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Submissions from 2015

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Developing and Pretesting a Text Messaging Program for Health Behavior Change, Lorien C. Abroms, Robyn Whittaker, Caroline Free, Judith Mendel Van Alstyne, and Jennifer M. Schindler-Ruwisch

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Feasibility and acceptability of a text messaging program for smoking cessation in Israel, Lorien Abroms, Ronit Hershcovitz, Ashley Boal, and Hagai Levine

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How far will they go?: assessing the travel distance of current and former drug users to access harm reduction services, Sean Allen, Monica S. Ruiz, and Allison O'Rourke

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The Evidence Does Not Speak for Itself: The Role of Research Evidence in Shaping Policy Change for the Implementation of Publicly Funded Syringe Exchange Programs in Three US Cities, Sean T. Allen, Monica S. Ruiz, and Allison O'Rourke

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Assessing seasonality of travel distance to harm reduction service providers among persons who inject drugs., Sean T. Allen, Monica S. Ruiz, Amira Roess, and Jeff Jones

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Victor and Erika Webnovela: An Innovative Generation @ Audience Engagement Strategy for Prevention., Elizabeth L. Andrade, W. Douglas Evans, Marc C. Edberg, Sean D. Cleary, Ricardo Villalba, and Idalina Cubilla Batista

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Breastfeeding duration and primary reasons for breastfeeding cessation among women with postpartum depressive symptoms., Erin McElderry Bascom and Melissa A. Napolitano

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Peer Influences on Sexual Activity among Adolescents in Ghana., Jeffrey B. Bingenheimer, Elizabeth Asante, and Clement Ahiadeke

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Reliability, Validity, and Associations With Sexual Behavior Among Ghanaian Teenagers of Scales Measuring Four Dimensions of Relationships With Parents and Other Adults, Jeffrey B. Bingenheimer, Elizabeth Asante, and Clement Ahiadeke

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Family Adult Awareness of Adolescents’ Premarital Romantic and Sexual Relationships in Ghana, Jeffrey Bingenheimer, Kathleen Roche, and Susan M. Blake

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Could Home Sexually Transmitted Infection Specimen Collection With e-Prescription Be a Cost-Effective Strategy for Clinical Trials and Clinical Care?, Diane R. Blake, Freya Spielberg, Vivian Levy, Shelly Lensing, Peter Wolff, Lalitha Venkatasubramanian, Nincoshka Acevedo, Nancy Padian, Ishita Chattopadhyay, and Charlotte A. Gaydos

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Development and validation of a smoking expectancies measure for adolescents seeking to quit smoking, Steven A. Branstetter, Melissa Mercincavage, Geri Dino, and Kimberly Horn

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What the IOM Report on Graduate Medical Education Means for Physician Assistants., James F. Cawley

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Writing and Publishing in the Health Professions, James F. Cawley

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Applying choice architecture principles to understand HIV testing: findings from Malawi and Zimbabwe, Adrienne H. Chung and Rajiv N. Rimal

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Revisiting the importance of knowledge: from Namibia, a case for promoting knowledge by campaigns to reduce stigma, Adrienne H. Chung and Rajiv N. Rimal

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The health effects of green space: then and now., William H. Dietz

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The Response of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to the Obesity Epidemic., William H. Dietz

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Management of obesity: Improvement of health-care training and systems for prevention and care, William H. Dietz, Louise A. Baur, Kevin Hall, Rebecca M. Puhl, Elsie Taveras, Ricardo Uauy, and Peter Kopelman

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Progress in the Control of Childhood Obesity., William H. Dietz and Christina D. Economos

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An Integrated Framework For The Prevention And Treatment Of Obesity And Its Related Chronic Diseases., William H. Dietz, Loel S. Solomon, Nico Pronk, Sarah K. Ziegenhorn, Marion Standish, and et al.

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Defining the "community": applying ethnographic methods for a Latino immigrant health intervention., Mark Edberg, Sean D. Cleary, L. B. Simmons, E. L. Andrade, and G. Gudger

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Results From a National Survey of Health Communication Master's Degree Recipients: An Exploration of Training, Placement, Satisfaction, and Success., Timothy Edgar, Susan Scavo Gallagher, Kami J. Silk, Tess Boley Cruz, Lorien C. Abroms, W. Douglas Evans, Anna Marie Finley, and Gregory A. Miller

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Systematic review of health branding: growth of a promising practice., W. Douglas Evans, Jonathan Blitstein, Donna Vallone, Samantha Post, and Wendy Nielsen

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The 5-4-3-2-1 Go! Brand to Promote Nutrition and Physical Activity: A Case of Positive Behavior Change but Negative Change in Beliefs., W. Douglas Evans, Jasmine Wallace, and Jeremy Snider

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Systematic review to inform dual tobacco use prevention, William Douglas Evans, Kimberly A. Horn, and Tiffany Gray

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Dose-response effects of the Text4baby mobile health program: Randomized controlled trial, William Douglas Evans, Peter E. Nielsen, Daniel R. Szekely, Jasmine W. Bihm, Elizabeth A. Murray, Jeremy Snider, and Lorien C. Abroms

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Medications that older adults in hospice care in the United States take, 2007, Lisa L. Fwyers MPH, Denys T. Lau PhD, and Josheph W. Shenga MD

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Direct-to-Consumer Marketing of Cigar Products in the United States., Ollie Ganz, Lyubov Teplitskaya, Jennifer Cantrell, Elizabeth C Hair, and Donna Vallone

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Three Interventions That Reduce Childhood Obesity Are Projected To Save More Than They Cost To Implement., Steven L Gortmaker, Y Claire Wang, Michael W. Long, Catherine M Giles, Zachary J Ward, Jessica L Barrett, Erica L Kenney, Kendrin R Sonneville, Amna Sadaf Afzal, Stephen C Resch, and Angie L Cradock

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Evidence supporting product standards for carcinogens in smokeless tobacco products, Dorothy K. Hatsukami, Irina Stepanov, Herb Severson, Joni A. Jensen, Bruce R. Lindgren, Kimberly Horn, Samir S. Khariwala, Julia Martin, Steven G. Carmella, Sharon E. Murphy, and Stephen S. Hecht

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Examination of the Beck Depression Inventory-II Factor Structure Among Bariatric Surgery Candidates., Sharon Hayes, Nina Stoeckel, Melissa A. Napolitano, Charlotte Collins, G Craig Wood, Jamie Seiler, Heidi E Grunwald, Gary D Foster, and Christopher D Still

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Impact of incarceration experiences on reported HIV status and associated risk behaviours and disease comorbidities., Robert Heimer, Olga S Levina, Victoria Osipenko, Monica S Ruiz, Boris Sergeyev, Aleksander V Sirotkin, and Inna Vyshemirskaya

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Sensation Seeking as a Moderator of Gain- and Loss-Framed HIV-Test Promotion Message Effects., Shawnika J. Hull and Yangsun Hong

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Factors associated with early growth in Egyptian infants: implications for addressing the dual burden of malnutrition., Justine A Kavle, Valerie L Flax, Ali Abdelmegeid, Farouk Salah, Seham Hafez, Magda Ramzy, Doaa Hamed, Gulsen Saleh, and Rae Galloway

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Mother-adolescent relationship quality as a moderator of associations between racial socialization and adolescent psychological adjustment., Sharon F Lambert, Kathleen M Roche, Farzana T Saleem, and Jessica S Henry

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Cost effectiveness of a mail-delivered individually tailored physical activity intervention for Latinas vs. a mailed contact control, Britta Larsen, Todd Gilmer, Dori Pekmezi, Melissa A. Napolitano, and Bess H. Marcus

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Tapping into traditional norms for preventing HIV and unintended pregnancy : harnessing the influence of grandmothers (agogos) in Malawi., Rupali J. Limaye, Rajiv N. Rimal, Glory Mkandawire, and Veena Kamath

