Below is a listing of publications authored by CRUSADA / C-SALUD faculty, staff, post-doctoral fellows, community trainees, and student scholars in health disparities that have been published. List updated April 8th, 2016.

2016

  • Kanamori, M., Dillon, F. R., Weissman, J., Jaramillo, M., De La Rosa, M., Rojas, P., Villar, M. E., & Trepka, M. J. (January, 2016). Associations between drug/alcohol use and emotional abuse: Who perpetrates emotional abuse against Latina women? Journal of Epidemiological Research, 2(1). DOI: 10.5430/xyz.v1n1p1
  • Lopez-Quintero, C., Rojas, P., Dillon, F. R., Varga, L., & De La Rosa, M. (February, 2016). HIV testing practices among Latina women at risk of getting infected: A five-year follow- up of a community sample in South Florida. AIDS Care. 28(2): 137–146.
  • Ryan, J. P., Perron, B. E., & Huang, H. (January, 2016). Child welfare and the transition to adulthood: Investigating placement status and subsequent arrests. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(1), 172-182. Doi: 10.1007/s10964-015-0305-1
  • Sheehan, D. M., Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K. P., Dillon, F. R., Madhivanan, P., & Maddox, L. M. (June, 2016). Neighborhood Latino ethnic density and mortality among HIV-positive Latinos by birth country/region, Florida, 2005-2008. Ethnicity & Health, 21(3), 268-283. PMID 26159480.
  • Sheehan, D. M., Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K. P., Prado, G., Cano, M. A., & Maddox, L.M. (January, 2016). Black-white Latino racial disparities in HIV survival, Florida, 2000-2011. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(1), 9. doi:10.3390/ijerph13010009
  • Sneij, A., Campa, A., & Baum, M. (February, 2016). Lower Plasma Zinc Levels in HIV Patients with Hyperglycemia. Journal of AIDS and Clinical Research, 7, 542. doi:10.4172/2155-6113.1000542
  • Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K. P., Sheehan, D. M., Niyonsenga, T., Lieb, S., & Maddox, L. M. (February, 2016). Racial-ethnic differences in all-cause and HIV survival, Florida, 2000-2011. Annals of Epidemiology, 26(3), 176-182. PMID 26948103.
  • Trepka, M. J., Sheehan, D. M., Fennie, K. P., Niyonsenga, T., Lieb, S., & Maddox, L. M. (January, 2016). Completeness of HIV reporting on death certificates for Floridians reported with HIV infection 2000-2011. AIDS Care, 28(1), 98-103. PMID 26273965.

