Selected Publications


Pagoto, S, Tulu, B, Waring, ME, Goetz, J, Bibeau, J, DiVito, J, Groshon, L, Schroeder, M. Slip Buddy for weight management: A randomized feasibility trial of a dietary lapse tracking app. JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 2021 Apr 1;9(4):e21219. Doi: 10.2196/24249. PMID: 33792547

Xu R, Cavallo D. Social Network Analysis of the Effects of a Social Media–Based Weight Loss Intervention Targeting Adults of Low Socioeconomic Status: Single-Arm Intervention Trial. J Med Internet Res 2021;23(4):e24690. doi: 10.2196/24690PMID: 33835033PMCID: 8065555

Pagoto SL, Conroy DE. Revitalizing Adolescent Health Behavior After the COVID-19 PandemicJAMA Pediatr. Published online May 03, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.0547 

Hesse, B.W., Conroy, D.E., Kwaśnicka, D., Waring, M.E., Hekler, E., Andrus, S., Tercyak, K.P., King, A.C., Diefenbach, M.A. We’re all in this together: recommendations from the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Open Science Working Group. Transl Behav Med. 2021 Feb 17:ibaa126. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibaa126. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33595059.

Buller, D, Pagoto, S, Baker, K, Walkosz, BJ, Hillhouse, J, Henry, KL, Berteletti, J, Bibeau, J. Results of a social media campaign to prevent indoor tanning by teens: A randomized controlled trial. Preventive Medicine Reports. June 2021. 22, 101382.

Lubitz SA, Faranesh AZ, Atlas SJ, McManus DD, Singer DE, Pagoto S, Pantelopoulos A, Foulkes AS. Rationale and Design of a Large Population Study to Validate Software for the Assessment of Atrial Fibrillation from Data Acquired by a Consumer Tracker or Smartwatch: The Fitbit Heart Study. Am Heart J. 2021 Apr 15:S0002-8703(21)00093-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2021.04.003. PMID: 33865810.

Amante, D. Harlan, DM, Lemon, SC, McManus, DD, Olatain, OO, Pagoto, S, Gerber BS, Thompson, MJ. Evaluation of a diabetes remote monitoring program facilitated by connected glucose meters for patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes: A randomized crossover trial. JMIR Diabetes, 2021 Mar 11;6(1):e25574. Doi:10.2196/25574. PMID: 33704077 PMCID: PMC7995078

Borrelli, B, Endrighi, R, Quintiliani, L, Hughes, R. Pagoto, S. Facebook usage, participation patterns, and social support from Facebook activity among smokers with mobility impairments. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 2021, Mar 12;ibab005. Doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibab005.PMID: 33710308


Kwasnicka D, Luszczynska A, Hagger MS, Quested, E, Pagoto, S, Verboon, P, Robinson, S, Januszewicz, A, Idziak, P, Palacz, I, Naughten, F. Theory-based digital intervention to promote weight loss and weight loss maintenance (Choosing Health): protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2020 Nov 23;10(11):e040183. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040183. PubMed PMID: 33234638; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7684829.

Buller DB, Buller MK, Meenan R, Cutter GR, Berteletti J, Eye R, Walkosz BJ, Pagoto S. Design and baseline data of a randomized trial comparing two methods for scaling-up an occupational sun protection intervention. Contemp Clin Trials. 2020 Oct;97:106147. Epub 2020 Sep 15. PubMed PMID: 32942054; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7490282.

Manne, S, Kashy, D, Buller, D, Devine, K., Heckman, C, Pagoto, S., Frederick, S, Mitarotondo, A. Sun Safe Partners Online: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial, JMIR 2020;22(9):e18037 doi:10.2196/18037

Mejia, C., Libby, B.A., Bracken, M.L, Shanley, B., Holovatska, M.M., Wanik, J., Shanley, E., Waring, M.E. Interest in digital dietary support among adults with kidney failure receiving hemodialysis. Journal of Renal Nutrition. 21 Jul 2020,

Xu R. Statistical methods for the estimation of contagion effects in human disease and health networks. Comput Struct Biotechnol J. 2020 Jun 25;18:1754-1760. doi: 10.1016/j.csbj.2020.06.027. PMID: 32695268; PMCID: PMC7355717.

Adrian A, Francisco O, Xavier T, Perchoux, C, Balkau, B, Pagoto, S, Harding, JL, Czernichow, T, Fagherazzi, G, Insulin pricing and other major diabetes-related concerns in the USA: A study of 46,407 Tweets between 2017 and 2019. BMC Open Diabetes Research and Care. Doi: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2020-001190. PMID: 32503810. PMCID: PMC7282343

Pagoto, S, Geller, AC. Public health in the selfie generation. JAMA Dermatol. 2020 May 6;. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.0510. PMID: 32374346.

Sedrak, M.S., Soto-Perez-De-Celis, E., Nelson, R.A., Liu, J., Waring, M.E., Lane, D.S., Paskett, E.D., Chlebowski, R.T. Online health information-seeking among older women with chronic illness: analysis of the Women’s Health Initiative. JMIR. 2020; 22(4): e15906. PMID: 32271152. PMCID: PMC73119595.

Xu R, Blanchard BE, McCaffrey JM, Woolley S, Corso LML, Duffy VB. Food Liking-Based Diet Quality Indexes (DQI) Generated by Conceptual and Machine Learning Explained Variability in Cardiometabolic Risk. Nutrients. DOI: 10.3390/nu12040882 PMID: 32218114 PMCID: PMC7231006

Cardel, M, Dhurandhar, E., Yarar-Fisher, C, Foster, M, Hidalgo, B, McClure, LA, Pagoto, S, Brown, N, Pekmezki, D., Sharafeldin, N, Willig, AL, Angelini, C. Turning chutes into ladders for women faculty: A roadmap for equity in academia. 2020, Journal of Women’s Health. (Larchmt). 2020 Feb 11; doi: 10.1089/jwh.2019.8027. PMID: 32043918


Pagoto, S.L., Conroy, D.E., Arroyo, K., Goetz, J., West, A.B., Mulcahy, S., Waring, M.E. Assessment of tanning beds in 3 popular gym chains. JAMA Netw Open. 2019; 2(12):e1918058. PMID: 31860102. PMCID: PMC6991224.

Pagoto, S.L., Waring, M.E., Xu, R. A call for a public health agenda for social media research. J Med Internet Res. 2019; 21(12):e16661. PMID: 31855185. PMCID: PMC6940852

Jaser, SS, Hamburger, ER, Pagoto, S., Williams, R. Meyn, A., Jones, A. C. & Simmons, J. H. Communication and coping intervention for mothers of adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Rationale and trial design. Contemporary Clinical Trials.  2019 Oct; 85:105844. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.105844.Epub 2019 Sep 6. PMID: 31499228; PMCID: PMC6815728

Waring, M.E., Libby, B.A., Moore Simas, T.A., Bracken, M.L., Bibeau, J.L., Herrera, V., Wang, J., Pagoto, S.L. Delivering a postpartum weight loss intervention via Facebook or in-person groups: protocol of a randomized feasibility trial. JMIR Research Protocols. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019; 8(11): e15530. PMID: 31778116. PMCID: PMC6908979.

Xu R, Frank KA, Maroulis SJ, Rosenberg JM. Konfound: Command to quantify robustness of causal inferences. Stata J [Internet]. 2019;19(3):523-50.

Waring, M.E., Hills, M.T., Lessard, D.M., Saczynski, J.S., Libby, B.A., Holovatska, M.M., Kapoor, A., Kiefe, C.I., McManus, D.D. Characteristics associated with Facebook use and interest in digital disease support among older adults with atrial fibrillation: cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from the Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Elements in Atrial Fibrillation (SAGE-F) Cohort. JMIR Cardio. 2019; 3(2):e15320. PMID: 31758791. PMCID: PMC6883367.

Arigo D, Jake-Schoffman DE, Wolin K, Beckjord E, Hekler EB, Pagoto SL. The history and future of digital health in the field of behavioral medicine. Journal of Behavioral Medicine.  Feb;42(1):67-83. doi: 10.1007/s10865-018-9966-z.

Coups E, Manne S, Pagoto S, Criswell JR, Goydos JS. Facebook intervention for young onset melanoma patients: A pilot and feasibility study. JMIR Dermatology. 2018;1(2):e3 DOI: 10.2196/derma.9734

Waring ME, Baker K, Peluso A, May CN, Pagoto SL. Content analysis of Twitter chatter about indoor tanning. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2019; 9(1): 41-47. PMID: 29474700.

