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Honors, Awards and Publications

This article showcases some of SBM members' recent honors, awards and publications. If you would like to have your honor, award or publication featured in the next issue please forward the details of your achievement to Amanda Graham, PhD, Outlook Editor. Congratulations to all of the following members.

Awards / Honors

Cheryl L. Albright, PhD, MPH
Cheryl L. Albright, PhD, MPH, an SBM fellow, has been promoted to Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In addition, she recently transferred within the University and now has a joint appointment in the School of Nursing and in the Office of Public Health Studies at the John A Burns School of Medicine. Her new email is cherylal@hawaii.edu.

Karen Basen-Engquist, PhD, MPH
Karen Basen-Engquist, PhD, MPH, Professor of Behavioral Science, has been named Director of the Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The mission of the center will be to conduct state-of-the-science research in all areas relevant to physical activity, nutrition, obesity, and cancer outcomes. This includes investigations related to developing and testing interventions to promote energy balance-related behavior change as well as studies of how physical activity, nutrition, and obesity affect cancer outcomes. The Center is part of the Duncan Family Institute for Cancer Prevention and Risk Assessment, and under Dr. Basen-Engquist's leadership will draw together faculty from across the MD Anderson campus as well as other institutions, combining financial, research and intellectual assets to create and sustain a shared vision of conducting and translating the best possible energy balance research for all cancer patients and those at-risk, whether it be in the clinic or at the population level.

Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD, ABPP
Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD, ABPP, was named the University of Maryland - Baltimore County Presidential Research Professor for 2011-2013. This university award honors one professor a year for excellence in research and comes with a small amount of funding to support faculty member and department research over a three year period.

Thomas G. Plante, PhD, ABPP
Thomas G. Plante, PhD, ABPP, has been awarded by Santa Clara University with an endowed chair, The Augustin Cardinal Bea, SJ University Professorship.


Ashing-Giwa K et al. Psycho-educational intervention among underserved cervical cancer survivors. In: Elk R, Landrine H, editors. Cancer disparities: causes and evidence-based solutions. NY:Springer. 2012.

Beck J, Schaefer C, Nace H, Steffen A, Nigg C, Brink L, Hill JO, Browning RC. Accuracy of self-reported height and weight in 6-11 year-old children. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012;9:120021. PubMed PMID: 22742593.

Bellizzi KM, Gosney M. Cancer and aging handbook: research and practice. Wiley-Blackwell; August 2012. 536 p.

Bodner ME, Miller WC, Rhodes R, Dean E. Benchmarking curriculum content in entry-level health professional education with special reference to health promotion in physical therapy: a multi-institutional international study. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2012 Sep 18. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed PMID: 22987193.

Bodner ME, Rhodes RE, Miller WC, Dean E. Smoking cessation and counselling: practices of Canadian physical therapists. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Jul;43(1):67-71. PubMed PMID: 22704749.

Costantini A, Navarra C, Ashing-Giwa K. Sexuality and gender: psychosocial implications in cancer patients: a multicultural perspective. In: Grassi L, Riba M, editors. Clinical psycho-oncology: an international perspective. John Wiley and Sons. 2012.

David S, McClure JB, Swan G. Nicotine Dependence. In: Nezu A, Nezu C, Geller PA, Weiner I, editors. Handbook of Psychology, Health Psychology. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons. Vol 9 (149-181).

Fayanju OM, Jeffe DB, Tappenden JR, Beers CE, Drake BF, Gao F, Margenthaler JA. Breast cancer presentation in an urban health care safety net system. Missouri Medicine. 2012 Oct;109(5):405-11.

Geller KS, Nigg CR, Motl RW, Horwath CC, Dishman RK. Transtheoretical model constructs for physical activity behavior are invariant across time among ethnically diverse adults in Hawaii. Psychol Sport Exerc. 2012 Sep 1;13(5):606-13. PubMed PMID: 22778669.

Heckman CJ, Darlow S, Cohen-Filipic J, Kloss JD, Manne SL, Munshi T, Perlis, C. Psychosocial correlates of sunburn among young adult women. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2012 Jun;9(6):2241-51. PubMed PMID: 22829801.

Holt CL, Litaker MS, Scarinci IC, Debnam K, McDavid C, McNeal S, Eloubeidi MA, Crowther M, Bolland J, Martin MY. Spiritually-based intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among African Americans: Screening and theory-based outcomes from a randomized trial. Health Educ Behav. 2012 Oct 2. PubMed PMID: 23033548.

