Joni Mayer

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Adolescents' use of indoor tanning: a large-scale evaluation of psychosocial, environmental, and policy-level correlates
    Joni A Mayer
    School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:930-8. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient reminder letters to promote annual mammograms: a randomized controlled trial
    J A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4162, USA
    Prev Med 31:315-22. 2000
  3. pmc Enforcement of state indoor tanning laws in the United States
    Joni A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Ct, Ste 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A125. 2008
  4. pmc Promoting sun safety among US Postal Service letter carriers: impact of a 2-year intervention
    Joni A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego 92123, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:559-65. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Promoting sun safety among zoo visitors
    J A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, California 92182 4162, USA
    Prev Med 33:162-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Promotion of frequent tanning sessions by indoor tanning facilities: two studies
    Harry T Kwon
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92182, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:700-5. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Sun-protective behaviors of California farm workers
    Ricardo Salas
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health and Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1244-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Postal workers' occupational and leisure-time sun safety behaviors (United States)
    Elizabeth C Lewis
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, Hardy Tower 119, San Diego, CA, 92182 4162, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:181-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlates of tanning facility prevalence within San Diego County, California census tracts
    Minal R Patel
    Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Ct, St 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Community Health 32:391-400. 2007
  10. pmc Measuring the stringency of states' indoor tanning regulations: instrument development and outcomes
    Susan I Woodruff
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:774-80. 2007

