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Melinda Stolley PhD

Melinda Stolley PhD

Center Associate Director, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: Administration
Program: General

Member of the Cancer Center


  • Efficacy of a Weight Loss Intervention for African American Breast Cancer Survivors. (Stolley M, Sheean P, Gerber B, Arroyo C, Schiffer L, Banerjee A, Visotcky A, Fantuzzi G, Strahan D, Matthews L, Dakers R, Carridine-Andrews C, Seligman K, Springfield S, Odoms-Young A, Hong S, Hoskins K, Kaklamani V, Sharp L) J Clin Oncol 2017 Aug 20;35(24):2820-2828 PMID: 28628363 PMCID: PMC5562172 06/20/2017
  • Negative psychological consequences of breast cancer among recently diagnosed ethnically diverse women. (Tejeda S, Stolley MR, Vijayasiri G, Campbell RT, Estwing Ferrans C, Warnecke RB, Rauscher GH) Psychooncology 2017 May 12 PMID: 28499328 05/13/2017
  • Examining the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among overweight/obese African-American breast cancer survivors vs. matched non-cancer controls. (Sheean P, Liang H, Schiffer L, Arroyo C, Stolley M) J Cancer Surviv 2017 Feb;11(1):102-110 PMID: 27562474 08/27/2016
  • Mediation of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Estrogen/Progesterone Receptor-Negative Breast Cancer by Socioeconomic Position and Reproductive Factors. (Rauscher GH, Campbell RT, Wiley EL, Hoskins K, Stolley MR, Warnecke RB) Am J Epidemiol 2016 May 15;183(10):884-93 PMID: 27076668 PMCID: PMC4867153 04/15/2016
  • Health Behavior and Weight Changes Among Ethnic and Racial Minority Preschoolers and Their Parents: Associations Across 1 Year. (Buscemi J, Berlin KS, Rybak TM, Schiffer LA, Kong A, Stolley MR, Blumstein L, Odoms-Young A, Fitzgibbon ML) J Pediatr Psychol 2016 Aug;41(7):777-85 PMID: 26717958 PMCID: PMC4945776 01/01/2016
  • Study design and protocol for moving forward: a weight loss intervention trial for African-American breast cancer survivors. (Stolley MR, Sharp LK, Fantuzzi G, Arroyo C, Sheean P, Schiffer L, Campbell R, Gerber B) BMC Cancer 2015 Dec 29;15:1018 PMID: 26715447 PMCID: PMC4696142 12/31/2015
  • Hip-Hop to Health Jr. Randomized Effectiveness Trial: 1-Year Follow-up Results. (Kong A, Buscemi J, Stolley MR, Schiffer LA, Kim Y, Braunschweig CL, Gomez-Perez SL, Blumstein LB, Van Horn L, Dyer AR, Fitzgibbon ML) Am J Prev Med 2016 Feb;50(2):136-44 PMID: 26385162 PMCID: PMC4718844 09/20/2015
  • A randomized pilot study of a community-based weight loss intervention for African-American women: Rationale and study design of Doing Me! Sisters Standing Together for a Healthy Mind and Body. (Springfield S, Buscemi J, Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Zenk SN, Schiffer L, Sampson J, Jones Q, Murdock T, Davis I, Holland L, Watkins A, Odoms-Young A) Contemp Clin Trials 2015 Jul;43:200-8 PMID: 26079196 PMCID: PMC4669053 06/17/2015
  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Among Low-Income Women of Color in Primary Care: A Pilot Study. (Anderson EE, Tejeda S, Childers K, Stolley MR, Warnecke RB, Hoskins KF) J Oncol Pract 2015 Jul;11(4):e460-7 PMID: 26036266 PMCID: PMC4507393 06/04/2015
  • Exploring Diet, Physical Activity, and Quality of Life in Females with Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study to Support Future Intervention. (Sheean P, Kabir C, Rao R, Hoskins K, Stolley M) J Acad Nutr Diet 2015 Oct;115(10):1690-8 PMID: 25975457 PMCID: PMC4584161 05/16/2015
  • Retaining traditionally hard to reach participants: Lessons learned from three childhood obesity studies. (Buscemi J, Blumstein L, Kong A, Stolley MR, Schiffer L, Odoms-Young A, Bittner C, Fitzgibbon ML) Contemp Clin Trials 2015 May;42:98-104 PMID: 25847577 PMCID: PMC4450125 04/08/2015
  • Assessing the prevalence of compromised bone health among overweight and obese African-American breast cancer survivors: a case-control study. (Sheean P, Liang H, Schiffer L, Arroyo C, Troy K, Stolley M) J Cancer Surviv 2016 Feb;10(1):21-30 PMID: 25820976 PMCID: PMC4587994 03/31/2015
  • Health behaviors of minority childhood cancer survivors. (Stolley MR, Sharp LK, Tangney CC, Schiffer LA, Arroyo C, Kim Y, Campbell RT, Schmidt ML, Breen K, Kinahan KE, Dilley KJ, Henderson TO, Korenblit AD, Seligman K) Cancer 2015 May 15;121(10):1671-80 PMID: 25564774 PMCID: PMC4424117 01/08/2015
