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2012 Selected Publications and Presentations

  1. Bunn, TL, Slavova, S., Robertson, M. 2012. Motor vehicle injuries among semi truck drivers and sleeper berth passengers

2010 Selected Publications and Presentations

Articles in Refereed Journals

  1. Bunn, TL, Yu, L, Spiller, HA, Singleton, M. 2010. Surveillance of methadone-related poisonings in Kentucky using multiple data sources. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2010 19(2):124-131.
  2. Bunn, TL, Yu, L, Spiller, HA, Singleton, M. 2010. Surveillance of methadone-related poisonings in Kentucky using multiple data sources. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2010 19(2):124-131.
  3. Bunn, TL, Slavova,S, Tang, M  Injuries Among Solid Waste Collectors in the Private vs. Public Sector, Waste Management Research, (accepted Feb 2011).
  4. Costich JF, Yu L.  Who pays for agricultural injury care?  J Agromedicine 2010;15(1):54-57
  5. Costich JF, Health Administration.  In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Public Health, ed. Lawrence Green.  New York: Oxford University Press, February 2011
  6. Dietert RR, Bunn TL, Lee JE. 2010. The delayed type hypersensitivity assay using protein and xenogeneic cell antigens. Methods Mol Biol. 2010;598:185-94.
  7. Green, MK, Harrison, R, Leinenkugel, K, Nguyen, CB, Towle, M, Schoonover, T, Bunn, T, Northwood, J, Pratt, SG, Myers, JR. Occupational Highway Transportation Deaths — United States, 2003—2008. MMWR. April 28, 2011.
  8. Runyan CW, Hargarten S, Hemenway D, Peek-Asa C, Costich JF, Cunningham RM, Gielen A. Sounding Board: An urgent call to action in support of Injury Control Research Centers. Am J Prev Med, July 2010. Online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2010.03.012
  9. Spiller HA, Singleton MD. Comparison of incidence of hospital utilization for poisoning and other injury types. Public Health Rep. 2011 Jan-Feb;126(1):94-9
  10. Walsh, S, Carey D, Kryscio R. Identifying Communities at Risk for Sudden and Unexpected Infant Deaths Using ArcGIS®. Vol. 5, No. 2 (2010) of Journal of Rural and Community Development.
  11. Williams JC, Costich JF, Hacker WD, Davis JS.  Lessons learned in the systems thinking approach to program evaluation. J Public Health Manag Pract.2010; 16(2):151-5

Book Chapters

  1. Dietert, RR, Bunn, TL, Lee, JE. 2010. The Delayed Type Hypersensitivity Assay Using Protein and Xenogeneic Cell Antigens, book chapter in Immunotoxicity Testing, Edition 1, in Methods in Molecular Biology, Volume 598, Humana Press.
  2. Proctor L, Costich JF, Bernard A, Chang P, Kearney P.  Trauma in Appalachia.  In Ludke R,, ed. Health in Appalachia, University Press of Kentucky, forthcoming 2011

Presentations at Professional Meetings (Selected)

