2021 Publications

Publications

Books and Monographs

  1. Taylor, M. A., T. S. Stephenson, F. S. Whyte, L-A. Roper, Potopsingh, D. Campbell, A. A. Chen, P. Clarke, G. Gordon-Strachan, O. Grey, T. Hall, R. Koon Koon, I. Mclymont-Lafayette, E. Myers, H. Pinnock, R, A. Rangolan, D. Rankine, G. Robin, I. Smith, R. A. Smith, N. Spencer, K. Stephenson, and J. Taylor, 2021: (Re)Imagining a Climate Resilient Future: A Caribbean Approach. In SALISES Sustainable Caribbean Futures Book Series, Vol 1: Re-ordering Caribbean Futures in the Fires of Global Change. Editors: Prof Richard Bernal, Dr. Hamid Ghany, Dr. Natalie Dietrich Jones and Dr. Pat Northover.

  2. Thomas D, Taylor-Bryan C, McFarlane S, Badaloo A. (2021). 'Public policy challenges for the control of childhood obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean'. In Emscam University (Ed), Public policies in childhood: Latin American and Caribbean countries. Editora Emescam Awaiting DOI

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Asnani MR, Francis D, Knight-Madden J, Chang-Lopez S, King L, Walker S. Integrating a problem-solving intervention with routine care to improve psychosocial functioning among mothers of children with sickle cell disease: A randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 2021 Jun 9;16(6):e0252513. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0252513. PMID: 34106974; PMCID: PMC8189456.

  2. Asnani V, Black KM, Harris J, Knight-Madden J, Asnani M. Use of the daycare ward for the management of acute complications of sickle cell disease in Jamaica: A retrospective review. Int J Clin Pract. 2021 Jan;75(1):e13755. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.13755. PMID: 33058372.

  3. Bailey A, Govia I, McKenzie J, Richards S, Coleman S, Tulloch-Reid MK, Ragin C, Ashing K. Staff and participant perceptions of optimal recruitment and retention strategies for biomedical cohort studies in the Caribbean. Cancer Causes Control. 2021 Aug;32(8):849-857. doi: 10.1007/s10552-021-01438-w. Epub 2021 May 7. PMID: 33961148; PMCID: PMC8103112.

  4. Bailey A, Harris MA, Bogle D, Jama A, Muir SA, Miller S, Walters CA, Govia I. Coping With COVID-19: Health Risk Communication and Vulnerable Groups. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2021 Jul 12:1-6. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2021.225. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34247692; PMCID: PMC8446589.

  5. Baker-Henningham H, Bowers M, Francis T, Vera-Hernández M, Walker SP. The Irie Classroom Toolbox, a universal violence-prevention teacher-training programme, in Jamaican preschools: a single-blind, cluster-randomised controlled trial. Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Apr;9(4):e456-e468. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00002-4. Epub 2021 Feb 22. PMID: 33631132; PMCID: PMC7966677.

  6. Baker-Henningham H, Scott Y, Francis T, Walker SP. Effects of a Teacher-Training Violence Prevention Program in Jamaican Preschools on Child Behavior, Academic Achievement, and School Attendance in Grade One of Primary School: Follow up of a Cluster Randomized Trial. Front Psychol. 2021 Jun 3;12:652050. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.652050. PMID: 34149536; PMCID: PMC8210533.

  7. Bamgbade OA, Onongaya V, Anomneze-Collins A, Omoniyi DA, Simmonds-Brooks P, Richards RN. Delayed surgical diagnosis and treatment of severe sickle cell arthropathy: The need to raise clinicians’ awareness. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences. 2021 May 31.

  8. Bartlett R, Ramsay Z, Ali A, Grant J, Rankine-Mullings A, Gordon-Strachan G, Asnani M. Health-related quality of life and neuropathic pain in sickle cell disease in Jamaica. Disabil Health J. 2021 Oct;14(4):101107. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2021.101107. Epub 2021 Apr 15. PMID: 33867318.

