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Susanne Montgomery, PhD
Associate Dean, Research, School of Behavioral Health
School of Behavioral Health
Head, School of Behavioral Health, Interdisciplinary Studies
School of Behavioral Health
Professor, Preventive Medicine
School of Medicine
Professor, Social Work & Social Ecology
Member, Social Plcy&Social Rsrch, SST, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Publications    Scholarly Journals--Submitted
  • Charasuraisin C, Petrofsky J, Berk L, Shavlik D, Remigio W, Montgomery SB. Acute effect of a single high-fat meal on forearm blood flow, blood pressure and heart rate in healthy male Asians and Caucasians. Submitted to Medical Science Monitor, December 2008. ( 12/2008 )
  Scholarly Journals--Published
  • Roberts, L. R., Anderson, B. A., Lee, J. W., & Montgomery, S. (2012). Grief and Women:  Stillbirth in the Social Context of India.  International Journal of Childbirth, 2(3), 12. doi: 10.1891/2156-5287.2.3.187

    ( 11/2012 )
  • Schubert C, Winslow G, Montgomery SB, Jadalla A. Defining Failure: The Language, Meaning and Ethics of Medical Error. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science November 2012  (p. 30-42) Vol. 2 No. 22

    ( 11/2012 )
  • Wheeler G,   Montgomery SB,  Beeson L, Bahjri K,  Shulz E, Firek A,  De Leon M, Cordero-MacIntyre Z. En Balance:  The Effects of Spanish Diabetes Education on Physical Activity Changes and Diabetes Control. The Diabetes EducatorSeptember/October, 2012 Vol. 38, No. 5

    ( 10/2012 )
  • Wheeler G,   Montgomery SB,  Beeson L, Bahjri K,  Shulz E, Firek A,  De Leon M, Cordero-MacIntyre Z. En Balance:  The Effects of Spanish Diabetes Education on Physical Activity Changes and Diabetes Control. The Diabetes EducatorSeptember/October, 2012 Vol. 38, No. 5 

    ( 10/2012 )
  • Arthur K, Belliard J, Hardin S, Knecht K, Chen C, Montgomery SB. Practices, attitudes, and beliefs associated with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among cancer patients.  (2012). Integrative Cancer Therapies Vol.11 No.3, 232-242

    ( 9/2012 )
  • James S, McField E, Montgomery SB, Risk Factor Profiles among Intravenous Drug Using Young Adults: A Latent Class Analysis (LCA) Approach. Addictive Behaviors, August 2012

    ( 8/2012 )
  • Hinds DR, Montgomery SB, Knutsen S, Tonstad S. Role of Breastfeeding and Current Lifestyle in Long-term Maternal Weight Gain: August 2012

    ( 8/2012 )
  • Reinsma K, Bolima  N, Fonteh F, Owen P, Yota D, Montgomery S. Culture is central: Cultural beliefs and exclusive breastfeeding. African Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, April-June 2012 Vol. 6, No 2. 

    ( 4/2012 - 6/2012 )
  • Dos Santos H, Tonstad, S, Montgomery SB, Paalani M, and Faed, P. Smoking Cessation Behavior in Male Portuguese Californians; California Journal of Health Promotion, Volume 9, 2011

    ( 8/2011 )
  • Aja, GN, Modeste NN, Montgomery SB. Qualitative Inquiry Into Church-Based Assets for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control: A Forum Focus Group Discussion Approach. In press: The Qualitative Report. February 2011

    ( 2/2011 )
  • James S, Leslie LK, Montgomery S, Zhang J Sexual risk behaviors among youth in out-of-home care: Findings from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being. Journal of Adolescent Health Children and Youth Services Review, 31, 990-1000.

     

    ( 12/2010 )
  • Herring P, Butler T, Hall S, Montgomery SB, Fraser G. Recruiting Black Americans in a large Cohort Study: The Adventist Health Study (AHS 2) Design, Methods, and Participant Characteristic. Ethnicity and Disease Volume 20, Autumn, 2010

    ( 9/2010 )
  • Jaceldo-Siegl K, Knutsen S, Sabate J, Beeson L, Chan J, Herring P, Butler T, Haddad E, Bennett H, Montgomery S, Sharma S, Oda K, Fraser G. (2010) Validation of nutrient intake using a food-frequency questionnaire and repeated 24 hr recalls in Black and White subjects of the Adventist Health Study-2 (AHS-2), Public Health Nutrition, 13(6): 812-819.  Epub Dec 2009.

