Naa Oyo A Kwate

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Experiences of racist events are associated with negative health consequences for African American women
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1130, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:450-60. 2003
  2. pmc Association between temporal orientation and attitudes about BRCA1/2 testing among women of African descent with family histories of breast cancer
    Tiffany A Edwards
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 72:276-82. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and its relationship to smoking and breast self-examination frequency in African American women
    Josephine S Guevarra
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Behav Med 28:191-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Take one down, pass it around, 98 alcohol ads on the wall: outdoor advertising in New York city's black neighbourhoods
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:988-90. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Separate and unequal: the influence of neighborhood and school characteristics on spatial proximity between fast food and schools
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prev Med 51:153-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Inequality in obesigenic environments: fast food density in New York City
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Health Place 15:364-73. 2009
  7. pmc Association between residential exposure to outdoor alcohol advertising and problem drinking among African American women in New York City
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:228-30. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Fried chicken and fresh apples: racial segregation as a fundamental cause of fast food density in black neighborhoods
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Health Place 14:32-44. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the readability of materials describing genetic risk for breast cancer
    Hayley S Thompson
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Control 11:245-53. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Brief report: etiological attributions for breast cancer among healthy African American and European American women
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Psychooncology 14:421-5. 2005

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Experiences of racist events are associated with negative health consequences for African American women
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1130, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:450-60. 2003
    ..The results suggest that racism can be detrimental to African American's well being and should be investigated in health disparities research...
  2. pmc Association between temporal orientation and attitudes about BRCA1/2 testing among women of African descent with family histories of breast cancer
    Tiffany A Edwards
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 72:276-82. 2008
    ..The current study explored the relationship between temporal orientation and pros and cons of BRCA testing among 140 women of African descent with a family history suggestive of a genetic mutation predisposing to breast cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and its relationship to smoking and breast self-examination frequency in African American women
    Josephine S Guevarra
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Behav Med 28:191-9. 2005
    ..Findings from this study raise the possibility that specific aspects of acculturation may better explain specific health behaviors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Take one down, pass it around, 98 alcohol ads on the wall: outdoor advertising in New York city's black neighbourhoods
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:988-90. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Separate and unequal: the influence of neighborhood and school characteristics on spatial proximity between fast food and schools
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prev Med 51:153-6. 2010
    ..We examined whether fast food restaurants clustered around schools in New York City, and whether any observed clustering varied as a function of school type, school racial demographics, and area racial and socioeconomic demographics...
  6. doi request reprint Inequality in obesigenic environments: fast food density in New York City
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Health Place 15:364-73. 2009
    ..The results highlight the importance of policy level interventions to address disparities in food environments as a key goal in obesity prevention efforts...
  7. pmc Association between residential exposure to outdoor alcohol advertising and problem drinking among African American women in New York City
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:228-30. 2009
    ..The results suggest that the density of alcohol advertisements in predominantly African American neighborhoods may add to problem drinking behavior of their residents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fried chicken and fresh apples: racial segregation as a fundamental cause of fast food density in black neighborhoods
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Health Place 14:32-44. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the readability of materials describing genetic risk for breast cancer
    Hayley S Thompson
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Control 11:245-53. 2004
    ..The goal of this project was to evaluate efforts to revise and increase the readability of an existing information packet describing genetic risk for breast cancer...
  10. ncbi request reprint Brief report: etiological attributions for breast cancer among healthy African American and European American women
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Psychooncology 14:421-5. 2005
    ..Results highlight the need for attention to cultural processes in cancer prevention and control...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, proximity and predictors of alcohol ads in Central Harlem
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:635-40. 2007
    ..This study examined the prevalence of alcohol ads, the spatial relationship between alcohol ads and schools, churches and playgrounds, and area-level determinants of alcohol ad density in Central Harlem, New York City...
  12. pmc The myth of meritocracy and African American health
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1831-4. 2010
    ..However, we argue that in the context of racism and other barriers to success, meritocratic ideology may act as a negative health determinant for African Americans...
  13. ncbi request reprint The heresy of African-centered psychology
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Med Humanit 26:215-35. 2005
    ..The nature of the heretical critique is discussed, and implications for the future of this school of thought are offered...
  14. pmc Ghettoizing outdoor advertising: disadvantage and ad panel density in black neighborhoods
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 84:21-31. 2007
    ..An inverse relationship between median household income and ad density did not reach significance, suggesting that relative affluence did not protect black neighborhoods from being targeted for outdoor advertisements...
  15. ncbi request reprint Re: Race, socioeconomic status, and breast cancer treatment and survival
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1254; author reply 1254-5. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint Dietary behavior among African Americans: assessing cultural identity and health consciousness
    Shawn M Bediako
    Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45221 0376, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:527-32. 2004
    ..More importantly, the study offers avenues for additional research on the complex roles played by culture and cultural identity in African-American dietary behavior...