Mark B Dignan
Affiliation: University of Kentucky
- Successful implementation of genetic Education for Native Americans workshops at national conferencesMark B Dignan
University of Kentucky Prevention Research Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40504 3381, USA
Genetics 169:517-21. 2005..This article describes the evaluation findings from our implementation of both formats of the GENA curriculum...
- A comparison of two Native American Navigator formats: face-to-face and telephoneMark B Dignan
University of Kentucky Prevention Research Center, Lexington, KY 40504 3381, USA
Cancer Control 12:28-33. 2005..There was no difference in change from pretest to posttest between the telephone and face-to-face groups. Navigators can be effective in increasing adherence to recommendations for screening mammography among urban American Indian women...
- Appalachian women's perceptions of their community's health threatsNancy E Schoenberg
Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
J Rural Health 24:75-83. 2008..Decades of behavioral research suggest that awareness of health threats is a necessary precursor to engage in health promotion and disease prevention, findings that can be extended to the community level...
- Faith Moves Mountains: an Appalachian cervical cancer prevention programNancy E Schoenberg
College of Medicine Office Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
Am J Health Behav 33:627-38. 2009..To provide a conceptual description of Faith Moves Mountains (FMM), an intervention designed to reduce the disproportionate burden of cervical cancer among Appalachian women...
- How do rural health care providers and patients view barriers to colorectal cancer screening? Insights from appalachian kentuckyJennifer Hatcher
College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 46:181-92, vi. 2011..This article compares and contrasts those perceptions and provides suggestions for culturally competent practice and culturally relevant research to improve CRC screening in this vulnerable population...
- Respiratory symptom reporting error in occupational surveillance of older farmersNancy E Johnson
College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
J Occup Environ Med 51:472-9. 2009..Agricultural health studies often use respiratory symptom report as a surrogate measure of disease and exposure; little data exists on the accuracy of symptom report in a work-motivated population...
- Predictors of cervical cancer screening for rarely or never screened rural Appalachian womenJennifer Hatcher
College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:176-93. 2011..This study compares Appalachian women whose last screening was more than one year ago but less than five years ago with those not screened for the previous five years or more...
- Factors influencing adherence to guidelines for screening mammography among women aged 40 years and olderSaleh M M Rahman
Department of Public and Allied Health, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, USA
Ethn Dis 13:477-84. 2003..To explore patterns of adherence to guidelines for screening mammography among participants in the Colorado Mammography Project (CMAP) surveillance database...
- Lessons learned while developing "Clinical Trials Education for Native Americans" curriculumLinda Burhansstipanov
Native American Cancer Research Corporation, Pine, CO 80470 7830, USA
Cancer Control 10:29-36. 2003..The lessons shared here, which may need to be modified to be culturally relevant to other underrepresented communities, may be beneficial to others developing similar curricula for other medically underserved populations...
- Disparities in adherence to recommended followup on screening mammography: interaction of sociodemographic factorsJadwiga Jodi Strzelczyk
Department of Radiology, University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
Ethn Dis 12:77-86. 2002....
- Increasing sun protection in winter outdoor recreation a theory-based health communication programBarbara J Walkosz
University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80217, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:502-9. 2008..Unprotected and excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is the primary risk factor for skin cancer...
- Testing the risk compensation hypothesis for safety helmets in alpine skiing and snowboardingMichael D Scott
California State University, Communication Arts and Sciences, Chico, California, USA
Inj Prev 13:173-7. 2007..The prevalence of helmet use by alpine skiers and snowboarders was estimated and self-reports on risk taking were assessed to test for potential risk compensation when using helmets in these sports...
- Factors associated with imaging and procedural events used to detect breast cancer after screening mammographyPatricia A Carney
Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:385-92. 2007..The purpose of this study was to characterize the type and frequency of diagnostic evaluations after screening mammography and to summarize their association with the likelihood of biopsy and subsequent breast cancer diagnosis...
- Images of AppalachiaEugene J Lengerich
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A112. 2006
- Addressing disparities through coalition building: Alabama REACH 2010 lessons learnedTheresa Ann Wynn
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:55-77. 2006..Lessons learned from the ABCCCC can provide others with an in-depth exploration of the processes involved in coalition formation and maintenance...
- Randomized trial testing a worksite sun protection program in an outdoor recreation industryDavid B Buller
Klein Buendel, Inc, Golden, Colorado 80401, USA
Health Educ Behav 32:514-35. 2005..Program awareness per se was not predictive (p > .05) of reduced sunburning in a mediational analysis. Analyses of nonrespondents, including intent-to-treat analyses, further supported the success of GSS...
- Mammography surveillance following breast cancerBerta M Geller
Office of Health Promotion Research, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401 3444, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 81:107-15. 2003..To describe when women diagnosed with breast cancer return for their first mammography, and to identify factors predictive of women returning for mammographic surveillance...
- Use of the American College of Radiology BI-RADS to report on the mammographic evaluation of women with signs and symptoms of breast diseaseBerta M Geller
Dept of Health Promotion Research, Univ of Vermont, 1 S Prospect St, Burlington, VT 05401 3444, USA
Radiology 222:536-42. 2002..To examine whether mammographic assessments and recommendations are linked as expected, based on the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS), for the evaluation of women with signs and symptoms of breast disease...
- Concordance of breast imaging reporting and data system assessments and management recommendations in screening mammographyStephen H Taplin
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Radiology 222:529-35. 2002..To examine how frequently Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) mammographic screening assessments were associated with expected clinical management recommendations...