Eugene J Lengerich

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Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Initiatives of 11 rural Appalachian cancer coalitions in Pennsylvania and New York
    Brenda C Kluhsman
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A122. 2006
  2. pmc Results of coordinated investigations of a national colorectal cancer education campaign in Appalachia
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A32. 2006
  3. pmc Images of Appalachia
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A112. 2006
  4. pmc HPV vaccine attitudes and practices among primary care providers in Appalachian Pennsylvania
    Nicole L Huey
    ACTION Health Cancer Task Force, ACTION Health, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A49. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Development of community plans to enhance survivorship from colorectal cancer: community-based participatory research in rural communities
    Eugene J Lengerich
    The Pennsylvania State University Public Health Sciences, P O Box 855, Mail Stop A210, 600 Centerview Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:205-11. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia: disparities in Appalachia
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Rural Health 21:39-47. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The Appalachia Cancer Network: cancer control research among a rural, medically underserved population
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, University Park, PA, USA
    J Rural Health 20:181-7. 2004
  8. pmc A pilot study for using fecal immunochemical testing to increase colorectal cancer screening in Appalachia, 2008-2009
    Brenda C Kluhsman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 600 Centerview Dr, Room 2200, Mailstop A210, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E77. 2012
  9. pmc Disparities in underserved white populations: the case of cancer-related disparities in Appalachia
    Electra D Paskett
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Oncologist 16:1072-81. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Responses to a theoretically adapted clinical trial education session: faith-based sites versus rural work site dissemination
    Betsy B Aumiller
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Suite 2200, 600 Centerview Drive, A210, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:698-708. 2013

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  1. pmc Initiatives of 11 rural Appalachian cancer coalitions in Pennsylvania and New York
    Brenda C Kluhsman
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A122. 2006
    ..This article describes data from 11 rural cancer coalitions in Pennsylvania and New York collected through a model-based data system...
  2. pmc Results of coordinated investigations of a national colorectal cancer education campaign in Appalachia
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A32. 2006
  3. pmc Images of Appalachia
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A112. 2006
  4. pmc HPV vaccine attitudes and practices among primary care providers in Appalachian Pennsylvania
    Nicole L Huey
    ACTION Health Cancer Task Force, ACTION Health, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A49. 2009
    ..We assessed the attitudes and practices related to human papillomavirus vaccination among providers in primary care practices in a contiguous 5-county area of Appalachian Pennsylvania...
  5. doi request reprint Development of community plans to enhance survivorship from colorectal cancer: community-based participatory research in rural communities
    Eugene J Lengerich
    The Pennsylvania State University Public Health Sciences, P O Box 855, Mail Stop A210, 600 Centerview Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:205-11. 2007
    ..While access to health services may be increased through community-based initiatives, we still need to measure the impact of such initiatives on the long term health and well being of cancer survivors in rural locations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia: disparities in Appalachia
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Rural Health 21:39-47. 2005
    ..While mortality from cancer in Appalachia has previously been reported to be elevated, rates of cancer incidence in Appalachia remain unreported...
  7. ncbi request reprint The Appalachia Cancer Network: cancer control research among a rural, medically underserved population
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, University Park, PA, USA
    J Rural Health 20:181-7. 2004
    ..Important issues and questions related to the effectiveness of such research networks have also been articulated...
  8. pmc A pilot study for using fecal immunochemical testing to increase colorectal cancer screening in Appalachia, 2008-2009
    Brenda C Kluhsman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 600 Centerview Dr, Room 2200, Mailstop A210, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E77. 2012
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to assess acceptability of a take-home fecal immunochemical test (FIT) and the effect of follow-up telephone counseling for increasing CRC screening in rural Appalachia...
  9. pmc Disparities in underserved white populations: the case of cancer-related disparities in Appalachia
    Electra D Paskett
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Oncologist 16:1072-81. 2011
    ..Characteristics of the community-based work of the ACCN provide a framework for reducing health-related disparities in Appalachia and in other underserved white and rural populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Responses to a theoretically adapted clinical trial education session: faith-based sites versus rural work site dissemination
    Betsy B Aumiller
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Suite 2200, 600 Centerview Drive, A210, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:698-708. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint Barriers to CRC screening among Latino adults in Pennsylvania: ACCN results
    Oralia Garcia-Dominic
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:153-67. 2012
    ..To describe knowledge of and barriers to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening by sex and geography among Latino adults in Pennsylvania...
  12. pmc Human immunodeficiency virus testing behaviors among US adults: the roles of individual factors, legislative status, and public health resources
    Ping Du
    Department of Medicine, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:858-64. 2011
    ..We conducted this study to identify individual, health, and policy factors that may be associated with HIV testing in US adults...
  13. pmc Academic detailing to increase colorectal cancer screening by primary care practices in Appalachian Pennsylvania
    William J Curry
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:112. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine acceptability and feasibility of AD among primary care practices in rural Appalachian Pennsylvania to increase CRC screening...
  14. doi request reprint Cancer registry policies in the United States and geographic information systems applications in comprehensive cancer control
    Christie B Ghetian
    Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, United States
    Health Policy 87:185-93. 2008
    ..S. cancer control efforts. Geographic information systems (GIS) are one technology enabling the visualization of cancer risk patterns associated with incidence, mortality, and accessibility to care...
  15. doi request reprint The roles of social domains, behavioral risk, health care resources, and chlamydia in spatial clusters of US cervical cancer mortality: not all the clusters are the same
    Ping Du
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1669-83. 2010
    ..Once these factors are identified, etiologic hypotheses and targeted population-based interventions may be developed and lead to a reduction in geographic disparities in cervical cancer mortality...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of a community-based intervention on serving and intake of vegetables among low-income, rural Appalachian families
    Tionni R Wenrich
    Department of Food Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:36-45. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a community-based intervention promoting the serving and eating of deep-orange, cruciferous, and dark-green leafy vegetables...
