Presentations

2017

Abraham, C., Tomolo, A., Escofferey, C. Department of Veterans Affairs Specialty Care Education Center of Excellence (SCECoE): An Inter-professional Collaborative Practice Model. Quality and Safety for Nurses National Forum, Chicago, IL, May 30, 2017.

Berg, C. J., Haardörfer, R., Getachew, B., & Windle, M. (2016, May). Fighting fire with fire: Using industry market research to identify young adults at risk for alternative tobacco product and substance use. Presentation at the 2016 Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco – Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Berg, C. J., Haardörfer, R., McBride, C. M., Kilaru, V., Ressler, K. J., Wingo, A. P., Saba, N. & Smith, A. (2017, March). The Role of Trauma and Resilience in Depressive Symptoms and Physiological Health Risk Indicators in Black Ever versus Never Smokers. Presentation at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Florence, Italy.

Berg, C. J., Haardörfer, R., Payne, J. Getachew, B., McBride, C. M., Guttentag, A., & Kirchner, T. (2017, March). A Mixed-methods Ecological Momentary Assessment Study of Polytobacco-Marijuana Co-users: A Glimpse into Psychosocial Context. Presentation at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Florence, Italy.

Berg, C. J., Haardörfer, R., Schauer, G. L., & Windle, M. (2016, May). Reasons for Polytobacco Use among Young Adults: Scale Development and Validation. Presentation at the 2016 Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco – Europe, Prague, Czech Republic. Berg,

Berg, C. J., Payne, J., Henriksen, L. A., Cavazos-Rehg, P., Schauer, G. L., Getachew, B., & Haardörfer, R. (2017, March). Reasons for Marijuana Use and Concurrent Use with Tobacco among Young Adults: A Mixed-methods Scale Development Study. Presentation at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Florence, Italy

Escoffery, C., Carvalho, M., Satsangi, A., Mishkin, G., Owolabi, S., Hannon, P., Vu, T., Maxwell, A.E., Mason, C. Mixed methods study of the role of partnerships in advancing screening promotion in the Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP). 2017 CDC National Cancer Conference, Atlanta, GA, August 14, 2017.

Escoffery, C., DeGroff, A., Satsangi, A. Process indicators for the implementation of patient navigation for colorectal cancer screening and treatment. 2017 CDC National Cancer Conference, Atlanta, GA, August 16, 2017.

Escoffery, C., Lebow-Skelley, E., Udelson, H., Elaine Boing, E., Fernandez, M.E., Wood, R. A Scoping Study of Program Adaptation Frameworks for Public Health, American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA, November 7, 2017.

Escoffery, C., Leeman, J. Putting Public Health Evidence into Action, Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors, Lincoln, NE, June 1, 2017.

Escoffery, C., Mullen, P., Fernandez, M.E., Lebow-Skelley, E., Haardorfer, R., Reece, D. Udelson, H., Elaine Boing, E., Wood, R., Liang, S., Hartman, M. Systematic review of adaptation processes for public health evidence-based interventions, American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA, November 7, 2017.

Haardörfer, R., Berg C.J., Escoffery, C., Mullen, P., Williams, R., Hovell, M., Kegler, M.C., (2017, March). Impact of Creating a Smoke-Free Home on Smokers. Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Florence, Italy.

Haardörfer, R., Cahn, Z., Lewis, M., & Berg, C.J. (2016, November). E-cigarette Industry Adspend, Communication Channels, and Messaging Strategies, 2011-2015: What the Leading Brands Are Doing and Why? Presentation at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, Colorado.

Hannon, P., Maxwell, A., Escoffery, C., Vu, T., Kohn, M., Dillon-Sumner, L., Mason, C. Adoption, implementation and maintenance of evidence-based colorectal cancer screening interventions among CRCCP grantees. 2017 CDC National Cancer Conference, Atlanta, GA, August 14, 2017.

Kegler, M., Lea, J., Lebow-Selley, E., Diggs, P., Herndon, S., Lefebre, A., Patel, S., Haardörfer, R. (2017, March). Processes, Facilitators, and Barriers to Adoption and Implementation of Smoke-free Policies in Subsidized Housing. National Conference on Tobacco Or Health, Austin, TX.

