Susan Weller, PhD

Program Director, Family Medicine Research

  • 4773 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
1980 …2019

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Research Output

2019

The role of regional cultural values in decisions about hurricane evacuation

Baer, R. D., Weller, S. & Roberts, C., Jun 1 2019, In : Human Organization. 78, 2, p. 133-146 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Does extreme reduction in LDL cholesterol with statin therapy increase morbidity and mortality?

Islam, J., Corzo, M. C., Khan, S., Merli, N. M. M. & Weller, S., May 1 2018, In : Evidence-Based Practice. 21, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Lived experiences of chronic cognitive and mood symptoms among community-dwelling adults following stroke: a mixed-methods analysis

Pappadis, M., Krishnan, S., Hay, C. C., Jones, B., Sander, A. M., Weller, S. & Reistetter, T., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Aging and Mental Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Open-ended interview questions and saturation

Weller, S. C., Vickers, B., Russell Bernard, H., Blackburn, A. M., Borgatti, S., Gravlee, C. C. & Johnson, J. C., Jun 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 6, e0198606.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Perceptions of overdetection of breast cancer among women 70 years of age and older in the USA: A mixed-methods analysis

Pappadis, M., Volk, R. J., Krishnan, S., Weller, S., Jaramillo, E., Hoover, D. S., Giordano, S. H., Tan, A., Sheffield, K. M., Housten, A. J. & Goodwin, J., Jun 1 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 6, e022138.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Preferences for Communicating about Breast Cancer Screening Among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Older Women

Hoover, D. S., Pappadis, M., Housten, A. J., Krishnan, S., Weller, S., Giordano, S. H., Bevers, T. B., Goodwin, J. & Volk, R. J., Jan 27 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Communication. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Resistance to discontinuing breast cancer screening in older women: A qualitative study

Housten, A. J., Pappadis, M., Krishnan, S., Weller, S., Giordano, S. H., Bevers, T. B., Volk, R. J. & Hoover, D. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Psycho-Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Needs of Stroke Survivors as Perceived by Their Caregivers: A Scoping Review

Krishnan, S., Pappadis, M., Weller, S., Stearnes, M., Kumar, A., Ottenbacher, K. & Reistetter, T., Feb 16 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Patient and physician views of shared decision making in cancer

Tamirisa, N. P., Goodwin, J., Kandalam, A., Linder, S. K., Weller, S., Turrubiate, S., Silva, C. & Riall, T. S., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Expectations.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Patient-centered mobility outcome preferences according to individuals with stroke and caregivers: a qualitative analysis

Krishnan, S., Pappadis, M., Weller, S., Fisher, S., Hay, C. C. & Reistetter, T., Mar 8 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Rehabilitation. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2016

Afghan Refugee Explanatory Models of Depression: Exploring Core Cultural Beliefs and Gender Variations

Alemi, Q., Weller, S., Montgomery, S. & James, S., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Medical Anthropology Quarterly.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Are conservative treatment options effective for pelvic floor dysfunction due to pelvic organ prolapse?

Weller, S., Hussein, H., Khan, M. A., Mangat, P. G. & Welch, K., Feb 1 2016, In : Evidence-Based Practice. 19, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Are there effective medical treatments to prevent recurrent episodes of acute diverticulitis?

Weller, S., Pacheco, S., Chang, A. L. S. & Fernandez, S. V., Nov 1 2016, In : Evidence-Based Practice. 19, 11, p. E5

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Influence of the Expert Effect on Cultural Models

Van Holt, T., Bernard, H. R., Weller, S., Townsend, W. & Cronkleton, P., Mar 3 2016, In : Human Dimensions of Wildlife. 21, 2, p. 169-179 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Is acupuncture an effective treatment for pelvic and lower back pain in pregnancy?

