Karen Glanz

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A qualitative examination of home and neighborhood environments for obesity prevention in rural adults
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:65. 2008
  2. pmc Using evidence-based community and behavioral interventions to prevent skin cancer: opportunities and challenges for public health practice
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A03. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Healthy nutrition environments: concepts and measures
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:330-3, ii. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, sense of coherence, and tobacco use among adolescents
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322
    Ann Behav Med 29:192-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of colon cancer risk counseling for first-degree relatives
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road Northeast, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1485-91. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of an effective skin cancer prevention program: design, theoretical foundations, and first-year implementation
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Psychol 24:477-87. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving dietary self-monitoring and adherence with hand-held computers: a pilot study
    Karen Glanz
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:165-70. 2006
  8. doi request reprint How not to get lost in translation: implementing the recommendations and identifying research gaps
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S3-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Development and reliability testing for measures of psychosocial constructs associated with adolescent girls' calcium intake
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Room 530, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:857-61. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Measures of sun exposure and sun protection practices for behavioral and epidemiologic research
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Room 530, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:217-22. 2008

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  1. pmc A qualitative examination of home and neighborhood environments for obesity prevention in rural adults
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:65. 2008
    ..This paper reports characteristics of rural homes and neighborhoods related to physical activity environments, availability of healthy foods, and family support for physical activity and maintaining an ideal body weight...
  2. pmc Using evidence-based community and behavioral interventions to prevent skin cancer: opportunities and challenges for public health practice
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A03. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Healthy nutrition environments: concepts and measures
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:330-3, ii. 2005
    ..Measures fall into priority categories of consumer and community environments...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, sense of coherence, and tobacco use among adolescents
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322
    Ann Behav Med 29:192-9. 2005
    ..There is limited information about correlates of tobacco use among adolescents from ethnic minority groups, especially Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of colon cancer risk counseling for first-degree relatives
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road Northeast, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1485-91. 2007
    ..Tailored risk counseling may increase adherence to screening guidelines in these persons. The present study evaluated a culturally sensitive Colon Cancer Risk Counseling (CCRC) intervention for relatives of colorectal cancer patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of an effective skin cancer prevention program: design, theoretical foundations, and first-year implementation
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Psychol 24:477-87. 2005
    ..There were few differences in implementation between treatment groups in year one...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving dietary self-monitoring and adherence with hand-held computers: a pilot study
    Karen Glanz
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:165-70. 2006
    ..The goals were to increase diet self-monitoring, reduce the burden of monitoring food intake, and increase adherence to dietary goals within a clinical trial...
  8. doi request reprint How not to get lost in translation: implementing the recommendations and identifying research gaps
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S3-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Development and reliability testing for measures of psychosocial constructs associated with adolescent girls' calcium intake
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Room 530, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:857-61. 2008
    ..41). The study developed a measure with high internal consistency and test-retest reliability to assess constructs that can be used in descriptive, prospective, and intervention research and as possible explanatory or mediating variables...
  10. doi request reprint Measures of sun exposure and sun protection practices for behavioral and epidemiologic research
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Room 530, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:217-22. 2008
    ..To develop, in a collaborative project, core measures of sun exposure and sun protection habits, since the lack of standard outcome measures hampers comparison of population surveys and interventions used in skin cancer prevention research...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reducing minors' access to tobacco: eight years' experience in Hawaii
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, N E, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 44:55-8. 2007
    ..We also report on factors associated with selling tobacco to minors for the most recent year of inspections (2003)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nutrition Environment Measures Survey in stores (NEMS-S): development and evaluation
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:282-9. 2007
    ..There is a need for valid, reliable measures of nutrition environments. This article reports on the development and evaluation of measures of nutrition environments in retail food stores...
  13. pmc Tobacco use among Native Hawaiian middle school students: its prevalence, correlates and implications
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ethn Health 12:227-44. 2007
    ..This study also explored whether social influence, psychosocial and cultural factors are associated with cigarette use in this sample...
  14. ncbi request reprint How major restaurant chains plan their menus: the role of profit, demand, and health
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:383-8. 2007
    ..This study sought to understand the views of executives at major U.S. restaurant chains regarding the process, motivation for, and challenges of offering healthier options on their menus...
