Peer-Reviewed Publications and Abstracts

The following list of scientific publications and abstracts have all stemmed from the work of the Dan River Partnership for a Healthy Community.

Note: Not all are published/in press. The status of each is indicated below.

 

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Published or In-Press:

Zoellner J, Hill JL, Grier K, Chau C, Kopec D, Price B, Dunn C. Better Together Healthy Caswell County – Findings from a randomized controlled trial targeting obesity-related behaviors.  Submitted to Preventing Chronic Disease. In Press (accepted January 2013).

Chau CN, Zoellner JM, Hill JL.  Availability of healthy food:  Does block group race and income matter?  Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 8:22-38, 2013.

Hill, J.L., Chau, C.N., Luebbering, C.R., Kolivras, K.K., Zoellner, J.M. (2012) Does availability of physical activity and food outlets differ by race and income?  Findings from an enumeration study in a rural health disparate region. International Journal of Behavioral Physical Activity and Nutrition. 9(1).

Motley M, Holmes A, Hill J, Plumb K, Zoellner J.  Dan River Partnership for a Healthy Community:  A qualitative approach to evaluate the dimensions of community capacity to reduce obesity. American Journal of Health Behavior, 37(2):207-216, 2013.

Zoellner J, Zanko A, Price B, Bonner J, Hill JL. Exploring community gardens in a health disparate population: Findings from a mixed methods pilot study. Progress in Community Health Partnerships, 6(2):153-65, 2012.

Zoellner J, Motley M, Wilkinson M, Jackman B, Barlow ML, Hill JL.  Engaging the Dan River Region to Reduce Obesity: Application of the Comprehensive Participatory Planning and Evaluation Process.  Family and Community Health, 35(1)44-56, 2012.

Under Review:

Zanko A, Hill JL, Estabrooks PA, Niewolny K, Zoellner J.  Evaluating the Potential Public Health Impact of Community Gardens in a Health Disparate Region: A Case Study Approach.  Target Journal:  Journal of Community Health

 

PEER-REVIEWED ABSTRACTS

Published or In-Press:

Davy, B., Bailey, A., Chau, C., Zoellner, J.M., Hill, J.L. “Drink Water Instead of Sugary Drinks”: A Dietary Strategy for Economically-disadvantaged Individuals Diagnosed with Obesity-related Comorbidities? Poster presentation as the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society. San Antonio, Texas. September, 2012. Updated January, 2013.

Reese, F., Grier, K. “How does a theory-based gardening and nutrition program impact nutritional beliefs and attitudes in youth from a health disparate area?” Poster presentation at the 2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities. National Harbor, MD. December 2012.

Hill, J.L., Chau, C., Bailey, A., Zoellner, J. “Food insecurity is associated with increased BMI and reduced fruit and vegetable intake among residents in a health disparate region.” Poster presentation at the 2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities. National Harbor, MD. December 2012.

Zoellner, J., Hill, J.L., Price, B., Corsi, T., Motley, M. “Development & Advancement of the Dan River Partnership for a Healthy Community (DRPHC).” Presentation at the 2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities. National Harbor, MD. December 2012.

Chau, C., Sams, L., Kolivras, K., Hill, J. Does walking proximity to resources predict physical activity in a health disparate region? Poster presentation at the 2012 Annual Meeting for the  International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Austin, Texas. May 2012.

Chau, C., Sams, L., Kolivras, K., Hill, J. Contextual overview of physical activity resources in a health disparate region. Poster presentation at the 2012 Annual Meeting for the  International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Austin, Texas. May 2012.

Chau C, Zoellner J, Hill J. Community-based approach to assessing the nutrition environment in a health disparate region. Oral Presentation at the 33rd at the 2012 Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. New Orleans, LA.  April 2012. *Abstract award winner

Zoellner J, Hill J, Grier K, Chau C, Kopec D, Dunn C.  Better Together: Healthy Caswell County- Findings from a randomized controlled trial targeting obesity-related behaviors. Poster Presentation at the 33rd at the 2012 Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. New Orleans, LA.  April 2012.

Chau CN, Luebbering CR, Kolivras KN, Zoellner JM, Hill JL. Using GIS to determine environmental factors related to obesity in a health disparate region. Poster session to be presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Melbourne, Australia June 2011.

Zanko A, Bonner J, Motley M, Chau C, Zoellner JM, Hill JL. Exploring community gardens in a health disparate population: Findings from a mixed methods pilot study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 41(S1):B-081, 2011 Poster Presentation at the 32nd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Washington, DC. April 2011.

Motley M, Hill J, Wilkinson M, Jackman B, Barlow ML, Zoellner J.  Engaging the Dan River Region to reduce obesity: Application of the Comprehensive Participatory Planning and Evaluation process. Poster Presentation at the 11th Annual American Academy of Health Behavior Conference.  Hilton Head, SC.  March 2011.

Under Review: