Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Medicaid Expansion and Hospitalization for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions among Nonelderly Adults with DiabetesJournal of Ambulatory Care Management.  42:312-320. 2019
2019 Facilitators and barriers to successful recruitment into a large comparative effectiveness trial: a qualitative studyJournal of Comparative Effectiveness Research.  8:815-826. 2019
2019 Application of the community health worker model in adult asthma and COPD in the U.S.: A systematic reviewBMC Pulmonary Medicine.  19. 2019
2019 Determinants of cigarette smoking status in a national cohort of black and white adult ever smokers in the USA: A cross-sectional analysis of the REGARDS studyBMJ Open.  9. 2019
2019 Understanding the Dietary Habits of Black Men With DiabetesJournal for Nurse Practitioners.  15:365-369. 2019
2019 Depressive symptoms, perceived stress, and metabolic health: The REGARDS studyInternational Journal of Obesity.  43:615-632. 2019
2018 Impact of peer support on acute care visits and hospitalizations for individuals with diabetes and depressive symptoms: A cluster-randomized controlled trialDiabetes Care.  41:2463-2470. 2018
2018 Exploring the Association of Healthcare Worker Race and Occupation with Implicit and Explicit Racial BiasJournal of the National Medical Association.  110:464-472. 2018
2018 A weight loss intervention delivered by peer coaches in primary care: Rationale and study design of the PROMISE trialControlled Clinical Trials.  72:53-61. 2018
2018 Body Composition and Mortality in Mexican American Adults: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveyObesity Research.  26:1372-1380. 2018
2018 Diabetes risk scores for Hispanics living in the United States: A systematic reviewDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice.  142:120-129. 2018
2018 Development of a Community Health Worker-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Training Intervention for Individuals with Diabetes and Chronic PainFamily and Community Health.  41:178-184. 2018
2018 Professional Practice Committee: Standards of medical care in Diabetesd2018Diabetes Care.  41:S3. 2018
2017 Examining the Support Peer Supporters Provide Using Structural Equation Modeling: Nondirective and Directive Support in Diabetes ManagementAnnals of Behavioral Medicine.  51:810-821. 2017
2017 Reducing disparities in access to health careHealth Affairs.  36:2211-2211. 2017
2017 The Relationship Between Sleep Duration and Glycemic Control Among Hispanic Adults With Uncontrolled Type 2 DiabetesDiabetes Educator.  43:519-529. 2017
2017 Development of Participant-Informed Text Messages to Promote Physical Activity Among African American Women Attending College: A Qualitative Mixed-Methods InquiryJournal of Transcultural Nursing.  28:236-242. 2017
2017 Maximum lifetime body mass index and mortality in Mexican American adults: The national health and nutrition examination survey III (1988-1994) and NHANES 1999-2010Preventing Chronic Disease.  14. 2017
2017 Standards of medical care in diabetes—2017 abridged for primary care providersClinical Diabetes.  35:5-26. 2017
2016 Effectiveness of Non-Primary Care-Based Smoking Cessation Interventions for Adults with Diabetes: A Systematic Literature ReviewCurrent Diabetes Reports.  16. 2016
2016 Evaluation of a workshop to improve residents’ patient-centred obesity counselling skillsPostgraduate Medical Journal.  92:455-459. 2016
2016 Patterns of User Engagement with Mobile- and Web-Delivered Self-Care Interventions for Adults with T2DM: A Review of the LiteratureCurrent Diabetes Reports.  16. 2016
2016 Volunteer peer support, diabetes, and depressive symptoms: Results from the ENCOURAGE trialJournal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology.  4:38-44. 2016
2016 Results of a Culturally Adapted Internet-Enhanced Physical Activity Pilot Intervention for Overweight and Obese Young Adult African American WomenJournal of Transcultural Nursing.  27:136-146. 2016
2016 Blood pressure measurement biases in clinical settings, Alabama, 2010-2011Preventing Chronic Disease.  13. 2016
2016 Challenges to Healthy Eating Practices: A Qualitative Study of Non-Hispanic Black Men Living With DiabetesDiabetes Educator.  42:325-335. 2016
2016 Correlates of Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults with DiabetesJournal of Diabetes Research.  2016. 2016
2016 Patient navigators connecting patients to community resources to improve diabetes outcomesJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine.  29:78-89. 2016
2015 Narratives to enhance smoking cessation interventions among African-American smokers, the ACCE project Health Services Research567BMC Research Notes.  8. 2015
2015 Diabetes Connect: African American Women’s Perceptions of the Community Health Worker Model for Diabetes CareJournal of Community Health.  40:905-911. 2015
2015 Physical Activity Patterns of Latina Immigrants Living in AlabamaJournal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.  2:365-372. 2015
