Marcia Ory

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cancer prevention among adults aged 45-64 years: setting the stage
    Marcia G Ory
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:S1-6. 2014
  2. pmc Designing a valid randomized pragmatic primary care implementation trial: the my own health report (MOHR) project
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, PO Box 980251, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Implement Sci 8:73. 2013
  3. pmc The association of physical activity, sedentary behaviors, and body mass index classification in a cross-sectional analysis: are the effects homogenous?
    Justin B Dickerson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:926. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic and healthcare characteristics of Colonia residents: the role of life stage in predicting health risks and diabetes status in a disadvantaged Hispanic population
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:280-7. 2009
  5. pmc The science of sustaining health behavior change: the health maintenance consortium
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77840, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:647-59. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Physician discussion about social activities in primary care encounters with older adults
    Marcia Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    South Med J 101:718-24. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening, safety, and adverse events in physical activity interventions: collaborative experiences from the behavior change consortium
    Marcia Ory
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System, College Station, TX 77840, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:20-8. 2005
  8. pmc Implementing and disseminating an evidence-based program to prevent falls in older adults, Texas, 2007-2009
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A130. 2010
  9. pmc Lifestyle discussions during doctor-older patient interactions: the role of time in the medical encounter
    Marcia G Ory
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    MedGenMed 9:48. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of doctor-geriatric patient lifestyle discussions: analysis of ADEPT videotapes
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Prev Med 43:494-7. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. doi request reprint Cancer prevention among adults aged 45-64 years: setting the stage
    Marcia G Ory
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:S1-6. 2014
    ..As a conclusion, select methodologic issues and next steps for advancing research and practice are identified. ..
  2. pmc Designing a valid randomized pragmatic primary care implementation trial: the my own health report (MOHR) project
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, PO Box 980251, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Implement Sci 8:73. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc The association of physical activity, sedentary behaviors, and body mass index classification in a cross-sectional analysis: are the effects homogenous?
    Justin B Dickerson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:926. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if PA and sedentary behaviors have the same effect on individuals of all BMI classifications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic and healthcare characteristics of Colonia residents: the role of life stage in predicting health risks and diabetes status in a disadvantaged Hispanic population
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:280-7. 2009
    ..79). Skipping medications increased risk of developing diabetes (OR 2.98). Disadvantaged obese boomers are at particular risk, warranting culturally appropriate interventions before onset of chronic illnesses...
  5. pmc The science of sustaining health behavior change: the health maintenance consortium
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77840, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:647-59. 2010
    ..To enhance understanding of the long-term maintenance of behavior change, as well as effective strategies for achieving sustainable health promotion and disease prevention through the Health Maintenance Consortium (HMC)...
  6. doi request reprint Physician discussion about social activities in primary care encounters with older adults
    Marcia Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    South Med J 101:718-24. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening, safety, and adverse events in physical activity interventions: collaborative experiences from the behavior change consortium
    Marcia Ory
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System, College Station, TX 77840, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:20-8. 2005
    ....
  8. pmc Implementing and disseminating an evidence-based program to prevent falls in older adults, Texas, 2007-2009
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A130. 2010
    ..Falls are a public health problem for the growing population of older adults. We describe a statewide effort to implement and disseminate A Matter of Balance/Volunteer Lay Leader model, an evidence-based fall-prevention program...
  9. pmc Lifestyle discussions during doctor-older patient interactions: the role of time in the medical encounter
    Marcia G Ory
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    MedGenMed 9:48. 2007
    ..Although physician influence can be especially powerful with older adults, relatively little is known about how primary care physicians (PCPs) interact with their patients regarding lifestyle issues...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of doctor-geriatric patient lifestyle discussions: analysis of ADEPT videotapes
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Prev Med 43:494-7. 2006
    ..This study identifies the prevalence and correlates of physician-geriatric patient discussions about physical activity and nutrition lifestyle behaviors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Understanding primary care physicians' propensity to assess elderly patients for depression using interaction and survey data
    Ming Tai-Seale
    Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX TX 77843 1266, USA
    Med Care 43:1217-24. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine primary care physicians' propensity to assess their elderly patients for depression using data from videotapes and patient and physician surveys...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and health correlates of diabetes-related amputations at the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M School of Rural Public Health, McAllen, Texas, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:214-20. 2010
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Patterns of therapeutic prescription medication category use among community-dwelling homebound older adults
    Joseph R Sharkey
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System Health Sciences Center, College Station, TX 77840, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:715-23. 2005
    ....
  14. pmc Anatomy of culturally sensitive interventions promoting nutrition and exercise in hispanics: a critical examination of existing literature
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78503, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:541-54. 2010
    ..A clear understanding of Hispanic cultural values is also required. Further empirical examination is warranted to determine the factors mediating or predicting the efficacy of culturally sensitive health programs for Hispanics...
  15. doi request reprint Assessing diabetes practices in clinical settings: precursor to building community partnerships around disease management
    John D Prochaska
    Center for Community Health Development, Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    J Community Health 34:493-9. 2009
    ..Other sites seeking to begin similar projects may benefit from a similar process...
  16. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life among Mexican Americans living in colonias at the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, South Texas Center, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 2101 S McColl Road, Room 134, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1760-71. 2008
    ..Major findings indicate the need for additional research centered on further exploration of the impact of economic, cultural, and social influences on HRQL among severely disadvantaged populations...
  17. doi request reprint Variations in body mass index among older Americans: the roles of social and lifestyle factors
    Sangnam Ahn
    Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    J Aging Health 23:347-66. 2011
    ..To investigate the correlates of body mass index (BMI) among a national sample of older adults in the United States...
  18. pmc A qualitative case study examining intervention tailoring for minorities
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, McAllen Campus, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 2101 S McColl Rd McAllen, TX 78572, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:822-32. 2010
    ..To explore issues of intervention tailoring for ethnic minorities based on information and experiences shared by researchers affiliated with the Health Maintenance Consortium (HMC)...
  19. doi request reprint Associations between health care factors and self-reported health status among individuals with diabetes: results from a community assessment
    Justin B Dickerson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Community Health 36:332-41. 2011
    ..Further, the nuances of medical system access for diabetes care should be further examined...
  20. doi request reprint A pilot walking program for Mexican-American women living in colonias at the border
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, South Texas Center, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78572, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:172-5. 2011
    ..To test the effectiveness of ¡Vamos a Caminar! (Let's Walk!), an intervention for Mexican-American women living in economically disadvantaged, poorly urbanized areas in the South Texas border region...
  21. doi request reprint Assessing costs and potential returns of evidence-based programs for seniors
    Thomas R Miller
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    Eval Health Prof 34:201-25. 2011
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Double strain of severe obesity and depression on perception of increased diabetes burden among homebound older women
    Joseph R Sharkey
    Texas Healthy Aging Research Network TxHAN Center, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    J Nutr Elder 26:123-30. 2006
    ..Obesity, depression, and diabetes, all of which are increasing in prevalence among older women, represent a growing public health problem...
  23. ncbi request reprint Severe elder obesity and 1-year diminished lower extremity physical performance in homebound older adults
    Joseph R Sharkey
    Texas Healthy Aging Research Network Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1407-13. 2006
    ..To determine whether severe obesity in older people is independently associated with diminished lower extremity physical performance (LEP) in a random sample of homebound older adults that were considered ambulatory...
  24. pmc Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes: perspectives on definitions, motivators, and programs of physical activity
    Nelda Mier
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, South Texas Center, 2101 South McColl Rd, Room 134, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A24. 2007
    ..This study examines perceptions of physical activity in a population of Mexican Americans who have type 2 diabetes and live in the Texas-Mexico border region and identifies motivators and barriers to physical activity in this group...
  25. ncbi request reprint Levels and correlates of exercise in a border mexican american population
    Nelda Mier
    South Texas Center, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System, McAllen, TX 78503, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:159-69. 2007
    ..To examine personal and environmental correlates of exercise among Mexican Americans living in the Texas-Mexico border region...
  26. doi request reprint Residential rurality and oral health disparities: influences of contextual and individual factors
    Sangnam Ahn
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    J Prim Prev 32:29-41. 2011
    ..The study findings suggest that oral health disparities persist for people in rural areas, and improving oral health status is strongly related to better access to oral health care and improved lifestyles in both rural and urban areas...
  27. pmc The impact of a communitywide smoke-free ordinance on smoking among older adults
    John D Prochaska
    Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A17. 2009
    ..We examined changes in self-reported cigarette smoking and in attitudes toward smoking after the implementation of such ordinances in Fort Collins, Colorado, in 2003...
  28. doi request reprint BMI and lifestyle changes as correlates to changes in self-reported diagnosis of hypertension among older Chinese adults
    Sangnam Ahn
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 5:21-30. 2011
    ..Study findings provided partial support for the nutrition transition theory whereby changing demographics and lifestyle factors were associated with increases in incident hypertension...
  29. ncbi request reprint Determinants of self-management strategies to reduce out-of-pocket prescription medication expense in homebound older people
    Joseph R Sharkey
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, 1103 University Drive, Ste 203, College Station, TX 77840, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:666-74. 2005
    ..To determine the extent to which homebound older people adopt strategies to reduce out-of-pocket prescription medication cost and the factors associated with level of cost-related medication management...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessing healthful eating among community dwelling rural older adults using self-reported fruit and vegetable consumption via a community-wide mail-out health status assessment
    John D Prochaska
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    J Nutr Elder 25:101-12. 2005
    ..Including questions about dietary healthfulness on such an assessment may provide key stakeholders and policymakers a clearer understanding of their community's overall health status...
  31. ncbi request reprint Improving diabetes self-care with a PDA in ambulatory care
    Samuel N Forjuoh
    Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Scott, Sherwood and Brindley Foundation, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Temple, Texas, USA
    Telemed J E Health 14:273-9. 2008
    ..Enhancing T2DM self-care by adults with a PDA was associated with significant reductions in HbA1c; the reductions were greater among reported high PDA users...
  32. pmc Designing iCanFit: A Mobile-Enabled Web Application to Promote Physical Activity for Older Cancer Survivors
    Yan Hong
    Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Science, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, United States
    JMIR Res Protoc 2:e12. 2013
    ..With the increased use of mobile technologies among older adults, mobile tools may be an effective method to deliver PA promotion programs for OCS...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dissemination of physical activity promotion interventions in underserved populations
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S82-91. 2006
    ..Researchers, practitioners, decision makers, and policymakers must partner to bridge the evidentiary gap so that the physically active lifestyle choices become the easier choices...
  34. pmc Results of the first year of active for life: translation of 2 evidence-based physical activity programs for older adults into community settings
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1201-9. 2006
    ..We evaluated the effects of 2 evidence-based physical activity interventions on self-reported physical activity and related outcomes in midlife and older adults...
  35. ncbi request reprint A proposal for a new screening paradigm and tool called Exercise Assessment and Screening for You (EASY)
    Barbara Resnick
    Dept of Organized Systems and Adult Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 16:215-33. 2008
    ..Representing a paradigm shift from traditional screening approaches that focus on potential risks of exercising, this tool emphasizes the benefits of exercise and physical activity for all individuals...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood influences on physical activity in middle-aged and older adults: a multilevel perspective
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 13:87-114. 2005
    ..They conclude that a multilevel perspective is needed to increase understanding of the multiple influences on physical activity...
  37. pmc Effect of multicomponent interventions on caregiver burden and depression: the REACH multisite initiative at 6-month follow-up
    Laura N Gitlin
    Community and Homecare Research Division, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:361-74. 2003
    ..034). Also, active interventions were superior to control conditions for Hispanics, nonspouses, and caregivers with lower education. Results suggest interventions should be multicomponent and tailored...
  38. ncbi request reprint Designing effective HIV/AIDS social and behavioral interventions for the population of those age 50 and older
    David W Coon
    The Institute on Aging, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:S194-205. 2003
    ..Pragmatic considerations such as identifying and dismantling ageism in interventions, delineating intervention outcomes, and planning for intervention transferability, dissemination, and sustainability also are raised...
  39. ncbi request reprint Variation in cost of informal caregiving and formal-service use for people with Alzheimer's disease
    Brooke S Harrow
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 19:299-308. 2004
    ..Further study is needed to determine whether this reflects differences in access or availability or how including a control group for care recipients with nondementia diagnoses might have affected these findings...
  40. pmc The Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH): project design and baseline characteristics
    Stephen R Wisniewski
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:375-84. 2003
    ..Caregivers reported high levels of depressive symptoms and moderate burden. Care recipients were older, with a mean age of 79, and were moderately to severely impaired with mean Mini-Mental State Exam scores of 13/30...
  41. pmc Using a new taxonomy to combine the uncombinable: integrating results across diverse interventions
    Steven H Belle
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:396-405. 2003
    ..The results indicate that actively targeting caregiver behavior is effective in achieving positive outcomes with respect to caregiver depression...
  42. pmc Practical and relevant self-report measures of patient health behaviors for primary care research
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:73-81. 2005
    ..It then proposes pragmatic measures for use in practice-based research...
  43. ncbi request reprint Incorporating PDA use in diabetes self-care: a central Texas Primary Care Research Network (CenTexNet) study
    Samuel N Forjuoh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Scott and White Santa Fe Century Square, 1402 West Avenue H, Temple, TX 76504, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:375-84. 2007
    ..We investigated the feasibility of incorporating the use of the personal digital assistant (PDA) in diabetes self-care in primary care...
  44. ncbi request reprint Yours, mine, and ours: the importance of scientific collaboration in advancing the field of behavior change research
    Patricia J Jordan
    Pacific Telehealth and Technology Hui
    Ann Behav Med 29:7-10. 2005
    ..We present this example of unparalleled multibehavioral research collaboration as a model to other collaborative efforts that will be spawned by the new National Institutes of Health Roadmap initiative...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in past hysterectomy for benign conditions
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:179-86. 2005
    ..Hysterectomy for a benign condition is common, particularly in the underserved. The objective was to determine if ethnic differences could be explained by known risk factors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Recruitment of older participants in frailty/injury prevention studies
    Marcia G Ory
    Behavioral and Social Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Prev Sci 3:1-22. 2002
    ..In planning health promotion studies, investigators need to be aware of the numbers of older people they may need to screen and different strategies for increasing recruitment success...

Research Grants8

  1. Health Maintenance Consortium Resource Center
    Marcia Ory; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Health Maintenance Consortium Resource Center
    Marcia Ory; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. Health Maintenance Consortium Resource Center
    Marcia Ory; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. Health Maintenance Consortium Resource Center
    Marcia Ory; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. Health Maintenance Consortium Resource Center
    Marcia Ory; Fiscal Year: 2007
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