Ellis, K.R. Nguyen, A., *Miller, E., Zhou, Y., Chatters, L. (accepted). Advancing family-focused health equity: reconceptualizing family in social work research and practice. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research.
Langford, A.T., Ellis, K.R., Orellana, K., France, B., & Buderer, N. (2023). Self-efficacy to get information or advice about cancer. Journal of Cancer Education. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-023-02266-z
Ellis, K.R., *Raji, D., Pennings, J., Thorpe, R., & Bruce, M. (accepted for publication) Caregiving and obesity among Black American adults. Social Work Research.
Ellis, K.R., Young, T.L., Langford, L. (2023). Advancing racial health equity through family-focused interventions for chronic disease management. Preventing Chronic Disease, 20, E27. https://doi.org/10.5888/pcd20.220297
Griesemer, I., Lightfoot, A.F., Bosire, C., Eng., E., *Guerrab, F., Kotey, A., Alexander, K.M., Baker, S., Black, K., Dixon, C., Ellis, K.R., Foley, K., ⁰Goettsch, C., Moore, A., Samuel, C., Smith, B., Yongue, C., Cykert, S., Robertson, L.B. (accepted for publication) Examining nurse navigator support through an antiracist lens: Transparency and accountability in cancer care. Health Promotion Practice.
34. Alick, C., Samuel-Hodge, C., Ammerman, A., Ellis, K.R., Rini, C., & Tate, D. (2023). Motivating weight loss among Black adults in relationships: Recommendations for weight loss interventions. American Journal of Health Promotion, 50(1), 97-106. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/10901981221129182
Ellis, K.R., *Koumoutzis, A., Lewis, J.P., Lin, Z., Zhou, Y., Chopik, W., & Gonzalez, R. (2022). Conceptualizing and operationalizing collaboration among multiple caregivers of older adults. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 78(S1), S27-S37. https://academic.oup.com/psychsocgerontology/article/78/Supplement_1/S27/6835510?login=true
Xianming, T., Peiran, G., Chunxuan, M., Ellis, K.R., Smith, A.B., Northouse, L., Song, L. (accepted for publication). Symptom experiences among prostate cancer patients and their partners: A latent class analysis. Oncology Nursing Forum.
Veenstra, C.M., Ellis, K.R., Abrahamse, M.A., Ward, K.C., Morris, A.M., Hawley, S.T. (2022). A dyadic survey study of partner engagement in and patient receipt of guideline-recommended colorectal cancer surveillance. BMC Cancer, 22(1), 1060.
Kobayshi, L.C., Westrick, A.C., Doshi, A., Ellis, K.R., *Jones, C., LaPensee, E.,…Wallner, L.P. (2022). Reply to “Noncancer comparators in cancer survivorship studies.” Cancer, 128(15), 2995-2996.
Kobayshi, L.C., Westrick, A.C., Doshi, A., Ellis, K.R., *Jones, C., LaPensee, E.,…Wallner, L.P. (2022). New Directions in Cancer and Aging: State of the Science and Recommendations to Improve the Quality of Evidence on the Intersection of Aging with Cancer Control. Cancer, 128(9), 1730-1737.
Zebrack, B., Ellis, K.R., Doherty, M. (accepted for publicatio) Beyond distress screening: the future of psychosocial oncology and palliative care. In S. Hedlund, B. Miller, G. Christ, C. Messner (Eds.) Oncology and Palliative Social Work: Psychosocial Care for People Coping with Cancer. Oxford Publishing.
Ellis, K. R. (2022). Cancer and Caregiving Among Older Black Americans and Families. Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 41, 2021: Black Older Adults in the Era of Black Lives Matter, 211.
Ellis, K. R., Cuthbertson, C. C., Carthron, D. et al (2021). A Longitudinal Observational Study of Multimorbidity and Partner Support for Physical Activity Among People with Osteoarthritis. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 28(6), 746-758.
Ellis, K. R., Raji, D., Olaniran, M. et al. (2021). A systematic scoping review of post-treatment lifestyle interventions for adult cancer survivors and family members. Journal of Cancer Survivivorship. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-021-01013-x
Ellis, K. R., Hecht, H, K., Young, T, L., Oh, S., Thomas, S., Hoggard, L., Ali, Z., Olawale, R., Carthron, D., Corbie-Smith, G., & Eng, E. (2020). Chronic Disease Among African American Families: A Systematic Scoping Review. Preventing Chronic Disease, 17: 190431.
Black, K., Eng, E., Schaal, J., Johnson, L., Nichols, H., Ellis, K. R., Rowley, D. (2020). "The other side of through: Young breast cancer survivors’ spectrum of sexual and reproductive health needs from diagnosis to survivorship." Qualitative Health Research, 30(13), 2019-2032.
Ellis, K. R., Black, K. Z., Baker, S., Cothern, C., Davis, K., Doost, K., Goestch, C., Griesemer, I., Guerrab, F., Lightfoot, A. F., Padilla, N., Samuel, C. A., Schaal, J. C., Yongue, C., & Eng, E. (2020). Racial Differences in the Influence of Health Care System Factors on Informal Support for Cancer Care Among Black and White Breast and Lung Cancer Survivors. Family & Community Health, 43(3), 200–212.
