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2013 Publications

A systematic review of eHealth cancer prevention and control interventions: new technology, same methods and designs? Exit Disclaimer Sanchez MA, Rabin BA, Gaglio B, Henton M, Elzarrad MK, Purcell EP, Glasgow RE. Translational Behavioral Medicine.  Jul 2013.

Use of RE-AIM to Address Health Inequities: Application in a low-income community health center based weight loss and hypertension self-management program. Glasgow RE, Askew S, Purcell P, Levine E, Warner ET, Stange KC, Colditz GA, Bennett GG.
Implementation science approaches for integrating eHealth research into practice and policy. Glasgow RE, Phillips SM, Sanchez MA. Int J Med Inform. 2013 Jul 30.

Pragmatic measures: what they are and why we need them. Glasgow RE, Riley WT. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Aug;45(2):237-43.

Thinking about Health-Related Outcomes: What Do We Need Evidence about?
Glasgow RE, Brownson RC, Kessler RS. Clin Transl Sci. 2013 Aug;6(4):286-91.

Designing a valid randomized pragmatic primary care implementation trial: the my own health report (MOHR) project. Krist AH, Glenn BA, Glasgow RE, Balasubramanian BA, Chambers DA, Fernandez ME, Heurtin-Roberts S, Kessler R, Ory MG, Phillips SM, Ritzwoller DP, Roby DH, Rodriguez HP, Sabo RT, Sheinfeld Gorin SN, Stange KC; MOHR Study Group. Implement Sci. 2013 Jun 25; 8:73. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-8-73. PMID: 23799943

Contextual Factors: The Importance of Considering and Reporting on Context in Research on the Patient-Centered Medical Home. Stange KC & Glasgow RE. AHRQ’s PCMH Resource Center Research Methods Series. July 2013.

Thinking about Health-Related Outcomes: What Do We Need Evidence about? Exit Disclaimer Glasgow RE, Brownson RC, & Kessler RS. Clin Trans Sci. 2013 July 11 [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1111/cts.12080

The RE-AIM framework: a systematic review of use over time. Exit Disclaimer Gaglio B, Shoup JA, Glasgow RE. Am J Public Health. 2013 Jun; 103(6):e38-46. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301299. Epub 2013 Apr 18.

What does it mean to be pragmatic? Pragmatic methods, measures, and models to facilitate research translation.  Glasgow RE. Health Educ Behav. 2013 Jun; 40(3):257-65. doi: 10.1177/1090198113486805.

REDEEM: A pragmatic trial to reduce diabetes distress.Fisher L, Hessler D, Glasgow RE, Arean PA, Masharani U, Naranjo D, Strycker LA. Diabetes Care. 2013 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23735726

Economic Analyses of the Be Fit Be Well Program: A Weight Loss Program for Community Health Centers. Ritzwoller DP, Glasgow RE, Sukhanova AY, Bennett GG, Warner ET, Greaney ML, Askew S, Goldman J, Emmons KM, Colditz GA; For the Be Fit Be Well Study Investigators. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23733374

Implementation science perspectives and opportunities for HIV/AIDS research: integrating science, practice, and policy. Glasgow RE, Eckstein ET, Elzarrad MK. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Jun 1;63 Suppl 1:S26-31. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182920286. PMID:23673882

What does it mean to be pragmatic? Pragmatic methods, measures, and models to facilitate research translation. Glasgow RE. Health Educ Behav. 2013 Jun;40(3):257-65.

Rapid, responsive, relevant (R3) research: a call for a rapid learning health research enterprise. Riley WT, Glasgow RE, Etheredge L, Abernethy AP. Clin Transl Med. 2013 May 10;2(1):10

Research to Reality (R2R) Mentorship Program: Building Partnership, Capacity, and Evidence. Purcell EP, Mitchell C, Celestin MD, Evans KR, Haynes V, McFall A, Troyer L, Sanchez MA. Health Promot Pract. 2013 May;14(3):321-7.

Recruitment and retention of participants in a pragmatic randomized intervention trial at three community health clinics: results and lessons learned. Warner ET, Glasgow RE, Emmons KM, Bennett GG, Askew S, Rosner B, Colditz GA.  BMC Public Health. 2013 Mar 6;13:192.

What does it mean to "employ" the RE-AIM model? Kessler RS, Purcell EP, Glasgow RE, Klesges LM, Benkeser RM, Peek CJ.  Eval Health Prof. 2013 Mar;36(1):44-66.

Applying chronic illness care, implementation science, and self-management support to HIV. Elzarrad MK, Eckstein ET, Glasgow RE. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jan;44(1 Suppl 2):S99-107.

