Cathy D. Meade, PhD, RN, FAAN

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Cathy D. Meade, PhD, RN, FAAN

Senior Member

"In response to our nation’s call to address the crossroads of cancer, culture, and literacy, Dr. Meade has developed many training and education programs."

Office  (813) 745-6730

Education And Training
  • PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1988 - Nursing Science
  • MS, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1980 - Nursing Science
  • BSN, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL, 1977 - Nursing Science

Cathy D. Meade’s research and education interests center on finding engaging and innovative ways to impact health disparities, producing culturally and literacy relevant cancer communications, creating sustained community-based education and outreach initiatives for medically underserved populations, and developing cancer training programs that increase the number of underrepresented scientists.  As background, she was one of first investigators to conduct studies in the area of patient understanding identifying the mismatch between patients’ reading levels and the reading levels of health information.  Practical aspects of this work have been published widely to help health professionals develop clear, easy-to-understand, and meaningful messages, instruments and interventions.

Dr. Meade has served on a number of NCI work groups on Cancer and Literacy and Informed Consent in Cancer Clinical Trials for increasing awareness of the impact of literacy in healthcare.  She was a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Health Literacy Committee, which produced the 2004 report titled Health Literacy:  A Prescription to End Confusion.  Dr. Meade provides leadership for numerous funded education and training initiatives that address cancer, culture and literacy including marshaling the widely-recognized national biennial Cancer, Culture and Literacy conferences.  She also leads Project LINK (Leaders In New Knowledge), an NCI funded research year-round training program for underrepresented high school and undergraduate students.

Several funded projects exemplify her community-engaged work that take into account culture, language and literacy for tackling health disparities.  She is Co-PI of the Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network (TBCCN), which addresses critical access, prevention and control issues among medically underserved populations  through outreach, training and the conduct of community-based research.  Two TBCCN projects focus on: increasing colorectal cancer screening (I-FOBT) and evaluating biobanking education in clinic settings.  In another project, a transcreated Spanish-language stress management toolkit, titled Cómo tratar el estrés durante la quimioterapia, is being evaluated in a randomized controlled trial involving Spanish-speaking Latinas receiving chemotherapy at cancer centers in Tampa and Miami.  Other areas of interest entail establishing an infrastructure for a regional network to examine scientific aspects related to biospecimen collection and biobanking systems, and creating patient navigation models for enhanced cancer care.

  • Gwede CK, Koskan AM, Quinn GP, Davis SN, Ealey J, Abdulla R, Vadaparampil ST, Elliott G, Lopez D, Shibata D, Roetzheim RG, Meade CD. Patients' perceptions of colorectal cancer screening tests and preparatory education in federally qualified health centers. J Cancer Educ. 2015 Jun;30(2):294-300. Pubmedid: 25249181. Pmcid: PMC4372499.
  • Martinez Tyson DD, Jacobsen P, Meade CD. Understanding the Stress Management Needs and Preferences of Latinas Undergoing Chemotherapy. J Cancer Educ. 2015 May. Pubmedid: 25952939.
  • Simmons VN, Klasko LB, Fleming K, Koskan AM, Jackson NT, Noel-Thomas S, Luque JS, Vadaparampil ST, Lee JH, Quinn GP, Britt L, Waddell R, Meade CD, Gwede CK. Participatory evaluation of a community-academic partnership to inform capacity-building and sustainability. Eval Program Plann. 2015 Mar;52:19-26. Pubmedid: 25863014.
  • Sehovic I, Gwede CK, Meade CD, Sodeke S, Pentz R, Quinn GP. A Web-Based Platform for Educating Researchers About Bioethics and Biobanking. J Cancer Educ. 2015 Mar. Pubmedid: 25773136.
  • Davis SN, Sutton SK, Vadaparampil ST, Meade CD, Rivers BM, Patel MV, Torres-Roca JF, Heysek RV, Spiess P, Pow-Sang J, Jacobsen PB, Gwede CK. Informed decision making among first-degree relatives of prostate cancer survivors: A pilot randomized trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2014 Nov;39(2):327-334. Pubmedid: 25465497. Pmcid: PMC4274628.
