2016 Publications

All manuscripts listed on this page, acknowledge receiving support from RCMAR/CHIME (NIA Grant #P30-AG021684) or UCLA CTSI (NCATS Grant # UL1TR001881).

Kwon I, Bharmal N, Choi S, Araiza D, Moore MR, Trejo L, Sarkisian CA. Older ethnic minority women's perceptions of stroke prevention and walking. Womens Health Issues. 2016 Jan-Feb.; 26(1):80-6 PMID: 26411494 PMCID: PMC4690776
Bharmal N, Lucas-Wright AA, Vassar SD, Jones F, Jones L, Wells R, Cienega J, Brown AF. A community engagement symposium to prevent and improve stroke outcomes in diverse communities. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2016; 10(1):149-58 PMID: 27018364 PMCID: PMC4943874
Aguila E, Angrisani M, Blanco LR. Ownership of a bank account and health of older Hispanics. Economic Letters. 2016 Jul; 144 :41–44 PMID: Not applicable. PMCID: Not applicable.
Chung B, Brown AF, Moreno G, Cuen P, Uy V, Vangala S, Bell DS, Washington AE, Norris KC, Mangione CM. Implementing Community Engagement as a Mission at the David Geffen school of Medical School: Sharing experiences from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2016 Feb; 27 (1): 8-21 PMID: 27158216, PMCID: PMC4855690
Choi SE, Kwon, I, Chang E, Araiza D, Thorpe CL, Sarkisian CA. Developing a culturally-tailored stroke prevention walking programme for Korean immigrant seniors: A focus group study. Int J Older People Nurs. 2016 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print] A/o 11/15/2016 still Epub; : PMID: 26778221 PMCID: PMC4947571
Del Pino HE, Moore MR, Dacus JD, McCuller WJ, Fernandez L, Moore AA. Stigma and family relationships of middle-aged gay men in recovery. J Gay Lesbian Soc Serv. 2016 Jan 29; 28(1):1-19 PMID: 27092028 PMCID: PMC4833399
Del Pino HE, Jones L, Forge N, Martins D, Morris D, Wolf K, Baker R, Lucas-Wright AA, Jones A, Richlin L, Norris KC. Integrating community expertise into the academy: South Los Angeles' community-academic model for partnered research. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2016 Summer; 10(2):329-38. PMID: 27346780 PMCID: A/o 11/15/2016 PMCID not available.
Duru OK, Turk N, Ettner SL, Neugebauer R, Moin T, Li J, Kimbro L, Chan C, Luchs RH, Keckhafer AM, Kirvan A, Ho S, Mangione CM. Adherence to Metformin, Statins, and ACE/ARBs Within the Diabetes Health Plan (DHP). J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Jan; 30(11):1645-50 PMID: 25944019 PMCID: PMC4617948
Nguyen AL, Angulo M, Haghi LL, Cruz M, Nikroo N, Peraza S, Bennink J, Duru OK, Moore AA, Mosqueda LA. A clinic-based pilot intervention to enhance diabetes management for elderly Hispanic patients. J Health Environ Educ.  2016 Feb.; 8 :1--6 PMID: 27110482 PMCID: PMC4839583
Tailakh Ak, Evangelista LS, Morisky DE, Mentes JC, Pike NA, Phillips LR Acculteration, medication adherence, lifestyle behaviors, and blood pressure control Among Arab Americans. J Transcult Nurs. 2016 Jan.; 27(1):57-64 PMID: 24848347 PMCID: PMC4446252
Caldwell JT, Ford CL, Wallace SP, Wang MC, Takahashi LM Intersection of Living in a Rural Versus Urban Area and Race/Ethnicity in Explaining Access to Health Care in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2016 Aug; 106(8):1463-9 PMID: 27310341 PMCID: PMC4940644
Mendez-Luck CA, Anthony KP. Marianismo and caregiving role beliefs among U.S.-born and immigrant Mexican women. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2016 Sep; 71(5): 926-35 : PMID: 26362602 PMCID: PMC4982386
Mendez-Luck CA, Applewhite SR, Lara V, Toyokawa N The concept of familism in the lived experiences of Mexican-origin caregivers. Journal of Marriage & Family. 2016 Jun; 78(3):813–29 PMID: 27594714. PMCID: PMC5007003.
