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Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing
School of Nursing

Selected Publications


Service utilization characteristics among adolescents from racial and ethnic minority groups at elevated risk for suicide: A scoping review

Journal Article Children and Youth Services Review · May 1, 2024 Background: Adolescents from racial and ethnic minority groups (herein ethnoracially minoritized) in the US contemplate and/or attempt suicide at higher rates than other youths. To address suicide risk, access to and utilization of mental health services i ... Full text Cite

Understanding mental health service needs and treatment characteristics for Latin American immigrants and refugees: A focus on CBT strategies for reducing acculturative stress

Journal Article Cognitive Behaviour Therapist · April 11, 2024 Acculturative stress is a key social driver of health impacting the mental health of immigrants and refugees from Latin America, which contributes to inequities experienced by them. While there is a robust scientific literature describing and evaluating ev ... Full text Cite

Sociocultural and contextual influences on mental health.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · April 2024 Full text Cite

Service utilization among adolescents seeking trauma-related care: Differences by risk for suicide and ethnoracial background.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · April 2024 Adolescents from ethnoracially minoritized backgrounds increasingly report high rates of attempted suicide, trauma exposure, and limited access to mental healthcare services. However, less is known regarding their use of services across different youth-ser ... Full text Cite

A Hybrid Pragmatic and Factorial Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial for an Anti-racist, Multilevel Intervention to Improve Mental Health Equity in High Schools.

Journal Article Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research · January 2024 Systemic racism is pervasive in US society and disproportionately limits opportunities for education, work, and health for historically marginalized and minoritized racial and ethnic groups, making it an urgent issue of social justice. Because systemic rac ... Full text Cite

Efficacy of BETTER transitional care intervention for diverse patients with traumatic brain injury and their families: Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article PLoS One · 2024 OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of BETTER (Brain Injury, Education, Training, and Therapy to Enhance Recovery) vs. usual transitional care management among diverse adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) discharged home fro ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

The application of clique percolation method in health disparities research.

Journal Article Journal of advanced nursing · November 2023 AimsClique percolation, one of the joint community detection algorithms in network science, is a novel and efficient approach to detecting overlapping communities in real networks. The current study illustrated how clique percolation can help to i ... Full text Cite

Feasibility of dyadic peer support to augment a church-based healthy lifestyle programme

Journal Article Health Education Journal · November 1, 2023 Objective: African Americans in the USA experience a disproportionate burden of chronic disease. Healthy lifestyle promotion programmes can help decrease this disease risk. This study determined the feasibility of using dyadic peer support to augment an ex ... Full text Cite

The BETTER Traumatic Brain Injury Transitional Care Intervention: A Feasibility Study.

Journal Article West J Nurs Res · October 2023 This study aimed to investigate the feasibility, acceptability, and clinical outcome measures of BETTER (Brain Injury Education, Training, and Therapy to Enhance Recovery), a culturally tailored traumatic brain injury (TBI) transitional care intervention, ... Full text Link to item Cite

Potential bias and lack of generalizability in electronic health record data: reflections on health equity from the National Institutes of Health Pragmatic Trials Collaboratory.

Journal Article J Am Med Inform Assoc · August 18, 2023 Embedded pragmatic clinical trials (ePCTs) play a vital role in addressing current population health problems, and their use of electronic health record (EHR) systems promises efficiencies that will increase the speed and volume of relevant and generalizab ... Full text Link to item Cite

Dyadic Peer Support to Improve Diet and Physical Activity Among African American Church Members: An Exploratory Study.

Journal Article Journal of religion and health · August 2023 This study examined how African American church members communicated and cooperated as dyads to attain health goals. Participants completed nine weeks of group classes then worked as dyads for nine weeks. Communication logs and interviews were used to asse ... Full text Cite

"If you respect me, you are respecting my culture": methods and recommendations for personalizing a TBI transitional care intervention.

