Edwin B Fisher

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Contributions of Peer Support to Health, Health Care, and Prevention: Papers from Peers for Progress
    Edwin B Fisher
    Peers for Progress, American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, Leawood, Kansas Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Ann Fam Med 13:S2-8. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Key Features Of Peer Support In Chronic Disease Prevention And Management
    Edwin B Fisher
    Edwin B Fisher is a professor in the Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health GSGPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC CH, and global director of the Peers for Progress program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
    Health Aff (Millwood) 34:1523-30. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Co-occurrence of diabetes and depression: conceptual considerations for an emerging global health challenge
    Edwin B Fisher
    Peers for Progress, American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, and Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    J Affect Disord 142:S56-66. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A randomized controlled evaluation of the effect of community health workers on hospitalization for asthma: the asthma coach
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA corrected
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:225-32. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Cross-cultural and international adaptation of peer support for diabetes management
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    Fam Pract 27:i6-16. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on self-management from the Diabetes Initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Edwin B Fisher
    School of Public Health, Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:216S-224S. 2007
  7. pmc Use and perceived credibility of medication information sources for patients with a rare illness: differences by gender
    Delesha M Carpenter
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Health Commun 16:629-42. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Ongoing follow-up and support for chronic disease management in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative
    Edwin B Fisher
    School of Public Health, Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:201S-207S. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Shortcomings in public and private insurance coverage of diabetes self-management education and support
    Delesha M Carpenter
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Popul Health Manag 15:144-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Peers for progress: promoting peer support for health around the world
    Renée I Boothroyd
    Peers for Progress Program Development Center, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    Fam Pract 27:i62-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Contributions of Peer Support to Health, Health Care, and Prevention: Papers from Peers for Progress
    Edwin B Fisher
    Peers for Progress, American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, Leawood, Kansas Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Ann Fam Med 13:S2-8. 2015
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Key Features Of Peer Support In Chronic Disease Prevention And Management
    Edwin B Fisher
    Edwin B Fisher is a professor in the Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health GSGPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC CH, and global director of the Peers for Progress program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
    Health Aff (Millwood) 34:1523-30. 2015
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Co-occurrence of diabetes and depression: conceptual considerations for an emerging global health challenge
    Edwin B Fisher
    Peers for Progress, American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, and Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    J Affect Disord 142:S56-66. 2012
    ..Considering the relationships between diabetes and depression may enhance programs to reduce their individual and shared disease burden...
  4. doi request reprint A randomized controlled evaluation of the effect of community health workers on hospitalization for asthma: the asthma coach
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA corrected
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:225-32. 2009
    ..To test whether community health workers are able to reach low-income parents of African American children hospitalized for asthma and to reduce rehospitalization among them...
  5. doi request reprint Cross-cultural and international adaptation of peer support for diabetes management
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    Fam Pract 27:i6-16. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on self-management from the Diabetes Initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Edwin B Fisher
    School of Public Health, Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:216S-224S. 2007
    ..Review and highlight findings from the projects of the Diabetes Initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation described in this special supplemental issue...
  7. pmc Use and perceived credibility of medication information sources for patients with a rare illness: differences by gender
    Delesha M Carpenter
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Health Commun 16:629-42. 2011
    ..Because male patients view their spouse/partner as a credible information source, providers may want to involve the spouse/partner in prescription decision making...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ongoing follow-up and support for chronic disease management in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative
    Edwin B Fisher
    School of Public Health, Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:201S-207S. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Shortcomings in public and private insurance coverage of diabetes self-management education and support
    Delesha M Carpenter
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Popul Health Manag 15:144-8. 2012
    ..Other than on-demand access features, coverage of DSM Support was minimal. Public and private insurance coverage of DSM Education was neither widespread nor uniform, while coverage of DSM Support was scarce...
  10. doi request reprint Peers for progress: promoting peer support for health around the world
    Renée I Boothroyd
    Peers for Progress Program Development Center, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    Fam Pract 27:i62-8. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Peer support in health care and prevention: cultural, organizational, and dissemination issues
    Edwin B Fisher
    Peers for Progress, American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
    Annu Rev Public Health 35:363-83. 2014
    ....
  12. pmc Peer support for self-management of diabetes improved outcomes in international settings
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina UNC, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:130-9. 2012
    ..For policy makers, the broader message is that by emphasizing the four key peer support functions, diabetes management programs can be successfully introduced across varied cultural settings and within diverse health systems...
  13. doi request reprint Emotional support for diabetes management: an international cross-cultural study
    Sarah D Kowitt
    Peers for Progress, American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, and Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Ms Kowitt, Ms Urlaub, Ms Guzman Corrales, Ms Mayer, Dr Fisher Alivio Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Ms Ballesteros Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Dr Graffy Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK Dr Simmons Departments of Family Medicine and Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina Dr Cummings
    Diabetes Educ 41:291-300. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore how emotional support emerged in interactions between peer supporters (PSs) and adults living with type 2 diabetes...
  14. pmc The effect of conflicting medication information and physician support on medication adherence for chronically ill patients
    Delesha M Carpenter
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:169-76. 2010
    ..We specifically investigate whether conflicting information and physician support directly affect medication adherence or whether the effect is mediated by adherence self-efficacy and outcome expectations for medications...
  15. ncbi request reprint Healthy coping, negative emotions, and diabetes management: a systematic review and appraisal
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:1080-103; discussion 1104-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this systematic review is to assess the literature pertinent to healthy coping in diabetes management and to identify effective or promising interventions and areas needing further investigation...
  16. pmc Behavior matters
    Edwin B Fisher
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:e15-30. 2011
    ..In sum, behavioral approaches should have a central place in prevention and health care of the 21st century...
  17. doi request reprint Patient Navigators Connecting Patients to Community Resources to Improve Diabetes Outcomes
    Natalia Y Loskutova
    From the American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network, Leawood, KS NYL, WDP the Division of General Internal Medicine AGT and the Department of Family Medicine WDP, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora Peers for Progress and Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill EBF YMCA of Greater Birmingham, Birmingham, AL DML and the Department of Medicine ALC and the Department of Family and Community Medicine TMH, TJT, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham
    J Am Board Fam Med 29:78-89. 2016
    ..In this study we tested the feasibility and acceptability of telephone-based nonprofessional patient navigation to promote linkages between the PCP office and community programs for patients with or at risk for diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint The power and potential of peer support in workplace interventions
    Laura Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Health Promot 28:TAHP2-10. 2013
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative: demonstration projects emphasizing self-management
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:83-4, 86-8, 91-2, passim. 2007
    ..The purpose of the Diabetes Initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is to demonstrate feasible and sustainable approaches to promoting diabetes self-management in primary care and community settings...