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The effect of changes in health beliefs among African-American and rural white church congregants enrolled in an obesity intervention : a qualitative evaluation., Diane J. Martinez, Monique M. Turner, Mandi Pratt-Chapman, Kanako Kashima, Margaret K Hargreaves, Mark B Dignan, and James R Hébert

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Cigarette packaging and health warnings: the impact of plain packaging and message framing on young smokers., Darren Mays, Raymond S Niaura, W Douglas Evans, David Hammond, George Luta, and Kenneth P Tercyak

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Framing Pictorial Cigarette Warning Labels to Motivate Young Smokers to Quit., Darren Mays, Monique M. Turner, Xiaoquan Zhao, W. Douglas Evans, George Luta, and Kenneth P. Tercyak

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Weighting patient satisfaction factors to inform health care providers of the patient experience in the age of social media consumer sentiment, Blaine Parrish, Amita N. Vyas, and Grace Kathryn Douglass

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State-of-the-Art Office-Based Interventions to Eliminate Youth Tobacco Use: The Past Decade., Lori Pbert, Harold Farber, Kimberly Horn, Harry A Lando, Myra Muramoto, Jennifer O'Loughlin, Susanne Tanski, Robert J Wellman, Jonathan P Winickoff, and Jonathan D Klein

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Energy and Nutrient Intake From Pizza in the United States., Lisa M. Powell, Binh T. Nguyen, and William H. Dietz

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Interpersonal communication as an agent of normative influence: a mixed method study among the urban poor in India, Rajiv N. Rimal, Pooja Sripad, Ilene S. Speizer, and Lisa M. Calhoun

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Family Violence and Child Sexual Abuse Among South Asians in the US., Hillary A Robertson, Nitasha Chaudhary Nagaraj, and Amita N. Vyas

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Adolescent language brokering in diverse contexts: associations with parenting and parent-youth relationships in a new immigrant destination area., Kathleen M Roche, Sharon F Lambert, Sharon R Ghazarian, and Todd D Little

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Empowering Women's Prenatal Communication: Does Literacy Matter?, Debra L Roter, Lori H Erby, Rajiv N Rimal, Katherine C Smith, Susan Larson, Ian M Bennett, Katie Washington Cole, Yue Guan, Matthew Molloy, and Jessica Bienstock

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Impact Evaluation of a Policy Intervention for HIV Prevention in Washington, DC, Monica S. Ruiz, Allison O'Rourke, and Sean T. Allen

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A Lancet Commission on obesity., Boyd Swinburn, William Dietz, and Sabine Kleinert

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Severe Obesity In Adults Cost State Medicaid Programs Nearly $8 Billion In 2013., Y Claire Wang, John Pamplin, Michael W Long, Zachary J Ward, Steven L Gortmaker, and Tatiana Andreyeva

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Assessing the Role of Masculinity in the Transmission of HIV: A Systematic Review to Inform HIV Risk Reduction Counseling Interventions for MSM, Robert J. Zeglin

Submissions from 2014

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A randomized trial of Text2Quit: A text messaging program for smoking cessation, Lorien C. Abroms, Ashley L. Boal, Samuel J. Simmens, Judith A. Mendel, and Richard A. Windsor

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Risk for coerced sex among female youth in Ghana: Roles of family context, school enrollment, and relationship experience, Jeffrey Bingenheimer and Elizabeth Reed

Trajectories of involvement in commercial sex exploitation and domestic trafficking of girls and young women: selected qualitative results from an evaluation study, Mark C. Edberg, Stephen Gies, Marcia Cohen, and Suepattra May-Slater

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Initial outcomes from a 4-week follow-up study of the Text4baby program in the military women's population: Randomized controlled trial, W. Douglas Evans, Jasmine Wallace Bihm, Daniel Szekely, Peter E. Nielsen, Elizabeth Murray, Lorien C. Abroms, and Jeremy Snider

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Effects of the Above the Influence brand on adolescent drug use prevention normative beliefs, W. Douglas Evans, Kristen Holtz, Tanya White, and Jeremy Snider

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Stigma against people with HIV/AIDS in rural Ethiopia, 2005-2011: Signs and predictors of improvement, Eshetu Girma, Lakew Gebretsadik, Michelle R. Kaufman, Rajiv N. Rimal, Sudhakar Morankar, and Rupali J. Limaye

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Developing a dissemination model to improve intervention reach among West Virginia youth smokers, Kimberly Horn, Traci Jarrett, Andrew Anesett-Rothermel, Nancy O'Hara Tompkins, and Geri Dino

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Facebook apps for smoking cessation: A review of content and adherence to evidence-based guidelines, Megan A. Jacobs, Caroline O. Cobb, Lorien C. Abroms, and Amanda L. Graham

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Effect of a liver cancer education program on hepatitis B screening among Asian Americans in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area, 2009-2010, Hee-Soon Juon, Sunmin Lee, Carol Strong, Rajiv N. Rimal, Gregory D. Kirk, and Janice Bowie

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Using social and behavior change communication to increase HIV testing and condom use: The Malawi BRIDGE Project, Michelle R. Kaufman, Rajiv N. Rimal, Maria Carrasco, Olaoluwa Fajobi, Anthony Soko, Rupali Limaye, and Glory Mkandawire

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Exercise advice by humans versus computers: maintenance effects at 18 months., Abby C King, Eric B Hekler, Cynthia M Castro, Matthew P Buman, Bess H Marcus, Robert H Friedman, and Melissa A. Napolitano

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Internalized weight bias in weight-loss surgery patients: Psychosocial correlates and weight loss outcomes, Michelle R. Lent, Melissa A. Napolitano, G. Craig Wood, George Argyropoulous, Glenn S. Gerhard, Sharon Hayes, Gary D. Foster, Charlotte A. Collins, and Christopher D. Still

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Informal alcohol in Malawi: Stakeholder perceptions and policy recommendations, Rupali J. Limaye, Lainie Rutkow, Rajiv N. Rimal, and Daivd Jernigan

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A literature synthesis of health promotion research in salons and barbershops., Laura A. Linnan, Heather D'Angelo, and Cherise B. Harrington

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Understanding the sources of normative influence on behavior: The example of tobacco, Erin L. Mead, Rajiv N. Rimal, Roberta Ferrence, and Joanna E. Cohen

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Faith and HIV prevention: The conceptual framing of HIV prevention among Pentecostal Botswana teenagers, Elias Mpofu, Fidelis Nkomazana, Jabulani A. Muchado, Lovemore Togarasei, and Jeffrey Bingenheimer

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Differences in the delivery of health education to patients with chronic disease by provider type, 2005-2009, Tamara S. Ritsema, Jeffrey Bingenheimer, Patty Scholting, and James F. Cawley

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Mass media health communication campaigns combined with health-related product distribution: a community guide systematic review., Maren N Robinson, Kristin A Tansil, Randy W Elder, Robin E Soler, Magdala P Labre, William Douglas Evans, and +15 additional authors

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Cultural orientations, parental beliefs and practices, and Latino adolescents' autonomy and independence, Kathleen Roche, Margaret Caughy, Mark Schuster, Laura Bogart, Patricia Dittus, and Luisa Franzini

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Healthy Kids Out of School: Using Mixed Methods to Develop Principles for Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Out-of-School Settings in the United States., Sarah A. Sliwa, Shanti Sharma, William H. Dietz, Peter R. Dolan, Miriam E. Nelson, Molly B. Newman, Maya Rockeymoore, and Christina D. Economos

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Fully integrated e-services for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections: Results of a 4-county study in California, Freya Spielberg, Vivian Levy, Shelly Lensing, Ishita Chattopadhyay, Lalitha Venkatasubramanian, Nincoshka Acevedo, Peter Wolff, Debra Callabresi, Susan Philip, Teresa P. Lopez, Nancy Padian, Diane R. Blake, and Charlotte A. Gaydos

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Predicting visual attention to nutrition information on food products: The influence of motivation and ability, Monique M. Turner, Christine Skubisz, Sejal Patel Pandya, Meryl Silverman, and Lucinda L. Austin

