Deborah O. Erwin, PhD

Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Contact Information

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: 716-845-2927
Fax: 716-845-8487

Faculty Links

Research Interests: eliminating and preventing health disparities, access and screening for minority and underserved populations

Selected Publications

  • Kreuter MW, Green MC, Cappella JN, Slater MD,  Wise ME, Storey D, Clark EM, O’Keefe DJ, Erwin DO, Holmes K, Hinyard LJ, Houston T, Woolley S. Narrative Communication in Cancer Prevention and Control: A Framework to Guide Research and Application. Ann Behav Med. 2007; 33(3):221-35.
  • Erwin DO, Johnson VA, Trevino M, Duke K, Feliciano-Libid L, Jandorf L. A Comparison of African American and Latina Social Networks as Indicators for Culturally Tailoring a Breast and Cervical Cancer Education Intervention. Cancer. 2007; 109(2 Suppl):368-377.
  • Rutledge W, Gibson R, Siegel E, Duke K, Jones R, Rucinski D, Nunn G, Torrence WA, Lewellen-Williams C, Stewart C, Blann K, Belleton L, Fincher L, Klimberg SV, Greene P, Thomas B, Erwin DO, Henry-Tillman R. Arkansas Special Populations Access Network: Perception versus Reality - Cancer Screening in Primary Care Clinics. Cancer. 2006; 107(8 Suppl):2052-60.
  • Erwin DO, Johnson VA, Feliciano-Libid L, Zamora D, Jandorf L. Incorporating Cultural Constructs and Demographic Diversity in the Research and Development of a Latina Breast and Cervical Cancer Education Program. R. Davilene Carter Presidential Prize Paper (American Association for Cancer Education). J Cancer Educ. 2005; 20:39-44.
  • Ambrosone CB, Jandorf L, Furberg H, Britton JA, Bovbjerg DH, Erwin DO. Letters to the Editor: Re: "Population- and Community-based recruitment of African Americans and Latinos: the San Francisco Bay Area Lung Cancer Study." Am J Epidemiol. 2004; 159(6):620.
  • Erwin DO. An Ethnographic Description of Latino Immigration in Rural Arkansas: Intergroup Relations and Utilization of Healthcare Services. Southern Rural Sociology. 2003; 19(1):46-72.
  • Mayo RM, Erwin DO, Spitler HD. Latinas In the Rural South: Implications for Breast and Cervical Cancer Control, A review of the Literature. Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 2003; 10(5):60-68.
  • Erwin DO, Ivory J, Stayton C, Willis M, Jandorf L, Thompson H, Womack S, Hurd TC. Replication and Dissemination of a Cancer Education Model for African American Women. Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 2003; 10(5):13-21.
  • Hurd TC, Muti P, Erwin DO, Womack S. An Evaluation of the Integration of Non-Traditional Learning Tools into a Community Based Breast and Cervical Cancer Education Program: The Witness Project of Buffalo. BMC Cancer. 2003; 3:18.
  • Erwin DO, Henry-Tillman RS, Thomas BR. A Qualitative Study of the Experiences of one Group of African Americans in Pursuit of a Career in Academic Medicine. J Natl Med Assoc. 2002; 94:802-812.

revised: 2007.11.25