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Key considerations in designing a patient navigation program for colorectal cancer screening.

Health promotion practice

DeGroff A, Coa K, Morrissey KG, Rohan E, Slotman B.
PMID: 24357862
Health Promot Pract. 2014 Jul;15(4):483-95. doi: 10.1177/1524839913513587. Epub 2013 Dec 19.

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality among those cancers affecting both men and women. Screening is known to reduce mortality by detecting cancer early and through colonoscopy, removing precancerous polyps. Only 58.6% of adults are...

The development of a brief jail-based cervical health promotion intervention.

Health promotion practice

Ramaswamy M, Simmons R, Kelly PJ.
PMID: 25063589
Health Promot Pract. 2015 May;16(3):432-42. doi: 10.1177/1524839914541658. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

The primary objective of this article was to describe the development and pilot implementation of a brief jail-based cervical health promotion intervention. The intervention was guided by a preliminary study of incarcerated women's cervical health knowledge, awareness, and health...

Community health workers as an integral strategy in the REACH U.S. program to eliminate health inequities.

Health promotion practice

Cosgrove S, Moore-Monroy M, Jenkins C, Castillo SR, Williams C, Parris E, Tran JH, Rivera MD, Brownstein JN.
PMID: 25063590
Health Promot Pract. 2014 Nov;15(6):795-802. doi: 10.1177/1524839914541442. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

Mounting evidence indicates that community health workers (CHWs) contribute to improved behavioral and health outcomes and reductions in health disparities. We provide an overview (based on grantee reports and community action plans) that describe CHW contributions to 22 Racial...

Familias Fuertes: a feasibility study with Mexican immigrants living in low-income conditions in the southeastern United States.

Health promotion practice

Orpinas P, Reidy MC, Lacy ME, Kogan SM, Londoño-McConnell A, Powell G.
PMID: 24603505
Health Promot Pract. 2014 Nov;15(6):915-23. doi: 10.1177/1524839914523430. Epub 2014 Mar 06.

Families Fuertes (FF) is a seven-session, family-centered program for supporting positive youth development of Latino children aged 10 to 14 years. The Pan American Health Organization adapted it from the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth for Spanish-speaking...

Environmental influences on physical activity in rural Midwestern adults: a qualitative approach.

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Chrisman M, Nothwehr F, Yang G, Oleson J.
PMID: 24662894
Health Promot Pract. 2015 Jan;16(1):142-8. doi: 10.1177/1524839914524958. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

Qualitative research can be used to examine multiple factors associated with physical activity and help practitioners identify language used by the rural adult population when discussing this behavior. Three focus groups were conducted among 19 residents of multiple towns...

Building research capacity with members of underserved American Indian/Alaskan Native communities: training in research ethics and the protection of human subjects.

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Jetter KM, Yarborough M, Cassady DL, Styne DM.
PMID: 25165086
Health Promot Pract. 2015 May;16(3):419-25. doi: 10.1177/1524839914548450. Epub 2014 Aug 27.

OBJECTIVE: To develop a research ethics training course for American Indian/Alaskan Native health clinic staff and community researchers who would be conducting human subjects research.METHOD: Community-based participatory research methods were used in facilitated discussions of research ethics centered around...

Analysis of the benefits and costs of a national campaign to promote colorectal cancer screening: CDC's screen for life-national colorectal cancer action campaign.

Health promotion practice

Ekwueme DU, Howard DH, Gelb CA, Rim SH, Cooper CP.
PMID: 24505055
Health Promot Pract. 2014 Sep;15(5):750-8. doi: 10.1177/1524839913519446. Epub 2014 Feb 06.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Screen for Life: National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign (SFL) is one of the longest running national multimedia campaigns to promote colorectal cancer screening. Since its inception in 1999, no study has quantified...

Measuring the progress of capacity building in the Alberta Policy Coalition for Cancer Prevention.

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Raine KD, Sosa Hernandez C, Nykiforuk CI, Reed S, Montemurro G, Lytvyak E, MacLellan-Wright MF.
PMID: 24334541
Health Promot Pract. 2014 Jul;15(4):496-505. doi: 10.1177/1524839913511627. Epub 2013 Dec 13.

The Alberta Policy Coalition for Cancer Prevention (APCCP) represents practitioners, policy makers, researchers, and community organizations working together to coordinate efforts and advocate for policy change to reduce chronic diseases. The aim of this research was to capture changes...

A Critical Review of the Characteristics of Theater-Based HIV Prevention Interventions for Adolescents in School Settings.

Health promotion practice

Taboada A, Taggart T, Holloway I, Houpt A, Gordon R, Gere D, Milburn N, Lightfoot AF.
PMID: 27095037
Health Promot Pract. 2016 Jul;17(4):537-47. doi: 10.1177/1524839916632567. Epub 2016 Apr 19.

Theater-based interventions are a viable prevention strategy for changing sexual health knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to HIV prevention. However, few studies have explored interventions in English-speaking, high-income countries such as the United States, Canada, or the United Kingdom....

Outcomes of a Behavioral Intervention to Increase Condom Use and Reduce HIV Risk Among Urban African American Young Adults.

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Henry Akintobi T, Trotter J, Zellner T, Lenoir S, Evans D, Rollins L, Miller A.
PMID: 27216874
Health Promot Pract. 2016 Sep;17(5):751-9. doi: 10.1177/1524839916649367. Epub 2016 May 22.

African Americans comprise nearly half of people in the United States living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) but compose one tenth of the population. Infection rate among young African American adults is 11 times that of Whites. The...

Translation of a Ski School Sun Safety Program to North American Ski and Snowboard Schools.

Health promotion practice

Walkosz BJ, Buller DB, Andersen PA, Scott MD, Liu X, Cutter GR, Dignan MB.
PMID: 25761916
Health Promot Pract. 2015 Jul;16(4):560-70. doi: 10.1177/1524839915577081. Epub 2015 Mar 11.

Health promotion programs that develop and implement strategies to promote sun safety practices to children have the potential to reduce skin cancer occurrence later in life. Go Sun Smart (GSS), a sun safety program for employees and guests of...

Cultural Competence Training for Law Enforcement Responding to Domestic Violence Emergencies With the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation.

Health promotion practice

Engelman A, Deardorff J.
PMID: 26715697
Health Promot Pract. 2016 Mar;17(2):177-85. doi: 10.1177/1524839915621538. Epub 2015 Dec 28.

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate a training workshop for law enforcement as first responders for the purpose of increasing officers' cultural competency in working with Deaf and hard-of-hearing people (Deaf/HH) during domestic violence (DV) emergencies.METHOD: This evaluation assesses the efficacy of...

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