  • Electronic Personal Health Records for Childhood Cancer Survivors: An Exploratory Study. (Sharp LK, Carvalho P, Southward M, Schmidt ML, Jabine LN, Stolley MR, Gerber BS) J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol 2014 Sep 01;3(3):117-122 PMID: 25276495 PMCID: PMC4171113 10/03/2014
  • Systematic review of behavioural interventions with culturally adapted strategies to improve diet and weight outcomes in African American women. (Kong A, Tussing-Humphreys LM, Odoms-Young AM, Stolley MR, Fitzgibbon ML) Obes Rev 2014 Oct;15 Suppl 4:62-92 PMID: 25196407 PMCID: PMC4159728 09/10/2014
  • Childhood cancer survivors and adherence to the American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity. (Berdan CA, Tangney CC, Scala C, Stolley M) J Cancer Surviv 2014 Dec;8(4):671-9 PMID: 24996982 07/06/2014
  • Adaptation and dissemination of an evidence-based obesity prevention intervention: design of a comparative effectiveness trial. (Buscemi J, Odoms-Young A, Stolley ML, Blumstein L, Schiffer L, Berbaum ML, McCaffrey J, Montoya AM, Braunschweig C, Fitzgibbon ML) Contemp Clin Trials 2014 Jul;38(2):355-60 PMID: 24952282 PMCID: PMC4115581 06/22/2014
  • Social networking site usage among childhood cancer survivors--a potential tool for research recruitment? (Seltzer ED, Stolley MR, Mensah EK, Sharp LK) J Cancer Surviv 2014 Sep;8(3):349-54 PMID: 24532046 PMCID: PMC4127338 02/18/2014
  • Breast cancer patients' risk perceptions and treatment values following surgical consult. (Cameron KA, Stolley M, Bethke KP, Hansen NM, Jeruss JS, Clayman ML, Khan SA) J Clin Oncol 2013 Sep 10;31(26_suppl):36 PMID: 28136620 09/10/2013
  • Patient barriers to follow-up care for breast and cervical cancer abnormalities. (Tejeda S, Darnell JS, Cho YI, Stolley MR, Markossian TW, Calhoun EA) J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2013 Jun;22(6):507-17 PMID: 23672296 PMCID: PMC3678568 05/16/2013
  • Black women's awareness of breast cancer disparity and perceptions of the causes of disparity. (Kaiser K, Cameron KA, Curry G, Stolley M) J Community Health 2013 Aug;38(4):766-72 PMID: 23539135 03/30/2013
  • Family-based hip-hop to health: outcome results. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Schiffer L, Kong A, Braunschweig CL, Gomez-Perez SL, Odoms-Young A, Van Horn L, Christoffel KK, Dyer AR) Obesity (Silver Spring) 2013 Feb;21(2):274-83 PMID: 23532990 PMCID: PMC3465637 03/28/2013
  • Body composition changes in females treated for breast cancer: a review of the evidence. (Sheean PM, Hoskins K, Stolley M) Breast Cancer Res Treat 2012 Oct;135(3):663-80 PMID: 22903689 PMCID: PMC3444142 08/21/2012
  • Hip-Hop to Health Jr. Obesity Prevention Effectiveness Trial: postintervention results. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Schiffer LA, Braunschweig CL, Gomez SL, Van Horn L, Dyer AR) Obesity (Silver Spring) 2011 May;19(5):994-1003 PMID: 21193852 PMCID: PMC3775499 01/05/2011
  • Diet and physical activity in childhood cancer survivors: a review of the literature. (Stolley MR, Restrepo J, Sharp LK) Ann Behav Med 2010 Jun;39(3):232-49 PMID: 20559768 PMCID: PMC2935148 06/19/2010
  • Obesity reduction black intervention trial (ORBIT): 18-month results. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Schiffer L, Sharp LK, Singh V, Dyer A) Obesity (Silver Spring) 2010 Dec;18(12):2317-25 PMID: 20300081 PMCID: PMC3775663 03/20/2010
  • Design and recruitment of the Chicago Healthy Living Study: a study of health behaviors in a diverse cohort of adult childhood cancer survivors. (Stolley MR, Sharp LK, Arroyo C, Ruffin C, Restrepo J, Campbell R) Cancer 2009 Sep 15;115(18 Suppl):4385-96 PMID: 19731351 PMCID: PMC2762651 09/05/2009
  • Patellofemoral resurfacing arthroplasty: literature review and description of a novel technique. (Cannon A, Stolley M, Wolf B, Amendola A) Iowa Orthop J 2008;28:42-8 PMID: 19223947 PMCID: PMC2603348 02/19/2009
  • Mobile phone text messaging to promote healthy behaviors and weight loss maintenance: a feasibility study. (Gerber BS, Stolley MR, Thompson AL, Sharp LK, Fitzgibbon ML) Health Informatics J 2009 Mar;15(1):17-25 PMID: 19218309 PMCID: PMC2730665 02/17/2009
  • A weight loss intervention for African American breast cancer survivors, 2006. (Stolley MR, Sharp LK, Oh A, Schiffer L) Prev Chronic Dis 2009 Jan;6(1):A22 PMID: 19080028 PMCID: PMC2644600 12/17/2008
  • Obesity reduction black intervention trial (ORBIT): six-month results. (Stolley MR, Fitzgibbon ML, Schiffer L, Sharp LK, Singh V, Van Horn L, Dyer A) Obesity (Silver Spring) 2009 Jan;17(1):100-6 PMID: 18997671 PMCID: PMC3888450 11/11/2008
