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Honors, Awards and Publications

Awards / Honors

Cheryl L Albright, PhD, MPH
Dr. Albright has been promoted to Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In addition, she recently transferred within the University and now has a joint appointment in the School of Nursing and in the Office of Public Health Studies at the John A Burns School of Medicine.

Patricia Dolan Mullen, DrPH
Dr. Dolan Mullen was awarded the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston President's Scholar Award for Teaching in May, and she will receive a University of Texas Regents' Award for Teaching Excellence in July. This recognition was founded on training grants she directs and on her leadership in assembling a network of resources to support systematic reviews and evidence-based practice.

Blair T. Johnson, PhD
Dr. Johnson, a Professor of Psychology and Principal Investigator at the Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention located at the University of Connecticut, was elected Secretary-Treasurer for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI), a division of the American Psychological Association. SPSSI promotes research focusing on the psychological aspect of social, economical and political policy issues. He has also recently been named a Distinguished Alumnus from Minnesota State University Moorhead during the Red River Psychology Conference.

Amanda McCorkindale, PsyD
Dr. McCorkindale was awarded the Society of Air Force Psychologists' "Company Grade Officer (CGO) Psychologist of the Year" award at the 2012 Operational Problems in Behavioral Sciences Symposium held in May in San Antonio, TX.

Kymberlee M. O'Brien, PhD
Dr. O'Brien was named as a 2012 Harvard University Sackler Scholar in Psychobiology.


Alfonso ML, Nickelson J, Cohen D. Farmers' markets in rural communities: A case study. Am J Health Educ. 2012;43(3):143-151.

Becker J, Dew MA, Aizenstein H, Lopez O, Morrow L, Saxton J, et al. A pilot study of the effects of internet-based cognitive stimulation on neuropsychological function in HIV disease. Disabil Rehabil. 2012 March 30. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed PMID: 22458375.

Bertone-Johnson ER, Powers SI, Spangler L, Larson JC, Michael YL, Millen AE, et al. Vitamin D supplementation and depression in the Women's Health Initiative Calcium and Vitamin D Trial. Am J Epidemiol. Epub 2012 May 05. PubMed PMID: 22573431.

Bonner JE, Esserman D, Evon D. Reliability and validity of a self-efficacy instrument for hepatitis C antiviral treatment regimens. J Viral Hepat. 2012 May;19(5):316-26. PubMed PMID: 22497810.

Bonner JE, Barritt AS, Fried M, Evon D. Time to rethink antiviral treatment for hepatitis C in patients with coexisting mental health/substance abuse issues. Dig Dis Sci. 2012 Jun; 57(6):1469-74. PubMed PMID: 22484494.

Bonner JE, Barritt AS, Fried MW, Evon DE. Tangible resources for preparing patients for antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C. Dig Dis Sci. 2012 Jun;57(6):1439-44. PubMed PMID: 22488633.

Brown SD, Lee K, Schoffman DE, King AC, Crawley LM, Kiernan M. Minority recruitment into clinical trials: Experimental findings and practical recommendations. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Jul;33(4):620-3. PubMed PMID: 22449836.

Bruns D, Mueller K, Warren PA. Biopsychosocial law, health care reform, and the control of medical inflation in Colorado. Rehabil Psychol. 2012 May 12;57(2):81-97. PubMed PMID: 22686548.

Carlson LE, Waller A, Mitchell AJ. Screening for distress and unmet needs in patients with cancer: Review and Recommendations. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Apr 10;30(11):1160-77. PubMed PMID: 22412146.

Conboy L, St John M, Schnyer R. The effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of Gulf War Illness. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 May;33(3):557-62. PubMed PMID:22349455.

Cox LS, Nollen NL, Mayo MS, Choi WS, Faseru B, Benowitz NL, et al. Bupropion for smoking cessation in African American light smokers: A randomized controlled trial. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012 Feb 22;104(4):1-9. PubMed PMID: 22282543.