    ( 6/2010 )
  • Bramson L, Lee JW, Neish C, Montgomery SB, Bahjri K, Moore E, Lopez Melcher C. (2010) Effect of early skin-to-skin mother-infant contact during the first 3 hours following birth on exclusive breastfeeding during the maternity hospital stay. Journal of Human Lactation, 26(2); 130-137. ( 4/2010 )
  • Bui  C,Petrofsky J, Berk L, Shavlik S, Remigo W, Montgomery S. (2010) Acute effect of a single high-fat meal on forearm blood flow, blood pressure and heart rate in healthy male Asians and Caucasians: A pilot study. The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health; March Vol. 41 No. 2, 2010.  ( 3/2010 )
  • James, S., Montgomery, S.B., Leslie, L.K. & Zhang, J. (2009). Sexual risk behaviors among youth in the child welfare system. Children & Youth Services Review, 31, 990-1000.

    ( 11/2009 )
  • Mickens A, Modeste N, Montgomery SB, Taylor M. (2009) Peer support and breastfeeding Intentions among Black WIC participants.  Journal of Human Lactation, 25(2): 157-162.

    ( 11/2009 )
  • Aja G, Modeste NN, Lee JW, Montgomery SB, Belliard JC. (2009). Perceived importance of church-based assets to HIV/AIDS prevention and control in an urban Nigerian city. The International Quarterly of Community Health Education 29(2): 199-209.

    ( 11/2009 )
  • James S, Leslie LK, Montgomery S, Zhang J (2009) Sexual risk behaviors among youth in out-of-home care: Findings from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being. Children and Youth Services Review, 31, 990-1000. ( 9/2009 )
  • Kendrick L, Montgomery S, Outtara D (2009) Strengthening Self-efficacy of African American Men through Active Engagement and Shared Decision Making: Is this improving cultural competencies in mental health? Issues in Mental Health Nursing Journal; 30(12). ( 5/2009 )
    Kendrick L, Montgomery S, Outtara D (2009) Strengthening Self-efficacy of African American Men through Active Engagement and Shared Decision Making: Is this improving cultural competencies in mental health? Issues in Mental Health Nursing Journal; 30(12).
  • Mickens A, Modeste NN, Montgomery SB, Taylor M. (2009) Peer support and breastfeeding intentions among Black WIC participants.  Journal of Human Lactation, 25(2), 157-162. ( 5/2009 )
  • Aja G, Modeste N, Lee JW, Montgomery SB, Belliard JC. (2010) Perceived Church-Based Needs and Assets for HIV/AIDS Prevention in an Urban Nigerian Community. Journal of Religion and Health, 49(1): 50-61.  Epub ahead of print, January 2009. 

