Edwin Fisher

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking urges and relapse among lung cancer patients: findings from a preliminary retrospective study
    Mark S Walker
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Prev Med 39:449-57. 2004
  3. pmc Ecological approaches to self-management: the case of diabetes
    Edwin B Fisher
    Washington University, Division of Health Behavior Research, 4444 Forest Park Ave, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1523-35. 2005
  4. 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
  5. pmc Lifestyle change in Kerala, India: needs assessment and planning for a community-based diabetes prevention trial
    Meena Daivadanam
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    BMC Public Health 13:95. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The importance of context in understanding behavior and promoting health
    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, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:3-18. 2008
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking urges and relapse among lung cancer patients: findings from a preliminary retrospective study
    Mark S Walker
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Prev Med 39:449-57. 2004
    ..As part of a prospective study of relapse to smoking among previously resected lung cancer patients, we conducted a retrospective survey to examine factors that may contribute to relapse...
  3. pmc Ecological approaches to self-management: the case of diabetes
    Edwin B Fisher
    Washington University, Division of Health Behavior Research, 4444 Forest Park Ave, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1523-35. 2005
    ..Both approaches emphasize identification of goals, teaching of skills, and facilitation and reinforcement of the use of those skills...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Lifestyle change in Kerala, India: needs assessment and planning for a community-based diabetes prevention trial
    Meena Daivadanam
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    BMC Public Health 13:95. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the findings from research aimed at informing the development and evaluation of a Diabetes Prevention Programme in Kerala, India (K-DPP)...
  6. doi request reprint The importance of context in understanding behavior and promoting health
    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, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:3-18. 2008
    ..It closes with reflections on ways in which we cultivate and extend our knowledge base and on the intellectual contexts of positivism and postmodernism that surround behavioral and ecological thinking...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. 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
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  12. 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...
  13. 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
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  14. ncbi request reprint Use of the transtheoretical model to enhance resources and supports for diabetes self management: lessons from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative
    Gabrielle R Highstein
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Suite 6700, St Louis, MO 63108 2212, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:193S-200S. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe how Resources and Supports for Self Management (RSSM) and strategies of the transtheoretical model (TTM) intersect to produce a comprehensive approach resulting in cutting-edge diabetes programs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Teaching how, not what: the contributions of community health workers to diabetes self-management
    Kia L Davis
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, St Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, 408 B, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:208S-215S. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe ways in which community health workers (CHWs) are used in various clinic and community settings to support diabetes self-management...
  16. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms after lung cancer surgery: Their relation to coping style and social support
    Mark S Walker
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
    Psychooncology 15:684-93. 2006
    ..Results extend previous findings by showing that adaptive coping methods are related to severity of distress, and that the benefits of social support may depend on the characteristics of that support...
  17. ncbi request reprint A quality improvement tool to assess self-management support in primary care
    Carol A Brownson
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative National Program Office, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:408-16. 2007
    ..The Assessment of Primary Care Resources and Supports for Chronic Disease Self-Management (PCRS) tool assesses both organizational infrastructure and delivery of self-management support services...
  18. ncbi request reprint Parental impressions of the benefits (pros) and barriers (cons) of follow-up care after an acute emergency department visit for children with asthma
    Sharon R Smith
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Pediatrics 110:323-30. 2002
    ..Follow-up care after ED visits is infrequent. We developed and evaluated an instrument that describes the parental benefits (pros) and barriers (cons) of obtaining follow-up care for interventions to promote follow-up...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictors of repeat hospitalizations in children with asthma: the role of psychosocial and socioenvironmental factors
    Edith Chen
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, Campus Box 1125, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Health Psychol 22:12-8. 2003
    ..These findings could help guide future interventions targeted at the subgroup of children who represent a high proportion of asthma hospitalizations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, stress, and immune markers in adolescents with asthma
    Edith Chen
    Washington University, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:984-92. 2003
    ..The second objective was to test whether psychological stress and control beliefs could explain these differences...
  21. ncbi request reprint Coping and anxiety in women recalled for additional diagnostic procedures following an abnormal screening mammogram
    Bernadette Davantes Heckman
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Health Psychol 23:42-8. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that cognitive avoidance coping plays an important role in reducing anxiety in women recalled to clarify an initially ambiguous screening procedure...
  22. pmc Depression symptoms and antidepressant medicine use in Diabetes Prevention Program participants
    Richard R Rubin
    Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinating Center, Biostatistics Center, 6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 750, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:830-7. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Community organization to reduce the need for acute care for asthma among African American children in low-income neighborhoods: the Neighborhood Asthma Coalition
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Pediatrics 114:116-23. 2004
    ..Low-income African Americans exhibit disproportionate prevalences, morbidity rates, and mortality rates for asthma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Smoking relapse during the first year after treatment for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer
    Mark S Walker
    Department of Medicie, Washingon University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2370-7. 2006
    ..Despite this, many continue to smoke, with estimates ranging from 13% to approximately 60%...
  25. ncbi request reprint Asthma coaching in the pediatric emergency department
    Sharon R Smith
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:835-9. 2006
    ..The authors performed a randomized, controlled trial of an intervention combining asthma coaching during an emergency department (ED) visit for asthma, and monetary incentive to improve follow-up with primary care providers (PCP)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Refinement of an instrument to evaluate parental attitudes about follow-up care after an acute emergency department visit for asthma
    Sharon R Smith
    Division of Emergency Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Asthma 42:587-92. 2005
    ..Prompt follow-up after emergency department (ED) care for asthma allows the primary care provider (PCP) and family to review factors that led to the ED visit, update current care plans, and plan for prevention of future exacerbations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Differentiated roles of social encouragement and social constraint on physical activity behavior
    Jeanne M Gabriele
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:210-5. 2005
    ..Social support is, in general, positively associated with exercise behavior. However, social influence may not always be helpful and may sometimes lead to obligation or a sense of intrusion rather than encouragement or assistance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Behavioral science research in the prevention of diabetes : status and opportunities
    Edwin B Fisher
    Departments of Psychology, Medicine, and Pediatrics, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:599-606. 2002
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Research Grants5

  1. PREDICTORS OF RELAPSE TO SMOKING IN LUNG CANCER
    Edwin Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Worksite Phone Counseling for Smoking Cessation
    Edwin Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Power will range from .66 to .99 depending on recruitment rates (projected to range from 15% to 25%) and the magnitude of difference in outcomes between the two conditions. ..