Journal Article Brain Inj · July 3, 2023 OBJECTIVE: Despite research, national legislation, and clinical guidelines supporting transitional care, there is minimal benefit from existing transitional care interventions for racial/ethnic minorities with traumatic brain injury (TBI) discharged home f ... Full text Link to item Cite

Equity and bias in electronic health records data.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · July 2023 Embedded pragmatic clinical trials (ePCTs) are conducted during routine clinical care and have the potential to increase knowledge about the effectiveness of interventions under real world conditions. However, many pragmatic trials rely on data from the el ... Full text Link to item Cite

Acculturative Stress, Resilience, and a Syndemic Factor Among Latinx Immigrants.

Journal Article Nursing research · July 2023 BackgroundThe process of immigration and subsequent adaptation can expose Latinx immigrants to chronic and compounding challenges (i.e., acculturative stress), but little is known about how resilience factors and these stressors interact to influe ... Full text Cite

Targeted Strategies for Recruitment and Engagement of Latinx Immigrants in Longitudinal Biobehavioral Research.

Journal Article Hispanic health care international : the official journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses · June 2023 Introduction: Racial/ethnic minority communities are underrepresented in research. Medical mistrust and mistreatment, discrimination, and a lack of diverse research workforce may influence recruitment and engagement. Engaging Latinx immigrants for r ... Full text Cite

Service utilization characteristics among adolescents from racial and ethnic minority groups at elevated risk for suicide: A scoping review

Journal Article Children and Youth Services Review · May 1, 2024 Background: Adolescents from racial and ethnic minority groups (herein ethnoracially minoritized) in the US contemplate and/or attempt suicide at higher rates than other youths. To address suicide risk, access to and utilization of mental health services i ... Full text Cite

Understanding mental health service needs and treatment characteristics for Latin American immigrants and refugees: A focus on CBT strategies for reducing acculturative stress

Journal Article Cognitive Behaviour Therapist · April 11, 2024 Acculturative stress is a key social driver of health impacting the mental health of immigrants and refugees from Latin America, which contributes to inequities experienced by them. While there is a robust scientific literature describing and evaluating ev ... Full text Cite

Sociocultural and contextual influences on mental health.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · April 2024 Full text Cite

Service utilization among adolescents seeking trauma-related care: Differences by risk for suicide and ethnoracial background.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · April 2024 Adolescents from ethnoracially minoritized backgrounds increasingly report high rates of attempted suicide, trauma exposure, and limited access to mental healthcare services. However, less is known regarding their use of services across different youth-ser ... Full text Cite

A Hybrid Pragmatic and Factorial Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial for an Anti-racist, Multilevel Intervention to Improve Mental Health Equity in High Schools.

Journal Article Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research · January 2024 Systemic racism is pervasive in US society and disproportionately limits opportunities for education, work, and health for historically marginalized and minoritized racial and ethnic groups, making it an urgent issue of social justice. Because systemic rac ... Full text Cite

Efficacy of BETTER transitional care intervention for diverse patients with traumatic brain injury and their families: Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article PLoS One · 2024 OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of BETTER (Brain Injury, Education, Training, and Therapy to Enhance Recovery) vs. usual transitional care management among diverse adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) discharged home fro ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

The application of clique percolation method in health disparities research.

Journal Article Journal of advanced nursing · November 2023 AimsClique percolation, one of the joint community detection algorithms in network science, is a novel and efficient approach to detecting overlapping communities in real networks. The current study illustrated how clique percolation can help to i ... Full text Cite

Feasibility of dyadic peer support to augment a church-based healthy lifestyle programme

Journal Article Health Education Journal · November 1, 2023 Objective: African Americans in the USA experience a disproportionate burden of chronic disease. Healthy lifestyle promotion programmes can help decrease this disease risk. This study determined the feasibility of using dyadic peer support to augment an ex ... Full text Cite

The BETTER Traumatic Brain Injury Transitional Care Intervention: A Feasibility Study.