  1. Bunn, TL, McKee, S. Leggo my Building-O: Commercial vs. Residential Fatalities. Governor’s Safety and Health Conference, Louisville, KY, May 2011.
  2. Bunn, TL. How Stories Impact Policy: Transportation  Injury Prevention  in Kentucky. Safe States meeting, Coral City, IA, April 2011.
  3. Bunn, TL, Sparrow, C. Kentucky Violence and Injury Prevention Program. KY Public Health Association, March 2011.
  4. Bunn, TL, Robertson, MA. The KOSHS and FACE programs, Governor’s Safety and Health Conference, Louisville, KY. May 2010.
  5. Bunn, TL. Kentucky state worker injuries, KY Personnel Cabinet, Frankfort, KY. May 2010.
  6. Bunn, TL. The Kentucky FACE program”, Kentucky Coroners Conference, Louisville, KY. April 2010.
  7. Bunn, TL, Robertson, MA, Robeson, S. The KOSHS and FACE programs, NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH. April 2010.
  8. Bunn, TL. Methadone poisonings in Kentucky, Safe States meeting, Ann Arbor MI. April 2010.
  9. Bunn, TL. Methadone poisonings in Kentucky and Billing to Workers’ Compensation, Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Lexington, KY. January 2010. 
  10. Costich JF, Patton DJ.  Coded datasets for public health law research.  Keeneland Conference on Public Health Systems and Services Research, April 2011
  11. Kitzman P, Harrison A, Hunter E, Costich JF.  Enhancement of the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network: Establishing research infrastructure.  World Congress of Physical Therapy, Amsterdam, June 2011
  12. Patton DJ, Costich JF. Local legal infrastructure and its association with population health.  Annual Meeting, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, March 2011; Keeneland Conference, April 2011, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, June 2011
  13. Robertson, M., Fanning the Flames, Kentucky Motor Transport Association in Louisville, KY, February 2011.
  14. Warren N, Walsh S, Proescholdbell S, Teaster P. Seeking to Quantify the Elder Maltreatment Problem: Linking Adult Protective Services with Mortality Data. Show and Yell Workshop at The National Adult Protective Services Association’s annual conference, San Diego, CA. (November, 2010)
  15. Walsh S, Charnigo R. Linking Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System Data with Community Health Status Indicators: An Ecological Study. The National Violent Death Reporting System Reverse Site Visit, Atlanta, GA (May 2010).

Technical Reports

  1. Costich JF, Slavova SS, Beaven S.  Kentucky Trauma Registry Report.  Kentucky Trauma Advisory Council Report to the General Assembly, December 2010
  2. Costich JF, Borowko A, Tarasenko Y.  KASPER User Satisfaction Survey Report.  Cabinet for Health and Family Services Office of the Inspector General, December 2010


2005 - 2009 Selected Publications and Presentations

Arosarena OA, Fritsch TA, Hsueh Y, et al.  2009. Maxillofacial injuries and violence against women. Forthcoming, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery.

Barber CW, Azrael D, Hemenway D, Olson L, Nie C, Schaechter J, Walsh S. 2008.  Suicide completions and attempts following homicide: Victim-suspect relationship, weapon type, and presence of antidepressants. Homicide Studies. 2008;12(3):285-297.

Bryden PA, McKnight RH, Pollack SH, Spiller HA, Ilapakur M. 2008. Ingestion of spittoon contents: An overlooked source of potentially toxic nicotine exposures.  Annual meeting, American Academy of Pediatrics, Boston, MA.

Bunn, T. 2007. Worker fatalities due to motor vehicle collisions with railroad trains. Ky Epi Notes & Reports, 42(8)1-4.

Bunn T, Costich J, Slavova S. 2006. Identification and characterization of Kentucky self-employed occupational injury fatalities using multiple sources, 1995-2004. Amer J Ind Med. 49:1005-1012

Bunn TL, Liu Y, Lee K, Robertson M, Yu L. 2009. Farmer exposure to organic solvents during the maintenance and repair of farm machinery: a pilot study. Amer J Ind Med. (accepted); APHA Annual Meeting, Philadephia.

Bunn TL, Slavova S, Bathke, A. 2007. Data linkage of inpatient hospitalization and Workers’ Claims data sets to characterize occupational falls. J Ky Med Assoc. 105: 313-320.

Bunn TL, Slavova, S, Hall, L. 2008. Narrative text analysis of Kentucky tractor fatality reports. Accid. Anal. Prev. 40(2):419-25.

Bunn TL, Slavova S, Spiller HA, Colvin J, Bathke A, Nicholson VJ. 2008. The effect of poison control center consultation on accidental poisoning inpatient hospitalizations with preexisting medical conditions. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 71(4):283-8.

Bunn TL, Slavova S, Struttmann TW, Browning SR. 2005. Sleepiness/fatigue and distraction/inattention as factors for fatal versus nonfatal commercial motor vehicle driver injuries. Accid Anal Prev 37:862-869.

Bunn, T.L., Yu, L, Slavova, S., Bathke, A. 2009. The effects of semi truck driver age and gender, and the presence of passengers on collisions with other vehicles. Traffic Inj Prev 10(3):266-272.

Costich JF. 2006. Public health system improvement: The role of trauma care. AcademyHealth annual meeting, Boston.

Costich JF, Bunn TL, Nicholson V.  2006. Occupational injury disparities in patients with and without worker compensation coverage.  APHA annual meeting, Boston.

___________________________.  2007.  Health service utilization by injured workers without worker compensation coverage.  AcademyHealth annual meeting, Orlando.

Costich JF, Bunn TL, Robertson M.  2009. Worker safety programs make sense and save
cents.  Ky. Bench and Bar, September.

Costich JF, Galvagni N, Fallat ME.  2005.  Preparing Kentucky’s emergency departments for a comprehensive trauma care system.  J Ky Med Ass’n 103; 593-8.

Costich JF, Yu L.  2009-2010. Who pays for agricultural injury care?  Forthcoming, J Agromedicine
15 (1); APHA Annual Meeting.

Costich JF, Potter DPT, Fallat ME. 2005. Kentuckians support trauma system improvement.  J Ky Med Ass’n 103: 599-602; State and Territorial Injury Prevention Dirs’ Ass’n, Washington, DC.

Dietert, RR, Bunn, TL, Lee, JE. 2009. The Delayed Type Hypersensitivity Assay Using Protein and Xenogeneic Cell Antigens, book chapter in Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press.

Fallat ME, Costich JF, Pollack SH. 2006. The impact of disparities in pediatric trauma on injury prevention initiatives. J Trauma60(2):462-64.

Fritsch TA. 2005.  Intimate partner violence awareness training for oral health practitioners.  American Public Health Ass’n annual meeting, New Orleans.

Fritsch TA, Tarima SS, Caldwell GG, Beaven S. 2005. Intimate partner violence against Kentucky women: prevalence and health consequences. J Ky Med Ass’n 103(9): 456-60.

Fritsch TA, Tarima SS, Caldwell GG, Beaven S.  2005. Intimate partner violence against older women in Kentucky.  J Ky Med Ass’n 103(9):461-3.

Hall LM, Ireson CL, Slavova S, McKee SE, Adams K. 2005. Hitting the bullseye: Should surveillance data or community perception guide safety coalition efforts?  Nat’l Injury Prevention and Control Conf., Denver.

Hall LM, Ireson CL, McKee SE, Slavova SS, Ungureanu M, Adams K. 2005. Defining the elements of success: A critical pathway model of injury prevention coalitions. APHA Annual Meeting, New Orleans.
Helmkamp J, Costich JF. 2006. ATV-related deaths in WV and KY, 2000-2004. N. Am. Cong. on Epidemiology.

Hodges SE, Kommalapati V, Walsh S, 2006. KVDRS:  The Coroner Investigation Reporting System.   Kentucky Coroner & Medical Examiner Annual Conference, Louisville, Kentucky

Huck A.  2005. Suicide and self-inflicted injuries in Kentucky: An urban-rural comparison.  Annual meeting, American Public Health Ass’n.

Lee C, Bernard A, Fryman L, Costich JF et al. 2008. Imaging may delay trauma transfer. J
Trauma. 65(6):1359-1363.

Nicholson VJ, Bunn TL, Costich JF.  2008. Disparities in work-related injuries associated with
worker compensation coverage status.  Am J Ind Med 51:393-398.

Pavlov, D, Slavova, S, Kryscio, R. 2007. Estimating relative risk on the line using nearest neighbor
statistics, methodology and computing.  Forthcoming, Applied Probability.

Pollack SH, Landrigan PF.  2008. Health hazards of child labor, in Maxcy-Rosenau: Public Health
 and Preventive Medicine, 15th ed.  NY: McGraw-Hill.
Robertson MR, Bunn TL.  2005. Equine pharmaceutical hazards: Case report and training
development.CSTE, Albuquerque NM.

Scutchfield FD, Hall LM, Ireson CL. 2005. The public and public health organizations: Issues for
community engagement in public health. Health Policy; 77(1):76-85.

Singleton M, Qin X, Agent K.  2005.  Economic costs of low safety belt usage in motor vehicle
crashes in Kentucky.  Kentucky Transportation Center, UK College of Engineering.

Slavova S, Bunn TL. 2006. Occupational MVCs as a leading indicator of worker safety in
Kentucky, CSTE annual meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Slavova, S, Bunn, T, Pavlov D, Kryscio, R. 2006. Surveillance of occupational drivers using k-th
nearest neighbor method on the line, 2006 Proceedings of the American Statistical
Association, Seattle, WA: American Statistical Association: 2631-2634.

Spiller HA, Slavova S, Bunn TL. 2006. Evaluation of poison center consultation impact on length of
hospital stay. Clinical Toxicology, 2006; 44:671; North American Congress of Clinical
Toxicology, San Francisco, CA.

Tarima S, Slavova S, Fritsch T, Hall L. 2005/2007. Probability estimation when some
observations are grouped. Statistics in Medicine 2007; 26:1745-1761; CDC/ATSDR
Symposium on Statistical Methods, Bethesda,MD

Walsh S  2007. CSI: Kentucky?  Kentucky Law Enforcement 6(2): 26.

Walsh S, Hemenway D.  2005. Intimate partner violence: Homicide followed by suicide in
Kentucky.  J Ky Med Ass’n 103:10-14.

Walsh S, Huck A, Mendiondo M. 2005.  Improving violent death reporting in Kentucky. National
Center for Injury Prevention and Control annual conference, Denver.

Walsh S., Mendiondo M. 2006. Understanding gun owner characteristics as a catalyst to a tailored
intervention.  Annual meeting, Kentucky Public Health Ass’n.

Walsh S.  2007. Working together to prevent violence: The National Violent Death Reporting
System and the Association of State Uniform Crime Reporting Programs. Association of State
Uniform Crime Reporting Programs Annual Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI.

Walsh S. 2007. Promising practices from the NVDRS: Public health surveillance in
action. ASTHO/NACCHO/STIPDA  National webcast. 

Walsh S, Dignan M, Caldwell G. 2007. The PAPM, Diffusion Theory, and Violent Death
Surveillance. American Journal of Health Behavior. 31(5):451-461.

Walsh S, Clayton R, Liu L, Hodges S. 2009. Divergence in causative factors for suicide in men
and women: National recommendations to raise public awareness. Forthcoming, Public Health Reports. 

Walsh S, Liu L. The Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System: An Overview. Epidemiological
Notes and Reports. Sept. 2009;44(3).  

Walsh S, Clayton R, Lui L, Hodges S. 2009. Divergence in causative factors for suicide in men    
and women: National recommendations to raise public awareness. Kentucky Coroner &
Medical Examiner Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, Public Health Systems and Services Research Annual Conference, Lexington, KY (April 2009), and National Injury & Violence Prevention Research Conference, Atlanta, GA (March, 2009).

Walsh S, Kryscio R, Holsinger J, Krous H.  Statewide Systematic Evaluation of Sudden,
Unexpected Infant Death Classification: Results from a National Pilot Project. National Injury & Violence Prevention Research Conference, Atlanta, GA (March, 2009).

Walsh S, Kryscio R, Holsinger J, Krous H.  2009. Statewide systematic evaluation of sudden,
unexpected infant death classification: Results from a national pilot project. Matern Child Health.
2009 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print], Public Health Systems and Services Research Annual
Conference, Lexington, KY; National Injury & Violence Prevention Research
Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Walsh S, Carey D. 2008. Using ArcGIS®  to understand counties at risk for sudden unexpected
Infant deaths. Kentucky’s Geographical  Information Systems Annual Conference, Lexington,
KY and accepted for American Public Health Association annual conference,
Philadelphia, PA. (November 2009)