Anthony KP, Geldhof JR, Mendez-Luck CA. Characterizing Caregiving Intensity Among Mexican-origin Women Caregivers. Gerontologist. 2016 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print] (A/o 11/15/2016 still Epub); : PMID: 27342442 PMCID: A/o 11/15/2016 PMCID not available.
Mendez-Luck CA, Geldhof GJ, Anthony KP, Steers WN, Mangione CM, Hays RD. Orientation to the Caregiver Role Among Latinas of Mexican Origin. Gerontologist. 2016 Jun 23. pii: gnw087. [Epub ahead of print] (A/o 11/15/2016 still Epub); PMID: 27342443 PMCID: A/o 11/15/2016 PMCID not available.
Mendez-Luck CA, Amorim C, Anthony KP. Talk versus Action: Comparing the Narratives and Behaviors of Diabetes Self-Management in Latino Caregiving Dyads. Diabetes Educ. 2016 Aug; 42(4):444-51. PMID: 27307474 PMCID: A/o 11/15/2016 PMCID not available.
Moreno G, Morales LS, Batts F, Noguera C, Isiordia M, Mangione CM. Migration, health care behaviors, and primary care for rural Latinos with diabetes. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Oct; 18 (5): 1247-52. PMID: 26195289 PMCID: PMC4721941
Moreno G, Lin EH, Chang E, Johnson RL, Berthoud H, Solomon CC, Morales LS. Disparities in the Use of Internet and Telephone Medication Refills among Linguistically Diverse Patients. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2016 Mar; 31(3):282-8 PMID: 26311200 PMCID: PMC4762820
Goodfellow A, Ulloa JG, Dowling PT, Talamantes E, Chheda S, Bone C, Moreno G. Predictors of primary care physician practice location in underserved urban or rural areas in the United States: A systematic literature review. Acad Med 2016. 2016 Sep; 91(9): 1313-21. PMID: 27119328 PMCID: PMC5007145.
Viramontes O, Swendeman D, Moreno G. Efficacy of Behavioral Interventions on Biological Outcomes for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction among Latinos: A Review of the Literature. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2016 Jun 10 [Epub ahead of print] (A/o 11/15/2016 still Epub); : PMID: 27287276 PMCID: A/o 11/15/2016, PMCID not available.
Mosqueda LM, Wiglesworth A, Moore AA, Nguyen A, Gironda M, Gibbs L. Variability in findings from adult protective services investigations of elder abuse in California. J Evid Inf Soc Work. 2016 Jan-Feb. ; 13(1):34-44 PMID: 26061345 PMCID: PMC4675695
Moore AA, Karno MP, Ray L, Ramirez K, Barenstein V, Portillo MJ, Rizo P, Borok J, Liao DH, Barron J, Del Pino HE, Valenzuela A, Barry KL. Development and preliminary testing of a promotora - delivered, Spanish language, counseling intervention for heavy drinking among male, Latino day laborers. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2016 Mar.; 62 :96-101 PMID: 26738641 PMCID: PMC4744478
Creutzfeldt CJ, Robinson MT, Holloway RG. Neurologists as primary palliative care providers: Communication and practice approaches. Neurol Clin Pract. 2016 Feb.; 6(1):40-48 PMID: 26918202 PMCID: PMC4753829
Song S, Fonarow GC, Olson DM, Liang L, Schulte PJ, Hernandez AF, Peterson ED, Reeves MJ, Smith EE, Schwamm LH, Saver JL. Association of Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Program participation and clinical outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries with ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2016 May.; 47(5):1294-302 PMID: 27079809; PMCID: PMC4975426.
Green R, Bujarski S, Roche DJ, Ray LA. Relationship between negative affect and smoking topography in heavy drinking smokers. Addict Behav. 2016 Oct;61:53-7. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.05.016. Epub 2016 May 18. PMID: 27240211; PMCID: A/o 11/15/2016, PMCID not available.
Courtney KE, Ghahremani DG, Ray LA. The Effects of Pharmacological Opioid Blockade on Neural Measures of Drug Cue-Reactivity in Humans. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016 Jul 13. doi: 10.1038/npp.2016.99. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27312405.
