Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Race Plays a Role in the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs of Women with OsteoporosisJournal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.  6:707-718. 2019
2019 Mechanisms and Frequency of Violent Injuries Among Victims and Perpetrators of Bullying.Journal of Adolescent Health.  64:664-670. 2019
2019 Barriers to HIV Testing: Patient and Provider Perspectives in the Deep SouthAIDS and Behavior.  23:1062-1072. 2019
2019 Perceptions of a breast cancer survivorship intervention: Pearls of wisdom from young african American womenJournal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology.  8:165-171. 2019
2019 Self-reporting discrepancies of bullying victimization and perpetration measures.Annals of Epidemiology.  32:58-63. 2019
2019 Coping strategies used by caregivers of children with newly diagnosed brain tumorsJournal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.  23:30-39. 2019
2019 Distress and psychosocial risk in families with newly diagnosed pediatric brain tumorsJournal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.  23:40-47. 2019
2018 A Randomized Pilot Trial of a Novel Behavioral Intervention for Chronic Pain Tailored to Individuals with HIVAIDS and Behavior.  22:2733-2742. 2018
2018 Intervention Mapping to develop a Social Cognitive Theory-based intervention for chronic pain tailored to individuals with HIVContemporary Clinical Trials Communications.  10:9-16. 2018
2018 Unequal interactions: Examining the role of patient-centered care in reducing inequitable diffusion of a medical innovation, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccineSocial Science and Medicine.  200:238-248. 2018
2017 Associations between participation in family activities and adolescent school problemsChild: Care, Health and Development.  43:361-368. 2017
2017 Using Patient Perspectives to Inform the Development of a Behavioral Intervention for Chronic Pain in Patients with HIV: A Qualitative StudyPain Medicine.  18:879-888. 2017
2016 Prospective Analysis of Behavioral Economic Predictors of Stable Moderation Drinking Among Problem Drinkers Attempting Natural RecoveryAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.  40:2676-2684. 2016
2016 The Association Between Familial Homelessness, Aggression, and Victimization Among ChildrenJournal of Adolescent Health.  59:688-695. 2016
2016 Relationship Between Adolescent Report of Patient-Centered Care and of Quality of Primary CareAmbulatory Pediatrics.  16:770-776. 2016
2016 Racial and ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis and treatmentPediatrics.  138. 2016
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 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
2016 Utility of respondent driven sampling to reach disadvantaged emerging adults for assessment of substance use, weight, and sexual behaviorsJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  27:194-208. 2016
2015 Relationship of Age for Grade and Pubertal Stage to Early Initiation of Substance Use.Preventing Chronic Disease.  12:E203. 2015
2015 A path analysis of Latino parental, teenager and cultural variables in teenagers’ sexual attitudes, norms, self-efficacy, and sexual intentionsRevista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem.  23:500-511. 2015
2015 Does Short Sleep Lead to Obesity Among Children and Adolescents? Current Understanding and ImplicationsAmerican Journal of Lifestyle Medicine.  9:428-437. 2015
2015 Improving parental stress levels among mothers living with HIV: A randomized control group intervention studyAIDS patient care.  29:220-228. 2015
2015 Prevalence and correlates of family meals among families of 3rd gradersArchives of Community Medicine and Public Health.  1:7-11. 2015
2014 A qualitative study on factors impacting HIV care adherence among postpartum HIV-infected women in the rural southeastern USAAIDS Care.  26:574-581. 2014
2014 Daily violent video game playing and depression in preadolescent youthCyberpsychology and Behavior.  17:609-615. 2014
2014 Early puberty, negative peer influence, and problem behaviors in adolescent girlsPediatrics.  133:7-14. 2014
2014 Peer victimization in fifth grade and health in tenth gradePediatrics.  133:440-447. 2014
2014 Sexual risk typologies and their relationship with early parenthood and STI outcomes among urban African-American emerging adults: A cross-sectional latent profile analysisSexually Transmitted Infections.  90:475-477. 2014
2014 Tobacco use and smoking intentions among U.S. fifth-grade studentsJournal of Adolescent Health.  55:445-451. 2014
2013 Bogart et al. respond.American Journal of Public Health.  103:e1-e2. 2013
2012 Racial/ethnic disparities in health-related quality of life and health in children are largely mediated by family contextual differencesAmbulatory Pediatrics.  12:532-538. 2012
2012 Racial and ethnic health disparities among fifth-graders in three citiesNew England Journal of Medicine.  367:735-745. 2012
2011 Enhancing resilience among young people: The role of communities and asset-building approaches to interventionAdolescent Medicine -American Academy of Pediatrics-.  22:402-440. 2011
