Stephenie C Lemon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Weight loss motivations: a latent class analysis approach
    Stephenie C Lemon
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:605-13. 2014
  2. pmc Weight gain prevention in the school worksite setting: Results of a multi-level cluster randomized trial
    Stephenie C Lemon
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 60:41-7. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Development and validation of worksite weight-related social norms surveys
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:122-9. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Health behavior change among women with recent familial diagnosis of breast cancer
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Prev Med 39:253-62. 2004
  5. pmc Developing and implementing the Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition Survivorship Summit
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A22. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive cancer screening in a primary care population: Gender differences in the impact of ambulatory care system factors
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 28:86-97. 2005
  7. pmc Challenges to research in urban community health centers
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:626-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Mammography screening after breast cancer diagnosis in a first degree female relative: age group differences (United States)
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1053-65. 2006
  9. pmc The dietary quality of persons with heart failure in NHANES 1999-2006
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, S7 745, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:135-40. 2010
  10. pmc Contributions of weight perceptions to weight loss attempts: differences by body mass index and gender
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Body Image 6:90-6. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications41

  1. doi request reprint Weight loss motivations: a latent class analysis approach
    Stephenie C Lemon
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:605-13. 2014
    ..To identify subgroups of adults with respect to weight loss motivations and assess factors associated with subgroup membership...
  2. pmc Weight gain prevention in the school worksite setting: Results of a multi-level cluster randomized trial
    Stephenie C Lemon
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 60:41-7. 2014
    ..To describe the effectiveness, reach and implementation of a weight gain prevention intervention among public school employees...
  3. doi request reprint Development and validation of worksite weight-related social norms surveys
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:122-9. 2013
    ..To describe the development of measures of worksite descriptive social norms for weight loss, physical activity, and eating behaviors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health behavior change among women with recent familial diagnosis of breast cancer
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Prev Med 39:253-62. 2004
    ..Although first-degree female relatives (FDFR) of women with breast cancer are at increased risk for the disease, little is understood about how familial diagnosis impacts health behaviors and what personal factors predict such changes...
  5. pmc Developing and implementing the Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition Survivorship Summit
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A22. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that a cancer survivorship summit can be a valuable tool for cancer coalitions and advocacy organizations in determining survivorship agendas and action plans...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive cancer screening in a primary care population: Gender differences in the impact of ambulatory care system factors
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 28:86-97. 2005
    ..Characteristics of the patient-physician relationship are an important predictor of screening among women but not men. Among men, however, greater contact with the medical care system is important...
  7. pmc Challenges to research in urban community health centers
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:626-8. 2006
    ..The call for research in "real world" settings such as CHCs must be matched with greater understanding of the challenges, as well as the resources to meet those challenges...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mammography screening after breast cancer diagnosis in a first degree female relative: age group differences (United States)
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1053-65. 2006
    ..To examine age group differences in predictors of mammography screening in women with a first-degree female relative (FDFR) with recent diagnosis of breast cancer...
  9. pmc The dietary quality of persons with heart failure in NHANES 1999-2006
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, S7 745, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:135-40. 2010
    ..Dietary quality may impact heart failure outcomes. However, the current status of the dietary quality of persons with heart failure has not been previously reported...
  10. pmc Contributions of weight perceptions to weight loss attempts: differences by body mass index and gender
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Body Image 6:90-6. 2009
    ..However, perceiving oneself to be overweight was a strong correlate for weight loss attempts across both genders. The effect of targeting accuracy of self-perceived weight status in weight loss interventions deserves research attention...
  11. pmc Worksite environmental interventions for obesity control: an overview
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine Dr Lemon, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:S1-3. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Variations in influenza vaccination among the elderly
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:352-60. 2004
    ..To identify unique, mutually exclusive population segments whose members share characteristics associated with likelihood of influenza vaccination...
  13. pmc Step ahead a worksite obesity prevention trial among hospital employees
    Stephenie C Lemon
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:27-38. 2010
    ..The worksite represents a promising venue in which to address the issue of obesity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Classification and regression tree analysis in public health: methodological review and comparison with logistic regression
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Brown University School of Medicine, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:172-81. 2003
    ..Classification and regression tree (C&RT) analysis is a nonparametric decision tree methodology that has the ability to efficiently segment populations into meaningful subgroups. However, it is not commonly used in public health...
