African American family health interventions; cancer prevention and survivorship; self and family management of multiple chronic conditions; racial and ethnic disparities in health; digital health; community-based participatory research
|(734) email@example.com||3849 SSWB||University of Michigan|
School of Social Work
1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
|2015||PhD||Public Health - Health Behavior & Health Education||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|2008||MSW||Interpersonal Practice/Health||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|2008||MPH||HBHE||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|2002||BA||Secondary Education/Art||Dillard University, New Orleans, LA|
Kowitt, S., Ellis, K. R., Carlisle, V., Bhushan, N., Black, K., Cranley, N., Eng, G., Martin, M., McGuirt, J., Sokol, R., Tang, P., Vines, A., Walker, J., & Fisher, E. (in press). Peer support in cancer: A systematic review. Supportive Care in Cancer.
Ellis, K. R., Young, T., Carthron, C., Simms, M., McFarlin, S., Davis, K., Dave, G, Corbie-Smith, G, & Cene’, C. (in press). Perceptions of rural African American adults about the role of family in understanding and addressing risk factors for cardiovascular disease. American Journal of Health Promotion.
Samuel, C. A., Lightfoot, A. F., Schaal, J., Yongue, C., Black, K., Ellis, K. R., Robertson, L., Smith, B., Jones, N., Foley, K., Kollie, J., Mayhand, A., Morse, C., Eng, E., & Guerrab, F. (2018). Establishing new community-based participatory research partnerships using the community-based participatory research charrette model: Lessons from the Cancer Health Accountability for Managing Pain and Symptoms study. Progress in Community Health Partnerships, 12(1), 89-99.
Katapodi, M. C., Ellis, K. R., Schmidt, F., Nikolaidis, C., & Northouse, L. (2018). Predictors and interdependence of family support in a random sample of long‐term young breast cancer survivors and their biological relatives. Cancer Medicine.
Corbie-Smith, G., Wiley-Cene, C., Bess, K., Young, T., Dave, G., Ellis, K. R., Hoover, S. M., Feng-Chang, L., Wynn, M., McFarlin, S., & Ede, J. (2018). Heart Matters: A study protocol for a community based randomized trial aimed at reducing cardiovascular risk in a rural, African American community. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 938.
Carthron, D., Phillips, A., Cuthbertson, C., Ellis, K. R., Altpeter, M., Callahan, L., Bahorski, S., & Rini, C. (2018). Four methods of recruiting couples into a longitudinal study of physical activity in people with osteoarthritis: Recruitment, retention, and lessons learned. Frontiers in Public Health, 6, 197.
Samuel, C. A., Schaal, J., Robertson, L., Kollie, J., Baker, S., Black, K., Mbah, O., Dixon, C., Ellis, K. R., Eng, E., Guerrab, F., Jones, N., Kotey, A., Morse, C., Taylor, J., Whitt, V., & Cykert, S. (2018). Racial differences in symptom management experiences during breast cancer treatment. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26(5), 1425-1435.
Titler, M. G., Visovatti, M., Shuman, C., Ellis, K. R., Dockham, B., Yakusheva, O., & Northouse, L. (2017). Effectiveness of implementing a dyadic psychoeducational intervention for cancer patients and family caregivers. Supportive Care in Cancer, 25(11), 3395-3406.
Ellis, K. R., Janevic, M. R., Kershaw, T., Caldwell, C. H., Janz, N. K., & Northouse, L. (2017). Engagement in health-promoting behaviors and patient-caregiver interdependence in advanced cancer: An exploratory study. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 40(3), 506-519.
Ellis, K. R., Janevic, M. R., Kershaw, T., Caldwell, C. H., Janz, N. K., & Northouse, L. (2017). The influence of dyadic symptom distress on threat appraisals and self-efficacy in advanced cancer and caregiving. Supportive Care in Cancer, 25(1), 185-194.
Ellis, K. R., Janevic, M. R., Kershaw, T., Caldwell, C. H., Janz, N. K., & Northouse, L. (2016). Meaning-based coping, chronic conditions and quality of life in advanced cancer & caregiving. Psycho-Oncology.
Song, L., Rini, C., Ellis, K. R., & Northouse, L. (2016). Appraisals, dyadic communication, and quality of life over time among couples coping with prostate cancer. Supportive Cancer Care, 24(9), 3757-3765.
Kershaw, T., Ellis, K. R., Yoon, H., Schafenacker, A., Katapodi, M., & Northouse, L. (2015). The interdependence of advanced cancer patients’ and their family caregivers’ mental health, physical health, and self-efficacy over time. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 49(6), 901-911.
Lambert, S., Yoon, H., Ellis, K. R., & Northouse, L. (2015). Measuring appraisal during advanced cancer: Psychometric testing of the appraisal of caregiving scale. Patient Education and Counseling, 98(5), 633-639.
Ellis, K. R., Griffith, D. M., Allen, J. O., Thorpe, R. J., & Bruce, M. A. (2015). “If you do nothing about stress, the next thing you know, you’re shattered”: Perspectives on stress, coping and health among African American men. Social Science and Medicine, 139, 107-114.
Ellis, K. R., Caldwell, C. H., Assari, S., & De Loney, E. H. (2014). Nonresident African-American fathers' influence on sons' exercise intentions in the Fathers and Sons Program. American Journal of Health Promotion, 29(2), 89-98.
Janevic, M. R., Ellis, K. R., Sanders, G. M., Nelson, B. W., & Clark, N. M. (2013). Self-management of multiple chronic conditions among African American women with asthma: A qualitative study. Journal of Asthma, 51(3), 243-252.
Griffith, D. M., Ellis, K. R., & Allen, J. O. (2013). An intersectional approach to social determinants of stress for African American men: Men's and women's perspectives. American Journal of Men’s Health, 7(Suppl. 4), 19S-30S.
Griffith, D. M., Schulz, A. J., Johnson, J. & Herbert/Ellis, K. R. (2009). Implications of racism for Black Americans' diabetes management and outcomes. In L. Jack (Ed.), Diabetes in Black America: Public Health and Clinical Solutions to a National Crisis. Munster, IN: Hilton Publishing.
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School of Social Work
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