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Researcher Publications

Carolyn J. Heckman, PhD

Selected Publications

  1. Bhurosy, T.,* Niu, Z.,* Heckman, C. J. Breastfeeding is possible: a systematic review on the feasibility and challenges of breastfeeding among breast cancer survivors of reproductive age. Ann Surg Oncol (2020).
  2. Niu, Z.,* Bhurosy, T.,* Jeong, D. C., Coups, E. J., Heckman, C. J., & Stapleton, J. L. (in press). Associations of Social Media Use, Patient-centered Communication, and Knowledge with Perceived Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Effectiveness. American Journal of Health Behaviors.
  3. Manne, SL, Heckman, CJ, Kashy, D, Lozada, C, Gallo, J, Ritterband, L, Coups, EJ (in press). Prevalence and Correlates of Skin Self-examination Practices Among Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma Survivors. Preventive Medicine Reports.
  4. Bhurosy, T.,* Heckman, C. J., & Riley, M. (in press). Prevalence and correlates of skin self-examination behaviors among melanoma survivors: a systematic review. Translational Behavioral Medicine.
  5. Nguyen, J, Gilbert, L, Priede, L, Heckman, C (in press). Content Analysis of the “Don’t Fry Day” Twitter Campaign. JMIR Dermatology.
  6. Heckman, CJ, Riley, M, Coups, EJ, Niu, Z,* Stapleton, JL. Society of Behavioral Medicine Position Statement: Promote sun-safety policies and practices for youth in educational, childcare, and recreational settings. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2020 May 20;10(2):498-501.
  7. Heckman CJ, Auerbach, M,* Darlow, S,* Handorf, E, Raivitch, S, Manne, S. Association of Skin Cancer Risk and Protective Behaviors with Health Literacy among Young Adults in the United States. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2019 Aug; (4), 372-379.
  8. Heckman CJ, & Manning, M.* The Relationship between Indoor Tanning and Body Mass Index, Physical Activity, or Dietary Practices: A Systematic Review. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. J Behav Med. 2019 Apr;42(2):188-203.
  9. Heckman CJ, Liang, K,* & Riley, M. Awareness, understanding, use, and impact of the UV index: A systematic review of over two decades of international research. Preventive Medicine. 2019 Mar 4;123:71-83.
  10. Handorf, E, Heckman CJ, Darlow, S, Slifker, M, & Ritterband, L. A hierarchical clustering approach to identify repeated enrollments in web survey data. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 25;13(9):e0204394.
  11. Nguyen, J, Heckman, CJ, Perna, F. A Twitter Analysis of the Don't Fry Day Campaign. JAMA Dermatology. 2018 Aug 1;154(8):961-962. In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altimetric in the first 12 months after publication.
  12. Auerbach, MV, Darlow, S, Heckman, CJ. To Protect or Not to Protect: Examining Reasons for Sun Protection among Young Women at Risk for Skin Cancer. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2018 Aug;41(4):528-536.
  13. Heckman, CJ, Handorf, E, Auerbach, M. Prevalence and Correlates of Skin Cancer Screening among Indoor Tanners and Non-Tanners in the 2015 NHIS. JAMA Dermatology. 2018 May 1;154(5):554-560. In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altimetric in the first 2 months after publication.
  14. Ginossar, T, Heckman, CJ, Cragun, D, Quintiliani, L, Proctor, E, Chambers, D, Brownson, R. Bridging the Chasm: Challenges, Opportunities and Resources for Integrating a Dissemination and Implementation Science Curriculum into Medical Education. Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development. 2018 Apr 4;5.
  15. Buller, DB, Heckman, CJ, Manne, SL. The Potential of Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer. JAMA Dermatology. 2018 May 1;154(5):519-521. PMCID: NA. In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altimetric in the first 3 months after publication.
  16. Heckman CJ, Handorf, E, Darlow, S, Yaroch, A, Raivitch. Refinement of Measures to Assess Psychosocial Constructs Associated with Skin Cancer Risk and Protective Behaviors of Young Adults. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2017 Aug;40(4):574-582. PMC5501995.
  17. Darlow, S, Heckman, CJ, Munshi, T, & Collins, BN. Thirdhand Smoke Beliefs and Behaviors among Healthcare Professionals. Psychology, Health, & Medicine. 2017 Apr;22(4):415-424. PMC5328853.
  18. Heckman CJ, Handorf, E, Darlow, S, Ritterband, L, Manne S. An Online Skin Cancer Risk-Reduction Intervention for Young Adults: Mechanisms of Effects. Health Psychology. 2017 Mar;36(3):215-225. PMC5328853.
  19. Heckman CJ, Kloss, JD, Feskanich, D, Culnan, E, Schernhammer, E. Associations among rotating night shift work, sleep and skin cancer in Nurses' Health Study II participants. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2017 Mar;74(3):169-175. PMC5316344.
