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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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

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

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

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

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

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

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE or ALTERNATE LINK

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE

  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. CLICK HERE


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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