MARIA JIBAJA-WEISS

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentSchool of Health Professions
AddressOne Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
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    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDuncan Cancer Center
    DivisionCancer Center


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    R29HS008581     (JIBAJA-WEISS, MARIA L)Sep 30, 1994 - Sep 29, 1999
    AHRQ
    CANCER SCREENING OF LOW INCOME AND MINORITY WOMEN
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R03CA070542     (JIBAJA-WEISS, MARIA L)Sep 30, 1995 - Sep 29, 1997
    NIH/NCI
    INTERGENERATIONAL CD-ROM BREAST CANCER EDUCATION PROGRAM
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21CA090463     (JIBAJA-WEISS, MARIA L)Aug 1, 2002 - Jul 31, 2005
    NIH/NCI
    Microworlds for Breast Cancer Risk Reduction
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Montealegre JR, Anderson ML, Hilsenbeck SG, Chiao EY, Cantor SB, Parker SL, Daheri M, Bulsara S, Escobar B, Deshmukh AA, Jibaja-Weiss ML, Zare M, Scheurer ME. Mailed self-sample HPV testing kits to improve cervical cancer screening in a safety net health system: protocol for a hybrid effectiveness-implementation randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2020 Oct 21; 21(1):872. PMID: 33087164.
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    2. Lopez-Olivo MA, Lin H, Rizvi T, Barbo A, Ingleshwar A, des Bordes JKA, Jibaja-Weiss M, Volk RJ, Suarez-Almazor ME. Randomized Controlled Trial of Patient Education Tools for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 Jun 25. PMID: 32583971.
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    3. Ho LH, Montealegre JR, Al-Arabi S, Jibaja-Weiss ML, Suarez MG. Impact of Colonoscopy Preparation Video on Boston Bowel Preparation Scale Score. Gastroenterol Nurs. 2019 May/Jun; 42(3):251-258. PMID: 31145249.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Alden DL, Friend J, Fraenkel L, Jibaja-Weiss M. The effects of culturally targeted patient decision aids on medical consultation preparation for Hispanic women in the U.S.: Results from four randomized experiments. Soc Sci Med. 2018 09; 212:17-25. PMID: 29990671.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Lopez-Olivo MA, Ingleshwar A, Volk RJ, Jibaja-Weiss M, Barbo A, Saag K, Leong A, Suarez-Almazor ME. Development and Pilot Testing of Multimedia Patient Education Tools for Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 02; 70(2):213-220. PMID: 28464546.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Hoffman AS, Lowenstein LM, Kamath GR, Housten AJ, Leal VB, Linder SK, Jibaja-Weiss ML, Raju GS, Volk RJ. An entertainment-education colorectal cancer screening decision aid for African American patients: A randomized controlled trial. Cancer. 2017 Apr 15; 123(8):1401-1408. PMID: 28001305.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
    7. Dave JM, Thompson DI, Svendsen-Sanchez A, McNeill LH, Jibaja-Weiss M. Development of a Nutrition Education Intervention for Food Bank Clients. Health Promot Pract. 2017 03; 18(2):221-228. PMID: 27903768.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Ogunwale AN, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Montealegre J, Cui Y, Jibaja-Weiss M, Anderson ML. Non-utilization of the Pap Test Among Women with Frequent Health System Contact. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 12; 18(6):1404-1412. PMID: 26424729.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Kline KN, Montealegre JR, Rustveld LO, Glover TL, Chauca G, Reed BC, Jibaja-Weiss ML. Incorporating Cultural Sensitivity into Interactive Entertainment-Education for Diabetes Self-Management Designed for Hispanic Audiences. J Health Commun. 2016 06; 21(6):658-68. PMID: 27166651.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Mansyur CL, Rustveld LO, Nash SG, Jibaja-Weiss ML. Hispanic Acculturation and Gender Differences in Support and Self-Efficacy for Managing Diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2016 06; 42(3):315-24. PMID: 27033722.