Marian L Fitzgibbon

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up results for Hip-Hop to Health Jr.: a randomized controlled trial for overweight prevention in preschool minority children
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Pediatr 146:618-25. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A community-based obesity prevention program for minority children: rationale and study design for Hip-Hop to Health Jr
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois 60208 1230, USA
    Prev Med 34:289-97. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint A combined breast health/weight loss intervention for Black women
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Prev Med 40:373-83. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "psychiatric aspects of child and adolescent obesity: a review of the past 10 years"
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Preventive Medicine, Geinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:151-3. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint A test of the continuity perspective across bulimic and binge eating pathology
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3078, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:83-97. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Results of Mujeres Felices por ser Saludables: a dietary/breast health randomized clinical trial for Latino women
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:95-104. 2004
  7. pmc Family-based hip-hop to health: outcome results
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:274-83. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among African-American and white male veterans
    Nancy C Dolan
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:479-82. 2005
  9. pmc Hip-Hop to Health Jr. Obesity Prevention Effectiveness Trial: postintervention results
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:994-1003. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Hip-Hop to Health Jr., an obesity prevention program for minority preschool children: baseline characteristics of participants
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 710 N Lake Shore Drive, 12th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 36:320-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up results for Hip-Hop to Health Jr.: a randomized controlled trial for overweight prevention in preschool minority children
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Pediatr 146:618-25. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of a culturally proficient dietary/physical activity intervention on changes in body mass index (BMI) (kg/m 2 )...
  2. ncbi request reprint A community-based obesity prevention program for minority children: rationale and study design for Hip-Hop to Health Jr
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois 60208 1230, USA
    Prev Med 34:289-97. 2002
    ..Although increased rates of overweight are observed in 4- to 5-year-old children, they are not observed in 2- to 3-year-old children. Therefore, early prevention efforts incorporating families are critical...
  3. ncbi request reprint A combined breast health/weight loss intervention for Black women
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Prev Med 40:373-83. 2005
    ..Higher body mass index (BMI), sedentary lifestyles, and lower compliance with recommended breast health behaviors may contribute to higher risk and mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "psychiatric aspects of child and adolescent obesity: a review of the past 10 years"
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Preventive Medicine, Geinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:151-3. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint A test of the continuity perspective across bulimic and binge eating pathology
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3078, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:83-97. 2003
    ..This article examines the continuity/discontinuity perspective of eating pathology among 375 women seeking treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Results of Mujeres Felices por ser Saludables: a dietary/breast health randomized clinical trial for Latino women
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:95-104. 2004
    ....
  7. pmc Family-based hip-hop to health: outcome results
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:274-83. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among African-American and white male veterans
    Nancy C Dolan
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:479-82. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether, at a Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center, similar racial/ethnic differences in colorectal cancer screening could be identified...
  9. pmc Hip-Hop to Health Jr. Obesity Prevention Effectiveness Trial: postintervention results
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:994-1003. 2011
    ..Measuring diet and physical activity in preschool children remains a challenge, and interventions delivered by classroom teachers require both intensive initial training and ongoing individualized supervision...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hip-Hop to Health Jr., an obesity prevention program for minority preschool children: baseline characteristics of participants
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 710 N Lake Shore Drive, 12th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 36:320-9. 2003
    ..The present study reports baseline data from an obesity prevention intervention developed for minority preschool children...
  11. pmc Obesity Reduction Black Intervention Trial (ORBIT): design and baseline characteristics
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1099-110. 2008
    ..This paper describes the design of the trial, the intervention, and baseline characteristics of the participants...
  12. pmc Results of a faith-based weight loss intervention for black women
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1393-402. 2005
    ..Although the results were not statistically significant, the effect size suggests that the addition of the faith component improved results. These promising preliminary results will need to be tested in an adequately powered trial...
  13. pmc Addressing multiple breast cancer risk factors in African-American women
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:76-86. 2004
    ..Results suggest the acceptability, feasibility, and effectiveness of this comprehensive weight/loss breast health program in reducing multiple breast cancer risk factors among African-American women...
  14. pmc Obesity reduction black intervention trial (ORBIT): six-month results
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:100-6. 2009
    ..Further research is needed in order to develop programs that will allow more black women to achieve their weight loss goals....
  15. ncbi request reprint Hip-Hop to Health Jr. for Latino preschool children
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1616-25. 2006
    ..Hip-Hop to Health Jr. was a diet/physical activity intervention designed to reduce gains in BMI (kilograms per meter squared) in preschool minority children...
  16. pmc Obesity reduction black intervention trial (ORBIT): 18-month results
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2317-25. 2010
    ..However, the results also clearly illustrate there is more to learn about what will contribute to meaningful weight loss and maintenance in this population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mujeres felices por ser saludables: a breast cancer risk reduction program for Latino women
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Medical School, 710 North Lake Shore Drive, 12th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 36:536-46. 2003
    ..Unfortunately, there are few data regarding the efficacy of health-related interventions for young Latino women...
  18. pmc Weight loss maintenance in African American women: a systematic review of the behavioral lifestyle intervention literature
    Lisa M Tussing-Humphreys
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Obes 2013:437369. 2013
    ..Nonetheless, our results present both the difficulty in weight loss and maintenance experienced by African American women in behavioral lifestyle interventions...
  19. pmc Mobile phone text messaging to promote healthy behaviors and weight loss maintenance: a feasibility study
    Ben S Gerber
    Institute for Health Research and Policy M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Health Informatics J 15:17-25. 2009
    ..This study demonstrated early feasibility and acceptability of text messaging as a method for promoting healthy behaviors for weight maintenance...
