community networks

Summary

Summary: Organizations and individuals cooperating together toward a common goal at the local or grassroots level.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Evaluating the effectiveness of community-based dementia care networks: the Dementia Care Networks' Study
    Louise Lemieux-Charles
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, McMurrich Building, 12 Queen s Park Crescent West, Toronto, ON M5S 1A8, Canada
    Gerontologist 45:456-64. 2005
  2. pmc Community structure in social and biological networks
    M Girvan
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7821-6. 2002
  3. pmc Social capital and women's reduced vulnerability to HIV infection in rural Zimbabwe
    Simon Gregson
    Imperial College London and Director, Manicaland HIV STD Prevention Project, Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Popul Dev Rev 37:333-59. 2011
  4. ncbi Power, community mobilization, and condom use practices among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Kim M Blankenship
    Department of Sociology, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    AIDS 22:S109-16. 2008
  5. ncbi What makes a structural intervention? Reducing vulnerability to HIV in community settings, with particular reference to sex work
    C Evans
    Queens Medical Centre, School of Nursing, Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK
    Glob Public Health 5:449-61. 2010
  6. pmc Obstacles to local-level AIDS competence in rural Zimbabwe: putting HIV prevention in context
    Mercy Nhamo
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    AIDS Care 22:1662-9. 2010
  7. ncbi Using community-based participatory research to address health disparities
    Nina B Wallerstein
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:312-23. 2006
  8. ncbi Design of a Community Ownership and Preparedness Index: using data to inform the capacity development of community-based groups
    Tom Thomas
    Praxis Institute for Participatory Practices, New Delhi, India
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:ii26-33. 2012
  9. ncbi Building contexts that support effective community responses to HIV/AIDS: a South African case study
    Catherine Campbell
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics, London, England, UK
    Am J Community Psychol 39:347-63. 2007
  10. pmc Resolution limit in community detection
    Santo Fortunato
    School of Informatics and Center for Biocomplexity, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47406, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:36-41. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Regional Native American Community Networks Program (RNACNP)
    Jeffrey A Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. Contextual Processes and Rural African American Emerging Adults
    Gene H Brody; Fiscal Year: 2012
  3. State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate NETT Clinical Site Hub
    STEVEN RICHARD LEVINE; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. Meharry Medical College-CHC Community Networks Program Center
    MARGARET KIRKCALDY HARGREAVES; Fiscal Year: 2013
  5. Appalachia Community Cancer Network
    Mark B Dignan; Fiscal Year: 2013
  6. Network determinants of risk among formerly incarcerated Latino men
    MIGUEL A contact MUNOZ LABOY; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. Regional Native American Community Networks Program
    Dedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Meharry Medical College-Community Health Centers Network
    Margaret Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2009
  9. Minnesota Community Networks Center For Eliminating Cancer Disparaties
    Kolawole S Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2013
  10. Southeast Michigan Community Network Program
    Terrance L Albrecht; Fiscal Year: 2013

Detail Information

Publications239 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Evaluating the effectiveness of community-based dementia care networks: the Dementia Care Networks' Study
    Louise Lemieux-Charles
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, McMurrich Building, 12 Queen s Park Crescent West, Toronto, ON M5S 1A8, Canada
    Gerontologist 45:456-64. 2005
    ..The study involved assessing the relationship between the types of administrative and service-delivery exchanges that occurred among the networked agencies and the network members' perception of the effectiveness of these exchanges...
  2. pmc Community structure in social and biological networks
    M Girvan
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7821-6. 2002
    ..We also apply the method to two networks whose community structure is not well known--a collaboration network and a food web--and find that it detects significant and informative community divisions in both cases...
  3. pmc Social capital and women's reduced vulnerability to HIV infection in rural Zimbabwe
    Simon Gregson
    Imperial College London and Director, Manicaland HIV STD Prevention Project, Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Popul Dev Rev 37:333-59. 2011
    ..Support for women's community groups could be an effective HIV prevention strategy in countries with large-scale HIV epidemics...
  4. ncbi Power, community mobilization, and condom use practices among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Kim M Blankenship
    Department of Sociology, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    AIDS 22:S109-16. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi What makes a structural intervention? Reducing vulnerability to HIV in community settings, with particular reference to sex work
    C Evans
    Queens Medical Centre, School of Nursing, Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK
    Glob Public Health 5:449-61. 2010
    ..The paper draws attention to the dual importance of (1) attending to local complexities in the micro and macro-level structures that produce vulnerability; and (2) clarifying the meaning and role of communities within SIs...
  6. pmc Obstacles to local-level AIDS competence in rural Zimbabwe: putting HIV prevention in context
    Mercy Nhamo
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    AIDS Care 22:1662-9. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi Using community-based participatory research to address health disparities
    Nina B Wallerstein
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:312-23. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi Design of a Community Ownership and Preparedness Index: using data to inform the capacity development of community-based groups
    Tom Thomas
    Praxis Institute for Participatory Practices, New Delhi, India
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:ii26-33. 2012
    ..However, it is challenging to define, measure and assess community participation and ownership of a programme, especially at scale...
