Publications & Presentations

Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Williams MV, Scher J, Jones SF, Feinglass J, McGahie WC, O’Hara K, Wayne DB. 2018. Simulation-based Mastery Learning for Thoracentesis Skills Improves Patient Outcomes: A Randomized Trial. Acad Med; in press doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001965.

Clouser JM, Bush A, Gan W et al. Associations of Work Stress, Supervisor Unfairness, and Supervisor Inability to Speak Spanish with Occupational Injury among Latino Farmworkers. J Immigrant Minority Health (2018) 20: 894. 

Clouser JM, Flunker J, Swanberg JE, Betz G, Baidwan S, Tracy JK. Occupational exposures and associated risk factors among U.S. casino workers: a narrative review. AIMS Public Health, 2018; 5(4): 378-393.  

Cook C, Cowley A, Vundi N, Clouser JM, McIntosh M, Li J.  Evaluating the Clinical Dyadic Leadership Model: A Systematic Literature Review.  Poster presentation at: University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science Spring Conference; April, 2019; Lexington, KY.

Cowley A, Sirrine M, Yuan H, Li J. Assessing the Gap: How Current Practices Compare to Guideline Recommendations in the Evaluation of Syncope. Poster presentation at: University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science Spring Conference; April, 2019; Lexington, KY.

Du GLi J, Stromberg A, Clouser JMWilliams MV, Mays G. Using Random Forest Analysis to Improve Hospitals’ Implementation and Grouping of Transitional Care Strategies. Poster presentation at: University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science Spring Conference; April, 2019; Lexington, KY.

Edward J, Mir N, Monti D, Shacham E, Politi M. 2018. Exploring Characteristics and Health Care Utilization Trends among Individuals who fall in the Health Insurance Assistance Gap in a Medicaid Non-expansion State. Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice. [Epub ahead of print].

Edward J, Morris S, Mataoui F, Granberry P, Williams MV, Torres I. 2018. The Impact of Health and Health Insurance Literacy on Access to Care for Hispanic/Latino communities. Public Health Nursing. [Epub ahead of print].

Graham KL, Auerbach AA, Schnipper JL, Sehgal N, Flanders SA, Kim CS, Robinson EJ, Ruhnke GW, Thomas L, Kripalani S, Vasilevskis EE, Lindenauer PK, Williams MV, Metlay JP, Davis R, Yang J, Marcantonio ER, Herzig SJ. Preventability of Early vs. Late Readmissions in a National Cohort of General Medicine Patients. Ann Int Med; in press 2018.

Howell, E, Greenwald, J, Williams MV, Li J. BOOSTed to ACHIEVE - What we Learned as Hospitalists about Care Transitions. Workshop at: Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Conference; March, 2019; National Harbor, MD.

Ickes MJ, Wiggins A, Rayens MK, Edward J, Hahn EJ. (2018). Employee adherence to a tobacco-free executive order in Kentucky. American Journal of Health Promotion. In Press.

Keevan DD, Harris CT, Davenport DL, Smalls B, Bernard, AC. Cost burden and mortality in rural emergency general surgery transfer patients. Journal of Surgical Research, 2019; 234:60-64.

Lawental M, Surratt HL, Buttram ME, Kurtz SP. 2018. Serious Mental Illness among Young Adult Women who Use Drugs in the Club Scene: Co-Occurring Biopsychosocial Factors. Psychology, Health, and Medicine, 23(1):82-88.

Lee KS, Feltner FJ, Bailey AL, Lennie TA, Chung ML, Smalls BL, Schuman DL, Moser DK. The relationship between psychological states and health perception in individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease. Psychology Research and Behavior Management, 2019 [In Press].

Li J, Williams MV. Hospitalist Value in an ACO World. J Hosp Med. 2018 Apr; 13(4):272-276. PMID: 29624190

Mitchell SE, Laurens V, Weigel G, Hirschman K, Scott Gordon A, Nguyen HQ, Martin J, Laird L, Levine C, Davis TC, Gass B, Shaid E, Li J, Williams MV, Jack BW. Experiencing Care Transitions from Patient and Caregiver Perspectives. Ann Fam Med. 2018 May;16(3):255-231. PMID: 29760026

Mockaitis K, Cleary-Fishman M, Cook CClouser JM, Li J. National Study on Optimizing Care Transitions. Poster presentation at: Association for Community Health Improvement Annual Conference; March 2019; Chicago, IL.

