Rima Rudd

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A five-stage model for sustaining a community campaign
    R E Rudd
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 4:37-48. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Health literacy skills of U.S. adults
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S8-18. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Needed action in health literacy
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:1004-10. 2013
  4. doi request reprint On health literacy and health outcomes: background, impact, and future directions
    R E Rudd
    Harvard School of Public Health, United States
    Rev Calid Asist 28:188-92. 2013
  5. pmc A randomized controlled trial of an intervention to reduce low literacy barriers in inflammatory arthritis management
    Rima E Rudd
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:334-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and arthritis research and practice
    Rima E Rudd
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 19:97-100. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of health literacy in achieving oral health for elders
    Rima Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:1018-21. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Leave no one behind: improving health and risk communication through attention to literacy
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 8:104-15. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Rewriting public health information in plain language
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 9:195-206. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Asthma: in plain language
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:334-40. 2004

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint A five-stage model for sustaining a community campaign
    R E Rudd
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 4:37-48. 1999
    ..This descriptive article illustrates the elements of a hybrid model for the design of a communication program with examples from Sisters Together, Move More Eat Better, a pilot program currently in the last year of implementation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Health literacy skills of U.S. adults
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S8-18. 2007
    ..To examine adults' literacy proficiencies in multiple health contexts...
  3. doi request reprint Needed action in health literacy
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:1004-10. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint On health literacy and health outcomes: background, impact, and future directions
    R E Rudd
    Harvard School of Public Health, United States
    Rev Calid Asist 28:188-92. 2013
    ..A more balanced approach to health literacy action includes improving the quality and accessibility of information, professionals' communication skills, and eliminating structural barriers to healthful action...
  5. pmc A randomized controlled trial of an intervention to reduce low literacy barriers in inflammatory arthritis management
    Rima E Rudd
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:334-9. 2009
    ..Test the efficacy of educational interventions to reduce literacy barriers and enhance health outcomes among patients with inflammatory arthritis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and arthritis research and practice
    Rima E Rudd
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 19:97-100. 2007
    ..The following review summarizes contributions from rheumatology to the growing field of health literacy...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of health literacy in achieving oral health for elders
    Rima Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:1018-21. 2005
    ..Rigorous studies of the impact of improved communication strategies on elders' access to care, participation in services, and action steps would lend insight into needed change...
  8. ncbi request reprint Leave no one behind: improving health and risk communication through attention to literacy
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 8:104-15. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Rewriting public health information in plain language
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 9:195-206. 2004
    ..We describe, in this case study, a process we used to assess and then rewrite a federally mandated report to consumers about the quality of their water...
  10. ncbi request reprint Asthma: in plain language
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:334-40. 2004
    ..Health literacy, included in the goals and objectives for Healthy People 2010, can be improved when health materials are written in plain language and designed for the existing skills of the average U.S. adult reader...
  11. pmc Are building-level characteristics associated with indoor allergens in the household?
    Lindsay Rosenfeld
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 88:14-29. 2011
    ..We suggest that future research explore the possible improvement of these factors through changes to building code and violations adherence, design standards, and incentives for landlords...
  12. pmc Beyond reading alone: the relationship between aural literacy and asthma management
    Lindsay Rosenfeld
    Northeastern University, Institute on Urban Health Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:110-6. 2011
    ..to examine the relationship between literacy and asthma management with a focus on the oral exchange...
  13. doi request reprint Educational attainment and cigarette smoking: a causal association?
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:615-24. 2008
    ..Despite abundant evidence that lower education is associated with a higher risk of smoking, whether the association is causal has not been convincingly established...
  14. ncbi request reprint Literacy demands of product information intended to supplement television direct-to-consumer prescription drug advertisements
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 55:293-300. 2004
    ..Stronger plain language requirements are recommended. Health care providers should be aware that patients who ask about an advertised drug might not have the full information required to make an informed decision...
  15. ncbi request reprint A content analysis of direct-to-consumer television prescription drug advertisements
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Department of Society, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 6084, USA
    J Health Commun 9:515-28. 2004
    ..Overall, our results call into question the potential of these ads to educate consumers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comprehension of information in three direct-to-consumer television prescription drug advertisements among adults with limited literacy
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Population Science, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Health Commun 10:609-19. 2005
    ..other) and channel (text vs. audio) predicted comprehension. There was a significant interaction effect for literacy and place of birth. Our results suggest key areas for future research on comprehension of DTC advertising...
  17. pmc Mutual exchanges support academic and community collaboration
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:80-2. 2003
  18. pmc Are neighborhood-level characteristics associated with indoor allergens in the household?
    Lindsay Rosenfeld
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Asthma 47:66-75. 2010
    ..Objective: We examined the relationship between neighborhood-level characteristics and the presence of dust mite (Der f 1), cat (Fel d 1), cockroach (Bla g 2), and mouse (MUP) allergens in the household...
  19. pmc Quantifying word use to study health literacy in doctor-patient communication
    Susan Koch-Weser
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Health Commun 15:590-602. 2010
    ..Importantly, the computer-assisted quantitative measures described here make it possible for word use to be analyzed at a level of detail that human raters would be hard pressed to attain...
  20. pmc Predictors of refusal during a multi-step recruitment process for a randomized controlled trial of arthritis education
    Danielle C Blanch
    Department of Psychology, Northeastern University, 125 Nightingale Hall, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:280-5. 2008
    ..This paper reports on the multi-stage recruitment process and assesses whether refusal to participate was related to education, age, gender, working status, or insurance status...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health and literacy: supporting the oral health research agenda
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:131-2. 2005
  22. doi request reprint Worker produced health education material for the construction trades, 1986-87
    Debra L Roter
    Int Q Community Health Educ 27:231-43. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint The importance of literacy in research and in practice
    Rima E Rudd
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 3:479. 2007