Journal Papers

Focus Area

Johnson, B., Ngueyep, R., Schechter, M., Serban, N., Swann, J. (2017) A study of the Impact of Geographic Access on Health Outcomes for Cystic Fibrosis, Peadiatric Pulmonology, in press.

Gentili, M., Serban, N.c, Harati, P.4, O'Connor, J., Swann, J. (2017) Quantifying Disparities in Accessibility and Availability of Pediatric Primary Care with Implications for Policy, Health Services Research, in press.

Cao, S., Gentili, M., Griffin, P., Griffin, S., Serban, N. (Online 2017). Disparities in Access to Preventive Dental Care between Publicly and Privately Insured Children in Georgia. Preventive Disease Control, in press.

Cao, S., Gentili, M., Griffin, P., Griffin, S., Harati, P., Johnson, B., Serban, N., Tomar, S. (2017) Estimating demand for and supply of pediatric preventive dental care for children and identifying dental care shortage areas, Georgia, Public Health Reports, 132(3) 343-349.

Heier Stamm, N. Serban, J. Swann, and P. Wortley (2017), “Quantifying and Explaining Accessibility of H1N1 Vaccine during the 2009 pandemic”, Health Care Management Science, 20(1), 76-93.

Harati, P.,  Gentili, M., Serban, N. (2016) Projecting the Impact of the Affordable Care Act Provisions on Accessibility and Availability of Primary Care for the Adult Population in Georgia, Journal of the American Public Health, 106(8):1470-6..

Gentili, M., Isett, K., Serban, N., Swann, J. (2015) Small-Area Estimation of Spatial Access to Pediatric Primary Care and Its Implications for Policy. Journal of Urban Health, 92(5):864-909.

Garcia, E., N. Serban , J. Swann, and A. Fitzpatrick (2015). “A Study of the Impact of Geographic Access on Severe Health Outcomes for Pediatric Asthma”, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, featured as New Research Article,  136(3):610-8.

Li, Z., Serban, N., Swann, J.(2015),”An optimization framework for measuring spatial access over healthcare networks", BMC Health Services Research, 15:273.

Yan, R., Bastian, N.D., and Griffin, P.M. (2015), “Association of Food Environment and Food Retailers with Obesity in US Adults”, Health and Place, 33, 19-24.

M. Nobles, N. Serban, J. Swann (2014), Spatial Accessibility of Pediatric Primary Healthcare: Measurement and Inference, Annals of Applied Statistics, 8 (4), 1922-1946.

Griffin, P.M., Lee, H., Scherrer, C., Swann, J.L. (2014), “Balancing Investments in Federally Qualified Health Centers and Medicaid for Improved Access and Coverage in Pennsylvania”, Health Care Management Science, Vol. 17, pp. 1-17.

Griffin, P., C. Scherrer, and J. Swann (2008). “Optimal Location of Community Health Centers using Synthetic  Estimates for Need.” IIE Transactions (Special Issue on Healthcare Engineering) 40(9):880-892.

Garcia, E., N. Serban , J. Swann, and A. Fitzpatrick (2015). “A Study of the Impact of Geographic Access on Severe Health Outcomes for Pediatric Asthma”, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, featured as New Research Article,  136(3):610-8.

Griffin, S.O., Bailey, W., Brunson, D., Griffin, P.M., Jones, J. (2012). “Burden of Oral Disease among Older Adults and Implications for Public Health Priorities”, American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 102, pp. 411-418.

Shi, P., P. Keskinocak, J. Swann, and B. Lee (2010). “The Impact of Mixing Pattern Changes from Holidays and Traveling on Outcomes during an Influenza Pandemic.” BMC Public Health 10:778.  

Ashok,. M., Griffin, P.M., and Halpern, M. (2010). "Impact of Clinical and Non-clinical Factors on the Choice of HER2 Test for Breast Cancer", Cancer Investigation, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 735-742.

Johnson, B., Serban, N., Griffin, P., Tomar, S. (2017) The Cost-Effectiveness of Three Interventions for Providing Preventive Services to Low-Income Children, Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, in press.

Gentili, M., Serban, N.c, Harati, P.4, O'Connor, J., Swann, J. (2017) Quantifying Disparities in Accessibility and Availability of Pediatric Primary Care with Implications for Policy, Health Services Research, in press.

Bastian, N.D., Griffin, P.M., Spero, E., and Fulton, L. (2015), “Multi-Criteria Logistics Modeling for Military Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Aerial Delivery Operations”, Optimization Letters, to appear.