Journal Article West J Nurs Res · October 2023 This study aimed to investigate the feasibility, acceptability, and clinical outcome measures of BETTER (Brain Injury Education, Training, and Therapy to Enhance Recovery), a culturally tailored traumatic brain injury (TBI) transitional care intervention, ... Full text Link to item Cite

Potential bias and lack of generalizability in electronic health record data: reflections on health equity from the National Institutes of Health Pragmatic Trials Collaboratory.

Journal Article J Am Med Inform Assoc · August 18, 2023 Embedded pragmatic clinical trials (ePCTs) play a vital role in addressing current population health problems, and their use of electronic health record (EHR) systems promises efficiencies that will increase the speed and volume of relevant and generalizab ... Full text Link to item Cite

Dyadic Peer Support to Improve Diet and Physical Activity Among African American Church Members: An Exploratory Study.

Journal Article Journal of religion and health · August 2023 This study examined how African American church members communicated and cooperated as dyads to attain health goals. Participants completed nine weeks of group classes then worked as dyads for nine weeks. Communication logs and interviews were used to asse ... Full text Cite

"If you respect me, you are respecting my culture": methods and recommendations for personalizing a TBI transitional care intervention.

Journal Article Brain Inj · July 3, 2023 OBJECTIVE: Despite research, national legislation, and clinical guidelines supporting transitional care, there is minimal benefit from existing transitional care interventions for racial/ethnic minorities with traumatic brain injury (TBI) discharged home f ... Full text Link to item Cite

Equity and bias in electronic health records data.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · July 2023 Embedded pragmatic clinical trials (ePCTs) are conducted during routine clinical care and have the potential to increase knowledge about the effectiveness of interventions under real world conditions. However, many pragmatic trials rely on data from the el ... Full text Link to item Cite

Acculturative Stress, Resilience, and a Syndemic Factor Among Latinx Immigrants.

Journal Article Nursing research · July 2023 BackgroundThe process of immigration and subsequent adaptation can expose Latinx immigrants to chronic and compounding challenges (i.e., acculturative stress), but little is known about how resilience factors and these stressors interact to influe ... Full text Cite

Targeted Strategies for Recruitment and Engagement of Latinx Immigrants in Longitudinal Biobehavioral Research.

Journal Article Hispanic health care international : the official journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses · June 2023 Introduction: Racial/ethnic minority communities are underrepresented in research. Medical mistrust and mistreatment, discrimination, and a lack of diverse research workforce may influence recruitment and engagement. Engaging Latinx immigrants for r ... Full text Cite

Risk and Protective Factors Associated With Intimate Partner Violence Against Chinese Women: A Systematic Review.

Journal Article Trauma, violence & abuse · April 2023 Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global health challenge leading to various detrimental health outcomes. Chinese women are a vulnerable population often overlooked in IPV research. Guided by the social-ecological model, this systematic review aims to s ... Full text Cite

Documentation Status and Self-Rated Physical Health Among Latinx Young Adult Immigrants: the Mediating Roles of Immigration and Healthcare Stress.

Journal Article J Racial Ethn Health Disparities · April 2023 Previous research has demonstrated that undocumented Latinx immigrants in the USA report worse physical health outcomes than documented immigrants. Some studies suggest that immigration-related stress and healthcare related-stress may explain this relation ... Full text Link to item Cite

Trapped in My Roles as a Woman With No Help: Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence Against Chinese Women.

Journal Article Violence against women · April 2023 An understanding of intimate partner violence (IPV) experiences is a crucial first step toward shaping effective responses. However, relevant knowledge among Chinese women is scant. This study described Chinese women's IPV experiences by analyzing 46 posts ... Full text Cite

Age of Immigration and Depressive Symptoms Among Young Adult Latinx Immigrants: A Test of Explanatory Models.

Journal Article Hispanic health care international : the official journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses · March 2023 Introduction: Latinx immigrants who migrate to the United States (US) as young children are more likely to experience depression than those who migrate later in life. Our purpose is to test three models that may explain the relationship between age ... Full text Cite

An exploration of language: How nurses describe social factors that contribute to health.

