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Honors, Awards and Publications

Awards / Honors

Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, MD, MPH
Dr. Jasjit S. Ahluwalia received the American Public Health Association's Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section's 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is bestowed upon the person who demonstrates distinguished service to the alcohol, tobacco and other drugs field, which spans the duration of their career. Dr. Ahluwalia was invited to receive the award at the 139th APHA Annual Meeting in Washington DC on November 1st, 2011.

Bradford W. Hesse, PhD
Dr. Brad Hesse received two NCI Director's Awards: the Individual Award for "Exceptional leadership and vision in cancer communication and informatics science" and the Group Award for "Leadership in bridging science to practice in the field of consumer health informatics."


Acheson SK, Straits-Tröster K, Calhoun PS, Beckham JC, Hamlett-Berry K. Characteristics and correlates of cigarette use among recent U.S. Veterans. Military Psychology. 2011;23(3):297-313.

Baum A, Revenson TA, Singer JE. Handbook of Health Psychology, 2nd ed. New York: Psychology Press; 2012. 904 p. ISBN-10: 0805864628.

Campo RA, Rowland JH, Irwin ML, Nathan PC, Gritz ER, Kinney AY. Cancer prevention after cancer: changing the paradigm-a report from the American Society of Preventive Oncology. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Oct;20(10):2317-24. PubMed PMID: 21908726.

Coups EJ, Manne SL, Jacobsen PB, Ming ME, Heckman CJ, & Lessin SL. Skin surveillance intentions among family members of patients with melanoma. BMC Public Health. 2011 Nov 14;11:866. PubMed PMID: 22082038.

Cox LS, Nollen NL, Mayo MS, Choi WS, Faseru B, Benowitz NL. Bupropion for smoking cessation in African American light smokers: A randomized controlled trial. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012 Jan 25;104:1-9.

Ditre JW, Brandon TH, Zale EL, Meagher MM. Pain, nicotine, and smoking: research findings and mechanistic considerations. Psychol Bull. 2011 Nov;137(6):1065-93. PubMed PMID: 21967450.

Fielder RL, Carey KB, Carey MP. Prevalence, frequency, and initiation of hookah tobacco smoking among first-year female college students: a one-year longitudinal study. Addict Behav. 2012 Feb;37(2):221-4. PubMed PMID: 22037255.

Goodie J L, Williams PW, Kurzweil D, Marcellas KB. Can blended classroom and distributed learning approaches be used to teach medical students how to initiate behavior change counseling during a clinical clerkship? J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2011 Dec;18(4):353-60. PubMed PMID: 21948183.

Heckman CJ. Indoor tanning: Tanning dependence and other health risks. HPC TODAY - Supplement: Sun Care. 2011 Oct;3:7-10. (republication)

Heckman CJ, Cohen-Filipic J. Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure, Considering Acculturation Among Hispanics (Project URECAH). J Cancer Educ. 2012 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed PMID: 22228464.

Heckman CJ, Fang CY, Jayo I. Pilot Study: Health Behaviors Associated With Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Acceptance Among Adolescents. J Prim Care Community Health. 2012 Jan 6. [Epub Ahead of Print] doi:10.1177/2150131911429574.

Heckman CJ, Manne SL (2011). Indoor Tanning: A biopsychosocial risk factor for skin cancer. In Caterina AM La Porta, editors. Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy. Croatia: InTech; 2011. p. 3-26. ISBN: 978-953-307-722-2.

Heckman CJ, Manne SL, Kloss JD, Bass SB, Collins BN, Lessin SR. Beliefs and intentions for skin protection and exposure. Am J Health Behav. 2011 Nov;35(6):699-711. PubMed PMID: 22251761.

Hesse BW. COALESCE (CTSA ONLINE ASSISTANCE For Leveraging the Science of Collaborative Effort): Media Review. JAMA. 2011 Nov 2;306(17):1925-1926. doi:10.1001/jama.2011.1593.

Hesse BW. Public health surveillance in the context of growing sources of health data a commentary. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Dec;41(6):648-649. PubMed PMID: 22099245.

Hesse BW, O'Connell M, Augustson EM, Chou WY, Shaikh AR, Finney Rutten LJ. Realizing the promise of web 2.0: engaging community intelligence. J Health Commun. 2011;16 Suppl 1:10-31. PubMed PMID: 21843093.

Huggins JL, Bonn-Miller MO, Oser ML, Sorrell JT, Trafton JA. The mediating role of pain anxiety in the relation between pain acceptance and pain outcomes following group CBT for individuals with HIV and chronic pain: A preliminary investigation. Behav Res Ther. 2012 Jan;50(1):72-8. PubMed PMID: 22088609.

Johnson BT, Huedo-Medina TB. Depicting estimates using the intercept in meta-regression models: The moving constant technique. Research Synthesis Methods. 2 Oct 18; 2(3):204-220.

Johnson BT, Warren MR. Commentary on Bailey et al.'s Review of Interactive Computer-Based Interventions for Sexual Health Promotion. Evidence-Based Child Health. 2011 Nov 15;6:2271-74. PubMed PMID: 20824850.

Kraemer LM, Stanton AL, Meyerowitz BE, Rowland JH, Ganz PA. A longitudinal examination of couples' coping strategies as predictors of adjustment to breast cancer. J Fam Psychol. 2011 Dec;25(6):963-72. PubMed PMID: 21928887.

Lee I, Pratto F, Johnson BT. Intergroup consensus/disagreement in support of group based hierarchy: An examination of socio-structural and psycho-cultural factors. Psychol Bull. 2011 Nov;137(6):1029-64. PubMed PMID: 22023142.

