Research Interests

  • Factors the impact the implementation of discoveries into public health practice
  • Role of community engagement in public health research and public health program development
  • Factors the influence development and implementation of public health policy

Selected Publications

Hunt JD, Kaplan K, Thompson R (1977). The Cooperative Health Planning Structure in Indiana. American Journal of Health Planning January 1977 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10305950 

Hunt JD, Whipple EC, McGowan JJ (2012). Use of social network analysis tools to validate a resources infrastructure for interinstitutional translational research: a case study. Journal of the Medical Library Association. Vol. 100 No. 1:48-54. doi: 10.3163/1536-5050.100.1.009 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3257477/ 

Sajdyk TJ, Sors TG, Hunt JD, Murray ME, Deford ME, Shekhar A, Denne SC (2015). Project Development Teams: A Novel Mechanism for Accelerating Translational Research. Academic Medicine. Vol. 90 No. 1 :40-6. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000528. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25319172

Rubio DM, Blank AE, Dozier A, Hites L, Gilliam VA, Hunt J, Rainwater J, Trochim WM (2015). Developing Common Metrics for the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs): Lessons Learned. Clinical and Translational Science. Clinical and Translational Science. 2015 Oct;8(5):451-9. doi: 10.1111/cts.12296. Epub 2015 Jun 15. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26073891

Surkis A, Hogle JA, DiazGranados D, Hunt JD, Mazmanian PE, Connors E, Westaby K, Whipple ED, Adamus T, Mueller M and Aphinyanaphongs Y (2016). Classifying publications from the clinical and translational science award program along the translational research spectrum: a machine learning approach. Journal of Translational Medicine. 14:235 DOI: 10.1186/s12967-016-0992-8 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27492440