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Center for Health Behavior Research



These publications represent activities/funding involving the faculty Director, and CHBR core staff, along with colleagues.



Bejarano CM, Carlson JA, Cushing CC, Kerr J, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Glanz K, Cain KL, Conway TL, Sallis J.  Neighborhood built environment associations with adolescents’ location- specific  sedentary and screen time​. Health & Place, 2019; 56: 147-154.

Calderon TA, Bleakley A, Jordan AB, Lazovich DA, Glanz K.  Correlates of sun protection behaviors in racially and ethnically diverse U.S. adults.  Preventive Medicine Reports, 13:346-353, 2019.

George M, Pantalon MV, Sommers MS, Glanz K, Jia H, Chung A, Norful AA, Poghosyan L, Coleman D.  Bruzzese JM.  Shared decision-making in the BREATHE asthma intervention trial: A research protocol.  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75(4): 867-887, 2019.

Glanz K, Shaw P, Hoffer K, Chung A, Zhu J, Wu R, Huang Q, Choi J, Volpp K.  The Healthy Weigh Study of Lottery-based Incentives and Environmental Strategies for Weight Loss: Design and Baseline Characteristics.  Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2019; 76: 24-30.

Glanz K, Jordan A, Lazovich DA, Bleakley A.  Frequent Indoor Tanners’ Beliefs About Indoor Tanning and Cessation. American Journal of Health Promotion, 33(2): 293-299, 2019.

Leeman J, Askelson N, Ko L, Rohweder C, Avelis J, Best A, Friedman D, Glanz K, Seegmiller L, Stradtman L, Vanderpool R.  Understanding the processes that Federally Qualified Health Centers use to select and implement colorectal cancer screening interventions: A qualitative study.  In Press, Translational Behavioral Medicine, 2019. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibz023. [Epub ahead of print]

Ziegler-Johnson C, Keith S, McIntire R, Robinson T, Leader A, Glanz K.  Racial and ethnic trends in prostate cancer incidence and mortality in Philadelphia, PA:  An observational study.  Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 6(2): 371-379, 2019.



Alber J, Green SH, Glanz K.  Perceived and Observed Food Environments, Eating Behaviors, and Body Mass Index.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 54(3): 423-429, 2018.

Alber J, Brewer NT, Melvin C, Yackle A, Smith JS, Ko LK, Crawford A, Glanz K.  Reducing Overuse of Cervical Cancer Screening: A Systematic Review. Preventive Medicine, 116: 51-59, 2018.

Arp Adams S, Rohweder CL, Leeman J, Friedman DB, Gizlice Z, Vanderpool RC, Askelson N, Best A, Flocke SA, Glanz K, Ko LK, Kegler M.  Use of evidence-based interventions and implementation strategies to increase colorectal cancer screening in federally qualified health centers. Journal of Community Health, 2018; 43:1044-1052.

Bleakley A, Ellithorpe M, Jordan A, Lazovich DA, Grossman S, Glanz K.  A national survey of young women's beliefs about quitting indoor tanning: Implications for health communication messages.  Translational Behavioral Medicine, 2018;  8:898-906.

Bleakley A, Lazovich DA, Jordan A, Glanz K.  Compensation behaviors and skin cancer prevention strategies.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 55(6): 848-855, 2018.

Borner KB, Mitchell TB, Carlson JA, Kerr J, Saelens BE, Schipperijn J, Frank LD, Conway TL, Glanz K, Chapman JE, Cain KL, Sallis JF.  Latent profile analysis of young adolescents’ physical activity across locations on schooldays.  Journal of Transport and Health, 10:304-314, 2018.

Edlind M, Mitra N, Grande D, Barg FK, Carter T, Turr L, Glanz K, Long J, Kangovi S.  Why effective interventions do not work for all patients:  Exploring variation in response to a chronic disease management intervention.  Medical Care, 56(8): 719-726, 2018.

Marquet O, Floyd MF, James P, Glanz K, Jennings V, Jankowska MM, Kerr J, Hipp JA. Associations between worksite walkability, greenness, and physical activity around work. In Press, Environment and Behavior, 2018.

McIntyre R, Keith SW, Boamah M, Leader AE, Glanz K, Klassen AC, Ziegler-Johnson CM.  A Prostate Cancer Composite Score to Identify High Burden Neighborhoods.  Preventive Medicine, 2018; 112:47-53.

Saelens B, Glanz K, Frank L, Couch S, Zhou C, Colburn T, Sallis JF.  Two-Year Changes in Child Weight Status, Diet, and Activity by Neighborhood Nutrition and Physical Activity Environment.  Obesity, 26: 1338-1346, 2018.

Sallis JF, Conway TL, Cain KL, Carlson JA, Frank LD, Kerr J, Glanz K, Chapman JE, Selens BE.  Neighborhood built environment and socioeconomic status in relation to physical activity, sedentary behavior,  and weight status of adolescents. Preventive Medicine, 110: 47-54, 2018.

Schnoll R, Kelly S, Miele A, Glanz K. Characterizing tobacco use in an American Cancer Center’s Catchment Area can help direct future research priorities. J Cancer Research and Therapy, 6(5): 32-36, 2018.

Wright DR, Glanz K, Colburn T, Robson SM, Saelens BE.  Accuracy of parent-reported child height and weight for 6-12 year old U.S. children.  BMC Pediatrics, 18(1): 52, 2018.

Zeigler-Johnson C, Hudson A, Glanz K, Spangler E, Morales KH.  Performance of Prostate Cancer Recurrence Nomograms by Obesity Status: A Retrospective Analysis of a Radical Prostatectomy Cohort.   BMC Cancer, 2018; 18:1061.

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