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Dennis J. Zheng, Patrick J. Sur, Mary Goretty Ariokot, Catherine Juillard, Mary Margaret Ajiko, Rochelle A. Dicker. Epidemiology of injured patients in rural Uganda: A prospective trauma registry’s first 1000 days. PLOS ONE. 2021.
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Christie SA, Dickson DC, Chichom-Mefire A, Nana T, Stern PMO, Mbiarikai MA, Hubbard AE, Dicker RA, Juillard C. Health care utilization portends economic disability after injury in Cameroon. JAMA Network Open. 2020.
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Feldhaus I , Carvalho M, Waiz G , Igu J,  Matthay Z , Dicker RA, Juillard C. Appropriateness and feasibility of trauma scoring systems used in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review. Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open. 2020 View Publication >

Markosian C, Shekherdimian S, Badalian S, Libaridian L, Baghdassarian A. Medical education in the former Soviet Union: opportunities in Armenia. Annals of Global Health. August, 2020. View Publication >

Christie SA, Mbianyor AM, Dissak-Delon F, Tanjong MM, Chichom-Mefire A, Dicker RA, Juillard C. Feasibility of a cellular telephone follow-up program after injury in Sub-Saharan Africa. World Journal of Surgery. 2020
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Laytin AD, Clarke D, Gerdin Wärnberg M, Kong VY, Bruce JL, Laing G, Holena DN, Juillard CJ. The search for a simple injury score to reliably discriminate the risk of in-hospital mortality in South Africa. Surgery. 2020 May;167(5):836-842. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2020.01.009. Epub 2020 Feb 21. 
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Seyoum N, Seyoum K, Juillard C, Dicker RA, Laytin A. Patterns of Injury at an Ethiopian Referral Hospital: Using an Institutional Trauma Registry to Inform Injury Prevention and Systems Strengthening. African Journal of Emergency Medicine. Available online 18 February 2020.View Publication >.

Bellamkonda N, Motwani G, Wange H, DeBoer C, Kirya F, Juillard C, Marseille E, Ajiko M, Dicker R. Cost-effectiveness of Exploratory Laparotomy in a regional referral hospital in Eastern Uganda. Journal of Surgical Research 2020 Jan 1;245:587-92.[Epub ahead of print]
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Dicker RA, Bonne S Hospital Based Violence Intervention Programs to Address the Social Determinants of Health Current Trauma Reports. Published online 27 January 2020; DOI10.1007/s40719-020-0018409. 
McNee MA, DeUgarte DA, et al. The First Six Years of the APSA Travel Fellowship Program: Impact and Lessons Learned. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2020. DOI: View Publication >

Chendjou WT, Christie SA, Carvalho M, Nana T, Wepngong E, Dickson D, Dicker RA, Juillard C, Mefire AC. The Prevalence and Characteristics of Untreated Hernias in Southwest Cameroon. J Surg Res. 2019; 244:181-8.
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Lin N, Nwanna-Nzewunwa OC, Ajiko MM, Motwani G, Carvalho M, Dicker R, Juillard C. Wange A. Geospatial Analysis of Trauma Burden and Surgical Care Capacity in Teso Sub-region of Eastern Uganda. World J Surg. 2019. AUG 6:1-8. ISSN 1432-2323, View Publication >

Dickson DC, Christie SA, Chichom A, Oben E, Embolo FN, Fonje AN, O'Sullivan P, Akumbu PW, Essi MJ, Dicker RA, Juillard C. A Qualitative Study of Transitions Between Health Care Settings After Injury in Cameroon, 2019; Journal of Surgical Research, Volume 528-539, ISSN 0022-4804, View Publication >.

Garber K, Shekherdimian S. The Heterogeneity of Global Pediatric Surgery: Defining Needs and Opportunities around the World. World Journal of Surgery. World J Surg. 2019 Jun;43(6):1404-1415. DOI: View Publication >

Eyler L, Hubbard A, Juillard C.  Optimization and validation of the EconomicClusters model for facilitating global health disparities research: Examples from Cameroon and Ghana. May 2019; PLoS ONE 14(5): e0217197. View Publication >

Checkley L, Motwani G, Wange IC, Nwanna-Nzewunwa O, Kira F, Ajiko MM, Juillard C, Dicker R. Assessment of blood donation and blood transfusion in Eastern Uganda: A mixed-methods study. Annals of Global Health. Apr 2019; 85(1), p.59.View Publication >