Lea, J, Kegler, M., Lebow-Skelley, Haardörfer, R., Herndon, S. (2017, March). Promoting Smoke-Free Policies in Public versus Affordable Housing: Understanding Similarities and Differences. Annual Meeting of the Society for Public Health Education, Denver, CO.

Lefevre, A., Kegler, M.C., McDonald, B., Liang, L. and Haardörfer, R. (2016, March). Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding smoke-free policies in multi-unit housing in Georgia. Poster presented at the Georgia Public Health Association annual conference, Atlanta, GA.

Mainor, A.G., Decosimo, K.D., Leeman, J., Escoffery, C., Farris, P., Shannon, J., Winters-Stone, K., Williams, B. Scaling-up Evidence in Action: A collaborative process to effectively extend the reach of an evidence-based decision making curriculum for local practitioners. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 5, 2017.

Olorundare, I., Nellum, A., McCloud, C., McGree, R., Hunter-Jones, J., Thompson, N.J., Quarells, R.C., Escoffery, C. Using cognitive interviews to adapt an epilepsy self-management instrument for African Americans. Xavier University Health Disparities Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 2017.

Thompson, T., Kreuter, M., Caito, N., Williams, R., Fernandez, M., Escoffery, C., Kegler, M. Implementing an evidence-based tobacco control program at five 2-1-1 call centers: an evaluation using the consolidated framework for implementation research. National Conference on Tobacco or Health, Austin, TX, March 23, 2017.

Wong, E., Haardörfer, R., Windle, M., & Berg, C.J. (2016, November). Alternative Tobacco Product Use Among Young Adults: Associations with Nicotine Dependence and Distinct Motives for Use. Presentation at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, Colorado.

2016

Berg, C. J., Haardörfer, R., Lewis, M., Fakhouri, T., Getachew, B., & Windle, M. (Under review). Project DECOY: Documenting Experiences with Cigarettes and Other Tobacco in Youth. Presentation at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Chicago, Illinois.

DeGroff, A., Gressard, L., Rice, K., Glover-Kudon, R., Robie, J., Gersten, J., Butterly, L., Escoffery, C. Assessing the scalability of a cancer screening patient navigation intervention using RE-AIM. American Public Health Association, Denver, CO, November 1, 2016.

Escoffery, C., DeGroff, A., Satsangi, A. Proposed indicators for monitoring and evaluating patient navigation for colorectal cancer screening. American Evaluation Association, Atlanta, GA, October 28, 2016.

Escoffery, C., Lebow-S, E., Fernandez, M. Wood, R., Mullen, P. A scoping study of program adaptation frameworks for evidence-based interventions. 9th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, Washington, DC, December 14, 2016.

Leeman, J., Escoffery, C. National Academy of Chronic Disease Director’s (NACDD) Cancer Council Communication Training. January 20, 2016.

Lipscomb, J., Escoffery, C., Gillespie, T., Henley, J., Goodman, M., Smith, R.A., Chociemski, T., Almon, L., Ward, K.C. Randomized study of high vs. low intensity intervention for screening higher risk breast cancer survivors and first-degree relatives. 2016 Biennial Cancer Survivorship Conference, Washington, DC, June 18, 2016.

Mullen, P.D., Leeman, J., Wood, R., Escoffery, C.T., Pichardo, M., Fernandez, M.E. Availability of evidence-based cancer prevention and control interventions and policies: A critical review. American Public Health Association, Denver, CO, November 1, 2016.

Mullen PD, Escoffery CT, Fernandez ME, Hartman MA, Wood RJ, Bartholomew LW. Translating Intervention Mapping for program adaptation (IM Adapt) to an interactive web-based format with decision support. Society for Public Health Education. Charlotte, NC, March 29, 2016

Patterson, A., Escoffery, C., Khalaf, M., Cannady, R., Ramachandran, K., Giblin, J., Hopson, C. Assessing needs among cancer survivors in Georgia. American Public Health Association, Denver, CO, October 31, 2016.

Patterson, A.K., Escoffery, C., Khalaf, M., Giblin, J., Ramachandran, K., Cannady, R. Unmet needs and distress levels for Georgia’s Survivors. 2016 Biennial Cancer Survivorship Conference, Washington, DC, June 18, 2016.

