Lynda A Anderson

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Adult caregivers in the United States: characteristics and differences in well-being, by caregiver age and caregiving status
    Lynda A Anderson
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Population Health, Mailstop F78, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E135. 2013
  2. pmc Engaging communication experts in a Delphi process to identify patient behaviors that could enhance communication in medical encounters
    Jaya K Rao
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2202 Kerr Hall, CB 7573, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:97. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The public's perceptions about cognitive health and Alzheimer's disease among the U.S. population: a national review
    Lynda A Anderson
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE MSK45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S3-11. 2009
  4. pmc Using a concept map as a tool for strategic planning: The Healthy Brain Initiative
    Lynda A Anderson
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS K 38, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A117. 2011
  5. pmc Engaging partners to initiate evaluation efforts: tactics used and lessons learned from the prevention research centers program
    Demia Sundra Wright
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A21. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Modifiable characteristics of a healthy lifestyle and chronic health conditions in older adults with or without serious psychological distress, 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Lisa C McGuire
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:84-93. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of American Indian and Alaska native adult caregivers, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2000
    Lisa C McGuire
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:477-82. 2008
  8. doi request reprint How do top cable news websites portray cognition as an aging issue?
    Anna E Vandenberg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health and Health Promotion and The Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Gerontologist 52:367-82. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The Patient Health Questionnaire 8: current depressive symptoms among U.S. older adults, 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Lisa C McGuire
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:324-34. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The prevalence of depression in older U.S. women: 2006 behavioral risk factor surveillance system
    Lisa C McGuire
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:501-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Adult caregivers in the United States: characteristics and differences in well-being, by caregiver age and caregiving status
    Lynda A Anderson
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Population Health, Mailstop F78, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E135. 2013
    ..Understanding the characteristics of caregivers can help enhance strategies that support their role in providing long-term care. ..
  2. pmc Engaging communication experts in a Delphi process to identify patient behaviors that could enhance communication in medical encounters
    Jaya K Rao
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2202 Kerr Hall, CB 7573, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:97. 2010
    ..Using the Four Habits Model as a starting point, we asked communication experts to identify the verbal communication behaviors of patients that are important in outpatient encounters...
  3. doi request reprint The public's perceptions about cognitive health and Alzheimer's disease among the U.S. population: a national review
    Lynda A Anderson
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE MSK45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S3-11. 2009
    ..Only by addressing these gaps can we develop targeted and effective strategies to enhance knowledge and beliefs about cognitive impairment and health...
  4. pmc Using a concept map as a tool for strategic planning: The Healthy Brain Initiative
    Lynda A Anderson
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS K 38, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A117. 2011
    ..We then selected the top 10 action items, and in 2007, we published The Healthy Brain Initiative: A National Public Health Road Map to Maintaining Cognitive Health, which represents the strategic plan for The Healthy Brain Initiative...
  5. pmc Engaging partners to initiate evaluation efforts: tactics used and lessons learned from the prevention research centers program
    Demia Sundra Wright
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A21. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Modifiable characteristics of a healthy lifestyle and chronic health conditions in older adults with or without serious psychological distress, 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Lisa C McGuire
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:84-93. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of American Indian and Alaska native adult caregivers, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2000
    Lisa C McGuire
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:477-82. 2008
    ..We compared characteristics of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) adult caregivers (age > or = 18 years) who were caring for an older adult (age > or = 60 years) to those of other ethnic groups...
  8. doi request reprint How do top cable news websites portray cognition as an aging issue?
    Anna E Vandenberg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health and Health Promotion and The Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Gerontologist 52:367-82. 2012
    ..Drawing on agenda-setting theory, this work assessed the frequency, prominence, and attributes of cognitive topics in messages targeting an aging audience...
  9. doi request reprint The Patient Health Questionnaire 8: current depressive symptoms among U.S. older adults, 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Lisa C McGuire
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:324-34. 2009
    ..To examine the prevalence and sociodemographic predictors of current depressive symptoms among adults aged 65 years and older...
  10. doi request reprint The prevalence of depression in older U.S. women: 2006 behavioral risk factor surveillance system
    Lisa C McGuire
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:501-7. 2008
    ..Continued surveillance from a system such as the BRFSS is needed to track changes in the mental health of older adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Completion of a durable power of attorney for health care: what does cognition have to do with it?
    Lisa C McGuire
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Gerontologist 47:457-67. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between cognitive functioning and completion of a durable power of attorney for health care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Community-institutional partnerships: understanding trust among partners
    Sharrice White-Cooper
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Adult and Community Health, Prevention Research Centers Program, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:334-47. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Differences in access to health care services among adults in rural America by rural classification categories and age
    Ping Zhang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Aust J Rural Health 11:64-72. 2003
    ..To study differences in excess to health care services between different population groups in rural areas of the United States...
