Faculty Positions

Research Interests

Dr. Glanz has received research funding of over $30 million over the past 20 years for studies that focus on cancer prevention and control, theories of health behavior, obesity and the built environment, social and health policy, and new health communication technologies. Dr. Glanz and her team are currently conducting research on skin cancer prevention, nutrition and chronic disease prevention, compliance with glaucoma medications and colorectal cancer screening. Dr. Glanz is committed to conducting scientific research with promising short-and long-term application to improved community health, health care, and public health services. 
Dr. Glanz is a member of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services, a federally-appointed task force that oversees the Community Guide evidence reviews. Her scholarly contributions consist of more than 360 journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Glanz is senior editor of Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice (Jossey-Bass Inc., 1990, 1996, 2002, 2008), a widely used text recently published in its fourth edition. 

Selected Publications

Jordan A, Bleakley A, Hennessy M, Vaala S, Glanz K, Strasser AA.  Sugar-Sweetened Beverage-Related Public Service Advertisements and their Influence on Parents.  In Press, American Behavioral Scientist, 2014.

Cannuscio C, Hillier A, Karpyn A, Glanz K.  The social dynamics of healthy food shopping and store choice in an urban environment.  In Press, Social Science and Medicine, 2014.

Foster G, Karpyn A, Wojtanowski A, Davis E, Weiss S, Brensinger C, Tierney A, Guo W, Brown J, Spross C, Leuchten D, Burns P, Glanz K.  Placement strategies to increase the sales of healthier products in supermarkets in low-income, ethnically-diverse neighborhoods: A randomized controlled trial.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 99: 1359-1368, 2014.

Cavanaugh E, Green S, Mallya G, Tierney A, Brensinger C, Glanz K.  Changes in Food and Beverage Environments after an Urban Corner Store Intervention.  Preventive Medicine, 65:7-12, 2014.

 Weiss S, Davis E, Wojtanowski AC, Foster GD, Glanz K, Karpyn A.  Consumer Taste Tests and Milk Preference in Low-Income, Urban Supermarkets.  In Press, Public Health Nutrition, 2014.

Bleakley A, Jordan A, Hennessy M, Glanz K, Strasser A, Vaala S. Do emotional appeals in public service advertisements influence adolescents’ intention to reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages? In press, Journal of Health Communication, 2014.

Karpyn A, Tappe K, Hillier A, Cannuscio C, Koprak J, Glanz K.  Where urban residents shop for produce.  In press, Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 2014.

Auchincloss AH, Mallya GG, Leonberg BL, Glanz K, Ricchezza A, Schwarz DF.  Customer responses to mandatory menu labeling at full-service restaurants.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 45; 710-719, 2013.

Phipps EJ, Wallace SL, Stites SD, Uplinger N, Singletary SB, Hunt L, Axelrod S, Glanz K, Braitman LE.  Do Price Incentives Increase Purchase of Fruit and Vegetables?  In press, American Journal of Public Health, 2014.

Hillier A, Smith T, Cannuscio CC, Karpyn A, Glanz K.  A discrete-choice approach to modeling food store access.  In Press, Environment and Planning B, 2014.

Lucan SC, Hillier A, Schechter CB, Glanz K.  Objective and self-reported factors associated with food environment perceptions and fruit-and-vegetable consumption:  A multilevel analysis.  Preventing Chronic Disease, 2014; 11: 130324.

Cannuscio CC, Tappe K, Hillier A, Buttenheim A, Karpyn A, Glanz K.  An assessment of the urban food environment and residents’ shopping behaviors in that environment.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 45(5): 606-614, 2013. 

Kegler MC, Swan DW, Alcantara I, Feldman L, Glanz K.  The influence of rural home and neighborhood environments on healthy eating, physical activity, and weight.  Prevention Science, 2014; 15:1-11.

Cavanaugh E, Mallya G, Brensinger C, Tierney A, Glanz K.  Nutrition environments in corner stores in Philadelphia.  Preventive Medicine, 56:149-151, 2013.

Glanz K, Bader MD, Iyer S.  Retail grocery store marketing strategies and obesity: An integrative review.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 42(5): 503-512, 2012.

Kerr J, Frank LD, Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Glanz K, Chapman J.  Predictors of trips to food destinations.    Intl Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2012; 9:58.

Phipps EJ, Wallace SL, Stites SD, Uplinger N, Singletary SB, Hunt L, Axelrod S, Glanz K, Braitman LE.  Using Rewards-Based Incentives to Increase Purchase of Fruit and Vegetables in Lower Income Households: Design and Start up of a Randomized Trial. Public Health Nutrition, 2012. Available on CJO doi:10.1017/S1368980012004934

Kerr J, Sallis JF, Bromby E, Glanz K.  Assessing food promotions in grocery stores:  Reliability and validity of the GroPromo audit tool.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 44: 597-603, 2012.

Ding D, Sallis JF, Norman GJ, Saelens BE, Harris SK, Kerr J, Rosenberg D, Durant N, Glanz K. Community food environment, home food environment and fruit and vegetable intake of children and adolescents.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 44:  634-638, 2012.

Glanz K, Hersey J, Cates S, Muth M, Creel D, Nicholls J, Fulgoni V, Zaripheh S.  Impact of a Nutrient Rich Foods Consumer Education Program: Results from the Nutrition Advice Study.  Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly Journal of the American Dietetic Association), 112: 56-63, 2012.

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