  20. ncbi request reprint Environmental changes may be needed for prevention of overweight in minority children
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Ann 33:45-9. 2004
    ..Substantial environmental changes need to be made, especially in minority communities...
  21. doi request reprint The role of culture in the context of school-based BMI screening
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    University of Illinois, Department of Medicine M C 275, Section of Health Promotion Research, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S50-62. 2009
    ..A culturally based BMI-notification program should be conceptualized as a small step in a comprehensive plan to reduce childhood obesity and improve the current and future health of minority children...
  22. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in dietary intake among WIC families prior to food package revisions
    Angela Kong
    Cancer Education and Career Development Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:39-46. 2013
    ..To compare the diets of African American and Hispanic families in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) prior to the 2009 food package revisions...
  23. pmc Video telehealth for weight maintenance of African-American women
    Ben S Gerber
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 19:266-72. 2013
    ..Home video-based telehealth is a new method of delivering a weight loss maintenance intervention to African-American women. It had no effect on weight maintenance in the present study. ..
  24. doi request reprint Use of spirometry in the diagnosis of COPD: a qualitative study in primary care
    Min J Joo
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL 60612 7323, USA
    COPD 10:444-9. 2013
    ..Our findings strongly suggest that a first step toward increasing the use of spirometry among primary care physicians is to have them believe in its utility in the diagnosis of COPD...
  25. ncbi request reprint A preliminary analysis of binge episodes: comparison of a treatment-seeking sample of Black and White women
    Jaime L Gayle
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg, 710 N Larke Shore Drive, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Eat Behav 5:303-13. 2004
    ..Overall qualitative and quantitative differences between diagnostic categories, regardless of ethnicity, were also explored...
  26. ncbi request reprint Promoting health in an unhealthful environment: lifestyle challenges for children and adolescents
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Institute for Health Research and Policy MC 275, 1747 West Roosevelt Rd, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:518-22. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Health care provider-directed intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among veterans: results of a randomized controlled trial
    M Rosario Ferreira
    Veterans Affairs Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:1548-54. 2005
    ..Colorectal cancer screening is the most underused cancer screening tool in the United States. The purpose of this study was to test whether a health care provider-directed intervention increased colorectal cancer screening rates...
  28. doi request reprint Anticoagulation patient self-monitoring in the United States: considerations for clinical practice adoption
    Edith A Nutescu
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 7230, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 31:1161-74. 2011
    ..Further studies are needed to explore factors that influence the adoption of self-monitoring in the United States and to evaluate the feasibility and implementation in real-life clinical settings...
  29. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs among veterans: does literacy make a difference?
    Nancy C Dolan
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, VA Chicago Healthcare System, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2617-22. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether lower literacy is associated with poorer knowledge and more negative attitudes and beliefs toward colorectal cancer screening among veterans without recent colorectal cancer screening...
  30. pmc Determinants of spirometry use and accuracy of COPD diagnosis in primary care
    Min J Joo
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1272-7. 2011
    ..It is also unclear to what degree a diagnosis of COPD is accurately reflected by spirometry results...
  31. ncbi request reprint Development of a culturally relevant body image instrument among urban African Americans
    Kim M Pulvers
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center Mailstop 1008, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
    Obes Res 12:1641-51. 2004
    ..To validate a culturally relevant body image instrument among urban African Americans through three distinct studies...
  32. doi request reprint BMI percentiles and body image discrepancy in black and white adolescents
    Angela A Banitt
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:987-91. 2008
    ..Our study portends the increase in BID with the increasing prevalence of obesity and highlights the need for interventions to help adolescents develop a healthy and realistic body image and healthy ways to manage their weight...
  33. ncbi request reprint Weight concerns and smoking in Black and White female smokers
    Lisa A P Sanchez-Johnsen
    University of Hawai i Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1960 East West Road, Biomedical Sciences Building, C 105, Honolulu 96822, Hawaii, USA
    Addict Behav 30:601-5. 2005
    ..Overall, Blacks reported less weight concerns than the Whites did, but when Blacks enrolled in treatment, these differences were less apparent...
  34. ncbi request reprint Ethnic Differences in correlates of obesity between Latin-American and black Women
    Lisa A P Sanchez-Johnsen
    University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Obes Res 12:652-60. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine three potential correlates of obesity (dietary intake, body image, and physical activity) in a large sample of Latin-American and black women across the weight spectrum...
  35. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation in an intervention designed to improve rates of colorectal cancer screening in a VA medical center
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Section of Health Promotion Research, Department of Medicine, IL 60608, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:273-81. 2007
    ..05). The patient intervention did not have the desired impact. The subgroup of patients in the patient intervention was not more likely to complete CRC screening...
  36. doi request reprint Correlates of problematic eating behaviors in less acculturated Latinas
    Lisa A P Sanchez-Johnsen
    Department of Psychiatry and Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States
    Eat Behav 9:181-9. 2008
    ..Results illustrate the important role of depression and body weight in predicting problematic eating in less acculturated Latinas...
  37. ncbi request reprint Eating pathology among Black and White smokers
    Lisa A P Sanchez-Johnsen
    Cancer Research Center of Hawai i, University of Hawai i Manoa, 1960 East West Road, Biomedical Science Building, C 105, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Eat Behav 6:127-36. 2005
    ..9%; p<0.05). Results indicate that overall pathological eating behaviors are greater among White than Black smokers. However, once females seek smoking cessation treatment, these ethnic differences are not apparent...
  38. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety as a barrier to treatment for eating disorders
    Renee D Goodwin
    Department of Child Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Division of Epidemiology, Columbia University School of Public Health, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 43, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 32:103-6. 2002
    ..The goal of this pilot investigation is to determine the relationship between social anxiety and treatment-seeking behavior for eating disorders in an outpatient psychiatric clinic...