Rachel G Tabak

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Postpartum Teens' Perception of the Food Environments at Home and School
    Rachel G Tabak
    Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Health Educ Behav 43:76-85. 2016
  2. pmc Accessing evidence to inform public health policy: a study to enhance advocacy
    R G Tabak
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, 621 Skinker Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63130, USA Electronic address
    Public Health 129:698-704. 2015
  3. pmc Policy perceptions related to physical activity and healthy eating in Mississippi
    Rachel G Tabak
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:S97-S104. 2013
  4. pmc Bridging research and practice: models for dissemination and implementation research
    Rachel G Tabak
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:337-50. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  6. pmc Communication about childhood obesity on Twitter
    Jenine K Harris
    The authors are with the Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO
    Am J Public Health 104:e62-9. 2014
  7. pmc Which worksite supports for healthy weight do employees use?
    Rachel G Tabak
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    Environ Behav 48:131-149. 2016
  8. pmc The role of researchers in disseminating evidence to public health practice settings: a cross-sectional study
    Allese B McVay
    College for Public Health and Social Justice, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO, United States of America
    Health Res Policy Syst 14:42. 2016
  9. pmc What predicts dissemination efforts among public health researchers in the United States?
    Rachel G Tabak
    Washington University in St Louis, Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, St Louis, MO
    Public Health Rep 129:361-8. 2014
  10. pmc Implementing administrative evidence based practices: lessons from the field in six local health departments across the United States
    Kathleen Duggan
    Prevention Research Center, Brown School, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:221. 2015

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Publications13

  1. pmc Postpartum Teens' Perception of the Food Environments at Home and School
    Rachel G Tabak
    Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Health Educ Behav 43:76-85. 2016
    ..An environment that supports healthy eating is one factor to prevent obesity. However, little is known about postpartum teen's perceptions of their home and school environments and how this relates to dietary behaviors...
  2. pmc Accessing evidence to inform public health policy: a study to enhance advocacy
    R G Tabak
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, 621 Skinker Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63130, USA Electronic address
    Public Health 129:698-704. 2015
    ..However, this information is not always readily available or easily communicated. The purposes of this paper are to describe ways advocates seek information for health policy advocacy and to compare advocate demographics...
  3. pmc Policy perceptions related to physical activity and healthy eating in Mississippi
    Rachel G Tabak
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:S97-S104. 2013
    ..Determine the public perceptions about policies related to physical activity and healthy eating to inform efforts to change policy for these important public health issues...
  4. pmc Bridging research and practice: models for dissemination and implementation research
    Rachel G Tabak
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:337-50. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint 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...
  6. pmc Communication about childhood obesity on Twitter
    Jenine K Harris
    The authors are with the Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO
    Am J Public Health 104:e62-9. 2014
    ..Little is known about the use of social media as a tool for health communication. We used a mixed-methods design to examine communication about childhood obesity on Twitter...
  7. pmc Which worksite supports for healthy weight do employees use?
    Rachel G Tabak
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    Environ Behav 48:131-149. 2016
    ..Policies were associated with fewer factors. Since use of many programs and facilities differed based on job-related factors, employers might target supports based on job-related factors...
  8. pmc The role of researchers in disseminating evidence to public health practice settings: a cross-sectional study
    Allese B McVay
    College for Public Health and Social Justice, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO, United States of America
    Health Res Policy Syst 14:42. 2016
    ..This study examines the extent to which public health researchers in the United States are disseminating their research findings to local and state public health departments...
  9. pmc What predicts dissemination efforts among public health researchers in the United States?
    Rachel G Tabak
    Washington University in St Louis, Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, St Louis, MO
    Public Health Rep 129:361-8. 2014
    ..We identified factors related to dissemination efforts by researchers to non-research audiences to reduce the gap between research generation and uptake in public health practice...
  10. pmc Implementing administrative evidence based practices: lessons from the field in six local health departments across the United States
    Kathleen Duggan
    Prevention Research Center, Brown School, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:221. 2015
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine the contextual conditions and explore differences in local health department (LHD) characteristics that influence the implementation of A-EBPs...
  11. pmc Dissemination of health-related research among scientists in three countries: access to resources and current practices
    Rachel G Tabak
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, 621 Skinker Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63130 4838, USA
    Biomed Res Int 2015:179156. 2015
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  12. pmc Workplace social and organizational environments and healthy-weight behaviors
    Rachel G Tabak
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0125424. 2015
    ..This paper explores the relationship between workplace social environment and cultural factors and diet and physical activity (PA) behaviors and obesity among employees...
  13. pmc Designing for dissemination among public health researchers: findings from a national survey in the United States
    Ross C Brownson
    Washington University in St Louis, 621 Skinker Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1693-9. 2013
    ..We have described the practice of designing for dissemination among researchers in the United States with the intent of identifying gaps and areas for improvement...