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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Nicholas K. Iammarino
Professor
Professor of Kinesiology
 
e-mail:nki@rice.edu
 
  • CHES C.H.E.S. (Certified Health Education Specialist) (1989) National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (1989)
  • B.S. Health Education (1973) University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
  • M.Ed. Health Education (1974) University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
  • Ph.D. Health Education/Preventive Medicine (1978) The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
 
Primary Department
   Department of Kinesiology
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of Kinesiology
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    Research Areas
     Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Screening of Disease, Comparative Health Care Policy
     
    Teaching Areas
     Epidemiology, International Health, Consumer Health, Foundations of Health Promotion/Education
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    O’Rourke, Thomas; Iammarino, Nicholas K. “Health Educators and Nutrition Education: Food for Thought – A Commentary.” American Journal of Health Education, 43(5):311-314, 2012.

     
     

    Lovell A. Jones, Janice A. Chilton, Richard A. Hajek, Nicholas K. Iammarino, Larry Laufman "Between and Within: International Perspectives on Cancer and Health Disparities." Journal of Clinical Oncology, 24(14) (2006) : 2204-2208.

     
     

    Thomas W. O'Rourke, Nicholas K. Iammarino "The American Mirage of Equality - Is Social Justice Myth or Reality?." Journal of Health Education, 37(1):58-62 (2006)

     
     

    Thomas W. O'Rourke, Iammarino, N. "The Future of Health Care Reform in the United States: Lessons from Abroad.." Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 2(3) (2002) : 279-291.

     
     Articles
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K. “Creating a Community-based Patient-centered Cancer Survivorship program.” (Commentary). Community Oncology, 9(5):172, 2012.

     
     Refereed conference papers
     

    Nicholas K. Iammarino "Developing Responsible Policies for International Research." 

     
     Other
     

    Nicholas K. Iammarino, Jason Bridges, Felicia Seaton-Larry "Fatigue and Cancer Fact Sheet." Cancer Fact Sheet Series/Intercultural Cancer Council (2006)

     
     

    Nicholas K. Iammarino, Jason Bridges, Felicia Seaton-Larry "Fatigue and Cancer." In Press

     
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K. and Boling, Whitney "Cancer and Children/Adolescents."  (Dec/2003)

     
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K. and Boling, Whitney "Cancer and Pain."  (Nov/2003)

     
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K. and Boling, Whitney "Cancer and the Elderly."  (Dec/20003)

     
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K. and Boling, Whitney "Cancer and the Workplace."  (Dec/2003)

     
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K. O'Rourke, Thomas "Reforming the US Health Care System: Lessons from Abroad ." 

     
     

    "No Title." 

     
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K. "Forword to Special Issue--6th Biennial Symposium for Minorities, the Medically Underserved, and Cancer: Abstract and Selected Manuscripts from the Student Program." Cancer Research Therapy and Control, 8(3) (1999) : 189-191.

     
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K.; Laufman, Larry; Ramirez, Amelie; Phillips, James "Mentoring in the Oncological and Health Related Sciences." Cancer Research Therapy and Control, 8(3) (1999) : 193-200.

     
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K.; O'Rourke, Thomas W. "Planning and Implementing a Travel/Study Experience for Health Professionals and Students." Journal of Health Education, 30(3) (1999) : 109-174.

     
     

    O"Rourke, Thomas; Iammarino, Nicholas K. "Reforming the US Health Care System: Lessons from Abroad."  (In Progress)

     
     

    Weinberg, Armin D.; Iammarino, Nicholas K. "Unequal Burden, Unequal Data; Registries Help Close the Gap." Journal of Registry Management, 26(4): 122-123.

     
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K. "6th Biennial Symposium for Minorities, the Medically Underserved, and Cancer: Abstracts and Selected Manuscripts from the Student Program"." Cancer Research Therapy and Control (1998/Pending)

     
    Creative Works
     Other - Start Your Own Collegiate Cancer Council: A Step by Step Guide
     CD ROM and Manual, Ahmed Al- Khalla and Nicholas Iammarino, (October 2005)
     
    Presentations
     Conference Committee Member
     

    "The Development of the new ICC Fact Sheet on Fatigue and Cancer." Intercultural Cancer Council Mid Year meeting, Tucson. (September 22, 2005)

     
     Invited Papers
     

    "Writing for Publication: Practical Tips and Techniques for Success." Annual meeting of the American School Health Association, St. Louis. (October 14, 2006) With Thomas W. O'Rourke

     
     

    "Safety, Risk Management, and Legal Issues in Conducting International Travel/ Study Courses." Annual Meeting of the American Association for Health Education, Chicago. (April 16, 2005) With Thomas W. O'Rourke

     
     

