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Sara A. Quandt, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Education & Training

  • B.A., Lawrence University , 1973
  • M.A., Michigan State University , 1980
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University , 1981

Memberships

  • Am Anthropological Assn
  • Soc Anthropology Food/Nutri
  • Am Diabetes Assn
  • Am Soc for Nutrition
  • Gerontological Society Of Amer
  • Int'l Assn For Dental Research
Sara A. Quandt, Ph.D.

Sara A. Quandt, Ph.D.

Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Sticht Center on Aging
Center for Diabetes Research
Family & Community Medicine
Translational Science Institute

Research Interests

aging, anthropology/ethnography, education outreach, environmental sciences, epidemiology, fitness/physical, minority health issues, obesity, occupational health, prevention

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-6015 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: squandt@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Grzywacz JG, Crain AL, Martinson BC, Quandt SA. Job design and ethnic differences in working women's physical activity. Am J Health Behav. 2014;38(1):63-73.

Sandberg JC, Suerken CK, Quandt SA, Altizer KP, Bell RA, Lang W, Nguyen HT, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA. Self-reported sleep difficulties and self-care strategies among rural older adults. J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2014;19(1):36-42.

Raymer JH, Studabaker WB, Gardner M, Talton J, Quandt SA, Chen H, Michael LC, McCombs M, Arcury TA. Pesticide exposures to migrant farmworkers in eastern NC: detection of metabolites in farmworker urine associated with housing violations and camp characteristics. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(3):323-337.

Arcury TA, Lu C, Chen H, Quandt SA. Pesticides present in migrant farmworker housing in North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(3):312-322.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Newman JC, Schulz MR, Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Mora DC, Chen H, Eaton B, Quandt SA. One-year incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in Latino poultry processing workers and other Latino manual workers. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(3):362-369.

Sandberg JC, Talton JW, Quandt SA, Chen H, Weir M, Doumani WR, Chatterjee AB, Arcury TA. Association between housing quality and individual health characteristics on sleep quality among Latino farmworkers. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014;16(2):265-272.

Arcury TA, Cartwright MS, Chen H, Rosenbaum DA, Walker FO, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Musculoskeletal and neurological injuries associated with work organization among immigrant latino women manual workers in North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(4):468-475.

Quandt SA, Ip EH, Kirk JK, Saldana S, Chen SH, Nguyen H, Bell RA, Arcury TA. Assessment of a short diabetes knowledge instrument for older and minority adults. Diabetes Educ. 2014;40(1):68-76.

Quandt SA, Newman JC, Pichardo-Geisinger R, Mora DC, Chen H, Feldman SR, Arcury TA. Self-reported skin symptoms and skin-related quality of life among Latino immigrant poultry processing and other manual workers. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(5):605-614.

Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Nguyen HT, Saldana S, IP EH, Kirk JK, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Patterns and stability over time of older adults' diabetes-related beliefs. Health Behav and Policy Rev. 2014;1(2):111-121.

Arcury TA, Summers P, Carrillo L, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Mills TH III. Occupational safety beliefs among Latino residential roofing workers. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(6):718-725.

Altizer KP, Nguyen HT, Neiberg RH, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Lang W, Bell RA, Arcury TA. Relationship between nonprescribed therapy use for illness prevention and health promotion and health-related quality of life. J Appl Gerontol. 2014;33(4):456-473.

Grzywacz JG, Suerken CK, Zapata Roblyer MI, Trejo G, Arcury TA, Ip EH, Lang W, Quandt SA. Physical activity of preschool-aged Latino children in farmworker families. Am J Health Behav. 2014;38(5):717-725.

Pichardo-Geisinger R, Mora DC, Newman JC, Arcury TA, Feldman SR, Quandt SA. Comorbidity of tinea pedis and onychomycosis and evaluation of risk factors in Latino immigrant poultry processing and other manual laborers. South Med J. 2014;107(6):374-379.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Work organization and health among immigrant women: Latina manual workers in North Carolina. Am J Public Health. 2014;():.

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.

Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Marin A, Summers P, Lang W, Mills T, Evia C, Rushing J, Arcury TA. Feasibility of interactive voice response methods in health behavior research with immigrant Latinos. Am J Health Behav. 2013;37(2):238-247.

Quandt SA, Arcury-Quandt AE, Lawlor EJ, Carrillo L, Marin AJ, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA. 3-D jobs and health disparities: the health implications of Latino chicken catchers' working conditions. Am J Ind Med. 2013;56(2):206-215.

Schulz MR, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Mora DC, Arcury TA, Marin AJ, Mirabelli MC, Quandt SA. Upper body musculoskeletal symptoms of Latino poultry processing workers and a comparison group of Latino manual workers. Am J Ind Med. 2013;56(2):197-205.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Anderson AM, Mora DC, Carrillo L, Chen H, Quandt SA. Employer, use of personal protective equipment, and work safety climate: Latino poultry processing workers. Am J Ind Med. 2013;56(2):180-188.

Rosenbaum DA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Arcury TA, Schulz MR, Blocker JN, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Prevalence of epicondylitis, rotator cuff syndrome, and low back pain in latino poultry workers and manual laborers. Am J Ind Med. 2013;56(2):226-234.

Chen H, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA. A Bayesian multiple imputation method for handling longitudinal pesticide data with values below the limit of detection. Environmetrics. 2013;24(2):132-142.


Quandt SA, Summers P, Bischoff WE, Chen H, Wiggins MF, Spears CR, Arcury TA. Cooking and eating facilities in migrant farmworker housing in North Carolina. Am J Public Health. 2013;103(3):e78-e84.

Arcury TA, Chen H, Savoca MR, Anderson AM, Leng X, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Ethnic variation in oral health and social integration among older rural adults. J Appl Gerontol. 2013;32(3):302-323.

Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Talton JW, Trejo G, Tapia J, D'Agostino RB Jr, Mirabelli MC, Arcury TA. Evaluating the effectiveness of a lay health promoter-led, community-based participatory pesticide safety intervention with farmworker families. Health Promot Pract. 2013;14(3):425-432.

Bell RA, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Neiberg R, Altizer KP, Lang W, Arcury TA. Patterns of complementary therapy use for symptom management for older rural adults with diabetes. J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2013;18(2):93-99.

Bell RA, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Neiberg R, Lang W, Nguyen H, Altizer KP, Arcury TA. Medical skepticism and complementary therapy use among older rural African-Americans and Whites. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013;24(2):777-787.

Whitt-Glover MC, Hunter JC, Foy CG, Quandt SA, Vitolins MZ, Leng I, Hornbuckle LM, Sanya KA, Bertoni AG. Translating the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet for use in underresourced, urban African American communities, 2010. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013;10():120088.

Quandt SA, Wiggins MF, Chen H, Bischoff WE, Arcury TA. Heat index in migrant farmworker housing: implications for rest and recovery from work-related heat stress. Am J Public Health. 2013;103(8):e24-e26.

Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Farmworker housing: implications for food security and food safety [magazine article]. Rural Voices. 2013;Summer():12-14.

Bell RA, Arcury TA, Ip E, Grzywacz JG, Nguyen H, Kirk JK, Saldana S, Quandt SA. Correlates of physician trust among rural older adults with diabetes. Am J Health Behav. 2013;37(5):660-666.

Quandt SA, Kucera KL, Haynes C, Klein BG, Langley R, Agnew M, Levin JL, Howard T, Nussbaum MA. Occupational health outcomes for workers in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector: implications for immigrant workers in the southeastern US. Am J Ind Med. 2013;56(8):940-959.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Blocker JN, Schulz MR, Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Mora D, Chen H, Marin AJ, Quandt SA. Ultrasound for carpal tunnel syndrome screening in manual laborers. Muscle Nerve. 2013;48(1):127-131.

Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Talton JW, D'Agostino RB, Trejo G, Mirabelli MC, Quandt SA. 'Causes' of pesticide safety behavior change in Latino farmworker families. Am J Health Behav. 2013;37(4):449-457.


Nguyen HT, Kirk JK, Arcury TA, Ip EH, Grzywacz JG, Saldana SJ, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Cognitive function is a risk for health literacy in older adults with diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2013;101(2):141-147.

Arcury TA, Bell RA, Altizer KP, Grzywacz JG, Sandberg JC, Quandt SA. Attitudes of older adults regarding disclosure of complementary therapy use to physicians. J Appl Gerontol. 2013;32(5):627-645.

Quandt SA, Reynolds T, Chapman C, Bell RA, Grzywacz JG, Ip EH, Kirk JK, Arcury TA. Older adults' fears about diabetes: using common sense models of disease to understand fear origins and implications for self-management. J Appl Gerontol. 2013;32(7):783-803.

Walker FO, Cartwright MS, Blocker JN, Arcury TA, Suk JI, Chen H, Schultz MR, Grzywacz JG, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Prevalence of bifid median nerves and persistent median arteries and their association with carpal tunnel syndrome in a sample of Latino poultry processors and other manual workers. Muscle Nerve. 2013;48(4):539-544.

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.

Altizer KP, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Bell RA, Sandberg JC, Arcury TA. Traditional and commercial herb use in health self-management among rural multiethnic older adults. J Appl Gerontol. 2013;32(4):387-407.



Ip EH, Saldana S, Chen SH, Kirk JK, Bell RA, Nguyen H, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Quandt SA. Unreliable item or inconsistent person? A study of variation in health beliefs and belief-anchors to biomedical models. J Health Psychol. 2013;():.

Altizer KP, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Bell R, Arcury TA. A qualitative analysis of how elders seek and disseminate health information. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2013;():.

Sandberg JC, Grzywacz JG, Suerken CK, Altizer KP, Quandt SA, Nguyen HT, Bell RA, Lang W, Arcury TA. Older adults' use of care strategies in response to general and upper respiratory symptoms. J Appl Gerontol. 2013;():.

Arcury TA, Nguyen HT, Sandberg JC, Neiberg RH, Altizer KP, Bell RA, Grzywacz JG, Lang W, Quandt SA. Use of complementary therapies for health promotion among older adults. J Appl Gerontol. 2013;():.

Mirabelli MC, Chatterjee AB, Mora DC, Arcury TA, Blocker JN, Chen H, Grzywacz JG, Marin AJ, Schulz MR, Quandt SA. Airway obstruction among Latino poultry processing workers in North Carolina. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2013;():.

Sandberg JC, Grzywacz JG, Talton JW, Quandt SA, Chen H, Chatterjee AB, Arcury TA. A cross-sectional exploration of excessive daytime sleepiness, depression, and musculoskeletal pain among migrant farmworkers. J Agromedicine. 2012;17(1):70-80.

Quandt SA, Schulz MR, Talton JW, Verma A, Arcury TA. Occupational eye injuries experienced by migrant farmworkers. J Agromedicine. 2012;17(1):63-69.

Arcury TA, Weir M, Chen H, Summers P, Pelletier LE, Galvan L, Bischoff WE, Mirabelli MC, Quandt SA. Migrant farmworker housing regulation violations in North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2012;55(3):191-204.

Mirabelli MC, Chatterjee AB, Arcury TA, Mora DC, Blocker JN, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Marin AJ, Schulz MR, Quandt SA. Poultry processing work and respiratory health of Latino men and women in North Carolina. J Occup Environ Med. 2012;54(2):177-183.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Blocker JN, Schulz MR, Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Mora D, Chen H, Marin AJ, Quandt SA. The prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome in Latino poultry-processing workers and other Latino manual workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2012;54(2):198-201.

Grzywacz JG, Neiberg R, Quandt SA, Lang W, Bell RA, Arcury TA. Measuring differential beliefs in complementary therapy research: an exploration of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Beliefs Inventory (CAMBI). Complement Ther Med. 2012;20(1-2):54-60.

Arcury TA, O'Hara H, Grzywacz JG, Isom S, Chen H, Quandt SA. Work safety climate, musculoskeletal discomfort, working while injured, and depression among migrant farmworkers in North Carolina. Am J Public Health. 2012;102(Suppl 2):S272-S278.

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.

Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Neiberg RH, Lang W, Altizer K, Bell RA, Arcury TA. Daily symptom management practices for arthritis used by older adults. J Aging Health. 2012;24(4):598-615.

Quandt SA, Ip EH, Saldana S, Arcury TA. Comparing two questionnaires for eliciting CAM use in a multi-ethnic US population of older adults. Eur J Integr Med. 2012;4(2):e205-e211.

Bell RA, Arcury TA, Anderson AM, Chen H, Savoca MR, Gilbert GH, Quandt SA. Dental anxiety and oral health outcomes among rural older adults. J Public Health Dent. 2012;72(1):53-59.

Grzywacz JG, Stoller EP, Brewer-Lowry AN, Bell RA, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Gender and health lifestyle: an in-depth exploration of self-care activities in later life. Health Educ Behav. 2012;39(3):332-340.

Kirk JK, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Ip EH, Nguyen HT, Bell RA, Saldana S, Quandt SA. Performance of health literacy tests among older adults with diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2012;27(5):534-540.

Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Mills T, Marin A, Summers P, Lang W, Evia C, Arcury TA. Employer provision of personal protective equipment to Latino workers in North Carolina residential construction. New Solut. 2012;22(2):175-190.

