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
aging, anthropology/ethnography, environmental sciences, epidemiology, fitness/physical, minority health issues, obesity, occupational health, prevention
Academic: 336-716-6015 | Department: 336-716-2011
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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