  • Obesity Reduction Black Intervention Trial (ORBIT): design and baseline characteristics. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley M, Schiffer L, Sharp L, Singh V, Van Horn L, Dyer A) J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2008 Sep;17(7):1099-110 PMID: 18774895 PMCID: PMC2944416 09/09/2008
  • Quality of life in adult survivors of childhood cancer. (Sharp LK, Kinahan KE, Didwania A, Stolley M) J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 2007 Jul-Aug;24(4):220-6 PMID: 17588894 06/26/2007
  • Hip-Hop to Health Jr. for Latino preschool children. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Schiffer L, Van Horn L, KauferChristoffel K, Dyer A) Obesity (Silver Spring) 2006 Sep;14(9):1616-25 PMID: 17030973 10/13/2006
  • Health behaviors and breast cancer: experiences of urban African American women. (Stolley MR, Sharp LK, Wells AM, Simon N, Schiffer L) Health Educ Behav 2006 Oct;33(5):604-24 PMID: 16923833 08/23/2006
  • Promoting health in an unhealthful environment: lifestyle challenges for children and adolescents. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley M) J Am Diet Assoc 2006 Apr;106(4):518-22 PMID: 16567145 03/29/2006
  • Results of a faith-based weight loss intervention for black women. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Ganschow P, Schiffer L, Wells A, Simon N, Dyer A) J Natl Med Assoc 2005 Oct;97(10):1393-402 PMID: 16355489 PMCID: PMC2594697 12/17/2005
  • Two-year follow-up results for Hip-Hop to Health Jr.: a randomized controlled trial for overweight prevention in preschool minority children. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Schiffer L, Van Horn L, KauferChristoffel K, Dyer A) J Pediatr 2005 May;146(5):618-25 PMID: 15870664 05/05/2005
  • A combined breast health/weight loss intervention for Black women. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Schiffer L, Sanchez-Johnsen LA, Wells AM, Dyer A) Prev Med 2005 Apr;40(4):373-83 PMID: 15530590 11/09/2004
  • Ethnic Differences in correlates of obesity between Latin-American and black Women. (S├ínchez-Johnsen LA, Fitzgibbon ML, Martinovich Z, Stolley MR, Dyer AR, Van Horn L) Obes Res 2004 Apr;12(4):652-60 PMID: 15090633 04/20/2004
  • Environmental changes may be needed for prevention of overweight in minority children. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR) Pediatr Ann 2004 Jan;33(1):45-9 PMID: 14981869 02/26/2004
  • Addressing multiple breast cancer risk factors in African-American women. (Stolley MR, Fitzgibbon ML, Wells A, Martinovich Z) J Natl Med Assoc 2004 Jan;96(1):76-86 PMID: 14746356 PMCID: PMC2594759 01/30/2004
  • Hip-Hop to Health Jr., an obesity prevention program for minority preschool children: baseline characteristics of participants. (Stolley MR, Fitzgibbon ML, Dyer A, Van Horn L, KauferChristoffel K, Schiffer L) Prev Med 2003 Mar;36(3):320-9 PMID: 12634023 03/14/2003
  • A community-based obesity prevention program for minority children: rationale and study design for Hip-Hop to Health Jr. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Dyer AR, VanHorn L, KauferChristoffel K) Prev Med 2002 Feb;34(2):289-97 PMID: 11817926 01/31/2002
  • Correlates of binge eating in Hispanic, black, and white women. (Fitzgibbon ML, Spring B, Avellone ME, Blackman LR, Pingitore R, Stolley MR) Int J Eat Disord 1998 Jul;24(1):43-52 PMID: 9589310 05/20/1998
  • Effects of an obesity prevention program on the eating behavior of African American mothers and daughters. (Stolley MR, Fitzgibbon ML) Health Educ Behav 1997 Apr;24(2):152-64 PMID: 9079575 04/01/1997
  • Involving parents in cancer risk reduction: a program for Hispanic American families. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Avellone ME, Sugerman S, Chavez N) Health Psychol 1996 Nov;15(6):413-22 PMID: 8973920 11/01/1996
  • Obese people who seek treatment have different characteristics than those who do not seek treatment. (Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Kirschenbaum DS) Health Psychol 1993 Sep;12(5):342-5 PMID: 8223357 09/01/1993
  • Cardiovascular responsivity in schizophrenics to videotaped social vignettes. (Corrigan PW, Stolley MR, Davies-Farmer RM) Psychol Rep 1989 Dec;65(3 Pt 1):847-50 PMID: 2608845 12/01/1989
  • Last update: 07/13/2017
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