The impact of acculturation, motivation and the therapeutic alliance on treatment retention and outcomes for hispanic drug Involved Probationers. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice. 11(3), 150-180.(2013).
Impact of a prenatal cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention on salivary cortisol levels in low-income mothers and their infants.. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 36(10), 1480-94.(2011).
The Hispanic Stress Inventory-Adolescent Version: A culturally informed psychosocial assessment.. Psychol Assess. 24(1), 187-96.(2012).
High fat diet intake during pre and periadolescence impairs learning of a conditioned place preference in adulthood.. Behav Brain Funct. 7, 21.(2011).
Heterosexual anal intercourse among men in Long Beach, California. Journal of Sex Research.(2013).
Gender disparities in the mental health of urban survivors of trauma and violence. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma. 22(9),(2013).
Fos expression induced by cocaine-conditioned cues in male and female rats. Brain Structure and Function.(2013).
Factors associated with HIV testing history among Black men who have sex with men (BMSM) in Los Angeles County. Behavioral Medicine. 39(3), 52-59.(2013).
Factors associated with condom use problems during vaginal sex with main and non-main partners.. Sex Transm Dis. 39(9), 687-93.(2012).
Early awareness and uptake of an effective waiting room video intervention by STD clinics.. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 38(12), 1101-6.(2011).
Drug treatment utilization among illicit drug users receiving HIV prevention services in Los Angeles County. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services. 13(2),(2014).
Does health care setting matter in reports of discrimination?. The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 33(4), 314-327.(2010).
Critique and refinement of the neurosociology of mirror neurons. Biosociology and Neurosociology. 29,(2013).
Cortagine infused into the medial prefrontal cortex attenuates predator-induced defensive behaviors and Fos protein production in selective nuclei of the amygdala in male CD1 mice. Hormones and Behavior. 64(3), 519-526.(2013).
Contraception as health? The framing issue categories in contemporary policymaking. Administration & Society. 48(8), 930-53.(2011).
Condom use problems during anal sex among men who have sex with men (MSM): findings from the Safe in the City study. AIDS Care. 24(8), 1028-1038.(2012).
The condom as “permission slip”: Synecdoche and contestation in New York City HIV/AIDS education policy discourse. Sexuality Research and Social Policy. 9(4), 293-305.(2012).
Brief report: the relationship between multiple forms of oppression and subjective health among Black lesbian and bisexual women.. Journal of lesbian studies. 15(1), 15-24.(2011).
Barriers to breast cancer screening participation among Jordanian and Palestinian American women. European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 17(1),(2013).
Assessment of risky injection practices associated with hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and human immunodeficiency virus and using the blood-borne virus transmission risk assessment questionnaire.. Journal of Addictive Diseases. 31(1), 80-8.(2012).
Arbitrary arbitration: diverting juveniles into the justice system--a reexamination after 22 years.. Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 55(4), 605-25.(2011).
African American men and HIV testing in Long Beach. American Journal of Public Health. 101(6), 966-67.(2011).
Why are racial and ethnic minorities at greater risk for mental health difficulties after trauma exposure?. Anxiety Disorders Association of America National Conference.(2011).
Using statistical process control methods to monitor delivery of positive HIV & STI results. Academy Health Annual Meeting.(2011).
Understanding gender based trauma and violence: Do urban women carry a heavier burden than men?. California State University, Long Beach Women's Research Colloquium.(2012).