  15. pmc Reducing ultraviolet radiation exposure among outdoor workers: state of the evidence and recommendations
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health 6:22. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Reducing ultraviolet radiation exposure to prevent skin cancer methodology and measurement
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:131-42. 2005
    ..This article places the data derived from the evidence review in the context of needs and recommendations for future research in skin cancer prevention...
  17. pmc Validity of self-reported sunscreen use by parents, children, and lifeguards
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:63-9. 2009
    ..This study examined the agreement between verbal reports of sunscreen use from survey and diary measures and objectively measured sunscreen use...
  18. doi request reprint Measuring food environments: a historical perspective
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S93-8. 2009
    ..Future development of clear, adaptable measures of food and nutrition environments will build on lessons of the past and will update and improve on past tools...
  19. ncbi request reprint Increasing fruit and vegetable intake by changing environments, policy and pricing: restaurant-based research, strategies, and recommendations
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 39:S88-93. 2004
    ..This article reviews restaurant-based environmental, policy and pricing strategies for increasing intake of fruits and vegetables and identifies promising strategies, research needs, and innovative opportunities for the future...
  20. ncbi request reprint Strategies for increasing fruit and vegetable intake in grocery stores and communities: policy, pricing, and environmental change
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 39:S75-80. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Activating multi-ethnic youth for smoking prevention: design, baseline findings, and implementation of project SPLASH
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory UniversityNE, Atlanta, GA 30322
    J Cancer Educ 22:56-61. 2007
    ..This article describes an innovative tobacco prevention trial, and reports baseline characteristics of participants and findings about implementation of the curriculum...
  22. doi request reprint Research to reality: a process evaluation of a mini-grants program to disseminate evidence-based nutrition programs to rural churches and worksites
    Sally Honeycutt
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:431-9. 2012
    ..To describe a project that used mini-grants plus technical assistance to disseminate evidence-based programs, to understand how the project worked in different settings, and to generate recommendations for future programming and evaluation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Client-directed interventions to increase community access to breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a systematic review
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S56-66. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, double contrast barium enema). Specific areas for further research are also suggested in this report...
  24. pmc Correlates of sunburn experiences among U.S. adults: results of the 2000 National Health Interview Survey
    H Irene Hall
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:540-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of sunburns in the U.S. adult population and the correlates of sunburns...
  25. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer screening among U.S. adults from 1992, 1998, and 2000 National Health Interview Surveys
    Mona Saraiya
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 39:308-14. 2004
    ..Relatively little is known about the prevalence of skin cancer screening in the context of inconsistent skin cancer screening recommendations...
  26. pmc Lifeguards' sun protection habits and sunburns: association with sun-safe environments and skin cancer prevention program participation
    Dawn M Hall
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Room 521, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:139-44. 2009
    ..To examine associations among outdoor pool environments, social norms, pool policies, and participation in a sun safety program with lifeguards' sun protection habits and sunburn...
  27. doi request reprint Perceptions of social and environmental support for healthy eating and physical activity in rural southern churches
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Relig Health 51:799-811. 2012
    ..Despite barriers to establishing healthy environments in church settings, churches are rich in social support that could be tapped to promote healthy behavior...
  28. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on physical activity in rural adults: the relative contributions of home, church and work settings
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:996-1003. 2012
    ..This study examines the relative contribution of social (eg, social support) and physical (eg, programs and facilities) aspects of worksite, church, and home settings to physical activity levels among adults in rural communities...
  29. pmc Results from an intervention to improve rural home food and physical activity environments
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University Research Center EPRC, Cancer Coalition of South Georgia, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 6:265-77. 2012
    ..Research on home environments suggests that both social and physical aspects of the home may impact physical activity and healthy eating...
  30. pmc A pilot study of the validity of self-reported ultraviolet radiation exposure and sun protection practices among lifeguards, parents and children
    David L O'Riordan
    Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 84:774-8. 2008
    ..This study demonstrated the feasibility of implementing a multimethod validity study within a broader population of swimming pools...
