My expertise is behavioral science intervention research, particularly in the areas of nutrition, physical activity, weight management, and smoking cessation. My goal is to effectively design (using qualitative methods), implement, and evaluate eHealth/mHealth approaches for behavioral risk reduction for the prevention of chronic diseases in multiple populations that face health disparities, in particular low income and racial/ethnic minority groups. Emerging areas of research interest include developing mHealth applications for lifestyle changes among cancer survivors, promoting proficiency in motivational interviewing among practitioners, multi-level approaches to health behavior change, and promoting advance care planning preferences congruent with patients’ wishes. Together with my colleagues, Drs. Belinda Borrelli and Tibor Palfai, I am the Co-Director of the Mobile and Electronic Health ARC (Affinity Research Collaborative) at Boston University.
- Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, PhD
- University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
- Syracuse University, BS
- Published on 3/1/2019
Ehlers SL, Davis K, Bluethmann SM, Quintiliani LM, Kendall J, Ratwani RM, Diefenbach MA, Graves KD. Screening for psychosocial distress among patients with cancer: implications for clinical practice, healthcare policy, and dissemination to enhance cancer survivorship. Transl Behav Med. 2019 03 01; 9(2):282-291. PMID: 30566662.
- Published on 1/1/2019
Wells EE, Feng Y, Carrera M, Smith E, Goodman R, Whiteley JA, Quintiliani LM. Identifying Barriers and Facilitators to Nutrition and Physical Activity among Public Housing Residents Using Photovoice. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2019; 13(1):59-71. PMID: 30956248.
- Published on 7/16/2018
Bowen DJ, Quintiliani LM, Bhosrekar SG, Goodman R, Smith E. Changing the housing environment to reduce obesity in public housing residents: a cluster randomized trial. BMC Public Health. 2018 Jul 16; 18(1):883. PMID: 30012120.
- Published on 6/14/2018
Joshi PP, Quintiliani LM, McCarthy AC, Gilmore A, Mahesri M, Sullivan LM, Apovian CM. A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Trial in Behavioral Weight Management for Underserved Postpartum African American Women: The RENEW Study. Prev Chronic Dis. 2018 06 14; 15:E77. PMID: 29908054.
- Published on 4/4/2018
Ginossar T, Heckman CJ, Cragun D, Quintiliani LM, Proctor EK, Chambers DA, Skolarus T, Brownson RC. Bridging the Chasm: Challenges, Opportunities, and Resources for Integrating a Dissemination and Implementation Science Curriculum into Medical Education. J Med Educ Curric Dev. 2018 Jan-Dec; 5:2382120518761875. PMID: 29707648.
- Published on 3/13/2018
Quintiliani LM, Murphy JE, Buitron de la Vega P, Waite KR, Armstrong SE, Henault L, Volandes AE, Paasche-Orlow MK. Feasibility and Patient Perceptions of Video Declarations Regarding End-of-Life Decisions by Hospitalized Patients. J Palliat Med. 2018 Jun; 21(6):766-772. PMID: 29649398.
- Published on 3/1/2018
Millstein RA, Quintiliani LM, Sharpe AL. Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) position statement: Increasing funding for the NIH OBSSR to promote timely and effective behavioral medicine research. Transl Behav Med. 2018 03 01; 8(2):309-312. PMID: 29506256.
- Published on 2/15/2018
Colón-Semenza C, Latham NK, Quintiliani LM, Ellis TD. Peer Coaching Through mHealth Targeting Physical Activity in People With Parkinson Disease: Feasibility Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Feb 15; 6(2):e42. PMID: 29449201.
- Published on 1/1/2018
Millstein RA, Oreskovic NM, Quintiliani LM, James P, Intille S. The Need for Local, Multidisciplinary Collaborations to Promote Advances in Physical Activity Research and Policy Change: The Creation of the Boston Physical Activity Resource Collaborative (BPARC). J Phys Act Res. 2018; 3(2):74-77. PMID: 30310876.
- Published on 12/21/2017
Fleurant M, Lasser KE, Quintiliani LM, Liebschutz J. Group Self-Reflection to Address Burnout: A Facilitator's Guide. MedEdPORTAL. 2017 Dec 21; 13:10663. PMID: 30800863.
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