Elizabeth A Dodson
Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
- Does Availability of Worksite Supports for Physical Activity Differ by Industry and Occupation?Elizabeth A Dodson
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
Am J Health Promot . 2016..To explore combinations of worksite supports (WSS) for physical activity (PA) that may assist employees in meeting PA recommendations and to investigate how availability of WSS differs across industries and occupations...
- State legislators' sources and use of information: bridging the gap between research and policyElizabeth A Dodson
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
Health Educ Res 30:840-8. 2015..Insights gathered may improve the dissemination of research and bridge the gap between knowledge users and knowledge producers. ..
- "Everyone should be able to choose how they get around": how Topeka, Kansas, passed a complete streets resolutionElizabeth A Dodson
Research Assistant Professor, Brown School and Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Washington University in St Louis, 621 Skinker Blvd, St Louis, MO 63130 E mail
Prev Chronic Dis 11:E25. 2014..One barrier to physical activity is a lack of safe places to be active, such as bike paths and sidewalks. Complete Streets, streets designed to enable safe access for all users, can help provide safe places for activity...
- State legislators' work on public health-related issues: what influences priorities?Elizabeth A Dodson
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, and Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 19:25-9. 2013..Furthermore, researchers seeking to influence policy face an incomplete understanding of what influences legislators' decisions regarding which issues will receive their limited time and focus...
- A review of obesity-themed policy briefsElizabeth A Dodson
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Am J Prev Med 43:S143-8. 2012..The purposes of this project were to identify a collection of obesity-related policy briefs, analyze the content, and make recommendations for model policy briefs...
- Preventing childhood obesity through state policy: qualitative assessment of enablers and barriersElizabeth A Dodson
Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
J Public Health Policy 30:S161-76. 2009..Although the total number of informants was modest, their valuable insights provide policymakers and practitioners with a set of enablers and barriers to be considered when pursuing state-level policy...
- Use of evidence-based interventions in state health departments: a qualitative assessment of barriers and solutionsElizabeth A Dodson
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Washington University, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E9-E15. 2010..Specifically, it identified barriers to using EBDM commonly faced by state-level chronic disease practitioners and solutions for increasing the use of EBDM...
- Communicating evidence-based information on cancer prevention to state-level policy makersRoss C Brownson
Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 103:306-16. 2011..We explored factors that influence the likelihood that state-level policy makers will find a policy brief understandable, credible, and useful...
- Barriers to evidence-based decision making in public health: a national survey of chronic disease practitionersJulie A Jacobs
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
Public Health Rep 125:736-42. 2010..This study investigated state and territorial chronic disease practitioners' self-reported barriers to evidence-based decision making (EBDM)...
- Development and reliability testing of the Worksite and Energy Balance SurveyChristine M Hoehner
Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 19:S105-13. 2013..Development of psychometrically sound measures of worksite environments and policy supports for physical activity and healthy eating are needed for use in public health research and practice...
- Exploring associations between perceived home and work neighborhood environments, diet behaviors, and obesity: Results from a survey of employed adults in MissouriRachel Tabak
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, Campus Box 1196, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, United States
Prev Med Rep 4:591-596. 2016..Future studies are needed to determine whether relationships between these environments and behavior exist, and if so, if they are causal and warrant intervention attempts...
- Physical activity and diabetes: opportunities for prevention through policyAnjali D Deshpande
Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Ave, Box 8504, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
Phys Ther 88:1425-35. 2008..Policy interventions to increase population levels of physical activity show promise for diabetes prevention. Physical therapists are uniquely suited to influence primary prevention efforts for diabetes...
- Methods of generating state revenue for breast cancer prevention and early detection: an analysis of pink dollarsAmy A Eyler
Washington University in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Prevention Research Center in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Public Health Rep 126:733-40. 2011..We assessed income tax check-offs, specialty license plates, and lottery tickets as ways states raise funds for the early detection and prevention of breast cancer...
- Worksite policies and environments supporting physical activity in midwestern communitiesElizabeth A Dodson
Saint Louis University School of Public Health Community Health, Prevention Research Center, Department of Community Health, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Am J Health Promot 23:51-5. 2008..To examine the association of worksite policies and environments to physical activity...
- Home and workplace built environment supports for physical activityDeepti Adlakha
Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri Electronic address
Am J Prev Med 48:104-7. 2015..Understanding built environment (BE) influences on specific domains of physical activity (PA) around homes and workplaces is important for public health interventions to increase population PA...
- Framing research for state policymakers who place a priority on cancerRoss C Brownson
Department of Surgery and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
Cancer Causes Control 27:1035-41. 2016..We explored: (1) the relative importance of core framing issues (source, presentation, timeliness) among policymakers who prioritize cancer and those who do not prioritize cancer and (2) the predictors of use of research in policymaking...
- Gestational weight gain and pregnancy outcomes in obese women: how much is enough?Deborah W Kiel
Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Obstet Gynecol 110:752-8. 2007..To examine the effect of gestational weight change on pregnancy outcomes in obese women...