Center for Prevention Research
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences
Office Location: 124 Research and Sponsored Programs Building
Health policy, cancer and obesity prevention
Most Significant Publications
Zhou Y, Emerson J, Levine R, Kihlberg C, Hull P. 2013. Childhood obesity prevention interventions in childcare settings: systematic review of controlled trials. American Journal of Health Promotion, accepted for publication.
Levine R, Kilbourne B, Kihlberg C, Aliyu M, Emerson J, Goldzweig I, Juarez P, Zoorob R. 2013. Military and civilian approaches to the US obesity epidemic. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. In Press.
Emerson, Janice S., Pamela C. Hull, Van A. Cain, Meggan L. Novotny, Celia O. Larson, Robert S. Levine. 2012. Challenges and Strategies in Serving the Uninsured in Nashville, Tennessee. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, 35(4): 323-34. Erratum in J Ambul Care Manage. 2013 36(1): 84.
Emerson, Janice S., Pamela C. Hull, Van A. Cain, Meggan Novotny, Rodney E. Stanley, Robert S. Levine. 2012. TennCare Disenrollment and Avoidable Hospital Visits in Davidson County, Tennessee, Journal for HealthCare of Poor and Underserved, 23(1), 425-445.
Emerson, Janice S., Michelle Reece, Robert S. Levine, Pamela C. Hull, Baqar A. Husaini. 2009. Predictors of New Screening for African American Men Participating in a Prostate Cancer Educational Program. American Journal of Cancer Education, 24(4), 341-5.
Husaini, Baqar A., Janice Emerson, Michelle Reece, Samuel Scales, Pamela C. Hull, and Robert Levine. 2008. A Church-Based Education
Program on Prostate Cancer Screening for African American Men: Reducing Health Disparity. Ethnicity and Disease, 8(S2), 179-184.
Hull, Pamela C., Baqar A. Husaini, Susanne Tropez-Sims, Michelle Reece, Janice Emerson and Robert Levine. 2008. EPSDT Preventive Services in a Low-Income Pediatric Population: Impact of a Nursing Protocol. Clinical Pediatrics, 47(2), 137-142.
Husaini, Baqar A., Janice S. Emerson, Pamela C. Hull, Darren Sherkat, Robert Levine, and Van Cain. 2005. Rural-Urban Differences in Breast Cancer Screening among African American Women. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 16(4), 1-10.
Levine, R.S., Husaini, B.A., Emerson, J.S., Hull, P.C, Briggs, N.C., Moriarity, C.J., Cain, V.A. 2002. Using a nursing protocol to assure equitable delivery of cancer-related prevention services. Cellar & Molecular Biology, 49(8), 1229-1232.
1999 Excellence in Health Services Research Award, National HBCU Research Network for Health Services & Health Disparities 2002 Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi as graduate student in Psychology, Tennessee State University
2002 Presentation at the Women’s Health Conference in Washington DC reported on in Oncology International.
2003 Graduated Summa Cum Laude with Masters in Counseling Psychology from TSU.
2010 Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Doctorate in Public Administration from TSU.
Ph.D. Public Administration (concentration in health), Tennessee State University 2010
M.S. Psychology, Tennessee State University 2003
B.S. Sociology, Tennessee State University 2000
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