The RE-AIM Framework: A Systematic Review of Use Over Time. Gaglio B, Shoup JA, Glasgow RE. Am J Public Health. 2013 Apr 18.

Use of a website to accomplish health behavior change: if you build it, will they come? And will it work if they do? Dickinson WP, Glasgow RE, Fisher L, Dickinson LM, Christensen SM, Estabrooks PA, Miller BF.  J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Mar-Apr;26(2):168-76.

Translation of a behavioral weight loss intervention for mid-life, low-income women in local health departments. Samuel-Hodge CD, Garcia BA, Johnston LF, Gizlice Z, Ni A, Cai J, Kraschnewski JL, Gustafson AA, Norwood AF, Glasgow RE, Gold AD, Graham JW, Evenson KR, Trost S, Keyserling TC. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Feb 14. doi: 10.1002/oby.20317.

Comparative Effectiveness Research in Cancer: What Has Been Funded and What Knowledge Gaps Remain? Glasgow RE, Doria-Rose VP, Khoury MJ, Elzarrad M, Brown ML, Stange KC.  J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013 Apr 11.

The U.S. training institute for dissemination and implementation research in health. Meissner HI, Glasgow RE, Vinson CA, Chambers D, Brownson RC, Green LW, Ammerman AS, Weiner BJ, Mittman B. Implement Sci. 2013 Jan 24;8:12.

What does it mean to "employ" the RE-AIM model? Exit Disclaimer Kessler RS, Purcell EP, Glasgow RE, Klesges LM, Benkeser RM, Peek CJ. Eval Health Prof. 2013 Mar;36(1):44-66.

Use of RE-AIM to address health inequities: Application in a low-income community health center-based weight loss and hypertension self-management program. exit disclaimer Glasgow RE, Askew S, Purcell P, Levine E, Warner ET, Stange KC, Colditz GA, Bennett GG. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2013 Feb.

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2012 Publications

Improving Multiple Health Risk Behaviors in Primary Care: Lessons from the Prescription for Health Common Measures, Better Outcomes (COMBO) Study. Fernald DH, Dickinson LM, Froshaug DB, Balasubramanian BA, Holtrop JS, Krist AH, Glasgow RE, Green LA. J Am Board Fam Med. 2012; Sep;25(5):701-11.

Evolution of Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T.: moving research into practice. Cancer Causes Control. Sanchez MA, Vinson CA, Porta ML, Viswanath K, Kerner JF, Glasgow RE. Cancer Causes Control. 2012; Jul;23(7):1205-12.

Commentary: Electronic health records for comparative effectiveness research. Glasgow RE. Med Care. 2012; Jul;50 Suppl:S19-20.

National Institutes of Health Approaches to Dissemination and Implementation Science: Current and Future Directions. Glasgow RE, Vinson C, Chambers D, Khoury MJ, Kaplan RM, Hunter C. Am J Public Health 2012; July(102(7)):1274-1281

Harmonized patient-reported data elements in the electronic health record: supporting meaningful use by primary care action on health behaviors and key psychosocial factors. Estabrooks PA, Boyle M, Emmons KM, Glasgow RE, Hesse BW, Kaplan RM, Krist AH, Moser RP, Taylor MV. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012; Jul-Aug;19(4):575-82.

Applying the PRECIS criteria to describe three effectiveness trials of weight loss in obese patients with comorbid conditions. Glasgow RE, Gaglio B, Bennett G, Jerome GJ, Yeh HC, Sarwer DB, Appel L, Colditz G, Wadden TA, Wells B. Health Serv Res. 2012; June(47(3Pt 1)):1051-1067

A population approach to precision medicine. Khoury MJ, Gwinn ML, Glasgow RE, Kramer BS. Am J Prev Med. 2012; June(42(6)):639-645

An evidence integration triangle for aligning science with policy and practice. Glasgow RE, Green LW, Taylor MV, Stange KC. Am J Prev Med. 2012; Jun;42(6):646-54.

What Does It Mean to ''Employ'' the RE-AIM Model? Kessler RS, Purcell EP, Glasgow RE, Klesges LM, Benkeser RM, Peek CJ. Eval Health Prof. 2012; May

State-of-the-art and future directions in multilevel interventions across the cancer control continuum. Stange KC, Breslau ES, Dietrich AJ, Glasgow RE. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 2012; May (44):20-31. Review.

