A E Maxwell

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adoption of an evidence-based colorectal cancer screening promotion program by community organizations serving Filipino Americans
    Annette E Maxwell
    Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Dr, South A2 125 CHS, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:246. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Training Mixtec Promotores to Assess Health Concerns in Their Community: A CBPR Pilot Study
    Annette E Maxwell
    Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, Box 956900, A2 125 CHS, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 6900, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 16:310-3. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Dissemination of colorectal cancer screening by Filipino American community health advisors: a feasibility study
    Annette E Maxwell
    Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:498-505. 2013
  4. pmc Evaluating the training of Filipino American community health advisors to disseminate colorectal cancer screening
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Community Health 37:1218-25. 2012
  5. pmc Health risk behaviors among five Asian American subgroups in California: identifying intervention priorities
    Annette E Maxwell
    UCLA Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles School of Public Health, UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:890-4. 2012
  6. pmc Theoretically informed correlates of hepatitis B knowledge among four Asian groups: the health behavior framework
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:1687-92. 2012
  7. pmc Pilot test of a peer-led small-group video intervention to promote mammography screening among Chinese American immigrants
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:887-99. 2011
  8. pmc Food consumption frequency and perceived stress and depressive symptoms among students in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
    Nutr J 8:31. 2009
  9. pmc Relationship between perceived body weight and body mass index based on self- reported height and weight among university students: a cross-sectional study in seven European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:40. 2010
  10. pmc Correlates of depressive symptoms among Latino and Non-Latino White adolescents: findings from the 2003 California Health Interview Survey
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    School of Public Health, Department of Public Health Medicine, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:21. 2007

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Adoption of an evidence-based colorectal cancer screening promotion program by community organizations serving Filipino Americans
    Annette E Maxwell
    Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Dr, South A2 125 CHS, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:246. 2014
    ..This report describes the recruitment of organizations and adoption - the proportion and representativeness of organizations that decided to implement the program...
  2. doi request reprint Training Mixtec Promotores to Assess Health Concerns in Their Community: A CBPR Pilot Study
    Annette E Maxwell
    Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, Box 956900, A2 125 CHS, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 6900, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 16:310-3. 2014
    ..Training promotores to conduct focus groups can increase organizational capacity to identify pressing health needs in under-represented and hard-to-reach population groups. ..
  3. doi request reprint Dissemination of colorectal cancer screening by Filipino American community health advisors: a feasibility study
    Annette E Maxwell
    Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:498-505. 2013
    ..However, this community will only benefit if the intervention is broadly disseminated...
  4. pmc Evaluating the training of Filipino American community health advisors to disseminate colorectal cancer screening
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Community Health 37:1218-25. 2012
    ..Consistent evaluation measuring similar constructs across studies may help to standardize the quality of the training, and may improve the implementation of community health advisor-led programs...
  5. pmc Health risk behaviors among five Asian American subgroups in California: identifying intervention priorities
    Annette E Maxwell
    UCLA Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles School of Public Health, UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:890-4. 2012
    ..These results suggest risk profiles for each Asian American subgroup to consider when setting priorities for health promotion programs...
  6. pmc Theoretically informed correlates of hepatitis B knowledge among four Asian groups: the health behavior framework
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:1687-92. 2012
    ..The present analysis examined relationships among Health Behavior Framework factors across four Asian American groups to advance the development of theory-based interventions for HBV testing in at-risk populations...
  7. pmc Pilot test of a peer-led small-group video intervention to promote mammography screening among Chinese American immigrants
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:887-99. 2011
    ..Four of the educators were very interested in conducting another group session in the next 6 months...
  8. pmc Food consumption frequency and perceived stress and depressive symptoms among students in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
    Nutr J 8:31. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Relationship between perceived body weight and body mass index based on self- reported height and weight among university students: a cross-sectional study in seven European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:40. 2010
    ..Despite low rates of obesity, many university students perceive themselves as overweight, especially women. This is of concern, because inappropriate weight perceptions can lead to unhealthy behaviours including eating disorders...
  10. pmc Correlates of depressive symptoms among Latino and Non-Latino White adolescents: findings from the 2003 California Health Interview Survey
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    School of Public Health, Department of Public Health Medicine, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:21. 2007
    ..We analyzed the correlates of depressive symptoms among Latino and Non-Latino White adolescents residing in California with a special focus on acculturation...