Pagoto S, Nebeker C. How scientists can take the lead in establishing ethical practices for social media research. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Apr 1 2019; 26(4):311-313. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocy174

Buller DB, Walkosz BJ, Berteletti J, Pagoto SL, Bibeau J, Baker K, Hillhouse J, Henry KL. Insights on HPV vaccination in the United States from mothers’ comments on Facebook posts in a randomized trial. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 Feb 20. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2019.1581555.


Waring ME, McManus DD, Amante DJ, Darling CE, Kiefe CI. Online health information seeking by adults hospitalized for acute coronary syndromes: Who looks for information, and who discusses it with healthcare providers? Patient Educ Couns. 2018 Nov;101(11):1973-1981. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.06.016. Epub 2018 Jun 30. PMID: 30305253

Jeter JM, Bowles TL, Curiel-Lewandrowski C, Swetter SM, Filipp FV, Abdel-Malek ZA, Geskin LJ, Brewer JD, Arbiser JL, Gershenwald JE, Chu EY, Kirkwood JM, Box NF, Funchain P, Fisher DE, Kendra KL, Marghoob AA, Chen SC, Ming ME, Albertini MR, Vetto JT, Margolin KA, Pagoto SL, Hay JL, Grossman D, Ellis DL, Kashani-Sabet M, Mangold AR, Markovic SN, Nelson KC, Powers JG, Robinson JK, Sahni D, Sekulic A, Sondak VK, Wei ML, Zager JS, Dellavalle RP, Thompson JA, Weinstock MA, Leachman SA, Cassidy PB. Chemoprevention agents for melanoma: a path forward into phase 3 clinical trials. Cancer. 2018 Oct 3. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31719. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 30281145

Bey GS, Waring ME, Jesdale BM, Person SD. Gendered race modification of the association between chronic stress and depression among Black and White U.S.adults. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2018;88(2):151-160. doi: 10.1037/ort0000301. Epub 2018 Jan 22. PubMed PMID: 29355367.

Arigo, D., Jake-Schoffman, D.E., Wolin, K., Beckjord, E., & Hekler, E.B., & Pagoto, S.L. (in press). The history and future of digital health in the field of behavioral medicine. Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

Parikh NI, Kapphahn K, Hedlin H, Olgin JE, Allison MA, Magnani JW, Ryckman KR, Waring ME, Perez MV, Howard BV. Effects of reproductive period duration and number of pregnancies on midlife ECG indices: a secondary analysis from the Women’s Health Initiative Clinical Trial.  BMJ Open. 2018 Aug 17;8(8):e019129. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019129. PMID: 30121588

Pagoto SL, Nahar VK, Frisard C, Conroy DE, Lemon SC, Oleski J, Hillhouse J. A Comparison of Tanning Habits Among Gym Tanners and Other Tanners. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Jul 18. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1779. PMID: 30027270.

Arigo D, Pagoto S, Carter-Harris L, Lillie SE, Nebeker C. Using social media for health research: Methodological and ethical considerations for recruitment and intervention delivery. Digit Health. 2018 May 7;4:2055207618771757. doi:10.1177/2055207618771757. eCollection 2018 Jan-Dec. PubMed PMID: 29942634; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6016568.

Saczynski JS, McManus DD, Waring ME, Lessard D, Anatchkova MD, Gurwitz JH, Allison J, Ash AS, McManus RH, Parish DC, Goldberg RJ, Kiefe CI. Change in Cognitive Function in the Month After Hospitalization for Acute Coronary Syndromes: Findings From TRACE-CORE (Transition, Risks, and Actions in Coronary Events-Center for Outcomes Research and Education).  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 Dec;10(12). pii: e001669. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.115.001669. PMID: 29237744

Haughton CF, Waring ME, Wang ML, Rosal MC, Pbert L, Lemon SC.J Pediatr. Home Matters: Adolescents Drink More Sugar-Sweetened Beverages When Available at Home.  2018 Jul 18. pii: S0022-3476(18)30871-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.06.046. PMID: 30029864

Erskine NA, Waring ME, McManus DD, Lessard D, Kiefe CI, Goldberg RJ.Gen Barriers to Healthcare Access and Long-Term Survival After an Acute Coronary Syndrome.  Intern Med. 2018 Jul 11. doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4555-y. PMID: 29998434

Jeter, J., Bowles, T, Curial-Lewandroski, C, Swetter, S, Filiipp, FV, Abdel-Malek, Z, Geskin, L., Brewer, J, Arbiser, J., Gershenwald, J, Chu, E, Kirkwood, J, Box, N, Funchain, P, Fisher, D, Kendra, K, Marghoob, A, Chen, S, Ming, M, Albertini, M, Vetto, J, Margolin, K, Pagoto, S, Hay, J et al. Chemoprevention agents for melanoma: A path forward into phase III clinical trials. Cancer, in press.

