Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Patient Navigation As a Model to Increase Participation of African Americans in Cancer Clinical TrialsMona N Fouad
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
J Oncol Pract 12:556-63. 2016....
- Enrollment of patients with lung and colorectal cancers onto clinical trialsMona N Fouad
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
J Oncol Pract 9:e40-7. 2013..Only 2% to 5% of adult patients with cancer enroll onto clinical trials. We assessed simultaneously characteristics of patients and their physicians that may be independently associated with participation...
- Early dissemination of bevacizumab for advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort studyS Yousuf Zafar
Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
BMC Cancer 11:354. 2011..We describe early dissemination patterns for first-line bevacizumab given for metastatic colorectal cancer treatment...
- Targeted intervention strategies to increase and maintain mammography utilization among African American womenMona N Fouad
Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
Am J Public Health 100:2526-31. 2010..We assessed the impact of a theory-based, culturally relevant intervention designed to increase mammography screening among African American women in 8 underserved counties in Alabama...
- Patient navigation pilot project: results from the Community Health Advisors in Action Program (CHAAP)Mona Fouad
Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
Ethn Dis 20:155-61. 2010..PNs can help close the gap between development and delivery of cancer treatments to those who are medically underserved...
- The development of a community action plan to reduce breast and cervical cancer disparities between African-American and White womenMona N Fouad
Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 4410, USA
Ethn Dis 14:S53-60. 2004..Based on these findings, a community-driven CAP was developed. Our results indicate that a coalition of diverse organizations can partner and develop CAPs to improve the health of their communities...
- A community-driven action plan to eliminate breast and cervical cancer disparity: successes and limitationsMona N Fouad
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
J Cancer Educ 21:S91-100. 2006....
- Addressing disparities through coalition building: Alabama REACH 2010 lessons learnedTheresa Ann Wynn
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:55-77. 2006..Lessons learned from the ABCCCC can provide others with an in-depth exploration of the processes involved in coalition formation and maintenance...
- The Patient Care Connect Program: Transforming Health Care Through Lay NavigationGabrielle B Rocque
University of Alabama at Birmingham and Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
J Oncol Pract 12:e633-42. 2016..In this article, we describe the PCCP's development, infrastructure, selection and training of lay navigators, and program operations. ..
- Developing a community action plan to eliminate cancer disparities: lessons learnedTheresa Ann Wynn
Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Prog Community Health Partnersh 5:161-8. 2011....
- Cancer health disparities: what we have doneNedra Lisovicz
Department of Preventive Medicine, MT 516, 1717 11th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Am J Med Sci 335:254-9. 2008
- Race and colorectal cancer disparities: health-care utilization vs different cancer susceptibilitiesAdeyinka O Laiyemo
Department of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine, Howard University Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20060, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 102:538-46. 2010..It is unclear whether the disproportionately higher incidence and mortality from colorectal cancer among blacks compared with whites reflect differences in health-care utilization or colorectal cancer susceptibility...
- Using community-based participatory approaches to mobilize communities for policy changeTheresa A Wynn
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1717 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
Fam Community Health 34:S102-14. 2011....
- Is decedent race an independent predictor of organ donor consent or merely a surrogate marker of socioeconomic status?Derek DuBay
Division of Abdominal Transplant, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
Transplantation 94:873-8. 2012..We hypothesized that, when controlling for these factors, African American race would cease to be a predictor of organ donation...
- Insurance Type and Solid Organ Transplantation Outcomes: A Historical Perspective on How Medicaid Expansion Might Impact Transplantation OutcomesDerek A DuBay
Department of Surgery Transplantation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Electronic address
J Am Coll Surg 223:611-620.e4. 2016..We performed a retrospective cohort analysis to measure the frequency and variation in Medicaid transplantation and post-transplantation survival in Medicaid patients...
- Recognizing the diverse roles of community health workers in the elimination of health disparities: from paid staff to volunteersAndrea Cherrington
School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Ethn Dis 20:189-94. 2010..Based on our experience with both the paid and volunteer approaches, we provide some lessons learned on how the CHW model can be integrated in our efforts to eliminate health disparities...
- Predictors of retention of African American women in a walking programMonica L Baskin
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
Am J Health Behav 35:40-50. 2011..To predict retention of African American women 6 months after initiating a community walking program...
- Comorbidity independently predicted death in older prostate cancer patients, more of whom died with than from their diseaseMona N Fouad
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, MT 618, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 57:721-9. 2004..The purpose of this study was to examine the proportion of men who died from prostate cancer (PrCa) vs. with PrCa and assess the comorbid conditions associated with other-cause deaths...
