Mira L Katz

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Colorectal cancer screening among African American church members: a qualitative and quantitative study of patient-provider communication
    Mira L Katz
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Public Health 4:62. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in patients needs and concerns to diagnostic tests for possible cancer
    Mira L Katz
    The Ohio State University, School of Public Health and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:227-31. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint "Does skinny mean healthy?" Perceived ideal, current, and healthy body sizes among African-American girls and their female caregivers
    Mira L Katz
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:533-41. 2004
  4. pmc Prostate and colon cancer screening messages in popular magazines
    Mira L Katz
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:843-8. 2004
  5. pmc Cancer screening practices among Amish and non-Amish adults living in Ohio Appalachia
    Mira L Katz
    College of Public Health and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    J Rural Health 27:302-9. 2011
  6. pmc Appalachian residents' perspectives on new U.S. cigarette warning labels
    Paul L Reiter
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    J Community Health 37:1269-78. 2012
  7. pmc Physical activity among Amish and non-Amish adults living in Ohio Appalachia
    Mira L Katz
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, 1590 North High Street, Suite 525, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    J Community Health 37:434-40. 2012
  8. pmc Arm/hand swelling and perceived functioning among breast cancer survivors 12 years post-diagnosis: CALGB 79804
    Jill M Oliveri
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, A356 Starling Loving Hall, 320 W 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 2:233-42. 2008
  9. pmc Influence of church attendance and spirituality in a randomized controlled trial to increase mammography use among a low-income, tri-racial, rural community
    Mira L Katz
    The College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, A 352 Starling Loving Hall, 320 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Relig Health 47:227-36. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in colorectal cancer screening practices and knowledge within a low-income population
    Ann Scheck McAlearney
    Division of Health Services Management and Policy, College of Public Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Cancer 112:391-8. 2008

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Publications53

  1. pmc Colorectal cancer screening among African American church members: a qualitative and quantitative study of patient-provider communication
    Mira L Katz
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Public Health 4:62. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between the general quality of self-rated patient-provider communication and the completion of CRC screening...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in patients needs and concerns to diagnostic tests for possible cancer
    Mira L Katz
    The Ohio State University, School of Public Health and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:227-31. 2004
    ..Little is known about the difference between the concerns of men and women prior to undergoing diagnostic tests for cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint "Does skinny mean healthy?" Perceived ideal, current, and healthy body sizes among African-American girls and their female caregivers
    Mira L Katz
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:533-41. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Prostate and colon cancer screening messages in popular magazines
    Mira L Katz
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:843-8. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc Cancer screening practices among Amish and non-Amish adults living in Ohio Appalachia
    Mira L Katz
    College of Public Health and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    J Rural Health 27:302-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine cancer screening rates among Amish compared to non-Amish adults living in Ohio Appalachia and a national sample of adults of the same race and ethnicity in an effort to explain cancer patterns...
  6. pmc Appalachian residents' perspectives on new U.S. cigarette warning labels
    Paul L Reiter
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    J Community Health 37:1269-78. 2012
    ..S. cigarette packages, but only a few of labels received mostly positive feedback. Results offer early insight into how the new labels may be received if they are put into practice...
  7. pmc Physical activity among Amish and non-Amish adults living in Ohio Appalachia
    Mira L Katz
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, 1590 North High Street, Suite 525, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    J Community Health 37:434-40. 2012
    ..Higher levels of PA warrants further investigation as one factor potentially contributing to lower cancer incidence rates documented among the Amish...
  8. pmc Arm/hand swelling and perceived functioning among breast cancer survivors 12 years post-diagnosis: CALGB 79804
    Jill M Oliveri
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, A356 Starling Loving Hall, 320 W 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 2:233-42. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc Influence of church attendance and spirituality in a randomized controlled trial to increase mammography use among a low-income, tri-racial, rural community
    Mira L Katz
    The College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, A 352 Starling Loving Hall, 320 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Relig Health 47:227-36. 2008
    ..Church attendance (P = 0.299) or spirituality (P = 0.401) did not have a significant impact on mammography use. Conclusions Church attendance and spirituality did not impact mammography use...
