Alice M Horowitz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coverage and quality of oral cancer information in selected popular press: May 1998 to July 2003
    Jalaima A Graham
    Division of Population and Health Promotion Sciences, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:231-6. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Oral health literacy: the new imperative to better oral health
    Alice M Horowitz
    School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:333-44, vi. 2008
  3. pmc An oral health literacy intervention for Indigenous adults in a rural setting in Australia
    Eleanor J Parker
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:461. 2012
  4. pmc What Maryland adults with young children know and do about preventing dental caries
    Alice M Horowitz
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e69-76. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Opinions of Maryland adults regarding communication practices of dentists and staff
    Alice M Horowitz
    School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    J Health Commun 17:1204-14. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Maryland dentists' knowledge of oral cancer prevention and early detection
    Catherine Maybury
    Herschel S Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 40:341-50. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Oral health literacy: at the intersection of K-12 education and public health
    Bonnie Braun
    Department of Family Science and Faculty Scholar, Herschel S Horowitz Centerfor Health Literacy, School of Public Health, University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 40:323-30. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Health literacy environmental scans of community-based dental clinics in Maryland
    Alice M Horowitz
    Alice M Horowitz and Min Qi Wang are with the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park Dushanka V Kleinman is with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park Catherine Maybury and Sarah D Radice are with the Office of the Dean, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park Wendy Child is an independent consultant, College Park, MD Rima E Rudd is with the Department of Social and Behavioral Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA
    Am J Public Health 104:e85-93. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Creating a health literacy-based practice
    Alice M Horowitz
    Herschel S Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 40:331-40. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of communication techniques by Maryland dentists
    Catherine Maybury
    Ms Maybury is a faculty research assistant, Herschel S Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, 2367 School of Public Health Building, College Park, MD 20742
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:1386-96. 2013

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Coverage and quality of oral cancer information in selected popular press: May 1998 to July 2003
    Jalaima A Graham
    Division of Population and Health Promotion Sciences, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:231-6. 2004
    ..Therefore, this study analyzed coverage and quality of oral cancer information in selected popular press between May 1998 and July 2003...
  2. doi request reprint Oral health literacy: the new imperative to better oral health
    Alice M Horowitz
    School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:333-44, vi. 2008
    ..Being able to understand health information and how to obtain services is critical to oral health management. The communication skills of the dental team are pivotal to increasing oral health literacy skills of Americans...
  3. pmc An oral health literacy intervention for Indigenous adults in a rural setting in Australia
    Eleanor J Parker
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:461. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc What Maryland adults with young children know and do about preventing dental caries
    Alice M Horowitz
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e69-76. 2013
    ..We sought to determine Maryland adults' knowledge, understanding, opinions, and practices with respect to prevention and early detection of dental caries...
  5. doi request reprint Opinions of Maryland adults regarding communication practices of dentists and staff
    Alice M Horowitz
    School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    J Health Commun 17:1204-14. 2012
    ..Thus, these communication practices are pivotal to increasing oral health literacy and decreasing dental disparities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Maryland dentists' knowledge of oral cancer prevention and early detection
    Catherine Maybury
    Herschel S Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 40:341-50. 2012
    ..Increasing health literacy for oral cancers among dental professionals may lead to increased health literacy for oral cancers among the public because dental professionals are a key source of oral health information for the public...
  7. ncbi request reprint Oral health literacy: at the intersection of K-12 education and public health
    Bonnie Braun
    Department of Family Science and Faculty Scholar, Herschel S Horowitz Centerfor Health Literacy, School of Public Health, University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 40:323-30. 2012
    ..This paper explores the potential of K-12 school programs and the dental profession to address oral health literacy, and, in so doing, provide future participants with essential skills to promote their oral health...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health literacy environmental scans of community-based dental clinics in Maryland
    Alice M Horowitz
    Alice M Horowitz and Min Qi Wang are with the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park Dushanka V Kleinman is with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park Catherine Maybury and Sarah D Radice are with the Office of the Dean, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park Wendy Child is an independent consultant, College Park, MD Rima E Rudd is with the Department of Social and Behavioral Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA
    Am J Public Health 104:e85-93. 2014
    ..Our findings provide insight into the use of health literacy environmental scan tools to identify clinic and provider characteristics and practices that can be used to make dental environments more user friendly and health literate. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Creating a health literacy-based practice
    Alice M Horowitz
    Herschel S Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 40:331-40. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide suggestions and recommendations for creating and maintaining health literacy-based practices in private practice, public clinics, and dental schools...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of communication techniques by Maryland dentists
    Catherine Maybury
    Ms Maybury is a faculty research assistant, Herschel S Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, 2367 School of Public Health Building, College Park, MD 20742
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:1386-96. 2013
    ..The authors conducted a survey of Maryland dentists to determine the number and type of communication techniques they use on a routine basis...
  11. doi request reprint Oral health literacy: a pathway to reducing oral health disparities in Maryland
    Alice M Horowitz
    School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    J Public Health Dent 72:S26-30. 2012
    ..Prompted by the untimely demise of Deamonte Driver, Maryland has taken the lead in developing a statewide approach to improving oral health literacy with the ultimate objective of reducing disparities...
  12. doi request reprint Outcomes of oral cancer early detection and prevention statewide model in Maryland
    Catherine Maybury
    School of Public Health, University of Maryland, MD, USA
    J Public Health Dent 72:S34-8. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Oral health education courses for university students: why not?
    Deok Young Park
    NIDCR NIH, 45 Center Drive, Rm 4As 43C, Bethesda, MD 20892 6401, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:3-4. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Reviews of evidence on interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries
    Benedict I Truman
    Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:21-54. 2002
    ..These reviews form the basis of recommendations by the Task Force on Community Preventive Services (the Task Force) about the use of these selected interventions. The Task Force recommendations are presented in this supplement...
  15. ncbi request reprint A comparison of selected evidence reviews and recommendations on interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries
    Barbara F Gooch
    Division of Oral Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:55-80. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint Maryland adults' perspectives on oral cancer prevention and early detection
    Alice M Horowitz
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Building 45, Room 3AN 44B, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1058-63. 2002
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  17. ncbi request reprint Oral cancer information in health education textbooks
    Mary Anne S Baysac
    University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:12-6. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the quality, completeness, and accuracy of oral cancer information in 26 health education (elementary to high school) textbooks...
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of health literacy in achieving oral health for elders
    Rima Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:1018-21. 2005
    ..Rigorous studies of the impact of improved communication strategies on elders' access to care, participation in services, and action steps would lend insight into needed change...
  19. pmc Use of the OSCE to evaluate brief communication skills training for dental students
    Gabrielle F Cannick
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Dent Educ 71:1203-9. 2007
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  20. pmc Improving the oral health of Alaska natives
    Dyan Campbell
    Am J Public Health 95:1880; author reply 1881. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Health and literacy: supporting the oral health research agenda
    Rima E Rudd
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:131-2. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Alice M. Horowitz, Ph.D., oral health change agent: an unsung hero
    Myron Allukian
    J Dent Educ 66:357-9. 2002