Barbara A Israel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between social support, stress, and health among women on Detroit's East Side
    Barbara A Israel
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:342-60. 2002
  2. pmc Do neighborhood economic characteristics, racial composition, and residential stability predict perceptions of stress associated with the physical and social environment? Findings from a multilevel analysis in Detroit
    Amy J Schulz
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Urban Health 85:642-61. 2008
  3. pmc Associations between socioeconomic status and allostatic load: effects of neighborhood poverty and tests of mediating pathways
    Amy J Schulz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1706-14. 2012
  4. pmc Independent and joint associations between multiple measures of the built and social environment and physical activity in a multi-ethnic urban community
    Amy Schulz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104, USA
    J Urban Health 90:872-87. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Social, economic, and political processes that create built environment inequities: perspectives from urban African Americans in Atlanta
    Yanique Redwood
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Fam Community Health 33:53-67. 2010
  6. pmc Evaluation of Community Action Against Asthma: a community health worker intervention to improve children's asthma-related health by reducing household environmental triggers for asthma
    Edith A Parker
    School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:376-95. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Do Neighborhood Demographics Modify Walking Group Intervention Effectiveness in Urban Neighborhoods?
    Amy J Schulz
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Promot Pract . 2016
  8. pmc A community-based participatory planning process and multilevel intervention design: toward eliminating cardiovascular health inequities
    Amy J Schulz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 734 647 0221, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:900-11. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial stress and social support as mediators of relationships between income, length of residence and depressive symptoms among African American women on Detroit's eastside
    Amy J Schulz
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:510-22. 2006
  10. pmc Engaging urban residents in assessing neighborhood environments and their implications for health
    Barbara A Israel
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Urban Health 83:523-39. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between social support, stress, and health among women on Detroit's East Side
    Barbara A Israel
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:342-60. 2002
    ..These findings suggest the need for health education interventions and policy strategies that strengthen social support and aim at macro-level changes necessary to reduce chronic stressful conditions...
  2. pmc Do neighborhood economic characteristics, racial composition, and residential stability predict perceptions of stress associated with the physical and social environment? Findings from a multilevel analysis in Detroit
    Amy J Schulz
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Urban Health 85:642-61. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Associations between socioeconomic status and allostatic load: effects of neighborhood poverty and tests of mediating pathways
    Amy J Schulz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1706-14. 2012
    ..We also examined the hypotheses that this association was mediated by psychosocial stress and health-related behaviors...
  4. pmc Independent and joint associations between multiple measures of the built and social environment and physical activity in a multi-ethnic urban community
    Amy Schulz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104, USA
    J Urban Health 90:872-87. 2013
    ..Bringing together urban planners, public health practitioners and policy makers to understand and address aspects of urban environment associated with health outcomes is critical to promoting health and health equity. ..
  5. doi request reprint Social, economic, and political processes that create built environment inequities: perspectives from urban African Americans in Atlanta
    Yanique Redwood
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Fam Community Health 33:53-67. 2010
    ..Research, practice, and policy implications are discussed within an environmental justice framework...
  6. pmc Evaluation of Community Action Against Asthma: a community health worker intervention to improve children's asthma-related health by reducing household environmental triggers for asthma
    Edith A Parker
    School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:376-95. 2008
    ..The results suggest a CHW environmental intervention can improve children's asthma-related health, although the pathway for improvement is complex...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do Neighborhood Demographics Modify Walking Group Intervention Effectiveness in Urban Neighborhoods?
    Amy J Schulz
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Promot Pract . 2016
    ....
  8. pmc A community-based participatory planning process and multilevel intervention design: toward eliminating cardiovascular health inequities
    Amy J Schulz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 734 647 0221, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:900-11. 2011
    ..The authors consider implications for future efforts to engage communities in developing strategies toward eliminating health inequities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial stress and social support as mediators of relationships between income, length of residence and depressive symptoms among African American women on Detroit's eastside
    Amy J Schulz
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:510-22. 2006
    ..However, increased household income does not protect African American women residing in a high poverty community from distress associated with neighborhood disorder or experiences of discrimination...
  10. pmc Engaging urban residents in assessing neighborhood environments and their implications for health
    Barbara A Israel
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Urban Health 83:523-39. 2006
    ....
  11. pmc Hypertension: development of a prediction model to adjust self-reported hypertension prevalence at the community level
    Graciela Mentz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:312. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Addressing social determinants of health through community-based participatory research: the East Side Village Health Worker Partnership
    Amy J Schulz
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:326-41. 2002
    ..On the basis of these results, the authors discuss opportunities and challenges for partnership approaches to addressing social determinants of health in urban communities...
  13. pmc Community action against asthma: examining the partnership process of a community-based participatory research project
    Edith A Parker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:558-67. 2003
    ..Representatives of community-based organizations, academia, an integrated health system, and the local health department work in partnership on CAAA's Steering Committee (SC) to design and implement the project...
  14. pmc Identification of gaps in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood asthma using a community-based participatory research approach
    Toby C Lewis
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Urban Health 81:472-88. 2004
    ..These children are likely to benefit from interventions to reduce morbidity and improve quality of life...
  15. pmc Racial and spatial relations as fundamental determinants of health in Detroit
    Amy J Schulz
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan M5134 SPH II, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Milbank Q 80:677-707, iv. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint Community involvement in the conduct of a health education intervention and research project: Community Action Against Asthma
    Katherine K Edgren
    Community Action Against Asthma, Detroit, Michigan
    Health Promot Pract 6:263-9. 2005
    ..A description and analysis of how community members shaped and participated in the project, the lessons learned, and recommendations for practitioners are also presented...
  17. pmc Air pollution-associated changes in lung function among asthmatic children in Detroit
    Toby C Lewis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1068-75. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that levels of air pollutants in Detroit, which are above the current National Ambient Air Quality Standards, adversely affect lung function of susceptible asthmatic children...
  18. pmc Challenges and facilitating factors in sustaining community-based participatory research partnerships: lessons learned from the Detroit, New York City and Seattle Urban Research Centers
    Barbara A Israel
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Urban Health 83:1022-40. 2006
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  19. pmc Social and physical environments and disparities in risk for cardiovascular disease: the healthy environments partnership conceptual model
    Amy J Schulz
    Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1817-25. 2005
    ..Through these collaborative efforts, HEP seeks to contribute to an understanding of factors that contribute to racial and socioeconomic health inequities, and develop a foundation for efforts to eliminate these disparities in Detroit...
  20. pmc Discrimination, symptoms of depression, and self-rated health among african american women in detroit: results from a longitudinal analysis
    Amy J Schulz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1265-70. 2006
    ..We examined the longitudinal association of self-reported everyday discrimination with depressive symptoms and self-rated general health...
  21. pmc Community-based participatory research: lessons learned from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research
    Barbara A Israel
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1463-71. 2005
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  22. pmc Community organizing network for environmental health: using a community health development approach to increase community capacity around reduction of environmental triggers
    Edith A Parker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Prim Prev 31:41-58. 2010
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  23. pmc Effectiveness of a walking group intervention to promote physical activity and cardiovascular health in predominantly non-Hispanic black and Hispanic urban neighborhoods: findings from the walk your heart to health intervention
    Amy J Schulz
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Educ Behav 42:380-92. 2015
    ..The study was designed and implemented using a community-based participatory research approach that actively engaged community residents, health service providers and academic researchers. It was implemented between 2009 and 2012...
  24. pmc Community-based participatory research: a capacity-building approach for policy advocacy aimed at eliminating health disparities
    Barbara A Israel
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2094-102. 2010
    ..We discuss lessons learned and implications for CBPR and policy advocacy to eliminate health disparities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predictors of perceived control among African American women in Detroit: exploring empowerment as a multilevel construct
    Adam B Becker
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:699-715. 2002
    ..Implications for health education practice and research are discussed...
  26. pmc Neighborhood racial composition, neighborhood poverty, and the spatial accessibility of supermarkets in metropolitan Detroit
    Shannon N Zenk
    Program in Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago Cancer Center, Chicago, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:660-7. 2005
    ..We evaluated the spatial accessibility of large "chain" supermarkets in relation to neighborhood racial composition and poverty...
  27. pmc The power and the promise: working with communities to analyze data, interpret findings, and get to outcomes
    Suzanne B Cashman
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, A3 150 Benedict Bldg, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1407-17. 2008
    ..We suggest that including community partners in data analysis and interpretation, while lengthening project time, enriches insights and findings and consequently should be a focus of the next generation of CBPR initiatives...
  28. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable access differs by community racial composition and socioeconomic position in Detroit, Michigan
    Shannon N Zenk
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:275-80. 2006
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  29. ncbi request reprint Application of qualitative methods in program planning for health promotion interventions
    Stephanie Ann Farquhar
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:234-42. 2006
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Research Grants1