Nwanna-Nzewunwa O, Ngamby MK, Cox J, Feldhaus I, Motwani G, Monono ME, Etoundi GA, Dicker RA, Hyder AA, Juillard C. Epidemiology and cost of pediatric injury in Yaoundé, Cameroon: a prospective study. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. Apr 2019; DOI: View Publication >

Nwanna-Nzewunwa O, Ajiko M, Motwani G, Kabagenyi F, Carvalho M, Feldhaus I, Kirya F, Epodoi J, Dicker R, Juillard C. Identifying information gaps in a surgical capacity assessment tool for developing countries: a methodological triangulation approach. World J Surg. 2019 Jan 18. doi: View Publication >

Azemfac K, Christie SA, Carvalho M, Nana T, Fonje AN, Halle-Ekane G, Dicker R, Chichom-Mefire A, Juillard C. A community-based assessment of knowledge and practice of breast self-examination and prevalence of breast disease in Southwest Cameroon. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology. 2019 Jan; 2928901:1-10. View Publication >

Wu N, Carvalho M, Nwanna-Nzewunwa O, Nana T, Motwani G, Mbeboh S, Chendjou W, Nour FMA, Christie SA, Mefire AC, Dicker RA, Juillard C. Developing trauma audit filters for regional referral hospitals in Cameroon: mixed-methods approach. Journal Surg Res. 2018 Dec; 232:578-586. DOI: View Publication >

Christie SA, Nwomeh BC, Krishnaswami S, Yang GP, Holterman AL, Charles A, Jayaraman S, Jawa RS, Rickard J, Swaroop M, Ziad SC, Etoundi Mballa GA, Monono ME, Chichom Mefire A, Juillard C. Strengthening Surgery Strengthens Health Systems: A New Paradigm and Potential Pathway for Horizontal Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. World J Surg. 2018 Nov 15. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4854-9. DOI: View Publication >

Laytin AD, Seyoum N, Azazh A, Zewdie A, Juillard CJ, Dicker R. The feasibility of telephone-administered interviews to evaluate long-term outcomes of trauma patients in urban Ethiopia. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2018 Nov;3:e000256. 
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Christie SA, Hubbard AE, Callcut RA, Hameed M, Dissak-Delon FN, Mekolo D, Saidou A, Mefire AC, Nsongoo P, Dicker RA, Cohen MJ, Juillard C. Machine Learning Without Borders? An Adaptable Tool to Optimize Mortality Prediction in Diverse Clinical Settings. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Nov;85(5):921-927.
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Nwanna-Nzewunwa OC, Christie SA, Carvalho M, Motwani G, Delon FND, Ngamby MK, Mballa GAE, Nsongoo P, Saidou A, Mekolo D, Dicker R, Juillard C. Analysis of a National Trauma Registry in Cameroon: Implications for Prehospital Care Strengthening. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg. 2018;7(2):133-142.
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Rickard J, Onwuka E, Joseph S, Ozgediz D, Dicker, R Krishnaswami S, Oyetunji TA, Sharma J, Ginwalla RF, Nwomeh BC, Jayaraman S. Value of Global Surgical Activities for US Academic Health Centers: A Position Paper by the Association for Academic Surgery Global Affairs Committee, Society of University Surgeons Committee on Global Academic Surgery, and American College of Surgeons' Operation Giving Back. Journal of American College of Surgeons. Oct 2018 (227):455-466. DOI: View Publication >

Garber K, Aboulian A, Nalbandian D, Abrahamyan A, Danielyan A, Amirjanian A, Shekherdimian S. Assessing Health Systems in “Unrecognized” States: Lessons for the Current Geopolitical Landscape. BMJ. 2018 Aug 22;362:k3403. doi: View Publication >

Nwanna-Nzewunwa O, Christie AS, Carvalho M, Motwani G, Dissak Delon FN, Ngamby MK, Mballa GAE, Nsongoo P, Saidou A, Mekolo D, Dicker RA. Analysis of a National Trauma Registry in Cameroon: Implications for Prehospital Care Strengthening. Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care & Emergency Surgery, May-August 2018:7(2): 133-143

Eyler L, Mohamed S, Feldhaus I, Dicker R, Juillard C. Essential Surgery as a Component of the Right to Health: A Call to Action. Human Rights Quarterly. 2018 Aug; 40(3):641-662. View Publication >

Nwanna-Nzewunwa OC, Kouo Ngamby M, Shetter E, Etoundi Mballa GA, Feldhaus I, Eke Monono M, Hyder A, Dicker R, Stevens K, Juillard C. Informing prehospital care planning using pilot trauma registry data in Yaounde, Cameroon.   Euro J Trauma Emerg S.  2018 Mar doi:View Publication >

Bommakanti K, Feldhaus I, Motwani G, Dicker RA, Juillard C. Trauma registry implementation in low- and middle-income countries: challenges and opportunities. J Surg Res. 2018 Mar;223:72-86. View Publication >

Rickard J, Onwuka E , Joseph S, Ozgediz D, Krishnaswami S, Oyetunji T, Sharma J, Ginwalla R, Nwomeh BC, Aboutanos MA, Bickler S, Calland JF, Caty MG, Charles A, DeUgarte DA, Dicker R, Farmer DL, Juillard C, Gonzalez L, Lanning D, Latifi R, Nwariaku O, Pawlik , Peck GL, Price R, Puyana JC, Remick KN, Riviello R, Rodas EB, Rogers SO, Shrime MG, Stehr W, Swaroop M, Tarpley JL, Tefera G, Vyas D, Weiser TG, Wren SM, Jayaraman S. The Value of Global Surgical Activities for US Academic Health Centers: A Position Paper by the Association of Academic Surgeons Global Affairs Committee, Society of University Surgeons Committee on Global Academic Surgery and American College of Surgeons’ Operation Giving Back. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2018. PMID: 30138702. View Publication >

Punchak M, Hall K, Seni A, Buck WC, DeUgarte D, Hartford E, Kelly R, Muando VI. Burden of Pediatric Critical Care Illness in a Sub-Saharan African Hospital. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2018. PMID: 30063654.

Guzman K, Gemo N, Martins DB, Santos P, DeUgarte DA, Ademo F, Kulber D, Issufo C. Current Challenges of Plastic Surgical Care in Sub-Saharan Africa (Maputo, Mozambique). PRS Global Open. 2018. PMID: 30324071.
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Saluja S, Nwomeh B, Finlayson SRG, Holterman AL, Jawa RS, Jayaraman S, Juillard C, Krishnaswami S, Mukhopadhyay S, Rickard J, Weiser TG, Yang GP, Shrime MG; Society of University Surgeons Global Academic Surgery Committee. Guide to research in academic global surgery: A statement of the Society of University Surgeons Global Academic Surgery Committee. Surgery. 2017 Dec 5. pii: S0039-6060(17)30709-2. PMID: 29221877 View Publication >

Shaw BI, Wangara AA, Wambua GM, Kiruja J, Dicker RA, Mweu JM, Juillard C. Geospatial relationship of road traffic crashes and healthcare facilities with trauma surgical capabilities in Nairobi, Kenya: defining gaps in coverage. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2017;2:1-5. View Publication >

Juillard C, Kouo Ngamby M, Ekeke Monono M, Etoundi Mballa GA, Dicker RA, Stevens KA, Hyder AA. Exploring data sources for road traffic injury in Cameroon: collection and completeness of police records, newspaper reports, and a hospital trauma registry. Surgery. 2017 Dec;162(6S):S24-S31. View Publication >

Rouch J, Dawes A, Garber K, Sukhudyan B, Shekherdimian S. Attitudes Toward Morbidity and Mortality Conferences Among Medical and Surgical Pediatric Specialists in Low to Middle Income Countries: Survey of Physicians in Armenia. JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 30. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2974 View Publication >

Chichom-Mefire A, Nwanna-Nzewunwa OC, Siysi VV, Feldhaus I, Dicker R, Juillard C. Key findings from a prospective trauma registry at a regional hospital in Southwest Cameroon. PLoS One. 2017 Jul 19;12(7):e0180784. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0180784

Laytin A, Dicker RA, Gerdin M, Roy N, Sarang B, Kumar V, Juillard C. Comparing traditional and novel injury scoring systems in a US level-I trauma center: an opportunity for improved injury surveillance in low- and middle-income countries. J Surg Res. 2017 Jul;215:60-66. View Publication >

Laytin A, Kumar V, Sarang B, Roy N, Dicker R, Juillard C. Patterns of injury mechanism at a tertiary trauma center in Mumbai, India: Opportunities for injury prevention. Journal of Transportation Safety & Security. July 2017; 9:sup1, 103-114. View Publication >

Mefire A, Musafir M, Nathans A, Ngendahayo E, Nobhojit R, Nguyen TS, Pronovost P, Qamar I, Razzak J, Rubiano A, Turner J, Varghese M, Zakirova R, Mock C. Implementation of the World Health Organization Trauma Care Checklist Program in 11 Centers Across Multiple Economic Strata: Effect on Care Process Measures. World J Surg. 2017 Apr;41(4):954-962. View Publication >

Amado V, da Rocha M, Khosa D, Langa S, DeUgarte DA, Yohannan P. Morbidity and mortality of paediatric burns patients at Maputo Central Hospital. East & Central Africa Journal of Surgery. 2017. Vol 22. No. 3. View Publication >

Amado V, Martins DB, Karan A, Johnson B, Shekherdimian S, Miller LT, Taela A, DeUgarte DA. Global General Pediatric Surgery Partnership: The UCLA-Mozambique Experience. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2017 52(9):1528-1533. PMID: 28087136. View Publication >

Amado V, Martins D, Karan A, Johnson B, Shekherdimian S, Miller L, Taela A, DeUgarte D. Global General Pediatric Surgery Partnership: The UCLA-Mozambique Experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jan 5. pii: S0022-3468(16)30700-X. View Publication >

Kisitu DK, Eyler LE, Kajja I, Waiswa G, Beyeza T, Ragland DR, Feldhaus I, Juillard C, Dicker RA. The role of Ugandan district hospital orthopedic units in the care of vulnerable road users:  A cross-sectional study. Injury Epidemiology. 2016 Dec;3(1):27. View Publication >

Eyler L, Hubbard A, Juillard C. Assessment of Economic Status in Trauma Registries: A New Algorithm for Generating Population-Specific Clustering-Based Models of Economic Status for Time-Constrained Low-Resource Settings. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 2016 Oct.;94(2016):49-58. View Publication >

Derbew M, Laytin AD, Dicker RA. The surgical workforce shortage and successes in retaining surgical trainees in Ethiopia: a professional survey. Human resources for health. 2016; 14 (Suppl 1):29. PMID: 27380899. PMCID: PMC4943482 View Publication >

Nwanna-Nzewunwa OC, Ajiko MM, Kirya F, Epodoi J, Kabagenyi F, Batibwe E, Feldhaus I, Juillard C, Dicker R. Barriers and facilitators of surgical care in rural Uganda: a mixed methods study. J Surg Res. 2016 Jul; 204(1):242-50. View Publication >

Kisitu DK, Eyler LE, Kajja I, Waiswa G, Beyeza T, Feldhaus I, Juillard C, Dicker R. A pilot orthopedic trauma registry in Ugandan district hospitals. J Surg Res. 2016 May 15;202(2):481-8.View Publication >

Ajiko MM, Dave D, Felhaus I, Smith RN, Juillard C, Dicker RA. Patterns of surgical presentations at an African regional referral hospital: Surveillance as a step towards improving access to care. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2016 Feb 11. View Publication >

Kacker S, Bishai D, Mballa GA, Monono ME, Schneider EB, Ngamby MK, Hyder AA, Juillard C. Socioeconomic correlates of trauma: An analysis of emergency ward patients in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Injury. 2016 Mar;47(3):658-64.
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Duron V, DeUgarte D, Bliss D, Salazar E, Casapia M, Ford H, Upperman J. Implementation and Analysis of Initial Trauma Registry in Iquitos, Peru. Health Promot Perspect 2016 6:174-179. 74-179. PMID: 27766233. View Publication >

Karan A, DeUgarte D, Barry M. Medical “Brain Drain” and Health Care Worker Shortages: How Should International Training Programs Respond? AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016 (18):665-675. PMID: 27437816 View Publication >

Laytin A, Kumar V, Juillard C, Sarang B, Lashoher A, Roy N, Dicker R. Choice of injury scoring system in low- and middle-income countries: Lessons from Mumbai. Injury. 2015 Dec;46(12):2491-2497. View Publication >

Kouo Ngamby MK, Dissak Delon N, Feldhaus I, Juillard C, Stevens K, Monono ME. A cross-sectional survey of emergency and essential surgical care capacity among hospitals with high trauma burden in a Central African country. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 Oct;15:478. View Publication >

Karan A, Amado V, Vitorino P, Kulber D, Taela A, DeUgarte DA. Evaluating the Socioeconomic and Cultural Factors Associated with Pediatric Burn Injuries in Maputo, Mozambique. Pediatric Surgery International 2015. PMID: 26280740. View Publication >

Snyder E, Amado V, Jacobe M, Sacks GD, Bruzoni M, Mapasse D, DeUgarte DA. General Surgical Services at an Urban Teaching Hospital in Mozambique. Journal of Surgical Research 2015. PMID: 25940163. View Publication >

