Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Qualitative exploration of rural focus group members' participation in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, USA

Idethia  Harvey

Idethia Harvey

qualifications: DrPH

contribution: original concept, designed the project, collected data, input data, wrote the first draft, literature review, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Assistant professor

United States

Idethia Shevon Harvey is an Associate Professor within the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A & M University. Dr. Harvey is a public health gerontologist with an emphasis on ethnogerontology. Dr. Harvey investigates the effect of social support and social networks in health behavioral changes among baby boomers and older adults. Her research contrasts sociocultural factors (e.g., interactions between individuals with other individuals, groups or communities) with structural factors (e.g., interactions of individuals with their environment) as it pertains to behavioral management of obesity related co-morbidities through physical activity.


Megan  Janke

Megan Janke

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept

position: Assistant Professor


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