Journal Article Nursing outlook · March 2023 BackgroundOver the last two centuries nurses have been practicing, teaching, and conducting research on social factors that contribute to health and the language has evolved over this time.PurposeTo explore how social factors that contrib ... Full text Cite

Acculturation, Acculturative Stress, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and Intimate Partner Violence Among Latinx Immigrants in the US.

Journal Article Journal of interpersonal violence · February 2023 Latinx immigrants bear a disproportionate burden associated with intimate partner violence (IPV); however, efforts to develop evidence-based IPV prevention strategies and address health disparities have been impeded by a lack of understanding of the unique ... Full text Cite

Racial Identity and Health Outcomes in an Emerging Latinx Immigrant Community

Journal Article Race and Social Problems · January 1, 2023 Self-reported and street race have been associated with health in the U.S. Race is a social construction based on phenotypical classifications rooted in colonialism. Yet, perceptions of race are different in the U.S. than in Latin America. We investigated ... Full text Cite

Systemic Racism Affecting Latinx Population Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond: Perspectives of Latinx Community Health Workers and Community-Based Organization Leaders.

Journal Article Health Equity · 2023 INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study is to identify forms of systemic racism experienced by Latinx communities in North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic as identified by Latinx community health workers (CHWs) and community-based organization (CBO) ... Full text Link to item Cite

Promoting Latinx health equity through community-engaged policy and practice reforms in North Carolina.

Journal Article Front Public Health · 2023 INTRODUCTION: The Latinx Advocacy Team & Interdisciplinary Network for COVID-19 (LATIN-19) is a unique multi-sector coalition formed early in the COVID-19 pandemic to address the multi-level health inequities faced by Latinx communities in North Carolina. ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Acculturation Stress, Age at Immigration, and Employment Status as Predictors of Sleep Among Latinx Immigrants.

Journal Article Journal of immigrant and minority health · December 2022 Sleep is important for physical and mental health. Latinx individuals are thought to experience worse sleep and associated health outcomes, resulting in health disparities. There is a dearth of research on the factors (e.g., employment status, age at immig ... Full text Cite

Inclusive leadership to guide nursing's response to improving health equity.

Journal Article Nursing outlook · November 2022 The purpose of this manuscript is to examine traditional models of leadership in nursing, and to provide a roadmap and specific recommendations for nurses at all levels to lead our profession through the next decade in achieving health equity. We examine c ... Full text Cite

Measuring Hispanic Optimism and Personal Expectancy

Journal Article Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences · November 1, 2022 The purpose of this study was to develop the Hispanic Optimism and Personal Expectancy (HOPE), a measure of optimism related to the concept of the American Dream. This measure assesses beliefs that are shared by Hispanic/Latinx immigrants and non-immigrant ... Full text Cite

Religious social capital and minority health: A concept analysis.

Journal Article Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.) · September 2022 ObjectiveOptimizing resources within environments where people live, work, and pray can aid nurses in improving public health. Religion and social capital significantly influence the health of individuals and communities, particularly among racial ... Full text Cite

Promoting Health Equity in the Latinx Community, Locally and Globally: The Duke University School of Nursing Model.

Journal Article The Nursing clinics of North America · September 2022 It is imperative that nurses are equipped to promote the health and well-being of diverse populations in United States, including the growing Latinx community, which experiences significant health disparities. This article summarizes the values, programs, ... Full text Cite

Social determinants of human papillomavirus vaccine series completion among U.S. adolescents: A mixed-methods study.

Journal Article SSM Popul Health · June 2022 INTRODUCTION: Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination can significantly reduce HPV-associated cancers. In the US, two doses are recommended for vaccine completion for younger adolescents. However, series completion rates remain below the nation's goal of 80 ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychobiological, clinical, and sociocultural factors that influence Black women seeking treatment for infertility: a mixed-methods study.

