Thomas A. Arcury, Ph.D.
Center for Worker Health
Translational Science Institute
Professor, Family & Community Medicine
Translational Science Institute
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Sticht Center on Aging
Center for Diabetes Research
Center for Worker Health
Center for Integrative Medicine
Epidemiology & Prevention
aging, alternative medicine, anthropology/ethnography, cognition/learning, cross(mult/tnslat/inter)discip, education outreach, environmental sciences, epidemiology, ethics, fitness/physical, health services, research/outc, information sciences, instrument development, maternal & child health, minority health issues, neurosciences/behavior, nutrition, obesity, occupational health, prevention, primary care, temporary, women's health issues
Academic: 336-716-9438 | Department: 336-716-4479
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Keim-Malpass J, Spears Johnson CR, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Perceptions of housing conditions among migrant farmworkers and their families: implications for health, safety and social policy. Rural Remote Health. 2015;15(1):3076.
Arcury TA, Nguyen HT, Summers P, Talton JW, Holbrook LC, [sic] [Holbrook LG], Walker FO, Chen H, Howard TD, Galvan L, Quandt SA. Lifetime and current pesticide exposure among Latino farmworkers in comparison to other Latino immigrants
. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(7):776-787.
Spears CR, Kraemer Diaz AE, Bailey M, King K, Arcury TA. Empowering Latino youth farmworkers as youth health educators for occupational heat-related illness safety education in eastern North Carolina. Pract Anthropol. 2013;35(3):38-43.
Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Farmworker housing: implications for food security and food safety [magazine article]. Rural Voices. 2013;Summer():12-14.
Pichardo-Geisinger R, Munoz-Ali D, Arcury TA, Blocker JN, Grzywacz JG, Mora DC, Chen H, Schulz MR, Feldman SR, Quandt SA. Dermatologist-diagnosed skin diseases among immigrant Latino poultry processors and other manual workers in North Carolina, USA
. Int J Dermatol. 2013;52(11):1342-1348.
Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Neiberg RH, Lang W, Nguyen H, Altizer K, Stoller EP, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Older adults' self-management of daily symptoms: complementary therapies, self-care, and medical care
. J Aging Health. 2012;24(4):569-597.
Bell R, Arcury T, Ip E, Grzywacz J, Nguyen H, Kirk J, Saldana S, Quandt S. Demographic, health and self-management correlates of physician trust among rural older adults with diabetes [abstract]. Diabetes. 2012;61(Suppl 1):A582.
Bell R, Quandt S, Grzywacz J, Neiberg R, Lang W, Arcury T. Patterns of complementary therapy use among rural older adults with diabetes [abstract]. Diabetes. 2012;61(Suppl 1):A585.
Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Ip EH, Nguyen HT, Saldana S, Reynolds T, Bell RA, Kirk JK, Quandt SA. Cultural basis for diabetes-related beliefs among low- and high-education African American, American Indian, and White older adults. Ethn Dis. 2012;22(4):466-472.
Sandberg JC, Ge Y, Nguyen HT, Arcury TA, Johnson AJ, Hwang W, Gage HD, Reynolds T, Carr JJ. Insight into the sharing of medical images: physician, other health care providers, and staff experiences in a variety of medical settings
. Appl Clin Inform. 2012;3(4):475-487.
Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Ip EH, Chapman C, Kirk JK, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Older adults' common sense models of diabetes. Am J Health Behav. 2011;35(3):318-333.
Hou L, Arcury T, Quandt S, Miller L, Howard T, Grzywacz J, Miller J, Yalcinkaya TM. Use of spermatozoal mRNA profiles to study genes affected by pesticide exposure in humans [abstract]. Reprod Sci. 2011;18(4 Suppl):175A.
Winterich JA, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Clark P, Dignan M, Stewart JH IV, Arcury TA. Men's knowledge and beliefs about colorectal cancer and 3 screenings: education, race, and screening status. Am J Health Behav. 2011;35(5):525-534.
Arcury TA, Quandt SA. Living and working safely: challenges for migrant and seasonal farmworkers [invited commentary]. N C Med J. 2011;72(6):466-470.
Grzywacz JG, Tucker J, Clinch CR, Arcury TA. Individual and job-related variation in infant feeding practices among working mothers. Am J Health Behav. 2010;34(2):186-196.
Bell RA, Andrews JS, Arcury TA, Snively BM, Golden SL, Quandt SA. Depressive symptoms and diabetes self-management among rural older adults. Am J Health Behav. 2010;34(1):36-44.
Quandt SA, Jones BT, Talton JW, Whalley LE, Vallejos QM, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Pharr KE, Isom S, Arcury TA, et al. Heavy metals exposures among Mexican farmworkers in eastern North Carolina
. Environ Res. 2010;110(1):83-88.
Altizer KP, Quandt S, Grzywacz JG, Bell RA, Stoller EP, Arcury TA. The place of herb use in health self-management among rural older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):197-198.
Arcury TA, Neiberg R, Altizer KP, Bell RA, Lang W, Nguyen H, Quandt S. Using daily diaries to document use of complementary and other therapies for specific symptoms among rural older adults: study design and illustrative results [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):198.
Chapman C, Arcury TA, Quandt S. What older rural adults fear the most about diabetes: implications for self-management [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):198.
Kohrman T, Chapman C, Arcury TA, Quandt S. Diabetes self-management among rural older adults: perceived mastery and actual behavior [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):198.
Vallejos QM, Quandt SA, Feldman SR, Fleischer AB Jr, Brooks T, Cabral G, Heck J, Schulz MR, Whalley LE, Arcury TA, et al. Teledermatology consultations provide specialty care for farmworkers in rural clinics
. J Rural Health. 2009;25(2):198-202.
Lee-Rey E, Crandall S, Arcury TA. Bobby Napier: a 68-year-old Caucasian Appalachian man with type 2 diabetes In: Hark L, DeLisser H, Morrison G, eds. Achieving cultural competency: a case-based approach to training health professionals. Hoboken (NJ): Wiley-Blackwell;2009: 207-215.
Winterich JA, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Clark PE, Miller DP, Acuna J, Dignan MB, Arcury TA. Men's knowledge and beliefs about prostate cancer: education, race, and screening status. Ethn Dis. 2009;19(2):199-203.
Marin A, Carrillo L, Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Coates ML, Quandt SA. Ethnographic evaluation of a lay health promoter program to reduce occupational injuries among Latino poultry processing workers. Public Health Rep. 2009;124(Suppl 1):36-43.
Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Isom S, Whalley LE, Vallejos QM, Chen H, Galvan L, Barr DB, Quandt SA. Seasonal variation in the measurement of urinary pesticide metabolites among Latino farmworkers in eastern North Carolina. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2009;15(4):339-350.
Irby CE, Yentzer BA, Vallejos QM, Arcury TA, Quandt SA, Feldman SR. The prevalence and possible causes of contact dermatitis in farmworkers. Int J Dermatol. 2009;48(11):1166-1170.
Quandt SA, Savoca MR, Leng X, Chen H, Bell RA, Anderson AM, Gilbert GH, Arcury TA. Food avoidance and modification influence dietary quality among multi-ethnic older rural adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):512.
Arcury TA, Savoca M, Anderson A, Chen H, Leng X, Bell R, Quandt SA. Social isolation, oral health, and health related quality of life in a multi-ethnic sample of older rural adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):34.
Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Immigrant farmworkers' health-related quality of life: an application of the job demands-control model. J Agric Saf Health. 2008;14(1):79-92.
Cathcart S, Feldman SR, Vallejos QM, Whalley LE, Quandt SA, Cabral G, Brooks T, Earp P, Fleischer AB Jr, Arcury TA, et al. Self-treatment with bleach by a Latino farmworker. Dermatitis. 2008;19(2):102-104.
Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Neiberg R, Lang W, Bell RA, Arcury TA. Age-related differences in the conventional health care-complementary and alternative medicine link. Am J Health Behav. 2008;32(6):650-663.
Quandt SA, Feldman SR, Vallejos QM, Schulz MR, Verma A, Fleischer AB Jr, Arcury TA. Vision problems, eye care history, and ocular protection among migrant farmworkers. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2008;63(1):13-16.
Kirk JK, Bertoni AG, Grzywacz JG, Smith A, Arcury TA. Evaluation of quality of diabetes care in a multiethnic, low-income population. J Clin Outcomes Manage. 2008;15(6):281-286.
Hinckley M, Feldman SR, Fleischer AB, Vallejos QM, Whalley LE, Quandt SA, Heck J, Cabral G, Brooks T, Arcury TA, et al. Common skin disorders seen in the migrant farmworker health care clinic setting
. J Agromedicine. 2008;12(4):71-79.
Arcury T, Altizer K, Grzywacz J, Stoller E, Chapman C, Bell R, Lang W, Quandt S. CAM and health self-management among rural older adults: a typology [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):615.
Quandt S, Bell R, Chen H, Savoca M, Kohrman T, Ruggiero A, Arcury T. Oral health status of rural older adults in a multi-ethnic community [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):347.
Rouster-Stevens K, Nageswaran S, Arcury TA, Kemper KJ. How do pediatric patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis perceive their therapies? [abstract]. In: Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting Abstracts; 2008 May 2-6; Honolulu (HI). 2008;63():3743.5.
Quandt SA, Hiott AE, Grzywacz JG, Davis SW, Arcury TA. Oral health and quality of life of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in North Carolina. J Agric Saf Health. 2007;13(1):45-55.
Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Bell RA, Neiberg RH, Lang W, Quandt SA. Herbal remedy use as health self-management among older adults. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2007;62B(2):S142-S149.
Quandt SA, Graham CN, Bell RA, Snively BM, Golden SL, Stafford JM, Arcury TA. Ethnic disparities in health-related quality of life among older rural adults with diabetes. Ethn Dis. 2007;17(3):471-476.
Gentry AL, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Davis SW, Arcury TA. Housing quality among North Carolina farmworker families. J Agric Saf Health. 2007;13(3):323-337.
Arcury TA, Feldman SR, Schulz MR, Vallejos Q, Verma A, Fleischer AB, Rapp SR, Davis SF, Preisser JS, Quandt SA. Diagnosed skin diseases among migrant farmworkers in North Carolina: prevalence and risk factors. J Agric Saf Health. 2007;13(4):407-418.
Quandt SA, Shoaf JI, Tapia J, Hernandez-Pelletier M, Clark HM, Arcury TA. Experiences of Latino immigrant families in North Carolina help explain elevated levels of food insecurity and hunger. J Nutr. 2006;136(10):2638-2644.
Bell RA, Suerken CK, Grzywacz JG, Lang W, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults with diabetes in the United States. Altern Ther Health Med. 2006;12(5):16-22.
Bell RA, Stafford JM, Arcury TA, Snively BM, Smith SL, Quandt SA. Depressive symptoms and diabetes self-management among rural older adults [abstract]. Diabetes. 2006;55(Suppl 1):A420.
Taylor SL, Coates ML, Vallejos Q, Feldman SR, Schulz MR, Quandt SA, Fleischer AB Jr, Arcury TA. Pterygium among Latino migrant farmworkers in North Carolina. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2006;61(1):27-32.
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