Alan C Geller

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A nationwide population-based skin cancer screening in Germany: proceedings of the first meeting of the International Task Force on Skin Cancer Screening and Prevention (September 24 and 25, 2009)
    Alan C Geller
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:355-8. 2010
  2. pmc Tobacco dependence treatment teaching by medical school clerkship preceptors: survey responses from more than 1,000 US medical students
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 57:81-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Educational and screening campaigns to reduce deaths from melanoma
    Alan C Geller
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, Third Floor East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 23:515-27, ix. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Reducing mortality in individuals at high risk for advanced melanoma through education and screening
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Society, Health, and Human Development, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S87-94. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Smoking cessation counseling for parents during child hospitalization: a national survey of pediatric nurses
    Alan C Geller
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:475-84. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors related to the presentation of thin and thick nodular melanoma from a population-based cancer registry in Queensland Australia
    Alan C Geller
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer 115:1318-27. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The SunWise Policy intervention for school-based sun protection: a pilot study
    Karen M Emmons
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    J Sch Nurs 24:215-21. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial to improve early detection and prevention practices among siblings of melanoma patients
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Cancer 107:806-14. 2006
  9. pmc Can an hour or two of sun protection education keep the sunburn away? Evaluation of the Environmental Protection Agency's Sunwise School Program
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health 2:13. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Multiple levels of influence in the adoption of sun protection policies in elementary schools in Massachusetts
    Alan C Geller
    RN, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, DOB801A, Boston MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:491-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. doi request reprint A nationwide population-based skin cancer screening in Germany: proceedings of the first meeting of the International Task Force on Skin Cancer Screening and Prevention (September 24 and 25, 2009)
    Alan C Geller
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:355-8. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Tobacco dependence treatment teaching by medical school clerkship preceptors: survey responses from more than 1,000 US medical students
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 57:81-6. 2013
    ..To determine factors associated with tobacco cessation counseling in medical school clerkships...
  3. doi request reprint Educational and screening campaigns to reduce deaths from melanoma
    Alan C Geller
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, Third Floor East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 23:515-27, ix. 2009
    ..We also propose the framework for a randomized screening trial for melanoma...
  4. doi request reprint Reducing mortality in individuals at high risk for advanced melanoma through education and screening
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Society, Health, and Human Development, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S87-94. 2011
    ..We review these major concepts, concentrating on the key risk factors for advanced melanoma...
  5. doi request reprint Smoking cessation counseling for parents during child hospitalization: a national survey of pediatric nurses
    Alan C Geller
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:475-84. 2011
    ..We sought to determine if hospital policies can support nurses in effectively counseling parents about smoking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors related to the presentation of thin and thick nodular melanoma from a population-based cancer registry in Queensland Australia
    Alan C Geller
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer 115:1318-27. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The SunWise Policy intervention for school-based sun protection: a pilot study
    Karen M Emmons
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    J Sch Nurs 24:215-21. 2008
    ..Use of study interventions for improving sun protection practices such as policy toolkits or brief counseling can be easily interwoven into school hours by school nurses and other health educators...
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial to improve early detection and prevention practices among siblings of melanoma patients
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Cancer 107:806-14. 2006
    ..The first-degree relatives of melanoma patients represent a risk group who may experience a 'teachable moment' for enhanced education and risk reduction...
  9. pmc Can an hour or two of sun protection education keep the sunburn away? Evaluation of the Environmental Protection Agency's Sunwise School Program
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health 2:13. 2003
    ..Childhood exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light increases risk for skin cancer as an adult, thus starting positive sun protection habits early may be key to reducing the incidence of this disease...
  10. doi request reprint Multiple levels of influence in the adoption of sun protection policies in elementary schools in Massachusetts
    Alan C Geller
    RN, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, DOB801A, Boston MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:491-6. 2008
    ..To understand the factors that may influence sun protection policy development if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines are to be realized...
  11. ncbi request reprint The first 15 years of the American Academy of Dermatology skin cancer screening programs: 1985-1999
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:34-41. 2003
    ..The purpose of this analysis is to investigate the risk factors, access to dermatologic services, and screening results of participants in AAD-sponsored programs during the first 15 years that this service was available to the US public...
