Carolyn C Johnson

Summary

Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fifth through eighth grade longitudinal predictors of tobacco use among a racially diverse cohort: CATCH
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, Room 2309, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Sch Health 72:58-64. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and physical activity in adolescent girls
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:818-26. 2008
  3. pmc A school-based environmental intervention to reduce smoking among high school students: the Acadiana Coalition of Teens against Tobacco (ACTT)
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 70112, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1298-316. 2009
  4. pmc Co-use of alcohol and tobacco among ninth-graders in Louisiana
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Community Health Sciences, 1440 Canal St, Rm 2309, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A85. 2009
  5. pmc ACTION live: using process evaluation to describe implementation of a worksite wellness program
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:S14-21. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Profiles of the adolescent smoker: models of tobacco use among 9th grade high school students: Acadiana Coalition of Teens against Tobacco (ACTT)
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Prev Med 39:551-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of the classroom health education curricula: results from the CATCH-ON study
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:476-88. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and physical activity behavior among elementary school personnel: baseline results from the ACTION! worksite wellness program
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Sch Health 82:410-6. 2012
  9. pmc Process evaluation of an in-school anti-tobacco media campaign in Louisiana
    Traci Hong
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, Ste 2301, TW 19, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:781-9. 2008
  10. pmc Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Tulane University PRC
    Thomas Farley; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Fifth through eighth grade longitudinal predictors of tobacco use among a racially diverse cohort: CATCH
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, Room 2309, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Sch Health 72:58-64. 2002
    ..The social environment of young people continues to be an important instigator of smoking onset. The connection between intention and behavior over time suggests students' intentions not to smoke reflect decision-making at an early age...
  2. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and physical activity in adolescent girls
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:818-26. 2008
    ..To evaluate the relationship between depressive symptoms and physical activity in a geographically and ethnically diverse sample of sixth-grade adolescent girls...
  3. pmc A school-based environmental intervention to reduce smoking among high school students: the Acadiana Coalition of Teens against Tobacco (ACTT)
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 70112, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1298-316. 2009
    ..Boys' and girls' smoking rates were similar. These outcome data, student feedback and process evaluation provide a basis for continuing to create more innovative adolescent tobacco control programs...
  4. pmc Co-use of alcohol and tobacco among ninth-graders in Louisiana
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Community Health Sciences, 1440 Canal St, Rm 2309, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A85. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the co-use of alcohol and tobacco among ninth-graders in south-central Louisiana...
  5. pmc ACTION live: using process evaluation to describe implementation of a worksite wellness program
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:S14-21. 2010
    ..Process evaluation is a necessary component of randomized controlled field trials. This is a descriptive article that reviews process evaluation for the ACTION Wellness Program for Elementary School Personnel...
  6. ncbi request reprint Profiles of the adolescent smoker: models of tobacco use among 9th grade high school students: Acadiana Coalition of Teens against Tobacco (ACTT)
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Prev Med 39:551-8. 2004
    ..Tobacco use, underreported among Louisiana youth, was examined among 9th grade students in south central Louisiana; profiles of tobacco use were developed to inform adolescent tobacco control programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of the classroom health education curricula: results from the CATCH-ON study
    Carolyn C Johnson
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:476-88. 2003
    ..The results of this study can provide useful information for future development of classroom health promotion materials with a higher level of sustainability...
  8. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and physical activity behavior among elementary school personnel: baseline results from the ACTION! worksite wellness program
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Sch Health 82:410-6. 2012
    ..Although the prevalence of obesity is increasing during adulthood, there have been few assessments of obesity, cardiovascular risk factors, and levels of physical activity among adult elementary school staff...
  9. pmc Process evaluation of an in-school anti-tobacco media campaign in Louisiana
    Traci Hong
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, Ste 2301, TW 19, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:781-9. 2008
    ..This study reported process evaluation of an in-school three-year anti-tobacco media campaign conducted in 10 schools in Louisiana...
  10. pmc Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008
    ..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...
  11. doi request reprint Development of ACTION! Wellness Program for Elementary School Personnel
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics SL18, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:48S-56S. 2007
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the formative research activities and how these were used to design the ACTION! Wellness Program for Elementary School Personnel...
  12. pmc Safe play spaces to promote physical activity in inner-city children: results from a pilot study of an environmental intervention
    Thomas A Farley
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA70112, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1625-31. 2007
    ..We evaluated the effect of providing a safe play space on the physical activity level of inner-city schoolchildren...
  13. ncbi request reprint Targeting school tobacco policy: lessons from the Acadiana Coalition of Teens Against Tobacco (ACTT)
    Neil W Boris
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:549-56. 2009
    ..Tobacco use policies are often not promoted, and enforcement of policies impacting teachers is complex. Changing social norms for smoking at high schools through policy promotion and enforcement is understudied...
  14. doi request reprint Feasibility of increasing access to healthy foods in neighborhood corner stores
    Keelia O'Malley
    Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane Prevention Research Center, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Community Health 38:741-9. 2013
    ..Increasing availability of fresh fruit and vegetables in corner stores may be more feasible with the addition of systems changes that provide incentives and make it easier for neighborhood corner stores to stock and sell fresh produce. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Associations between depressive symptoms, self-efficacy, eating styles, exercise and body mass index in women
    Gretchen A Clum
    Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans, LA, 70112, USA
    J Behav Med 37:577-86. 2014
    ..Further investigation of eating self-efficacy and BMI are recommended with particular attention to both efficacy for health eating and avoidance of unhealthy foods. ..
  16. pmc Disaster and youth violence: the experience of school-attending youth in New Orleans
    Aubrey S Madkour
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:213-5. 2011
    ..Pre- to post-Katrina changes in violence-related behaviors among New Orleans high school youth (ages: 12-18 years) were assessed...
  17. pmc Data to action: using formative research to develop intervention programs to increase physical activity in adolescent girls
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:97-111. 2006
    ..g., enjoyable activities, opportunity to socialize) and barriers (e.g., lack of skills, fear of injury) for physical activity. The challenges of using formative research for intervention development are discussed...
  18. pmc Formative research in school and community-based health programs and studies: "state of the art" and the TAAG approach
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2179, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:25-39. 2006
    ..The purpose, method of development, and analyses are explained for each method...
  19. pmc The role of peer social network factors and physical activity in adolescent girls
    Carolyn C Voorhees
    Department of Public and Community Health, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:183-90. 2005
    ..To study the relationship between peer-related physical activity (PA) social networks and the PA of adolescent girls...
  20. ncbi request reprint A qualitative evaluation of the Students of Service (SOS) program for sexual abstinence in Louisiana
    Seunghyun Yoo
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Dept of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Sch Health 74:329-34. 2004
    ..Qualitative assessments provided valuable insights for future improvement in abstinence-only programs...
  21. ncbi request reprint School-based health education programs can be maintained over time: results from the CATCH Institutionalization study
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 38:594-606. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint School climate and the institutionalization of the CATCH program
    Guy S Parcel
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:489-502. 2003
    ..Measures of school climate may be useful in determining a school's readiness to adopt and implement an innovative health promotion curriculum...
  23. ncbi request reprint Targeting obesity to reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes and other co-morbidities in African American youth: a review of the literature and recommendations for prevention
    Chinyelu O Nwobu
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Office of Student Affairs, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas, TX 75390 9006, USA
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 4:311-9. 2007
    ..Finally, recommendations for programmes to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes within the African American adolescent population are presented...

Research Grants1

  1. Tulane University PRC
    Thomas Farley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..TU-PRC projects and activities will be developed in partnership with a Community Advisory Board composed of representatives of local organizations and communities. ..