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Faculty Detail    
Name KATHLEEN HARRINGTON
 
Campus Address NHB 104 Zip 0006
Phone  (20-5) -889
E-mail  kharrington@uab.edu
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Medicine  Med - Pulmonary/Allergy/Critical Care Associate Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center Associate Professor



Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Description
Research methodology and evaluation Health Promotion: childhood risk factors (overweight, behaviors), health literacy Asthma COPD

Selected Publications 
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Selected publications:
Harrington KF, Binkley D, Reynolds KD, Duvall RC, Copeland JR, et al. 1997. Recruitment issues in school-based research: Lessons learned from the High 5 Alabama Project. J Sch Health 67: 415-21
Reynolds KD, Raczynski JM, Binkley D, Franklin FA, Duvall RC, Harrington KF, Jester P. Design of "High 5": a school-based study to promote fruit and vegetable consumption for reduction of cancer risk. J Cancer Educ 1998;13:169-77
Reynolds KD, Pass MA, Galvin M, Winnail SD, Harrington K, DiClemente RJ. Schools as a Setting for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. In Handbook of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, ed. J Raczynski, RJ DiClemente, pp. 397-421. 1999 New York: Plenum Publishers
Crosby RA, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Sionean C, Cobb BK, Harrington K. Correlates of unprotected vaginal sex among African American female adolescents: importance of relationship dynamics. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2000 Sep;154(9):893-9.
Sionean C, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Crosby R, Cobb BK, Harrington KF, Davies SL, Hook EW 3rd, Oh MK. Socioeconomic status and self-reported gonorrhea among African American female adolescents. Sex Transm Dis. 2001 Apr;28(4):236-9.
Crosby R, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Sionean C, Harrington K, Davies SL, Hook EW 3rd, Oh MK. Psychosocial correlates of adolescents' worry about STD versus HIV infection: similarities and differences. Sex Transm Dis. 2001 Apr;28(4):208-13.
Wingood GM, DiClemente RJ, McCree DH, Harrington K, Davies SL. Dating violence and the sexual health of black adolescent females. Pediatrics. 2001 May;107(5):E72.
Smith K, Harrington K, Wingood G, Oh MK, Hook EW3rd, DiClemente RJ. Self-obtained vaginal swabs for diagnosis of treatable sexually transmitted diseases in adolescent girls. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001 Jun;155(6):676-9.
DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Crosby R, Sionean C, Cobb BK, Harrington K, Davies S, Hook EW 3rd, Oh MK. Parental monitoring: association with adolescents' risk behaviors. Pediatrics. 2001 Jun;107(6):1363-8.
Harrington KF, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Crosby RA, Person S, Oh MK, Hook W 3rd. Validity of self-reported sexually transmitted diseases among African American female adolescents participating in an HIV/STD prevention intervention trial. Sex Transm Dis. 2001 Aug;28(8):468-71.
Crosby RA, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Harrington K. HIV/STD prevention benefits of living in supportive families: a prospective analysis of high risk African-American female teens. Am J Health Promot. 2002 Jan-Feb;16(3):142-5, ii.
Crosby RA, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Harrington K, Davies S, Hook EW 3rd, Oh MK Low parental monitoring predicts subsequent pregnancy among African-American adolescent females. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2002 Feb;15(1):43-6.
Williams KM, Wingood GM, DiClemente RJ, Crosby RA, Hubbard McCree D, Liau A, Harrington K, Davies S, Hook EW, Oh MK. Prevalence and correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis among sexually active African-American adolescent females. Prev Med. 2002 Dec;35(6):593-600.
Davies SL, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Harrington KF, Crosby RA, Sionean C. Pregnancy desire among disadvantaged African American adolescent females. Am J Health Behav. 2003 Jan-Feb;27(1):55-62.
Crosby RA, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Lang DL, Harrington K. Infrequent parental monitoring predicts sexually transmitted infections among low-income African American female adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Feb;157(2):169-73.
Wingood GM, DiClemente RJ, Bernhardt JM, Harrington K, Davies SL, Robillard A, Hook EW 3rd. A prospective study of exposure to rap music videos and African American female adolescents' health. Am J Public Health. 2003 Mar;93(3):437-9.
Crosby RA, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Lang D, Harrington KF. Value of consistent condom use: a study of sexually transmitted disease prevention among African American adolescent females. Am J Public Health. 2003 Jun;93(6):901-2.
Feese M, Franklin F, Murdock M, Harrington K, Brown-Binns M,. 2003. Prevalence of obesity in children in Alabama and Texas participating in social programs. JAMA 2003; 289: 1780-1
McCree DH, Wingood GM, DiClemente R, Davies S, Harrington KF. Religiosity and risky sexual behavior in African-American adolescent females. J Adolesc Health. 2003 Jul;33(1):2-8.
Crosby RA, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Salazar LF, Harrington K, Davies SL, Oh MK. Identification of strategies for promoting condom use: a prospective analysis of high-risk African American female teens. Prev Sci. 2003 Dec;4(4):263-70.
Salazar LF, Wingood GM, DiClemente RJ, Lang DL, Harrington K. The role of social support in the psychological well-being of African American girls who experience dating violence victimization. Violence Vict. 2004 Apr;19(2):171-87.
DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Harrington KF, Lang DL, Davies SL, Hook EW 3rd, Oh MK, Crosby RA, Hertzberg VS, Gordon AB, Hardin JW, Parker S, Robillard A. Efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention for African American adolescent girls: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2004 Jul 14;292(2):171-9.
Shewchuk R, Franklin FA, Harrington KF, Davies SL, Windle M. 2004. Using cognitive mapping procedures to develop a community-based family intervention: Hi5+. American Journal of Health Behavior 28: 43-53
Davies SL, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Person SD, Crosby RA, Harrington KF, Dix ES. Relationship characteristics and sexual practices of African American adolescent girls who desire pregnancy. Health Educ Behav. 2004 Aug;31(4 Suppl):85S-96S.
Salazar LF, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Crosby RA, Harrington K, Davies S, Hook EW 3rd, Oh MK. Self-concept and adolescents' refusal of unprotected sex: a test of mediating mechanisms among African American girls. Prev Sci. 2004 Sep;5(3):137-49.
Davies SL, Harrington KF, Franklin FA, Shewchuk R. Hi5+: Systematic development of a family intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intake. Health Promotion Practice 2005 June;6: 190-201
Harrington KF, Franklin F, Davies SL, Shewchuk R, Brown-Binns M. Implementation of a family intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intake: The Hi5+ experience. Health Promotion Practice 2005 June;6: 180-9
DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Lang DL, Crosby RA, Salazar LF, Harrington K, Hertzberg VS. Adverse health consequences that co-occur with depression: a longitudinal study of black adolescent females. Pediatrics. 2005 Jul;116(1):78-81.
Salazar LF, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Crosby RA, Lang DL, Harrington K. Biologically confirmed sexually transmitted infection and depressive symptomatology among African-American female adolescents. Sex Transm Infect. 2006 Feb;82(1):55-60.
Davies SL, DiClemente RJ, Wingood GM, Person S, Dix ES, Harrington KF, Crosby RA, Oh MK. Predictors of Inconsistent Contraceptive Use among Adolescent Girls: Findings from a Prospective Study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2006, 39(1):43-49.