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overview Karen Emmons is a Professor of Social and Behavioral Science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is behavioral scientist with a strong track record of funded research in community-based approaches to cancer prevention in a variety of settings that serve under-resourced communities, including low income housing and community health centers. Her work targets a range of cancer risk factors, including nutrition, physical activity, sun exposure, tobacco and second-hand smoke exposure, and cancer screening. Her research teams have included interdisciplinary perspectives on cancer risk reduction and health disparities, with a focus on multiple cancer risk behaviors. Dr. Emmons has a strong track record as a mentor, and is a past recipient of a mid-career K award focused on dissemination an implementation research to reduce cancer disparities. Her current work and writing focuses heavily on implementation science, particularly in community health settings, and she has been actively involved in national efforts to develop implementation research and training programs. She currently serves as the Faculty Director of the Community Engagement Program for Harvard's Clinical Translational Science Award. Dr. Emmons is Past-President of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and a member of the National Academy of Medicine.
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Academic Article Healthy baby second-hand smoke study: project brief.
Academic Article Reported measures of environmental tobacco smoke exposure: trials and tribulations.
Academic Article Inmate exposure to secondhand smoke in correctional facilities and the impact of smoking restrictions.
Academic Article Intervention and policy issues related to children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.
Academic Article Economic evaluations of smoking cessation and relapse prevention programs for pregnant women: a systematic review.
Academic Article Internet use among childhood and young adult cancer survivors who smoke: implications for cessation interventions.
Academic Article Environmental tobacco smoke: association with cardiovascular function at rest and during stress.
Academic Article An evaluation of the relationship between self-report and biochemical measures of environmental tobacco smoke exposure.
Academic Article The impact of organizational characteristics on smoking policy restrictions in midwestern hospitals.
Academic Article Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in naturalistic settings.
Academic Article Dietary intake and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in a worksite population.
Academic Article ETS exposure in the workplace. Perceptions and reactions by employees in 114 work sites. Working Well Research Group [corrected].
Academic Article Use of a 24-hour recall diary to assess exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.
Academic Article Evaluating worksite smoking policies. Methodologic issues.
Academic Article Smoking control at the workplace: current status and emerging issues.
Academic Article Air nicotine and saliva cotinine as indicators of workplace passive smoking exposure and risk.
Academic Article Smoking at home: the impact of smoking cessation on nonsmokers' exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.
Academic Article A randomized trial to reduce passive smoke exposure in low-income households with young children.
Academic Article Beauty and the beast: results of the Rhode Island smokefree shop initiative.
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Academic Article Provider advice about smoking cessation and pharmacotherapy among cancer survivors who smoke: practice guidelines are not translating.
Academic Article Perceptions of risk among childhood and young adult cancer survivors who smoke.
Academic Article Health media use among childhood and young adult cancer survivors who smoke.
Academic Article Family-Based Smoking Cessation Intervention for Smoking Fathers and Nonsmoking Mothers with a Child: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.