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Publications

  1. Afable-Munsuz A , Ponce NA, Rodríguez MA and Perez-Stable EJ. “Immigrant generation and physical activity among Mexican, Chinese & Filipino adults in the U.S.” Social Science and Medicine , 70(12): 1997-2005, 2010.

  2. Al Ghatrif M, Kuo YF, Al Snih S, Raij MA, Ray LA and Markides KS . “Trends in Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control in Older Mexican Americans, 1993-2005.” Annals of Epidemiology , 21(1): 15-25, 2011. Epub 2010 Aug.

  3. Alegria M , Sribney WM, Perez D, Laderman M and Keefe K. “The Role of Patient Activation on Patient-Provider Communicaton and Quality of Care for US and Foreign Born Latino Patients.” Special issue: Journal of General Internal Medicine , 24(3): 534-541, 2009.

  4. Alegria M , Vallas M and Pumariega AJ. “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Pediatric Mental Health.” Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America , 19(4): 759-774, 2010.

  5. Andrade F and Viruell-Fuentes EA . “Latinos and the Changing Demographic Landscape: Key Dimensions for Infrastructure Building.” In Haciendo Camino al Andar: Creating Infrastructures for Latino Mental Health , Buki LP and Piedra LM (eds). New York: Springer, 2011.

  6. Ang A & Morisky D. "A Multilevel Analysis of the Impact of Socio-Structural and Environmental Influences on Condom Use Among Female Sex Workers." Aids and Behavior . Epub 2011 March.

  7. Beal A , Hernandez S, and Doty M. “Latino Access to the Patient-Centered Medical Home.” Special issue: Journal of General Internal Medicine , 24(3):514-520, 2009.

  8. Beard HA, Ghatrif JA, Samper-Ternent F, Gerst K and Markides KS . “Trends in Diabetes Prevalence and Diabetes-Related Complications in Older Mexican-Americans From 1993/1994 to 2004/2005.” Diabetes Care , 32(12): 2212-2217, 2009.

  9. Bersamin A, Stafford RS and Winkleby MA . “Predictors of Hypertension Awareness, Treatment, and Control Among Mexican American Women and Men.” Special issue: Journal of General Internal Medicine , 24(3): 521-527, 2009.

  10. Carrillo JE , Carrillo VA, Perez HR, Salas-Lopez D, Natale-Pereira A and Byron AT. “Defining and Targeting Health Care Access Barriers.” Journal of Health of the Poor and Undeserved , 22(2): 562-575, 2011.

  11. Coker TR , Rodriguez MA and Flores G. “Family-Centered Care for US Children With Special Health Care Needs: Who Gets it and Why?” Pediatrics , 125(6): 1159-1167, 2010.

  12. Duran B , Oetzel J, Parker T, Malcoe LH, Lucero J and Jian Y. “Intimate Partner Violence and Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Disorders Among American Indian Women from Southwest Tribes in Primary Care.” American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research , 16(2): 11-27, 2009.

  13. Duran B , Harrison M, Shurley M, Foley K, Morris P, Davidson-Stroh L, Iralu J, Jiang Y and Andrasik MP. “Tribally-Driven HIV/AIDS Health Services Partnership: Evidence-Based Meets Culture-Centered Interventions.” Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services , 9: 110-129, 2010.

  14. Duru K , Bilik D, McEwen LN, Brown A, Karter AJ, Curb JD, Marrero DG, Lu S, Rodriguez MA and Mangione CM. “Primary Language, Income and the Intensification of Anti-Glycemic Medications in Managed Care: the Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study.” Journal of General Internal Medicine , 26(5): 505-511, 2011.

  15. Fish JS, Ettner S, Ang A and Brown AF. “Association of Perceived Neighborhood Safety on Body Mass Index.” American Journal of Public Health , 100(11): 2296-2303, 2010.

  16. González HM , Croghan T, West B, Williams D, Nesse R, Tarraf W, Taylor R, Hinton L, Neighbords H and Jackson J. “Antidepressant Use in Black and White Populations in the United States.” Psychiatric Services , 59(10): 1131-1138, 2008.

  17. González HM , Ceballos M, Tarraf W, West BT, Bowen ME and Vega WA. “The Health of Older Mexican Americans in the Long Run.” American Journal of Public Health , 99(10): 1879-1885, 2009.

