This collection showcases publications authored by UMass Medical School researchers who specialize in women’s health.

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Publications from 1996

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Smoking in Ecuador: prevalence, knowledge, and attitudes, Judith K. Ockene, David E. Chiriboga, and Juan Carlos Zevallos

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Mouse CD6: sequence of cDNA and expression of mRNA, A. Pal, Paul L. Romain, N. G. Singer, D. Fox, and Janet Stavnezer

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Sonographic appearance of the endometrium and ovaries during cycles stimulated with human menopausal gonadotropin, Karen L. Reuter, Stephen Cohen, Linda Furey, and Stephen P. Baker

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Worker participation in an integrated health promotion/health protection program: results from the WellWorks project, Glorian Sorensen, Anne M. Stoddard, Judith K. Ockene, Mary K. Hunt, and Richard Youngstrom

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Immunoglobulin class switching, Janet Stavnezer

Publications from 1995

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Who gets repeat screening mammography: the role of the physician, Risa B. Burns, Karen M. Freund, Arlene S. Ash, Michael Shwartz, Lisa Antab, and Ruth E. Hall

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Medicine and the Family: A Feminist Perspective, Lucy M. Candib

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Moving on to strengths, Lucy M. Candib

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Amonafide: An active agent in the treatment of previously untreated advanced breast cancer--a cancer and leukemia group B study (CALGB 8642), Mary E. Costanza, D Berry, I. C. Henderson, M. J. Ratain, K Wu, C Shapiro, D Duggan, J Kalra, I Berkowitz, and A. P. Lyss

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A comparison of anlaytic methods for non-random missingness of outcome data, Sybil L. Crawford, S L Tennstedt, and John B. McKinlay

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Characterization of an interleukin 4 (IL-4) responsive region in the immunoglobulin heavy chain germline epsilon promoter: regulation by NF-IL-4, a C/EBP family member and NF-kappa B/p50, S. Delphin and Janet Stavnezer

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Regulation of antibody class switching to IgE: characterization of an IL-4-responsive region in the immunoglobulin heavy-chain germline epsilon promoter, S. Delphin and Janet Stavnezer

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Occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, S. Katharine Hammond, Glorian Sorensen, Richard Youngstrom, and Judith K. Ockene

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Cell cycle regulation of immunoglobulin class switch recombination and germ-line transcription: potential role of Ets family members, M. Lundgren, L. Strom, L. O. Bergquist, S. Skog, T. Heiden, Janet Stavnezer, and E. Severinson

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Delivering Medical Information to the Desktop: the UIC GRATEFUL-MED-via-the-Internet Experience, Elaine Russo Martin and Don Lanier

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The everyday impacts of providing informal care to dependent elders and their consequences for the care recipients, John B. McKinlay, Sybil L. Crawford, and S L Tennstedt

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Physician training for patient-centered nutrition counseling in a lipid intervention trial, Judith K. Ockene, Ira S. Ockene, Mark E. Quirk, James R. Hebert, Gordon M. Saperia, Rose S. Luippold, Philip A. Merriam, and Sarah Ellis

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Moesin, ezrin, and p205 are actin-binding proteins associated with neutrophil plasma membranes, K. Pestonjamasp, M. R. Amieva, C. P. Strassel, W. M. Nauseef, H. Furthmayr, and Elizabeth J. Luna

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Population pharmacodynamic study of amonafide: a Cancer and Leukemia Group B study, M. J. Ratain, G. Rosner, S. L. Allen, Mary E. Costanza, David A. Van Echo, I. C. Henderson, and R. L. Schilsky

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Ponticulin plays a role in the positional stabilization of pseudopods, D. C. Shutt, D. Wessels, K. Wagenknecht, A. Chandrasekhar, Anne L. Hitt, Elizabeth J. Luna, and D. R. Soll

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Regulation of antibody production and class switching by TGF-beta, Janet Stavnezer

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ETS exposure in the workplace. Perceptions and reactions by employees in 114 work sites. Working Well Research Group [corrected], Beti Thompson, Karen M. Emmons, David B. Abrams, Judith K. Ockene, and Ziding Feng

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The Mersilene mesh suburethral sling: a clinical and urodynamic evaluation, Stephen B. Young, Peter L. Rosenblatt, Diane M. Pingeton, Allison E. Howard, and Stephen P. Baker

Publications from 1994

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Self-in-Relation Theory: Implications for Women's Health, Lucy M. Candib

