Mona Fouad

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Enrollment of patients with lung and colorectal cancers onto clinical trials
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    J Oncol Pract 9:e40-7. 2013
  2. pmc Early dissemination of bevacizumab for advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:354. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint A community-driven action plan to eliminate breast and cervical cancer disparity: successes and limitations
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:S91-100. 2006
  4. pmc Targeted intervention strategies to increase and maintain mammography utilization among African American women
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2526-31. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient navigation pilot project: results from the Community Health Advisors in Action Program (CHAAP)
    Mona Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:155-61. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The development of a community action plan to reduce breast and cervical cancer disparities between African-American and White women
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 4410, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S53-60. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Addressing disparities through coalition building: Alabama REACH 2010 lessons learned
    Theresa Ann Wynn
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:55-77. 2006
  8. pmc Developing a community action plan to eliminate cancer disparities: lessons learned
    Theresa Ann Wynn
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 5:161-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Using community-based participatory approaches to mobilize communities for policy change
    Theresa A Wynn
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1717 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:S102-14. 2011
  10. pmc Is decedent race an independent predictor of organ donor consent or merely a surrogate marker of socioeconomic status?
    Derek DuBay
    Division of Abdominal Transplant, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Transplantation 94:873-8. 2012

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Enrollment of patients with lung and colorectal cancers onto clinical trials
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    J Oncol Pract 9:e40-7. 2013
    ..Only 2% to 5% of adult patients with cancer enroll onto clinical trials. We assessed simultaneously characteristics of patients and their physicians that may be independently associated with participation...
  2. pmc Early dissemination of bevacizumab for advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:354. 2011
    ..We describe early dissemination patterns for first-line bevacizumab given for metastatic colorectal cancer treatment...
  3. ncbi request reprint A community-driven action plan to eliminate breast and cervical cancer disparity: successes and limitations
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:S91-100. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Targeted intervention strategies to increase and maintain mammography utilization among African American women
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2526-31. 2010
    ..We assessed the impact of a theory-based, culturally relevant intervention designed to increase mammography screening among African American women in 8 underserved counties in Alabama...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient navigation pilot project: results from the Community Health Advisors in Action Program (CHAAP)
    Mona Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:155-61. 2010
    ..PNs can help close the gap between development and delivery of cancer treatments to those who are medically underserved...
  6. ncbi request reprint The development of a community action plan to reduce breast and cervical cancer disparities between African-American and White women
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 4410, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S53-60. 2004
    ..Based on these findings, a community-driven CAP was developed. Our results indicate that a coalition of diverse organizations can partner and develop CAPs to improve the health of their communities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Addressing disparities through coalition building: Alabama REACH 2010 lessons learned
    Theresa 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...
  8. pmc Developing a community action plan to eliminate cancer disparities: lessons learned
    Theresa Ann Wynn
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 5:161-8. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Using community-based participatory approaches to mobilize communities for policy change
    Theresa A Wynn
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1717 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:S102-14. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Is decedent race an independent predictor of organ donor consent or merely a surrogate marker of socioeconomic status?
    Derek DuBay
    Division of Abdominal Transplant, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Transplantation 94:873-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that, when controlling for these factors, African American race would cease to be a predictor of organ donation...
  11. pmc Cancer health disparities: what we have done
    Nedra Lisovicz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, MT 516, 1717 11th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Med Sci 335:254-9. 2008
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Race and colorectal cancer disparities: health-care utilization vs different cancer susceptibilities
    Adeyinka O Laiyemo
    Department of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine, Howard University Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:538-46. 2010
    ..It is unclear whether the disproportionately higher incidence and mortality from colorectal cancer among blacks compared with whites reflect differences in health-care utilization or colorectal cancer susceptibility...
  14. ncbi request reprint Special populations recruitment for the Women's Health Initiative: successes and limitations
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, MT 618, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:335-52. 2004
    ..Also, once minority subjects are reached, they tend to participate...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity independently predicted death in older prostate cancer patients, more of whom died with than from their disease
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, MT 618, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:721-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the proportion of men who died from prostate cancer (PrCa) vs. with PrCa and assess the comorbid conditions associated with other-cause deaths...
  16. ncbi request reprint The Deep South Network for cancer control. Building a community infrastructure to reduce cancer health disparities
    Nedra Lisovicz
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Cancer 107:1971-9. 2006
    ..The goal of eliminating cancer health disparities will be pursued in the targeted rural and urban counties in Mississippi and Alabama using Community-Based Participatory Research. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  17. pmc Predictors of retention of African American women in a walking program
    Monica L Baskin
    UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:40-50. 2011
    ..To predict retention of African American women 6 months after initiating a community walking program...
  18. doi request reprint Predictors of colorectal cancer knowledge and screening among church-attending African Americans and Whites in the Deep South
    Tung Sung Tseng
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35216, USA
    J Community Health 34:90-7. 2009
    ..14, 1.72-25) or barium enema (OR = 6.25, 1.67-25) than African Americans. Church-based CRC screening intervention programs should target African Americans, those with no family history of CRC, and those with less education...
  19. ncbi request reprint Retention of under-served women in clinical trials: a focus group study
    Rhoda E Johnson
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 0272, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:268-78. 2003
    ..Focus group data were used to develop retention and compliance strategies for the CRIS study. Findings suggest that focus group data can be used effectively to develop retention and compliance strategies specific to under-served women...
  20. pmc Skin cancer risk perceptions: a comparison across ethnicity, age, education, gender, and income
    Kesha J Buster
    Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0009, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:771-9. 2012
    ..Studies of noncutaneous and cutaneous malignancies support the hypothesis that poor risk-perception status contributes to health disparity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Understanding cancer treatment and outcomes: the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium
    John Z Ayanian
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2992-6. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint The deep South network for cancer control: eliminating cancer disparities through community-academic collaboration
    Edward E Partridge
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233 7333, USA
    Fam Community Health 28:6-19. 2005
    ..This article describes the steps necessary to form the network and the process and activities required to establish it as an effective infrastructure for eliminating disparities between Whites and African Americans in the United States...

Research Grants9

  1. Health Disparity in Obesity and Diabetes
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The conference will feature both didactic lectures and interactive presentations on possible reasons for health disparities. ..
  2. UAB Comprehensive Cancer Ctr/Tuskegee Univ Partnership
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Last but not least, a full sustainable partnership will enhance both institutions and make the elimination of the disparities between Caucasians and African Americans a real possibility by the year 2010-2015. ..
  3. Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer PDCR Site
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, we have available highly experienced staff and an advanced infrastructure to support all aspects of the recruitment, follow-up, and data collection and management activities required for CanCORS. ..