Publications

2018
Flood D, Rohloff P. Indigenous language and global health. Lancet Glob Health 2018 Feb;6(2):e134-135.Lancet

Flood D, Garcia P, Douglas K, Hawkins J, Rohloff P. Screening for chronic kidney disease in a community-based diabetes cohort in rural Guatemala: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2018 Jan 21:8(1):e019778. BMJ Open

Colom M, Austad K, Sacuj N, Larson K, Rohloff P. Expanding access to primary healthcare for women through a microfinance institution: A case study from rural Guatemala. Healthc (Amst). 2018 Feb 7. Doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2017.12.003. Elsevier

2017
Austad K, Chary A, Martinez B, Juarez M, Martin YJ, Ixen EC, Rohloff P. Obstetric care navigation: a new approach to promote respectful maternity care and overcome barriers to safe motherhood. Reprod Health. 2017 Nov 13; 14(1):148. PMID: 29132431.Reprod Health

Flood DC, Chary AN, Austad K, Garcia P, Rohloff PJ. A patient navigation system to minimize barriers for peritoneal dialysis in rural, low-resource settings: case study from Guatemala. Kidney Int Reports 2017; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2017.02.020 KI Int

Shah PA, Coj M, Rohloff P. Delays in diagnosis and treatment of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Guatemala. BMJ Case Rep 2017;doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-220777

Chary A, Flood D, Austad K, Colom M, Hawkins J, Cnop K, Martinez B, Lopez W, Rohloff P. Accompanying indigenous Maya patients with complex medical needs: A patient navigation system in rural Guatemala. Healthc (Amst). 2017 Sep 14. pii: S2213-0764(17)30177-X. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2017.08.006. Elsevier

Flood, Hawkins J, Rohloff P. Evaluation of a Home-Based Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management Intervention in Rural Guatemala, 2014–2016. Preventing Chronic Disease 2017; doi: 10.5888/pcd14.170052. JHIDC

Martinez B, Hall-Clifford R, Coyote E, Stroux L, Valderrama CE, Aaron C, Francis A, Hendren C, Rohloff P, Clifford GD. Agile Development of a Smartphone App for Perinatal Monitoring in a Resource-Constrained Setting. J Health Informatics in Dev Countries. 2017; 11:158. JHIDC

Juarez M, Rohloff P. Myxoedema in a patient with achondroplasia in rural area of Guatemala. BMJ Case Rep 2017; doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-218506. BMJ

Flood D, Douglas K, Goldberg V, Martinez B, Garcia P, Arbour M, Rohloff P. A quality improvement project using statistical process control methods for type 2 diabetes control in a resource-limited setting. Int J Qual Health Care 2017; doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzx051. IJQHC

Goldberg V, Martinez B, Cnop K, Rohloff P. Use of propranolol in a remote region of rural Guatemala to treat a large facial infantile haemangioma. BMJ Case Reports 2017; doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-219782. BMJ

Moore J, Webb MF, Chary A, Kraemer Díaz A, Rohloff P. Aid and gendered subjectivity in rural Guatemala. Journal of Development Studies. 2017; JDS

Flood D, Mathieu I, Chary A, Garcia P, Rohloff P. Perceptions and utilization of generic medications in Guatemala: A mixed-methods study with physicians and pharmacy staff. BMC Health Services Research 2017; 17:27. BMC HSR

2016

Stroux L, Martinez B, Ixen EC, King N, Hall-Clifford R, Rohloff P, Clifford GD. (2016). An mHealth monitoring system for traditional birth attendant-led antenatal risk assessment in rural Guatemala, Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology. JMET

Martinez B, Webb MF, Rodas P, Gonzalez A, del Pilar Grazioso M, Rohloff P. (2016). Field report: Early child development in rural Guatemala. Perspectives in Infant Mental Health. 24(1-2):6-8. WAIMH

Chary A, Flood D, Austad A, Moore J, King N, Martinez B, Garcia P, Lopez W, Dasgupta-Tsikinas S, Rohloff P. (2016). Navigating Bureaucracy: Accompanying Indigenous Maya Patients with Complex Healthcare Needs in Guatemala. Human Organization. 75:305-14. Human Organization

Flood F, Chary A, Austad K, Kraemer Díaz A, Garcia P, Martinez B, Lopez Canu W, Rohloff P. (2016). Insights into global health practice from the agile software design movement. Global Health Action. 9:29836. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.29836. GHA

