Melinda Stolley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A weight loss intervention for African American breast cancer survivors, 2006
    Melinda R Stolley
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, M C 275, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A22. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors and breast cancer: experiences of urban African American women
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:604-24. 2006
  3. pmc Design and recruitment of the Chicago Healthy Living Study: a study of health behaviors in a diverse cohort of adult childhood cancer survivors
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, Section of Health Promotion Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Cancer 115:4385-96. 2009
  4. pmc Obesity reduction black intervention trial (ORBIT): six-month results
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:100-6. 2009
  5. pmc Diet and physical activity in childhood cancer survivors: a review of the literature
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:232-49. 2010
  6. pmc Obesity Reduction Black Intervention Trial (ORBIT): design and baseline characteristics
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1099-110. 2008
  7. pmc Addressing multiple breast cancer risk factors in African-American women
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:76-86. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint A combined breast health/weight loss intervention for Black women
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Prev Med 40:373-83. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Hip-Hop to Health Jr., an obesity prevention program for minority preschool children: baseline characteristics of participants
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 710 N Lake Shore Drive, 12th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 36:320-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Lisa K Sharp
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of Health Promotion Research, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:220-6. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc A weight loss intervention for African American breast cancer survivors, 2006
    Melinda R Stolley
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, M C 275, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A22. 2009
    ..This study assessed the feasibility and impact of Moving Forward, a culturally tailored weight loss program for African American breast cancer survivors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors and breast cancer: experiences of urban African American women
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:604-24. 2006
    ..These results begin to address the significant gap in our knowledge of African American breast-cancer survivors' health behaviors and underscore the need for culturally competent health behavior interventions...
  3. pmc Design and recruitment of the Chicago Healthy Living Study: a study of health behaviors in a diverse cohort of adult childhood cancer survivors
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, Section of Health Promotion Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Cancer 115:4385-96. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Obesity reduction black intervention trial (ORBIT): six-month results
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:100-6. 2009
    ..Further research is needed in order to develop programs that will allow more black women to achieve their weight loss goals....
  5. pmc Diet and physical activity in childhood cancer survivors: a review of the literature
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:232-49. 2010
    ..Although more rigorous studies are needed, recommendations for health-promoting behaviors should be a regular topic of discussion between health care providers and their childhood cancer survivor patients...
  6. pmc Obesity Reduction Black Intervention Trial (ORBIT): design and baseline characteristics
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1099-110. 2008
    ..This paper describes the design of the trial, the intervention, and baseline characteristics of the participants...
  7. pmc Addressing multiple breast cancer risk factors in African-American women
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:76-86. 2004
    ..Results suggest the acceptability, feasibility, and effectiveness of this comprehensive weight/loss breast health program in reducing multiple breast cancer risk factors among African-American women...
  8. ncbi request reprint A combined breast health/weight loss intervention for Black women
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Prev Med 40:373-83. 2005
    ..Higher body mass index (BMI), sedentary lifestyles, and lower compliance with recommended breast health behaviors may contribute to higher risk and mortality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hip-Hop to Health Jr., an obesity prevention program for minority preschool children: baseline characteristics of participants
    Melinda R Stolley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 710 N Lake Shore Drive, 12th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 36:320-9. 2003
    ..The present study reports baseline data from an obesity prevention intervention developed for minority preschool children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Lisa K Sharp
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of Health Promotion Research, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:220-6. 2007
    ..Additional research should focus on the prevention of depression symptoms and effective treatment modalities for this unique population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Environmental changes may be needed for prevention of overweight in minority children
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Ann 33:45-9. 2004
    ..Substantial environmental changes need to be made, especially in minority communities...
  12. doi request reprint Black women's awareness of breast cancer disparity and perceptions of the causes of disparity
    Karen Kaiser
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 625 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Community Health 38:766-72. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Body composition changes in females treated for breast cancer: a review of the evidence
    Patricia M Sheean
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, M C 275, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:663-80. 2012
    ....
  14. pmc Mobile phone text messaging to promote healthy behaviors and weight loss maintenance: a feasibility study
    Ben S Gerber
    Institute for Health Research and Policy M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Health Informatics J 15:17-25. 2009
    ..This study demonstrated early feasibility and acceptability of text messaging as a method for promoting healthy behaviors for weight maintenance...
  15. pmc Obesity reduction black intervention trial (ORBIT): 18-month results
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2317-25. 2010
    ..However, the results also clearly illustrate there is more to learn about what will contribute to meaningful weight loss and maintenance in this population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hip-Hop to Health Jr. for Latino preschool children
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1616-25. 2006
    ..Hip-Hop to Health Jr. was a diet/physical activity intervention designed to reduce gains in BMI (kilograms per meter squared) in preschool minority children...
  17. pmc Results of a faith-based weight loss intervention for black women
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1393-402. 2005
    ..Although the results were not statistically significant, the effect size suggests that the addition of the faith component improved results. These promising preliminary results will need to be tested in an adequately powered trial...
  18. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up results for Hip-Hop to Health Jr.: a randomized controlled trial for overweight prevention in preschool minority children
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Pediatr 146:618-25. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of a culturally proficient dietary/physical activity intervention on changes in body mass index (BMI) (kg/m 2 )...
  19. ncbi request reprint Promoting health in an unhealthful environment: lifestyle challenges for children and adolescents
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Institute for Health Research and Policy MC 275, 1747 West Roosevelt Rd, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:518-22. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Ethnic Differences in correlates of obesity between Latin-American and black Women
    Lisa A P Sanchez-Johnsen
    University of Hawai i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Obes Res 12:652-60. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine three potential correlates of obesity (dietary intake, body image, and physical activity) in a large sample of Latin-American and black women across the weight spectrum...
  21. ncbi request reprint A community-based obesity prevention program for minority children: rationale and study design for Hip-Hop to Health Jr
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois 60208 1230, USA
    Prev Med 34:289-97. 2002
    ..Although increased rates of overweight are observed in 4- to 5-year-old children, they are not observed in 2- to 3-year-old children. Therefore, early prevention efforts incorporating families are critical...

Research Grants6

  1. Health Promotion in Minority Childhood Cancer Survivors
    Melinda Stolley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results from this study will be used to assist in the design of a feasible intervention to increase positive health behaviors in minority survivors. ..
  2. Health Promotion in Minority Childhood Cancer Survivors
    Melinda Stolley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results from this study will be used to assist in the design of a feasible intervention to increase positive health behaviors in minority survivors. ..
  3. Reducing Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk in Black Women
    Melinda Stolley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Candidate: Melinda Stolley, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist seeking to redirect her career to cancer prevention and control...
  4. Health Promotion in Minority Childhood Cancer Survivors
    Melinda Stolley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results from this study will be used to assist in the design of a feasible intervention to increase positive health behaviors in minority survivors. ..
  5. Health Promotion in Minority Childhood Cancer Survivors
    Melinda R Stolley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results from this study will be used to assist in the design of a feasible intervention to increase positive health behaviors in minority survivors. ..