Barbara K Rimer

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A randomized trial of an intervention to improve use and adherence to effective coronary heart disease prevention strategies
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:331. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Public education and cancer control
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 21:286-95. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Informed decision making: what is its role in cancer screening?
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
    Cancer 101:1214-28. 2004
  4. pmc How new subscribers use cancer-related online mailing lists
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina, NC 27599 7295, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e32. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Health literacy and cancer risk perception: implications for genomic risk communication
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:157-66. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Influence of false-positive mammography results on subsequent screening: do physician recommendations buffer negative effects?
    Jessica T DeFrank
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, 325 Rosenau Hall CB 7440, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Med Screen 19:35-41. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The interaction of post-traumatic growth and post-traumatic stress symptoms in predicting depressive symptoms and quality of life
    E Forrest Morrill
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychooncology 17:948-53. 2008
  8. pmc Impact of mailed and automated telephone reminders on receipt of repeat mammograms: a randomized controlled trial
    Jessica T DeFrank
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:459-67. 2009
  9. doi request reprint When genomic and standard test results diverge: implications for breast cancer patients' preference for chemotherapy
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27516, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:25-9. 2009
  10. pmc Intentions to maintain adherence to mammography
    Suzanne C O'Neill
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1133-41. 2008

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. pmc A randomized trial of an intervention to improve use and adherence to effective coronary heart disease prevention strategies
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:331. 2011
    ..Existing efforts to improve use and adherence to these efficacious strategies have been so intensive that they are impractical for clinical practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint Public education and cancer control
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 21:286-95. 2005
    ..To provide an overview of public education efforts in tobacco, obesity, environmental health, and cancer screening...
  3. ncbi request reprint Informed decision making: what is its role in cancer screening?
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
    Cancer 101:1214-28. 2004
    ..More work is needed in this area as well. In addition, research is needed to learn how to incorporate IDM into ongoing clinical practice and to determine whether there are unintended negative consequences of IDM...
  4. pmc How new subscribers use cancer-related online mailing lists
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina, NC 27599 7295, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e32. 2005
    ..These are stated cancer communication goals of the US National Cancer Institute...
  5. doi request reprint Health literacy and cancer risk perception: implications for genomic risk communication
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:157-66. 2009
    ..We examined how health literacy informs breast cancer survivors' understanding of and meaning assigned to recurrence risks yielded by genomic tests...
  6. doi request reprint Influence of false-positive mammography results on subsequent screening: do physician recommendations buffer negative effects?
    Jessica T DeFrank
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, 325 Rosenau Hall CB 7440, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Med Screen 19:35-41. 2012
    ..We also assessed whether barriers to screening exacerbated the effects of false-positive results...
  7. doi request reprint The interaction of post-traumatic growth and post-traumatic stress symptoms in predicting depressive symptoms and quality of life
    E Forrest Morrill
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychooncology 17:948-53. 2008
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  8. pmc Impact of mailed and automated telephone reminders on receipt of repeat mammograms: a randomized controlled trial
    Jessica T DeFrank
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:459-67. 2009
    ..This study compares the efficacy of three types of reminders in promoting annual repeat mammography screening...
  9. doi request reprint When genomic and standard test results diverge: implications for breast cancer patients' preference for chemotherapy
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27516, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:25-9. 2009
    ..We examined how women incorporate potentially differing genomic and standard assessments of breast cancer recurrence risk into chemotherapy decisions...
  10. pmc Intentions to maintain adherence to mammography
    Suzanne C O'Neill
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1133-41. 2008
    ..Potential predictors were Theory of Planned Behavior constructs, previous barriers, previous mammography maintenance, and age...
  11. pmc How cancer survivors provide support on cancer-related Internet mailing lists
    Andrea Meier
    School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e12. 2007
    ..Most studies of these mailing lists have investigated lists dedicated to one type of cancer, most often breast cancer. Little is known about whether the lessons learned from experiences with breast cancer lists apply to other cancers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sex education and the news: lessons from how journalists framed virginity pledges
    Felicia E Mebane
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
    J Health Commun 11:583-606. 2006
    ..Reporting on virginity pledges was often not grounded in science, and reporting on the science of pledges did not reflect a broader context. In this case, reporting may have encouraged support for abstinence-only programs...