Hartford E, Muananthatha O, Valigy V, Salimo S, Ziman A, DeUgarte, DA. Transfusion Practice and Knowledge in Mozambique. Transfusion 2015 55(7):1607-12. PMID: 25648912. PMCID: PMC5158106 View Publication >

Butler MW, Ozgediz D, Poenaru D, Ameh E, Andrawes S, Azzie G, Borgstein E, DeUgarte DA, Elhalaby E, Ganey ME, Gerstle JT, Hansen EN, Hesse A, Lakhoo K, Krishnaswami S, Langer M, Levitt M, Meier D, Minocha A, Nwomeh BC, Rahman LA, Rothstein D, Sekabira J. The Global Pediatric Surgery Network: A Model of Subspecialty Collaboration within Global Surgery. World Journal of Surgery 2015 39:335-342. PMID: 25344143. View Publication >

Juillard C, Stevens KA, Monono ME, Mballa GA, Ngamby MK, McGreevy J, Cryer G, Hyder AA. Analysis of prospective trauma registry data in Francophone Africa: A pilot study from Cameroon. World J Surg. 2014 Oct;38(10):2534-42. View Publication >

Weeks SR, Juillard C, Monono ME, Etoundi GA, Ngamby MK, Hyder AA, Stevens KA. Is the Kampala trauma score an effective predictor of mortality in low-resource settings? A comparison of multiple trauma severity scores. World J Surg. 2014 Aug;38(8):1905-11. View Publication >

Beard JH, Oresanya LB, Akoko L, Mwanga A, Mkony CA, Dicker RA. Surgical task-shifting in a low-resource setting: outcomes after major surgery performed by nonphysician clinicians in Tanzania. World journal of surgery.  2014 Jun; 38(6):1398-404. PMID: 24407941View Publication >

Beard JH, Oresanya LB, Akoko L, Mwanga A, Dicker RA, Harris HW. An estimation of inguinal hernia epidemiology adjusted for population age structure in Tanzania. Hernia. 2014 Apr; 18(2):289-95. PMID: 24241326. View Publication >

Martins D, Amado V, Langa S, Ventura J, Taela A, DeUgarte DA. Malaria-Associated Peripheral Gangrene. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case-Reports 2014 2: 417-420 View Publication >

Chichom Mefire A, Etoundi Mballa GA, Azabji Kenfack M, Juillard C, Stevens K. Hospital-based injury data from a level III institution in Cameroon: Retrospective analysis of the present registration system.  Injury. 2013 Jan;44(1):139-43. View Publication >

Beard JH, Oresanya LB, Ohene-Yeboah M, Dicker RA, Harris HW. Characterizing the global burden of surgical disease: a method to estimate inguinal hernia epidemiology in Ghana. World journal of surgery. 2013 Mar; 37(3):498-503. PMID: 23224074 View Publication >

Burke Z, Chen J, Conceicao C, Hoffman R, Miller L, Taela A, DeUgarte DA. Evaluation of Preoperative and Intraoperative RBC Transfusion Practices at Maputo Central Hospital, Mozambique. Transfusion 2013: 42-8. PMID: 23692441.View Publication >

Jayaraman S, Ozgediz D, Miyamoto J, Caldwell N, Lipnick MS, Mijumbi C, Mabweijano J, Hsia R, Dicker R. Disparities in injury mortality between Uganda and the United States: comparative analysis of a neglected disease. World journal of surgery.. 2011 Mar; 35(3):505-11. PMID: 21181159. PMCID: PMC3032913 View Publication >

Juillard C, Etoundi Mballa GA, Bilounga Ndongo C, Stevens KA, Hyder AA. Patterns of injury and violence in Yaoundé Cameroon: An analysis of hospital data. World J Surg. 2011 Jan;35(1):1-8. View Publication >

Juillard C, Labinjo M, Kobusingye O, Hyder AA. Socioeconomic impact of road traffic injuries in West Africa: Exploratory data from Nigeria. Inj Prev. 2010 Dec;16(6):389-92. View Publication >

Mock C, Cherian M, Juillard C, Donkor P, Bickler S, Jamison D, MacQueen K. Developing priorities for addressing surgical conditions globally: Furthering the link between surgery and public health policy.  World J Surg. 2010 Mar;34(3):381-5. View Publication >

Jayaraman S, Mabweijano JR, Lipnick MS, Caldwell N, Miyamoto J, Wangoda R, Mijumbi C, Hsia R, Dicker R, Ozgediz D. Current patterns of prehospital trauma care in Kampala, Uganda and the feasibility of a lay-first-responder training program. World J Surg. 2009 Dec; 33(12):2512-21. PMID: 19669228 View Publication >

Labinjo M, Juillard C, Kobusingye O, Hyder AA.  The burden of road traffic injuries in Nigeria:  Results of a population-based survey. Inj Prev. 2009 Jun;15(3):157-62.

Mock CM, Abantanga F, Goosen J, Joshipura M, Juillard C.  Strengthening care of injured children globally. Bull World Health Organ. 2009 May;87(5):382-9. View Publication >

Juillard C, Mock CM, Goosen J, Joshipura M, Civil I.  Establishing the evidence base for trauma quality improvement:  A collaborative WHO-IATSIC review. World J Surg. 2009 May;33(5):1075-86.View Publication >

Jayaraman S, Mabweijano JR, Lipnick MS, Caldwell N, Miyamoto J, Wangoda R, Mijumbi C, Hsia R, Dicker R, Ozgediz D. First things first: effectiveness and scalability of a basic prehospital trauma care program for lay first-responders in Kampala, Uganda. PLoS One. 2009; 4(9):e6955. PMID: 19759831. PMCID: PMC2736400 View Publication >

Ozgediz D, Adams JE, Dicker RA. Trauma on trauma. Lessons from the tsunami and civil conflict in Sri Lanka (Article won Editor's Prize and Article of the Year) Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc, 2007; 70(1):28-33. View Publication >


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Dhillon NK, Juillard C, Barmparas G, Lin TL, Kim DY, Turay D, Seibold AR, Kaminski S, Duncan TK, Diaz G, Saad S, Hanpeter D, Benjamin ER, Tillou A, Demetriades D, Inaba K, Ley EJ. Electric scooter injury in Southern California trauma centers. J Am Coll Surg. 2020 Mar 30. pii: S1072-7515(20)30248-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2020.02.047. [Epub ahead of print] View Publication >

Serrano E, Liu P, Nwabuo AI, Langness S, Juillard. The effect of cirrhosis on trauma outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Trauma. Aug 2019. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002464. View Publication >

Kuhls D,Falcone R, Bonne S, Bulger EM, Campbell B, Cooper Z, Dicker RA, Duncan TK, Kuncir EJ, Lamis DA, Letton RW, Masiakos PT,Stewart RM, Knudson MM. Prevention of Firearm Injuries: It all Begins with a Conversation. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 2019. AUG. LWW. View Publication >

Bulger EM, Kuhls DA, Campbell BT, Bonne S, Cunningham RM, Betz M, Dicker R, Ranney ML, Barsotti C, Hargarten S, Sakran JV, Rivara FP, James T, Lamis D, Timmerman G, Rogers SO, Choucair B, Stewart RM. Proceedings from the Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention: A Public Health Approach to Reduce Death and Disability in the US Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2019; View Publication >

Tom C, Friedlander S, Sakai-Bizmark R, Jen H, Shekherdimian S, DeUgarte D, Lee S. Outcomes and Cost of Pediatric Appendectomies at Rural Hospital. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jan;54(1):103-107. View Publication >

Barry WE, Barin E, McLaughlin CM, Strumwasser A, Shekherdimian S, Arbogast H, Upperman JS, Jensen AR. Pediatric Firearm Injuries in Los Angeles County: Younger Children Are More Likely to be Victims of Unintentional Firearm Injury. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Feb;54(2):350-353. Epub 2018 Oct 22. View Publication >

Soltani S, Plevin R, Peterson S, Colwell C, Juillard C, Li L, Morris H, Nwabuo A, Silverman E, Tam M, Wier M, Yeh C.  Vision Zero SF Injury Prevention Research Collaborative. 2019. A Methodology for Emerging Mobility Injury Monitoring in San Francisco, California Utilizing Hospital Trauma Records: Version 2.0. San Francisco, CA. Available at: View Publication >

Laytin AD, Shumway M, Boccellari A, Juillard C, Dicker RA.  Another “Lethal Triad” – Risk Factors for Violent Injury and Long-Term Mortality Amount Adult Victims of Violent Injury.  J Emerg Med. 2018 Apr 14.  Pii: S0736-4679(18)30003-9. PMID: 29665985 View Publication >

R. Stewart, D Kuhls, B Campbell, R Letton, P Burke, R Dicker, B Gaines The COT’s consensus-based approach to firearm injury: An Introduction. American College of Surgeons Bulletin October 2017. View Publication >

R Dicker, B Gaines, S Bonne, T Duncan, P Violano, M Aboutanos, L Allee, P Burke, P Masiakos, A Hink, D Kuhls, D Shapiro. Violence intervention programs: A primer for development of a comprehensive program for trauma centers. American College of Surgeons Bulletin October 2017 View Publication >

