Mary L Greaney

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Using focus groups to identify factors affecting healthful weight maintenance in Latino immigrants
    Mary L Greaney
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:448-53. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of a stage-based intervention for changing exercise intentions and behavior in older adults
    Mary L Greaney
    Public Health Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gerontologist 48:358-67. 2008
  3. doi request reprint College students' barriers and enablers for healthful weight management: a qualitative study
    Mary L Greaney
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:281-6. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Recruiting and retaining older adults for health promotion research: the experience of the SENIOR Project
    Mary L Greaney
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr Elder 25:3-22. 2006
  5. pmc Effect of the planet health intervention on eating disorder symptoms in Massachusetts middle schools, 2005-2008
    S Bryn Austin
    Boston Children s Hospital, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E171; quiz E171. 2012
  6. pmc Factors across home, work, and school domains influence nutrition and physical activity behaviors of nontraditional college students
    Lisa M Quintiliani
    Department of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Nutr Res 32:757-63. 2012
  7. pmc Latina mothers' beliefs and practices related to weight status, feeding, and the development of child overweight
    Ana C Lindsay
    Public Health Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:107-18. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The contribution of school environmental factors to individual and school variation in disordered weight control behaviors in a statewide sample of middle schools
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Eat Disord 21:91-108. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Electronic reminders for cancer prevention: factors associated with preference for automated voice reminders or text messages
    Mary L Greaney
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prev Med 55:151-4. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with choice of web or print intervention materials in the healthy directions 2 study
    Mary L Greaney
    1Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 41:52-62. 2014

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Using focus groups to identify factors affecting healthful weight maintenance in Latino immigrants
    Mary L Greaney
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:448-53. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of a stage-based intervention for changing exercise intentions and behavior in older adults
    Mary L Greaney
    Public Health Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gerontologist 48:358-67. 2008
    ..We examined the efficacy of an intervention tailored to the individual's stage of change for exercise adoption on exercise stage of change, physical activity, and physical function in community-dwelling older adults...
  3. doi request reprint College students' barriers and enablers for healthful weight management: a qualitative study
    Mary L Greaney
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:281-6. 2009
    ..To identify barriers and enablers for healthful weight management among college students...
  4. ncbi request reprint Recruiting and retaining older adults for health promotion research: the experience of the SENIOR Project
    Mary L Greaney
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr Elder 25:3-22. 2006
    ..As most participants were recruited using strategies involving interaction with project staffs, it may be best to emphasize techniques involving personal contact when recruiting older adults to participate in research studies...
  5. pmc Effect of the planet health intervention on eating disorder symptoms in Massachusetts middle schools, 2005-2008
    S Bryn Austin
    Boston Children s Hospital, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E171; quiz E171. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Factors across home, work, and school domains influence nutrition and physical activity behaviors of nontraditional college students
    Lisa M Quintiliani
    Department of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Nutr Res 32:757-63. 2012
    ..For example, when cafeteria meal plans are not offered and financial constraints limit eating at the cafeteria, encouraging healthful choices from vending machines could be preferable to not eating at all...
  7. pmc Latina mothers' beliefs and practices related to weight status, feeding, and the development of child overweight
    Ana C Lindsay
    Public Health Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:107-18. 2011
    ..To examine maternal beliefs and practices related to weight status, child feeding, and child overweight in the Latino culture that may contribute to the rising rates of overweight among preschool Latino children in the United States...
  8. doi request reprint The contribution of school environmental factors to individual and school variation in disordered weight control behaviors in a statewide sample of middle schools
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Eat Disord 21:91-108. 2013
    ..School-neighborhood poverty was associated with higher odds of DWCB in boys. Preventive strategies need to account for wide variability across schools and environmental factors that may contribute to DWCB in early adolescence...
  9. doi request reprint Electronic reminders for cancer prevention: factors associated with preference for automated voice reminders or text messages
    Mary L Greaney
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prev Med 55:151-4. 2012
    ..Prompts can be delivered inexpensively via automated voice response (AVR) reminders or short message service (SMS) text messages. We examined the association between participants' characteristics and preferred reminder modality...
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with choice of web or print intervention materials in the healthy directions 2 study
    Mary L Greaney
    1Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 41:52-62. 2014
    ....
  11. pmc Influence of social context on eating, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors of Latina mothers and their preschool-age children
    Ana C Lindsay
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:81-96. 2009
    ..Health promotion efforts addressing obesity trends in Latino children must account for organizational and environmental influences on the day-to-day social context of young immigrant families...
  12. pmc Relationships between Social Resources and Healthful Behaviors across the Age Spectrum
    Kristina H Lewis
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Aging Res 2012:501072. 2012
    ..Conclusions. Although younger adults reported slightly higher resources than older adults, the magnitude of association between social resources and healthful behaviors did not differ between them...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Disordered weight control behaviors in early adolescent boys and girls of color: an under-recognized factor in the epidemic of childhood overweight
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:109-12. 2011
    ..We examined the distribution and determinants of ethnic and gender disparities in DWCB in early adolescents...
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence and implications of multiple cancer screening needs among Hispanic community health center patients
    Karen M Emmons
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney Street LW703, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1343-9. 2011
    ..To examine adherence rates for multiple cancer screening tests, which will inform prevention efforts in community health centers (CHCs)...
  16. ncbi request reprint What older adults find useful for maintaining healthy eating and exercise habits
    Mary L Greaney
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    J Nutr Elder 24:19-35. 2004
    ..The strategies or the behavioral processes used to adopt or maintain these behaviors included counterconditioning, helping relationships, stimulus control, and self-liberation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Achieving recruitment goals through community partnerships: the SENIOR Project
    Sandra D Saunders
    The Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881, USA
    Fam Community Health 26:194-202. 2003
    ..A sample was deemed representative after comparison with Census 2000 data, with gender and educational attainment being similar...
  18. ncbi request reprint Using scenario planning in public health: anticipating alternative futures
    Jennifer A Neiner
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:69-79. 2004
    ..Scenario planning allows stake-holders to define a desired, shared vision of the future, but more important, they can better prepare public health professionals to be successful in a constantly changing environment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intervening on exercise and nutrition in older adults: the Rhode Island SENIOR Project
    Phillip G Clark
    Program in Gerontoloty and Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center, University of Rhode Island, White Hall, 2 Heathman Road, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    J Aging Health 17:753-78. 2005
    ..Overall, individual older adult's readiness to change seems largely to be behavior-specific...
  20. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of a nutrition working group
    Geoffrey W Greene
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:299-306. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in African American women
    Donna L Richter
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Women Health 36:91-109. 2002
    ..Potential community and work site interventions were suggested. Child care and monetary costs were frequently cited as barriers to physical activity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, physical function, and stages of change in older adults
    Deborah Riebe
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:70-80. 2005
    ..To characterize physical activity and physical function by stage of change and age in older adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint A site-specific literature review of policy and environmental interventions that promote physical activity and nutrition for cardiovascular health: what works?
    Dyann M Matson-Koffman
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:167-93. 2005
    ..To review the literature to determine whether policy and environmental interventions can increase people's physical activity or improve their nutrition...
  24. ncbi request reprint Strategies for retaining study participants in behavioral intervention trials: retention experiences of the NIH Behavior Change Consortium
    Mace Coday
    The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:55-65. 2005
    ..older adults, adults, children, and adolescents). Further, possible discrepancies between site populations of varying health statuses are discussed, and an ecological framework is proposed for use in future investigations on retention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of physical activity and personal barriers and enablers in African-American women
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:353-62. 2002
    ..To examine perceptions of physical activity and physical activity barriers and enablers in African-American women...