Ruth Parker

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health literacy: essential for health communication
    Ruth M Parker
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Health Commun 8:116-8. 2003
  2. doi request reprint What an informed patient means for the future of healthcare
    Ruth M Parker
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:29-33. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Text4baby in the United States and Russia: an opportunity for understanding how mHealth affects maternal and child health
    Ruth M Parker
    School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Health Commun 17:30-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Health literacy: a second decade of distinction for Americans
    Ruth Parker
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Health Commun 15:20-33. 2010
  5. pmc Library outreach: overcoming health literacy challenges
    Ruth Parker
    Emory University School of Medicine, Mailstop 1480 002 1AA, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 93:S81-5. 2005
  6. pmc Beyond the Institute of Medicine health literacy report: are the recommendations being taken seriously?
    Ruth M Parker
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:891-2. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Better learning through instructional science: a health literacy case study in "how to teach so learners can learn"
    Ariela M Freedman
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:648-56. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Text4baby program: an opportunity to reach underserved pregnant and postpartum women?
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 3019, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:223-32. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Social risk and protective factors for suicide attempts in low income African American men and women
    Nadine J Kaslow
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Health System, 80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:400-12. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk and protective factors for suicidal behavior in abused African American women
    Nadine J Kaslow
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Health System, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:311-9. 2002

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Health literacy: essential for health communication
    Ruth M Parker
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Health Commun 8:116-8. 2003
  2. doi request reprint What an informed patient means for the future of healthcare
    Ruth M Parker
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:29-33. 2006
    ..Improving health literacy is essential for improving quality, reducing disparities and reducing costs...
  3. doi request reprint Text4baby in the United States and Russia: an opportunity for understanding how mHealth affects maternal and child health
    Ruth M Parker
    School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Health Commun 17:30-6. 2012
    ..Collaborative efforts among countries can guide international understanding and use of best practices of this emerging technology...
  4. doi request reprint Health literacy: a second decade of distinction for Americans
    Ruth Parker
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Health Commun 15:20-33. 2010
    ..This article recognizes many achievements and milestones while developing recommendations for implementation in the decade ahead...
  5. pmc Library outreach: overcoming health literacy challenges
    Ruth Parker
    Emory University School of Medicine, Mailstop 1480 002 1AA, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 93:S81-5. 2005
    ..This paper examines the powerful influences of consumer health literacy on access to and use of relevant health information...
  6. pmc Beyond the Institute of Medicine health literacy report: are the recommendations being taken seriously?
    Ruth M Parker
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:891-2. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Better learning through instructional science: a health literacy case study in "how to teach so learners can learn"
    Ariela M Freedman
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:648-56. 2012
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  8. doi request reprint Text4baby program: an opportunity to reach underserved pregnant and postpartum women?
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 3019, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:223-32. 2014
    ..Despite substantial interest in the text4baby program in an underserved population, innovative ways to help women with significant disadvantages enroll and receive uninterrupted messages are needed. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Social risk and protective factors for suicide attempts in low income African American men and women
    Nadine J Kaslow
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Health System, 80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:400-12. 2005
    ..Research on both risk factors and protective factors provide a basis for culturally competent interventions aimed at reducing both the risk of future suicide attempts and completions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk and protective factors for suicidal behavior in abused African American women
    Nadine J Kaslow
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Health System, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:311-9. 2002
    ..Culturally competent intervention approaches for abused women should target increasing their protective factors and reducing their risk factors to decrease the likelihood that these women engage in suicidal behavior...
  11. doi request reprint Successful enrollment in Text4Baby more likely with higher health literacy
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Health Commun 17:303-11. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Amplifying diffusion of health information in low-literate populations through adult education health literacy classes
    Ariela M Freedman
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Health Commun 16:119-33. 2011
    ..Significantly, this study demonstrates that adult education students themselves may be a powerful vehicle for health communication beyond the walls of the classroom...
  13. ncbi request reprint Editorial: moving health literacy from the individual to the community
    Nicole Lurie
    Am J Health Behav 31:S6-7. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Readily treatable reproductive tract infections and preterm birth among black women
    Janice I French
    The Los Angeles Best Babies Collaborative, Center for Healthy Births, California Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1717-26; discussion 1726-7. 2006
    ..This study sought to quantify the risks of preterm birth that are ascribable to potentially treatable reproductive tract infections among black women in Denver, Colorado...