  12. ncbi request reprint Early detection of thick melanomas in the United States: beware of the nodular subtype
    Marie France Demierre
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:745-50. 2005
    ..We determined trends in distribution of thin and thick melanoma, with emphasis on the histopathologic subtype nodular melanoma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Screening, early detection, and trends for melanoma: current status (2000-2006) and future directions
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:555-72; quiz 573-6. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Crafting a melanoma educational campaign to reach middle-aged and older men
    Joanna Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 10:259-68. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention and detection practices among siblings of patients with melanoma
    Alan C Geller
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:631-8. 2003
    ..These statistics suggest that first-degree relatives of patients with melanoma, who are at particularly high risk, warrant targeted public health action...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sun protection practices among offspring of women with personal or family history of skin cancer
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e688-94. 2006
    ..Family history of skin cancer is an important determinant of skin cancer risk for offspring. No previous study of the effect of personal or family history of skin cancer on the sun protection behaviors of the offspring has been published...
  17. pmc Tobacco control competencies for US medical students
    Alan C Geller
    Cancer Prevention and Control Center, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:950-5. 2005
    ..Because there was neither an explicit set of tobacco competencies for medical schools nor a process to develop them, one of the consortium's tasks was to articulate competencies and learning objectives...
  18. doi request reprint The teachable moment captured: a framework for nurse-led smoking cessation interventions for parents of hospitalized children
    Meredith Kells
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Public Health Nurs 30:468-73. 2013
    ..It is hoped that by introducing this process and framework, there will be increased national dialogue related to secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure, routine screening for SHS exposure, and nursing recognition of teachable moments. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Should the skin cancer examination be taught in medical school?
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, DOB801A, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 138:1201-3. 2002
    ..We documented the antecedents of physician practice by evaluating medical students' observation, training, performance, and self-reported skill level for the skin cancer examination and sun protection counseling...
  20. pmc Skin cancer education and early detection at the beach: a randomized trial of dermatologist examination and biometric feedback
    Karen M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:282-9. 2011
    ..There are limited data on the effectiveness of skin cancer prevention education and early detection programs at beaches...
  21. ncbi request reprint Study of health outcomes in school children: key challenges and lessons learned from the Framingham Schools' Natural History of Nevi Study
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, DOB 801A, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Sch Health 77:312-8. 2007
    ..We describe the planning, recruitment, key challenges, and lessons learned in the development of a study of the evolution of nevi (moles) among children in a school setting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Smoking Sleuths: a pilot tobacco prevention elective for medical school students
    Catherine A Powers
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:122-5. 2008
    ..Smoking Sleuths is an experiential learning curriculum that was developed and taught to elementary through high school aged children by medical students...
  23. ncbi request reprint The primary care pediatrician's influence on medical student's performance of smoking assessments and counseling
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, DOB 801A, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Prev Med 41:47-52. 2005
    ....
  24. pmc Use of tanning beds and incidence of skin cancer
    Mingfeng Zhang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1588-93. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the risk effect of tanning bed use on skin cancers among teenage and young adults. We also expected to determine whether a dose-response relationship was evident...
  25. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in young adults' beliefs about sunscreen use
    Lorien Abroms
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, Boston, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:29-43. 2003
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of their implications for the design of future interventions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Validating medical students' self-report of smoking-related communication skills and educational experiences
    Katie R Brooks
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:187-91. 2007
    ..In evaluating an educational intervention that promotes this skill, we assess whether students' self-report of this counseling skill was a valid measure of actual behavior...
  27. pmc Tobacco cessation and prevention practices reported by second and fourth year students at US medical schools
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1071-6. 2008
    ..To date, there has been little information on students' self-reported skills and practice opportunities to provide 5A's (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, and Arrange) counseling for tobacco cessation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sun care advertising in popular U.S. magazines
    Eric T Lee
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:349-52. 2006
    ..We assessed the placement of magazine advertising for sun care products to lay the groundwork for broader promotion to more diverse and high-risk demographic groups...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sunburn reduction through parental role modeling and sunscreen vigilance
    David L O'Riordan
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr 142:67-72. 2003
    ..To identify characteristics associated with child sunburn experience and sun protection practices, including parent and child demographics, phenotype, and sun-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer education in transplant recipients
    Ilana Feuerstein
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Prog Transplant 18:232-41; quiz 242. 2008
    ..Although some transplant recipients may resist adopting new behaviors at first, use of the ample clinic opportunities for patient education can dramatically reduce their risk of skin cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Raising sun protection and early detection awareness among Florida high schoolers
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 22:112-8. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Strategies for improving melanoma education and screening for men age >or= 50 years: findings from the American Academy of Dermatological National Skin Cancer Sreening Program
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Cancer 95:1554-61. 2002
    ..In the current study, the authors sought to identify factors associated with a high yield in skin cancer screening and to explore strategies for improving mass screenings for melanoma...
