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Understanding barriers and facilitators to signing up for a mobile-responsive registry to recruit healthy volunteers and members of underrepresented communities for Alzheimer’s disease prevention studies
Neffa-Creech D, Aggarwal R, Stowell C, Menon U, George S, Plant A, Langbaum JB. Journal Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease. [in press.]
Test4HepC: Promoting Hepatitis C Testing to Baby Boomers Using Social Media.
Plant A, Snow EG, Montoya JA, Young S, Javanbakht M, Klausner JD. Health Promotion Practice. 2020;21(5):780-790.
“Food is Something Everyone Should Participate In”: A Positive Deviance Approach to Understanding the Adoption of a Food and Nutrition App in Low- Income, Latino Homes.
Neffa-Creech D, Evans SH, Clarke P. Open Medicine. 2020. [e-Publication]
Mobile App Increases Vegetable-Based Preparations by Low-Income Household Cooks: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Clarke P, Evans SH, Neffa-Creech D. Public Health Nutrition. 2019;22(4):714-725.
“It Was Shocking to See Her Make It, Eat It, and Love It!” How a Mobile App Can Transform Family Food and Health Conversations in Low-Income Homes.
Neffa-Creech D, Glovinsky J, Evans SH, Clarke P. Chapter in LeBlanc S (Ed.), Casing the Family: Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Understanding Family Communication (pp. 199-208). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt; 2019.
Outcomes from a Cross-Site Evaluation of a Comprehensive Pediatric Asthma Initiative Incorporating Translation of Evidence-Based Interventions.
Mansfield C, Viswanathan M, Woodell C, Nourani V, Ohadike YU, Lesch JK, Malveaux FJ, Bryant-Stephens T, Findley S, Lara M, Matiz A, Valencia GR, Rosenthal M, Persky VW, Uyeda K, Williams R, Banda E, Ramirez-Diaz E, Reyes BM, Montoya J, West C. Health Promotion Practice. 2011;12(6 Suppl 1):34S-51S.
Food Is Something Everyone Should Participate In”: Exploring Parent-Teen Co-Use of a Nutrition App in Low-Income, Latino Homes.
Neffa-Creech D, Evans SH, Clarke P. Presented at: International Communication Association Conference; May 24-28, 2019; Washington, DC.
Topic Avoidance in Conversations with Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes.
Neffa-Creech D. Presented at: International Communication Association Pre-Conference (Difficult Conversations in Healthcare); May 24-28, 2019; Washington, DC.
Understanding How Adolescents with Diabetes and Their Parents Use Digital Devices to Search for Health Information and Its Relationship to Adolescent Diabetes Management Confidence.
Neffa-Creech D. Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo; November 2-6, 2019; Philadelphia, PA.
Using Social Media to Promote Hepatitis C Testing to Baby Boomers.
Snow E, Plant A, Montoya J, Young S, Kimble M, Gordon K, Castrejon M, Klausner K. Presented at: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting; November 4-8, 2017; Atlanta, GA.
Influences of Media-Related Parenting on Adolescents with Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes: A Comparison by Disease Stage and Gender.
Neffa-Creech D. Presented at: Kentucky Conference for Health Communication, April 13-14, 2018; Lexington, KY.
Influences of Media-Related Parenting on Adolescents’ Diabetes Self-Efficacy and Behaviors.
Neffa-Creech D. Presented at:: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting; November 10-14, 2018; San Diego, CA
Can Kids Prompt Mothers’ Use of a Nutrition App? Evidence from Low-Income Families.
Neffa-Creech D, Evans SH, Clarke P. Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo; November 4-8, 2017; Atlanta, GA.
Cooking Up New Home Dynamics: Youths’ Technology Brokering and Moms’ Use of a Nutrition App.
Neffa-Creech D, Evans SH, Clarke P. Presented at: International Communication Association Conference; May 25-29, 2017; San Diego, CA.
Diabetes on the Side: Analyzing Participation in the Diabetes Food Blogging Culture.
Neffa-Creech D. Presented at: National Communication Association Media and Class Pre-Conference; November 10-13, 2016; Philadelphia, PA.
The North Carolina Healthy Food Environments in Hospitals Project: An Analysis of the Implementation Process and the Role of Feedback.
Neffa DR, Sullivan N, Thornhill A, Molloy M. Presented at: CDC National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing & Media; August 9-11, 2011; Atlanta, GA.