Adam Bernard Becker

  • 4144 Citations
1991 …2019

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Research Output

  • 4144 Citations
  • 22 Article
  • 9 Chapter
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 2 Review article
2018

Assessing and Mobilizing Faith Organizations to Implement Childhood Obesity Prevention Advocacy Strategies

Bozlak, C. T., Kenady, J. M. & Becker, A. B., Sep 1 2018, In : Health Promotion Practice. 19, 5, p. 724-729 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

An intergovernmental approach to childhood obesity

Bozlak, C., Becker, AB., Herd, J., Teitelman, A., Viola, J., Olson, B. & Choucair, B., Jan 2015, In : International Public Health Journal. 7, 1, p. 7-15 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental factors associated with child physical activity at childcare

Kwon, S., Mason, M. & Becker, AB., Jul 2015, In : Health Behavior and Policy Review. 4, p. 260-267 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Society of Behavioral Medicine position statement: early care and education (ECE) policies can impact obesity prevention among preschool-aged children

Buscemi, J., Kanwischer, K., Becker, A. B., Ward, D. S. & Fitzgibbon, M. L., Jan 1 2015, In : Translational behavioral medicine. 5, 1, p. 122-125 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations
2014

An inter-governmental approach to childhood obesity

Bozlak, C., Becker, A., Herd, J., Teitelman, A., Viola, J., Olson, B. & Choucair, B., Jul 1 2014, Public Health: Improving Health via Inter-Professional Collaborations. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 73-83 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Working with community partners to implement and evaluate the chicago park district's 100% healthier snack vending initiative

Mason, M., Zaganjor, H., Bozlak, C. T., Lammel-Harmon, C., Gomez-Feliciano, L. & Becker, A. B., 2014, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 11, 8, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2013

Ciclovìa in Chicago: A strategy for community development to improve public health

Mason, M., Welch, S. B., Becker, A., Block, D. R., Gomez, L., Hernandez, A. & Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Jan 1 2013, Community Development Approaches to Improving Public Health. Taylor and Francis, p. 88-106 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Engaging Chicago hospitals in the baby-friendly hospital initiative

Schoenfelder, S. L., Wych, S., Willows, C. A., Harrington, J., Christoffel, K. K. & Becker, A. B., Nov 1 2013, In : Maternal and child health journal. 17, 9, p. 1712-1717 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations

Healthy Snack Vending: The Chicago Park District Experience & Resource Guide.

Mason, M., Gomez-Feliciano, L., Becker, A., Bozlak, C., Lammel-Harmon, C., Conti, V., Cox, S., Katta, E., O'Boyle, M. & Zaganjor, H., 2013, In : CES4Health.info. 2013, 2013

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Community Organizing for Obesity Prevention in Humboldt Park, Chicago: The Challenges and Successes of Coalition Building Across Two Organizing Traditions

Becker, A. B., Christoffel, K. K., Lopez, J. E. & Rodriguez, J. L., 2012, Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfare. Minkler, M. (ed.). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, p. 329-345

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Effect of changes to the neighborhood built environment on physical activity in a low-income African American neighborhood

Gustat, J., Rice, J., Parker, K. M., Becker, A. B. & Farley, T. A., Feb 1 2012, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 9, 2, 110165.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Strategies and Techniques for Effective Group Process in Community-Based Participatory Research Partnerships

Becker, A. B., Israel, B. A., Gustat, J., Reyes, A. G. & Allen, A. J., 2012, Methods in Community-Based Participatory Research for Health, 2nd Ed.. Israel B., A., Eng, E., Schulz A., J. & Parker E., A. (eds.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, p. 69-96

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Ciclovià in Chicago: A strategy for community development to improve public health

Mason, M., Welch, S. B., Becker, A., Block, D. R., Gomez, L., Hernandez, A. & Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Apr 1 2011, In : Community Development. 42, 2, p. 221-239 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Combating Childhood Obesity through a Neighborhood Coalition: Community Organizing for Obesity Prevention in Humboldt Park

Becker, A. B., Christoffel, K. K., Morales, M. A., Rodríguez, J. L., López, J. E. & Longjohn, M., Jan 1 2011, Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data. Oxford University Press, p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Combating Childhood Obesity through a Neighborhood Coalition: Communityi Organizing for Obesity Prevention in Humboldt Park

Becker, A. B., Christoffel, K. K., Morales, M. A., Rodriguez, J. L. & Lopez, J. E., 2011, Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data. Benjamins M., R., Shah A., M. & Whitman, S. (eds.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press, p. 171-196

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Outcomes of the 5-4-3-2-1 Go! childhood obesity community trial

Evans, W. D., Christoffel, K. K., Necheles, J., Becker, A. B. & Snider, J., Jan 1 2011, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 35, 2, p. 189-198 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2010

Social marketing as a childhood obesity prevention strategy

Evans, W. D., Christoffel, K. K., Necheles, J. W. & Becker, A. B., Feb 1 2010, In : Obesity. 18, SUPPL. 1, p. S23-S26

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

34 Scopus citations
2008

Critical Issues in Developing and Following Community-Based Participatory Research Principles

Israel, B. A., Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A. & Becker, A. B., 2008, Community-Based Participatory Research for Health. Minkler, M. & Wallerstein, N. (eds.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, p. 47-62

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Development of scales measuring the capacity of community-based initiatives

Lempa, M., Goodman, R. M., Rice, J. & Becker, A. B., Jun 1 2008, In : Health Education and Behavior. 35, 3, p. 298-315 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Taking on childhood obesity in a big city: Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC)

Becker, A. B., Longjohn, M. & Christoffel, K. K., Sep 1 2008, In : Progress in Pediatric cardiology. 25, 2, p. 199-206 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2006

Recruiting injection drug users: A three-site comparison of results and experiences with respondent-driven and targeted sampling procedures

Robinson, W. T., Risser, J. M. H., McGoy, S., Becker, A. B., Rehman, H., Jefferson, M., Griffin, V., Wolverton, M. & Tortu, S., Nov 1 2006, In : Journal of Urban Health. 83, 7 SUPPL., p. i29-i38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Scopus citations
2005

Age differences in health effects of stressors and perceived control among urban African American women

Becker, A. B., Israel, B. A., Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A. & Klem, L., Sep 6 2005, In : Journal of Urban Health. 82, 1, p. 122-141 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Project BRAVE: Engaging youth as agents of change in a youth violence prevention project

Becker, A. B., Randels, J. & Theodore, D., 2005, In : Community Youth Development. Fall, Special Peer Reviewed Issue, p. 39-52 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scale for measuring perceptions of control at the individual, organizational, neighborhood, and beyond the neighborhood levels.

Israel, B. A., Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A. & Becker, A. B., 2005, Community Organizing and Community Building for Health. Minkler, M. (ed.). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, p. 458-461

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2002

Predictors of perceived control among African American women in Detroit: Exploring empowerment as a multilevel construct

Becker, A. B., Israel, B. A., Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A. & Klem, L., Dec 1 2002, In : Health Education and Behavior. 29, 6, p. 699-715 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2001

Community-based participatory research: Policy recommendations for promoting a partnership approach in health research

Israel, B. A., Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A. & Becker, A. B., Sep 27 2001, In : Education for Health. 14, 2, p. 182-197 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

423 Scopus citations
2000

Social inequalities, stressors and self reported health status among African American and white women in the Detroit metropolitan area

Schulz, A., Israel, B., Williams, D., Parker, E., Becker, A. & James, S., Dec 1 2000, In : Social Science and Medicine. 51, 11, p. 1639-1653 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

171 Scopus citations

Unfair treatment, neighborhood effects, and mental health in the Detroit metropolitan area

Schulz, A., Williams, D., Israel, B., Becker, A., Parker, E., James, S. A. & Jackson, J., Sep 2000, In : Journal of health and social behavior. 41, 3, p. 314-332 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

196 Scopus citations
1999

Conducting a Participatory Community-Based Survey: Collecting and Interpreting Data for a Community Health Intervention on Detroit's East Side.

Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A., Israel, B. A., Becker, A. B., Maciak, B. J. & Hollis, R. M., 1999, Community-Based Prevention: Programs that Work. Baker E., A., Brownson R., C. & Novick L., F. (eds.). Gaithersberg, MD: Aspen Publishers, p. 84-104

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1998

Conducting a participatory community-based survey for a community health intervention on detroit’s east side

Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A., Israel, B. A., Becker, A. B., Maciak, B. J. & Hollis, R., Mar 1998, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 4, 2, p. 10-24 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Scopus citations

Review of community-based research: Assessing partnership approaches to improve public health

Israel, B. A., Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A. & Becker, A. B., Jun 29 1998, In : Annual review of public health. 19, p. 173-202 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2912 Scopus citations
1997

"It's a 24-Hour Thing . . . a Living-for-Each-Other Concept": Identity, Networks, and Community in an Urban Village Health Worker Project

Schulz, A. J., Israel, B. A., Becker, A. B. & Hollis, R. M., Aug 1997, In : Health Education and Behavior. 24, 4, p. 465-480 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
1991

Allergic lung diseases

Yang, W. H., Greenberger, P. A., Becker, A. & Slavin, R. G., Jan 1 1991, In : Annals of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 24, 4, p. 212-214 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle