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Chelsey Schlechter

Chelsey Schlechter, MPH, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Population Health Sciences

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Education History

Doctoral Training Kansas State University
Kansas State University
Undergraduate South Dakota State University

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Potter LN, Schlechter CR, Nahum-Shani I, Lam CY, Cinciripini PM, Wetter DW (2023). Socio-economic status moderates within-person associations of risk factors and smoking lapse in daily life. Addiction, 118(5), 925-934.
  2. Schlechter CR, Reese TJ, Wirth J, Gibson B, Kawamoto K, Siaperas T, Pruhs A, Pariera Dinkins C, Zhang Y, Friedrichs M, George S, Lam CY, Pierce JH, Borsato EP, Cornia RC, Stevens L, Martinez A, Bradshaw RL, Kaphingst KA, Hess R, Del Fiol G, Wetter DW (2023). Rapid-cycle designs to adapt interventions for COVID-19 in safety-net healthcare systems. Transl Behav Med, 13(6), 389-399.
  3. Essay AM, Schenkelberg MA, Von Seggern MJ, Rosen MS, Schlechter CR, Rosenkranz RR, Dzewaltowski DA (2023). A Protocol for a Local Community Monitoring and Feedback System for Physical Activity in Organized Group Settings for Children. J Phys Act Health, 1-9.
  4. Potter LN, Schlechter CR, Shono Y, Lam CY, Cinciripini PM, Wetter DW (2022). An ecological momentary assessment study of outcome expectancies and smoking lapse in daily life. Drug Alcohol Depend, 238, 109587.
  5. Reese TJ, Schlechter CR, Kramer H, Kukhareva P, Weir CR, Del Fiol G, Caverly T, Hess R, Flynn MC, Taft T, Kawamoto K (2022). Implementing lung cancer screening in primary care: needs assessment and implementation strategy design. Transl Behav Med, 12(2), 187-197.
  6. Schlechter CR, Del Fiol G, Lam CY, Fernandez ME, Greene T, Yack M, Schulthies S, Nelson M, Bohner C, Pruhs A, Siaperas T, Kawamoto K, Gibson B, Nahum-Shani I, Walker TJ, Wetter DW (2021). Application of community - engaged dissemination and implementation science to improve health equity. Prev Med Rep, 24, 101620.
  7. Reese TJ, Schlechter CR, Potter LN, Kawamoto K, Del Fiol G, Lam CY, Wetter DW (2021). Evaluation of Revised US Preventive Services Task Force Lung Cancer Screening Guideline Among Women and Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations. JAMA Netw Open, 4(1), e2033769.
  8. Potter LN, Haaland BA, Lam CY, Cambron C, Schlechter CR, Cinciripini PM, Wetter DW (2020). A time-varying model of the dynamics of smoking lapse. Health Psychol, 40(1), 40-50.
  9. Fernandez ME, Schlechter CR, Del Fiol G, Gibson B, Kawamoto K, Siaperas T, Pruhs A, Greene T, Nahum-Shani I, Schulthies S, Nelson M, Bohner C, Kramer H, Borbolla D, Austin S, Weir C, Walker TW, Lam CY, Wetter DW (2020). QuitSMART Utah: an implementation study protocol for a cluster-randomized, multi-level Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial to increase Reach and Impact of tobacco cessation treatment in Community Health Centers. Implement Sci, 15(1), 9.
  10. Schlechter CR, Rosenkranz RR, Guagliano JM, Dzewaltowski DA (2018). Impact of troop leader training on the implementation of physical activity opportunities in Girl Scout troop meetings. Transl Behav Med, 8(6), 824-830.
  11. Schlechter CR, Guagliano JM, Rosenkranz RR, Milliken GA, Dzewaltowski DA (2018). Physical activity patterns across time-segmented youth sport flag football practice. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 226.
  12. Guagliano JM, Updyke NJ, Rodicheva NV, Rosenkranz SK, Dzewaltowski DA, Schlechter CR, Rosenkranz RR (2017). Influence of Session Context on Physical Activity Levels Among Russian Girls During a Summer Camp. Res Q Exerc Sport, 88(3), 352-357.
  13. Schlechter CR, Rosenkranz RR, Fees BS, Dzewaltowski DA (2016). Preschool Daily Patterns of Physical Activity Driven by Location and Social Context. J Sch Health, 87(3), 194-199.
  14. Schlechter CR, Rosenkranz RR, Milliken GA, Dzewaltowski DA (2016). Physical activity levels during youth sport practice: does coach training or experience have an influence? J Sports Sci, 35(1), 22-28.
  15. Schlechter CR, Rosenkranz RR, Guagliano JM, Dzewaltowski DA (2016). A systematic review of children's dietary interventions with parents as change agents: Application of the RE-AIM framework. Prev Med, 91, 233-243.


  1. Kukhareva PV, Weir C, Del Fiol G, Aarons GA, Taft TY, Schlechter CR, Reese TJ, Curran RL, Nanjo C, Borbolla D, Staes CJ, Morgan KL, Kramer HS, Stipelman CH, Shakib JH, Flynn MC, Kawamoto K (2022). Evaluation in Life Cycle of Information Technology (ELICIT) framework: Supporting the innovation life cycle from business case assessment to summative evaluation. [Review]. J Biomed Inform, 127, 104014.
  2. Essay AM, Schlechter CR, Mershon CA, Fial AV, Ellison J, Rosenkranz RR, Dzewaltowski DA (2021). A scoping review of whole-of-community interventions on six modifiable cancer prevention risk factors in youth: A systems typology. [Review]. Prev Med, 153, 106769.


  1. Vinci C, Lam C, Schlechter CR, Shono Y, Vidrine JI, Wetter DW (2022). Increasing treatment enrollment among smokers who are not motivated to quit: a randomized clinical trial. Transl Behav Med (12(1)). England.

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