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  • Hawks, L., Lopoo, E., Puglisi, L., Cellini, J., Thompson,K., Halberstam, A.A., Tolliver, D., Martinez-Hamilton, S., & Wang, E.A. (2022). Community investment interventions as a means for decarceration: A scoping review. The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, 8, doi: 10.1016/j.lana.2021.100150.
  • Matsas B, Goralnick E, Bass M, Barnett E, Nagle B, Sullivan E. Leadership Development in U.S. Undergraduate Medical Education: A Scoping Review of Curricular Content and Competency Frameworks. Acad Med. 2022 Feb 15. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000004632. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35171123.

  • Chandel T, Alulaiyan M, Farraj M, Riedy CA, Barrow JR, Brennan L, Thompson L, Bass MB, Chamut S. Training and educational programs that support geriatric dental care in rural settings: A scoping review. J Dent Educ. 2022 Jan 30. doi: 10.1002/jdd.12885. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35098528.

  • Oh SS, Moon JY, Chon D, Mita C, Lawrence JA, Park EC, Kawachi I. Effectiveness of Digital Interventions for Preventing Alcohol Consumption in Pregnancy: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2022 Apr 11;24(4):e35554. doi: 10.2196/35554. PMID: 35404257.

  • Said JT, Elman SA, Perez-Chada LM, Mita C, Merola JF, LeBoeuf NR. Treatment of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Mediated Psoriasis: A Systematic Review. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2022 Feb 23:S0190-9622(22)00342-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2022.02.030. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35218852.

  • Chaves N, Rodriguez MJ, Broekhuis JM, Chen HW, Bain PA, James BC. Quality of Life in Patients with Benign Non-Toxic Goiter After Surgical Intervention: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. World J Surg. 2022 May;46(5):1093-1104. doi: 10.1007/s00268-022-06452-w. Epub 2022 Jan 24. PMID: 35075521.

  • Laikhter E, Comer CD, Shiah E, Manstein SM, Bain PA, Lin SJ. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Evaluating the Impact of Tranexamic Acid Administration in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Aesthet Surg J. 2022 Apr 12;42(5):548-558. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjab333. PMID: 34486647.

  • Hyland CJ, Guo R, Dhawan R, Kaur MN, Bain PA, Edelen MO, Pusic AL. Implementing patient-reported outcomes in routine clinical care for diverse and underrepresented patients in the United States. J Patient Rep Outcomes. 2022 Mar 7;6(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s41687-022-00428-z. PMID: 35254556; PMCID: PMC8901833.

  • Atkinson RB, Khubchandani JA, Chun MBJ, Reidy E, Ortega G, Bain PA, Demko C, Barreiro-Rosado J, Kent TS, Smink DS. Cultural Competency Curricula in US Graduate Medical Education: A Scoping Review. J Grad Med Educ. 2022 Feb;14(1):37-52. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-21-00414.1. PMID: 35222820; PMCID: PMC8848887.

  • Anteby, R., Sinyard, R.D., Petrusa, E. Bain, P.A., Alseidi, A., & Phitayakorn, R. Defining service and education in residency: a scoping review of trainees’ and supervisors’ perceptions. Global Surg Educ 114 (2022).


  • Wyckoff MH, et al; COVID-19 Working Group (Cellini, J.). 2021 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations: Summary From the Basic Life Support; Advanced Life Support; Neonatal Life Support; Education, Implementation, and Teams; First Aid Task Forces; and the COVID-19 Working Group. Resuscitation. 2021 Dec;169:229-311. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.10.040. Epub 2021 Nov 11. PMID: 34933747; PMCID: PMC8581280.

  • Han JJ, Desai S, Li SJ, Lee KJ, Mita C, Joyce C, Mostaghimi A. Placebo group regrowth rate in alopecia areata clinical trials: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Dec 10:S0190-9622(21)02965-0. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34902493.

  • Hsu CH, Considine J, Pawar RD, Cellini J, Schexnayder SM, Soar J, Olasveengen TM, Berg KM; Advanced Life Support, Basic Life Support, Paediatric Life Support Task Forces at the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation ILCOR. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation for cardiac arrest when patients are in the prone position: A systematic review. Resusc Plus. 2021 Dec 4;8:100186. PMID: 34934996; PMCID: PMC8654624.

  • Lindner M, Lindsey A, Bain PA, Platz E. Prevalence and prognostic importance of lung ultrasound findings in acute coronary syndrome: A systematic review. Echocardiography. 2021 Dec;38(12):2069-2076. Epub 2021 Nov 29. PMID: 34845749.

  • Syrowatka A, Song W, Amato MG, Foer D, Edrees H, Co Z, Kuznetsova M, Dulgarian S, Seger DL, Simona A, Bain PA, Purcell Jackson G, Rhee K, Bates DW. Key use cases for artificial intelligence to reduce the frequency of adverse drug events: a scoping review. Lancet Digit Health. 2021 Nov 23:S2589-7500(21)00229-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34836823.

  • Siddi F, Amedume A, Boaro A, Shah A, Abunimer AM, Bain PA, Cellini J, Regestein QR, Smith TR, Mekary RA. Mobile health and neurocognitive domains evaluation through smartphones: A meta-analysis. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2021 Oct 22;212:106484. PMID: 34736169.

  • Mathur MB, Peacock J, Reichling DB, Nadler J, Bain PA, Gardner CD, Robinson TN. Interventions to reduce meat consumption by appealing to animal welfare: Meta-analysis and evidence-based recommendations. Appetite. 2021 Sep 1;164:105277. PMID: 33984401.  
  • McLaughlin MF, Li R, Carrero ND, Bain PA, Chatterjee A. Opioid use disorder treatment for people experiencing homelessness: A scoping review. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 Jul 1;224:108717. PMID: 33985863.  
  • Goldberg SA, Callaway D, Resnick-Ault D, Mandavia S, Martinez R, Bass M, Goralnick E. Critical concepts for COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site Operations. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2021 Oct 15:1-24. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2021.319. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34649635.

  • Young JL, Mak J, Stanley T, Bass M, Cho MK, Tabor HK. Genetic counseling and testing for Asian Americans: a systematic review. Genet Med. 2021 Aug;23(8):1424-1437. PMID: 33972720.  
  • Seward MW, Briggs LG, Bain PA, Chen AF. Preoperative Nonsurgical Weight Loss Interventions Before Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review. J Arthroplasty. 2021 Jun 24:S0883-5403(21)00561-1. PMID: 34247869.  
  • Balak DMW, Perez-Chada LM, Guo LN, Mita C, Armstrong AW, Bell SJ, Gondo GC, Liao W, Merola JF. Defining Psoriasis Remission Based on Histopathological and Molecular Criteria: A Systematic Literature Review. J Invest Dermatol. 2021 Nov 24:S0022-202X(21)02536-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2021.09.039. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34838615.

  • Guo LN, Lee MS, Kassamali B, Mita C, Nambudiri VE. Bias in, bias out: Underreporting and underrepresentation of diverse skin types in machine learning research for skin cancer detection-A scoping review. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Jul 10:S0190-9622(21)02086-7. PMID: 34252465.

  • Chan M, Mita C, Bellavia A, Parker M, James-Todd T. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Pregnancy and Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Commonly Used in Personal Care Products. Curr Environ Health Rep. 2021 Jun;8(2):98-112.  PMID: 34046860; PMCID: PMC8208930.

  • Juraschek SP, Hu JR, Cluett JL, Ishak A, Mita C, Lipsitz LA, Appel LJ, Beckett NS, Coleman RL, Cushman WC, Davis BR, Grandits G, Holman RR, Miller ER 3rd, Peters R, Staessen JA, Taylor AA, Thijs L, Wright JT Jr, Mukamal KJ. Effects of Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment on Orthostatic Hypotension : A Systematic Review and Individual Participant-based Meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2021 Jan;174(1):58-68. PMID: 32909814; PMCID: PMC7855528.

  • Margalit DN, Sacco AG, Cooper JS, Ridge JA, Bakst RL, Beadle BM, Beitler JJ, Chang SS, Chen AM, Galloway TJ, Koyfman SA, Mita C, Robbins JR, Tsai CJ, Truong MT, Yom SS, Siddiqui F. Systematic review of postoperative therapy for resected squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: Executive summary of the American Radium Society appropriate use criteria. Head Neck. 2021 Jan;43(1):367-391. PMID: 33098180; PMCID: PMC7756212.

  • Syrowatka A, Kuznetsova M, Alsubai A, Beckman AL, Bain PA, Craig KJT, Hu J, Jackson GP, Rhee K, Bates DW. Leveraging artificial intelligence for pandemic preparedness and response: a scoping review to identify key use cases. NPJ Digit Med. 2021 Jun 10;4(1):96. PMID: 34112939; PMCID: PMC8192906.  
  • Nguyen DD, Haeuser L, Paciotti M, Reitblat C, Cellini J, Lipsitz SR, Kibel AS, Choudhury AD, Cone EB, Trinh QD. Systematic Review of Time to Definitive Treatment for Intermediate Risk and High Risk Prostate Cancer: Are Delays Associated with Worse Outcomes? J Urol. 2021 May;205(5):1263-1274. PMID: 33443458.  
  • Pepin K, Cope A, Einarsson JI, Cellini J, Cohen SL. Safety of Minimally Invasive Tissue Extraction in Myoma Management: A Systematic Review. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2021 Mar;28(3):619-643. PMID: 32977002.  
  • Reitblat C, Bain PA, Porter ME, Bernstein DN, Feeley TW, Graefen M, Iyer S, Resnick MJ, Stimson CJ, Trinh QD, Gershman B. Value-Based Healthcare in Urology: A Collaborative Review. Eur Urol. 2021 May;79(5):571-585. PMID: 33413970.  
  • Begasse de Dhaem O, Gharedaghi MH, Bain P, Hettie G, Loder E, Burch R. Identification of work accommodations and interventions associated with work productivity in adults with migraine: A scoping review. Cephalalgia. 2021 May;41(6):760-773. PMID: 33302697.

  • Daneschvar HL, Smetana GW, Brindamour L, Bain PA, Mukamal KJ. Impact of Coffee Consumption on Physiological Markers of Cardiovascular Risk: A Systematic Review. Am J Med. 2021 May;134(5):626-636.e2. PMID: 33130125.

  • Morris SE, Tarquini SJ, Yusufov M, Adolf E, Amonoo HL, Bain PA, Borstelmann NA, Braun IM, Hughes T, Muriel AC, Northman LM, Peteet JR, Poort H, Russ-Carbin A, Pirl WF. Burnout in psychosocial oncology clinicians: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Apr;19(2):223-234. PMID: 32895081.

  • Castillo-Angeles M, Li G, Bain PA, Stinebring J, Salim A, Adler JT. Systematic review of hospital-level metrics and interventions to increase deceased organ donation. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2021 Mar 6;35(3):100613. PMID: 33744820.

  • Wennberg E, Richards PQ, Bain PA, Huang V, Sullivan SD, Maverakis EM, Molina GE, Wu PA. Topical treatments for early-stage mycosis fungoides using Grading Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) criteria: A systematic review. JAAD Int. 2021 Mar 11;3:26-41. PMID: 34409369; PMCID: PMC8362313.

  • Tola G, Talu V, Congiu T, Bain P, Lindert J. Built Environment Design and People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): A Scoping Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Mar 19;18(6):3203. PMID: 33808817; PMCID: PMC8003767.

  • Ma Y, Hall DL, Ngo LH, Liu Q, Bain PA, Yeh GY. Efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in breast cancer: A meta-analysis. Sleep Med Rev. 2021 Feb;55:101376.  PMID: 32987319; PMCID: PMC8210529.

  • Lindert J, Jakubauskiene M, Natan M, Wehrwein A, Bain P, Schmahl C, Kamenov K, Carta M, Cabello M. Psychosocial interventions for violence exposed youth - A systematic review. Child Abuse Negl. 2020 Oct;108:104530. PMID: 32805619.

  • Franklin BJ, Gandhi TK, Bates DW, Huancahuari N, Morris CA, Pearson M, Bass MB, Goralnick E. Impact of multidisciplinary team huddles on patient safety: a systematic review and proposed taxonomy. BMJ Qual Saf. 2020 Oct;29(10):1-2. PMID: 32265256.  
  • Haverfield MC, Tierney A, Schwartz R, Bass MB, Brown-Johnson C, Zionts DL, Safaeinili N, Fischer M, Shaw JG, Thadaney S, Piccininni G, Lorenz KA, Asch SM, Verghese A, Zulman DM. Can Patient-Provider Interpersonal Interventions Achieve the Quadruple Aim of Healthcare? A Systematic Review. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Jul;35(7):2107-2117. PMID: 31919725; PMCID: PMC7351919.

  • DuMontier C, Loh KP, Bain PA, Silliman RA, Hshieh T, Abel GA, Djulbegovic B, Driver JA, Dale W. Defining Undertreatment and Overtreatment in Older Adults With Cancer: A Scoping Literature Review. J Clin Oncol. 2020 Aug 1;38(22):2558-2569. PMID: 32250717; PMCID: PMC7392742.

  • Bonnet JP, Cardel MI, Cellini J, Hu FB, Guasch-Ferré M. Breakfast Skipping, Body Composition, and Cardiometabolic Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020 Jun;28(6):1098-1109. PMID: 32304359; PMCID: PMC7304383.

  • ASGE STANDARDS OF PRACTICE COMMITTEE, Qumseya B, Sultan S, Bain P, Jamil L, Jacobson B, Anandasabapathy S, Agrawal D, Buxbaum JL, Fishman DS, Gurudu SR, Jue TL, Kripalani S, Lee JK, Khashab MA, Naveed M, Thosani NC, Yang J, DeWitt J, Wani S; ASGE Standards of Practice Committee Chair. ASGE guideline on screening and surveillance of Barrett's esophagus. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019 Sep;90(3):335-359.e2. PMID: 31439127.

  • Dwiel K, Hesketh MA, Alpert JL, Cellini J, Goodell K, Phillips RS, Sullivan EE. The Impact of Oral Health Training for Primary Care Clinicians: A Systematic Review. Fam Med. 2019 Mar;51(3):251-261. PMID: 30861080.

  • Qumseya BJ, Bukannan A, Gendy S, Ahemd Y, Sultan S, Bain P, Gross SA, Iyer P, Wani S. Systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence and risk factors for Barrett's esophagus. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019 Nov;90(5):707-717.e1. PMID: 31152737.

  • Patel ML, Wakayama LN, Bass MB, Breland JY. Motivational interviewing in eHealth and telehealth interventions for weight loss: A systematic review. Prev Med. 2019 Sep;126:105738. PMID: 31153917.

  • Greenberg DR, Richardson MT, Tijerina JD, Bass MB, Eisenberg ML. The Quality of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses in Erectile Dysfunction Treatment and Management Published in the Sexual Medicine Literature. J Sex Med. 2019 Mar;16(3):394-401. PMID: 30773501.

  • Camacho E, Levin L, Torous J.  Smartphone apps to support coordinated specialty care for prodromal and early course schizophrenia disorders: a systematic review.  Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2019 Nov 12;21(11):e16393. doi: 10.2196/16393.
  • Elani HW, Simon L, Ticku S, Bain PA, Barrow J, Riedy CA. Does providing dental services reduce overall health care costs?: A systematic review of the literature. J Am Dent Assoc. 2018 Aug;149(8):696-703.e2. PMID: 29866364.

  • Varada S, Lacson R, Raja AS, Ip IK, Schneider L, Osterbur D, Bain P, Vetrano N, Cellini J, Mita C, Coletti M, Whelan J, Khorasani R. Characteristics of knowledge content in a curated online evidence library. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 May 1;25(5):507-514. PMID: 29092054; PMCID: PMC7646968.

  • Qumseya BJ, Bartel MJ, Gendy S, Bain P, Qumseya A, Wolfsen H. High rate of over-staging of Barrett's neoplasia with endoscopic ultrasound: Systemic review and meta-analysis. Dig Liver Dis. 2018 May;50(5):438-445. PMID: 29573963.

  • Elser H, Falconi AM, Bass M, Cullen MR. Blue-collar work and women's health: A systematic review of the evidence from 1990 to 2015. SSM Popul Health. 2018 Aug 18;6:195-244. Erratum in: SSM Popul Health. 2020 Dec 17;12:100709. PMID: 30417066; PMCID: PMC6215057.

  • Falasinnu T, Chaichian Y, Bass MB, Simard JF. The Representation of Gender and Race/Ethnic Groups in Randomized Clinical Trials of Individuals with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2018 Mar 17;20(4):20. PMID: 29550947; PMCID: PMC5857270.

In Acknowledgements

  • Sidossis A, Gaviola GC, Sotos-Prieto M, Kales S. Healthy lifestyle interventions across diverse workplaces: a summary of the current evidence. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2021 Nov 1;24(6):490-503. doi: 10.1097/MCO.0000000000000794. PMID: 34622825.

  • Mukagaju F, Velin L, Miranda E, Shyaka I, Nezerwa Y, Furaha C, Ntirenganya F, Riviello R, Pompermaier L. What is Known About Burns in East Africa? A Scoping Review. J Surg Res. 2021 Oct;266:113-124. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2021.03.055. Epub 2021 May 11. PMID: 33989890
  • Rosenberg SM, Petrie KJ, Stanton AL, Ngo L, Finnerty E, Partridge AH. Interventions to Enhance Adherence to Oral Antineoplastic Agents: A Scoping Review. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 May 1;112(5):443-465. PMID: 31899790; PMCID: PMC7225676.
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