2015

Allen, C., Escoffery, C., Satsangi, A., & Brownstein, J.N. "A Little Fish in a Big Pond:” strategies to improve the integration of community health workers into health care teams. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL, November 2, 2015.

Escoffery, C., Liang, S., Rodgers, K., Haardorfer, R., Hennesay, G., Gilbertson, K., Fernandez, M., Gatus, L. Guidance on designing health fairs for promoting cancer screening: lessons learned from evaluation of 7 health fairs. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL, November 2, 2015.

Fernandez, M.E., Hartman, M., Mullen, P.D., Wood, R., Escoffery, C, Bartholomew, L.K. IM Adapt Online: An interactive tool for finding and adapting evidence-based cancer control interventions. Poster presentation, Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Research Conference, Austin, TX, November 10, 2015.

Hermstad A, Arriola KJ, St Clair Flemming S, Honeycutt S, Carvalho M, Cherry S, Davis T, Frazier S, Escoffery C, Kegler M. Promoting Policy and Environmental Change in Faith-Based Organizations: Organizational Level Findings from a Mini-Grants Program. Oral presentation at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Public Health Association, April 13, 2015, Atlanta, GA.

Lara S. Savas, L.S., Mullen, P.D., Hovell, M., Cavazos, J.,Escoffrey, C., Kegler, M.C.,  JoAnn Gutierrez, J., Fernandez, M.E. Formative research for a smoke-free homes (SFH) intervention for Hispanic Texan households.   Poster presentation, Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Research Conference, Austin, TX, November 10, 2015.

Leeman, J, Escoffery, C. Tools of the Trade: Putting Public Health Evidence into Action. National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Research to Reality Webinar, February 24, 2015.

Leeman, J, Escoffery, C., Mullen, P.  Understanding the Issues: How to Use Community Assessment, Evidence, and Theory to Inform Your Cancer Control Approaches. George Washington University Mentoring Program Webinar, September 14, 2015.

Melillo, S., Escoffery, C.  Implementing Priority Evidence-based Interventions for Program Success. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program 2015 Business Meeting, Atlanta, GA, October 14, 2015.

Raskind I, Cherry S, Ballard D, Woodruff R, Hodge T, Haardoerfer R, Kegler M. Home Food Environment and Food Purchasing Decisions Among Young Adult Women in Southwest Georgia. Poster presentation at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Public Health Association, April 13-14, 2015, Atlanta, GA.

Shannon, J., Leeman, J., Carvalho, M., Escoffery, C., Bernal, S. Putting Public Health Evidence in Action.  APHA Learning Institute, American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL, October 31, 2015.

Woodruff R, Brown A, Coleman A, Munoz J, Shipley R,Loh L, Honeycutt S, Hermstad A, Kegler M. Description and Evaluation Results of an Innovative Pilot Program to Increase Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in Cobb County, GA. Oral presentation at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Public Health Association, April 14, 2015, Atlanta, GA.

2014

Arriola, K.R.J. (2014, April).  Making cancer disparities history.  Invited speaker at Albany State University as part of the Department of Natural Sciences Health Disparities Seminar Series.

Escoffery C, Hermstad A, Carvalho M, Napier E, Honeycutt S, Arriola KJ, Kegler M. The "Prevention Strategies that Work" Mini-Grants Program in Faith-Based Organizations in Southwest Georgia: Program Implementation and Evaluation. Poster presented at the SOPHE 65th Annual Meeting, March 19-21, 2014, Baltimore, MD.

Escoffery C, Dwyer A, Gressard L, Hannan PA, Leeman J, Mason C, Rice K, Maxwell AE, Sowles S, Vu T. Building Grantees' Capacity to Implement Evidence-based Approaches for Cancer Control within the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP). Roundtable presentation at the 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November 15-19, 2014, New Orleans, LA.

Escoffery C. Applying dissemination and implementation research designs in practice. Presented at the Buenos Aires Implementation Research Workshop of the Instituto Nacional del Cancer from Argentina and the U.S National Cancer Institute, November 5-7, 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Genkin B, Kegler MC, Berg CJ, Haardörfer RH, Fredrick GT. Understanding food insecurity and obesity: a mediation analysis. Presented at the 2014 Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, April 23-26, 2014, Philadelphia, PA.Haardörfer R, Velusvamy JK, Hotz J, Addison A, Gazmararian J, Kegler M. Healthy Homes/Healthy Families: Results from a Coaching Intervention RCT to Prevent Weight Gain in Low-Income Rural Women. Presented at the 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.

Haardörfer R, Kegler M, Gazmararian J, Reynolds P. Home environments and physical activity among low-income overweight and obese women in southwest Georgia. Presented at the 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.

Haardörfer R, Kegler MC, Glanz K, Addison A. (2014). The Impact of Home, Work, and Church Environments on Fat Intake Over Time Among Rural Residents. Presented at the Modern Modeling Methods Conference, Storrs, CT, May 21-22, 2014.

Hermstad A, Carvalho M, Davis T, Frazier S, Cherry S, Liang L, St. Clair S, Honeycutt S, Escoffery C, Kegler M, Arriola KJ. The "Prevention Strategies that Work" Mini-Grants Program in Faith Based Organizations in Southwest Georgia: Program Implementation and Evaluation. Presented at the GPHA 85th Annual Meeting & Conference, March 11, 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Kegler M, Liang S, Fernandez M, Weiner B, Jacobs S, Williams R, Risendal B, Friedman D, Glenn B, Tu S. Measuring Constructs from the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research in the Context of Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening at Community Health Centers. Panel Presentation (Panel title: The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research: Project Examples and Future Plans) at The 7th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation. Dec 8th, 2014. Washington D.C.

Kegler M. Strategies for Engaging Community Partners in Environmental Health Research. Brownfields 2013: Sustainable Communities Start Here; May 14-17, 2013; Atlanta, GA.Liang S, Kegler M, Fernandez M, Weiner B, Jacobs S, Williams R, Risendal B, Friedman D, Glenn B, Tu S. Measuring Constructs from the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research in the Context of Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening at Community Health Centers. Panel presentation (Panel title: Pressing Ahead: Developing and Testing of New Measures in Implementation Science) at The 7th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation. Dec 8th, 2014. Washington D.C.

2013

Lipscomb J, Ward KC, Adams K, et al. Augmenting State Cancer Registry Data for Quality-of-Care Assessment: a Georgia-based Application To Evaluate Receipt of Adjuvant Therapies for Breast and Colorectal Cancer. Presented at the Health Services Research Discussant Poster Session, 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO); June 2, 2013; Chicago, IL.

Lipscomb J. Ensuring the Quality of Health Care: Application of Concepts to Cancer Screening. Podium presentation in Panel Session on Policy Transforming Practice: Access, Quality, and Costs of Health Care at the Prevent Cancer Foundation Dialogue for Action on Cancer Screening: Hitting the Targets; March 21, 2013; Baltimore, MD.

Matson-Koffman D, Goetzel RZ, Roemer EC, Schmidt B. The CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard: How to Use the Tool and Lessons Learned from the National Healthy Worksite Program. Panel discussion accepted at the 23nd Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference; March 20-22, 2013; Hilton Head, SC.

Maxwell AE, Hannon PA, Escoffery C, Vu T, Kohn M, Vernon SW, DeGroff A. Colorectal cancer screening promotion and provision by Colorectal Cancer Control Program grantees. Presented at the 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.

Ory M, Kellstedt D, Carvalho M, Friedman DB, McCracken JL, Fernandez ME, Dawson G, Kegler M. Use of mini-grants to disseminate evidence-based interventions for cancer prevention and control. Presented at the 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November 15-19, 2014, New Orleans, LA.

Patel A, Ilozumba U, Thompson NJ. Disseminating a Public Mental Health Intervention. Poster presented at American Public Health Association 140th Annual Meeting & Expo; October 30, 2012; San Francisco, CA.

Rice K, Gressard L, DeGroff A, Hannon P, Vu T, Maxwell A, Escoffery C. Implementation of systems approaches for integrating public health and primary care delivery to increase colorectal cancer screening. Poster presented at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, June 8-10, 2014, San Diego, CA.

Schauer G, Woodruff R, Hotz J, Kegler M. A qualitative inquiry about weight counseling practices in community health centers. Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, April 2014, Philadelphia, PA.