Department of Behavioral Health Sciences Publications

Recent publications from the Department of Behavioral Health Sciences

Dr. Yvonne Bronner 

Archibald P, Dobson-Sydnor K, Daniels K, Bronner Y. Explaining African-Americans' Depressive Symptoms: a Stress-Distress and Coping Perspective. J Health Psychol. 2012 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print].

Peart T, Velasco Mondragon HE, Rohm-Young D, Bronner Y, Hossain MB. Weight status in US youth: the role of activity, diet, and sedentary behaviors. Am J Health Behav. 2011 Nov;35(6):756-64.

Joubert A, Kidd-Taylor A, Christopher G, Nanda J, Warren R, Lindong I, Bronner Y. Complementary and alternative medical practice: self-care preferred vs. practitioner-based care among patients with asthma. J Natl Med Assoc. 2010 Jul;102(7):562-9.

Bronner Y, Auerbach K. Maternal Nutrition During Lactation. In Riordan J, Auerbach K, eds. Breastfeeding and Human Lactation. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009.

Johnson CE, Oladeinde FO, Kinyua AM, Michelin R, Makinde JM, Jaiyesimi AA, Mbiti WN, Kamau GN, Kofi-Tsekpo WM, Pramanik S, Williams A, Kennedy A, Bronner Y, Clarke K, Fofonoff P, Nemerson D. Comparative Assessment Of Total Phenolic Content In Selected Medicinal Plants. Niger J Nat Prod Med. 2008;12:40-42.

Bronner, Y, Wolfberg, A.J., Michaels, K.B., Shields, W. O'Campo, P., Bienstock, J. "Dads as Breastfeeding Advocates: Results from a randomized controlled trial of and education intervention." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology: 191 708-12. (2004)

Bronner Y, Hawkins A, Holt M, Hossain B, Rowel R, Sydnor K, Divers S,. Conceptual Models for Nutrition Education to Increase Consumption of Calcium and Dairy Products among African Americans. Symposium: Calcium-Related Chronic Diseases in Ethnic Minorities: Can Dairy Consumption Reduce Health Disparities? J Nutr. 136:1103-1106, April, 2006.

Dr. Lorece Edwards

Edwards, L., Dennis, S., Weaks, F., The Whisk Pilot (women’s health: increasing the awareness of science and knowledge) Project: Recognizing Sex and Gender Differences in Women’s Health and Wellness. (2013).  Global Advances in Health and Medicine (2)5, 54 – 58.

Littlefield, M., Edwards, L., & Akers, T.  (2013).  A Campus-Community Partnership to Disseminate Health IT Resources in an Urban African American Community, The Journal of Social Work Education, (in the press).

 

Edwards, L., Hawkins, A., and Sydnor, K. (2012).  Service-Learning: A Transformative Process for Minority Students in Higher Education, Journal of Community Engagement and Higher Education, (under-review submitted September 5, 2012).

 

Edwards, L., Irving, S., Amutah, N., & Sydnor, K. (2012).  Am I My Mother’s Keeper? Unexpected Sources of Social Support among African American Women Living with HIV/AIDS.  Journal of Black Studies, (43)5, 571-595.

 

Edwards, L., Irving, S., and Hawkins, A. (2011).  Till death do us part: Life experiences of married HIV-positive African American Women. Qualitative Report, (16), 5, 1361-1379.

*Selected as article notable article of week by TQR, January 12, 2012

 

Edwards, L., Hawkins, A., and Sydnor, K. (2010). Community Health Approaches to Mobilizing Partnerships and Service-Learning. CES4Health.

Sydnor, K., Hawkins, A., and Edwards, L. (2009). Expanding Research Opportunities: The Fit between HBCUs and CBPR. Journal of Negro Education (in press).

Frye, V., Latka, M., Fortin, P., Purcell, D., Edwards, L. et al., (2009). Managing Identity Impacts Associated with Disclosure of HIV Status: A Qualitative Investigation (Inspire), Journal of AIDS (in press).

Edwards, L., Yarber, L., and Idowu, B. (2008). An African American Crisis: HIV/AIDS among African American Women. One Healthy Life Newsletter, Issue 16.