  9. ncbi Building contexts that support effective community responses to HIV/AIDS: a South African case study
    Catherine Campbell
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics, London, England, UK
    Am J Community Psychol 39:347-63. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Resolution limit in community detection
    Santo Fortunato
    School of Informatics and Center for Biocomplexity, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47406, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:36-41. 2007
    ..A check of the modules obtained through modularity optimization is thus necessary, and we provide here key elements for the assessment of the reliability of this community detection method...
  11. ncbi Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program: a comprehensive model for prevention training and program delivery
    M Kaye Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:505-11. 2009
    ..A universal framework for translation of multiple aspects of the DPP intervention, including training, support, and evaluation is needed to enhance treatment fidelity in a variety of settings...
  12. pmc Social capital and HIV competent communities: the role of community groups in managing HIV/AIDS in rural Zimbabwe
    Catherine Campbell
    London School of Economics and Political Science, Institute of Social Psychology, Houghton Street, London, UK
    AIDS Care 25:S114-22. 2013
    ..Efforts should be made to facilitate contexts that enable groups to have beneficial effects, through nesting them within wider comprehensive responses, and supporting them through strong partnerships with service providers...
  13. ncbi Building orphan competent communities: experiences from a community-based capital cash transfer initiative in Kenya
    Morten Skovdal
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Health Policy Plan 26:233-41. 2011
    ..Despite many difficulties, largely due to the complexity of communities, we conclude that community-based capital cash transfer initiatives can facilitate the building of orphan competent communities...
  14. ncbi Structural stigma, sex work and HIV: contradictions and lessons learnt from a community-led structural intervention in southern India
    Monica Rao Biradavolu
    Department of Sociology, Battelle Tompkins Hall, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016 8072, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:ii95-99. 2012
    ..Such a conceptualisation resonates with the growing emphasis on structural interventions for HIV prevention that attempt to alter the social context of risk...
  15. pmc Impact of community-based maternal health workers on coverage of essential maternal health interventions among internally displaced communities in eastern Burma: the MOM project
    Luke C Mullany
    Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 7:e1000317. 2010
    ..In such settings, innovative strategies for accessing vulnerable populations and delivering basic public health interventions are urgently needed...
  16. ncbi Meaningful involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda through linkages between network groups and health facilities: an evaluation study
    Young Mi Kim
    JHPIEGO, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychol Health Med 17:213-22. 2012
    ..A wide audience--ranging from grassroots PLHIV networks and AIDS service organizations to national-level non-governmental organizations, government agencies, and international organizations--can benefit from the lessons learned...
  17. pmc Network formation, governance, and evolution in public health: the North American Quitline Consortium case
    Keith G Provan
    Eller College of Management and School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:315-26. 2011
    ..The NAQC is a network of U.S. and Canadian organizations that provide telephone-based counseling and related services to people trying to quit smoking...
  18. ncbi Multicenter epidemiologic and health services research on therapeutics in the HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics
    R Platt
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 10:373-7. 2001
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  19. pmc Community coalitions as a system: effects of network change on adoption of evidence-based substance abuse prevention
    Thomas W Valente
    Institute for Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:880-6. 2007
    ..We examined the effect of community coalition network structure on the effectiveness of an intervention designed to accelerate the adoption of evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs...
  20. ncbi Influenza A and B epidemic criteria based on time-series analysis of health services surveillance data
    P Quenel
    Réseau National de Santé Publique, Saint Maurice, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 14:275-85. 1998
    ..This time-series method of analysing surveillance data provides early and reliable recognition of these epidemics...
  21. ncbi A model for evaluating knowledge exchange in a network context
    James Conklin
    Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 40:116-24. 2008
    ..This model was used in a test of SHRTN's effectiveness as a knowledge exchange system. The results suggest that the framework has potential as a guide for evaluating other knowledge networks...
  22. ncbi Community-based delivery of maternal care in conflict-affected areas of eastern Burma: perspectives from lay maternal health workers
    Katherine C Teela
    Global Health Access Program, Berkeley, CA, United States
    Soc Sci Med 68:1332-40. 2009
    ..A rights-based approach to service delivery and its suitability in settings where human rights violations are widespread is highlighted...
  23. ncbi Persuading, protesting and exchanging favours: strategies used by Indian sex workers to win local support for their HIV prevention programmes
    Flora Cornish
    School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
    AIDS Care 22:1670-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, we discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each approach, the implications for social capital theorising and implications for community HIV prevention...
  24. ncbi Reducing violence using community-based advocacy for women with abusive partners
    C M Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824 1117, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:43-53. 1999
    ..More than twice as many women receiving advocacy services experienced no violence across the 2 years postintervention compared with women who did not receive such services...
  25. ncbi Implementing community interventions for HIV prevention: insights from project ethnography
    Catrin Evans
    University of Nottingham, School of Nursing, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:467-78. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi Unpacking prevention capacity: an intersection of research-to-practice models and community-centered models
    Paul Flaspohler
    Department of Psychology and Center for School Based Mental Health Programs, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:182-96. 2008
    ..The proposed taxonomy can aid in understanding the concept of capacity and developing methods to support the implementation and sustainability of prevention efforts in novel settings...
