Laura R Green
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Possible lessons for physician counseling on obesity from the progress in smoking cessation in primary careLawrence W Green
Office of Extramural Prevention Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341-3724, USA
Forum Nutr 56:191-4. 2003
- Food worker hand washing practices: an observation studyLaura R Green
RTI International, 4770 Buford Highway, MS F 28, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
J Food Prot 69:2417-23. 2006....
- The prevention research centers as models of practice-based evidence two decades onLawrence W Green
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
Am J Prev Med 33:S6-8. 2007
- From research to "best practices" in other settings and populationsL W Green
WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and, Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Health Behav 25:165-78. 2001..To review the genesis and current status of best practices" thinking, its application in health promotion practice, and in generalizing research to alternate populations, places and times...
- Can public health researchers and agencies reconcile the push from funding bodies and the pull from communities?L W Green
Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
Am J Public Health 91:1926-9. 2001....
- Factors related to food worker hand hygiene practicesLaura R Green
RTI International, 2951 Flowers Road, Suite 119, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
J Food Prot 70:661-6. 2007..Instead, improvement programs must be multidimensional and address factors such as those examined in this study...
- Tomato handling practices in restaurantsElizabeth Kirkland
National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS F 28, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
J Food Prot 72:1692-8. 2009..e., tomatoes held above 41 degrees F). The information provided by this study can be used to inform efforts to develop interventions and thus prevent tomato-associated illness outbreaks...
- Environmental health specialists' self-reported foodborne illness outbreak investigation practicesCarol A Selman
National Center for Environmental Health, RTI International, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
J Environ Health 70:16-21; quiz 53-4. 2008..Participants also identified several difficulties associated with outbreak investigations, including difficulties associated with restaurant employees, restaurant customers, and environmental health organizations...
- Study designs for effectiveness and translation research :identifying trade-offsShawna L Mercer
Guide to Community Preventive Services, National Center for Health Marketing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Am J Prev Med 33:139-154. 2007..Investigators, however, face challenges in designing sound effectiveness and translation research with relevance for "real-world" settings...
- The effectiveness of worksite nutrition and physical activity interventions for controlling employee overweight and obesity: a systematic reviewLaurie M Anderson
Community Guide Branch, Division of Health Communication and Marketing, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:340-57. 2009..The findings of this systematic review can help inform decisions of employers, planners, researchers, and other public health decision makers...
- Effectiveness of multicomponent programs with community mobilization for reducing alcohol-impaired drivingRuth A Shults
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:360-71. 2009....
- Possible lessons from the tobacco experience for obesity controlShawna L Mercer
Office of Extramural Prevention Research, Public Health Practice Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 77:1073S-1082S. 2003....
- Beliefs about meals eaten outside the home as sources of gastrointestinal illnessLaura R Green
RTI International, 4770 Buford Highway, MS F 28, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
J Food Prot 68:2184-9. 2005..Results suggest that education efforts should focus on the nature and timing of foodborne illness symptoms and the importance of reporting suspected foodborne illnesses...
- Community outreach: from measuring the difference to making a difference with health informationJudith M Ottoson
Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 93:S49-56. 2005..The evaluation of such outreach needs to involve the community in assessing the program's process and outcomes...
- The multiple baseline design for evaluating population-based researchNathan G Hawkins
Health Behavior Unit, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Am J Prev Med 33:162-8. 2007..Advantages and methodologic limitations of the multiple baseline design are discussed, and where feasible, strategies to minimize the impact of its limitations are suggested. Recommendations for future research are included...
- Inferring strategies for disseminating physical activity policies, programs, and practices from the successes of tobacco controlLawrence W Green
University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
Am J Prev Med 31:S66-81. 2006..In the concluding section, some lessons are identified that we believe may be successfully utilized in societal attempts to increase physical activity in world populations...
- Limitations of the randomized controlled trial in evaluating population-based health interventionsRobert William Sanson-Fisher
Health Behavior Unit, University of Newcastle, Faculty of Health, Royal Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Am J Prev Med 33:155-61. 2007..This review summarizes recent debates and considers the pragmatic and economic issues associated with evaluating whole-population interventions while maintaining scientific validity and credibility...
- Considerations for diabetes translational research in real-world settingsSanford A Garfield
Division of Endocrinological and Metabolic Diseases, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-5460, USA
Diabetes Care 26:2670-4. 2003
- Potential lessons from public health and health promotion for the prevention of child abuseJoanne B Martin
Indiana University, 1111 Middle Dr, NU 238, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5107, USA
J Prev Interv Community 34:205-22. 2007..Balance efficacy, feasibility, and cultural appropriateness. Develop strategies for effective policy advocacy based upon who benefits and who shoulders most of the burden...
- Appraising and funding participatory research in health promotion. 1998-99M Anne George
Int Q Community Health Educ 26:171-87. 2006
- New insights into how mass media works for and against tobaccoLawrence W Green
J Health Commun 7:245-8. 2002
- An integrative framework for community partnering to translate theory into effective health promotion strategyAllan Best
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Am J Health Promot 18:168-76. 2003....
- Vision for a global registry of anticipated public health studiesBernard C K Choi
Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Bernard_
Am J Public Health 97:S82-7. 2007..This prospective, comprehensive system for tracking research in public health could help enhance collaboration and improve efficiency. Practical problems must be discussed before such a vision can be further developed...
- Software to assist with programme planning: two community-based casesChris Lovato
University of British Columbia, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6T IZ, Canada
Promot Educ 10:120-6. 2003
- Cigarette smoking, mental health and social support: data from a northwestern First NationMark Daniel
Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Quebec
Can J Public Health 95:45-9. 2004..Understanding relations between affect and smoking behaviour is requisite to mounting anti-smoking interventions...
- Evaluating the relevance, generalization, and applicability of research: issues in external validation and translation methodologyLawrence W Green
University of California at San Francisco, USA
Eval Health Prof 29:126-53. 2006....
- Public health asks of systems science: to advance our evidence-based practice, can you help us get more practice-based evidence?Lawrence W Green
UCSF CCC Population Sciences, Box 0981, San Francisco, CA 94143 0981, USA
Am J Public Health 96:406-9. 2006..What can we learn from our experience with sociology in the past that might guide us in drawing effectively on systems science?..
- The underdeveloped partnership of patient education and counseling with public healthLawrence W Green
Patient Educ Couns 59:115-6. 2005
- External validity: we need to do moreRussell E Glasgow
Ann Behav Med 31:105-8. 2006