Sherri L. Darrow, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Contact Information

223 Student Union
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-2837 x1
Fax: 716-645-6234

Faculty Links

Research Interests: health promotion and harm reduction campaigns and program development, program evaluation, peer education, cancer prevention, gender and health, multicultural health, LGBT health, reproductive health, coalition building and community partnership development

Selected Publications

  • Marcus A, Heimendinger J, Wolfe P, Fairclough D, Rimer B, Morra M, Warnecke R, Himes J, Darrow S, Davis S, Julesberg K. A Randomized Trial of a Brief Intervention to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Intake: A Replication Study Among Callers to the CIS. Preventive Medicine, 2001 (33) 204-216.
  • Darrow S, Speyer J, Marcus A, TerMaat J, Krome D. Coping with Cancer: The Impact of the Cancer Information Service on Patients and Significant Others. J Health Communications, 1998 (3) Supplement: 91-102.
  • Marcus AC, Morra M, Rimer B, Stricker M, Heimendinger J, Wolfe P, Darrow SL, Hamilton L, Cox D, Miller N, Slevin Perocchia, R. A Feasibility Test of a Brief Educational Intervention to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Callers to the Cancer Information Service. Preventive Medicine, 1998, (27): 250-261.
  • Fleisher L, Woodworth M, Morra M, Baum S, Darrow S, Davis S, Slevin-Perocchia R, Stengle W, Ward J. Balancing Research and Service: The Experience of the Cancer Information Service. Preventive Medicine, 1998, (27): 1-9.
  • Contributor: J. David Johnson, Cancer Related Information Seeking, Hampton Press, 1997. Chapter 1: The Cancer Information Service in Context, Johnson JD, Ethington C, Darrow S, Lang P; Chapter 3: Internal Communication Mechanisms within the Cancer Information Service, Pobocik S, Johnson JD, Darrow S, Muha C, Thomsen C, Steverson D, Stengle W, Ward JA.
  • Darrow S, Selman S, Batt RE, Zielezny MA, Vena JE. Sexual Activity, contraception, and reproductive factors in predicting endometriosis. Am J Epidemiol, 1994, Sept 15;140(6):500-9.
  • Darrow SL, Vena J, Batt R, Zielezny M, Michalek A, Selman S. Menstrual Cycle Characteristics and the Risk of Endometriosis. Epidemiology, 1993, 4 (2):135-142.
  • McCann S, Freudenheim J, Darrow SL, Batt R, Zielezny M. Endometriosis and Body Fat Distribution. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1993, 82(4):545-549.
  • Darrow SL, Russell M, Cooper ML, Mudar P, Frone MR. Sociodemographic Correlates of Abstention and Heavy Drinking Among African-American and White Women. Women & Health, 1992, 18 (4):35-51.
  • Freudenheim J, Darrow SL. Accuracy of Self-Measurement on Body Fat Distribution by Waist, Hip and Thigh Circumferences. Nutrition and Science, 1991, (15):179-186.
  • Darrow SL, Schoenfeld ER, Cummings KM, Wilkes E, Madoff S. Women's Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes about Breast Cancer: A Randomized Telephone Survey of Women in Western New York. J Cancer Education, 1987, 2(3):165-176.

revised: 2007.11.17