2015

  1. Alessi, E., Dillon, F. R., & Kim, H. M. (September, 2015). Determinants of gay affirmative practice among mental health practitioners. Psychotherapy, 52(3), 298-307. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0038580
  2. Blackson, T., De La Rosa, M., Sanchez, M., & Li, T. (July-September, 2015). Latino Immigrants’ Biological Parents’ Histories of Substance Use Problems in Their Country of Origin Predict Their Pre- and Post-Immigration Alcohol Use Problems. Journal of Substance Abuse, 36(3), 257-263. doi:10.1080/08897077.2014.932886.
  3. Craig, S. L., Dorion, C., & Dillon, F. R. (August, 2015). Cultivating Professional Allies for Sexual Minority Youth: A Community-Based Educational Intervention. Journal of Homosexuality, 1–19. doi:10.1080/00918369.2015.1078208
  4. Cyrus, E.,Trepka, M. J., De La Rosa, M., Gollub, E., Li, T., Sanchez, M., . . . Albatineh, A. (March, 2015). Post-immigration Changes in Social Capital and Substance Use Among Recent Latino Immigrants in South Florida: Differences by Documentation Status. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. doi:10.1007/s10903-015-0191-3
  5. De La Rosa, M., Huang, H., Rojas, P., Dillon, F. R., Lopez-Quintero, C., Li, T., & Ravelo, G. J. (March, 2015). Influence of Mother–Daughter Attachment on Substance Use: A Longitudinal Study of a Latina Community-Based Sample. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 76(2), 307–316.
  6. Dillon, F. R., Alessi, E. J., Craig, S., Eber-sole, R. C., Kumar, S. N., & Spadola, C. (March, 2015). Development of the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Affirmative Counseling Self-Efficacy Inventory – Short Form (LGB-CSI-SF). Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2(1), 86–95. doi: 10.1037/sgd0000087. PMCID: PMC4433756. NIHMSID: NIHMS686800
  7. Dillon, F. R., Fortuna, K., & Duan, R. (May, 2015). Measurement Invariance of the Short Inventory of Problems-Revised Across African American and Non-Latino White Substance Users. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 24(2), 109–129. doi:10.1080/15313204.2014.977985
  8. Huang, H., Ryan, J. P., Sappleton, A., & Chiu, Y. (August, 2015). Crossover Youth Post Arrest: Placement Status and Recidivism. Children and Youth Services Review, 57(Issue C). 193-200. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.08.015
  9. Ibañez, G. E., Dillon, F. R., Sanchez, M., De La Rosa, M., Tan, L., & Villar, M. (August, 2015) Changes in family cohesion and acculturative stress among recent Latino immigrants. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 24(3), 219-234. doi:10.1080/15313204.2014.991979
  10. Kanamori, M., Beck, K. H., & Carter-Pokras, O. (March, 2015). Association of School Social Networks’ Influence and Mass Media Factors with Cigarette Smoking among Asthmatic Students. Journal of School Health, 85(3), 155-62. doi: 10.1111/josh.12238.
  11. Kanamori, M., Carter-Pokras, O., Madhavan, S., Feldman, R., He, X., & Lee, S. (August, 2015). Overweight status of the primary caregivers of orphan and vulnerable children in 3 Southern African countries: a cross sectional study. BMC public health, 15(1), 757.
  12. Kanamori, M., Carter-Pokras, O., Madhavan, S., Lee, S., He, X., & Feldman, R. H. (August, 2015). Associations Between Orphan and Vulnerable Child Caregiving, Household Wealth Disparities, and Women’s Overweight Status in Three Southern African Countries Participating in Demographic Health Surveys. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19(8), 1662-71. doi:10.1007/s10995-015-1680-7.
  13. Rojas, P., Huang, H., Li, T., Sanchez, M., Dillon, F. R., & De La Rosa, M. (April, 2015). Alcohol and Other Determinants of Non-Medical Use of Prescription Medications among Latinas: A Six Year Follow Up. Jacobs Journal of Addiction and Therapy, 2(2), 1-15.
  14. Sanchez, M., Dillon, F. R., Concha, M., & De La Rosa, M. (December, 2015). The impact of religious coping on the acculturative stress and alcohol use of recent Latino immigrants. Journal of Religion and Health, 54(6), 1986-2004.
  15. Sastre, F., De La Rosa, M., Ibanez, G. E., Whitt, E., Martin, S. S., & O’Connell, D. J. (June, 2015). Condom use preferences among Latinos in Miami-Dade: emerging themes concerning men’s and women’s culturally-ascribed attitudes and behaviours. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 17(6), 667-81. doi:10.1080/13691058.2014.989266.
  16. Sastre, F., Sanchez, M., & De La Rosa, M. (February, 2015). Changes in pre to post immigration HIV risk behavior among recent Latino immigrants. AIDS Education & Prevention, 27(1), 44-57. doi:10.1521/aeap.2015.27.1.44.
  17. Sastre, F., Sheehan, D. M., & Gonzalez, A. (March, 2015). Dating, marriage and parenthood for HIV-positive heterosexual Puerto Rican men: normalizing perspectives on everyday life with HIV. American Journal of Men’s Health, 9(2), 139-49. doi: 10.1177/1557988314532940. PMID 24794822.
  18. Sheehan, D. M., Trepka, M. J., & Dillon, F. R. (January, 2015). Latinos in the United States on the HIV/AIDS care continuum: Differences by country of birth. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 26(1), 1-12. doi:10.1177/0956462414532242
  19. Sheehan, D. M., Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K. P., & Maddox, L. (April, 2015). Rate of new HIV diagnoses among Latinos living in Florida: disparities by country/region of birth. AIDS Care, 27(4), 507-511. doi:10.1080/09540121.2014.978731.
  20. Sheehan, D. M., Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K. P., Prado, G., & Maddox, L. M. (December, 2015). Black-White Latino racial disparities in HIV survival, Florida, 2000-2011. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(1), piiE9. PMID 26703656. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13010009
  21. Sheehan, D. M., Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K. P., Prado, G., Madhivanan, P., & Maddox, L. (September, 2015). Individual and neighborhood determinants of survival among Latinos with a history of injection drug use, Florida, 2000-2011. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 154, 243-250. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.07.007. PMCID: PMC4536123.
  22. Spadola, C. E., Wagner, E. F., Dillon, F. R., Trepka, M. J., De La Cruz Munoz, N., & Messiah, S. E. (2015). Alcohol and drug use among post-operative bariatric patients: A systematic review of the emerging research and its implications. Alcohol, Clinical, and Experimental Research, 39(9), 1582-1601. doi:10.1111/acer.12805. [Epub ahead of print]
  23. Vidot, D. C., Prado, G., De La Cruz-Munoz, N., Cuesta, M., Spadola, C., & Messiah, S. E. (March-April, 2015). Review of Family-Based Approaches to Improve Post-Operative Outcomes among Bariatric Surgery Patients. Journal of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 11(2), 451-458. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2014.08.004.