  9. Brentani A, Walker S, Chang-Lopez S, Grisi S, Powell C, Fink G. A home visit-based early childhood stimulation programme in Brazil-a randomized controlled trial. Health Policy Plan. 2021 Apr 21;36(3):288-297. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czaa195. PMID: 33496330.

  10. Breuer E, Comas-Herrera A, Freeman E, Albanese E, Alladi S, Amour R, Evans-Lacko S, Ferri CP, Govia I, Iveth Astudillo García C, Knapp M, Lefevre M, López-Ortega M, Lund C, Musyimi C, Ndetei D, Oliveira D, Palmer T, Pattabiraman M, Sani TP, Taylor D, Taylor E, Theresia I, Thomas PT, Turana Y, Weidner W, Schneider M. Beyond the project: Building a strategic theory of change to address dementia care, treatment and support gaps across seven middle-income countries. Dementia (London). 2021 Jul 1:14713012211029105. doi: 10.1177/14713012211029105. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34196585.

  11. Brown RH, Eisner M, Valdebenito S, Walker S, Tomlinson M, Hughes C, Ward CL, Osafo J, Sikander S, Fearon P, Dunne MP, Madrid B, Baban A, Van Thang V, Fernando AD, Murray AL. What Research Questions Should the Next Generation of Birth Cohort Studies Address? An International Delphi Study of Experts. Acad Pediatr. 2021 Jan-Feb;21(1):43-52. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2020.03.011. Epub 2020 Apr 6. PMID: 32272232.

  12. Campbell EH, Poudevigne M, McFarlane S, Dilworth L, Irving R. Evidence That Sleep Is an Indicator of Overtraining during the Competition Phase of Adolescent Sprinters. J Sports Med (Hindawi Publ Corp). 2021 Apr 3;2021:6694547. doi: 10.1155/2021/6694547. PMID: 33884272; PMCID: PMC8041504.

  13. Creamer EG, Guetterman TC, Govia I, Fetters MD. Challenging procedures used in systematic reviews by promoting a case-based approach to the analysis of qualitative methods in nursing trials. Nurs Inq. 2021 Apr;28(2):e12393. doi: 10.1111/nin.12393. Epub 2020 Dec 17. PMID: 33332712.

  14. Cunningham-Myrie C, Theall KP, Younger-Coleman N, Greene LG, Lyew-Ayee P, Wilks R. Associations of neighborhood physical and crime environments with obesity-related outcomes in Jamaica. PLoS One. 2021 Apr 5;16(4):e0249619. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0249619. PMID: 33819299; PMCID: PMC8021199.

  15. Cunningham-Myrie CA, Younger NO, Theall KP, Greene LG, Lyew-Ayee P, Wilks R. Understanding neighbourhood retail food environmental mechanisms influencing BMI in the Caribbean: a multilevel analysis from the Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2020 Aug 23;10(8):e033839. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033839. PMID: 32830113; PMCID: PMC7445353.

  16. Douglas KO, Cayol C, Forbes KM, Samuels TA, Vapalahti O, Sironen T, Gittens-St Hilaire M. Serological Evidence of Multiple Zoonotic Viral Infections among Wild Rodents in Barbados. Pathogens. 2021 May 28;10(6):663. doi: 10.3390/pathogens10060663. PMID: 34071689; PMCID: PMC8229225.

  17. Douglas KO, Samuels TA, Iheozor-Ejiofor R, Vapalahti O, Sironen T, Gittens-St Hilaire M. Serological Evidence of Human Orthohantavirus Infections in Barbados, 2008 to 2016. Pathogens. 2021 May 8;10(5):571. doi: 10.3390/pathogens10050571. PMID: 34066699; PMCID: PMC8151097.

