Elyse B Park

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A relaxation response training for women undergoing breast biopsy: exploring integrated care
    Elyse R Park
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA The Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Breast 22:799-805. 2013
  2. pmc Comparative effectiveness of post-discharge interventions for hospitalized smokers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sandra J Japuntich
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Trials 13:124. 2012
  3. pmc Examining whether lung screening changes risk perceptions: National Lung Screening Trial participants at 1-year follow-up
    Elyse R Park
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cancer 119:1306-13. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The development of a patient-centered program based on the relaxation response: the Relaxation Response Resiliency Program (3RP)
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 54:165-74. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Childhood Cancer Survivor Study participants' perceptions and knowledge of health insurance coverage: implications for the Affordable Care Act
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:251-9. 2012
  6. pmc A snapshot of smokers after lung and colorectal cancer diagnosis
    Elyse R Park
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 118:3153-64. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Recruiting pregnant smokers into a clinical trial: using a network-model managed care organization versus community-based practices
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 44:223-9. 2007
  8. pmc Black and White adults' perspectives on the genetics of nicotine addiction susceptibility
    Elyse R Park
    Harvard MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities, Boston, MA 02114, United States
    Addict Behav 36:769-72. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint In the moment: attitudinal measure of pediatrician management of maternal depression
    Elyse R Park
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:239-46. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Anticipating clinical integration of genetically tailored tobacco dependence treatment: perspectives of primary care physicians
    Elyse R Park
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:271-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. doi request reprint A relaxation response training for women undergoing breast biopsy: exploring integrated care
    Elyse R Park
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA The Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Breast 22:799-805. 2013
    ..This study examined the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of a brief Relaxation Response training (RRT) to decrease distress among women undergoing breast biopsy...
  2. pmc Comparative effectiveness of post-discharge interventions for hospitalized smokers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sandra J Japuntich
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Trials 13:124. 2012
    ..This paper describes the design of a comparative effectiveness trial testing a hospital-initiated intervention against standard care...
  3. pmc Examining whether lung screening changes risk perceptions: National Lung Screening Trial participants at 1-year follow-up
    Elyse R Park
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cancer 119:1306-13. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The development of a patient-centered program based on the relaxation response: the Relaxation Response Resiliency Program (3RP)
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 54:165-74. 2013
    ..Dr. Benson highlighted how the mind and body function together in one's experience of the stress response and proposed the existence of the relaxation response (RR)...
  5. doi request reprint Childhood Cancer Survivor Study participants' perceptions and knowledge of health insurance coverage: implications for the Affordable Care Act
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:251-9. 2012
    ..The current study explored adult childhood cancer survivors' quality of health insurance coverage...
  6. pmc A snapshot of smokers after lung and colorectal cancer diagnosis
    Elyse R Park
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 118:3153-64. 2012
    ..Continued smoking after a cancer diagnosis may adversely affect treatment effectiveness, subsequent cancer risk, and survival. The prevalence of continued smoking after cancer diagnosis is understudied...
  7. ncbi request reprint Recruiting pregnant smokers into a clinical trial: using a network-model managed care organization versus community-based practices
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 44:223-9. 2007
    ..This paper reports the results of utilizing this novel approach and compares it with a typical decentralized practice-based recruitment strategy...
  8. pmc Black and White adults' perspectives on the genetics of nicotine addiction susceptibility
    Elyse R Park
    Harvard MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities, Boston, MA 02114, United States
    Addict Behav 36:769-72. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore individuals' beliefs and attitudes about genetic testing in this context, and how these may differ across racial groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint In the moment: attitudinal measure of pediatrician management of maternal depression
    Elyse R Park
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:239-46. 2007
    ..We sought to develop a measure of pediatricians' attitudes about managing maternal depression and to identify characteristics associated with pediatricians' attitudes about managing maternal depression...