Coups, E, Manne, S, Pagoto, S, Criswell, JR, Goydos, JS. Facebook intervention for young onset melanoma patients: A pilot and feasibility study. JMIR Dermatology. 2018 Jan 11; 1(2): e3 DOI: 10.2196/derma.9734

Zhang L, Pagoto S, Olendzki B, Persuitte G, Churchill L, Oleski J. Ma Y. A nonrestrictive weight loss diet focused on increased fiber and lean protein. Nutrition. 2018 Mar 22;54: 12-18. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2018.02.006. PubMed: PMID:29704862

Waring ME, Jake-Schoffman DE, Holovatska MM, Mejia C, Williams JC, Pagoto SL. Social media and obesity in adults: a review of recent research and future directions. Current Diabetes Reports. 2018 Apr 18;18(6):34. PubMed PMID: 29671135.

Nosrati A, Pimental M, Falzone A, Hegde R, Goel S, Chren M, Eye R, Linos E, Pagoto S, Walkosz B. Skin cancer prevention messages on Facebook: Likes, shares, and comments. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Mar 5. pii: S0190-9622(18)30348-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2018.02.062. PubMed: PMID: 92518459.

Pagoto S, Tulu B, Agu E, Waring ME, Oleski JL, Jake-Schoffman DE. Using the Habit App for Weight Loss Problem Solving: Development and Feasibility Study.  JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Jun 20;6(6):e145. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.9801.

Torres Stone RA, Waring ME, Cutrona SL, Kiefe CI, Allison J, Doubeni CA. The association of dietary quality with colorectal cancer among normal weight, overweight and obese men and women: a prospective longitudinal study in the USA. BMJ Open. 2017 Jul 5;7(6):e015619. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015619.

Hebert KM, Moore Simas TA, Okwara NC, Waring ME. J Obstet Gynaecol. Is perception of excessive weight gain in a woman’s last pregnancy associated with less weight gain in her current pregnancy? 2018 Jun 8:1-2. doi: 10.1080/01443615.2018.1462778.

Danielle Arigo, Sherry Pagoto, Lisa Carter-Harris, Sarah E Lillie, Camillie Nebeker. Using social media for health research: Methodological and ethical considerations for recruitment and intervention delivery. May 7, 2018.
doi: 10.1177/2055207618771757.

Waring ME, Jake-Schoffman DE, Holovatska MM, Mejia C, Williams JC, Pagoto SL. Social Media and Obesity in Adults: a Review of Recent Research and Future Directions. Curr Diab Rep. 2018 Apr 18;18(6):34. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1001-9. Review.

Nosrati, A, Pimental, M, Falzone, A, Hegde, R., Goel, S., Tren, M, Eye, R, Linos, E, Pagoto, S, Walkosz, B. Skin cancer prevention messages on Facebook: Likes, shares, and comments. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Mar 5. pii: S0190-9622(18)30348-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad

Linos, E, & Pagoto, S. Throwing shade on UV radiation: USPSTF recommendations for behavioral counseling for skin cancer prevention. JAMA Internal Medicine. (in press).

Haughton CF, Silfee VJ, Wang ML, Lopez-Cepero A, Estabrook D, Frisard C, Rosal MC, Pagoto SL, Lemon SC.  Racial/ethnic representation in lifestyle weight loss intervention studies in the United States: A systemic review. Preventative Medicine Reports. 2018.

Stapleton, J. L., Manne, S. L., Day, A. K., Levonyan-Radloff, K., & Pagoto, S. L. Healthy Body Image Intervention Delivered to Young Women via Facebook Groups: Formative Study of Engagement and Acceptability. JMIR Res Protoc. 2018 Feb 20;7(2):e54. doi: 10.2196/resprot.9429.

Waring ME, Baker K, Peluso A, May CN, Pagoto SL. Content analysis of Twitter chatter about indoor tanning.Transl Behav Med. 2018 Feb 21.

Pagoto, S., Waring, M., Jake-Schoffman, D., Goetz, J., Michaels, Z., Oleski, J., DiVito, J. What Type of Engagement Predicts Success in a Facebook Weight Loss Group? Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences | 2018

Waring ME, Moore Simas TA, Oleski J, Xiao RS, Mulcahy JA, May CN, Pagoto SL. Feasibility and Acceptability of Delivering a Postpartum Weight Loss Intervention via Facebook: A Pilot Study. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2018 Jan;50(1):70-74.e1.


Jake-Schoffman DE, Silfee VJ, Waring ME, Boudreaux ED, Sadasivam RS, Mullen SP, Carey JL, Hayes RB, Ding EY, Bennett GG, Pagoto SL. Methods for Evaluating the Content, Usability, and Efficacy of Commercial Mobile Health Apps. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2017 Dec 18;5(12):e190.

Wang ML, Waring ME, Jake-Schoffman DE, Oleski JL, Michaels Z, Goetz JM, Lemon SC, Ma Y, Pagoto SL. Clinic Versus Online Social Network-Delivered Lifestyle Interventions: Protocol for the Get Social Noninferiority Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Dec 11;6(12):e243.

Breland JY, Quintiliani LM, Schneider KL, May CN, Pagoto S. Social Media as a Tool to Increase the Impact of Public Health ResearchAm J Public Health. 2017 Dec;107(12):1890-1891.

Buscemi J, Bennett GG, Gorin SS, Pagoto SL, Sallis JF, Wilson DK, Fitzgibbon ML. A 6-year update of the health policy and advocacy priorities of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Transl Behav Med. 2017 Dec;7(4):903-911.

Geller AC, Jablonski NG, Pagoto SL, Hay JL, Hillhouse J, Buller DB, Kenney WL, Robinson JK, Weller RB, Moreno MA, Gilchrest BA, Sinclair C, Arndt J, Taber JM, Morris KL, Dwyer LA, Perna FM, Klein WMP, Suls J. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Sun Safety. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Nov 8.

Nahar VK, Olendzki E, Hillhouse JJ, Pagoto SL. Tanners’ awareness and perceptions of legislation for tanning bed use. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2017 Nov;33(6):338-340.

Nahar VK, Rosenthal M, Lemon SC, Kane K, Cheng J, Oleski JL, Li W, Hillhouse JJ, Pagoto SL. Youth access to indoor tanning salons in urban versus rural/suburban communities. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2017 Oct 28.

Feng J, Frisard C, Nahar VK, Oleski JL, Hillhouse JJ, Lemon SC, Pagoto SL. Gender Differences in Indoor Tanning Habits and Location. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Oct 14. pii: S0190-9622(17)32541-0.

Falzone AE, Brindis CD, Chren MM, Junn A, Pagoto S, Wehner M, Linos E. Teens, Tweets, and Tanning Beds: Rethinking the Use of Social Media for Skin Cancer Prevention. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Sep;53(3S1):S86-S94.

Blashill AJ, Pagoto S. Effect of Legislation on Indoor Tanning Prevalence in Alabama. Am J Public Health. 2017 Jun;107(6):966-968.

Fitzpatrick SL, Wilson DK, Pagoto SL; American Psychological Association Society for Health Psychology and the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Society for Health Psychology (APA Division 38) and Society of Behavioral Medicine joint position statement on the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program. Transl Behav Med. 2017 Jun;7(2):385-387.

Busch AM, Tooley EM, Dunsiger S, Chattillion EA, Srour JF, Pagoto SL, Kahler CW, Borrelli B. Behavioral activation for smoking cessation and mood management following a cardiac event: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2017 Apr 17;17(1):323.

Masheb RM, Chan SH, Raffa SD, Ackermann R, Damschroder LJ, Estabrooks PA, Evans-Hudnall G, Evans NC, Histon T, Littman AJ, Moin T, Nelson KM, Pagoto S, Pronk NP, Tate DF, Goldstein MG. State of the art conference on weight management in VA: Policy and research recommendations for advancing behavioral interventions. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Apr;32(Suppl 1):74-78.

Zhang L, Pagoto S, May C, Olendzki B, L Tucker K, Ruiz C, Cao Y, Ma Y. Effect of AHA dietary counselling on added sugar intake among participants with metabolic syndrome. Eur J Nutr. 2017 Mar 28.

Mounessa JS, Pagoto SL, Baker K, Antonishak J, Dellavalle RP. Creating the first indoor tan-free skin smart college campus. Prev Med Rep. 2017 Feb 21;6:44-46.