Dew MA, DiMartini AF, DeVito Dabbs AJ, Fox KR, Myaskovsky L, Posluszny DM, et al. Onset and risk factors for anxiety and depression during the first two years after lung transplantation. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2012 Mar-Apr;34(2):127-138. PubMed PMID: 22245165.

Dunton GF, Liao Y, Almanza E, Jerrett M, Spruijt-Metz D, Chou CP, et al. Joint physical activity and sedentary behavior in parent-child pairs. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22367744.

Dunton GF, Kawabata K, Intille S, Wolch J, Pentz MA. Assessing the social and physical contexts of children's leisure-time physical activity: an ecological momentary assessment study. Am J Health Promot. 2012 Jan-Feb;26(3):135-42. PubMed PMID: 22208410.

Dunton GF, Intille SS, Wolch J, Pentz MA. Children's perceptions of physical activity environments captured through ecological momentary assessment: A validation study. Prev Med. 2012 May 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22659225.

Esplen MJ, Hunter J, Kash KM. The need for psychosocial support in genetic counselling and genetic testing. West Sussex UK: Wiley-Blackwell; 2012. Clinical psycho-oncology: an international perspective; p. 223-36.

Fishbain DA, Bruns D, Meyer LJ, Lewis JE, Gao J, Disorbio JM. Exploration of the relationship between disability perception, preference for death over disability, and suicidality in patients with acute and chronic pain. Pain Med. 2012 Apr;13(4):552-61. PubMed PMID: 22487542.

Fishbain DA, Lewis JE, Bruns D, Gao J, Disorbio JM, Meyer L. Patient predictor variables for six forms of suicidality. Eur J Pain. 2012 May;16(5):706-17. PubMed PMID: 22337569.

Garand L, Lingler JH, Deardorf KE, DeKosky ST, Schulz R, Reynolds CF III, et al. Anticipatory grief in new family caregivers of persons with mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2012 Apr;26(2):159-165. PubMed PMID: 21946013.

Garland SN, Tamagawa R, Todd SC, Speca M, Carlson LE. Increased Mindfulness is Related to Improved Stress and Mood Following Participation in a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program in Individuals with Cancer. Integr Cancer Ther. 2012 Apr 13. epub ahead of print April. PubMed PMID: 22505593.

Gibson B, Marcus R, Staggers N, Jones J, Samore M, Weir C. Efficacy of a Computerized Simulation in Promoting Walking in Individuals with Diabetes. J Med Internet Res. 2012 May 10;14(3):e71. PubMed PMID: 22576226.

Grady KL, Dew MA. Mechanical Circulatory Support: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 1st ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2012. Psychosocial issues in mechanical circulatory support; p. 194-205.

Hamilton JG, Lobel M. Passing years, changing fears? Conceptualizing and measuring risk perceptions for chronic disease in younger and middle-aged women. J Behav Med. 2012 Apr;35(2):124-38. PubMed PMID: 21487721.

Hauer KE, Carney PA, Chang A. Satterfield JM. Behavior Change Counseling Curricula for Medical Trainees: A Systematic Review. Acad Med 2012; 87(7):1-12. PubMed PMID: 22622220.

Heckman CJ, Cohen-Filipic J. Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure, Considering Acculturation Among Hispanics (Project URECAH). J Cancer Educ. 2012 Jun;27(2):342-6. PubMed PMID: 22228464.

Huedo-Medina TB, Johnson BT, Kirsch I. Kirsch et al.'s (2008) calculations are correct: reconsidering Fountoulakis & Möller's re-analysis of the Kirsch data. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2012 Mar 20:1-6. PubMed PMID: 22433169.

Hui AS, Nazir N, Faseru B, Ellerbeck EF. Ongoing self-engagement in quit attempts and cessation outcomes among rural smokers who were unable to quit after 2 years of repeated interventions. J Rural Health. 2012 May 31. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-0361.2012.00415.x.