Multilevel research and the challenges of implementing genomic medicine. Khoury MJ, Coates RJ, Fennell ML, Glasgow RE, Scheuner MT, Schully SD, Williams MS, Clauser SB. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2012; May (44):112-120

Estimating population impact. Glasgow RE. Am J Prev Med. 2012; Mar;42(3):e30-1

Rationale, design, and sample characteristics of a practical randomized trial to assess a weight loss intervention for low-income women: the Weight-Wise II Program. Samuel-Hodge CD, Garcia BA, Johnston LF, Kraschnewski JL, Gustafson AA, Norwood AF, Glasgow RE, Gold AD, Graham JW, Evenson KR, Stearns SC, Gizlice Z, Keyserling TC. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Jan;33(1):93-103. Epub 2011 Sep 10

Comparative Effectiveness Research to Accelerate Translation: Recommendations for “CER-T” (Glasgow RE, Steiner JF) In: Dissemination and implementation research in health: Translating science to practice. Brownson RC, Colditz G, Proctor E (Eds), Oxford University Press, New York, pp 72-93

Obesity Treatment for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Patients in Primary Care Practice. Bennett GG, Warner ET, Glasgow RE, Askew S, Goldman J, Ritzwoller DP, Emmons KM, Rosner BA, Colditz GA; for the Be Fit, Be Well Study Investigators. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Mar 12.

Developing robust, sustainable, implementation systems using rigorous, rapid and relevant science. Glasgow RE, Chambers D. Clin Transl Sci. 2012 Feb;5(1):48-55.

Linking Internet-based Diabetes Self-Management to Primary Care: Lessons Learned and Implications for Research Translation and Practice Implementation. Glasgow RE, Kurz D, Dickman JM, Osuna D, Strycker LA, King DK. Translational Behavioral Medicine 2 Feb 2012.

Applying Chronic Illness Care, Implementation Science, and Self-Management Support to HIV. Elzarrad MK, Eckstein ET, Glasgow RE. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jan;44(1 Suppl 2):S99-S107.

Advancing the application, quality and harmonization of implementation science measures. Rabin BA, Purcell P, Naveed S, Moser RP, Henton MD, Proctor EK, Brownson RC, Glasgow RE. Implement Sci. 2012 Dec 11;7:119.

Automated telephone calls to enhance colorectal cancer screening: economic analysis. Smith DH, Feldstein AC, Perrin N, Rosales AG, Mosen DM, Liles EG, Schneider JL, Lafata JE, Meyers RE, Glasgow RE. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Nov;18(11):691-9.

Advancing collaborative research with 2-1-1 to reduce health disparities: challenges, opportunities, and recommendations. Hall KL, Stipelman BA, Eddens KS, Kreuter MW, Bame SI, Meissner HI, Yabroff KR, Purnell JQ, Ferrer R, Ribisl KM, Glasgow R, Linnan LA, Taplin S, Fernández ME. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Dec;43(6 Suppl 5):S518-28.

Do patient preferences for health information vary by health literacy or numeracy? A qualitative assessment. Gaglio B, Glasgow RE, Bull SS. J Health Commun. 2012;17 Suppl 3:109-21.

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2011 Publications

Barrera M Jr, Toobert DJ, Strycker LA, Osuna D, King DK, Glasgow RE. (2011) Multiple behavior change interventions for women with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Spectrum 24(2):75-80

Estabrooks PA, Glasgow RE, Xu S, Dzewaltowski DA, Thomas D, Almeida FA. (2011) Building a multiple modality, theory-based physical activity intervention: The development of CardiACTION. Psychology of Sport & Exercise 12:46-53.

Feldstein A, Perrin N, Rosales A, Schneider J, Rix M, Glasgow R. (2011) Patient Barriers to Mammography Identified During a Reminder Program. Journal of Women’s Health Jan 28 [epub ahead of print]

Fisher EB, Fitzgibbon ML, Glasgow RE, Haire-Joshu D, Hayman LL, Kaplan RM, Nanney MS, Ockene JK (2011) Behavior Matters. Am J Prev Med 40(5):e15-e30.

Gaglio B, Smith TL, Estabrooks PA, Ritzwoller DP, Ferro E, Sukhanova A, Glasgow RE. (2010) Using theory and technology to design a practical and generalizable smoking reduction intervention. Health Promotion and Practice 11(5):675-684.

Glasgow RE, Gaglio B, Bennett G, Jerome GJ, Yeh HC, Sarwer DB, Appel L, Colditz G, Wadden TA, Wells B. Applying the PRECIS Criteria to Describe Three Effectiveness Trials of Weight Loss in Obese Patients with Comorbid Conditions. Health Serv Res. 2011 Nov 2. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2011.01347.x. [Epub ahead of print]

Glasgow RE. (2011) A model program for a devastating disease: important content and methods issues in translating research into practice: comment on "Translation of a dementia caregiver support program in a health care system--REACH VA Arch Intern Med Feb 28;171(4):360-1.

