L A Linnan

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Beauty salons: a promising health promotion setting for reaching and promoting health among African American women
    Laura A Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:517-30. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Organizational- and employee-level recruitment into a worksite-based weight loss study
    Laura Linnan
    University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Clin Trials 9:215-25. 2012
  3. pmc Who participates in internet-based worksite weight loss programs?
    Wen You
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Dept of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:709. 2011
  4. pmc Results of the 2004 National Worksite Health Promotion Survey
    Laura Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1503-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Small businesses, worksite wellness, and public health: a time for action
    Laura A Linnan
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7440, USA
    N C Med J 67:433-7. 2006
  6. pmc Engaging key stakeholders to assess and improve the professional preparation of MPH health educators
    Laura A Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1993-9. 2010
  7. pmc Assessing and promoting physical activity in African American barbershops: results of the FITStop pilot study
    Laura A Linnan
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Mens Health 5:38-46. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Planning and the professional preparation of health educators: implications for teaching, research, and practice
    Laura A Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, The School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:308-19. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Norms and their relationship to behavior in worksite settings: an application of the Jackson Return Potential Model
    Laura Linnan
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:258-68. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Views about secondhand smoke and smoke-free policies among North Carolina restaurant owners before passage of a law to prohibit smoking
    Laura A Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    N C Med J 71:325-33. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Interventions to Control Obesity in Community Colleges
    Laura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Interventions to Control Obesity in Colleges
    Laura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Promoting CIS Among Black Men in Barbershops
    Laura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Interventions to Control Obesity in Colleges
    Laura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Interventions to Control Obesity in Colleges
    Laura A Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Beauty salons: a promising health promotion setting for reaching and promoting health among African American women
    Laura A Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:517-30. 2007
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Organizational- and employee-level recruitment into a worksite-based weight loss study
    Laura Linnan
    University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Clin Trials 9:215-25. 2012
    ..Overweight and obesity are associated with diminished health, productivity, and increased medical costs for employers. Worksite-based weight loss interventions are desirable from both employee and employer perspectives...
  3. pmc Who participates in internet-based worksite weight loss programs?
    Wen You
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Dept of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:709. 2011
    ..The reach and representativeness are seldom examined in worksite weight loss studies. This paper describes and illustrates a method for directly assessing the reach and representativeness of a internet-based worksite weight loss program...
  4. pmc Results of the 2004 National Worksite Health Promotion Survey
    Laura Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1503-9. 2008
    ..We examined worksite health promotion programs, policies, and services to monitor the achievement of the Healthy People 2010 worksite-related goal of 75% of worksites offering a comprehensive worksite health promotion program...
  5. ncbi request reprint Small businesses, worksite wellness, and public health: a time for action
    Laura A Linnan
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7440, USA
    N C Med J 67:433-7. 2006
  6. pmc Engaging key stakeholders to assess and improve the professional preparation of MPH health educators
    Laura A Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1993-9. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Assessing and promoting physical activity in African American barbershops: results of the FITStop pilot study
    Laura A Linnan
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Mens Health 5:38-46. 2011
    ..92. Barbershops offer an effective setting for recruiting African American men and conducting physical measurements as well as an interesting possible location for conducting future interventions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Planning and the professional preparation of health educators: implications for teaching, research, and practice
    Laura A Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, The School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:308-19. 2005
    ..Content analysis of 56 course syllabi revealed that 80% (45/56) required students to complete a program plan proposal or document as the culminating project for the course. Implications for teaching, research, and practice are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Norms and their relationship to behavior in worksite settings: an application of the Jackson Return Potential Model
    Laura Linnan
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:258-68. 2005
    ..To measure health norms and assess their influence on behavior among 2541 employees in 16 manufacturing worksites using an adapted Jackson's Return Potential Model (RPM)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Views about secondhand smoke and smoke-free policies among North Carolina restaurant owners before passage of a law to prohibit smoking
    Laura A Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    N C Med J 71:325-33. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Public librarians as a resource for promoting health: results from the Health for Everyone in Libraries Project (HELP) librarian survey
    Laura A Linnan
