Melicia C Whitt-Glover

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Walking patterns in a sample of African American, Native American, and Caucasian women: the cross-cultural activity participation study
    Melicia C Whitt
    PHS Epidemiology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina27157 1063, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:45S-56S. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Disparities in physical activity and sedentary behaviors among US children and adolescents: prevalence, correlates, and intervention implications
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S309-34. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns in children with and without Down syndrome
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 9:158-64. 2006
  4. pmc Pilot study of a faith-based physical activity program among sedentary blacks
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A51. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-reported physical activity among blacks: estimates from national surveys
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:412-7. 2007
  6. pmc Translating the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet for use in underresourced, urban African American communities, 2010
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, 500 W 4th St, Ste 203, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:120088. 2013
  7. pmc Learning and Developing Individual Exercise Skills (L.A.D.I.E.S.) for a better life: a physical activity intervention for black women
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1159-71. 2012
  8. pmc A multilevel assessment of barriers to adoption of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) among African Americans of low socioeconomic status
    Alain G Bertoni
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:1205-20. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Recommendations for advancing opportunities to increase physical activity in racial/ethnic minority communities
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Prev Med 49:292-3. 2009
  10. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in cardiac catheterization for acute myocardial infarction in the United States, 1995--2001
    Alain G Bertoni
    Departments of Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:317-23. 2005

Research Grants

  1. A Church-Based Intervention To Increase Physical Activi*
    Melicia Whitt Glover; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Walking patterns in a sample of African American, Native American, and Caucasian women: the cross-cultural activity participation study
    Melicia C Whitt
    PHS Epidemiology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina27157 1063, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:45S-56S. 2004
    ..These findings have implications for developing PA surveys and for planning interventions related to walking patterns among women...
  2. doi request reprint Disparities in physical activity and sedentary behaviors among US children and adolescents: prevalence, correlates, and intervention implications
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S309-34. 2009
    ..To eliminate health disparities, changes in policies that have an impact on physical activity may be necessary to promote physical activity among high-risk youth...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns in children with and without Down syndrome
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 9:158-64. 2006
    ..To describe physical activity (PA) patterns in children with Down syndrome (DS) compared to their unaffected siblings...
  4. pmc Pilot study of a faith-based physical activity program among sedentary blacks
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A51. 2008
    ..This pilot study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of implementing a physical activity program for sedentary black adults in churches...
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-reported physical activity among blacks: estimates from national surveys
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:412-7. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Translating the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet for use in underresourced, urban African American communities, 2010
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, 500 W 4th St, Ste 203, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:120088. 2013
    ..The objective of this pilot study was to test the feasibility of using a culturally modified version of DASH among African Americans in an underresourced community...
  7. pmc Learning and Developing Individual Exercise Skills (L.A.D.I.E.S.) for a better life: a physical activity intervention for black women
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1159-71. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc A multilevel assessment of barriers to adoption of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) among African Americans of low socioeconomic status
    Alain G Bertoni
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:1205-20. 2011
    ..We examined perceptions of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) and the food environment among African Americans (AA) with high blood pressure living in two low-income communities and objectively assessed local food outlets...
  9. doi request reprint Recommendations for advancing opportunities to increase physical activity in racial/ethnic minority communities
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Prev Med 49:292-3. 2009
    ..We provide suggestions for advancing opportunities for effective and sustainable strategies for increasing physical activity in racial/ethnic minority populations...
  10. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in cardiac catheterization for acute myocardial infarction in the United States, 1995--2001
    Alain G Bertoni
    Departments of Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:317-23. 2005
    ..for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) to determine whether disparities documented from the 1980s through mid-1990s persist, and evaluate whether patient and hospital characteristics are associated with any observed disparities..
  11. doi request reprint Systematic review of interventions to increase physical activity and physical fitness in African-Americans
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, 500 West 4th Street, Suite 203, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:S33-56. 2009
    ..To identify characteristics of effective interventions designed to increase physical activity (PA) or fitness among African-Americans...
  12. doi request reprint Increasing physical activity among African-American women and girls
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 8:318-24. 2009
    ..This article summarizes the findings from those 11 studies and provides recommendations for improving strategies to increase physical activity in African-American women and girls...
  13. pmc The association between physical activity and subclinical atherosclerosis: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Alain G Bertoni
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:444-54. 2009
    ..These data suggest that walking pace is associated with less subclinical atherosclerosis; these associations may be mediated by cardiovascular disease risk factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Achieving healthy weight in African-American communities: research perspectives and priorities
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104 6021, USA
    Obes Res 13:2037-47. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Environmental justice: a framework for collaboration between the public health and parks and recreation fields to study disparities in physical activity
    Wendell C Taylor
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:S50-63. 2007
    ..This disparity is an environmental justice (EJ) issue because of the negative impact on the health of low-income and racial/ethnic minorities...
  16. pmc Expanding the obesity research paradigm to reach African American communities
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, CCEB, 8th Floor Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A112. 2007
    ..This expanded paradigm, for which development is ongoing, poses new challenges for researchers who focus on obesity and obesity-related health disparities but also promises discovery of new directions that can lead to new solutions...

Research Grants1

  1. A Church-Based Intervention To Increase Physical Activi*
    Melicia Whitt Glover; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Research programs include observational studies and clinical trials addressing diverse clinical and public health problems. Dr. Whitt will be able to collaborate formally with faculty through courses and seminars offered by the CCEB. ..