Richard C Palmer

Summary

Affiliation: Florida International University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening and African Americans: findings from a qualitative study
    Richard C Palmer
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    Cancer Control 15:72-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Familial risk and colorectal cancer screening health beliefs and attitudes in an insured population
    Richard C Palmer
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 45:336-41. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening preferences among African Americans: which screening test is preferred?
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, HLS 571, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:577-81. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Cancer prevention and control: a role for medical assistants?
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, HLS 571, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:188-95. 2010
  5. pmc Development and evaluation of a web-based breast cancer cultural competency course for primary healthcare providers
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    BMC Med Educ 11:59. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Health care provider tobacco cessation counseling among current African American tobacco users
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, 11200 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 103:660-7. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Preventive health patient education and counseling: a role for medical assistants?
    Richard C Palmer
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Allied Health 37:137-43. 2008
  8. pmc Screening patients with a family history of colorectal cancer
    Robert H Fletcher
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:508-13. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening adherence in African-American men and women 50 years of age and older living in Maryland
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Community Health 36:517-24. 2011
  10. pmc Breast cancer screening practices of safety net clinics: results of a needs assessment study
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    BMC Womens Health 11:9. 2011

Research Grants

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening and African Americans: findings from a qualitative study
    Richard C Palmer
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    Cancer Control 15:72-9. 2008
    ..Consequently, African Americans with CRC are diagnosed at late stages and suffer disproportionately higher mortality rates for CRC...
  2. ncbi request reprint Familial risk and colorectal cancer screening health beliefs and attitudes in an insured population
    Richard C Palmer
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 45:336-41. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between health beliefs and attitudes toward colorectal cancer screening, strength of family history risk, and being appropriately screened for colorectal cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening preferences among African Americans: which screening test is preferred?
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, HLS 571, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:577-81. 2010
    ..Enabling individuals without CRC screening experience to first complete FOBT might prepare them to later participate in colonoscopy screening...
  4. doi request reprint Cancer prevention and control: a role for medical assistants?
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, HLS 571, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:188-95. 2010
    ..Medical assistants are willing to counsel and educate patients on cancer prevention and control topics...
  5. pmc Development and evaluation of a web-based breast cancer cultural competency course for primary healthcare providers
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    BMC Med Educ 11:59. 2011
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  6. ncbi request reprint Health care provider tobacco cessation counseling among current African American tobacco users
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, 11200 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 103:660-7. 2011
    ..Health care provider training to promote better integration of tobacco screening and tobacco cessation counseling during the patient encounter is needed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preventive health patient education and counseling: a role for medical assistants?
    Richard C Palmer
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Allied Health 37:137-43. 2008
    ..Future research needs to explore how to better incorporate and delegate preventive health care delivery in medical settings...
  8. pmc Screening patients with a family history of colorectal cancer
    Robert H Fletcher
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:508-13. 2007
    ..To compare screening practices and beliefs in patients with and without a clinically important family history...
  9. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening adherence in African-American men and women 50 years of age and older living in Maryland
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Community Health 36:517-24. 2011
    ..Ensuring that those who do not have adequate healthcare coverage are not excluded from participation in CRC screening due to cost should be an important priority if reduction in CRC health disparity is to be achieved...
  10. pmc Breast cancer screening practices of safety net clinics: results of a needs assessment study
    Richard C Palmer
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    BMC Womens Health 11:9. 2011
    ..However, little is known about how well breast health is coordinated within the safety net clinic environment and what barriers patients encounter...
  11. pmc Evaluation of a community-based falls prevention program in South Florida, 2008-2009
    Anamica Batra
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E13. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effectiveness of the lay leader model of the programs in the first year of their implementation and to further report on participant outcome measures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Social disparities across the continuum of colorectal cancer: a systematic review
    Richard C Palmer
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:55-61. 2005
    ..The purpose of this review is to evaluate the published literature to assess social inequalities in colorectal cancer using the 'cancer disparities grid.'..
  13. ncbi request reprint Breast, colorectal, and skin cancer screening practices and family history of cancer in U.S. women
    Mona Shah
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:526-34. 2007
    ..This study examined whether women with a family history of cancer were more likely to use breast, colorectal, or skin cancer screenings compared with those without such a family history...
  14. ncbi request reprint Repeat mammography screening among low-income and minority women: a qualitative study
    Maria E Fernandez
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Control 12:77-83. 2005
    ..Future research should seek to better understand the influence of family/friends, risk perception, and fatalistic beliefs on the decision to obtain regular mammograms...
  15. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer and utilization of prostate, colorectal and skin cancer screening tests in U.S. men
    Mona Shah
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army, Medical Center, Building 1, Suite E 111, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Prev Med 44:459-64. 2007
    ..This study examined whether men with a family history of cancer were more likely to utilize prostate, colorectal or skin cancer screenings compared to those without a family history...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and mammography screening among Hispanic women living in farmworker communities
    Richard C Palmer
    University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Control 12:21-7. 2005
    ..Women in such communities with low levels of acculturation can be targeted for interventions to increase mammography adherence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Correlates of mammography screening among Hispanic women living in lower Rio Grande Valley farmworker communities
    Richard C Palmer
    University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:488-503. 2005
    ..In addition, efforts to increase their self-efficacy in obtaining a mammogram and to counter negative attitudes and opinions by stressing the positive prognosis associated with early detection are warranted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Indoor tanning facility density in eighty U.S. cities
    Richard C Palmer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92183 4162, USA
    J Community Health 27:191-202. 2002
    ..S. urban-dwellers. Cities having the higher density profile may be logical targets for interventions promoting less or safer use of these facilities...

Research Grants2

  1. Colorectal Cancer Screening Patient Navigation for African Americans
    Richard Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By the completion of this project, we will have tested the feasibility of a peer-based navigator intervention and collected data to plan a larger intervention trial to increase colorectal cancer screening among African Americans. ..