Karen Glanz

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of behavioral science theory in development and implementation of public health interventions
    Karen Glanz
    Schoolof Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:399-418. 2010
  2. pmc Predictors of trips to food destinations
    Jacqueline Kerr
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:58. 2012
  3. pmc Development, scoring, and reliability of the Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS)
    Rachel A Millstein
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:403. 2013
  4. pmc Melanoma genetic testing, counseling, and adherence to skin cancer prevention and detection behaviors
    Karen Glanz
    Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 801 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:607-14. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Effect of a Nutrient Rich Foods consumer education program: results from the nutrition advice study
    Karen Glanz
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 801 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:56-63. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Retail grocery store marketing strategies and obesity: an integrative review
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:503-12. 2012
  7. pmc Individual and setting level predictors of the implementation of a skin cancer prevention program: a multilevel analysis
    Borsika A Rabin
    Cancer Research Network Cancer Communication Research Center, Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, P, O, Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Implement Sci 5:40. 2010
  8. pmc A randomized trial of tailored skin cancer prevention messages for adults: Project SCAPE
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:735-41. 2010
  9. pmc Validity of self-reported solar UVR exposure compared with objectively measured UVR exposure
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3005-12. 2010
  10. pmc Children's physical activity and parents' perception of the neighborhood environment: neighborhood impact on kids study
    Karyn A Tappe
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:39. 2013

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Publications83

  1. doi request reprint The role of behavioral science theory in development and implementation of public health interventions
    Karen Glanz
    Schoolof Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:399-418. 2010
    ..This review concludes by identifying cross-cutting themes and important future directions for bridging the divides between theory, practice, and research...
  2. pmc Predictors of trips to food destinations
    Jacqueline Kerr
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:58. 2012
    ..Further, studies have not considered neighborhood design as a predictor of food purchasing behavior...
  3. pmc Development, scoring, and reliability of the Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS)
    Rachel A Millstein
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:403. 2013
    ..We present the development, scoring, and reliability of the Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS) tool and its theoretically-based subscales...
  4. pmc Melanoma genetic testing, counseling, and adherence to skin cancer prevention and detection behaviors
    Karen Glanz
    Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 801 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:607-14. 2013
    ..Little is known about the impact of knowledge of CDKN2A and MC1R genotype on melanoma prevention behaviors like sun avoidance and skin examination in the context of familial melanoma...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of a Nutrient Rich Foods consumer education program: results from the nutrition advice study
    Karen Glanz
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 801 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:56-63. 2012
    ..Research is needed to test the efficacy of dietary guidance using nutrient profiling systems to rank foods...
  6. ncbi request reprint Retail grocery store marketing strategies and obesity: an integrative review
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:503-12. 2012
    ..This review synthesizes research and publications from industry and academic sources and provides direction for developing and evaluating promising interventions...
  7. pmc Individual and setting level predictors of the implementation of a skin cancer prevention program: a multilevel analysis
    Borsika A Rabin
    Cancer Research Network Cancer Communication Research Center, Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, P, O, Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Implement Sci 5:40. 2010
    ..This study assessed the relative contributions of individual- and setting-level characteristics to implementation of a widely disseminated skin cancer prevention program...
  8. pmc A randomized trial of tailored skin cancer prevention messages for adults: Project SCAPE
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:735-41. 2010
    ..We evaluated the impact of a mailed, tailored intervention on skin cancer prevention and skin self-examination behaviors of adults at moderate and high risk for skin cancer...
  9. pmc Validity of self-reported solar UVR exposure compared with objectively measured UVR exposure
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3005-12. 2010
    ..Reliance on verbal self-report of solar exposure in skin cancer prevention and epidemiologic studies may be problematic if self-report data are not valid due to systematic errors in recall, social desirability bias, or other reasons...
  10. pmc Children's physical activity and parents' perception of the neighborhood environment: neighborhood impact on kids study
    Karyn A Tappe
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:39. 2013
    ..This study examined associations between parent report of their home neighborhood environment and children's overall and location-specific physical activity...
  11. doi request reprint Research to reality: a process evaluation of a mini-grants program to disseminate evidence-based nutrition programs to rural churches and worksites
    Sally Honeycutt
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:431-9. 2012
    ..To describe a project that used mini-grants plus technical assistance to disseminate evidence-based programs, to understand how the project worked in different settings, and to generate recommendations for future programming and evaluation...
  12. pmc Randomized trial of tailored skin cancer prevention for children: the Project SCAPE family study
    Karen Glanz
    a University of Pennsylvania Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Health Commun 18:1368-83. 2013
    ..Findings from this study support the efficacy of focusing tailored communications to families in order to change skin cancer prevention practices in young children. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Client-directed interventions to increase community access to breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a systematic review
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S56-66. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, double contrast barium enema). Specific areas for further research are also suggested in this report...
  14. pmc Results from an intervention to improve rural home food and physical activity environments
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University Research Center EPRC, Cancer Coalition of South Georgia, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 6:265-77. 2012
    ..Research on home environments suggests that both social and physical aspects of the home may impact physical activity and healthy eating...
  15. ncbi request reprint In an urban neighborhood, who is physically active and where?
    Amy Hillier
    a Department of City and Regional Planning, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Women Health 54:194-211. 2014
    ..43, p-value < 0.01). In this diverse sample of urban residents, outdoor PA was significantly less frequently reported than indoor PA, particularly for Black women. These findings could help inform urban PA interventions. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on physical activity in rural adults: the relative contributions of home, church and work settings
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:996-1003. 2012
    ..This study examines the relative contribution of social (eg, social support) and physical (eg, programs and facilities) aspects of worksite, church, and home settings to physical activity levels among adults in rural communities...
  17. doi request reprint Perceptions of social and environmental support for healthy eating and physical activity in rural southern churches
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Relig Health 51:799-811. 2012
    ..Despite barriers to establishing healthy environments in church settings, churches are rich in social support that could be tapped to promote healthy behavior...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interventions to increase recommendation and delivery of screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers by healthcare providers systematic reviews of provider assessment and feedback and provider incentives
    Susan A Sabatino
    CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S67-74. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, or double-contrast barium enema)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Activating multi-ethnic youth for smoking prevention: design, baseline findings, and implementation of project SPLASH
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory UniversityNE, Atlanta, GA 30322
    J Cancer Educ 22:56-61. 2007
    ..This article describes an innovative tobacco prevention trial, and reports baseline characteristics of participants and findings about implementation of the curriculum...
  20. doi request reprint Measures of sun exposure and sun protection practices for behavioral and epidemiologic research
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Room 530, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:217-22. 2008
    ..To develop, in a collaborative project, core measures of sun exposure and sun protection habits, since the lack of standard outcome measures hampers comparison of population surveys and interventions used in skin cancer prevention research...
  21. pmc Tobacco use among Native Hawaiian middle school students: its prevalence, correlates and implications
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ethn Health 12:227-44. 2007
    ..This study also explored whether social influence, psychosocial and cultural factors are associated with cigarette use in this sample...
  22. pmc Lifeguards' sun protection habits and sunburns: association with sun-safe environments and skin cancer prevention program participation
    Dawn M Hall
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Room 521, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:139-44. 2009
    ..To examine associations among outdoor pool environments, social norms, pool policies, and participation in a sun safety program with lifeguards' sun protection habits and sunburn...
  23. doi request reprint Using rewards-based incentives to increase purchase of fruit and vegetables in lower-income households: design and start-up of a randomized trial
    Etienne J Phipps
    Center for Urban Health Policy and Research, Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:936-41. 2013
    ..To report the design and baseline results of a rewards-based incentive to promote purchase of fruit and vegetables by lower-income households...
  24. doi request reprint Nutrition environments in corner stores in Philadelphia
    Erica Cavanaugh
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Prev Med 56:149-51. 2013
    ..To examine the availability, quality, and price of key types of healthy and less-healthy foods found in corner stores in low-income urban neighborhoods and the associations between store characteristics and store food environments...
  25. pmc A qualitative examination of the role of small, rural worksites in obesity prevention
    Cam Escoffery
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A75. 2011
    ..We explored social support, policies, and programmatic resources that encourage more healthful diets and participation in physical activity among employees of small, rural worksites...
  26. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer screening among U.S. adults from 1992, 1998, and 2000 National Health Interview Surveys
    Mona Saraiya
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 39:308-14. 2004
    ..Relatively little is known about the prevalence of skin cancer screening in the context of inconsistent skin cancer screening recommendations...
