Cancer, Caregiving, and Palliative Care

Hughes, Vernon, Hainstock. The effectiveness of community-based palliative care program components: A systematic review. Age and Ageing. 2023 (Full article)

Fang, Guo, Hughes, Tan. Dynamic patterns and modeling of COVID-19 early transmission by dynamic mode decomposition. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2023 (Full article)

Hughes, ScheckLong, Chung. Hearing aid loan program for hearing loss at the end of life. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care. 2023 (Full article)

Liu, Hughes, Baumbach, Derain. An online intervention to improve the health and well-being of informal caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease: A pilot study. PEC Innovation. 2023 (Full article)

Chung, Hughes, Koushkaki, Risberg, Alcantara, Amico. Hospice capacity to provide general in-patient care: Emergency department utilization and live discharge among cancer patients. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine. 2023 (Full article)

Liu, Wang, Hughes. Health behaviors, financial difficulties, and depressive symptoms among older adults across gender and race during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. 2023 (Full article)

Liu, Hughes, Baumbach, Meng. Parenting style in childhood and depressive symptoms among family caregivers in middle and later adulthood in the United States: The role of perceived control. Aging and Health Research. 2023 (Full article)

Vernon, Hughes, Kowalczyk. Measuring effectiveness in community-based palliative care programs: A systematic review. Social Science & Medicine. 2022 (Full article)

Hughes, Vernon, Kowalczyk, Zhou. Experiences of caregivers and hospice leaders with telehealth for palliative care: a mixed methods study. Annals of Palliative Medicine. 2022 (Full article)

Guo, Wright, Vaezi, Osias, Hughes. Creation and evaluation of the Illinois Cancer Risk Index as a predictor of four common cancers. Preventing Chronic Disease. (Full article)

Faghani, Guo, Wright, Hughes, Vaezi. Construction and case study of a novel lung cancer risk index. BMC Cancer. (Full article)

Hughes, Afrin, Hamlish. Effectiveness of skill-building interventions for informal caregivers of adults with cancer: A systematic review. Journal of Cancer Education. 2022. (Full article)

Liu, Hughes, Roberto, Savla. Physical and mental health of family caregivers of older parents and grandchildren in mainland China. Aging and Health Research. 2022 (Full article)

Hughes, Afrin, Vaezi. Use of population indices in cancer research: A scoping review. Journal of Global Health Economics and Policy. 2022. (Full article)

Baumbach, Hughes, Derain, Liu. Parenting style in childhood and attitudes toward caregiving in adulthood: A qualitative study. Home Health Care Services Quarterly. (Full article)

Hughes, Vernon. US hospices’ approach to racial/ethnic minority inclusion: A qualitative study. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. 2021 (Full article)

Hughes, Liu, Baumbach. Impact of COVID-19 on the health and well-being of informal caregivers of people with dementia: A rapid systematic review. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. 2021. (Full article)

Hughes, Vernon. “We are here to assist all individuals who need hospice services”: Hospices’ perspectives on improving access for racial/ethnic minorities. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. 2020 May. (Full article)

Hughes, Vernon. Promoting access to Medicare hospice benefit could save taxpayers, benefit underserved communities. The Hill. 2019 Oct. (Full article)

Hughes, Vernon. Closing the gap in hospice utilization for the minority Medicare population. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. 2019 Jun. (Full article)


Health Behavior Change and Social Determinants of Health

Hughes, Baker, Kim. Disparities in health behavior risks among employed and unemployed Black and White older adults. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2020 Sep;13(2). (Full article)

Hughes, Vernon. Hospice response to COVID-19: Promoting sustainable inclusion strategies for racial and ethnic minorities. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 2020 64(2):101-105 (Full article)

Hughes, Tang, Yuan. Collaboration between public health and marketing experts as a response to COVID-19. Population Health Management. 2020 (Full article)

Vernon, Hughes. Health in the US: Two different ballgames. In: Jones, Rycroft, eds. Income Inequality in America. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO; 2021. Chapter 3.