  • Dang JH, Rodriguez EM, Luque JS, Erwin DO, Meade CD, Chen MS. Engaging diverse populations about biospecimen donation for cancer research. J Community Genet. 2014 Oct;5(4):313-327. Pubmedid: 24664489. Pmcid: PMC4159470.
  • Meade CD, Wells KJ, Arevalo M, Calcano ER, Rivera M, Sarmiento Y, Freeman HP, Roetzheim RG. Lay navigator model for impacting cancer health disparities. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Sep;29(3):449-457. Pubmedid: 24683043. Pmcid: PMC4133280.
  • Koskan A, Klasko L, Davis SN, Gwede CK, Wells KJ, Kumar A, Lopez N, Meade CD. Use and taxonomy of social media in cancer-related research: a systematic review. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul;104(7):e20-e37. Pubmedid: 24832403. Pmcid: PMC4056246.
  • Unrod M, Simmons VN, Sutton SK, Meltzer LR, Harrell PT, Meade CD, Craig BM, Lee JH, Brandon TH. A randomized clinical trial of self-help intervention for smoking cessation: Research design, interventions, and baseline data. Contemp Clin Trials. 2014 Jul;38(2):284-290. Pubmedid: 24865525. Pmcid: PMC4104245.
  • Quinn GP, Koskan A, Sehovic I, Pal T, Meade C, Gwede CK. Contrasting the ethical perspectives of biospecimen research among individuals with familial risk for hereditary cancer and biomedical researchers: implications for researcher training. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2014 Jul;18(7):467-473. Pubmedid: 24786355. Pmcid: PMC4094006.
  • Wells KJ, Lima DS, Meade CD, Muñoz-Antonia T, Scarinci I, McGuire A, Gwede CK, Pledger WJ, Partridge E, Lipscomb J, Matthews R, Matta J, Flores I, Weiner R, Turner T, Miele L, Wiese TE, Fouad M, Moreno CS, Lacey M, Christie DW, Price-Haywood EG, Quinn GP, Coppola D, Sodeke SO, Green BL, Lichtveld MY. Assessing needs and assets for building a regional network infrastructure to reduce cancer related health disparities. Eval Program Plann. 2014 Jun;44:14-25. Pubmedid: 24486917. Pmcid: PMC4360072.
  • Gwede CK, Davis SN, Wilson S, Patel M, Vadaparampil ST, Meade CD, Rivers BM, Yu D, Torres-Roca J, Heysek R, Spiess PE, Pow-Sang J, Jacobsen P. Perceptions of Prostate Cancer Screening Controversy and Informed Decision Making: Implications for Development of a Targeted Decision Aid for Unaffected Male First-Degree Relatives. Am J Health Promot. 2014 Jun. Pubmedid: 24968183. Pmcid: PMC4277494.
  • Simmons VN, Sutton SK, Quinn GP, Meade CD, Brandon TH. Prepartum and postpartum predictors of smoking. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Apr;16(4):461-468. Pubmedid: 24203933. Pmcid: PMC3954426.
  • Lee JH, Fulp W, Wells KJ, Meade CD, Calcano E, Roetzheim R. Effect of patient navigation on time to diagnostic resolution among patients with colorectal cancer-related abnormalities. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Mar;29(1):144-150. Pubmedid: 24113902. Pmcid: PMC3945676.
  • Greiner KA, Friedman DB, Adams SA, Gwede CK, Cupertino P, Engelman KK, Meade CD, Hébert JR. Effective recruitment strategies and community-based participatory research: community networks program centers' recruitment in cancer prevention studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Mar;23(3):416-423. Pubmedid: 24609851. Pmcid: PMC3971731.
  • Wells KJ, Arevalo M, Meade CD, Gwede CK, Quinn GP, Luque JS, San Miguel G, Watson D, Phillips R, Reyes C, Romo M, West J, Jacobsen PB. Development and validation of the biobanking attitudes and knowledge survey (BANKS). Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Mar;23(3):374-382. Pubmedid: 24609846. Pmcid: PMC3955026.