2014

  • Beaulaurier, R., Fortuna, K., Lind, D., & Emlet, C. A. (August, 2014). Attitudes and stereotypes about older women and HIV risk. Journal of Women and Aging, 26(4), 351-68. doi:10.1080/08952841.2014.933648.
  • Hong, J. S., Huang, H., McHaney, M., Patton D., & Washington, T. (2014). Are Community Violence-Exposed Youth at Risk of Engaging in Delinquent Behavior? A Review and Implications for Residential Treatment Research and Practice. Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 31(4), 266-283.
  • Huang, H., & Ryan, J. P. (2014). The location of placement and juvenile delinquency: Do neighborhoods matter in child welfare? Children and Youth Services Review, 44, 33-45.
  • Ryan, J. P., Abrams, L. S., & Huang, H. (2014). First-Time Violent Juvenile Offenders: Probation, Placement, and Recidivism. Social Work Research, 38(1), 7-18.
  • Ryan, J. P., & Huang, H. (2014) Substance abuse and child welfare. In Mallon and Hess (Eds) Child Welfare for the 21st Century, a Handbook of Policies, Practices and Programs, 2nd Edition (pp. 299-311). New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Kanamori, M., Carter-Pokras, O., Madhavan, S., Feldman, R., He, X., & Lee, S. (November, 2014). Orphan/vulnerable child caregiving moderates the association between women’s autonomy and their BMI in three African countries. AIDS Care, 26(11), 1336-45. doi:10.1080/09540121.2014.921277.
  • Khan, H. M., Saxena, A., Ross, E., Ramamoorthy, V., & Sheehan, D. M. (February, 2014). Inferential statistics from black Hispanic breast cancer survival data. The Scientific World Journal, 2014, 13 pages. Article ID 604581.
  • Messiah, A., Acuna, J. M., Castro, G., Rodríguez de la Vega, P. Vaiva, G., Shultz, J., Neria, Y., & De La Rosa, M. (July-December, 2014). Mental health impact of the 2010 Haiti earthquake on the Miami Haitian population: A random-sample survey. Disaster Health, 2(3-4), 1-8.
  • Randolph, M., Elbaum, L., Wen, P. S., Brunt, D., Kulwicki, A., Larsen, J., & De La Rosa, M. (October, 2014). Functional and psychosocial status of Haitians who became users of lower extremity prostheses as a result of the 2010 earthquake. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 26(4), 177-182.
  • Rojas, P., Dillon, F. R., Cyrus, E., Ravelo, G. J., Malow, R. M., & De La Rosa, M. (March-April, 2014). Alcohol Use as a Determinant of HIV Risk Behaviors Among Recent Latino Immigrants in South Florida. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 25(2), 135-144.
  • Rosario, A. M., & De La Rosa, M. (February, 2014). Santería as Informal Mental Health Support Among U.S. Latinos with Cancer. International Journal on Spirituality and Social Work, 33(1), 4-18. doi:10.1080/15426432.2014.873294
  • Sanchez, M., De La Rosa, M., Blackson, T., Sastre, F., Rojas, P., Li, T., & Dillon, F. R. (December, 2014). Pre- to post-immigration alcohol use trajectories among recent Latino immigrants. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28(4), 990-999.
  • Ruggiano, N., Taliaferro, J., Dillon, F. R., Granger, T., & Sher, J. (January, 2014). Networking for policy advocacy: Identifying predictors of advocacy success among human service organizations. Human Services Organizations Management, Leadership & Governance, 38(1), 89-102. doi:10.1080/03643107.2013.828005
  • Sastre, F., Rojas, P., Cyrus, E., De La Rosa, M., & Khoury, A. H. (September, 2014). Tackling health disparity in the Caribbean: proceedings from the Triangulating on Health Equity conference. Global Health, 21(3), 19–28. doi:10.1177/1757975914523455
  • Torres, P., Romano, E., Voas, R. B., De La Rosa, M., & Lacey, J. (February, 2014). The relative risk of involvement in fatal crashes as a function of race/ethnicity and blood alcohol concentration. Journal of Safety Research, 48, 95-101.
  • Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K. P., Sheehan, D. M., Lutfi, K., Maddox, L., & Lieb, S. (April, 2014). Late HIV diagnosis: differences by rural/urban residence, Florida 2007-2011. AIDS Patient Care STDS, 28(4), 188-197. PMID 24660767
  • Wallen, J., Randolph, S., Carter-Pokras, O., Feldman, R., & Kanamori, M. (May, 2014). Engaging African Americans in smoking cessation programs. American Journal of Health Education, 45(3), 151-157. doi:10.1080/19325037.2014.893850

2013

  • Cohen, D., Dillon, F. R., Gladwin, H., & De La Rosa, M. (2013). Parents’ willingness to prescribe psychoactive drugs to children: A test of cultural mediation. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 48(12), 1873-1887. DOI 10.1007/s00127-013-0710-2
  • Concha, M., Sanchez, M., De La Rosa, M., & Villar, M. (2013). A Longitudinal Study of Social Capital and Acculturation-Related Stress Among Recent Latino Immigrants in South Florida. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 35(4), 469-485. doi: 10.1177/0739986313499005
  • De La Rosa, M., Dillon, F. R., Sastre, F., & Babino, R. (2013). Alcohol use among recent Latino immigrants before and after immigration to the United States. American Journal on Addictions, 22(2), 162-168. doi: 10.1111/j.1521-0391.2013.00310.x.
  • Dillon, F. R. (2013). Measurement equivalence of the Revised Helping Alliance Questionnaire across African American and Non-Latino White substance using adult outpatients. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 45(2), 173–178.
  • Dillon, F. R., De La Rosa, M., & Ibanez, G. E. (2013). Acculturative stress and diminishing family cohesion among recent Latino immigrants. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 15, 484-489. doi: 10.1007/s10903-012-9678-3.
  • Gollub, E. L., Cyrus-Cameron, E., Armstrong, K., Boney, T., Mercer, D., Fiore, D., & Chhatre, S. (2013). Active drug-using women use female-controlled methods to reduce HIV/STI: Results from a randomized trial. ISRN Addiction, 2013, Article ID 768258, 9 pages. doi:10.1155/2013/768258
  • Kanamori, M., & Pullum. T. (2013). Indicators of child deprivation in sub-Saharan Africa: Levels and trends from the Demographic and Health Surveys. DHS Comparative Reports No. 32. Calverton, Maryland, USA: ICF International.
  • Niyonsenga, T., Trepka, M. J., Lieb, S., & Maddox, L. M. (2013). Measuring socioeconomic inequality in the incidence of AIDS: rural-urban considerations. AIDS Behavior, 17(2), 700-709. doi: 10.1007/s10461-012-0236-8.
  • Rojas, P., Dillon, F. R., Ravelo, G. J., Malow, R., Duan, R., & De La Rosa, M. (2013). Nonmedical prescription sedative use among adult Latina mothers and daughters. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 45(4). 329-339. DOI:10.1080/02791072.2013.825513
  • Sanchez, J., De La Rosa, M., & Serna, C. Project Salud: Efficacy of a Community-Based HIV Prevention Intervention for Hispanic Migrant Workers in South Florida. AIDS Education and Prevention, 25(5), 363-375. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2013.25.5.363