    ( 1/2009 )
  • Jones PL, Modeste NN, Montgomery SB, Wilson CM, and Batterham P. (2008) Factors Related to Youth Living with HIV Delaying Access to Care: The Role of Positive and Negative Social Network Influences on Health Seeking Behaviors, Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 6(2): 49-60.   ( 5/2008 )
  • Rudatsikira E, Knutsen S, Job J, Singh P, Yel D, Montgomery S, Petersen F, Ferry L. (2008). Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke in the Nonsmoking Population of Cambodia. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2008; 34 (1): 69-73. ( 1/2008 )
  • Nanyonjo R, Montgomery S, Modeste N, Fujimoto E. (2007). A Secondary Analysis of Race/Ethnicity and Other Maternal Factors Affecting Adverse Birth Outcomes in San Bernardino County. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2007; 12 (4): 435-441; Epub: August 10, 2007. ( 12/2007 )
  • Montgomery S, Herring P, Yancey A, Beeson L, Butler T, Knutsen S, Sabate J, Chan J, Preston-Martin S, Fraser G. (2006). Comparing self-reported disease outcomes, diet and lifestyles in a national cohort of Black and White Seventh-Day Adventists. Preventing Chronic Disease, 2007; July, 4 (3): A62. Published online June 15, 2007. ( 12/2007 )
  • Banta J, Montgomery S. (2007). Substance Abuse and Dependence Treatment in Outpatient Physician Offices, 1997-2004. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 2007;33(4):583-93. ( 12/2007 )
  • Woods VD, Montgomery SB, Herring P, Gardner R, Stokols, (2006) Social Ecological Predictors of Prostate Specifics Antigen (PSA) Blood Test and Digital Rectal Examination (DRE) in Black American Men. Journal of National Medical Association, 2006 April; 98 (4): 492-504. ( 12/2007 )
  • Neergaard J, Singh P, Job J, Montgomery S, (2007). Waterpipe Smoking and Nicotine Exposure: A Review of the Current Evidence. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.  2007; 9 (10): 987-994. ( 12/2007 )
  • Montgomery S, Herring P, Yancey A, Beeson L, Butler T, Knutsen S, Sabate J, Chan J, Preston-Martin S, Fraser G. (2007). Comparing self-reported disease outcomes, diet and lifestyles in a national cohort of Black and White Seventh-Day Adventists. Preventing Chronic Disease, July, 2007. ( 12/2007 )
  • Butler TL, Fraser GE, Beeson WL, Knutsen S, Herring P, Chan J, Sabaté J, Montgomery M, Haddad E, Preston-Martin S, Bennett H and Jaceldo-Siegl K. (2007) Cohort profile: The Adventist Health Study-2 (AHS-2). International Journal of Epidemiology,  August2007 [Epub ahead of print]. ( 12/2007 )
  • Dyjack DT, Case P, Marlow H, Soret S. & Montgomery S. California''s County and City Environmental Health Services Delivery System. Journal of Environmental Health, 2007 Apr;69(8):35-43, 56. ( 4/2007 )
  • Binggeli A, Montgomery S, Lee J, Modeste N (2006). Intentions for Having Sex: What Matters. Californian Journal of Health Promotion Volume 4, Issue 3, 68-79.  ( 12/2006 )
  • Unger JB, Kipke MD, De Rosa CJ, Hyde J, Montgomery SB. (2006) Needle-sharing among young IV users and their social network members: The influence of the injection partner’s characteristics on HIV risk behaviorPsychology of Addictive Behaviors 2006 Sep;31(9):1607-18. Epub 2006 Feb 3., ( 12/2006 )
  • Diaz H, Herring PR, Montgomery SB, Woods VD, Holzhauser E. Utilizing qualitative research methods in developing a culturally specific diabetes self-mananagement program: A teaching & service collaboration model. Public Health Report, July-August 2006, 121(4), 479-482. ( 12/2006 )
  • Ferry L, Job J, Knutsen S, Montgomery SB, Petersen F, Rudatsikira E, Singh P. Mentoring Cambodian and Lao health professionals in tobacco control leadership and research skills. Tobacco Control 15 Suppl.1 (2006): 42-47. ( 6/2006 )
  • Diaz H, Herring PR, Montgomery SB, Woods VD, Holzhauser E. Utilizing qualitative research methods in developing a culturally specific diabetes self-mananagement program: A teaching & service collaboration model. Californian Journal of Health Promotion 4.3 (2006): 68-79. ( 1/2006 )
  • Woods VD, Montgomery S, Belliard JC, Ramirez-Johnson, J. Wilson, C. Fear and distrust in America: Barriers to prostate cancer screening in Black men. Feature article in the Men’s Health Newsletter of the International Society of Men’s Health and Gender, March 2005. ( 12/2005 )
  • Flores J, Montgomery SB, Lee JW. Organization and staffing barriers to parent involvement in teen pregnancy prevention programs: challenges for community partnerships. Journal of Adolescent Health 37.1 (2005): S108-S114. ( 9/2005 )
  • Kegler MC, Williams CW, Cassell C, Santelli J, Kegler S, Montgomery SB, Bell ML, Martinez Y, Klein J, Mulhall P, Will J, Wyatt VH, Felice TL, Hunt SC. Mobilizing communities for teen pregnancy prevention: Associations between coalition characteristics and perceived accomplishments. Journal of Adolescent Health 37. (2005): S31-S41. ( 9/2005 )
  • Woods, VD, Montgomery SB, Belliard JC, Ramirez-Johnson J, Wilson MC. (2004) Culture, Black Men, and Prostate Cancer: What Is Reality? Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. Vol 11, No.6. November/December 2004. ( 12/2004 )
  • Woods VD, Montgomery SB, Herring RP, (January 2004). Recruiting Black/African American Men for Research on Prostate Cancer Prevention. Published online 21 January 2004 in Wiley InterScience ( www.interscience.wiley.com). ( 12/2004 )
  • Herring P, Montgomery SB, Yancey AK, Williams D, Fraser G (2004). Understanding the challenges in Recruiting Blacks to a Longitudinal Cohort study: The Adventist Health Study. Ethnicity & Disease, Summer 2004, Vol. 14, 423-430. ( 12/2004 )
  • Caleb-Drayton VL, Montgomery SB, Modeste N, Freye-Anderson B (2002). The Health Belief Model as a Predictor of Repeat Pregnancy Among Jamaican Teenage Mothers. Int’l Quarterly of Community Health Education Vol. 21 (1) 67-81, 2002-2003. ( 12/2003 )
  • Salabariia-Pena Y, Lee JW, Montgomery SB, Hopp HW, Muralles AA (2003). Determinants of female and male condom use among immigrant women of Central American descent. AIDS and Behavior, June 2003, Volume 7 (2), 163-174. ( 12/2003 )
  • Harvey SM, Bird ST, DeRosa CJ, Montgomery SB, & Rohrbach LA. (2003). Sexual decision‑making and safer sex behavior among young female injection drug users and female partners of IDUs. The Journal of Sex Research, 40(1), 50‑60. ( 12/2003 )
  • Montgomery SB, Hyde J, De Rosa CJ, Rohrbach LA, Ennett S, Harvey SM, Clatts M, Iverson E, & Kipke MD (2002). Gender differences in HIV risk behaviors among young injectors and their social network members. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 28(3), 453‑475. ( 12/2002 )
  • De Rosa CJ, Montgomery SB, Hyde J, Iverson E, & Kipke MD. HIV risk behavior and HIV testing: A comparison of rates and associated factors among homeless and runaway adolescents in two cities. AIDS Education and Prevention, 13(2), 131‑148, 2001. ( 12/2001 )
  • De Rosa C, Montgomery SB, Hyde J, Iverson E, Kipke MK (2001). HIV Risk Behavior and HIV Testing: A comparison of rates and associated factors among homeless and runaway adolescents in two cities. AIDS Education and Prevention, 13(2), 131-148, 2001. ( 12/2001 )
  • Caleb-Drayton VL, Montgomery SB, Modeste N, Anderson B, Lee P (2000). The Impact of the Women''s Center of Jamaica Foundation Program for Adolescent Mothers on repeat pregnancy. West Indian Medical Journal, 2000;49(4):316-326. ( 12/2000 )
  • Sussman S, Simon TR, Stacy AW, Dent CW, Ritt A, Kipke MD, Montgomery SB, Burton D, Flay BR (1999). The Association of Group Self-Identification and Adolescent Drug Use in Three Samples of Varying Risk. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 1999, 29(8):1555-1581.   ( 12/1999 )
  • Coleman-Wallace D, Lee J, Blix G, Montgomery SB, Wang DT (1999). Evaluation of developmentally appropriate programs for adolescent tobacco cessation. Journal of School Health; 69(8): 314-319; 1999. ( 12/1999 )
  • De Rosa CJ, Montgomery SB, Kipke MD, Iverson E, Ma JL, Unger JB (1999). Service Utilization among homeless and runaway youth in Los Angeles, CA: Rates and reasons. Journal of Adolescent Health. 24(6):449-558, 1999. ( 12/1999 )
  • Modeste NN, Caleb-Drayton VL, Montgomery SB (1998). Barriers to early detection of breast cancer among women in a Carribean population. Pan American Journal of Public Health. Vol 5(3) 4/98:152-156. ( 12/1998 )
  • Unger JB, Simon TR, Newman TL, Montgomery SB, Kipke MD, Albornoz M (1998). Early adolescent street youth: An overlooked population with unique problems and service needs.  Journal of Early Adolescence; November 1, 1998; 18(4): 325-348. ( 12/1998 )
  • Unger JB, Kipke MK, Simon TR, Johnson CJ, Montgomery SB, Iverson EF (1998). Stress, coping, social support among homeless youth. Journal of Adolescent Research. 13(2):134-157, April, 1998. ( 12/1998 )
  • Chou CP, Montgomery SB, Rohrbach LA, Pentz MA, Johnson A, Flay BR, MacKinnon DP (1998). Effects of a Community-Based Prevention Program on Decreasing Drug Use in High-Risk Adolescents. American Journal of Public Health. 1998, 88 (6) 944-948. ( 12/1998 )
  • Unger JB, Kipke MD, Simon TR, Montgomery SB, Iverson EF, Johnson CJ (1997). Homeless Youth and Young Adults in Los Angeles: Prevalence of Mental Health Problems and the Relationship Between Mental Health Distress and Substance Abuse Disorders. American Journal of Community Psychology. 25(3):371-394; 1997. ( 12/1997 )