  31. ncbi request reprint Interventions to increase recommendation and delivery of screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers by healthcare providers systematic reviews of provider assessment and feedback and provider incentives
    Susan A Sabatino
    CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S67-74. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, or double-contrast barium enema)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Interventions to prevent skin cancer by reducing exposure to ultraviolet radiation: a systematic review
    Mona Saraiya
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:422-66. 2004
    ..The report also provides suggestions for areas for future research...
  33. pmc A qualitative examination of the role of small, rural worksites in obesity prevention
    Cam Escoffery
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A75. 2011
    ..We explored social support, policies, and programmatic resources that encourage more healthful diets and participation in physical activity among employees of small, rural worksites...
  34. ncbi request reprint Identifying latent classes of adults at risk for skin cancer based on constitutional risk and sun protection behavior
    Alana D Steffen
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1960 East West Road, Biomed C 105, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1422-7. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc Process evaluation of the Pool Cool Diffusion Trial for skin cancer prevention across 2 years
    Cam Escoffery
    Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:732-43. 2008
    ..These data provide information on programmatic factors that contribute to successful program diffusion...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sunless tanning product use and related behaviors among adults in the United States: results from a national survey
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:387-90. 2007
    ....
  37. pmc Validity of self-reported solar UVR exposure compared with objectively measured UVR exposure
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3005-12. 2010
    ..Reliance on verbal self-report of solar exposure in skin cancer prevention and epidemiologic studies may be problematic if self-report data are not valid due to systematic errors in recall, social desirability bias, or other reasons...
  38. pmc Spontaneous diffusion of an effective skin cancer prevention program through Web-based access to program materials
    Dawn M Hall
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A125. 2010
    ..This article describes the diffusion of an effective skin cancer prevention program called Pool Cool through available Web-based program materials...
  39. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for school programs to prevent skin cancer
    Karen Glanz
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 51:1-18. 2002
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Balancing fidelity and adaptation: implementing evidence-based chronic disease prevention programs
    Michelle L Carvalho
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:348-56. 2013
    ..To describe adaptations that community-based organizations (CBOs) made to evidence-based chronic disease prevention intervention programs and to discuss reasons for those adaptations...
  41. ncbi request reprint Trends in sunburns, sun protection practices, and attitudes toward sun exposure protection and tanning among US adolescents, 1998-2004
    Vilma Cokkinides
    Department Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Pediatrics 118:853-64. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to describe nationally representative trend data on sunburns, sun protection, and attitudes related to sun exposure among US youth...
  42. ncbi request reprint Individual and environmental correlates of dietary fat intake in rural communities: a structural equation model analysis
    April K Hermstad
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:93-101. 2010
    ..The results indicate that the influence of individual and environmental factors on dietary fat intake differs for men and women, with the home environment playing a larger role for women in rural communities...
  43. doi request reprint Effectiveness of interventions to increase screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers: nine updated systematic reviews for the guide to community preventive services
    Susan A Sabatino
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:97-118. 2012
    ..This article presents results of updated systematic reviews for nine of these interventions...
  44. ncbi request reprint The relationship of proximal normative beliefs and global subjective norms to college students' alcohol consumption
    Jay Maddock
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1960 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Addict Behav 30:315-23. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that normative beliefs about important referent individuals would mediate the relationship between campus social norms and alcohol consumption...
  45. pmc An exploratory study of factors influencing glaucoma treatment adherence
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Glaucoma 19:66-72. 2010
    ..To understand the factors that influence glaucoma treatment adherence with medication taking, prescription refills, and appointment keeping to develop an intervention for a specific population...
  46. pmc Training for and dissemination of the Nutrition Environment Measures Surveys (NEMS)
    Sally Honeycutt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Rm 569, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A126. 2010
    ..This article describes the dissemination of the measures, including the development, implementation, and evaluation of training workshops, and a follow-up survey of training participants...
  47. doi request reprint Methods for conducting systematic reviews of evidence on effectiveness and economic efficiency of interventions to increase screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S26-33. 2008
  48. pmc Factors influencing teachers' implementation of an innovative tobacco prevention curriculum for multiethnic youth: Project SPLASH
    Angela Sy
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Sch Health 78:264-73. 2008
    ..This study examined factors associated with teachers' implementation of a smoking prevention curriculum in a cluster randomized trial called Project SPLASH (Smoking Prevention Launch Among Students in Hawaii)...
