Publications

Publications

Emmons KM, McBride CM, Puleo E, Pollak K, Marcus BH, Napolitano M, Clipp E, Onken J, Farraye FA, Fletcher R. Prevalence and Predictors of Multiple Behavioral Risk Factors for Colon Cancer. Preventive Medicine 2005 May; 40(5):527-534.

Stryker JE, Solky BA, Emmons KM. A content analysis of news coverage of skin cancer prevention and detection, 1979-2003. Archives of Dermatology 2005 April; 14(4):491-96.

Linnan L, LaMontagne AD, Stoddard A, Emmons KM, Sorensen G. Norms and their relationship to behavior in worksite settings: an application of the Jackson Return Potential
Model. Am J Health Behavior 2005 May-June; 29(3):258-68.

Emmons KM, Stoddard AM, Fletcher R, Gutheil C, Gonzalez Suarez E, Lobb R, Weeks J, Bigby JA.  Cancer prevention among working class, multi-ethnic adults: Results of the Healthy Directions Health Centers Study. AJPH  2005 July; 95(7):1200-5.

Hammond SK, Emmons KM. Inmate exposure to secondhand smoke in correctional
facilities and the impact of smoking restriction. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology 2005; 15:205-211.

Emmons KM, McBride CM, Puleo E, Pollak KI, Clipp E, Kuntz K, Marcus BH, Napolitano M, Onken J, Farraye F, Fletcher R.  Project PREVENT: A randomized trial to reduce multiple behavioral risk factors for colon cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention 2005; 14:1453-1459.

Acevedo-Garcia D, Pan J, Jun H, Osypuk T, Emmons, KM.
The effect of Immigrant Generation on Smoking. Social Science &
Medicine
2005 September; 61(6):1223-1242.

Emmons KM, Puleo E, Park E, Mertens A, Gritz E, Butterfield R, Li F.
Peer-delivered smoking counseling for childhood cancer survivors
increases rate of cessation: The Partnership for Health Study. Journal  of Clinical Oncology 2005 September 23(27):6516-6523.

Kerner J, Rimer B, Emmons KM, Dissemination Research and
Research Dissemination: How Can We Close the Gap?, Health Psychology
2005;24(5);443-446.

Park ER, Li FP, Liu Y, Emmons KM, Ablin A, Robinson LL, Mertens AC.
Health Insurance Coverage in Survivors of Childhood Cancer:  The
Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2005 Dec;
23(36): 9187-97.

Bennett GG, Wolin KY,
Goodman M, Samplin-Salgado M, Carter P, Dutton S, Hill R, Emmons K.
Attitudes regarding overweight, exercise, and health among Blacks (United
States). Cancer Causes and Control 2006 Feb;17: 95-101.

Digianni LM, Rue M, Emmons KM, Garber JE. Complementary
medicine use before and 1 year following genetic testing for BRCA1/2 mutations.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention 2006 Jan; 15(1): 70-5.

Lewis MA, McBride CM, Pollak KI, Puleo E, Fish L,Butterifeld RM, Emmons KM Understanding health behavior change among couples:  An interdependence and communal coping approach. Social Science and Medicine 2006 Mar; 62(6):1369-80.

Kaphingst KA, Zanfini CJ, Emmons KM. Accessibility of web sites containing colorectal cancer information to adults with limited literacy (United States).
Cancer Causes and Control 2006 March 17 (2); 147-51.

Waters EA, Weinstein ND, Colditz GA, Emmons KM. Formats for improving risk communication in medical tradeoff decisions. Journal of Health Communication 2006 March 11(2); 167-82.

Eliassen AH, Colditz GA, Peterson KE, Furtado JD, BS, Fay ME, Sorensen G, Emmons KM. Biomarker Validation of Dietary Intervention in Two Multiethnic Populations. Prev Chronic Disease 2006 Apr;3(2):A44. Epub 2006 Mar 15.

Wolin KY, Colditz G, Stoddard AM, Emmons KM, Sorensen G.
Acculturation and physical activity in a working class multi-ethnic population.
Prev Med 2006; 42(4): 266-272.

Kaphingst KA, Janoff JM, Harris LN, Emmons KM. Views of female breast cancer patients who donated biologic samples regarding storage and use of samples for genetic research. Clin Genet 2006; 69: 393-398.

Bennett G, Wolin K,Puleo E, Emmons KM. Pedometer-determined physical activity among multiethnic low income housing residents. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2006 Apr; 38(4): 768-773.

