A C Geller

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sun protection practices among offspring of women with personal or family history of skin cancer
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e688-94. 2006
  2. pmc Tobacco cessation and prevention practices reported by second and fourth year students at US medical schools
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1071-6. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention and detection practices among siblings of patients with melanoma
    Alan C Geller
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:631-8. 2003
  4. pmc Can an hour or two of sun protection education keep the sunburn away? Evaluation of the Environmental Protection Agency's Sunwise School Program
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health 2:13. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Overcoming obstacles to skin cancer examinations and prevention counseling for high-risk patients: results of a national survey of primary care physicians
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:416-23. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Multiple levels of influence in the adoption of sun protection policies in elementary schools in Massachusetts
    Alan C Geller
    RN, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, DOB801A, Boston MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:491-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening, early detection, and trends for melanoma: current status (2000-2006) and future directions
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:555-72; quiz 573-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Raising sun protection and early detection awareness among Florida high schoolers
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 22:112-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Study of health outcomes in school children: key challenges and lessons learned from the Framingham Schools' Natural History of Nevi Study
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, DOB 801A, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Sch Health 77:312-8. 2007
  10. pmc Tobacco control competencies for US medical students
    Alan C Geller
    Cancer Prevention and Control Center, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:950-5. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications74

  1. ncbi request reprint Sun protection practices among offspring of women with personal or family history of skin cancer
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e688-94. 2006
    ..Family history of skin cancer is an important determinant of skin cancer risk for offspring. No previous study of the effect of personal or family history of skin cancer on the sun protection behaviors of the offspring has been published...
  2. pmc Tobacco cessation and prevention practices reported by second and fourth year students at US medical schools
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1071-6. 2008
    ..To date, there has been little information on students' self-reported skills and practice opportunities to provide 5A's (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, and Arrange) counseling for tobacco cessation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention and detection practices among siblings of patients with melanoma
    Alan C Geller
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:631-8. 2003
    ..These statistics suggest that first-degree relatives of patients with melanoma, who are at particularly high risk, warrant targeted public health action...
  4. pmc Can an hour or two of sun protection education keep the sunburn away? Evaluation of the Environmental Protection Agency's Sunwise School Program
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health 2:13. 2003
    ..Childhood exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light increases risk for skin cancer as an adult, thus starting positive sun protection habits early may be key to reducing the incidence of this disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Overcoming obstacles to skin cancer examinations and prevention counseling for high-risk patients: results of a national survey of primary care physicians
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:416-23. 2004
    ..However, little research has attempted to identify the major obstacles to performing a skin cancer examination and recommending prevention practices...
  6. doi request reprint Multiple levels of influence in the adoption of sun protection policies in elementary schools in Massachusetts
    Alan C Geller
    RN, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, DOB801A, Boston MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:491-6. 2008
    ..To understand the factors that may influence sun protection policy development if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines are to be realized...
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening, early detection, and trends for melanoma: current status (2000-2006) and future directions
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:555-72; quiz 573-6. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Raising sun protection and early detection awareness among Florida high schoolers
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 22:112-8. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Study of health outcomes in school children: key challenges and lessons learned from the Framingham Schools' Natural History of Nevi Study
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, DOB 801A, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Sch Health 77:312-8. 2007
    ..We describe the planning, recruitment, key challenges, and lessons learned in the development of a study of the evolution of nevi (moles) among children in a school setting...
  10. pmc Tobacco control competencies for US medical students
    Alan C Geller
    Cancer Prevention and Control Center, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:950-5. 2005
    ..Because there was neither an explicit set of tobacco competencies for medical schools nor a process to develop them, one of the consortium's tasks was to articulate competencies and learning objectives...
  11. ncbi request reprint The primary care pediatrician's influence on medical student's performance of smoking assessments and counseling
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, DOB 801A, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Prev Med 41:47-52. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The benefits of skin cancer prevention counseling for parents and children
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:506-8. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial to improve early detection and prevention practices among siblings of melanoma patients
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Cancer 107:806-14. 2006
    ..The first-degree relatives of melanoma patients represent a risk group who may experience a 'teachable moment' for enhanced education and risk reduction...
  14. ncbi request reprint Screening for melanoma
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Dermatol Clin 20:629-40, viii. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Cancer skills laboratories for medical students: a promising approach for cancer education
    A C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    J Cancer Educ 15:196-9. 2000
    ..Most medical students graduate without the skills necessary to assist patients in cancer control. To address this problem, the authors developed a cancer skills laboratory for second-year medical students...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of sunscreen, sunburning rates, and tanning bed use among more than 10 000 US children and adolescents
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Cancer Prevention and Control Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 109:1009-14. 2002
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Factors associated with physician discovery of early melanoma in middle-aged and older men
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, DOB 801A, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:409-14. 2009
    ..To determine factors associated with physician discovery of early melanoma in middle-aged and older men...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a cancer prevention and detection curriculum for medical students
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Prev Med 35:78-86. 2002
    ..We sought to implement and incorporate a cancer education curriculum into the students' core curriculum and to assess their skill levels prior to (1996), during (1997), and at the peak (1998-1999) of the incorporation of new hours...