Mulready-Schick J, Edward J & Sitthisongkram S. 2018. Developing Local Evidence about Faculty Written Exam Questions: Asian ESL Nursing Student Perceptions about Linguistic Modification. Nursing Education Perspectives. In Press

Narvaez JC, Remy L, Bermudez MB, Scherer JN, Ornell F, Surratt HL, Kurtz SP, Pechansky F. Re-traumatization Cycle: Sexual Abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Sexual Risk Behaviors among Club Drug Users. Substance Abuse and Misuse, 2019: 1-10. doi:

Negi N, Swanberg JE, Clouser JM, Harmon-Darrow C. Working under Conditions of Social Vulnerability: Depression among Latino Immigrant Horse Workers. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 2019 [In Press].

Perry CL, Hall A, Li X, Sweigart J. Assessing confusion: An investigation into healthcare providers perception of ammonia testing. Poster presentation at: Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Conference; March, 2019; National Harbor, MD. 

Punzal M, Santos P, Li X, Hall A. Current practices in Naloxone prescribing upon hospital discharge. Poster presentation at: Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Conference; March, 2019; National Harbor, MD.

Shawler C, Edward J, Ling J, Crawford T, Rayens MK. 2018. Effects of Mother-Daughter Relationship on Hypertension Self-Management and Quality of Life: Testing Dyadic Dynamics Using the Actor-Partner Independence Model. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. [Epub ahead of print].

Smalls BL, Aroh A, McQuerry K, Adegboyega A, Schoenberg N, Hatcher J. Social support and breast cancer screening in rural Appalachia. Pyscho-Oncology, 2018; doi: 10.1002/pon.482.

Smalls B. Cultural Competency in Healthcare. Panel at: College of Health Sciences, University of Kentucky; February, 2019; Lexington, KY.

Smalls B. Health System Innovations to Address Social Determinants of Health. Advancing the Science of Health Systems: Innovation, Implementation, and Impact. Panel at: University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences Spring Conference; April, 2019; Lexington, KY.

Surratt HL. Collaborations with Kentucky’s Syringe Service Programs. Presentation at: Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Seminar: Combatting Addiction, University of Kentucky; March, 2019; Lexington, KY.

Surratt HL. Community engaged research to address rural substance use disparities: Collaborations with Kentucky’s syringe access programs. Colloquium at: Indiana University School of Public Health; January, 2019; Bloomington, IN.

Surratt HL. Syringe service program utilization in rural Kentucky. Poster presentation at: National Rural Health Association Health Equity Conference; May, 2019; Atlanta, GA.

Surratt, HL, Gulley JG. Community engaged substance use research in syringe exchange settings. Presentation at: Substance Use Research Day, University of Kentucky; March, 2019; Lexington, KY.

Surratt HL, Staton M, Cowley A, Otachi J. Syringe exchange uptake and HIV risk behaviors among rural people who inject drugs. Presentation at: Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence; June, 2019; San Antonio, TX.

Surratt HL, Staton CM, Leukefeld CG, Oser CB, and Webster M. Patterns of buprenorphine use and risk for re-arrest among highly vulnerable opioid-involved women released from jails in rural Appalachia. Journal of Addictive Diseases. In press.

Swanberg JE, Nichols HM, Clouser JM, Check P, Edwards L, Bush AM, Padilla Y, & Betz G. A Systematic Review of Community Health Workers’ Role in Occupational Safety and Health Research. J Immigrant and Minority Health. 2018. E-pub ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s10903-018-0711-z.

Trent A, Li J, Williams MV. Understanding Navigation Workflow and the Referral Process within the Purview of the KC-AHC Project. Presentation at: Community Action Kentucky Annual Conference; June, 2019; Louisville, KY.

Williams MV. Challenges in Screening and Navigating Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries within the KC-AHC Project and Strategies Developed to Mitigate Them. Presentation at: Center for Disease Control & Association of State and Territorial Officials Conference; March, 2019; Atlanta, GA. 

Williams MV. Identifying and Coordinating Care for Multi-Visit Patients. Presentation at the Alabama Hospital Association Quality Forum; April, 2019; Birmingham, AL.

Williams MV, Li J. Project ACHIEVE: Preliminary Results from a 5-year Patient-Centered Study of Care Transitions. Presentation at: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services National Care Transitions Awareness Day Summit; April, 2019; Baltimore, MD.