  33. ncbi request reprint Overcoming obstacles to skin cancer examinations and prevention counseling for high-risk patients: results of a national survey of primary care physicians
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:416-23. 2004
    ..However, little research has attempted to identify the major obstacles to performing a skin cancer examination and recommending prevention practices...
  34. doi request reprint The CHEER study to reduce BMI in Elementary School students: a school-based, parent-directed study in Framingham, Massachusetts
    Elissa A Resnick
    Cancer Prevention and Control Center and Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusets Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Sch Nurs 25:361-72. 2009
    ..Findings are limited by the lack of a true control group and small sample size. Results from this school nurse and CHW outreach program to parents are encouraging...
  35. doi request reprint Factors associated with physician discovery of early melanoma in middle-aged and older men
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, DOB 801A, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:409-14. 2009
    ..To determine factors associated with physician discovery of early melanoma in middle-aged and older men...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects on skills and practice from a web-based skin cancer course for primary care providers
    Melody J Eide
    the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA the Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA the Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY the Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI the Department of Dermatology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI and the Departments of Dermatology and Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:648-57. 2013
    ..Better recognition and management of skin cancer by primary care providers (PCPs) could help, but studies suggest they would benefit from additional education. Effective educational programs are needed...
  37. pmc Patient follow-up after participating in a beach-based skin cancer screening program
    Mary L Greaney
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1836-45. 2012
    ..Research is needed to determine what factors are associated with follow-up being as advised and to develop messages that increase receipt of advised follow-up care...
  38. ncbi request reprint Use of sunscreen, sunburning rates, and tanning bed use among more than 10 000 US children and adolescents
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Cancer Prevention and Control Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 109:1009-14. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer
    Alan C Geller
    School of Medicine, and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University, MA, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 19:2-11. 2003
    ..To describe the epidemiology of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention education in United States medical schools: how far have we come?
    Zeina Dajani
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:204-8. 2008
    ..Herein, we review progress to date and call for a national forum of anti-cancer organizations to forge a new series of competencies for all US medical students...
  41. ncbi request reprint Student-parent agreement in self-reported sun behaviors
    Stephen W Dusza
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:896-900. 2005
    ..We sought to describe agreement between parent proxy and student self-reported sun behaviors and sun protective practices in adolescents aged 10 to 14 years...
  42. ncbi request reprint Screening for melanoma
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Dermatol Clin 20:629-40, viii. 2002
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a cancer prevention and detection curriculum for medical students
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Prev Med 35:78-86. 2002
    ..We sought to implement and incorporate a cancer education curriculum into the students' core curriculum and to assess their skill levels prior to (1996), during (1997), and at the peak (1998-1999) of the incorporation of new hours...
  44. ncbi request reprint Increased cancer risk for individuals with a family history of prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, and melanoma and their associated screening recommendations and practices
    Megan Noe
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1-12. 2008
    ..This review should serve as a guide for physicians and cancer control planners when advising their patients and the public regarding screening decisions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Sun protection policies and practices at child care centers in Massachusetts
    Stacey A Kenfield
    Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Community Health 30:491-503. 2005
    ..Further research should assess this relationship in other states. Improving and expanding existing state regulations may be a reasonable strategy to increase sun protection at child care centers...
  46. doi request reprint Skin cancer knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors in the salon: a survey of working hair professionals in Houston, Texas
    Elizabeth E Bailey
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Dermatol 147:1159-65. 2011
    ..To determine factors related to the observation of suspicious lesions on the scalp, neck, and face of customers by hair professionals (cosmetologists and barbers)...
  47. doi request reprint Urgent access to a specialty care melanoma clinic is associated with a higher rate of melanoma detection
    Adam D Lipworth
    Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:1060-7. 2011
    ..Some authors advocate for shifting dermatologic resources from routine appointments to urgent visits for those with lesions concerning for melanoma...
  48. ncbi request reprint Enacting legislation to restrict youth access to tanning beds: a survey of advocates and sponsoring legislators
    Busayo Obayan
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:63-70. 2010
    ..Passing tanning bed legislation restricting underage use has remained challenging...
  49. pmc Translating research evidence into practice to reduce health disparities: a social determinants approach
    Howard K Koh
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S72-80. 2010
    ..Such efforts translate research evidence into real-world settings and harness collaborative social action for broad-scale, sustainable change...
  50. ncbi request reprint The benefits of skin cancer prevention counseling for parents and children
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:506-8. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Use of artificial tanning products among young adults
    Katie Brooks
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:1060-6. 2006
    ..Neither the prevalence of sunless tanner use nor its impact on sunburning and tanning bed use has been evaluated in the United States...
  52. doi request reprint Priorities and challenges for skin cancer prevention in Europe: an expert survey
    Ana Maria Forsea
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Melanoma Res 23:298-306. 2013
    ..Our survey highlighted several areas requiring intervention for skin cancer prevention and found that the main issues and obstacles appear to be similar across Europe, creating the premise for coordinated, pan-European action. ..
  53. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of current tobacco curriculum at 12 US medical schools
    Catherine A Powers
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:212-9. 2004
    ..Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Education at US Medical Schools (PACE), a National Cancer Institute funded project, was launched to assess and improve curriculum content and teaching at 12 US medical schools...
  54. doi request reprint Skin cancer education among massage therapists: a survey at the 2010 meeting of the American Massage Therapy Association
    Shannon M Campbell
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:158-64. 2013
    ..Massage therapists are more comfortable discussing than identifying a potential skin cancer. Massage therapists may be able to serve an important role in the early detection of skin cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint A novel educational strategy to enhance internal medicine residents' familial colorectal cancer knowledge and risk assessment skills
    Paul C Schroy
    Department of Medicine and Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:677-84. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Academic dermatology manpower: issues of recruitment and retention
    Daniel S Loo
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:341-7. 2007
    ..To assess the total number, recruitment rate, departure rate, and growth rate of full-time academic dermatologists in the United States over the last decade...
  57. ncbi request reprint What's in store for medical students? Awareness and utilization of expert nutrition guidelines among medical school preceptors
    Victor Wong
    Department of Dermatology and Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Prev Med 39:753-9. 2004
    ..We sought to understand the awareness and current utilization of expert nutrition recommendations and practice guidelines among medical student faculty preceptors...
  58. ncbi request reprint The Environmental Protection Agency's National SunWise School Program: sun protection education in US schools (1999-2000)
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:683-9. 2002
    ..Childhood exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light increases the risk for skin cancer as an adult; thus starting positive sun protection habits early may be key to reducing incidence...
  59. doi request reprint The Integrated Skin Exam film: an educational intervention to promote early detection of melanoma by medical students
    Amit Garg
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 70:115-9. 2014
    ..Knowledge of the skin cancer examination (SCE) and its practice remain relevant competency gaps among medical students...
  60. doi request reprint Comprehensive evaluation of indoor tanning regulations: a 50-state analysis, 2012
    Bridget Gosis
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 134:620-7. 2014
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Individual and ecological factors associated with early detection of nodular melanoma in the United States
    Jacqueline F Moreau
    aUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine bDepartment of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine cClinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania dDermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center eDepartment of Dermatology, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University fDepartments of Dermatology and Epidemiology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island gDepartment of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Melanoma Res 24:165-71. 2014
    ..Instead, it is related to factors associated with incidental or formal detection. This information should be used to better target melanoma education and early detection programs. ..
  62. pmc Second-hand smoke exposure and mitigation strategies among home visitation workers
    Robyn R Keske
    Center for Global Tobacco Control, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tob Control 22:250-4. 2013
    ..Self-reported SHS exposure, SHS mitigation strategies and suggestions for further SHS exposure reduction approaches were obtained from home visitation health workers in Massachusetts...
  63. pmc Community-based participatory research skills and training needs in a sample of academic researchers from a clinical and translational science center in the Northeast
    Ann DiGirolamo
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 5:301-5. 2012
    ..To determine the community-based participatory research (CBPR) training interests and needs of researchers interested in CBPR to inform efforts to build infrastructure for conducting community-engaged research...