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Center for Integrative Health and Wellness

Faculty Scholarly Activity

The following is a select listing of recent scholarly activity by faculty within the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness. 


Mary Ann Barnes, MD

  • Barnes MA. Fat Cells, Beauty and You! An Exploration of the Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Dimensions of Weight Management for a Life-Time. Lincoln: iUniverse; 2004.
  • Lewis S, Luberto C, Cotton S, Barnes MA. Poster Presentation:  Participation in a One Month Integrative Medicine Elective Improves Medical Students’ Psychological Well-being, Perception of the World, and Improved Diet.  Intl Consort IM Health Centers. 2012.October 25.
  • Nutrition columnist for the ‘Whole Living Journal’, a local wellness magazine
  • Lecture at Indiana Weslyan Christian University College of Nursing. Use of Acupuncture and Integrative Therapies in Medicine. August 5, 2013


Sian Cotton, PhD

  • Cotton, S, Pargament, K, Weekes, J, McGrady, M, Grossoehme, D, Leonard, A., Luberto, CM, & Fitchett, G. (2013). Spiritual Struggles and Health Outcomes in Urban Adolescents with Asthma. In Press, Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion.
  • Cotton S, Luberto CM, Yi MS, Tsevat J. Complementary and alternative medicine behaviors and beliefs in urban adolescents with asthma, J Asthma. 2011 Jun; 48(5):531-8
  • Cotton S, Grossoehme D, McGrady M. Religious Coping and the Use of Prayer in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2012 Feb; 58(2):244-9
  • Cotton S, Weekes J, McGrady M, Rosenthal SL, Yi M, Pargament K, Succop P, Roberts YH, Tsevat J.  Spirituality and religiosity in urban adolescents with asthma.  Journal of Religion and Health. 2010 Mar; 51(1):118-31.
  • Cotton S, McGrady ME, Rosenthal SL.  Measurement of religiosity/spirituality in adolescent health outcomes research: Trends and recommendations. Journal of Religion and Health. 2010: 49(4):414-44.  
  • Cotton S, Luberto CM, Bogenschutz LH, Pelley TJ, Dusek J.,  J Altern Integrative care therapies and pain in hospitalized children and adolescents: a retrospective database review. Complement Med. 2014 Feb;20(2):98-102. doi: 10.1089/acm.2013.0306. Epub 2013 Oct 31.



Richard Sears, PsyD, MBA

  • Sears, R., Niblick, A., & Scott, J. (Eds.) (2013). Perspectives on spirituality and religion in psychotherapy. Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press
  • Sears, R. (2012). Preventing stress and burnout. Cincinnati Bar Association Report, Aug.
  • Sears, R., (2012, August). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: An introduction and overview. 7-hour CE workshop presented at the American Psychological Association's Annual Convention in Orlando, FL.
  • Sears, R., Denton, R. B., & Tirch, D. (2011). Mindfulness in clinical practice. Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press. (200 page book with CD)
  • Sears, R., Rudisill, J., & Mason-Sears, C. (2006). Consultation skills for mental health professionals. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (225,000 word book)


Stefanie Stevenson, MD

  • “Health Information Seeking Trust in Information Sources and Use of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine” poster session at International Research Congress of Integrative Medicine and Health 2012.
  • “Bridging the Gap Between What We Eat and Our Health” to My Doctor Group Patient Education Lecture Series, Cincinnati, April 2012.       
  • “Bridging the Gap Between What We Eat and Our Health” to Girl Scout Leader Meeting, Cincinnati April 2012.
  • “Bone and Joint Health” to Memories and Miracles Program, Cincinnati, April 2012.
  • “Nutrition for Men” to Rockdale Temple Brotherhood, Cincinnati, March 2012.


Joel Tsevat, MD

  • Tsevat J, Leonard AC, Szaflarski M, Sherman SN, Cotton S, Mrus JM, Feinberg J.  Change in quality of life after being diagnosed with HIV: a multicenter longitudinal study. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009;23:931-7.
  • Trevino, K., Pargament, K., Cotton, S., Leonard, A., Hahn, J., Caprini-Faigin, C., & Tsevat, J. (2007). Religious coping and physiological, psychological, social, and spiritual outcomes in patients with HIV/AIDS: Cross-sectional and longitudinal findings. AIDS Behav,
  • Yi, M., Mrus, J., Mueller, C., Luckhaupt, S., Peterman, A., Puchalski, C., & Tsevat, J. (2007). Self-rated health of primary care house officers and its relationship to psychological and spiritual well-being. BMC Med Educ, 7, 9
  • Szaflarski, M., Ritchey, P., Leonard, A., Mrus, J., Peterman, A., Ellison, C., McCullough, M., & Tsevat, J. (2006). Modeling the effects of spirituality/religion on patients' perceptions of living with HIV/AIDS. J Gen Intern Med, 21 Suppl 5, S28-38
  • Jacobson, C., Luckhaupt, S., DeLaney, S., & Tsevat, J. (2006). Religio-biography, coping and meaning-making among persons with HIV/AIDS. Journal For the Scientific Study of Religion, 45, 39-56
  • Luckhaupt, S., Yi, M., Mueller, C., Mrus, J., Peterman, A., Puchalski, C., & Tsevat, J. (2005). Beliefs of primary care residents regarding spirituality and religion in clinical encounters with patients: a study at a midwestern u.s. teaching institution. Acad Med, 80(6), 560-70


Keith Wilson, MD

  • Moreno K, Khabbaz E, Gaitonde K, Meinzen-Derr J, Wilson K, Patil Y, Sexuality After Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer:  Findings Based on Modification of Sexual Adjustment Questionnaire, accepted for publication, The Laryngoscope, March 2012
  • Adam SI, Wilson KM, Overholser SM, Meinzen-Derr J, Khabbaz, E, Moreno, K, Patil, YJ.   Are laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma incidence and patientmortality a function of ABO blood grouping?  A Retrospective Study.   J  Laryngol Otol, Oct:  1-5,  2011 [epub ahead of print].
  • Hall JE, McCarthy-Statham M, Sheridan R, Wilson, KM.  Multifocal Synchronous Ipsilateral Warthin’s Tumors:  Case Report and Review of the Literature.  Submitted for publication 2008, Ear Nose Throat Journal.  Sep. 2010, 89(9) E1-3.
  • Mierzwa ML, Barrett WL, Gluckman JL, Wilson, KM.  Iridium 192 Interstitial Brachytherapy Implant as part of definitive treatment for squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue base.  Submitted for publication.
  • Barrett WL, Gluckman JL, Wilson KM, Gleich LL. A comparison of treatments of squamous cell carcinoma of the base of tongue: Surgical resection combined with external radiation therapy, external radiation therapy alone, and external radiation therapy combined with interstitial radiation. Brachytherapy, 3(4): 240-245, 2004.
Keith Wilson, MD

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