Susan Persky

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of patient-provider race concordance and smoking status on lung cancer risk perception accuracy among african-americans
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, 31 Center Drive, Rm B1B36, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:308-17. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Online communication about genetics and body weight: implications for health behavior and internet-based education
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Health Commun 18:241-9. 2013
  3. pmc Application of virtual reality methods to obesity prevention and management research
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:333-9. 2011
  4. pmc Employing immersive virtual environments for innovative experiments in health care communication
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:313-7. 2011
  5. pmc Impact of genetic causal information on medical students' clinical encounters with an obese virtual patient: health promotion and social stigma
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:363-72. 2011
  6. pmc Medical student bias and care recommendations for an obese versus non-obese virtual patient
    S Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:728-35. 2011
  7. pmc Immersive virtual environment technology: a promising tool for future social and behavioral genomics research and practice
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Health Commun 24:677-82. 2009
  8. pmc Presence relates to distinct outcomes in two virtual environments employing different learning modalities
    Susan Persky
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:263-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing hypothetical scenario methodology in genetic susceptibility testing analog studies: a quantitative review
    Susan Persky
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Genet Med 9:727-38. 2007
  10. pmc Testing the effects of educational strategies on comprehension of a genomic concept using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:224-30. 2009

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Effects of patient-provider race concordance and smoking status on lung cancer risk perception accuracy among african-americans
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, 31 Center Drive, Rm B1B36, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:308-17. 2013
    ..Communication of lung cancer risk information between providers and African-American patients occurs in a context marked by race-based health disparities...
  2. doi request reprint Online communication about genetics and body weight: implications for health behavior and internet-based education
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Health Commun 18:241-9. 2013
    ..They may also have implications for the creation of online evidence-based tools to aid communication about genetic advances in ways that encourage positive dietary and physical activity behavior...
  3. pmc Application of virtual reality methods to obesity prevention and management research
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:333-9. 2011
    ..In so doing, researchers stand to make important contributions to evidence-based practice innovation in weight management and obesity prevention...
  4. pmc Employing immersive virtual environments for innovative experiments in health care communication
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:313-7. 2011
    ..Advantages and challenges of using these tools for research in this area are also discussed...
  5. pmc Impact of genetic causal information on medical students' clinical encounters with an obese virtual patient: health promotion and social stigma
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:363-72. 2011
    ..Health care providers will increasingly encounter information about the genetics of obesity as genetics research progresses...
  6. pmc Medical student bias and care recommendations for an obese versus non-obese virtual patient
    S Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:728-35. 2011
    ..This study examined the independent effect of a patient's weight on medical students' attitudes, beliefs and interpersonal behavior toward the patient, in addition to the clinical recommendations they make for her care...
  7. pmc Immersive virtual environment technology: a promising tool for future social and behavioral genomics research and practice
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Health Commun 24:677-82. 2009
    ..Practical implementation and challenges are also discussed...
  8. pmc Presence relates to distinct outcomes in two virtual environments employing different learning modalities
    Susan Persky
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:263-8. 2009
    ..Results demonstrate that presence is not uniformly elicited or effective across immersive VLEs. Educational delivery mode and environment complexity may influence the impact of presence on engagement...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing hypothetical scenario methodology in genetic susceptibility testing analog studies: a quantitative review
    Susan Persky
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Genet Med 9:727-38. 2007
    ..We recommend strategies for increasing accuracy using hypothetical scenario methodology to examine genetic susceptibility test uptake prediction...
  10. pmc Testing the effects of educational strategies on comprehension of a genomic concept using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:224-30. 2009
    ..This experimental study examined the effect of learning mode on comprehension of a genomic concept...
  11. pmc Testing communication strategies to convey genomic concepts using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Health Commun 14:384-99. 2009
    ..The findings also indicated that less complex metaphors might convey abstract concepts more effectively...