Andrea Cherrington

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Recognizing the diverse roles of community health workers in the elimination of health disparities: from paid staff to volunteers
    Andrea Cherrington
    School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:189-94. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Implementing the community health worker model within diabetes management: challenges and lessons learned from programs across the United States
    Andrea Cherrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, 725 Faculty Office Tower, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    Diabetes Educ 34:824-33. 2008
  3. pmc Do adults who believe in periodic health examinations receive more clinical preventive services?
    Andrea Cherrington
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, FOT 720, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    Prev Med 45:282-9. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Exploring the relationship between diabetes self-efficacy, depressive symptoms, and glycemic control among men and women with type 2 diabetes
    Andrea Cherrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 725 Faculty Office Tower, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    J Behav Med 33:81-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Developing a family-based diabetes program for Latino immigrants: do men and women face the same barriers?
    Andrea Cherrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1717 11th Ave S, MT624, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:280-90. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Applying the community health worker model to diabetes management: using mixed methods to assess implementation and effectiveness
    Andrea Cherrington
    Division of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1044-59. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Recruitment of a rural, southern, predominantly African-American population into a diabetes self-management trial
    Susan J Andreae
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:499-506. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Development of a theory-based (PEN-3 and Health Belief Model), culturally relevant intervention on cervical cancer prevention among Latina immigrants using intervention mapping
    Isabel C Scarinci
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Preventive Medicine, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:29-40. 2012
  9. pmc Perspective: the role of numeracy in health care
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Health Commun 13:583-95. 2008
  10. doi request reprint A focus group study of Mexican immigrant men's perceptions of weight and lifestyle
    Joseph Martinez
    School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35205, USA
    Public Health Nurs 29:490-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Recognizing the diverse roles of community health workers in the elimination of health disparities: from paid staff to volunteers
    Andrea Cherrington
    School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:189-94. 2010
    ..Based on our experience with both the paid and volunteer approaches, we provide some lessons learned on how the CHW model can be integrated in our efforts to eliminate health disparities...
  2. doi request reprint Implementing the community health worker model within diabetes management: challenges and lessons learned from programs across the United States
    Andrea Cherrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, 725 Faculty Office Tower, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    Diabetes Educ 34:824-33. 2008
    ..The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine methods of implementation of the community health worker (CHW) model within diabetes programs, as well as related challenges and lessons learned...
  3. pmc Do adults who believe in periodic health examinations receive more clinical preventive services?
    Andrea Cherrington
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, FOT 720, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    Prev Med 45:282-9. 2007
    ..This study assessed whether individuals' beliefs about the advisability of periodic health examinations contribute to the likelihood that they receive recommended clinical preventive services...
  4. doi request reprint Exploring the relationship between diabetes self-efficacy, depressive symptoms, and glycemic control among men and women with type 2 diabetes
    Andrea Cherrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 725 Faculty Office Tower, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    J Behav Med 33:81-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that men with depressive symptoms and type 2 diabetes may need tailored interventions that improve their self-efficacy in order to achieve glycemic control...
  5. doi request reprint Developing a family-based diabetes program for Latino immigrants: do men and women face the same barriers?
    Andrea Cherrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1717 11th Ave S, MT624, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:280-90. 2011
    ..Interventions aimed at improving diabetes self-management among US Latino immigrants should consider tailored approaches to help men and women overcome distinct barriers...
  6. doi request reprint Applying the community health worker model to diabetes management: using mixed methods to assess implementation and effectiveness
    Andrea Cherrington
    Division of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1044-59. 2008
    ..The community health worker (CHW) model is a popular method for reaching vulnerable populations with diabetes. This study assessed implementation and effectiveness of the model within diabetes programs...
  7. doi request reprint Recruitment of a rural, southern, predominantly African-American population into a diabetes self-management trial
    Susan J Andreae
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:499-506. 2012
    ..Providing diabetes education to all participants, including intervention and control, helped ensure that everyone stood to benefit and likely enhanced overall participation...
  8. doi request reprint Development of a theory-based (PEN-3 and Health Belief Model), culturally relevant intervention on cervical cancer prevention among Latina immigrants using intervention mapping
    Isabel C Scarinci
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Preventive Medicine, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:29-40. 2012
    ..IM was a helpful tool in the development of a theory-based, culturally relevant intervention addressing primary and secondary prevention among Latina immigrants...
  9. pmc Perspective: the role of numeracy in health care
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Health Commun 13:583-95. 2008
    ..Better tools to measure numeracy and more studies to assess the unique contribution of numeracy are needed. This research can contribute to developing interventions to improve outcomes for patients with poor numeracy...
  10. doi request reprint A focus group study of Mexican immigrant men's perceptions of weight and lifestyle
    Joseph Martinez
    School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35205, USA
    Public Health Nurs 29:490-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to explore Mexican immigrant men's perspectives regarding weight, diet, and physical activity as they relate to the individual and the family...
  11. pmc Intervention mapping as a guide for the development of a diabetes peer support intervention in rural Alabama
    Andrea Cherrington
    Division of Preventive Medicine, 624 Medical Towers, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205 4410, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E36. 2012
    ..The objective of this article is to describe the development of a 1-year peer support intervention to improve diabetes self-management among African American adults with diabetes in Alabama's Black Belt...
  12. pmc Development and validation of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT)
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:96. 2008
    ..This paper describes the development and psychometric properties of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT), the first scale to specifically measure numeracy skills used in diabetes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of complementary and alternative medicine use, demographic factors, and perimenopausal symptoms in a multiethnic sample of women: the ENDOW study
    Andrea Cherrington
    The Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Fam Community Health 26:74-83. 2003
    ..Those who used CAM were younger and better educated; more often they reported pelvic pain and painful intercourse. The only demographic factor to predict use of alternative medicine was education...
  14. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of Spanish language depression-screening instruments
    Daniel S Reuland
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7110, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:455-62. 2009
    ..We aimed to review systematically the evidence regarding diagnostic accuracy of depression-screening instruments in Spanish-speaking primary care populations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Disparities in self-monitoring of blood glucose among low-income ethnic minority populations with diabetes, United States
    Deborah A Levine
    Division of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Ohio State University 466 Cunz Hall, 1841 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:97-103. 2009
    ..In adults with insulin-treated diabetes, self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) rates may be lower in minority or low-income populations, but the effect of income on racial/ethnic differences in SMBG is unknown...
  16. doi request reprint Recommendations for a culturally relevant internet-based tool to promote physical activity among overweight young african american women, alabama, 2010-2011
    Nefertiti H Durant
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 1600 7th Ave S, CPPI 310, Birmingham, AL 35294 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E09. 2014
    ..We sought to describe key elements that African American women desire in a culturally relevant Internet-based tool to promote physical activity among overweight and obese young adult African American women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Do Latino immigrants link self-rated health with BMI and health behaviors?
    Deanna Kepka
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:535-44. 2007
    ..To assess the association between self-rated health, obesity, and self-reported health behaviors of Latino immigrants..
  18. ncbi request reprint Examining knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about depression among Latino adults with type 2 diabetes
    Andrea Cherrington
    MPH, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, CB 7590, 725 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Diabetes Educ 32:603-13. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about depression among Latinos with type 2 diabetes...