  19. ncbi request reprint Should the skin cancer examination be taught in medical school?
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, DOB801A, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 138:1201-3. 2002
    ..We documented the antecedents of physician practice by evaluating medical students' observation, training, performance, and self-reported skill level for the skin cancer examination and sun protection counseling...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of skin cancer prevention on outdoor aquatics staff: the Pool Cool program in Hawaii and Massachusetts
    A C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Boston University, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Prev Med 33:155-61. 2001
    ..However, no interventions have been specifically directed to staff at outdoor swimming pool sites...
  21. ncbi request reprint Medical students' knowledge, attitudes, skills, and practices of cancer prevention and detection
    A C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    J Cancer Educ 14:72-7. 1999
    ..Thus, there is a compelling need to provide skills teaching during medical school for cancers with preventable mortality and for counseling techniques for smoking prevention and cessation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Do pediatricians counsel families about sun protection?: a Massachusetts survey
    A C Geller
    Boston University Cancer Prevention and Control Center, Mass 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:372-6. 1998
    ..Pediatric visits during summer months may be especially opportune times for sun protection counseling for children and their parents. Few data exist on the extent of such counseling...
  23. ncbi request reprint The first 15 years of the American Academy of Dermatology skin cancer screening programs: 1985-1999
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:34-41. 2003
    ..The purpose of this analysis is to investigate the risk factors, access to dermatologic services, and screening results of participants in AAD-sponsored programs during the first 15 years that this service was available to the US public...
  24. ncbi request reprint Strategies for improving melanoma education and screening for men age >or= 50 years: findings from the American Academy of Dermatological National Skin Cancer Sreening Program
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Cancer 95:1554-61. 2002
    ..In the current study, the authors sought to identify factors associated with a high yield in skin cancer screening and to explore strategies for improving mass screenings for melanoma...
  25. ncbi request reprint The New Moms Project: educating mothers about sun protection in newborn nurseries
    A C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 16:198-200. 1999
    ..Nearly two-thirds of mothers reported that this was the only sun protection information received from a provider in the past year...
  26. doi request reprint The SunWise Policy intervention for school-based sun protection: a pilot study
    Karen M Emmons
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    J Sch Nurs 24:215-21. 2008
    ..Use of study interventions for improving sun protection practices such as policy toolkits or brief counseling can be easily interwoven into school hours by school nurses and other health educators...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of health services before the diagnosis of melanoma: implications for early detection and screening
    A C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University Schools of Medicine, MA
    J Gen Intern Med 7:154-7. 1992
    ..While additional study is necessary to confirm these findings, the authors suggest that physicians caring for patients at risk for melanoma integrate melanoma screening into routine care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in young adults' beliefs about sunscreen use
    Lorien Abroms
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, Boston, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:29-43. 2003
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of their implications for the design of future interventions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sun protection policies and environmental features in US elementary schools
    David B Buller
    Center for Health Communication, AMC Cancer Research Center, 1600 Pierce St, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Arch Dermatol 138:771-4. 2002
    ..To assess current sun protection policies and the receptiveness to new policies at elementary schools in the United States...
  30. ncbi request reprint The Environmental Protection Agency's National SunWise School Program: sun protection education in US schools (1999-2000)
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:683-9. 2002
    ..Childhood exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light increases the risk for skin cancer as an adult; thus starting positive sun protection habits early may be key to reducing incidence...
  31. ncbi request reprint Utilization of colorectal cancer screening tests: a 1997 survey of Massachusetts internists
    P C Schroy
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Boston University, MA 02118, USA
    Prev Med 33:381-91. 2001
    ..The overall objectives of this study were to assess the current attitudes and screening behavior of primary care physicians in light of new efficacy data, revised guidelines, improved technology, and more widespread insurance coverage...
  32. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer
    Alan C Geller
    School of Medicine, and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University, MA, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 19:2-11. 2003
    ..To describe the epidemiology of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Early detection of thick melanomas in the United States: beware of the nodular subtype
    Marie France Demierre
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:745-50. 2005
    ..We determined trends in distribution of thin and thick melanoma, with emphasis on the histopathologic subtype nodular melanoma...
  34. ncbi request reprint The Framingham school nevus study: a pilot study
    Susan A Oliveria
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:545-51. 2004
    ..evaluate the relationship between host and environmental factors and prevalence of nevi in schoolchildren; and (3). demonstrate the feasibility of conducting a longitudinal study...