2012

  • Aysa-Lastra, M., Rojas, P., Dillon F. R., Duan, R., & De La Rosa, M. (2012). Family closeness and domestic abuse among Caribbean and South American women in South Florida. Journal of Family Violence, 27, 547-559. doi: 10.1007/s10896-012-9445-1.
  • Craig, S. L., Beaulaurier, R. L., Newman, F. L., De La Rosa, M., Brennan, D. J. (2012). Health and Cultural Determinants of Voluntary HIV Testing and Counseling Among Middle-Aged and Older Latina Women. Journal of Women Aging, 24(2), 97-112.
  • De La Rosa, M., Babino, R., Rosario, A., Martinez, N. V., & Aijaz L. (2012). Challenges and Strategies in Recruiting, Interviewing, & Retaining Recent Latino Immigrants in substance abuse and HIV Epidemiologic Studies. The American Journal on Addictions, 21, 11-22.
  • De La Rosa, M., Sanchez, M., Dillon, F. R., Ruffin, B. A., Blackson, T., & Schwartz, S. J. (2012). Alcohol use among Latinos: A comparison of pre-immigration, post immigration, and U.S. born Latinos. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 14(3), 371-8. doi: 10.1007/s10903-011-9498-x. 2011
  • Dillon, F. R., De La Rosa, M., Sanchez, M., & Schwartz, S. (2012). Pre-immigration family cohesion and drug/alcohol abuse among recent Latino immigrants. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 20, 256-266. doi: 10.1177/1066480712448860.
  • Dillon, F. R., De La Rosa, M., Sastre, F., & Ibanez, G. (2012). Alcohol Misuse Among Recent Latino Immigrants: The Protective Role of Preimmigration Familismo. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print] Retrieved from http://psycnet.apa.org/psycarticles/2012-34908-001.pdf
  • Gollub, E. L., Cyrus-Cameron, E., Armstrong, K., Boney, T., & Chhatre, S. (2012). Basic body knowledge in street-recruited, active drug-using women enrolled in a “body empowerment” intervention trial, AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. DOI:10.1080/09540121.2012.748167 Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2012.748167
  • Niyonsenga, T., Blackson, T., De La Rosa, M., Rojas, P., Dillon, F. R., & Ganapati, N. E. (2012). Social support, attachment and chronic stress as correlates of Latina mother and daughter drug use behaviors. American Journal on Addictions, 21, 157-167. doi: 10.1111/j.1521-0391.2011.00202.x
  • Rahill, G. J., De La Rosa, M., & Edwards, B. (2012) Insights and Practical Strategies for Health Research among Haitian Immigrants: Lessons learned from the Miami-Dade Picuriste Study. Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, 10(1), 74-95. DOI:10.1080/15562948.2012.646499
  • Sanchez, M., Dillon, F. R., Ruffin, B., & De La Rosa, M. (2012). The influence of religious coping on the acculturative stress of recent Latino immigrants. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 21, 171-194. doi: 10.1080/15313204.2012.700443.
  • Sanchez, J., Serna, C., & De La Rosa, M. (2012). Project Salud: Using community-based participatory research to culturally adapt an HIV prevention intervention in the Latino migrant worker community. International Public Health Journal, Special Issue 4(3), 301-308.
  • Sanchez, J., Silva-Suarez, G., Serna, C. A., & De La Rosa, M. (2012). The Latino Migrant Worker HIV Prevention Program: building a community partnership through a community health worker training program. Family & Community Health, 35(2), 139-146. doi: 10.1097/FCH.0b013e3182465153.

