Katherine A Stamatakis
Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
- Developing the next generation of dissemination and implementation researchers: insights from initial traineesKatherine A Stamatakis
Division of Public Health Sciences and Alvin J, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Washington University in St, Louis, St, Louis, MO, USA
Implement Sci 8:29. 2013..A cohort of early-stage investigators (ESI) recently involved in an implementation research training program provided a resource for formative data in identifying needs and solutions around career development...
- Where is obesity prevention on the map?: distribution and predictors of local health department prevention activities in relation to county-level obesity prevalence in the United StatesKatherine A Stamatakis
Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 18:402-11. 2012..However, the extent to which obesity prevention programs correspond to local obesity levels is unknown...
- Measurement properties of a novel survey to assess stages of organizational readiness for evidence-based interventions in community chronic disease prevention settingsKatherine A Stamatakis
Division of Public Health Sciences and Alvin J, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St, Louis, MO, USA
Implement Sci 7:65. 2012..In order to develop and evaluate implementation strategies that are tailored to the appropriate level of capacity, there is a need for an easy-to-administer tool to stage organizational readiness for EBIs...
- Communicating prevention messages to policy makers: the role of stories in promoting physical activityKatherine A Stamatakis
Dept of Surgery and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
J Phys Act Health 7:S99-107. 2010..To improve the translation of evidence into policy, researchers and public health practitioners need to consider new ways for communicating health promoting messages to state and local policymakers...
- Systems science methods in public health: dynamics, networks, and agentsDouglas A Luke
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63112, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 33:357-76. 2012....
- Communicating evidence-based information on cancer prevention to state-level policy makersRoss 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...
- Fostering more-effective public health by identifying administrative evidence-based practices: a review of the literatureRoss C Brownson
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Am J Prev Med 43:309-19. 2012..e., agency-level structures and activities that are positively associated with performance measures)...
- 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...
- Association between physical activity and insomnia symptoms in rural communities of southeastern Missouri, Tennessee, and ArkansasJen Jen Chang
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
J Rural Health 29:239-47. 2013..The purpose of this study is to examine whether physical activity is associated with less insomnia symptoms in the rural communities...
- Understanding evidence-based public health policyRoss C Brownson
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, The George Warren Brown School of Social Work, MO, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1576-83. 2009..Actions to further evidence-based policy include preparing and communicating data more effectively, using existing analytic tools more effectively, conducting policy surveillance, and tracking outcomes with different types of evidence...