  35. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention comes of age
    Howard K Koh
    Am J Prev Med 27:484-5. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Crafting a melanoma educational campaign to reach middle-aged and older men
    Joanna Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 10:259-68. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer education in transplant recipients
    Ilana Feuerstein
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Prog Transplant 18:232-41; quiz 242. 2008
    ..Although some transplant recipients may resist adopting new behaviors at first, use of the ample clinic opportunities for patient education can dramatically reduce their risk of skin cancer...
  38. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of the US Environmental Protection Agency's SunWise program: sun protection education for young children
    Jessica W Kyle
    ICF International, 1725 Eye St, NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1074-84. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess the health benefits of the SunWise School Program and use economic analysis to determine the program's net benefits and cost-effectiveness...
  39. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of skin cancer prevention in aquatics settings: the Pool Cool program
    Karen Glanz
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Health Psychol 21:579-87. 2002
    ..Observations corroborated the positive findings. Pool Cool had significant positive effects at swimming pools in diverse audiences...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sunburn reduction through parental role modeling and sunscreen vigilance
    David L O'Riordan
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr 142:67-72. 2003
    ..To identify characteristics associated with child sunburn experience and sun protection practices, including parent and child demographics, phenotype, and sun-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors...
  41. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer examination teaching in US medical education
    Megan M Moore
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Arch Dermatol 142:439-44. 2006
    ..To determine physician preparation for performing the skin cancer examination (SCE)...
  42. doi request reprint Melanoma incidence and mortality in Europe: new estimates, persistent disparities
    A M Forsea
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Room 718, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Dermatol 167:1124-30. 2012
    ..Melanoma incidence and mortality in Europe are high but there are significant gaps in the epidemiological information available across the continent...
  43. pmc Who uses the Smoker's Quitline in Massachusetts?
    Marianne N Prout
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Tob Control 11:ii74-5. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Changing patterns of sun protection between the first and second summers for very young children
    Lori Steinberg Benjes
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Boston University, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:925-30. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of current tobacco curriculum at 12 US medical schools
    Catherine A Powers
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:212-9. 2004
    ..Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Education at US Medical Schools (PACE), a National Cancer Institute funded project, was launched to assess and improve curriculum content and teaching at 12 US medical schools...
  46. ncbi request reprint Validating medical students' self-report of smoking-related communication skills and educational experiences
    Katie R Brooks
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:187-91. 2007
    ..In evaluating an educational intervention that promotes this skill, we assess whether students' self-report of this counseling skill was a valid measure of actual behavior...
  47. ncbi request reprint Sun care advertising in popular U.S. magazines
    Eric T Lee
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:349-52. 2006
    ..We assessed the placement of magazine advertising for sun care products to lay the groundwork for broader promotion to more diverse and high-risk demographic groups...
  48. doi request reprint Smoking Sleuths: a pilot tobacco prevention elective for medical school students
    Catherine A Powers
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:122-5. 2008
    ..Smoking Sleuths is an experiential learning curriculum that was developed and taught to elementary through high school aged children by medical students...
  49. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of medical students' knowledge, attitudes, and personal practices of sun protection and skin self-examination
    Maggie B Hymowitz
    Arch Dermatol 142:523-4. 2006
  50. ncbi request reprint Melanoma in the older person
    Susan M Swetter
    Department of Dermatology, Pigmented Lesion and Cutaneous Melanoma Clinic, Stanford University Medical Center Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, California 94305, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 18:1187-96; discussion 1196-7. 2004
    ..Secondary melanoma prevention should be focused on targeted education to older men and their spouses for early detection and reduction of mortality in this extremely high-risk group...
  51. doi request reprint Cancer prevention education in United States medical schools: how far have we come?
    Zeina Dajani
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:204-8. 2008
    ..Herein, we review progress to date and call for a national forum of anti-cancer organizations to forge a new series of competencies for all US medical students...
  52. doi request reprint Melanoma in middle-aged and older men: a multi-institutional survey study of factors related to tumor thickness
    Susan M Swetter
    Department of Dermatology, Stanford University Medical Center, 900 Blake Wilbur Dr, Room W0069, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:397-404. 2009
    ..To identify factors related to the detection of melanoma and to determine those that differ between thinner vs thicker tumors in middle-aged and older men...
  53. doi request reprint Factors related to the presentation of thin and thick nodular melanoma from a population-based cancer registry in Queensland Australia
    Alan C Geller
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer 115:1318-27. 2009
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Student-parent agreement in self-reported sun behaviors
    Stephen W Dusza
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:896-900. 2005
    ..We sought to describe agreement between parent proxy and student self-reported sun behaviors and sun protective practices in adolescents aged 10 to 14 years...
  55. ncbi request reprint Sun protection policies and practices at child care centers in Massachusetts
    Stacey A Kenfield
    Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Community Health 30:491-503. 2005
    ..Further research should assess this relationship in other states. Improving and expanding existing state regulations may be a reasonable strategy to increase sun protection at child care centers...
