Research on Women with Disabilities: Health Promotion Publications


Hughes, R. B., Beers, L., & Robinson-Whelen, S. (2022). Health information seeking by women with physical disabilities: A qualitative analysis. Disability and Health Journal.

Hughes, R. B., Robinson-Whelen, S., Pepper, A. C., Gabrielli, J., Lund, E. M., Legerski, J., & Schwartz, M. (submitted for publication). Development of a safety awareness group intervention for women with diverse disabilities.

Nosek MA, Simmons DK. People with disabilities as a health disparities population: The case of sexual and reproductive health disparities Californian Journal of Health Promotion 2007;5, Special Issue (Health Disparities & Social Justice), 68-81. PDF full text

Nosek MA. The Changing Face of Women with Disabilities: Are We Ready? Journal of Women’s Health and Gender-Based Medicine. 2006;15(9):996-9

Robinson-Whelen S, Hughes RB, Taylor HB, Colvard M, Mastel-Smith B, Nosek MA. Improving the health and health behaviors of women aging with physical disabilities: A peer-led health promotion program. Women's Health Issues 2006;16(6):334-45

Nosek MA, Hughes RB, Robinson-Whelen S, Taylor HB, Howland C. A. (2006) Physical activity and nutritional behaviors of women with physical disabilities: physical, psychological, social, and environmental influences. Women’s Health Issues. 2006;16(6):323-333.

Hughes, RB. (2006) Achieving Effective Health Promotion for Women With Disabilities. Family & Community Health 29(1)Supplement: Promoting Health in Persons With Chronic and Disabling Conditions, 44S - 51S. PDF full text

Nosek, M. A. (2005) Wellness in the context of disability. In J. Myers and T. Sweeney (Eds. ) Wellness in Counseling: Theory, Research, and Practice American Counseling Association.

Nosek, M. A., Hughes, R. B., Howland, C. A., Young, M. E., Mullen, P. D., Shelton, M. L. (2004) The meaning of health for women with physical disabilities: a qualitative analysis. Fam & Comm Health 27(1) 6-21. PDF full text

Hughes, R. B., Nosek, M. A., Howland, C. A., Groff J., Mullen, P. D. (2003) Health Promotion Workshop for Women with Physical Disabilities: A Pilot Study. Rehabilitation Psychology 48(3), 182-188.

Caban ME, Nosek MA, Graves D, Esteva FJ, McNeese M. Breast carcinoma treatment received by women with disabilities compared with women without disabilities. Cancer. 2002 Mar 1;94(5):1391-6.

Nosek, M. A. (2000) Overcoming the Odds: The Health of Women with Physical Disabilities in the United States. The John Stanley Coulter Lecture. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 81 (2), February, 135-138. PDF full text

Nosek, M. A. Howland, C. A. (1999) The impact of disability on the health and health maintenance behaviors of women. In Grabois M., Garrison, S., Hart, K., and Lehmkuhl D., (Eds). Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: The Complete Approach. (pp. 1829-1843). Blackwell Science, Inc. Cambridge, MA.

Stineman, M. G., Maislin, G., Nosek, M. A., Fiedler, R. Granger, C. V. (1998)Comparing consumer and clinician values for alternative functional states: application of a new feature trade-off consensus building tool. : Application of a New Feature Trade-Off Consensus Building Tool. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 79 (12), 1522-9.

Nosek, M. A. (1997) (Coordinating Editor). Women with Disabilities and the Delivery of Empowerment Medicine, Special Issue on Health Issues of Women with Physical Disabilities. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Supplement 5, Vol. 78, No. 12, December 1997.

Nosek, M. A. (1996b) Wellness Among Women with Physical Disabilities. In D. M. Krotoski, M. A. Nosek, M. A. Turk (Eds). Women with Physical Disabilities. Achieving and Maintaining Health and Well-Being. (pp. 17-33). Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Krotoski, D., Nosek, M. A., Turk, M. A. (Eds. ) (1996). Women with physical disabilities: Achieving and maintaining health and well being. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishers.

Nosek, M. A., Holmes, S. A. (1996). Ventilator users: Independent living and quality of life. In Bach, J. R., M. D., (Ed) Pulmonary Rehabilitation: The Obstructive and Paralytic/ Restrictive Syndromes. 445-456.

Nosek, M. A. (1996c). Wellness among women with physical disabilities. Sexuality and Disability, 14 (3), 165-82.

Nosek, M. A., Howland, C. A., Young, M. E., Georgiou, D., Rintala, D. H., Foley, C. C., Bennett, J. L., Smith, Q. (1994). Wellness models and sexuality among women with physical disabilities. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 25 (1), 50-8.