Michelle C Kegler

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The influence of rural home and neighborhood environments on healthy eating, physical activity, and weight
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Prev Sci 15:1-11. 2014
  2. pmc Effects of self-care, self-efficacy, social support on glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Junling Gao
    School of Public Health, Fudan University, Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety, Ministry of Education, PO Box 248 138 Yixueyuan Road, Shanghai 200032, People s Republic of China
    BMC Fam Pract 14:66. 2013
  3. pmc Pilot study results from a brief intervention to create smoke-free homes
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:951426. 2012
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint The role of community context in planning and implementing community-based health promotion projects
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eval Program Plann 34:246-53. 2011
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint The influence of rural home and neighborhood environments on healthy eating, physical activity, and weight
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Prev Sci 15:1-11. 2014
    ..Overall, individual factors and home environments tended to exhibit direct effects on behavior, and neighborhood variables more often exhibited an indirect effect. ..
  2. pmc Effects of self-care, self-efficacy, social support on glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Junling Gao
    School of Public Health, Fudan University, Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety, Ministry of Education, PO Box 248 138 Yixueyuan Road, Shanghai 200032, People s Republic of China
    BMC Fam Pract 14:66. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Pilot study results from a brief intervention to create smoke-free homes
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:951426. 2012
    ..Additionally, smokers reported smoking fewer cigarettes per day. Results suggest that the intervention is promising and warrants a rigorous efficacy trial...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint The role of community context in planning and implementing community-based health promotion projects
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eval Program Plann 34:246-53. 2011
    ..Results suggest that community context plays a substantive role in shaping how community-based health promotion projects unfold...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint College student reactions to smoking bans in public, on campus and at home
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences ealth Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:106-18. 2011
    ..Participants reported concern about smokers' and bar/restaurant owners' rights, while acknowledging several benefits. Overall, 2-year college students and smokers (non-daily and daily) were less supportive of smoke-free policies...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi 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...
  15. pmc Smoke-free policies at home, church, and work: smoking levels and recent quit attempts among a southeastern rural population, 2007
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, 5th Fl, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E27. 2012
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Understanding childhood lead poisoning preventive behaviors: the roles of self-efficacy, subjective norms, and perceived benefits
    Angela D Bland
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 41:70-8. 2005
    ..Understanding individual and social influences on behaviors commonly recommended to prevent lead poisoning in children can guide more effective educational interventions...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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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  25. pmc Third-hand smoke as a potential intervention message for promoting smoke-free homes in low-income communities
    Cam Escoffery
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:923-30. 2013
    ..There is a need for more scientific understanding of the potential dangers of THS and subsequent education about its exposure and harm to children and possibly adults...
  26. doi request reprint Defining "smoker": college student attitudes and related smoking characteristics
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:963-9. 2010
    ..Less than half of college students who have smoked in the past month identify themselves as smokers. Thus, we examined (a) how college students define the term "smoker" and (b) how this definition impacts smoking behavior and attitudes...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Strengthening community leadership: evaluation findings from the california healthy cities and communities program
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:170-9. 2008
    ..Communities in rural regions were particularly successful in achieving significant leadership outcomes...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Evaluation of the prevention programs that work curriculum to teach use of public health evidence to community practitioners
    Cam Escoffery
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:707-15. 2012
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. doi request reprint Applying the chronic care model to an employee benefits program: a qualitative inquiry
    Gillian L Schauer
    From the Emory Prevention Research Center Ms Schauer, Ms Honeycutt, Ms Hermstad, and Dr Kegler, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga and The Langdale Company Mr Wilson and Ms Barrett, Valdosta, GA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1456-62. 2013
    ..To assess how employee benefits programs may strengthen and/or complement elements of the chronic care model (CCM), a framework used by health systems to improve chronic illness care...
  36. 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
    ....
  37. pmc The impact of implementing selected CBPR strategies to address disparities in urban Atlanta: a retrospective case study
    Marshall W Kreuter
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:729-41. 2012
    ..Insights were also gained on the longer term impacts of ACHT on community health workers. Implications for future CBPR efforts, for researchers and for funders, are discussed...
  38. 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
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Environmental health promotion: bridging traditional environmental health and health promotion
    Elizabeth H Howze
    Division of Health Education and Promotion, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:429-40. 2004
    ..An introduction is also provided to the six articles contained in this special issue focused on environmental health promotion, and a brief discussion of crosscutting themes and issues is presented...