  • Vadaparampil ST, Simmons VN, Lee JH, Malo T, Klasko L, Rodriguez M, Waddell R, Gwede CK, Meade CD. Journal clubs: an educational approach to advance understanding among community partners and academic researchers about CBPR and cancer health disparities. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Mar;29(1):122-128. Pubmedid: 24078328. Pmcid: PMC4201936.
  • Gwede CK, Davis SN, Quinn GP, Koskan AM, Ealey J, Abdulla R, Vadaparampil ST, Elliott G, Lopez D, Shibata D, Roetzheim RG, Meade CD. Making it work: health care provider perspectives on strategies to increase colorectal cancer screening in federally qualified health centers. J Cancer Educ. 2013 Dec;28(4):777-783. Pubmedid: 23943277. Pmcid: PMC3864594.
  • Quinn GP, Castañeda H, Pal T, Rice JL, Meade CD, Gwede CK. Risk terminology in biobanking and genetic research: what's in a name?. Am J Med Genet A. 2013 Aug;161A(8):2095-2098. Pubmedid: 23824712. Pmcid: PMC3729791.
  • Wells KJ, McIntyre J, Gonzalez LE, Lee JH, Fisher KJ, Jacobsen PB, Meade C, Muñoz-Antonia T, Quinn GP. Feasibility trial of a Spanish-language multimedia educational intervention. Clin Trials. 2013 Aug;10(5):767-774. Pubmedid: 23935161.
  • Gwede CK, Ward BG, Luque JS, Vadaparampil ST, Rivers D, Martinez-Tyson D, Noel-Thomas S, Meade CD. Application of geographic information systems and asset mapping to facilitate identification of colorectal cancer screening resources. Online J Public Health Inform. 2013 Apr;2(1). Pubmedid: 23569578. Pmcid: PMC3615755.
  • Lee JH, Fulp W, Wells KJ, Meade CD, Calcano E, Roetzheim R. Patient navigation and time to diagnostic resolution: results for a cluster randomized trial evaluating the efficacy of patient navigation among patients with breast cancer screening abnormalities, Tampa, FL. PLoS One. 2013;8(9):e74542. Pubmedid: 24066145. Pmcid: PMC3774725.
  • Koskan A, Arevalo M, Gwede CK, Quinn GP, Noel-Thomas SA, Luque JS, Wells KJ, Meade CD. Ethics of clear health communication: applying the CLEAN Look approach to communicate biobanking information for cancer research. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Nov;23(4 Suppl):58-66. Pubmedid: 23124500. Pmcid: PMC3735435.
  • Watson-Johnson LC, Bhagatwala J, Reyes-Garcia C, Hinojosa A, Mason M, Meade CD, Luque JS. Refinement of an educational toolkit to promote cervical cancer screening among Hispanic immigrant women in rural southern Georgia. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Nov;23(4):1704-1711. Pubmedid: 23698684. Pmcid: PMC3676893.
  • Brandon TH, Simmons VN, Meade CD, Quinn GP, Lopez Khoury EN, Sutton SK, Lee JH. Self-help booklets for preventing postpartum smoking relapse: a randomized trial. Am J Public Health. 2012 Nov;102(11):2109-2115. Pubmedid: 22994170. Pmcid: PMC3477952.
  • Gwede CK, Castro E, Brandon TH, McIntyre J, Meade CD, Munoz-Antonia T, Simmons VN, Vadaparampil ST, Jimenez J, Quinn GP. Developing strategies for reducing cancer disparities via cross-institutional collaboration: outreach efforts for the partnership between the Ponce School of Medicine and the Moffitt Cancer Center. Health Promot Pract. 2012 Nov;13(6):807-815. Pubmedid: 22167362. Pmcid: PMC3708698.
