Elizabeth A Baker

Summary

Affiliation: Saint Louis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Identifying the role of community partnerships in creating change to support active living
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Saint Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S290-9. 2012
  2. pmc A survey tool for measuring evidence-based decision making capacity in public health agencies
    Julie A Jacobs
    Prevention Research Center in St, Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:57. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Translating and disseminating research- and practice-based criteria to support evidence-based intervention planning
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Salus Center, 3545 Lafayette Ave, Suite 300, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:124-30. 2008
  4. pmc The role of race and poverty in access to foods that enable individuals to adhere to dietary guidelines
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Salus Center, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A76. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Examining the role of training in evidence-based public health: a qualitative study
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:342-8. 2009
  6. pmc The Garden of Eden: acknowledging the impact of race and class in efforts to decrease obesity rates
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1170-4. 2006
  7. pmc Temporal trends in area socioeconomic disparities in breast-cancer incidence and mortality, 1988-2005
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:533-43. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Translating research into practice: using concept mapping to determine locally relevant intervention strategies to increase physical activity
    Cheryl M Kelly
    Transtria, LLC, 3525 Watson Rd, Ste R, St Louis, MO 63139, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:282-93. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint If you build it, they will come: lessons from developing walking trails in rural Missouri
    Imogene Wiggs
    Department of Health and Senior Services, Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:387-94. 2008
  10. pmc Barriers to evidence-based decision making in public health: a national survey of chronic disease practitioners
    Julie A Jacobs
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:736-42. 2010