Morgan PJ, Young MD, Lloyd AB, Wang ML, Eather N, Miller A, Murtagh EM, Barnes AT, Pagoto SL. Involvement of Fathers in Pediatric Obesity Treatment and Prevention Trials: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics2017 Feb;139(2). 

Pederson H, Royer EL, Regen D, Ruan A, Pagoto SL, Dellavalle RP. A proactive approach to ending the use of university debit cards for indoor tanning. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Jan;76(1):e35-e36.


Nahar VK, Rosenthal M, Lemon SC, Holman DM, Watson M, Hillhouse JJ, Pagoto SL. Characteristics and Practices of Adults Who Use Tanning Beds in Private Residences.  JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Dec 1;152(12):1383-1385. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.3111. PMID: 27653547

Pagoto S, Baker K, Griffith J, Oleski J, Palumbo A, Walkosz B, Hillhouse J, Henry KL, Buller DB. Likes, pins, and views: Engaging moms on teen indoor tanning through social media. 2016, JMIR Res Protocols. (in press)

Pagoto S, Waring ME. A call for a science of engagement: Comment on Rus and Cameron. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2016 Oct;50(5):690-691. Pubmed PMID: 27663577.

May, CN, Waring, ME, Rodrigues, S, Oleski, JL, Olendzki, E., Evans, M., Carey, J. Pagoto, SL. Weight loss support seeking on Twitter: The impact of weight on follow back rates and interactions. (in press). Translational Behavioral Medicine.

Stapleton JL, Hillhouse J, Coups EJ, & Pagoto SL. Social media use and indoor tanning among a national sample of young adult non-Hispanic white women: a cross-sectional study. (in press). Research Letter. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. PMCID: PMC4913779.

Rodis J, Aungst TD, Brown NV, Cui Y, Tam L. Enhancing Pharmacy Student Learning and Perceptions of Medical Apps. Bamidis P, ed. JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 2016;4(2):e55. doi:10.2196/mhealth.4843. PMCID: PMC4882412.

Lamy FR, Daniulaityte R, Sheth A, Nahhas RW, Martins SS, Boyer EW, Carlson RG. Those edibles hit hard”: Exploration of Twitter data on cannabis edibles in the U.S. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Jul 1;164:64-70. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.04.029. Epub 2016 Apr 26. PMCID: PMC4896972. 

Seidenberg A, Pagoto S, Vickey T, Linos E, Wehner M, Dalla Costa R, Geller AC. Tanning bed burns reported on Twitter: Over 15,000 in 2013. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2016 Feb 18. PMID: 27356997. 

Pagoto S, Waring ME, May C, Ding E, Kunz W, Hayes R, Oleski J. Adapting behavioral interventions for social media delivery. Journal of Medical Internet Research. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2016 Jan 29;18(1):e24. PMID: 26825969. PMCID: PMC4752690.


Waring ME, Schneider KL, Appelhans BM, Moore-Simas T, Xiao RS, Whited MC, Busch AM, Pagoto S. Interest in a Twitter-delivered weight loss program among women of childbearing age. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2015 [epub Dec 30, 2015].

Pagoto SL, Waring ME, Schneider KL, Oleski JL, Olendzki E., Hayes RB, Appelhans BM, Whited MC, Busch AM, Lemon SC. Twitter-Delivered Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions: A Pilot Series. JMIR Res Protoc. 2015 Oct 23; 4(4):e123.doi:10.2196/resprot.4864. PMID: 2600186

Tulu B, Agu E, Lemon S, Oleski J, Evans M, Pagoto S. Smart Coach: A Problem-Solving Mobile App to Support Weight Loss Management. Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association 2015 Annual Symposium. 2015 Nov.

Tulu B, Trudel J, Strong DM, Johnson SA, Sundaresan D, Garber L. Patient Portals: An Underutilized Resource for Improving Patient Engagement. Chest. 2015 Jun 11. PMID: 26066707.

Amante DJ, Hogan TP, Pagoto SL, English TM, Lapane KL. Access to care and use of the Internet to search for health information: results from the US National Health Interview Survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2015 Apr 29;17(4)e106. PMID: 25925943. PMCID: PMC4430679.

Garrison KA, Pal P, Rojiani R, Dallery J, O’Malley SS, Brewer JA. A randomized controlled trial of smartphone-based mindfulness training for smoking cessation: a study protocol. BMC Psychiatry. 2015 Apr 14;15:83. PMID: 25884648.

