Wilbert Gesler

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Therapy by design: evaluating the UK hospital building program
    Wil Gesler
    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, CB 3220, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3220, USA
    Health Place 10:117-28. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of mapping technology in health intervention research
    Wilbert M Gesler
    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Nurs Outlook 52:142-6. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Sociospatial knowledge networks: appraising community as place
    Anne H Skelly
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Res Nurs Health 25:159-70. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint African American beliefs about diabetes
    Anne H Skelly
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, USA
    West J Nurs Res 28:9-29; discussion 30-41. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Identifying diabetes knowledge network nodes as sites for a diabetes prevention program
    Wilbert M Gesler
    Department of Geography CB 3220, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3220, USA
    Health Place 12:449-64. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Diabetes meanings among those without diabetes: explanatory models of immigrant Latinos in rural North Carolina
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2183-93. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes beliefs among low-income, white residents of a rural North Carolina community
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Rural Health 21:337-45. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health care use by children in rural western North Carolina: results from the Mountain Accessibility Project
    Charles R Woods
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e143-52. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Access to transportation and health care utilization in a rural region
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Rural Health 21:31-8. 2005
  10. pmc The effects of geography and spatial behavior on health care utilization among the residents of a rural region
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:135-55. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Therapy by design: evaluating the UK hospital building program
    Wil Gesler
    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, CB 3220, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3220, USA
    Health Place 10:117-28. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of mapping technology in health intervention research
    Wilbert M Gesler
    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Nurs Outlook 52:142-6. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Sociospatial knowledge networks: appraising community as place
    Anne H Skelly
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Res Nurs Health 25:159-70. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint African American beliefs about diabetes
    Anne H Skelly
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, USA
    West J Nurs Res 28:9-29; discussion 30-41. 2006
    ..Participants were not sure if diabetes could be prevented. These results provide information to address primary prevention of diabetes in this at-risk group...
  5. ncbi request reprint Identifying diabetes knowledge network nodes as sites for a diabetes prevention program
    Wilbert M Gesler
    Department of Geography CB 3220, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3220, USA
    Health Place 12:449-64. 2006
    ..The procedures used in this study can be generalized to other communities and prevention programs for other chronic diseases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diabetes meanings among those without diabetes: explanatory models of immigrant Latinos in rural North Carolina
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2183-93. 2004
    ..These results provide information for the design of health programs for the prevention of type 2 diabetes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes beliefs among low-income, white residents of a rural North Carolina community
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Rural Health 21:337-45. 2005
    ..Every social group shares beliefs about health and illness. Knowledge and understanding of these health beliefs are essential for education programs to address health promotion and illness prevention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health care use by children in rural western North Carolina: results from the Mountain Accessibility Project
    Charles R Woods
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e143-52. 2003
    ..To assess determinants of health care visits among children in a 12-county region of western North Carolina representative of rural areas in the United States...
  9. ncbi request reprint Access to transportation and health care utilization in a rural region
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Rural Health 21:31-8. 2005
    ..However, little research has examined directly access to transportation in analyses of rural health care utilization...
  10. pmc The effects of geography and spatial behavior on health care utilization among the residents of a rural region
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:135-55. 2005
    ..This analysis determines the importance of geography and spatial behavior as predisposing and enabling factors in rural health care utilization, controlling for demographic, social, cultural, and health status factors...

Research Grants4

  1. GEOGRAPHIC ACCESSIBILITY OF HEALTH CARE IN RURAL AREAS
    Wilbert Gesler; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Consumer and provider locations, roads, and places visited for various activities will be entered into a Geographic Information System (GIS) to enhance measurement precision and create a coherent database to facilitate analyses. ..
  2. GEOGRAPHIC ACCESSIBILITY OF HEALTH CARE IN RURAL AREAS
    Wilbert Gesler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By integrating these qualitative interpretations with the quantitative survey models the results of this study will be better able to inform rural health care planning and policy. ..