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Cathy L. Melvin

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InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentPublic Health Sciences
AddressP.O. Box MSC 955
BE103
68 President St.
Phone843-876-2426
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    Research synthesis, translating research into practice, and developing cancer control interventions are the major foci of Dr. Melvin’s research. She has made notable contributions in the areas of smoking cessation and colorectal cancer screening.

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    Colonoscopy, Cancer, Cancer/Gastrointestinal, Digestive System, Cancer/Other

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    1. Luque JS, Wallace K, Blankenship BF, Roos LG, Berger FG, LaPelle NR, Melvin CL. Formative Research on Knowledge and Preferences for Stool-based Tests compared to Colonoscopy: What Patients and Providers Think. J Community Health. 2018 12; 43(6):1085-1092. PMID: 29767821.
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    2. Luque JS, Wallace K, Blankenship BF, Roos LG, Berger FG, LaPelle NR, Melvin CL. Correction to: Formative Research on Knowledge and Preferences for Stool-based Tests compared to Colonoscopy: What Patients and Providers Think. J Community Health. 2018 12; 43(6):1093. PMID: 29882181.
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    3. DiMartino LD, Baumann AA, Hsu LL, Kanter J, Gordeuk VR, Glassberg J, Treadwell MJ, Melvin CL, Telfair J, Klesges LM, King A, Wun T, Shah N, Gibson RW, Hankins JS. The sickle cell disease implementation consortium: Translating evidence-based guidelines into practice for sickle cell disease. Am J Hematol. 2018 Dec; 93(12):E391-E395. PMID: 30203558.
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    4. Alber JM, Brewer NT, Melvin C, Yackle A, Smith JS, Ko LK, Crawford A, Glanz K. Reducing overuse of cervical cancer screening: A systematic review. Prev Med. 2018 11; 116:51-59. PMID: 30149037.
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    5. Melvin CL, Vines AI, Deal AM, Pierce HO, Carpenter WR, Godley PA. Implementing a small media intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening in primary care clinics. Transl Behav Med. 2018 Aug 01. PMID: 30085287.
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    6. Bosshardt MH, Coyne PJ, Marsden J, Su Z, Melvin CL. Palliative Care Consultation Policy Change and Its Effect on Nurses' Moral Distress in an Academic Medical Center. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2018 Aug; 20(4):325-329. PMID: 30063623.
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    7. Halbert CH, Jefferson M, Nemeth L, Melvin CL, Nietert P, Rice L, Chukwuka KM. Weight loss attempts in a racially diverse sample of primary care patients. Prev Med Rep. 2018 Jun; 10:167-171. PMID: 29868362.
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    8. McRackan TR, Velozo CA, Holcomb MA, Camposeo EL, Hatch JL, Meyer TA, Lambert PR, Melvin CL, Dubno JR. Use of Adult Patient Focus Groups to Develop the Initial Item Bank for a Cochlear Implant Quality-of-Life Instrument. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 10 01; 143(10):975-982. PMID: 28772297.
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    9. Bryant DC, Hill LM, Melvin C, Powell-Young YM, Ford ME. The Community Compass Project: A Community Engagement Model Targeting African-Americans in the Low Country of South Carolina. J Natl Black Nurses Assoc. 2017 Jul; 28(1):38-42. PMID: 29932566.
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    10. Nemeth LS, Rice LJ, Potts M, Melvin C, Jefferson M, Hughes-Halbert C. Priorities and Preferences for Weight Management and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Primary Care. Fam Community Health. 2017 Jul/Sep; 40(3):245-252. PMID: 28525445.
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    11. Halbert CH, Jefferson M, Melvin CL, Rice L, Chukwuka KM. Provider Advice About Weight Loss in a Primary Care Sample of Obese and Overweight Patients. J Prim Care Community Health. 2017 Oct; 8(4):239-246. PMID: 28643551.
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    12. Melvin CL, Jefferson MS, Rice LJ, Nemeth LS, Wessell AM, Nietert PJ, Hughes-Halbert C. A systematic review of lifestyle counseling for diverse patients in primary care. Prev Med. 2017 Jul; 100:67-75. PMID: 28344120.
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    13. Vines AI, Melvin CL, Hunter JC, Carlisle VA. Project ACCRUE: Exploring Options to Increase Awareness of AIDS Malignancy Consortium Clinical Trials in North Carolina. N C Med J. 2017 Mar-Apr; 78(2):84-91. PMID: 28420766.