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Ogunwale AN, Coleman MA, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Valverde I, Montealegre J, Jibaja-Weiss M, Anderson ML. Assessment of factors impacting cervical cancer screening among low-income women living with HIV-AIDS. AIDS Care. 2016; 28(4):491-4. PMID: 26493859.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    12. Mansyur CL, Rustveld LO, Nash SG, Jibaja-Weiss ML. Social factors and barriers to self-care adherence in Hispanic men and women with diabetes. Patient Educ Couns. 2015 Jun; 98(6):805-10. PMID: 25819551.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Montealegre JR, Gossey JT, Anderson ML, Chenier RS, Chauca G, Rustveld LO, Jibaja-Weiss ML. Implementing targeted cervical cancer screening videos at the point of care. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Dec; 97(3):426-9. PMID: 25269411.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    14. Rustveld LO, Valverde I, Chenier RS, McLaughlin RJ, Waters VS, Sullivan J, Jibaja-Weiss ML. A novel colorectal and cervical cancer education program: findings from the community network for cancer prevention Forum Theater program. J Cancer Educ. 2013 Dec; 28(4):684-9. PMID: 23943276.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Bekker HL, Winterbottom AE, Butow P, Dillard AJ, Feldman-Stewart D, Fowler FJ, Jibaja-Weiss ML, Shaffer VA, Volk RJ. Do personal stories make patient decision aids more effective? A critical review of theory and evidence. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2013; 13 Suppl 2:S9. PMID: 24625283.
      Citations: 40     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Giordano TP, Rodriguez S, Zhang H, Kallen MA, Jibaja-Weiss M, Buscher AL, Arya M, Suarez-Almazor ME, Ross M. Effect of a clinic-wide social marketing campaign to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection. AIDS Behav. 2013 Jan; 17(1):104-12. PMID: 22983536.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Gossey JT, Whitney SN, Crouch MA, Jibaja-Weiss ML, Zhang H, Volk RJ. Promoting knowledge of statins in patients with low health literacy using an audio booklet. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2011; 5:397-403. PMID: 21949603.
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    18. Palos GR, Mendoza TR, Liao KP, Anderson KO, Garcia-Gonzalez A, Hahn K, Nazario A, Ramondetta LM, Valero V, Lynch GR, Jibaja-Weiss ML, Cleeland CS. Caregiver symptom burden: the risk of caring for an underserved patient with advanced cancer. Cancer. 2011 Mar 01; 117(5):1070-9. PMID: 20960510.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Jibaja-Weiss ML, Volk RJ, Granchi TS, Neff NE, Robinson EK, Spann SJ, Aoki N, Friedman LC, Beck JR. Entertainment education for breast cancer surgery decisions: a randomized trial among patients with low health literacy. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Jul; 84(1):41-8. PMID: 20609546.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Rustveld LO, Pavlik VN, Jibaja-Weiss ML, Kline KN, Gossey JT, Volk RJ. Adherence to diabetes self-care behaviors in English- and Spanish-speaking Hispanic men. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2009 Nov 03; 3:123-30. PMID: 19936154.
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    21. Linder SK, Hawley ST, Cooper CP, Scholl LE, Jibaja-Weiss M, Volk RJ. Primary care physicians' reported use of pre-screening discussions for prostate cancer screening: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Fam Pract. 2009 Mar 18; 10:19. PMID: 19296843.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    22. Hawley ST, Volk RJ, Krishnamurthy P, Jibaja-Weiss M, Vernon SW, Kneuper S. Preferences for colorectal cancer screening among racially/ethnically diverse primary care patients. Med Care. 2008 Sep; 46(9 Suppl 1):S10-6. PMID: 18725820.
      Citations: 77     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    23. Volk RJ, Jibaja-Weiss ML, Hawley ST, Kneuper S, Spann SJ, Miles BJ, Hyman DJ. Entertainment education for prostate cancer screening: a randomized trial among primary care patients with low health literacy. Patient Educ Couns. 2008 Dec; 73(3):482-9. PMID: 18760888.
      Citations: 36     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    24. Jibaja-Weiss ML, Volk RJ. Utilizing computerized entertainment education in the development of decision aids for lower literate and naïve computer users. J Health Commun. 2007 Oct-Nov; 12(7):681-97. PMID: 17934944.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Hawley ST, Jibaja-Weiss M, Krishnamurthy P, Vernon SW, Herbert N, Volk RJ. Developing a tool to assess preferences in minority and low literacy patients. J Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2007; 1:1-18.
    26. Jibaja-Weiss ML, Volk RJ, Friedman LC, Granchi TS, Neff NE, Spann SJ, Robinson EK, Aoki N, Robert Beck J. Preliminary testing of a just-in-time, user-defined values clarification exercise to aid lower literate women in making informed breast cancer treatment decisions. Health Expect. 2006 Sep; 9(3):218-31. PMID: 16911136.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Jibaja-Weiss ML, Volk RJ, Granch TS, Nefe NE, Spann SJ, Aoki N, Robinson EK, Freidman LC, Beck JR. Entertainment education for informed breast cancer treatment decisions in low-literate women: development and initial evaluation of a patient decision aid. J Cancer Educ. 2006; 21(3):133-9. PMID: 17371175.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Jibaja-Weiss ML, Volk RJ, Smith QW, Holcomb JD, Kingery P. Differential effects of messages for breast and cervical cancer screening. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2005 Feb; 16(1):42-52. PMID: 15741708.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
    29. Jibaja-Weiss ML, Volk RJ, Kingery P, Smith QW, Holcomb JD. Tailored messages for breast and cervical cancer screening of low-income and minority women using medical records data. Patient Educ Couns. 2003 Jun; 50(2):123-32. PMID: 12781927.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
    30. Jibaja ML, Kingery P, Neff NE, Smith Q, Bowman J, Holcomb JD. Tailored, interactive soap operas for breast cancer education of high-risk Hispanic women. J Cancer Educ. 2000; 15(4):237-42. PMID: 11199243.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    31. Jibaja ML, Sebastian R, Kingery P, Holcomb JD. The multicultural sensitivity of physician assistant students. J Allied Health. 2000; 29(2):79-85. PMID: 10874334.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Holcomb JD, Smith QW, Jibaja-Rusth M, Kingery P, Buckner WP, Pruitt BE. Medical schools' role in improving K-12 health education. Acad Med. 1994 Nov; 69(11):900-1. PMID: 7945690.
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    33. Fasser CE, Smith QW, Willis JB, Jibaja-Rusth M. Breast and cervical cancer screening and detection: implications for physician assistant education and practice. J Am Acad Physician Assist. 1994; 7:499-507.
    34. Jibaja-Rusth M, Buckner WP, Kingery PM, Holcomb JD, Pruitt BE. The multicultural sensitivity scale. J Health Educ. 1994; 25:350-7.
    35. Kingery PM, Holcomb JD, Jibaja-Rusth M, Pruitt BE, Buckner WP. The health teaching self-efficacy scale. J Health Educ. 1994; 25:68-76.
    36. Pruitt BE, Kingery PM, Buckner WP, Jibaja-Rusth M, Holcomb JD. Research and teachers: partners in comprehensive school health education. Health Values. 1993; 17:17-25.
    37. McLaughlin RJ, Holcomb JD, Jibaja-Rusth ML, Webb J. Teacher ratings of student risk for substance use as a function of specialized training. J Drug Educ. 1993; 23(1):83-95. PMID: 8487144.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    38. Thomson WA, Denk JP, Miller LM, Ochoa-Shargey B, Jibaja-Rusth M. Results of a summer academy to increase minority student access to allied health and other health professions. J Allied Health. 1992; 21(2):79-93. PMID: 1639721.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Jibaja-Rusth M, Holcomb JD, Kingery PM, Pruitt BE, Buckner WP. Who should teach school health: personal and setting characteristics. Health Values. 1992; 16:46-55.
    40. Kingery PM, Pruitt BE, Buckner WP, Jibaja-Rusth M, Holcomb JD. Empowering health teachers through a summer institute in a research environment. Health Educ. 1991; 22:291-6.
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