Selected Recent Publications by GSDM Researchers


Center for Behavioral Science Research

  • Bittel, K.M., O’Briant-Freedman, K.Y., Ragaglia, R.M., Buseth, L., Murtha, C., Yu, J., Leftwich, J.M.S., Hudgins, B.L., Hevel, D.J., Maher, J.P. (in press). Associations Between Social Cognitive Determinants and Movement-Related Behaviors in Studies using Ecological Momentary Assessment Methods: A Systematic Review. JMIR mHealth and uHealth
  • Pathiravasan, C., Zhang, Y., Wang, X., Trinquart, L., Benjamin, E., Borrelli, B., McManus, D., Kheterpal, V., Lin, H., Spartano, N., Schramm, E., Liu, C., & Joanne Murabito. (in press). Factors Associated with Long-term Use of Digital Devices in the Electronic Framingham Heart Study. Digital Medicine.
  • Shapira-Daniels A, Kornej J, Spartano NL, Wang X, Zhang Y, Pathiravasan CH, Liu C, Trinquart L, Borrelli B, McManus DD, Murabito JM, Benjamin EJ, Lin H. (2023). Step Count, Self-Reported Physical Activity, and Five-Year Predicted Risk for Atrial Fibrillation. In press, Journal of Medical Internet Research. DOI: 10.2196/43123
  • Trinquart, L., Liu, C., McManus, D. D., Nowak, C., Lin, H., Spartano, N., Borrelli, B., Benjamin, E. J., Murabito, J. Increasing engagement in the Electronic Framingham Heart Study (eFHS): a factorial randomized controlled trial. In press, Journal of Medical Internet Research.
  • Tooley, E.M., Fava, J.L., & Borrelli, B.   The Relationship Antecedents of Smoking (RAS) Scale: A new scale to assess couple-focused triggers to smoke.  Health Behavior Research, in press.
  • Kitsaris, G., Asimakopoulou, K., Henshaw, M., & Borrelli, B.  Theoretical and methodological approaches in designing, developing, and delivering interventions for oral health behavior change.  In press, Community Dentistry and Oral Health Epidemiology. DOI: 10.1111/cdoe.12817
  • Goodwin, M., Henshaw, M., & Borrelli, B.  Inequities and Oral Health:  A behavioral sciences perspective.  In press, Community Dentistry and Oral Health Epidemiology.
  • Borrelli, B.  Future Directions for Behavioral and Social Oral Health Sciences: Looking to the future (2022). Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. DOI: 10.1111/cdoe.12818


Department of General Dentistry

  • Gibson G, Jones JA, Wehler CJ, Cabral HJ, Orner MB, Jurasic MM. Addressing the discrepancy between efficacy and effectiveness of 1.1% sodium fluoride toothpaste or gel in adults as part of a caries prevention program. J Am Dent Assoc. 2023 Feb 28.  PMID: 36863992
  • Sharp L, Solanki P, Boyer T, Vivo A, Kale, Ibuola, Hughes A, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Charlesnika T, Suda K. A qualitative exploration of dentists’ opioid prescribing decisions within US veterans affairs facilities. PAIN. 164(4):749-757, April 2023.  PMID 35984367
  • Wilson GM, Evans CT, Fitzpatrick MA, Poggensee L, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Eschevarria K, Suda KJ.  Clostridioides difficile infection following dental antibiotic prescriptions in a cohort of US veterans. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023 Mar;44(3):494-496. PMID: 35188097
  • Hughes AM, Lin E, Hussain RA, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Sharp LK, Hubbard CC, Poggensee LE, Evans CT, McGregor JC, Gellad WF, Suda KJ. The feasibility of academic detailing for acute oral pain management in outpatient dentistry: A pilot study. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2023 Jan-Feb;63(1):158-163. PMID: 36031546
  • Rodriguez‐Vamvas, S., Keohane, A., Zweig, M., & Smaellie, K. (2023). Practicing dentistry in the age of Covid‐19: Perception changes due to the new PPE standards. Journal of Dental Education.
  • Yeh SY, Puttige Ramesh SY, Kaczmarek-Stewart K, Ahn C, Li AZ, Ohyama H. Dental Student Perceptions of Distance Education over Time: A Mixed-Methods Study. Dent J. 2023 Oct; 11(10):233.


Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research

  • Heaton B, Bond JC, Bae J, Pullen E. Modeling Social Network Influences on Oral Health Outcomes among Women Living in Public Housing. JDR Clinical & Translational Research. 2023;0(0). doi:10.1177/23800844231182571


Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

  • Aboujaoude R., Kmeid R., Gebrael C., Amm E. (2022). Comparison of the accuracy of bracket positioning between direct and digital indirect bonding techniques in the maxillary arch: a three-dimensional study. Prog Orthod. 2022; 23:31. doi: 10.1186/s40510-022-00426-3.
  • Amm E, El Amm C, Vaden J. Effect of Class II elastics on different mandibular arch preparation stabilized with aligners and stainless-steel wires: A FEM study. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2022; 25:520-529. doi: 10.1111/ocr.12564.
  • Chaaban M, AlSulaiman A, Kantarci A, Stashenko P, Will LA, Motro M. Longitudinal changes in the dental arch width and symmetry in identical and fraternal twins. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2022; 19: S0889-5406(22)00468-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2021.06.026.
  • Derwich M, Górski B, Amm E, Pawłowska E. Oral Glucosamine in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review. Int J Mol Sci. 2023; 24:4925. doi: 10.3390/ijms24054925.
  • Hersberger-Zurfluh MA, Papageorgiou SN, Motro M, Kantarci A, Will LA, Eliades T. Heritability of facial soft tissue growth in mono- and dizygotic twins at 12 and 17 years of age: A retrospective cohort study. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2022; 25:530-540. doi: 10.1111/ocr.12565.
  • Jhamb T, AlSulaiman A, Parsi G, Will L, Motro M. 3-Dimensional Morphometric analysis of anterior cranial base in growing individuals.  American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop; 2023 (Accepted for publication)
  • Kuc AE, Kotuła J, Nahajowski M, Warnecki M, Lis J, Amm E, Kawala B, Sarul M. Methods of Anterior Torque Control during Retraction: A Systematic Review. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022; 12:1611. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12071611
  • Marcks KL, Zhao Y, Motro M, Will LA. Cephalometric Variability Among Siblings: A Pilot Study. Turk J Orthod. 2022; 35:239-247. doi: 10.5152/TurkJOrthod.2022.21237.
  • Saade M, Arai K, Motro M, Saade A, Will LA.  Maxillary dimensions and arch shape with palatally displaced canines.  Eur J Orthod. 2023:cjac073. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjac073
  • Salazar AG, AlSulaiman A, Parsi G, Gunson M, Will LA, Motro M. Effects of counterclockwise bimaxillary advancement surgery and relapse on upper airway. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2023 Jan. doi: 10.1111/ocr.12636.

Department of Translational Dental Medicine

  • Khan, M. et al., Villa, A., Frustino, J., Nguyen, B.C., Woo, S-B., Johnson, W.E., Varelas, X., Kukuruzinska, M.A*., and Monti, S.* (2023). Total RNA Sequencing Reveals Gene Expression and Microbial Alterations Shared by Oral Pre-malignant Lesions and Cancer. Human Genomics, 17, Article no. 72. *Corresponding authors.
  • Perazza, L.R., Gower, A.C., Brown-Borg, H.M., Divieti Pajevic, P., Thompson, L.V.(2023). Protectin DX as a therapeutic strategy against frailty in mice. GeroScience (2023). doi: 10.1007/s11357-023-00789-3
  • Reed, E.R., Jankowski, S.A., Spinella, A. J., Noonan, V., Haddad, R., Nomoto, K., Matsui, J., Bais, M.V., Varelas, X., Kukuruzinska, M.A., Monti, S. (2023). β-catenin/CBP activation of mTORC1 signaling promotes partial epithelial-mesenchymal states in head and neck cancer. Translational Research. doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2023.05.007.