KIM MARIE GANS

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc SisterTalk: final results of a culturally tailored cable television delivered weight control program for Black women
    Patricia Markham Risica
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:141. 2013
  2. pmc Availability, affordability, and accessibility of a healthful diet in a low-income community, Central Falls, Rhode Island, 2007-2008
    Marissa Sheldon
    Marissa Sheldon, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A43. 2010
  3. pmc Effectiveness of different methods for delivering tailored nutrition education to low income, ethnically diverse adults
    Kim M Gans
    Brown University Institute for Community Health Promotion, Box G S121 8, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:24. 2009
  4. pmc Dietary behaviors and portion sizes of black women who enrolled in SisterTalk and variation by demographic characteristics
    Kim M Gans
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:32-40. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of minimal contact education strategies for cholesterol change
    Kim M Gans
    Brown University, Institute for Community Health Promotion, 1 Hoppin St Coro 4W, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:443-51. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of the nutrition component of the Rapid Eating and Activity Assessment for Patients (REAP): a new tool for primary care providers
    Kim M Gans
    Brown University Institute for Community Health Promotion, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:286-92. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The development of SisterTalk: a cable TV-delivered weight control program for black women
    Kim M Gans
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Prev Med 37:654-67. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Baseline fat-related dietary behaviors of white, Hispanic, and black participants in a cholesterol screening and education project in New England
    Kim M Gans
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, I Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:699-706; discussion 706. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of baseline fat-related eating behaviors of Puerto Rican, Dominican, Colombian, and Guatemalan participants who joined a cholesterol education project
    Kim M Gans
    Brown University Institute for Community Health Promotion, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 34:202-10. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of cardiovascular disease prevention: an analysis from two New England communities
    K M Gans
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket 02860, USA
    Prev Med 29:229-37. 1999

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc SisterTalk: final results of a culturally tailored cable television delivered weight control program for Black women
    Patricia Markham Risica
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:141. 2013
    ..This paper reports the final results of SisterTalk, the randomized controlled trial of a cable TV weight control program oriented toward Black women...
  2. pmc Availability, affordability, and accessibility of a healthful diet in a low-income community, Central Falls, Rhode Island, 2007-2008
    Marissa Sheldon
    Marissa Sheldon, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A43. 2010
    ..Additionally, low-income people have the highest rates of obesity and have difficulty accessing the necessary foods for maintaining a healthful diet...
  3. pmc Effectiveness of different methods for delivering tailored nutrition education to low income, ethnically diverse adults
    Kim M Gans
    Brown University Institute for Community Health Promotion, Box G S121 8, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:24. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Dietary behaviors and portion sizes of black women who enrolled in SisterTalk and variation by demographic characteristics
    Kim M Gans
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:32-40. 2009
    ..To describe the dietary behaviors of black women who enrolled in the SisterTalk weight control study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of minimal contact education strategies for cholesterol change
    Kim M Gans
    Brown University, Institute for Community Health Promotion, 1 Hoppin St Coro 4W, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:443-51. 2006
    ..To compare the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of minimal contact nutrition interventions that varied in intensity on lowering total blood cholesterol (BC) levels...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of the nutrition component of the Rapid Eating and Activity Assessment for Patients (REAP): a new tool for primary care providers
    Kim M Gans
    Brown University Institute for Community Health Promotion, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:286-92. 2006
    ..To describe the evaluation of the REAP in terms of its reliability, validity, and ease of use by primary care providers...
  7. ncbi request reprint The development of SisterTalk: a cable TV-delivered weight control program for black women
    Kim M Gans
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Prev Med 37:654-67. 2003
    ..The development of the SisterTalk program could provide a useful starting point for development of successful weight control programs for black women in other parts of the United States as well as for other ethnic and racial groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint Baseline fat-related dietary behaviors of white, Hispanic, and black participants in a cholesterol screening and education project in New England
    Kim M Gans
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, I Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:699-706; discussion 706. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of baseline fat-related eating behaviors of Puerto Rican, Dominican, Colombian, and Guatemalan participants who joined a cholesterol education project
    Kim M Gans
    Brown University Institute for Community Health Promotion, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 34:202-10. 2002
    ..The objective is to compare baseline fat-related eating behaviors among Hispanic subgroups who joined a cholesterol education research project in New England...
  10. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of cardiovascular disease prevention: an analysis from two New England communities
    K M Gans
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket 02860, USA
    Prev Med 29:229-37. 1999
    ..This study investigates CVD risk-reduction knowledge among demographic subgroups in two New England cities and how the level of knowledge changed in these subgroups over time...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using qualitative and quantitative formative research to develop tailored nutrition intervention materials for a diverse low-income audience
    Leslie O Strolla
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, 1 Hoppin Street, 4th Floor, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:465-76. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing fat-related dietary behaviors among black women: reliability and validity of a new Food Habits Questionnaire
    Patricia Markham Risica
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 39:197-204. 2007
    ..To describe the development of the SisterTalk Food Habits Questionnaire (STFHQ)...
  13. ncbi request reprint REAP and WAVE: new tools to rapidly assess/discuss nutrition with patients
    Kim M Gans
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Nutr 133:556S-62S. 2003
    ..Depending on patients' health priorities and how much time is available, these tools can be used in a variety of ways to discuss nutrition with patients during a clinical encounter in 1-9 min...

Research Grants17

  1. INNOVATIVE VIDEO TAILORING FOR DIETARY CHANGE
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We will conduct both process and outcome evaluation, including use of the materials, participant satisfaction, qualitative and quantitative dietary assessment tools, and psychosocial measures. ..
  2. Fresh to You: Multilevel approaches in low income housing to increase F&V intake
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Translating a nutrition intervention thru WIC & Minority Health Promotion Centers
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..At the end of YO3, we will compile data from the translation research pilot study and use it to create a plan for disseminating the intervention throughout RI and into other states. ..
  4. Statewide Partnerships for Worksite Weight Management
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. INNOVATIVE VIDEO TAILORING FOR DIETARY CHANGE
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will conduct both process and outcome evaluation, including use of the materials, participant satisfaction, qualitative and quantitative dietary assessment tools, and psychosocial measures. ..
  6. INNOVATIVE VIDEO TAILORING FOR DIETARY CHANGE
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will conduct both process and outcome evaluation, including use of the materials, participant satisfaction, qualitative and quantitative dietary assessment tools, and psychosocial measures. ..
  7. Fresh to You: Multilevel approaches in low income housing to increase F&V intake
    Kim M Gans; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  8. TAILORING NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR LOW INCOME AUDIENCES
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The effectiveness of these interventions will be compared using two dietary assessment tools--a Food Habits Questionnaire and two 24 hour recalls. In addition, the investigators will compare the costs of the different interventions. ..
  9. TAILORING NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR LOW INCOME AUDIENCES
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The effectiveness of these interventions will be compared using two dietary assessment tools--a Food Habits Questionnaire and two 24 hour recalls. In addition, the investigators will compare the costs of the different interventions. ..
  10. Innovative approaches to increase F&V intake thru worksites: The Fresh Initiative
    Kim M Gans; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The purpose of the proposed research is to conduct a randomized study with 24 worksites to compare the effectiveness of different interventions on improving employees'F&V consumption. ..
  11. INNOVATIVE VIDEO TAILORING FOR DIETARY CHANGE
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will conduct both process and outcome evaluation, including use of the materials, participant satisfaction, qualitative and quantitative dietary assessment tools, and psychosocial measures. ..
  12. Innovative approaches to increase F&V intake thru worksites: The Fresh Initiative
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The purpose of the proposed research is to conduct a randomized study with 24 worksites to compare the effectiveness of different interventions on improving employees' F&V consumption. ..
  13. INNOVATIVE VIDEO TAILORING FOR DIETARY CHANGE
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We will conduct both process and outcome evaluation, including use of the materials, participant satisfaction, qualitative and quantitative dietary assessment tools, and psychosocial measures. ..
  14. TAILORING NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR LOW INCOME AUDIENCES
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The effectiveness of these interventions will be compared using two dietary assessment tools--a Food Habits Questionnaire and two 24 hour recalls. In addition, the investigators will compare the costs of the different interventions. ..
  15. TAILORING NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR LOW INCOME AUDIENCES
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The effectiveness of these interventions will be compared using two dietary assessment tools--a Food Habits Questionnaire and two 24 hour recalls. In addition, the investigators will compare the costs of the different interventions. ..