Rhonda BeLue

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Associate Professor of Health Policy and Administration

Contact Information

601A Donald H. Ford Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802

814-865-6898

(fax) 814-863-2905

rzb10@psu.edu

www.hhdev.psu.edu/hpa/

Education

B.S., 1994, Biology, University of New Mexico
M.S., 1999, Statistics, Cornell University
Ph.D., 2001, Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University

Teaching Interests

Epidemiology, Research Methods, Quantitative Methods

Research Interests

Health disparities in families and children, evaluation methodology, medical decision making

Selected Publications

Degboe AN, Belue R, Hillemeier MM. (In press). Parental immigrant status and adolescent mental health: are there race/ethnic differences? Child and Adolescent Mental Health. In Press

Belue R, Carmack C, Myers KR, Weinreb-Welch L, Lengerich EJ. Systems Thinking Tools as Applied to Community-Based Participatory Research: A Case Study. Health Educ Behav. 2012 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22467637.

Belue R, Oluwole AN, Degboe AN, Figaro MK. Hypertension control in ambulatory care patients with diabetes. American Journal of Managed Care. 2012 Jan;18(1):17-23.

Rooks RN, Wiltshire JC, Elder K, BeLue R, Gary LC. Health information seeking and use outside of the medical encounter: is it associated with race and ethnicity? Soc Sci Med. 2012 Jan;74(2):176-84. Epub 2011 Nov 25. PubMed PMID:
22154611.

Belue R, Carmack C, Myers KR, Weinreb-Welch L, Lengerich EJ. Systems Thinking Tools as Applied to Community-Based Participatory Research: A Case Study. Health Education & Behavior. 2012 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22467637.

Belue R, Degboe AN, Miranda PY, Francis LA. Do Medical Homes Reduce Disparities in Receipt of Preventive Services Between Children Living in Immigrant and Non-immigrant Families? Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2011 Nov 4.

Ross SE, Francis LA, Belue RZ, Viruell-Fuentes EA. Associations Between Physical Activity and Overweight Among U.S. Youth by Immigrant Generation: Results From the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health. J Phys Act Health.
2011 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21952117.

Menon U, Belue R, Wahab S, Rugen K, Kinney AY, Maramaldi P, Wujcik D, SzalachaLA. A randomized trial comparing the effect of two phone-based interventions on colorectal cancer screening adherence. Ann Behav Med. 2011 Dec;42(3):294-303.
doi: 10.1007/s12160-011-9291-z. PubMed PMID: 21826576; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC3232176.

Airhihenbuwa CO, Shisana O, Zungu N, BeLue R, Makofani DM, Shefer T, Smith E, Simbayi L. Research capacity building: a US-South African partnership. Glob Health Promot. 2011 Jun;18(2):27-35. PubMed PMID: 21596937; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC3322415.

Misra R, Menon U, Vadaparampil ST, BeLue R. Age- and sex-specific cancer prevention and screening practices among asian Indian immigrants in the United States. J Investig Med. 2011 Jun;59(5):787-92. PubMed PMID: 21441831.

Curriculum Vitae

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Strategic Themes

  • Health Care Systems
  • Populations of Special Interest
  • Methodology