School of Public Health


Mixed Methods10Mixed methods research combines elements of quantitative and qualitative approaches to provide more complex and complete understanding of public health issues.


  • Griner, S.B., Johnson, K.C., Neelamegam, M., Webb, N.J., Kinard, A., & Kline, N. (2023). Direct-to-consumer STI screening methods: Preferred communication sources and channels among young adult women. Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
  • Griner, S.B., Kline, N., Monroy, E., & Thompson, E.L. (2021). Sexual consent communication among sexual and gender minority college students. Journal of Sex Research, 58(4), 462-468.
  • Griner, S.B., Spears, E.C., & Maskey, S. (2021). Advancing cultural competency toward sexual and gender minorities: Innovation in maternal and child health pedagogy. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 26(1), 42-48.
  • Kline, N., Vamos, C., Thompson, E., Catalanotto, F., Petrila, J., DeBate, R., … & Daley, E. (2018). Are dental providers the next line of HPV-related prevention? Providers’ perceived role and needs. Papillomavirus Research5, 104-108.
  • Lewis, M. A., Atkins, D. C., Blayney, J. A., Dent, D. V., Kaysen, D. L. (2013). What is hooking up? Examining definitions of hooking up in relation to hooking up behavior and normative perceptions. The Journal of Sex Research, 50, 757-766. 10.1080/00224499.2012.706333 PMCID: PMC3546226
  • Lewis, M. A., Litt, D. M., Fairlie, A. M., Kilmer, J. R., Kannard, E., Resendiz, R., & Walker, T. (2022). Investigating Why and How Young Adults Utilize Protective Behavioral Strategies for Alcohol and Marijuana Use: Protocol for Developing a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 11, e37106.
  • Litt, D. M., Geusens, F., Seamster, A., & Lewis, M. A. (2022). A parent-based intervention for reducing high-risk social media cognitions, alcohol use, and negative consequences among adolescents: Protocol for a randomized controlled pilot study. JMIR Research Protocols, 11, e38543.
  • Rossheim, M.E., McDonald, K.K., Soule, E.K., Gimm, G.W., Livingston, M.D., Barnett, T.E., Jernigan, D.H., & Thombs, D.L. (2020). Electronic Cigarette Explosion/Burn and Poisoning Related Emergency Department Visits, 2018-2019. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. DOI:
  • Rossheim, M.E., Soule, E.K., Thombs, D.L., Barnett, T.E., Livingston, M.D., Gimm, G., & Emechebe, O. (2020). Electronic Cigarette Explosion and Burn Injuries. Tobacco Regulatory Science, 6(3), 179-186. DOI:
  • Rossheim, M.E., Livingston, M.D., Soule, E.K., Zeraye, H.A., & Thombs, D.L. (2019). Electronic Cigarette Explosion and Burn Injuries, US Emergency Departments 2015–2017. Tobacco Control, 28, 472-474. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054518
  • Skvoretz, J., Dyer, K., Daley, E., Debate, R., Vamos, C., Kline, N., & Thompson, E. (2016). Research and practice communications between oral health providers and prenatal health providers: A bibliometric analysis. Maternal and child health journal20(8), 1607-1619
  • Thompson, E.L., Vamos, C.A., Straub, D.M., Sappenfield, W.M., & Daley, E.M. (2018). Human papillomavirus vaccine information, motivation, and behavioral skills among young adult U.S. women. Journal of Health Psychology, 23(14):1832-1841. PMID: 28810358.
  • Thompson, E.L., Vamos, C.A., Straub, D.M., Sappenfield, W.M., & Daley, E.M. (2017). “We’ve been together. We don’t have it. We’re fine.” How relationship status impacts human papillomavirus vaccine behavior among young adult women. Women’s Health Issues, 27(2): 228-236. PMID: 28277236.
  • Thompson, E.L., Vamos, C.A., Sappenfield, W.M., Straub, D.M., & Daley, E.M. (2016). Relationship status impacts primary reasons for interest in the HPV vaccine among young adult women. Vaccine, 34(27):3119-3124. PMID: 27156636.
  • Vamos, C.A., Griner, S.B., Kirchharr, C., Green, S.M., DeBate, R., Daley, E.M., Quinonez, R., Boggess, K., Jacobs, T., & Christiansen, S. (2019). The development of a theory-based eHealth app prototype to promote oral health during prenatal care visits. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 9(6), 1100-1111.
  • Vázquez-Otero, C., Vamos, C. A., Thompson, E. L., Merrell, L. K., Griner, S. B., Kline, N. S., … & Daley, E. M. (2018). Assessing dentists’ human papillomavirus–related health literacy for oropharyngeal cancer prevention. The Journal of the American Dental Association149(1), 9-17.