  27. ncbi Network resilience in the face of health system reform
    Rod Sheaff
    University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 70:779-86. 2010
    ..The most powerful way of using network macroculture to manage the formation and operation of health networks therefore appears to be by focusing managerial activity on the ways in which networks produce their core artefacts...
  28. ncbi The MOM Project: delivering maternal health services among internally displaced populations in eastern Burma
    Luke C Mullany
    Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Baltimore MD, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 16:44-56. 2008
    ..This innovative obstetric health care delivery strategy may serve as a model for the delivery of other essential health services in this population and for increasing access to care in other conflict settings...
  29. ncbi [Role of networks in the screening and management of chronic kidney disease]
    M Laville
    Réseau Tircel, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France
    Ann Biol Clin (Paris) 66:295-300. 2008
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  30. ncbi A construct for building the capacity of community-based initiatives in racial and ethnic communities: a qualitative cross-case analysis
    Robert M Goodman
    School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:E1-8. 2009
    ..The study concludes that developing high levels of community capacity where it can produce the most strategic advantage is a promising pathway for mitigating antagonistic social factors...
  31. ncbi Special Populations Networks: themes and lessons learned
    Mary Ann S Van Duyn
    Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852 8341, USA
    Cancer 107:1945-54. 2006
    ..Cancer 2006. Published 2006 by the American Cancer Society...
  32. ncbi Assessing the integration of health center and community emergency preparedness and response planning
    Nicole V Wineman
    Division of Quality Measurement and Research, The Joint Commission, One Renaissance Blvd, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 1:96-105. 2007
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  33. ncbi Linking public health and the emergency care community: 7 model communities
    E Brooke Lerner
    Department of Emergency Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 1:142-5. 2007
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  34. ncbi Collaboration and competition in a children's health initiative coalition: a network analysis
    Thomas W Valente
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1000 Fremont Avenue, Building A Room 5133, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Eval Program Plann 31:392-402. 2008
    ..The study suggests that perceptions of organizational performance are associated with position in the network, central members are more likely to perceive the organization performs well than those on the periphery...
  35. ncbi Learning about scale, measurement and community mobilisation: reflections on the implementation of the Avahan HIV/AIDS initiative in India
    Tisha Wheeler
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Washington DC, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:ii16-25. 2012
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  36. pmc Creating a cadre of junior investigators to address the challenges of cancer-related health disparities: lessons learned from the community networks program
    Tisha M Felder
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:409-17. 2012
    Community-based participatory research (CBPR) initiatives such as the National Cancer Institute's Community Networks Program (CNP) (2005-2010) often emphasize training of junior investigators from underrepresented backgrounds to address ..
  37. ncbi Connecting our resources: Louisiana's approach to community health network development
    Marsha Broussard
    Louisiana Rural Health Access Program, Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 1600 Canal St, Suite 804, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Rural Health 19:372-83. 2003
    ..In the second case, a new network was developed, and it leveraged federal funds from the federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Network Development Grant Program...
  38. pmc Evidence for a contribution of the community response to HIV decline in eastern Zimbabwe?
    S Gregson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, UK
    AIDS Care 25:S88-96. 2013
    ..Sensitive engagement and support for local groups (including non-AIDS groups) to encourage dialogue on positive local responses to HIV and to challenge harmful social norms and incorrect information could enhance HIV prevention...
  39. ncbi Disparities in Community Readiness for HIV/AIDS prevention
    Barbara A Plested
    Applied Studies in American Ethnicity, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:729-39. 2007
    ..Limitations of the study and implications for prevention are discussed. This study was funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse...
  40. ncbi [Social capital and the research agenda in epidemiology]
    Marcos Pascoal Pattussi
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1525-46. 2006
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  41. ncbi Assessing community readiness for change in the Nashville Hispanic community through participatory research
    Pamela C Hull
    Tenessee State University, Center for Health Research
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 2:185-94. 2008
    ..Community readiness for change" is the degree to which a community is prepared to take action on an issue...
  42. ncbi Collaborative emergency management: better community organising, better public preparedness and response
    Naim Kapucu
    Department of Public Administration, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816 1395, USA
    Disasters 32:239-62. 2008
    ..The strategies identified as useful by public managers in the context of hurricanes are applicable to other natural and man-made disasters...
  43. pmc Patient-reported outcomes as a source of evidence in off-label prescribing: analysis of data from PatientsLikeMe
    Jeana Frost
    VU Amsterdam, KankerNL, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 13:e6. 2011
    ..These data may aid in evaluating the effectiveness and safety of some treatments more efficiently and over a longer period of time course than is feasible through traditional trials...
  44. ncbi Towards a "fourth generation" of approaches to HIV/AIDS management: creating contexts for effective community mobilisation
    Catherine Campbell
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics, London, UK
    AIDS Care 22:1569-79. 2010
    ..We conclude by arguing for the urgent need for a 'fourth generation' of approaches in the theory and practice of HIV/AIDS management, one which pays far greater attention to the wider contextual influences on programme success...
  45. ncbi The role of transdisciplinary collaboration in translating and disseminating health research: lessons learned and exemplars of success
    Karen M Emmons
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S204-10. 2008
    ..Examples of transdisciplinary collaborations in academic and community settings are provided, along with factors that may influence the long-term outcomes of transdisciplinary efforts...
