Melissa B Gilkey

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Quality of physician communication about human papillomavirus vaccine: findings from a national survey
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24:1673-9. 2015
  2. pmc Validation of the Vaccination Confidence Scale: A Brief Measure to Identify Parents at Risk for Refusing Adolescent Vaccines
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    Acad Pediatr 16:42-9. 2016
  3. pmc Physician communication about adolescent vaccination: How is human papillomavirus vaccine different?
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 77:181-5. 2015
  4. pmc The Vaccination Confidence Scale: a brief measure of parents' vaccination beliefs
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:6259-65. 2014
  5. pmc Supporting cancer survivors' participation in peer review: perspectives from NCI's CARRA program
    Melissa B Gilkey
    University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, CB 7440, Rosenau Hall, 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7440, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 8:114-20. 2014
  6. pmc Forgone vaccination during childhood and adolescence: findings of a statewide survey of parents
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prev Med 56:202-6. 2013
  7. pmc Do correlates of HPV vaccine initiation differ between adolescent boys and girls?
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Vaccine 30:5928-34. 2012
  8. pmc Adolescent males' awareness of and willingness to try electronic cigarettes
    Jessica K Pepper
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7440, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:144-50. 2013
  9. pmc Vaccination Confidence and Parental Refusal/Delay of Early Childhood Vaccines
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0159087. 2016
  10. pmc Trends in HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent females in North Carolina, 2008-2010
    Jennifer L Moss
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1913-22. 2012