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Issues in breast cancer screening in older women, Mary E. Costanza

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The extent of breast cancer screening in older women, Mary E. Costanza

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Do blacks and whites differ in their use of health care for symptoms of coronary heart disease, Sybil L. Crawford, S. A. McGraw, K. W. Smith, J. B. McKinlay, and J. E. Pierson

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Association of the Dictyostelium 30 kDa actin bundling protein with contact regions, M. Fechheimer, H. M. Ingalls, R. Furukawa, and Elizabeth J. Luna

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Ponticulin is the major high affinity link between the plasma membrane and the cortical actin network in Dictyostelium, Anne L. Hitt, J. H. Hartwig, and Elizabeth J. Luna

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Ponticulin is an atypical membrane protein, Anne L. Hitt, Tze Hong Lu, and Elizabeth J. Luna

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Database Search Services as a Basic Service in Academic Health Sciences Libraries, Terry A. Jankowski and Elaine Russo Martin

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Longitudinal patterns and correlates of hormone replacement therapy use in middle-aged women, Catherine B. Johannes, Sybil L. Crawford, J G Posner, and S M McKinlay

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Physicians and smoking cessation. A survey of office procedures and practices in the Community Intervention Trial for Smoking Cessation, Elizabeth A. Lindsay, Judith K. Ockene, Norman Hymowitz, Carol Giffen, Larry Berger, and Paul R. Pomrehn

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Activation of the Ig germ-line gamma 1 promoter. Involvement of C/enhancer-binding protein transcription factors and their possible interaction with an NF-IL-4 site, M. Lundgren, C. Larsson, Andrea Femino, M. Xu, Janet Stavnezer, and E. Severinson

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Narratives of the History of American Medicine, Ellen S. More

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The Physician-Delivered Smoking Intervention Project: factors that determine how much the physician intervenes with smokers, Judith K. Ockene, Abigail Adams, Lori Pbert, Rose S. Luippold, James R. Hebert, Mark E. Quirk, and Kathryn L. Kalan

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The physician-delivered smoking intervention project: can short-term interventions produce long-term effects for a general outpatient population, Judith K. Ockene, Jean L. Kristeller, Lori Pbert, James R. Hebert, Rose S. Luippold, Robert J. Goldberg, Joan Landon, and Kathryn L. Kalan

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Do characteristics of informal caregivers affect the length of hospital stay for frail elders, K M Skinner, S L Tennstedt, and Sybil L. Crawford

Publications from 1993

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Setting the policy, education, and research agenda to reduce tobacco use. Workshop I. AHA Prevention Conference III. Behavior change and compliance: keys to improving cardiovascular health, Diane M. Becker, Richard Windsor, Judith K. Ockene, Barbara Berman, J. Allan Best, K. Michael Cummings, Stanton Glantz, Suzanne Haynes, Jack Henningfield, and Thomas E. Novotny

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Domestic violence: it can happen to anyone. (includes related articles and patient information) (Special Issue: Women's Health), Sarah J. Buell, Lucy M. Candib, Joan Dauphine, and Marian R. Sassetti

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The integral membrane protein, ponticulin, acts as a monomer in nucleating actin assembly, C. P. Chia, A. Shariff, S. A. Savage, and Elizabeth J. Luna

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Comparison of patients' and their resident physicians' responses regarding smoking-cessation interventions, Constantine Daskalakis, Robert J. Goldberg, Judith K. Ockene, Kathryn L. Kalan, David W. Hosmer, and Lori Pbert

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Factors associated with heavy smoking among men and women: the physician-delivered smoking intervention project, Robert J. Goldberg, Judith K. Ockene, Jean L. Kristeller, Kathryn L. Kalan, Joan Landon, and David W. Hosmer

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Measuring the effect of a worksite-based nutrition intervention on food consumption, James R. Hebert, Anne M. Stoddard, Donald R. Harris, Glorian Sorensen, Mary K. Hunt, Diane H. Morris, and Judith K. Ockene

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The COMMIT dental model: tobacco control practices and attitudes, R. B. Jones, Paul R. Pomrehn, R. E. Mecklenburg, Elizabeth A. Lindsay, Marc Manley, and Judith K. Ockene

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Smoking intervention for cardiac patients: in search of more effective strategies, Jean L. Kristeller, Philip A. Merriam, Judith K. Ockene, Ira S. Ockene, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Smoking after acute myocardial infarction: a good thing?, Ira S. Ockene and Judith K. Ockene