Jakicic JM, Tate DF, Lang W, Davis KK, Polzien K, Rickman AD, Erickson K, Neiberg RH, Finkelstein EA. Effect of a Stepped-Care Intervention Approach on Weight Loss in AdultsA Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2012 Jun 27;307(24):2617-26. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6866.

Johnson JA, Lavoie KL, Bacon SL, Carlson LE, Campbell TS. The effect of trait rumination on adaptation to repeated stress. Psychosom Med. 2012 Apr;74(3):258-62. PubMed PMID: 22408131.

Kang EW, Pike F, Ramer S, Abdel-Kader K, Myaskovsky L, Dew MA, et al. The association of mental health over time with cardiac outcomes in HEMO study patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Jun;7(6):957-964. PubMed PMID: 22490873.

Kaplan RM, Satterfield JM, Kington RS. Building a Better Physician: The Case for the New MCAT. N Engl J Med. 2012 Apr; 366(14):1265-8. PubMed PMID: 22475589.

Lassche M, Al-Qaaydeh S, Macintosh CI, Black M. Identifying changes in comfort and worry among pediatric nursing students following clinical rotations. J Pediatr Nurs. 2012 Jan 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22300523.

Ledoux TA, Mama SK, O'Connor DP, Adamus H, Fraser ML, Lee RE. Home Availability and the Impact of Weekly Stressful Events Are Associated with Fruit and Vegetable Intake among African American and Hispanic/Latina Women. J Obes.2012;2012:737891. Epub 2012 May 14. PubMed PMID: 22666558.

Lee RE, O'Connor DP, Smith-Ray R, Mama SK, Medina AV, Reese-Smith JY, et al. Mediating effects of group cohesion on physical activity and diet in women of color: health is power. Am J Health Promot. 2012 Mar-Apr;26(4):e116-25. PubMed PMID: 22375580.

Lee RE, Mama SK, Lopez Iii Y. Sitting time and cardiometabolic risk factors in African American overweight women. J Obes. 2012;2012:803467. Epub 2012 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 22577525.

Linde JA, Nygaard KE, MacLehose RF, Mitchell NR, Harnack LJ, Cousins JM, et al. HealthWorks: results of a multi-component group-randomized worksite environmental intervention trial for weight gain prevention. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2012 Feb 16;9:14. PubMed PMID: 22340088.

McAlexander KM, Mama SK, Medina AV, O'Connor DP, Lee RE. Concordance and correlates of direct and indirect built environment measurement among minority women. AmJ Health Promot. 2012 Mar-Apr;26(4):239-44. PubMed PMID: 22375575.

McCance-Katz E, Satterfield JM. SBIRT: A Key to Integrate Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse in Primary Care. Am J Addict. 2012 Mar-Apr; 21(2):176-7. PubMed PMID: 22332862.

Minkler M, Salvatore AL. Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice. New York: Oxford University Press; 2012. Section 2.10, Participatory approaches for dissemination and implementation research.

Mitchell A, Carlson L, Carter G, Zabora JR, Clover K, Grassi L, et al. Meta-Analysis of Screening and Case Finding Tools for Depression in Cancer: Evidence based Recommendations for Clinical Practice on behalf of the DCC Consensus Group Journal of Affective Disorders. J Affect Disord. 2012 May 24; 140(2):149-60. PubMed PMID: 22633127.

Moller AC, McFadden HG, Hedeker D, Spring B. Financial Motivation Undermines Maintenance in an Intensive Diet and Activity Intervention. J Obes. 2012; 740519. Epub. Apr 2. PubMed PMID:22548152.

Myaskovsky L, Doebler DA, Posluszny DM, Dew MA, Unruh M, Fried LF, et al. Perceived discrimination predicts longer time to be accepted for kidney transplant. Transplantation. 2012 Feb 27;93(4):423-9. PubMed PMID: 22228417.

O'Brien K. Healthy, wealthy, wise? psychosocial factors influencing the socioeconomic status-health gradient. J Health Psychol. 2012 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 22313667.

Okuyemi KS, Faseru B, Reed G, Cox LS, Bronars CA, Opole I, et al. Effects of Menthol on Bupropion Pharmacokinetics. Nicotine Tob Res. 2012 Jun;14(6):688-93. PubMed PMID: 22318754.

Orgiles M, Espada JP, Johnson BT, Huedo-Medina TB, Carratala E. Sexual behavior in Spanish adolescents of divorced parents. Psicothema. 2012 May; 24(2):211-6. PubMed PMID: 22420347.

Palermo TM. Cognitive-behavioral therapy for chronic pain in children and adolescents. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2012. 240 p.

Reynolds CF III, Cuijpers P, Patel V, Cohen A, Dias A, Chowdhary N, et al. Early intervention to reduce the global burden of major depression in older adults. Annu Rev Public Health. 2012 Apr;33:123-135. PubMed PMID: 22429161.

Rosenberger E, Dew MA, Crone C, DiMartini A. Psychiatric disorders as risk factors for adverse medical outcomes after solid organ transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplantation. 2012 Apr;17(2):188-92. PubMed PMID: 22277955.

Salani R, Andersen BL. Gynecologic care for breast cancer survivors: Assisting in the transition to wellness. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 May;21;206(5):390-7. PubMed PMID: 22177185.

Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Carmody J, Yeh G, Crawford S, Rosenthal L, Ockene I. Design and methods for a pilot randomized clinical trial of a phone delivered, mindfulness-based intervention to treat anxiety in patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD). Evid Based Complement and Alternat Med. Epub ahead of print 2012 April 27. PubMed PMID: 22536294.

Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Crawford S, Tran C, Goldberg R, Rosenthal L, Ockene I. Spiritual well-being may buffer psychological distress in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD). J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. May 25, 2012. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1177/2156587212447627. NIHMSID: 378542.

Smith-Ray RL, Mama S, Reese-Smith JY, Estabrooks PA, Lee RE. Improving participation rates for women of color in health research: the role of group cohesion. Prev Sci. 2012 Feb;13(1):27-35. PubMed PMID: 21826476.

Thombs BD, Coyne JC, Cuijpers P, de Jonge P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JP, et al. Re-rethinking the article by Thombs and colleagues. CMAJ. 2012 Mar 6;184(4):438-9. PubMed PMID: 22393069.

Thombs BD, Coyne JC, Cuijpers P, de Jonge P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JP, et al. Rethinking recommendations for screening for depression in primary care. CMAJ. 2012 Mar 6;184(4):413-8. PubMed PMID: 21930744.

Trost Z, Vangronsveld K, Linton S, Sullivan MJL, Quartana JM. Topical review: Cognitive dimensions of anger in chronic pain. Pain. 2012 Mar 153(3):515-7. PubMed PMID: 22136750.

Waller A, Groff SL, Hagen N, Bultz BD, Carlson LE. Characterizing Distress, the 6th Vital Sign, in an Oncology Pain Clinic. Curr Oncol. 2012 Apr;19(2):e53-9. PubMed PMID: 22514497.

Waters EA, McNeel TS, McCaskill-Stevens, Freedman AN. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 May 24. PubMed PMID: 22622807.

Wilson PL, O'Connor DP, Kaplan CD, Bode S, Mama SK, Lee RE. Relationship of fruit, vegetable, and fat consumption to binge eating symptoms in African American and Hispanic or Latina women. Eat Behav. 2012 Apr;13(2):179-82. PubMed PMID: 22365808.

Zernicke KA, Campbell TS, Blustein PK, Fung TS, Johnson JA, Bacon SL, et al. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms: A Randomized Wait-list Controlled Trial. Int J Behav Med. 2012 May 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22618308.

Zuckoff A, Dew MA. Research on MI in equipoise: The case of living organ donation. Motivational interviewing: Training, Research, Implementation, Practice. 2012;1(1):39-41. doi: 10.5195/mitrip.2012.12.