Austad K, Chary A, Colom A, Barillas R, Luna D, Menjivar C, Metz B, Petrocy A, Ruch A, Rohloff P. Fertility awareness methods are not modern contraceptives: defining contraception to reflect our priorities. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2016;4:342-5. GHSP

King N, Alvizures R, García P, Wessel A, Rohloff P. Argininemia as a cause of severe chronic stunting in a low-resource developing country setting: a case report. BMC Pediatr. 2016; 16:142. BMC Pediatrics

Flood D, Mux S, Martinez B, García P, Douglas K, Goldberg V, Lopez W, Rohloff P. Implementation and outcomes of a comprehensive type 2 Diabetes program in rural Guatemala. PLoS One. 2016; 11:e0161152.PLoS One

Webb MF, Chary AN, De Vries TT, Davis S, Dykstra M, Flood D, Rhodes MH, Rohloff P. Exploring mechanisms of food insecurity in indigenous agricultural communities in Guatemala: a mixed methods study. BMC Nutrition. 2016; 2:55. BMC Nutrition

2015

Chary A and Rohloff P (Eds). (2015). Privatization and the New Medical Pluralism: Shifting Healthcare Landscapes in Maya Guatemala. Lanham: Lexington Books. Lexington

King N, Chary A, Rohloff P. (2015). “Leveraging Resources in contemporary Maya midwifery.” In Privatization and the New Medical Pluralism: Shifting Healthcare Landscapes in Maya Guatemala. Chary A and Rohloff P (Eds). Lanham: Lexington Books. Pp 123-140. Lexington

Flood D and Rohloff P. (2015). “This Disease is for Those Who Can Afford It”: Diabetes in Indigenous Maya Communities. In Privatization and the New Medical Pluralism: Shifting Healthcare Landscapes in Maya Guatemala. Chary A and Rohloff P (Eds). Lanham: Lexington Books. Pp 51-68. Lexington

Rohloff P and Henderson B. (2015). Development, Language Revitalization, and Culture: The case of the Mayan Languages of Guatemala, and Their Relevance for African Languages. In Language Documentation and Endangerment in Africa (Eds Essegbey J, Henderson B, and McLaughlin F). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing company. Pp 177-194. John Benjamins

2014

Stroux L, King NE, Fathima SN, Hall-Clifford R, Rohloff P, Clifford GD (2014). A low-cost perinatal monitoring system for use in rural Guatemala. Appropriate Healthcare Technologies for Low Resource Settings. pdf

Fathima SN, Palmius N, Clifton D, Rohloff P, Clifford GD, Hall-Clifford R.(2014). Sanitation-related disease surveillance using community health promoters and mobile phone technology. Appropriate Healthcare Technologies for Low Resource Settings. pdf

Wehr H, Chary A, Webb MF, Rohloff P. (2014). Implications of gender and household roles in Indigenous Maya communities in Guatemal for child nutrition interventions. International J of Indigenous Health 10:99-112.pdf

Chansakul T, von Keudell A, Rohloff P, Janneck L, Bustamante N, Weaver MJ, Fulwadhva U. (2014). Scapular prolapse into the intrathoracic cavity in a lung transplant patient. Lancet. 384:1476. Pubmed

Chary AN, Rohloff PJ. (2014). Major challenges to scale up of visual inspection-based cervical cancer prevention programs: the experience of Guatemalan NGOs. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2:307-17. pdf

Brown K, Henretty N, Chary A, Webb MF, Wehr H, Moore J, Baird C, Díaz AK, Rohloff P. Mixed-methods study identifies key strategies for improving infant and young child feeding practices in a highly stunted rural indigenous population in Guatemala. Matern Child Nutr. DOI: 10.1111/mcn.12141 MCN

Davis TE Fischer EF Rohloff P Heimburger DC. 2014. Chronic Malnutrition, Breastfeeding, and Ready To Use Supplementary Food in a Guatemalan Maya Town. Human Organization. 73:72-81.

