Melinda R Stolley

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors and breast cancer: experiences of urban African American women
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:604-24. 2006
  10. doi request reprint 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

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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 )...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors and breast cancer: experiences of urban African American women
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:604-24. 2006
    ..These results begin to address the significant gap in our knowledge of African American breast-cancer survivors' health behaviors and underscore the need for culturally competent health behavior interventions...
  10. doi request reprint 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....
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Diet and physical activity in childhood cancer survivors: a review of the literature
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:232-49. 2010
    ..Although more rigorous studies are needed, recommendations for health-promoting behaviors should be a regular topic of discussion between health care providers and their childhood cancer survivor patients...
  13. pmc A weight loss intervention for African American breast cancer survivors, 2006
    Melinda R Stolley
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, M C 275, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A22. 2009
    ..This study assessed the feasibility and impact of Moving Forward, a culturally tailored weight loss program for African American breast cancer survivors...
  14. pmc Design and recruitment of the Chicago Healthy Living Study: a study of health behaviors in a diverse cohort of adult childhood cancer survivors
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, Section of Health Promotion Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Cancer 115:4385-96. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint 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
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  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...