  10. ncbi request reprint Anticipating clinical integration of genetically tailored tobacco dependence treatment: perspectives of primary care physicians
    Elyse R Park
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:271-9. 2007
    ..Primary care physicians will need additional educational inputs and system support prior to integrating genetic testing for a common trait into their routine clinical practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physician recruitment for a community-based smoking cessation intervention
    Elyse R Park
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:70. 2002
    ..Our goal was to describe a strategy to recruit a population-based sample of physicians into a trial to test an approach to disseminate physician-delivered smoking cessation interventions...
  12. pmc General internist communication about sexual function with cancer survivors
    Elyse R Park
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S407-11. 2009
    ..Sexual dysfunction is an important issue that affects many cancer survivors who are increasingly being cared for by internists...
  13. pmc Risk perceptions among participants undergoing lung cancer screening: baseline results from the National Lung Screening Trial
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:268-79. 2009
    ..Lung cancer screening could present a "teachable moment" for promoting smoking cessation and relapse prevention. Understanding the risk perceptions of older individuals who undergo screening will guide these efforts...
  14. pmc Perceived support to stay quit: what happens after delivery?
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Addict Behav 34:1000-4. 2009
    ..To assess whether perceived changes in postpartum support were associated with postpartum return to smoking...
  15. pmc Measuring residents' perceived preparedness and skillfulness to deliver cross-cultural care
    Elyse R Park
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1053-6. 2009
    ..As patient populations become increasingly diverse, we need to be able to measure residents' preparedness and skillfulness to provide cross-cultural care...
  16. pmc The association of depressive, anxiety, and stress symptoms and postpartum relapse to smoking: a longitudinal study
    Elyse R Park
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Institute for Health Policy, and Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:707-14. 2009
    ..The aim of this prospective repeated measures, mixed-methods observational study was to assess whether depressive, anxiety, and stress symptoms are associated with postpartum relapse to smoking...
  17. pmc A smoking cessation intervention for thoracic surgery and oncology clinics: a pilot trial
    Elyse R Park
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 6:1059-65. 2011
    ..Smokers who quit when lung cancer is diagnosed have improved treatment efficacy, quality of life, and survival. Effective smoking cessation interventions targeted to thoracic oncology patients are needed...
  18. pmc Internal medicine residents' perceptions of cross-cultural training. Barriers, needs, and educational recommendations
    Elyse R Park
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:476-80. 2006
    ..Despite widespread interest in cross-cultural care, little is known about resident physicians' perceptions of what will best enable them to provide quality care to diverse patient populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint A qualitative exploration of health perceptions and behaviors among adult survivors of childhood cancers
    Elyse B Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:211-5. 2002
    ..Adult survivors of childhood cancer are a growing population. The objective of this study was to draw upon qualitative methods to learn more about survivors' perceived health risks and health behaviors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Assessing the transtheoretical model of change constructs for physicians counseling smokers
    Elyse R Park
    The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:120-6. 2003
    ..Structural equation modeling procedures supported the hypothesized path analysis model in which 3 constructs related to stage of readiness, which in turn related to reported physicians' counseling behavior...
  21. pmc Disparities between blacks and whites in tobacco and lung cancer treatment
    Elyse R Park
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Oncologist 16:1428-34. 2011
    ..The risks from continued smoking after diagnosis deserve attention as a modifiable factor toward lessening racial disparities in lung cancer outcomes...
  22. pmc Perceived preparedness to provide preventive counseling: reports of graduating primary care residents at academic health centers
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:386-91. 2005
    ..To assess the perceived preparedness of residents in adult primary care specialties to counsel patients about preventive care and psychosocial issues...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mixed messages: residents' experiences learning cross-cultural care
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 80:874-80. 2005
    ..This article explores a select group of residents' perceptions of their preparedness to deliver quality care to diverse populations...
  24. doi request reprint Sexual health communication during cancer care: barriers and recommendations
    Elyse R Park
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer J 15:74-7. 2009
    ..We adapted a behavioral health counseling model, the 5 A's, and present it as a proposed framework for sexual health communication with cancer patients in a multidisciplinary setting...