Weller, S., Jana, K., Porterfield, L. & Prado, M., May 1 2016, In : Evidence-Based Practice. 19, 5, p. E-1-E-2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Should i Stay or Should i Go? Response to the Hurricane Ike Evacuation Order on the Texas Gulf Coast

Weller, S., Baer, R. & Prochaska, J., Aug 1 2016, In : Natural Hazards Review. 17, 3, 4016003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2015

Culture and Dehydration: A Comparative Study of Caída de la Mollera (Fallen Fontanel) in Three Latino Populations

Pachter, L. M., Weller, S., Baer, R. D., de Alba Garcia, J. E. G., Glazer, M., Trotter, R., Klein, R. E. & Gonzalez, E., Aug 4 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Sample Size Estimation: The Easy Way

Weller, S., Nov 1 2015, In : Field Methods. 27, 4, p. 333-347 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Variation and Persistence in Latin American Beliefs About Evil Eye

Weller, S. C., Baer, R. D., de Alba Garcia, J. G., Glazer, M., Trotter, R., Salcedo Rocha, A. L., Klein, R. E. & Pachter, L. M., Apr 20 2015, In : Cross-Cultural Research. 49, 2, p. 174-203 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2014

Lockdown: Applied anthropology and the study of campus emergencies

Baer, R. D., Zarger, R. K., Ruiz, E., Noble, C. & Weller, S., Dec 1 2014, In : Human Organization. 73, 4, p. 326-339 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2013

Are differences between patient and provider explanatory models of diabetes associated with patient self-management and glycemic control?

Weller, S. C., Baer, R. D., Garcia, J. G. D. A. & Rocha, A. L. S., Nov 11 2013, In : Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 24, 4, p. 1498-1510 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Risk of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Cass, A. R., Alonso, W. J., Islam, J. & Weller, S. C., Jul 24 2013, In : Family medicine. 45, 7, p. 492-500 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2012

Ethnomedical and biomedical realities: Is there an epidemiological relationship between stress-related folk illnesses and type 2 diabetes?

Baer, R., Weller, S., De Alba Garcia, J. & Rocha, A., Dec 1 2012, In : Human Organization. 71, 4, p. 339-347 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Explanatory models of diabetes in the U.S. and Mexico: The patient-provider gap and cultural competence

Weller, S. C., Baer, R. D., Garcia de Alba Garcia, J. & Salcedo Rocha, A. L., Sep 1 2012, In : Social Science and Medicine. 75, 6, p. 1088-1096 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2010

Informed decision making changes test preferences for colorectal cancer screening in a diverse population

Shokar, N. K., Carlson, C. A. & Weller, S. C., Jan 1 2010, In : Annals of family medicine. 8, 2, p. 141-150 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations
2008

Cross-cultural perspectives on physician and lay models of the common cold

Baer, R. D., Weller, S. C., de Alba García, J. G. & Salcedo Rocha, A. L., Aug 5 2008, In : Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 22, 2, p. 148-166 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Evaluation of echinacea for the prevention and treatment of the common cold: A meta-analysis

Islam, J. & Weller, S. C., Jan 1 2008, In : Southern medical journal. 101, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Factors associated with racial/ethnic differences in colorectal cancer screening

Shokar, N. K., Carlson, C. A. & Weller, S. C., Sep 1 2008, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 21, 5, p. 414-426 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

Susto and nervios: Expressions for stress and depression

Weller, S. C., Baer, R. D., Garcia De Alba Garcia, J. & Salcedo Rocha, A. L., Sep 1 2008, In : Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry. 32, 3, p. 406-420 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Variations in glucose test ordering practices by diabetes risk factors

Dallo, F. J., Weller, S. C. & Cass, A. R., May 1 2008, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 21, 3, p. 249-250 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2007

Cultural consensus theory: Applications and frequently asked questions

Weller, S. C., Nov 1 2007, In : Field Methods. 19, 4, p. 339-368 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

261 Scopus citations

"Diabetes is my companion": Lifestyle and self-management among good and poor control Mexican diabetic patients

de Alba Garcia, J. G., Rocha, A. L. S., Lopez, I., Baer, R. D., Dressler, W. & Weller, S. C., Jun 1 2007, In : Social Science and Medicine. 64, 11, p. 2223-2235 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Diabetes risk factors and testing in a Texas family medicine clinic.

