Debra Haire-Joshu

Summary

Affiliation: Saint Louis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc High 5 for Kids: the impact of a home visiting program on fruit and vegetable intake of parents and their preschool children
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Prev Med 47:77-82. 2008
  2. pmc Evaluating changeability to improve fruit and vegetable intake among school aged children
    Marilyn S Nanney
    Department of Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Nutr J 4:34. 2005
  3. ncbi Smoking and diabetes
    D Haire-Joshu
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:1887-98. 1999
  4. ncbi An ecological approach to understanding contributions to disparities in diabetes prevention and care
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Obesity Prevention Center, St Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 6:123-9. 2006
  5. ncbi Improving dietary behavior in African Americans: the Parents As Teachers High 5, Low Fat Program
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Med 36:684-91. 2003
  6. ncbi Prevention of overweight and obesity in children: influences on the food environment
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Department of Community Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104 1314, USA
    Diabetes Educ 28:415-23. 2002
  7. ncbi Put into practice
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Department of Community Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104 1314, USA
    Diabetes Educ 28:397-8. 2002
  8. ncbi A community research partnership to improve the diet of African Americans
    D Haire-Joshu
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Health Behav 25:140-6. 2001
  9. ncbi Evidence-based interventions to promote physical activity: what contributes to dissemination by state health departments
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S66-73; quiz S74-8. 2007
  10. ncbi Correlates of fat intake among urban, low income African Americans
    Amy A Eyler
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:410-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. pmc High 5 for Kids: the impact of a home visiting program on fruit and vegetable intake of parents and their preschool children
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Prev Med 47:77-82. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Evaluating changeability to improve fruit and vegetable intake among school aged children
    Marilyn S Nanney
    Department of Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Nutr J 4:34. 2005
    ..Second, to evaluate the concept of fruit and vegetable changeability and feasibility of applying it in a community setting...
  3. ncbi Smoking and diabetes
    D Haire-Joshu
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:1887-98. 1999
    ....
  4. ncbi An ecological approach to understanding contributions to disparities in diabetes prevention and care
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Obesity Prevention Center, St Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 6:123-9. 2006
    ..Recommendations for change, including enhanced cultural training, participatory involvement of communities to develop solutions, and implementing policies that equalize environmental exposures across populations, are recommended...
  5. ncbi Improving dietary behavior in African Americans: the Parents As Teachers High 5, Low Fat Program
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Med 36:684-91. 2003
    ..The High 5, Low Fat Program (H5LF) for African American parents was developed in partnership with the Parents As Teachers program, and was designed to test a dietary intervention appropriate for national adoption...
  6. ncbi Prevention of overweight and obesity in children: influences on the food environment
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Department of Community Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104 1314, USA
    Diabetes Educ 28:415-23. 2002
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the multiple paths of influence on the food environment of youth and to identify diabetes education strategies focused on early prevention of overweight and obesity...
  7. ncbi Put into practice
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Department of Community Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104 1314, USA
    Diabetes Educ 28:397-8. 2002
  8. ncbi A community research partnership to improve the diet of African Americans
    D Haire-Joshu
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Health Behav 25:140-6. 2001
    ..To describe a community research partnership in which a national parent education organization collaborated with academic institutions to develop a dietary change program for underserved African American parents...
  9. ncbi Evidence-based interventions to promote physical activity: what contributes to dissemination by state health departments
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S66-73; quiz S74-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to better understand the dissemination of physical activity interventions across the United States, focusing particularly on evidence-based guidelines...
  10. ncbi Correlates of fat intake among urban, low income African Americans
    Amy A Eyler
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:410-7. 2004
    ..To test a dietary intervention for high risk African American adults with small children...
  11. ncbi A multilevel ecological approach to promoting walking in rural communities
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Salus Center Room 469, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Med 41:837-42. 2005
    ..This study's purpose was to determine whether a multilevel community intervention affected rates of moderate physical activity, in particular walking...
  12. ncbi Responses to behaviorally vs culturally tailored cancer communication among African American women
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:195-207. 2004
    ..To examine whether tailored cancer communication for African American women can be enhanced by tailoring on 4 sociocultural constructs: religiosity, collectivism, racial pride, and time orientation...
