Aimee S James

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Daily Hassles' Role in Health Seeking Behavior among Low-income Populations
    Rebekah Jacob
    Washington University in Saint Louis, School of Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:297-306. 2014
  2. pmc Barriers to colorectal cancer screening among American Indian men aged 50 or older, Kansas and Missouri, 2006-2008
    Aimee S James
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, 660 So Euclid Ave, Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E170. 2013
  3. pmc Systems intervention to promote colon cancer screening in safety net settings: protocol for a community-based participatory randomized controlled trial
    Aimee S James
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Implement Sci 8:58. 2013
  4. pmc "Cutting" on cancer: attitudes about cancer spread and surgery among primary care patients in the U.S.A
    Aimee James
    Washington University in Saint Louis, Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, 660 South Euclid Ave, Box 8100, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Soc Sci Med 73:1669-73. 2011
  5. pmc Knowledge and attitudes about colon cancer screening among African Americans
    Aimee S James
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:393-401. 2011
  6. pmc Process evaluation of recruitment for a cancer screening trial in primary care
    Aimee S James
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:696-703. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The impact of socioeconomic status on perceived barriers to colorectal cancer testing
    Aimee S James
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:97-100. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple health behaviors among overweight, class I obese, and class II obese persons
    Aimee S James
    Department of Surgery and Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:157-62. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A computerized intervention to promote colorectal cancer screening for underserved populations: theoretical background and algorithm development
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Technol Health Care 20:25-35. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Demographic and psychosocial factors associated with increased fruit and vegetable consumption among smokers in public housing enrolled in a randomized trial
    Nicole Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS City, KS 66160, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S252-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Daily Hassles' Role in Health Seeking Behavior among Low-income Populations
    Rebekah Jacob
    Washington University in Saint Louis, School of Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:297-306. 2014
    ..To adapt a daily hassles measure for a low-income population and assess the relationship between hassles and health seeking behavior...
  2. pmc Barriers to colorectal cancer screening among American Indian men aged 50 or older, Kansas and Missouri, 2006-2008
    Aimee S James
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, 660 So Euclid Ave, Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E170. 2013
    ..Men in the study felt that awareness about colorectal cancer was low, and people were interested in learning more. Education strategies need to be culturally relevant and specific. ..
  3. pmc Systems intervention to promote colon cancer screening in safety net settings: protocol for a community-based participatory randomized controlled trial
    Aimee S James
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Implement Sci 8:58. 2013
    ..This trial was designed and is being implemented using a community-based participatory approach...
  4. pmc "Cutting" on cancer: attitudes about cancer spread and surgery among primary care patients in the U.S.A
    Aimee James
    Washington University in Saint Louis, Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, 660 South Euclid Ave, Box 8100, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Soc Sci Med 73:1669-73. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Knowledge and attitudes about colon cancer screening among African Americans
    Aimee S James
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:393-401. 2011
    ..To explore knowledge and attitudes about colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among African American patients age 45 and older at a community health center serving low-income and uninsured patients...
  6. pmc Process evaluation of recruitment for a cancer screening trial in primary care
    Aimee S James
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:696-703. 2011
    ..Some participants exited the assessment midway because of further ineligibility or time limitations. Best-practice recommendations for recruitment in primary care are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of socioeconomic status on perceived barriers to colorectal cancer testing
    Aimee S James
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:97-100. 2008
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is effective, but only one-half of age-eligible adults adhere to national guidelines. Lower socioeconomic status (SES) groups are less likely to be screened...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple health behaviors among overweight, class I obese, and class II obese persons
    Aimee S James
    Department of Surgery and Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:157-62. 2008
    ..We also examine behavioral psychosocial correlates including knowledge, perceived benefits and barriers, self-efficacy, and social support for these behaviors...
  9. doi request reprint A computerized intervention to promote colorectal cancer screening for underserved populations: theoretical background and algorithm development
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Technol Health Care 20:25-35. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Demographic and psychosocial factors associated with increased fruit and vegetable consumption among smokers in public housing enrolled in a randomized trial
    Nicole Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS City, KS 66160, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S252-9. 2008
    ..To examine the demographic and psychosocial factors associated with increased fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption among smokers residing in public housing...
  11. pmc American Indian perceptions of colorectal cancer screening: viewpoints from adults under age 50
    Melissa K Filippi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:100-8. 2013
    ..Thus, AI CRC screening interventions should be culturally tailored to better meet the needs of the population...
  12. doi request reprint Breast cancer screening beliefs and behaviors among American Indian women in Kansas and Missouri: a qualitative inquiry
    Christine Makosky Daley
    Department of Family Medicine, Center for American Indian Community Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, MS 1030, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:S32-40. 2012
    ....
