Erica Frank

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Health practices of Canadian physicians
    Erica Frank
    Professor and Canada Research Chair, School of Population and Public Health and Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Ave, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
    Can Fam Physician 55:810-811.e7. 2009
  2. pmc The association between Colombian medical students' healthy personal habits and a positive attitude toward preventive counseling: cross-sectional analyses
    John Duperly
    Department of Social Medicine, Universidad de los Andes Medical School, Bogota, Colombia
    BMC Public Health 9:218. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Transgenerational persistence of education as a health risk: findings from the Women Physicians' Health Study
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:505-12. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Firearm-related personal and clinical characteristics of US medical students
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    South Med J 99:216-25. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of US medical students' prevention counseling practices
    Erica Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Prev Med 44:76-81. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical and personal intimate partner violence training experiences of U.S. medical students
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1071-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Basic demographics, health practices, and health status of U.S. medical students
    Erica Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:499-505. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Personal and clinical tobacco-related practices and attitudes of U.S. medical students
    Erica Frank
    University of British Columbia, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, and Department of Family Practice, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Prev Med 49:233-9. 2009
  9. pmc A Quantitative assessment of a 4-year intervention that improved patient counseling through improving medical student health
    Erica Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 9:58. 2007
  10. pmc Alcohol consumption and alcohol counselling behaviour among US medical students: cohort study
    Erica Frank
    University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, and Department of Family Practice, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMJ 337:a2155. 2008

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  1. pmc Health practices of Canadian physicians
    Erica Frank
    Professor and Canada Research Chair, School of Population and Public Health and Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Ave, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
    Can Fam Physician 55:810-811.e7. 2009
    ..To study the health and health practices of Canadian physicians, which can often influence patient health...
  2. pmc The association between Colombian medical students' healthy personal habits and a positive attitude toward preventive counseling: cross-sectional analyses
    John Duperly
    Department of Social Medicine, Universidad de los Andes Medical School, Bogota, Colombia
    BMC Public Health 9:218. 2009
    ..This study examines the association between personal health practices and attitudes toward preventive counseling among first and fifth-year students from 8 medical schools in Bogotá, Colombia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transgenerational persistence of education as a health risk: findings from the Women Physicians' Health Study
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:505-12. 2003
    ..Whereas the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) on morbidity and mortality is well known, little is known about its transgenerational persistence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Firearm-related personal and clinical characteristics of US medical students
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    South Med J 99:216-25. 2006
    ..influence physicians' willingness to counsel, it would be valuable to know how frequently guns are kept in the homes of physicians-in-training, as well as their perceptions and current rates of counseling about firearm injury prevention...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of US medical students' prevention counseling practices
    Erica Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Prev Med 44:76-81. 2007
    ..To understand predictors of medical students' prevention counseling practices...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical and personal intimate partner violence training experiences of U.S. medical students
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1071-9. 2006
    ..To learn about U.S. medical students' attitudes, experiences, and practices regarding intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Basic demographics, health practices, and health status of U.S. medical students
    Erica Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:499-505. 2006
    ..There has never been a nationally representative survey of medical students' personal health-related practices, although they are inherently of interest and may affect students' patient-counseling practices...
  8. doi request reprint Personal and clinical tobacco-related practices and attitudes of U.S. medical students
    Erica Frank
    University of British Columbia, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, and Department of Family Practice, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Prev Med 49:233-9. 2009
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  9. pmc A Quantitative assessment of a 4-year intervention that improved patient counseling through improving medical student health
    Erica Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 9:58. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Alcohol consumption and alcohol counselling behaviour among US medical students: cohort study
    Erica Frank
    University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, and Department of Family Practice, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMJ 337:a2155. 2008
    ..To determine which factors affect alcohol counselling practices among medical students...
