MEREDITH A MINKLER
Affiliation: University of California
- Personal responsibility for health? A review of the arguments and the evidence at century's endM Minkler
Community Health Education, School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
Health Educ Behav 26:121-40. 1999..The article concludes by briefly summarizing the Canadian approach to health promotion as a useful example of what such a balanced, ecological approach might look like...
- The health of grandparents raising grandchildren: results of a national studyM Minkler
Department of Health and Social Behavior, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
Am J Public Health 89:1384-9. 1999..This study sought to compare the functional and self-rated health of grandparents raising grandchildren with that of noncaregiving grandparents...
- Using Participatory Action Research to build Healthy CommunitiesM Minkler
Health and Social Behavior, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
Public Health Rep 115:191-7. 2000..After highlighting the challenges of expanding the Healthy Communities accent on participation to include PAR, the article describes the experiences of two Healthy Communities projects in the US that have successfully used PAR...
- Contributions of community involvement to organizational-level empowerment: the federal Healthy Start experienceM Minkler
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Health Educ Behav 28:783-807. 2001..The article concludes with implications of the study findings for practice both within Healthy Start and in the context of other community-based health initiatives...
- Ethical dilemmas in participatory action research: a case study from the disability communityMeredith Minkler
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
Health Educ Behav 29:14-29. 2002..The implications of these issues for health educators and others engaged in community-based PAR efforts are presented...
- Physical and mental health status of American grandparents providing extensive child care to their grandchildrenM Minkler
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, USA
J Am Med Womens Assoc 56:199-205. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Providing extensive care for a grandchild was associated with elevated levels of depression. Physicians should be alert to family role changes and symptoms of depression in their older patients...
- Worker Health and Safety in Chinatown Restaurants: A CBPR StudyMeredith Minkler; Fiscal Year: 2007..Findings of this study will help lay the groundwork for a larger study testing the efficacy of restaurant- and policy-level interventions to improve restaurant worker health and safety. ..