  13. pmc Effectiveness of a patient- and practice-level colorectal cancer screening intervention in health plan members: design and baseline findings of the CHOICE trial
    Carmen Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer 116:1664-73. 2010
    ..Evidence-based interventions have been found effective in increasing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Translating these successful interventions into real world settings, such as health plans, can be challenging...
  14. ncbi request reprint Retention and use of breast cancer recurrence risk information from genomic tests: the role of health literacy
    Sarah E Lillie
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:249-55. 2007
    ..Because these genomic tests are so new, little is known about how well patients understand the tests and their results...
  15. pmc Triangulating differential nonresponse by race in a telephone survey
    Jessica T DeFrank
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7295, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A60. 2007
    ..This study illustrates methods to assess differential survey nonresponse when population race data are incomplete, which is often the case when studies are conducted among members of health plans...
  16. ncbi request reprint Research for North Carolina: The University Cancer Research Fund
    Michael S O'Malley
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    N C Med J 69:299-302. 2008
    ..We embrace that opportunity and that responsibility and pledge ourselves to our shared vision of a better future for the citizens of North Carolina...
  17. pmc Effectiveness of a patient and practice-level colorectal cancer screening intervention in health plan members: the CHOICE trial
    Michael Pignone
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Lineberger Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Cancer 117:3352-62. 2011
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening reduces CRC incidence and mortality but is underused. Effective interventions to increase screening that can be implemented broadly are needed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Women's interest in gene expression analysis for breast cancer recurrence risk
    Suzanne C O'Neill
    University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4628-34. 2007
    ..We assessed interest in genomic RFR testing and patient preferences for incorporating results into treatment decision making...
  19. ncbi request reprint Incorporating genetic susceptibility feedback into a smoking cessation program for African-American smokers with low income
    Colleen M McBride
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke Department of Community and Family Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27710 2949, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:521-8. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey
    Bradford W Hesse
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2618-24. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to provide nationally representative estimates for health-related uses of the Internet, level of trust in health information sources, and preferences for cancer information sources...
  21. ncbi request reprint Provider characteristics and mammography recommendation among women in their 40s and 50s
    Kelli L Dominick
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27713, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:61-71. 2003
    ..We examined the relationship of provider gender, age, medical specialty, and duration of relationship with the patient to report mammography recommendation...
  22. doi request reprint Interventions to increase recommendation and delivery of screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers by healthcare providers systematic reviews of provider assessment and feedback and provider incentives
    Susan A Sabatino
    CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S67-74. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, or double-contrast barium enema)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Progress in cancer screening practices in the United States: results from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey
    Judith Swan
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer 97:1528-40. 2003
    ..In 2000, the new cancer control module added to the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) collected more detailed information on cancer screening compared with previous surveys...
  24. ncbi request reprint Coping styles and personality domains related to menopausal stress
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Womens Health Issues 13:32-8. 2003
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  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluating participants' use of a hormone replacement therapy decision-making intervention
    Lori A Bastian
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street 152, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 48:283-91. 2002
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Methods for conducting systematic reviews of evidence on effectiveness and economic efficiency of interventions to increase screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S26-33. 2008
  27. pmc A tailored intervention to aid decision-making about hormone replacement therapy
    Colleen M McBride
    The Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 2949, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1112-4. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint The future of research that promotes cancer screening
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer 101:1251-9. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of a mammography decision-making intervention at 12 and 24 months
    Barbara K Rimer
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:247-57. 2002
    ..Numerous groups have called for informed decision making about mammography, but few programs have resulted. Our research is intended to fill this gap...
  30. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with men's use of prostate-specific antigen screening: evidence from Health Information National Trends Survey
    Lila J Finney Rutten
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention and Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7361, USA
    Prev Med 40:461-8. 2005
    ..Rapid uptake of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing has occurred in the United States despite inconclusive evidence regarding mortality benefit...
  31. ncbi request reprint Methods and strategies to recruit African Americans into cancer prevention surveillance studies
    Jessie A Satia
    Department of Nutrition, Univeresity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:718-21. 2005
    ..This report describes a study of different methods and strategies to recruit African Americans into a population-based assessment of cancer behavioral risk factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of interventions to promote mammography among women with historically lower rates of screening
    Julie Legler
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:59-71. 2002
    ..2-30.6, five studies). Access-enhancing strategies are an important complement to individual- and system-directed interventions for women with historically lower rates of screening...