  46. pmc Translating research evidence into practice to reduce health disparities: a social determinants approach
    Howard K Koh
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S72-80. 2010
    ..Such efforts translate research evidence into real-world settings and harness collaborative social action for broad-scale, sustainable change...
  47. ncbi Social capital, rural nursing and rural nursing theory
    William Lauder
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Nurs Inq 13:73-9. 2006
    ..For a concept such as social capital to be useful in nursing research, it must have distinct attributes, delineated boundaries, and well-described preconditions and outcomes in multiple contexts...
  48. 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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  49. ncbi Closing tobacco-related disparities: Using community organizations to increase consumer demand
    Bruce A Christiansen
    Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:S397-402. 2010
    ..Providing tobacco interventions to smokers when they present to community organizations is a potential strategy, but the acceptability and effectiveness of such interventions is unknown...
  50. pmc A network assessment of community-based participatory research: linking communities and universities to reduce cancer disparities
    Thomas W Valente
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1319-25. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether a community-based initiative designed to reduce cancer disparities among Pacific Islanders in Southern California increased communications between community-based organizations and university researchers...
  51. ncbi Building virtual communities of practice
    Paul Nagy
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:716-20. 2006
  52. ncbi Organizational capacity building: addressing a research and practice gap
    Joanne Sobeck
    School of Social Work, Wayne State University, 4756 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:237-46. 2007
    ..These small organizations fill many unmet needs and more capacity building evaluation studies are needed to understand the mechanisms that support their efforts and the impact on their sustainability...
  53. ncbi Development of scales measuring the capacity of community-based initiatives
    Michele Lempa
    Center for Evaluation and Research, Nemours Health and Preventive Services, Newark, Delaware, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:298-315. 2008
    ..The high degree of overlap (22 items) between the two scales resulted in a combined 60-item instrument that can be administered to both leaders and nonleaders but analyzed separately...
  54. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial of the community effectiveness of two interventions in rural Malawi to improve health care and to reduce maternal, newborn and infant mortality
    Sonia Lewycka
    Centre for International Health and Development, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Trials 11:88. 2010
    ..The MaiMwana Project aims to test community-based interventions that tackle maternal and child health problems through increasing awareness and local action...
  55. ncbi Building community capacity around chronic disease services through a collaborative interorganizational network
    Keith G Provan
    School of Public Administration and Policy, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:646-62. 2003
    ..The findings, based on two waves of data collected 1 year apart, demonstrate how network structure and attitudes toward collaboration evolve as a community attempts to build capacity to address its health needs...
  56. ncbi How can the community contribute in the fight against HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis? An example from a rural district in Malawi
    R Zachariah
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Medical Department Operational Research, Brussels Operational Center, Belgium
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:167-75. 2006
    ..Communities can play an important contributory role in reducing the burden of HIV/AIDS and TB and in mitigating its impact. Despite this, community resources in most settings are often under-exploited and their role remains undefined...
  57. ncbi A longitudinal assessment of inter-sectoral participation in a community-based diabetes prevention programme
    Camilla Maria Andersson
    Diabetes Prevention Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 61:2407-22. 2005
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  58. ncbi Barriers to the community support of orphans and vulnerable youth in Rwanda
    Tonya Renee Thurman
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1557-67. 2008
    ..The implications of these data for community-based program approaches are discussed...
  59. pmc Community care of North Carolina: improving care through community health networks
    Beat D Steiner
    Department of Family, Medicine University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:361-7. 2008
    ..In partnership with hospitals, health departments, and departments of social services, these community networks have improved quality and reduced cost since their inception a decade ago...
  60. ncbi Characteristics of 'tween' participants and non-participants in the VERB™ summer scorecard physical activity promotion program
    Jen Nickelson
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Boulevard MDC 056, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:225-38. 2011
    ..6%). A VSS-style program can be expected to be more effective with tweens who are younger, in a middle SES school, having high self-efficacy and high parental support for physical activity...
  61. ncbi Evaluation and community prevention coalitions: validation of an integrated Web-based/technical assistance consultant model
    Mark E Feinberg
    Prevention Research Cen ter, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6504, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:9-21. 2008
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  62. ncbi Building international collaborative capacity: contributions of community psychologists to a European network
    Manuel García-Ramírez
    Departamento de Psicología Social Facultad de Psicología, Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain
    Am J Community Psychol 44:116-22. 2009
    ..We conclude with lessons learned from the process and provide recommendations for addressing the challenges inherent in international collaboration processes...
  63. ncbi Readiness, functioning, and perceived effectiveness in community prevention coalitions: a study of communities that care
    Mark E Feinberg
    Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:163-76. 2004
    ..Linkage with outside entities may be more important for coalition models where the coalition is more dependent on local institutions for resources...
  64. ncbi The Eat Well SA project: an evaluation-based case study in building capacity for promoting healthy eating
    Alison Smith
    Centre for Health Promotion, Women s and Children s Hospital, Adelaide 72 King William Rd, North Adelaide SA 5066, Australia
    Health Promot Int 19:327-34. 2004
    ..New and ongoing programs were initiated and institutionalized within other sectors, notably the child care, vocational education and transport sectors. A model for planning and evaluating nutrition health promotion work is described...
