Michelle Y Martin
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- What do cancer patients worry about when making decisions about treatment? Variation across racial/ethnic groupsMichelle Y Martin
Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1717 11th Avenue South, MT 617, Birmingham, AL, 35205, USA
Support Care Cancer 22:233-44. 2014..Understanding the source of patient worry and identifying interventions to alleviate worry are important to delivering patient-centered cancer care...
- Who tended to continue smoking after cancer diagnosis: the national health and nutrition examination survey 1999-2008Tung Sung Tseng
School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 2020 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
BMC Public Health 12:784. 2012..Little is known about who is more likely to quit smoking after his/her cancer diagnosis. The objective of this study is to evaluate factors associated with smoking cessation in cancer survivors, which to date has not been well studied...
- Racial variation in the cancer caregiving experience: a multisite study of colorectal and lung cancer caregiversMichelle Y Martin
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave S, MT 617, Birmingham, AL 35294 1150, USA
Cancer Nurs 35:249-56. 2012..However, little is known about the cancer caregiving experience. This gap in knowledge is especially evident for racially diverse caregivers...
- Developing effective cancer pain education programsMichelle Y Martin
Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 4410, USA
Curr Pain Headache Rep 16:332-42. 2012..We conclude with recommendations for future research and the next generation of educational interventions...
- Community health advisors effectively promote cancer screeningMichelle Y Martin
University of Alabama at Birmingham 1530 3rd Avenue South, Medical Towers 617, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
Ethn Dis 15:S14-6. 2005..This paper highlights some of those intervention programs and concludes with considerations for future projects...
- Medication adherence among rural, low-income hypertensive adults: a randomized trial of a multimedia community-based interventionMichelle Y Martin
Division of Preventative Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 4410, USA
Am J Health Promot 25:372-8. 2011..Examine the effectiveness of a community-based, multimedia intervention on medication adherence among hypertensive adults...
- Racial variation in willingness to trade financial resources for life-prolonging cancer treatmentMichelle Y Martin
Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
Cancer 117:3476-84. 2011..We compared the willingness to use personal financial resources to extend life among white, black, Hispanic, and Asian cancer patients...
- Tailoring cancer education and support programs for low-income, primarily African American cancer survivorsMichelle Y Martin
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Oncol Nurs Forum 38:E55-9. 2011..to identify the information and stress-management topics of most interest to low-income, predominantly African American cancer survivors...
- Taking less than prescribed: medication nonadherence and provider-patient relationships in lower-income, rural minority adults with hypertensionMichelle Y Martin
Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, The School of Public Health, Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:706-13. 2010..Creating clinical encounters that minimize the stressful nature of the visit and encourage patient question-asking behavior may also be important for the optimal management of hypertension...
- Characteristics of insufficiently active hypertensive Black women who volunteer to be in a physical activity promotion intervention: an application of social cognitive theory and the transtheoretical modelMichelle Y Martin
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Preventive Medicine, AL 35205 4410, USA
Ethn Dis 17:604-10. 2007..In this paper we identify the positive resources and areas of need among insufficiently active Black hypertensive women who presented to a study to increase their level of physical activity...
- Relationship of health behavior theories with self-efficacy among insufficiently active hypertensive African-American womenMichelle Y Martin
Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave South, 1717 11th Ave South MT 617, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, United States
Patient Educ Couns 72:137-45. 2008..This study identified theoretical correlates associated with self-efficacy among insufficiently active, hypertensive Black women...
- Variations in physicians' advice for managing hypertension in women: a study using NHANES IIIMichelle Y Martin
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Prev Med 43:337-42. 2006..To examine the pattern of physician advice-giving to individuals with hypertension and to determine if advice-giving and adherence to advice vary by race...
- Enhancing patient-physician communication: a community and culturally based approachMichelle Y Martin
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham Alabama Division of Preventive Medicine, 35294 4410, USA
J Cancer Educ 20:150-4. 2005..African American women are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages of breast cancer...
- Meeting the information needs of lower income cancer survivors: results of a randomized control trial evaluating the american cancer society's "I can cope"Michelle Y Martin
a Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
J Health Commun 19:441-59. 2014..Self-efficacy for obtaining advice about cancer, age, education, and income were associated with information needs. Educational programs tailored to levels of self-efficacy and patient demographics may be needed. ..
- Race by sex differences in depression symptoms and psychosocial service use among non-Hispanic black and white patients with lung cancerLara Traeger
Lara Traeger, William F Pirl, and Elyse R Park, Massachusetts General Hospital Lara Traeger, Nancy L Keating, William F Pirl, Yulei He, and Elyse R Park, Harvard Medical School Sheila Cannon, University of Massachusetts Boston Nancy L Keating, Brigham and Women s Hospital Christopher Lathan, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA and Michelle Y Martin, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL
J Clin Oncol 32:107-13. 2014..This study examined race by sex differences in depression symptoms and psychosocial service use (pastors, social workers, mental health workers, support groups) among patients with lung cancer...
- Presence of medical schools may contribute to reducing breast cancer mortality and disparitiesMaria Pisu
Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:961-76. 2010..96, CI 0.94-0.99), or being successful vs. failing (OR 1.03, CI 1.00-1.06) or vs. with disparities (OR 1.04, CI 1.01-1.07). Medical resources did not explain county type differences, but type of care available may be important...
- Less-than-standard treatment in rectal cancer patients: which patients are at risk?Maria Pisu
Department of Medicine Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 4410, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 102:190-8. 2010..In states where socioeconomics and limited medical resources may hinder treatment, cancer care is understudied. The objective is to describe initiation and completion of rectal cancer treatment in Alabama...
- Developing an intervention to address physical activity barriers for African-American women in the deep south (USA)Dori Pekmezi
University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, 227 RPHB Birmingham, AL 35293, USA
Womens Health (Lond Engl) 9:301-12. 2013..To address high rates of inactivity and related chronic diseases among African-American women...
- Breast cancer screening interventions in selected counties across US regionsShamly Austin
Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294 1270, USA
Cancer Causes Control 21:2165-72. 2010..To determine the types of, and the populations targeted by interventions implemented to increase breast cancer screening rates in counties with large African American populations across different US regions...
- Perspectives on barriers and facilitators to minority recruitment for clinical trials among cancer center leaders, investigators, research staff, and referring clinicians: enhancing minority participation in clinical trials (EMPaCT)Raegan W Durant
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Cancer 120:1097-105. 2014..Therefore, the authors assessed the perspectives of cancer center clinical and research personnel on barriers and facilitators to minority recruitment...
- Surveillance instructions and knowledge among African American colorectal cancer survivorsMaria Pisu
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL University of Maryland, College Park, MD and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
J Oncol Pract 10:e45-50. 2014..This study explored survivors' understanding of surveillance instructions and purpose...
- MOMS: formative evaluation and subsequent intervention for mothers living with HIVSusan L Davies
Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
AIDS Care 21:552-60. 2009....
- Leisure-time physical activity and health-care utilization in older adultsMichelle Y Martin
Dept of Medicine, The Birmingham Atlanta VA Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
J Aging Phys Act 14:392-410. 2006..Being physically active might not only have health benefits for older persons but also lead to lower health-care costs...
- Intervention mapping as a guide for the development of a diabetes peer support intervention in rural AlabamaAndrea Cherrington
Division of Preventive Medicine, 624 Medical Towers, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205 4410, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 9:E36. 2012..The objective of this article is to describe the development of a 1-year peer support intervention to improve diabetes self-management among African American adults with diabetes in Alabama's Black Belt...