Matthew W Kreuter

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Use of cancer control referrals by 2-1-1 callers: a randomized trial
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri 63112 1408, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S425-34. 2012
  2. pmc Small media and client reminders for colorectal cancer screening: current use and gap areas in CDC's Colorectal Cancer Control Program
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University in Saint Louis, Campus Box 1009, 700 Rosedale Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63112 1408, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E131. 2012
  3. pmc Reframing the dissemination challenge: a marketing and distribution perspective
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Institute for Public Health, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, 700 Rosedale Ave, Campus Box 1009, St Louis, MO 63112 1408, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2123-7. 2009
  4. pmc Increasing information-seeking about human papillomavirus vaccination through community partnerships in African American and Hispanic communities
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Institute for Public Health, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63112, USA
    Fam Community Health 35:15-30. 2012
  5. 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
  6. pmc Comparing narrative and informational videos to increase mammography in low-income African American women
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, The George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S6-14. 2010
  7. pmc Communicating evidence-based information on cancer prevention to state-level policy makers
    Ross C Brownson
    Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:306-16. 2011
  8. pmc Understanding narrative effects: the impact of breast cancer survivor stories on message processing, attitudes, and beliefs among African American women
    Amy McQueen
    Division of Health Behavior Research, School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Health Psychol 30:674-82. 2011
  9. 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
  10. pmc Exploring 2-1-1 service requests as potential markers for cancer control needs
    Kassandra I Alcaraz
    Health Communication Research Laboratory and George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63112 1408, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S469-74. 2012

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. pmc Use of cancer control referrals by 2-1-1 callers: a randomized trial
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri 63112 1408, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S425-34. 2012
    ..Callers to 2-1-1 have greater need for and lesser use of cancer control services than other Americans. Integrating cancer risk assessment and referrals to preventive services into 2-1-1 systems is both feasible and acceptable to callers...
  2. pmc Small media and client reminders for colorectal cancer screening: current use and gap areas in CDC's Colorectal Cancer Control Program
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University in Saint Louis, Campus Box 1009, 700 Rosedale Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63112 1408, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E131. 2012
    ..The CRCCP grantees must use evidence-based strategies from the Guide to Community Preventive Services, including small media and client reminders...
  3. pmc Reframing the dissemination challenge: a marketing and distribution perspective
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Institute for Public Health, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, 700 Rosedale Ave, Campus Box 1009, St Louis, MO 63112 1408, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2123-7. 2009
    ..Without serious investment in such infrastructure, application of proven solutions in public health practice will continue to occur slowly and rarely...
  4. pmc Increasing information-seeking about human papillomavirus vaccination through community partnerships in African American and Hispanic communities
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Institute for Public Health, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63112, USA
    Fam Community Health 35:15-30. 2012
    ..Pre- to postintervention calls to 1-800-4-CANCER increased 38% in these communities, while declining 15% in comparison communities of Kansas City, Missouri, and El Paso, Texas (F = 8.6, P = .004) and 1.4% in the United States as a whole...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Comparing narrative and informational videos to increase mammography in low-income African American women
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, The George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S6-14. 2010
    ..Compare effects of narrative and informational videos on use of mammography, cancer-related beliefs, recall of core content and a range of reactions to the videos...
  7. pmc Communicating evidence-based information on cancer prevention to state-level policy makers
    Ross C Brownson
    Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:306-16. 2011
    ..We explored factors that influence the likelihood that state-level policy makers will find a policy brief understandable, credible, and useful...
  8. pmc Understanding narrative effects: the impact of breast cancer survivor stories on message processing, attitudes, and beliefs among African American women
    Amy McQueen
    Division of Health Behavior Research, School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Health Psychol 30:674-82. 2011
    ..Examine the longitudinal effects of personal narratives about mammography and breast cancer compared with a traditional informational approach...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Exploring 2-1-1 service requests as potential markers for cancer control needs
    Kassandra I Alcaraz
    Health Communication Research Laboratory and George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63112 1408, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S469-74. 2012
    ..Delivering health information and referrals through 2-1-1 is promising, but these systems need efficient ways of identifying callers at increased risk...
