Jacob Kigo Kariuki

Jacob Kigo Kariuki

Assistant Director for Global Health Research for the Lillian Carter Center


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Refereed Articles * = Data Based

1.     *Kariuki JK, Rockette-Wagner B, Cheng J,Erickson KI, Gibbs BB, Sereika SM, Kline CE, Wayan, IP, Bizhanova Z, Bu Saad M,Mendez DD, Burke LE. NeighborhoodWalkability is Associated with Physical Activity and Prediabetes in aBehavioral Weight Loss Study. Int J Behav Med (revisions required).

2.     *Kariuki, J. K., Yang, K., Scott, P.,Luyster, F. S., Godzik, C. M., Chasens, E. R., Imes, C. C., (2021). ObstructiveSleep Apnea Risk Is Associated With Severity of Metabolic Syndrome: A SecondaryAnalysis of the 2015-2018 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Cardiovasc Nurs.

3.       * Burke,L. E., Kline, C. E., Mendez, D. D., Shiffman, S., Chasens, E. R., Zheng,Y., Imes,

C. C., Cajita, M. I., Ewing, L., Goode, R., Mattos, M., Kariuki, J. K., Kriska, A., &Rathbun,

S. L. (2021). Nightly Variationin Sleep Influences Self-efficacy for Adhering to a Healthy Lifestyle: AProspective Study. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine.https://doi.org/10.1007/s12529-021-10022-0

4.     *Burke, L. E., Sereika, S. M., Parmanto, B., Bizhanova, Z., Kariuki, J. K., Cheng, J., Beatrice, B., Loar, I., Pulantara, I.W., Wang, Y., Cedillo, M., & Conroy, M. B. (2022). Effect of tailored,daily feedback with lifestyle self-monitoring on weight loss: The SMARTERrandomized clinical trial. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.), 30(1), 75–84.https://doi.org/10.1002/OBY.23321

5.     *B Rockette-Wagner, J Cheng, AM Kriska, Z Bizhanova, SM Sereika, CE Kline, CC Imes, JKariuki, D Mendez, LE Burke. Change in Objectively Measured Activity LevelsResulting from a Lifestyle Intervention using Ecological Momentary Assessment:The EMPOWER Study. Transl J Am Coll Sports

6.     *ImesCC, Bizhanova Z, Sereika SM, Korytkowski MT, Atwood CW Jr, Burke LE, Kariuki J, Morris JL, Stansbury R,Strollo PJ Jr, Chasens ER. Metabolic outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes and sleep disorders. Sleep Breath. Acceptedfor publication

7.     Kariuki, J. K., Gibbs, B. B., Erickson,K. I., Kriska, A., Sereika, S., Ogutu, D., Milton, H., Wagner, L. V., Rao, N.,Peralta, R., Bobb, J., Bermudez, A., Hirshfield, S., Goetze, T., & Burke,L. E. (2021). The feasibility and acceptability of a web-based physical activityfor the heart (PATH) intervention designed to reduce the risk of heart diseaseamong inactive African Americans: Protocol for a pilot randomized controlledtrial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 104.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2021.106380

8.    Cajita,M. I., Zheng, Y., Kariuki, J. K.,Vuckovic, K. M., & Burke, L. E. (2021). mHealth Technology and CVD RiskReduction. Current AtherosclerosisReports, 23(7).https://doi.org/10.1007/s11883-021-00927-2

9.    *Chasens,E. R., Imes, C. C., Kariuki, J. K.,Luyster, F. S., Morris, J. L., DiNardo, M. M., Godzik, C. M., Jeon, B., &Yang, K. (2021). Sleep and Metabolic Syndrome. In Nursing Clinics of NorthAmerica (Vol. 56, Issue 2). W.B. Saunders. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnur.2020.10.012

