Michaela Kiernan

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Do logistic regression and signal detection identify different subgroups at risk? Implications for the design of tailored interventions
    M Kiernan
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 730 Welch Road, Suite B, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Psychol Methods 6:35-48. 2001
  2. doi Promoting healthy weight with "stability skills first": a randomized trial
    Michaela Kiernan
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305 5411, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:336-46. 2013
  3. doi Social support for healthy behaviors: scale psychometrics and prediction of weight loss among women in a behavioral program
    Michaela Kiernan
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:756-64. 2012
  4. ncbi Men gain additional psychological benefits by adding exercise to a weight-loss program
    M Kiernan
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Obes Res 9:770-7. 2001
  5. pmc Minority recruitment into clinical trials: experimental findings and practical implications
    Susan D Brown
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:620-3. 2012
  6. pmc Outcome expectations and realizations as predictors of weight regain among dieters
    Susan D Moore
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 251 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5411, USA
    Eat Behav 12:60-3. 2011
  7. ncbi Image-guided robotic radiosurgery for spinal metastases
    Iris C Gibbs
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5847, USA
    Radiother Oncol 82:185-90. 2007
  8. ncbi Identifying patients for weight-loss treatment: an empirical evaluation of the NHLBI obesity education initiative expert panel treatment recommendations
    M Kiernan
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, 730 Welch Rd, Suite B, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2169-76. 2000
  9. ncbi Is parental control over children's eating associated with childhood obesity? Results from a population-based sample of third graders
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Obes Res 9:306-12. 2001
  10. ncbi Methodologic issues in measuring physical activity and physical fitness when evaluating the role of dietary supplements for physically active people
    W L Haskell
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:541S-50S. 2000

Research Grants

  1. Promoting Healthy Weight with "Stability First"
    Michaela Kiernan; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Promoting Healthy Weight with "Stability First"
    Michaela Kiernan; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Promoting Healthy Weight with "Stability First"
    Michaela Kiernan; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi Do logistic regression and signal detection identify different subgroups at risk? Implications for the design of tailored interventions
    M Kiernan
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 730 Welch Road, Suite B, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Psychol Methods 6:35-48. 2001
    ..Because of the ability to identify homogeneous subgroups, signal detection may be more useful than logistic regression for designing distinct tailored interventions for subgroups of high-risk individuals...
  2. doi Promoting healthy weight with "stability skills first": a randomized trial
    Michaela Kiernan
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305 5411, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:336-46. 2013
    ..Stability skills were designed to optimize individuals' current satisfaction with lifestyle and self-regulatory habits while requiring the minimum effort and attention necessary...
  3. doi Social support for healthy behaviors: scale psychometrics and prediction of weight loss among women in a behavioral program
    Michaela Kiernan
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:756-64. 2012
    ..Psychometrics for support subscales were excellent; initial support was rare; and the differential roles of friend vs. family support could inform future targeted weight-loss interventions to subgroups at risk...
  4. ncbi Men gain additional psychological benefits by adding exercise to a weight-loss program
    M Kiernan
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Obes Res 9:770-7. 2001
    ..This study examined whether a diet-plus-exercise weight-loss program improved psychological outcomes more than a diet-only weight-loss program or an assessment-only control group...
  5. pmc Minority recruitment into clinical trials: experimental findings and practical implications
    Susan D Brown
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:620-3. 2012
    ..Practical implications include using ethnically-targeted, non-personalized direct mail letters and recruiting through friends/family at no additional cost...
  6. pmc Outcome expectations and realizations as predictors of weight regain among dieters
    Susan D Moore
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 251 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5411, USA
    Eat Behav 12:60-3. 2011
    ..Experimental research should investigate whether improving realizations leads to reduced weight regain in response to this popular diet...
  7. ncbi Image-guided robotic radiosurgery for spinal metastases
    Iris C Gibbs
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5847, USA
    Radiother Oncol 82:185-90. 2007
    ..To determine the effectiveness and safety of image-guided robotic radiosurgery for spinal metastases...
  8. ncbi Identifying patients for weight-loss treatment: an empirical evaluation of the NHLBI obesity education initiative expert panel treatment recommendations
    M Kiernan
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, 730 Welch Rd, Suite B, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2169-76. 2000
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  9. ncbi Is parental control over children's eating associated with childhood obesity? Results from a population-based sample of third graders
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Obes Res 9:306-12. 2001
    ..These findings have been widely endorsed; however, the direct relationship between parental control of children's intake and their children's degree of overweight has not been shown in a generalized sample...
  10. ncbi Methodologic issues in measuring physical activity and physical fitness when evaluating the role of dietary supplements for physically active people
    W L Haskell
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:541S-50S. 2000
    ..Failure to design studies with adequate statistical power will produce results that are unreliable and will increase the likelihood that a true effect will be missed...
  11. doi Practices associated with weight loss versus weight-loss maintenance results of a national survey
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Medicine, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:159-66. 2011
    ..Few studies have examined the weight-control practices that promote weight loss and weight-loss maintenance in the same sample...
  12. ncbi Characteristics of pediatric patients at risk of poor emergency department aftercare
    N Ewen Wang
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:840-7. 2006
    ..To identify and characterize subgroups of a pediatric population at risk of poor emergency department (ED) aftercare compliance...
  13. ncbi The Jade Ribbon Campaign: a model program for community outreach and education to prevent liver cancer in Asian Americans
    Stephanie D Chao
    Asian Liver Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive H3680, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:281-90. 2009
    ..The increase in HBV awareness, screening, and physician follow-up suggests that culturally aligned interventions similar to the JRC may help reduce the disproportionate burden of disease to chronic HBV infection among Asian Americans...
  14. ncbi Innovative techniques to address retention in a behavioral weight-loss trial
    Jennifer H Goldberg
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Health Educ Res 20:439-47. 2005
    ..Retention was high, with 96% of the participants (N = 162) completing 18-month clinic visits...
  15. ncbi Use of a community mobile health van to increase early access to prenatal care
    Laura P Edgerley
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:235-9. 2007
    ....

Research Grants4

  1. Promoting Healthy Weight with "Stability First"
    Michaela Kiernan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., depressive symptoms), and weight stability; (2b) examine baseline moderators (e.g., gender); and (2c) investigate mediators (e.g., deprivation, effort and attention, and self-efficacy). ..
  2. Promoting Healthy Weight with "Stability First"
    Michaela Kiernan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., depressive symptoms), and weight stability; (2b) examine baseline moderators (e.g., gender); and (2c) investigate mediators (e.g., deprivation, effort and attention, and self-efficacy). ..
  3. Promoting Healthy Weight with "Stability First"
    Michaela Kiernan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., depressive symptoms), and weight stability;(2b) examine baseline moderators (e.g., gender);and (2c) investigate mediators (e.g., deprivation, effort and attention, and self-efficacy). ..