2011 Religion, relationships and reproduction: Correlates of desire for a child among mothers living with HIVAIDS and Behavior.  15:1233-1242. 2011
2009 MOMS: formative evaluation and subsequent intervention for mothers living with HIV.AIDS Care.  21:552-560. 2009
2009 Racial disparities in HIV virologic failure: Do missed visits matter?Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  50:100-108. 2009
2008 Relationships between parenting styles and risk behaviors in adolescent health: An integrative literature reviewRevista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem.  16:142-150. 2008
2007 HIV discrimination and the health of women living with HIVWomen and Health.  46:99-112. 2007
2007 Images of sexual stereotypes in rap videos and the health of African American female adolescentsJournal of Women's Health.  16:1157-1164. 2007
2006 Predictors of Inconsistent Contraceptive Use among Adolescent Girls: Findings from a Prospective StudyJournal of Adolescent Health.  39:43-49. 2006
2006 Efficacy of an HIV prevention program among female adolescents experiencing gender-based violenceAmerican Journal of Public Health.  96:1085-1090. 2006
2005 Self-esteem and theoretical mediators of safer sex among African American female adolescents: Implications for sexual risk reduction interventionsHealth Education and Behavior.  32:413-427. 2005
2005 Evaluation of an intervention for hospitalized African American smokersHealth values.  29:228-239. 2005
2005 Hi5+: Systematic Development of a Family Intervention to Increase Fruit and Vegetable IntakeHealth Promotion Practice.  6:190-201. 2005
2005 Implementation of a Family Intervention to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Intake: The Hi5+ ExperienceHealth Promotion Practice.  6:180-189. 2005
2004 Association of complementary and alternative medicines with HIV clinical disease among a cohort of women living with HIV/AIDSJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  37:1415-1422. 2004
2004 Attitudes of young African American fathers toward early childbearingHealth values.  28:418-425. 2004
2004 Self-concept and adolescents' refusal of unprotected sex: A test of mediating mechanisms among African American girlsPrevention Science.  5:137-149. 2004
2004 Efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention for African American adolescent girls: A randomized controlled trialJournal of the American Medical Association.  292:171-179. 2004
2004 A randomized controlled trial to reduce HIV transmission risk behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases among women living with HIV: The WiLLOW Program.Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  37 Suppl 2. 2004
2004 Relationship characteristics and sexual practices of African American adolescent girls who desire pregnancy.Health Education and Behavior.  31. 2004
2004 Transtheoretical model of change among hospitalized African American smokersHealth values.  28:145-150. 2004
2004 Using cognitive mapping to develop a community-based family interventionHealth values.  28:43-53. 2004
2003 Identification of strategies for promoting condom use: A prospective analysis of high-risk African American female teensPrevention Science.  4:263-270. 2003
2003 Religiosity and risky sexual behavior in African-American adolescent femalesJournal of Adolescent Health.  33:2-8. 2003
2003 A prospective study of exposure to rap music videos and African American female adolescents' healthAmerican Journal of Public Health.  93:437-439. 2003
2003 Pregnancy desire among disadvantaged African American adolescent femalesHealth values.  27:55-62. 2003
2002 Predictors of infection with Trichomonas vaginalis: A prospective study of low income African-American adolescent femalesSexually Transmitted Infections.  78:360-364. 2002
2002 Association of adolescents' history of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and their current high-risk behavior and STD status: A case for intensifying clinic-based prevention effortsSexually Transmitted Diseases.  29:503-509. 2002
2002 Activity of African-American female teenagers in black organisations is associated with STD/HIV protective behaviours: A prospective analysisJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health.  56:549-550. 2002
2002 Body image and African American females' sexual healthJournal of Women's Health.  11:433-439. 2002
2002 Low parental monitoring predicts subsequent pregnancy among African-American adolescent femalesJournal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.  15:43-46. 2002
2002 Psychosocial and behavioral correlates of refusing unwanted sex among African-American adolescent femalesJournal of Adolescent Health.  30:55-63. 2002
2002 Adolescents' ambivalence about becoming pregnant predicts infrequent contraceptive use: A prospective analysis of nonpregnant African American femalesAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  186:251-252. 2002
2002 Associations between biologically confirmed marijuana use and laboratory-confirmed sexually transmitted diseases among African American adolescent femalesSexually Transmitted Diseases.  29:387-390. 2002