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Integrating stages of change models to cast new vision on interventions to improve global retinoblastoma and childhood cancer outcomes, Meaghann S. Weaver, Christina L. Heminger, and Catherine G. Lam

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Effectiveness of the Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Dissemination Project: A science to prenatal care practice partnership, Richard A. Windsor, Jeannie Clark, Sean D. Cleary, Amanda Davis, Stephanie Thorn, Lorien C. Abroms, and John Wedeles

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Understanding the influence of proximal networks on high school athletes' intentions to use androgenic anabolic steroids, Jules Woolf, Rajiv N. Rimal, and Pooja Sripad

Submissions from 2013

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A content analysis of popular smartphone apps for smoking cessation, Lorien C. Abroms, J. Lee Westmaas, Jeuneviette Bontemps-Jones, Rathana Ramani, and Jenelle Mellerson

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Adolescents and parents' perceptions of best time for sex and sexual communications from two communities in the Eastern and Volta Regions of Ghana: Implications for HIV and AIDS education, Emmanuel Asampong, Joseph Osafo, Jeffrey Bingenheimer, and Clement Ahiadeke

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Improving Access to Children's Mental Health Care: Lessons from a Study of Eleven States, Donna Behrens, Julia Graham Lear, and Olga Acosta Price

Reactance, restoration, and cognitive structure: Comparative statistics, Elena Bessarabova, Edward L. Fink, and Monique M. Turner

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Provider imposed restrictions to clients' access to family planning in urban Uttar Pradesh, India: A mixed methods study, Lisa S. Calhoun, Ilene S. Speizer, Rajiv N. Rimal, Pooja Sripad, Nilesh Chatterjee, Pranita Achyut, and Priya Nanda

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Development and assessment of traditional and innovative media to reduce individual HIV/AIDS-related stigma attitudes and beliefs in India, Caricia Catalani, Diego Castaneda, and Freya Spielberg

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A conversation with E. Harvey Estes, M.D., James F. Cawley

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Policy strategies to increase primary care, James F. Cawley

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Turf battles in primary care: what about team?, James F. Cawley

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Writing and Publishing in the Health Professions, James F. Cawley

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Physician assistants in American medicine: The half-century mark, James F. Cawley and Roderick S. Hooker

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Where are the PA researchers?, James F. Cawley and Tamara Ritsema

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What do we know about retired physician assistants? A preliminary study, Jennifer M. Coombs, Roderick S. Hooker, and Kimberly D. Brunisholz

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Physician assistants in primary care: Trends and characteristics, Bettie Coplan, James F. Cawley, and James Stoehr

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Effectiveness of a national media campaign to promote parent-child communication about sex, Kevin C. Davis, William D. Evans, and Kian Kamyab

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Essentials of Health, Culture, and Diversity: Understanding People, Reducing Disparities, Mark Edberg

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A randomized clinical trial of trans-dermal nicotine replacement in pregnant African-American smokers., Ayman A.E. El-Mohandes, Richard Windsor, Sylvia Tan, David C. Perry, Marie G. Gantz, and Michele Kiely

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A case for refining the WHO Global Strategy on Food Safety: perspectives from India., SubbaRao M Gavaravarapu, Katherine C Smith, and Rajiv N Rimal

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Determining who responds better to a computer vs. human-delivered physical activity intervention: Results from the community health advice by telephone (CHAT) trial, Eric B. Hekler, Matthew P. Buman, Jennifer Otten, Cynthia M. Castro, Lauren Grieco, Bess Marcus, Robert H. Friedman, Melissa A. Napolitano, and Abby C. King

Physician assistant education: An analysis of the Journal of Physician Assistant Education, J. Hocking, Diana Crowley, and James F. Cawley

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Urban Youths’ Experiences and Perceptions of a Community Cycling Initiative, Michael Hoffman, Sharon Hayes, and Melissa A. Napolitano

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A physician assistant rheumatology fellowship, Roderick S. Hooker

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Physician assistants working with the medically underserved., Roderick S. Hooker