Samuel, C.A., Mbah, O., Schaal, J., Eng, E., Black, K., Baker, S., Ellis, K., Guerrab, F., Jordan, L., Lightfoot, A., Robertson, L., Yongue, C., Cykert, S. (2020). The Role of Patient-Physician Relationship on Health Related Quality of Life and Pain in Cancer Patients. Supportive Care in Cancer, 28, 2615-2626.
Hoggard, L., Volpe, V., Thomas, A., Wallace, E., & Ellis, K.R. (2019). The role of emotional eating in the links between racial discrimination and physical and mental health. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 42(6), 1091-1103.
Kowitt, S., Ellis, K.R., Carlisle, V., Bhushan, N., Black, K., Cranley, N., Eng, G., Martin, M., McGuirt, J., Sokol, R., Tang, P., Vines, A., Walker, J., Fisher, E. (2019). Peer support opportunities across the cancer care continuum: a systematic scoping review of recent peer-reviewed literature. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27(1), 97-108.
Ellis, K.R., Young, T., Carthron, C., Simms, M., McFarlin, S., Davis, K., Dave, G, Corbie-Smith, G, & Cene’, C. (2019). Perceptions of rural African American adults about the role of family in understanding and addressing risk factors for cardiovascular disease. American Journal of Health Promotion, 33(5), 708-717.
Katapodi, M.C., Ellis, K.R., Nikolaidis, C., Schmidt, F., Eicher, M., & Northouse, L. (2018). Predictors and interdependence of family support in a random sample of long-term young breast cancer survivors and their biological relatives. Cancer Medicine, 7(10), 4980–4992.
Corbie-Smith, G., Wiley-Cene, C., Bess, K., Young, T., Dave, G., Ellis, K.R., Hoover, S.M., Feng-Chang, L., Wynn, M., McFarlin, S., & Ede, J. (2018). Heart Matters: A study protocol for a community based randomized trial aimed at reducing cardiovascular risk in a rural, African American community. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 938.
Carthron, D. L., Phillips, A., Cuthbertson, C. C., Ellis, K. R., Altpeter, M., Callahan, L. F., Bahorski, S., & Rini, C. (2018). Four Methods of Recruiting Couples Into a Longitudinal Study of Physical Activity in People With Osteoarthritis: Recruitment, Retention, and Lessons Learned. Frontiers in Public Health, 6, 197.
Samuel, C.A., Schaal, J., Robertson, L., Kollie, J., Baker, S., Black, K., Mbah, O., Dixon, C., Ellis, K.R., Eng, E., Guerrab, F., Jones, N., Kotey, A., Morse, C., Taylor, J., Whitt, V., & Cykert, S. (2018) Racial differences in symptom management experiences during breast cancer treatment. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26(5), 1425-1435.
Samuel, C.A., Lightfoot, A.F., Schaal, J., Yongue, C., Black, K., Ellis, K.R., Robertson, L., Smith, B., Jones, N., Foley, K., Kollie, J., Mayhand, A., Morse, C., Eng, E., Guerrab, F. (2018). Establishing and sustaining new community-based participatory research (CBPR) partnerships using the CBPR charrette model: Lessons from the Cancer Health Accountability for Managing Pain and Symptoms (CHAMPS) Study. Progress in Community Health Partnerships, 12(1), 89-99.
Titler, M.G., Visovatti, M., Shuman, C., Ellis, K.R., Dockham, B., Yakusheva, O., & Northouse, L. (2017). Effectiveness of implementing a dyadic psychoeducational intervention for cancer patients and family caregivers. Supportive Care in Cancer, 25(11), 3395-3406.
Ellis, K.R., Janevic, M.R., Kershaw, T., Caldwell, C.H., Janz, N.K., & Northouse, L. (2017). Meaning-based coping, chronic conditions and quality of life in advanced cancer & caregiving. Psycho-Oncology, 26(9), 1316-1323.
Song, L., Rini, C., Ellis, K.R., & Northouse, L. (2016). Appraisals, dyadic communication, and quality of life over time among couples coping with prostate cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 24(9), 3757-3765.
Kershaw, T., Ellis, K.R., Yoon, H., Schafenacker, A., Katapodi, M., & Northouse, L. (2015). The interdependence of advanced cancer patients’ and their family caregivers’ mental health, physical health, and self-efficacy over time. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 49(6), 901-911.
Lambert, S., Yoon, H., Ellis, K.R., Northouse, L. (2015). Measuring appraisal during advanced cancer: Psychometric testing of the appraisal of caregiving scale. Patient Education & Counseling, 98(5), 633-639.
Ellis, K.R., Griffith, D.M., Allen, J.O., Thorpe, R.J., & Bruce, M.A. (2015). “If you do nothing about stress, the next thing you know, you’re shattered”: Perspectives on stress, coping and health among African American men. Social Science & Medicine, 139, 107-114.
Ellis, K. R., Caldwell, C. H., Assari, S., & De Loney, E. H. (2014). Nonresident African- American Fathers' Influence on Sons' Exercise Intentions in the Fathers and Sons Program. American Journal of Health Promotion, 29(2), 89-98.