  • Wells KJ, Rivera MI, Proctor SS, Arroyo G, Bynum SA, Quinn GP, Luque JS, Rivera M, Martinez-Tyson D, Meade CD. Creating a patient navigation model to address cervical cancer disparities in a rural Hispanic farmworker community. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Nov;23(4):1712-1718. Pubmedid: 23698685. Pmcid: PMC3735436.
  • Wells KJ, Lee JH, Calcano ER, Meade CD, Rivera M, Fulp WJ, Roetzheim RG. A cluster randomized trial evaluating the efficacy of patient navigation in improving quality of diagnostic care for patients with breast or colorectal cancer abnormalities. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Oct;21(10):1664-1672. Pubmedid: 23045541. Pmcid: PMC3511588.
  • Luque JS, Castañeda H, Tyson DM, Vargas N, Meade CD. Formative research on HPV vaccine acceptability among Latina farmworkers. Health Promot Pract. 2012 Sep;13(5):617-625. Pubmedid: 21881079. Pmcid: PMC3245360.
  • Roetzheim RG, Lee JH, Calcano ER, Meade CD, Fulp WJ, Wells KJ. Diagnostic resolution of cancer screening abnormalities at community health centers. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug;23(3):1280-1293. Pubmedid: 24212174. Pmcid: PMC3980860.
  • Wells KJ, Quinn GP, Meade CD, Fletcher M, Tyson DM, Jim H, Jacobsen PB. Development of a cancer clinical trials multi-media intervention: clinical trials: are they right for you?. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Aug;88(2):232-240. Pubmedid: 22525803.
  • Jacobsen PB, Wells KJ, Meade CD, Quinn GP, Lee JH, Fulp WJ, Gray JE, Baz RC, Springett GM, Levine RM, Markham MJ, Schreiber FJ, Cartwright TH, Burke JM, Siegel RD, Malafa MP, Sullivan D. Effects of a brief multimedia psychoeducational intervention on the attitudes and interest of patients with cancer regarding clinical trial participation: a multicenter randomized controlled trial. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jul;30(20):2516-2521. Pubmedid: 22614993.
  • Quinn GP, Koskan A, Wells KJ, Gonzalez LE, Meade CD, Pozo CL, Jacobsen PB. Cancer patients' fears related to clinical trial participation: a qualitative study. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Jun;27(2):257-262. Pubmedid: 22271582. Pmcid: PMC4095872.
  • Wilson DS, Fang B, Dalton WS, Meade CD, Koomen JM. An ET-CURE pilot project supporting undergraduate training in cancer research, emerging technology, and health disparities. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Jun;27(3):418-427. Pubmedid: 22528637. Pmcid: PMC3439555.
  • Jacobsen PB, Phillips KM, Jim HS, Small BJ, Faul LA, Meade CD, Thompson L, Williams CC, Loftus LS, Fishman M, Wilson RW. Effects of self-directed stress management training and home-based exercise on quality of life in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a randomized controlled trial. Psychooncology. 2012 Jun;22(6):1229-1235. Pubmedid: 22715124.
  • Luque JS, Quinn GP, Montel-Ishino FA, Arevalo M, Bynum SA, Noel-Thomas S, Wells KJ, Gwede CK, Meade CD. Formative research on perceptions of biobanking: what community members think. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Mar;27(1):91-99. Pubmedid: 21927867. Pmcid: PMC3735437.
  • Luque JS, Mason M, Reyes-Garcia C, Hinojosa A, Meade CD. Salud es vida: development of a cervical cancer education curriculum for promotora outreach with Latina farmworkers in rural Southern Georgia. Am J Public Health. 2011 Dec;101(12):2233-2235. Pubmedid: 22021295. Pmcid: PMC3222438.
  • Wells KJ, Meade CD, Calcano E, Lee JH, Rivers D, Roetzheim RG. Innovative approaches to reducing cancer health disparities: the Moffitt Cancer Center Patient Navigator Research Program. J Cancer Educ. 2011 Dec;26(4):649-657. Pubmedid: 21573740. Pmcid: PMC3679887.
  • Luque JS, Tyson DM, Bynum SA, Noel-Thomas S, Wells KJ, Vadaparampil ST, Gwede CK, Meade CD. A SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS APPROACH TO UNDERSTAND CHANGES IN A CANCER DISPARITIES COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP NETWORK. Ann Anthropol Pract. 2011 Nov;35(2). Pubmedid: 24363957.
  • Simmons VN, Quinn G, Litvin EB, Rojas A, Jimenez J, Castro E, Meade CD, Brandon TH. Transcreation of validated smoking relapse-prevention booklets for use with Hispanic populations. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 Aug;22(3):886-893. Pubmedid: 21841285. Pmcid: PMC3804252.
  • Gwede CK, Jean-Francois E, Quinn GP, Wilson S, Tarver WL, Thomas KB, Vadaparampil ST, Meade CD. Perceptions of colorectal cancer among three ethnic subgroups of US blacks: a qualitative study. J Natl Med Assoc. 2011 Aug;103(8):669-680. Pubmedid: 22046844. Pmcid: PMC3999593.
  • Luque JS, Tyson DM, Markossian T, Lee JH, Turner R, Proctor S, Menard J, Meade CD. Increasing cervical cancer screening in a Hispanic migrant farmworker community through faith-based clinical outreach. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2011 Jul;15(3):200-204. Pubmedid: 21427607. Pmcid: PMC3735442.
  • Quinn GP, Jimenez J, Meade CD, Muñoz-Antonia T, Gwede CK, Castro E, Vadaparampil ST, Simmons VN, McIntyre J, Crocker TT, Brandon TH. Enhancing oncology health care provider's sensitivity to cultural communication to reduce cancer disparities: a pilot study. J Cancer Educ. 2011 Jun;26(2):322-325. Pubmedid: 21479572. Pmcid: PMC3673723.
  • Meade CD, Menard JM, Luque JS, Martinez-Tyson D, Gwede CK. Creating community-academic partnerships for cancer disparities research and health promotion. Health Promot Pract. 2011 May;12(3):456-462. Pubmedid: 19822724. Pmcid: PMC3653573.
  • Simmons VN, Jiménez JC, Castro E, Litvin EB, Gwede CK, Vadaparampil ST, Mclntyre J, Meade CD, Brandon TH, Quinn GP. Initial efforts in community engagement with health care providers: perceptions of barriers to care for cancer patients in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2011 Mar;30(1):28-34. Pubmedid: 21449495. Pmcid: PMC3685431.
  • Luque JS, Rivers BM, Gwede CK, Kambon M, Green BL, Meade CD. Barbershop communications on prostate cancer screening using barber health advisers. Am J Mens Health. 2011 Mar;5(2):129-139. Pubmedid: 20413392. Pmcid: PMC3690815.
  • Gwede CK, Menard JM, Martinez-Tyson D, Lee JH, Vadaparampil ST, Padhya TA, Meade CD. Strategies for assessing community challenges and strengths for cancer disparities participatory research and outreach. Health Promot Pract. 2010 Nov;11(6):876-887. Pubmedid: 19515858. Pmcid: PMC2888920.
  • Gwede CK, William CM, Thomas KB, Tarver WL, Quinn GP, Vadaparampil ST, Kim J, Lee JH, Meade CD. Exploring disparities and variability in perceptions and self-reported colorectal cancer screening among three ethnic subgroups of U. S. Blacks. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2010 Sep;37(5):581-591. Pubmedid: 20797950. Pmcid: PMC2946332.
  • Luque J, Tyson DM, Lee JH, Gwede C, Vadaparampil S, Noel-Thomas S, Meade C. USING SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS TO EVALUATE COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING OF A REGIONAL COMMUNITY CANCER NETWORK. J Community Psychol. 2010 Jul;38(5):656-668. Pubmedid: 24049217.
  • Luque JS, Rivers BM, Kambon M, Brookins R, Green BL, Meade CD. Barbers against prostate cancer: a feasibility study for training barbers to deliver prostate cancer education in an urban African American community. J Cancer Educ. 2010 Mar;25(1):96-100. Pubmedid: 20146044. Pmcid: PMC2862382.
  • Gwede CK, Ward BG, Luque JS, Vadaparampil ST, Rivers D, Martinez-Tyson D, Noel-Thomas S, Meade CD. Application of Geographic Information Systems and Asset Mapping to Facilitate Identification of Colorectal Cancer Screening Resources. Online J Public Health Inform. 2010 Jan;2(1):2893. Pubmedid: 20976019.
  • Gwede CK, Ward BG, Luque JS, Vadaparampil ST, Rivers D, Martinez-Tyson D, Noel-Thomas S, Meade CD. Application of Geographic Information Systems and Asset Mapping to Facilitate Identification of Colorectal Cancer Screening Resources. Online J Public Health Inform. 2010 Jan;2(1):2893. Pubmedid: 24244805.
  • Meade CD, Menard J, Thervil C, Rivera M. Addressing cancer disparities through community engagement: improving breast health among Haitian women. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2009 Nov;36(6):716-722. Pubmedid: 19887360. Pmcid: PMC3653572.
  • Chu K, Chen MS J, Dignan M, Taylor E, Partridge E, Meade C. Parallels between the development of therapeutic drugs and cancer health disparity programs: implications for Disparities Reduction. Cancer. 2008 Nov;113(10):2790-2796. Pubmedid: 18780311.
  • Lopez EN, Simmons VN, Quinn G, Meade C, Chirikos T, Brandon T. Clinical trials and tribulations: lessons learned from recruiting pregnant ex-smokers for relapse prevention. Nicotine Tob Res. 2008 Jan;10(1):87-96. Pubmedid: 18188749. Pmcid: PMC4056986.
  • Krischer M, Xu P, Meade C, Jacobsen P. Self-Administered Stress Management Training in Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Oct;25(29):4657-62. Pubmedid: 17876009.
  • Lee J, Herzog T, Meade C, Webb M, Brandon T. The use of GEE for analyzing longitudinal binomial data: A primer using data from a tobacco intervention. Addict Behav. 2007 Jan;32(1):187-193. Pubmedid: 16650625.
  • Meade C, Menard J, Martinez D, Calvo A. Impacting Health Disparities Through Community Outreach: Utilizing the CLEAN Look (Culture, Literacy, Education, Assessment, and Networking). Cancer Control. 2007 Jan;14(1):70-77. Pubmedid: 17242673.
  • Meade C, Martinez D, Schullo S, McMillan S. Distance learning for communicating cancer, culture, and literacy: a model for cancer control advancement. J Cancer Educ. 2006 Jun;21(2):63-70. Pubmedid: 17020515.
  • Quinn G, Ellison B, Meade C, Roach C, Lopez E, Albrecht T, Brandon T. Adapting smoking relapse-prevention materials for pregnant and postpartum women: formative research. Matern Child Health J. 2006 May;10(3):235-245. Pubmedid: 16341911.
  • Meade C. Cancer, culture and literacy: critical next steps in improving care for diverse populations. Cancer Control. 2005 Nov;12:4-5. Pubmedid: 16327744.
  • Quinn G, Ellison B, Meade C, Roach C, Lopez E, Albrecht T, Brandon T. Adapting Smoking Relapse-Prevention Materials for Pregnant and Postpartum Women: Formative Research. Matern Child Health J. 2005 May;10(3):235-45. Pubmedid: 16341911.
  • Brandon TH, Meade CD, Herzog TA, Chirikos TN, Webb MS, Cantor AB. Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a minimal intervention to prevent smoking relapse: dismantling the effects of amount of content versus contact. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2004 Oct;72(5):797-808. Pubmedid: 15482038.
  • Underwood S, Powe B, Canales M, Meade C, Im E. Cancer in U.S. ethnic and racial minority populations. Annu Rev Nurs Res. 2004;22:217-263. Pubmedid: 15368773.
  • Chirikos T, Herzog T, Meade C, Webb M, Brandon T. Cost-effectiveness analysis of a complementary health intervention: the case of smoking relapse prevention. Int J Technol Assess. 2004;20(4):475-480. Pubmedid: 15609798.