  65. ncbi Interorganizational health care systems implementations: an exploratory study of early electronic commerce initiatives
    F C Payton
    College of Management, Department of Business Management, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 26:20-32. 2001
    ..This article describes an exploratory study of health care IOS implementations based on the voluntary community health information network (CHIN) model...
  66. ncbi Narrowing the gap between academic professional wisdom and community lay knowledge: perceptions from partnerships
    W El Ansari
    Public and Community Health Department, School of Health Care, Oxford Brookes University, UK
    Public Health 116:151-9. 2002
    ..We conclude that programme models need to consciously incorporate in their design and implementation, capacity building, skills transfer and empowerment strategies...
  67. ncbi Sustainability of community coalitions: an evaluation of communities that care
    Brendan J Gomez
    Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, 402 Marion Place, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Prev Sci 6:199-202. 2005
    ..Findings suggest domains of early coalition functioning that may be important for understanding and promoting sustainability...
  68. pmc The governance and management of effective community health partnerships: a typology for research, policy, and practice
    S M Mitchell
    University of California, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Management 94720, USA
    Milbank Q 78:241-89, 151. 2000
    ..It offers a multidisciplinary perspective for classifying important organizational issues, identifying barriers to successful development and sustainability, and facilitating the attainment of goals...
  69. ncbi Evaluating partnerships for community health improvement: tracking the footprints
    Stephen M Shortell
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:49-91. 2002
    ..We explore the implications of this research for future evaluations of public-private community health partnerships...
  70. ncbi Quality of research on community partnerships: developing the evidence base
    Walid El Ansari
    Postgraduate Public Health Programme, School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, UK
    Health Educ Res 21:175-80. 2006
    ..Multimethod approaches to research on partnership context, functioning and outcomes are advocated, and policy recommendations are made...
  71. ncbi Collaborative design and implementation of a multisite community coalition evaluation
    Laurie L Lachance
    Allies Against Asthma, Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:44S-55S. 2006
    ..Evaluation has been an integral part of the planning and implementation phases of the Allies coalition work, with a priority of involving all of the partners in conceiving of and deciding upon the elements of assessment...
  72. ncbi Design of a patient-centered, multi-institutional healthcare information network using peer-to-peer communication in a highly distributed architecture
    Antoine Geissbuhler
    Service d Informatique Médicale, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Switzerland
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1048-52. 2004
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  73. ncbi Collaborative research partnerships with disadvantaged communities: challenges and potential solutions
    W El Ansari
    Postgraduate Programme in Public Health, School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Jack Straws Lane, Martson Road, Oxford OX3 0FL, UK
    Public Health 119:758-70. 2005
    ..Possible preventative measures or solutions to the problems are suggested. Both the 'town' and 'gown' partners are required to attend to a multitude of factors when embarking on collaborative community-based research...
  74. ncbi A family-centered, community-based system of services for children and youth with special health care needs
    James M Perrin
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:933-6. 2007
    ..Previous work by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau to define CYSHCN has had widespread program effects. This article similarly seeks to provide a definition of a system of services...
  75. ncbi The networks and resource exchanges in community-based systems of care
    Judy Y Yip
    University of Southern California, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 25:219-59. 2002
    ....
  76. ncbi Differential willingness of household heads to pay community-based health insurance premia for themselves and other household members
    Hengjin Dong
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Health Policy Plan 19:120-6. 2004
    ....
  77. ncbi SISTA South Africa: the adaptation of an efficacious HIV prevention trial conducted with African-American women for isiXhosa-speaking South African women
    Dorina Saleh-Onoya
    SAHARA J 5:186-91. 2008
    ..For African-American women the intervention was effective in increasing consistent condom use, sexual self-control, sexual communication, sexual assertiveness and partner adoption of norms supporting consistent condom use...
  78. ncbi Governance forms in health systems and health networks
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:228-42. 2003
    ....
  79. ncbi What makes for sustainable Healthy Cities initiatives?--A review of the evidence from Noarlunga, Australia after 18 years
    Fran Baum
    Department of Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Health Promot Int 21:259-65. 2006
    ..These sustainability factors are likely to be relevant to a range of complex, community-based initiatives...
  80. ncbi Ethnic identities, social capital and health inequalities: factors shaping African-Caribbean participation in local community networks in the UK
    Catherine Campbell
    Social Psychology, London School of Economics, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:643-57. 2002
    This paper examines the impact of ethnic identity on the likelihood of peoples' participation in local community networks, in the context of recent policy emphasis on the participation of marginalised communities in such networks as a ..
  81. ncbi The mountains hold things in: the use of community research review work groups to address cancer disparities in Appalachia
    Sadie P Hutson
    The Department of Community Nursing, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:1133-9. 2007
    ..To review regional findings about cancer disparities with grass roots community leaders in Appalachia and to identify perspectives about what makes the cancer experience unique in Appalachia...
  82. ncbi Community coalition project directors: what makes them effective leaders?
    Mary Perry Alexander
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Social Medicine, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:201-9. 2006
    ..The attributes that characterize effective project directors, however, are unclear. Our aim was to identify characteristics of effective project directors leading community coalitions...