  11. ncbi request reprint Funding the public health response to terrorism
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMJ 331:E378-9. 2005
  12. pmc Personal health promotion at US medical schools: a quantitative study and qualitative description of deans' and students' perceptions
    Erica Frank
    Dept of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr, Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    BMC Med Educ 4:29. 2004
    ..We therefore wished to describe both typical and outstanding personal health promotion environments experienced by students in U.S. medical schools...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical and personal relationships between oral contraceptive and hormone replacement therapy use among US women physicians
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Menopause 10:133-41. 2003
    ..To examine relationships between a history of oral contraceptive (OC) use and current use of or intention to use hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Personal and clinical exercise-related attitudes and behaviors of freshmen U.S. medical students
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:112-21. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Pro bono work and nonmedical volunteerism among U.S. women physicians
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:589-98. 2003
    ..We examined data from the Women Physician's Health Study (WPHS), a cross-sectional survey conducted in 1993-1994 of 4501 U.S. women physicians aged 30-70 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of nutrition counseling behaviors and attitudes in US medical students
    Elsa H Spencer
    School of Medicine and the School of Public Health, Biostatistics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:655-62. 2006
    ..Nutrition counseling by physicians can improve patients' dietary behaviors and is affected by physicians' nutrition practices and attitudes, such as the perceived relevance of nutrition counseling...
  17. pmc A description and qualitative assessment of a 4-year intervention to improve patient counseling by improving medical student health
    Erica Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 7:4. 2005
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  18. doi request reprint Physical activity levels and counseling practices of U.S. medical students
    Erica Frank
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:413-21. 2008
    ..In this paper, we describe U.S. medical students' PA levels and factors predicting relevance and frequency of their PA counseling of patients...
  19. doi request reprint Satisfaction with career choice among US medical students
    Erica Frank
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Ave, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 168:1712-6. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Vitamin and mineral supplement use among US medical students: A longitudinal study
    Elsa H Spencer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1975-83. 2006
    ..To provide data on medical students' multivitamin and calcium supplement use during medical school...
  21. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation counseling: training and practice among women pediatricians
    Ann Malarcher
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:341-9. 2002
    ..Pediatricians 50-70 years of age were 1.8 times as likely as those 30-39 years of age to perform frequent counseling (p<0.01). Programs to promote smoking cessation training and counseling among pediatricians are needed...
  22. pmc Health care providers' advice to quit smoking, National Health Interview Survey, 2000, 2005, and 2010
    Judy Kruger
    Epidemiology Branch, Office on Smoking and Health, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K50, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E130. 2012
    ..The percentage of smokers who received cessation advice was 53.3% in 2000, 58.9% in 2005, and 50.7% in 2010. To affect noticeably declining rates, HCPs should increase their efforts to advise smokers to quit...
  23. doi request reprint Stress and depressive symptoms/dysphoria among US medical students: results from a large, nationally representative survey
    Michael T Compton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:891-7. 2008
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  24. doi request reprint Learning amid controversy: prostate cancer knowledge and screening practices among US medical students
    David M Werny
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:108-13. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that students' race and extent of training on these techniques would be associated with their administration of them...
  25. ncbi request reprint Exercise counseling and personal exercise habits of US women physicians
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:178-84. 2003
    ..This paper examines the personal exercise habits of women physicians and the effect of those habits on how they counsel their patients on exercise...
  26. doi request reprint Factors affecting weight counseling attitudes and behaviors among U.S. medical students
    Adria E Rose
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Acad Med 86:1463-72. 2011
    ..To identify the factors associated with perceived relevance and reported frequency of weight counseling among medical students...
  27. pmc Changes in U.S. medical students' specialty interests over the course of medical school
    Michael T Compton
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1095-100. 2008
    ..Studies have examined factors affecting medical students' specialty choice, but little research exists on stability of these specialty interests...
  28. ncbi request reprint Validation of a brief diet survey instrument among medical students
    Elsa H Spencer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University Medical School, 69 Butler Street, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:802-6. 2005
    ..50. This brief FFQ provides acceptably reproducible and valid estimates of fruit and vegetable servings per day among most groups of medical students, but overestimates fat as a percentage of energy intake...
  29. doi request reprint U.S. medical students' attitudes about patients' access to care
    Erica Frank
    University of British Columbia, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Prev Med 47:140-5. 2008
    ..Accessing adequate medical services remains a major struggle for many Americans, but U.S. medical students' beliefs regarding access to care have not been thoroughly examined...
