Obesity Prevention Research

Impact of Improving Home Environments on Energy Intake and Physical Activity: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Kegler MC, Haardorfer R, Alcantara IC, Gazmararian JA, Veluswamy JK, Hodge TL, Addison AR, Hotz JA. Am J Public Health. 2016 Jan;106(1):143-52.

The influence of home food environments on eating behaviors of overweight and obese women. Kegler MC, Alcantara I, Haardorfer R, Gazmararian JA, Ballard D, Sabbs D. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2014 May-Jun;46(3):188-96

Individual and environmental correlates of dietary fat intake in rural communities: a structural equation model analysis. Hermstad AK, Swan DW, Kegler MC, Barnette JK, Glanz K. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Jul;71(1):93-101

Rural Neighborhood Walkability: Implications for Assessment. Kegler MC, Alcantara I, Haardorfer R, Gemma A, Ballard D, Gazmararian J. J Phys Act Health. 2015 Jun 16;12 Suppl 1:S40-5.

A qualitative examination of home and neighborhood environments for obesity prevention in rural adults. Kegler MC, Escoffery C, Alcantara I, Ballard D, Glanz K. Int J Behave Nutr Phys Act. 2008 Dec 10;5:65.

Other Research Areas

Cancer outcomes research in a rural area: a multi-institution partnership model. Goodman M, Almon L, Bayakly R, Butler S, Crosby C, Dilorio C, Ekwueme D, Fletcher D, Fowler J, Gillespie T, Glanz K. J Community Health. 2009 Feb;34(1):23-32.

Evaluation of a patient navigation program to promote colorectal cancer screening in rural Georgia, USA. Honeycutt S, Green R, Ballard D, Hermstad A, Brueder A, Haardorfer R, Yam J, Arriola KJ. Cancer. 2013 Aug 15;119(16):3059-66.

Strategies for expanding colorectal cancer screening at community health centers. Sarfaty M, Doroshenk M, Hotz J, Brooks D, Hayashi S, Davis TC, Joseph D, Stevens D, Weaver DL, Potter MB, Wender R. CA Cancer J Clin. 2013 Jul-Aug;63(4):221-31

Primary healthcare provider knowledge, beliefs and clinic-based practices regarding alternative tobacco products and marijuana: a qualitative study. Bascombe T, Scott K, Ballard D, Smith S, Thompson W, Berg CJ. Health Educ Res.2016;31(3):375-383.

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