Peer Reviewed Literature and Scholarly Publications

This is a partial list and is continually updated.  Additional publications are listed on the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Scholarly Publications page.





  • University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and University of California-Riverside Compendium. (2021). Compendium on Civic Engagement and Population HealthUC-Riverside Center for Social Innovation.
  • Feder, E., Lafayette K. (2021). Final Report of the Wisconsin Strategic Framework for Prescription Drugs (SPF Rx) Project. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute,
  • Feder E, Lafayette K, Bentley T. (2021). Prescription Drug/Opioid-related Deaths Prevention Project (PDO) Final Report. Madison, WI: UNiversity of Wisconsin Population Health Institute,
  • Feder E, Vigna A. (2021) Dane County Mental Health Court Feasibility Study. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute,
  • Goodrich J. & Sauer J. (2021). Participant Recidivism Analysis for Dane County’s Deferred Prosecution Opioid Diversion Program. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and Dane County District Attorney’s Office.
  • Bonham-Werling, J., Passmore, S., Hendricks, K., Bednarz, L., Faust, V., Talaga, V., Smith, M. Co-designing to advance community health and health equity in Wisconsin: Building the Neighborhood Health Partnerships Program. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science 5(1). February 2021. doi: 10.1017/cts.2021.11.
  • Faust V, Pollard E, Welch K, Hilgendorf A, Reiter G, Brown T, Thunder C, Wescott S, Wilber D, Christens BD, Wells A.  Building power through reindigenization: Sharing the story of Menīkānaehkem. Journal of Community Psychology, 2021; 49, 3162-3177.
  • Gennuso, KP, Pollock EA, Roubal AM. Life Expectancy At the US-Mexico Border: Evidence of Disparities By Place, Race, And Ethnicity. Health Aff (Millwood). 2021 Jul;40(7):1038-1046. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2021.00139. Epub 2021 Jun 23. PMID: 34161156.
  • Givens ML, Gennuso KP, Pollock EA, Johnson, SP. Deconstructing Inequities – Transparent Values in Measurement and Analytic Choices. May 13, 2021. N Engl J Med 2021; 384:1861-1865 doi: 10.1056/NEJMms2035717.
  • Goodrich J, Amos R. (2021) Wisconsin’s Youth Treatment-Initiative Final Evaluation Report. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute
  • Hughes-Cromwick P, Kindig D, Sanne Magnan, Gourevitch M, Steven M. Teutsch SM. The Reallocationists Versus The Direct Allocationists. Health Affairs Blog,2021. DOI: 10.1377/hblog20210729.55316
  • Joyner H, Weymouth L, Skalitzky E, Hillert S. Wisconsin school wellness policies after federal legislation change: Understanding key mechanisms of policy improvementJournal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2021 May;121(5): 872-882. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2020.08.082. PMID: 33187929
  • Linnan S., Sayavedra N., Skalitzky E. (2021). Wisconsin State Opioid Response Program Overview. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute
  • Moberg DP, Paltzer J. Clinical recognition of substance use disorders in medical primary care associated with universal screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT). Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 2021; 82(6), 700-709.
  • Muenter, L., Kapoor, A., Weymouth, L., Poehlmann-Tynan, J. Getting under the skin: Physiological stress and witnessing paternal arrest in young children with incarcerated fathers. Developmental Psychobiology 63(5): 1568-1582. doi: 10.1002/dev.22113.
  • Nguyen TQ, Michaels IH, Bustamante-Zamora D, Waterman B, Nagasako E, Li Y, Givens ML, Gennuso KP. Generating Subcounty Health Data Products: Methods and Recommendations from a Multistate Pilot Initiative. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2021 Jan/Feb;27(1):E40-E47. doi: 10.1097/PHH.000000000000001167. PMID: 32332489; PMCID: PMC7690642
  • Poehlmann-Tynan, J., Cuthrell, H., Weymouth, L., Burnson, C., Frerks, L., Muentner, L., . . . Shlafer, R. (2021). Multisite randomized efficacy trial of educational materials for young children with incarcerated parentsDevelopment and Psychopathology, 33(1), 323-339. doi:10.1017/S0954579419001792
  • Pollock EA, Gennuso KP, Givens ML, Kindig DA. Trends in infants born at low birthweight and disparities by maternal race and education from 2003 to 2018 in the United States. BMC Public Health 21, 1117 (2021). doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-11185-x
  • Roubal AM, Pollock EA, Gennuso KP, Bloome CK, Givens ML. Comparative Methodological and Practical Considerations for Life Expectancy as a Public Health Mortality Measure. Public Health Reports. March 2021. doi: 10.1177/0033354921999407
  • Skalitzky E, Joyner H, Weymouth L. Local data for action: Statewide dissemination of school wellness policy evaluations in WisconsinHealth Promotion Practice. 21(1):118-127. doi: 10.1177/1524839920973650



















  • McDonald L, Moberg, DP. Families and School Together: FAST strategies for increasing involvement of all parents in schools and preventing drug abuse. In W. B. Hansen, S. M. Giles & M. D. Fearnow-Kenney (Eds.), Improving prevention effectiveness (pp. 235-250). Greensboro, NC: Tanglewood Research; 2001.
  • Moberg DP, Rettammel RJ. Tobacco use trends and correlates among students in the Madison Metropolitan School DistrictWisconsin Medical Journal,  2001; 100(3), 43-48.