  30. ncbi request reprint Health and professional characteristics of lesbian and heterosexual women physicians
    Donna J Brogan
    Department of Biostatistics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:10-9. 2003
    ..To determine whether lesbian and heterosexual female physicians differ on health, professional, and demographic characteristics...
  31. doi request reprint Sex-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of U.S. medical students
    Erica Frank
    University of British Columbia, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 112:311-9. 2008
    ..To understand the personal and clinical safe-sex-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices of U.S. medical students...
  32. doi request reprint Mental health concerns among Canadian physicians: results from the 2007-2008 Canadian Physician Health Study
    Michael T Compton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 52:542-7. 2011
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  33. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of the BBT chart: using the "Gap" technique compared to the Coverline technique
    Anne Lang Dunlop
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Contraception 71:188-92. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the accuracy of the Gap and Coverline techniques of interpreting the basal body temperature chart...
  34. doi request reprint Do US medical students report more training on evidence-based prevention topics?
    Erica Frank
    School of Population and Public Health Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3
    Health Educ Res 28:265-75. 2013
    ..Although some bemoan the overall low levels of US medical students' prevention-related training and practice, we demonstrate that at least they are preferentially evidence-based, a novel and encouraging finding for preventionists...
  35. ncbi request reprint Predictors of Canadian physicians' prevention counseling practices
    Erica Frank
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 101:390-5. 2010
    ..To understand predictors of Canadian physicians' prevention counseling practices...
  36. ncbi request reprint STUDENTJAMA. Physician health and patient care
    Erica Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    JAMA 291:637. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Personal and professional nutrition-related practices of US female physicians
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:326-32. 2002
    ..The extent to which female physicians personally and clinically adhere to dietary recommendations is unknown and has implications for patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Declines in smokers' understanding of tobacco's hazards between 1986 and 1998: a report from north Georgia
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    South Med J 95:675-80. 2002
    ..The prevalence of smoking in the general US population has declined significantly over the past few decades. Despite this, few studies have examined changes in cigarette attributes perceived by less educated, rural, or southern populations...
  39. pmc Experiences of belittlement and harassment and their correlates among medical students in the United States: longitudinal survey
    Erica Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    BMJ 333:682. 2006
    ..To determine medical students' perceptions of having been harassed or belittled and their correlates, for the purposes of reducing such abuses...
  40. doi request reprint The unwillingness of future U.S. physicians to limit adolescent prevention counseling to abstinence-only messages
    Sallyann Coleman King
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 23:237-41. 2010
    ..Open family planning discussions are essential, though until very recently curtailed in the U.S., yet no study has evaluated future physicians' willingness to curtail their counseling...
  41. pmc Political self-characterization of U.S. medical students
    Erica Frank
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 22:514-7. 2007
    ..S. physicians-in-training, and little is known about physicians' political leanings or the critical relationship between medical issues and political orientations of physicians and physicians-in-training...
  42. ncbi request reprint Self-report of quality of medical student health care
    Susan J Henderson
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgi 30303, USA
    Med Educ 41:632-7. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint Medical outreach following a remote disaster: lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina
    Anne Lang Dunlop
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 2:121-32. 2007
    ..In the current study, these considerations were identified as instrumental in effectively meeting the healthcare needs of the evacuated population...
  44. pmc The association between physicians' and patients' preventive health practices
    Erica Frank
    School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 185:649-53. 2013
    ..We investigated this association using objectively measured health care indicators...
  45. ncbi request reprint A transformation in health sciences education: a description of health sciences online
    Erica Frank
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 150:992-6. 2009
    ..This article describes the site and the resources currently available through HSO, and our plans for further development of this resource...
  46. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of women internists
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    MedGenMed 4:11. 2002
    ..The authors wished to describe characteristics of US women general and subspecialized internists and to compare them with each other and with other US women physicians...
  47. ncbi request reprint Personal and professional correlates of US medical students' vegetarianism
    Elsa Helene Spencer
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:72-8. 2007
    ..To determine prevalence and correlates of US medical students' self-identification as vegetarians...
  48. pmc We physicians preach what we practice, and that matters
    Erica Frank
    MedGenMed 9:59. 2007
  49. pmc Funding the public health response to terrorism
    Erica Frank
    BMJ 331:526-7. 2005