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Routine hospital-based quit-smoking treatment for the postmyocardial infarction patient: an idea whose time has come, C. Tracy Orleams and Judith K. Ockene

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Serum squamous cell carcinoma antigen levels in invasive cervical cancer: prediction of response and recurrence, Peter G. Rose, Stephen P. Baker, Lawrence Fournier, Beth E. Nelson, and Richard E. Hunter

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Inhibitors of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase increase antibody class switching, P. Shockett and Janet Stavnezer

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HIV risk among Latino adolescents in two New England cities, K. W. Smith, S. A. McGraw, Sybil L. Crawford, L. A. Costa, and J. B. McKinlay

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Is family care on the decline? A longitudinal investigation of the substitution of formal long-term care services for informal care, S L Tennstedt, Sybil L. Crawford, and John B. McKinlay

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Impact of a breast cancer screening community intervention, Jane G. Zapka, Mary E. Costanza, Donald R. Harris, David W. Hosmer, Anne M. Stoddard, Robin S. Barth, and Victoria P. Gaw

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Effect of a community health center intervention on breast cancer screening among Hispanic American women, Jane G. Zapka, Donald R. Harris, David W. Hosmer, Mary E. Costanza, Edith Mas, and Robin S. Barth

Publications from 1992

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Breast cancer screening among women from 65 to 74 years of age in 1987-88 and 1991. NCI Breast Cancer Screening Consortium, E. A. Coleman, E. J. Feuer, and Mary E. Costanza

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Breast cancer screening in older women. Synopsis of a forum, Mary E. Costanza

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Clinical breast examination, breast self-examination: what is the evidence for utility in screening for breast cancer, Mary E. Costanza

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Phase II studies: untreated breast cancer patients, Mary E. Costanza

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Physician compliance with mammography guidelines: barriers and enhancers, Mary E. Costanza, Anne M. Stoddard, Jane G. Zapka, Victoria P. Gaw, and R. S. Barth

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Impact of a physician intervention program to increase breast cancer screening, Mary E. Costanza, Jane G. Zapka, Donald R. Harris, David W. Hosmer, Robin S. Barth, Victoria P. Gaw, Harry L. Greene, and Anne M. Stoddard

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Smoking: epidemiology, cessation, and prevention. Task Force on Research and Education for the Prevention and Control of Respiratory Diseases, Brian R. Flay, Judith K. Ockene, and Ira B. Tager

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Patient characteristics and the effect of three physician-delivered smoking interventions, James R. Hebert, Jean L. Kristeller, Judith K. Ockene, Joan Landon, Rose S. Luippold, Robert J. Goldberg, and Kathryn Kalan

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Processes of change in smoking cessation: a cross-validation study in cardiac patients, Jean L. Kristeller, Joseph S. Rossi, Judith K. Ockene, Robert J. Goldberg, and James O. Prochaska

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Regulation of transcription of the germ-line Ig alpha constant region gene by an ATF element and by novel transforming growth factor-beta 1-responsive elements, Y. C. Lin and Janet Stavnezer

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Cytoskeleton--plasma membrane interactions, Elizabeth J. Luna and Anne L. Hitt

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Teachers' Exchange: Painting the Mice, Ellen S. More

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Are we pushing the limits of public health interventions for smoking cessation, Judith K. Ockene

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Guidelines for breast cancer screening, Stephanie Shapiro, C. R. Smart, Mary E. Costanza, D. E. Henson, A. I. Holleb, R. V. Hutter, B. Krammer, H. D. Kushner, R. McLelland, and M. Moskowitz

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Diacylglycerol-stimulated formation of actin nucleation sites at plasma membranes, A. Shariff and Elizabeth J. Luna

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Work-site nutrition intervention and employees' dietary habits: the Treatwell program, Glorian Sorensen, Diane H. Morris, Mary K. Hunt, James R. Hebert, Donald R. Harris, Anne M. Stoddard, and Judith K. Ockene

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Regulation of transcription of immunoglobulin germ-line gamma 1 RNA: analysis of the promoter/enhancer, M. Z. Xu and Janet Stavnezer

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Emphasizing screening activities in a community health center: a case study of a breast cancer screening project, Jane G. Zapka, L. Chasan, Robin S. Barth, Edith Mas, and Mary E. Costanza

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Changes in mammography use: economic, need, and service factors, Jane G. Zapka, David W. Hosmer, Mary E. Costanza, Donald R. Harris, and Anne M. Stoddard

Publications from 1991

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Screening mammography, Mary E. Costanza

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Feasibility of universal screening mammography. Lessons from a community intervention, Mary E. Costanza, C. J. D'Orsi, H. L. Greene Jr., Victoria P. Gaw, A. Karellas, and Jane G. Zapka

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Trimetrexate in untreated and previously treated patients with metastatic breast cancer: a Cancer and Leukemia Group B study, N. A. Dawson, Mary E. Costanza, A. H. Korzun, G. H. Clamon, M. Pollak, N. J. Vogelzang, R. W. Carey, and L. Norton

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Smoking cessation and change in diastolic blood pressure, body weight, and plasma lipids. MRFIT Research Group, Terence A. Gerace, Jack F. Hollis, Judith K. Ockene, and Kenneth H. Svendsen

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Baseline factors associated with smoking cessation and relapse. MRFIT Research Group, Norman Hymowitz, Mary Sexton, Judith K. Ockene, and Gregory Grandits

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Cigarette smoking and mortality. MRFIT Research Group, Lewis H. Kuller, Judith K. Ockene, Elaine Meilahn, Deborah N. Wentworth, Kenneth H. Svendsen, and James D. Neaton

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Community Intervention Trial for Smoking Cessation (COMMIT): opportunities for community psychologists in chronic disease prevention, Edward Lichtenstein, Linda Nettekoven, and Judith K. Ockene

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Regulation of the antibody class switch to IgA, Y. C. Lin, P. Shockett, and Janet Stavnezer

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Comparison of smoking behavior change for SI and UC study groups. MRFIT Research Group, Judith K. Ockene, Norman Hymowitz, John Lagus, and B. Jessica Shaten

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Increasing the efficacy of physician-delivered smoking interventions: a randomized clinical trial, Judith K. Ockene, Jean L. Kristeller, Robert J. Goldberg, Terrence L. Amick, Penelope S. Pekow, David W. Hosmer, Mark E. Quirk, and Kathryn L. Kalan

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Cigarette smoking in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT). Introduction, overview, method, and conclusions, Judith K. Ockene and B. Jessica Shaten

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Effect of cytokines on switching to IgA and alpha germline transcripts in the B lymphoma I.29 mu. Transforming growth factor-beta activates transcription of the unrearranged C alpha gene, P. Shockett and Janet Stavnezer

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Hospital nonsmoking policies, Glorian Sorensen and Judith K. Ockene

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Triple helix stabilization, Janet Stavnezer

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Validity and reliability of psychosocial factors related to breast cancer screening, Jane G. Zapka, D. R. Harris, Anne M. Stoddard, and Mary E. Costanza

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Interval adherence to mammography screening guidelines, Jane G. Zapka, Anne M. Stoddard, L. Maul, and Mary E. Costanza

Publications from 1990

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Screening mammography: a missed clinical opportunity? Results of the NCI Breast Cancer Screening Consortium and National Health Interview Survey Studies

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Naming the Contradiction: Family Medicine's Failure to Face Violence against Women, Lucy M. Candib

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Coronary heart disease risk factors in women, Jeanne M. Corrao, Richard C. Becker, Ira S. Ockene, and Glenys A. Hamilton

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Copy choice mechanism of immunoglobulin heavy-chain switch recombination, W. Dunnick and Janet Stavnezer

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Innovations in clinical practice through hospital-funded grants, Patricia D. Franklin, R. J. Panzer, L. P. Brideau, and P. F. Griner

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Accuracy of Chlamydia trachomatis antigen detection methods in a low-prevalence population in a primary care setting, Peter Gann, John E. Herrmann, Lucy M. Candib, and Richard W. Hudson

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Hypersensitivity reactions to trimetrexate, J. L. Grem, S. A. King, Mary E. Costanza, and T. D. Brown

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Recovery from acute myocardial infarction in women, Glenys A. Hamilton

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Cisplatin-carboplatin therapy in extensive non-small cell lung cancer: a Cancer and Leukemia Group B study, H. Kreisman, M. Goutsou, C. Modeas, S. L. Graziano, Mary E. Costanza, and Michael R. Green

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Relation of forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) to lung cancer mortality in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT), Lewis H. Kuller, Judith K. Ockene, Elaine Meilahn, and Kenneth H. Svendsen

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The American Medical Women's Association and the Role of the Woman Physician, 1915-1990, Ellen S. More