  25. ncbi request reprint Health insurance coverage in survivors of childhood cancer: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:9187-97. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence and predictors of health insurance coverage and the difficulties obtaining coverage in a large cohort of childhood cancer survivors...
  26. ncbi request reprint A process evaluation of a telephone-based peer-delivered smoking cessation intervention for adult survivors of childhood cancer: the partnership for health study
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 42:435-42. 2006
    ..We examine associations between intervention implementation characteristics and study outcomes, as well as participant characteristics related to level of involvement in the intervention...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cancer knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices (KABP) of disadvantaged women in the South Bronx
    Jeanne Carter
    Department of Psychiatry, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:142-9. 2002
    ..This study assessed cancer knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices (KABP) among 1,280 African American and Hispanic women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking among participants in the childhood cancer survivors cohort: the Partnership for Health Study
    Karen M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:189-96. 2003
    ..The purpose of this article is to evaluate demographic, psychosocial, and cancer-related factors that are associated with smoking behavior and mediators of smoking cessation...
  29. doi request reprint Is concern about post-cessation weight gain a barrier to smoking cessation among pregnant women?
    Carla J Berg
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1159-63. 2008
    ..63-2.68) or postpartum (OR = 2.18, 95% CI 0.93-5.10). In conclusion, women who are more concerned about post-cessation weight gain may be less likely to quit smoking during pregnancy or remain abstinent in the postpartum period...
  30. doi request reprint Caring for cancer survivors: a survey of primary care physicians
    Sharon L Bober
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 115:4409-18. 2009
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Using the postpartum hospital stay to address mothers' and fathers' smoking: the NEWS study
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, 50 Staniford St, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 125:518-25. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to test the feasibility and acceptability of introducing an intervention to address mothers' and fathers' smoking during the postpartum hospitalization...
  32. pmc Diabetes oral medication initiation and intensification: patient views compared with current treatment guidelines
    Richard W Grant
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 9 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabetes Educ 37:78-84. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare patient perceptions about medication management with principles underlying American Diabetes Association (ADA) published treatment algorithms...
  33. pmc Physical access barriers to care for diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer among women with mobility impairments
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:711-7. 2010
    ..To explore the perceptions of patients with breast cancer with mobility impairments of the physical accessibility of healthcare facilities and equipment...
  34. pmc Implications of mobility impairment on the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:45-52. 2011
    ..Among women with chronic, preexisting mobility impairments, we sought to explore how their mobility difficulties affected the diagnosis and treatment of early-stage breast cancer..
  35. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of telephone counseling for pregnant smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Institute for Health Policy, General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:83-92. 2006
    ..Telephone counseling is an effective smoking cessation method that could offer pregnant women convenient access to more intensive smoking cessation counseling...
  36. ncbi request reprint Barriers to repeat mammography: cultural perspectives of African-American, Asian, and Hispanic women
    Beverly Moy
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Psychooncology 15:623-34. 2006
    ..Cultural barriers to repeat mammography appear to vary among different racial groups. Interventions to improve screening among minority populations may be more successful if they address group-specific concerns...
  37. doi request reprint Behavioral and psychological predictors of chemotherapy adherence in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    Joseph A Greer
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    J Psychosom Res 65:549-52. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to explore the frequency and clinical predictors of infusion dose delays and reductions in this patient population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Using qualitative studies to improve the usability of an EMR
    Alan F Rose
    Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, MA 01752, USA
    J Biomed Inform 38:51-60. 2005
    ..We used the findings of these studies to recommend design changes to the user interface of the results management module...
  39. pmc Primary care resident perceived preparedness to deliver cross-cultural care: an examination of training and specialty differences
    Joseph A Greer
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1107-13. 2007
    ..The goals of this study were to identify factors that relate to primary care residents' perceived preparedness to provide cross-cultural care and to explore the extent to which these perceptions vary across primary care specialties...
  40. ncbi request reprint Resident physicians' preparedness to provide cross-cultural care
    Joel S Weissman
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    JAMA 294:1058-67. 2005
    ..Two recent reports from the Institute of Medicine cited cross-cultural training as a mechanism to address racial and ethnic disparities in health care, but little is known about residents' educational experience in this area...
  41. doi request reprint Smoking cessation medication use among pregnant and postpartum smokers
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Department of Medicine, and Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:348-55. 2008
    ..To assess how often pregnant and postpartum smokers use medications and how often obstetric providers recommend them...
  42. doi request reprint Use of advance directives for nursing home residents in the emergency department
    Robin M Weinick
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:179-83. 2008
    ..As treatment may vary based solely on available documentation, such information gaps may decrease the likelihood of adherence in the emergency department to patients' previously expressed care preferences...
  43. pmc Clinical effort against secondhand smoke exposure: development of framework and intervention
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, 50 Staniford St, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e363-75. 2008
    ..The purpose of this work was to describe a novel process and present results of formative research to develop a pediatric office intervention that uses available systems of care for addressing parental smoking...
  44. doi request reprint Providing culturally competent care: residents in HRSA Title VII funded residency programs feel better prepared
    Alexander R Green
    The Disparities Solutions Center at the Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Acad Med 83:1071-9. 2008
    ..The authors sought to determine whether primary care residents in Title VII-funded training programs feel better prepared than those in nonfunded programs to provide care to culturally diverse patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Transitioning to survivorship: a pilot study
    Eileen C Duffey-Lind
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:335-43. 2006
    ..Further research is needed to look at the unmet educational and psychological needs of childhood cancer survivors and their parents during the critical time when they transition off treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cultural competence and health care disparities: key perspectives and trends
    Joseph R Betancourt
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:499-505. 2005
    ..Yet the motivations for advancing cultural competence and approaches taken vary depending on mission, goals, and sphere of influence...
  47. ncbi request reprint Identifying potential indicators of the quality of end-of-life cancer care from administrative data
    Craig C Earle
    Division of Population Sciences Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1133-8. 2003
    ..To explore potential indicators of the quality of end-of-life services for cancer patients that could be monitored using existing administrative data...
  48. pmc Cognitive-behavioral group treatment for disabling headache
    Justin M Nash
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Lifespan Academic Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pain Med 5:178-86. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Barriers to the identification and management of psychosocial issues in children and maternal depression
    Sarah McCue Horwitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Room W G 72, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4945, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e208-18. 2007
    ..Child psychosocial issues and maternal depression are underidentified and undertreated, but we know surprisingly little about the barriers to identification and treatment of these problems by primary care pediatricians...
  50. ncbi request reprint Resident physicians' use of professional and nonprofessional interpreters: a national survey
    Karen C Lee
    JAMA 296:1050-3. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with identification and management of maternal depression by pediatricians
    Amy M Heneghan
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 119:444-54. 2007
    ..We sought to identify characteristics of pediatricians that were associated with identification or management (referral and/or treatment) of mothers with depression...
  52. ncbi request reprint Multiple risk behaviors among smokers in the childhood cancer survivors study cohort
    Rita M Butterfield
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Psychooncology 13:619-29. 2004
    ..Attention to other health behaviors may be an important strategy for helping smokers quit. In particular, helping childhood cancer survivors who smoke to reduce other risk behaviors might also encourage them to quit smoking...
  53. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of breast cancer risk and cancer screening: a qualitative study of young, female Hodgkin's disease survivors
    Sharon L Bober
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA02115, USA Sharon_bober dfci harvard edu
    J Cancer Educ 22:42-6. 2007
    ..Young female Hodgkins Disease (HD) survivors are at high risk for breast cancer following chest irradiation. We explored health perceptions, screening behaviors, and barriers of this population...

Research Grants2

  1. A Pilot Smoking Cessation Study for Newly Diagnosed Lung Cancer Patients
    Elyse Park; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We propose to assess the efficacy and potential feasibility of a combined behavioral and pharmacological treatment program that is integrated into the thoracic oncology setting. ..