Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Coker A, Eggleston K, Du X, Ramondetta L. Ethnic disparities in cervical cancer survival among Medicare eligible women in a multiethnic population. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2009;19:13-20 pubmed publisher
..The presence of comorbid conditions and treatment were important predictors of survival, yet these factors do not explain the survival advantage for Hispanic women. ..
Coker A, Follingstad D, Garcia L, Williams C, Crawford T, Bush H. Association of intimate partner violence and childhood sexual abuse with cancer-related well-being in women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2012;21:1180-8 pubmed publisher
..These data suggest that identification of lifetime IPV and other stressors may provide information that healthcare providers can use to best support and potentially improve the well-being of female cancer patients. ..
Coker A, Smith P, Whitaker D, Le B, Crawford T, Flerx V. Effect of an in-clinic IPV advocate intervention to increase help seeking, reduce violence, and improve well-being. Violence Against Women. 2012;18:118-31 pubmed publisher
..Over follow-up time both IPV scores and depressive symptoms trended toward greater decline among women in the advocate intervention clinics relative to the usual care (business card referral only). ..
Coker A, Fisher B, Bush H, Swan S, Williams C, Clear E, et al
. Evaluation of the Green Dot Bystander Intervention to Reduce Interpersonal Violence Among College Students Across Three Campuses. Violence Against Women. 2015;21:1507-27 pubmed publisher
..Violence perpetration rates were lower among males attending the intervention campus. Implications of these results for research and practice are discussed. ..
Coker A, Clear E, Garcia L, Asaolu I, Cook Craig P, Brancato C, et al
. Dating violence victimization and perpetration rates among high school students. Violence Against Women. 2014;20:1220-38 pubmed publisher
Coker A, Follingstad D, Bush H, Fisher B. Are Interpersonal Violence Rates Higher Among Young Women in College Compared With Those Never Attending College?. J Interpers Violence. 2016;31:1413-29 pubmed publisher
Coker A, Bush H, Fisher B, Swan S, Williams C, Clear E, et al
. Multi-College Bystander Intervention Evaluation for Violence Prevention. Am J Prev Med. 2016;50:295-302 pubmed publisher
..01). Green Dot may be an efficacious intervention to reduce violence at the community level and meet Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act bystander training requirements. ..
Coker A, Follingstad D, Garcia L, Bush H. Intimate partner violence and women's cancer quality of life. Cancer Causes Control. 2017;28:23-39 pubmed publisher
..Current and past IPV were associated with poorer mental and physical health functioning among women recently diagnosed with cancer. Including clinical IPV screening may improve women's cancer-related QOL. ..
Coker A, Luu H, Bush H. Disparities in women's cancer-related quality of life by Southern Appalachian residence. Qual Life Res. 2018;27:1347-1356 pubmed publisher
..Clinical consideration of patients' residence, socioeconomic status and violence experienced may help identify and mitigate the longer-term impact of these identifiable factors associated with poorer QOL. ..