  18. Dubey B, Jackson M, Zeigler-Johnson C, Devarajan K, Flores-Obando RE, McFarlane-Anderson N, Tulloch-Reid M, Aiken W, Kimbro K, Reed D, Kidd LR, Gibbs D, Kumar S, Ragin C. Interactive effect of TLR SNPs and exposure to sexually transmitted infections on prostate cancer risk in Jamaican men. Prostate. 2020 Nov;80(15):1365-1372. doi: 10.1002/pros.24067. Epub 2020 Sep 7. PMID: 32894795; PMCID: PMC7710572.

  19. Duncan-Baker T, Chisholm Ford S, Wilson L, Reid M, McFarlane S. Burdens on caregivers of children ages one to sixteen years living with sickle cell disease attending a specialised clinic in urban, Jamaica, Int J Child Adolesc Health 2021;14(1):101-108..

  20. Farina N, Ibnidris A, Alladi S, Comas-Herrera A, Albanese E, Docrat S, Ferri CP, Freeman E, Govia I, Jacobs R, Astudillo-Garcia CI, Musyimi C, Sani TP, Schneider M, Theresia I, Turana Y, Knapp M, Banerjee S; STRiDE team. A systematic review and meta-analysis of dementia prevalence in seven developing countries: A STRiDE project. Glob Public Health. 2020 Dec;15(12):1878-1893. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2020.1792527. Epub 2020 Jul 13. PMID: 32658604.

  21. Ferguson TS, Younger-Coleman NOM, Mullings J, Francis D, Greene LG, Lyew-Ayee P, Wilks R. Neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics and blood pressure among Jamaican youth: a pooled analysis of data from observational studies. PeerJ. 2020 Oct 6;8:e10058. doi: 10.7717/peerj.10058. PMID: 33083129; PMCID: PMC7546221.

  22. Francis T, Baker-Henningham H. Design and Implementation of the Irie Homes Toolbox: A Violence Prevention, Early Childhood, Parenting Program. Front Public Health. 2020 Nov 16;8:582961. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.582961. Erratum in: Front Public Health. 2021 Jan 13;8:630819. PMID: 33304875; PMCID: PMC7701241.

  23. Francis T, Baker-Henningham H. The Irie Homes Toolbox: A cluster randomized controlled trial of an early childhood parenting program to prevent violence against children in Jamaica. Children and Youth Services Review. 2021 Jul 1;126:106060.

  24. French S, Gordon-Strachan G, Kerr K, Bisasor-McKenzie J, Innis L, Tanabe P. Assessment of Interrater Reliability of the Emergency Severity Index After Implementation in Emergency Departments in Jamaica Using a Learning Collaborative Approach. J Emerg Nurs. 2021 Jan;47(1):58-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2020.07.003. Epub 2020 Oct 20. PMID: 33097242.

  25. Govia I, Robinson JN, Amour R, Stubbs M, Lorenz-Dant K, Comas-Herrera A, Knapp M. Mapping long-term care in Jamaica: addressing an ageing population. Sustainability. 2021 Jan;13(14):8101.

  26. Grey K, Gonzales GB, Abera M, Lelijveld N, Thompson D, Berhane M, Abdissa A, Girma T, Kerac M. Severe malnutrition or famine exposure in childhood and cardiometabolic non-communicable disease later in life: a systematic review. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Mar;6(3):e003161. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003161. PMID: 33692144; PMCID: PMC7949429.

  27. Harris RM, Rose AMC, Soares-Wynter S, Unwin N. Ultra-processed food consumption in Barbados: evidence from a nationally representative, cross-sectional study. J Nutr Sci. 2021 Apr 22;10:e29. doi: 10.1017/jns.2021.21. PMID: 34094510; PMCID: PMC8141678.

  28. Harrison A, Gordon-Strachan G, James Bateman C, Trotman H, Olugbuyi O, Lambert M, Ashley D, Griffith A, Samms-Vaughan M. ECD - Pregnancy outcomes of a birth cohort. Are adolescent mothers really at more risk? Psychol Health Med. 2021 Apr 12:1-13. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2021.1909740. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33840330.

