MARVELLA ELIZABETH FORD

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mentoring Strategies and Outcomes of Two Federally Funded Cancer Research Training Programs for Underrepresented Students in the Biomedical Sciences
    Marvella E Ford
    Cancer Disparities, Hollings Cancer Center, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina MUSC, 86 Jonathan Lucas Street, Charleston, SC, 29425, USA
    J Cancer Educ 31:228-35. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Disparities in Obesity, Physical Activity Rates, and Breast Cancer Survival
    M E Ford
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, United States Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, United States Electronic address
    Adv Cancer Res 133:23-50. 2017
  3. pmc Unequal burden of disease, unequal participation in clinical trials: solutions from African American and Latino community members
    Marvella E Ford
    College of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Soc Work 38:29-38. 2013
  4. pmc Factors influencing behavioral intention regarding prostate cancer screening among older African-American men
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:505-14. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Enhancing adherence among older African American men enrolled in a longitudinal cancer screening trial
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Gerontologist 46:545-50. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing perceptions of breast cancer genetic counseling among women in an urban health care system
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Genet Couns 16:735-53. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of social support on informed consent in older adults with Parkinson disease and their caregivers
    M E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Med Ethics 34:41-7. 2008
  8. pmc Effects of baseline comorbidities on cancer screening trial adherence among older African American men
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250955, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1234-9. 2008
  9. pmc Evaluating an intervention to increase cancer knowledge in racially diverse communities in South Carolina
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cancer Disparities Program, Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Cancer Center, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 83:256-60. 2011
  10. pmc Underuse of surgical resection for localized, non-small cell lung cancer among whites and African Americans in South Carolina
    Nestor F Esnaola
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:220-6; discussion 227. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Mentoring Strategies and Outcomes of Two Federally Funded Cancer Research Training Programs for Underrepresented Students in the Biomedical Sciences
    Marvella E Ford
    Cancer Disparities, Hollings Cancer Center, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina MUSC, 86 Jonathan Lucas Street, Charleston, SC, 29425, USA
    J Cancer Educ 31:228-35. 2016
    ..Just Research Symposium participants at the Medical University of South Carolina. ..
  2. doi request reprint Disparities in Obesity, Physical Activity Rates, and Breast Cancer Survival
    M E Ford
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, United States Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, United States Electronic address
    Adv Cancer Res 133:23-50. 2017
    ..Implementation of SEM-based interventions in AA communities could positively modify lifestyle behaviors, which could also serve as a powerful tool in reducing risk of BCa, BCa progression, and BCa recurrence in populations of AA women...
  3. pmc Unequal burden of disease, unequal participation in clinical trials: solutions from African American and Latino community members
    Marvella E Ford
    College of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Soc Work 38:29-38. 2013
    ..The results suggest the importance of developing a tailored, barriers-focused navigation intervention to improve participation among diverse racial and ethnic populations...
  4. pmc Factors influencing behavioral intention regarding prostate cancer screening among older African-American men
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:505-14. 2006
    ..To assess factors associated with perceptions of prostate cancer screening among African-American men aged > or = 55 years based upon items developed using the Preventive Health model (PHM)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Enhancing adherence among older African American men enrolled in a longitudinal cancer screening trial
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Gerontologist 46:545-50. 2006
    ..For this study, we defined adherence as completing the trial screenings...
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing perceptions of breast cancer genetic counseling among women in an urban health care system
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Genet Couns 16:735-53. 2007
    ..The results could be used to help develop interventions to improve informed decision-making regarding breast cancer genetic counseling...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of social support on informed consent in older adults with Parkinson disease and their caregivers
    M E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Med Ethics 34:41-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of social support on comprehension and recall of consent form information in a study of Parkinson disease patients and their caregivers...
  8. pmc Effects of baseline comorbidities on cancer screening trial adherence among older African American men
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250955, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1234-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of baseline comorbidities on screening adherence in a sample of older African American men (ages >or=55 years) enrolled in a case management intervention in a cancer screening trial...
  9. pmc Evaluating an intervention to increase cancer knowledge in racially diverse communities in South Carolina
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cancer Disparities Program, Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Cancer Center, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 83:256-60. 2011
    ..To conduct a cancer education intervention with racially diverse communities in South Carolina...
  10. pmc Underuse of surgical resection for localized, non-small cell lung cancer among whites and African Americans in South Carolina
    Nestor F Esnaola
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:220-6; discussion 227. 2008
    ..We analyzed the independent effect of race on use of surgical resection in a recent, population-based sample of patients with localized non-small cell lung cancer, controlling for comorbidity and socioeconomic status...
  11. doi request reprint Underuse of surgical resection in black patients with nonmetastatic colorectal cancer: location, location, location
    Nestor F Esnaola
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Surg 250:549-57. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the independent, adverse effect of race on surgical resection, controlling for tumor location, comorbidity, and socioeconomic/insurance status...
  12. doi request reprint The risk of dying from lung cancer by race: a prospective cohort study in a biracial cohort in Charleston, South Carolina
    Jill M Nonemaker
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:304-10. 2009
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  13. pmc Conceptualizing and categorizing race and ethnicity in health services research
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1658-75. 2005
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Research Grants1

  1. IMPROVING INFORMED CONSENT IN DIVERSE POPULATIONS
    Marvella Ford; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Study compliance will be included in the analyses as a covariate. Study findings can be used to enhance the quality of future research by improving the informed consent process. ..