    "Short Term Travel/Study Programs for Junior and Senior High School Students: How to Manage Safety, Risk Management, and Legal Liability." Annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Burbank. (October 22, 2005) With Thomas W. O'Rourke

     
     

    ""Development and Implementation of a Community Report Card - A Profile of Children and School Aged Youth"." American School Health Association, Pittsburgh. (October 16, 2004) With O'Rourke, Thomas

     
     

    ""Health Education for Korsakov Youth: Current Status and Future Goals?." American International Health Association Dissemination Conference, Sakhalin, Russia. (April 28, 2004) With Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
     

    "¿Developing Partnerships for Enhancing International Health Education Efforts: The Korsakov, Russia Experience.¿." American School Health Association, El Paso, TX. (October 16, 2003) With Goldsmith, Malcolm; Rozin, Sara; Weinberg, Armin; Lyubimova, Alla

     
     Invited Talks
     

    "Top 10 Reasons NOT to Attend Medical School: Or at Least a Few Important Issues to Consider." Alpha Epsilon Delta, Honorary Premedical Association, University of Houston. (October 25, 2006)

     
     

    "Health Care Reform: Lessons from Abroad." University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston. (January 27, 2005)

     
     

    "Opportunities for Underraduate Students for Global Education." (SIETAR) The Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research, University of Houston. (April 9, 2005)

     
     

    "Primary Health Care Systems Abroad: A Look at Other Nations." American Medical Students Association, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. (October 17, 2005)

     
     

    ""Beyond Borders: What Can We Learn from International Health Comparisons?"." American Medical Student Association, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. (May 19, 2004)

     
     

    ""Does Our Current Health Care Policy Contribute to Health Disparities?"." Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice Summer Workshop, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. (July 27, 2004)

     
     

    ""What Seniors Wish They Knew?When Applying for Medical School?"." Alpha Epsilon Delta Honorary Premedical Society, University of Houston, Houston,. (September 16, 2004)

     
     

    ""Will the 2004 Presidential Election Make a Difference in Our Health Care Policy or Have an Impact on Reducing Health Disparities?"." Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice course, Texas Southern University, Houston. (November 2, 2004)

     
     

    "¿Does Our Current Health Care Policy Contribute to Health Disparities?¿." Univeristy of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. (June 25, 2003)

     
     

    "¿Students and Leaders in Conversation¿." American Association for Health Education, Philadelphia, PA. (April 3, 2003)

     
     Keynote Speaker
     

    "Consumers versus Producers of Research." Na Liko Annual Conference, Chaminade University of Honolulu. (April 7, 2006)

     
     Lectures
     

    "Does Our Current Health Care Policy Contribute to Health Disparities?." Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice, Rice University. (October 6, 2006)

     
     

    "Health Disparities and Health Care Policy: Is There Any Relationship?¿." Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice course, University of Houston, Houston. (October 4, 2005)

     
     

    ""Patient Education and Health Care Policy: Is There a Relationship?"." University of Houston, Department of Health and Human Performance, Houston. (September 14, 2004)

     
     Other
     

    "¿The New ICC Cancer Fact Sheet Series¿." Intercultural Cancer Council, Atlanta, GA. (September 12, 2003) With Boling, Whitney

     
     

    "Current Status and Future Opportunities for the ICC Cancer Fact Sheets." Biannual Meeting of the Intercultural Cancer Council, Houston. (September 28, 2002)

     
     

    "Asthma 101: A School-Based Asthma Management Plan." Workshop presented to Korsakov Regional Educators and Medical Personnel, Korsakov Central Hospital, Korsakov, Sakhalin Island, Russia. (August 14, 2001) With Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
     

    "Evaluating an International Travel/Study Course Using Traditional and Innovative Approaches." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Atlanta GA. (October 23, 2001) With O?Rourke, Thomas W

     
     

    "Resolving Public Health Problems Through Community Involvement." Resolving Public Health Problems Through Community Involvement Conference, Korsakov Central Hospital, Sakhalin Island, Russia. (August 16, 2001) With Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
     

    "Selected Health Attitudes, Influences and Behaviors of Russian Youth in Korsakov Middle/High School # 2." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Health Education, Cincinnati, OH. (March 29, 2001) With Babushok Anna; Goldsmith, Malcolm; Lubimova, Alla

     
     

    "Selected Health Attitudes, Influences and Behaviors of Russian Youth in Korsakov Middle/High School # 2." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American International Health Alliance, Washington DC. (April 11, 2001) With Lubimova, Alla; Goldsmith, Malcolm; Babushok Anna

     
     

    "The Development and Validation of the ICC Cancer Fact Sheets." Paper presented at the CDC 2001 Cancer Conference, Atlanta GA. (September 6, 2001) With Canseco, Jose; Chalela, Patricia; Jackson, Pamela

     
     

