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  • 2013
    • Monaghan, P. (2013). Lessons learned from a community coalition with diverse stakeholders: the partnership for CItrus Worker Health. Annals of Anthropological Practices, 35, 27-42.

    • Panzera, A.D., Schneider, T.K., Martinasek, M.P., Lindenberger, J.H., Couluris, M., Bryant, C.A., & McDermott, R.J. (2013). Adolescent asthma self-management: Patient and parent-caregiver perspectives on using social media to improve care. Journal of School Health,83, 921-930.

    • Martinasek, M.P., McDermott, R.J., & Bryant, C.A. (2013). Antecedents of university students’ hookah smoking intention. American Journal of Health Behavior, 37(5), 599-609.

    • Alfonso, M.L., Thompson, Z., McDermott, R.J., Bryant, C.A., Courtney, A.H., Jones, J.A., Davis, J., & Zhu, Y. (2013). Effects of VERBTM Summer Scorecard on tween girls’ participation in vigorous physical activity. Journal of School Health, 83(3), 164-170.



  • 2012
    • Monaghan, P.F., Forst, L.S., McDermott, R.J., Bryant, C.A., Luque, J.S., & Contreras, R.B. (2012). Adoption of safety eyewear among citrus harvesters in rural Florida. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 14(3), 460-466.

    • Bryant, C.A., Lindenberger, J.H., McDermott, R.J. & Courtney, A.H. (2012). Adapting a community-based health program planning framework for policy making and marketing – CBPM2. Umwelt und Gesundheit Online, 5, 29-39.

    • Pitt Barnes, S., Brown, K.M., McDermott, R.J., Bryant, C.A., Kromrey, J., & Carey, L. (2012). Perceived parenting style and the eating practices of college freshmen. 2012. American Journal of Health Education, 43(1),8-17.

    • Buhi, E.R., Trudnak, T.E., Martinasek, M.P., Oberne, A.B., Fuhrmann, H.J., McDermott, R.J. (2012). Mobile Phone-Based Behavioral Interventions for Health: A Systematic Review. Health Education Journal.

    • Olsen, R., Bryant, C.A., Ortinau, D., McDermott, R.J. (2012). The Better Model to Predict Pediatric Healthcare Quality: Performance or Importance-Performance? Health Care Management Review

    • Nickelson, J.E., Bryant, C.A., McDermott, R.J., Buhi, E.R., Debate, R.D. (2012). A Modified Obesity Proneness Model Predicts Adolescent Weight Concerns and Inability to Self-Regulate Eating. Journal of School Health, 82(12), 560-571
  • 2011
    • Bryant, C.A., Mayer, A.B., McDermott, R.J., Panzera, A.D., & Trainor, J.K. (2011). Social marketing: An underutilized tool for promoting adolescent health. Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Reviews (AM: STARS), 22(3), 381-395.

    • Monaghan, P.F., Frost, L.S., Tovar-Aguilar, J.A., Bryant, C.A., Israel, G.D., Galindo-Gonzalez, S., Thompson, Z., Zhu, Y., & McDermott, R.J. (2011). Preventing eye injuries among citrus harvesters: The community health worker model. American Journal of Public Health, 101(12), 2269-2274.

    • Alfonso, M.L., Thompson, Z., McDermott, R.J., Bryant, C.A., Courtney, A.H., Jones, J.A., Davis, J., & Zhu, Y. (2011). Kentucky's VERBTM Summer Scorecard: Change in tweens' vigorous physical activity 2004-2007. Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(5), A104. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2011/sep/pdf/10_0173.pdf. ·

    • Monaghan, P.F., Forst, L.S., McDermott, R.J., Bryant, C.A., Luque, J.S., & Contreras, R.B. (2011). Adoption of safety eyewear among citrus harvesters in rural Florida. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. [E-pub ahead of print - DOI: 10.1007/s10903-011-9484-3] ·

    • Martinasek, M.P., Panzera, A.D., Schneider, T., Lindenberger, J.H., Bryant, C.A., McDermott, R.J., & Couluris, M. (2011). Attitudes, beliefs, and perceptions of pediatric healthcare providers toward using social media in asthma care. American Journal of Health Education, 42(4), 213-221.