Hughes, Baker, Kim, Valdes. Health behaviors and related disparities of insured adults with a health care provider in the United States, 2015—2016. Preventive Medicine. 2019 Mar. (Journal abstract)

Hughes, McCulloch, Valdes. The impact of story-based video back injury prevention training on employee motivation, engagement, knowledge, and behavior. Occupational Health Science. 2018 Jun(2):203-214.

Hughes, McCulloch, Valdes. The impact of story-based video back injury prevention training on employee motivation, engagement, knowledge, and behavior. Occupational Health Science. 2018 Jun(2):203-214. (Journal abstract)

Hughes, Yette, Hannon, Harris, Tran, Reid. Promoting tobacco cessation via the workplace: Opportunities for improvement. Tobacco Control. 2011 Jul;20(4):305-8. (Full article)

Hughes, Patrick, Hannon, Harris, Ghosh. Understanding the decision-making process for health promotion programming at small to mid-size businesses. Health Promot Pract. 2011 Jul;12(4):512-21. (Journal abstract)

Hughes. Are we focusing enough workplace wellness efforts on female workers? J Occup Environ Med., 2011 Nov:53(11):1213-4. (Journal abstract)

Hughes, Hannon, Harris, Patrick. Health behaviors of employed and insured adults in the United States, 2004-05. Am J Health Promot. 2010 May-Jun;24(5):315-23. (Journal abstract)

Hughes, Girolami, Cheadle, Harris, Patrick. A Lifestyle-based weight management program delivered to employees: Examination of health and economic outcomes. J Occup Environ Med., 2007 Nov:49(11):1212-7. (Journal abstract)

Borer, Cornelissen, Halberg, Hughes. Health impact of training intensity in older individuals. Kinesiology: International Journal of Fundamental and Applied Kinesiology. 2003 Nov:35: 210-18.


Quality of Care Improvement

Brewer, Hughes, Patel. Impact of repeated reimbursement penalties on hospital total quality scores. Journal of Patient Safety. 2024  (Journal abstract)

Hughes, Spana, Cada. Developing a needs assessment process to address gaps in a local system of care. Community Mental Health Journal. 2022 (Journal abstract)

Hughes, Gray, Kim. The perspective of administrators of intellectual disability organizations on the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities. 2022 (Full article)

Faghani, Hughes, Vaezi. Association of anti-contagion policies with the spread of COVID-19 in United States. Journal of Public Health Research. In press.

Hughes, Gorman, Ren, Khalid, Clayton. Increasing access to rural mental health care using hybrid care that includes telepsychiatry. Journal of Rural Mental Health. 2019 Jan:43(1):30-37. (Prepublication full-text) (Journal abstract)

Hughes, Roedocker, Ehli, Walz, Froehlich, White, Binder. A quality improvement project to improve sepsis-related outcomes at an integrated healthcare system. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 2019 Nov/Dec. (Journal abstract)


Education & Training in Health Care

Hughes, Afrin. Students engaging in public health research: An opportunity to enhance education. Pedagogy in Health Promotion. (full article)

Hughes, Henry, Kushnick. Teaching during the pandemic? An opportunity to enhance curriculum. Pedagogy in Health Promotion. 2020 Dec:6(4):235-38. (Journal abstract)

McCulloch, Cuckler, Valdes, Hughes. Effectiveness of online training and supervisor feedback on safe eating and drinking practices for individuals with developmental disabilities. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 2020 Apr. (Journal abstract)

Hughes, McCulloch, Valdes. Self-monitoring checklists: A tool for connecting training to practice. Innovations in Global Health Professions Education. 2018 Dec:(4). (Full article)

Hughes, McCulloch, Valdes. The impact of story-based video back injury prevention training on employee motivation, engagement, knowledge, and behavior. Occupational Health Science. 2018 Jun(2):203-214. (Journal abstract)



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