  83. ncbi Using consciousness-raising principles to inform modern knowledge translation practices in women's health
    Nancy Poole
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Vancouver, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 40:76-93. 2008
    ..Using the preliminary findings ofa study, she discusses how collective analysis in collaborative processes--which is at the heart of feminist action research--leads to engaged action by participants...
  84. ncbi The Active Living by Design national program: community initiatives and lessons learned
    Philip Bors
    Active Living By Design, North Carolina Institute for Public Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S313-21. 2009
    ..Strong local leadership was a key to success and community partnerships benefited considerably from peer-to-peer learning. The 5P model, while challenging to implement comprehensively, proved to be a useful model for community change...
  85. ncbi Assessing interorganizational networks as a dimension of community capacity: illustrations from a community intervention to prevent lead poisoning
    Helen Harber Singer
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health
    Health Educ Behav 31:808-21. 2004
    ..Mean reliability scores across two respondents from the same organization ranged from 60% to 90%. Results from network studies may help communities learn how to strengthen organizational networks to enhance community capacity...
  86. ncbi The Appalachia Cancer Network: cancer control research among a rural, medically underserved population
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, University Park, PA, USA
    J Rural Health 20:181-7. 2004
    ..and (2) to put forward observations from this experience to enhance the research of other academic and community networks among underserved populations...
  87. ncbi Environmental uncertainty and collaboration among California nonprofit hospitals
    Melissa Biel
    Our Saviour Center, El Monte, California, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 25:166-203. 2002
    ..Significant relationships were found between select hospital characteristics, perceived environmental uncertainty, and components of interorganizational relations...
  88. pmc "Street medicine": Collaborating with a faith-based organization to screen at-risk youths for sexually transmitted diseases
    Nicholas J Moss
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control Services, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1081-4. 2004
    ..The intervention also provided an excellent opportunity to practice "street medicine," in which all screening and treatment was effectively conducted in the field...
  89. ncbi Inclusive library services for deaf people: an overview from the social model perspective
    Sarah Playforth
    Sarah Playforth Limited, 3 Marine Parade, Seaford, East Sussex, UK
    Health Info Libr J 21:54-7. 2004
  90. ncbi From schools to community learning centers: a program evaluation of a school reform process
    Peter Magolda
    Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:351-63. 2007
    ..This manuscript targets reformers interested in creating community learning centers and agencies interested in evaluating complex school reform initiatives...
  91. ncbi Using activity theory to evaluate and improve K-12 school and university partnerships
    Lisa C Yamagata-Lynch
    ETRA Department, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:364-80. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi Measuring changes in interagency collaboration: an examination of the Bridgeport Safe Start Initiative
    Stacey R Friedman
    Division of Prevention and Community Research, Yale University School of Medicine, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:294-306. 2007
    ..This paper sheds light on approaches and challenges to measuring interagency collaboration in a service delivery system and communicating social network analysis findings to stakeholders in a way that is accessible and useful...
  93. ncbi Sharing a vision: working to improve library and information services in the UK for visually impaired people
    David Owen
    Share The Vision, National Library for the Blind, Far Cromwell Road, Bredbury, Stockport, UK
    Health Info Libr J 21:58-61. 2004
  94. ncbi The relationship between implementation fidelity and educational outcomes in a school-based family support program: development of a model for evaluating multidimensional full-service programs
    John Kalafat
    Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8085, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:136-48. 2007
    ..Strong positive relationships were found between overall program implementation and program-level outcomes achieved by student participants...
  95. ncbi Retrospective: lessons learned from the Santa Barbara project and their implications for health information exchange
    Jonah Frohlich
    California HealthCare Foundation, Oakland, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w589-91. 2007
    ....
  96. ncbi Community partnerships: the cornerstone of community health research
    Carmen J Portillo
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 22:315-29. 2004
    ..The objective of this review is to examine models of community partnerships, to consider their implications for community-based research, and to identify directions for future nursing research...
  97. ncbi Mentoring in community-based participatory research: the RCMAR experience
    Gina Moreno-John
    University of California at San Francisco, Department of Medicine, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S33-43. 2007
    ..In addition to mentoring trainees and/or junior faculty, we also explore the bi-directional mentoring that occurs when faculty at academic health centers develop partnerships with members of their target communities...
  98. ncbi Partnering with community-based organizations: an academic institution's evolving perspective
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S27-32. 2007
    ..Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is ideally a collaborative approach to research that equitably involves all partners in the research process and recognizes the unique strengths that each brings...
  99. pmc Fostering disability-inclusive HIV/AIDS programs in northeast India: a participatory study
    Martha Morrow
    Nossal Institute of Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:125. 2007
    ..People with disability (PWD) in India are more likely than the general population to be illiterate, unemployed and impoverished, but little is known of their HIV risk...
  100. ncbi Collaboration versus competition: results of an academic practice alliance
    Barbara Ganley
    Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA 94901, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 21:153-65. 2004
    ..30 with a standard deviation of 0.328 suggesting CAPA members' satisfaction with the process. This project was presented at the American Public Health Association 131st annual meeting, San Francisco, California, November 2003...