Henderson B, Rohloff P, Henderson R. (2014). More than words: towards a development-based approach to language revitalization. Language Documentation and Conservation Journal 8:75-91. LDC – pdf

2013 and earlier

Chary A, Messmer S, Sorenson E, Henretty N, Dasgupta S, Rohloff P. (2013). The normalization of childhood disease: An ethnographic study of child malnutrition in rural Guatemala. Human Organization 72:88-97. Human Org

Wei K, Vaidya A, Rohloff P, Sun Y-P, Grad Y. (2013). A patient with fevers and fatigue. N Engl J Med 368:e9. Pubmed

Chary A, Kraemer Díaz A, Henderson B, Rohloff P. (2013). The changing role of indigenous lay midwives in Guatemala: New frameworks for analysis. Midwifery 29:852-858. Pubmed

Kraemer A and Rohloff P. (2013). Guatemala. In Building Partnerships in the Americas: A Guide for Global Health Workers. (M Krasnoff, Ed). Dartmouth: University Press of New England. UPNE

Tummons E, Henderson R and Rohloff P. (2012). Language Revitalization and the Problem of Development in Guatemala: Case Studies from Health Care. Symposium on Teachng and Learning Languages of Latin America. University of Notre Dame. pdf, proceedings

Chary A, Greiner M, Bowers C, Rohloff P. (2012). Determining adult type 2 diabetes related health care needs in an indigenous population from rural Guatemala: A mixed methods preliminary study. BMC Health Services Research 12:476. Pubmed

Rohloff P, Kraemer Diaz A, Ajsivinac Sian J. (eds). (2011). Nïm chuwäch k’iyirisanem: Tajin runuk’ik’ ruk’aslem ri chwa’q kab’ij pan Iximulew. Bethel, VT: Wuqu’ Kawoq. pdf, kaqchikel/spanish

Tummons E, Henderson R and Rohloff P. (2011). “So that we don’t lose words:” Reconstructing a Kaqchikel medical lexicon. First Biennial Symposium on Teaching Indigenous Languages in Latin America. Indiana University. pdf, proceedings

Chary A, Messmer S, Rohloff P. (2011). Male Influence on Infant Feeding in Rural Guatemala and Implications for Child Nutrition Interventions. Breastfeeding Medicine 6:227-31. Pubmed

Huang G, Fang J, Sant’Anna C, Zhu-Hong L, Wellems DL, Rohloff P, and Docampo R. (2011). Adaptor protein-3 (AP-3) complex mediates the biogenesis of acidocalcisomes and is essential for growth and virulence in Trypanosoma brucei. J Biol Chem 286:36619-30. Pubmed

Rohloff P, Kraemer Diaz A, Dasgupta S.(2011). “Beyond development “– A critical appraisal of the emergence of small health care non-governmental organizations in rural Guatemala. Human Organization 70:427-437. Human Org

Rohloff P, Miranda K, Rodrigues J, Fang J, Galizzi M, Plattner H, Hentshel J, and Moreno SNJ. (2011). Calcium uptake and proton transport by acidocalcisomes of Toxoplasma gondii. PLOS One 6:e18390. Pubmed

Chary, A., Dasgupta, S., & Rohloff, P. (2011). Breastfeeding, subjugation, and empowement in rural Guatemala. In An Anthropology of Mothering (M Walks & N McPherson, Eds.). Toronto: Demeter Press. Demeter

Ulrich PN, Jimenez V, Park M, Martins VP, Atwood J, Moles K, Collins D, Rohloff P, Tarleton R, Moreno SNJ, Orlando R, Docampo R. (2011). Identification of contractile vacuole proteins in Trypanosoma cruzi. PloS One 6:e18013 Pubmed

Rohloff P. (2010). Liberation theology and the indigenous Other in Guatemala. Canadian Geographer 54:375-377 Can Geo

Miranda K, Pace D, Rodrigues JCF, Cintron R, Fang J, Rohloff P, Coelho E, de Haas F, Plattner H, Hentschel J, de Souza W, Coppens I, Sibley LD, and Moreno SNJ. (2010). Characterization of a novel organelle in Toxoplasma gondii with similar composition and function to the plant vacuole. Mol Microbiol 76:1358-1375. Pubmed

Rohloff R and Rohloff P. (2009). Solidarity, global scholarship, and the ethics of encounter: A case study from Guatemala. In Delacruz EM, Arnold A, Parsons M, and Kuo A (Eds.), Globalization, Art, and Education. National Art Education Association. pp 278-284 pdf