  15. doi request reprint Measuring quality of life in low-income, Spanish-speaking Puerto Ricans with type 2 diabetes residing in the mainland U.S
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:1507-11. 2011
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  16. pmc Perceptions of worksite support and employee obesity, activity, and diet
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:299-308. 2009
    ..To examine the associations of perceptions of organizational commitment to employee health and coworker physical activity and eating behaviors with body mass index (BMI), physical activity, and eating behaviors in hospital employees...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preventive healthcare use, smoking, and alcohol use among Rhode Island women experiencing intimate partner violence
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:555-62. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between physical and psychological IPV in the past 12 months and preventive healthcare use, smoking, and alcohol use among women...
  18. pmc Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial of a diabetes self-management intervention for low-income Latinos: Latinos en Control
    Milagros C Rosal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:81. 2009
    ..They also have lower literacy levels and are more likely to live in poverty. Interventions are needed to improve diabetes control among low-income Latinos...
  19. pmc Association between adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and obesity in the US population
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:539-44. 2009
    ..Mediation analyses suggest that binge eating disorder (BED), but not depression, partially mediates the associations between ADHD and both overweight and obesity. Results suggest that adult ADHD is associated with overweight and obesity...
  20. doi request reprint Evaluating the implementation of a hospital work-site obesity prevention intervention: applying the RE-AIM framework
    Barbara Estabrook
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:190-7. 2012
    ..Implications for practice include the translation of this research into other workplace settings...
  21. doi request reprint Association of post-traumatic stress disorder and obesity in a nationally representative sample
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:200-5. 2012
    ..The present study provides support for a link between PTSD and obesity. Findings further existing literature by indicating that the association is consistent across sexes and is not statistically mediated by BED...
  22. ncbi request reprint Community referral sources and entry of treatment-naive clients into outpatient addiction treatment
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:105-15. 2003
    ..No effect of referral from medical or social service agencies was observed. These results highlight the role of coercive community institutions in treatment outreach efforts to persons in earlier phases of the "addiction career."..
  23. pmc Development and validation of the Lifestyle Self-Efficacy Scale for Latinos with Diabetes (LSESLD)
    Monica L Wang
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:428-35. 2013
    ..To develop and validate a self-efficacy measure of diabetes self-management, the Lifestyle Self-Efficacy Scale for Latinos with Diabetes (LSESLD), designed for low-income, Spanish-speaking Latinos with diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Patient education for colon cancer screening: a randomized trial of a video mailed before a physical examination
    Jane G Zapka
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:683-92. 2004
    ..Colorectal cancer screening is underused, and primary care clinicians are challenged to provide patient education within the constraints of busy practices...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predictors of follow-up health status in the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study (DATOS)
    Peter D Friedmann
    Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:243-51. 2003
    ..Future research should examine whether early identification and treatment of physical and mental health problems among patients in addiction treatment programs might remediate their adverse effects on long-term health status outcomes...
  26. pmc Small-area estimation and prioritizing communities for obesity control in Massachusetts
    Wenjun Li
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue N, Shaw SH2 230, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:511-9. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint The impact of smoking cessation on drug abuse treatment outcome
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1323-31. 2003
    ..04). Despite drug abuse treatment programs' hesitance to encourage smokers to quit, smoking cessation does not negatively impact drug use outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Screening for colorectal cancer on the front line
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:915-23. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess knowledge, beliefs, and practices of primary care clinicians regarding colorectal cancer screening...
  29. pmc Early-treatment weight loss predicts 6-month weight loss in women with obesity and depression: Implications for stepped care
    Molly E Waring
    Division of Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 76:394-9. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether early-treatment weight loss progress predicts clinically significant 6-month weight loss among women with obesity and depression...