 

Bennett-Milburn, A., Hewitt, M., Griffin, P.M., Savelsbergh, M. (2014). “The Value of Remote Monitoring Systems for Treatment of Chronic Disease”, IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, Vol. 4, pp. 65-79

Kirkizlar E., Serban N., Sisson J.A., Swann J.L., Barnes C.S., Williams M.D. (2013) ``Evaluation of telemedicine for screening of diabetic retinopathy in the Veterans Health Administration." Ophtamology, 120(12) 2604-2610.

Shi, P., P. Keskinocak, J. Swann, and B. Lee (2010). “The Impact of Mixing Pattern Changes from Holidays and Traveling on Outcomes during an Influenza Pandemic.” BMC Public Health 10:778.  

Kirkizlar, E., D. Faissol, P. Griffin, and J. Swann (2010). “Timing of Testing and Treatment for Asymptomatic Diseases.” Mathematical Biosciences 226:28-37. 

Faissol, D.M., Griffin, P.M., Kirkizlar, E., and Swann, J.L. (2010). “Timing of Testing and Treatment for Asymptomatic Diseases”, Mathematical Biosciences, Vol. 226, pp. 28-37

Scherrer, C., P. Griffin, J. Swann (2007). “Public Health Sealant Delivery Programs: Optimal Delivery and the Cost  of Practice Acts.”  Medical Decision Making. 27:762. 

Faissol, D., J. Swann, B. Kolodziejski, P. Griffin and T. Gift (2007). “The Role of Bathhouses and Sex Clubs in HIV Transmission: Findings from a Mathematical Model.”  Journal of AIDS.  44(4): 386-394. 

Griffin, S.O., Griffin, P.M., Beltran-Aguilar, E.B., Malvitz, D.M., and Heiden, K.D. (2004), “Estimating Prevalence and Severity of Caries in the Mixed Dentition: A Comparison of Two Screening Protocols,” Journal of Public Health Dentistry, Vol. 64, 14-19

Griffin, S.O., Griffin, P.M., Gooch, B.F., and Barker, L.K. (2002), “Comparing the Costs of Three Sealant Delivery Strategies,” Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 81, 641-645

Cao, S., Gentili, M., Griffin, P., Griffin, S., Harati, P., Johnson, B., Serban, N., Tomar, S. (2017) Estimating demand for and supply of pediatric preventive dental care for children and identifying dental care shortage areas, Georgia, Public Health Reports, 132(3) 343-349.

Heier Stamm, N. Serban, J. Swann, and P. Wortley (2017), “Quantifying and Explaining Accessibility of H1N1 Vaccine during the 2009 pandemic”, Health Care Management Science, 20(1), 76-93.

M. Nobles, N. Serban, J. Swann (2014), Spatial Accessibility of Pediatric Primary Healthcare: Measurement and Inference, Annals of Applied Statistics, 8 (4), 1922-1946.

Lee, I., Monahan, S., Serban, N., Griffin, P., Tomar, S. (2017) Estimating the Cost Savings of Preventive Dental Services Delivered to Medicaid-Enrolled Children in Six Southeastern States, Health Services Research, in press.

Hilton, R., Zheng, Y.R., Fitzpatrick, A., Serban, N. ( 2017) Uncovering Longitudinal Health Care Behaviors for Millions of Medicaid Enrollees: A Multistate Comparison of Pediatric Asthma Utilization, Medical Decision Making, in press (https://doi.org/10.1177/0272989X17731753).

Hilton, R., Zheng, Y., Serban, N.(2017) Modeling Heterogeneity in Healthcare Utilization Using Massive Medical Claims Data, Journal of the American Statistical Association, in press.

Johnson, B., Serban, N., Griffin, P., Tomar, S. (2017) The Cost-Effectiveness of Three Interventions for Providing Preventive Services to Low-Income Children, Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, in press.

Gentili, M., Serban, N.c, Harati, P.4, O'Connor, J., Swann, J. (2017) Quantifying Disparities in Accessibility and Availability of Pediatric Primary Care with Implications for Policy, Health Services Research, in press.

Cao, S., Gentili, M., Griffin, P., Griffin, S., Serban, N. (Online 2017). Disparities in Access to Preventive Dental Care between Publicly and Privately Insured Children in Georgia. Preventive Disease Control, in press.