  18. González HM , Tarraf W, West BT, Croghan TW, Bowen ME, Cao Z and Alegria M. “Antidepressant Use in a Nationally Representative Sample of Community-Dwelling US Latinos with and without Depressive and Anxiety Disorders.” Depression and Anxiety , 26: 674-681, 2009.

  19. González HM , Vega WA, Rodriguez MA, Tarraf W and Sribney W. “Diabetes Awareness and Knowledge Among Latinos: Does a Usual Source of Healthcare Matter?” Special issue: Journal of General Internal Medicine , 24(Suppl 3): 528-533, 2009.

  20. González HM , Vega WA, Williams DR, Tarraf W, West BT and Neighbors HW. “Depression Care in the United States: Too Little for Too Few.” Archives of General Psychiatry , 67(1): 37-46, 2010.

  21. González HM, Vega WA and Tarraf W. “Health Care Quality Perceptions among Foreign-Born Latinos and the Importance of Speaking the Same Language.” Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine , 23(6): 745-752, 2010.

  22. Gresenz CR, Rogowski J and Escarce JJ . “Community Demographics and Access to Health Care Among U.S. Hispanics.” Health Services Research , 44(5): 1542-1562, 2009.

  23. Guerrero AD , Rodriguez MA and Flores G. “Disparities in Provider Elicitation of Parents’ Developmental Concerns for U.S. Children.” Pediatrics , 128(5): 901-909, 2011.

  24. Interian A, Ang A, Gara MA, Link BG, Rodriguez MA and Vega WA . “Stigma and depression treatment utilization among Latinos: utility of four stigma measures.” Psychiatric Services , 61(4): 373-379, 2010.

  25. Iralu J, Duran B , Pearson C, Jiang Y, Foley K, Peake M and Harrison M. “Risk Factors for HIV Disease Progression in a Rural Southwest American Indian Population.” Public Health Reports , 125(Suppl 4): 1-14, 2010.

  26. Jernigan V , Duran B, Ahn D and Winkleby M. “Changing Patterns in Health Behaviors and Risk Factors Related to Cardiovascular Disease Among American Indians and Alaska Natives.” American Journal of Public Health , 100(4): 677-683, 2010.

  27. Markides KS , Salinas J and Sheffield K. “The Health of Older Immigrants.” Generations . 32(4): 46-52, 2009.

  28. Markides KS and Eschbach K. “Hispanic Paradox in Adult Mortality in the United States.” In International Handbook of Adult Mortality , Rogers RG and Crimmins EM (Eds). Springer 1st Edition, 2011.

  29. Morales LS , Varma R, Paz SH, Lai MY, Mazhar K, Andersen RM and Azen SP. “Self-Reported Use of Eye Care among Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study.” Ophthalmology , 117: 207-215, 2010.

  30. Moreno G, Tarn DM and Morales LS . “Impact of Interpreters on the Receipt of New Prescription Medication Information Among Spanish-Speaking Latinos.” Medical Care, 47(12): 1201-1208, 2009.

  31. Nguyen H , Grzywacz J, Lang W, Walkup M and Arcury T. “Effects of complementary therapy on health in a national US sample of older adults.” Journal of Alternative and Complementary Therapy , 16(7): 701-706, 2010.

  32. Nguyen HT , Markides K and Winkleby M. “Physician Advice on Exercise and Diet in a U.S. Sample of Obese Mexican American Adults.” American Journal of Health Promotion, 25(6): 402-409, 2011.

  33. Ottenbacher KJ, Graham JE, Al Snih S, Raji M, Samper-Ternent R, Ostir GV and Markides KS . “Mexican Americans and Frailty: Findings From the Hispanic Established Populations Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly.” American Journal of Public Health , 99(4): 673-679, 2009.

  34. Perez D, Sribney WM and Rodriguez MA . “Perceived Discrimination and Self-Reported Quality of Care Among Latinos in the United States.” Special issue: Journal of General Internal Medicine , 24(3): 548-554, 2009.

  35. Perez D, Ang A and Vega WA . “Effects of Health Insurance on Perceived Quality of Care Among Latinos in the United States.” Special issue: Journal of General Internal Medicine , 24(3): 555-560, 2009.

