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Publications

  • Jindal, RM, Salifu, MO, Patel, TG, Misra, R (in press). Prevalence of diabetic nephropathy in an underserved rural community of India, Indian Journal of Nephrology. H index 3.
  • Balagopal B, Kamalamma N, Patel T, Misra R (2012). A Community Based Participatory Diabetes Prevention and Management Intervention in Rural India using Community Health Workers. Diabetes Educator. Epub October 2 2012.
  • Hsu WC, Boyko EJ, Fujimoto WY, Kanaya A, Karmally W, King GL, Look L, Maskarinec G, Misra R, Tavake-Pasi F, Arakaki, R. (2012). Pathophysiologic differences among Asians, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific islanders and Treatment Implications. Diabetes Care. 35:1189-1198. IF = 7.14
  • Kotha P, Patel CB, Vijayraghavan K, Patel TG, Misra R (2012). Modified Criteria for Determining CardioMetabolic Syndrome in Asian Indians Living in the USA: Report from the Diabetes among Indian Americans National Study, International Journal of Cardiology. 160 (2), 343-345, IF=6.80
  • Bhardwaj S, Misra A, Misra R, Goel K, Bhatt SP, Rastogi K, Vikram NK, Gulati S. (2011).HighPrevalence of Abdominal, Intra-abdominal and Subcutaneous Adiposity and Clustering of Risk Factors among Urban Asian Indians in north India. PLoSONE Journal. 6 (9), 1-6. IF =4.41.
  • Misra, R, Menon U, Vadaparampil S, BeLue R. (2011). Age- and Gender-Specific Cancer Prevention and Screening Practices among Asian Indian Immigrants in the United States. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 59(5), 787-792.IF =1.53
  • Misra, R., Thakor Patel, Padmini Balagopal, N. Kamalamma, Anoop Misra, Naval Vikram. (2011). Urban Rural Differences in C-reactive protein, Diabetes, the Metabolic Syndrome, and Obesity in Tamil Nadu and New Delhi, India. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries. 31 (2), 82-90.IF =0.509
  • Patel, AJ, Patel, TG, Patel H, Balagopal, P, Damor J, Misra, R. (2010). SEVAK: A Pilot to Address Health  Needs of  Rural  India.  AAPI  Journal:  The  Journal  of  the  Indian  American Physicians, 42 (2), 12-14.
  • Panigrahi, B., Misra, R., Bala RK. (2010). Reflection on Content Analysis of Indian Magazine Advertisements of 1995 and 2005. International Journal of Business Research. January 2010, 1-9.
  • Misra, R., Balagopal P, Klatt M, Geraghty M. (2010). Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Immigrant Asian Indians in the United States: A National Study. Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine, 16 (8), 843-852.
  • Misra, R., Patel, T., Kotha, P., Raji, A., Banerji, MA, Shah, V., Mudaliar, S., Iyer, D., Balasubramanyam, A. (2010). Prevalence of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in US Asian Indians: Results from a National Study. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications.  24 (3), 145-153. (Received the Best Published Paper Award from the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Caucus of the American Public Health Association for making a significant contribution to improving the field of public health as it applies to Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander issues).
  • Misra, R., Modawal, A., Panigrahi, B. (2009). Asian Indian Physician‟s Experience  with Managed Care Organizations. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 22 (6), 1-19.
  • Misra, R. (2009). Immigrant Asian Indians in the US: A Population at Risk for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. The Health Educator, 41(1), 1-10.
  • Misra, R. & Lager, J. (2009). Ethnic and Gender Differences in Psychosocial Factors, Glycemic Control, and Quality of Life among Adult Type 2 Diabetic Patients. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 23 (1), 54-64.
  • Balagopal B, Kamalamma N, Patel T, Misra R (2008). A Community-Based Diabetes Prevention and Management Education Program in a Rural Village in India. Diabetes Care. 31 (6), 1097 – 1104.**
  • Anderson JL, Warren CA, Perez E, Louis RI, Phillips A, Wheeler J, Cole MMisra R. (2008). Gender and Ethnic Differences in Hand Hygiene Practices among College Students. American Journal of Infection Control, 36 (5), 361-368.**
  • Misra, R., & Lager, J. (2008). Predictors of Quality of Life among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, Vol. 22 (3), 217-223.
  • Balasubramanyam, A., Rao, S.,  Misra, R , Sekhar, R., Ballantyne, C., (2008). Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Associated Risk Factors in Asian Indians. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 10 (4), 313-323.
  • Misra, R. (2007). Knowledge, Attitudes, and Label Usage among College Students. Journal of The American Dietetic Association, 107 (12), 2130-2134.
  • Misra, R., Patel, TG. (2007). Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease among Asian Indians in the US. AAPI Journal: The Journal of the Indian American Physicians, 22 (2), 29-33.
  • Misra, A., Misra, R., Wijesuriya, M., Banerjee, D. (2007). Metabolic Syndrome in South Asians: Continuing Escalation and Possible Solutions. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 125, 345-354.
  • Rasberry, C. N., Chaney, E. H., HousmanJ. M., Misra, R., & Miller, P. J. (2007). Determinants of nutrition label use among college students. American Journal of Health Education. March/April Issue, page 112-118.
  • Barry, A., Misra, R., & Dennis, M. (2006). Assessing driving while intoxicated (DWI) offender characteristics and drinking problems utilizing the numerical drinking profile (NDP). Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 50(3), 66-79.
