Chris Engeland

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Nursing

Chris Engeland

Research Summary

How stress, age, gender, and hormones affect inflammation / health. Biomarker feasibility for predicting health outcomes.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

African Americans Inflammation Psychology Wounds And Injuries Depression Social Support Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A Wound Healing Premature Birth C Reactive Protein Young Adult Rats Micrornas Social Isolation Racism Collagen Gene Expression Cytokines Interleukin 6 Pregnant Women Skin Second Pregnancy Trimester Neutrophils Genes Anti Inflammatory Agents

Most Recent Papers

Positive and Negative Affect and Salivary Markers of Inflammation Among Young Adults

Danica C. Slavish, Dusti R. Jones, Joshua Morrison Smyth, Christopher Gerald Engeland, Sunmi Song, Nolan M. McCormick, Jennifer Elis Graham-Engeland, 2019, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Insomnia symptoms are associated with elevated C-reactive protein in young adults

Danica C. Slavish, Jennifer E. Graham-Engeland, Christopher G. Engeland, Daniel J. Taylor, Orfeu M. Buxton, 2018, Psychology and Health on p. 1396-1415

Negative and positive affect as predictors of inflammation

Jennifer E. Graham-Engeland, Nancy L. Sin, Joshua M. Smyth, Dusti R. Jones, Erik L. Knight, Martin J. Sliwinski, David M. Almeida, Mindy J. Katz, Richard B. Lipton, Christopher G. Engeland, 2018, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity on p. 222-230

Distinct inflammatory response patterns are evident among men and women with higher depressive symptoms

Marzieh Majd, Jennifer Elis Graham-Engeland, Joshua Morrison Smyth, Martin John Sliwinski, Richard B. Lipton, Mindy J. Katz, Christopher Gerald Engeland, 2018, Physiology and Behavior on p. 108-115

Effects of dermal wounding on distal primary tumor immunobiology in mice

Leah M. Pyter, Daniel B. McKim, Yasmin Husain, Humberto Calero, Jonathan P. Godbout, John F. Sheridan, Phillip T. Marucha, Christopher G. Engeland, 2018, Journal of Surgical Research on p. 328-335

Increased oxygen exposure alters collagen expression and tissue architecture during ligature-induced periodontitis

P. K. Gajendrareddy, R. Junges, G. Cygan, Y. Zhao, P. T. Marucha, C. G. Engeland, 2017, Journal of Periodontal Research on p. 644-649

The Impact of Neighborhood Conditions and Psychological Distress on Preterm Birth in African-American Women

Carmen Giurgescu, Shannon N. Zenk, Thomas N. Templin, Christopher Gerald Engeland, Karen Kavanaugh, Dawn P. Misra, 2017, Public Health Nursing on p. 256-266

Racial Discrimination and Psychological Wellbeing of Pregnant Women

Carmen Giurgescu, Shannon N. Zenk, Christopher G. Engeland, Lindsey Garfield, Thomas N. Templin, 2017, MCN The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing on p. 8-13

Decreased Nutrient Intake Is Associated With Premature Cervical Remodeling

Mary Dawn Koenig, Barbara L. McFarlin, Alana D. Steffen, Lisa Tussing-Humphreys, Carmen Giurgescu, Christopher G. Engeland, Michelle A. Kominiarek, Christina Ciezczak-Karpiel, William D. O'Brien, Rosemary White-Traut, 2017, JOGNN - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing on p. 123-134

Iron Metabolism in African American Women in the Second and Third Trimesters of High-Risk Pregnancies

Lauren Welke, Mary Dawn Koenig, Jessica L. Thomson, Elizabeta Nemeth, Rosemary White-Traut, Barbara L. McFarlin, Carmen Giurgescu, Christopher G. Engeland, Michelle A. Kominiarek, Lisa Tussing-Humphreys, 2017, JOGNN - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing on p. 148-158

Most-Cited Papers

The anti-oxidative, anti-inflammatory, and protective effect of S100A8 in endotoxemic mice

Ying Sun, Yu Lu, Christopher Gerald Engeland, Sara C. Gordon, Herve Y. Sroussi, 2013, Molecular Immunology on p. 443-449

Psychological distress and salivary secretory immunity

Christopher Gerald Engeland, F. N. Hugo, J. B. Hilgert, G. G. Nascimento, R. Junges, H. J. Lim, P. T. Marucha, J. A. Bosch, 2016, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity on p. 11-17

The Impact of Neighborhood Environment, Social Support, andAvoidance Coping on Depressive Symptoms of Pregnant African-American Women

Carmen Giurgescu, Shannon N. Zenk, Thomas N. Templin, Christopher Gerald Engeland, Barbara L. Dancy, Chang Gi Park, Karen Kavanaugh, William Dieber, Dawn P. Misra, 2015, Women's Health Issues on p. 294-302

Publication bias and its implications for evidence-based clinical decision making

John M. Crawford, Charlotte L. Briggs, Christopher G. Engeland, 2010, Journal of Dental Education on p. 593-600

Social Isolation Impairs Oral Palatal Wound Healing in Sprague-Dawley Rats

Linglan Yang, Christopher G. Engeland, Bin Cheng, 2013, PloS one

The effects of social isolation on wound healing mechanisms in female mice

Leah M. Pyter, Linglan Yang, José M. da Rocha, Christopher Gerald Engeland, 2014, Physiology and Behavior on p. 64-70

MMP-8 overexpression and persistence of neutrophils relate to stress-impaired healing and poor collagen architecture in mice

Praveen K. Gajendrareddy, Christopher Gerald Engeland, Roger Junges, Michael P. Horan, Isolde G. Rojas, Phillip T. Marucha, 2013, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity on p. 44-48

Relationships among psychosocial factors, biomarkers, preeclampsia, and preterm birth in African American women

Carmen Giurgescu, Natthananporn Sanguanklin, Christopher G. Engeland, Rosemary C. White-Traut, Chang Park, Herbert L. Mathews, Linda Witek Janusek, 2015, Applied Nursing Research on p. e1-e6

Radiographic considerations for the regional anatomy in the posterior mandible

Natasha Yashar, Christopher Gerald Engeland, Alan L. Rosenfeld, Timothy P. Walsh, Joseph V. Califano, 2012, Journal of Periodontology on p. 36-42

Racial discrimination predicts greater systemic inflammation in pregnant African American women

Carmen Giurgescu, Christopher G. Engeland, Thomas N. Templin, Shannon N. Zenk, Mary Dawn Koenig, Lindsey Garfield, 2016, Applied Nursing Research on p. 98-103