Mitchell, S., and Edwards, L., et al., (2007). Types of Social Support and their Association with Outcome Goals in Multi-Site Intervention for HIV-Sero-positive Injection Drug Users (Inspire). Journal of AIDS, 46 (S2), pp. S55-S63.

Edwards, L. (2006). Perceived Social Support and HIV Medication Adherence among African American Women. Qualitative Health Research, 16 (5) pp. 679 - 691.

Edwards, L., Women and HIV. Health Disparities? Not in My Community, Model Programs for Improving Health Outcomes, FalkonQwest Publishers, 2006.

Edwards, L. and Anderson, J. (2004). Women and HIV: Exploring the Relationship between Medication Adherence and Perceived Social Support among African American Women Ages 40-49, XV International AIDS Conference. Bangkok, Thailand (Abstract #TuPeD5209).

Edwards, L., Zarba, A., and Paluzzi, P. (2002). Interpersonal Violence and Adherence to HIV/AIDS Medication, Journal for Research on African American Women, 3 (1), pp. 22-30

 Dr. Ian Lindong

Noonan A, Lindong I, Jaitley VN. The role of historically black colleges and universities in training the health care workforce. Am J Public Health. 2013 Mar;103(3):412-5. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.300726. Epub 2012 Aug 16. PubMed PMID: 22897530.

Velasco-Mondragon E, Lindong I, Kamangar F. Determinants of anti-hepatitis A antibody seroprevalence in 2- to 19-year-olds in the USA using NHANES 2007-2008. Epidemiol Infect. 2012 Mar;140(3):417-25. doi: 10.1017/S0950268811000732. Epub 2011 May 9. PubMed PMID: 21733263; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3267099.

Joubert A, Kidd-Taylor A, Christopher G, Nanda J, Warren R, Lindong I, Bronner Y. Complementary and alternative medical practice: self-care preferred vs. practitioner-based care among patients with asthma. J Natl Med Assoc. 2010 Jul;102(7):562-9. PubMed PMID: 20690319.

Dr. Randy Rowel 

Rowel, R and Kid-Taylor, A (2008). Public Health Preparedness: Why Culture Matters Symposium Conference Proceedings. Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, Maryland.

James, X, Hawkins, A, and Rowel, R. (2007). An assessment of the cultural appropriateness of emergency preparedness communication for low- income minorities. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Manuscript 1266. The Berkley Electronic Press.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2007) Association of Schools of Public Health and CDC Preparedness Education for Vulnerable Populations Collaboration: Educational Resources. Department of Health and Human Services. CDC/ASPH Vulnerable Population Work Group (In print)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2007) Association of Schools of Public Health and CDC Preparedness Education for Vulnerable Populations. Collaboration: Group Resource Gaps. Department of Health and Human Services. CDC/ASPH Vulnerable Population Work Group (In print)

Bronner, Y; Hawkins A; Holt, M; Hossain, MB; Rowel, R; Sydnor, K; and Divers, S. (2006). Models for nutrition education to increase consumption of calcium and dairy products among African Americans. Journal of Nutrition; 136: 1103-1106.

Rowel, R; Dewberry-Moore, N; Nowrojee, S; Memiah, P; and Bronner, Y (2005). The utility of the environmental scan for public health practice: lessons from an urban program to increase cancer screening. National Journal of Medicine.

Rowel, R; Keter, F; Karigo, S; Rowel, K; Otieno, G et al. (2004). Exploring the feasibility of using language translation technology products for emergency medical services in Kiswahili-speaking nations of Africa. Conference Proceedings: Fourth International Conference on Preserving African Languages. University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD.

Hutton, A and Rowel, R (2004). Indigenous learning: weaving the fabric of our histories for success. American Education Research Conference Proceedings, 2004: 45th Annual Adult Education Research Conference, June.

Davis, D; Uhl, G; Barrington, T; Rowel, R; Squiers, L; Sharp, K, et al. (2004). Analysis of a database of materials for HIV prevention program evaluation. Health Promotion Practice; 4(5).

Davis, D; Uhl, G; Barrington, T; Rowel, R; Squires, L; Sharp, K; and O'Brien, G. (2002). Gaps in technology transfer materials for HIV prevention program evaluation. AIDS Education and Prevention. 14 (Suppl A): 119-122.