Motie M, Evangelista LS, Lombardo D, Hoi J, Horwich TB, Hamilton M, Fonarow GC. Effect of weight loss on renal function in overweight and obese patients with heart failure. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2016 Jun 23. pii: S1871-4021(16)30072-8. doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2016.06.026. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27381968; A/o 11/15/2016, PMCID not available.
Roche DJ, Yardley MM, Lunny KF, Louie SG, Davies DL, Miotto K, Ray LA. A Pilot Study of the Safety and Initial Efficacy of Ivermectin for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016 Jun;40(6):1312-20. PMID: 27087145; PMCID: PMC4942320.
Frerichs L, Kim M, Dave G, Cheney A, Hassmiller Lich K, Jones J, Young TL, Cene CW, Varma DS, Schaal J, Black A, Striley CW, Vassar S, Sullivan G, Cottler LB, Brown A, Burke JG, Corbie-Smith G. Stakeholder Perspectives on Creating and Maintaining Trust in Community-Academic Research Partnerships. Health Educ Behav. 2016 May 25. pii: 1090198116648291. A/o 11/15/2016 still Epub. PMID: 27230272 A/o 11/15/2016, PMCID not available.
Flores YN, Auslander A, Crespi CM, Rodriguez M, Zhang ZF, Durazo F, Salmerón J. Longitudinal association of obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes with risk of elevated aminotransferase levels in a cohort of Mexican health workers. J Dig Dis. 2016 May;17(5):304-12. doi: 10.1111/1751-2980.12341. PMID: 26991251; PMCID: PMC4956543.
Inagaki TK, Ray LA, Irwin MR, Way BM, Eisenberger NI. Opioids and social bonding: naltrexone reduces feelings of social connection. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2016 May;11(5):728-35. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsw006. PMID: 26796966; PMCID: PMC4847702.
Lewis ZH, Ottenbacher KJ, Fisher SR, Jennings K, Brown AF, Swartz MC, Lyons EJ. Testing Activity Monitors' Effect on Health: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial Among Older Primary Care Patients. JMIR Res Protoc. 2016 Apr 29;5(2):e59. doi: 10.2196/resprot.5454. PMID: 27129602; PMCID: PMC4867768.
Brown AF, Morris DM, Kahn KL, Sankaré IC, King KM, Vargas R, Lucas-Wright A, Jones LF, Flowers A, Jones FU, Bross R, Banner D, Del Pino HE, Pitts OL, Zhang L, Porter C, Madrigal SK, Vassar SD, Vangala S, Liang LJ, Martinez AB, Norris KC. The Healthy Community Neighborhood Initiative: Rationale and Design. Ethn Dis. 2016 Jan 21;26(1):123-32. doi: 10.18865/ed.26.1.123. PMID: 26843805; PMCID: PMC4738849.
Flórez KR, Ghosh-Dastidar MB, Beckman R, de la Haye K, Duru OK, Abraído-Lanza AF, Dubowitz T. The Power of Place: Social Network Characteristics, Perceived Neighborhood Features, and Psychological Distress Among African Americans in the Historic Hill District in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Am J Community Psychol. 2016 Sep;58(1-2):60-8. doi: 10.1002/ajcp.12086. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27612324
Paz SH, Jones L, Calderón JL, Hays RD. Readability and Comprehension of the Geriatric Depression Scale and PROMIS® Physical Function Items in Older African Americans and Latinos. Patient. 2016 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27599978.
Goodfellow A, Ulloa JG, Dowling PT, Talamantes E, Chheda S, Bone C, Moreno G. Predictors of Primary Care Physician Practice Location in Underserved Urban or Rural Areas in the United States: A Systematic Literature Review. Acad Med. 2016 Sep;91(9):1313-21. PMID: 27119328 PMCID: PMC5007145
Mendez-Luck CA, Walker KO, Luck J. Preventive Services Use Among African American and Latino Adult Caregivers in South Los Angeles. Med Care. 2016 Dec;54(12):1098-1104. PMID: 27414461 A/o 11/15/2016 PMCID Not Available.
