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Rutherford S, Zhang X, Atzinger C, Ruschman J, Myers MF.  Medical management adherence as an outcome of genetic counseling in a pediatric setting.  Genetics in Medicine, July, 2013.


Maradiegue, AH, Lyon, DE, and Myers, MF. Using family history and health risk behaviors to determine predictors of depressive symptoms in Central American immigrant mothers. Nursing & Health Sciences, 2013;15:220–228.


Grote L, Myers MF, Lovell A, Saal H, Sund K. Variable laboratory reporting practices for regions of homozygosity indicating parental relatedness identified by SNP microarray.  Genetics in Medicine, 2012 Dec;14(12):971-6..


Berger K, Lynch J, Prows C, Siegel R, Myers MF. Mothers’ perceptions of family health history and on online parent-generated family health history tool.  Clinical Pediatrics, Volume 52 Issue 1 January 2013 pp. 74-81.


Myers MF and B Bernhardt. Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: Introduction to the Special Issue. J Genet Couns 2012:21(3):357-360.


Myers MF. Health care providers and direct-to-consumer access and advertising of genetic testing in the United States. Genome Medicine 2011, 3:81.


Lynch J, Parrott A, Hopkin R, Myers MF. Media Coverage of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing. J Genet Couns, 2011:20(5):486-494.


Kanetzke EE, Lynch J, Prows CA, Siegel RM, Myers MF. Perceived Utility of Parent-Generated Family Health History as a Health Promotion Tool in Pediatric Practice. Clin Pediatr, 2011 Aug;50(8):720-8.


Au MG, Cornett SJ, Nick TG, Wallace J, Wang Y, Warren NS, Myers MF. Familial risk for chronic disease and intent to share family history with a health care provider among urban Appalachian women, southwestern Ohio, 2007.  Prev Chronic Dis 2010;7(1). Available at http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2010/jan/08_0221.htm


Fuller M, Myers MF, Webb T, Tabangin M, Prows C. Primary Care Providers' Responses to Patient-Generated Family History.  J Genet Couns, 2010;19:84-96.


Cree RA, Lynch J, Au MG, Myers MF. Decisions to seek healthcare based on family health history among urban Appalachian women. J Genet Couns, 2009;18:534-550.


Bowen DJ, Harris J, Jorgensen CM, Myers MF, Kuniyuki A. Socioeconomic influences on the effects of a genetic testing Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Campaign. Public Health Genomics, 2009;13:131-142.


Wallace JP, Baugh C, Cornett S, Hood B, Prows CA, Ryan N, Warren NS, Au MG, Brown MK, Glandorf K, Jarrell JL, Nolan TL, Sorrell J, Walters J, Myers MF. A Family History Demonstration Project among Women in an Urban Appalachian Community.  Progress in Community Health Partnerships, 2009:3(2):155-164.


Bowling, BV, Huether CA, Wang L, Myers MF, Markle GC, Dean GE, Acra EE, Wray FP, Jacob GA. Genetic Literacy of Undergraduate Non-Science Majors and the Impact of Introductory Biology and Genetics Courses”, BioScience, 2008;58(7):654-660.


Bowling BV, Acra EE, Wang L, Myers MF, Dean GE, Markle GC, Moskalik CL, Huether CA. Development and Evaluation of a Genetic Literacy Assessment Instrument for Undergraduates. Genetics, 2008;178:15-22.


Myers MF, Chang MH, Jorgensen C, Whitworth W, Kassim S, Litch JA, Armstrong L, Bernhardt B, Faucett WA, Irwin D, Mouchawar J, Bradley LA. Genetic testing for susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer: Evaluating the impact of a direct-to-consumer marketing campaign on physicians’ knowledge and practices. Genet Med 2006;8(6):361–370.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility: Evaluating Direct-to-Consumer Marketing - Atlanta, Denver, Raleigh-Durham, and Seattle, 2003. MMWR 2004;53:603-606. Reported by: J Jacobellis, PhD, Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environment. L Martin, MS, Georgia Dept of Human Resources. J Engel, MD, North Carolina Div of Public Health. J VanEenwyk, PhD, Washington State Dept of Health. LA Bradley, PhD, Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, Office of the Director; S Kassim, MD, C Jorgensen, DrPH, Div of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; JA Litch, MD, MF Myers, PhD, EIS officers, CDC.


Myers MF, Li S, Moore CA, Li Z, Correa-Villasenor A, Hong SX, Berry RJ, and The China-US Collaborative Project for Neural Tube Defect Prevention. Folic acid supplementation and imperforate anus in China. Am J Epidemiol. 2001:154(11):1051-1056.