  11. pmc Evaluating the Ozioma cancer news service: a community randomized trial in 24 U.S. cities
    Charlene A Caburnay
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, St Louis, MO 63112 1408, USA
    Prev Med 54:425-30. 2012
    ..This community randomized trial evaluated effects of the Ozioma News Service on the amount and quality of cancer coverage in Black weekly newspapers in 24 U.S. cities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Spirituality, breast cancer beliefs and mammography utilization among urban African American women
    Cheryl L Holt
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63104, USA
    J Health Psychol 8:383-96. 2003
    ..These findings suggest the importance of spiritual belief systems for health, and implications for spiritual cancer communication interventions are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sociocultural characteristics and responses to cancer education materials among African American women
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63104, USA
    Cancer Control 10:69-80. 2003
    ..01). In this population of women, cultural characteristics appear to moderate responses to tailored health education materials...
  14. ncbi request reprint Theoretical perspectives on public communication preparedness for terrorist attacks
    Ricardo J Wray
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Fam Community Health 27:232-41. 2004
    ..This theoretical orientation provides a framework to systematically assess current recommendations for preparedness communication...
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of computer kiosks for breast cancer education in five community settings
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:625-42. 2006
    ..Findings inform strategic decision making about technology dissemination and community outreach to women needing information about breast cancer and mammography...
  16. pmc Effectiveness of individually tailored calendars in promoting childhood immunization in urban public health centers
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Division of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:122-7. 2004
    ..We examined the effectiveness of tailored calendars in increasing childhood immunization rates...
  17. doi request reprint What makes cancer survivor stories work? An empirical study among African American women
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center for Cultural Cancer Communication, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 2:33-44. 2008
    ..Understanding what makes survivor stories effective can enhance survivor-delivered programs and interventions...
  18. pmc Use of GIS to identify optimal settings for cancer prevention and control in African American communities
    Kassandra I Alcaraz
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Prev Med 49:54-7. 2009
    ..Rarely have Geographic Information Systems (GIS) been used to inform community-based outreach and intervention planning. This study sought to identify community settings most likely to reach individuals from geographically localized areas...
  19. doi request reprint Using dissemination research to identify optimal community settings for tailored breast cancer information kiosks
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:160-9. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Applying projective techniques to formative research in health communication development
    Theresa Wiehagen
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:164-72. 2007
    ..This approach may be a valuable tool for health-promotion and health-communication practitioners seeking insight on the implicit values of a priority population...
  21. pmc Real-time moment-to-moment emotional responses to narrative and informational breast cancer videos in African American women
    Sarah Bollinger
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1196, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:537-43. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that stories can be used to communicate health information without distracting from core health content...
  22. doi request reprint Measuring exposure to health messages in community-based intervention studies: a systematic review of current practices
    Daniel S Morris
    Saint Louis University, 1402 S Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:979-98. 2009
    ..There is substantial room for improvement in measurement and analysis of exposure to communication in community-based disease prevention studies...
  23. pmc Women's cognitive and affective reactions to breast cancer survivor stories: a structural equation analysis
    Amy McQueen
    Washington University, School of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S15-21. 2010
    ..Compare the immediate affective and cognitive reactions to cancer survivor stories about mammography and breast cancer vs. a didactic, informational approach...
  24. 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
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  25. 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...
  26. pmc Disparities by race and ethnicity in cancer survivor stories available on the web
    Katherine S Eddens
    Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center for Cultural Cancer Communication, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63112 1408, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e50. 2009
    ..Most concerns to date have focused on population differences in access to technology, but differences may also exist in the appropriateness of online health content for diverse populations...
  27. pmc Sociocultural correlates of breast cancer knowledge and screening in urban African American women
    Susan N Lukwago
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1271-4. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Black newspapers as a tool for cancer education in African American communities
    Charlene A Caburnay
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:488-95. 2008
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  29. 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
    ....
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint A community-based approach to promoting walking in rural areas
    Ross C Brownson
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:28-34. 2004
    ..Ecologic models are often recommended to promote physical activity, yet sparse data exist on their effectiveness...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint The Neighborhood Voice: evaluating a mobile research vehicle for recruiting African Americans to participate in cancer control studies
    Kassandra I Alcaraz
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Eval Health Prof 34:336-48. 2011
    ..2, 2.9) significantly predicted having an excellent experience. Mobile research facilities may increase participation among disadvantaged and minority populations. Our brief survey instrument is a model for evaluating such outreach...