Carreiro S, Smelson D, Ranney M, Horvath KJ, Picard RW, Boudreaux ED, Hayes R, Boyer EW. Real-time mobile detection of drug use with wearable biosensors: a pilot study. Journal of Medical Toxicology. 2015 Mar;11(1):73-9. PMID: 25330747.

Wang L, Pedersen PC, Strong DM, Tulu B, Agu E, Ignotz R. Smartphone-based wound assessment system for patients with diabetes. Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 2015 Feb;62(2):477-88. PMID: 25248175.

Rocheleau M, Sadasivam R, Baquis K, Stahl H, Kinney RL, Pagoto SL, Houston TK. An Observational Study of Social/Emotional Support in Smoking Cessation Twitter Accounts. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2015 Jan 14;17(1):e18. PMID: 25589009. PMCID: PMC4319088.


Chai PR, Wu RY, Ranney ML, Porter PS, Babu KM, Boyer EW. The virtual toxicology service: wearable head-mounted devices for medical toxicology. Journal of Medical Toxicology. 2014 Dec;10(4):382-7. PMID: 25135308.

Boudreaux E, Waring M, Hayes R, Sadasivam R, Mullen S, Pagoto S. Evaluating and selecting mobile health apps: Strategies for healthcare providers and healthcare organizations. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2014 Dec;4(4):363-71. PMID: 25584085. PMCID: PMC4286553.

Waring ME, Moore Simas TA, Xiao RS, Lombardini LM, Allison JJ, Rosal MC, Pagoto SL. Pregnant women’s interest in a website or mobile application for healthy gestational weight gain. Journal of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare. 2014 Dec;5(4):182-4. PMID: 25433828.

Pagoto S, Schneider KL, Evans M, Waring M, Appelhans B, Busch AM, Whited MC, Thind H, Ziedonis M. Tweeting it off: Characteristics of adults who tweet about weight loss attempt. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2014 Nov-Dec;21(6):1032-7. PMID: 24928175. PMCID: PMC4215051.

Amante D, Hogan T, Pagoto S, English T. A systematic review of electronic portal usage among patients with diabetes. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics.  2014 Nov;16(11):784-93. PMID: 24999599. [PMCID: in process].

Pagoto SL, Schneider KL, Jojic M, DeBiasse M, Mann D. Weight loss using evidence-based strategies in mobile apps. Author’s response. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014 Jul;47(1):e2. PMID: 24952888.

Wehner MR, Chren M, Shive ML, Resneck J, Pagoto S, Seidenberg A, Linos E. Twitter and indoor tanning: An opportunity for public health campaign with broad reach. Lancet. 2014 Jul 12;384(9938):131-132. PMID: 25016994.

Mayberry A, Hu P, Marlin B, Salthouse C, Ganesan D. iShadow: Design of a Wearable, Real-Time Mobile Gaze Tracker. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services. 2014 Jun.

Parate A, Chiu M, Chadowitz C, Ganesan D, Kalogerakis E. RisQ: Recognizing Smoking Gestures with Inertial Sensors on a Wristband. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services. 2014 Jun.

Strong D, Tulu B, Agu E, He Q, Pedersen P, Wang L, Ignotz R, Dunn R, Pagoto S, Harlan D. Design of the feedback engine for a diabetes self-care smartphone app. Journal of Association for Information Systems. 2014 Jun.

Bodenlos J, Schneider KL, Oleski J, Gordon K, Rothschild A, Pagoto SL. Vagus nerve stimulation and food intake: Effect of body mass index. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 2014 May;8(3):590-5. PMID: 24876624.

Zhang P, Ganesan D. Enabling Bit-by-Bit Backscatter Communication in Severe Energy Harvesting Environments, Proceedings of the 11th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation. 2014 Apr.

Pagoto SL, Schneider KL, Oleski J, Smith BN, Bauman M. The adoption and spread of a core-strengthening exercise through an online social network.  Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2014 Mar:11(3):648-53. PMID:23416874.


Xu J, Ding X, Chen G, Drury J, Wang L. A New Method for Automated GUI Modeling of Mobile Applications. The 10th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services. 2013 Dec.

Zhang C, Huang K, Chen G. MVPTrack: Energy-Efficient Places and Motion States Tracking. The 10th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services. 2013 Dec.

Pagoto S, Schneider KL, Jojic M, DeBiasse M, Mann D. Evidence-based strategies in weight-loss mobile apps. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2013 Nov; 45(5):576-82. PMID: 24139770.