  14. ncbi request reprint End of life is a public health issue
    Jaya K Rao
    Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:215-20. 2002
    ..In this paper, we propose three initial roles for the public health profession and a process for developing a public health agenda for the end of life...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship of satisfaction with body size and trying to lose weight in a national survey of overweight and obese women aged 40 and older, United States
    Lynda A Anderson
    Prevention Research Centers, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Prev Med 35:390-6. 2002
    ..We examined the association between sociodemographic factors, perceived health, satisfaction with body size, and trying to lose weight...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevention research in women's health: studies from the field--introduction
    Lynda A Anderson
    Prevention Research Centers Program Office K 30, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:12S-17S. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Predicting reports of unmet expectations among rheumatology patients
    Jaya K Rao
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:215-21. 2004
    ..Approximately 25% of patients report unmet expectations after their doctor visits. In a longitudinal study of rheumatology patients, we examined whether changes in health status could predict unmet expectations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Georgia prenatal care providers' perceptions of barriers to sexually transmitted disease screening
    Rheta S Barnes
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    South Med J 96:845-9. 2003
    ..No published studies have systematically examined barriers that hinder routine STD screening. This study examines prenatal care providers' perceptions about barriers to routine STD screening of pregnant women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Understanding sexual activity defined in the HEDIS measure of screening young women for Chlamydia trachomatis
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:435-40. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Supportive care needs of Americans: a major issue for women as both recipients and providers
    Lisa C McGuire
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:784-9. 2007
    ..In addition, the care that women provide is not without cost to them in terms of their financial future. Still, despite the burden, most caregivers consider providing care to family and friends a rewarding experience...
  21. pmc Novel approach, using end-of-life issues, for identifying items for public health surveillance
    Jaya K Rao
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta Georgia, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A57. 2009
    ..As a result of this process, we identified topics for which many EOL items already exist and topics for which items should be developed. We describe the value of this approach and potential next steps for our project...
  22. ncbi request reprint End-of-life content in Comprehensive Cancer Control Plans: a systematic review
    Kristina A Theis
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:390-8. 2007
    ..The top EOL strategies were research, provider education, and patient/public education. The results establish a baseline of EOL content in CCC Plans and should help improve assistance in future CCC planning efforts...
  23. pmc What the recommendations of the community health promotion expert panel mean to NCCDPHP divisions and programs
    Brick Lancaster
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A46. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Do physicians provide counseling with HIV and STD testing at physician offices or hospital outpatient departments?
    Guoyu Tao
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS 17:1243-7. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Mental health disorders and sexually transmitted diseases in a privately insured population
    David B Rein
    Division of Health Economics Research, RTI International, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:917-24. 2004
    ....
  26. pmc Using concept mapping to develop a logic model for the Prevention Research Centers Program
    Lynda A Anderson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A06. 2006
    ..No published studies have used concept mapping to develop a logic model for a national program...
  27. ncbi request reprint A simple meal plan emphasizing healthy food choices is as effective as an exchange-based meal plan for urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1719-24. 2003
    ..To compare a simple meal plan emphasizing healthy food choices with a traditional exchange-based meal plan in reducing HbA(1c) levels in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes...
  28. doi request reprint The association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, disability, engagement in social activities, and mortality among US adults aged 70 years or older, 1994-2006
    Yong Liu
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, CDC and Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 9:75-83. 2014
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Development of public health priorities for end-of-life initiatives
    Jaya K Rao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:453-60. 2005
    ..This study reports a project to help state health departments better understand their potential role in addressing EOL issues and develop initial priorities for EOL activities...
  30. ncbi request reprint Aging and public health: partnerships that can affect cardiovascular health programs
    Jason E Lang
    Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:158-63. 2005
    ..These examples are provided as potential models for current and future state cardiovascular health programs wanting to enhance their reach to older adults...
  31. ncbi request reprint Further validation and reliability testing of the Attitudes and Beliefs about Living with Epilepsy (ABLE) components of the CDC Epilepsy Program Instrument on Stigma
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Epilepsy Program, Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, CDC, CoCHP, NCCDPHP, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 8:552-9. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Communication interventions make a difference in conversations between physicians and patients: a systematic review of the evidence
    Jaya K Rao
    Healthy Aging Program, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Med Care 45:340-9. 2007
    ..We sought to synthesize the findings of studies examining interventions to enhance the communication behaviors of physicians and patients during outpatient encounters...
  33. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported mammography: examining recall and covariates among older women in a Health Maintenance Organization
    Lee S Caplan
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:267-72. 2003
    ..These results add to knowledge about the validity of self-reported mammographic screening data in settings where women are screened more than once...