Amy DeGroff

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Challenges and strategies in applying performance measurement to federal public health programs
    Amy DeGroff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Eval Program Plann 33:365-72. 2010
  2. pmc Start-up of the colorectal cancer screening demonstration program
    Amy DeGroff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 57, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A38. 2008
  3. pmc Facilitators and challenges to start-up of the colorectal cancer screening demonstration program
    Amy DeGroff
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 52, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A39. 2008
  4. pmc Development of a federally funded demonstration colorectal cancer screening program
    Laura C Seeff
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mailstop K 52, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A64. 2008
  5. pmc Recruiting patients into the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program: strategies and challenges across 5 sites
    Jennifer E Boehm
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 119:2914-25. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Moving forward: using the experience of the CDCs' Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program to guide future colorectal cancer programming efforts
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 119:2940-6. 2013
  7. pmc Cost of starting colorectal cancer screening programs: results from five federally funded demonstration programs
    Florence K L Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A47. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Costs of promoting cancer screening: Evidence from CDC's Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP)
    Florence K L Tangka
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 76, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann . 2016
  9. doi request reprint Mammography adherence: a qualitative study
    Lisa C Watson-Johnson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1887-94. 2011
  10. pmc Using Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Cancer Screening in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
    Amy DeGroff
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Program Services Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Drs DeGroff, Rice, and Miller, Mss Carter, Melillo, Royalty, and Gressard, Kenney and Messrs Myles
    J Public Health Manag Pract 22:442-9. 2016

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Challenges and strategies in applying performance measurement to federal public health programs
    Amy DeGroff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Eval Program Plann 33:365-72. 2010
    ..Through the strategies presented here, appropriate systems can be developed and monitored to support the production of meaningful data that will inform effective decision making at multiple levels...
  2. pmc Start-up of the colorectal cancer screening demonstration program
    Amy DeGroff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 57, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A38. 2008
    ..Case study results for the start-up period, the time between initial funding and screening initiation, provide details about the program models and start-up process and reveal important lessons learned...
  3. pmc Facilitators and challenges to start-up of the colorectal cancer screening demonstration program
    Amy DeGroff
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 52, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A39. 2008
    ..This article highlights key facilitators and challenges common to the five programs studied during the start-up period...
  4. pmc Development of a federally funded demonstration colorectal cancer screening program
    Laura C Seeff
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mailstop K 52, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A64. 2008
    ..Evaluation results will be used to inform future activities related to organized screening for colorectal cancer...
  5. pmc Recruiting patients into the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program: strategies and challenges across 5 sites
    Jennifer E Boehm
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 119:2914-25. 2013
    ..Funded sites experienced unexpected challenges in recruiting patients for services...
  6. doi request reprint Moving forward: using the experience of the CDCs' Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program to guide future colorectal cancer programming efforts
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 119:2940-6. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Cost of starting colorectal cancer screening programs: results from five federally funded demonstration programs
    Florence K L Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A47. 2008
    ..The objectives are to calculate start-up costs and estimate funding requirements for widespread implementation of colorectal cancer screening programs...
  8. doi request reprint Costs of promoting cancer screening: Evidence from CDC's Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP)
    Florence K L Tangka
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 76, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann . 2016
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Mammography adherence: a qualitative study
    Lisa C Watson-Johnson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1887-94. 2011
    ..We undertook a focus group study to explore reasons women who were previously adherent with regular mammography no longer were screened...
  10. pmc Using Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Cancer Screening in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
    Amy DeGroff
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Program Services Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Drs DeGroff, Rice, and Miller, Mss Carter, Melillo, Royalty, and Gressard, Kenney and Messrs Myles
    J Public Health Manag Pract 22:442-9. 2016
    ..The program is well-positioned to work with health systems to implement evidence-based interventions (EBIs) to increase screening among all women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Refining the Patient Navigation Role in a Colorectal Cancer Screening Program: Results From an Intervention Study
    Elizabeth A Rohan
    From Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Westat, Rockville, Maryland and Boston Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14:1371-1378. 2016
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  12. pmc Identifying promising practices for evaluation: the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
    Amy DeGroff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K 57, Atlanta, GA, 30314, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 26:767-74. 2015
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Use of Evidence-Based Interventions to Address Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Djenaba A Joseph
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia
    MMWR Suppl 65:21-8. 2016
    ..Increasing the use of EBIs, such as those described in this report, in health care clinics and systems that serve populations with lower CRC screening rates could substantially increase CRC screening rates. ..
  14. doi request reprint When performance management works: a study of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
    Amy DeGroff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 120:2566-74. 2014
    ..This study assessed the effectiveness of the performance management system of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) and explored why it works...
  15. pmc Using data to effectively manage a national screening program
    Brandie Yancy
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 120:2575-83. 2014
    ..They also provide 2 examples of how grantees use data to improve their performance...
  16. doi request reprint Implementing the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program: wisdom from the field
    Elizabeth A Rohan
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 119:2870-83. 2013
    ..From 2005 to 2009, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded 5 sites to participate in the Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program (CRCSDP), which was designed to reach medically underserved populations...
  17. pmc Meeting the mammography screening needs of underserved women: the performance of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program in 2002-2003 (United States)
    Florence K L Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1145-54. 2006
    ..To examine the extent to which the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (Program) has helped to meet the mammography screening needs of underserved women...