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Roberts, Katherine
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health & Behavior Studies
212-678-3266

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531 Thndk

Educational Background

Ed.D. in Health Education from Teachers College, Columbia University
M.S. in Health Education from Teachers College, Columbia University
M.P.H. in Sociomedical Sciences - Health Promotion/Disease Prevention from Columbia University
B.S. in Community Health Education from Ithaca College

Scholarly Interests

Evaluation of school health education programs.
Research on quality of life issues of cancer survivors.
 

Selected Publications

Roberts, K.J., Revenson, T.A., Urken, M.L., et al. (in press). Testing with feedback improves comprehension in multimedia medical informed consent.  Patient Education & Counseling.

Basch, C.H., Roberts, K.J., Samayoa-Kozlowsky, S., & Glaser, D.B. (2015). Promoting weight loss methods in parenting magazines: implications for women. Women & Health, 1-10.

Glaser, D., Roberts, K.J., Grosskopf, N.A, Basch, C.H. (2015). Breastfeeding success, social norms, and school health education: a systematic literature review. Journal of Human Lactation, 1-7.

Basch, C.H., Roberts, K.J., Ethan, D., & Samayoa-Kozlowsky, S. (2015). An examination of marketing techniques used to promote children’s vitamins in parenting magazines. Global Journal of Health Science, 7(3), 171-6.

Lepore, S.J., Revenson, T.A., Roberts, K.J., Prankikoff, J.R., Davey, A. (2014). Randomized controlled trial of expressive writing and quality of life in men and women treated for colon or rectal cancer. Psychology and Health, Oct 27, 1-17.

Marshall, B.L., Roberts, K.J., Donnelly, J., Rutledge, I. (2011). Attitudes towards campus policies regarding alcohol use among college students.  Journal of Drug Education, 40(4), 345-358.

Roberts, K.J., Lepore, S.J., Hanlon, A.L, Helgeson, V. (2010). Genitourinary functioning and depressive symptoms over time in younger versus older men treated for prostate cancer. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 40(3), 275-283.

Lepore, S.J., Glaser, D.B., Roberts, K.J. (2008).  On the positive relation between received social support and negative affect: A test of the triage and self-esteem threat models in women with breast cancer.  Psycho-Oncology,17(12), 1210-1215.

Roberts, K.J., Lepore, S.J., Urken, M. (2008). Quality of life after thyroid cancer: An assessment of patient needs and preferences for information and support. J Cancer Educ, 23(3), 186-191.

Lepore, S. J., Roberts, K.J. (2007). Prostate cancer. In S. Ayer, A. Baum, C. McManus, K. Wallston, J. Wienman & R. West (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of psychology, health and medicine (2nd ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Roberts, K.J., Lepore, S. J., & Helgeson, V. (2006). Social-cognitive correlates of adjustment to prostate cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 15(3), 183-192.

 

Evaluator for Safe Schools/Healthy Students grant initiative in New Rochelle, N.Y. www.sshs.samhsa.gov
Evaluator for Safe Schools/Healthy Students grant initiative in Mount Vernon, N.Y.
Evaluator for Safe Schools/Healthy Students grant initiative in Middletown, N.Y.
Evaluator for Montclair University Social Norms Project, a U.S. Department of Education Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Models on College Campuses grant.
Evaluator for Clarkstown, NY Drug Free Communities Support Program
Evaluator for Port Chester, NY Drug Free Communities Support Program
Evaluator for Middletown, NY Drug Free Communities Support Program
Co-investigator for THANC (Thyroid, Head and Neck Cancer) Foundation study www.thancfoundation.org/
Curriculum Writer for G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) www.great-online.org/
Curriculum Writer for R.O.A.D.D. (Reduce Our Adolescent Drinking Driving and Drugging)
Curriculum Writer for CourtTV

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Roberts et al., 2006

Roberts, K. J., Lepore, S. J., & Helgeson, V. (2006). Social-cognitive correlates of adjustment to prostate cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 15(3), 183-192.