  27. doi request reprint Measurement of exercise habits and prediction of leisure-time activity in established exercise
    Karyn A Tappe
    a Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 18:601-11. 2013
    ..The SRHI was a strong predictor. Contextual cueing is an important aspect of habit but measurement methodologies warrant refinement and comparison by different methods. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Interventions to prevent skin cancer by reducing exposure to ultraviolet radiation: a systematic review
    Mona Saraiya
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:422-66. 2004
    ..The report also provides suggestions for areas for future research...
  29. pmc Validity of self-reported sunscreen use by parents, children, and lifeguards
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:63-9. 2009
    ..This study examined the agreement between verbal reports of sunscreen use from survey and diary measures and objectively measured sunscreen use...
  30. pmc Spontaneous diffusion of an effective skin cancer prevention program through Web-based access to program materials
    Dawn M Hall
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A125. 2010
    ..This article describes the diffusion of an effective skin cancer prevention program called Pool Cool through available Web-based program materials...
  31. doi request reprint Balancing fidelity and adaptation: implementing evidence-based chronic disease prevention programs
    Michelle L Carvalho
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:348-56. 2013
    ..To describe adaptations that community-based organizations (CBOs) made to evidence-based chronic disease prevention intervention programs and to discuss reasons for those adaptations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Individual and environmental correlates of dietary fat intake in rural communities: a structural equation model analysis
    April K Hermstad
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:93-101. 2010
    ..The results indicate that the influence of individual and environmental factors on dietary fat intake differs for men and women, with the home environment playing a larger role for women in rural communities...
  33. ncbi request reprint Trends in sunburns, sun protection practices, and attitudes toward sun exposure protection and tanning among US adolescents, 1998-2004
    Vilma Cokkinides
    Department Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Pediatrics 118:853-64. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to describe nationally representative trend data on sunburns, sun protection, and attitudes related to sun exposure among US youth...
  34. pmc Process evaluation of the Pool Cool Diffusion Trial for skin cancer prevention across 2 years
    Cam Escoffery
    Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:732-43. 2008
    ..These data provide information on programmatic factors that contribute to successful program diffusion...
  35. pmc Vitamin D beliefs and associations with sunburns, sun exposure, and sun protection
    Bang Hyun Kim
    Center for Health Behavior Research, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Ave, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2386-95. 2012
    ..This study provides information regarding vitamin D beliefs and their association with certain sun related behaviors across different demographic groups that can inform education efforts about vitamin D and sun protection...
  36. doi request reprint Effectiveness of interventions to increase screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers: nine updated systematic reviews for the guide to community preventive services
    Susan A Sabatino
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:97-118. 2012
    ..This article presents results of updated systematic reviews for nine of these interventions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Strategies for increasing fruit and vegetable intake in grocery stores and communities: policy, pricing, and environmental change
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 39:S75-80. 2004
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  38. ncbi request reprint Nutrition Environment Measures Survey in stores (NEMS-S): development and evaluation
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:282-9. 2007
    ..There is a need for valid, reliable measures of nutrition environments. This article reports on the development and evaluation of measures of nutrition environments in retail food stores...
  39. doi request reprint Measuring food environments: a historical perspective
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S93-8. 2009
    ..Future development of clear, adaptable measures of food and nutrition environments will build on lessons of the past and will update and improve on past tools...
  40. ncbi request reprint Increasing fruit and vegetable intake by changing environments, policy and pricing: restaurant-based research, strategies, and recommendations
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 39:S88-93. 2004
    ..This article reviews restaurant-based environmental, policy and pricing strategies for increasing intake of fruits and vegetables and identifies promising strategies, research needs, and innovative opportunities for the future...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sunless tanning product use and related behaviors among adults in the United States: results from a national survey
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:387-90. 2007
    ....
  42. pmc An exploratory study of factors influencing glaucoma treatment adherence
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Glaucoma 19:66-72. 2010
    ..To understand the factors that influence glaucoma treatment adherence with medication taking, prescription refills, and appointment keeping to develop an intervention for a specific population...
  43. pmc Training for and dissemination of the Nutrition Environment Measures Surveys (NEMS)
    Sally Honeycutt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Rm 569, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A126. 2010
    ..This article describes the dissemination of the measures, including the development, implementation, and evaluation of training workshops, and a follow-up survey of training participants...
  44. pmc Reducing ultraviolet radiation exposure among outdoor workers: state of the evidence and recommendations
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health 6:22. 2007
    ....
  45. pmc Using evidence-based community and behavioral interventions to prevent skin cancer: opportunities and challenges for public health practice
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A03. 2005
  46. pmc Impact of a health communication intervention to improve glaucoma treatment adherence. Results of the interactive study to increase glaucoma adherence to treatment trial
    Karen Glanz
    Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 130:1252-8. 2012
    ..To determine the efficacy of an automated, interactive, telephone-based health communication intervention for improving glaucoma treatment adherence among patients in 2 hospital-based eye clinics...
  47. ncbi request reprint Client-directed interventions to increase community demand for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a systematic review
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S34-55. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, double contrast barium enema). Specific areas for further research are also suggested in this report...
  48. doi request reprint Methods for conducting systematic reviews of evidence on effectiveness and economic efficiency of interventions to increase screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S26-33. 2008
  49. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of an effective skin cancer prevention program: design, theoretical foundations, and first-year implementation
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Psychol 24:477-87. 2005
    ..There were few differences in implementation between treatment groups in year one...
  50. ncbi request reprint Preconsent education about research processes improved African Americans' willingness to participate in clinical research
    Anne L Dunlop
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1256 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:872-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether preconsent education about research processes and protections affects the willingness of African Americans to participate...
  51. pmc Linking agents' activities and communication patterns in a study of the dissemination of an effective skin cancer prevention program
    Dawn Hall
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:409-15. 2009
    ..Linking agents connect program developers with end users, enhancing implementation and sustainability of health promotion programs. However, little is known about how linkage systems work in practice and research settings...
  52. ncbi request reprint Changes in food and beverage environments after an urban corner store intervention
    Erica Cavanaugh
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 65:7-12. 2014
    ..This study evaluated the availability, quality, and price of foods in Philadelphia corner stores before and after a healthy corner store intervention with two levels of intervention intensity ("basic" and "conversion")...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effects of colon cancer risk counseling for first-degree relatives
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road Northeast, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1485-91. 2007
    ..Tailored risk counseling may increase adherence to screening guidelines in these persons. The present study evaluated a culturally sensitive Colon Cancer Risk Counseling (CCRC) intervention for relatives of colorectal cancer patients...
  54. ncbi request reprint Gender- and ethnic-specific associations with obesity: individual and neighborhood-level factors
    Charnita Zeigler-Johnson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 105:173-82. 2013
    ..Gender- and ethnicity-specific groups face different risks for obesity, but little is understood about the factors that predict group-specific risks. We evaluated individual and neighborhood factors in relation to obesity...
  55. pmc Correlates of sunburn experiences among U.S. adults: results of the 2000 National Health Interview Survey
    H Irene Hall
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:540-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of sunburns in the U.S. adult population and the correlates of sunburns...
  56. doi request reprint The effectiveness of worksite nutrition and physical activity interventions for controlling employee overweight and obesity: a systematic review
    Laurie M Anderson
    Community Guide Branch, Division of Health Communication and Marketing, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:340-57. 2009
    ..The findings of this systematic review can help inform decisions of employers, planners, researchers, and other public health decision makers...
  57. pmc A controlled trial of objective measures of sunscreen and moisturizing lotion
    Tom Elliott
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1399-402. 2009
    ..Using a conservative cutoff point of 0.30 with a crystal cuvette reduces any chance of false-positive readings and remains robust when sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher is present...
  58. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on physical activity in rural adults: the relative contributions of home, church, and work settings
    Michelle C Kegler
    Emory Prevention Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Phys Act Health 9:996-1003. 2012
    ..This study examines the relative contribution of social (eg, social support) and physical (eg, programs and facilities) aspects of worksite, church, and home settings to physical activity levels among adults in rural communities...
  59. ncbi request reprint How major restaurant chains plan their menus: the role of profit, demand, and health
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:383-8. 2007
    ..This study sought to understand the views of executives at major U.S. restaurant chains regarding the process, motivation for, and challenges of offering healthier options on their menus...
  60. pmc A multi-method process evaluation for a skin cancer prevention diffusion trial
    Cam Escoffery
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Eval Health Prof 32:184-203. 2009
    ..This article describes program features and participant factors that facilitated local implementation, maintenance and sustainability across dispersed pools such as linkage agents, a packaged program, and adaptations of program elements...