  • Misra, R., & Gupta, R. (2004). Predictors of health promotion behaviors among Asian Indian immigrants: Implications for practitionersInternational Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 24 (12), 66-85.
  • Misra R, Vadamparapil, S. (2004). Personal cancer prevention and screening practices among Asian Indian physicians in the United States. Cancer Detection and Prevention.  28(4), 269-276.
  • Misra, A., & Misra R. (2004). Asian Indians and insulin resistance syndrome: Global Perspective. Metabolic Syndrome And Related Disorders1(4), 277-283.
  • Misra R, Castillo L. (2004). Academic Stress Among College Students: Comparison of American And International Students. International Journal of Stress Management. Vol. 11, No. 2, 132–148.
  • Misra, R, Ballard, D. (2003). Community needs and strengths assessment: an active learning project in the classroom. Journal of School Health73(7), 267-269.
  • Misra, R, Crist M, Burant C. (2003). Relationship among Life Stress, Social Support, academic Stressors and Reactions to Stressors of International Students in the United States. International Journal of Stress Management10(2), 2-34.
  • Waibel, R., Misra, R.  (2003). Injuries to preschool children and infection control practices in Child care programs .Journal of School Health, 73(5), 167-172.
  • Misra, R. (2002). Influence of food labels on adolescent diet. The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues, and Ideas (Special Issue on School Nutrition), Heldref Publications, July/August 2002, 75 (6), 306-310.
  • McDonald, P., Wykle, M., Misra, R., Wang, E.C., & Suwonnaroop, N. (2002). Predictors of social support, acceptance, health-promoting behaviors, and glycemic control in African Americans with Type 2 diabetes. The Journal of National Black Nurses' Association, 13(1), 24-31.
  • Patel, T.G., Misra R. (2001). Diabetes in Asian Indian Women. AAPI Journal, 33.
  • Misra RAguillon S. (2001). Predictors of health behaviors in rural adolescents, Health Education, 101(1), 22-31.
  • Misra R, Hohman S. (2000). Trend in abortion attitudes among young adults: 1977-1993. American Journal of Health Studies16 (2), 85-98.
  • Misra R, Patel TG, Davis DRusso T. (2000). Health Promotion Behaviors of Gujurati Asian Indian Immigrants in the United States. Journal of Immigrant Health2(4); 223-230.
  • Misra R, James, D. (2000). Factors affecting breast-feeding decisions among adolescents in Missouri. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 100 (9); 1071-1073.
  • Misra RMcKean M. (2000) College Students‟ Academic Stress and its Relation to Anxiety, Time Management, and Leisure Satisfaction, American Journal of Health Studies16 (1), 41-51.
  • Misra RWest S, Russo T, McKean M. (2000). Academic stress of college students: comparison of student and faculty perceptions, College Student Journal34 (2), 236-245.
  • Misra R, Quandt, S, Aguillon S (1999). Differences in nutritional-risk and nutrition-related behavior in exercising and non-exercising rural elderly. American Journal of Health Promotion13(3), 149-153.
  • West S, Russo TMisra R. (1999). Academic stress of international students: Comparison of student and faculty perceptions. Health Education Monograph16 (3), 19-24.
  • Misra R. Garzon L. (1998). Evaluation of Virginia‟s statewide nutrition intervention project for underweight women: A rural urban comparison. Nutrition and Food Science28(4), 1-18.
  • Misra R, Panigrahi B. (1998). Effect of age, gender, and race on abortion attitude. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 18(9/10), 94-118.
  • Misra, R, Quandt, S. (1998). Nutritional risk and nutrition-related behavior among exercising and non-exercising rural elders, Gerontologist, 38 (1), 61-62.
  • McDonald, P. E., Misra, R., Wykle, M. L. (1998). Acceptance of illness in Type 2 diabetics. Gerontologist, 38 (1), 68.
  • Cox, C., Misra, R., & Aguillon, S. (1997). Superintendents‟ perceptions of school site health promotion in the state of Missouri. Journal of School Health. 67(2), 50-55.
  • Hooper J, Misra R, Cox C. (1997). Predictive factors for health-promotive behaviors among starters and nonstarters in an employee physical activity incentive program. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport - Suppl68(1), A-12; A-32.
  • Cox C, Misra R, Hooper J. (1997). Worksite health promotion professional terminology: A Delphi study. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport - Suppl68(1), A-7; A-42.
  • Misra, R., & Panigrahi, B. (1996). Predictive factors for abortion attitudes among blacks and whites.Multicultural Marketing Conference 1996 Proceedings. 85-89.
  • Misra, R., Panigrahi, B., & Alexy, B. (1996).  The relationships among self-esteem, exercise, and self- rated health in older women.  Journal of Women and Aging, 8(2), 81-94.
  • Nichols, B.S., Misra, R., & Alexy, B. (1996) Cancer Detection: How Effective is Public Education? Cancer Nursing, 19(2), 98-103.
  • Panigrahi, B., Misra, R., & Calcish, Steve (1996). Perceptions of Indian business organizations towards formal marketing research. International Executive, Spring 1996.
  • Misra, R., & Panigrahi, B. (1996). Effect of age on attitudes toward working women. International Journal of Manpower. 17(2), 3-17.
  • Aguillon SMisra R. “Determinants of health promotion behaviors in the rural elderly” McNair Scholarly Review, 3 (1), 29-48.
  • Misra, R., & Panigrahi, B. (1995). Change in attitudes toward working women: a cohort analysis. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 15(6), 1-20.