Ong MK, Romano PS, Edgington S, Aronow HU, Auerbach AD, Black JT, De Marco T, Escarce JJ, Evangelista LS, Hanna B, Ganiats TG, Greenberg BH, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH, Kimchi A, Liu H, Lombardo D, Mangione CM, Sadeghi B, Sadeghi B, Sarrafzadeh M, Tong K, Fonarow GC; Better Effectiveness After Transition–Heart Failure (BEAT-HF) Research Group. Effectiveness of Remote Patient Monitoring After Discharge of Hospitalized Patients With Heart Failure: The Better Effectiveness After Transition -- Heart Failure (BEAT-HF) Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Mar;176(3):310-8. PMID: 26857383 PMCID: PMC4827701
Barnes AJ, Xu H, Tseng CH, Ang A, Tallen L, Moore AA, Marshall DC, Mirkin M, Ransohoff K, Duru OK, Ettner SL. The Effect of a Patient-Provider Educational Intervention to Reduce At-Risk Drinking on Changes in Health and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Older Adults: The Project SHARE Study. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2016 Jan;60:14-20. PMID: 26254687 PMCID: PMC4679446.
Aguila E, Mejia N, Perez-Arce F, Ramirez E, Rivera Illingworth A. Costs of Extending the Noncontributory Pension Program for Elderly: The Mexican Case. J Aging Soc Policy. 2016 Oct-Dec;28(4):325-43. PMID: 26984505 PMCID: PMC5074056
Brown B, Galea JT, Davidson P, Khoshnood K. Transparency of participant incentives in HIV research. Lancet HIV. 2016 Oct;3(10):e456-7. PMID: 27687034. A/o 11/28/2016 No PMCID.
Galea JT, Kinsler JJ, McLean S, Calvo G, Sánchez H, Leon SR, Brown B. Rectal Douching Prevalence and Practices Among Peruvian Men Who have Sex with Men and Transwomen: Implications for Rectal Microbicides. AIDS Behav. 2016 Nov;20(11):2555-2564. PMID: 26459331. A/o 11/28/2016 NO PMCID.
Brown B, Nasiruddin M, Cabral A, Soohoo M. Childhood idols, shifting from superheroes to public health heroes. J Public Health (Oxf). 2016 Sep;38(3):625-629. PMID: 25691356. A/o 11/28/2016 No PMCID.
Friedman EM, Weden MM, Shih RA, Kovalchik S, Singh R, Escarce J. Functioning, Forgetting, or Failing Health: Which Factors Are Associated With a Community-Based Move Among Older Adults? J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2016 Nov;71(6):1120-1130. PMID: 26450960 PMCID: PMC5067947.
Mendez-Luck CA, Amorim C, Anthony KP, Neal MB. Beliefs and expectations of family and nursing home care among Mexican-origin caregivers. J Women Aging. 2016 Oct 17:1-13. PMID: 27749161. A/o 11/28/2016 No PMCID.
Pettus AJ, Mendez-Luck CA, Bergeron CD, Ahn S, Towne SD Jr, Ory MG, Smith ML. Internet-Based Resources for Disease Self-Care Among Middle-Aged and Older Women with Chronic Conditions. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2016 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 27779440. A/o 11/28/2016 No PMCID.
Applewhite SR, Mendez-Luck CA, Kao D, Torres LR, Scinta A, Villarreal YR, Haider A, Bordnick PS. The Perceived Role of Family in Heroin Use Behaviors of Mexican-American Men. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 27137526 PMCID: PMC5086440.
Nguyen AL, Yan T, Ell K, Gonzalez J, Enguidanos S. Care transitions among Latino diabetics: barriers to study enrollment and transition care. Ethn Health. 2016 Oct 21:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 27764957 A/o 11/28/2016 No PMCID.
Lin MP, Ovbiagele B, Markovic D, Towfighi A. Association of Secondhand Smoke With Stroke Outcomes. Stroke. 2016 Nov;47(11):2828-2835. PMID: 27729574. A/o 11/28/2016 No PMCID.
Liu Y, Hua Y, Feng W, Ovbiagele B. Multimodality ultrasound imaging in stroke: current concepts and future focus. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2016 Dec;14(12):1325-1333. PMID: 27785921 A/o 11/28/2016 No PMICD.
Hurst S, Arulogun O, Owolabi MO, Akinyemi RO, Uvere E, Warth S, Fakunle G, Ovbiagele B. The Use of Qualitative Methods in Developing Implementation Strategies in Prevention Research for Stroke Survivors in Nigeria. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2016 Oct;18(10):1015-1021. PMID: 27038071 Ao/ No PMCID.