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Publications24

  1. pmc Adolescents' use of indoor tanning: a large-scale evaluation of psychosocial, environmental, and policy-level correlates
    Joni A Mayer
    School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:930-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated psychosocial, built-environmental, and policy-related correlates of adolescents' indoor tanning use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient reminder letters to promote annual mammograms: a randomized controlled trial
    J A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4162, USA
    Prev Med 31:315-22. 2000
    ..This study assessed the effects of a reminder letter from a physician (relative to a mammography facility letter or no letter) on appointment compliance among women 50-74 years of age due for an annual screening mammogram...
  3. pmc Enforcement of state indoor tanning laws in the United States
    Joni A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Ct, Ste 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A125. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, whether these state laws are actually enforced has not been evaluated previously in all 28 states. Therefore, we interviewed key informants in these states to assess enforcement practices...
  4. pmc Promoting sun safety among US Postal Service letter carriers: impact of a 2-year intervention
    Joni A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego 92123, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:559-65. 2007
    ..We examined whether US Postal Service letter carriers who received a sun safety intervention would wear wide-brim hats and sunscreen significantly more often than those who did not receive the intervention...
  5. ncbi request reprint Promoting sun safety among zoo visitors
    J A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, California 92182 4162, USA
    Prev Med 33:162-9. 2001
    ..We conducted a study in the winter and replicated it in the summer to evaluate an intervention for reducing UVR exposure during the zoo visit...
  6. ncbi request reprint Promotion of frequent tanning sessions by indoor tanning facilities: two studies
    Harry T Kwon
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92182, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:700-5. 2002
    ..Indoor tanning may increase the risk of melanoma and other health problems. Frequent users of indoor tanning facilities may be at particularly high risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sun-protective behaviors of California farm workers
    Ricardo Salas
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health and Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1244-9. 2005
    ..Farm workers are exposed to long hours of solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR), placing them at higher risk for skin cancer. The goal of this study was to evaluate farm workers' sun exposure behaviors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Postal workers' occupational and leisure-time sun safety behaviors (United States)
    Elizabeth C Lewis
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, Hardy Tower 119, San Diego, CA, 92182 4162, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:181-6. 2006
    ..While previous studies have shown that occupational sun protection is often deficient, few studies have examined outdoor workers' behavior during leisure time...
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlates of tanning facility prevalence within San Diego County, California census tracts
    Minal R Patel
    Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Ct, St 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Community Health 32:391-400. 2007
    ..Determining this relationship is important for developing future interventions...
  10. pmc Measuring the stringency of states' indoor tanning regulations: instrument development and outcomes
    Susan I Woodruff
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:774-80. 2007
    ..The instrument was then used to rate the stringency of state laws...
  11. pmc Season of interview and self-report of summer sun protection behaviors
    Marc A Adams
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health Health Behavior Science, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:153-62. 2009
    ..Based on these findings, when interviewing adults about summer sun safety behavior, we recommend conducting the interviews during the summer season or shortly thereafter to reduce potential recall biases...
  12. pmc Youth access to artificial UV radiation exposure: practices of 3647 US indoor tanning facilities
    Latrice C Pichon
    Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Ct, Ste 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:997-1002. 2009
    ..To assess indoor tanning facility practices in a sample of facilities in 116 cities representing all 50 states...
  13. pmc The influence of parents and peers on adolescent indoor tanning behavior: findings from a multi-city sample
    Katherine D Hoerster
    San Diego State University University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:990-7. 2007
    ..Indoor tanning is common among adolescents...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ethnoracial differences among outdoor workers in key sun-safety behaviors
    Latrice C Pichon
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4162, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:374-8. 2005
    ..Few sun-safety studies have included ethnoracially diverse groups. Comparison across such groups of sun-safety behaviors was the main objective of this analysis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Indoor tanning facility density in eighty U.S. cities
    Richard C Palmer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92183 4162, USA
    J Community Health 27:191-202. 2002
    ..S. urban-dwellers. Cities having the higher density profile may be logical targets for interventions promoting less or safer use of these facilities...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparing two methods of measuring legislation compliance among indoor tanning facilities
    Ami L Hurd
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4162, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:433-9. 2006
    ..Accurate measurement of compliance by tanning facilities to indoor tanning legislation is important...
  17. ncbi request reprint College students use cell phones while driving more frequently than found in government study
    Sheryl Cramer
    The Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92103, USA
    J Am Coll Health 56:181-4. 2007
    ..The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 8% of young drivers and 5% of all drivers use cell phones while driving...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of an introductory letter on response rates to a teen/parent telephone health survey
    Susan I Woodruff
    San Diego State University, USA
    Eval Rev 30:817-23. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that researchers should not assume that a letter sent in advance of a telephone survey will necessarily increase response rates enough to justify their use...
  19. ncbi request reprint Disseminating a sun safety program to zoological parks: the effects of tailoring
    Elizabeth Lewis
    Graduate School of Public HealthSan Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
    Health Psychol 24:456-62. 2005
    ..0-4.8). During Summer 2, these rates were 34% and 44%, respectively (ns). The pattern of findings suggests that tailoring had no incremental long-term impact and that the generic materials produced a good level of dissemination...
  20. pmc Density of indoor tanning facilities in 116 large U.S. cities
    Katherine D Hoerster
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:243-6. 2009
    ..Because the availability of commercial indoor tanning facilities may influence use, data are needed on the number and density of such facilities...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sun sensitivity in 5 US ethnoracial groups
    Gabriel R Galindo
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, California 92182 4162, USA
    Cutis 80:25-30. 2007
    ..Future sun safety research and educational messages should include all potentially high-risk individuals, irrespective of ethnoracial identity...
  22. pmc Correlates of physical activity guideline compliance for adolescents in 100 U.S. Cities
    Kathy Butcher
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:360-8. 2008
    ..This study assessed the rates and correlates of adolescents' compliance with national guidelines for physical activity...
  23. doi request reprint Measuring nonsolar tanning behavior: indoor and sunless tanning
    DeAnn Lazovich
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:225-30. 2008
    ..To develop items to measure indoor tanning and sunless tanning that can be used to monitor trends in population surveys or to assess changes in behavior in intervention studies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reducing ultraviolet radiation exposure to prevent skin cancer methodology and measurement
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:131-42. 2005
    ..This article places the data derived from the evidence review in the context of needs and recommendations for future research in skin cancer prevention...

Research Grants17

  1. Multi-level Assessment of Indoor Tanning Practices
    Joni Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings will be used to inform future multi-level interventions for reducing risks associated with indoor tanning. ..
  2. Community-based Skin Cancer Prevention Research
    Joni Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. SUN SAFETY INTERVENTION FOR POSTAL CARRIERS
    Joni Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, this intervention package has a high potential for institutionalization within and dissemination throughout U.S.P.S. sites nationwide. ..