2002 Condom use and correlates of African American adolescent females' infrequent communication with sex partners about preventing sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancyHealth Education and Behavior.  29:219-231. 2002
2002 Gang involvement and the health of African American female adolescents.Pediatrics.  110. 2002
2002 Participation by African-American adolescent females in social organization: Associations with HIV-protective behaviorsEthnicity and Disease.  12:186-192. 2002
2002 Pregnant African-American teens are less likely than their nonpregnant peers to use condomsPreventive Medicine.  34:524-528. 2002
2002 Prevalence and correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis among sexually active African-American adolescent femalesPreventive Medicine.  35:593-600. 2002
2002 Psychosocial predictors of pregnancy among low-income African-American adolescent females: A prospective analysisJournal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.  15:293-299. 2002
2002 Sexual risk behaviors associated with having older sex partners: A study of black adolescent femalesSexually Transmitted Diseases.  29:20-24. 2002
2001 Correlates of casual sex among African-American female teensJournal of HIV Aids Prevention and Education for Adolescents and Children.  4:55-67. 2001
2001 Correct condom application among African-American adolescent females: The relationship to perceived self-efficacy and the association to confirmed STDsJournal of Adolescent Health.  29:194-199. 2001
2001 Parental monitoring: Association with adolescents' risk behaviorsPediatrics.  107:1363-1368. 2001
2001 Correlates of using dual methods for sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy prevention among high-risk african-american female teensJournal of Adolescent Health.  28:410-414. 2001
2001 Exposure to X-rated movies and adolescents' sexual and contraceptive-related attitudes and behaviorsPediatrics.  107:1116-1119. 2001
2001 Socioeconomic status and self-reported gonorrhea among African American female adolescentsSexually Transmitted Diseases.  28:236-239. 2001
2001 A prospective study of psychological distress and sexual risk behavior among black adolescent females.Pediatrics.  108. 2001
2001 Condom carrying is not associated with condom use and lower prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases among minority adolescent femalesSexually Transmitted Diseases.  28:444-447. 2001
2001 Correlates of Adolescent Females' Worry About Undesired Pregnancy: The Importance of Partner Desire for PregnancyJournal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.  14:123-127. 2001
2001 Dating violence and the sexual health of black adolescent females.Pediatrics.  107. 2001
2001 HIV/STD-protective benefits of living with mothers in perceived supportive families: A study of high-risk African American female teensPreventive Medicine.  33:175-178. 2001
2001 Parent-adolescent communication and sexual risk behaviors among African American adolescent femalesJournal of Pediatrics.  139:407-412. 2001
2001 Psychosocial correlates of adolescents' worry about STD versus HIV infection: Similarities and differencesSexually Transmitted Diseases.  28:208-213. 2001
2001 Public health case studies: a new MPH requirement bridging academia and practice.Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  7:86-91. 2001
1998 Serum leptin concentrations and weight gain in postobese, postmenopausal womenObesity Research.  6:257-261. 1998
1996 Seat-management and other behavioral aspects of asthmaCurrent Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine.  2:16-22. 1996
1996 Self-management and other behavioral aspects of asthma.Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine.  2:16-22. 1996
1995 How to implement an asthma education programClinics in Chest Medicine.  16:557-565. 1995

Chapter

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2013 The MOMS (Making Our Mothers Stronger) project: A culturally tailored parenting intervention for mothers living with HIV in the Southern USA.  281-299. 2013

Investigator On

  • Cross-sectional Cohort Study to Determine the Prevalence of Soil Transmitted Helminth (STH) Infections in School Age Children in a Rural Poor Community in Southern Alabama  awarded by CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS 2018 - 2020
  • CITY Health II - The Center for the Study of Community Health  awarded by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promo./CDC/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • CITY Health II - The Center for the Study of Community Health - Research Core  awarded by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promo./CDC/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • Neurobiological Mechanisms of Lower Internalizing Disorders in Black Americans  awarded by National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2018
  • Development of a Behavioral Intervention for Chronic Pain in Individuals with HIV  awarded by National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2017
  • Adapting Interventions for Young African American Breast Cancer Survivors  awarded by American Cancer Society, Inc. 2015 - 2017