2015 Using web-based technology to promote physical activity in latinas: Results of the muévete Alabama pilot studyComputers in Nursing.  33:315-324. 2015
2015 Contributions of peer support to health, health care, and prevention: Papers from peers for progressAnnals of Family Medicine.  13:S2-S8. 2015
2015 Peer coaches to improve diabetes outcomes in rural Alabama: A cluster randomized trialAnnals of Family Medicine.  13:S18-S26. 2015
2015 Puentes hacia una mejor Vida (Bridges to a better life): Outcome of a diabetes control peer support interventionAnnals of Family Medicine.  13:S9-S17. 2015
2015 Feasibility, acceptability, and characteristics associated with adherence and completion of a culturally relevant internet-enhanced physical activity pilot intervention for overweight and obese young adult African American women enrolled in collegeBMC Research Notes.  8. 2015
2015 Diabetes Self-Management Interventions for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Living in Rural Areas: A Systematic Literature ReviewCurrent Diabetes Reports.  15. 2015
2015 Integrated primary care for patients with mental and physical multimorbidity: Cluster randomised controlled trial of collaborative care for patients with depression comorbid with diabetes or cardiovascular diseaseBMJ.  350:1-11. 2015
2015 "We'll get to you when we get to you": Exploring potential contributions of health care staff behaviors to patient perceptions of discrimination and satisfactionAmerican Journal of Public Health.  105:2076-2082. 2015
2015 An Ecological Perspective on Diabetes Self-care Support, Self-management Behaviors, and Hemoglobin A1C Among LatinosDiabetes Educator.  41:214-223. 2015
2015 Development of a theory-based, peer support intervention to promote weight loss among Latina immigrantsBMC Obesity.  2. 2015
2015 Diabetes Connect: African American Men's Preferences for a Community-based Diabetes Management ProgramDiabetes Educator.  41:118-126. 2015
2015 Diabetes Connect: Developing a Mobile Health Intervention to Link Diabetes Community Health Workers with Primary CareJournal of Ambulatory Care Management.  38:333-345. 2015
2015 Pilot Study Evaluating the Feasibility and Initial Outcomes of a Primary Care Weight Loss Intervention With Peer CoachesDiabetes Educator.  41:361-368. 2015
2014 A qualitative assessment of internal medicine resident perceptions of graduate medical education following implementation of the 2011 ACGME duty hour standardsBMC Medical Education.  14. 2014
2014 Home-schooled children are thinner, leaner, and report better diets relative to traditionally schooled childrenObesity Research.  22:497-503. 2014
2014 A community-based, culturally relevant intervention to promote healthy eating and physical activity among middle-aged African American women in rural Alabama: Findings from a group randomized controlled trialPreventive Medicine.  69:13-20. 2014
2014 Assessing Peer Advisor Intervention Fidelity Using Video Skits in a Peer Support Implementation TrialHealth Promotion Practice.  15:759-767. 2014
2014 Gamification as a tool for enhancing graduate medical educationPostgraduate Medical Journal.  90:685-693. 2014
2014 Internet interventions to support lifestyle modification for diabetes management: A systematic review of the evidenceJournal of Diabetes and its Complications.  28:243-251. 2014
2014 Intuitive eating practices among African-American women living with type 2 diabetes: A qualitative studyJournal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  114:889-896. 2014
2014 Recommendations for a culturally relevant Internet-based tool to promote physical activity among overweight young African American women, Alabama, 2010-2011Preventing Chronic Disease.  11:130169. 2014
2013 Assessing diabetes knowledge and barriers to health services among patients with diabetes: A qualitative study in Delhi, IndiaInternational Journal of Health Promotion and Education.  51:290-299. 2013
2013 Developing a research agenda for cardiovascular disease prevention in high-risk rural communitiesAmerican Journal of Public Health.  103:1011-1021. 2013
2013 Update on the collaborative interventions for circulation and depression (COINCIDE) trial: Changes to planned methodology of a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart diseaseTrials.  14. 2013
2013 Characteristics of psychological interventions that improve depression in people with coronary heart disease: A systematic review and meta-regressionPsychosomatic Medicine.  75:211-221. 2013
2013 Social support among African Americans with heart failure: Is there a role for community health advisors?Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  42:19-25. 2013
2012 The cultural context of obesity: Exploring perceptions of obesity and weight loss among Latina immigrantsJournal of Immigrant Health.  14:1063-1070. 2012
2012 A Focus Group Study of Mexican Immigrant Men's Perceptions of Weight and LifestylePublic Health Nursing.  29:490-498. 2012
2012 Depression and health-related quality of life in people with coronary heart disease: A systematic reviewEuropean Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  11:265-275. 2012
2012 Collaborative Interventions for Circulation and Depression (COINCIDE): Study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart diseaseTrials.  13. 2012
2012 Accessing primary health care: A meta-ethnography of the experiences of British South Asian patients with diabetes, coronary heart disease or a mental health problemChronic Illness.  8:135-155. 2012
2012 Recruitment of a rural, southern, predominantly African-American population into a diabetes self-management trialControlled Clinical Trials.  33:499-506. 2012
2012 Correlates of Medication Nonadherence Among Latinos With Type 2 DiabetesDiabetes Educator.  38:552-561. 2012
2012 Development of a theory-based (pen-3 and health belief model), culturally relevant intervention on cervical cancer prevention among latina immigrants using intervention mappingHealth Promotion Practice.  13:29-40. 2012
2012 Intervention mapping as a guide for the development of a diabetes peer support intervention in rural AlabamaPreventing Chronic Disease.  9. 2012
2011 Developing a family-based diabetes program for Latino immigrants: Do men and women face the same barriers?Family and Community Health.  34:280-290. 2011
2011 Training residents in obesity counseling: incorporating principles of motivational interviewing to enhance patient centeredness.Journal of graduate medical education.  3:408-411. 2011
2011 The art and science of patient Storytelling-Harnessing narrative communication for behavioral interventions: The ACCE projectJournal of Health Communication.  16:686-697. 2011
2011 Talking about depression: A qualitative study of barriers to managing depression in people with long term conditions in primary careBMC Family Practice.  12. 2011
2011 A review of volunteer-based peer support interventions in diabetesDiabetes Spectrum.  24:85-98. 2011
2011 Do cognitive and behavioral factors mediate the impact of depression on medical outcomes in people with coronary heart disease?Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation.  31:105-110. 2011
2010 Outcome effectiveness of the lay health advisor model among Latinos in the United States: An examination by roleHealth Education Research.  25:815-840. 2010
2010 Recognizing the diverse roles of community health workers in the elimination of health disparities: From paid staff to volunteersEthnicity and Disease.  20:189-194. 2010
2010 Improving diabetes care in rural communities: An overview of current initiatives and a call for renewed effortsClinical Diabetes.  28:20-27. 2010
2010 Exploring the relationship between diabetes self-efficacy, depressive symptoms, and glycemic control among men and women with type 2 diabetesJournal of Behavioral Medicine.  33:81-89. 2010
2009 Disparities in self-monitoring of blood glucose among low-income ethnic minority populations with diabetes, United StatesEthnicity and Disease.  19:97-103. 2009
2009 Diagnostic accuracy of Spanish language depression-screening instrumentsAnnals of Family Medicine.  7:455-462. 2009
2008 Applying the community health worker model to diabetes management: Using mixed methods to assess implementation and effectivenessJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  19:1044-1059. 2008
2008 Implementing the community health worker model within diabetes management: Challenges and lessons learned from programs across the United StatesDiabetes Educator.  34:824-833. 2008
2008 Perspective: The role of numeracy in health careJournal of Health Communication.  13:583-595. 2008
2008 Development and validation of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT)BMC Health Services Research.  8. 2008
2008 Association of numeracy and diabetes controlAnnals of Internal Medicine.  148:737-746. 2008
2007 Do adults who believe in periodic health examinations receive more clinical preventive services?Preventive Medicine.  45:282-289. 2007
2007 Psychometric properties of the Perceived Diabetes Self-Management Scale (PDSMS)Journal of Behavioral Medicine.  30:395-401. 2007
2007 Do latino immigrants link self-rated health with BMI and health behaviors?Health values.  31:535-544. 2007
2006 Examining knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about depression among Latino adults with type 2 diabetes.Diabetes Educator.  32:603-613. 2006
2003 Hairy cell leukemia with concurrent cryptococcus infectionAmerican Journal of Hematology.  72:223-224. 2003
2003 Association of complementary and alternative medicine use, demographic factors, and perimenopausal symptoms in a multiethnic sample of women: The endow studyFamily and Community Health.  26:74-83. 2003
1996 Independent pathways for de-repression of the mouse Ig heavy chain germ-line ε promoter: An IL-4 NAF/NF-IL-4 site as a context-dependent negative elementInternational Immunology.  8:977-989. 1996

Chapter

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2011 Impact of acculturation on physical activity and dietary behaviors in Latinos.  185-195. 2011

Principal Investigator On

