Publications

 
The following publications by Center staff are listed by topic and alphabetically within topic. 
 

Basics

Braun, B. (August, 2011). Health Literacy.I Rippe, J. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Life-style Medicine and Health.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications, Inc. [Chapter invited].

Content 

Aldoory, L., Roberts, E., Bushar, J., & Assini, L. (e-pub before print). Exploring the use of theory in a national txt message campaign: Addressing problem recognition and constraint recognition for publics of pregnant women. Health Communication. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2016.1242034

Yaros, Ronald A, Cook, Anne, (2011) “Attention Versus Learning Of Online Content: Preliminary Findings From An Eye-Tracking Study,” International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology & Learning (1) 4, 49-69.
 
Yaros, Ronald A. (2011) “Effects of Text and Hypertext Structures on User Interest and Understanding of Science and Technology,” Science Communication (lead article), 33 (3), pp. 275-308. http://bit.ly/yaros2011

Yaros, Ronald A. (2009) “Producing Citizen Journalism or Producing Journalism for Citizens: A New Multimedia Model To Enhance Understanding of Complex News. In Z. Papacharissi (Ed.) Journalism and Citizenship: New Agendas in Communication, (pp. 71-90). New York, NY: Routledge.

Yaros, Ronald, A. (2009) “Mastering Multimedia,” American Journalism Review, August/September 2009.

 Dentistry 

Braun B, Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV, Gold RS, Radice SD, Maybury CA. Health Literacy:  At the Intersection of Schools and Public Health. California Dental Association Journal. 2012;40:323-330.

Clovis JC, Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV, Wang MQ, Massey M.  Maryland Dental Hygienists Knowledge, Opinions, and Practices Regarding Dental Caries Prevention and Early Detection. J Dent Hygiene.  2012;86; (No. 4);292-305. 

Horowitz AM, Canto MT, Goodman H. Child W. Perception and practices of preventing dental caries by Maryland Latinas: A qualitative study. J Dent & Oral Care Med. 2016;2:1-6. 

Horowitz AM, Child W, Kleinman DV, Maybury C. Perspectives of Maryland Adults Regarding Caries prevention. J Am Public Health. 2015;105:e58-e64.

Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV, Wang MQ. What Maryland Adults with Young Children Know and do about Preventing Dental Caries. Am J Pub Health. 2013;103:e69-e76. 

Horowitz AM, Maybury C, Kleinman DV, Radice SR, Wang MQ, Child, W, Rudd RE. Health literacy environmental scans of community-based dental clinics in Maryland.  Am J Public Health. 2014;104:e85-e93.

Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV. Oral health literacy: A pathway to reducing oral health disparities in Maryland. Am J Public Health Dent.2012;72:S26-S30. 

Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV. Creating a Health Literacy Based Practice. Calif Dent Assn J 2012;40:331-340.

Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV. Oral health literacy: The new imperative to better oral health. Dent Clin N Am  2008;52:333-344.

Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV, Goodman Hs, Welby J. A multi-level, multi-sector oral health literacy initiative to reduce oral health disparities and achieve health equity: Early lessons from the Maryland Model. Curr Oral Health Rep. 2016:DOI 10.1007/s40496-016-0092-0.

Horowitz AM, Robinson LA, Ng MW, Archarya A. 2014. After visit summaries: A tool whose time has come for use in dentistry. Discussion Paper, Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC. www.iom.edu/aftervisitsummaries 

Horowitz AM, Clovis JC, Kleinman DV, Wang MQ. Use of recommended communication techniques by Maryland dental hygienists.  J Dent Hygiene. 2013; 4:181-1192.
 
Horowitz AM, Wang MQ, Kleinman DV. Opinions of Maryland Adults Regarding Communication Practices of Dentists and Staff. J Health Comm 2012;17: 1204-1214. 
 
Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV. Creating a Health Literacy Based Practice. California Dental Association Journal 2012;40:331-340.
 
Horowitz, Alice M., Wang, Min Qi  & Kleinman, Dushanka V. (2012): Opinions of Maryland Adults Regarding Communication Practices of Dentists and Staff, Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives, DOI:10.1080/10810730.2012.665427

Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV. Oral health literacy: A pathway to reducing oral health disparities in Maryland. American Journal of Public Health Dentistry.2012;72:S26-S30.

Horowitz AM The Role of Health Literacy in Reducing Health Disparities. Journal of Dental Hygiene 2009;83:174-175.

Horowitz AM. The role of Health Literacy in Reducing Health Disparities.  Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene 2009;43:205-06

Matsuo G, Horowitz AM, Beck KH, Wang MQ, Kleinman DV. What Maryland Dentists Know and Do about preventing Dental Caries in Children. J of Theory and Practice of Dental Public Health. 2015;2:9-18.​
 
Maybury,Catherine MPH; Horowitz, Alice M., PhD; Wang, Min Qi, PhD; and Kleinman, Dushanka V.  DDs, MScD. The use of recommended communication techniques by Maryland dentists. J Am Dent Assoc. 2013; 144(12):1386-96
 
Rozier, GR, Horowitz, AM, Podschun G. Use of communication techniques by dentists in the United States: Results of a national survey. American Journal of Public Health Dentistry. 2011;142:518-530.

Weatherspoon DJ, Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV. Maryland physicians’ knowledge, opinions and practices related to dental caries etiology and prevention in children. Pediatr Dent 2016:38(1):61-67. 

Disparities and Cultural Competency

Lie, D., Carter-Pokras, O., Braun, B., Coleman,  C. (October, 2012). What Do Health Literacy and Cultural Competence Have in Common? Calling for a Collaborative Pedagogy. Journal of Health Communications.

Medicine 

Weatherspoon DJ, Horowitz AM, Kleinman DV, Wang MQ. The Use of recommended communication techniques by Maryland family physicians and pediatricians. PLOS ONE. April 9,2015.DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0119855. 
 

Nursing 

Koo LW, Horowitz AM, Radice SR, Wang MQ, Kleinman DV. Nurse practitioners’ use of communication techniques: Results of a Maryland oral health literacy survey. PLoS ONE 2016 11(1): e0146545. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146545