  30. ncbi request reprint Opportunities and challenges for diabetes prevention at two community health centers
    Milagros C Rosal
    Division of Preventative and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachesetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:247-54. 2008
    ..This formative study sought to assess structural, processes-of-care (health care quality domains), and patient factors that need to be considered for diabetes prevention at CHCs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Interventions for patients, providers, and health care organizations
    Jane G Zapka
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Cancer 101:1165-87. 2004
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  32. pmc Trends in comprehensive service availability in outpatient drug abuse treatment
    Peter D Friedmann
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 20903, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:81-8. 2003
    ..These findings highlight the continuing need to monitor access to comprehensive services and other quality markers in addiction treatment over time...
  33. ncbi request reprint Municipal officials' perceived barriers to consideration of physical activity in community design decision making
    Karin Valentine Goins
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:S65-73. 2013
    ..Physical activity has not traditionally been considered in land use and transportation decision making. Effective collaboration with non-public health partners requires knowledge of their perceived barriers to such consideration...
  34. pmc Treatment of sleep disturbance in alcohol recovery: a national survey of addiction medicine physicians
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Addict Dis 22:91-103. 2003
    ..Although the treatment of disordered sleep among alcoholic patients in early recovery may have merit to prevent relapse, controlled studies of these sleep agents are needed...
  35. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention services in correctional drug treatment programs: do they change risk behaviors?
    Rebecca A Ballard Lubelczyk
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:117-25. 2002
    ..This analysis suggests that HIV prevention services are beneficial in reducing risk behavior among incarcerated individuals whose discharge is expected in the near future...
  36. ncbi request reprint Personal and Parental Weight Misperception and Self-Reported Attempted Weight Loss in US Children and Adolescents, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2008 and 2009-2010
    Han Yang Chen
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 368 Plantation St, Worcester, MA 01605 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E132. 2014
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  37. pmc Prediction of dengue disease severity among pediatric Thai patients using early clinical laboratory indicators
    James A Potts
    Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e769. 2010
    ..Earlier diagnosis of severe dengue illnesses would have a substantial impact on the allocation of health resources in endemic countries...
  38. ncbi request reprint Internet health information seeking is a team sport: analysis of the Pew Internet Survey
    Rajani S Sadasivam
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655 0002, USA
    Int J Med Inform 82:193-200. 2013
    ..Identifying the unique characteristics of surrogate seekers would help in developing Internet interventions that better support these information seekers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Design characteristics of worksite environmental interventions for obesity prevention
    Charlotte A Pratt
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, 6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7936, Room 10118, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2171-80. 2007
    ..This paper describes the design characteristics of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)-funded studies that are testing innovative environmental interventions for weight control and obesity prevention at worksites...
  40. pmc Keeping a Step Ahead: formative phase of a workplace intervention trial to prevent obesity
    Jane Zapka
    Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:27S-36S. 2007
    ..The purpose of the formative research phase was to increase the feasibility, effectiveness, and likelihood of sustainability of the intervention...
  41. pmc Accessibility of addiction treatment: results from a national survey of outpatient substance abuse treatment organizations
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:887-903. 2003
    ..This study examined organization-level characteristics associated with the accessibility of outpatient addiction treatment...

Research Grants7

  1. School Worksite Weight Gain Prevention Intervention Study
    STEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  2. School Worksite Weight Gain Prevention Intervention Study
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. BREAST CANCER PATIENTS RELATIVES--RESPONSE OVER TIME
    STEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data analysis will focus on the multi-variate modeling of the hypothesized paths, using a panel design over time, as well as on the characterization of patterns within clinically meaningful subgroups of the sample. ..
  4. Active Living and Healthy Diet at the Workplace
    STEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Intervention implementation and evaluation will occur during Phase II. A dissemination plan will then be implemented in collaboration with NHLBI and other funded projects. ..
  5. Active Living and Healthy Diet at the Workplace
    STEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Intervention implementation and evaluation will occur during Phase II. A dissemination plan will then be implemented in collaboration with NHLBI and other funded projects. ..
  6. Active Living and Healthy Diet at the Workplace
    STEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Intervention implementation and evaluation will occur during Phase II. A dissemination plan will then be implemented in collaboration with NHLBI and other funded projects. ..
  7. Active Living and Healthy Diet at the Workplace
    STEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Intervention implementation and evaluation will occur during Phase II. A dissemination plan will then be implemented in collaboration with NHLBI and other funded projects. ..