2011

  • Braithwaite, R. L., Griffin, J., & De La Rosa, M. (2011). The southern male placebo study: the good, the bad and the ugly. In R. V. Katz & R. C. Warren (Eds.), Searching for the ‘Legacy’ of the USPHS Syphilis Study at Tuskegee. Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield Publishers: Lanham, MD
  • Dillon, F. R., De La Rosa, M., Rojas, P., Duan, R., & Schwartz, S. J. (2011). Attributions about addiction among Latina women. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions. 11, 209-229. doi: 10.1080/1533256X.2011.595662.
  • Rahill, G. J., Dawkins, M. P., & De La Rosa M. (2011). Haitian picuristes/injectionists as alternatives to conventional health care providers in South Florida. Social Work Public Health, 26(6), 577-93.
  • Rojas, P., Malow, R., Ruffin, B., Rothe, E., & Rosenberg, R. (2011). The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the Dominican: Key Contributing Factors. Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care, 10(5), 306-315. Retrieved from http://jia.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/02/20/1545109710397770.abstract
  • Sastre, F. (2011). Living Positive: Life in Community Among Puerto Rican Men living with HIV in Boston. Dissertation Thesis, Florida International University.
  • Spanierman, L. B., Oh, E., Heppner, P. P., Neville, H. A., Mobley, M., Vaile Wright, C., Dillon, F. R., & Navarro, R. (2011). The Multicultural Teaching Competency Scale: Development and initial validation. Urban Education, 46, 440-464. doi:10.1177/0042085910377442.
  • Trepka, M. J., Maddox, L. M., Lieb, S., & Niyonsenga, T. (2011). Utility of the National Death Index in ascertaining mortality in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome surveillance. American Journal of Epidemiology, 174(1), 90-8. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwr034. [Epub 2011 May 3]
  • Worthington, R. L., & Dillon, F. R. (2011). Deconstructing multicultural counseling competencies research: Comment on Owen, Leach, Wampold, and Rodolfa (2011). Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58(1), 10-15. doi:10.1037/a0022177.

2010

  • Davalos, D. M., Hlaing, W. M., Kim, S., & De La Rosa, M. (2010). Prevalence and Trends in HIV related Hospitalization and Mortality: 2000 to 2005. Journal of the National Medical Association. 102(12), 1131-1138.
  • De La Rosa, M., Dillon, F. R., Ganapati, N. E., Rojas, P., Pinto, E., & Prado, G. (2010). Mother-Daughter Attachment and Drug Abuse among Latinas in the United States. Journal of Drug Issues, 40(2), 379-404.
  • De La Rosa, M., Dillon, F. R., Schwartz, S. J., Rojas, P., & Duan, R. (2010). Latina mother-daughter dyads: Relations between attachment and sexual behavior under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 39, 1305-1319. PMCID: 19399605.
  • Dillon, F. R., De La Rosa, M., Schwartz, S. J., Rojas, P., Duan, R., & Malow, R. (2010). U.S. Latina age of sexual debut: long-term associations and implications for HIV and drug abuse prevention. AIDS Care, 22(4), 431-440. PMID: 20131128.
  • Ganapati, S., Ganapati, N. E., De La Rosa, M., & Rojas, P. (2010). Spatial disparity of HIV/AIDS service providers: The case of Miami-Dade County. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 9(2), 169-189.
  • Martinez, R., Jr. (2010). Revisiting the role of Latinos and Immigrants in Police research. In S. K. Rice, M. White, & R. S. (INT) Engel (Eds.), Race, Ethnicity and Policing: New and Essential Readings (pp.435-449). New York, NY: NYU Press.
  • Martinez, R., Jr., Stowell, J., & Lee, M. T. (2010). Immigration and crime in an era of transformation: a longitudinal analysis of homicides in San Diego neighborhoods, 1980-2000. Criminology, 48(3), 797-829.
  • Miguez-Burbano, M. J., Lewis, J., Burbano, X., Rosenberg, R., Fishman, J., Asthana, D., Goodkin, K., & Malow, R. (2010). Variable cognitive benefits in HAART-treated patients: are aging and low cholesterol linked? Neurobehavioral HIV Medicine, 2, 13-21. doi: 10.2147/NBHIV.S8545.
  • Miguez-Burbano, M. J., Wyatt, C., Lewis, J., Rodriguez, A., & Duncan, R. (2010). Ignoring the obvious missing piece of Chronic Renal Disease in HIV: cigarette smoking. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 21(1), 16-24.
  • Miguez-Burbano, M. J., Lewis, J., Bryant, V., Rosenberg, R., Burbano, X., Fishman, J., Asthana, D., Duan, R., Madhavan, N., & Malow, R. (2010). Low cholesterol? Don’t brag yet: Hypocholesterolemia blunts HAART effectiveness: a longitudinal study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 13, 25. doi:10.1186/1758-2652-13-25
  • Niyonsenga, T., Rojas, P., Dillon, F. R., Kim, S., Ganapati, N. E., & De La Rosa, M. (2010). Correlates of heavy drinking behaviors of Latino mothers and their adult daughters. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 42, 457-466. doi: 10.1080/02791072.2010.10400708.
  • Rahill, G., & Rice, C. (2010). Correlates of Picuriste use in a sample of health-seeking Haitian immigrants and adult children of immigrants in Miami-Dade, Florida. American Journal of Public Health, 100(S1), S140-S145. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2009.162479.
  • Rojas, P., Kim, S., De La Rosa, M., Dillon, F. R., & Niyonsenga, T. (2010). Intergenerational associations between a consensual childhood sexual experience and adult substance abuse among Latina mothers and daughters. International Journal of Women’s Health, 2, 13-22. Retrieved from http://www.dovepress.com/getfile.php?fileID=5759.
  • Toldson, I. A., Woodson, K. M., Braithwaite, R., Holliday, R. C., & De La Rosa, M. (2010). Academic Potential Among African American Adolescents in Juvenile Detention Centers: Implications for Reentry to School. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 49(8), 551-570. Doi: 10.1080/10509674.2010.519666
  • Trepka, M. J., & Kim, S. (2010). Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus testing and high-risk human immunodeficiency virus behavior among 18 to 22 year-old students and nonstudents: results of the National Survey of Family Growth. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 37(10), 653-659. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3181e1a766.

