Edith Parker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Application of qualitative methods in program planning for health promotion interventions
    Stephanie Ann Farquhar
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:234-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Disentangling measures of individual perceptions of community social dynamics: results of a community survey
    E A Parker
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 28:462-86. 2001
  3. pmc Community organizing network for environmental health: using a community health development approach to increase community capacity around reduction of environmental triggers
    Edith A Parker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Prim Prev 31:41-58. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Community Action Against Asthma: a community health worker intervention to improve children's asthma-related health by reducing household environmental triggers for asthma
    Edith A Parker
    School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:376-95. 2008
  5. pmc Assessing the capacity of health departments to engage in community-based participatory public health
    Edith Parker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:472-6. 2003
  6. pmc Community action against asthma: examining the partnership process of a community-based participatory research project
    Edith A Parker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:558-67. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Application of health promotion theories and models for environmental health
    Edith A Parker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:491-509. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Blowing the whistle: what do African American adolescents with asthma and their caregivers understand by "wheeze?"
    Christy R Houle
    Center for Managing Chronic Disease, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Asthma 47:26-32. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial stress and social support as mediators of relationships between income, length of residence and depressive symptoms among African American women on Detroit's eastside
    Amy J Schulz
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:510-22. 2006
  10. pmc Air pollution-associated changes in lung function among asthmatic children in Detroit
    Toby C Lewis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1068-75. 2005

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Application of qualitative methods in program planning for health promotion interventions
    Stephanie Ann Farquhar
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:234-42. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Disentangling measures of individual perceptions of community social dynamics: results of a community survey
    E A Parker
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 28:462-86. 2001
    ..In a regression model with these three variables added to control variables, only sense of community was significantly, albeit modestly, associated with depressive symptoms and self-reported general health...
  3. pmc Community organizing network for environmental health: using a community health development approach to increase community capacity around reduction of environmental triggers
    Edith A Parker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Prim Prev 31:41-58. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Community Action Against Asthma: a community health worker intervention to improve children's asthma-related health by reducing household environmental triggers for asthma
    Edith A Parker
    School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:376-95. 2008
    ..The results suggest a CHW environmental intervention can improve children's asthma-related health, although the pathway for improvement is complex...
  5. pmc Assessing the capacity of health departments to engage in community-based participatory public health
    Edith Parker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:472-6. 2003
    ..We created indicators of local public health agency capacity to engage in community-based participatory public health...
  6. pmc Community action against asthma: examining the partnership process of a community-based participatory research project
    Edith A Parker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:558-67. 2003
    ..Representatives of community-based organizations, academia, an integrated health system, and the local health department work in partnership on CAAA's Steering Committee (SC) to design and implement the project...
  7. ncbi request reprint Application of health promotion theories and models for environmental health
    Edith A Parker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:491-509. 2004
    ..Drawing on the multiple theories and models described, a composite ecological stress process model is presented, and its implications for environmental health promotion discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Blowing the whistle: what do African American adolescents with asthma and their caregivers understand by "wheeze?"
    Christy R Houle
    Center for Managing Chronic Disease, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Asthma 47:26-32. 2010
    ..To investigate what African American adolescents with asthma and their caregivers understand by "wheeze"...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial stress and social support as mediators of relationships between income, length of residence and depressive symptoms among African American women on Detroit's eastside
    Amy J Schulz
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:510-22. 2006
    ..However, increased household income does not protect African American women residing in a high poverty community from distress associated with neighborhood disorder or experiences of discrimination...
  10. pmc Air pollution-associated changes in lung function among asthmatic children in Detroit
    Toby C Lewis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1068-75. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that levels of air pollutants in Detroit, which are above the current National Ambient Air Quality Standards, adversely affect lung function of susceptible asthmatic children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Community involvement in the conduct of a health education intervention and research project: Community Action Against Asthma
    Katherine K Edgren
    Community Action Against Asthma, Detroit, Michigan
    Health Promot Pract 6:263-9. 2005
    ..A description and analysis of how community members shaped and participated in the project, the lessons learned, and recommendations for practitioners are also presented...
  12. pmc Identification of gaps in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood asthma using a community-based participatory research approach
    Toby C Lewis
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Urban Health 81:472-88. 2004
    ..These children are likely to benefit from interventions to reduce morbidity and improve quality of life...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relationship between social support, stress, and health among women on Detroit's East Side
    Barbara A Israel
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:342-60. 2002
    ..These findings suggest the need for health education interventions and policy strategies that strengthen social support and aim at macro-level changes necessary to reduce chronic stressful conditions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Addressing social determinants of health through community-based participatory research: the East Side Village Health Worker Partnership
    Amy J Schulz
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:326-41. 2002
    ..On the basis of these results, the authors discuss opportunities and challenges for partnership approaches to addressing social determinants of health in urban communities...
  15. pmc Assessment of personal and community-level exposures to particulate matter among children with asthma in Detroit, Michigan, as part of Community Action Against Asthma (CAAA)
    Gerald J Keeler
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:173-81. 2002
    ....
  16. pmc Congruence between urban adolescent and caregiver responses to questions about the adolescent's asthma
    Christy R Houle
    Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Urban Health 88:30-40. 2011
    ..Clinicians and researchers may obtain more accurate information if questions about symptoms and functional status are directed toward adolescents...
  17. doi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics predictive of asthma diary use among women
    Melissa A Valerio
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Asthma 45:357-61. 2008
    ..Our objective was to identify demographic and clinical characteristics predictive of diary use by women with asthma as women patients predominate in asthma among adults and have higher rates of associated asthma management problems...
  18. pmc Community-based participatory research: lessons learned from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research
    Barbara A Israel
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1463-71. 2005
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictors of perceived control among African American women in Detroit: exploring empowerment as a multilevel construct
    Adam B Becker
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:699-715. 2002
    ..Implications for health education practice and research are discussed...

Research Grants9

  1. A CBPR Intervention for Childhood Asthma Using Air Filters and Air Conditioners
    Edith Parker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A CBPR approach will enhance the relevance of this research, and increase the likelihood of successfully improving the health of urban children. ..
  2. Risk Communication for Environmental Exposure
    Edith Parker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. A CBPR Intervention for Childhood Asthma Using Air Filters and Air Conditioners
    Edith Parker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A CBPR approach will enhance the relevance of this research, and increase the likelihood of successfully improving the health of urban children. ..