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

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

Teaching Interests

Epidemiology; research methods; vulnerable populations; and global health.

Research Interests

Health disparities in families and children; evaluation methodology; vulnerable populations; and global health.

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

Rhonda BeLue vitae

Strategic Themes

  • Health Care Systems
  • Populations of Special Interest
  • Methodology