  56. doi request reprint Educational and screening campaigns to reduce deaths from melanoma
    Alan C Geller
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, Third Floor East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 23:515-27, ix. 2009
    ..We also propose the framework for a randomized screening trial for melanoma...
  57. doi request reprint Efficacy of skin self-examination practices for early melanoma detection
    Ricardo A Pollitt
    Department of Dermatology, Pigmented Lesion and Melanoma Program, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94063, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3018-23. 2009
    ..We examined associations between SSE practices and tumor thickness in patients with recently diagnosed melanoma...
  58. ncbi request reprint What's in store for medical students? Awareness and utilization of expert nutrition guidelines among medical school preceptors
    Victor Wong
    Department of Dermatology and Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Prev Med 39:753-9. 2004
    ..We sought to understand the awareness and current utilization of expert nutrition recommendations and practice guidelines among medical student faculty preceptors...
  59. ncbi request reprint Melanoma incidence and mortality among US whites, 1969-1999
    Alan C Geller
    JAMA 288:1719-20. 2002
  60. doi request reprint Melanoma survivorship: research opportunities
    Susan A Oliveria
    Department of Medicine, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:87-97. 2007
    ..Here, we outline the important research opportunities related to the study of melanoma survivorship and summarize the paucity of literature currently available...
  61. doi request reprint Teenagers and artificial tanning
    Sophie J Balk
    Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1621 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Pediatrics 121:1040-2. 2008
  62. ncbi request reprint Improving skin cancer prevention and detection education in US medical schools
    Heather A Brandling-Bennett
    Arch Dermatol 142:524-6. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint A call for the development and implementation of a targeted national melanoma screening program
    Alan C Geller
    Arch Dermatol 142:504-7. 2006
  64. doi request reprint A nationwide population-based skin cancer screening in Germany: proceedings of the first meeting of the International Task Force on Skin Cancer Screening and Prevention (September 24 and 25, 2009)
    Alan C Geller
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:355-8. 2010
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Increased cancer risk for individuals with a family history of prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, and melanoma and their associated screening recommendations and practices
    Megan Noe
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1-12. 2008
    ..This review should serve as a guide for physicians and cancer control planners when advising their patients and the public regarding screening decisions...
  66. ncbi request reprint Are television stations and weather pages still reporting the UV index? A national media follow-up study
    Katie R Brooks
    Arch Dermatol 141:526. 2005
  67. doi request reprint Enacting legislation to restrict youth access to tanning beds: a survey of advocates and sponsoring legislators
    Busayo Obayan
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:63-70. 2010
    ..Passing tanning bed legislation restricting underage use has remained challenging...
  68. pmc Translating research evidence into practice to reduce health disparities: a social determinants approach
    Howard K Koh
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S72-80. 2010
    ..Such efforts translate research evidence into real-world settings and harness collaborative social action for broad-scale, sustainable change...
  69. doi request reprint The CHEER study to reduce BMI in Elementary School students: a school-based, parent-directed study in Framingham, Massachusetts
    Elissa A Resnick
    Cancer Prevention and Control Center and Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusets Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Sch Nurs 25:361-72. 2009
    ..Findings are limited by the lack of a true control group and small sample size. Results from this school nurse and CHW outreach program to parents are encouraging...
  70. ncbi request reprint A novel educational strategy to enhance internal medicine residents' familial colorectal cancer knowledge and risk assessment skills
    Paul C Schroy
    Department of Medicine and Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:677-84. 2005
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Academic dermatology manpower: issues of recruitment and retention
    Daniel S Loo
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:341-7. 2007
    ..To assess the total number, recruitment rate, departure rate, and growth rate of full-time academic dermatologists in the United States over the last decade...
  72. ncbi request reprint Frequent tanning bed use, weight concerns, and other health risk behaviors in adolescent females (United States)
    David L O'Riordan
    Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawai i, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:679-86. 2006
    ..To examine the association between tanning bed use and weight concerns, health risk behaviors, and peer influence...
  73. ncbi request reprint Use of artificial tanning products among young adults
    Katie Brooks
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:1060-6. 2006
    ..Neither the prevalence of sunless tanner use nor its impact on sunburning and tanning bed use has been evaluated in the United States...
  74. ncbi request reprint Sun protection factor content and warning statements for sunless tanning products: an examination of retail outlets and the Internet
    Zeina Dajani
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:919-20. 2005

Research Grants1

  1. Tobacco Prevention/Cessation Education: Medical Students
    Alan Geller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..modules, plans for integration, and faculty training Aim3 - Conduct trial implementation Aim4 - Conduct a comprehensive, formative, process and impact evaluation Aim5 - Disseminate teaching guides to other medical schools ..