Matthew L Smith, PhD, MPH

Adjunct Associate Professor of Outcomes Research, Academic Institute
Associate Affiliate Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist


Digital human ergonomics training for remote office workers: Comparing a novel method to a traditional online format
Aguilar, KN, Smith, ML, Payne, SC, Zhao, H & Benden, M 2024, , Applied Ergonomics, vol. 117, 104239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2024.104239

Hypertension Medication and Medicare Beneficiaries: Prescription Drug Coverage Satisfaction and Medication Non-Adherence among Older Adults
Park, JH, Kim, K, Medina, M, Ng, BP, Smith, ML, Edafetanure-Ibeh, OM & Chang, J 2024, , Healthcare (Switzerland), vol. 12, no. 7, 722. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare12070722

Shared Activities as a Protective Factor Against Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Caregiver Stress
Petrovsky, DV, Yildiz, M, Yefimova, M, Sefcik, JS, Baker, ZG, Ma, KPK, Rahemi, Z, Bacsu, JDR, Smith, ML & Pickering, CEZ 2024, , Innovation in Aging, vol. 8, no. 5, igae034. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igae034

Alternative evidence in drug development and regulatory science
Janjan, N, Silva, PJ, Ramos, KS, Ory, MG & Smith, ML 2024, . in Comprehensive Precision Medicine, First Edition, Volume 1-2. vol. 2, Elsevier, pp. 180-196. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-824010-6.00075-7

Pharmacological Prescribing and Satisfaction with Pain Treatment Among Non-Hispanic Black Men with Chronic Pain
Oloruntoba, O, Bergeron, CD, Zhong, L, Merianos, AL, Sherman, LD, Kew, CL, Goidel, RK & Smith, ML 2024, , Patient Preference and Adherence, vol. 18, pp. 187-195. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S435652

Advancing Gerontology through Exceptional Scholarship (AGES): a Mentorship Initiative for Early Career Faculty
Bacsu, JDR, Rahemi, Z, Petrovsky, D, Sefcik, JS, Kwan Ma, KP, Baker, ZG & Smith, ML 2024, , Canadian Geriatrics Journal, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 80-84. https://doi.org/10.5770/cgj.27.700

Examining Health Inequities in A1C Control over Time across Individual, Geospatial, and Geopolitical Factors among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Analyses of a Sample from One Commercial Insurer in a Southern State
Towne, SD, Ory, MG, Zhong, L, Smith, ML, Han, G, Andreyeva, E, Carpenter, K, Ahn, SN & Preston, VA 2024, , Journal of Primary Care and Community Health, vol. 15. https://doi.org/10.1177/21501319241253791

Technology Use Among Older Adults and Their Caregivers: Cross-Sectional Survey Study
Lee, S, Ory, MG, Dahlke, DV & Smith, ML 2024, , JMIR Aging, vol. 7, e50759. https://doi.org/10.2196/50759

Healthcare Utilization and Advance Care Planning among Older Adults Across Cognitive Levels
Rahemi, Z, Malatyali, A, Bacsu, JDR, Sefcik, JS, Petrovsky, DV, Baker, ZG, Ma, KPK, Smith, ML & Adams, SA 2023, , Journal of Applied Gerontology, vol. 42, no. 12, pp. 2294-2303. https://doi.org/10.1177/07334648231191667

Personal Agency and Social Supports to Manage Health Among Non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic Men With Diabetes
Sherman, LD, Cisneros-Franco, CL, Prochnow, T, Patterson, MS, Johannes, BL, Alexander, J, Merianos, AL, Bergeron, CD & Smith, ML 2023, , American Journal of Mens Health, vol. 17, no. 6. https://doi.org/10.1177/15579883231211057

Group-based trajectory analysis identifies varying diabetes-related cost trajectories among type 2 diabetes patients in Texas: an empirical study using commercial insurance
Han, G, Spencer, MS, Ahn, SN, Smith, ML, Zhong, L, Andreyeva, E, Carpenter, K, Towne, SD, Preston, VA & Ory, MG 2023, , BMC Health Services Research, vol. 23, no. 1, 1116, pp. 1116. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-023-10118-1

Electronic cigarette use and cigarette smoking associated with inadequate sleep duration among U.S. young adults
Merianos, AL, Mahabee-Gittens, EM, Hill, MJ, Olaniyan, AC, Smith, ML & Choi, K 2023, , Preventive Medicine, vol. 175, 107712. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2023.107712

Factors associated with higher hemoglobin A1c and type 2 diabetes-related costs: Secondary data analysis of adults 18 to 64 in Texas with commercial insurance
Ory, MG, Han, G, Jani, SN, Zhong, L, Andreyeva, E, Carpenter, K, Towne, SD, Preston, VA & Smith, ML 2023, , PLoS ONE, vol. 18, no. 9 September, e0289491. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0289491

Current tobacco use patterns associated with healthcare utilization among non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic men with chronic conditions
Merianos, AL, Mahabee-Gittens, EM, Montemayor, BN, Sherman, LD, Goidel, RK, Bergeron, CD & Smith, ML 2023, , Addictive Behaviors, vol. 143, 107695. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2023.107695

Associations of household tobacco smoking status with childhood temperament among U.S. preschool-aged children
Merianos, AL, Nabors, LA, Odar Stough, CC, Olaniyan, AC, Smith, ML & Mahabee-Gittens, EM 2023, , Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 329, pp. 113-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2023.02.089

Differences in Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Mental Health of the Older Population in South Korea Based on Marital Status and Gender
Park, JH, Prochnow, T, Amo, C, Curran, L & Smith, ML 2023, , International journal of environmental research and public health, vol. 20, no. 3, 1726. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20031726

Multi-directional nature of falls among older adults: A rationale for prevention and management
Smith, ML & Ory, MG 2023, , Frontiers in Public Health, vol. 11, 1117863. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2023.1117863

Societal- and community-level strategies to improve social connectedness among older adults
Smith, ML, Racoosin, J, Wilkerson, R, Ivey, RM, Hawkley, L, Holt-Lunstad, J & Cudjoe, TKM 2023, , Frontiers in Public Health, vol. 11, 1176895, pp. 1176895. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2023.1176895

Effectiveness of the Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives (PEARLS) to reduce depression: a multi-state evaluation
Smith, ML, Steinman, LE, Montoya, CN, Thompson, M, Zhong, L & Merianos, AL 2023, , Frontiers in Public Health, vol. 11, 1169257, pp. 1169257. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2023.1169257

Caregiver strain among non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic male caregivers with self-reported chronic health conditions
Kew, CL, Washington, TR, Bergeron, CD, Merianos, AL, Sherman, LD, Goidel, K & Smith, ML 2023, , Ethnicity and Health, vol. 28, no. 8, pp. 1161-1177. https://doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2023.2222341