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in colorectal cancer screening practices and knowledge within a low-income population
    Ann Scheck McAlearney
    Division of Health Services Management and Policy, College of Public Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Cancer 112:391-8. 2008
    ..Within a low-income population of women, the authors examined racial differences in practices, knowledge, and barriers related to CRC screening...
  11. pmc Cancer surveillance behaviors and psychosocial factors among long-term survivors of breast cancer. Cancer and Leukemia Group B 79804
    Mira L Katz
    Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and College of Public Health, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Cancer 115:480-8. 2009
    ..This report describes the relation of these behaviors to demographic and clinical characteristics, psychological symptoms, body satisfaction, and social support...
  12. pmc Barriers reported among patients with breast and cervical abnormalities in the patient navigation research program: impact on timely care
    Mira L Katz
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e155-62. 2014
    ..Barriers to resolution among participants in the PN intervention arm with a breast or cervical abnormality in the Patient Navigation Research Program and navigators' actions to address those barriers were examined...
  13. pmc The use of daily aspirin, nutritional supplements and alternative medications among Amish and non-Amish living in Ohio Appalachia
    Gebra B Cuyún Carter
    Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 64:911-8. 2012
    ..Future studies that clarify the impact of aspirin and supplement use among the Amish and their impacts upon the risk of certain cancers and other disease processes are warranted...
  14. pmc The Ohio Patient Navigation Research Program: does the American Cancer Society patient navigation model improve time to resolution in patients with abnormal screening tests?
    Electra D Paskett
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1620-8. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to test the Ohio American Cancer Society model of PN as it relates to reducing time to diagnostic resolution among persons with abnormal breast, cervical, or colorectal cancer screening tests or symptoms...
  15. pmc Psychosocial predictors of adherence to risk-appropriate cervical cancer screening guidelines: a cross sectional study of women in Ohio Appalachia participating in the Community Awareness Resources and Education (CARE) project
    Electra D Paskett
    College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Prev Med 50:74-80. 2010
    ..e., guidelines that specify screening intervals based upon a woman's individual risk of developing cervical cancer)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Determinants of colorectal cancer screening in primary care
    Douglas M Post
    Department of Family Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:241-7. 2008
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) is serious, yet a minority of US adults receive within-guideline screening exams...
  17. pmc Evaluating the efficacy of lay health advisors for increasing risk-appropriate Pap test screening: a randomized controlled trial among Ohio Appalachian women
    Electra D Paskett
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:835-43. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a lay health advisor (LHA) intervention for improving Papanicolaou (Pap) testing rates, to reduce cervical cancer, among women in need of screening...
  18. pmc Improving colorectal cancer screening by using community volunteers: results of the Carolinas cancer education and screening (CARES) project
    Mira L Katz
    Health Behavior and Health Promotion, College of Public Health, and Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Cancer 110:1602-10. 2007
    ....
  19. pmc HPV prevalence among women from Appalachia: results from the CARE project
    Paul L Reiter
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e74276. 2013
    ..We examined the prevalence of genital HPV among Appalachian women and identified correlates of HPV detection...
  20. pmc Correlates of colorectal cancer screening among residents of Ohio Appalachia
    Electra D Paskett
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, 1590 N High Street, Suite 525, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    J Community Health 38:609-18. 2013
    ..Researchers and healthcare providers should develop and implement strategies targeting these barriers/facilitators to improve CRC screening rates and reduce the CRC burden among residents of Appalachia. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Do cervical cancer screening rates increase in association with an intervention designed to increase mammography usage?
    Mira L Katz
    The School of Public Health, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:24-35. 2007
    ..To assess cervical cancer screening behaviors among underserved women participating in an intervention designed to increase mammography use...
  22. pmc Validation of self-reported colorectal cancer screening behaviors among Appalachian residents
    Paul L Reiter
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    Public Health Nurs 30:312-22. 2013
    ..We determined the validity of self-reported colorectal cancer (CRC) screening data provided by Appalachian Ohio residents and identified correlates of providing accurate data...
  23. pmc Ohio Appalachian residents' views on smoke-free laws and cigarette warning labels
    Paul L Reiter
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Rural Remote Health 12:1945. 2012
    ..The attitudes and beliefs relating to these policies were examined among residents of Ohio Appalachia, a mostly rural region with high smoking prevalence among its residents...
