Research

Process outcomes from a randomized controlled trial comparing tailored mammography interventions delivered via telephone vs. DVD

Skinner, C. S., Buchanan, A., Champion, V., Monahan, P., Rawl, S., Springston, J., … & Bourff, S. (2011). Process outcomes from a randomized controlled trial comparing tailored mammography interventions delivered via telephone vs. DVD.  Patient Education and Counseling, 85(2), 308-312. Abstract  Objective: Tailored, interactive mammography-promotion...

A Cultural Framework for Understanding Behavior Genetics

Harris, T. M. & Coleman, M. (2010). A Cultural Framework for Understanding Behavior Genetics.  In Maria A. Osborne (Ed.) Advances in Genetics Research, 1, pp. 155-172. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Abstract: A growing area of research on race and ethnic disparities in health has...

Believing in both genetic determinism and behavioral action: a materialist framework and implications

Condit, C. M., Gronnvoll, M., Landau, J., Shen, L., Wright, L., & Harris, T. M. (2009). Believing in both genetic determinism and behavioral action: a materialist framework and implications.  Public Understanding of Science, 18(6), 730-746. Abstract: A disparity exists between studies reporting that genetics discourse...

Disseminating health information and diabetes care for Latinos via electronic information kiosks

Matthews, P. H., Darbisi, C., Sandmann, L., Galen, R., & Rubin, D. (2009). Disseminating health information and diabetes care for Latinos via electronic information kiosks.  Journal of immigrant and minority health, 11(6), 520-526. Abstract: This study investigated the use of electronic, web-enabled touch-screen information kiosks...

Beliefs about Heritability of Cancer and Health Information Seeking and Preventive Behaviors

Kaphingst, K.A., Lachance, C.R. & Condit, C.M., (2009). Beliefs about Heritability of Cancer and Health Information Seeking and Preventive Behaviors. Journal of Cancer Education, 24:351-356. Abstract: Background: Individuals’ beliefs about cancer heritability could affect their health information seeking and health behaviors. Methods: Data from 5813 English-speaking...

Leisure activity and depressive symptoms of widowed and married women in later life

Janke, M. C., Nimrod, G., & Kleiber, D. A. (2008). Leisure activity and depressive symptoms of widowed and married women in later life. Journal of Leisure Research, 40(2), 250-266. Relatively little evidence is available about how leisure involvement changes with spousal loss, and even...

Under the radar: Smokeless tobacco advertising in magazines with substantial youth readership

Morrison, M. A., Krugman, D. M., & Park, P. (2008). Under the radar: Smokeless tobacco advertising in magazines with substantial youth readership. American Journal of Public Health, 98(3), 543. Objectives: In light of the Smokeless Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (STMSA) and the fact that smokeless...

A School Counseling Conference Focused on the Emerging Latino/a Population

Delgado-Romero, E. A., Matthews, P. H., & Paisley, P. O. (2007) A School Counseling Conference Focused on the Emerging Latino/a Population A Model in the State of Georgia.  Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 6(3), 209-221. Abstract: The state of Georgia has experienced dramatic growth in...