    • Nickelson, J.E., Alfonso, M.L., McDermott, R.J., Bryant, C.A., & Baldwin, J.A. (2011). Characteristics of “tween” participants and non-participants in VERBTM Summer Scorecard. Health Education Research, 26(2), 225-238.
  • 2010
    • Martinasek, M.P., DeBate, R.D., Gray, A., Melton, S.T., Himmelgreen, D., Allen, T.D., & McDermott, R.J. (2010). Using social marketing to understand the family dinner with working mothers. Ecology of Food & Nutrition, 49(6), 431-451. ·

    • McDermott, R.J., Davis, J.L., Bryant, C.A., Courtney, A.H., & Alfonso, M.L. (2010). Increasing physical activity levels in children 8 to 12 years old: Experiences with VERBTM Summer Scorecard. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 111(1), 1-9. ·

    • DeBate, R.D., Koby, E.J., Looney, T.E., Trainor, J.K., Zwald, M.L., Bryant, C.A., & McDermott, R.J. (2010). Utility of the physical activity resource assessment (PARA) for child-centric physical activity intervention planning in two urban neighborhoods. Journal of Community Health, 36(1), 132-140. [E-pub ahead of print: DOI 10.1007/s10900-010-9290-1]. Available at: http://www.springerlink.com/content/l51q43h663507v34/fulltext.pdf

    • Aguado Loi, C.X., & McDermott, R.J. (2010). Conducting program evaluation with Hispanics in rural settings: Ethical issues and evaluation challenges. American Journal of Health Education, 41(4), 252-256.

    • McDermott, R.J., Bryant, C.A., Coreil, J., Eden, A.R., & Buhi, L.K. (2010.) Factors associated with institutionalization for treatment of active tuberculosis: A synopsis from in-depth patient interviews. Florida Public Health Review, 7, 39-49.
    • Morris, C.T., Courtney, A.H., Bryant, C.A., & McDermott, R.J. (2010). Grab 'n' go breakfast at school: Observations from a pilot program. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 42(3), 209-209.

    • Bryant, C.A., Courtney, A.H., McDermott, R.J., Alfonso, M.L., Baldwin, J.A., Nickelson, J., McCormack Brown, K.R., DeBate, R..D., Phillips, L.M., Thompson, Z., & Zhu, Y. (2010). Promoting physical activity among youth through community-based prevention marketing. Journal of School Health, 80(5), 214-224.

    • Bryant, C.A., Courtney, A.H., McDermott, R.J., Alfonso, M.L., Baldwin, J.A., Nickelson, J., McCormack Brown, K.R., DeBate, R..D., Phillips, L.M., Thompson, Z., & Zhu, Y. (2010). Promoting physical activity among youth through community-based prevention marketing. Journal of School Health, 80(5), 214-224.
  • 2009
    • Bell-Ellison, B.A., Forthofer, M.S., McDermott, R.J., Zapata, L.B., Nearns, J.L., Curran, K.T., Calkins, S.A., Bryant, C.A., & McCormack Brown, K.R. (2009). A theater-as-education project discourages tobacco and alcohol use. Middle School Journal, 41(1), 11-19.

    • DeBate, R.D., Baldwin, J.A., Thompson, Z., Nickelson, J., Alfonso, M.L., Bryant, C.A., Phillips, L.M., & McDermott, R.J. (2009). VERBTM Summer Scorecard: Findings from a multi-level community-based physical activity intervention for tweens. American Journal of Community Psychology. 44(3-4), 363-373.

    • DeBate, R.D., McDermott, R.J., Baldwin, J.A., Bryant, C.A., Courtney, A.H., Hogeboom, D.L., Nickelson, J., Phillips, L.M., & Alfonso, M.L. (2009). Factors associated with tweens' intentions to sustain participation in an innovative community-based physical activity intervention. American Journal of Health Education, 40(3), 130-138.