  13. pmc Breast cancer screening perceptions among American Indian women under age 40
    Melissa K Filippi
    Department of Family Medicine, Center for American Indian Community Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:535-40. 2013
    ..Understanding attitudes of AI women not of recommended screening age may provide an insight into low screening rates among AI women. Furthermore, the results may inform outreach strategies to improve current and future screening rates...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pathway to health: cluster-randomized trial to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among smokers in public housing
    Jasjit S Ahluwalia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS, USA
    Health Psychol 26:214-21. 2007
    ..Examine the effectiveness of an intervention to increase fruits and vegetables (FV) consumption among smokers...
  15. doi request reprint American Indian community leader and provider views of needs and barriers to mammography
    Christine M Daley
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Community Health 37:307-15. 2012
    ..g., historic mistrust and gender roles), cost, transportation, and fear of mammography and potential results. The results reflect the struggles of promoting mammography across diverse populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of fecal occult blood test (FOBT) completion among low-income adults
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Prev Med 41:676-84. 2005
    ..Sociocultural mediators of FOBT adherence have not been extensively studied in lower income, minority populations. This study prospectively studied FOBT return in a low-income, multiethnic population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Concordance of patient-physician obesity diagnosis and treatment beliefs in rural practice settings
    Andrea Charbonneau Ely
    Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    J Rural Health 22:364-6. 2006
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  18. pmc Using focus groups in community-based participatory research: challenges and resolutions
    Christine Makosky Daley
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, MS 1008, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Qual Health Res 20:697-706. 2010
    ..The methodologic approach and data from these three studies will allow us to more appropriately address health disparities in the American Indian community, with full community support for our research...
  19. pmc Views, barriers, and suggestions for colorectal cancer screening among american Indian women older than 50 years in the midwest
    Melissa K Filippi
    Department of Family Medicine, Center for American Indian Community Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:160-6. 2013
    ..The research team explored women's perceptions toward CRC screening, existing barriers, and suggestions to promote education and screening among AI women in Kansas and Missouri...
  20. ncbi request reprint Health behavior correlates among colon cancer survivors: NC STRIDES baseline results
    Aimee S James
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:720-30. 2006
    ....
  21. pmc Promoting physical activity in patients with colon adenomas: a randomized pilot intervention trial
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Washington University School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39719. 2012
    ..The objective was to evaluate change in physical activity, measured by steps per day and minutes of moderate/vigorous physical activity...
  22. ncbi request reprint "Tobacco has a purpose, not just a past": Feasibility of developing a culturally appropriate smoking cessation program for a pan-tribal native population
    Christine Makosky Daley
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 20:421-40. 2006
    ....
  23. pmc Screening for colorectal cancer: using data to set prevention priorities
    Graham A Colditz
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:93-8. 2014
    ..In the current study, we assess county-level screening rates for Missouri, with the goal of better targeting public health efforts to increase screening...
  24. pmc Screening and Health Behaviors among Persons Diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Their Relatives
    Aimee S James
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, 660 So Euclid Avenue, P O Box 8100, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Cancer Epidemiol 2012:506410. 2012
    ..Several other health-risk behaviors and health concerns other than FAP were identified. Further research into factors contributing to screening rates and other health behaviors in this high-risk population is warranted...
  25. doi request reprint Case managers' and independent living counselors' perspectives on health promotion activities for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities
    Aimee S James
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil 9:274-88. 2010
    ..Barriers to accessing those services might create this apparent disconnect between knowledge and confidence...
  26. pmc Colorectal cancer screening among African American church members: a qualitative and quantitative study of patient-provider communication
    Mira L Katz
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Public Health 4:62. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between the general quality of self-rated patient-provider communication and the completion of CRC screening...
  27. ncbi request reprint Demographic and psychosocial correlates of physical activity among African Americans
    Aimee S James
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:421-31. 2003
    ..To examine physical activity among participants in the Wellness for African Americans Through Churches (WATCH) project...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of a preschool staff intervention on children's sun protection: outcomes of sun protection is fun!
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
    Health Educ Behav 34:562-77. 2007
    ..Knowledge, self-efficacy, and norms were among the psychosocial variables most affected by the intervention. This study demonstrates that the SPF intervention is effective in improving staff outcomes related to children's sun protection...
  29. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers and benefits to colon cancer screening among African Americans in North Carolina: how does perception relate to screening behavior?
    Aimee S James
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7295, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:529-34. 2002
    ..Findings are discussed within the context of these Health Belief Model constructs and implications for health promotion programming...