Marcus Plescia

Summary

Affiliation: North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A community-oriented primary care demonstration project: refining interventions for cardiovascular disease and diabetes
    Marcus Plescia
    Department of Family Medicine, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:103-9. 2004
  2. pmc A regional health care system partnership with local communities to impact chronic disease
    Marcus Plescia
    Carolinas Community Health Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System and North Carolina Division of Public Health, Raleigh, NC 27699 1915, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A16. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A cancer policy agenda for North Carolina
    Marcus Plescia
    Chronic Disease and Injury Section, North Carolina Division of Public Health, USA
    N C Med J 69:289-91. 2008
  4. pmc Improving health behaviors in an African American community: the Charlotte Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health project
    Marcus Plescia
    Chronic Disease and Injury Section, NC Division of Public Health, 1915 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1678-84. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Into the future: public health data needs in a changing state
    Marcus Plescia
    Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, NC, USA
    N C Med J 69:167-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical inquiries: What illnesses contraindicate immunization?
    Marcus Plescia
    North Carolina Division of Public Health, Raleigh Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Fam Pract 54:621-3; discussion 621. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Protecting workers from secondhand smoke in North Carolina
    Marcus Plescia
    Chronic Disease and Injury, Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    N C Med J 66:186-91. 2005
  8. pmc Statewide community-based health promotion: a North Carolina model to build local capacity for chronic disease prevention
    Marcus Plescia
    North Carolina Division of Public Health, Chronic Disease and Injury Section, 1915 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A10. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing the public's awareness: the importance of patient-practitioner communication
    Marcus Plescia
    Chronic Disease and Injury Section of the Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    N C Med J 68:346-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint A lay health advisor program to promote community capacity and change among change agents
    Marcus Plescia
    Chronic Disease and Injury Section, North Carolina Division of Public Health, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:434-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc A community-oriented primary care demonstration project: refining interventions for cardiovascular disease and diabetes
    Marcus Plescia
    Department of Family Medicine, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:103-9. 2004
    ..Data are presented on cardiac risk factors, protective behaviors, health locus of control, and stage of readiness for change in an African American community. We discuss the use of these data to refine our health promotion interventions...
  2. pmc A regional health care system partnership with local communities to impact chronic disease
    Marcus Plescia
    Carolinas Community Health Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System and North Carolina Division of Public Health, Raleigh, NC 27699 1915, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A16. 2004
    ..This approach can be used by large health care systems and by other organizations to better support local health initiatives...
  3. ncbi request reprint A cancer policy agenda for North Carolina
    Marcus Plescia
    Chronic Disease and Injury Section, North Carolina Division of Public Health, USA
    N C Med J 69:289-91. 2008
  4. pmc Improving health behaviors in an African American community: the Charlotte Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health project
    Marcus Plescia
    Chronic Disease and Injury Section, NC Division of Public Health, 1915 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1678-84. 2008
    ..We examined the effect on 3 behavioral risk factors for heart disease and diabetes (low fruit and vegetable consumption, low physical activity, and cigarette smoking) of an intervention in an African American community in North Carolina...
  5. ncbi request reprint Into the future: public health data needs in a changing state
    Marcus Plescia
    Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, NC, USA
    N C Med J 69:167-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical inquiries: What illnesses contraindicate immunization?
    Marcus Plescia
    North Carolina Division of Public Health, Raleigh Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Fam Pract 54:621-3; discussion 621. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Protecting workers from secondhand smoke in North Carolina
    Marcus Plescia
    Chronic Disease and Injury, Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    N C Med J 66:186-91. 2005
    ..This article examines trends in smoke-free workplace policies in North Carolina. We also examine whether workers comply with such policies...
  8. pmc Statewide community-based health promotion: a North Carolina model to build local capacity for chronic disease prevention
    Marcus Plescia
    North Carolina Division of Public Health, Chronic Disease and Injury Section, 1915 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A10. 2005
    ..We describe a structured statewide approach to providing technical assistance for local communities to support and develop health promotion capacity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing the public's awareness: the importance of patient-practitioner communication
    Marcus Plescia
    Chronic Disease and Injury Section of the Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    N C Med J 68:346-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint A lay health advisor program to promote community capacity and change among change agents
    Marcus Plescia
    Chronic Disease and Injury Section, North Carolina Division of Public Health, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:434-9. 2008
    ..Their understanding of the underlying causes of poor health has expanded to include social and institutional factors and they have begun to shift their emphasis toward advocacy for social and institutional change...
  11. ncbi request reprint A qualitative assessment of Charlotte REACH: an ecological perspective for decreasing CVD and diabetes among African Americans
    Rita DeBate
    Department of Health Behavior and Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 29201, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S77-82. 2004
    ..The results of this assessment provide feedback for improving community health promotion activities and developing program sustainability...
  12. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in health between white and African American family practice patients: clinical implications
    Remy R Coeytaux
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    N C Med J 65:330-4. 2004
    ..To identify differences in self-reported health status and prevalence of chronic disease between African American and white patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical inquiries. Do standing orders help with chronic disease care and health maintenance in ambulatory practice?
    Katrina Donahue
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Fam Pract 59:226-7. 2010
  14. ncbi request reprint Running the numbers. Worksite Wellness Interest survey of NC DHHS employees
    Suzanna A Young
    Chronic Disease and Injury Section, North Carolina Division of Public Health, USA
    N C Med J 67:468-70. 2006
  15. pmc Establishing worksite wellness programs for North Carolina government employees, 2008
    Suzanna Young
    North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, NC 27699 2001, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A48. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Public health initiatives to prevent and detect chronic kidney disease in North Carolina
    Barbara Pullen-Smith
    Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    N C Med J 69:224-6. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint The public health challenge of obesity in North Carolina
    Leah Devlin
    Division of Public Health and NC State Health Officer, NC Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    N C Med J 67:278-82. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Medical costs of secondhand-smoke exposure in North Carolina
    Marcus Plescia
    Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699 1931, USA
    N C Med J 72:7-12. 2011
    ..Less is known about the economic costs. We performed an analysis of the medical costs of SHS in North Carolina that was based on a similar study conducted in Minnesota...
  19. pmc Natural history of practice transformation: development and initial testing of an outcomes-based model
    Katrina E Donahue
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:212-9. 2013
    ..Practice transformation is the cornerstone of the future of family medicine and health care reform, but little is known about how the process occurs. We sought to develop and test a model of the natural history of practice transformation...
  20. pmc Relationship between body mass index and medical care expenditures for North Carolina adolescents enrolled in Medicaid in 2004
    Paul A Buescher
    State Center for Health Statistics, 1908 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699 1908, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A04. 2008
    ..This study examines patterns of expenditure for medical care and use of medical care services among a sample of North Carolina adolescents enrolled in Medicaid, stratified by body mass index categories...
  21. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease in North Carolina
    Kimberly Alexander-Bratcher
    North Carolina Institute of Medicine, 630 Davis Dr, Suite 100, Morrisville, NC 27560, USA
    N C Med J 69:197-204. 2008
  22. ncbi request reprint Addressing health literacy through improved patient-practitioner communication
    Mark Holmes
    North Carolina Institute of Medicine, USA
    N C Med J 68:319-26. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Legal frameworks for chronic disease prevention
    George Mensah
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 32:35-7. 2004