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Peer-Reviewed Publications

Many CEPEG staff publish on topics related to epidemiology, program evaluation, survey research and tobacco control.  Articles are organized by subject matter.


 Tobacco Control

Peer-reviewed publications



James, K. A., & Meliker, J. R. (2013). Environmental cadmium exposure and osteoporosis: A review. Int J Public Health, Oct;58(5), 737-745.

James, K., Meliker, J., Marshall, J., Hokanson, J., Zerbe, G., & Byers, T.E. (2013). Validation of estimates of past exposure to arsenic in drinking water using historical urinary arsenic concentrations. J Expos Sci Environ Epidemiol, Jul/Aug;23(4): 450-454. DOI: 10.1038/jes.2013.8



 Program Evaluation

Block, S., Rosenberg, S., Kellar-Guenther, Y., Robinson, C.C., & Goetze, L. (2014).  Child and Parent Characteristics Affecting the Authorization and Expenditure of Funds for Early Intervention Services.  Journal of Disability Policy Studies. DOI: 10.1177/1044207313518070
Pickler, L., Kellar-Guenther, Y., Goldson, E. (2010).  Barriers in Healthcare Transition for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities.  Special issue on Health Care Transition of the International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 3(4).


Smith ML, Raab SS, Fernald DH, James KA, Lebin JA, Grzybicki DM, Zelie C, West DR. Evaluating the connections between primary care practice and clinical laboratory testing: a review of the literature and call for laboratory involvement in the solutions. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013, Jan;137(1):120-5
Nieto FH, Zhang HW, Li W. Using the Reversible Jump MCMC procedure for identifying and estimating univariate TAR models. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 2013, 42(4), 814-840.
Garrett KM, Okuyama S, Jones WC, Chesney M, Barnes D, Spencer-Tafoya L, Olson J, Lewis K, Maroni P, Tran ZV, & Marcus AC. (2013). Bridging the transition from cancer patient to survivor: Pilot study results of the Cancer Survivor Telephone Education and Personal Support (C-STEPS) program. Patient Education and Counseling, (92(2013)), 266-272. doi: 10.1016/j.pec 2013.04.002
Price A, Bergin C, Luby C, Watson E, Squires J, Funk K, Wells K, Betts W, Little C. (2012). CAPTA Requirements to Serve Substance-Exposed Newborns: Lessons from a Collective Case Study of Four Program Models. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 6(2), p149-171.
Weir SW, Posner HE, Zhang J, Jones WC, Willis G, Baxter JD, Clark RE. Disparities in routine breast cancer screening for Medicaid Managed Care Members with a Work-Limiting Disability. Medicare and Medicaid Research Review, 2011, 1(4).
Li W, Fu H. Bayesian Optimal Adaptive Designs for Delayed Responses Dose-Finding Studies. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics (Invited), 2011, 21(5), 888-901.
Lorenzo C, Nir K, Li W, Carriquiry A, Pawlovich M, Freeman S. A Bayesian Assessment of the Effect of Highway Bypasses in Iowa on Crashes and Crash Rate. Journal of Safety Research, 2011, 42(4), 241-252.
Li W, Yu C, Carriquiry A, Kliemann W. The Asymptotic Behavior of the R/S Statistic for Fractional Brownian Motion. Statistics and Probability Letters 2011, 81, 83-91.
Li W, Qu Y. Adjustment for Measurement Error in Evaluation Biomarkers. Statistics in Medicine 2010, 29, 2338-2346.
Isebrands HN, Hallmark SL, Li W, McDonald T, Storm R, Preston H. Roadway Lighting Shows Safety Benefits at Rural Intersections. Journal of Transportation Engineering – ASCE, 2010, 136, 949-955.
Li W, Carriquiry A, Pawlovich M, Welch T. The Choice of Statistical Models in Road Safety Countermeasure Effectiveness Studies in Iowa. Accident Analysis and Prevention 2008, 40, 1531-1542.
Miller LJ, Schoen SA, James KA, Schaaf RC.  Lessons learned: a pilot study on occupational therapy effectiveness for children with sensory modulation disorder.  American Journal for Occupational Therapy. 2007m 61(2):161-9.
Conrad D & Kellar-Guenther Y. (2006).  Compassion fatigue, burnout, and compassion satisfaction among Colorado child protection workers.  Child Abuse and Neglect: An International Journal, 30 (10), 1071-1080.
Pawlovich MD, Li W, Carriquiry A, Welch T. Iowa’s Experience with “Road Diet” Measures: Impacts on Crash Frequencies and Crash Rates Assessed Following a Bayesian Approach. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2006, 1953, 163-171.
Kellar-Guenther Y. (2003).  Health and families.  In J.J. Ponzetti, Jr., et al. International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family (2nd edition) (pp. 795-796).  New York:  McMillan.
Kellar-Guenther Y. (1999).  The power of romance: Changing the focus of AIDS education messages.  In W. Elwood (Ed.) Power in the Blood:  A Handbook on AIDS, Politics, and Communication (pp. 215-229).  Mahwah, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum. (competitively selected)

Trost MR, Langan E, & Kellar-Guenther Y. (1999).  Drug resistance in relational context: When adolescents will and won't "Just Say No."  Journal of Applied Communication Research, 27, 120-138.


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