Dallo, F. J., Weller, S. C. & Cass, A. R., Mar 2007, In : Texas medicine. 103, 3, p. 45-50 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Estimating the population prevalence of HPV

Weller, S. C. & Stanberry, L. R., Feb 28 2007, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 297, 8, p. 876-878 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

16 Scopus citations

Prevalence of colorectal cancer testing and screening in a multiethnic primary care population

Shokar, N. K., Carlson, C. A. & Weller, S. C., Oct 1 2007, In : Journal of Community Health. 32, 5, p. 311-323 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2006

Las enfermedades populares en la cultura Española actual: Un estudio comparado sobre el mal de ojo

Translated title of the contribution: The popular illnesses in the Spanish culture of today: A comparative study on the evil eyeBaer, R. D., Weller, S. C., Faraco, J. C. G. & Martín, J. F., Dec 1 2006, In : Revista de Dialectologia y Tradiciones Populares. 61, 1, p. 139-156 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Social support: A cultural model

Berges, I. M., Dallo, F., DiNuzzo, A., Lackan, N. & Weller, S. C., Jan 1 2006, In : Human Organization. 65, 4, p. 420-429 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The relative effect of self-management practices on glycaemic control in type 2 diabetic patients in Mexico

Garcia De Alba Garcia, J. E., Dallo, F. J., Salcedo Rocha, A. L., Rodriguez, C. C., Perez, N., Baer, R. D. & Weller, S. C., Jun 1 2006, In : Chronic Illness. 2, 2, p. 77-85 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2005

Cancer and colorectal cancer: Knowledge, beliefs, and screening preferences of a diverse patient population

Shokar, N. K., Vernon, S. W. & Weller, S. C., May 1 2005, In : Family medicine. 37, 5, p. 341-347 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Scopus citations

Missed expectations? Physicians' views of patients' participation in medical decision-making

McGuire, A. L., McCullough, L. B., Weller, S. C. & Whitney, S. N., May 1 2005, In : Medical care. 43, 5, p. 466-470 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2004

A comparison of community and physician explanatory models of AIDS in Mexico and the United States

Baer, R. D., Weller, S. C., De Alba Garcia, J. G. & Salcedo Rocha, A. L., Mar 2004, In : Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 18, 1, p. 3-22 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Cultural Consensus Model

Weller, S. C., Jan 1 2004, Encyclopedia of Social Measurement. Elsevier Inc., p. 579-585 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Introduction

Weller, S. C., Brewer, D. D. & Johnson, J. C., Aug 2004, In : Cross-Cultural Research. 38, 3, p. 215-219 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Preferences of husbands and wives for outcomes of prostate cancer screening and treatment

Volk, R. J., Cantor, S. B., Cass, A. R., Spann, S. J., Weller, S. C. & Krahn, M. D., Apr 1 2004, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 19, 4, p. 339-348 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Susto and soul loss in Mexicans and Mexican Americans

Glazer, M., Baer, R. D., Weller, S. G., Garcia De Alba, J. E. & Liebowitz, S. W., Aug 1 2004, In : Cross-Cultural Research. 38, 3, p. 270-288 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations
2003

A cross-cultural approach to the study of the folk illness nervios

Baer, R. D., Weller, S. C., De Alba Garcia, J. G., Glazer, M., Trotter, R., Pachter, L. & Klein, R. E., Sep 1 2003, In : Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry. 27, 3, p. 315-337 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Effectiveness of diabetes mellitus screening recommendations

Dallo, F. J. & Weller, S. C., Sep 2 2003, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100, 18, p. 10574-10579 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2002

Endogamy, scaling, and social cognition in social networks: Special issue in honor of A. Kimball Romney

Brewer, D. D., Johnson, J. C. & Weller, S. C., Jan 1 2002, In : Social Networks. 24, 3, p. 183-184 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

Measuring Within- and Between-Group Agreement: Identifying the Proportion of Shared and Unique Beliefs Across Samples

Weller, S. & Baer, R., 2002, In : Field Methods. 14, 1, p. 6-25 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations