Carol A Ford
Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Partnerships between parents and health care professionals to improve adolescent healthCarol A Ford
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
J Adolesc Health 49:53-7. 2011..Research on partnerships between parents and health care professionals (HCPs) to improve adolescent health is limited. In this study, we have developed an empirically derived framework to guide research in this particular area...
- Parents and health care professionals working together to improve adolescent health: the perspectives of parentsCarol A Ford
School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
J Adolesc Health 44:191-4. 2009..In this pilot qualitative study we interviewed 17 mothers to explore their perceptions of the role of parents, HCPs, and parent-HCP partnerships in addressing adolescent health issues...
- Awareness is not enough: the need to increase meningococcal vaccine uptakeTamera Coyne-Beasley
1University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:441-50. 2013..Conclusion. Many parents aware of meningococcal vaccine did not vaccinate their adolescents. Interventions that include increasing provider recommendation and annual visits may increase uptake...
- Retail pharmacies and adolescent vaccination--an exploration of current issuesMartha P Skiles
Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
J Adolesc Health 48:630-2. 2011..To describe adolescent immunization practices prevalent in retail pharmacies in the United States, where little is known about their potential for increasing adolescent immunizations...
- Growing up with a chronic illness: social success, educational/vocational distressGary R Maslow
Cecil B Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of Health Affairs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Adolesc Health 49:206-12. 2011..We compared adult educational, vocational, and social outcomes among young adults with and without childhood-onset chronic illness in a nationally representative U.S. sample...
- Disparities in firearms ownership and storage practices in North CarolinaTamera Coyne-Beasley
Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
South Med J 105:225-30. 2012..Because household firearms pose a risk to children, this study examined firearms accessibility in North Carolina households with children...
- Increasing adolescent vaccination: barriers and strategies in the context of policy, legal, and financial issuesCarol A Ford
University of North Carolina CB 7225, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7225, USA
J Adolesc Health 44:568-74. 2009..To increase understanding of the policy, legal, and financial issues influencing efforts to achieve high rates of adolescent vaccination...
- Professionalism expectations seen through the eyes of resident physicians and patient familiesTaylor Regis
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, aUniversity of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
Pediatrics 127:317-24. 2011..Resident physicians and patient families have not traditionally been involved in setting expectations for professional behavior by physicians...