Rohloff P and Docampo R. (2008) A contractile vacuole complex is involved in osmoregulation in Trypanosoma cruzi. Exp Parasitol 118:17-24. Pubmed

Rohloff P and Sotz Mux M (2008). Tiqaq’omaj qi’. Bethel, VT: Wuqu’ Kawoq. pdf

Fang J, Ruiz FA, Docampo M, Luo S, Rodrigues JCF, Motta LS, Rohloff P, Docampo R. (2007). Overexpression of a Zn2+-sensitive soluble exopolyphosphatase from Trypanosoma cruzi depletes polyphosphate and affects osmoregulation. J Biol Chem 282:32501-10. Pubmed

Moreno SNJ, Miranda J, Fang J, Rohloff P and de Souza W. 2007. Calcium storage and homeostasis in Toxoplasma gondii in Toxoplasma gondii: The Model Apicomplexan—Perspectives and Methods (L Weiss and K Kim, eds). Elsevier Press 245-264. Elsevier

Fang JM*, Rohloff P*, Miranda K and Docampo R. (2007). Ablation of a small transmembrane protein of Trypanosoma brucei (TbVTC1) involved in the synthesis of polyphosphate alters acidocalcisome biogenesis and function, and leads to a cytokinesis defect. Biochem J 407:161-70. Pubmed

Rohloff P and Docampo R. (2006). Ammonium production during hypo-osmotic stress leads to alkalinization of acidocalcisomes and cytosolic acidification in Trypanosoma cruzi. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 150:249-255. Pubmed

Ferella M, Montalvetti A, Rohloff P, Miranda K, Fang J, Reina S, Kawamukai M, Bua J, Nilsson D, Pravia C, Katzin, Cassera MB, Aslund L, Andersson B, Docampo R and Bontempi EJ. (2006). A solanesyl diphosphate synthase localizes in glycosomes of Trypanosoma cruzi. J. Biol.Chem. 281:39339-39348. Pubmed

Smith SA, Mutch NJ, Rohloff P, Docampo R, and Morrissey JH (2006). Polyphosphate-a new modulator of blood coagulation and fibrinolysis. PNAS 103:903-908. Pubmed

Docampo R, de Souza W, Miranda K, Rohloff P, and Moreno SNJ. 2005. Acidocalcisomes—Conserved from bacteria to man. Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 3:251-261. Pubmed

Vieira M, Rohloff P, Luo S, Cunha-e-Silva NL, de Souza W, and Docampo R. (2005). Role for a P-type H+-ATPase in the acidification of the endocytic pathway of Trypansoma cruzi. Biochem. J. 392:467-474. Pubmed

Cuevas IC, Rohloff P, Sanchez DO, and Docampo R. (2005). Farnesylated protein tyrosine phosphatase TcPRL-1 from Trypanosoma cruzi. Eukaryotic Cell 4:1550-1561 Pubmed

Luo S, Rohloff P, Cox J, Uyemura SA, and Docampo R. (2004). Trypanosoma brucei plasma membrane-type Ca2+-ATPase 1 (TbPMC1) and 2 (TbPMC2) genes encode functional Ca2+-ATPases localized to the acidocalcisomes and plasma membrane and essential for Ca2+ homeostasis and growth. J. Biol. Chem. 279:14427-14439. Pubmed

Rohloff P*, Montalvetti A*, and Docampo R. (2004). Acidocalcisomes and the contractile vacuole complex are involved in osmoregulation in Trypanosoma cruzi. J. Biol. Chem. 279:52270-52281. Pubmed

Montalvetti A*, Rohloff P*, and Docampo R. (2004). A functional aquaporin colocalizes with H+-pyrophosphatase to acidocalcisomes and the contractile vacuole complex of Trypanosoma cruzi. J. Biol. Chem. 279:38673-38682. Pubmed

Rohloff P, Rodrigues CO, and Docampo R. (2003). Regulatory volume decrease in Trypanosoma cruzi involves amino acid efflux and changes in intracellular calcium. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 126:219-30. Pubmed

Rodrigues CO, Ruiz FA, Rohloff P, Scott DA, and Moreno SN. (2002). Characterization of isolated acidocalcisomes from Toxoplasma gondii tachyzoites reveals a novel pool ofhydrolyzable polyphosphates. J. Biol. Chem. 277:48650-6. Pubmed