Glasgow RE, Christiansen SM, Kurz D, King DK, Wooley T, Faber AJ, Estabrooks PA, Strycker LA, Toobert DJ, Dickman JM. (2011) Engagement in a Diabetes Self-Management Website: Usage Patterns and Generalizability of Program Use. J Internet Med Res Jan 25;13(1):e9.

Glasgow RE. (2011) Planning Models and Theories: Integrating Components for Addressing Complex Challenges J Public Health Dentristry Volume 71;Winter: S17

Glasgow RE, Sanchez MA. (2011) News from NIH: Global Health Translational Behavioral Health [epub ahead of print 07 June 2011]

Glasgow RE, Dickinson P, Fisher L, Christiansen S, Toobert DJ, Bender BG, Dickinson LM, Jortberg B, Estabrooks PA. Use of RE-AIM to develop a multi-media facilitation tool for the patient-centered medical home. Implement Sci. 2011 Oct 21;6(1):118.

Hessler DM, Fisher L, Mullan JT, Glasgow RE, Masharani U. Patient age: a neglected factor when considering disease management in adults with type 2 diabetes. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Nov;85(2):154-9. Epub 2010 Nov 26.

Kessler R, Glasgow RE. (2011) A Proposal to Speed Translation of Healthcare Intervention Research into Practice: Dramatic Change is Needed. Am J Prev Med June;40(6):637-644.

Khoury M, Clauser SB, Freedman AN, Gillanders EM, Glasgow RE, Klein WM, Schully SD. An Enhanced Population Science Agenda in Translational Genomics to Reduce the Burden of Cancer in the 21st Century. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Jul 27.

Margolis KL, Solberg LI, Crain AL, Whitebird RR, Ohnsorg KA, Jaeckels N, Oftedahl G, Glasgow RE. (2011) Frequency of Practice System Tools for Depression in Primary Care Clinics: The DIAMOND Inititiative. J Gen Intern Med [May 20 epub ahead of print]

O'Connor PJ, Bodkin NL, Fradkin J, Glasgow RE, Greenfield S, Gregg E, Kerr EA, Pawlson LG, Selby JV, Sutherland JE, Taylor ML, Wysham CH. Diabetes Performance Measures: Current Status and Future Directions. Diabetes Care. 2011 Jul;34(7):1651-9.

Osuna D, Barrera M, Strycker LA, Toobert DJ, Glasgow RE, Geno C, Almeida F, Perdomo M, King D, Tinley DA. (2011) Methods for the cultural adaptation of diabetes lifestyle intervention for Latinas: An illustrative project Health Promotion Practice 2011;12(3):341-148.

Paxton A, Strycker L, Toobert DJ, Ammerman A, Glasgow RE. (2011) Starting the Conversation: Performance of a Brief Dietary Behavior Assessment Instrument: Reliability, Validity, and Sensitivity to Change of the Starting the Conversation Measure. Am J Prev Med 40(1):67-71.

Ritzwoller DP, Sukhanova AS, Glasgow RE, Toobert DJ, Strycker LA, Gaglio B, King DK. (2011) Intervention costs and cost-effectiveness for a multiple-risk-factor diabetes trial: Economic analysis of ¡Viva Bien! Translational Behavioral Medicine [epub ahead of print 7 April].

Shaikh AR, Prabhu Das I, Vinson CA, Spring B. Cyberinfrastructure for Consumer Health American Journal of Preventive Medicine; 40 (5 Suppl 2.): S91-6 (2011).

SBM Health Policy Committee--Glasgow RE, Kaplan R, Ockene J, Fisher EB. (2011) The Public Health Need for Practical Patient-Report Measures of Health Behaviors and Psychosocial Issues in Electronic Health Records and Databases Translational Behavioral Medicine 1:108-109.

Toobert DJ, Strycker LA, Barrera M Jr, Osuna D, King DK, Glasgow RE. Outcomes from a Multiple-Risk-Factor Diabetes Self-Management Trial for Latinas: ¡Viva Bien! Ann Behav Med. 2011 Jun;41(3):310-23.

Toobert DJ, Strycker LA, King DK, Barrera M Jr, Osuna D, Glasgow RE. Long-term outcomes from a multiple-risk-factor diabetes trial for Latinas: ¡Viva Bien! Transl Behav Med. 2011 Sep;1(3):416-426.