Conference F&S reports · May 2022 ObjectiveTo provide a comprehensive and multidimensional description and conceptualization of the experiences of Black women seeking treatment for infertility.DesignConvergent parallel mixed-methods study combining retrospective chart rev ... Full text Cite

Design, methods, and baseline characteristics of the Brain Injury Education, Training, and Therapy to Enhance Recovery (BETTER) feasibility study: a transitional care intervention for younger adult patients with traumatic brain injury and caregivers.

Journal Article Curr Med Res Opin · May 2022 OBJECTIVES: We developed a patient- and family-centered traumatic brain injury (TBI) transitional care intervention, called BETTER (Brain Injury Education, Training, and Therapy to Enhance Recovery), to improve quality of life (via SF-36) of younger TBI pa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Depressive Symptoms among Young Adult Hispanic Immigrants: Moderating and Mediating Effects of Distinct Facets of Acculturation Stress.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · March 2022 Hispanic immigrants experience more adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and depressive symptom chronicity/severity than non-Hispanic peers. Acculturation stress relates to both depressive symptoms and ACEs, but the mechanism is not well-understood. We con ... Full text Cite

Equity in Genomics: A Brief Report on Cardiovascular Health Disparities in African American Adults.

Journal Article The Journal of cardiovascular nursing · January 2022 BackgroundAfrican Americans are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) than all other populations in the United States. Although technological advances have supported rapid growth in applying genetics/genomics to address CVD, most re ... Full text Cite

Multidimensional barriers and facilitators to treatment seeking for infertility among women in the United States: a systematic review

Journal Article F and S Reviews · January 1, 2022 Objective: To provide a comprehensive review of the literature that examines facilitators and barriers to infertility treatment seeking among women who experience infertility in the United States. Evidence Review: This review followed the Preferred Reporti ... Full text Cite

LATIN-19: A Grassroots Coalition to Mitigate the Effect of COVID-19 on the Latinx Community in North Carolina.

Journal Article Prog Community Health Partnersh · 2022 BACKGROUND: Social inequity is a primary driver of health disparities, creating multiple barriers to good health. These inequities were exacerbated during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, with Latinx communities suffering more than others. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Factors Associated With Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Series Completion Among Adolescents.

Journal Article Am J Prev Med · November 2021 INTRODUCTION: Most cancers associated with the human papillomavirus are preventable through vaccination. However, adolescent series completion rates are at 75.8%. Two vaccine doses are recommended for adolescents, but factors influencing 2-dose series comp ... Full text Link to item Cite

Multidimensional Acculturation, Acculturative Stress and Alcohol or Drug Use of Adult Latinx Immigrants.

Journal Article Journal of psychoactive drugs · November 2021 Few studies have used a multidimensional acculturation framework, i.e., cultural practices, identity, and values, to investigate links with alcohol or drug use of Latinx immigrants to the U.S. This cross-sectional study tested links between measures of acc ... Full text Cite

Optimism and the American Dream: Latino Perspectives on Opportunities and Challenges Toward Reaching Personal and Family Goals

Journal Article Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences · August 1, 2021 Trends in positive psychology suggest optimism is an important trait related to happiness and well-being and that through the teaching of optimism, well-being can be enhanced (Sin & Lyubomirsky, 2009). The purpose of this study was to identify areas of opt ... Full text Cite

Determinants of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing and Acquisition Among Female Victims of Intimate Partner Violence.

Journal Article Journal of interpersonal violence · July 2021 The purpose of this study was to identify determinants of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and acquisition among female victims of intimate partner violence (IPV). Data were abstracted from intake and HIV/STI testing forms from a family ... Full text Cite

Growing on (in)fertile ground: an evolutionary concept analysis of Black female fertility.

Journal Article Human fertility (Cambridge, England) · July 2021 Female fertility is a complex phenomenon. Biological, personal, social and political factors shape this experience. Race, a social construction, was created to justify discriminative political and economic practices. Therefore, 'Black' differentiates the f ... Full text Cite

A Systematic Review of Physical Health Consequences and Acculturation Stress Among Latinx Individuals in the United States.

Journal Article Biological research for nursing · July 2021 The health of Latinx immigrants decays over time and across generations. Acculturation stress influences decays in behavioral and mental health in this population, but the effect on physical health outcomes is less understood. This systematic review synthe ... Full text Cite

Socio-ecological perspective on factors influencing acute recovery of younger stroke survivors: A mixed methods study.

Journal Article J Adv Nurs · June 2021 AIMS: Stroke is affecting an increasing number of young and middle-aged adults. Given the substantial diversion from anticipated life trajectories that younger stroke survivors experience as a result of their stroke deficits, their health-related quality o ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cultural and linguistic adaptation of psychosocial measurements for latinx participants-Leveraging community-engaged research methods.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · June 2021 Predominantly Spanish-speaking Latinx individuals are underrepresented in research, and one primary barrier is the lack of infrastructure to effectively engage, among them, adequate cultural and linguistic adaptation of research measures. Capitalizing on e ... Full text Cite

A systematic review of human papillomavirus vaccination among US adolescents.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · June 2021 The human papillomavirus (HPV) causes many anogenital and oral cancers affecting young adults in the United States. Vaccination during adolescence can prevent HPV-associated cancers, but vaccine uptake among adolescents is low and influenced by factors ser ... Full text Cite

Desired Characteristics of HIV Testing and Counseling among Diverse Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Receiving Social Services.

Journal Article Health & social work · June 2021 Despite recent calls to integrate HIV testing into social services addressing intimate partner violence (IPV), few studies have reported on survivors' perspectives regarding the desired characteristics of this integration. The purpose of this study was to ... Full text Cite

Disclosing Gender-Based Violence During Health Care Visits: A Patient-Centered Approach.

Journal Article Journal of interpersonal violence · November 2020 The purpose of this study was to better understand victims' perspectives regarding decisions to disclose gender-based violence, namely, intimate partner violence (IPV) and human trafficking, to health care providers and what outcomes matter to them when di ... Full text Cite

The Influence of Peer Relationships on Latina Adolescents' Experiences with Depressive Symptoms.

Conference Journal of pediatric nursing · November 2020 PurposePrevious research has demonstrated that peers may play an integral role in the development of depressive symptoms among Latina adolescents; however, little is known about the function of peers in the ongoing management of depressive symptom ... Full text Cite

Scoring Interpersonal Violence Measures: Methodological Considerations.

Journal Article Nursing research · November 2020 BackgroundInterpersonal violence, such as intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and adverse childhood experiences, is a significant global health concern. A major challenge to nurses and others working in the field of interpersonal violence d ... Full text Cite

Black Fathers' Preferences for Sexual Health Interventions with their Adolescent Sons.

Journal Article Journal of the National Medical Association · October 2019 Full text Cite

Evaluating a Culturally Tailored HIV Risk Reduction Intervention Among Hispanic Women Delivered in a Real-World Setting by Community Agency Personnel.

Journal Article American journal of health promotion : AJHP · May 2019 PurposeTo evaluate the effectiveness of Salud, Educación, Prevención, y Autocuidad/Health, Education, Prevention and Self-care (SEPA) to increase human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/sexually transmitted infections (STI) prevention behaviors for His ... Full text Cite

Childhood Abuse and Adulthood IPV, Depression, and High-Risk Drinking in Latinas.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · December 2018 Little is known about relationships between child maltreatment and adulthood intimate partner violence (IPV), depression, and risky drinking in Latinas. 548 Latinas in a sexual health randomized control trial (RCT) self-reported childhood physical, sexual, ... Full text Cite

Evaluation of a nursing student health fair program: Meeting curricular standards and improving community members' health.

Journal Article Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.) · September 2018 BackgroundPublic health nursing (PHN) is an essential component of baccalaureate nursing education. In order to build PHN competencies, universities must design and operationalize meaningful clinical activities addressing community and population ... Full text Cite

A summative evaluation of productivity and accomplishments of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program participants.

Journal Article Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing · July 2018 From 2008 to 2017, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program inspired, developed, and supported cohorts of next generation national leaders in academic nursing through career development awards. With support from mentors, scholars i ... Full text Cite

Exploring perspectives of well-being in Latina/o migrant workers

Journal Article Counselling Psychology Quarterly · April 3, 2018 Migrant workers enter the United States to meet the agricultural labor needs of the US, seeking a better life and an escape from poverty. However, little is known about the factors that influence well-being in this population as they transition to a new so ... Full text Cite

Health education needs of intimate partner violence survivors: Perspectives from female survivors and social service providers.

Journal Article Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.) · March 2018 ObjectiveTo explore the health education needs and learning preferences of female intimate partner violence (IPV) survivors in a social service agency located in South Florida, United States.Design and sampleAn exploratory two-phase seque ... Full text Cite

College Students' Perspectives on Campus Health Centers as a Sexual Assault Resource: A Qualitative Analysis.

Journal Article Violence and victims · February 2018 Students' perspectives of student health centers as a resource for sexual violence were examined. A qualitative, descriptive research design was used. Data were collected from 37 female undergraduate students in March 2016. Four focus groups were conducted ... Full text Cite

Sexual violence screening practices of student health centers located on universities in Florida.

Journal Article Journal of American college health : J of ACH · November 2017 ObjectiveThe purpose of this study is to describe current sexual violence screening practices of student health centers located on universities in Florida.ParticipantsInstitutional level data was collected from 33 student health centers f ... Full text Cite

Barber-led sexual health education intervention for Black male adolescents and their fathers.

Journal Article Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.) · November 2017 ObjectiveTo explore barbers' attitudes and beliefs regarding the feasibility and acceptability of a barber- led STI/HIV risk reduction intervention for fathers and their preadolescent and adolescent sons.Design and sampleA qualitative des ... Full text Cite

Trauma-Informed Decision-Making Among Providers and Victims of Intimate Partner Violence During HIV Testing: A Qualitative Study.

Journal Article The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC · September 2017 We explored the process of implementing an HIV testing program at an intimate partner violence (IPV) service agency from the client and provider perspectives. A qualitative descriptive approach was used wherein semi-structured interviews were conducted wit ... Full text Cite

Increasing the pipeline and diversity of doctorally prepared nurses: Description and preliminary evaluation of a health disparities summer research program.

Journal Article Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.) · September 2017 Despite calls to increase the number and diversity of doctorally prepared nurses, recent data indicate a severe shortage of PhD-prepared nurses, especially those of racial/ethnic minority backgrounds. This is concerning, given that evidence indicates that ... Full text Cite

Sexual violence in the college population: a systematic review of disclosure and campus resources and services.

Journal Article Journal of clinical nursing · August 2017 Aims and objectivesTo synthesise research examining college student sexual violence disclosure and campus sexual violence resources and services.BackgroundRecently, the issue of sexual violence within the college population has garnered a ... Full text Cite

Abuse and violence in families.

Journal Article Journal of clinical nursing · August 2017 Full text Cite

Advancing Nursing Science Through Community Advisory Boards: Working Effectively Across Diverse Communities.

Journal Article ANS. Advances in nursing science · July 2017 The movement toward community-engaged research is well aligned with nursing's strong tradition of engaging individuals, families, and communities in designing and evaluating nursing care. As such, nurse scientists should consider engaging the recipients of ... Full text Cite

The Influence of Relationship Power and Partner Communication on the Syndemic Factor among Hispanic Women.

Journal Article Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health · July 2017 BackgroundThis study expands research on the substance abuse, intimate partner violence, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and depression syndemic theory for Hispanic women. We hypothesized relationship power and partner communication would be r ... Full text Cite

Factors Associated With HIV Testing in Youth in the United States: An Integrative Review.