Lee SY, Loh SY, Murray L. Study Protocol to investigate the efficacy of participation in Qi-Gong by Breast Cancer Survivors. J Cancer Ther. 2011 Dec;2(5):715-24. DOI: 10.4236/jct.2011.25097.

Loh SY, Chew SL. Awareness and practice of breast self examination among malaysian women with breast cancer. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(1):199-202. PubMed PMID: 21517257.

Loh SY, Chew SL, Lee SY. Barriers to exercise: perspectives from multiethnic cancer survivors in Malaysia. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(6):1483-8. PubMed PMID: 22126486.

Loh SY, Chew SL, Lee SY. Physical activity and women with breast cancer: insights from expert patients. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(1):87-94. PubMed PMID: 21517237.

Loh SY, Chew SL, Lee SY, Quek KF. Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Survivors: 2 Years Post Self-management Intervention. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(6):1497-501. PubMed PMID: 22126488.

Loh SY, Ong L, Ng LL, Chew SL, Lee SY, Boniface G. Qualitative Experiences of Breast Cancer Survivors on a Self-management Intervention: 2-year Post-intervention. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(6):1489-95. PubMed PMID: 22126487.

Loh SY, Packer TL, Yip CH, Passmore A. Targeting health disparity in breast cancer: insights into women's knowledge of their cancer profile in Malaysia. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009 Oct-Dec;10(4):631-6. PubMed PMID: 19827884.

Loh SY, Than W, Quek KF. Occupational pressure-targeting organisational factors to ameliorate occupational dysfunction. J Occup Rehabil. 2011 Dec;21(4):493-500. PubMed PMID: 21365305.

Miller CK, Headings A, Peyrot M, Nagaraja H. Goal difficulty and goal commitment affect adoption of a lower glycemic index diet in adults with type 2 diabetes. Patient Educ Counsel. 2012 Jan;86(1):84-90. PubMed PMID: 21497479.

Mundy-Bosse BL, Thornton LM, Yang HC, Carson WE, Andersen BL. Psychological stress is associated with altered levels of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in breast cancer patients. Cell Immunol. 2011;270(1):80-7. PubMed PMID: 21600570.

Nigg CR, Jordan PJ, Atkins A. Behavioral Measurement in Exercise Psychology. In: Tenenbaum, Gershon; Eklund, Robert; Kamata, Aki, editors. Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2011. p. 455-464. ISBN-10: 0736086811.

Oser M, Cucciare M, McKellar J, Weingardt K. Correlates of hazardous drinking among Veterans with and without hepatitis C. J Behav Med. 2012 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed PMID: 22234384.

Park ER, Japuntich SJ, Traeger L, Cannon S, Pajolek H. Disparities Between Blacks And Whites In Tobacco & Lung Cancer Treatment. Oncologist. 2011;16(10):1428-34. PubMed PMID: 21964005.

Parry C, Kent EE, Mariotto AB, Alfano CM, Rowland JH. Cancer survivors: a booming population. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Oct;20(10):1996-2005. PubMed PMID: 21980007.

Petterson K. Getting Evidence into Practice: Tackling inequality by implementing high quality research. BMJ. 2011 May 11;342. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d2809.

Revenson TA, Lepore SJ. Stress and coping processes in social context. In :Handbook of Health Psychology, 2nd ed. New York: Psychology Press; 2012. p. 193-217. ISBN-10: 0805864628.

Ridpath JR, Larson EB, Greene SM. Can Integrating Health Literacy into the Patient-centered Medical Home Help us Weather the Perfect Storm? J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed PMID: 22215273.

Sangowawa AO, Adebiyi AO, Faseru B, Popoola OJ. An observational study of road safety around selected primary schools in Ibadan municipality, Oyo State, Southwestern Nigeria. Ann Afr Med. 2012 Jan;11(1):32-5. PubMed PMID: 22199045.

Scott-Sheldon LAJ, Huedo-Medina TB, Warren MR, Johnson BT, Carey MP. Efficacy of behavioral interventions to increase condom use and reduce incident sexually transmitted infections: A meta-analytic review. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Dec 15; 58(5):489-98. PubMed PMID: 22083038.

Straits-Tröster K, Brancu M, Goodale B, Pacelli S, Wilmer C, Simmons E, Kudler H. Developing community capacity to treat post-deployment mental health problems: A public health initiative. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. 2011;3(3):283-291. doi:10.1037/a30024645.

Straits-Tröster KA, Gierisch JM, Calhoun JS, Strauss JL, Voils C, Kudler H. Living in Transition: Veterans' perspectives on the post-deployment shift to civilian and family life. In: Kelly, Diann; Howe-Barksdale, Sydney; Gitelson, David, editors. Treating Young Veterans: Promoting Resilience through Practice and Advocacy. New York: Springer Publishing Company; 2011. p. 153-172.

Strauss JL, Marx CE, Stechuchak KM, Weitlauf JC, Straits-Tröster K, Worjoloh AW, Boggs CD, Olsen MK, Butterfield MI, Calhoun PS. Is Military Sexual Trauma associated with trading sex among women Veterans seeking outpatient mental health care? J Trauma Dissociation. 2011;12(3):290-304. PubMed PMID: 21534097.

Tan JY, Huedo-Medina TB, Warren MR, Carey MP, Johnson BT. A meta-analysis of the efficacy of HIV/AIDS prevention interventions in Asia, 1995-2009. Soc Sci Med. 2011 Oct 1. PubMed PMID: 22001231.

Williams TT, Griffith DM, Pichon LC, Campbell B, Allen JO, Sanchez JC. Involving Faith-Based Organizations in Adolescent HIV Prevention. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. 2011 Dec;5(4):425-431. DOI: 10.1353/cpr.2011.0049.