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).
HIV medication adherence among Latino and African American clients accessing mental health and substance use services.. 138th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.(2010).
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 sex is associated with HIV seropositivity, sexual and drug-risk taking behaviors and cognition in women. XVII International AIDS Conference.(2010).
Heterosexual anal sex and HIV in minority women. COR-RIMI Neighborhood Empowerment to Reduce Health Disparities Conference.(2011).
Heterosexual anal intercourse among men in Long Beach, California. Journal of Sex Research.(2013).
Head-to-head comparison of rapid point-of-care tests for detection of antibodies to Hepatitis C Virus. Manuscript in preparation.(2015).
Gender disparities in the mental health of urban survivors of trauma and violence. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma. 22(9),(2013).
Fourteen years of homelessness in Long Beach, California. American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting and .(2015).
Fos expression induced by cocaine-conditioned cues in male and female rats. Brain Structure and Function.(2013).
Formalin-induced activation of ascending nociceptive pathway in male and female rats. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.(2010).
Failure to get into drug treatment. 77th Annual Meeting of the College on Drug Dependence.(2015).
Factors predicting retention among Hispanic clients mandated to drug treatment. Society for Social Work and Research 15th Annual Conference: Emerging Horizons for Social Work Research.(2011).
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).
Experiences of medical care-related discrimination: Important lessons learned from a study including California's safety net clinics. 138th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.(2010).
Ethnic and racial disparities in trauma exposure, PTSD, GAD, and depression in an urban community sample. COR-RIMI Neighborhood Empowerment to Reduce Health Disparities Conference.(2011).
Economic and social inequality in Phoenix: A social-spatial analysis. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting.(2011).
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).
Does alcohol use mediate compulsive sexually behavior, sex addiction, and sexual sensation-seeking in women who report anal sex?. International Academy of Sex Research Annual Meeting.(2011).
Do scores on the BEM Sex Role Inventory (BSRI) and Klein Sexual Orientation Grid (KSOG) predict use of health services?. American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition.(2015).
Differences in mental health & psychological distress between clients in drug tr. Center for Disease Control and Prevention HIV Prevention Conference.(2011).