Emmons KM, Barbeau EM, Gutheil C, Stryker JE, Stoddard AM. Social influences, social
context, and health behaviors among working-class, multi-ethnic adults. Health
Education and Behavior
.Epub 2006 May 31.

Geller AC, Emmons KM, Brooks DR, Powers D, Zhang Z, Kow HK, Heeren T, Sober AJ, Li F, Gilchrest BA. A randomized trial to improve early detection and prevention practices among siblings of melanoma patients. Cancer 2006 Aug 15; 197(4): 806-814.

Bennett GG, Wolin KY, Avrunin JS, Stoddard AM, Sorensen G, Barbeau E, Emmons, KM. Does race/ethnicity moderate the association between job strain and leisure time physical activity. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2006 Aug; 32(1):60-67.

Viswanath K, Emmons KM. Message effects and social determinants of health: Its application to cancer disparities. Journal of Communication 2006 Aug; 56(1):S238-64.

Bennett GG, Volin KY, Viswanath K, Akew S, Puleo E, Emmons KM,
Television viewing and pedometer-determined physical activity among multiethnic
residents of low-income housing. Am J Public Health. 2006 Sep;96(9):1681-5.
Epub 2006, Jul 27.

Glasgow RE, Emmons KM. How can we increase translation of research into practice? Types of evidence needed. Annual Reviews of Public Health 2007 Apr;28: 413-433. Epub 2006 Dec 6.

Rigotti NA, Thorndike AN, Regan S, McKool K, Pasternak RC, Yuchiao C, Swartz S, Torres-Finnerty N, Emmons KM, Singer DE. Safety and Efficacy of Bupropion SR for Smokers Hospitalized with Acute Cardiovascular Disease. American Journal of Medicine.2006 Dec;119(12);1080-87.

Stryker JE, Emmons, KM, Viswanath VK. Un-covering differences across the cancer control continuum: a comparison of ethnic and mainstream cancer newspaper stories. Preventive Medicine 2007 Jan; 44(1): 20-25.

Kaphingst KA, Lobb R, Fay ME, Hunt MK, Suarez EG, Fletcher RH,  Emmons KM.  Impact of intervention dose on cancer-related health behaviors among working class, multiethnic, community health center patients.  The American Journal of Health Promotion. 2007 Mar/Apr; 21(4): 262-266.

Waters EA, Weinstein ND, Colditz GA, Emmons KM. Reducing aversion to side effects in preventive medical treatment decisions. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 2007 March;
13(1):11-21.

Prokhorov AV, Fouladi R, de Moor C, Warneke CL, Luca M, Mullin Jones M, Rosenblum C, Emmons KM, Hudmon KS, Gritz ER. Computer-assisted, counselor-delivered smoking
cessation counseling for community college students:  intervention approach and sample characteristics. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse. 2007; 16(3):35-62.

Wray RJ, Stryker JE, Winer E, Cemetri G, Emmons KM. Do cancer patients fully understand clinical trial participation? A pilot study to assess informed consents and
patient expectations. J Cancer Educ. 2007 Spring; 22(1):21-4.

Waters EA, Weinstein ND, Colditz GA, Emmons KM. Aversion to side effects in preventive medical treatment decisions. British Journal of Health Psychology. 2007; 12:383-401.

Fletcher RH, Lobb R, Bauer M, Kepm JA, Palmer RC, Kleinman KP, Miroshnik I, Emmons KM. Screening patients with a family history of colorectal cancer. Journal of
General Internal Medicine
. 2007 Apr;22(4):508-13.

de Moor JS, Puleo E, Butterfield RM, Li FP, Emmons KM. Availability of smoking prevention and cessation services for childhood cancer survivors. Cancer Causes Control. 2007 May;18(4):423-30. Epub 2007 Feb 12.

Bennett GG, Wolin KY, Askew S, Fletcher R, Emmons KM. Immigration and obesity among lower income Blacks. Obesity.2007 June;15(6)1391-94.

Sorensen G, Stoddard A, Dubowitz T, Barbeau EM, Bigby JA, Emmons KM, Berkman LF, Peterson KE. The influence of social context on changes in fruit and vegetable consumption: Results of the Healthy Directions Studies. American Journal of Public Health. 2007 Jul;97(7);1216-27.

McNeill LH, Puleo E, Bennett GG, Emmons KM. Exploring social contextual correlates of computer ownership and frequency of use among urban, low-income, public housing adult residents. J Med Internet Res. 2007;9(4):e35.

Ruger JP, Emmons KM. Economic evaluations of smoking cessation and relapse prevention programs for pregnant women: A systematic review. Value Health. 2007 Sep 13 (Epub ahead of print).

