Debra Haire-Joshu

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Surveillance of obesity-related policies in multiple environments: the Missouri Obesity, Nutrition, and Activity Policy Database, 2007-2009
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Center for Obesity Prevention and Policy Research, George Warren Brown School of Social Work and School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid, Campus Box 8109, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A80. 2010
  2. pmc Postpartum teens' breakfast consumption is associated with snack and beverage intake and body mass index
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work and School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:124-30. 2011
  3. pmc The quality of school wellness policies and energy-balance behaviors of adolescent mothers
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Center for Obesity Prevention and Policy Research, George Warren Brown School of Social Work and School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A34. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Improving dietary behavior in African Americans: the Parents As Teachers High 5, Low Fat Program
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Med 36:684-91. 2003
  5. pmc High 5 for Kids: the impact of a home visiting program on fruit and vegetable intake of parents and their preschool children
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Prev Med 47:77-82. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based interventions to promote physical activity: what contributes to dissemination by state health departments
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S66-73; quiz S74-8. 2007
  7. pmc Factors influencing the implementation of school wellness policies in the United States, 2009
    Elizabeth L Budd
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, Campus Box 1196, One Brookings Dr, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E118. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Responses to behaviorally vs culturally tailored cancer communication among African American women
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:195-207. 2004
  9. pmc The use of mentoring programs to improve energy balance behaviors in high-risk children
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S75-83. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimates of fruit and vegetable intake in childhood and adult dietary behaviors of African American women
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 36:309-14. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Achieving Energy Balance in Overweight Post Partum Teens
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Altering Dietary Patterns in Preschool Children
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. PREVENTING CVD IN CHILDREN-AN INTERGENERATIONAL APPROACH
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. Altering Dietary Patterns in Preschool Children
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2002
  5. ALTERING DIETARY PATTERNS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN PARENTS
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2000
  6. Achieving Energy Balance in Overweight Post Partum Teens
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Surveillance of obesity-related policies in multiple environments: the Missouri Obesity, Nutrition, and Activity Policy Database, 2007-2009
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Center for Obesity Prevention and Policy Research, George Warren Brown School of Social Work and School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid, Campus Box 8109, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A80. 2010
    ..The database is organized to reflect 7 local environments (government, community, health care, worksite, school, after school, and child care) and to describe the prevalence of obesity-related policies in these environments...
  2. pmc Postpartum teens' breakfast consumption is associated with snack and beverage intake and body mass index
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work and School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:124-30. 2011
    ..05). Although breakfast consumption among postpartum teens is low, those who regularly consume breakfast had healthier snacking behaviors and weight. Interventions are needed to encourage breakfast consumption among teen mothers...
  3. pmc The quality of school wellness policies and energy-balance behaviors of adolescent mothers
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Center for Obesity Prevention and Policy Research, George Warren Brown School of Social Work and School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A34. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Improving dietary behavior in African Americans: the Parents As Teachers High 5, Low Fat Program
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Med 36:684-91. 2003
    ..The High 5, Low Fat Program (H5LF) for African American parents was developed in partnership with the Parents As Teachers program, and was designed to test a dietary intervention appropriate for national adoption...
  5. pmc High 5 for Kids: the impact of a home visiting program on fruit and vegetable intake of parents and their preschool children
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Prev Med 47:77-82. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based interventions to promote physical activity: what contributes to dissemination by state health departments
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S66-73; quiz S74-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to better understand the dissemination of physical activity interventions across the United States, focusing particularly on evidence-based guidelines...
  7. pmc Factors influencing the implementation of school wellness policies in the United States, 2009
    Elizabeth L Budd
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, Campus Box 1196, One Brookings Dr, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E118. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the school wellness policy environment nationally and identify factors influencing the quality and effectiveness of policy implementation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Responses to behaviorally vs culturally tailored cancer communication among African American women
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:195-207. 2004
    ..To examine whether tailored cancer communication for African American women can be enhanced by tailoring on 4 sociocultural constructs: religiosity, collectivism, racial pride, and time orientation...
  9. pmc The use of mentoring programs to improve energy balance behaviors in high-risk children
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S75-83. 2010
    ..Further, work is needed to evaluate the impact of family-focused multicomponent interventions, including computer-tailored approaches, directed toward both the parent and the child...
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimates of fruit and vegetable intake in childhood and adult dietary behaviors of African American women
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 36:309-14. 2004
    ....
  11. pmc Dissemination of effective physical activity interventions: are we applying the evidence?
    Paula Ballew
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:185-98. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlates of fat intake among urban, low income African Americans
    Amy A Eyler
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:410-7. 2004
    ..To test a dietary intervention for high risk African American adults with small children...
  13. ncbi request reprint A controlled evaluation of staging dietary patterns to reduce the risk of diabetes in African-American women
    Wendy Auslander
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:809-14. 2002
    ..We report the results of the 3-month intervention and the extent to which dietary changes and other key outcomes were maintained at a 3-month follow-up assessment...
  14. pmc Lessons learned from a decade of focused recruitment and training to develop minority public health professionals
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University, St Louis, MO63112, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S188-95. 2011
    ....
  15. doi request reprint The use of inappropriate feeding practices by rural parents and their effect on preschoolers' fruit and vegetable preferences and intake