  33. pmc Factors associated with patient-recalled smoking cessation advice in a low-income clinic
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Durham, North Carolina 27710 2949, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:354-63. 2002
    ..Future studies should address the dynamics of patient-provider communication about smoking cessation, especially in populations that include ethnically diverse patients...
  34. doi request reprint Client-directed interventions to increase community access to breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a systematic review
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S56-66. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, double contrast barium enema). Specific areas for further research are also suggested in this report...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of a stage-matched and tailored intervention on repeat mammography(1)
    Melissa A Clark
    Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:1-7. 2002
    ..Each woman in Group 3 received materials based on her stage of adoption for mammography and TTM constructs...
  36. doi request reprint Client-directed interventions to increase community demand for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a systematic review
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S34-55. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, double contrast barium enema). Specific areas for further research are also suggested in this report...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of telephone counseling for mammography: results from five randomized trials
    Anne M Stoddard
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Prev Med 34:90-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this report is to compare the effectiveness of a barrier-specific telephone counseling intervention across the five study sites of the Breast Cancer Screening Consortium (BCSC)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pre-counseling education materials for BRCA testing: does tailoring make a difference?
    Celette Sugg Skinner
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Community and Family Medicine and the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Genet Test 6:93-105. 2002
    ..91% NPM; p < 0.05). TPMs showed an advantage in increasing knowledge and enhancing accuracy of perceived risk. Both are critical components of informed decision making...
  39. doi request reprint Introducing the community guide's reviews of evidence on interventions to increase screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers
    Rosalind A Breslow
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S14-20. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Facilitating transdisciplinary research: the experience of the transdisciplinary tobacco use research centers
    Glen D Morgan
    Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 7337, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S11-9. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of repeat mammography among women aged 55-79 in the Year 2000 National Health Interview Survey
    William Rakowski
    Department of Community Health and The Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Prev Med 39:1-10. 2004
    ..This study examines the prevalence and cross-sectional correlates of repeat mammography, among women aged 55-79, using a 12-month (N = 3,502) and a 24-month interval (N = 3,491)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Patterns of change in hostility from college to midlife in the UNC Alumni Heart Study predict high-risk status
    Ilene C Siegler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:738-45. 2003
    ..To examine hostility measured in college and patterns of change in hostility from college to midlife as predictors of high health-related risk later in midlife...
  43. ncbi request reprint Promoting cancer screening: Learning from experience
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer 101:1107-17. 2004
    ..The application of the lessons from this extensive knowledge base not only should accelerate the uptake of the effective cancer screening tests currently available, but also can guide future directions for research...
  44. ncbi request reprint The Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS): development, design, and dissemination
    David E Nelson
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7365, USA
    J Health Commun 9:443-60; discussion 81-4. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The evolution of cancer control research: an international perspective from Canada and the United States
    Allan Best
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 1L8 A B
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:705-12. 2003
    ..We conclude by calling for an international forum for the systematic advancement of cancer control research, and closer ties between the cancer control communities in North America...
  46. ncbi request reprint Attitudes, knowledge, risk perceptions and decision-making among women with breast and/or ovarian cancer considering testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 and their spouses
    Leslie G Bluman
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychooncology 12:410-27. 2003
    ..Overall, spouses were satisfied with their role in the decision-making process. Future interventions to improve the decision-making process regarding genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility should be undertaken...
  47. ncbi request reprint Another round in the mammography controversy
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7331, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:261-76. 2003
    ..We conducted a national survey in March 2002 to provide information about women's perspectives on the issues, including the evidence regarding the efficacy of mammography and, ultimately, their intentions to continue screening...
  48. pmc Critical issues in eHealth research
    Audie A Atienza
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S71-4. 2007
  49. pmc Frustrated and confused: the American public rates its cancer-related information-seeking experiences
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:223-8. 2008
    ..Ensuring access to high-quality cancer-related information is important for the success of cancer prevention and control efforts...
  50. ncbi request reprint Reminder letter, tailored stepped-care, and self-choice comparison for repeat mammography
    William Rakowski
    Department of Community Health, Box G A4, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:308-14. 2003
    ..The main benefits of mammography come from regular on-schedule screening. However, few studies have examined interventions to achieve repeat screening...