Stephanie B Wheeler

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of distance to care and rural or urban residence on receipt of radiation therapy among North Carolina Medicare enrollees with breast cancer
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    N C Med J 75:239-46. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer care research in North Carolina: the state of the state
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    N C Med J 75:248-52. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Is medical home enrollment associated with receipt of guideline-concordant follow-up care among low-income breast cancer survivors?
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Med Care 51:494-502. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of termination of pregnancy (TOP) legislation and attitudes toward TOP clinical training among medical students attending two South African universities
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    World Health Popul 14:5-18. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and intentions regarding abortion provision among medical school students in South Africa
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:154-63. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Structural/organizational characteristics of health services partly explain racial variation in timeliness of radiation therapy among elderly breast cancer patients
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 135 Dauer Drive, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:333-45. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of timing of adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with hormone receptor-negative, stages II-III breast cancer
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 135 Dauer Drive, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:207-16. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of self-esteem and academic performance on adolescent decision-making: an examination of early sexual intercourse and illegal substance use
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:582-90. 2010
  9. pmc Preoperative breast MRI and surgical outcomes in elderly women with invasive ductal and lobular carcinoma: a population-based study
    Alice K Fortune-Greeley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 143:203-12. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Impact of distance to a urologist on early diagnosis of prostate cancer among black and white patients
    Jordan A Holmes
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 187:883-8. 2012

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of distance to care and rural or urban residence on receipt of radiation therapy among North Carolina Medicare enrollees with breast cancer
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    N C Med J 75:239-46. 2014
    ..Distance to oncology service providers and rurality may affect receipt of guideline-recommended radiation therapy (RT), but the extent to which these factors affect the care of Medicare-insured patients is unknown...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer care research in North Carolina: the state of the state
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    N C Med J 75:248-52. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Is medical home enrollment associated with receipt of guideline-concordant follow-up care among low-income breast cancer survivors?
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Med Care 51:494-502. 2013
    ..We explored whether CCNC enrollment was associated with guideline-concordant follow-up care among breast cancer survivors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of termination of pregnancy (TOP) legislation and attitudes toward TOP clinical training among medical students attending two South African universities
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    World Health Popul 14:5-18. 2012
    ..We administered a 63-item questionnaire to explore these issues at the University of Cape Town and Walter Sisulu University. Ordinary least squares regression assessed predictors of TOP legislation knowledge and training attitudes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and intentions regarding abortion provision among medical school students in South Africa
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:154-63. 2012
    ..A better understanding is needed of medical students' attitudes, beliefs and intentions regarding abortion provision...
  6. doi request reprint Structural/organizational characteristics of health services partly explain racial variation in timeliness of radiation therapy among elderly breast cancer patients
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 135 Dauer Drive, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:333-45. 2012
    ..Identifying modifiable system-level factors associated with quality cancer care may help us target policy interventions that can reduce disparities in outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of timing of adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with hormone receptor-negative, stages II-III breast cancer
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 135 Dauer Drive, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:207-16. 2012
    ..Based on these findings, future studies should seek to explore the more nuanced reasons why older women do not receive chemotherapy and why delays in care occur...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of self-esteem and academic performance on adolescent decision-making: an examination of early sexual intercourse and illegal substance use
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:582-90. 2010
    ..To determine whether higher self-esteem and higher academic performance among youth reduce the likelihood of early sexual intercourse and illegal substance use...
  9. pmc Preoperative breast MRI and surgical outcomes in elderly women with invasive ductal and lobular carcinoma: a population-based study
    Alice K Fortune-Greeley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 143:203-12. 2014
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Impact of distance to a urologist on early diagnosis of prostate cancer among black and white patients
    Jordan A Holmes
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 187:883-8. 2012
    ..We examined whether an increased distance to a urologist is associated with a delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer among black and white patients, as manifested by higher risk disease at diagnosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization from chemotherapy-related adverse events among low-income breast cancer patients: effect of enrollment in a medical home program
    Ravi K Goyal
    RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    N C Med J 75:231-8. 2014
    ..This study evaluated the patient-centered medical home program Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) in terms of its potential to reduce health care utilization associated with chemotherapy-related adverse events (AEs)...
