Christina Hester, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Assistant Residency Program Director for Research


PhD

University of Kansas

Recent Honors and Awards

Grant Generating Project Fellow (through Virginia Commonwealth University)

Recent Publications

Hester, CM, Born, W, Yeh, H-W, Young, KL, James, A, Daley, CM, Greiner, KA. (Submitted 06/07/2013. Awaiting final decision after review.) Decisional stage distribution for colorectal cancer screening among diverse, low-income study participants. Health Education Research.

Mabachi, N., Kessler, S, Hester, CM, Young, KL, Nazir, N, Kimminau, K. (Awaiting decision after review.) HIV Testing in a Safety Net Dental Clinic: Characterizing Patients that Opt Out or are not offered Rapid HIV Testing. Journal of Public Health Dentistry.

Greiner, KA, Daley, CM, Epp, A, James, AS, Yeh, H-W, Geana, M, Born, WK, Engelman, KK, Shellhorn, J, Hester, CM, LeMaster, J, Buckles, D, and Ellerbeck, EF. (Under review.) Implementation intentions and colorectal cancer screening: A randomized trial within a mixed race/ethnicity safety-net clinic population. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Quick BW, Hester CM, Young KL, Greiner KA. Self-Reported Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Racially Diverse, Low-Income Study Population. J. Community Health. 2012 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print].

Recent Presentations

Hester, CM and Greiner, KA. (2012) Colon Microbes and Metabolites: Exploring African American Health Disparities. (Podium). University of Kansas Cancer Center Symposium. University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.

Hester CM, Born W, Young KL, Yeh H-W, Epp A, James A, Greiner KA. (2012) Progressing through decisional stages of the Precaution Adoption Process Model with regard to Colon Cancer Screening. (Poster.) Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Finocchario-Kessler, S, Mabachi, N, Hester, CM, Nazir, N, Young, K, Dietz, C, Kimminau, K. (2012) Acceptability and Outcomes of Rapid HIV Screening in a Free Dental Clinic. (Poster.) North America Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Yang, A, Hester, CM, Greiner, KA.  (2012). The Differences in Colonoscopy Findings Among Racial/Ethnic Groups. (Poster.) GCRC/SEPA/Juntos Closing Ceremony and Final Poster Session. University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.

Hester, CM, Epp, A, Hardwidge, P, Umar, S, and Greiner, KA.  Colon Cancer Risk: The Role of Microbial Metabolites in Colorectal Cancer. (2012). Mason's Day Symposium (KU Cancer Center). (Poster.) University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.

Hester, CM, Epp, A, Hardwidge, P, Umar, S, and Greiner, KA.  Colon Cancer Risk: The Role of Microbial Metabolites in Colorectal Cancer. (2012).  University of Kansas Medical Center Faculty Research Day.  (Poster.) University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.

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Christina Hester, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Assistant Residency Program Director for Research

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