Books

  • James, D., Christie, C., & Misra, R. (2004). Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z (two volumes).
    Thomson Gale, Macmillan Reference USA. ISBN 0-02-865990-2 (set).

Manuals

  • Kamalamma, N., Misra, R.  & Balagopal, P. (2003). The extension worker’s manual for diabetes mellitus. Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram 624302, Tamilnadu, India.

Book Chapters

  • Misra, R and Jueng J (2009). The Burden of Diabetes among Asian Americans. In Encyclopedia ofAsian American Issues Today (Editors; Chen E and Yoo G). Volume 1, Page 307-315.
  • Misra, R Kwon SC, and Yoo G (2009). Overview of Asian American Health and Illness: Established Health Disparities and Emerging Issues. In Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today (Editors; Chen E and Yoo G). Volume 1, Page 262-276.
  • Misra, A., Misra, R., Wijesuriya, M. (2007). Metabolic Syndrome in South Asians. In Type 2 Diabetes in South Asians: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Prevention. Editors - V Mohan and Gundu HR Rao. South Asian Society of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis (SASAT), Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi. P 76-96.
  • Misra, R. (2005). The Immigrant Thali: Indian cuisine is undergoing a metamorphosis, but then so is the American table. Interview by Little India Magazine.
  • Misra, R., and Lager, J. (2005). Helping Children Manage the complexities of diabetes. Best Practices in School Health. Federal News Services Inc. Paperclip Communications. 21-25.
  • Khardori, R., Misra, R., Nair, S., Mudaliar, S., Patel, TG. (2005). Bitter truth about diabetes. India Abroad. June 24, 2005. Volume 35, Number 39, Page 2.
  • Misra, R. (2002). Oriya and Bengali cuisine. In: Patel et al (eds). Indian Foods: AAPI’s Guide To Nutrition, Health, And Diabetes. Allied Publishers, 16-19.
  • Misra, R. (2000), Health promotion behaviors among immigrant Asians. The Lanka Academic. Volume 1, Number 231.
  • Misra, R. (2001). Indians not in the pink of health. The Indian Express, Medical Supplement, June 29, 2001, p. 25.
  • Misra, R. (2004). Corn- or Maize-based diets. In D.C.S James, C. Christie, & R. Misra (Eds.), Nutrition and Well-being A to Z (Volume 1, pp. 133-136). Detroit, MI: Thomson & Gale.
  • Misra, R. (2004). Scandinavians diet. In D.C.S James, C. Christie, & R. Misra (Eds.), Nutrition and Well-being A to Z (Volume 2, pp.187-190). Detroit, MI: Thomson & Gale.
  • Misra, R. (2004). Asian American diet. In D.C.S James, C. Christie, & R. Misra (Eds.), Nutrition and Well-being A to Z (Volume 1, pp. 48-52). Detroit, MI: Thomson & Gale.
  • Misra, R. (2004). Pacific Islanders diet. In D.C.S James, C. Christie, & R. Misra (Eds.), Nutrition and Well-being A to Z (Volume 2, pp.126-128). Detroit, MI: Thomson & Gale.