  49. 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...
  50. pmc Linking agents' activities and communication patterns in a study of the dissemination of an effective skin cancer prevention program
    Dawn Hall
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:409-15. 2009
    ..Linking agents connect program developers with end users, enhancing implementation and sustainability of health promotion programs. However, little is known about how linkage systems work in practice and research settings...
  51. ncbi request reprint Preconsent education about research processes improved African Americans' willingness to participate in clinical research
    Anne L Dunlop
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1256 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:872-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether preconsent education about research processes and protections affects the willingness of African Americans to participate...
  52. ncbi request reprint Operation storefront Hawaii: tobacco advertising and promotion in Hawaii stores
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Health Commun 11:699-707. 2006
    ..Kool is also the most heavily smoked brand among youth in Hawaii. This study underscores the high visibility of retail store advertising and promotions (both indoor and outdoor) in places that attract the attention of youth...
  53. pmc A controlled trial of objective measures of sunscreen and moisturizing lotion
    Tom Elliott
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1399-402. 2009
    ..Using a conservative cutoff point of 0.30 with a crystal cuvette reduces any chance of false-positive readings and remains robust when sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher is present...
  54. ncbi request reprint Client-directed interventions to increase community demand for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a systematic review
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S34-55. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, double contrast barium enema). Specific areas for further research are also suggested in this report...
  55. ncbi request reprint A noninvasive objective measure of sunscreen use and reapplication
    David L O'Riordan
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:722-6. 2005
    ..To study whether a noninvasive swabbing technique can detect sunscreen use for up to 6 hours, and whether the technique can detect reapplication of sunscreen...
  56. doi request reprint The effectiveness of worksite nutrition and physical activity interventions for controlling employee overweight and obesity: a systematic review
    Laurie 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on physical activity in rural adults: the relative contributions of home, church, and work settings
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Phys Act Health 9:996-1003. 2012
    ..This study examines the relative contribution of social (eg, social support) and physical (eg, programs and facilities) aspects of worksite, church, and home settings to physical activity levels among adults in rural communities...
  58. doi request reprint Effectiveness of multicomponent programs with community mobilization for reducing alcohol-impaired driving
    Ruth 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
    ....
  59. pmc A multi-method process evaluation for a skin cancer prevention diffusion trial
    Cam Escoffery
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Eval Health Prof 32:184-203. 2009
    ..This article describes program features and participant factors that facilitated local implementation, maintenance and sustainability across dispersed pools such as linkage agents, a packaged program, and adaptations of program elements...
  60. ncbi request reprint Preventing underage drinking: a "roll of the dice"
    Karen Glanz
    Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Addict Behav 28:29-38. 2003
    ..Additional follow-up materials did not enhance retention of changes in knowledge and attitudes...
  61. ncbi request reprint Development and reliability of a brief skin cancer risk assessment tool
    Karen Glanz
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1960 East West Road, Biomed C 105, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 27:311-5. 2003
    ..57-0.99) were fair to good, as were correlation coefficients. The BRAT has acceptable to good reproducibility. Reliability statistics compared favorably with those reported in the literature for similar measures...
  62. ncbi request reprint Using wireless handheld computers and tailored text messaging to reduce negative consequences of drinking alcohol
    Jessica Aungst Weitzel
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:534-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this trial was to investigate the feasibility and short-term outcomes of a tailored intervention, delivered via text messages to wireless handheld computers, to reduce alcohol-related consequences among college students...
  63. pmc Characteristics of swimming pools with high rates of objectively measured sunscreen use
    Tom Elliott
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 60:684-8. 2009
    ..A combination of verbal reports, observations, and physical assessments can improve understanding of prevention programs...
  64. ncbi request reprint The use of theory in health behavior research from 2000 to 2005: a systematic review
    Julia E Painter
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Rm 530, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:358-62. 2008
    ..No previous reviews have assessed the extent to which theory is used (that is, operationalized and tested) in empirical research...
  65. pmc Cancer outcomes research in a rural area: a multi-institution partnership model
    Michael Goodman
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Community Health 34:23-32. 2009
    ..Our partnership model may provide a useful framework for cancer outcomes research projects in rural communities...
