Sheryl Thorburn

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Discrimination in health care and CAM use in a representative sample of U.S. adults
    Sheryl Thorburn
    School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 19:577-81. 2013
  2. pmc Medical mistrust and discrimination in health care: a qualitative study of Hmong women and men
    Sheryl Thorburn
    School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6406, USA
    J Community Health 37:822-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Diaphragm acceptability among young women at risk for HIV
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6406, USA
    Women Health 44:21-39. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention heuristics and condom use among African-Americans at risk for HIV
    S Thorburn
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 6406, USA
    AIDS Care 17:335-44. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Conspiracy beliefs about birth control: barriers to pregnancy prevention among African Americans of reproductive age
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6406, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:474-87. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint African American women and family planning services: perceptions of discrimination
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Dept of Public Health, Oregon State University, 256 Waldo Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331 6406, USA
    Women Health 42:23-39. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Insurance-based discrimination during prenatal care, labor, and delivery: perceptions of Oregon mothers
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:875-85. 2010
  8. pmc Attitudes toward contraceptive methods among African-American men and women: similarities and differences
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Department of Public Health at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 6406, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:29-36. 2007
  9. pmc Perceived discrimination during prenatal care, labor, and delivery: an examination of data from the Oregon Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, 1998-1999, 2000, and 2001
    Molly De Marco
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1818-22. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Experiences of stigma and discrimination among adults living with HIV in a low HIV-prevalence context: a qualitative analysis
    Ann P Zukoski
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvalis, Oregon 97331 6406, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:267-76. 2009

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Publications17

  1. pmc Discrimination in health care and CAM use in a representative sample of U.S. adults
    Sheryl Thorburn
    School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 19:577-81. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between discrimination in health care and CAM use...
  2. pmc Medical mistrust and discrimination in health care: a qualitative study of Hmong women and men
    Sheryl Thorburn
    School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6406, USA
    J Community Health 37:822-9. 2012
    ..Medical mistrust and perceived discrimination were not major barriers to breast and cervical cancer screening in this study. Additional studies are needed to assess whether our findings reflect the experiences of other Hmong...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diaphragm acceptability among young women at risk for HIV
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6406, USA
    Women Health 44:21-39. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to increase understanding of acceptability of the diaphragm among young women at risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the U.S...
  4. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention heuristics and condom use among African-Americans at risk for HIV
    S Thorburn
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 6406, USA
    AIDS Care 17:335-44. 2005
    ..Our findings highlight the need for interventions and programmes to encourage intimate partners to consistently use condoms until both members of the dyad are tested and agree to mutual monogamy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Conspiracy beliefs about birth control: barriers to pregnancy prevention among African Americans of reproductive age
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6406, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:474-87. 2005
    ..Results suggest that conspiracy beliefs are a barrier to pregnancy prevention. Findings point to the need for addressing conspiracy beliefs in public health practice...
  6. ncbi request reprint African American women and family planning services: perceptions of discrimination
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Dept of Public Health, Oregon State University, 256 Waldo Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331 6406, USA
    Women Health 42:23-39. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine perceived race-based discrimination in obtaining family planning or contraceptive services among African American women in the U.S...
  7. doi request reprint Insurance-based discrimination during prenatal care, labor, and delivery: perceptions of Oregon mothers
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:875-85. 2010
    ..These findings draw attention to the need to better understand women's experiences and perceptions of insurance-based discrimination during prenatal care, labor, and delivery...
  8. pmc Attitudes toward contraceptive methods among African-American men and women: similarities and differences
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Department of Public Health at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 6406, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:29-36. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine attitudes and perceptions regarding a selection of contraceptive methods among a national sample of African Americans, with a particular focus on gender differences...
  9. pmc Perceived discrimination during prenatal care, labor, and delivery: an examination of data from the Oregon Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, 1998-1999, 2000, and 2001
    Molly De Marco
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1818-22. 2008
    ..Perceived discrimination was associated with maternal characteristics such as age, marital status, and type of insurance, but not with number of subsequent well-baby visits...
  10. doi request reprint Experiences of stigma and discrimination among adults living with HIV in a low HIV-prevalence context: a qualitative analysis
    Ann P Zukoski
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvalis, Oregon 97331 6406, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:267-76. 2009
    ..Findings point to a need to develop tailored interventions to address stigma and discrimination for individuals, health care personnel and the community-at-large...
  11. doi request reprint Exploring diaphragm use as a potential HIV prevention strategy among women in the United States at risk
    S Marie Harvey
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6406, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:135-47. 2008
    ..Although disadvantages to diaphragm use were identified, many could be eliminated through changes in product design and provider intervention...
  12. pmc Sources of breast and cervical cancer information for hmong women and men
    Sheryl Thorburn
    a School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
    Women Health 53:468-78. 2013
    ..Additional research is needed to examine further Hmong women's health literacy needs and preferences with regards to breast and cervical cancer screening. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Women's acceptance of the diaphragm: the role of relationship factors
    Linda J Beckman
    Alliant International University, Los Angeles, USA
    J Sex Res 43:297-306. 2006
    ..These results suggest that acceptability of contraceptive methods among women is influenced by their perceptions of their male partner and relationship factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Intervening with couples: assessing contraceptive outcomes in a randomized pregnancy and HIV/STD risk reduction intervention trial
    Joan Marie Kraft
    Division of Reproductive Health, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:52-60. 2007
    ..The PARTNERS project developed and evaluated a 3-session intervention to help young women and their male partners reduce their risk for unintended pregnancies, and HIV and other STDs...
  15. pmc Relationship of African Americans' sociodemographic characteristics to belief in conspiracies about HIV/AIDS and birth control
    Laura M Bogart
    RAND Corp, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1144-50. 2006
    ..07-0.12) and birth control (R2 range=0.05-0.09). Findings suggest that conspiracy beliefs are not isolated to specific segments of the African-American population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Are HIV/AIDS conspiracy beliefs a barrier to HIV prevention among African Americans?
    Laura M Bogart
    Health Program, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:213-8. 2005
    ..This study examined endorsement of HIV/AIDS conspiracy beliefs and their relations to consistent condom use and condom attitudes among African Americans...
  17. ncbi request reprint A randomized study of a pregnancy and disease prevention intervention for Hispanic couples
    S Marie Harvey
    Research Program on Women s Health, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:162-9. 2004
    ..Many Hispanic women are at elevated risk for HIV infection because of the sexual behavior of their male partner. Yet, couple-based risk-reduction interventions for this population have not been developed and scientifically evaluated...

Research Grants2

  1. Conspiracies, Perceived Discrimination & Sexual Behavior
    Sheryl Thorburn; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Findings from this study will inform efforts to prevent HIV and other STDs, as well as unintended pregnancy, among African Americans nationally. ..