C H Halbert

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Low rates of African American participation in genetic counseling and testing for BRCA1/2 mutations: racial disparities or just a difference?
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Center for Community Based Research and Health Disparities, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Genet Couns 21:676-83. 2012
  2. ncbi All in the family: evaluation of the process and content of sisters' communication about BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic test results
    Chanita Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Med Genet 107:143-50. 2002
  3. ncbi Developing an academic-community partnership for research in prostate cancer
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pynnsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:99-103. 2006
  4. ncbi Beliefs about tobacco use in African Americans
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, Abramson Cancer Center, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics CHH, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:92-8. 2007
  5. ncbi Differences in cultural beliefs and values among African American and European American men with prostate cancer
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Control 14:277-84. 2007
  6. ncbi Retention of African American women in cancer genetics research
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, Abramson Cancer Center, and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:166-73. 2008
  7. doi Experiences with weight change in African-American breast cancer survivors
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, Abramson Cancer Center, and Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Breast J 14:182-7. 2008
  8. pmc Racial differences in medical mistrust among men diagnosed with prostate cancer
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer 115:2553-61. 2009
  9. pmc Sociocultural determinants of men's reactions to prostate cancer diagnosis
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychooncology 19:553-60. 2010
  10. pmc Effect of genetic counseling and testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in African American women: a randomized trial
    C H Halbert
    Center for Community Based Research and Health Disparities, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Public Health Genomics 13:440-8. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Community-based Navigator Program for Cancer Control in African Americans
    CHANITA A HUGHES HALBERT; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Community-based Navigator Program for Cancer Control in African Americans
    Chanita Hughes Halbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. African American Participation in Cancer Genetics Research
    Chanita Hughes Halbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Multi-Dimensional Cultural Values
    Chanita Hughes Halbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. African American Participation in Cancer Genetics Research
    Chanita Hughes Halbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Weight Gain in African American Breast Cancer Survivors
    Chanita Hughes Halbert; Fiscal Year: 2005
  7. Community-based Navigator Program for Cancer Control in African Americans
    CHANITA A HUGHES HALBERT; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Low rates of African American participation in genetic counseling and testing for BRCA1/2 mutations: racial disparities or just a difference?
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Center for Community Based Research and Health Disparities, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Genet Couns 21:676-83. 2012
    ..Our findings highlight the importance ensuring that racial differences that are due to preferences and values are not misclassified as disparities in order to identify and address the root causes of disparate treatment...
  2. ncbi All in the family: evaluation of the process and content of sisters' communication about BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic test results
    Chanita Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Med Genet 107:143-50. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi Developing an academic-community partnership for research in prostate cancer
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pynnsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:99-103. 2006
    ..Our experiences demonstrate that a significant investment of time is needed to identify a community partner for prostate cancer research and develop an effective partnership...
  4. ncbi Beliefs about tobacco use in African Americans
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, Abramson Cancer Center, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics CHH, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:92-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe beliefs about the influence of genetic and environmental factors on tobacco use among African Americans and to identify factors that are independently associated with these beliefs...
  5. ncbi Differences in cultural beliefs and values among African American and European American men with prostate cancer
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Control 14:277-84. 2007
    ..This study evaluated differences in cultural values related to religiosity, temporal orientation, and collectivism among African American and European American men...
  6. ncbi Retention of African American women in cancer genetics research
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, Abramson Cancer Center, and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:166-73. 2008
    ..63, 95% CI = 1.39, 4.98, P = 0.003). These data suggest that once enrolled in genetic counseling research, the majority of African American women will continue to participate, especially if concrete clinical services are provided...
  7. doi Experiences with weight change in African-American breast cancer survivors
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, Abramson Cancer Center, and Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Breast J 14:182-7. 2008
    ..It may be important to provide African-American breast cancer survivors with information about the causes and implications of weight change and strategies for weight control after treatment as part of their follow-up care...
  8. pmc Racial differences in medical mistrust among men diagnosed with prostate cancer
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer 115:2553-61. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to identify sociodemographic, clinical, and cultural determinants of mistrust among men diagnosed with prostate cancer...
  9. pmc Sociocultural determinants of men's reactions to prostate cancer diagnosis
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychooncology 19:553-60. 2010
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  10. pmc Effect of genetic counseling and testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in African American women: a randomized trial
    C H Halbert
    Center for Community Based Research and Health Disparities, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Public Health Genomics 13:440-8. 2010
    ..Limited empirical data are available on the effects of genetic counseling and testing among African American women...
  11. ncbi Effects of integrated risk counseling for cancer and cardiovascular disease in African Americans
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Center for Community Based Research and Health Disparities, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:396-402. 2010
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  12. pmc Cultural, economic, and psychological predictors of colonoscopy in a national sample
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Community Based Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1311-6. 2011
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  13. pmc Long-term reactions to genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations: does time heal women's concerns?
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market St, Ste 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:4302-6. 2011