Huang K, Ding X, Chen G, Saenko K. Automatic Mobile Photo Tagging Using Context. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers: Region 10 Conference. 2013 Oct.

Dementyev A, Parks A, Gummeson J, Sample AP, Smith JR, Ganesan D. Wirelessly Powered Bistable Display Tags (Note). Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. 2013 Sep.

Natarajan A, Parate A, Angarita G, Gaiser E, Malison R, Marlin B, Ganesan D. Detecting Cocaine Use with Wearable Electrocardiogram Sensors. Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. 2013 Sep.

Pagoto S, Bennett GG. How behavioral science can advance digital health. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2013 Sept;3(3):271-6. PMID: 24073178. PMCID: PMC3771019.

Parate A, Böhmer M, Chu D, Ganesan D, Marlin B. Practical prediction and prefetch for faster access to applications on mobile phones. Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. 2013 Sep.

Gummeson J, Priyantha B, Ganesan D, Thrasher D, Zhang P. EnGuard: Protection of NFC Interactions on a Mobile Phone. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services. 2013 Jun.

Parate A, Chiu M, Ganesan D, Marlin B. Leveraging graphical models to improve accuracy and reduce privacy risks of mobile sensing. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services. 2013 Jun.

Musthag M, Ganesan D. Labor Dynamics in a Mobile Micro-Task Market. Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. 2013 May.

Zhang P, Ganesan D, Lu B. QuarkOS: Pushing the operating limits of micro-powered sensors. Proceedings of the 14th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems. 2013 May.

Ma X, Yan B, Chen G, Zhang C, Huang K, Drury J, Wang L. A Toolkit for Usability Testing of Mobile Applications. ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications. 2013 Feb;18(1):81-97.


Pellegrini CA, Duncan JM, Moller AC, Buscemi J, Sularz A, DeMott A, Pictor A, Pagoto S, Siddique J, Spring B. A smartphone-supported weight loss program: design of the ENGAGED randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2012 Nov 30;12(1):1041. PMID: 23194256. PMCID: PMC3526463.

Zhang C, Ding X, Chen G, Huang K, Ma X, Yan B. Nihao: A Predictive Smartphone Application Launcher. The 4th International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications and Services. 2012 Oct.

Musthag M, Ganesan D. The Role of Super Agents in Mobile Crowdsourcing. Proceedings of the 4th Human Computation Workshop. 2012 Jul. Link

Gummeson J, Zhang P, Ganesan D. Flit: A Bulk Transmission Protocol for RFID-Scale Sensors. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile Systems. Applications and Services. 2012 Jun.

Yan T, Chu D, Ganesan D, Kansal A, Liu J. Fast App Launching for Mobile Devices using Predictive User Context. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services. 2012 Jun.

Zhang P, Gummeson J, Ganesan D. BLINK: A high throughput link layer for backscatter communication. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services. 2012 Jun.


Tie X, Seetharam A, Venkataramani A, Ganesan D, Goeckel D. Anticipatory Wireless Bitrate Control for Blocks. ACM SIGCOMM Conference on Emerging Networking Experiments and Technologies. 2011 Dec.

Ma X, Chen G, Xiao J. Understanding Weight Change Behaviors Through Online Social Networks. International Journal of Computational Models and Algorithms in Medicine. 2011 Sep;2(3):46-69.

Musthag M, Raij A, Ganesan D, Kumar S, Shiffman S. Exploring Micro-Incentive Strategies for Participant Compensation in High-Burden Studies. 2011 Sep.

Yan B, Chen G. AppJoy: Personalized Mobile Application Discovery. The Ninth International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services. 2011 Jun.


Li N, Chen G. Sharing Location in Online Social Networks. IEEE Networks Special Issue on Online Social Networks. 2010 Oct.

Li N, Yan B, Chen G, Govindaswamy P, Wang J. Continuous Camera-based Monitoring for Assistive Environments. Springer Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Journal. 2010 Sep;14(6):499-510.


Yan B, Chen G, Wang J, Yin H. Robust Detection of Unauthorized Wireless Access Points. ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications. 2009 Aug;14(4):508-522.


Ma Y, Olendzki BC, Chiriboga D, Rosal MC, Sinagra E, Crawford S, Hafner AR, Pagoto SL, Magner RP, Ockene IS. PDA-assisted low glycemic index dietary intervention for type 2 diabetes: a pilot study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2006 Oct;60(10):1235-43. PMID: 16708066.