  11. pmc Factors associated with lack of postnatal care among Palestinian women: a cross-sectional study of three clinics in the West Bank
    Enas Dhaher
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:26. 2008
    ..Therefore, the goal of this study was to assess factors associated with lack of postnatal care, women's reasons for not obtaining postnatal care, and their attitudes towards its importance...
  12. pmc Trends in colorectal cancer screening utilization among ethnic groups in California: are we closing the gap?
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Dr South, Room A2 125, CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:752-9. 2009
    ..Given the low prevalence of and racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening, it is important to monitor whether prevalence and disparities are increasing or decreasing over time...
  13. pmc Results of a community-based randomized trial to increase colorectal cancer screening among Filipino Americans
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2228-34. 2010
    ..We conducted 1 of the first community-based trials to develop a multicomponent intervention that would increase colorectal cancer screening among an Asian American population...
  14. pmc Explaining disparities in colorectal cancer screening among five Asian ethnic groups: a population-based study in California
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:214. 2010
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  15. pmc Disparities in the receipt of fecal occult blood test versus endoscopy among Filipino American immigrants
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1963-7. 2008
    ..This report examines disparities associated with the type of colorectal screening test, fecal occult blood test versus endoscopy, within a particular racial/ethnic group, Filipino American immigrants...
  16. pmc Constructing a theoretically based set of measures for liver cancer control research studies
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Prev Med 50:68-73. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the first steps in the process of constructing a theoretically based set of measures that is currently used in three trials to reduce liver cancer disparities...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of a print intervention to increase annual mammography screening among Korean American women enrolled in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:229-35. 2008
    ..We developed a theory-based Korean-language print intervention to increase annual mammography screening with the goal to disseminate it through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)...
  18. pmc An experimental test of the effect of incentives on recruitment of ethnically diverse colorectal cancer cases and their first-degree relatives into a research study
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2620-5. 2009
    ..It is a common practice to use participant incentives to boost response rates, but few studies have systematically examined their effectiveness, particularly among minority groups...
  19. pmc Peer navigation improves diagnostic follow-up after breast cancer screening among Korean American women: results of a randomized trial
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 650 Charles Young Drive South, A2 125 CHS, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1931-40. 2010
    ..To test an intervention to increase adherence to diagnostic follow-up tests among Asian American women...
  20. pmc Depressive symptoms and perceived burdens related to being a student: Survey in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 4:19. 2008
    ..Despite a high prevalence of depressive symptoms among university students, few studies have examined how this mental health problem is associated with perceived stress and perceived burdens related to being a student...
  21. pmc Behavioral mediators of colorectal cancer screening in a randomized controlled intervention trial
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 52:167-73. 2011
    ..This report examines mediators of change in the context of a randomized controlled intervention trial (Los Angeles, 2004-2009) that successfully increased colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among Filipino Americans...
  22. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes toward condom use--do they predict behavior among Filipino Americans?
    A E Maxwell
    UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Ethn Dis 10:113-24. 2000
    ..Therefore, future studies should identify determinants of AIDS risk behavior among Filipinos and other Asian American populations as a first step towards developing culturally relevant AIDS prevention programs for these groups...
  23. ncbi request reprint Demographic predictors of cancer screening among Filipino and Korean immigrants in the United States
    A E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 90095 6900, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:62-8. 2000
    ..Little is known about cancer-screening practices of various Asian subgroups, and even less is known about factors that may predict screening in these populations...
  24. pmc Physical activity among older Filipino-American women
    Annette E Maxwell
    UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Women Health 36:67-79. 2002
    ..This paper describes the pattern of physical activity among older Filipino-American women and a physical activity intervention specifically designed for this group...
  25. ncbi request reprint Results of a randomized trial to increase breast and cervical cancer screening among Filipino American women
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 37:102-9. 2003
    ..This paper reports the first evaluation of an intervention to increase breast and cervical cancer screening among Filipino American women...
  26. pmc Strategies to recruit and retain older Filipino-American immigrants for a cancer screening study
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Community Health 30:167-79. 2005
    ..Results and implications are discussed in the hope that they may facilitate future participation of Filipinos and other Asian immigrants in research...
  27. pmc Smoking prevalence and correlates among Chinese- and Filipino-American adults: findings from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 41:693-9. 2005
    ..We report prevalence rates and correlates of cigarette smoking among a population-based sample of Chinese- and Filipino-American adults together with rates found in other racial/ethnic groups in California...
  28. ncbi request reprint Understanding tobacco use among Filipino American men
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:769-76. 2007
    ..Based on these findings, we make specific recommendations for a smoking cessation program for Filipino men...
  29. pmc A midpoint process evaluation of the Los Angeles Basin Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Across the US (REACH US) Disparities Center, 2007-2009
    Annette E Maxwell
    UCLA Department of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Box 956900, A2 125 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A115. 2011
    ..Racial/ethnic minority groups have higher risks for disease resulting from obesity...
  30. pmc Alternative approaches to assessing intervention effectiveness in randomized trials: application in a colorectal cancer screening study
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Dr South, A2 125 CHS, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1233-41. 2011
    ..This report describes more nuanced findings obtained from alternative approaches to assessing intervention effectiveness to inform future intervention implementation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Tailored risk notification for women with a family history of breast cancer
    R Bastani
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 29:355-64. 1999
    ..Therefore, interventions to increase the use of mammography in this group are urgently needed...
  32. pmc Stimulating cancer research in Asian communities and training the next generation of scientists
    Roshan Bastani
    University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer 104:2926-30. 2005
    ....
  33. pmc Conducting health research in Korean American churches: perspectives from church leaders
    Angela M Jo
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Community Health 35:156-64. 2010
    ..On the basis of the promising results of the present study, we are planning to conduct a cross sectional survey of Korean church leaders and members in Los Angeles County to substantiate our findings in a larger representative sample...
  34. pmc Colorectal cancer screening among underserved Korean Americans in Los Angeles County
    Angela M Jo
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 650 Charles Young Drive, South A2 125 CHS, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:119-26. 2008
    ....
  35. pmc Integrating theory into community interventions to reduce liver cancer disparities: The Health Behavior Framework
    Roshan Bastani
    School of Public Health, and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 50:63-7. 2010
    ....
  36. pmc Why are Korean American physicians reluctant to recommend colorectal cancer screening to Korean American patients? Exploratory interview findings
    Angela M Jo
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:302-9. 2009
    ..Although physician recommendation is one of the most important predictors of cancer screening across populations, only few Korean American patients receive such a recommendation...
  37. doi request reprint Validation of self-reported colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in a study of ethnically diverse first-degree relatives of CRC cases
    Roshan Bastani
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:791-8. 2008
    ..Evidence about the accuracy of self-reports of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is lacking. We conducted a validation protocol in a randomized trial to increase CRC screening among high-risk individuals...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B awareness, knowledge, and screening among Asian Americans
    Tung T Nguyen
    Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project and UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:266-72. 2007
    ..Due to the high prevalence of hepatitis B, Asian Americans have high rates of liver cancer. Screening for hepatitis B leads to monitoring and treatment and prevent further infection through vaccination of contacts...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B testing for liver cancer control among Korean Americans
    Roshan Bastani
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:365-73. 2007
    ..Hepatitis B serologic testing of adult immigrants from highly endemic areas such as Asia is recommended as the first step in the control of hepatitis B infection and associated morbidities including liver cancer...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening among Korean Americans
    L Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Cancer Pract 9:134-40. 2001
    ..The unique contribution of this study was the opportunity to compare findings from an immigrant Korean population with a similar population in the country of origin...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B among Korean Americans: finding ways to improve testing, vaccination, and better health outcomes
    Roshan Bastani
    Ethn Dis 17:416-7. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depressive symptoms in university students from Germany, Denmark, Poland and Bulgaria
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:105-12. 2008
    ..This difference was thought to be linked to political and economic instabilities resulting from political changes in the early 1990s. We investigated whether these differences persist 15 years later...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk behaviors and screening rates among homeless adults in Los Angeles County
    Sara Chau
    UCLA, School of Medicine, 90095 1720, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:431-8. 2002
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic predictors of non-attendance at invitational mammography screening--a population-based register study (Sweden)
    Magdalena Lagerlund
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 13:73-82. 2002
    ..To investigate the role of sociodemographic factors in predicting mammography uptake in an outreach screening program...
  45. ncbi request reprint Assessing psychological stress among Arab migrant women in the City of Cologne/Germany using the Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) approach
    Maesa Irfaeya
    Italian Cooperation, Consulate General of Italy, Mujeer Eddin Street 2, Sheikh Jarrah, PO Box 4570, Jerusalem 91044, Israel
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:337-44. 2008
    ..To date, this study provides the most comprehensive study of psychological distress among Arab migrants in Germany, and provides important information for future studies and interventions...