    ..Short-term reactions to BRCA1 and BRCA2 (BRCA1/2) genetic test results have been described in several reports, but the long-terms effects of testing have not been examined extensively...
  14. ncbi Breast cancer screening behaviors among African American women with a strong family history of breast cancer
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Prev Med 43:385-8. 2006
    ..Despite the importance of breast cancer screening to reduce morbidity and mortality, limited information is available on screening practices among African American women with a family history that is suggestive of hereditary breast cancer...
  15. ncbi Racial differences in trust in health care providers
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:896-901. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the association between trust in health care providers and prior health care experiences, structural characteristics of health care, and sociodemographic factors among African Americans and whites...
  16. ncbi Predictors of participation in psychosocial telephone counseling following genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:875-81. 2004
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  17. ncbi Minority recruitment in hereditary breast cancer research
    Chanita Hughes
    Abramson Cancer Center and Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1146-55. 2004
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  18. ncbi Decisions and outcomes of genetic testing for inherited breast cancer risk
    C H Halbert
    Abramson Cancer Center and Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Oncol 15:I35-I39. 2004
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  19. ncbi Colon cancer screening practices following genetic testing for hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC) mutations
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Abramson Cancer Center, Department of Psychiatry, and Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, 19104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1881-7. 2004
    ..This study investigated colonoscopy practices following genetic testing for HNPCC mutations...
  20. ncbi Predictors of cognitive appraisals following genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Behav Med 27:373-92. 2004
    ..001). These results suggest that interventions designed to address perceptions of stress related to medical decision-making and familial concerns may need to be targeted to BRCA1/2 mutation carriers and individuals who are highly anxious...
  21. ncbi Psychological functioning in African American women at an increased risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
    Ch Halbert
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Genet 68:222-7. 2005
    ..Greater attention to psychological issues, including concerns about cancer and cancer risks, may be needed during genetic counselling and testing for BRCA1/2 mutations with these women...
  22. ncbi Intentions to participate in genetics research among African American smokers
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, Abramson Cancer Center, Leonard Davis Institute of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:150-3. 2006
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  23. ncbi Recruiting African American women to participate in hereditary breast cancer research
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Abramson Cancer Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7967-73. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the process of recruiting African American women to participate in genetic counseling research for BRCA1 and BRCA2 (BRCA1/2) mutations with respect to referral, study enrollment, and participation in genetic counseling...
  24. ncbi Genetic testing for inherited breast cancer risk in African Americans
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Abramson Cancer Center and Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer Invest 23:285-95. 2005
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  25. pmc Participation rates and representativeness of African Americans recruited to a health promotion program
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Center for Community Based Research ealth Disparities, Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:6-13. 2010
    ..Our sample included a greater proportion of individuals who only had a high school education compared with community residents but was similar to community residents in terms of gender, marital status and employment...
  26. pmc Using a mixed-methods approach to identify health concerns in an African American community
    Benita Weathers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2087-92. 2011
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  27. ncbi Sociocultural influences on participation in genetic risk assessment and testing among African American women
    Chanita Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry, Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Suite 4100, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 51:107-14. 2003
    ..02). The results of this study suggest that cultural beliefs and values may influence genetic testing decisions among African American women...
  28. ncbi Effecting behavior change: awareness of family history
    Janet Audrain-McGovern
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:183-9. 2003
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  29. pmc Racial differences in quality of life following prostate cancer diagnosis
    Chanita H Halbert
    Center for Community Based Research and Health Disparities, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Urology 76:559-64. 2010
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  30. ncbi Increasing access to clinical and educational studies
    Ronald E Myers
    Division of Genetic and Preventive Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer 107:1962-70. 2006
    ..Lessons learned from the Project can guide the implementation of such projects in the future. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  31. pmc Preparing African-American men in community primary care practices to decide whether or not to have prostate cancer screening
    Ronald E Myers
    Division of Genetic and Preventive Medicine Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1143-54. 2005
    ..This study was a randomized trial to test the impact of an informed decision-making intervention on prostate cancer screening use...

Research Grants13

  1. Community-based Navigator Program for Cancer Control in African Americans
    CHANITA A HUGHES HALBERT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Community-based Navigator Program for Cancer Control in African Americans
    Chanita Hughes Halbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. African American Participation in Cancer Genetics Research
    Chanita Hughes Halbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will provide empirical data that can be used to develop more effective strategies for recruiting African Americans to participate in cancer genetics research that enhance decisions about study participation. ..
  4. Multi-Dimensional Cultural Values
    Chanita Hughes Halbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will provide a psychometrically sound instrument that can be used in clinical and research settings to provide culturally sensitive care and interventions to ethnically and racially diverse populations. ..
  5. African American Participation in Cancer Genetics Research
    Chanita Hughes Halbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will provide empirical data that can be used to develop more effective strategies for recruiting African Americans to participate in cancer genetics research that enhance decisions about study participation. ..
  6. Weight Gain in African American Breast Cancer Survivors
    Chanita Hughes Halbert; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  7. Community-based Navigator Program for Cancer Control in African Americans
    CHANITA A HUGHES HALBERT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....