  • UAB Diabetes Research Center - Interventions and Translation Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • The Alabama Care Plan: Assessing the Impact of Regional Care Organizations on Diabetes Outcomes in a Sample of Alabama Medicaid Recipients  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • Collaboration to Improve Blood Pressure in the US Black Belt- Addressing the Triple Threat  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Emotional Distress in a Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Diabetes Treatments  awarded by George Washington University 2015 - 2020
  • Improving Medication Adherence in the Alabama Black Belt  awarded by Weill (Joan and Sanford I.) Medical College of Cornell University 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2016 - 2018
  • Improving Medication Adherence in the Alabama Black Belt  awarded by Weill (Joan and Sanford I.) Medical College of Cornell University 2016 - 2017
  • An Intervention to Address Racial Bias in Non-Physician Healthcare Staff  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2016
  • Developing a Mobile Health Intervention to Link Diabetes Community Health Workers with Primary Care  awarded by American Diabetes Association, Inc. 2012 - 2015
  • Cities for Life Steering Committee Sustainability Grant  awarded by American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation 2014
  • The Effects of the Social Determinants of Health on Gendered Obesity within a Latino Community  awarded by Gold (Arnold P.) Foundation for Humanism in Medicine 2014
  • Cities for Life Collaboration Grant Award  awarded by American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation 2013
  • Training Residents to Counsel: Motivational Interviewing for Obesity  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2009 - 2012
  • Weight Loss and Diabetes Prevention in Latina Immigrants: Advancing Methods of Community-Based Intervention Delivery  awarded by Johnson (Robert Wood) Foundation 2008 - 2011
  • Investigator On

  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • UAB Diabetes Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Field Initiated Projects Program (Development)  awarded by Administration for Community Living/DHHS 2019 - 2022
  • Prioritizing County-Level Social Determinants that Contribute to the Greater Burden of Diabetes and Hypertension in the US  awarded by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promo./CDC/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • Obesity Health Disparities Research Center (OHDRC)  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • Obesity Health Disparities Research Center (OHDRC) - Investigating the Interconnection of Social Determinants of Health and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Care for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia of Older Adults in the Deep South and the Rest of the United States  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System of Care  awarded by Administration for Community Living/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2021
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant - Expanding Our Cancer Prevention and Control Infrastructure to Reduce Cancer and Other Chronic Disease Health Disparities in the Deep South  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2021
  • Primary Care Obesity Management in the Southeast_PROMISE  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP 2015 - 2020
  • Improving Medication Adherence in the Alabama Black Belt  awarded by Weill (Joan and Sanford I.) Medical College of Cornell University 2018 - 2019
  • Implementation of Direct-to-Patient Telemedicine Healthcare Initiatives  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2017 - 2019
  • Continuation of Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE)  awarded by George Washington University 2017 - 2019
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2019
  • Improving Medication Adherence in the Alabama Black Belt  awarded by Weill (Joan and Sanford I.) Medical College of Cornell University 2017 - 2018
  • Improving Medication Adherence in the Alabama Black Belt  awarded by PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2014 - 2016
  • Cities For Life  awarded by American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation 2012 - 2014
  • REACH UP & OUT: Eliminating Breast and Cervical Cancer Disparities  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2014
  • Using CERs to Optimize Quality of Life for Persons with Diabetes and Chronic Pain  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2010 - 2013
  • An Intervention to Address Racial Bias in Non-Physician Healthcare Staff  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2013
  • Culturally and Linguistically Adapted Physical Activity Intervention for Latinas  awarded by University of California, San Diego 2011 - 2013
  • UAB Diabetes Research and Training Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2013
  • UAB Diabetes Research and Training Center - Community Engagement Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University 1999
  • Full Name

  • Andrea Cherrington