Vinson, C., Bickmore, T., Farrell, D., Campbell, M., Saunders, E., Nowak, M., Fowler, B., Shaikh, A. Adapting Research-tested Computerized Tailored Interventions for Implementation in Practice. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 29 January (2011)

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2010 Publications

Breslau ES, Rochester PW, Saslow D, Crocoll CE, Johnson LE, Vinson CA. Developing Partnerships to Reduce Disparities in Cancer Screening. Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice and Policy, Vol. 7, No 3, 1-8 (2010).

Glasgow RE, Strycker LA, Kurz D, Faber AJ, Bell HS, Dickman JM, Halterman E, Estabrooks PA, Osuna D. (2010) Recruitment for an Internet-based Diabetes Self-management Program. Ann Behav Med 40(1):40-48.

Glasgow RE. (2010) HMC Research Translation: Speculations about Making It Real and Going to Scale. Am J Health Behav Nov-Dec;34(6):833-840.

Glasgow RE. (2010) Interactive Media for Diabetes Self-Management: Issues in Maximizing Public Health Impact. Medical Decision Making 30(6):745-758.

Glasgow RE, Kurz D, King D, Dickman JM, Faber AJ, Halterman E, Wooley T, Toobert DJ, Strycker LA, Estabrooks PA, Osuna D, Ritzwoller D. (2010) Outcomes of Minimal versus Moderate Support Versions of an Internet-based Diabetes Self-Management Support Program. J Gen Intern Med 25(12)1315-1322.

King DK, Glasgow RE, Leeman-Castillo B. (2010) Reaiming RE-AIM: Using the Model to Plan, Implement, Evaluate, and Report the Impact of Environmental Change Approaches to Enhance Population Health. Am J Public Health 2010; 100: 2076-2084.

Kraschnewski JL, Keyserling TC, Bangdiwala SI, Gizlice, Garcia BA, Johnston LF, Gustafson A, Petrovic L, Glasgow RE, Samuel-Hodge CD. (2010) Optimized Probability Sampling of Study Sites to Improve Generalizability in a Multisite Intervention Trial. Preventing Chronic Disease 7(1):1-8.

Mosen DM, Feldstein AC, Perrin H, Liles EG, Schneider JL, Lafata J E, Myers RE, Kositch M, Hickey T, Glasgow RE. (2010) Automated telephone calls improved completion of fecal occult blood testing. Medical Care Jul;48(7):604-610.

Rabin B, Brownson R, Glasgow RE, Kerner J, Klump P. (2010) Dissemination and Implementation Research on Community-based Cancer Prevention: A Systematic Review. Am J Prev Med Apr;38(4):443-456.

Rochester PW, Given L, Townsend JS, Krebill S, Vinson C. Comprehensive Cancer Control: Progress and Accomplishments. Cancer Causes and Control, Vol 21: 1967-1977 (2010)

Solberg LI, Glasgow RE, Unützer J, Jaeckles N, Oftedahl G, Beck A. (2010) Partnership Research: A Practical Trial Design for Evaluation of a Natural Experiment to Improve Depression Care. Med Care Jul;48(7):576-582.

Toobert DJ, Strycker LA, Glasgow RE, Osuna D, Doty AT, Barrera M Jr, Geno CR, Ritzwoller DP. (2010) ¡Viva Bien!: Overcoming Recruitment Challenges in a Multiple-Risk-Factor Diabetes Trial. American Journal of Health Behavior Jul-Aug;34(4):432-441.

Toobert DJ, Strycker LA, Barrera M Jr, Glasgow RE. (2010) Seven-Year Follow-up of a Multiple-Health-Behavior Diabetes Intervention—HMC. Amer J Health Behav Nov Dec;34(6):680-694.

Vinson C, La Porta M, Todd W, Palafax N, Wilson KM, Fairley T, Research and Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalitions. Cancer Causes and Control, Vol 21: 2033-40 (2010).

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Selected Publications

Graham AL, Kerner JK, Quinlan KM, Vinson C A, Best A. Translating Cancer Control Research into Primary Care Practice: A Conceptual Framework. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, Vol. 2, No. 3, 241-249 (2008).

Kerner JF, Guirguis-Blake J, Hennessy KD, Brounstein PJ, Vinson C, Schwartz RH, Myers BA, Briss P. Translating Research into Improved Outcomes in Comprehensive Cancer Control. Cancer Causes and Control, vol:16 Suppl 1, 27-40 (2005).

Santini LA, Betancourt AM, Vinson C, Durstine A. Tumori: A Journal of Experimental and Clinical Oncology, Vol. 95, No. 5, 640 (2009).

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