Harati, P.,  Gentili, M., Serban, N. (2016) Projecting the Impact of the Affordable Care Act Provisions on Accessibility and Availability of Primary Care for the Adult Population in Georgia, Journal of the American Public Health, 106(8):1470-6..

M. Nobles, N. Serban, J. Swann (2014), Spatial Accessibility of Pediatric Primary Healthcare: Measurement and Inference, Annals of Applied Statistics, 8 (4), 1922-1946.

Griffin, P.M., Lee, H., Scherrer, C., Swann, J.L. (2014), “Balancing Investments in Federally Qualified Health Centers and Medicaid for Improved Access and Coverage in Pennsylvania”, Health Care Management Science, Vol. 17, pp. 1-17.

Hilton, R., Zheng, Y.R., Fitzpatrick, A., Serban, N. ( 2017) Uncovering Longitudinal Health Care Behaviors for Millions of Medicaid Enrollees: A Multistate Comparison of Pediatric Asthma Utilization, Medical Decision Making, in press (https://doi.org/10.1177/0272989X17731753).

Hilton, R., Zheng, Y., Serban, N.(2017) Modeling Heterogeneity in Healthcare Utilization Using Massive Medical Claims Data, Journal of the American Statistical Association, in press.

Garcia, E., N. Serban , J. Swann, and A. Fitzpatrick (2015). “A Study of the Impact of Geographic Access on Severe Health Outcomes for Pediatric Asthma”, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, featured as New Research Article,  136(3):610-8.

 Basole, R.C., Braunstein,M., Kumar,V., Park, H., Kahng, B., Chau, P., Tamersoy, A., Hirsh, D.A., Serban, N. Bost, J., Lesnick,  B., Schissel, B.L., Thompson, M.  (2014) ``Understanding Variations in Pediatric Asthma Care Processes in the Emergency Department using Visual Analytics", Journal of the American Informatics Association, 22(2):318-23.

Johnson, B., Serban, N., Griffin, P., Tomar, S. (2017) The Cost-Effectiveness of Three Interventions for Providing Preventive Services to Low-Income Children, Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, in press.

Yu, Z., Rouse, W.B., Serban, N., Veral, E. (2016) An Agent-Based Decision Support Model For Hospital Consolidation, Journal of Enterprise Transformation, featured in ISE Magazine, 6(3-4), pp 136-161.

Davila-Payan, C., Johnson, K., DeGuzman, M., Serban, N. and Swann, J. (2015), ``Estimating Prevalence of Overweight and Obese Children in Small Geographical Areas using Publicly Available Data", Preventing Chronic Diseases, Volume 12, 140229.

Shi, P., P. Keskinocak, J. Swann, and B. Lee (2010). “Modeling Seasonality and Viral Mutation to Predict the Course of an Influenza Pandemic.” Epidemiology and Infection;138(10):1472-81.  

Griffin, S.O., Barker, L.K., Griffin, P.M., Cleveland, J.L, and Kohn, W. (2009). "Oral Health Needs among U.S. Adults and Persons with Chronic Conditions", Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), Vol. 140, No. 10, pp. 1266-1274

Griffin, S.O., Griffin, P.M., Beltran-Aguilar, E.B., Malvitz, D.M., and Heiden, K.D. (2004), “Estimating Prevalence and Severity of Caries in the Mixed Dentition: A Comparison of Two Screening Protocols,” Journal of Public Health Dentistry, Vol. 64, 14-19

Griffin, S.O., P.M. Griffin, J. Swann and N. Zlobin (2004). “Estimating Rates of New Root Caries in Older Adults.” Journal of Dental Research, 83(8): 634-638.

Davila Payan, C., P. Wortley, and J. Swann (2014), “System Factors to Explain H1N1 State Vaccination Rates for Children and High-Risk Adults in US Emergency Response to Pandemic”.  Vaccine.  2014 Jan 3;32(2):246-51. 

Ekici, A., P. Keskinocak, and J. Swann (2014). “Pandemic Influenza Response: Food Distribution Logistics.” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 16(1):11-27.

Davila Payan, C., P. Wortley, and J. Swann (2013), “Supply Chain and System Factors to Explain H1N1 State Vaccination Rates for Adults in US Emergency Response to Pandemic”.  Vaccine. in press. 

Deo, S., S. Topp, A. Garcia, M. Soldner, K. Yagci, S. Reid, J. Swann (2012). “Two Queue or not two queue: The impact of integrating HIV and outpatient health services in an urban health clinic in Zambia.” PLOS ONE 7(4): e35479. 

RC Basole, MA Bellamy (2012) "Global supply network health: Analysis and visualization",  Information, Knowledge, Systems Management 11 (1), 59-76.

Faissol, D., P. Griffin, and J. Swann (2009). “Bias in Markov Models of Disease.” Mathematical Biosciences,  220(2):143-156. 

Griffin, P.M. (2009). “Understanding and Enhancing the Dental Delivery Systems”, Information, Knowledge, Systems Management, Vol 8, pp. 1389-1995

Griffin, S.O., P.M. Griffin, J. Swann and N. Zlobin (2005). “New Coronal Caries in Older Adults: Implications for Prevention.” Journal of Dental Research, 84(8): 715-720.

Lee, I., Monahan, S., Serban, N., Griffin, P., Tomar, S. (2017) Estimating the Cost Savings of Preventive Dental Services Delivered to Medicaid-Enrolled Children in Six Southeastern States, Health Services Research, in press.

Cao, S., Gentili, M., Griffin, P., Griffin, S., Serban, N. (Online 2017). Disparities in Access to Preventive Dental Care between Publicly and Privately Insured Children in Georgia. Preventive Disease Control, in press.

Harati, P.,  Gentili, M., Serban, N. (2016) Projecting the Impact of the Affordable Care Act Provisions on Accessibility and Availability of Primary Care for the Adult Population in Georgia, Journal of the American Public Health, 106(8):1470-6..

Davila-Payan, C., Johnson, K., DeGuzman, M., Serban, N. and Swann, J. (2015), ``Estimating Prevalence of Overweight and Obese Children in Small Geographical Areas using Publicly Available Data", Preventing Chronic Diseases, Volume 12, 140229.

Yan, R., Bastian, N.D., and Griffin, P.M. (2015), “Association of Food Environment and Food Retailers with Obesity in US Adults”, Health and Place, 33, 19-24.

Gentili, M., Isett, K., Serban, N., Swann, J. (2015) Small-Area Estimation of Spatial Access to Pediatric Primary Care and Its Implications for Policy. Journal of Urban Health, 92(5):864-909.

M. Nobles, N. Serban, J. Swann (2014), Spatial Accessibility of Pediatric Primary Healthcare: Measurement and Inference, Annals of Applied Statistics, 8 (4), 1922-1946.

Griffin, S.O., Bailey, W., Brunson, D., Griffin, P.M., Jones, J. (2012). “Burden of Oral Disease among Older Adults and Implications for Public Health Priorities”, American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 102, pp. 411-418.

Faissol, D.M., Griffin, P.M., Kirkizlar, E., and Swann, J.L. (2010). “Timing of Testing and Treatment for Asymptomatic Diseases”, Mathematical Biosciences, Vol. 226, pp. 28-37

Hagtvedt, R., Griffin, P.M., Keskinocak, P., Roberts, R. (2009). “A Simulation Model to Compare Strategies for the Reduction of Healthcare Acquired Infections,” Interfaces, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 256-270

Griffin, S.O., Regnier, E., Griffin, P.M., and Huntley, V. (2007), “Effectiveness of Fluoride in Preventing Caries in Adults“, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 86, 410-415

Griffin, S.O., Griffin, P.M., Gooch, B.F., and Barker, L.K. (2002), “Comparing the Costs of Three Sealant Delivery Strategies,” Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 81, 641-645

Lee, I., Monahan, S., Serban, N., Griffin, P., Tomar, S. (2018) "Estimating the Cost Savings of Preventive Dental Services Delivered to Medicaid-Enrolled Children in Six Southeastern States", Health Services Research, in press.

Cao, S., Gentili, M., Griffin, P., Griffin, S., Serban, N. (2018) “Disparities in Access to Preventive Dental Care between Publicly and Privately Insured Children in Georgia", Preventive Disease Control, in press.

Johnson, B., Serban, N., Griffin, P., Tomar, S. (2018) "The Cost-Effectiveness of Three Interventions for Providing Preventive Services to Low-Income Children", Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, in press.

Cao, S., Gentili, M., Griffin, P., Griffin, S., Harati, P., Johnson, B., Serban, N., Tomar, S. (2017) "Estimating demand for and supply of pediatric preventive dental care for children and identifying dental care shortage areas, Georgia", Public Health Reports, 132(3) 343-349.

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