Arcury TA, Weir MM, Summers P, Chen H, Bailey M, Wiggins MF, Bischoff WE, Quandt SA. Safety, security, hygiene and privacy in migrant farmworker housing. New Solut. 2012;22(2):153-173.

Crain R, Grzywacz JG, Schwantes M, Isom S, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Correlates of mental health among Latino farmworkers in North Carolina. J Rural Health. 2012;28(3):277-285.

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.

Arcury TA, Mills T, Marin AJ, Summers P, Quandt SA, Rushing J, Lang W, Grzywacz JG. Work safety climate and safety practices among immigrant Latino residential construction workers. Am J Ind Med. 2012;55(8):736-745.

Nguyen HT, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Galvan L, Kitner-Triolo MH, Arcury TA. Stress and cognitive function in Latino farmworkers. Am J Ind Med. 2012;55(8):707-713.

Nguyen HT, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Neiberg RH, Lang W, Altizer K, Stoller EP, Bell RA, Arcury TA. The relationship between cognitive function and non-prescribed therapy use in older adults. Aging Ment Health. 2012;16(5):648-658.

Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Marin A, Summers P, Lang W, Mills T, Evia C, Rushing J, Donadio K, Arcury TA. Occupational injury and work organization among immigrant Latino residential construction workers. Am J Ind Med. 2012;55(8):698-706.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Ip EH, Saldana S, Nguyen HT, Bell RA, Kirk JK, Quandt SA. Social integration and diabetes management among rural older adults. J Aging Health. 2012;24(6):899-922.

Arcury TA, Savoca MR, Anderson AM, Chen H, Gilbert GH, Bell RA, Leng X, Reynolds T, Quandt SA. Dental care utilization among North Carolina rural older adults. J Public Health Dent. 2012;72(3):190-197.

Bischoff WE, Weir M, Summers P, Chen H, Quandt SA, Liebman AK, Arcury TA. The quality of drinking water in North Carolina farmworker camps. Am J Public Health. 2012;102(10):e49-e54.

Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Mora D, Anderson AM, Chen H, Rosenbaum DA, Schulz MR, Quandt SA. Work organization and musculoskeletal health: clinical findings from immigrant Latino poultry processing and other manual workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2012;54(8):995-1001.

Nguyen HT, Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Saldana SJ, Ip EH, Kirk JK, Bell RA, Quandt SA. The association of mental conditions with blood glucose levels in older adults with diabetes. Aging Ment Health. 2012;16(8):950-957.

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.

Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Saldana S, Kirk JK, Bell RA, Ip E, Quandt SA. Social control in older adults' diabetes self management and well-being. Behav Med. 2012;38(4):115-120.

Sagransky MJ, Pichardo-Geisinger RO, Munoz-Ali D, Feldman SR, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Pachydermodactyly from repetitive motion in poultry processing workers: a report of 2 cases. Arch Dermatol. 2012;148(8):925-928.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Anderson AM, Mora DC, Carrillo L, Chen H, Quandt SA. Personal protective equipment and work safety climate among Latino poultry processing workers in Western North Carolina, USA. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2012;18(4):320-328.

Eardley S, Bishop FL, Cardini F, Santos-Rey K, Jong MC, Ursoniu S, Dragan S, Hegyi G, Uehleke B, Vas J, Jupaneant O, Citro MC, Fonnebo V, Quandt SA, Lewith G. A pilot feasibility study of a questionnaire to determine European Union-wide CAM use. Forsch Komplementmed. 2012;19(6):302-310.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Neiberg RH, Lang W, Nguyen HT, Altizer K, Stoller EP, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Daily use of complementary and other therapies for symptoms among older adults: study design and illustrative results. J Aging Health. 2011;23(1):52-69.

Savoca MR, Arcury TA, Leng X, Chen H, Bell RA, Anderson AM, Kohrman T, Gilbert GH, Quandt SA. Impact of denture usage patterns on dietary quality and food avoidance among older adults. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2011;30(1):86-102.

Chen H, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA. A distribution-based multiple imputation method for handling bivariate pesticide data with values below the limit of detection. Environ Health Perspect. 2011;119(3):351-356.

Quandt SA, Savoca MR, Leng X, Chen H, Bell RA, Gilbert GH, Anderson AM, Kohrman T, Arcury TA. Dry mouth and dietary quality in older adults in North Carolina. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(3):439-445.

Verma A, Schulz MR, Quandt SA, Robinson EN, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Arcury TA. Eye health and safety among Latino farmworkers. J Agromedicine. 2011;16(2):143-152.


Kirk JK, Grzywacz JG, Chapman C, Arcury TA, Bell RA, Ip EH, Quandt SA. Blood glucose symptom recognition: perspectives of older rural adults. Diabetes Educ. 2011;37(3):363-369.

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.

Robinson E, Nguyen HT, Isom S, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Arcury TA. Wages, wage violations, and pesticide safety experienced by migrant farmworkers in North Carolina. New Solut. 2011;21(2):251-268.

Stoller EP, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Bell RA, Chapman C, Altizer KP, Arcury TA. Calling the doctor: a qualitative study of patient-initiated physician consultation among rural older adults. J Aging Health. 2011;23(5):782-805.

Mirabelli MC, Hoppin JA, Chatterjee AB, Isom S, Chen H, Grzywacz JG, Howard TD, Quandt SA, Vallejos QM, Arcury TA. Job activities and respiratory symptoms among farmworkers in North Carolina. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2011;66(3):178-182.

Vallejos QM, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Isom S, Chen H, Galvan L, Whalley L, Chatterjee AB, Arcury TA. Migrant farmworkers' housing conditions across an agricultural season in North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2011;54(7):533-544.

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.

Grzywacz JG, Chatterjee AB, Quandt SA, Talton JW, Chen H, Weir M, Arcury TA. Depressive symptoms and sleepiness among Latino farmworkers in eastern North Carolina. J Agromedicine. 2011;16(4):251-260.

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.

Bertoni AG, Foy CG, Hunter JC, Quandt SA, Vitolins MZ, Whitt-Glover MC. A multilevel assessment of barriers to adoption of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) among African Americans of low socioeconomic status. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011;22(4):1205-1220.

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.

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.

Quandt SA, Chen H, Bell RA, Savoca MR, Anderson AM, Leng X, Kohrman T, Gilbert GH, Arcury TA. Food avoidance and food modification practices of older rural adults: association with oral health status and implications for service provision. Gerontologist. 2010;50(1):100-111.

Quandt SA, Chen H, Grzywacz JG, Vallejos QM, Galvan L, Arcury TA. Cholinesterase depression and its association with pesticide exposure across the agricultural season among Latino farmworkers in North Carolina. Environ Health Perspect. 2010;118(5):635-639.

Savoca MR, Arcury TA, Leng X, Chen H, Bell RA, Anderson AM, Kohrman T, Frazier RJ, Gilbert GH, Quandt SA. Severe tooth loss in older adults as a key indicator of compromised dietary quality. Public Health Nutr. 2010;13(4):466-474.

Nguyen HT, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Chapman C, Kirk JK, Ip EH, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Linking glycemic control and executive function in rural older adults with diabetes mellitus. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(6):1123-1127.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Talton JW, Chen H, Vallejos QM, Galvan L, Barr DB, Quandt SA. Repeated pesticide exposure among North Carolina migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Am J Ind Med. 2010;53(8):802-813.

Arcury TA, Estrada JM, Quandt SA. Overcoming language and literacy barriers in safety and health training of agricultural workers. J Agromedicine. 2010;15(3):236-248.

Kiang L, Grzywacz JG, Marin AJ, Arcury TA, Quandt SA. Mental health in immigrants from nontraditional receiving sites. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2010;16(3):386-394.

Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Chen H, Isom S, Kiang L, Vallejos Q, Arcury TA. Depressive symptoms among Latino farmworkers across the agricultural season: structural and situational influences. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2010;16(3):335-343.

Rhodes SD, Bischoff WE, Burnell JM, Whalley LE, Walkup MP, Vallejos QM, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Arcury TA. HIV and sexually transmitted disease risk among male Hispanic/Latino migrant farmworkers in the Southeast: findings from a pilot CBPR study. Am J Ind Med. 2010;53(10):976-983.

Howard TD, Hsu F-C, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Quandt SA, Vallejos QM, Whalley LE, Cui W, Padilla S, Arcury TA. Evaluation of candidate genes for cholinesterase activity in farmworkers exposed to organophosphorus pesticides: association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in BCHE. Environ Health Perspect. 2010;118(10):1395-1399.

Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Vallejos QM, Whalley LE, Chen H, Isom S, Barr DB, Arcury TA. Job demands and pesticide exposure among immigrant Latino farmworkers. J Occup Health Psychol. 2010;15(3):252-266.

Savoca MR, Arcury TA, Leng X, Chen H, Bell RA, Anderson AM, Kohrman T, Gilbert GH, Quandt SA. Association between dietary quality of rural older adults and self-reported food avoidance and food modification due to oral health problems. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(7):1225-1232.

Mirabelli MC, Quandt SA, Crain R, Grzywacz JG, Robinson EN, Vallejos QM, Arcury TA. Symptoms of heat illness among Latino farm workers in North Carolina. Am J Prev Med. 2010;39(5):468-471.

Brewer-Lowry AN, Arcury TA, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Differentiating approaches to diabetes self-management of multi-ethnic rural older adults at the extremes of glycemic control. Gerontologist. 2010;50(5):657-667.

Sisk P, Quandt S, Parson N, Tucker J. Breast milk expression and maintenance in mothers of very low birth weight infants: supports and barriers. J Hum Lact. 2010;26(4):368-375.

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.

Bertoni AG, Hightower-Huges T, Hunter JC, Quandt SA, Vitolins MZ, Whitt-Glover MC. Barriers to DASH adoption among African Americans in Forsyth County, NC: the Translating Dietary Trials into the Community study [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Heart Association; 2010 Mar 2-5; San Francisco (CA). 2010;():142.

Spencer KM, Clauson SL, Spencer SA, Sylvia JM, Vallejos QM, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Development of a fieldable rapid pesticide exposure analysis sensing system. Proc SPIE. 2010;7673():767302.


Pichardo R, Vallejos Q, Feldman SR, Schulz MR, Verma A, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. The prevalence of melasma and its association with quality of life in adult male Latino migrant workers. Int J Dermatol. 2009;48(1):22-26.

Feldman SR, Vallejos QM, Quandt SA, Fleischer AB Jr, Schulz MR, Verma A, Arcury TA. Health care utilization among migrant Latino farmworkers: the case of skin disease. J Rural Health. 2009;25(1):98-103.

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.

Savoca MR, Quandt SA, Evans CD, Flint TL, Bradfield AG, Morton TB, Harshfield GA, Ludwig DA. Views of hypertension among young African Americans who vary in their risk of developing hypertension. Ethn Dis. 2009;19(1):28-34.

Quandt SA, Verhoef MJ, Arcury TA, Lewith GT, Steinsbekk A, Kristoffersen AE, Wahner-Roedler DL, Fonnebo V. Development of an international questionnaire to measure use of complementary and alternative medicine (I-CAM-Q). J Altern Complement Med. 2009;15(4):331-339.

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Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Vallejos QM, Galvan L, Whalley LE, Isom S, Barr DB, Quandt SA. Variation across the agricultural season in organophosphorus pesticide urinary metabolite levels for Latino farmworkers in eastern North Carolina: project design and descriptive results. Am J Ind Med. 2009;52(7):539-550.

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.

Quandt SA, Bell RA, Snively BM, Vitolins MZ, Wetmore-Arkader LK, Arcury TA. Dietary fat reduction behaviors among African American, American Indian, and white older adults with diabetes. J Nutr Elder. 2009;28(2):143-157.

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.

Bell RA, Arcury TA, Chen H, Anderson AM, Savoca MR, Kohrman T, Quandt SA. Use of tobacco products among rural older adults: prevalence of ever use and cumulative lifetime use. Addict Behav. 2009;34(8):662-667.

Arcury TA, Marin A, Snively BM, Hernandez-Pelletier M, Quandt SA. Reducing farmworker residential pesticide exposure: evaluation of a lay health advisor intervention. Health Promot Pract. 2009;10(3):447-455.

Quandt SA, Chen H, Bell RA, Anderson AM, Savoca MR, Kohrman T, Gilbert GH, Arcury TA. Disparities in oral health status between older adults in a multiethnic rural community: the Rural Nutrition and Oral Health study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(8):1369-1375.

Arcury TA, Bell RA, Anderson AM, Chen H, Savoca MR, Kohrman T, Quandt SA. Oral health self-care behaviors of rural older adults. J Public Health Dent. 2009;69(3):182-189.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Stoller EP, Bell RA, Altizer KP, Chapman C, Quandt SA. Complementary therapy use and health self-management among rural older adults. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2009;64(5):635-643.

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.

Smith SF, Acuna J, Feldman SR, Vallejos QM, Fleischer AB Jr, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Tattooing practices in the migrant Latino farmworker population: risk for blood-borne disease [letter]. Int J Dermatol. 2009;48(12):1400-1402.

