Usha Menon PhD, RN, FAAN

Usha Menon PhD, RN, FAAN
ProfessorCollege of
140 Newton Hall 1585 Neil Avenue Columbus Ohio 43210
  • Cancer Control

Research Description

Dr. Menon's research focuses on the development and testing of tailored interventions to increase cancer screening behavior. A major emphasis of this research has been on increasing early detection among aging and vulnerable minority populations and the reduction of health disparities in cancer prevention using rigorous theory-based models of inquiry.

Current Publications

  • Lee-Lin F, Pedhiwala N, Nguyen T, Menon UBreast Health Intervention Effects on Knowledge and Beliefs Over Time Among Chinese American Immigrants-a Randomized Controlled Study.J Cancer Educ in press 9/9/2014
  • Hillemanns P, Runnebaum IB, Bogdanova N, Antonenkova N, Odunsi K, Edwards RP, Kelley JL, Modugno F, Ness RB, Karlan BY, Walsh C, Lester J, Orsulic S, Fridley BL, Vierkant RA, Cunningham JM, Wu X, Lu K, Liang D, Hildebrandt MA, Weber RP, Iversen ES, Tworoger SS, Poole EM, Salvesen HB, Krakstad C, Bjorge L, Tangen IL, Kelemen LE, Terry KL, Goodman MT, Webb PM, Bandera EV, McGuire V, Rossing MA, Wang Q, Dicks E, Tyrer JP, Song H, Kupryjanczyk J, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Southey MC, Bruinsma F, Kjaer SK, Høgdall E, Jensen A, Høgdall CK, Lundvall L, Engelholm SA, Heitz F, du Bois A, Harter P, Schwaab I, Butzow R, Nevanlinna H, Pelttari LM, Leminen A, Thompson PJ, Lurie G, Wilkens LR, Lambrechts D, Van Nieuwenhuysen E, Lambrechts S, Vergote I, Beesley J, AOCS Study Group/ACS Investigators, Fasching PA, Beckmann MW, Hein A, Ekici AB, Doherty JA, Wu AH, Pearce CL, Pike MC, Stram D, Chang-Claude J, Rudolph A, Dörk T, Dürst M, Pejovic T, Bean Y, Kellar M, Wentzensen N, Brinton LA, Lissowska J, Garcia-Closas M, Campbell IG, Eccles D, Whittemore AS, Sieh W, Rothstein JH, Anton-Culver H, Ziogas A, Phelan CM, Moysich KB, Goode EL, Schildkraut JM, Berchuck A, Pharoah PD, Sellers TA, Brooks-Wilson A, Cook LS, Le ND, Plisiecka-Halasa J, Timorek A, Menon U, Gentry-Maharaj A, Gayther SA, Ramus SJ, Narod SA, Risch HA, McLaughlin JR, Siddiqui N, Glasspool R, Paul J, Carty K, Gronwald J, Lubiński J, Jakubowska A, Cybulski C, Kiemeney LA, Massuger LF, van Altena AM, Aben KK, Olson SH, Orlow I, Cramer DW, Levine DA, Bisogna M, Giles GGConsortium analysis of gene and gene-folate interactions in purine and pyrimidine metabolism pathways with ovarian carcinoma risk.Mol Nutr Food Res in press 7/28/2014
  • Witt J, Elwyn G, Wood F, Rogers MT, Menon U, Brain KAdapting the coping in deliberation (CODE) framework: A multi-method approach in the context of familial ovarian cancer risk management.Patient Educ Couns in press 7/14/2014
  • Hasnain M, Menon U, Ferrans CE, Szalacha LBreast cancer screening practices among first-generation immigrant muslim women.J Womens Health (Larchmt) 23 602-12 7/1/2014
  • Lee E, Menon U, Nandy K, Szalacha L, Kviz F, Cho Y, Miller A, Park HThe effect of a couples intervention to increase breast cancer screening among korean americans.Oncol Nurs Forum 41 E185-93 5/1/2014
  • Porter KR, Menon U, Vick NA, Villano JL, Berbaum ML, Davis FGAssessment of clinical and nonclinical characteristics associated with health-related quality of life in patients with high-grade gliomas: a feasibility study.Support Care Cancer 22 1349-62 5/1/2014
  • Kue J, Menon U, Szalacha L, Prabhughate ACorrelates of colorectal cancer screening among South Asian immigrants in the United States.Cancer Nurs 37 E19-27 1/1/2014
  • Anjum S, Fourkala EO, Zikan M, Wong A, Gentry-Maharaj A, Jones A, Hardy R, Cibula D, Kuh D, Jacobs IJ, Teschendorff AE, Menon U, Widschwendter MA BRCA1-mutation associated DNA methylation signature in blood cells predicts sporadic breast cancer incidence and survival.Genome Med 6 47 1/1/2014
  • Lee-Lin F, Menon U, Leo MC, Pedhiwala NFeasibility of a targeted breast health education intervention for Chinese American immigrant women.Oncol Nurs Forum 40 361-72 7/1/2013

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