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    14. Melvin CL, Jefferson MS, Rice LJ, Cartmell KB, Halbert CH. Predictors of Participation in Mammography Screening among Non-Hispanic Black, Non-Hispanic White, and Hispanic Women. Front Public Health. 2016; 4:188. PMID: 27656640.
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    15. Melvin CL, Saef SH, Pierce HO, Obeid JS, Carr CM. Health Information Exchange in the ED: What Do ED Clinicians Think? South Med J. 2016 07; 109(7):419-26. PMID: 27364028.
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    16. Carr CM, Saef SH, Zhang J, Su Z, Melvin CL, Obeid JS, Zhao W, Arnaud JC, Marsden J, Sendor AB, Lenert L, Moran WP, Mauldin PD. When Should ED Physicians Use an HIE? Predicting Presence of Patient Data in an HIE. South Med J. 2016 07; 109(7):427-33. PMID: 27364029.
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    17. Saef SH, Carr CM, Bush JS, Bartman MT, Sendor AB, Zhao W, Su Z, Zhang J, Marsden J, Arnaud JC, Melvin CL, Lenert L, Moran WP, Mauldin PD, Obeid JS. A Comprehensive View of Frequent Emergency Department Users Based on Data from a Regional HIE. South Med J. 2016 07; 109(7):434-9. PMID: 27364030.
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    18. McCauley JL, Hyer JM, Ramakrishnan VR, Leite R, Melvin CL, Fillingim RB, Frick C, Brady KT. Dental opioid prescribing and multiple opioid prescriptions among dental patients: Administrative data from the South Carolina prescription drug monitoring program. J Am Dent Assoc. 2016 07; 147(7):537-44. PMID: 27055600.
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    19. Rohweder CL, Laping JL, Diehl SJ, Moore AA, Isler MR, Scott JE, Enga ZK, Black MC, Dave G, Corbie-Smith G, Melvin CL. Bridging Research, Practice, and Policy: The "Evidence Academy" Conference Model. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2016 Mar-Apr; 22(2):200-3. PMID: 25723874.
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    20. Halbert CH, Melvin C, Briggs V, Delmoor E, Rice LJ, Lynch C, Jefferson M, Johnson JC. Neighborhood Satisfaction and Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Community Sample of African Americans. J Community Health. 2016 Feb; 41(1):38-45. PMID: 26184107.
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    21. McCauley JL, Leite RS, Melvin CL, Fillingim RB, Brady KT. Dental opioid prescribing practices and risk mitigation strategy implementation: Identification of potential targets for provider-level intervention. Subst Abus. 2016; 37(1):9-14. PMID: 26675303.
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    22. Wallace K, Brandt HM, Bearden JD, Blankenship BF, Caldwell R, Dunn J, Hegedus P, Hoffman BJ, Marsh CH, Marsh WH, Melvin CL, Seabrook ME, Sterba RE, Stinson ML, Thibault A, Berger FG, Alberg AJ. Race and Prevalence of Large Bowel Polyps Among the Low-Income and Uninsured in South Carolina. Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Jan; 61(1):265-72. PMID: 26386856.
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    23. Ory MG, Sanner B, Vollmer Dahlke D, Melvin CL. Promoting public health through state cancer control plans: a review of capacity and sustainability. Front Public Health. 2015; 3:40. PMID: 25853114.
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    24. Lee JG, Matthews AK, McCullen CA, Melvin CL. Promotion of tobacco use cessation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people: a systematic review. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Dec; 47(6):823-31. PMID: 25455123.
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    25. Saef SH, Melvin CL, Carr CM. Impact of a health information exchange on resource use and Medicare-allowable reimbursements at 11 emergency departments in a midsized city. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Nov; 15(7):777-85. PMID: 25493118.
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    26. Fernández ME, Melvin CL, Leeman J, Ribisl KM, Allen JD, Kegler MC, Bastani R, Ory MG, Risendal BC, Hannon PA, Kreuter MW, Hebert JR. The cancer prevention and control research network: An interactive systems approach to advancing cancer control implementation research and practice. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Nov; 23(11):2512-21. PMID: 25155759.
