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M. Paula Fitzgerald, Thomas K. Bias and Tami Gurley-Calvez (2015). The Affordable Care Act and Consumer Well-Being: Knows and Unknowns. The Journal of Consumer Affairs. Available: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joca.12059/abstract.

Thomas K. Bias, Kevin M. Leyden & Jeremy Zimmerman (2015): Exploring Policy-Maker Perceptions of Small City Downtowns in the USA, Planning Practice & Research, DOI: 10.1080/02697459.2015.1023074.

Bias Thomas K., Fitzgerald M. Paula, Agarwal Parul, and Vasile Emily. Population Health Management. August 2015, 18(4): 307-313. doi:10.1089/pop.2014.0086
 
Bias TK, Fitzgerald MP, Gurley­Calvez T. Strategies for Policy Evaluation of Health Insurance Marketplaces. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice : JPHMP. 2015 January/February;21(1):62­8.

Zizzi S, Abildso CG, Henderson NI, Cobb KV. The West Virginia PEIA Weight Management Program: An Innovative Approach to Obesity Prevention and Treatment in Appalachian Communities. In Brennan VM, Kumanyika SK, Zambrana RE, eds. Obesity Interventions in Underserved Communities: Evidence and Directions (2014).

Abildso, C.G., Schmid, O.,Byrd, M., Zizzi,S. Quartiroli, A., & Fitzpatrick, S.J. (2014) Predictors of Weight Loss Maintenance following an Insurance-Sponsored Weight Management Program. Journal of Obesity, vol. 2014, Article ID 736080, 12 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/736080. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jobe/2014/736080/

Reger-Nash B, Bauman A, Abildso C, Zullig K, Cottrell L, Gurka M. Wheeling Walks: A targeted mass-media-led physical activity campaign. In: Pate R, Buchner D, eds. Implementing Physical Activity Strategies. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics (2014).
 
Abildso, C. G., Zizzi, S., & Fitzpatrick, S. J. (2013). Predictors of Clinically Significant Weight Loss and Participant Retention in an Insurance-Sponsored Community-Based WeightManagement Program. Health Promotion Practice, 14(4), 580-588 doi:10.1177/1524839912462393

Abildso, C. G., Zizzi, S. J., Selin, S., & Gordon, P. M. (2012). Assessing the Cost Effectiveness of a Community Rail-Trail in Achieving Physical Activity Gains. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 30(2), 102-113.

Bua-Iam P, Bias TK. Estimating worklife return on investment of WVDRS youth and older consumers with significant disabilities. Journal of Rehabilitation Administration. 35, 17-36, 2011.

Bua-Iam P, Bias TK. Economic impacts of WVDRS on consumers with significant disabilities: realistic return-on-investment models for state-federal VR programs. Journal of Rehabilitation. 77(3), 25-30, 2011

Abildso, C. G., Zizzi, S. J., & Reger-Nash, B. (2010). Evaluating an insurance-sponsored weight management program with the RE-AIM model, West Virginia, 2004-2008. Preventing Chronic Disease, (7 (3)). http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2010/may/09_0114.htm

Abildso, C., Zizzi, S., Gilleland, D., Thomas, J., & Bonner, D. (2010). A Mixed Methods Evaluation of a 12-Week Insurance-Sponsored Weight Management Program Incorporating Cognitive-Behavioral Counseling. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 4(4), 278-294.

Bias TK, Abildso CA, Leyden KM, Reger-Nash B, Bauman A. The importance of being parsimonious: reliability of a brief community walkability assessment instrument. Health and Place. 16, 755-758, 2010.

Maddock JE, Reger-Nash B, Leyden KM, Bias TK. Public health policy priorities among decision makers in Hawaii. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 6, 386-390, 2010.

Leyden KM, Reger-Nash B, Bauman A, Bias TK. Changing the hearts & minds of policymakers: An exploratory study associated with the West Virginia Walks campaign. American Journal of Health Promotion. 22, 204-207, 2008.

Bias TK, Brisbin Jr. RA, Leyden KM. Citizen evaluations of West Virginia government: stability and change 1992-2006. West Virginia Public Affairs Reporter. 23, 2-6, 2007.

Harris, CV, Bradlyn, AS, Coffman, J, Gunel, E, & Cottrell, L. (2008).  BMI-based Body Size Guides for Women and Men: Development and Validation of a Novel Pictorial Method to Assess Weight-related Concepts.  International Journal of Obesity, 32, 336-342.

 

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