  36. Ponce NA , Tsui J, Knight SJ, Afable-Munsuz A, Ladabaum U, Hiatt RA and Haas JS. “Disparities in cancer screening in individuals with a family history of breast or colorectal cancer.” Cancer . Epub 2011 Aug.

  37. Reyes-Ortiz CA , Velez LF, Camacho ME, Ottenbacher KJ and Markides KS. “Health Insurance and Cervical Cancer Screening among Older Women In Latin American and Caribbean Cities.” International Journal of Epidemiology , 37(4): 870-878, 2008.

  38. Reyes-Ortiz CA , Rodriguez MA and Markides KS. “The Role of Spirituality Healing with Perceptions of the Medical Encounter among Latinos.” Special issue: Journal of General Internal Medicine , 24(3): 542-547, 2009.

  39. Reyes-Ortiz CA and Markides KS. “Socioeconomic Factors, Immigration Status, and Cancer Screening Among Mexican American Women Aged 75 and Older.” Health Care for Women International , 31: 1068-1081, 2010.

  40. Rodriguez H , Chen J and Rodriguez MA. “A National Study of Problematic Care Experiences among Latinos with Diabetes.” Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved , 21(4): 1152-1168, 2010.

  41. Rodríguez MA , Vargas-Bustamante A and Ang A. “Perceived Quality of Care, Receipt of Preventive Care, and Usual Source of Health Care Among Undocumented and Other Latinos.” Special issue: Journal of General Internal Medicine , 24(3): 534-541, 2009.

  42. Rodríguez MA and Vega WA. “Confronting Inequities in Latino Health Care.” Special issue: Journal of General Internal Medicine , 24(3): 505-507, 2009.

  43. Sequist TD , Cullen T, Bernard K, Shaykevich S, Orav J and Ayarian JZ. “Trends in Quality of Care and Barriers to Improvement in the Indian Health Service.” Journal of General Internal Medicine , 26(5): 480-486, 2011.

  44. Vargas-Bustamante A , Fang H, Rizzo JA and Ortega AN. “Heterogeneity in Health Insurance Coverage Among US Latino Adults.” Special issue: Journal of General Internal Medicine , 24(3): 561-566, 2009.

  45. Vega WA , Rodríguez MA and Gruskin E. “Health Disparities in the Latino Population.” Epidemiologic Reviews , 31(1): 99-112, 2009.

  46. Vega WA, Rodriguez MA and Ang A. “Addressing stigma of depression in Latino primary care patients.” General Hospital Psychiatry , 32(2): 182-191, 2010.

  47. Vega WA , Ang A, Rodriguez MA and Finch BK. “Neighborhood protective effects on depression in Latinos.” American Journal of Community Psychology , 47(1-2): 114-126, 2011.

  48. Viruell-Fuentes, EA. "'It's a lot of work': Racialization processes, ethnic identity formations, and their health implications." Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race. Special issue on Racial Inequality and Health , 8(1): 37-52, 2011.

  49. Wallerstein N and Duran B . “Community-Based Participatory Research Contributions to Intervention Research: The Intersection of Science and Practice to Improve Health Equity.” American Journal of Public Health , 100(Suppl 1): 40-46, 2010.

  50. Walters KL , Mohammed SA, Evans-Campbell T, Duran B, Chae D and Beltran R. “Bodies don’t just tell stories, they tell histories: Embodiment of Historical Trauma among American Indians and Alaska Natives.” DuBois Review , 8(1): 179-189, 2011.

  51. Zhivan, NA , Ang A, Amaro H, Vega WA and Markides KS. ”Ethnic/Race Differences in the Attrition of Older American Survey Respondents: Implications for Health-Related Research.” Health Services Research . Epub 2011 Sep.


Manuscripts Accepted for Publication (In Press)

  1. Markides KS , Al Snih S, Walsh T, Cutchin MP, Ju H and Goodwin JS. ”Problem Drinking among Mexican Americans: The Influence of Nativity and Neighborhood Context?” American Journal of Preventive Medicine . In press, 2011.

  2. Ross SE, Francis LA, BeLue RZ and Viruell-Fuentes EA . "Associations between physical activity and overweight among US youth by immigrant generation: Results from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health." Journal of Physical Activity and Health . In press, 2011.

  3. Viruell-Fuentes EA , Ponce NA and Alegria M. “Hypertension outcomes and neighborhood contexts among Latinos in Chicago.” Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health . In press, 2011.



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