  61. pmc Characteristics of swimming pools with high rates of objectively measured sunscreen use
    Tom Elliott
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 60:684-8. 2009
    ..A combination of verbal reports, observations, and physical assessments can improve understanding of prevention programs...
  62. doi request reprint Effectiveness of multicomponent programs with community mobilization for reducing alcohol-impaired driving
    Ruth A Shults
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:360-71. 2009
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint The use of theory in health behavior research from 2000 to 2005: a systematic review
    Julia E Painter
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Rm 530, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:358-62. 2008
    ..No previous reviews have assessed the extent to which theory is used (that is, operationalized and tested) in empirical research...
  64. ncbi request reprint Development and reliability testing for measures of psychosocial constructs associated with adolescent girls' calcium intake
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Room 530, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:857-61. 2008
    ..41). The study developed a measure with high internal consistency and test-retest reliability to assess constructs that can be used in descriptive, prospective, and intervention research and as possible explanatory or mediating variables...
  65. ncbi request reprint Reducing ultraviolet radiation exposure to prevent skin cancer methodology and measurement
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:131-42. 2005
    ..This article places the data derived from the evidence review in the context of needs and recommendations for future research in skin cancer prevention...
  66. ncbi request reprint Reducing minors' access to tobacco: eight years' experience in Hawaii
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, N E, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 44:55-8. 2007
    ..We also report on factors associated with selling tobacco to minors for the most recent year of inspections (2003)...
  67. doi request reprint The influence of rural home and neighborhood environments on healthy eating, physical activity, and weight
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Prev Sci 15:1-11. 2014
    ..Overall, individual factors and home environments tended to exhibit direct effects on behavior, and neighborhood variables more often exhibited an indirect effect. ..
  68. doi request reprint How not to get lost in translation: implementing the recommendations and identifying research gaps
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S3-5. 2008
  69. pmc Association between longer therapy with thiazolidinediones and risk of bladder cancer: a cohort study
    Ronac Mamtani
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1411-21. 2012
    ..In this study, we assessed the risk of bladder cancer associated with the use of TZDs and between pioglitazone and rosiglitazone, an alternative TZD...
  70. doi request reprint Effect of guided relaxation and imagery on falls self-efficacy: a randomized controlled trial
    Bang Hyun Kim
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1109-14. 2012
    ..To examine the effects of guided relaxation and imagery (GRI) on improvement in falls self-efficacy in older adults who report having a fear of falling...
  71. ncbi request reprint Operation storefront Hawaii: tobacco advertising and promotion in Hawaii stores
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Health Commun 11:699-707. 2006
    ..Kool is also the most heavily smoked brand among youth in Hawaii. This study underscores the high visibility of retail store advertising and promotions (both indoor and outdoor) in places that attract the attention of youth...
  72. doi request reprint Recruitment for the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
    Cam T Escoffery
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:235-41. 2012
    ..To increase screening, cancer control planners would benefit from use of evidence-based strategies for recruitment of participants in their communities...
  73. pmc Analysis of participatory photojournalism in a widely disseminated skin cancer prevention program
    Dawn Hall
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:666-72. 2011
    ..Participatory photojournalism is a low-cost and effective way to generate widespread interest and support for community health promotion programs...
  74. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, sense of coherence, and tobacco use among adolescents
    Karen Glanz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322
    Ann Behav Med 29:192-9. 2005
    ..There is limited information about correlates of tobacco use among adolescents from ethnic minority groups, especially Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians...
  75. ncbi request reprint The impact of HIPAA authorization on willingness to participate in clinical research
    Anne L Dunlop
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:899-905. 2007
    ....
  76. doi request reprint Behavioral oncology and the war on cancer: partnering with biomedicine
    Michael E Stefanek
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Res 69:7151-6. 2009
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Intention to quit smoking: role of personal and family member cancer diagnosis
    Freda Patterson
    Center for Health Behavior Research, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 802 Blockley Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:792-802. 2010
    ..An adequately powered, controlled trial is needed to fully evaluate this hypothesis...
  78. ncbi request reprint Healthy nutrition environments: concepts and measures
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:330-3, ii. 2005
    ..Measures fall into priority categories of consumer and community environments...
  79. pmc Cancer outcomes research in a rural area: a multi-institution partnership model
    Michael Goodman
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Community Health 34:23-32. 2009
    ..Our partnership model may provide a useful framework for cancer outcomes research projects in rural communities...
