Anissa I Vines

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The challenges of eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities: inescapable realities? Perplexing science? Ineffective policy?
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, 27599 7400, USA
    N C Med J 65:341-9. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Racial differences in social support and coping among family caregivers of patients with prostate cancer
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 31:305-18. 2013
  3. pmc The association between self-reported major life events and the presence of uterine fibroids
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:294-8. 2010
  4. pmc A comparison of the occurrence and perceived stress of major life events in black and white women
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Women Health 49:368-80. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Stress of caring for children: the role of perceived racism
    Anissa I Vines
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 266 Rosenau Hall, CB 7435, NC 27599, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:156-60. 2009
  6. pmc Associations of abdominal fat with perceived racism and passive emotional responses to racism in African American women
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:526-30. 2007
  7. pmc Social correlates of the chronic stress of perceived racism among Black women
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:101-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional association between perceived discrimination and hypertension in African-American men and women: the Pitt County Study
    Calpurnyia B Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:624-32. 2008
  9. pmc The art and science of integrating Undoing Racism with CBPR: challenges of pursuing NIH funding to investigate cancer care and racial equity
    Michael A Yonas
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Urban Health 83:1004-12. 2006
  10. doi request reprint A community-academic partnership to plan and implement an evidence-based lay health advisor program for promoting breast cancer screening
    Randall Teal
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:109-20. 2012

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint The challenges of eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities: inescapable realities? Perplexing science? Ineffective policy?
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, 27599 7400, USA
    N C Med J 65:341-9. 2004
    ..But, America is no stranger to challenges, and few are more worthy of the effort than this...
  2. doi request reprint Racial differences in social support and coping among family caregivers of patients with prostate cancer
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 31:305-18. 2013
    ..These racial differences should be explored further to better understand the availability of caregiving resources and their health effects...
  3. pmc The association between self-reported major life events and the presence of uterine fibroids
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:294-8. 2010
    ..Factors associated with this condition such as psychosocial stress are still being elucidated. This paper explores the association between major life events (MLE) stress and fibroids...
  4. pmc A comparison of the occurrence and perceived stress of major life events in black and white women
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Women Health 49:368-80. 2009
    ..To describe the occurrence and perceived stress of major life events, and to investigate whether adjusting for socioeconomic status reduced race/ethnicity differences...
  5. ncbi request reprint Stress of caring for children: the role of perceived racism
    Anissa I Vines
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 266 Rosenau Hall, CB 7435, NC 27599, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:156-60. 2009
    ..African American mothers may experience the additional stress of their child (ren) experiencing racism. We describe the stress that African American women have about their children experiencing racism...
  6. pmc Associations of abdominal fat with perceived racism and passive emotional responses to racism in African American women
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:526-30. 2007
    ..Passive emotional responses to perceived racism, hypothesized to have particularly adverse effects, were also examined...
  7. pmc Social correlates of the chronic stress of perceived racism among Black women
    Anissa I Vines
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:101-7. 2006
    ..This study describes the perceptions of racism, passive and active responses to this psychosocial stressor, and it examines socioeconomic correlates of perceived racism in an economically diverse population of Black women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional association between perceived discrimination and hypertension in African-American men and women: the Pitt County Study
    Calpurnyia B Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:624-32. 2008
    ..These results indicate that the type and frequency of discrimination perceived by African-American men and women may differentially affect their risk of hypertension...
  9. pmc The art and science of integrating Undoing Racism with CBPR: challenges of pursuing NIH funding to investigate cancer care and racial equity
    Michael A Yonas
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Urban Health 83:1004-12. 2006
    ..Expectation, acceptance and negotiation of conflict were essential in the process of developing, preparing and submitting our NIH application. Central to negotiating these and other challenges has been the utilization of a CBPR approach...
  10. doi request reprint A community-academic partnership to plan and implement an evidence-based lay health advisor program for promoting breast cancer screening
    Randall Teal
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:109-20. 2012
    ..We used in-depth interviews to explore the relationship of the partnership to the activities that were undertaken to launch the evidence-based program...
  11. pmc Engaging African American breast cancer survivors in an intervention trial: culture, responsiveness and community
    Barbara B Germino
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:82-91. 2011
    ..In a randomized clinical trial of an intervention, we successfully used culturally informed, population-specific recruitment and retention strategies to engage younger African-American breast cancer survivors...

Research Grants1

  1. Psychosocial Stress and the Risk of Uterine Fibroids
    ANISSA VINES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed research is an under-investigated area of women's health that has the potential to inform reproductive epidemiology as well as improve our understanding of the pathogenesis of uterine fibroids. ..