Betty M Kennedy

Summary

Affiliation: Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cultural characteristics of African Americans: implications for the design of trials that target behavior and health promotion programs
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:548-54. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical research trials: a comparison of African Americans who have and have not participated
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, P O Box 80025, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70898 0025, USA
    J Cult Divers 9:95-101. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Successfully recruiting a multicultural population: the DASH-Sodium experience
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:123-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A pilot church-based weight loss program for African-American adults using church members as health educators: a comparison of individual and group intervention
    Betty M Kennedy
    Health Behavior Dept, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:373-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical research trials: factors that influence and hinder participation
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    J Cult Divers 14:141-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The "Rolling Store:" an economical and environmental approach to the prevention of weight gain in African American women
    Betty M Kennedy
    The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, PO Box 80025, Baton Rouge, LA 70898, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:7-12. 2009
  7. pmc Overall and minority-focused recruitment strategies in the PREMIER multicenter trial of lifestyle interventions for blood pressure control
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:49-54. 2010
  8. pmc A short-term physical activity randomized trial in the Lower Mississippi Delta
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e26667. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Recruiting African American girls and parents for a secondary weight gain prevention study
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, USA
    J Cult Divers 15:181-6. 2008
  10. pmc People United to Sustain Health (PUSH): a community-based participatory research study
    Betty M Kennedy
    The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 7:108-14. 2014

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Cultural characteristics of African Americans: implications for the design of trials that target behavior and health promotion programs
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:548-54. 2007
    ..To identify African American cultural characteristics that may be used to modify clinical trial designs and behavioral programs aimed at losing weight and maintaining weight loss...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical research trials: a comparison of African Americans who have and have not participated
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, P O Box 80025, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70898 0025, USA
    J Cult Divers 9:95-101. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Successfully recruiting a multicultural population: the DASH-Sodium experience
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:123-9. 2005
    ..Although the most successful method of recruitment was mass mailing brochures, three times as many brochures were distributed to obtain similar success as in the initial DASH trial...
  4. ncbi request reprint A pilot church-based weight loss program for African-American adults using church members as health educators: a comparison of individual and group intervention
    Betty M Kennedy
    Health Behavior Dept, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:373-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine a church-based intervention employing a 6-month pilot weight loss program as a strategy to improve health of African-American adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical research trials: factors that influence and hinder participation
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    J Cult Divers 14:141-7. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The "Rolling Store:" an economical and environmental approach to the prevention of weight gain in African American women
    Betty M Kennedy
    The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, PO Box 80025, Baton Rouge, LA 70898, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:7-12. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Overall and minority-focused recruitment strategies in the PREMIER multicenter trial of lifestyle interventions for blood pressure control
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:49-54. 2010
    ..Mass distribution of brochures was relatively more effective with Non-Hispanic Whites, while African Americans responded relatively better to other recruitment strategies...
  8. pmc A short-term physical activity randomized trial in the Lower Mississippi Delta
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e26667. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if a short-term pedometer-based intervention results in immediate increases in time spent in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) compared to a minimal educational intervention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Recruiting African American girls and parents for a secondary weight gain prevention study
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, USA
    J Cult Divers 15:181-6. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc People United to Sustain Health (PUSH): a community-based participatory research study
    Betty M Kennedy
    The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 7:108-14. 2014
    ..01). This community-based participatory research study was considered successful because weight gain was prevented. ..
  11. pmc Challenges to recruitment and retention of African Americans in the gene-environment trial of response to dietary interventions (GET READI) for heart health
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:923-36. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, the recruitment process produced substantial numbers that successfully completed all study requirements...
  12. ncbi request reprint Academic partnerships and key leaders emerging from communities in the lower Mississippi Delta (LMD): a community-based participatory research model
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Cult Divers 18:90-4. 2011
    ..This paper examined some of the research interventions conducted in Franklin, Hollandale, and Marvell NIRI respectively, how leadership emerged from each of these communities, and lessons learned as a result of the CBPR model...
  13. pmc Perceptions community residents have about partner institutions and clinical research
    Betty M Kennedy
    The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 6:469-73. 2013
    ..Engaging community residents to obtain their feedback in conducting clinical research, and including them as leaders in implementing applicable health advances is crucial for success and sustaining large center awards...
  14. doi request reprint Step-based translation of physical activity guidelines in the Lower Mississippi Delta
    Deirdre M Harrington
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:583-5. 2011
    ..Results indicate that overweight residents of the LMD should be accumulating at least 8300-9100 steps·day(-1) to meet the recommendation of 30 min·day(-1) MVPA...
  15. pmc Extension of type 2 diabetes genome-wide association scan results in the diabetes prevention program
    Allan F Moore
    Center for Human Genetic Research, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 57:2503-10. 2008
    ....