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Identifying the role of community partnerships in creating change to support active living
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Saint Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S290-9. 2012
    ..Active Living by Design (ALbD) partnerships were established to change environments and policies as well as support complementary programs and promotions to increase physical activity in 25 communities across the U.S...
  2. pmc A survey tool for measuring evidence-based decision making capacity in public health agencies
    Julie A Jacobs
    Prevention Research Center in St, Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:57. 2012
    ..Public health agencies serve a wide range of populations with varying levels of resources. Our survey tool allows an individual agency to collect data that reflects its unique workforce...
  3. doi request reprint Translating and disseminating research- and practice-based criteria to support evidence-based intervention planning
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Salus Center, 3545 Lafayette Ave, Suite 300, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:124-30. 2008
    ..The decision-making process involves the identification and evaluation of criteria supporting or Refuting use of intervention approaches based on previous work in the field...
  4. pmc The role of race and poverty in access to foods that enable individuals to adhere to dietary guidelines
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Salus Center, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A76. 2006
    ..The question guiding the current study was whether all communities have equal access to foods that enable individuals to make healthy dietary choices...
  5. ncbi request reprint Examining the role of training in evidence-based public health: a qualitative study
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:342-8. 2009
    ..However, participants emphasize that factors external to the course influence their ability to engage in the EBPH process they learned...
  6. pmc The Garden of Eden: acknowledging the impact of race and class in efforts to decrease obesity rates
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1170-4. 2006
    ..The market is run with an eye toward sustainability, with partners from academia, a local faith-based community organization, businesses, and community members collaborating to make all program decisions...
  7. pmc Temporal trends in area socioeconomic disparities in breast-cancer incidence and mortality, 1988-2005
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:533-43. 2010
    ..Efforts to target counties aimed at increasing breast-cancer screening based on their level of deprivation will not likely be beneficial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Translating research into practice: using concept mapping to determine locally relevant intervention strategies to increase physical activity
    Cheryl M Kelly
    Transtria, LLC, 3525 Watson Rd, Ste R, St Louis, MO 63139, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:282-93. 2007
    ..To translate intervention strategies to increase physical activity interventions recommended by the Community Guide for higher and lower income African-American adults living in an urban, Midwestern community...
  9. ncbi request reprint If you build it, they will come: lessons from developing walking trails in rural Missouri
    Imogene Wiggs
    Department of Health and Senior Services, Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:387-94. 2008
    ..Implementation activities focused on trail maintenance and addition of amenities (e.g., playgrounds, benches). In the area of evaluation, they collect data via interviews with walkers on trails and community telephone surveys...
  10. pmc Barriers to evidence-based decision making in public health: a national survey of chronic disease practitioners
    Julie A Jacobs
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:736-42. 2010
    ..This study investigated state and territorial chronic disease practitioners' self-reported barriers to evidence-based decision making (EBDM)...
  11. doi request reprint Improving the public health workforce: evaluation of a training course to enhance evidence-based decision making
    Mariah Dreisinger
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:138-43. 2008
    ..These data suggest the importance of professional training opportunities in EBPH for public health practitioners. Future endeavors should focus on overcoming the barriers to the dissemination of EBPH...
  12. doi request reprint Understanding and addressing barriers to implementation of environmental and policy interventions to support physical activity and healthy eating in rural communities
    Ellen K Barnidge
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Rural Health 29:97-105. 2013
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  13. pmc The association of sidewalk walkability and physical disorder with area-level race and poverty
    Cheryl M Kelly
    Transtria, 3525 Watson Road, St Louis, MO 63139, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:978-83. 2007
    ..Previous research suggests that walking is the most common form of physical activity; however, not all built environments support walking for recreational or transportation purposes...
  14. doi request reprint Use of evidence-based interventions in state health departments: a qualitative assessment of barriers and solutions
    Elizabeth A Dodson
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Washington University, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E9-E15. 2010
    ..Specifically, it identified barriers to using EBDM commonly faced by state-level chronic disease practitioners and solutions for increasing the use of EBDM...
  15. pmc Exploring community health through the Sustainable Livelihoods framework
    Ellen K Barnidge
    Saint Louis University, MO, USA
    Health Educ Behav 38:80-90. 2011
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  16. pmc Temporal trends in geographic disparities in small-area breast cancer incidence and mortality, 1988 to 2005
    Mario Schootman
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1122-31. 2010
    ..A goal of Healthy People 2010 was to reduce health disparities. We determined the extent of reductions in geographic disparities in five breast cancer screening indicators...
  17. pmc Breast cancer screening and incidence in communities with a high proportion of uninsured
    Mario Schootman
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, 4444 Forest Park Road, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:379-386. 2007
    ..Research has not established (1) if breast cancer screening varies by county-level proportion of uninsured or (2) whether county-level-proportion of uninsured correlates with county-level early-stage and late-stage breast cancer incidence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Training practitioners in evidence-based chronic disease prevention for global health
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, USA
    Promot Educ 14:159-63. 2007
    ..To take full advantage of new technology and tools and to combat new health challenges, public health practitioners must continually improve their skills...
  19. ncbi request reprint A community-based approach to promoting walking in rural areas
    Ross C Brownson
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:28-34. 2004
    ..Ecologic models are often recommended to promote physical activity, yet sparse data exist on their effectiveness...
  20. ncbi request reprint Do recreational resources contribute to physical activity?
    Elizabeth A Baker
    School of Public Health, St Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:252-61. 2008
    ..Previous research suggests that access to recreational resources might influence physical activity. Little research, however, has looked at both access to and the characteristics of recreational resources and physical activity...
  21. doi request reprint Tools for building clinic-community partnerships to support chronic disease control and prevention
    Ellen K Barnidge
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Diabetes Educ 36:190-201. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to introduce tools developed by the Diabetes Initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to fill that gap...
  22. ncbi request reprint Environmental correlates of physical activity among individuals with diabetes in the rural midwest
    Anjali D Deshpande
    Department of Community Health, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, Suite 300, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1012-8. 2005
    ..To determine the relationship between physical and social environment attributes and levels of physical activity in a population-based sample of diabetic individuals living in rural areas...
  23. doi request reprint Contextual factors influencing readiness for dissemination of obesity prevention programs and policies
    Mariah L Dreisinger
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:292-306. 2012
    ..The qualitative data collected support a proposed framework and helps to establish a process for maintaining successful interventions based on several important factors that impact dissemination...
  24. pmc A participatory method to identify root determinants of health: the heart of the matter
    Ellen Barnidge
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 4:55-63. 2010
    ..However, to understand and address locally relevant root factors of health, it is essential to engage the broader community in participatory dialogues around these factors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessing the competencies and training needs for public health professionals managing chronic disease prevention programs
    Sarah Kreitner
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, Room 475, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 9:284-90. 2003
    ..The findings can be used to design future competency-based training programs to build the capacity for chronic disease programs in state and territorial health departments...
  26. ncbi request reprint Linking perceptions of the community to behavior: are protective social factors associated with physical activity?
    Laura K Brennan
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:740-55. 2003
    ..Additional analyses indicated that greater perceived PSFs were associated with meeting these recommendations among Whites but not among African Americans...
  27. ncbi request reprint Organizational capacity's effects on the delivery and outcomes of health education programs
    Cheryl M Kelly
    Community Health Department, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:164-70. 2004
    ..This article seeks to address this gap in the literature by identifying organizational capacity variables that may have influenced the delivery of a dietary change program...
  28. pmc Effect of area poverty rate on cancer screening across US communities
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:202-7. 2006
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  29. pmc Addressing social determinants of health inequities: learning from doing
    Elizabeth A Baker
    Am J Public Health 95:553-5. 2005
  30. pmc Prevention Research Centers: contributions to updating the public health workforce through training
    Adele L Franks
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A26. 2005
    ..These courses illustrate the commitment of the Prevention Research Centers Program to helping create a better trained public health workforce, thereby enhancing the likelihood of improving public health...