Jarvandi S, Schootman M, Jeffe DB, Davidson NO. Influence of Lifestyle Factors on Inflammation in Men and Women with Type 2 Diabetes: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004. Ann Behav Med. 2012 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22865468.

Jeffe DB, Pérez M, Liu Y, Collins KK, Aft RL, Schootman M. Quality of life over time in women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ, early-stage invasive breast cancer, and age-matched controls. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 July; 134:379-91. PubMed PMID: 22484800. PMCID: PMC3448489.

Jeffe DB, Yan Y, Andriole DA. Do Research Activities During College, Medical School, and Residency Mediate Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Full-Time Faculty Appointments at U.S. Medical Schools? Acad Med. 2012 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23018339.

Lang AJ, Strauss JL, Bomyea J, Bormann J E, Hickman SD, Good RC, Essex M. The theoretical and empirical basis for meditation as an intervention for PTSD. Behav Modif. 2012 Nov;36(6): 757-84. PubMed PMID: 22669968.

Laroche HH, Wallace RD, Snetselaar L, Hillis SL, Steffen LM. Changes in Diet Behavior when Adults become Parents. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 June;112(6):832-9. PubMed PMID: 22551676.

McCabe OL, DiClemente CC, Links JM. Applying behavioral science to workforce challenges in the public health preparedness system. Am J Disaster Med. 2012 Spring;7(2):155-66. PubMed PMID: 22916453.

McClure JB, Derry H, Riggs KR, Westbrook EW, St. John, J, Bogart A, Shortreed S, An L. Questions about Quitting (Q2): Design and Methods of a multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) randomized screening experiment for an online, motivational smoking cessation intervention. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Sep;33(5):1094-102. PubMed PMID: 22771577.

McClure JB, Swan GE, St. John J, Fauver R, Javitz H, Bergen A, Nishita D, Niaura R, Munafo M, David S. Pharmacogenetic smoking cessation intervention in a health care setting: A pilot feasibility study. Nicotine Tob Res. 2012 Sep 4; [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22949583.

McClure JB, Riggs K, St. John S, Cerutti B, Zbikowski S. Understanding Oral Health Promotion Needs and Opportunities of Tobacco Quitline Callers. Public Health Rep. 2012 Jul-Aug;127(4): 401-6. PubMed PMID: 22753983.

McDougle L, Mavis BE, Jeffe DB, Roberts NK, Ephgrave K, Hageman HL, Lypson ML, Andriole DA. Academic and professional career outcomes of medical school graduates who failed USMLE Step 1 on the first attempt. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2012 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22484965.

Nigg C, Geller K, Adams P, Hamada M, Hwang P, Chung R. Successful Dissemination of Fun 5 - A Physical Activity and Nutrition Program for Children. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research, 2, 276-285.

Ollberding NJ, Nigg CR, Geller KS, Horwath CC, Motl RW, Dishman RK. Food outlet accessibility and fruit and vegetable consumption. Am J Health Promot. 2012 Jul-Aug;26(6):366-70. PubMed PMID: 22747319.

Pichon LC, Griffith DM, Campbell B, Allen JO, Williams TT, Addo A. Faith leaders' comfort level implementing an HIV prevention curriculum in a faith setting. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 23(3), 1254-1256.

Plante TG. Religion, Spirituality, and Positive Psychology: Understanding the Psychological Fruits of Faith. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO. ISBN: 978-0-313-39845-2.

Pruitt SL, McQueen A, Deshpande AD, Jeffe DB, Schootman M. Mediators of the effect of neighborhood poverty on physical functioning among breast cancer survivors: A longitudinal study. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 Sep;23(9):1529-40. PubMed PMID: 22833236. PMCID: PMC3425435.

Sanford S, Wagner L, Beaumont J, Butt Z, Sweet JJ, Cella D. Longitudinal prospective assessment of sleep quality: Before, during and after adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2012 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23052918.

Sartor CE, McCutcheon VV, O'Leary CC, Van Buren DJ, Allsworth JE, Jeffe DB, Cottler LB. Lifetime trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder in women sentenced to drug court. Psychiatry Res. 2012 July 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22789838.

Sieber WJ, Miller BF, Kessler RS, Patterson JE, Kallenberg GA, Edwards TM, Lister ZD. Establishing the collaborative care research network (CCRN): A description of initial participating sites. Fam Syst Health. 2012 Sep;30(3):210-23. PubMed PMID: 22985386.

Waters E, Liu Y, Schootman M, Jeffe DB. Worry about cancer progression and low perceived social support: Implications for quality of life among early-stage breast cancer patients. Ann Behav Med. 2012 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22983622.