  • Kipke MD, Simon TR, Montgomery SB, Unger JB, Iverson EF (1997). Homeless youth and their exposure to and involvement in violence while living on the street. Journal of Adolescent Health, 20(5):360-367, 1997. ( 12/1997 )
  • Herring RP, Montgomery SB (1996). Health beliefs, health values and preventive health promotion activities of Black and White women: A comparative study. The Journal of Wellness Perspective.12. Special Issue of Minority Health, 188-197, 1996. ( 12/1996 )
  • Mansergh G, Rohrbach LA, Montgomery SB, Pentz MA, Johnson CA (1996). Process evaluation of Community Coalitions for alcohol and other drug abuse prevention: A case study comparison of researcher and community initiated models. Journal of Community Psychology, 24:118-135, 1996. ( 12/1996 )
  • Rohrbach LA, D’Onofrio C, Backer TE, Montgomery SB (1996). Diffusion of school-based substance abuse prevention programs. Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist. 39(7): 919-934, 1996. ( 12/1996 )
  • Rohrbach LA, Hodgson CS, Broder BI, Montgomery SB, Flay BR, Hansen WB, & Pentz MA (1994). Parental participation in drug abuse prevention: Results from the Midwestern Prevention Program. Journal of Research on Adolescence. 4(2), 295-317, 1994. ( 12/1994 )
  • Kipke MD, Montgomery SB, MacKenzie R (1993). Substance use among youth seen at a community-based health clinic (1993). Journal of Adolescent Health, 14:289-294,1993. ( 12/1993 )
  • Montgomery SB, Joseph JG, Becker MH, Ostrow DG, Kessler RC, Kirscht JP (1990). The Health Belief Model in understanding compliance with preventive recommendations for AIDS: How useful? AIDS Prevention and Education, 1(4): 303-323, 1990. ( 12/1990 )
  • Montgomery SB and Joseph JG (1988). Behavioral change in a cohort of gay men at risk for AIDS: Intervention recommendations and policy implications. New England Journal of Public Policy, 4(1):323-334, 1988. ( 12/1988 )
  • Joseph JG, Montgomery SB, Emmons CA, Kessler RC, Wortman CB, Ostrow DG, O''Brien K, Eshleman, S (1987). Magnitude and determinants of behavioral risk reduction: Longitudinal analyses of a cohort at risk for AIDS. Psychology and Health, 1:73‑96, 1987. ( 12/1987 )
  • Joseph JG, Montgomery SB, Emmons CA, Kirscht JP, Kessler RC, Ostrow DG, Wortman CB, O''Brien, K, Eller M, Eshleman S (1987). Perceived risk of AIDS: Assessing the behavioral and psycho social conse­quences in a cohort of gay men. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 17:231‑250, 1987. ( 12/1987 )
  • Emmons CA, Joseph JG, Kessler RC, Wortman CB, Montgomery SB, Ostrow DG (1986). Psychosocial predictors of reported behavioral change in homosexual men at risk for AIDS. Health Education Quarterly 13(4):331‑345, 1986. ( 12/1986 )
  • Montgomery SB and Mrotzek H (1982). Das Richtige Schulfruehstueck. HME, Wiesbaden, West Germany, 1982. ( 12/1982 )
  Scholarly Journals--Accepted
  • Aja G, Modeste NN, Lee JW, Montgomery SB, Belliard JC. Perceived Church-Based Needs and Assets for HIV/AIDS Prevention in an Urban Nigerian Community Journal of Religion and Health.  Epub ahead of print, January 2009.  ( 1/2009 )
  • Aja G, Modeste NN, Lee JW, Montgomery S, Belliard JC. (2009). Perceived importance of church-based assets to HIV/AIDS prevention and control in an urban Nigerian city. The International Quarterly of Community Health Education (Issue 29:2: Accepted). ( 1/2009 )
  • Kendrick L, Montgomery S, Outtara D (2008) Strengthening Self-efficacy of African American Men through Active Engagement and Shared Decision Making: Is this improving cultural competencies in mental health? Accepted by Issues in Mental Health Nursing Journal. ( 9/2008 )
  Books and Chapters
  • Dyjack DT, Case P, Marlow H, Soret S. & Montgomery S. California’s County and City Environmental Health Services Delivery System. Loma Linda University, January 2006. ( 1/2006 )
  • Dyjack DT, Case P, Marlow H, Soret S. & Montgomery, S. California’s County and City Environmental Health Services Delivery System – Executive Summary. Loma Linda University, January 2006. ( 1/2006 )
  • Montgomery SB, Diaz H. The History of Prostitution (2004) The Encyclopedia of Women’s Health, Kluwer Academic Publishing Company. 2004. ( 1/2004 )
  • Soret S, McKleary K, Montgomery SB. Understanding Health Disparities through Geographic Information Systems. In: Geographic Information Systems and Health Applications. Kahn & Skinner, (Eds), Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA, 2003. ( 1/2003 )