Ruger JP, Weinstein MC, Hammond SK, Kearney MH, Emmons KM. Cost-effectiveness of motivational interviewing for smoking cessation and relapse prevention among low-income pregnant women: A randomized controlled trial. Value Health. 2007 Sep 13; (Epub ahead of print).

Bennett G, McNeil LH, Wolin KY, Duncan DT, Emmons, KM. Safe to walk? Neighborhood safety and physical activity among public housing residents. PloS Medicine. 2007
Oct;4(10):1599-606; discussion 1607.

Emmons KM, Burns White K, Benz EJ. Development of an integrated approach to cancer disparities: One cancer center’s experience. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Nov:16(11):2186-92.

Palmer RC, Emmons KM, Fletcher RH, et al. Familial risk and colorectal cancer screening health beliefs and attitudes in an insured population. Prev Med.2007 Nov;45(5):336-41.Epub Jul 26.

Schroy PC 3rd, Emmons KM, Moolchan ET, Ostroff JS. Had the surge in media attention
increased public awareness about colorectal cancer and screening? J Community Health. 2008 Feb;33(1):1-9.

Partridge A, Adloff K, Blood E, Dees EC, Kaelin C, Golshan M, Ligibel J, do Moor JS, Weeks J, Emmons K, Winer E. Risk perceptions and psychosocial outcomes of women with ductal carcinoma in situ: longitudinal results from a cohort study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Feb 20;100(4):243-51. Epub 2008, Feb 12.

McBride CM, Puleo E, Pollak KI, Clipp EC, Woolford S, Emmons KM. Understanding the role of cancer worry in creating a “teachable moment” for multiple risk factor reduction. Soc Sci Med. 2008, Feb; 66(3):790-800. Epub 2007 Nov 26.

Colditz GA, Emmons KM, Viswanath K, Kerner JF. Translating science to practice: community and academic perspectives. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2008 Mar-Apr;14(2):144-9.

Geller AC, Zwirn J, Rutsch L, Gorham SA, Viswanath
V, Emmons KM. Multiple levels of influence in the adoption of sun protection policies in elementary schools in Massachusetts.  Arch Dermatol. 2008 Apr;144(4):491-6.

Emmons KM, Elaine Puleo E,  McNeill LH, Bennett G, Chan S, Syngal S. Colorectal Cancer Screening Awareness and Intentions Among Low Income, Sociodemographically-Diverse Adults Under Age 50. Cancer Causes and Control.  2008:19:1031-41.Epub 2008, May.

Cuite CL, Weinstein ND, Emmons K, Colditz G. A test of numeric formats for communicating risk probabilities. Med Decis Making.
2008 May-Jun;28(3):377-84. Epub 2008 May.

Bennett GG, Wolin KY, Okechukwu CA, Arthur CM, Askew S, Sorensen
G, Emmons KM. Nativity and cigarette smoking among lower income blacks: results from the Healthy Directions Study. J Immigr Minor Health. 2008
Aug:10(4):305-11.

Emmons KM, Viswanath K, Colditz GC. The Role of transdisciplinary collaboration in translating and disseminating health research: Lessons learned and exemplars of success. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  2008, Aug;35(2S):S204-10.

Wolin K, McNeill L, Sorensen G, Emmons KM, Bennett G. Low discretionary time as a barrier to physical activity and intervention uptake in a lower income multi-ethnic population. Amer J of Health Behavi. 2008, Nov-Dec:32(6):563-9.

Emmons KM, Puleo E,  Mertens A, Gritz ER, Diller L, Li FP. Long-Term
Smoking Cessation Outcomes Among Childhood Cancer Survivors in The Partnership
for Health Study. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2009, Jan: 27(1):52-60. Epub 2008 Dec 1.

Stryker JE, Fishman J, Emmons KM, Viswanath K. Cancer risk communication in mainstream and ethnic newspapers. Prev Chronic Dis. 2009, Jan;6(1):A23.
Epub 2008 Dec 15.

Emmons KM, Lobb R, Puleo E, Bennett G, Stoffel E, Syngal S. Colorectal cancer screening: Prevalence among low-income groups with health insurance. HealthAff. 2009 Jan-Feb;28(1):169-77.

Waters EA, Weinstein ND, Colditz GA, Emmons KM. Explanations for side effect aversion in preventitive medical treatment decisions. Health Psychol. 2009 Mar;28(2):201-9.

Shelton RC, Puleo E, Syngal S, Emmons KM,. Multivitamin use among multi-ethnic, low-income adults. Cancer Causes Control. Epub 2009 May 3.