Kramer EJ, Dodington J, Hunt A, Henderson T, Nwabuo A, Dicker R, Juillard C. Violent reinjury risk assessment instrument (VRRAI) for hospital-based violence intervention programs. J Surg Res. 2017 Sep;217:177-186.e2.
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Mendoza AE, Wybourn CA, Mendoza MA, Cruz MJ, Juillard C, Dicker RA. The worldwide approach to Vision Zero: Implementing road safety strategies to eliminate traffic-related fatalities. Curr Trauma Reports. June 2017;3(2):104-110.
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Lashoher A, Schneider E, Juillard C, Stevens KA, Colantuoni E, Berry W, Bloem C, Chadbunchachai W, Dharap S, Gruen R, Huwer C, Henry J, Joshipura M, Kelley E, Kyamanywa E, Kumar V, Chichom, Dicker, RA. Hospital based violence intervention: An emerging practice based on public health principles. Trauma Surgery Acute Care Open. 2017 Jan 4 Vol 1 No 1View Publication >

 Juillard C, Cooperman L, Allen I, Pirracchio R, Henderson T, Marquez R, Orellana J, Texada M, Dicker RA. A decade of hospital-based violence intervention: Benefits and shortcomings. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Dec;81(6):1156-1161. View Publication >

Laytin AD, Shumway M, Boccellari A, Juillard C, Dicker RA. Longterm healthcare utilization and mortality among adult victims of violence. Academic Emergency Medicine. 23():S169, May 2016. 

Brondfield MN, Sciortino S, Juillard C, Fleisher P, Schmidt L, Dicker R. The influence of alcohol outlets on urban trauma: A pilot study for geospacial modeling at a fine scale. Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery. 2016 Jan.-Apr.;5(1):1-10 View Publication >

Campion E, Juillard C, Knudson M, Dicker R, Cohen M, Mackersie R, Campbell A, Callcut R. Reconsidering the resources needed for multiple casualty events: Lessons learned from the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214. JAMA Surg. 2016 Jun 1;151(6):512-7. View Publication >

Purtle J, Cheney R, Wiebe DJ, Dicker R. Scared safe? Abandoning the use of fear in urban violence prevention programs. Inj Prev. 2015 Apr; 21(2):140-1. View Publication >

Juillard C, Smith R, Anaya N, Garcia A, Kahn JG, Dicker RA. Saving lives and saving money: Hospital based violence prevention is cost effective. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Feb;78(2):252-257.

McGreevy J, Stevens KA, Monono ME, Mballa GA, Ngamby MK, Hyder AA, Juillard C. Road traffic injuries in Yaoundé, Cameroon: A hospital-based pilot surveillance study. Injury. 2014 Nov;45(11): 1687-92. View Publication >

Smith R, Evans A, Adams C, Cocanour C, Dicker R. Passing the torch: evaluating exportability of a violence intervention program. The American Journal of Surgery. 2013; 206(2), pp.223-228. View Publication >

Purtle J, Dicker R, Cooper C, Corbin T, Greene MB, Marks A, Creaser D, Topp D, Moreland D. Hospital-based violence intervention programs save lives and money. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2013 Aug; 75(2):331-3. PMID: 23887566 View Publication >

Smith R, Dobbins S, Evans A, Balhotra K, Dicker RA. Hospital-based violence intervention: risk reduction resources that are essential for success. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2013 74(4), pp.976-982. View Publication >

Privette AR, Dicker RA. Recognition of hypovolemic shock: using base deficit to think outside of the ATLS box. Crit Care. 2013; 17(2):124. PMID: 23510230. PMCID: PMC3672495 View Publication >

Lopez DS, Sunjaya DB, Chan S, Dobbins S, Dicker RA. Using trauma center data to identify missed bicycle injuries and their associated costs. Journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 2012 Dec; 73(6):1600-4. View Publication >

Dicker RA, Mah J, Lopez D, Tran C, Reidy R, Moore M, Kreniske P, Crane I, Knudson MM, Li M, Menza R, Shuway M, Alvidrez J. Screening for mental illness in a trauma center: rooting out a risk factor for unintentional injury. J Trauma. 2011 Jun; 70(6):1337-44. PMID: 21817970 View Publication >

Dicker RA, Lopez DS, Pepper MB, Crane I, Max W. Cost-driven injury prevention: creating an innovative plan to save lives with limited resources. J Trauma. 2011 Apr; 70(4):985-90. PMID: 21610400 View Publication >

Moore EE, Knudson MM, Burlew CC, Inaba K, Dicker RA, Biffl WL, Malhotra AK, Schreiber MA, Browder TD, Coimbra R, Gonzalez EA, Meredith JW, Livingston DH, Kaups KL. Defining the limits of resuscitative emergency department thoracotomy: a contemporary Western Trauma Association perspective. J Trauma. 2011 Feb; 70(2):334-9. PMID: 21307731 View Publication >

Brown LM, Kallet RH, Matthay MA, Dicker RA. The influence of race on the development of acute lung injury in trauma patients. The American Journal of Surgery. 2011 Apr; 201(4):486-91. PMID: 20832050. PMCID: PMC3006033 View Publication >

Lee SL, Yaghoubian A, Stark R, Shekherdimian S. Equal Access to Healthcare Does Not Eliminate Disparities in the Management of Adults with Appendicitis. J Surg Res. 2011 Mar 23 View Publication >

Lee SL, Shekherdimian S, Chiu VY. Effect of race and socioeconomic status in the treatment of appendicitis in patients with equal health care access. Arch Surg. 2011 Feb;146(2):156-61.View Publication >

Lee SL, Shekherdimian S, Chiu VY, Sydorak RM. Perforated Appendicitis in Children: Equal Access to Care Eliminates Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun;45(6):1203-7. View Publication >

Dicker RA, Jaeger S, Knudson MM, Mackersie RC, Morabito DJ, Antezana J, Texada M. Where do we go from here? Interim analysis to forge ahead in violence prevention. J Trauma. 2009 Dec; 67(6):1169-75. PMID: 20009663 View Publication >

Biffl WL, Kaups KL, Cothren CC, Brasel KJ, Dicker RA, Bullard MK, Haan JM, Jurkovich GJ, Harrison P, Moore FO, Schreiber M, Knudson MM, Moore EE. Management of patients with anterior abdominal stab wounds: a Western Trauma Association multicenter trial. J Trauma. 2009 May; 66(5):1294-301. PMID: 19430229 View Publication >

Cunningham R, Knox L, Fein J, Harrison S, Frisch K, Walton M, Dicker R, Calhoun D, Becker M, Hargarten SW. Before and after the trauma bay: the prevention of violent injury among youth. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Apr; 53(4):490-500. PMID: 19162376 View Publication >

Juillard C, Lashoher A, Sewell CA, Uddin S, Griffith J, Chang DC.  A national analysis of the relationship between hospital volume, academic center status, and surgical outcomes for abdominal hysterectomy done for leiomyoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Apr;208(4):599-606. View Publication >

Mackersie RC, Dicker RA. Pitfalls in the evaluation and management of the trauma patient. Curr Probl Surg. 2007 Dec; 44(12):778-833. PMID: 18078846 View Publication >

Mackersie RC, Dicker RA. In brief. Management of the trauma patient. Curr Probl Surg. 2007 Dec; 44(12):772-6. PMID: 18078845 View Publication >

Kallet RH, Hemphill JC, Dicker RA, Alonso JA, Campbell AR, Mackersie RC, Katz JA. The spontaneous breathing pattern and work of breathing of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute lung injury. Respiratory care. 2007 Aug; 52(8):989-95. PMID: 17650353 View Publication >

Shandro JR, Spain DA, Dicker RA. Recruitment strategies for a fall prevention program: if we build it, will they really come? J Trauma. 2007 Jul; 63(1):142-6. PMID: 17622882 View Publication >

Wan JJ, Morabito DJ, Khaw L, Knudson MM, Dicker RA. Mental illness as an independent risk factor for unintentional injury and injury recidivism. J Trauma. 2006 Dec; 61(6):1299-304. PMID: 17159669 View Publication >

Lebl DR, Dicker RA, Spain DA, Brundage SI. Dramatic shift in the primary management of traumatic thoracic aortic rupture. Archives of Surgery. 2006 Feb; 141(2):177-80. PMID: 16490896 View Publication >

Fang TD, Peterson DA, Kirilcuk NN, Dicker RA, Spain DA, Brundage SI. Endovascular management of a gunshot wound to the thoracic aorta. J Trauma. 2006 Jan; 60(1):204-8. PMID: 16456457 View Publication >

Dicker RA, Sartorelli KH, McBrids WJ, Vane DW. Penetrating hepatic trauma in children: operating room or not? Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 1996 Aug; 31(8):1189-91; discussion 1191-3. PMID: 8863262 View Publication >