  29. Lecky FE, Reynolds T, Otesile O, Hollis S, Turner J, Fuller G, Sammy I, Williams-Johnson J, Geduld H, Tenner AG, French S, Govia I, Balen J, Goodacre S, Marahatta SB, DeVries S, Sawe HR, El-Shinawi M, Mfinanga J, Rubiano AM, Chebbi H, Do Shin S, Ferrer JME, Haddadi M, Firew T, Taubert K, Lee A, Convocar P, Jamaluddin S, Kotecha S, Yaqeen EA, Wells K, Wallis L. Harnessing inter-disciplinary collaboration to improve emergency care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): results of research prioritisation setting exercise. BMC Emerg Med. 2020 Aug 31;20(1):68. doi: 10.1186/s12873-020-00362-7. PMID: 32867675; PMCID: PMC7457362.

  30. McKenzie JA, Younger NO, Tulloch-Reid MK, Govia I, Bennett NR, McFarlane S, Walters R, Francis DK, Webster-Kerr K, Grant A, Davidson T, Wilks R, Williams DR, Ferguson TS. Ideal cardiovascular health in urban Jamaica: prevalence estimates and relationship to community property value, household assets and educational attainment: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2020 Dec 15;10(12):e040664. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040664. PMID: 33323436; PMCID: PMC7745314.

  31. Minniti CP, Knight-Madden J, Tonda M, Gray S, Lehrer-Graiwer J, Biemond BJ. The impact of voxelotor treatment on leg ulcers in patients with sickle cell disease. Am J Hematol. 2021 Apr 1;96(4):E126-E128. doi: 10.1002/ajh.26101. Epub 2021 Feb 19. PMID: 33476432; PMCID: PMC7986764.

  32. Motilal S, Paul-Charles J, Asnani M, Khan R, Ricketts-Roomes T, Pinder-Butler S, Herbert J, Farquharson C, Conliffe C, Standard-Goldson A, Smith K, Morris E, Maharaj RG. 2020 family medicine postgraduate examinations at The University of the West Indies: successes and challenges in the time of COVID-19 pandemic. Postgrad Med J. 2021 Jul;97(1149):423-426. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2021-140242. Epub 2021 May 26. PMID: 34039692; PMCID: PMC8159667.

  33. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants. Lancet. 2020 Nov 7;396(10261):1511-1524. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31859-6. PMID: 33160572; PMCID: PMC7658740. Ferguson TS, Tulloch-Reid MK, Younger-Coleman NO, McFarlane SR– members of NCD RisC Factor Collaboration

  34. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Heterogeneous contributions of change in population distribution of body mass index to change in obesity and underweight. Elife. 2021 Mar 9;10:e60060. doi: 10.7554/eLife.60060. PMID: 33685583; PMCID: PMC7943191. (Ferguson TS, Tulloch-Reid MK, Younger-Coleman NO part of NCD Risk Factor Collaboration)

  35. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). National trends in total cholesterol obscure heterogeneous changes in HDL and non-HDL cholesterol and total-to-HDL cholesterol ratio: a pooled analysis of 458 population-based studies in Asian and Western countries. Int J Epidemiol. 2020 Feb 1;49(1):173-192. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyz099. PMID: 31321439; PMCID: PMC7245049. (Ferguson TS, Tulloch-Reid MK, Younger-Coleman NO, McFarlane SR– members of NCD RisC Factor Collaboration).

  36. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol. Nature. 2020 Jun;582(7810):73-77. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2338-1. Epub 2020 Jun 3. PMID: 32494083; PMCID: PMC7332422. (Ferguson TS, Tulloch-Reid MK, Younger-Coleman NO, McFarlane SR– members of NCD RisC Factor Collaboration).

  37. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)—Americas Working Group. Trends in cardiometabolic risk factors in the Americas between 1980 and 2014: a pooled analysis of population-based surveys. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 Jan;8(1):e123-e133. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30484-X. Erratum in: Lancet Glob Health. 2020 May;8(5):e648. Erratum in: Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Jan;9(1):e23. PMID: 31839128; PMCID: PMC7025323. (Ferguson TS, Tulloch-Reid MK, Younger-Coleman NO, McFarlane SR– members of NCD RisC Factor Collaboration).