  66. doi request reprint Recruitment for the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
    Cam T Escoffery
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:235-41. 2012
    ..To increase screening, cancer control planners would benefit from use of evidence-based strategies for recruitment of participants in their communities...
  67. ncbi request reprint CDC-funded intervention research aimed at promoting colorectal cancer screening in communities
    Steven S Coughlin
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 107:1196-204. 2006
    ..Relatively few studies, however, have identified and tested intervention approaches to promote routine colorectal cancer screening among diverse populations...
  68. doi request reprint Behavioral oncology and the war on cancer: partnering with biomedicine
    Michael E Stefanek
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Res 69:7151-6. 2009
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint The impact of HIPAA authorization on willingness to participate in clinical research
    Anne L Dunlop
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:899-905. 2007
    ....
  70. pmc Analysis of participatory photojournalism in a widely disseminated skin cancer prevention program
    Dawn Hall
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:666-72. 2011
    ..Participatory photojournalism is a low-cost and effective way to generate widespread interest and support for community health promotion programs...
  71. pmc Cancer-related health disparities in women
    Karen Glanz
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:292-8. 2003
    ..This article synthesizes information about cancer in 9 populations of minority women: Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Cuban American, African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, American Samoan, American Indian, and Alaska Native...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Preventing skin cancer: findings of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services On reducing Exposure to Ultraviolet Light
    Mona Saraiya
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 52:1-12. 2003
    ..S. Preventive Services Task Force. MMWR 2003;52[No. RR-15]:13-17), which is also included in this issue, the first jointly released findings from the Task Force on Community Preventive Services and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force...
  74. ncbi request reprint Recruitment approaches for family studies: attitudes of index patients and their relatives
    Sara Chandros Hull
    Research Ethics Unit, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, NHGRI, NIH, USA
    IRB 26:12-7. 2004
  75. ncbi request reprint Differences between parents' and adolescents' perceptions of family food rules and availability
    Patricia Van Assema
    Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Educ Behav 39:84-9. 2007
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Creating healthy food and eating environments: policy and environmental approaches
    Mary Story
    Healthy Eating Research Program, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:253-72. 2008
    ..The status of measurement and evaluation of nutrition environments and the need for action to improve health are highlighted...
  77. ncbi request reprint Measures used in studies of informed decision making about cancer screening: a systematic review
    Patricia Dolan Mullen
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:188-201. 2006
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based approaches to dissemination and diffusion of physical activity interventions
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 31:S35-44. 2006
    ..The promise of widespread adoption of evidence-based physical activity interventions to improve public health is sufficient to justify devotion of substantial resources to the relevant research on dissemination and diffusion...
  79. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of nutrition education and labeling in Dutch supermarkets
    Ingrid Steenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Open University, PO Box 2960, 6401 DL Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Am J Health Promot 18:221-4. 2004
    ..Nutrition education and labeling may help consumers to eat less fat. The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of nutrition education with and without shelf labeling on reduced fat intake in Dutch supermarkets...
  80. ncbi request reprint Nutrition Environment Measures Study in restaurants (NEMS-R): development and evaluation
    Brian E Saelens
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:273-81. 2007
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint The impact of educational and environmental interventions in Dutch worksite cafeterias
    Ingrid Steenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Open University, P O Box 2960, 6401 DL Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Health Promot Int 19:335-43. 2004
    ..Sales data revealed a significant effect of the labeling program on desserts, but not for the other products...
  82. ncbi request reprint The role of built environments in physical activity, eating, and obesity in childhood
    James F Sallis
    San Diego State University, USA
    Future Child 16:89-108. 2006
    ..S. "built environment" have promoted sedentary lifestyles and less healthful diets. James Sallis and Karen Glanz investigate whether these changes have had a direct effect on childhood obesity and whether improvements to ..
  83. ncbi request reprint Relationship of social support and social burden to repeated breast cancer screening in the women's health initiative
    Catherine R Messina
    Stony Brook University, Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Health Psychol 23:582-94. 2004
    ..01) and may be particularly important among low-income older women, especially those burdened by caregiving...

Research Grants3

  1. ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTION
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Emory University Prevention Research Center
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..AIM 7. Develop a unified learning community through design, implementation, and evaluation of training and educational activities to meet the needs of academic and community partners. ..