  101. ncbi Community-based research: barriers to recruitment of African Americans
    Barbara L Dancy
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen Avenue, M C 802, 1060 NURS, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Nurs Outlook 52:234-40. 2004
    ..To promote optimal recruitment of African Americans, researchers must be aware of power-difference barriers and conceptual barriers and move toward active collaboration with African American communities...

Research Grants62

  1. Regional Native American Community Networks Program (RNACNP)
    Jeffrey A Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Indian Health (BHCAIH) seek support for Native People for Cancer Control (NPCC), a currently-funded regional Community Networks Program (CNP)...
  2. Contextual Processes and Rural African American Emerging Adults
    Gene H Brody; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..11-14 years) and later (15-18 years) adolescence identified parenting styles, involvement in family and community networks, collective socialization and monitoring in extended kin networks, and racial socialization as processes ..
  3. State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate NETT Clinical Site Hub
    STEVEN RICHARD LEVINE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..pool, extensive NIH clinical trials experience, detailed ED visit data from all hospitals, acute telemedicine experience, expertise in exemption from informed consent, and well-established, extensive community networks and engagement.
  4. Meharry Medical College-CHC Community Networks Program Center
    MARGARET KIRKCALDY HARGREAVES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Community Networks Program is designed to address the cancer burden in racial/ethnic minorities by engaging community members through Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR)...
  5. Appalachia Community Cancer Network
    Mark B Dignan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Plans for this proposed Community Networks Program have been developed in collaboration with community partners and is structured to include community ..
  6. Network determinants of risk among formerly incarcerated Latino men
    MIGUEL A contact MUNOZ LABOY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..network-based, open-ended interviews in order to elicit: (a) perspectives about FILM'S reentry into community networks, (b) information on network leisure activities with special emphasis on marijuana and alcohol binge use ..
  7. Regional Native American Community Networks Program
    Dedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We, therefore, propose a regional Community Networks Program that will enhance existing relationships and programs, and build new bridges to improve community-..
  8. Meharry Medical College-Community Health Centers Network
    Margaret Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The Meharry Medical College-CommunityHealth Centers (CHCs) Community Networks Program (CNP) is a component of the Meharry Center for Optimal Health...
  9. Minnesota Community Networks Center For Eliminating Cancer Disparaties
    Kolawole S Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    The overarching goal of this application is to establish a Regional Community Networks Program known as the Minnesota Community Networks Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities among racial/ethnic minority populations in Minnesota with an ..
  10. Southeast Michigan Community Network Program
    Terrance L Albrecht; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION: This application, in response to RFA-CA-09-032, Community Networks Program (U54), proposes to continue our vibrant, comprehensive, and sustainable program to reduce disparities in breast, prostate, lung, and colorectal ..
  11. Community Networks Program: The Johns Hopkins Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities
    Adrian S Dobs; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..George's County, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center proposes to formally establish the "Community Networks Program (CNP): The Johns Hopkins Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities...
  12. MassCONECT 4 Kids: Promoting Smoke-Free Homes
    Vaughan W Rees; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our NCI-funded Community Networks Program MassCONECT previously demonstrated the efficacy of motivational intervention (Ml) to protect ..
  13. University of Oklahoma Community Networks Project OUCNP
    Janis E Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Using a model of community participatory planning and research, the Oklahoma Community Networks Program (CNP) seeks to reduce cancer health disparity through the following aims: 1) Establish a ..
  14. Reducing Cancer Disparaties Among Latinos in Texas
    David W Wetter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Texas regional Community Networks Program, Latinos Contra El Cancer, combines innovative research, extensive community outreach, and a multi-faceted training program, all conducted within a ..
  15. The Taxi Network
    Francesca M Gany; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Community networks have the potential to disseminate health risk reduction information and strategies...
  16. Using Academic-Community Partnerships to Address Obesity and Health Literacy
    Alice J Hausman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Meetings, conferences and workshops will be used to gather stakeholders from the extensive community networks that exist across Temple University to review the North Philadelphia landscape regarding obesity and family ..
  17. (MASS CONECT) Mass. Community Networks
    Kasisomayajula Viswanath; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The Massachusetts Community Networks to Eliminate Cancer Disparities through Education, Research, and Training (MASS CONECT) is a comprehensive program initiative that will uniquely unite the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and ..
  18. Center for Hispanic Health Promotion: Reducing Cancer Disparities
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposed Community Networks Program (CNP) builds on our existing CNP (2005 - 2010)...
  19. TEA for Families & Children: Preparation for a Randomized Trial
    Li Li; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..challenges that families face, provide information, build families'skills, and form supportive local community networks are needed. This project will provide such an intervention...
  20. Influence of Community Networks on Oral Health/Behaviors among Hispanics
    Gerardo Maupome; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  21. South Carolina Cancer Disparities Community Networks
    James R Hebert; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..health disparities through involving additional community partners, seeking programmatic funding, and disseminating evidence-based information to promote reduction of cancer health disparities among African Americans in South Carolina ..
  22. BioMedTech: Students Translating and Exploring Medicine
    VALENCE E DAVILLIER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Working with GLSC's and the CTSC's extensive community networks, the SEPA- CTSC model partnership will engage the community in planning and evaluating educational ..
