Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2020 Community-engaged use of cultural narratives to create hiv prevention stories for african american womenProgress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action.  14:215-228. 2020
2018 The relationships of expectancies with e-cigarette use among hospitalized smokers: A prospective longitudinal studyNicotine and Tobacco Research.  20:224-230. 2018
2017 In their own words: Stories from HIV-positive African American womenHealth Education Journal.  76:741-752. 2017
2016 The Relationship Between HIV Risk, High-Risk Behavior, Religiosity, and Spirituality Among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM): An Exploratory StudyJournal of Religion and Health.  55:535-548. 2016
2016 On Some Practical Considerations Regarding Community-Based Participatory Research for Addressing Cancer Health DisparitiesJournal of Cancer Education.  31:207-211. 2016
2016 The Relationship of Religiosity, Spirituality, Substance Abuse, and Depression Among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)Journal of Religion and Health.  55:255-268. 2016
2015 Differences in Electronic Cigarette Awareness, Use History, and Advertisement Exposure Between Black and White Hospitalized Cigarette SmokersJournal of Cancer Education.  30:648-654. 2015
2015 Older Adult Health in Alabama’s Black Belt RegionJournal of Cancer Education.  30:642-647. 2015
2015 Narratives to enhance smoking cessation interventions among African-American smokers, the ACCE project Health Services Research567BMC Research Notes.  8. 2015
2015 Predictors of colorectal cancer surveillance among survivors of childhood cancer treated with radiation: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor StudyCancer.  121:1856-1863. 2015
2015 Hospitalized smokers' expectancies for electronic cigarettes versus tobacco cigarettesAddictive Behaviors.  41:106-111. 2015
2015 Expanding cervical cancer screening and treatment in tanzania: Stakeholders’ perceptions of structural influences on scale-upThe Oncologist.  20:621-626. 2015
2015 It Isn't All About Language: Communication Barriers for Latinas Using ContraceptivesJournal of Transcultural Nursing.  26:466-472. 2015
2014 African American organ donor registration: A mixed methods design using the theory of planned behaviorProgress in Transplantation: the journal for procurement and clinical transplant professionals.  24:273-283. 2014
2014 Electronic cigarette awareness, use history, and expected future use among hospitalized cigarette smokersNicotine and Tobacco Research.  16:1512-1517. 2014
2014 Evaluation of a Computer-Tailored Osteoporosis Prevention Intervention in Young WomenAmerican Journal of Health Education.  45:3-11. 2014
2013 Addressing the unexpected: Lessons learned from a randomized controlled trial conducted in partnership with a low- income, rural communityJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  24:1624-1635. 2013
2013 Crowdsourced peer-versus expert-written smoking-cessation messagesAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  45:543-550. 2013
2013 Variations in tobacco control in National Dental PBRN practices: The role of patient and practice factorsSpecial Care in Dentistry: managing special patients, settings, and situations.  33:286-293. 2013
2013 Do trained specialists solicit familial authorization at equal frequency, regardless of deceased donor characteristics?Progress in Transplantation: the journal for procurement and clinical transplant professionals.  23:290-296. 2013
2013 Applying Sabido's entertainment-education serial drama strategy to serve local radio audiences in the United States and JapanCritical Arts: a south-north journal of cultural and media studies.  27:91-111. 2013
2012 Is decedent race an independent predictor of organ donor consent or merely a surrogate marker of socioeconomic status?Transplantation.  94:873-878. 2012
2012 Exploring pre-school vision screening in primary care offices in AlabamaOptometry and Vision Science.  89. 2012
2012 Engaging a community in developing an entertainment -education spanish-language radio novella aimed at reducing chronic disease risk factors, Alabama, 2010-2011Preventing Chronic Diseases: Public health research, practice, and policy.  9. 2012
2012 Pulmonary tuberculosis in Mumbai, India: Factors responsible for patient and treatment delaysInternational Journal of Preventive Medicine.  3. 2012
2012 Explaining and improving breast cancer information acquisition among african american women in the deep southSouthern Medical Journal.  105:294-299. 2012
2011 Smoking, sociodemographic determinants, and stress in the Alabama Black BeltJournal of Rural Health.  27:50-59. 2011
2011 Efficacy of a web-based intervention to improve and sustain knowledge and screening for amblyopia in primary care settingsInvestigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.  52:7160-7167. 2011