  • A Clinic-Based Behavioral Intervention to Reduce CMV Transmission in Pregnancy  awarded by CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS 2012 - 2015
  • CITY Health - Center for Study of Community Health  awarded by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promo./CDC/DHHS 2009 - 2014
  • CITY Health - Center for Study of Community Health: Core Research Project  awarded by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promo./CDC/DHHS 2009 - 2014
  • Iowa Unintended Pregnancy Project: Radio Serial Dramas (African American)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA 2008 - 2012
  • Teaching Activities

  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HB681 - MSPH Directed Research I (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • PUH204 - Health Meets Life (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HC212 - Honors Seminar:Public Health (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HB636 - Intervention Development (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HB698 - Master's-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HB737 - Adv Intervention Imp & Eval (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HC110 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH204 - Health Meets Life (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HB697 - Internship (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HB736 - Advanced Research Intervention (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HC120 - Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH491 - Directed Study (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HB635 - Communities Families & Health (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HB697 - Internship (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HB636 - Intervention Development (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HB770 - Doctoral Studies Seminar (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HB697 - Internship (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HB770 - Doctoral Studies Seminar (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HB773 - Sem In Health Ed/Helth Prom (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HB635 - Communities Families & Health (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HB636 - Intervention Development (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HB697 - Internship (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HB698 - Master's-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HB636 - Intervention Development (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HB697 - Internship (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HB636 - Intervention Development (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HB697 - Internship (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HB695 - Health Behavior Topics Seminar (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HB697 - Internship (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HB635 - Communities Families & Health (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HB643 - Health Program Evaluation (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HB740 - Advanced Health Program Eval (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HB635 - Communities Families & Health (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HB698 - Master's-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HB635 - Communities Families & Health (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HB660 - Adolescent Health (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • HB660 - Adolescent Health (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • HB642 - Research Methods & Evaluation (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HB697 - Internship (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HB698 - Master's-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HB799 - Doctoral Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HB600 - Social/Behavioral Sci Core (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HB697 - Internship (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • HB660 - Adolescent Health (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HB630 - Health Commun: Theory/Practice (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • HB635 - Communities Families & Health (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • HB697 - Internship (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • HB698 - Master's-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • HB699 - MR Level Proj Res Health Educ (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • HB798 - Doctoral-Level Directed Res (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health Education and Promotion, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1997
  • Master of Science in Health and Physical Education / Fitness, George Mason University 1989
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Health and Physical Education / Fitness, Florida State University 1985
  • Full Name

  • Susan Davies