Journal articles, books and book chapters

Recent publications

Franklin, S. (2019). Bipolar and proud. Social Work Practice with Groups,


Brownson RC, Proctor EK, Luke DA, Baumann AA, Staub M, Brown MT, Johnson M. (2017). Building capacity for dissemination and implementation research: one university’s experience. Implementation Science. 12(1):104. doi: 10.1186/s13012-017-0634-4.


Weaver NL, Weaver TL, Nicks SE, Jupka KA, Sallee H, Jacobsen H, Henley W & Jaques M. (2016). Developing tailored positive parenting messages for a clinic-based communication programme. Child: Care, health and development, doi: 10.1111/ cch.12418.


Wong R, Harris JK, Staub M, Bernhardt JM. (2015). Local health departments tweeting about Ebola: characteristics and messaging. J Public Health Manag Pract, doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000342.


Harris JK, Moreland-Russell S, Choucair B, Mansour R, Staub M, Simmons K. (2014). Tweeting for and Against Public Health Policy: Response to the Chicago Department of Public Health’s Electronic Cigarette Twitter Campaign. J Med Internet Res, 16(10):e238


Bach LE, Shelton SC, Moreland-Russell S, Israel K. (2013). Smokefree workplace ballot campaigns: Case studies from Missouri and lessons for policy and media advocacy. American Journal of Health Promotion, 27(6), e124-e133. PMID: 23458373.

Schell, SF, Luke, DA, Schooley, MW, Elliott, MB, Herbers, SH, Mueller, NB, Bunger, AC. (2013). Public health program capacity for sustainability: a new framework. Implementation Science, 8, 15.


Harris JK, Carothers BJ, Wald LM, Shelton SC, Leischow SJ. (2012). Interpersonal influence among tobacco control professionals in the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Journal of Public Health Research, 1:e12, 67-74. doi:10.4081/jphr.2012.e12.

Kaphingst KA, Kreuter MW, Casey CM, Leme L, Thompson T, Cheng MR, Jacobsen H, Sterling R, Oguntimein J, Filler C, Culbert A, Rooney M, Lapka C. (2012). Health Literacy INDEX: Development, reliability, and validity of a new tool for evaluating the health literacy demands of health information materials. Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives 17: sup3; 203-221.


Harris JK, Cyr J, Carothers BJ, Mueller NB, Anwuri VV, James AI. (2011).  Referrals among cancer services organizations in an underserved urban area. American Journal of Public Health, 101:1248-1252.

Harris JK, Geremakis C, Moreland-Russell S, Carothers BJ, Kariuki B, Shelton SC, Kuhlenbeck M. (2011). Demographic and geographic differences in exposure to secondhand smoke in Missouri workplaces, 2007-2008. Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(6), A135.

Sorg A, Xu J, Doppalapudi SB, Shelton S, Harris JK. (2011). Hardcore smokers in a challenging tobacco control environment: The case of Missouri. Tobacco Control, 20, 388-390. doi:10.1136/tc.2010.039743.


Harris JK, Shelton SC, Moreland Russell S, Luke DA. (2010). Tobacco coverage in print media: The use of timing and themes by tobacco control supporters and opposition prior to a failed tobacco tax initiative. Tobacco Control, 19, 37-43. doi:10.1136/tc.2009.032516.

Leischow S, Luke DA, Mueller NB, Harris JK, Ponder P, Clark PI. (2010). Mapping the US Department of Health and Human Services tobacco control leadership. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 12(9): 888-894.

Luke DA, Harris JK, Shelton S, Allen P, Carothers BJ, Mueller NB. (2010). Systems analysis of collaboration in 5 national tobacco control networks. American Journal of Public Health, 100, 1290-1297. doi:10.2105/APH.2009.184358.


Boyce J, Mueller, NB, Luke, DA, Hogan-Watts, M. (2009). Evaluating the strength of school tobacco policies: The development of a practical rating system. Journal of School Health, 79:495-504.

Harris JK, Luke DA, Zuckerman R, Shelton SC. (2009). Forty years of secondhand smoke research: The gap between discovery and delivery. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 36, 538-548. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2009.01.039.

Wray RJ, Buskirk TD, Jupka, K, Lapka C, Jacobsen H, Pakpahan R, Gary E, Wortley P. (2009). Influenza vaccination concerns among older Blacks: A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 36(5): 429-434.e6.


Harris JK, Luke DA, Burke RC, Mueller NB. (2008). Seeing the forest and the trees: Using network analysis to develop an organizational blueprint of state tobacco control systems. Social Science & Medicine, 67, 1669-1678.

Mueller NB, Burke RC, Luke DA, Harris JK. (2008). Getting the word out: A trial of multiple dissemination methods. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 14(2)170-176.

Weaver NL, Williams J, Jacobsen HA, Botello-Harbaum M, Glasheen C, Noelcke E, Nansel TR. (2008). Translation of an evidence-based tailored childhood injury prevention program. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice Mar-Apr; 14(2): 177-84.


Gritz ER, Tripp MK, James AS, Harrist RB, Mueller NB, Chamberlain RM, Parcel GS. (2007). Effects of a preschool staff intervention on children’s sun protection: Outcomes of Sun Protection is Fun! Health Education & Behavior, 34(4):562.577.

Nansel TR, Weaver NL, Jacobsen HA, Glasheen C, Kreuter MW. (2007). Preventing unintentional pediatric injuries: A tailored intervention for parents and providers. Health Education Research, doi: 10.1093/her/cym041.

Nelson DE, Reynolds JH, Luke DA, Mueller NB, Eischen MH, Jordan J, Lancaster B, Marcus SE & Vallone D. (2007). Successfully maintaining program funding during trying times:  Lessons from tobacco control programs in five states. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 13, 612-620.

Wray R, Jupka K, Ross W, Dotson D, Whitworth AR, Jacobsen H. (Nov 2007). How can you improve vaccination rates among older African Americans? Journal of Family Practice, 56(11): 925-929.


Mueller NB, Luke DA, Herbers SH, Montgomery TP. (2006). The Best Practices: Use of the guidelines by ten state tobacco control programs. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 31(4):300-306.

Vladutiu C, Nansel TR, Weaver NL, Jacobsen HA, Kreuter MW. (2006). Differential strength of association of child injury prevention attitudes and beliefs on practices: a case for audience segmentation. Injury Prevention, 12: 35-40.


Gritz ER, Tripp MK, James AS, Carvajal SC, Harrist RB, Mueller NH, Chamberlain RM, Parcel GS. (2005). An intervention for parents to promote preschool children’s sun protection: Effects of Sun Protection is Fun! Preventive Medicine, 41(2):357-366.

McDonald EM, Solomon B, Shields W, Serwint JR, Jacobsen HA, Weaver NL, Kreuter MW, Gielen AC. (2005). Evaluation of kiosk-based tailoring to promote household safety behaviors in an urban pediatric primary care practice. Patient Education and Counseling, 58(2): 168-181.


Krauss MK, Mueller NB, Luke DA. (2004). Interorganizational relationships within state tobacco control programs: a social network analysis. Preventing Chronic Disease [serial online], Available at

Tripp MK, Carvajal SC, Parcel GS, Mueller NH, Chamberlain RM, Gritz ER. (2004). Determinants of parents’ sunscreen use on their children. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 27:S136.

Wray R, Kreuter M, Jacobsen HA, Clements B, Evans RG. (2004). Theoretical perspectives on public communication preparedness for terrorist attacks. Family and Community Health, 27(3): 232-247.


Caburnay CA, Kreuter MW, Luke DA, Logan RA, Jacobsen HA, Reddy VC, Vempaty AR, Zayed HR. (2003). The News on Health Behavior: Coverage of Diet, Activity, and Tobacco in Local Newspapers. Health Education & Behavior, 30(6): 709-722.

Gritz ER, Tripp MK, de Moor CA, Eicher SA, Mueller NH & Spedale JH. (2003). Skin Cancer Prevention Counseling and Clinical Practices of Pediatricians. Pediatric Dermatology, 20(1):16-24.

Kreuter MW, Jacobsen HA, Gielen AC, McDonald E. Developing computerized tailored health messages. In: Bensley RJ, Fisher J, editors. Community health education methods and strategies: a practitioner’s guide. Sudbury (MA): Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 2003.

Tripp MK, Carvajal SC, McCormick LK, Mueller NH, Hu SH, Parcel GS, Gritz ER. (2003). Validity and reliability of the Parental Sun Protection Scales. Health Education Research: Theory and Practice, 18(1):58-73.


Nansel TR, Weaver NL, Donlin MJ, Jacobsen HA, Kreuter MW, Simons-Morton B. (2002). Baby, Be Safe: the effect of pediatric injury prevention tailored communications provided in a pediatric primary care setting. Patient Education and Counseling, 46(3):175-90.


Jacobsen HA, Kreuter MW, Luke D, Caburnay CA. (2001). Seat belt use in top-grossing movies and actual US rates, 1978-1998. American Journal of Public Health, 91(9):1395-6.

2000 and earlier

Herrmann NB, Koehly LM, Tsoh JY, Prokhorov AV, Hu S. Comparison of Smokeless Tobacco Users and Cigarette Smokers among Rural Energy Workers Using the Transtheoretical Model of Change (abstract). Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 20 (supplement), 167, 1998.

Cummings SR, Tripp MK, Herrmann NB. (1997). Approaches to the Prevention and Control of Skin Cancer. Cancer Metastasis Reviews, 16, pp. 309-327.