M C Kegler

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint "Positive deviants": a qualitative study of physically active adults in rural environments
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Prim Prev 34:5-15. 2013
  2. pmc Advancing coalition theory: the effect of coalition factors on community capacity mediated by member engagement
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:572-84. 2012
  3. pmc Prevalence and predictors of home and automobile smoking bans and child environmental tobacco smoke exposure: a cross-sectional study of U.S.- and Mexico-born Hispanic women with young children
    Melissa Gonzales
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:265. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint A multiple case study of neighborhood partnerships for positive youth development
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:156-69. 2003
  5. pmc Evaluation findings from the Institute for Public Health and Faith Collaborations
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:793-802. 2007
  6. doi request reprint A qualitative study on establishing and enforcing smoking rules in family cars
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:493-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Achieving organizational change: findings from case studies of 20 California healthy cities and communities coalitions
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Promot Int 23:109-18. 2008
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation findings on community participation in the California Healthy Cities and Communities program
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Promot Int 24:300-10. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Primary prevention of lead poisoning in rural Native American children: behavioral outcomes from a community-based intervention in a former mining region
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Fam Community Health 33:32-43. 2010

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint "Positive deviants": a qualitative study of physically active adults in rural environments
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Prim Prev 34:5-15. 2013
    ..Understanding how these physically active adults take advantage of their living situations to be physically active has the potential to inform interventions that encourage physical activity in this high-risk population...
  2. pmc Advancing coalition theory: the effect of coalition factors on community capacity mediated by member engagement
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:572-84. 2012
    ..This suggests that although member engagement does explain some relationships, it alone is not sufficient to explain how coalition processes influence indicators of community capacity...
  3. pmc Prevalence and predictors of home and automobile smoking bans and child environmental tobacco smoke exposure: a cross-sectional study of U.S.- and Mexico-born Hispanic women with young children
    Melissa Gonzales
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:265. 2006
    ..S.- and Mexico-born Hispanics in the southwestern United States, and examined the influence of mother's country of birth and smoking practices on voluntary smoking bans and on child ETS exposure...
  4. ncbi request reprint A multiple case study of neighborhood partnerships for positive youth development
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:156-69. 2003
    ..To identify factors associated with successful neighborhood mobilization to prevent teen pregnancy using a positive youth development approach...
  5. pmc Evaluation findings from the Institute for Public Health and Faith Collaborations
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:793-802. 2007
    ..This article presents findings from an evaluation of the Institute and its impact on participating teams of faith and public health leaders...
  6. doi request reprint A qualitative study on establishing and enforcing smoking rules in family cars
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:493-7. 2008
    ..These findings have implications for designing intervention strategies to promote smoke-free cars and help family members to negotiate and enforce car smoking rules...
  7. doi request reprint Achieving organizational change: findings from case studies of 20 California healthy cities and communities coalitions
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Promot Int 23:109-18. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest the healthy cities and communities model has the potential to strengthen the organizational infrastructure of communities to promote health...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation findings on community participation in the California Healthy Cities and Communities program
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Promot Int 24:300-10. 2009
    ..Findings suggest that the Healthy Cities and Communities model can be successful in facilitating community participation...
  10. doi request reprint Primary prevention of lead poisoning in rural Native American children: behavioral outcomes from a community-based intervention in a former mining region
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Fam Community Health 33:32-43. 2010
    ..Findings lend support to the value of community-based education for primary prevention of lead poisoning in Native American and rural communities...
  11. pmc How does community context influence coalitions in the formation stage? A multiple case study based on the Community Coalition Action Theory
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:90. 2010
    ..Domains are history of collaboration, geography, community demographics and economic conditions, community politics and history, and community norms and values...
  12. pmc Using network analysis to assess the evolution of organizational collaboration in response to a major environmental health threat
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road Northeast, Room 530, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:413-24. 2010
    ..Of particular note is that tribal linkages with local, state and federal agencies increased over time, as did inter-tribal linkages to address the lead issue...
  13. doi request reprint Facilitators, challenges, and collaborative activities in faith and health partnerships to address health disparities
    Michelle C Kegler
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:665-79. 2010
    ..Findings suggest that faith-health partnerships face unique challenges but are capable of aligning resources to address health disparities...
  14. doi request reprint An initial attempt at operationalizing and testing the Community Coalition Action Theory
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 38:261-70. 2011
    ..Findings provide preliminary support for many, but not all, of the relationships predicted by CCAT...
  15. ncbi request reprint An exploration of family influences on smoking among ethnically diverse adolescents
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:473-90. 2002
    ..White and American Indian youth were more likely to discuss that their parents felt it was their own decision as to whether or not to smoke than were the other groups...
  16. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of how families decide to adopt household smoking restrictions
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Fam Community Health 30:328-41. 2007
    ..These findings have implications for designing intervention strategies and messages to promote household smoking bans and help family members negotiate smoke-free homes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Smoking restrictions in the home and car among rural Native American and white families with young children
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Prev Med 35:334-42. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint Anti-smoking socialization beliefs among rural Native American and White parents of young children
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 20:175-84. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that interventions to promote anti-smoking socialization beliefs among parents with high school education or less may be important in low-income, rural communities with high smoking rates...
  19. ncbi request reprint Environmental health promotion interventions: considerations for preparation and practice
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:510-25. 2004
    ..Significant interdisciplinary evaluation research is necessary to accelerate the identification of successful models for reducing the burden of environmental health problems in communities...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationships among youth assets and neighborhood and community resources
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:380-97. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that neighborhood and community-level influences should be considered when designing youth development interventions to reduce risk behaviors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mobilizing communities for teen pregnancy prevention: associations between coalition characteristics and perceived accomplishments
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:S31-41. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Positive youth development linked with prevention in a Vietnamese American community: successes, challenges, and lessons learned
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:S69-79. 2005
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  23. pmc Using technical assistance to strengthen tobacco control capacity: evaluation findings from the Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:547-56. 2006
    ..More modest improvements were noted in the areas of increased organizational support and policy change at the local or state level...
  24. pmc Multiple perspectives on collaboration between schools of public health and public health agencies
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:634-9. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Skill improvement among coalition members in the California Healthy Cities and Communities Program
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:450-7. 2007
    ..Types of skill-building opportunities may be more important than number of hours devoted to meetings and activities in strengthening community problem-solving and collaboration skills among coalition members...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessing community change at multiple levels: the genesis of an evaluation framework for the California Healthy Cities Project
    M C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Health Educ Behav 27:760-79. 2000
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  27. pmc Parental perspectives on antismoking discussions with adolescents in rural African American households, May 2004-January 2005
    Susan Butler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A43. 2009
    ..This study is one of the first studies to examine the content of family discussions about not smoking among rural African American families from the perspective of parents and extended family members...
  28. pmc Formative research on creating smoke-free homes in rural communities
    Cam Escoffery
    Department of Behavioral Sciences ealth Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:76-86. 2009
    ..These findings can inform interventions designed to create and maintain smoke-free households...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessing interorganizational networks as a dimension of community capacity: illustrations from a community intervention to prevent lead poisoning
    Helen Harber Singer
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health
    Health Educ Behav 31:808-21. 2004
    ..Mean reliability scores across two respondents from the same organization ranged from 60% to 90%. Results from network studies may help communities learn how to strengthen organizational networks to enhance community capacity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessing lay health advisor activity in an intervention to prevent lead poisoning in Native American children
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, USA
    Health Promot Pract 4:189-96. 2003
    ..Findings also suggest that LHA interventions are a promising approach for engaging Native American communities in addressing an environmental health problem...
  31. pmc Results from a lay health advisor intervention to prevent lead poisoning among rural Native American children
    Michelle Crozier Kegler
    Masters in Public Health Program, MSC09 5060, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1730-5. 2004
    ..We tested the effectiveness of a community-based lay health advisor intervention for primary prevention of lead poisoning among Native American children who lived in a former mining area...

Research Grants6

  1. A Qualitative Study of Household Smoking Policies
    Michelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings from this formative research will provide the foundation upon which to design and test effective strategies for creating smoke-free homes in rural, low-income communities. ..
  2. A SOCIAL NETWORK-BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE LEAD EXPOS
    Michelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Process evaluation methods include documentation of lay health advisory contacts and interviews with youth and adult volunteers. ..