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Publications28

  1. pmc Quality of physician communication about human papillomavirus vaccine: findings from a national survey
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24:1673-9. 2015
    ..Improving the quality of physicians' recommendations for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is critical to addressing low coverage. Thus, we sought to describe HPV vaccine communication practices among primary care physicians...
  2. pmc Validation of the Vaccination Confidence Scale: A Brief Measure to Identify Parents at Risk for Refusing Adolescent Vaccines
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    Acad Pediatr 16:42-9. 2016
    ..To validate a brief measure of vaccination confidence using a large, nationally representative sample of parents...
  3. pmc Physician communication about adolescent vaccination: How is human papillomavirus vaccine different?
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 77:181-5. 2015
    ..To identify opportunities for improving physicians' recommendations for HPV vaccination, we sought to understand how the communication context surrounding adolescent vaccination varies by vaccine type...
  4. pmc The Vaccination Confidence Scale: a brief measure of parents' vaccination beliefs
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:6259-65. 2014
    ..The success of national immunization programs depends on the public's confidence in vaccines. We sought to develop a scale for measuring confidence about adolescent vaccination in diverse populations of parents...
  5. pmc Supporting cancer survivors' participation in peer review: perspectives from NCI's CARRA program
    Melissa B Gilkey
    University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, CB 7440, Rosenau Hall, 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7440, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 8:114-20. 2014
    ..Because integrating lay stakeholders into peer review poses challenges, this qualitative study explored the perspectives of experienced patient advocates to identify programmatic supports for survivors' participation...
  6. pmc Forgone vaccination during childhood and adolescence: findings of a statewide survey of parents
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prev Med 56:202-6. 2013
    ..Widespread immunization confers both individual- and community-level protection against vaccine-preventable diseases. To better understand vaccine hesitancy, we assessed correlates of forgone vaccination for children and adolescents...
  7. pmc Do correlates of HPV vaccine initiation differ between adolescent boys and girls?
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Vaccine 30:5928-34. 2012
    ..Guidelines now recommend that adolescents routinely receive human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Because little is known about uptake among boys, we assessed HPV vaccine initiation in a population-based sample of adolescent boys and girls...
  8. pmc Adolescent males' awareness of and willingness to try electronic cigarettes
    Jessica K Pepper
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7440, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:144-50. 2013
    ..We sought to understand awareness of and willingness to try e-cigarettes among adolescent males, a group that is at risk for smoking initiation and may use e-cigarettes as a "gateway" to smoking...
  9. pmc Vaccination Confidence and Parental Refusal/Delay of Early Childhood Vaccines
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0159087. 2016
    ..To support efforts to address parental hesitancy towards early childhood vaccination, we sought to validate the Vaccination Confidence Scale using data from a large, population-based sample of U.S. parents...
  10. pmc Trends in HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent females in North Carolina, 2008-2010
    Jennifer L Moss
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1913-22. 2012
    ..To better target future immunization efforts, we assessed trends and disparities in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine initiation among female adolescents in North Carolina over 3 years...
  11. pmc Organizational correlates of adolescent immunization: findings of a state-wide study of primary care clinics in North Carolina
    Jennifer L Moss
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Vaccine 31:4436-41. 2013
    ..To analyze organizational correlates of immunization coverage among adolescents served by high-volume primary care providers in North Carolina...
  12. pmc Messages to Motivate Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: National Studies of Parents and Physicians
    Teri L Malo
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25:1383-1391. 2016
    ..Physician communication about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is a key determinant of uptake. To support physician communication, we sought to identify messages that would motivate HPV vaccination...
  13. pmc Parents' Support for School-Entry Requirements for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: A National Study
    William A Calo
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25:1317-25. 2016
    ..However, data are currently limited regarding parents' support of such laws. We sought to obtain the first national estimates of parents' support of HPV vaccination school-entry requirements...
  14. pmc Comparing in-person and webinar delivery of an immunization quality improvement program: a process evaluation of the adolescent AFIX trial
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Implement Sci 9:21. 2014
    ..To investigate a more efficient mode of intervention delivery, we conducted a process evaluation that compared in-person consultations to those delivered via interactive webinar...
  15. pmc Increasing provision of adolescent vaccines in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina and
    Pediatrics 134:e346-53. 2014
    ..To assess the effectiveness of in-person and webinar-delivered AFIX (Assessment, Feedback, Incentives, and eXchange) consultations for increasing adolescent vaccine coverage...
  16. pmc Application of the Carolina Framework for Cervical Cancer Prevention
    Jennifer L Moss
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 132:S33-40. 2014
    ..We present 2 applications of the Carolina Framework in which we identify high-need counties in North Carolina and generate recommendations for improving prevention efforts...
  17. pmc Parents who refuse or delay HPV vaccine: Differences in vaccination behavior, beliefs, and clinical communication preferences
    Melissa B Gilkey
    a Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Vaccin Immunother . 2016
    ..We also compared parents who refused versus delayed HPV vaccine in terms of their vaccination beliefs and clinical communication preferences...
  18. pmc Provider communication and HPV vaccination: The impact of recommendation quality
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 34:1187-92. 2016
    ..Thus, we sought to investigate the relationship between recommendation quality and HPV vaccination among U.S. adolescents...
  19. pmc Promising alternative settings for HPV vaccination of US adolescents
    Parth D Shah
    Department of Health Behavior, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 13:235-46. 2014
    ..Future steps to making alternative settings a success include expanding their use of statewide vaccine registries and improving their coordination with primary care providers. ..
  20. pmc Physician support of HPV vaccination school-entry requirements
    Sophia Califano
    a Department of Internal Medicine, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 12:1626-32. 2016
    ..More research is needed to investigate the extent to which opt-out provisions might weaken or strengthen physician support of HPV vaccination school-entry requirements. ..
  21. pmc Disparities in collaborative patient-provider communication about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination
    Jennifer L Moss
    a Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 12:1476-83. 2016
    ..We examined demographic disparities in parental report of collaborative provider communication and implications for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination...
  22. pmc Improving Physician Recommendations for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: The Role of Professional Organizations
    Yulin Hswen
    From the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA Gillings School of Global Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Sex Transm Dis 44:42-47. 2017
    ..We surveyed family physicians and pediatricians to examine the impact of these efforts on physicians' recommendation practices...
  23. pmc Physicians' Counseling of Adolescents Regarding E-Cigarette Use
    Jessica K Pepper
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 57:580-6. 2015
    ..We also explored physicians' support for regulations aimed at discouraging adolescents' e-cigarette use...
  24. pmc Perceptions of mailed HPV self-testing among women at higher risk for cervical cancer
    Kayoll V Galbraith
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Community Health 39:849-56. 2014
    ..To succeed, programs for HPV self-testing must overcome disparities in knowledge and perceptions related to cervical cancer screening...
  25. pmc Opportunities for increasing human papillomavirus vaccine provision in school health centers
    Jennifer L Moss
    Doctoral Student, Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 325 Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440
    J Sch Health 84:370-8. 2014
    ..Uptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine remains low among adolescents in the United States. We sought to assess barriers to HPV vaccine provision in school health centers to inform subsequent interventions...
  26. pmc Healthcare providers' beliefs and attitudes about electronic cigarettes and preventive counseling for adolescent patients
    Jessica K Pepper
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:678-83. 2014
    ..We sought to describe healthcare providers' awareness of e-cigarettes and to assess their comfort with and attitudes toward discussing e-cigarettes with adolescent patients and their parents...
  27. pmc Tables or bar graphs? Presenting test results in electronic medical records
    Noel T Brewer
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Med Decis Making 32:545-53. 2012
    ..Electronic personal health records offer a promising way to communicate medical test results to patients. We compared the usability of tables and horizontal bar graphs for presenting medical test results electronically...
  28. pmc Provider communication about HPV vaccination: A systematic review
    Melissa B Gilkey
    a Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 12:1454-68. 2016
    ..To inform quality improvement efforts, we systematically reviewed studies of provider communication about HPV vaccination...