Steven E Shive

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this community-based study was to develop a structural equation model for factors contributing to cervical cancer screening among Chinese American women. METHODS A cross-sectional design included a sample of 573 Chinese American women aged 18 years and older. The initial step involved use of confirmatory factor analysis, that(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this community-based study was to apply a Sociocultural Health Behavior Model to determine the association of factors proposed in the model with breast cancer screening behaviors among Asian American women. METHODS A cross-sectional design included a sample of 682 Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese women aged 40 years and older. The(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) disproportionately affects new immigrants from endemic regions such as China. Untreated infections increase health risks for liver diseases including cancer. Yet most of those infected are unaware of their disease limiting prevention and early treatment options. The purpose of this community based study was to evaluate a(More)
The future of the constantly changing public health profession is tied to the development of practice skills through competency-based training. In this article, we describe a program change in the Master of Public Health program at East Stroudsburg University in northeastern Pennsylvania. The first goal of the program transition was to ensure that all(More)
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