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- Cardarelli KM, Ickes M, Huntington-Moskos L, Wilmhoff C, Larck A, Pinney SM, Hahn EJ. Authentic Youth Engagement in Environmental Health Research and Advocacy. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Feb 23;18(4):2154. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18042154. PMID: 33672107; PMCID: PMC7926324.
- Eldeirawi K, Huntington-Moskos L, Nyenhuis SM, Polivka B. Increased disinfectant use among adults with asthma in the era of COVID-19. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2021 Mar;9(3):1378-1380.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2020.12.038. Epub 2020 Dec 29. PMID: 33385592; PMCID: PMC7832809
- Castner J, Huntington-Moskos L, May A. Generating Data Visualizations of Longitudinal Cohort Ambient Air Pollution Exposure: Report-Back Intervention Development in Participatory Action Research. Comput Inform Nurs. 2021 Aug 18. doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000821. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34412083.
Impact Statement: This work discusses the intentional use of data visualizations in the report back of research findings to community members. Open-source tools can be effectively used to create data visualizations, discuss environmental exposure findings, and promote science literacy.
Huntington-Moskos L, Rayens MK, Wiggins AT, Butler KM, Hahn EJ. Use of Theory-Driven Report Back to Promote Lung Cancer Risk Reduction. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Oct 11;18(20):10648. doi: 10.3390/ijerph182010648. PMID: 34682394; PMCID: PMC8536114.
Impact Statement: The goal of this work is to highlight the role of a report back process in prompting health behavior change. Report back is active sharing of research findings with participants to prompt behavior change. In particular, research on a theory-driven report back process for environmental risk reduction is limited. Our research team sought to evaluate the impact of a stage-tailored report back process with participants who had high home radon and/or air nicotine levels. We found that tailored report back of research findings to individual participants reduced radon exposure and changed the health behavior necessary to remediate radon and SHS exposure.
- Polivka BJ, Eldeirawi K, Huntington-Moskos L, Nyenhuis SM. Mask Use Experiences, COVID-19, and Adults with Asthma: A Mixed-Methods Approach. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2021 Nov 14:S2213-2198(21)01262-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2021.10.071. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34785392; PMCID: PMC8590602.
Impact Statement: This study reports that most adults with asthma reported wearing a mask in public places. Lower asthma control and longer daily mask wearing were associated with more self-reported problems with wearing masks. To increase wearability, study participants recommended using a comfortable mask that fits, staying calm, breathing slowly and deeply were recommended. Recommendations also included taking safe “mask breaks” when needed.
- Rayens MK, McGeeney T, Wiggins A, Bucher A, Ickes M, Huntington-Moskos L, Clark P, Hahn E. Smoke-free Ordinances and Youth Tobacco Use in Kentucky. Am J Health Promot. 2022 Jan 27:8901171211066913. doi: 10.1177/08901171211066913. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35081759.
Impact Statement: Nearly half of U.S. youth are not protected by smoke-free laws. This study underscores the association between comprehensive laws and decreased likelihood for both cigarette and smokeless tobacco use among high school students in a state with high use rates overall.
- Polivka BJ, Huntington-Moskos L, Folz R, Barnett R. CE: Environments & Health: Chemicals in the Home That Can Exacerbate Asthma. Am J Nurs. 2022 May 1;122(5):34-39. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000829776.73698.e0. PMID: 35394947.
Impact Statement: The authors describe how the use of cleaning and disinfectant products may affect asthma and asthma-related symptoms and report the findings of a recent study they conducted that identified how these products could reduce asthma control in older adults.
- Eldeirawi KM, Nyenhuis SM, Huntington-Moskos L, Polivka BJ. COVID-19 Related Anxiety Is Associated with Uncontrolled Asthma in Adults. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2022 Apr 22:S1081-1206(22)00308-8. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2022.04.011. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35470038; PMCID: PMC9033292.
Impact statement: The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected people with chronic diseases, including asthma; these impacts were both physically and psychologically. Our findings underscore the need for health care providers to assess for the ongoing psychological impact of the pandemic and refer to mental health specialists.
- Polivka BJ, Huntington-Moskos L, Antimisiaris DE, Cavallazzi RS, Folz RJ. Phenotyping older adults with asthma by means of cluster analysis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2022 Jun 10:S1081-1206(22)00501-4. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2022.06.003. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35697194.
Impact Statement: Whereas a number of publications have identified asthma phenotypes in adults, few have focused only on older adults. As a component of a randomized controlled trial of older adults (≥50 years old) with persistent asthma, Baptist et al identified 4 phenotypic clusters. The purpose of this study was to compare findings from the Baptist et al study with cluster analysis findings from a cohort of older adults with asthma participating in a longitudinal observational study.
- Nyenhuis S, Cramer E, Grande M, Huntington-Moskos L, Krueger K, Bimbi O, Polivka B, Eldeirawi K. Utilizing Real-time Technology to Assess the Impact of Home Environmental Exposures on Asthma Symptoms: Protocol for an Observational Pilot Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2022 Aug 2;11(8):e39887. doi: 10.2196/39887. PMID: 35916686. Impact Statement: It is estimated that over 60% of adults with asthma have uncontrolled symptoms, representing a substantial health and economic impact. Findings from this feasibility study will support a powered study to address the impact of home environmental exposures on asthma symptoms and develop tailored, home-based asthma interventions that are responsive to the changing home environment and home routines.
- Nardi D, Waite R, Nowak M, Hatcher B, Hines-Martin V, Stacciarini JR. Achieving Health Equity Through Eradicating Structural Racism in the United States: A Call to Action for Nursing Leadership. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2020 Oct 1. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12602. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33002309.
- Bowland, S. & Hines-Martin, V. (2020). Strengthening health in mixed-age housing communities. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 43(2), 218-234.
- Hines-Martin, V.P. (2020). Community displacement, environmental change and the impact on mental well-being. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, ISSN 0883-9417. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnu.2020.10.012.
- Yearwood EL, Hines-Martin VP. Editorial: Impact of social determinants of health on mental health. Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2021 Feb;35(1):A1-A2. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2020.12.001. Epub 2021 Jan 8. PMID: 33593523.
- Cheryl L. Woods-Giscombe, Edilma L. Yearwood, Dave Ngugi, Lilian Bravo, Patty R. Wilson, Pamela Minarik, Jada Brooks, Tamar Rodney, Shaquita Starks, Mia Pasini, Mary Louise Tatum, Vicki Hines Martin. Honoring the past and charting the future: The International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses' commitment to advance diversity and equity in mental health care, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 2022, ISSN 0883-9417
Impact statement: The International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses is committed as an organization and as members to continue addressing health disparities for improvement of mental health outcomes in underserved communities. As a committee, we recognize significant mental health disparities exist within populations, such as racially and ethnically diverse and LGBTQ+ communities. We will continue addressing health disparities in our research and initiatives and work collaboratively to push the profession forward by introducing innovative strategies for promoting mental health workforce diversity.