Highlights of recent faculty research.

Incidence of acute rheumatic fever in northern and western Uganda: a prospective, population-based study

Okello E, Ndagire E, Muhamed B, Sarnacki R, Murali M, Pulle J, Atala J, Bowen AC, DiFazio MP, Nakitto MG, Harik NS, Kansiime R, Longenecker CT, Lwabi P, Agaba C, Norton SA, Omara IO, Oyella LM, Parks T, Rwebembera J, Spurney CF, Stein E, Tochen L, Watkins D, Zimmerman M, Carapetis JR, Sable CA, Beaton A. Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Aug 19:S2214-109X(21)00288-6. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00288-6. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34419237.

Whole-genome association analyses of sleep-disordered breathing phenotypes in the NHLBI TOPMed program

Cade BE, Lee J, Sofer T, Wang H, Zhang M, Chen H, Gharib SA, Gottlieb DJ, Guo X, Lane JM, Liang J, Lin X, Mei H, Patel SR, Purcell SM, Saxena R, Shah NA, Evans DS, Hanis CL, Hillman DR, Mukherjee S, Palmer LJ, Stone KL, Tranah GJ; NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium, Abecasis GR, Boerwinkle EA, Correa A, Cupples LA, Kaplan RC, Nickerson DA, North KE, Psaty BM, Rotter JI, Rich SS, Tracy RP, Vasan RS, Wilson JG, Zhu X, Redline S; TOPMed Sleep Working Group. Genome Med. 2021 Aug 26;13(1):136. doi: 10.1186/s13073-021-00917-8. PMID: 34446064.

Reading-and Reconnecting-Between the Lines

Vande Vusse LK, Choe JH, Best JA. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Aug 3. doi: 10.1007/s11606-021-06961-9. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34346006.

Interprofessional model on speaking up behaviour in healthcare professionals: A qualitative study

Rachel Umoren, Sara Kim, Megan M Gray, Jennifer A Best, Lynne Robins. BMJ Leader Published Online First: 26 April 2021. doi: 10.1136/leader-2020-000407.

Ice Cream and Yoga Won’t Do—We Need Structural Change to Address Healthcare Provider Burnout

Christopher J. Wong, Heidi Powell, Adelaide H. McClintock. SGIM Forum. Vol 44: No 9, September 2021.

Risk for Acquiring COVID-19 Illness among Emergency Medical Service Personnel Exposed to Aerosol-Generating Procedures

Aubrey Brown, Leilani Schwarcz, Catherine R. Counts, Leslie M. Barnard, Betty Y. Yang, Jamie M. Emert, Andrew Latimer, Christopher Drucker, John Lynch, Peter J. Kudenchuk, Michael R. Sayre, and Thomas Rea. Emerg Infect Dis. 2021;27(9):2340-2348. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2709.210363.

Fine Particulate Matter and Dementia Incidence in the Adult Changes in Thought Study

Shaffer RM, Blanco MN, Li G, Adar SD, Carone M, Szpiro AA, Kaufman JD, Larson TV, Larson EB, Crane PK, Sheppard L. Environ Health Perspect. 2021 Aug;129(8):87001. doi: 10.1289/EHP9018. Epub 2021 Aug 4. PMID: 34347531.

The Delayed Neuropathological Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury in a Community-Based Sample

Postupna N, Rose SE, Gibbons LE, Coleman NM, Hellstern LL, Ritchie K, Wilson AM, Cudaback E, Li X, Melief EJ, Beller AE, Miller JA, Nolan AL, Marshall DA, Walker R, Montine TJ, Larson EB, Crane PK, Ellenbogen RG, Lein ES, Dams-O'Connor K, Keene CD. Front Neurol. 2021 Mar 16;12:624696. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.624696. PMID: 33796061; PMCID: PMC8008107.

Alzheimer's Disease-Related Neuropathology Among Patients with Medication Treated Type 2 Diabetes in a Community-Based Autopsy Cohort

Barthold D, Gibbons LE, Marcum ZA, Gray SL, Dirk Keene C, Grabowski TJ, Postupna N, Larson EB, Crane PK. J Alzheimers Dis. 2021 Aug 14. doi: 10.3233/JAD-210059. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34420950.

Willingness to undergo antibiotic treatment of acute appendicitis based on risk of treatment failure

JE Rosen, N Agrawal, DR Flum, JM Liao. British Journal of Surgery. August 17, 2021. znab280, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjs/znab280. PMID: 34401894.