Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Francis, D. B. (2019, accepted for publication) “Twitter is really therapeutic at times”: Examination of Black men’s Twitter conversations following a celebrity depression disclosure. Health Communication. (IF: 1.846)

Francis, D. B., Zelaya, C. M.,* Fortune, D. A. & Noar, S. M. (2019, in press). Black college women’s interpersonal communication in response to a sexual health intervention: A mixed methods study. Health Communication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2019.1673949 (IF: 1.846)

Comello, M. L. N., Francis, D. B., Hursting, L. & Breaux, E. (2019). Values of cancer survivors and the supportive role of recreational video games. Journal of Health Psychology. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105319871663. (IF: 2.256)

Francis, D. B. Mason, N.,* Ross, J. C., & Noar, S. M. (2019). Impact of pictorial tobacco pack warnings on adolescents and young adults: A systematic review of experimental studies, Tobacco Induced Diseases, 17(41). https://doi.org/10.18332/tid/108614 (IF: 1.539)

Francis, D. B., Stevens, E. M., Noar, S. M., & Widman, L. (2018). Public reactions to and impact of celebrity health announcements: Understanding the Charlie Sheen effect. Howard Journal of Communication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10646175.2018.1532852

Francis, D. B. (2018). Young Black men’s information seeking following celebrity depression disclosure: Implications for mental health communication. Journal of Health Communication, 23(7), 687-694. https://doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2018.1506837 (IF: 2.013)

Francis, D. B., Noar, S. M., & Fortune, D. A., Adimora, A. A. (2018). “Be Straight Up and So Will He”: Evaluation of a novel condom distribution and health communication intervention targeting African American college females. AIDS Education and Prevention, 30(2), 137-151. https://doi.org/10.1521/aeap.2018.30.2.137 (IF: 1.756)

Francis, D. B., Hall, M. G., Noar, S. M., Ribisl, K. M., Brewer, N. T. Systematic review of measures used in graphic cigarette pack warning experiments. (2017). Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 19(10), 1127-1137. (Editor’s Pick) https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntx082 (IF: 4.609)

Francis, D. B., Cates, J. R., Wagner, K. P. G., Zola, T., Fitter, J. E., Coyne-Beasley, T. (2017). Communication technologies to improve HPV vaccination initiation and completion: A systematic review. Patient Education and Counseling, 100(7), 1280-1286. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2017.02.004 (IF: 2.232)

Francis, D. B., Noar, S. M., Kowitt, S., Jarman, K., Goldstein, A. (2017). Believability of new diseases reported in the 2014 Surgeon General’s report on smoking: Experimental Results from a National Survey of US adults. Preventive Medicine, 99, 94-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.01.021 (IF: 2.893)

Noar, S. M., Francis, D. B., Bridges, C., Sontag, J., Schmitt, S., Brewer, N. T., Ribisl, K. M. (2017). Effects of strengthening cigarette pack warnings on attention and message processing: A systematic review. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 94(2), 416-442. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077699016674188 (IF: 1.159)

Noar, S. M., Francis, D. B., Bridges, C., Sontag, J., Schmitt, S., Brewer, N. T., Ribisl, K. M. (2016). The impact of strengthening cigarette pack warnings: Systematic review of longitudinal observational studies. Social Science & Medicine, 164, 118-129. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.06.011 (IF: 2.814)

Comello, M. L. G., Francis, D. B., Marshall, L. H., Puglia, D. R. (2016). Cancer survivors who play recreational computer games: Motivations for playing and associations with beneficial psychological outcomes. Games for Health Journal, 5(4), 286-292. https://doi.org/10.1089/g4h.2016.0003 (IF: 1.321)

Francis, D. B., Noar, S. M., Widman, L., Willoughby, J. F., Sanchez, D. M., & Garret, K. P. (2016). Perceptions of a campus-wide condom distribution program: An exploratory study. Health Education Journal, 75(8), 998-1011. https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896916648994 (IF: 0.683)

Francis, D. B., Comello, M. L., Marshall, L. (2016). How does game playing support values and psychological well-being among cancer survivors? Games for Health Journal, 5(2), 128-134. https://doi.org/10.1089/g4h.2015.0044 (IF: 1.321)

Garrett, K. P., Widman, L., Francis, D. B., & Noar, S. M., (2016). Emergency contraception: Sources of information and perceptions of access among young adults. Women & Health, 56(6), 668-679. https://doi.org/10.1080/03630242.2015.1118727 (IF: 1.377)     

Noar, S. M., Hall, M. G., Francis, D. B., Ribisl, K. M., Pepper, J. K., & Brewer, N. T. (2016). Pictorial cigarette pack warnings: A meta-analysis of experimental studies. Tobacco Control, 25, 341-354. https://doi.org/10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2014-051978 (IF: 6.321)

Cates, J. R., Francis, D. B., Ramirez, C., Brown, J. D., Schoenbach, V. J., Fortune, T., Powell, W. H., & Adimora, A.A. (2015). Reducing sexual concurrency: Formative research for an HIV prevention radio campaign targeting African Americans. Journal of Health Communication, 20(11), 1262-1274. https://doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2015.1018643 (IF: 2.013)

Noar, S. M., Althouse, B. M., Ayers, J. W., Francis, D. B., & Ribisl, K. M. (2015). Cancer information seeking in the digital age: Effects of Angelina Jolie’s prophylactic mastectomy announcement. Medical Decision Making, 35(1), 16-21. https://doi.org/10.1177/0272989X14556130 (IF: 2.908)

Widman, L., Noar, S. M., Choukas-Bradley, S., & Francis, D. B. (2014). Adolescent sexual health communication and condom use: A meta-analysis. Health Psychology, 33(10), 1113-1124. https://doi.org/10.1037/hea0000112 (IF: 3.611)

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