  80. ncbi request reprint Using wireless handheld computers and tailored text messaging to reduce negative consequences of drinking alcohol
    Jessica Aungst Weitzel
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:534-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this trial was to investigate the feasibility and short-term outcomes of a tailored intervention, delivered via text messages to wireless handheld computers, to reduce alcohol-related consequences among college students...
  81. ncbi request reprint CDC-funded intervention research aimed at promoting colorectal cancer screening in communities
    Steven S Coughlin
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 107:1196-204. 2006
    ..Relatively few studies, however, have identified and tested intervention approaches to promote routine colorectal cancer screening among diverse populations...
  82. ncbi request reprint Medical outreach following a remote disaster: lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina
    Anne Lang Dunlop
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 2:121-32. 2007
    ..In the current study, these considerations were identified as instrumental in effectively meeting the healthcare needs of the evacuated population...
  83. pmc A qualitative examination of home and neighborhood environments for obesity prevention in rural adults
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:65. 2008
    ..This paper reports characteristics of rural homes and neighborhoods related to physical activity environments, availability of healthy foods, and family support for physical activity and maintaining an ideal body weight...

Research Grants33

  1. Diffusion of an Effective Skin Cancer Prevention Program
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings will make a significant contribution to our understanding of skin cancer prevention behaviors of individuals and aquatics organizations. ..
  2. Increasing CRC Screening in Health Plan Members
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Diffusion of an Effective Skin Cancer Prevention Program
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings will make a significant contribution to our understanding of skin cancer prevention behaviors of individuals and aquatics organizations. ..
  4. Diffusion of an Effective Skin Cancer Prevention Program
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It also provides a novel model for improving health behavior change research. ..
  5. Diffusion of an Effective Skin Cancer Prevention Program
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings will make a significant contribution to our understanding of skin cancer prevention behaviors of individuals and aquatics organizations. ..
  6. Telephone E-Health Communication for Improving Glaucoma Treatment Compliance
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings from this study can inform future public health interventions for improving treatment compliance in vision health and other chronic conditions that require compliance with medication and other treatments. ..
  7. Increasing CRC Screening in Health Plan Members
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Increasing CRC Screening in Health Plan Members
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Diffusion of an Effective Skin Cancer Prevention Program
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings will make a significant contribution to our understanding of skin cancer prevention behaviors of individuals and aquatics organizations. ..
  10. Increasing CRC Screening in Health Plan Members
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Telephone E-Health Communication for Improving Glaucoma Treatment Compliance
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings from this study can inform future public health interventions for improving treatment compliance in vision health and other chronic conditions that require compliance with medication and other treatments. ..
  12. Telephone E-Health Communication for Improving Glaucoma Treatment Compliance
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from this study can inform future public health interventions for improving treatment compliance in vision health and other chronic conditions that require compliance with medication and other treatments. ..
  13. Diffusion of an Effective Skin Cancer Prevention Program
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The findings will make a significant contribution to our understanding of skin cancer prevention behaviors of individuals and aquatics organizations. ..
  14. ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTION
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTION
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. COLON CANCER RISK COUNSELING FOR AT RISK RELATIVES
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTION
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. EVALUATION OF TAILORED SKIN CANCER PREVENTION STRATEGIES
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The project will also make significant contributions to our understanding of the responses of geographically and ethnically diverse groups to skin cancer preventive interventions. ..
  19. COLON CANCER RISK COUNSELING FOR AT RISK RELATIVES
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTION
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. EVALUATION OF TAILORED SKIN CANCER PREVENTION STRATEGIES
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The project will also make significant contributions to our understanding of the responses of geographically and ethnically diverse groups to skin cancer preventive interventions. ..
  22. ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTION
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. COLON CANCER RISK COUNSELING FOR AT RISK RELATIVES
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. EVALUATION OF TAILORED SKIN CANCER PREVENTION STRATEGIES
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The project will also make significant contributions to our understanding of the responses of geographically and ethnically diverse groups to skin cancer preventive interventions. ..
  25. ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTION
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTION
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Telephone E-Health Communication for Improving Glaucoma Treatment Compliance
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from this study can inform future public health interventions for improving treatment compliance in vision health and other chronic conditions that require compliance with medication and other treatments. ..