Allen Greiner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Culturally-tailored smoking cessation for American Indians: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Trials 12:126. 2011
  2. pmc An assessment of American Indian women's mammography experiences
    Kimberly K Engelman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    BMC Womens Health 10:34. 2010
  3. pmc Colorectal cancer screening, perceived discrimination, and low-income and trust in doctors: a survey of minority patients
    Wendi Born
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:363. 2009
  4. pmc Discussing weight with obese primary care patients: physician and patient perceptions
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:581-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Medical student interest in alternative medicine
    K A Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City 66160 7700, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 6:231-4. 2000
  6. pmc Knowledge and perceptions of colorectal cancer screening among urban African Americans
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:977-83. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of fecal occult blood test (FOBT) completion among low-income adults
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Prev Med 41:676-84. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationships of social participation and community ratings to health and health behaviors in areas with high and low population density
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2303-12. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Barriers to colorectal cancer screening in rural primary care
    K Allen Greiner
    Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
    Prev Med 38:269-75. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: radiologic decision-making
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7370, USA
    Am Fam Physician 65:1817-22. 2002

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Culturally-tailored smoking cessation for American Indians: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Trials 12:126. 2011
    ..The primary aim of this group randomized clinical trial is to test the efficacy of "All Nations Breath of Life" (ANBL) program compared to a non-tailored "Current Best Practices" smoking cessation program among AI smokers...
  2. pmc An assessment of American Indian women's mammography experiences
    Kimberly K Engelman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    BMC Womens Health 10:34. 2010
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  3. pmc Colorectal cancer screening, perceived discrimination, and low-income and trust in doctors: a survey of minority patients
    Wendi Born
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:363. 2009
    ..S., this study investigated the relationship between perceived discrimination, trust in most doctors, and completion of Fecal Occult Blood Testing (FOBT) among a low-income, minority primary care population in an urban setting...
  4. pmc Discussing weight with obese primary care patients: physician and patient perceptions
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:581-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate patient-provider agreement on whether weight and related behaviors were discussed during routine visits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Medical student interest in alternative medicine
    K A Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City 66160 7700, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 6:231-4. 2000
    ..This study investigated whether medical students perceived that information on alternative therapies would be useful to them as future practicing physicians...
  6. pmc Knowledge and perceptions of colorectal cancer screening among urban African Americans
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:977-83. 2005
    ..To explore colorectal cancer (CRC) screening knowledge, attitudes, barriers, and preferences among urban African Americans as a prelude to the development of culturally appropriate interventions to improve screening for this group...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of fecal occult blood test (FOBT) completion among low-income adults
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Prev Med 41:676-84. 2005
    ..Sociocultural mediators of FOBT adherence have not been extensively studied in lower income, minority populations. This study prospectively studied FOBT return in a low-income, multiethnic population...
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationships of social participation and community ratings to health and health behaviors in areas with high and low population density
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2303-12. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that individuals in rural areas, especially in densely settled rural areas, may face increased risks of poor health...
  9. ncbi request reprint Barriers to colorectal cancer screening in rural primary care
    K Allen Greiner
    Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
    Prev Med 38:269-75. 2004
    ..This study assessed the impact of patient, physician, and practice characteristics on rural primary care patient receipt of CRC screening...
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: radiologic decision-making
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7370, USA
    Am Fam Physician 65:1817-22. 2002
    ..Consensus recommendations for population screening, evaluation, and treatment of this disorder by medical organizations vary widely. Recent studies cast doubt on the clinical value of school-based screening programs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hospice usage by minorities in the last year of life: results from the National Mortality Followback Survey
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:970-8. 2003
    ..To examine racial/ethnic variations in rates of hospice use in a national cohort and to identify individual characteristics associated with hospice use...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient characteristics on physician's smoking cessation strategies
    Edward F Ellerbeck
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
    Prev Med 36:464-70. 2003
    ..We conducted this study to examine the relationship between these characteristics and the frequency of physician-initiated smoking cessation interventions...
  13. pmc Engaging diverse underserved communities to bridge the mammography divide
    Kimberly K Engelman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:47. 2011
    ..To date, an evaluation of the formulation of implementation intentions for breast cancer screening has not been conducted with minority populations...
  14. pmc Design and baseline characteristics from the KAN-QUIT disease management intervention for rural smokers in primary care
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, MS 1008, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Prev Med 47:200-5. 2008
    ..To describe the design, implementation, baseline data, and feasibility of establishing a disease management program for smoking cessation in rural primary care...
  15. doi request reprint The impact of socioeconomic status on perceived barriers to colorectal cancer testing
    Aimee S James
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:97-100. 2008
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is effective, but only one-half of age-eligible adults adhere to national guidelines. Lower socioeconomic status (SES) groups are less likely to be screened...
  16. pmc Correlates of self-efficacy among rural smokers
    Carla J Berg
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Health Psychol 13:416-21. 2008
    ..Future studies should examine the potential to improve self-efficacy by addressing depression and autonomous motivation...
  17. doi request reprint Kansas primary care weighs in: a pilot randomized trial of a chronic care model program for obesity in 3 rural Kansas primary care practices
    ANDREA C ELY
    Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Rural Health 24:125-32. 2008
    ..Context: Obesity is a chronic disease of epidemic proportions in the United States. Primary care providers are critical to timely diagnosis and treatment of obesity, and need better tools to deliver effective obesity care...
  18. pmc Effect of varying levels of disease management on smoking cessation: a randomized trial
    Edward F Ellerbeck
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:437-46. 2009
    ..Cigarette smoking is a chronic, relapsing illness that is inadequately addressed in primary care practice...
  19. pmc Using focus groups in community-based participatory research: challenges and resolutions
    Christine Makosky Daley
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, MS 1008, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Qual Health Res 20:697-706. 2010
    ..The methodologic approach and data from these three studies will allow us to more appropriately address health disparities in the American Indian community, with full community support for our research...
  20. pmc All Nations Breath of Life: using community-based participatory research to address health disparities in cigarette smoking among American Indians
    Christine Makosky Daley
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, MS 1008, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:334-8. 2010
    ..Our preliminary self-report data show quit rates of 65% at program completion and 25% at six months post-baseline...
  21. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about end-of-life care among inner-city African Americans and Latinos
    Wendi Born
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:247-56. 2004
    ..This project explored end-of-life care preferences and barriers among low-income, urban African Americans and Latino/Hispanic Americans (Latinos) to uncover factors that may influence hospice utilization...
  22. doi request reprint Understanding smoking cessation in rural communities
    Tresza D Hutcheson
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
    J Rural Health 24:116-24. 2008
    ..Rural communities are adversely impacted by increased rates of tobacco use. Rural residents may be exposed to unique communal norms and other factors that influence smoking cessation...
  23. pmc Weight-related perceptions among patients and physicians: how well do physicians judge patients' motivation to lose weight?
    Christie A Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1086-90. 2006
    ..Prior studies suggest that patients and physicians have different perceptions and expectations surrounding weight; however, few studies have directly compared patients' and physicians' perspectives...
  24. ncbi request reprint Concordance of patient-physician obesity diagnosis and treatment beliefs in rural practice settings
    Andrea Charbonneau Ely
    Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    J Rural Health 22:364-6. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: Developing a physician workforce for America's disadvantaged
    Joshua Freeman
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Acad Med 82:133-8. 2007
    ..The authors present a proposal for prioritizing medical school admissions to favor applicants who, rather than delivering just high grades, will contribute to improving America's health care outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Direct observation of physician counseling on dietary habits and exercise: patient, physician, and office correlates
    Nadeem A Anis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri in Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Prev Med 38:198-202. 2004
    ..This study documented the frequency and correlates of directly observed physicians' counseling on dietary habits and exercise in private medical practices...
  27. doi request reprint Assessing the scientific accuracy, readability, and cultural appropriateness of a culturally targeted smoking cessation program for American Indians
    Christine Makosky Daley
    University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:386-93. 2009
    ..Based on this project, the SAM can be used in combination with scientific review and input from community members during formative research to assess and modify educational materials for a targeted population...
  28. pmc Visual prompt poster for promoting patient-physician conversations on weight loss
    Gillian S Stephens
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:S33-6. 2008
    ..This study investigated the effect of a simple visual prompt in the form of a poster on the occurrence of patient-physician weight loss conversations during routine office encounters in a primary care outpatient clinic...
  29. ncbi request reprint Disparities in colorectal cancer screening: a guideline-based analysis of adherence
    Tamarra M James
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:228-33. 2006
    ..This study's primary objective was to describe colorectal cancer (CRC) screening disparities using a guideline-derived definition of CRC screening adherence while controlling for confounding factors associated with CRC screening...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ecologic correlates of obesity in rural obese adults
    Rebecca E Lee
    Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, Giarrison Gymnasium 104 E, 3855 Holman Rd, Houston, TX 77004, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 26:424-33. 2007
    ..We examined relationships of individual and environmental factors with obesity and trying to lose weight in rural residents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Papanicolaou testing among Native American and Hispanic populations
    Sarah Moreland
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:223-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions and knowledge of, and access to, Papanicolaou (Pap) testing among Hispanic and Native-American women...

Research Grants6

  1. Tailored Touchscreen Colorectal Cancer Prevention in Urban Core Clinics
    K Greiner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This intervention will provide information on the utility of embedding a low-cost technologically advanced "Implementation Intentions" based behavioral intervention in primary care practice. ..
  2. Tailored Touchscreen Colorectal Cancer Prevention in Urban Core Clinics
    K Allen Greiner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This intervention will provide information on the utility of embedding a low-cost technologically advanced "Implementation Intentions" based behavioral intervention in primary care practice. ..
  3. Tailored Touchscreen Colorectal Cancer Prevention in Urban Core Clinics
    K Greiner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This intervention will provide information on the utility of embedding a low-cost technologically advanced "Implementation Intentions" based behavioral intervention in primary care practice. ..
  4. Tailored Touchscreen Colorectal Cancer Prevention in Urban Core Clinics
    K Allen Greiner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This intervention will provide information on the utility of embedding a low-cost technologically advanced "Implementation Intentions" based behavioral intervention in primary care practice. ..