2009

  • Beaulaurier, R. L., Craig, S. L., & De La Rosa, M. (2009). Older Latina women and HIV/AIDS: an examination of sexuality and culture as they relate to risk and protective factors. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 52(1), 48-63. PMID 19197629, PMC 2693918
  • Bohs, R., & Pesantes, E. (2009). You Gotta Know: Spectrum’s peer educators spread the word on prevention. National Council Magazine: Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental and Addiction Disorders, 2, 40-41.
  • De La Rosa, M., Dillon, F. R., Schwartz, S. J., Rojas, P., & Duan, R. (2009). Latina Mother-Daughter Dyads: Relations Between Attachment and Sexual Behavior Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 39(6),1305-19. doi: 10.007/s10508-009-9498-2. PMID 19399605.
  • Beaulaurier, R. L., Craig, S. L., & De La Rosa, M. (2009) Older Latina Women and HIV/AIDS:An Examination of Sexuality and Culture as they Relate to Risk and Protective Factors. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 52(1), 48-63.
  • Dillon, F. R., Felix-Ortiz, M., Rice, C., De La Rosa, M., Rojas, P., & Duan, R. (2009). Validating the Multidimensional Measure of Cultural Identity Scales for Latinos among Latina mothers and daughters. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 15, 191-201. PMCID: 19364206.
  • Lee, M. T., & Martinez, R., Jr.. (2009). Immigration reduces crime: an emerging scholarly consensus. In M. Deflem (Ed.), Immigration, Crime and Justice (Sociology of Crime Law and Deviance, Volume 13 (pp. 3-16). Bingley, UK: Emerald/JAI Press. doi: 10.1108/S1521-6136(2009)0000013004
  • Lewis, J., Miguez-Burbano, M. J., & Malow, R. (2009). HIV risk behavior among college student in the U.S. College Student Journal, 43(2), 475-491.
  • Martinez, R., Jr. (2009). Immigration and Homicide Studies: Guest Editor’s Introduction. Homicide Studies, 13, 207-210. ISSN 1088-7679.
  • Martinez, R., Jr. (2009). Reduce Using Immigration Status to Address Crime. In N. A. Frost, T. R. Clear, & J. D. Freilich (Eds.), Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice Policy: Policy Proposals from the American Society of Criminology Conference, Belmont, CA: Cengage/Wadsworth. ISBN-10: 0495911097 ISBN-13: 9780495911098.
  • Miguez-Burbano, M. J., Lewis, J., Fishman, J., Asthana, D., & Malow, R. (2009). The influence of different types of alcoholic beverages on disrupting Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment (HAART) outcome. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 44(4), 366-371. doi:10.1093/alcalc/agp024.
  • Miguez-Burbano, M. J., Lewis, J., & Malow, R. (2009). Alcohol and Race/Ethnicity Elicit Different Changes in Lipid Profiles in HIV Infected Individuals Receiving HAART. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 20(3), 176-183.
  • Miguez-Burbano, M. J., Lewis, J., Fishman, J., Asthana, D., & Malow, R. (2009). The role of alcohol on platelets, thymus, and cognitive performance among HIV-infected subjects: are they related? Platelets, 20(4), 260-267.
  • Nielsen, A. L., & Martinez, R., Jr. (2009). The role of immigration for violent deaths. Homicide Studies, 13, 274-287. doi: 10.1177/1088767909337697
  • Prado, G., Huang, S., Schwartz, S., Maldonado-Molina, M., Bandiera, F., De La Rosa, M., & Pantin, H. (2009). What accounts for differences in substance use among U.S. born and immigrant Hispanic adolescents?: results from a longitudinal prospective cohort study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 45(2), 118-125. PMID 19628137.
  • Rahill, G., Pinto, E., Vanderbiest, A. & Rice, C. (2009). What is Relapse? A contemporary view of treatment for Alcoholism. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 9(2), 245-262.
  • Rojas, P., Kim, S., De La Rosa, M., Hlaing, W. M., & Niyonsenga, T. (2009). Suicide attempts among Latinas who experienced early sex were largely mediated by substance abuse. Florida Public Health Review, 6, 75-84.
  • Stowell, J., & Martinez, R., Jr. (2009). Incorporating ethnic-specific measures of immigration in the study of lethal violence. Homicide Studies, 13, 315-324. doi: 10.1177/1088767909335869.