  13. ncbi A controlled evaluation of staging dietary patterns to reduce the risk of diabetes in African-American women
    Wendy Auslander
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:809-14. 2002
    ..We report the results of the 3-month intervention and the extent to which dietary changes and other key outcomes were maintained at a 3-month follow-up assessment...
  14. pmc The quality of school wellness policies and energy-balance behaviors of adolescent mothers
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Center for Obesity Prevention and Policy Research, George Warren Brown School of Social Work and School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A34. 2011
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  15. ncbi How to make exercise counseling more effective: lessons from rural America
    Karrisa A Weidinger
    Prevention Research Center and Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO USA
    J Fam Pract 57:394-402. 2008
    ..However, the prevalence and effectiveness of physician counseling is unknown in rural populations that are at increased risk for chronic diseases...
  16. doi Preventing childhood obesity through state policy: qualitative assessment of enablers and barriers
    Elizabeth A Dodson
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S161-76. 2009
    ..Although the total number of informants was modest, their valuable insights provide policymakers and practitioners with a set of enablers and barriers to be considered when pursuing state-level policy...
  17. ncbi Shaping the context of health: a review of environmental and policy approaches in the prevention of chronic diseases
    Ross C Brownson
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:341-70. 2006
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  18. ncbi Estimates of fruit and vegetable intake in childhood and adult dietary behaviors of African American women
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 36:309-14. 2004
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  19. pmc Dissemination of effective physical activity interventions: are we applying the evidence?
    Paula Ballew
    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 25:185-98. 2010
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  20. pmc The use of mentoring programs to improve energy balance behaviors in high-risk children
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S75-83. 2010
    ..Further, work is needed to evaluate the impact of family-focused multicomponent interventions, including computer-tailored approaches, directed toward both the parent and the child...
  21. doi The use of inappropriate feeding practices by rural parents and their effect on preschoolers' fruit and vegetable preferences and intake
    Holly Bante
    Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104 1314, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:28-33. 2008
    ..To describe the frequency of inappropriate feeding practices used by parents of preschoolers and the impact on a child's preference for and intake of fruits and vegetables (FV)...
  22. pmc Lessons learned from a decade of focused recruitment and training to develop minority public health professionals
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University, St Louis, MO63112, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S188-95. 2011
    ....
  23. pmc Factors influencing the implementation of school wellness policies in the United States, 2009
    Elizabeth L Budd
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, Campus Box 1196, One Brookings Dr, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E118. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the school wellness policy environment nationally and identify factors influencing the quality and effectiveness of policy implementation...
  24. ncbi Cultural tailoring for mammography and fruit and vegetable intake among low-income African-American women in urban public health centers
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University SLU, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Med 41:53-62. 2005
    ..The Institute of Medicine has called for randomized studies directly comparing approaches that do and do not consider culture...
  25. ncbi Parents are accurate reporters of their preschoolers' fruit and vegetable consumption under limited conditions
    Cynthia Linneman
    Obesity Prevention Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 36:305-8. 2004
    ..To assess the accuracy of parents as reporters of both their own and their 2- to 5-year-old children's fruit and vegetable intake...
  26. doi Worksite policies and environments supporting physical activity in midwestern communities
    Elizabeth A Dodson
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health Community Health, Prevention Research Center, Department of Community Health, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:51-5. 2008
    ..To examine the association of worksite policies and environments to physical activity...
  27. pmc The effect of disseminating evidence-based interventions that promote physical activity to health departments
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1900-7. 2007
    ..We explored the effect of disseminating evidence-based guidelines that promote physical activity on US health department organizational practices in the United States...
  28. ncbi Recognition of childhood overweight during health supervision visits: Does BMI help pediatricians?
    Sarah E Barlow
    Department of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University, 1465 South Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:225-32. 2007
    ..To assess, in diverse pediatric practices, the frequency of overweight/obesity (OW/OB) identification during health supervision visits and its association with BMI curve use...