  34. 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
    ....
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Cancer control needs of 2-1-1 callers in Missouri, North Carolina, Texas, and Washington
    Jason Q Purnell
    Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:752-67. 2012
    ..Needs were greater for 2-1-1 callers than for state and national rates, and callers were receptive to referrals. 2-1-1 could be a key partner in efforts to reduce cancer disparities...
  37. pmc The use of sociocultural constructs in cancer screening research among African Americans
    Anjali D Deshpande
    Department of Community Health Division of Epidemiology, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Cancer Control 16:256-65. 2009
    ..However, these studies vary widely in how sociocultural constructs are defined and measured, how they are conceived as affecting cancer beliefs, behaviors, and screening, and how they are applied in interventions...
  38. pmc Unintended effects of emphasizing disparities in cancer communication to African-Americans
    Robert A Nicholson
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2946-53. 2008
    ..This seems especially important among those with high levels of medical mistrust who are least likely to use the health care system and are thus the primary target of health promotion advertising...
  39. ncbi request reprint Spiritual health locus of control and breast cancer beliefs among urban African American women
    Cheryl L Holt
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Missouri 63104, USA
    Health Psychol 22:294-9. 2003
    ..The active and passive spiritual dimensions are distinct from internal and external health locus of control. Further study of their associations with other health-related beliefs and behaviors is warranted...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparing demographic, health status and psychosocial strategies of audience segmentation to promote physical activity
    Sarah E Boslaugh
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Health Educ Res 20:430-8. 2005
    ..Audience segmentation appears to yield more homogeneous subgroups when psychosocial and health status factors are combined with demographic variables...
  41. ncbi request reprint Achieving cultural appropriateness in health promotion programs: targeted and tailored approaches
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:133-46. 2003
    ..The authors illustrate this new approach with an example of cultural tailoring forcancer prevention in a population of lower income urban African American women...
  42. doi request reprint Health Literacy INDEX: development, reliability, and validity of a new tool for evaluating the health literacy demands of health information materials
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Health Commun 17:203-21. 2012
    ..Although improvement in health information materials is just one aspect of mitigating the effects of limited health literacy on health outcomes, it is an essential step toward a more health literate public...
  43. ncbi request reprint Narrative communication in cancer prevention and control: a framework to guide research and application
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:221-35. 2007
    ..Future research needs based on these propositions are outlined and encouraged...
  44. doi request reprint Integrating adult learning principles into training for public health practice
    Rebecca L Bryan
    Health Communication Laboratory at the School of Public Health at Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:557-63. 2009
    ..Training guided by these principles should facilitate adult learning, collaborative efforts, and mutual respect between agencies, practitioners, and community partners...
  45. ncbi request reprint Using narrative communication as a tool for health behavior change: a conceptual, theoretical, and empirical overview
    Leslie J Hinyard
    Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center for Cultural Cancer Communication, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:777-92. 2007
    ....
  46. pmc On linkages: increasing awareness of and interest in public health and cancer control careers among minority middle school students
    Kassandra I Alcaraz
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:533-9. 2008
  47. ncbi request reprint Tailored and targeted health communication: strategies for enhancing information relevance
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:S227-32. 2003
    ..To discuss tailored messages in the broader context of communication strategies designed to enhance the relevance of health information to a given audience...
  48. pmc Perceptions of neighborhood environment for physical activity: is it "who you are" or "where you live"?
    Sarah E Boslaugh
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Urban Health 81:671-81. 2004
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  49. ncbi request reprint The role of culture in health communication
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Department of Community Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 25:439-55. 2004
    ..We conclude with recommendations for future research on culture and health communication...
  50. doi request reprint A novel intervention using interactive technology and personal narratives to reduce cancer disparities: African American breast cancer survivor stories
    Maria Perez
    Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid, Saint Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 8:21-30. 2014
    ..We developed and piloted a technologically innovative, culturally targeted, cancer-communication intervention for African American breast cancer patients using African American breast cancer survivor stories...
  51. ncbi request reprint The news on health behavior: coverage of diet, activity, and tobacco in local newspapers
    Charlene A Caburnay
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Division of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63104, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:709-22. 2003
    ..Because the local newspaper can be especially influential in smaller communities, strategies are needed to help reporters and editors in these settings provide more and better coverage of health behavior-related stories...