    Holly Bante
    Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104 1314, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:28-33. 2008
    ..To describe the frequency of inappropriate feeding practices used by parents of preschoolers and the impact on a child's preference for and intake of fruits and vegetables (FV)...
  16. ncbi request reprint A multilevel ecological approach to promoting walking in rural communities
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Salus Center Room 469, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Med 41:837-42. 2005
    ..This study's purpose was to determine whether a multilevel community intervention affected rates of moderate physical activity, in particular walking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cultural tailoring for mammography and fruit and vegetable intake among low-income African-American women in urban public health centers
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University SLU, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Med 41:53-62. 2005
    ..The Institute of Medicine has called for randomized studies directly comparing approaches that do and do not consider culture...
  18. ncbi request reprint Parents are accurate reporters of their preschoolers' fruit and vegetable consumption under limited conditions
    Cynthia Linneman
    Obesity Prevention Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 36:305-8. 2004
    ..To assess the accuracy of parents as reporters of both their own and their 2- to 5-year-old children's fruit and vegetable intake...
  19. doi request reprint Worksite policies and environments supporting physical activity in midwestern communities
    Elizabeth A Dodson
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health Community Health, Prevention Research Center, Department of Community Health, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:51-5. 2008
    ..To examine the association of worksite policies and environments to physical activity...
  20. pmc The effect of disseminating evidence-based interventions that promote physical activity to health departments
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1900-7. 2007
    ..We explored the effect of disseminating evidence-based guidelines that promote physical activity on US health department organizational practices in the United States...
  21. ncbi request reprint Shaping the context of health: a review of environmental and policy approaches in the prevention of chronic diseases
    Ross C Brownson
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:341-70. 2006
    ....
  22. doi request reprint State legislators' work on public health-related issues: what influences priorities?
    Elizabeth A Dodson
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, and Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:25-9. 2013
    ..Furthermore, researchers seeking to influence policy face an incomplete understanding of what influences legislators' decisions regarding which issues will receive their limited time and focus...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevention of overweight and obesity in children: influences on the food environment
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Department of Community Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104 1314, USA
    Diabetes Educ 28:415-23. 2002
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the multiple paths of influence on the food environment of youth and to identify diabetes education strategies focused on early prevention of overweight and obesity...
  24. doi request reprint Preventing childhood obesity through state policy: qualitative assessment of enablers and barriers
    Elizabeth A Dodson
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S161-76. 2009
    ..Although the total number of informants was modest, their valuable insights provide policymakers and practitioners with a set of enablers and barriers to be considered when pursuing state-level policy...
  25. pmc Patterns of childhood obesity prevention legislation in the United States
    Tegan K Boehmer
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A56. 2007
    ..This study identified and described state-level childhood obesity prevention legislation introduced and adopted from 2003 through 2005 and attempted to identify regional geographic patterns of introduced legislation...
  26. ncbi request reprint What constitutes an obesogenic environment in rural communities?
    Tegan K Boehmer
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:411-21. 2006
    ..To identify perceived indicators of the physical environment associated with obesity in rural communities...
  27. ncbi request reprint Recognition of childhood overweight during health supervision visits: Does BMI help pediatricians?
    Sarah E Barlow
    Department of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University, 1465 South Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:225-32. 2007
    ..To assess, in diverse pediatric practices, the frequency of overweight/obesity (OW/OB) identification during health supervision visits and its association with BMI curve use...
  28. ncbi request reprint Linking perceptions of the community to behavior: are protective social factors associated with physical activity?
    Laura K Brennan
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:740-55. 2003
    ..Additional analyses indicated that greater perceived PSFs were associated with meeting these recommendations among Whites but not among African Americans...
  29. doi request reprint A glossary for dissemination and implementation research in health
    Borsika A Rabin
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, Salus Center 475, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:117-23. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Behavioral science research in the prevention of diabetes : status and opportunities
    Edwin B Fisher
    Departments of Psychology, Medicine, and Pediatrics, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:599-606. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint An ecological approach to understanding contributions to disparities in diabetes prevention and care
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Obesity Prevention Center, St Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 6:123-9. 2006
    ..Recommendations for change, including enhanced cultural training, participatory involvement of communities to develop solutions, and implementing policies that equalize environmental exposures across populations, are recommended...
  32. pmc Developing competencies for training practitioners in evidence-based cancer control
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Department of Surgery and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:186-93. 2009
    ..Competency-based education allows public health departments to better develop a workforce aimed at conducting evidence-based control cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Rationale for a consistent "powerhouse" approach to vegetable and fruit messages
    Marilyn S Nanney
    Obesity Prevention Center, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, St Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:352-6. 2004

Research Grants16

  1. Achieving Energy Balance in Overweight Post Partum Teens
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Altering Dietary Patterns in Preschool Children
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will build upon our longstanding and successful partnership with Parents As Teachers, a national parent education agency that will disseminate H5-Kids through over 2000 PAT-affiliated sites across all 50 states. ..
  3. PREVENTING CVD IN CHILDREN-AN INTERGENERATIONAL APPROACH
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  4. Altering Dietary Patterns in Preschool Children
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Innovation. This project offers the opportunity to deliver an effective cancer control nutrition curriculum to an estimated 28,000 African American parents and families currently enrolled and active in PAT nationwide. ..
  5. ALTERING DIETARY PATTERNS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN PARENTS
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..A second strength is the potential to disseminate the curriculum developed for the proposed study on a national level through 1770 PAT-affiliated sites across 45 states. ..
  6. Achieving Energy Balance in Overweight Post Partum Teens
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..