  20. Darlow, S, & Heckman CJ. Results from a Tailored SMS and Behavior Tracking Pilot Study on Sun Safe Behaviors in Young Women. Health Education & Behavior. 2017 Mar 1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 28363246.
  21. Heckman CJ, Darlow, S, Ritterband, LM, Handorf, EA, Manne, SL. Efficacy of an Intervention to Alter Skin Cancer Risk Behaviors in Young Adults. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016 Jul;51(1):1-11. PMCID: PMC4914462. Selected by the editors to be open access and used for CME.
  22. Darlow, S, Heckman, CJ, & Munshi, T, Kloss, JD, Manne SL. Tan and thin? Associations between attitudes towards thinness, motives to tan, and tanning behaviors in adolescent girls. Psychology, Health, & Medicine. 2016 Jul;21(5):618-24.
  23. Heckman CJ, Munshi T, Darlow S, Kloss, JD, Manne SL, Perlis, CB, & Oslin, D. The association of tanning behavior with psycho-tropic medication use among young adult women. Psychology, Health & Medicine. 2016 Jan;21(5):618-24. PMC4469946.
  24. Munshi, T, Heckman, CJ, Darlow, S. Association between Tobacco Waterpipe Smoking and Head and Neck Health Conditions: A Systematic Review. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2015 Oct;146(10)760–6.
  25. Heckman CJ, Darlow, S, Munshi T, Caruso, C, Ritterband, L, Raivitch, S, Fleisher, Manne S. Development of an Internet Intervention to Address Behaviors Associated with Skin Cancer Risk among Young Adults. Internet Interventions. 2015 Sep;2(3):340-50. NIHMS697611. PMCID: PMC4669098.
  26. Heckman CJ, Darlow S, Munshi T, Kloss, JD, Manne SL. Contextual factors, indoor tanning, and tanning dependence in young women. American Journal of Health Behavior. 2015 May;39(3):372-379. PMID: 25741682.
  27. Culnan, E, Darlow S, Kloss, JD, Heckman, CJ. Associations between Seasonal Sleep Change and Indoor Tanning. Psychological Reports. 2015 Apr;116(2)523-33. PMID: 25730744. PMC4474469.
  28. Heckman CJ, Darlow S, Kloss, JD, Cohen-Filipic, J, Manne SL, Munshi T, & Perlis, CB. Measurement of tanning dependence. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 2014 Sep;28(9):1179-1185. PMID:23980870. PMCID: PMC4136966.
  29. Pagoto, SL, Hillhouse, J, Heckman CJ, Coups, EJ, Stapleton, J, Buller, D, Turrisi, R, Robinson, J, Geller, A, on behalf of the SBM Public Policy Leadership Group. SBM Position Statement Regarding Banning Indoor Tanning in Minors. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research, 2014 Mar;4(1):124-6. PMCID: NA.
  30. Heckman CJ, Cohen-Filipic, J, Darlow S, Kloss, JD, Manne SL, & Munshi T. Psychiatric and addictive symptoms of young adult female indoor tanners. American Journal of Health Promotion. 2014 Jan-Feb;28(3):168-74. PMID:23621780. PMCID: PMC3926191.
  31. Heckman CJ, Darlow S, Manne SL, Kashy D, Munshi T. Correspondence and Correlates of Couples’ Skin Cancer Screening. JAMA Dermatology. 2013 July;149(7):825-30. PMID:23864084. PMCID: PMC3802540.
  32. Heckman CJ, Zhu F, Kloss JD, Manne SL, Collins B, Bass SB, & Lessin SL. Process and outcomes of a skin protection intervention for young adults. Journal of Health Psychology. 2013; April;18(4):561 – 573. PMID:22843632. PMCID:PMC3485419.
  33. Heckman CJ, Fang CY, Jayo I. Pilot study: Health behaviors associated with human papillomavirus vaccine acceptance among adolescents. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health. 2012 July; 3(3):170 - 173. Epub 2012 Jan 6. PMID: 238003777. PMCID: PMC3695443.
  34. Heckman CJ, Cohen-Filipic, J. Brief report: Ultraviolet radiation exposure, considering acculturation among Hispanics (Project URECAH). Journal of Cancer Education. 2012; June;27(1):342-346. Epub 2012 Jan 7. PMID:22228464. PMCID: PMC3352971.
  35. Heckman CJ, Darlow S, Cohen-Filipic J, Kloss JD, Manne SL, Munshi T, Perlis, C. Psychosocial correlates of sunburn among young adult women. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Special Issue – Sunbathing Habits and Skin Cancer. 2012; June;9(6):2241-2251. PMID:22829801. PMCID: PMC3397375.
  36. Heckman CJ, Manne SL, Kloss JD, Bass SB, Collins BN, Lessin SR. Beliefs and intentions for skin protection and UV exposure in young adults. American Journal of Health Behavior. 2011 Nov;35(6):699-711. PMID:22251761. PMCID: PMC3261496.
  37. Heckman CJ & Coups EJ. Correlates of sunscreen use among high school students: A cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health. 2011 Aug;11:679. PMID:21884577. PMCID: PMC3179453.
  38. Heckman CJ, Egleston BL, Hofmann, MT. Efficacy of motivational interviewing for smoking cessation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Tobacco Control. 2010 Oct;19(5):410-16. Epub 2010 Jul 30. PMID: 20675688. PMCID: PMC2947553.

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