  38. Nwankwo EM, Govia IO. Migration and the Health of Non-migrant Family: Findings from the Jamaica Return(ed) Migrants Study. J Immigr Minor Health. 2021 Jul 16. doi: 10.1007/s10903-021-01239-y. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34269990.

  39. Nwokocha M, Beaney T, Holder C, Thaxter Nesbeth K, Whylie N, Leitch J, Ferguson T, Hosang M, Riley V, Soyibo A, Oshi D, Brown P, Paul T, Wilks R, Poulter NR, Nwokocha C. May Measurement Month 2019: an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Jamaica. Eur Heart J Suppl. 2021 May 20;23(Suppl B):B82-B85. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/suab036. PMID: 34054366; PMCID: PMC8141955.

  40. Odunitan-Wayas FA, Wadende P, Mogo ERI, Brugulat-Panés A, Micklesfield LK, Govia I, Mapa-Tassou C, Mukoma G, Smith JA, Motlhalhedi M, Wasnyo Y, Were V, Assah F, Okop KJ, Norris SA, Obonyo C, Mbanya JC, Tulloch-Reid MK, King AC, Lambert EV, Oni T. Adolescent Levers for a Diet and Physical Activity Intervention Across Socioecological Levels in Kenya, South Africa, Cameroon, and Jamaica: Mixed Methods Study Protocol. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021 Jul 13;10(7):e26739. doi: 10.2196/26739. PMID: 34255729; PMCID: PMC8317027.

  41. Oni T, Assah F, Erzse A, Foley L, Govia I, Hofman KJ, Lambert EV, Micklesfield LK, Shung-King M, Smith J, Turner-Moss E, Unwin N, Wadende P, Woodcock J, Mbanya JC, Norris SA, Obonyo CO, Tulloch-Reid M, Wareham NJ; GDAR network. The global diet and activity research (GDAR) network: a global public health partnership to address upstream NCD risk factors in urban low and middle-income contexts. Global Health. 2020 Oct 19;16(1):100. doi: 10.1186/s12992-020-00630-y. PMID: 33076935; PMCID: PMC7570103.

  42. Oni T, Micklesfield LK, Wadende P, Obonyo CO, Woodcock J, Mogo ERI, Odunitan-Wayas FA, Assah F, Tatah L, Foley L, Mapa-Tassou C, Bhagtani D, Weimann A, Mba C, Unwin N, Brugulat-Panés A, Hofman KJ, Smith J, Tulloch-Reid M, Erzse A, Shung-King M, Lambert EV, Wareham NJ. Implications of COVID-19 control measures for diet and physical activity, and lessons for addressing other pandemics facing rapidly urbanising countries. Glob Health Action. 2020 Dec 31;13(1):1810415. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2020.1810415. PMID: 32867606; PMCID: PMC7480567.

  43. Orrigio K, Pierre RB, Gordon-Harrison D, Lewis-O'connor K, Gordon-Strachan G, Christie CDC. Sexual Abuse and Sexually-Transmitted HIV/AIDS in Jamaican Children and Adolescents Aged 6-19 Years. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2021 Jul 31;15(7):989-996. doi: 10.3855/jidc.12156. PMID: 34343124.

  44. Owolabi MO, Thrift AG, Martins S, Johnson W, Pandian J, Abd-Allah F, Varghese C, Mahal A, Yaria J, Phan HT, Roth G, Gall SL, Beare R, Phan TG, Mikulik R, Norrving B, Feigin VL; Stroke Experts Collaboration Group. The state of stroke services across the globe: Report of World Stroke Organization-World Health Organization surveys. Int J Stroke. 2021 May 27:17474930211019568. doi: 10.1177/17474930211019568. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33988062. (Tulloch-Reid MK-is a member of the Stroke Experts Collaboration Group)

  45. Ramsay Z, Bartlett R, Ali A, Grant J, Gordon-Strachan G, Asnani M. Sickle Cell Disease and Pain: Is it all Vaso-occlusive Crises? Clin J Pain. 2021 Aug 1;37(8):583-590. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000949. PMID: 34008506.