  17. ncbi request reprint Injuries due to falls from hunters' tree stands in Pennsylvania
    Joseph L Smith
    Critical Care Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA 17822 2037, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:433-6. 2009
    ..People who hunt deer from elevated tree stands may improve the chances of a successful hunt but also risk serious injury from a fall to the ground...
  18. pmc Distributed usability evaluation of the Pennsylvania Cancer Atlas
    Tanuka Bhowmick
    GeoVISTA Center, Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:36. 2008
    ..In this paper we describe the PA-CA, detail how we have adapted e-Delphi web application to support usability and utility evaluation of the PA-CA, and present the results of our evaluation...
  19. doi request reprint An increase in HPV-related knowledge and vaccination intent among parental and non-parental caregivers of adolescent girls, age 9-17 years, in Appalachian Pennsylvania
    Angela M Spleen
    The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:312-9. 2012
    ..4% reported that they started vaccination. Our education intervention was associated with increased HPV-related knowledge and intent to vaccinate girls in Appalachia against HPV...
  20. doi request reprint Adaptation of an evidence-based intervention for Appalachian women: new STEPS (Strength Through Education, Physical fitness and Support) for breast health
    Nancy R Gallant
    Department of Public Health Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 600 Centerview Drive, Suite 2200 Mail Code A210, Hershey, PA, 17033 0855, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:275-81. 2013
    ..New STEPS may help fill a void in local fitness programs for Appalachian women at risk for breast cancer or breast cancer recurrence...
  21. ncbi request reprint A pilot study for using fecal immunochemical testing to increase colorectal cancer screening in Appalachia, 2008-2009
    Brenda C Kluhsman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 600 Centerview Dr, Room 2200, Mailstop A210, Hershey, PA 17033, USA E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E77. 2012
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to assess acceptability of a take-home fecal immunochemical test (FIT) and the effect of follow-up telephone counseling for increasing CRC screening in rural Appalachia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessment of training needs and preferences for geographic information systems (GIS) mapping in state comprehensive cancer-control programs
    Suellen Hopfer
    Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, GeoVISTA Center, and Center for Health and Risk Communication at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:579-87. 2009
    ..They preferred in-class training sessions that last a few hours to a day. Lessons learned are shared to develop training programs with translatable GIS skills for CCC...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hunting-related shooting incidents in Pennsylvania, 1987-1999
    Joseph L Smith
    Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 58:582-90. 2005
    ..Characteristics and rates of shooting injuries associated with hunting various game species are unreported...
  24. doi request reprint Community partnerships, food pantries, and an evidence-based intervention to increase mammography among rural women
    Marcyann Bencivenga
    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Rural Health 24:91-5. 2008
    ..Women who are poor, less educated, lack a usual source of care, and reside in rural Appalachia are less likely to have had a recent mammogram...
  25. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in symptom severity among children hospitalized with asthma
    Yu Bai
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 116 Henderson, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:54-61. 2007
    ..The relationship between symptom severity at presentation in the emergency department and access to and utilization of appropriate ambulatory care services for children with asthma warrants further investigation...
  26. ncbi request reprint A survey of patients' experiences with the cancer genetic counseling process: recommendations for cancer genetics programs
    Dana T Kausmeyer
    College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Genet Couns 15:409-31. 2006
    ..Specific recommendations for cancer genetics programs are included...
  27. pmc The impact of cancer coalitions on the dissemination of colorectal cancer materials to community organizations in rural Appalachia
    Ann J Ward
    Community Cancer Control, Research, and Education, PO Box 355, Lemont, PA 16851, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A55. 2006
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  28. ncbi request reprint Mentorship and competencies for applied chronic disease epidemiology
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, MS 210, Suite 2200, 600 Centerview Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 9:275-83. 2003
    ..Mentoring may constitute a viable strategy to build chronic disease epidemiology capacity, especially in public health agencies where resource and personnel system constraints limit opportunities to recruit and hire new staff...
  29. pmc Geovisual analytics to enhance spatial scan statistic interpretation: an analysis of U.S. cervical cancer mortality
    Jin Chen
    GeoVISTA Center, Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:57. 2008
    ..We demonstrate our geovisual analytics approach in a case study analysis of cervical cancer mortality in the U.S...
  30. pmc Breast cancer mortality in Appalachia: reversing patterns of disparity over time
    Nengliang Yao
    The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Health Policy and Administration, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:715-25. 2012
    ..Lower levels of education, physician density, and percent White in the population were also associated with smaller reductions in breast cancer mortality...
  31. pmc Informing geospatial toolset design: understanding the process of cancer data exploration and analysis
    Tanuka Bhowmick
    Department of Geography, GeoVISTA Center, 302 Walker Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Health Place 14:576-607. 2008
    ....
  32. pmc Health care avoidance among rural populations: results from a nationally representative survey
    Angela M Spleen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania
    J Rural Health 30:79-88. 2014
    ..However, previous studies have been limited to specific geographic areas, particular health conditions, or by analytic methods...
  33. pmc The epidemiological association of altitude with chronic kidney disease: Evidence of protective effect
    Nasrollah Ghahramani
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
    Nephrology (Carlton) 16:219-24. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the association between living at high altitudes and the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and also to determine the prevalence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) at various altitudes...
  34. pmc Family members' influence on family meal vegetable choices
    Tionni R Wenrich
    Department of Food Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:225-34. 2010
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of melanoma in renal transplantation recipients
    Christopher S Hollenbeak
    Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Cancer 104:1962-7. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the risk of melanoma among immunosuppressed renal transplantation recipients and to determine whether that risk is associated with patient and transplantation characteristics...