JoEllen Wilbur

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The relationship between physical activity and cognition in older Latinos
    JoEllen Wilbur
    Women, Children, and Family Nursing, College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:525-34. 2012
  2. pmc Neighborhood characteristics, adherence to walking, and depressive symptoms in midlife African American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1201-10. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Recruitment of African American women to a walking program: eligibility, ineligibility, and attrition during screening
    JoEllen Wilbur
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, IL 60612, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:176-89. 2006
  4. pmc Women's walking program for African American women: expectations and recommendations from participants as experts
    Diana Ingram
    College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Women Health 51:566-82. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes of a home-based walking program for African-American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:307-17. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and cardiovascular disease risk in midlife immigrant women from the former Soviet Union
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 19:47-55. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A walking program for outpatients in psychiatric rehabilitation: pilot study
    Judith McDevitt
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 7:87-97. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Acculturation, social alienation, and depressed mood in midlife women from the former Soviet Union
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:134-46. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of barriers and benefits to physical activity among outpatients in psychiatric rehabilitation
    Judith McDevitt
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 60612, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:50-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Women's health issues with fibromyalgia syndrome
    Joan L F Shaver
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1035-45. 2006

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint The relationship between physical activity and cognition in older Latinos
    JoEllen Wilbur
    Women, Children, and Family Nursing, College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:525-34. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Neighborhood characteristics, adherence to walking, and depressive symptoms in midlife African American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1201-10. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among neighborhood characteristics, adherence to a physical activity intervention, and change over time in depressive symptoms in midlife African American women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Recruitment of African American women to a walking program: eligibility, ineligibility, and attrition during screening
    JoEllen Wilbur
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, IL 60612, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:176-89. 2006
    ..Although our recruitment strategies may have been successful in attracting low-income AA women, we were not as successful in preventing their attrition during the screening protocol, particularly for those living in poorer neighborhoods...
  4. pmc Women's walking program for African American women: expectations and recommendations from participants as experts
    Diana Ingram
    College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Women Health 51:566-82. 2011
    ..Focus group participants can serve as experts to assist in content development for improving program effectiveness...
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes of a home-based walking program for African-American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:307-17. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and cardiovascular disease risk in midlife immigrant women from the former Soviet Union
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 19:47-55. 2004
    ..Nursing interventions to address the high cardiovascular disease risk in this population are suggested...
  7. ncbi request reprint A walking program for outpatients in psychiatric rehabilitation: pilot study
    Judith McDevitt
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 7:87-97. 2005
    ..In addition to the known cardiovascular risk-reduction benefits of regular walking, walking may improve mood and psychosocial functioning in adults with serious and persistent mental illness...
  8. ncbi request reprint Acculturation, social alienation, and depressed mood in midlife women from the former Soviet Union
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:134-46. 2006
    ..These findings support the ecological framework that guided our research and point to the importance of focusing on contextual factors in developing interventions for new immigrants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of barriers and benefits to physical activity among outpatients in psychiatric rehabilitation
    Judith McDevitt
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 60612, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:50-5. 2006
    ..To explore perceived barriers and benefits to physical activity in people with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) who were enrolled in community-based psychiatric rehabilitation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Women's health issues with fibromyalgia syndrome
    Joan L F Shaver
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1035-45. 2006
    ..Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) involves multiple sensory, somatic, and cognitive symptoms that are bound to affect or be affected by physical and mental health status and behavioral components of daily life...
  11. ncbi request reprint Midlife women's adherence to home-based walking during maintenance
    JoEllen Wilbur
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago Annemarie Vassalo, MS, USA
    Nurs Res 54:33-40. 2005
    ..The challenge for researchers and clinicians is to identify those factors that influence not only adoption, but also maintenance, of physical activity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Demographic characteristics, menopausal status, and depression in midlife immigrant women
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Womens Health Issues 14:227-34. 2004
    ..Cultural and immigration-related explanations for high scores on the depression scale are suggested...
  13. pmc Neighborhood environment and adherence to a walking intervention in African American women
    Shannon N Zenk
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:167-81. 2009
    ..The effect of the enhanced intervention on adherence did not differ by environmental characteristics. Aspects of the environment may influence African American women who want to be more active...
  14. pmc Symptom cluster experience profiles in adult survivors of childhood cancers
    Lorna Finnegan
    Department of Health Systems Science, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:258-69. 2009
    ..The findings warrant additional research to confirm the subgroup-specific symptom cluster experience profiles in larger studies of ACC-survivors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Menopausal status, moderate-intensity walking, and symptoms in midlife women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 60612, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 19:163-80. 2005
    ..While walking did not improve most symptoms experienced by midlife women, frequency of walking may improve sleep...
  16. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity in urban Midwestern Latinas
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:69-76. 2003
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Physical activity among South Asian Indian immigrants: an integrative review
    Manju Daniel
    College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:389-401. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Menopausal transition symptoms in midlife women living with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Health Care Women Int 27:600-14. 2006