10.  *Kariuki JK, Gibbs BB,Rockette-Wagner B, Cheng J, Burke LE, Erickson KI, Kline, CE, Mendez, DD,Sereika, SM. Vicarious Experience in Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis(MESA) Is Associated with Greater Odds of Attaining the RecommendedLeisure-Time Physical Activity Levels. Int J Behav Med [Internet]. 2021 Jan 12 [cited 2021 Feb 23]; Available from: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33438163/

11.  * Kline CE, Chasens ER, Bizhanova Z, SereikaSM, Buysse DJ, Imes CC, Kariuki, JK, Mendez, DD, Chasens,E, & Burke,LE. The association between sleephealth and weight change during a 12-monthbehavioral weight loss intervention. Int J Obes [Internet]. 2021 Jan 7 [cited2021 Feb 23];1–11. Available from: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41366-020-00728-8

12.  *Burke,L. E., Sereika, S. M., Parmanto, B., Beatrice, B., Cajita, M., Loar, I.,Pulantara, I. W., Wang, Y., Kariuki, J.,Yu, Y., Cedillo, M., Cheng, J., & Conroy, M. B. (2020). The SMARTERTrial: Design of a trial testing tailored mHealth feedback to impact self-monitoring of diet, physical activity, and weight. Contemporary ClinicalTrials, 91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2020.105958

13.        *KariukiJK, Gibbs BB, Davis KK, Mecca LP, Hayman LL, Burke LE. Recommendations fora Culturally Salient Web-Based Physical Activity Program for African Americans.Transl J Am Coll Sport Med [Internet]. 2019;4(2). Available from: https://journals.lww.com/acsm- tj/Fulltext/2019/01150/Recommendations_for_a_Culturally_Salient_Web_Based.1.aspx

14.  Kariuki JK, Yamnia CI, Imes CC, WeissPM, Engberg SJ. The impact of lifestyle modification on absolute cardiovascular disease risk. JBI Database Syst Rev Implement Reports. March 2019:1. doi:10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003847

15.  *Kariuki JK, Gona P, Leveille SG,Stuart-Shor EM, Hayman LL, Cromwell J. Cost- effectiveness of thenon-laboratory based Framingham algorithm in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: A simulatedanalysis of a cohort of African Americanadults. Prev Med (Baltim). December 2017.doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.12.001.

16.  *Kariuki JK, Stuart-Shor EM, LeveilleSG, Gona P, Cromwell J, Hayman LL. Validation of the nonlaboratory-basedFramingham cardiovascular disease risk assessment algorithm in theAtherosclerosis Risk in Communities dataset. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). October 2017:1. doi:10.2459/JCM.0000000000000583.

17.  DeyrupMM, Kariuki J, Mullins T, Joseph H,Minihan B. Digital Trends and the Global Library Community. Int Inf Libr Rev [Internet]. 2016 Jan 2 [cited 2019 Jan 20];48(1):31–6. Available from: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10572317.2016.1146039

18.  Kariuki JK, Stuart-Shor EM, LeveilleSG, Hayman LL. Methodological challenges in estimating trends and burdenof cardiovascular diseasein sub-Saharan Africa.Cardiol Res Pract. 2015; 2015:921021. doi: 10.1155/2015/921021 [doi].

19.         Kariuki,J. K., Stuart-Shor, E. M., Leveille, S. G., & Hayman, L. L. (2013).Evaluation of the performance of existing non-laboratory based cardiovascularrisk assessment algorithms. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 13, 123-2261-13-123. doi:10.1186/1471-2261- 13-123; 10.1186/1471-2261-13-123

20.  Kariuki JK, Stuart-Shor EM, Hayman LL. The conceptof risk as applied to cardiovascular disease. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2013; 28(3):201-203.doi: 10.1097/JCN.0b013e31828c3158; 10.1097/JCN.0b013e31828c3158.

21.  *MuchiraJ, Stuart-Shor E, Kariuki J, Mukuna A, Gakage L,Ndigirigi I, Mutuma V, Karani A. Distribution and characteristics of riskfactors for cardiovascular-metabolic diseasein a rural Kenyan community. International Journalof Africa NursingSciences. 2015;3: 76-81 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijans.2015.09.002