  • Meade C, Calvo A, Rivera M, Baer R. Focus groups in the design of prostate cancer screening information for Hispanic farmworkers and African American men. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2003;30(6):967-975. Pubmedid: 14603354.
  • Meade C. Cancer care for diverse populations: relevant communications and research. Cancer Control. 2003;10(5):1-2. Pubmedid: 14581898.
  • Meade C, Calvo A, Rivera M. Screening and community outreach programs for priority populations: considerations for oncology managers. J Oncol Manag. 2002;11(5):20-28. Pubmedid: 12382695.
  • Meade CD, Calvo A, Cuthbertson D. Impact of culturally, linguistically, and literacy relevant cancer information among Hispanic farmworker women. J Cancer Educ. 2002;17(1):50-54. Pubmedid: 12000108.
  • Jacobsen P, Meade C, Stein K, Chirikos T, Small B, Ruckdeschel J. Efficacy and costs of two forms of stress management training for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2002;20(12):2851-2862. Pubmedid: 12065562.
  • Meade C, Calvo A. Developing community-academic partnerships to enhance breast health among rural and Hispanic migrant and seasonal farmworker women. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2001;28(10):1577-1584. Pubmedid: 11759305.
  • Meade C, Calvo A. Developing community-academic partnerships to enhance breast health among ruraland Hispanic migrant and seasonal farmworker women. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2001;28(10):1577-1584. Pubmedid: 11759305.
  • Meade C. Improving understanding of the informed consent process and document. Semin Oncol Nurs. 1999 May;15(2):124-137. Pubmedid: 10222512.
  • Schapira M, Meade C. Information sources and professional consultations sought by men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. J Cancer Educ. 1999;14:243-247. Pubmedid: noPMID.
  • Parker R, Williams M, Weiss B, Davis T, Doak C, Doak L, Hein K, Meade C, Schwartzberg J, Somers S. Ad hoc committee on health literacy for the council on scientific affairs, American Medical Association. Health literacy: report of the council of scientific affairs. Jama. 1999;281(6):552-557. Pubmedid: 10022112.
  • Doak L, Doak C, Friedell G, Meade C. Improving comprehension for cancer patients with low literacy skills: strategies for clinicians. Ca Cancer J Clinicians. 1998;48(3):151-162. Pubmedid: 9594918.
  • Schapira M, Meade C, Nattinger A. Development of a decision aid for patients with localized prostate cancer. Patient Education And Counseling. 1997;30:119-127. Pubmedid: 9128614.
  • Meade C. Producing videotapes for cancer education: methods and examples. Onf. 1996;23(5):837-846. Pubmedid: 8792353.
  • Doak L, Doak C, Meade C. Strategies to improve cancer education materials. Onf. 1996;23(8):1305-1312. Pubmedid: 8883075.
  • Meade CD, McKinney WP, Barnas GP. Educating patients with limited literacy skills: the effectiveness of printed and videotaped materials about colon cancer. Am J Public Health. 1994 Jan;84(1):119-121. Pubmedid: 8279598. Pmcid: PMC1614927.
  • Meade CD, Howser DM. Consent forms: how to determine and improve their readability. Oncol Nurs Forum. 1992 Nov;19(10):1523-1528. Pubmedid: 1461766.
  • Meade CD, Byrd JC, Lee M. Improving patient comprehension of literature on smoking. Am J Public Health. 1989 Oct;79(10):1411-1412. Pubmedid: 2782514. Pmcid: PMC1350188.
  • Martinez D, Loi C, Martinez M, Flores A, Meade C. Development of a cancer cAMP for adult spanish-speaking survivors: lessons learned from cAMP alegria. J Cancer Educ. 2008 Spr;23(1):4-9. Pubmedid: 18444040.
  • Meade C. Community health education. In: Nies M, McEwen M, eds. Community health nursing: promoting the health of aggregates. 3 ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 2001;129-169.
  • Meade C. Health education. In: Swanson J, Nies M, eds. Community Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Aggregates. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 1997.
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