Do pain coping and pain beliefs associate with outcome measures before knee arthroplasty in patients who catastrophize about pain? A cross-sectional analysis from a randomized clinical trial. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 476(4), 778-786.

Riddle, D.L., Perera, R.A. (2017). Appropriateness and total knee arthroplasty: An examination of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons appropriateness rating system. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 25(12), 1994-1998.

Riddle, D.L., Perera, R.A. (2017). Clarification of modeling procedures and results are needed in a study of the prognostic role of dietary fiber on activity-related knee pain: Comment on the article by Dai et al. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 69(12), 1932.

Riddle, D.L., Slover, J., Ang, D., Perera, R.A., Dumenci, L. (2017). Construct validation and correlates of preoperative expectations of postsurgical recovery in persons undergoing knee replacement: Baseline findings from a randomized clinical trial. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 15, 232. 

Wheeler, E., Coogle, C.L., Fix, R.C., Owens, M.G., Waters, L.H. (2018). Physical and occupational therapy practice improvement following interprofessional evidence-based falls prevention training.  J Allied Health. 47(1), 9-18.

Wheeler, E., Finucane, S., Soper, S., Mayhew, T. (2018). Perceived value of preadmission physical therapy observation hours and their ability to predict academic performance. J Physical Therapy Education. 32(1), 17-25. 

Armstrong, A.J., Hawley, C.E., Darter, B., Sima, A., DiNardo, J., Inge, K.J. (2018). Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans with amputation: An exploration of resilience, employment and individual characteristics. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation. doi:10.3233/JVR-180923 IOS Press.

Darter, B.J., Hawley, C.E., Armstrong, A.J., Avellone, L., Wehman, P. (2018). Factors influencing functional outcomes and return-to-work after amputation: A review of the literature. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-018-9757-y.

Tartaglia, A., Ford, T., Dodd-McCue, D., Reid, C., Hawley, C., Hassell, A. (2017). Charting our course: Chaplain documentation as a performance improvement project. Journal of Health Care Chaplain. doi:10.1080/08854726.2017.1375885.

Smith, T., Holmes, C.M. (2018). Assessment and treatment of brain injury in women impacted by intimate partner violence and post-traumatic stress disorder. The Professional Counselor, 8(1), 1-10. doi:10.15241/tjs.8.1.1.

Holmes, C.M., Reid, C. (2017). A comparison study of on-campus and online learning outcomes for a research methods course. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 9(2). doi:10.7729/92.1182.

Kim, J.H., Mastroianni, E., Barbir, L., Taylor, T., Vo, A., McMahon, B., Johnson, K. (2018). Community service coordination for minority clients with disabilities: 10-step guidelines. Work: Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, 59, 85-91. 

Kim, J.H., Gonzalez, R., Hawley, C., McMahon, B.T., Lee, D.H., Lee, J.H., Johnson, K., Lee, Y.W. (2017). Resilience from a virtue perspective: Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. doi: 10.1177/0034355217714995.

Wagner, C., Ingersoll, K.S. (2017) Development and initial validation of the assessment of motivational interviewing groups – observer scales (AMIGOS). International Journal of Group Psychotherapy. 68:1, 69-79. doi: 10.1080/00207284.2017.1315587. 

Van Wieren, T., Rhodes, L., McMahon, B.T. (2017). ADA Title I allegations and the mining, quarrying and oil/gas extraction industry. WORK: Journal of Assessment, Prevention, and Rehabilitation. 58(3), 277-286.

Chan, F., Tansey, T., Chronister, J., McMahon, B.T., Iwanaga, K., Wu, C.J.X., Lee, B., Umucu, B., Flowers, S., Moser, E. (2017).  Rehabilitation counseling practice in state vocational rehabilitation and the effect of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).  Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling. (48)3, 20-28.

Kim, J.H., Barbir, L.A., Elder, E.M., Vo, A.K., McMahon, B.T., Taylor, T., Johnson, K. (2017). Work: Journal of Assessment, Prevention, and Rehabilitation. doi:10.3233/WOR-172662.

Chan, F., Tansey, T.N., Chronister, J., McMahon, B.T., Iwanaga, K., Wu, J.R., Moser, E. (2017). Rehabilitation counseling practice in state vocational rehabilitation and the effect of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling. 48(3), 20-28.

Kim, J.H., Hawley, C.E., Gonzalez, R., Vo, A.K., Barbir, L.A., McMahon, B.T., Lee, D.H., Lee, J.H., Lee, Y.W. (2017). Resilience from a virtue perspective. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. doi: 10.1177/0034355217714955. 

Tugwell-Allsup, J., England, A., Hogg, P., Legg, J.S. (2017). Challenges associated with X-ray imaging of stretcher-bound patients. Radiologic Technology. 89, 159-172.

Cohen, T.F., Dempsey, M.C., Keith, R. (2017). Perceptions of clinical prepared-ness among radiography and radiation therapy baccalaureate students in JRCERT accredited programs. Radiologic Science and Education. 22, 3-13. 

Taylor, S.F., Coogle, C.L., Cotter, J.J., Welleford, E.A., Copolillo, A. (2017). Community-dwelling older adults’ adherence to environmental fall prevention recommendations.  Journal of Applied Gerontology. doi: 10.1177/0733464817723087.

Wheeler, E., Coogle, C.L., Fix, R.C., Owens, M.G., Waters, L.H. (2018). Physical and occupational therapy practice improvement following interprofessional evidence-based falls prevention training. J Allied Health. 47(1):9-18.

Grants Awarded by the Virginia Center on Aging

Geriatric Training and Education Grant Awards 

The Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health: Expansion of "Caring For You, Caring For Me" in Richmond and Northern Virginia, Williamsburg, VA.

SeniorNavigator: Promoting Caregiver Health through Interdisciplinary Education and Innovation, Richmond, VA.

Aging Together: Helping Throughout the Journey of Dementia: Understanding Progression and Providing the Best Care, Culpepper, VA.

Arlington Community Foundation: Advance Care Planning Workshops and Facilitator Training in Arlington, VA, Arlington, VA.

Honoring Choices Virginia: Designing Person-Centered ACP Education for Providers and Providers-in-Training, Richmond, VA.

VCU School of Pharmacy: PALETTE at VCU, Richmond, VA.

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Corporation: Central Virginia Transitions Care Training Series. Charlottesville, VA.

Alzheimer's Association, Central and Western Virginia Chapter: Person-Centered Dementia Care: A One-Day Conference in the underserved Danville Region, Charlottesville, VA.

Capital Caring: The Virginia POST Collaborative Facilitator Training Course: Moving Beyond the "Alternative Curriculum" Designation, Falls Church, VA.

George Mason University: A Web-based Training Program for Direct Care Workers in Long-term Care Communities: Providing Knowledge and Skills to Implement a Music and Memory Intervention, Arlington, VA.

Virginia Geriatrics Society: Virginia Community Provider Geriatric Education Scholarships, Richmond VA.

VCU Health: Tools and Strategies for Successful Deprescribing, Richmond, VA.

 Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund

VCU, Heather Lucas, PhD. “Developing an Expression Platform for Tetrameric Alpha-Synuclein to Advance Systemic Biochemical Studies”

Virginia Tech, Harald Sontheimer, PhD. “Is Amyloid Toxic for Glial Cells?”

VCU, Xuejun Wen, MD, PhD. “An In Vitro Model for Alzheimer's Disease based upon 3D Self-Assembled Neurovascular Microtissues”

VCU-Shenandoah, Jonathan Winter, MD. “Family Practice Changes in Physician Approaches to Behavioral and Psychological Residency Symptoms of Dementia since CMS's National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care”

Virginia Tech, Ling Wu, MD, PhD and Bin Xu, PhD. “Drug Repurposing for Tau Aggregation Inhibitors as Neuroprotective Agents for Alzheimer's Disease”

VCU, Shijun Zhang, PhD. “Development of NLRP3 Inflammation Inhibitors for AD”

UVA, Zhiyi Zuo, MD, PhD. “Empathic transfer of postoperative cognitive dysfunction”

 

Books

Yasar A. Ozcan. (2017). Analytics and Decision Support in Health Care Operations Management. San Fransico, CA: Jossey-Bass/Wiley.

Drain’s Perianesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach. 7th ed.  (2017) Odom-Forren, J. (Ed.)

Book chapters

Rathert CMittler JN, McClelland L. (2016). Caring Work Environments and Patient-Centered Care. In Avgar, A., &Vogus, T.J., (eds.), The Evolving Landscape: How Employees, Organizations, and Institutions are Adapting and Innovating.  Labor and Employee Relations Association Annual Research Volume. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 183-198

Liu, Xinliang, and Carolyn Watts. (2017). The Changing Health Care System and Its Implications for the PACU, in Drain's PeriAnesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach, 7thedition. Jan Odem-Forum, ed. St. Louis: Elsevier, Inc.