  24. pmc Dietary intake, food processing, and cooking methods among Amish and non-Amish adults living in Ohio Appalachia: relevance to nutritional risk factors for cancer
    Gebra B Cuyún Carter
    College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:1208-17. 2011
    ..Lifestyle factors, screening, and healthcare access may be contributing to the lower cancer incidence rates among the Amish and these results suggest areas of intervention to reduce the cancer burden...
  25. pmc Are rural Ohio Appalachia cancer survivors needs different than urban cancer survivors?
    Mira L Katz
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 43201, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:140-8. 2010
    ..Limited information is available about rural cancer survivors' needs and if they differ from urban cancer survivors...
  26. pmc Recruitment of minority and underserved populations in the United States: the Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities experience
    Electra D Paskett
    College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:847-61. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the recruitment experiences of projects that actively recruited minority and underserved populations as part of The Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) initiative...
  27. pmc Tobacco use among the Amish in Holmes County, Ohio
    Amy K Ferketich
    Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Rural Health 24:84-90. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate tobacco use prevalence among the Amish in Holmes County, Ohio, using both self-report and a biochemical marker of nicotine exposure...
  28. pmc Patient-provider discussions about colorectal cancer screening: who initiates elements of informed decision making?
    Mira L Katz
    College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, College of Public Health, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1135-41. 2012
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates remain low among low-income minority populations...
  29. pmc Predicting human papillomavirus vaccine intentions of college-aged males: an examination of parents' and son's perceptions
    Mira L Katz
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    J Am Coll Health 60:449-59. 2012
    ..To examine male students' and their parents' human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine communication in relation to males' willingness to discuss the vaccine with their health care provider and the likelihood of being vaccinated...
  30. pmc Patient activation increases colorectal cancer screening rates: a randomized trial among low-income minority patients
    Mira L Katz
    College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Suite 525, 1590 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:45-52. 2012
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  31. pmc Health literacy among the Amish: measuring a complex concept among a unique population
    Mira L Katz
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Suite 525, 1590 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    J Community Health 38:753-8. 2013
    ..Innovative strategies that address inadequate health literacy and specific cultural characteristics are needed to improve health-related behaviors and outcomes among the Amish. ..
  32. pmc Development and initial feedback about a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine comic book for adolescents
    Mira L Katz
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Suite 525, 1590 North High Street, Columbus, OH, 43201, USA
    J Cancer Educ 29:318-24. 2014
    ..Future research will include the comic book in an intervention study to improve HPV vaccination rates...
  33. pmc Ohio Appalachia public health department personnel: human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine availability, and acceptance and concerns among parents of male and female adolescents
    Benjamin R Oldach
    College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    J Community Health 37:1157-63. 2012
    ..Findings highlight content to include in strategies to increase HPV vaccination rates among Appalachia Ohio residents...
  34. ncbi request reprint Key informants' perspectives prior to beginning a cervical cancer study in Ohio Appalachia
    Mira L Katz
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    Qual Health Res 17:131-41. 2007
    ..The interviews provided information about the unique characteristics of this population that are important when developing effective strategies to address cancer-related health behaviors in this medically underserved population...
  35. pmc Exercise and dietary change after diagnosis and cancer-related symptoms in long-term survivors of breast cancer: CALGB 79804
    Catherine M Alfano
    The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and College of Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Psychooncology 18:128-33. 2009
    ....
  36. pmc Measuring cervical cancer risk: development and validation of the CARE Risky Sexual Behavior Index
    Paul L Reiter
    Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1865-71. 2009
    ..To develop and validate a risky sexual behavior index specific to cervical cancer research...
  37. pmc Community involvement in the development and feedback about a colorectal cancer screening media campaign in Ohio Appalachia
    Mira L Katz
    College of Public Health and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University, 1590 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:589-99. 2011
    ..This study highlights the importance of involving community members in the development of CRC screening programs to reduce cancer disparities in Appalachia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of stroke risk, signs of stroke, and the need for stroke education among children with sickle cell disease and their caregivers
    Mira L Katz
    Department of Public Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
    Ethn Health 7:115-23. 2002
    ..This study assessed stroke knowledge and the need for stroke education among children with sickle cell disease (SCD) and their caregivers...
  39. pmc The HPV vaccine: a comparison of focus groups conducted in South Africa and Ohio Appalachia
    Shelley A Francis
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, 1841 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1222-9. 2013
    ..The importance of developing culturally appropriate educational materials and programs about cervical cancer prevention and the HPV vaccine were expressed by participants in both countries. ..
  40. pmc Correlates of HPV vaccination among adolescent females from Appalachia and reasons why their parents do not intend to vaccinate
    Paul L Reiter
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    Vaccine 31:3121-5. 2013
    ..5%) and lack of knowledge (18.5%). Efforts to reduce missed opportunities for vaccination at healthcare visits and address reasons why parents are not vaccinating may help increase HPV vaccination in Appalachia...
  41. doi request reprint Media coverage of cervical cancer and the HPV vaccine: implications for geographic health inequities
    Janice L Krieger
    School of Communication, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Health Expect 16:e1-12. 2013
    ....
  42. pmc HPV vaccination among adolescent females from Appalachia: implications for cervical cancer disparities
    Paul L Reiter
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Suite 525, 1590 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2220-30. 2012
    ..We determined HPV vaccine coverage among adolescent females from Appalachia, made comparisons to non-Appalachian females, and examined how coverage differs across subregions within Appalachia...
  43. pmc Assessment of cancer education seminars for Appalachian populations
    Mira L Katz
    College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:287-93. 2012
    ..Findings indicate that short-term outcomes of the seminars were accomplished. Future educational seminars should consider using social network analysis as a new evaluation methodology...
  44. pmc Acceptability of HPV Vaccine for Males and Preferences for Future Education Programs Among Appalachian Residents
    Paul L Reiter
    1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Mens Health 8:167-74. 2014
    ..Future HPV vaccine education programs in Appalachia should address common potential barriers to vaccination and help destigmatize vaccination among males. ..
  45. pmc Provider-Verified HPV Vaccine Coverage among a National Sample of Hispanic Adolescent Females
    Paul L Reiter
    Authors Affiliations Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, College of Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:742-54. 2014
    ..We examined HPV vaccination among a national sample of Hispanic adolescent females...
  46. doi request reprint Patient advocates' role in clinical trials: perspectives from Cancer and Leukemia Group B investigators and advocates
    Mira L Katz
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Cancer 118:4801-5. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role and value of patient advocates from the perspective of Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) advocates and investigators...
  47. pmc Trust, benefit, satisfaction, and burden: a randomized controlled trial to reduce cancer risk through African-American churches
    Giselle Corbie-Smith
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wing D CB 7240, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    J Gen Intern Med 18:531-41. 2003
    ..Community-based participatory research (CBPR) approaches that actively engage communities in a study are assumed to lead to relevant findings, trusting relationships, and greater satisfaction with the research process...
  48. ncbi request reprint Participation in cancer trials: recruitment of underserved populations
    Electra D Paskett
    School of Public Health and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 1:607-13. 2003
    ..To recruit minorities to clinical trials, we have developed the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) framework for understanding and enhancing the recruitment of participants to cancer trials...
  49. ncbi request reprint Observational study in ten beauty salons: results informing development of the North Carolina BEAUTY and Health Project
    Felicia M Solomon
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:790-807. 2004
    ..Implications for planning salon-based health promotion interventions--including the training of licensed cosmetologists to deliver health messages--are discussed in light of these findings...
  50. pmc Health literacy and cancer screening: a systematic review
    Benjamin R Oldach
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 94:149-57. 2014
    ..To evaluate published evidence about health literacy and cancer screening...
  51. ncbi request reprint Multiple health behaviors among overweight, class I obese, and class II obese persons
    Aimee S James
    Department of Surgery and Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:157-62. 2008
    ..We also examine behavioral psychosocial correlates including knowledge, perceived benefits and barriers, self-efficacy, and social support for these behaviors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Transcranial Doppler ultrasonography in siblings with sickle cell disease
    Janet L Kwiatkowski
    Division of Hematology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Wood Building, 4th Floor, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Br J Haematol 121:932-7. 2003
    ..Our results are consistent with a familial predisposition to cerebral vasculopathy in SCD...
  53. ncbi request reprint Managing accrual in cooperative group clinical trials
    Todd L Demmy
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2997-3002. 2004