  23. CCNY-MSKCC Partnership for Cancer Research Training &Community Outreach (1 of 2
    TIM ALAN AHLES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for attracting minority and low income students to careers in cancer research, and the establishment of community networks and resources for conducting community-based participatory research among diverse, at-risk populations...
  24. CCNY-MSKCC Partnership for Cancer Research Training &Community Outreach(2 of 2)
    Karen Hubbard; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for attracting minority and low income students to careers in cancer research, and the establishment of community networks and resources for conducting community-based participatory research among diverse, at-risk populations...
  25. BioMedTech: Students Translating and Exploring Medicine
    SARAH MACLEISH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Working with GLSC's and the CTSC's extensive community networks, the SEPA- CTSC model partnership will engage the community in planning and evaluating educational ..
  26. The American Indian/Alaska Native Initiative on Cancer
    Judith Kaur; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. The focus of the new Spirit of E.A.G.LE.S Community Networks Program (SoE-CNP) is to increase community-based participatory research opportunities addressing culturally ..
  27. Family Based Intervention for Adolescent Suicide Attempters
    Joan Asarnow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..strategy that integrates: 1) family and community based interventions aimed at mobilizing family and community networks that support youth safety, adaptive behavior, and reasons for living, and decreasing factors contributing to ..
  28. Adolescent Treatment and 12-step Mutual-help Involvement
    John Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, because AA and NA community networks are widely available and flexible enough to provide "acute" abstinence-specific support (e.g...
  29. Program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities PECaD
    Graham Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..4) To increase utilization of beneficial interventions to reduce cancer health disparities; 5) To leverage Community Networks Program (NCP) activities by maintaining and obtaining new non-CRCHD funding for community-based ..
  30. National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer III: Community Networks Program
    Daniel Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..provided by applicant): This application describes an effort to implement a large-scale, national Community Networks Program (CNP) to reduce cancer health disparities among African Americans...
  31. A Black Man Can ...Fight Prostate Cancer
    Shanita Williams Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..of regional conferences under the collaboration of the National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer III Community Networks Program: (NBLIC III), and the Second Opinion Society (SOS)...
  32. COPING WITH HIV/AIDS IN THE RURAL SOUTHEAST
    Kathryn Whetten; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..areas in the South where the stigma associated with HIV infection is widespread, resources are limited and community networks are tight...
  33. A Black Man Can....Fight Prostate Cancer
    Shanita Williams Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..series of regional conferences under the direction of the National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer III Community Networks Program (NBLIC III). The black men's prostate cancer conferences, titled "A Black Man Can.....
  34. The Michigan Clinical Research Collaboratory
    Daniel Clauw; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..an inter-operable MCRC Informatics network to address the unique needs of both academic and primary care community networks capable of progressively incorporating additional networks in the future...
  35. EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMEN
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  36. EFFECT OF SELF-REGULATORY EDUCATION ON WOMEN WITH ASTHMA
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage Asthma
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
  38. Testing the Community Change Model with Substance Abuse Coalitions
    STEPHEN FAWCETT; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare Beneficiaries
    Bruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
  40. A SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAM TO PREVENT INHALANT USE IN ALASKA
    Knowlton Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will focus attention on reducing a drug problem that has received little attention among a high risk and underserved population. ..
  41. Cancer Caregiving and the Stress Process
    Nancy Schoenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE INITIATIVE ON CANCER
    Judith Kaur; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Diffusion of Prevention Science in Communities
    J Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This application will provide support for the institutionalization of these efforts at the University that educates more researchers and professionals involved in urban health than any university in the nation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. NATIVE NETWORK CANCER RESOURCES CENTER
    Judith Kaur; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will also have a very clear picture of how information disseminates through AlAN communities. These efforts will help further the national agenda to reduce cancer health disparities. ..
  46. Changing Cancer Patterns in Native Communities
    Judith Kaur; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The conference promises to further public health goals related to cancer in Native communities, and will build upon recent progress in cancer projects that have been implemented in the past three years. ..
  47. Society for Prevention Research Annual Meetings
    J Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  48. Health Concordance in Older Mexican American Couples
    MARY PEEK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Structural equation modeling will be used for model estimation on three waves of data (1993-94 -1998/9.) ..
  49. A Network & Dyad HIV Prevention Intervention for Intravenous Drug User
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Main outcome measures will be self-reported sex and injection risk behaviors. Self-reports will be cross-validated by urinalysis of STIs. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. Indiana PROSPECT
    JOSEPH MARCUS OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  51. Value of Health Information Exchange in Ambulatory Care
    JOSEPH OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of neonatal hypothermia in Nepal
    LUKE MULLANY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Examination of alternate cutoffs for defining hypothermia severity may improve design of low-cost technologies for identification and subsequent management of hypothermic infants in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. HIV Prevention and Adherence Intervention for HIV Positives and Partners in India
    CARL A contact LATKIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: This proposal has high public relevance due to the low rates of HIV medication adherence found in many impoverished communities domestically and internationally. ..
  54. Intervention Development for Traumatized American Indian Adolescents
    Douglas Novins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This work will also allow us to start developing this intervention for testing and use in this and other Al communities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving Jail
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This sub-study will also be used to tailor the intervention tested in this proposal for adolescent females. ..
  56. Network HIV Prevention Intervention for Drug Users
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..