  29. pmc Postpartum teens' breakfast consumption is associated with snack and beverage intake and body mass index
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work and School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:124-30. 2011
    ..05). Although breakfast consumption among postpartum teens is low, those who regularly consume breakfast had healthier snacking behaviors and weight. Interventions are needed to encourage breakfast consumption among teen mothers...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. pmc Patterns of childhood obesity prevention legislation in the United States
    Tegan K Boehmer
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A56. 2007
    ..This study identified and described state-level childhood obesity prevention legislation introduced and adopted from 2003 through 2005 and attempted to identify regional geographic patterns of introduced legislation...
  32. ncbi Behavioral science research in the prevention of diabetes : status and opportunities
    Edwin B Fisher
    Departments of Psychology, Medicine, and Pediatrics, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:599-606. 2002
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  33. ncbi Rationale for a consistent "powerhouse" approach to vegetable and fruit messages
    Marilyn S Nanney
    Obesity Prevention Center, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, St Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:352-6. 2004
  34. ncbi What constitutes an obesogenic environment in rural communities?
    Tegan K Boehmer
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:411-21. 2006
    ..To identify perceived indicators of the physical environment associated with obesity in rural communities...
  35. doi Developing competencies for training practitioners in evidence-based cancer control
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Department of Surgery and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:186-93. 2009
    ..Competency-based education allows public health departments to better develop a workforce aimed at conducting evidence-based control cancer...
  36. doi A glossary for dissemination and implementation research in health
    Borsika A Rabin
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, Salus Center 475, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:117-23. 2008
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  37. ncbi 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...
  38. doi State legislators' work on public health-related issues: what influences priorities?
    Elizabeth A Dodson
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, and Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:25-9. 2013
    ..Furthermore, researchers seeking to influence policy face an incomplete understanding of what influences legislators' decisions regarding which issues will receive their limited time and focus...
  39. pmc Local health department use of twitter to disseminate diabetes information, United States
    Jenine K Harris
    Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, One Brookings Dr, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E70. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine how LHDs are using social media to educate and inform the public about diabetes...
  40. ncbi Cultural relevancy of a diabetes prevention nutrition program for African American women
    James Herbert Williams
    Washington University, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, in St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:56-67. 2006
    ..Conclusions suggest that participatory strategies can be effective in designing culturally specific prevention programs for African American women...
  41. ncbi Smoking and diabetes
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Diabetes Care 26:S89-90. 2003
  42. ncbi Awareness and adoption of a nationally disseminated dietary curriculum
    Marilyn S Nanney
    University of Utah, Department of Health Promotion and Education, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:64-73. 2007
    ..To identify regional, organizational, and personal characteristics that predict awareness and adoption of a dietary curriculum training and CD among educators...
  43. ncbi Food spending behaviors and perceptions are associated with fruit and vegetable intake among parents and their preadolescent children
    Christina Mushi-Brunt
    IUPUI School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Indianapolis, IN 46237, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 39:26-30. 2007
    ..Examine the role of food spending behaviors and perceptions on fruit and vegetable intake among preadolescent children and their parents...
  44. ncbi Depression and poverty among African American women at risk for type 2 diabetes
    Mary de Groot
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University Washington University School of Medicine, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:172-81. 2003
    ..These results speak to the multifaceted sources of stress in the lives of poor African American women. Interventions that address the economic and social factors associated with depression are needed...
  45. ncbi Frequency of eating homegrown produce is associated with higher intake among parents and their preschool-aged children in rural Missouri
    Marilyn S Nanney
    University of Utah, Health Promotion and Education Department, 1901 E So Campus Drive Annex 2115, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:577-84. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify whether or not there are associations between frequency of eating homegrown produce among rural parents and their preschool children and overall intake...
  46. ncbi Examination of the adherence to the "5 A Day the Color Way" campaign among parents and their preschool children
    Marilyn S Nanney
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:177-80. 2007
    ..The extent of the translation and adherence to these recommendations among families in a community setting is an important public health question...
  47. ncbi Smoking and diabetes
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Diabetes Care 27:S74-5. 2004
  48. pmc National Institutes of Health science agenda: a public health perspective
    Russell E Glasgow
    Am J Public Health 97:1936-8. 2007