    • McDermott, R.J., Nickelson, J., Baldwin, J.A., Bryant, C.A., Alfonso, M., Phillips, L.M., & DeBate, R.D. (2009). A community-school district-university partnership for assessing physical activity of “tweens.” Preventing Chronic Disease, 6(1). Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2009/jan/07_0243.htm. ·

    • DeBate, R. D., Baldwin, J. A., Thompson, Z., Nickelson, J., Alfonso, M. L., Bryant, C. A., Phillips, L. M., & McDermott, R. J. (2009). VERBTM summer scorecard: Findings from a multi-level community-based physical activity intervention for tweens. American Journal of Community Psychology, 44, 363-373.

    • DeBate, R. D., McDermott, R. J., Baldwin, J. A., Bryant, C. A., Courtney, A. H., Hogeboom, D. L., Nickelson, J., Phiilips, L. M., & Alfonso, M. L. (2009). Factors associated with tweens' intentions to sustain participation in an innovative physical activity program. American Journal of Health Education, 40(3), 130-139.

    • Bell-Ellison, B.A., Forthofer, M.S., McDermott, R.J., Zapata, L.B., Nearns, J.L., Curran, K.T., Calkins, S.A., Bryant, C.A., & McCormack Brown, K.R. (2009). A theater-as-education project discourages tobacco and alcohol use. Middle School Journal, 41(1), 11-19.
  • 2008
    • Monaghan, P.F., Bryant, C.A., Baldwin, J.A., Zhu, Y., Ibrahimou, B., Lind, J., Contreras, R.B., Tovar, A., Moreno, T., & McDermott, R.J. (2008). Using community-based prevention marketing to improve farm worker safety. Social Marketing Quarterly, 14(4), 71-87.

    • Alfonso, M.L., Nickelson, J., Hogeboom, D.L., French, J., Bryant, C.A., McDermott, R.J., & Baldwin, J.A. (2008). Assessing local capacity for health intervention. Evaluation and Program Planning, 31(2), 145-159.

    • Zapata, L.B., Bryant, C.A., McDermott, R.J., & Hefelfinger, J.A. (2008). Dietary and physical activity behaviors of middle school youth: The youth physical activity and nutrition survey. Journal of School Health, 78(1), 9-18.

    • Alfonso, M. L., Nickelson, J., Hogeboom, D., Nichols, J., Bryant, C. A., McDermott, R. J., & Baldwin, J. A. (2008). Assessing local capacity for intervention. Evaluation and Program Planning, 31, 145-159. ·
    • Bretthauer-Mueller, R., Berkowitz, J.M., Thomas, M., McCarthy, S., Green, L.A., Melancon, H., Courtney, A.H., Bryant, C.A., & Dodge, K. (2008). Catalyzing community action within a national media campaign: VERB community and national partnerships. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 6S, S210-S221.

    • Eyler, A. Baldwin, J. A., Carnoske, C., & Nickelson, J., Troped, P., Steinman, L., Pluto, D., Litt, J., Evenson, K., Brownson, R. & Schmid, T. (2008). Parental involvement in active transport to school (ATS) initiatives: A multi-site case study. American Journal of Health Education, 39(3), 138-147. ·

    • McCormack Brown, K., Lindenberger, J. H., & Bryant, C. A. (2008). Using pretesting to ensure messages and materials are on strategy. Health Promotion and Practice, 9 (2): 116 – 122.

    • Monaghan, P. (2008). Using cultural consensus analysis to improve a safety campaign for farmworkers. Practicing Anthropology, 30(1), 36-39. ·

    • Zapata, L. B, Bryant, C. A., McDermott, R. J. & Hefelfinger, J. A. (2008). Dietary and physical activity behaviors of Florida public middle school youth: The Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey. Journal of School Health, 78(1), 9-18.

    • Monaghan, P., Bryant, C.A., Baldwin, J. A., Zhu, Yiliang, Ibrahimou, B., Lind, J. D., Contreras, R. B., Tovar, A., Moreno, T. & McDermott, R.J. (2008). Using Community-based Prevention Marketing to Improve Farm Worker Safety. Social Marketing Quarterly, 14(4), 471-487.
  • 2007
    • Bryant, C. A., McCormack Brown, K., McDermott, R. J., Forthofer, M.S., Bumpus, E. C., Calkins, S., & Zapata, L.B. (2007) Community-based prevention marketing: Organizing a community for health behavior intervention. Health Promotion Practice, 8(2), 154- 163.

    • Flocks, J., Monaghan, P., Albrecht, S. & Bahena, A. (2007). Florida farmworkers' perceptions and lay knowledge of occupational pesticides. Journal of Community Health, 32(3), 181-194. · vPitt Barnes, S., Torrens, Salemi, A, George, V., & McCormack Brown, K. (2007). The use of portfolios in coordinated school health programs: Benefits and challenges to implementation. Journal of School Health, 77(4) 171-179. (Impact Factor: .956)

    • Roseman, M. G., Nickelson, J. E., & Yeung, M. (2007). Examination of weight status and dietary behaviors of middle school students in Kentucky. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 107(7), 1137-1145.

    • Wayman, J. C., Beall, T., Thackeray, R., & McCormack Brown, K. R. (2007). Competition: A social marketer's friend or foe? Health Promotion Practice, 8(2), 134-139.
  • 2006
    • Bryant, C. A., McDermott, R. J., Zapata, L. B., Forthofer, M. S., McCormack Brown, K. R., Cheney, R., Eaton, D. K., Calkins, S. A., & Hogeboom, D. L.. (2006). Using mixed methods to examine parental influence on youth alcohol use. American Journal of Health Education, 37(6), 322-336.

    • Clark, J. K., & McCormack Brown, K. (2006). Bridging the gap between research and school health programs. Journal of School Health, 76(1), 38-39. ·

    • Burroughs, E. L., Peck, L. E., Sharpe, P. A., Granner, M. L., Bryant, C. A., & Fields, R. (2006). Using focus groups in the consumer research phase of a social marketing program to promote moderate intensity physical activity. Preventing Chronic Disease, 3(1), A08.

    • Marshall, R. J., Keller, H., Bryant, C. A., & Fridinger, F. (2006). Marketing social marketing: Getting inside those "big dogs" heads and other challenges. Health Promotion Practice. 7 (2), 206-212.

    • McCormack Brown, K.R. (2006). Defining the product in a social marketing effort. Health Promotion Practice, 7(4), 384-387.
  • 2005
    • Franks, A. L., Brownson, R. C., Bryant, C., McCormack Brown, K., Hooker, S. P., Pluto, D. M., et. al. (2005). Prevention Research Centers: Contributions to Updating the Public Health Workforce through Training. Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy 2 (2): Available at http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2005/apr/04_0139.htm.

    • Grier, S. and Bryant, C. A. (2005). Social marketing in public health. Annual Reviews in Public Health 26, 6.1-6.21. 

    • McCormack Brown, K. R., Ellery, J., & Perlmutter, P. (2005). General characteristics of internet use among health educators: Implications for the profession. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 29(1/2), 145-159.

    • McDermott, R. J., Berends, V., McCormack Brown, K. R., Agron, P., Black, K. M., & Pitt Barnes, S. (2005). Impact of the California Project LEAN school board member social marketing campaign. Social Marketing Quarterly, 11(2), 18-40.

    • Thackeray, R., & McCormack Brown, K. (2005). Social marketing's unique contributions to health promotion practice. Health Promotion Practice, 6(4), 365-368.
  • 2004
    • Eaton, D., Forthofer, M. S., Zapata, L. B, McCormack Brown, K. R., Bryant, C. A., Reynolds, S.T., & McDermott, R. J. (2004). Factors related to alcohol use among 6th through 10th graders: The Sarasota County demonstration project. Journal of School Health 74 (3): 95-104.

    • McCormack Brown, K. R., Akintobi, T. H., Pitt, S., Berends, V., McDermott, R. J., Agron, P., et al. (2004). School board members' perceptions of factors influencing school nutrition policy decision-making. Journal of School Health, 74(2), 52-58.

    • Noland, V. J., McCormack Brown, K., Troxler, C., Morrison, S., & Ladd, S. (2004). The Florida five county physical activity and health nutrition project: Formative research. The Health Education Monograph Series, 21(1), 46-51.

    • Parsons, N. P., & McCormack Brown, K. R. (2004). Formative research: The bedrock of social marketing. The Health Education Monograph Series, 21(1), 1-5.
  • 2003
    • Farmer, F. L, Clarke, L. L., Flocks, J. D, Bryant, C. A. Romund, C. S., & Albrecht, S. L. (2003). Community-Based Social Marketing: Involvement in Health Programs. Journal of the Community Development Society, 33(2), 1-18.

    • McCormack Brown, K., McDermott, R. J., Bryant, C. A., & Forthofer, M. S. (2003). Youth as community researchers: The Sarasota Demonstration Project. Community Youth Development Journal, 4 (1), 40 – 45.

    • Salemi, A., & McCormack Brown, K. R. (2003). School phobia: Implications for health education. Journal of Health Education, 34(3), 199-205.
  • 2002
    • Bryant, C. A. (2002). Social Marketing. Society of Nutrition Education, Social Marketing Division Newsletter, Fall 2002, 2-4.

    • Bryant, C. A. (2001). Social marketing: A new approach to improved patient care. Primary Care Update - for Ob/GYNs, 7(4),161-167.

    • Bryant, C. A. & Lindenberger, J. H. (2002). Social Marketing. In Breslow, L., Goldstein, B., Green, L., Keck, W., Last, J., McGinnis, M. Encyclopedia of Public Health. Detroit and New York: Macmillan Reference USA.

    • McCormack Brown, K. R. (2002). Social Marketing: A tool for the AHEC toolbox. The National AHEC Bulletin, 18 (2), 39-41.
  • 2001
    • Alfonso, M., Lopez, I., Bryant, C. A., & Bumpus, L. (2001) Planned approach to community health (PATCH): A review and discussion of PATCH in Sarasota County, FL. Florida Journal of Public Health, 12(1-2): 19 – 26.

    • McCormack Brown, K. R., Forthofer, M. S., Bryant, C. A., Eaton, D. K., Merritt, T., Landis, D., & McDermott, R. J. (2001). Developing youth capacity for community-based research: The Sarasota County Demonstration Project. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 7(2), 53-60.

    • Meade, C. & Calvo, A. (2001). Developing community-academic partnership to enhance breast among rural and Hispanic migrant and seasonal farmworker women. Oncology Nursing Forum 28(10), 1577-1584.
  • 2000
    • Bryant, C., Forthofer, M. S., McCormack Brown, K., Landis, D., & McDermott, R. (2000). Community-Based Prevention Marketing: The next steps in disseminating behavior change. American Journal of Health Behavior, 24(1), 61-68.

    • Bryant, C. A., Lindenberger, J. H., Brown, C, Kent, E., Schreiber, J. M., Bustillo, M., & Canright, M. W. (2001). A social marketing approach to increasing enrollment in a public health program - Case Study of the Texas WIC Program. Human Organization, 60 (3), 234-246.

    • McCormack Brown, K. R., Bryant, C. A., Forthofer, M. S., Perrin, K. M., Quinn, G. P., Wolper, M., & Lindenberger, J. H. (2000). Florida Cares for Women. American Journal of Health Behavior, 24 (1),44-52. ·

    • McCormack Brown, K., Perlmutter, P., & McDermott, R. J. (2000). Youth and tattoos: What school health personnel should know. Journal of School Health, 70(9), 355-360.

    • McDermott, R. (2000). Social marketing. A tool for health education. American Journal of Health Behavior, 24 (1), 6-10.
  • 1999
    • Landis, D., Alfonso, M., Ziegler, S. E., Christy, J., Abrenica, K, & McCormack Brown K. (1999). Training youth to conduct focus groups and interviews. Social Marketing Quarterly 5(4), 22- 29.

    • McDermott, R., Alexander, C. B., Westhoff, W., & Eaton, D. (1999). Alcohol attitudes and beliefs related to actual alcohol experience in a fifth-grade cohort. Journal of School Health, 69(9), 356-361.
  • 1998
    • Bryant, C. A., Kent, E., Brown, C., Bustillo, M., Blair, C., Lindenberger, J., & Walker, M. (1998). A social marketing approach to increase customer satisfaction with the Texas WIC Program. Marketing Health Care Services, Winter: 5-17.

    • Bryant, C. A., Bustillo, M., Kent, E., Unterberger, A., Jeffers, D., & Lindenberger, J. (1998). Determinants of preventive pediatric care and immunization. Florida Journal of Public Health, IX(1), 10-17.

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