  12. pmc Use of prostate-specific antigen testing as a disease surveillance tool following radical prostatectomy
    Laurel Clayton Trantham
    Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC CH, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Cancer 119:3523-30. 2013
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  13. pmc Differential receipt of sentinel lymph node biopsy within practice-based research networks
    Anne Marie Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7293, USA
    Med Care 51:812-8. 2013
    ..We examined the diffusion of SLNB into practice and whether affiliation with the Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP), a cancer-focused PBRN, was associated with more rapid uptake of SLNB...
  14. ncbi request reprint Big data for population-based cancer research: the Integrated Cancer Information and Surveillance System
    Anne Marie Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Integrated Cancer Information and Surveillance System ICISS, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    N C Med J 75:265-9. 2014
    ..Taking an interdisciplinary 'team science' approach, ICISS has developed data, systems, and methods that allow researchers to better leverage the power of big data to improve population health. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in initiation of adjuvant endocrine therapy of early breast cancer
    Katherine E Reeder-Hayes
    University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Campus Box 7295, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7295, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 145:743-51. 2014
    ..ET under-utilization may contribute to the racial survival gap in HR+ breast cancer, and represents an opportunity for intervention to reduce breast cancer disparities...
  16. pmc Effect of village midwife program on contraceptive prevalence and method choice in indonesia
    Emily H Weaver
    Fogarty Global Health Fellow, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 130 Mason Farm Road, Campus Box 7030, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599
    Stud Fam Plann 44:389-409. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint An overview of methods for comparative effectiveness research
    Anne Marie Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Semin Radiat Oncol 24:5-13. 2014
    ..To both inform and serve as a reference for readers of this issue of Seminars in Radiation Oncology as well as the broader oncology community, we describe CER and several of the more commonly used approaches and analytical methods. ..
  18. doi request reprint Two-year and lifetime cost-effectiveness of intensity modulated radiation therapy versus 3-dimensional conformal radiation therapy for head-and-neck cancer
    Racquel E Kohler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87:683-9. 2013
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) versus 3-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) in the treatment of head-and neck-cancer (HNC)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Use and timeliness of radiation therapy after breast-conserving surgery in low-income women with early-stage breast cancer
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health Stephanie
    Cancer Invest 30:258-67. 2012
    ..To characterize overall receipt and timeliness of radiation therapy (RT) following breast-conserving surgery among Medicaid-insured patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association of hospitalist presence and hospital-level outcome measures among medicare patients
    Robert Jungerwirth
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    J Hosp Med 9:1-6. 2014
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  21. pmc A qualitative study of perceived barriers to fruit and vegetable consumption among low-income populations, North Carolina, 2011
    Lindsey Haynes-Maslow
    Department of Health Policy and Management, CB 7411, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E34. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to understand perceived community-level barriers to fruit and vegetable consumption among low-income people...
  22. pmc Quality of life changes during the pre- to postdiagnosis period and treatment-related recovery time in older women with breast cancer
    Angela M Stover
    Health Behavior, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Cancer 120:1881-9. 2014
    ....
  23. pmc Cost-effectiveness of provider-based HIV partner notification in urban Malawi
    Sarah E Rutstein
    Department of Health Policy and Management CB 7411, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA E mail
    Health Policy Plan 29:115-26. 2014
    ..These strategies offer a simple, effective and easily implementable opportunity to control HIV transmission. ..
  24. pmc Disparities in breast cancer treatment and outcomes: biological, social, and health system determinants and opportunities for research
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Oncologist 18:986-93. 2013
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  25. doi request reprint Hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women: quality of life and health burden
    Andrea K Biddle
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings, School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Value Health 12:763-72. 2009
    ..To describe the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) implications of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in a national sample of postmenopausal women ages 30–70...