Savoca MR, Arcury TA, Leng X, Bell RA, Chen H, Anderson A, Kohrman T, Quandt SA. The diet quality of rural older adults in the South as measured by healthy eating index-2005 varies by ethnicity. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009;109(12):2063-2067.

Whalley LE, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Vallejos QM, Walkup M, Chen H, Galvan L, Arcury TA. Migrant farmworker field and camp safety and sanitation in eastern North Carolina. J Agromedicine. 2009;14(4):421-436.

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.

Winterich JA, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Clark PE, Miller DP, Acuna J, Arcury TA. Masculinity and the body: how African American and White men experience cancer screening exams involving the rectum. Am J Mens Health. 2009;3(4):300-309.

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.

Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Marin A, Carrillo L, Coates ML, Quandt SA. Using lay health promoters in occupational health: outcome evaluation in a sample of Latino poultry-processing workers. New Solut. 2009;19(4):449-466.

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.

Kirk JK, Passmore LV, Bell RA, Venkat Narayan KM, D'Agostino RB Jr, Arcury TA, Quandt SA. Disparities in A1C levels between Hispanic and non-Hispanic white adults with diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2008;31(2):240-246.

Arcury TA, Vallejos QM, Schulz MR, Feldman SR, Fleischer AB Jr, Verma A, Quandt SA. Green tobacco sickness and skin integrity among migrant Latino farmworkers. Am J Ind Med. 2008;51(3):195-203.

Quandt SA, Schulz MR, Vallejos QM, Feldman SR, Preisser JS, Arcury TA. Skin-related quality of life among migrant farmworkers. J Cutan Med Surg. 2008;12(1):1-7.

Hiott AE, Grzywacz JG, Davis SW, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Migrant farmworker stress: mental health implications. J Rural Health. 2008;24(1):32-39.

Vallejos QM, Schulz MR, Quandt SA, Feldman SR, Galvan L, Verma A, Fleischer AB Jr, Rapp SR, Arcury TA. Self report of skin problems among farmworkers in North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2008;51(3):204-212.

Quandt SA, Schulz MR, Vallejos QM, Feldman SR, Verma A, Fleischer AB Jr, Rapp SR, Arcury TA. The association of dermatologist-diagnosed and self-reported skin diseases with skin-related quality of life in Latino migrant farmworkers. Int J Dermatol. 2008;47(3):236-241.

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.

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.

Flint T, Bradfield A, Quandt S, Savoca M. Variations in meal patterns of young African American adults are associated with their hypertension risk profiles [abstract]. Ann Behav Med. 2008;35(Suppl 1):s200.

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.

Vitolins MZ, Tooze JA, Golden SL, Arcury TA, Bell RA, Davis C, Devellis RF, Quandt SA. Older adults in the rural south are not meeting healthful eating guidelines. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007;107(2):265-272.

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, Quandt SA. Delivery of health services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Annu Rev Public Health. 2007;28():345-363.

Grzywacz JG, Kuerken CK, Neiberg RH, Lang W, Bell RA, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Age, ethnicity, and use of complementary and alternative medicine in health self-management. J Health Soc Behav. 2007;48(1):84-98.

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.

Rao P, Quandt SA, Doran AM, Snively BM, Arcury TA. Pesticides in the homes of farmworkers: Latino mothers' perceptions of risk to their children's health. Health Educ Behav. 2007;34(2):335-353.

Quandt SA, Vitolins MZ, Smith SL, Tooze JA, Bell RA, Davis CC, DeVellis RF, Arcury TA. Comparative validation of standard, picture-sort and meal-based food-frequency questionnaires adapted for an elderly population of low socio-economic status. Public Health Nutr. 2007;10(5):524-532.

Tooze JA, Vitolins MZ, Smith SL, Arcury TA, Davis CC, Bell RA, DeVellis RF, Quandt SA. High levels of low energy reporting on 24-hour recalls and three questionnaires in an elderly low-socioeconomic status population. J Nutr. 2007;137(5):1286-1293.

Arcury TA, Stafford JM, Bell RA, Golden SL, Snively BM, Quandt SA. The association of health and functional status with private and public religious practice among rural, ethnically diverse, older adults with diabetes. J Rural Health. 2007;23(3):246-253.

Quandt SA, Clark HM, Rao P, Arcury TA. Oral health of children and adults in Latino migrant and seasonal farmworker families. J Immigr Minor Health. 2007;9(3):229-235.

Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Isom S, Arcury TA. Alcohol use among immigrant Latino farmworkers in North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2007;50(8):617-625.

Rohlman DS, Bodner T, Arcury TA, Quandt SA, McCauley L. Developing methods for assessing neurotoxic effects in Hispanic non-English speaking children. Neurotoxicology. 2007;28(2):240-244.

Abraham NF, Feldman SR, Vallejos Q, Whalley LE, Brooks T, Cabral G, Earp P, Fleischer AB Jr, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Contact dermatitis in tobacco farmworkers. Contact Dermatitis. 2007;57(1):40-43.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Barr DB, Tapia J, Chen H, Quandt SA. Pesticide urinary metabolite levels of children in eastern North Carolina farmworker households. Environ Health Perspect. 2007;115(8):1254-1260.

Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Marin A, Carrillo L, Burke B, Coates ML, Quandt SA. Work-family conflict: experiences and health implications among immigrant Latinos. J Appl Psychol. 2007;92(4):1119-1130.

Gentry K, Quandt SA, Davis SW, Grzywacz JG, Hiott AE, Arcury TA. Child healthcare in two farmworker populations. J Community Health. 2007;32(6):419-431.

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.

Conde JF, Feldman SR, Vallejos QM, Quandt SA, Whalley LE, Brooks T, Cabral G, Fleischer AB Jr, Arcury TA. Cutaneous larva migrans in a migrant Latino farmworker. J Agromedicine. 2007;12(2):45-48.

Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Marin A, Carrillo L, Coates ML, Burke B, Quandt SA. The organization of work: implications for injury and illness among immigrant Latino poultry-processing workers. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2007;62(1):19-26.

Feldman SR, Vallejos QM, Whalley LE, Quandt SA, Brooks T, Cabral G, Earp P, Bischoff W, Arcury TA. Blistering eruption in a Latino migrant farmworker. J Agromedicine. 2007;12(4):81-85.

Bell RA, Arcury TA, Stafford JM, Golden SL, Snively BM, Quandt SA. Ethnic and sex differences in ownership of preventive health equipment among rural older adults with diabetes. J Rural Health. 2007;23(4):332-338.

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.

Grzywacz JG, Hovey JD, Sleigman LD, Arcury TA, Quandt SA. Evaluating short-form versions of the CES-D for measuring depressive symptoms among immigrants from Mexico. Hisp J Behav Sci. 2006;28(3):404-424.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Davis SW, Barr DB, Quandt SA. Organophosphorus pesticide urinary metabolite levels of children in farmworker households in eastern North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2006;49(9):751-760.

Bell RA, Stafford JM, Arcury TA, Snively BM, Smith SL, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA. Complementary and alternative medicine use and diabetes self-management among rural older adults. Complement Health Pract Rev. 2006;11(2):95-106.

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.

Arcury TA, Vallejos QM, Feldman SR, Quandt SA. Treating skin disease: self-management behaviors of Latino farmworkers. J Agromedicine. 2006;11(2):27-35.

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.

Bell RA, Suerken CK, Grzywacz JG, Lang W, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. CAM use among older adults age 65 or older with hypertension in the United States: general use and disease treatment. J Altern Complement Med. 2006;12(9):903-909.

Quandt SA. Qualitative research in gerontology: preparing a credible and publishable manuscript In: Curry L, Shield R, Wetle T, eds. Improving aging and public health research: qualitative and mixed methods. Washington (DC): American Public Health Association and the Gerontological Society of America;2006: 165-174.

Hiott A, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Quandt SA. Gender differences in anxiety and depression among immigrant Latinos. Fam Syst Health. 2006;24(2):137-146.

Black DM, Schwartz AV, Ensrud KE, Cauley JA, Levis S, Quandt SA, Satterfield S, Wallace RB, Bauer DC, Palermo L, et al. Effects of continuing or stopping alendronate after 5 years of treatment: the Fracture Intervention Trial long-term extension (FLEX): a randomized trial. JAMA. 2006;296(24):2927-2938.

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.

Arcury TA, Quandt SA. Health and social impacts of tobacco production. J Agromedicine. 2006;11(3/4):71-81.

Bell RA, Davis CC, Tooze JA, Vitolins MZ, Smith SL, Arcury TA, DeVellis RF, Quandt SA. Consumption of sugar- and fat-modified foods among rural older adults: the Rural Nutrition and Health (RUN) Study. J Nutr Elder. 2006;25(3-4):23-40.

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