- The Deep South Network for cancer control. Building a community infrastructure to reduce cancer health disparitiesNedra Lisovicz
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
Cancer 107:1971-9. 2006..The goal of eliminating cancer health disparities will be pursued in the targeted rural and urban counties in Mississippi and Alabama using Community-Based Participatory Research. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
- Special populations recruitment for the Women's Health Initiative: successes and limitationsMona N Fouad
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, MT 618, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
Control Clin Trials 25:335-52. 2004..Also, once minority subjects are reached, they tend to participate...
- Do trained specialists solicit familial authorization at equal frequency, regardless of deceased donor characteristics?Derek A DuBay
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
Prog Transplant 23:290-6. 2013..The Organ Donor Breakthrough Collaborative recommended high-leverage changes including "master effective requesting...
- A participatory evaluation framework in the establishment and implementation of transdisciplinary collaborative centers for health disparities researchIsabel C Scarinci
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Preventive Medicine, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, United States Electronic address
Eval Program Plann 60:37-45. 2017..We describe the formulation and implementation of a participatory evaluation plan for three Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research funded by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities...
- Skin cancer risk perceptions: a comparison across ethnicity, age, education, gender, and incomeKesha J Buster
Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0009, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 66:771-9. 2012..Studies of noncutaneous and cutaneous malignancies support the hypothesis that poor risk-perception status contributes to health disparity...
- Predictors of colorectal cancer knowledge and screening among church-attending African Americans and Whites in the Deep SouthTung Sung Tseng
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35216, USA
J Community Health 34:90-7. 2009..14, 1.72-25) or barium enema (OR = 6.25, 1.67-25) than African Americans. Church-based CRC screening intervention programs should target African Americans, those with no family history of CRC, and those with less education...
- Retention of under-served women in clinical trials: a focus group studyRhoda E Johnson
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 0272, USA
Ethn Dis 13:268-78. 2003..Focus group data were used to develop retention and compliance strategies for the CRIS study. Findings suggest that focus group data can be used effectively to develop retention and compliance strategies specific to under-served women...
- Economic hardship of minority and non-minority cancer survivors 1 year after diagnosis: another long-term effect of cancer?Maria Pisu
Division of Preventive Medicine and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Cancer 121:1257-64. 2015..Current literature suggests that racial/ethnic minority survivors may be more likely than whites to experience economic hardship after a cancer diagnosis; however, little is known about such hardship...
- Guiding Lay Navigation in Geriatric Patients With Cancer Using a Distress Assessment ToolGabrielle B Rocque
From University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center Divisions of Hematology and Oncology and Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing and Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama From University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center Divisions of Hematology and Oncology and Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing and Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama
J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14:407-14. 2016..As of 2015, the Commission on Cancer requires cancer centers to screen patients for distress, but the optimal approach to implementation remains unclear...
- A community-based, culturally relevant intervention to promote healthy eating and physical activity among middle-aged African American women in rural Alabama: findings from a group randomized controlled trialIsabel C Scarinci
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1717 11th Avenue South, MT 609, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA Electronic address
Prev Med 69:13-20. 2014..We examined the efficacy of a community-based, culturally relevant intervention to promote healthy eating and physical activity among African American (AA) women between the ages of 45-65 years, residing in rural Alabama...
- Understanding cancer treatment and outcomes: the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance ConsortiumJohn Z Ayanian
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Clin Oncol 22:2992-6. 2004
- The deep South network for cancer control: eliminating cancer disparities through community-academic collaborationEdward E Partridge
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233 7333, USA
Fam Community Health 28:6-19. 2005..This article describes the steps necessary to form the network and the process and activities required to establish it as an effective infrastructure for eliminating disparities between Whites and African Americans in the United States...
- Health Disparity in Obesity and DiabetesMona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004..The conference will feature both didactic lectures and interactive presentations on possible reasons for health disparities. ..
- UAB Comprehensive Cancer Ctr/Tuskegee Univ PartnershipMona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004..Last but not least, a full sustainable partnership will enhance both institutions and make the elimination of the disparities between Caucasians and African Americans a real possibility by the year 2010-2015. ..
- Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer PDCR SiteMona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2008..Finally, we have available highly experienced staff and an advanced infrastructure to support all aspects of the recruitment, follow-up, and data collection and management activities required for CanCORS. ..