Lee M, Saver JL, Hong KS, Wu YL, Huang WH, Rao NM, Ovbiagele B. Warfarin Use and Risk of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Hemodialysis: A Meta-Analysis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Feb;95(6):e2741. PMID: 26871818 PMCID: PMC4753914.
Vashistha V, Lee M, Wu YL, Kaur S, Ovbiagele B. Low glomerular filtration rate and risk of myocardial infarction: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 15;223:401-409. PMID: 27543718. A/o No PMCID.
AuYoung M, Ponce NA, Duru OK, Bustamante AV, Mangione CM, Rodriguez HP. Patient Activation is Inconsistently Associated with Positive Health Behaviors Among Obese Safety Net Patients. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Dec;18(6):1489-1497. PMID: 26429574 PMCID: PMC4818205.
Bello MS, Pang RD, Chasson GS, Ray LA, Leventhal AM. Obsessive-compulsive symptoms and negative affect during tobacco withdrawal in a non-clinical sample of African American smokers.J Anxiety Disord. 2016 Oct 5. pii: S0887-6185(16)30129-3. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2016.10.001. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27769664. A/o 11/28/2016 No PMCID.
Bujarski S, Ray LA. Experimental psychopathology paradigms for alcohol use disorders: Applications for translational research. Behav Res Ther. 2016 Nov;86:11-22. Epub 2016 May 28. PMID: 27266992 PMCID: PMC5067182.
Courtney KE, Ghahremani DG, Ray LA. The Effects of Pharmacological Opioid Blockade on Neural Measures of Drug Cue-Reactivity in Humans. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016 Nov;41(12):2872-2881. PMID: 27312405 PMCID: PMC5061897.
Hartwell EE, Moallem NR, Courtney KE, Glasner-Edwards S, Ray LA. Sex Differences in the Association Between Internalizing Symptoms and Craving in Methamphetamine Users. J Addict Med. 2016 Nov/Dec;10(6):395-401. PMID: 27504928 PMCID: PMC5083163.
Tucker JS, Shadel WG, Galvan FH, Naranjo D, Lopez C, Setodji C. Pilot Evaluation of a Brief Intervention to Improve Nicotine Patch Adherence Among Smokers Living With HIV/AIDS. Psychol Addict Behav. 2016 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 27736144. A/o 11/28/2016 No PMCID.
Walling AM, Tisnado D, Ettner SL, Asch SM, Dy SM, Pantoja P, Lee M, Ahluwalia SC, Schreibeis-Baum H, Malin JL, Lorenz KA. Palliative Care Specialist Consultation Is Associated With Supportive Care Quality in Advanced Cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Oct;52(4):507-514. PMID: 27401515. A/o 11/28/2017 No PMCID.
Miller MJ, Weech-Maldonado R, Outman RC, Ray MN, Gary LC, Chen L, Cobaugh DJ, Allison JJ, Saag KG. Evaluating the effectiveness of a patient storytelling DVD intervention to encourage physician-patient communication about nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use. Patient Educ Couns. 2016 Nov;99(11):1837-1844. PMID: 27380647. A/o 11/28/2016 NO PMCID.
Weech-Maldonado R, Dreachslin JL, Epané JP, Gail J, Gupta S, Wainio JA. Hospital cultural competency as a systematic organizational intervention: Key findings from the national center for healthcare leadership diversity demonstration project. Health Care Manage Rev. 2016 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 27782970. A/o 11/28/2016 No PMICD.
Vargas Bustamante A, Martinez A, Chen X, Rodriguez HP. Clinic Workload, the Quality of Staff Relationships and Diabetes Management in Community Health Centers Catering to Latino and Chinese Patients. J Community Health. 2016 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 27752860. A/o 11/28/2016 No PMCID.
Aguila E, Angrisani M, Blanco, L. Ownership of a bank account and health of older Hispanics, Economic Letters, 2016 Jul 1: 144, 41-44. PMID: 27672231. PMCID: PMC5034945
Blanco L, Aguila E, Gongora A, Duru OK. Retirement Planning Among Hispanics: in God’s Hands? J Aging Soc Pol. 2016 Dec. [Epub only], 1-21. PMID: 27976984. PMCID not available. NIHMS:870959.
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