2008

  • Kim, S., Trepka, M., De La Rosa, M., & Dillon , F. (2008). Role of Place of Residence on Drinking and Driving among Students in a Hispanic Serving University. Florida Public Health Review, 5, 36-46.
  • Hlaing, W. M., & McCoy, H. V. (2008). Differences in HIV-Related Hospitalization among White, Black, and Hispanic Men and Women of Florida. Women & Health, 47(2), 1-18.
  • Pih, K. K., De La Rosa, M., & Rugh, D. (2008) Different Strokes for Different Gangs? An Analysis of Capital among Latino and Asian Gang Members. Sociological Perspective, 51, 3, 274-294.
  • Rahill, G. J., Dawkins, M. P., Rice, C., & Pinto, E. (Accepted, March 2008). HIV and women of color: An evaluation of prevention interventions for Hispanic, African American and Haitian immigrant women in the United States. Florida Education Fund Journal of Interdisciplinary Research.
  • Pinto, E., Rice, C., Weddle, D.O., & Rahill, G. J. (2008). The relationship among cardiovascular risk factors, dietary patterns, alcohol consumption, and ethnicity among women aged 50 years and above. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 108, 248-256.
  • Trepka, M. J., Kim, S., Pekovic, V., Zamor, P., Velez, E., & Gabaroni, M. V. (2008). High-risk sexual behavior among students of a minority-serving university in a community with a high HIV/AIDS prevalence. Journal of American College Health. 57(1), 77-84. doi: 10.3200/JACH.57.1.77-84.

2007

  • De La Rosa, M., Rugh, D, & Rice, C. (2007). Understanding Latino Family Attitudes in Relation to Latino Gang Members Substance Abuse: A Content Analysis. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 16(4), 1-18.
  • De La Rosa, M., Rahill, G. J., Rojas, P., & Pinto, E. (2007). Cultural adaptations in data collection: Field experiences. Journal of Ethnicity and Substance Abuse, 6(2), 163-180.
  • Kim, S., De La Rosa, M., Trepka, M. J., & Kelley, M. (2007). Condom Use among Unmarried Hispanic College Students. AIDS Education and Prevention, 19(5), 450-463.
  • Kim, S., De La Rosa, M., Rice, C. & Delva, J. ( 2007). Prevalence Of Smoking And Drinking Among Older Adults In Seven Cities In Latin America And The Caribbean. Substance use and misuse, 41(9), 1455-1475.
  • Lieb S., Trepka, M. J., Thompson, D., Arons, P., Liberti, T., Maddox, L., Metsch, L., LaLota, M., & Fallon, S. J. (2007). Men who have sex with men: estimated population sizes and mortality rates by race/ethnicity, Miami-Dade County, Florida. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 46(7), 485-490.
  • Rice, C. (2007). Retest reliability of self-reported daily drinking: Form 90. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 68, 615-618.
  • Trepka, M. J., Zhang, M. J., Leguen, G., Obiaja, K., Malow, R., & De La Rosa, M. (2007), Benefits and adverse effects of hepatitis C screening: early results of a screening program. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 13(3), 263-269.

2006

  • De La Rosa, M., Rice, C., & Rugh, D (2006) An Analysis of Risk Domains Associated with Drug Transitions of Active Latino Gang Members. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 25, 42.
  • Rice, C. (2006). Misperception of college drinking norms: ethnic/race differences. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 14(4), 17-30.
  • Hlaing, W. M., De La Rosa, M., & Niyonsenga, T. (2006) Human Immunodeficiency (HIV) and substance use risk behaviors among tri-ethnic adolescents in Florida. AIDS Behavior, 11(2), 239-251.
  • Lieb, S., Trepka, M. J., Liberti, T. M., Cohen, L., & Romero, J. (2006). HIV/AIDS patients who move to urban Florida counties following a diagnosis of HIV: predictors and implications for HIV prevention. Journal of Urban Health, 83(6), 1158-1167.
  • Powell, W., Hollis, C., De La Rosa, M., Helitzer, D., & Dekersen, D. (2006). Creating a New Mexico Infrastructure to Build Oral Health Capacity and Reduce Oral Health Disparities among Underserved and Uninsured Populations: An Academic Health Center Response to Community Voices. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 17(1), 95-110.
  • Sanchez, J., Chitwood, D. D., & Koo, D. J. (2006). Risk factors associated with the transition from heroin sniffing to heroin injection: a street addict role perspective. Journal of Urban Health, 83(5), 896-910.
  • Trepka, M. J., Bloom, S. A., Zhang, G., Kim, S., & Nobles, R. E. (2006). Inadequate syphilis screening among women with prenatal care in a community with a high syphilis incidence. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 33(11), 670-674.

2005

  • De La Rosa, M., & Rugh, D. (2005). Onset of alcohol and other drug use among Latino gangs members: A preliminary analysis. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 23(2/ 3), 67-85.
  • De La Rosa, M., Holleran, L. & Rugh, D., & Macmaster, S. (2005). Substance Abuse among Latinos: A review of the literature. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 5(1/2), 1-20.
  • De La Rosa, M., & Holleran, L (2005). Substance Abusing Latinos: Current Research on Epidemiology, Prevention, and Treatment. Binghamton, New York: The Haworth Press.
  • De La Rosa, M., Rugh, D., & Rojas, P. (2005) Substance abuse among Puerto Rican and Dominican gang members in a small city setting. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 5(1/,2), 23-43.
  • Devieux, J., Malow, R., Ergon-Perez, E., Samuels, D., Rojas, P., Khushal, R., & Jean-Gilles, M. (2005). A Comparison of African American and Cuban American Adolescent Juvenile Offenders: Risky Sexual and Drug Behaviors. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 5(1/2), 69-83.
  • Walters, W., Dembo, R., De la Rosa, M., Beaulaurier, R., Chapin, D., Cocozza, J., Poythress, N., & Skowyra, K. (2005). The Miami-Dade Juvenile Assessment Center, National Demonstration Project: An overview. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 41(1), 1-37.

2003

  • Warner, L.A., Valdez, A., Vega, W.A., Canino, G., De La Rosa, M., & Turner, J. (2003). Drug Abuse among Hispanics in the United States: An Epidemiologic Review and Research Agenda. Journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, S8-S16.
  • Brook, D. W., Brook, J. S., Rosen, Z., De La Rosa, M., Montoya, I. D., Whiteman, M. (August 2003). Early Risk factors for violence among Colombian adolescents. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 1470-1478.
  • Canino, G., De La Rosa, M., Turner, J., Valdez, A., Vega, W., & Warner, L. (2003) Epidemiology of drug abuse among Hispanics in the United States. In H. Amaro & D. Cortez (Eds), National Strategic Plan on Hispanic Drug Abuse Research: From the Molecule to the Community. Northeastern University Press, Boston, Mass, 25-42.

Below is a listing of publications authored by CRUSADA / C-SALUD faculty, staff, post-doctoral fellows, community trainees, and student scholars in health disparities that are in press or accepted for publication.

In Press / Accepted for Publication

  • Berger Cardoso, J., Ren, Y., Swank, P., Sanchez, M., & De La Rosa, M. (In Press). Pre- to post-immigration sexual risk behavior and alcohol use among recent Latino immigrants in Miami. Culture Health & Sexuality.
  • Cano, M. A., Castro, Y., de Dios, M. A., Schwartz, S. J., Lorenzo-Blanco, E. I., Roncancio, A. M., Martinez, M. J., Sheehan, D. M., Auf, R., Pina-Watson, B., Huynh, Q., & Zamboanga, B. L. (In Press). Associations of ethnic discrimination with symptoms of anxiety and depression among Hispanic emerging adults: A moderated mediation model. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Concha, M., Sanchez, M., Rojas, P., Villar, M., & De La Rosa, M. (In press). Differences in Acculturation and Trajectories of Anxiety and Alcohol Consumption Among Latina Mothers and Daughters in South Florida. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.
  • Cyrus, E., Sanchez, J., Altice, F., Madhivanan, P., Lama, J., Valencia, J., Sanchez, M., Leon, S. (Accepted 2016). Women Without Liberty: Correlates of physical and sexual interpersonal violence (IPV) among female prisoners in Lima, Peru. World Medical and health Policy.
  • De La Rosa, M., Rojas, P., Sánchez, M., Tan, L., & Blackson, T. Substance abuse and mother/daughter attachment among Latina women: A five year follow up. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. (Accepted, 2015).
  • Huang, H., Ryan, J. P., & Rhoden, M. (In Press). Foster Care, Geographic Neighborhood Change, and the Risk of Delinquency. Children and Youth Services Review.
  • Kanamori, M., Weissman, J., De La Rosa, M., Trepka, M. J., Rojas, P., Cano, M. A., Melton, J., & Unterberger, A. (Accepted). Latino Mother/Daughter Dyadic Attachment as a Mediator for Substance Use Disorder and Emotional Abuse. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.
  • Rojas, P., Ravelo, G., J, Sánchez, M., Weize, W., & De La Rosa, M. (Accepted, 2016). Correlates of cervical cancer screening among Latina mothers and daughters. World Medical & Health Policy.
  • Sanchez, M., Rojas, P., Li, T., Ravelo, G., Cyrus, E., Wang, W., Kanamori, M., De La Rosa, M. (Accepted). Evaluating a culturally tailored HIV risk reduction intervention among Latina immigrant farmworkers. Submitted to World Medical & Health Policy.
  • Sheehan, D. M., Dillon, F. R., Babino, R., Melton, J., Spadola, C., Da Silva, N., & De La Rosa, M. (In Press). Facilitating the recruitment and assessment of young adult Latino women who recently immigrated to the United States. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development.
  • Sneij, A., Campa, A., & Baum, M. K. (Accepted, 2016). Review of Randomized Controlled Trials of Nutritional Supplementation in People Living with HIV. 2016. Journal of Nutrition and Dietary Supplements.
  • Wu, S., Huang, H., Sun, F., & An, Q (In Press). Is Social Work Really Being Recognized? Problems with Social Work Employment Opportunities in Mainland China. Social Work Education.
  • Xue J., Fang G., Huang H., Cui, N., Rhodes, K., & Gelles, R. (Accepted). Rape Myths and The Cross-Cultural Adaptation of the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale in China. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

The Center is continuously authoring and developing scientific manuscripts. The PDF link below provides a listing of manuscripts, authored by CRUSADA / C-SALUD faculty, staff, post-doctoral fellows, community trainees, and student scholars in health disparities, that are currently Under ReviewTo Be Submitted, and In Progress.

Under Review

To Be Submitted / In Progress

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