    ..Symptoms for the women we studied who had FMS/CFS clustered similar to those in previous community-based samples of midlife women without major illness; however, the number of women experiencing symptoms was much higher among our sample...
  19. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity in young adult survivors of childhood cancers
    Lorna Finnegan
    College of Nursing, The University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:E60-9. 2007
    ..To examine correlates of participation in regular physical activities among young adult survivors of childhood cancers...
  20. pmc Multiple instrument translation for use with South Asian Indian immigrants
    Manju Daniel
    College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Res Nurs Health 34:419-32. 2011
    ..Sequential use of multiple translation techniques improved translation with culturally acceptable language, thereby maintaining equivalence with original versions...
  21. pmc Activity space environment and dietary and physical activity behaviors: a pilot study
    Shannon N Zenk
    Department of Health Systems Science, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen Avenue M C 802, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Place 17:1150-61. 2011
    ..Activity spaces may provide new insights into environmental influences on obesity-related behaviors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Determinants of physical activity and adherence to a 24-week home-based walking program in African American and Caucasian women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:213-24. 2003
    ..Findings suggest that adherence to a walking program is influenced by multiple factors including background and intrapersonal determinants of physical activity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with work-related musculoskeletal disorders among female flight attendants: using a focus group to prepare a survey
    Hyeonkyeong Lee
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    AAOHN J 54:154-64. 2006
    ..A trained moderator led a 2-hour discussion with the flight attendants. With use of a transcript-based analysis, a final list of 41 job tasks was created. Useful comments on a set of self-reported measures were obtained. The..
  24. ncbi request reprint Work-related musculoskeletal symptoms reported by female flight attendants on long-haul flights
    Hyeonkyeong Lee
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60527, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:1283-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the prevalence and severity (frequency, duration, and intensity) of WMS experienced by female flight attendants working on long-haul international flights for one major airline...
  25. ncbi request reprint Exercise and people with serious, persistent mental illness
    Judith McDevitt
    University of Illinois at Chicago UIC College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:50-4. 2006
  26. pmc Lifestyle physical activity behavior of Korean American dry cleaner couples
    SuKyung Ju
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:503-14. 2011
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity in urban Midwestern African-American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:45-52. 2003
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Dietary approaches to stop hypertension patterns in older Latinos with or at risk for hypertension
    Beth A Staffileno
    Department of Adult Health and Gerontological Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 28:338-47. 2013
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess differences in DASH accordance/adherence by BP status taking into account level of acculturation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factors and menopausal status in midlife women from the former Soviet Union
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Women Health 38:19-36. 2003
    ..Issues specific to this group of women because of their pre- and post-migration lifestyles are discussed in relation to their CVD risk status...
  30. ncbi request reprint Physical activity behavior in older women with rheumatoid arthritis
    Pamela Semanik
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:246-52. 2004
    ..To identify physical activity behaviors of older (>/=60 years) women with rheumatoid arthritis, and to determine if physical activity behavior differed by demographic characteristics or disease duration...
  31. doi request reprint An office-based health promotion intervention for overweight and obese uninsured adults: a feasibility study
    Susan Weber Buchholz
    College of Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 27:68-75. 2012
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The Center for Research on Cardiovascular and Respiratory Health: the development of a National Institute of Nursing Research-funded center
    Julie Johnson Zerwic
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago 60612, USA
    Heart Lung 33:69-74. 2004
  33. doi request reprint Self-reported medication and herb/supplement use by women with and without fibromyalgia
    Joan L Shaver
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 845 S Damen M C 802, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:709-16. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in urban, African American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 845 South Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Women Health 36:17-28. 2002
    ..The findings will be used to inform the development of community-based exercise interventions and policies that are culturally and socially sensitive to the needs of low-income, urban African American women...
  35. ncbi request reprint Community-based research: barriers to recruitment of African Americans
    Barbara L Dancy
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen Avenue, M C 802, 1060 NURS, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Nurs Outlook 52:234-40. 2004
    ..To promote optimal recruitment of African Americans, researchers must be aware of power-difference barriers and conceptual barriers and move toward active collaboration with African American communities...
  36. pmc Role of technology in supporting quality control and treatment fidelity in a family caregiver clinical trial
    Carol J Farran
    College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    West J Nurs Res 33:953-78. 2011
    ..Limitations include the upfront time and costs for developing and testing these technological methods, and having support staff readily available to address technological issues if they occur...
  37. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of bone density in midlife women
    Karyn Holm
    Department of Nursing, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Health Care Women Int 23:678-91. 2002
    ..Perimenopausal women had significantly lower bone mineral density as compared with premenopausal women. Furthermore 37 (9.6%) women at baseline and 34 (11%) at 24 months were designated at risk for fracture...

Research Grants10

  1. Reducing Health Disparity in AA Women: Physical Activity Adherence
    JoEllen Wilbur; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The group visit model will be used to deliver social support and promote confidence, and the benefits of two telephone strategies (person administered and automated contacts) between visits will be tested. ..
  2. Walking Adherence and Health in African American Women
    JoEllen Wilbur; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Analyses include descriptive statistics, change scores, and mixed-effects regression models for the longitudinal data. ..
  3. NURSING INTERVENTION FOR MIDLIFE WOMEN--WALKING PROGRAM
    JoEllen Wilbur; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Positive outcomes will support the effectiveness of home-based, moderate intensity exercise for nonpharmacological relief of health symptoms. ..
  4. Reducing Health Disparity in AA Women: Physical Activity Adherence
    JoEllen Wilbur; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The group visit model will be used to deliver social support and promote confidence, and the benefits of two telephone strategies (person administered and automated contacts) between visits will be tested. ..