    "The Importance and Relevance of the Intercultural Cancer Council?s Cancer Fact Sheets." Intercultural Cancer Council National Network Meeting, Washington DC. (February, 6, 2001)

     
     

    "Using Refusal Skills for Making Health Decisions." Workshop presented to Korsakov Central School District, Korsakov, Sakhalin Island, Russia. (August 15, 2001) With Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
     

    "Health Attitudes and Behaviors of Adolescents in the United States: An Examination of YRBS Data ." Invited paper presented at Korsakov Central Hospital, Korsakov, Sakhalin Island, Russia. (July 4, 2000) With Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
     

    "Health Care Reform: Lessons from Abroad." Annual meeting of the American Association for Health Education, Orlando, Florida. (March 23, 2000) With O?Rourke, Thomas

     
     

    "Improving the School Health Program through Service Learning." 74th Annual Meeting of the American School Health Association, New Orleans, Loiusiana. (October 28, 2000) With O'Rourke, Thomas

     
     

    "The Role of Coordinated School Health Programs in Addressing Child and Adolescent Health Issues." Invited paper presented at Korsakov Middle/High School #2, Korsakov, Sakhalin Island, Russia. (July 6, 2000) With Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
     

    "A Cross-Generational Look at the Evolving Role of the Health Educator." Eta Sigma Gamma session, American Association for Health Education, Boston. (April 22, 1999)

     
     

    "Can the U.S. Successfully Reform Its Health Care System?." Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Bucaramanga -- UNAB, Bucaramanga, Columbia. (October 21, 1999)

     
     

    "Can the U.S. Successfully Reform Its Health Care System?." Colombian Ministry of Health, Bogota, Columbia. (October 20, 1999)

     
     

    "Enhancing the Professional Curriculum Through International Study." American Association for Health Education, Boston. (April 21, 1999) With O'Rourke, Thomas

     
     

    "Strategies for Analyzing and Presenting Data-Useful Techniques for the Practitioner/Academician." Annual meeting of the American Association for Health Education, Reno, Nevada. (April, 1998) With Thomas O'Rourke

     
     

    "Writing for Publication." Annual Meeting of the American Association for Health Education, Reno, Nevada. (April, 1998) With Kathie Garbe, Randall Cottrell

     
     Panelist
     

    "Students and Leaders in Conversation." Annual Meeting of the American Association for Health Education, Chicago. (April 14, 2005)

     
     

    ""Students and Leaders in Conversation"." American Association for Health Education, New Orleans. (April 2, 2004)

     
     Posters
     

    "¿Elements of an Effective Patient Health Education Program for Caregivers: Lessons Learned from Parents with Chronically Ill Children¿." American Associaton for Health Education, Philadelphia PA. (April 2, 2003) With Boling, Whitney and Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
     

    "Selected Health Behaviors of Russian Youth as Identified by the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)." American Association for Health Education, San Diego. (April 10) With ; Goldsmith, Malcolm; Babushok, Anna; Lubimova, A.

     
     Seminar Speaker
     

    Iammarino, Nicholas K.  “Market or Social Justice: Implications for Health and Health Care.” Invited presentation to the Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice course, University of Houston-Downtown, December 2, 2014.

     
     

    "Does Our Current Health Care Policy Contribute to Health Disparities?." Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice Summer Workshop, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. (June 9, 2005)

     
     

    "What Should Health Educators Know About Our Current Health Policy?." Doctoral Seminar, Texas A & M University, College Station. (September 9, 2005)

     
     Workshops
     

    "Grant Writing Basics for the Health Education Practitioner." Annual meeting of the American Association for Health Education, Salt Lake City. (April 27, 2006) With Spear, Caile E.; Bush, Gayle; Johnson, Ping H.; Redican, Kerry J.

     
     

    "An Overview of Three Model Health Education Curricula in the United States." Korsakov Central School District, Sakhalin Island, Russia. (August 5, 2002) With Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
     

    "Implementing Refusal Skills and other Personal and Social Skills in the Elementary Classroom." Korsakov Central School District, Sakhalin Island, Russia. (August 7, 2002) With Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
     

    "Teaching Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention in the Elementary Schools." Korsakov Central School District, Sakhalin Island, Russia. (August 8, 2002) With Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
     

    "Teaching HIV and AIDS in the Elementary Schools." Korsakov Central School District, Sakhalin Island, Russia. (August 6, 2002) With Goldsmith, Malcolm

     
    Editorial Positions
     Associate Editor, American Journal of Health Education. (2010 - 2016)

     Associate Editor, American Journal of Health Behavior. PNG Publications. (1995 - 2016)

     Other, Global Journal of Health Education and Promotion. (2003 - 2016)

     Other, Journal of School Health. American School Health Association. (1979 - 2015)

     Member of the Editorial Board, American Journal of Health Studies. (1995 - 2016)

     Editorial Board, Journal of Health Studies. University of Alabama. (2000 - 2000)

     Senior Associate Editor, American Journal of Health Behavior. (1999 - 1999)

     Associate Editor, American Journal of Health Behavior. PNG Publications. (2005 - 2005)

     Senior Associate Editor, American Journal of Health Behavior. PNG Publications. (2001 - 2001)

     Associate Editor, American Journal of Health Behavior. PNG Publications. (2003 - 2003)

     Associate Editor, American Journal of Health Behavior. PNG Publications. (2007 - 2007)

     Associate Editor, American Journal of Health Behavior. PNG Publications. (2006 - 2006)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of School Health. (2006 - 2006)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of School Health. (2005 - 2005)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of School Health. (2007 - 2007)

     Editorial Board, Journal of Health Education. American Association of Health Education. (2000 - 2000)

     Editorial Board, Journal of Health Studies. University of Alabama. (2001 - 2001)

     Editorial Board, American Journal of Health Studies. (1999 - 1999)

     Other, Journal of Health Education. American Association for Health Education. (2003 - 2003)

     Member of the Editorial Board, American Journal of Health Studies. Texas A & M University. (2003 - 2003)

     Editorial Board, Health 2001/2002. Dushkin/McGraw- Hill. (2001 - 2001)

     Member of the Editorial Board, American Journal of Health Studies. (2005 - 2005)

     Editorial Board, Health/98-99. (1999 - 1999)

     Member of the Editorial Board, American Journal of Health Studies. (2006 - 2006)

     Member of the Editorial Board, American Journal of Health Studies. (2007 - 2007)

     Editorial Board, Health 2000/2001. Dushkin/McGraw- Hill. (2000 - 2000)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Annual Editions:Health. McGraw-Hill Publishers. (2007 - 2007)

     Editorial Board, Journal of Health Education. (1999 - 1999)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Annual Editions/Health 03/04. McGraw- Hill Pubishers. (2003 - 2003)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Annual Editions:Health. McGraw-Hill Publishers. (2005 - 2005)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Annual Editions:Health. McGraw-Hill Publishers. (2006 - 2006)

     Other, International Electronic Journal of Health Education. (2006 - 2006)

     Other, International Electronic Journal of Health Education. (2007 - 2007)

     Other, Journal of School Health. (1999 - 1999)

     Other, International Electronic Journal of Health Education. (2005 - 2005)

     Guest Editor, Special Issue on the 6th Biennial Symposium for Minorities, the Medically Underserved, and Cancer: Abstracts and Selected Manuscripts from the Student Program. Cancer Research Therapy and Control. (1999 - 1999)

     Other, Journal of Health Education. (2005 - 2005)

     Other, Journal of Health Education. (2006 - 2006)

     Other, Journal of Health Education. (2007 - 2007)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Co Chair. Student Program, Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved and Cancer (2001)

     Advisory Board, Intercultural Cancer Council (2001)

     Research Council, American School Health Association (2001)

     International Health Council, American School Health Association (2001)

     Comprehensive School Health Committee, American Cancer Society, Hi-Tex Division (2001)

     Advisory Board, Intercultural Cancer Council (2000)

     Research Council Member, American School Health Association (2000)

     Co Chair, International Health Council, American School Health Association (2000)

     Comprehensive School Health Committee, American Cancer Society, Texas Division (2000)

     Advisory Committee, Adolescent Tobacco Use Cessation Program (2000)

     Founding Member, American Academy of Health Behavior (2000)

     Board of Directors, American Academy of Health Behavior (2000)

     Chair, Publications & Communications Committee, American Academy of Health Behavior (2000)

     Chair, Publications and Communications Committee, American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB) (1999)

     Chair, Awards Committee, Texas Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (TAAHP) (1999)

     Founding Member, American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB) (1999)

     Board of Directors, American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB) (1999)

     Advisory Committee, Adolescent Tobacco Use Cessation Program (1999)

     Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee, American Cancer Society, Texas Division (1999)

     Fellow, American Association for Health Education (AAHE) (1999)

     Co-Chair, International Health Council, American School Health Association (1999)

     Research Council, American School Health Association (ASHA) (1999)

     Comprehensive School Health Committee, American Cancer Society, Texas Division (1999)

     Board of Directors, Texas Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (TAAHP) (1999)

    Positions Held
     Reviewer,, International Electronic Journal of Health Education. (2004 - 2004)

     Reviewer,, International Electronic Journal of Health Education. (2005 - 2005)

     Reviewer,, International Electronic Journal of Health Education. (2006 - 2006)

     Reviewer,, International Electronic Journal of Health Education. (2007 - 2007)

     Editoral Board, Journal of School Health. (2006 - 2006)

     Editoral Board, Journal of School Health. (2007 - 2007)

     Editoral Board, Journal of School Health. (2005 - 2005)