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    27. Wheeler SB, Kohler RE, Reeder-Hayes KE, Goyal RK, Lich KH, Moore A, Smith TW, Melvin CL, Muss HB. Endocrine therapy initiation among Medicaid-insured breast cancer survivors with hormone receptor-positive tumors. J Cancer Surviv. 2014 Dec; 8(4):603-10. PMID: 24866922.
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    28. Halbert CH, Bellamy S, Briggs V, Bowman M, Delmoor E, Johnson JC, Kumanyika S, Melvin C, Purnell J, Rogers R, Weathers B. Intervention completion rates among African Americans in a randomized effectiveness trial for diet and physical activity changes. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Jul; 23(7):1306-13. PMID: 24755713.
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    29. McCormack L, Sheridan S, Lewis M, Boudewyns V, Melvin CL, Kistler C, Lux LJ, Cullen K, Lohr KN. Communication and dissemination strategies to facilitate the use of health-related evidence. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep). 2013 Nov; (213):1-520. PMID: 24423078.
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    30. Wheeler SB, Kohler RE, Goyal RK, Lich KH, Lin CC, Moore A, Smith TW, Melvin CL, Reeder-Hayes K, Domino ME. Is medical home enrollment associated with receipt of guideline-concordant follow-up care among low-income breast cancer survivors? Med Care. 2013 Jun; 51(6):494-502. PMID: 23673393.
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    31. Melvin CL, Corbie-Smith G, Kumanyika SK, Pratt CA, Nelson C, Walker ER, Ammerman A, Ayala GX, Best LG, Cherrington AL, Economos CD, Green LW, Harman J, Hooker SP, Murray DM, Perri MG, Ricketts TC. Developing a research agenda for cardiovascular disease prevention in high-risk rural communities. Am J Public Health. 2013 Jun; 103(6):1011-21. PMID: 23597371.
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    32. Stamatakis KA, Norton WE, Stirman SW, Melvin C, Brownson RC. Developing the next generation of dissemination and implementation researchers: insights from initial trainees. Implement Sci. 2013 Mar 12; 8:29. PMID: 23497462.
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    33. Lee JG, Blosnich JR, Melvin CL. Up in smoke: vanishing evidence of tobacco disparities in the Institute of Medicine's report on sexual and gender minority health. Am J Public Health. 2012 Nov; 102(11):2041-3. PMID: 22994185.
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    34. Sabatino SA, Lawrence B, Elder R, Mercer SL, Wilson KM, DeVinney B, Melillo S, Carvalho M, Taplin S, Bastani R, Rimer BK, Vernon SW, Melvin CL, Taylor V, Fernandez M, Glanz K. Effectiveness of interventions to increase screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers: nine updated systematic reviews for the guide to community preventive services. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Jul; 43(1):97-118. PMID: 22704754.
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    35. Jones B, Lightfoot A, De Marco M, Isler MR, Ammerman A, Nelson D, Harrison L, Motsinger B, Melvin C, Corbie-Smith G. Community-responsive research priorities: health research infrastructure. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2012; 6(3):339-48. PMID: 22982847.
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    36. Harden E, Moore A, Melvin C. Exploring perceptions of colorectal cancer and fecal immunochemical testing among African Americans in a North Carolina community. Prev Chronic Dis. 2011 Nov; 8(6):A134. PMID: 22005627.
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    37. Adams EK, Melvin CL, Raskind-Hood C, Joski PJ, Galactionova E. Infant delivery costs related to maternal smoking: an update. Nicotine Tob Res. 2011 Aug; 13(8):627-37. PMID: 21778148.
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    38. Ferrari RM, Siega-Riz AM, Evenson KR, Moos MK, Melvin CL, Herring AH. Provider advice about weight loss and physical activity in the postpartum period. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2010 Mar; 19(3):397-406. PMID: 20156083.
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    39. Bowen DJ, Sorensen G, Weiner BJ, Campbell M, Emmons K, Melvin C. Dissemination research in cancer control: where are we and where should we go? Cancer Causes Control. 2009 May; 20(4):473-85. PMID: 19224380.
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    40. Lee JG, Griffin GK, Melvin CL. Tobacco use among sexual minorities in the USA, 1987 to May 2007: a systematic review. Tob Control. 2009 Aug; 18(4):275-82. PMID: 19208668.
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    41. Glanz K, Melvin C. How not to get lost in translation: implementing the recommendations and identifying research gaps. Am J Prev Med. 2008 Jul; 35(1 Suppl):S3-5. PMID: 18541186.
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    42. Adams KE, Melvin CL, Raskind-Hood CL. Sociodemographic, insurance, and risk profiles of maternal smokers post the 1990s: how can we reach them? Nicotine Tob Res. 2008 Jul; 10(7):1121-9. PMID: 18629721.
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    43. Carey TS, Williams JW, Oldham JM, Goodman F, Ranney LM, Whitener L, Morgan LC, Melvin CL. Gabapentin in the treatment of mental illness: the echo chamber of the case series. J Psychiatr Pract. 2008 Mar; 14 Suppl 1:15-27. PMID: 19034206.
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    44. Melvin CL, Ranney LM, Carey TS, Evans WD. Disseminating findings from a drug class review: using best practices to inform prescription of antiepileptic drugs for bipolar disorder. J Psychiatr Pract. 2008 Mar; 14 Suppl 1:44-56. PMID: 19034209.
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    45. Melvin CL, Carey TS, Goodman F, Oldham JM, Williams JW, Ranney LM. Effectiveness of antiepileptic drugs for the treatment of bipolar disorder: findings from a systematic review. J Psychiatr Pract. 2008 Mar; 14 Suppl 1:9-14. PMID: 19034205.
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    46. Carey TS, Melvin CL, Ranney LM. Extracting key messages from systematic reviews. J Psychiatr Pract. 2008 Mar; 14 Suppl 1:28-34. PMID: 19034207.
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    47. Melvin CL, Carey TS, Oldham JM. Introduction: antiepileptic medications for bipolar disorder. J Psychiatr Pract. 2008 Mar; 14 Suppl 1:7-8. PMID: 19034204.
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    48. Kish-Doto J, Evans WD, Squire C, Williams P, Ranney LM, Melvin CL. Patterns of prescribing antiepileptic drugs for bipolar disorder. J Psychiatr Pract. 2008 Mar; 14 Suppl 1:35-43. PMID: 19034208.
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    49. Straub B, Melvin C, Labbok M. A descriptive study of Cambodian refugee infant feeding practices in the United States. Int Breastfeed J. 2008 Jan 24; 3:2. PMID: 18218121.
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    50. Hartmann KE, Wechter ME, Payne P, Salisbury K, Jackson RD, Melvin CL. Best practice smoking cessation intervention and resource needs of prenatal care providers. Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Oct; 110(4):765-70. PMID: 17906007.
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    51. Carey TS, Williams JW, Melvin C, Oldham J, Goodman F. Best practices: comparing medication treatments in mental health: drug class reviews and policy challenges. Psychiatr Serv. 2007 Jun; 58(6):746-8. PMID: 17535934.
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    52. Ranney L, Melvin C, Lux L, McClain E, Lohr KN. Systematic review: smoking cessation intervention strategies for adults and adults in special populations. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Dec 05; 145(11):845-56. PMID: 16954352.
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    53. Rosenthal AC, Melvin CL, Barker DC. Treatment of tobacco use in preconception care. Matern Child Health J. 2006 Sep; 10(5 Suppl):S147-8. PMID: 16897373.
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    54. Ranney L, Melvin C, Lux L, McClain E, Morgan L, Lohr KN. Tobacco use: prevention, cessation, and control. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep). 2006 Jun; (140):1-120. PMID: 17764211.
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    55. Ayadi MF, Adams EK, Melvin CL, Rivera CC, Gaffney CA, Pike J, Rabius V, Ferguson JN. Costs of a smoking cessation counseling intervention for pregnant women: comparison of three settings. Public Health Rep. 2006 Mar-Apr; 121(2):120-6. PMID: 16528943.
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    56. Petersen R, Garrett JM, Melvin CL, Hartmann KE. Medicaid reimbursement for prenatal smoking intervention influences quitting and cessation. Tob Control. 2006 Feb; 15(1):30-4. PMID: 16436401.
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    57. Ranney LM, Melvin CL, Rohweder CL. From guidelines to practice: a process evaluation of the National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit. AHIP Cover. 2005 Jul-Aug; 46(4):50-2. PMID: 16149661.
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    58. Petersen R, Clark KA, Hartmann KE, Melvin CL. Getting focused: missed opportunities for smoking interventions for pregnant women receiving Medicaid. Prev Med. 2005 Feb; 40(2):209-15. PMID: 15533531.
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    59. Melvin CL, Malek SH. Making a difference in infant survival: evidence-based actions to reduce tobacco exposure during pregnancy and infancy in North Carolina. N C Med J. 2004 May-Jun; 65(3):164-6. PMID: 15335012.
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    60. Melvin C, Gaffney C. Treating nicotine use and dependence of pregnant and parenting smokers: an update. Nicotine Tob Res. 2004 Apr; 6 Suppl 2:S107-24. PMID: 15203815.
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    61. Orleans T, Melvin C, Marx J, Maibach E, Vose KK. National action plan to reduce smoking during pregnancy: the National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit. Nicotine Tob Res. 2004 Apr; 6 Suppl 2:S269-77. PMID: 15203827.
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    62. Adams EK, Ayadi MF, Melvin CL, Rivera CC. Smoking Among Medicaid Insured Mothers: What are the Neonatal Expenses? Health Care Financ Rev. 2004; 26(2):105-118. PMID: 25372786.
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    63. Adams EK, Nishimura B, Merritt RK, Melvin C. Costs of poor birth outcomes among privately insured. J Health Care Finance. 2003; 29(3):11-27. PMID: 12635991.
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    64. Adams EK, Miller VP, Ernst C, Nishimura BK, Melvin C, Merritt R. Neonatal health care costs related to smoking during pregnancy. Health Econ. 2002 Apr; 11(3):193-206. PMID: 11921317.
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    65. Melvin CL, Rogers M, Gilbert BC, Lipscomb L, Lorenz R, Ronck S, Casey S. Pregnancy intention: how PRAMS data can inform programs and policy. Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. Matern Child Health J. 2000 Sep; 4(3):197-201. PMID: 11097508.
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    66. Melvin CL, Tucker P. Measurement and definition for smoking cessation intervention research: the smoke-free families experience. Smoke-Free Families Common Evaluation Measures for Pregnancy and Smoking Cessation Projects Working Group. Tob Control. 2000; 9 Suppl 3:III87-90. PMID: 10982919.
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    67. Melvin CL, Adams EK, Miller V. Costs of smoking during pregnancy: development of the maternal and child health smoking attributable mortality, morbidity and economic costs (MCHSAMMEC) software. Tob Control. 2000; 9 Suppl 3:III12-5. PMID: 10982899.
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    68. Melvin CL, Dolan-Mullen P, Windsor RA, Whiteside HP, Goldenberg RL. Recommended cessation counselling for pregnant women who smoke: a review of the evidence. Tob Control. 2000; 9 Suppl 3:III80-4. PMID: 10982917.
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    69. Ahluwalia IB, Johnson C, Rogers M, Melvin C. Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS): unintended pregnancy among women having a live birth. PRAMS Working Group. J Womens Health Gend Based Med. 1999 Jun; 8(5):587-9. PMID: 10839641.
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    70. Castles A, Adams EK, Melvin CL, Kelsch C, Boulton ML. Effects of smoking during pregnancy. Five meta-analyses. Am J Prev Med. 1999 Apr; 16(3):208-15. PMID: 10198660.
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    71. Adams EK, Melvin CL. Costs of maternal conditions attributable to smoking during pregnancy. Am J Prev Med. 1998 Oct; 15(3):212-9. PMID: 9791639.
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    72. Rogers MM, Ahluwalia IB, Melvin CL. The pregnancy risk assessment monitoring system (PRAMS). J Womens Health. 1998 Sep; 7(7):799-801. PMID: 9785304.
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    73. Moos MK, Petersen R, Meadows K, Melvin CL, Spitz AM. Pregnant women's perspectives on intendedness of pregnancy. Womens Health Issues. 1997 Nov-Dec; 7(6):385-92. PMID: 9439199.
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    74. Melvin CL. Pregnant women, infants, and the cost savings of smoking cessation. Tob Control. 1997; 6 Suppl 1:S89-91. PMID: 9396132.
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    75. Wilcox LS, Kiely JL, Melvin CL, Martin MC. Assisted reproductive technologies: estimates of their contribution to multiple births and newborn hospital days in the United States. Fertil Steril. 1996 Feb; 65(2):361-6. PMID: 8566263.
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    76. Keely DF, McElwee YF, Bale CS, Gates AD, Melvin CL, Sappenfield WM. Infant death review: a new way to understand your county's infant mortality. J S C Med Assoc. 1991 Feb; 87(2):90-3. PMID: 2010996.
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