Peer-reviewed publications

Rovito MJ. (2016). Eclipsed by the Prostate: Expanding Testicular Cancer Scholarship Through Years of Potential Life Lost and Economic Productivity. merican Journal of Men's Health. pub ahead of print.

Leone JE, Rovito MJ, Mohammed SD, Mullin EM, Lee CS, Torodova I. (2016). Development and Testing of a Conceptual Model Regarding Men’s Access to Health Care. American Journal of Men’s Health. Epub ahead of print.

Talton W, Lindner H, Rovito MJ. (2016). Increasing Urologic Care Ratios: Implications of Male Patient Care in Florida. American Journal of Men's Health. Epub ahead of print.

Rovito MJ, Manjelievskaia J, Leone JE, Lutz M, Nangia A. (2016). From 'D' To 'I': A Critique of the Current United States Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Testicular Cancer Screening. Preventive Medicine Reports. ISSN 2211-3355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.04.006.

Rovito MJ. (2016). Performing Testicular Self-Examination, Driving Automobiles, and Anxiety: What is the Logical Link? American Journal of Men’s Health. Epub ahead of print.

Rovito MJ, Gordon TF, Bass SB, DuCette J, Tierney A, Coles N. (2015). Clustering men according to ‘Control Identity’: A methodological synopsis of audience segmentation. American Journal of Men’s Health. Epub ahead of print.

Rovito MJ, Manjelievskaia J, Leone JE, Lutz M, Cavayero CT, Perlman D. (2015). Recommendations for treating males: An ethical rationale for the inclusion of testicular self-examination (TSE) in a standard of care. American Journal of Men’s Health. Epub ahead of print.

Rovito MJ, Leone JE, Cavayero CT. (2015). Off-Label” Usage of Testicular Self-Examination (TSE): Benefits Beyond Cancer Detection. American Journal of Men’s Health. Epub ahead of print.

Rovito MJ & Rovito KE. (2015). Pivoting health promotional efforts among fathers: A new generation, a new set of rules. Pedagogy in Health Promotion. 1(1):15-17

Rovito MJ, Cavayero CT, Leone JE, Harlin S. (2015). A systematic review of interventions promoting testicular self-examination (TSE). American Journal of Men’s Health. 9(6):506-18

Leone JE, Wise KA, Mullin EM, Harmon W, Moreno N, Drewniany J. (2015). The effects of pubertal timing and alexithymia on symptoms of muscle dysmorphia and the drive for muscularity in men. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 16(1), 67.

Cavayero CT, Cooper MA., Harlin SL. (2015). Adult-Acquired Hidden Penis in Obese Patients: A Critical Survey of the Literature. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 115(3), 150-156.

Cavayero CT & Kar PM. (2014). Overview of renal transplantation in the United States. Journal of Transplantation Technologies & Research, 2014.

Leone JE, Mullin EM, Maurer-Starks SS, Rovito MJ. (2014). The Adolescent Body Image Satisfaction Scale [ABISS] for Males: Exploratory Factor Analysis and Implications for Strength and Conditioning Professionals. J Strength Condit Res. 28(9):2657-2668.

Gordon TF, Bass SB, RuzekSB, Wolak C, Rovito MJ, Ruggieri D, Ward S, ParanjapeA, Greener J. (2014). Developing a Typology of African Americans with Limited Literacy Based on Preventive Health Practice Orientation: Implications for Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategies.Journal of Health Communication. Journal of Health Communication. 19(11):1259-77.

Soler L, Ramirez A, Rovito MJ. (2014). An Analysis of the Ecological Theory of Research Participation Applied to a Sample of Young Adult Males.Undergraduate Research Journal. 7(1), 38-46

Leone JE, Rovito M.J. (2013). “Normative Content” and Health Inequity Enculturation: A Logic Model of Men’s Health Advocacy. American Journal of Men’s Health. 7(3), 243-254

Rovito MJLeone JE. (2012). Faith and Masculinity: A Discussion on Raising Awareness and Promoting Wellness among Latino Men. California Journal of Health Promotion. 10, Special Issue: Health Disparities in Latino Communities, 70-77

Rovito MJVazquez KEOdikadze L. (2013). The influence of perceived masculinity upon college male health promotion efforts: The ‘Go On, Touch Yourself’ campaign promoting testicular self-examination. In J. Aston & E. Vasquez (Eds.), Masculinity and femininity: Stereotypes/myths, psychology and role of culture. Nova Publishers.

Bond MJ, Rovito MJLeone JE, Lee OD, Brown A, Barclay-Derman N, Cianflone C, Richmond A, Tindall J. (2011). 2011-2012 Men’s Health Caucus National Policy Agenda. Men’s Health Caucus of the American Public Health Association. Washington, D.C.

Cavayero CTRovito MJ. (2013). A Practicality Analysis Pertaining to Minimally Invasive Robot-Assisted Urologic Surgery. Undergraduate Research Journal. 6.2: 45-55

Rovito MJJohnson FVazquez KEElliott A, Cornell S, Tivis M. (2013). Perceptions of Sex and Sexual Health among College Men: Implications of Maladaptive Habits in Physical and Social Relationship Formation. New Male Studies. 2(1)

Rovito MJ, Gordon TF, Bass SB, DuCette J. (2011). Perceptions of Testicular Cancer and Testicular Self-Examination among College Men: A Report on Intention, Vulnerability, and Promotional Material Preferences. American Journal of Men’s Health. 5(6), 500-507


Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
— World Health Organization, 1948