    School of Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:182-90. 2004
    ..Creating public library/public health partnerships holds much promise for enhancing the ability of community members to access desired health information...
  12. ncbi request reprint Challenges to improving the impact of worksite cancer prevention programs: comparing reach, enrollment, and attrition using active versus passive recruitment strategies
    Laura A Linnan
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University Medical School, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:157-66. 2002
    ..Differences in reach, enrollment, and retention were investigated by comparing 2 different employee recruitment methods for a home-based cancer-prevention intervention study...
  13. pmc Beauty and the beast: results of the Rhode Island smokefree shop initiative
    Laura A Linnan
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:27-8. 2002
    ..A statewide survey of hairdressing facilities was followed by interventions targeted to the readiness level (high/low) of respondents to adopt smoke-free policies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Working with licensed cosmetologists to promote health: results from the North Carolina BEAUTY and Health Pilot Study
    L A Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Prev Med 33:606-12. 2001
    ..No previous salon-based health promotion program has assessed the needs, interests, and preferences of licensed cosmetologists about sharing health information with their clients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Manager beliefs regarding worksite health promotion: findings from the Working Healthy Project 2
    Laura Linnan
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440 USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:521-8. 2007
    ..To explore differences in manager beliefs about worksite health promotion programs (HPPs)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Using theory to understand the multiple determinants of low participation in worksite health promotion programs
    L A Linnan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, 27599, USA
    Health Educ Behav 28:591-607. 2001
    ..The authors argue that using theory to investigate the full spectrum of determinants offers a more complete range of intervention and research options for maximizing employee and worksite levels of participation...
  17. doi request reprint Using organization theory to understand the determinants of effective implementation of worksite health promotion programs
    Bryan J Weiner
    Department of Health Policy dministration, CB 7411, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:292-305. 2009
    ..An organization-level theory of the determinants of effective implementation of worksite health promotion programs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Implementation challenges in worksite health promotion programs
    Benjamin E Birken
    University Steering Committee for Worker Health, Safety and Wellness, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7426, USA
    N C Med J 67:438-41. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Promotion of walking for transportation: a report from the Walk to School day registry
    Amber E Vaughn
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:281-8. 2009
    ..However, little systematic evaluation of existing programs, such as Walk to School (WTS), has occurred...
  20. ncbi request reprint Observational study in ten beauty salons: results informing development of the North Carolina BEAUTY and Health Project
    Felicia M Solomon
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:790-807. 2004
    ..Implications for planning salon-based health promotion interventions--including the training of licensed cosmetologists to deliver health messages--are discussed in light of these findings...
  21. ncbi request reprint "Una mujer trabaja doble aqui": Vignette-based focus groups on stress and work for Latina blue-collar women in eastern North Carolina
    Michele M Easter
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:41-9. 2007
    ..Results from the focus groups are used to make recommendations for future research with Latinas and for developing effective work-site-based interventions to address issues of stress and health within this population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Using the PRECEDE model to plan men's health programs in a managed care setting
    Margaret George Meador
    Quality Improvement Department, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Durham, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:186-96. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Using community-based participatory research methods to reach women with health messages: results from the North Carolina BEAUTY and Health Pilot Project
    Laura A Linnan
    School of Public Health University, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:164-73. 2005
    ..It appears that trained licensed cosmetologists are effective in promoting health messages to their customers...
  24. ncbi request reprint A pilot study testing the effect of different levels of financial incentives on weight loss among overweight employees
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:981-9. 2007
    ..To test the ability of two levels of modest financial incentives to encourage weight loss among overweight employees...

Research Grants9

  1. Interventions to Control Obesity in Community Colleges
    Laura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Interventions to Control Obesity in Colleges
    Laura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If proven effective, this strong partnership model combined with powerful economic data offer a unique opportunity for intervention institutionalization and dissemination throughout the community college campus system. ..
  3. Promoting CIS Among Black Men in Barbershops
    Laura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Interventions to Control Obesity in Colleges
    Laura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If proven effective, this strong partnership model combined with powerful economic data offer a unique opportunity for intervention institutionalization and dissemination throughout the community college campus system. ..
  5. Interventions to Control Obesity in Colleges
    Laura A Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If proven effective, this strong partnership model combined with powerful economic data offer a unique opportunity for intervention institutionalization and dissemination throughout the community college campus system. ..