2011 Stories to communicate risks about tobacco: Development of a brief scale to measure transportation into a video story-The ACCE ProjectHealth Education Journal.  70:184-191. 2011
2011 Medication adherence among rural, low-income hypertensive adults: A randomized trial of a multimedia community-based interventionAmerican Journal of Health Promotion.  25:372-378. 2011
2010 Development and validation of an instrument to assess perceived social influence on health behaviorsJournal of Health Psychology.  15:1225-1235. 2010
2010 Taking less than prescribed: Medication nonadherence and provider-patient relationships in lower-income, rural minority adults with hypertensionJournal of Clinical Hypertension.  12:706-713. 2010
2009 Barriers to early detection and treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in African American menHead and Neck: journal for the sciences and specialities of the head and neck.  31:1557-1562. 2009
2009 Development and validation of instruments to assess potential religion-health mechanisms in an African American populationJournal of Black Psychology.  35:271-288. 2009
2009 Fourth Graders' Reports of Fruit and Vegetable Intake at School Lunch: Does Treatment Assignment Affect Accuracy?Journal of the American Dietetic Association.  109:36-44. 2009
2009 Utilizing mixed methods to assess parasocial interaction of an entertainment–education program audienceInternational Journal of Multiple Research Approaches.  3:88-104. 2009
2008 Correlates of transitions in stage of change for quitting among adolescent smokersAddictive Behaviors.  33:1615-1618. 2008
2008 Effectiveness evaluation of the N-O-T smoking cessation program for adolescentsAmerican Journal of Health Behavior.  32:368-379. 2008
2008 Internet delivered support for tobacco control in dental practice: Randomized controlled trialJournal of Medical Internet Research.  10. 2008
2007 Self-identification of smoking status in a middle school population: Assessing smoking behaviors through students' personal perceptionsJournal of Cancer Education.  21:258-262. 2007
2007 Toward a model of prostate cancer information seeking: Identifying salient behavioral and normative beliefs among African American menHealth Education and Behavior.  34:422-440. 2007
2007 The theory of reasoned action and intention to seek cancer informationAmerican Journal of Health Behavior.  31:123-134. 2007
2006 Evaluation of a School-Based HIV/AIDS Educational Intervention in UkraineJournal of Adolescent Health.  39:900-907. 2006
2006 A Woman in transition: Can drama deliver: A cancer awareness message?Journal of Cancer Education.  21:129-132. 2006
2005 Enhancing patient-physician communication: A community and culturally based approachJournal of Cancer Education.  20:150-154. 2005
2005 Assuring public health professionals are prepared for the future: The UAB public health integrated core curriculumPublic Health Reports.  120:496-503. 2005
2005 Evaluation of an intervention for hospitalized African American smokersAmerican Journal of Health Behavior.  29:228-239. 2005
2004 A focused educational intervention can promote the proper application of seat belts during pregnancyThe Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  56:1016-1021. 2004
2004 Transtheoretical model of change among hospitalized African American smokersAmerican Journal of Health Behavior.  28:145-150. 2004
2003 Intention to Use Condoms among Three Low-Income, Urban African American Subgroups: Cocaine Users, Noncocaine Drug Users, and Non-Drug UsersJournal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine.  80:147-160. 2003
2002 The relationship of perceived self-efficacy to quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseHealth Psychology.  21:610-614. 2002
2002 Tobacco dependence: A chronic diseaseChest.  121:686-687. 2002
2000 African-American attitudes regarding cancer clinical trials and research studies: Results from focus group methodologyEthnicity and Disease.  10:76-86. 2000
2000 Eliminating variation in asthma managementAmerican Journal of Managed Care.  6:509-510. 2000
2000 Resolving confidentiality barriers in research data collectionJournal of AHIMA / American Health Information Management Association.  71:62-63. 2000
2000 Drug use and HIV risk-related sex behaviors: A street outreach study of black adultsSouthern Medical Journal.  93:186-190. 2000
2000 Home remediation for respiratory health: A feasibility studyFamily and Community Health.  22:1-15. 2000
2000 Measuring self-efficacy in substance abuse intervention in obstetric practicesSouthern Medical Journal.  93:406-414. 2000
2000 Minority recruitment in clinical trials: a conference at Tuskegee, researchers and the community.Annals of Epidemiology.  10. 2000
1999 Asthma self-management: Do patient education programs always have an impact?Archives of Internal Medicine.  159:2422-2428. 1999
1999 Aids knowledge among black drug users: An issue of reliabilityPsychological Reports.  84:121-124. 1999
1999 Asthma education, monitoring and environmental controlDrugs of Today.  35:621-629. 1999
1999 Evaluation of the exposure effects of a theory-based street outreach HIV intervention on African-American drug usersEvaluation and Program Planning.  22:279-293. 1999
1999 Predictors of smoking cessation during pregnancyAddiction.  94:283-292. 1999
1998 The University of Alabama Teenage Access Project: A model for prevention, referrals, and linkages to testing for high-risk young womenJournal of Adolescent Health.  23:107-114. 1998
1997 Multiple drug use and depression: Gender differences among African-Americans in a high-risk communityJournal of alcohol and drug education.  43:87-96. 1997
1997 Depressive symptoms as correlates of polydrug use for blacks in a high- risk communitySouthern Medical Journal.  90:1123-1128. 1997
1996 Seat-management and other behavioral aspects of asthmaCurrent Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine.  2:16-22. 1996
1996 Accepting the 'guideline' challengeChest.  110:1379-1381. 1996
1996 Staging pediatric residents' counseling behaviors for passive smoking within a health behavior frameworkJournal of Investigative Medicine.  44. 1996
1995 How to implement an asthma education programClinics in Chest Medicine.  16:557-565. 1995
1995 Ideal residency curriculum in reproductive endocrinology and infertilityObstetrics and Gynecology.  86:132-136. 1995
1994 Assessing adherence to asthma medication and inhaler regimens: A psychometric analysis of adult Self-report scalesMedical Care.  32:298-307. 1994
1994 Scale for assessing functional impairment in adults with asthmaJournal of Asthma.  31:437-444. 1994
1993 Use of Focus Group Methodology to Develop an Asthma Self-Management Program Useful for Community-Based Medical PracticesHealth Education and Behavior.  20:421-429. 1993
1991 Contraceptive female sterilization in Alabama: A replication of the WHO studyContraception.  43:325-333. 1991
1991 Psychosocial Impact of Tubal Ligation in Alabama WomenJournal of Applied Social Psychology.  21:1248-1264. 1991

Teaching Activities

  • HB600 - Social/Behavioral Sci Core (Spring Term 2013)
  • HB600 - Social/Behavioral Sci Core (Spring Term 2013)
  • HB600 - Social/Behavioral Sci Core (Summer Term 2008)
  • HB630 - Health Commun: Theory/Practice (Fall Term 2007)
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  • HB643 - Health Program Evaluation (Fall Term 2013)
  • HB643 - Health Program Evaluation (Summer Term 2011)
  • HB695 - Health Behavior Topics Seminar (Spring Term 2013)
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  • HB697 - Internship (Fall Term 2007)
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  • HB698 - Master's-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2007)
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  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Fall Term 2009)
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  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Spring Term 2008)
  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Spring Term 2010)
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  • HB730 - Health Communication Research (Fall Term 2012)
  • HB730 - Health Communication Research (Spring Term 2008)
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  • HB730 - Health Communication Research (Spring Term 2010)
  • HB730 - Health Communication Research (Spring Term 2011)
  • HB740 - Advanced Health Program Eval (Fall Term 2013)
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2007)
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  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2007)
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  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2009)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2010)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2008)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2010)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2011)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2008)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2010)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2011)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013)
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  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014)
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017)
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Public Health in Public Health Education and Promotion, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1991
  • Master of Arts in Educational / Instructional Media Design, University of Iowa 1978
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education / Teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs, University of Iowa 1974
  • Full Name

  • Connie Kohler