  46. Ramsay Z, Gabbadon CH, Asnani M. Numb chin syndrome in sickle cell disease: a case series of Jamaican patients. Ann Hematol. 2021 Apr;100(4):913-919. doi: 10.1007/s00277-021-04423-0. Epub 2021 Jan 22. PMID: 33479847.

  47. Ramsay ZJA, Bartlett RE, Clarke CA, Asnani MR, Knight-Madden JM, Gordon-Strachan GM. How Free Is Free Health Care? An Assessment of Universal Health Coverage Among Jamaicans with Sickle Cell Disease. Health Equity. 2021 Apr 21;5(1):210-217. doi: 10.1089/heq.2021.0002. PMID: 33937607; PMCID: PMC8080932.

  48. Rankine-Mullings A, Reid M, Soares D, Taylor-Bryan C, Wisdom-Phipps M, Aldred K, Latham T, Schultz WH, Knight-Madden J, Badaloo A, Lane A, Adams RJ, Ware RE. Hydroxycarbamide treatment reduces transcranial Doppler velocity in the absence of transfusion support in children with sickle cell anaemia, elevated transcranial Doppler velocity, and cerebral vasculopathy: the EXTEND trial. Br J Haematol. 2021 Jul 22. doi: 10.1111/bjh.17698. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34291449.

  49. Rankine-Mullings AE, Logan TM, King LG, Cunningham-Myrie CA, Scott CR, Knight-Madden JM. The risk of acute events among patients with sickle cell disease in relation to early or late initiation of care at a specialist center: evidence from a retrospective cohort study. BMC Pediatr. 2020 Aug 8;20(1):373. doi: 10.1186/s12887-020-02270-y. PMID: 32770992; PMCID: PMC7414688.

  50. Rankine-Mullings AE, Owusu-Ofori S. Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing pneumococcal infection in children with sickle cell disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Mar 8;3(3):CD003427. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003427.pub5. PMID: 33724440; PMCID: PMC8092646.

  51. Royal CD, Babyak M, Shah N, Srivatsa S, Stewart KA, Tanabe P, Wonkam A, Asnani M. Sickle cell disease is a global prototype for integrative research and healthcare. Advanced Genetics. 2021 Mar;2(1):e10037.

  52. Schulze KV, Swaminathan S, Howell S, Jajoo A, Lie NC, Brown O, Sadat R, Hall N, Zhao L, Marshall K, May T, Reid ME, Taylor-Bryan C, Wang X, Belmont JW, Guan Y, Manary MJ, Trehan I, McKenzie CA, Hanchard NA. Edematous severe acute malnutrition is characterized by hypomethylation of DNA. Nat Commun. 2019 Dec 19;10(1):5791. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-13433-6. PMID: 31857576; PMCID: PMC6923441.

  53. Smith JA, Chang SM, Lopez Boo F, Ferro MP, Walker SP. Are Benefits From a Parenting Intervention Delivered Through the Health Services Sustainable? Follow-Up of a Randomized Evaluation in Jamaica. Acad Pediatr. 2021 May-Jun;21(4):638-645. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2021.01.003. Epub 2021 Jan 9. PMID: 33434700.

  54. Sobers NP, Bishop L, Ng SW, Soares-Wynter S, Greaves NS, Murphy MM. Understanding the need for a whole-of-society approach in school nutrition policy implementation: a qualitative analysis. Implement Sci Commun. 2021 Jul 17;2(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s43058-021-00184-z. PMID: 34274014; PMCID: PMC8285724.

  55. Stewart KA, Parshad-Asnani M, Wonkam A, Bollinger J, Ngo Bitoungui V, Wonkam-Tingang E, Powell J, Desronvil K, Benson KRK, Clark A, Katz M, Martin B, Peterseim C, Williams C, Young N, Shah N, Tanabe P, Babyak M, Royal CDM. "Pain is Subjective": A Mixed-Methods Study of Provider Attitudes and Practices Regarding Pain Management in Sickle Cell Disease Across Three Countries. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Mar;61(3):474-487. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.08.029. Epub 2020 Sep 1. PMID: 32889040.

  56. Thompson DS, Bourdon C, Massara P, Boyne MS, Forrester TE, Gonzales GB, Bandsma RHJ. Childhood severe acute malnutrition is associated with metabolic changes in adulthood. JCI Insight. 2020 Dec 17;5(24):e141316. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.141316. PMID: 33201860; PMCID: PMC7819749.

  57. Valdebenito S, Murray A, Hughes C, Băban A, Fernando AD, Madrid BJ, Ward C, Osafo J, Dunne M, Sikander S, Walker SP, Thang VV, Tomlinson M, Fearon P, Shenderovich Y, Marlow M, Chathurika D, Taut D, Eisner M. Evidence for Better Lives Study: a comparative birth-cohort study on child exposure to violence and other adversities in eight low- and middle-income countries - foundational research (study protocol). BMJ Open. 2020 Oct 10;10(10):e034986. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034986. PMID: 33039982; PMCID: PMC7552842.

  58. Whyte N, Morrison-Blidgen B, Asnani M. Priapism in Sickle Cell Disease: An Evaluation of the Knowledge of an at Risk Population in Jamaica. Sex Med. 2021 Jun;9(3):100339. doi: 10.1016/j.esxm.2021.100339. Epub 2021 May 12. PMID: 33991817; PMCID: PMC8240165.

  59. Williamson GA, Rodrigo S, Guthrie-Dixon N, Blackman E, Beck JR, Hambleton I, Bailey A, Paul T, Ragin CC, Tulloch-Reid MK. A cross-sectional analysis of investigator needs for non-communicable disease research at the University of the West Indies, Mona. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2021 Apr 6;45:e35. doi: 10.26633/RPSP.2021.35. PMID: 33833787; PMCID: PMC8021206.

  60. Wright AS, Tulloch-Reid MK, Chang SM, Walker SP. Maternal characteristics influence infant feeding styles in Caribbean women. Public Health Nutr. 2021 May 28:1-12. doi: 10.1017/S1368980021002391. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34047268.

Technical Reports/Training Manuals

  1. Gordon-Strachan, G., Guthrie-Dixon, N., McFarlane, S., Augustus, E., Anderson S., 2021. Impact of Climate Change on the Health Sector Component In State of the Jamaica Climate Report 2019. The Climate Studies Group, University of the West Indies, Mona.

  2. Gordon-Strachan G. 2020.  An evaluation of Western Regional Health Authority Maternal Mortality 2016-2019. Ministry of Health, Programme for the Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality (ProMAC) Funded by the European Union.

  3. Chang-Lopez S, Walker SP Grantham-McGregor SM, Powell CA, (2020) Parent Manual: Activities for children up to age 3 years. Caribbean Institute for Health Research, The University of the West Indies; Social Protection and Health Division, Inter-American Development Bank. © The University of the West Indies, 2020

Protocol Publication

  1. Bennett NR, Ferguson TS, Younger-Coleman NO, Francis DK, Anderson SG, Harris EN, MacLeish MY, Wilks RJ. Socioeconomic and gender disparities in tobacco smoking among Jamaican adults from a national health survey. medRxiv. 2021:2021.01.04.21249206.

  2. Ferguson TS, Royal-Thomas TY, Chin-Harty L, Thame MM, Forrester TE, Osmond C, Boyne MS, Wilks RJ. Effect Of Linear Growth Rate and Change in Body Mass Index In Childhood And Adolescence On Blood Pressure In Afro-Caribbean Youth: The Vulnerable Windows Cohort Study. medRxiv. 2021:2021.04.17.21255680.