Journal Article The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC · May 2017 We used an integrative review to synthesize existing literature on the factors associated with HIV testing by youth ages 13 to 24 years in the United States. PubMed, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and Google Scholar were systematically searched and 44 original research ... Full text Cite

Transnational Motherhood: Health of Hispanic Mothers in the United States Who Are Separated From Children.

Journal Article Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society · May 2017 Immigration often results in the separation of families, and in particular transnational parenting, which is the separation of mothers from children. Transnational mothers may have greater risks for poor mental health and behavioral conditions such as subs ... Full text Cite

The contribution of stress, cultural factors, and sexual identity on the substance abuse, violence, HIV, and depression syndemic among Hispanic men.

Journal Article Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology · October 2016 ObjectivesThe purpose of this study was to confirm the substance abuse, violence, HIV, and depression syndemic among Hispanic men, and to test whether stress and sociocultural factors, including acculturation, family support, and sexual orientatio ... Full text Cite

Mechanisms of Partner Violence Reduction in a Group HIV-Risk Intervention for Hispanic Women.

Journal Article Journal of interpersonal violence · August 2016 The objective of this study was to test whether partner communication about HIV and/or alcohol intoxication mediated reductions in intimate partner violence (IPV) in SEPA (Salud [health], Educación [education], Promoción [promotion], y [and] Autocuidado [s ... Full text Cite

Experiences with Dating Violence and Help Seeking Among Hispanic Females in Their Late Adolescence.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · January 2016 Hispanic females in their late adolescence appear to be disproportionately affected by dating violence, yet the majority of victims never seek out formal services. The purpose of this study was to explore the dating violence and help-seeking experiences of ... Full text Cite

Examining the Preliminary Efficacy of a Dating Violence Prevention Program for Hispanic Adolescents.

Journal Article The Journal of school nursing : the official publication of the National Association of School Nurses · December 2015 The purpose of this study is to evaluate the preliminary efficacy of a dating violence (DV) prevention program for Cuban American adolescents (JOVEN/YOUTH: Juntos Opuestos a la Violence Entre Novios/Together Against Dating Violence). A randomized-controlle ... Full text Cite

A Review of Teen Dating Violence Prevention Research: What About Hispanic Youth?

Journal Article Trauma, violence & abuse · October 2015 The purpose of this article is to provide a critical review of the literature on evidence-based teen dating violence (TDV) prevention programs with a particular focus on highlighting gaps in the literature with regard to prevention efforts targeting Hispan ... Full text Cite

Advances in Hispanic Health Disparities Science: The Importance of Addressing Multiple Health Outcomes Through Family-Based Approaches.

Journal Article Hispanic health care international : the official journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses · January 2015 Full text Cite

Adolescent dating violence: supports and barriers in accessing services.

Journal Article Journal of community health nursing · January 2015 The purpose of this literature review is to describe the state of the science on teen dating violence (TDV) research identifying support and barriers in accessing services. This review will help identify gaps in dating violence (DV) research and inform sec ... Full text Cite

Acculturation, risk behaviors and physical dating violence victimization among Cuban-American adolescents.

Journal Article Journal of pediatric nursing · November 2014 The purpose of this study is to describe the relationships among acculturation, risk behaviors, and reported physical dating violence among Cuban-American ninth grade adolescents. Participants (N=82) completed a questionnaire that assessed their level of a ... Full text Cite

Perceptions of adolescents, parents, and school personnel from a predominantly Cuban American community regarding dating and teen dating violence prevention.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · April 2014 The purpose of this study was to explore perceptions of dating relationships and teen dating violence prevention within a predominantly Cuban American community in Miami-Dade County. Eight focus groups (n = 74 participants) with adolescents of Hispanic ori ... Full text Cite

The Tangled Branches (Las Ramas Enredadas): sexual risk, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence among Hispanic men who have sex with men.

Journal Article Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society · January 2014 Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM) experience a number of health disparities including high rates of HIV infection from high-risk sex, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence. Although some research is available to document the relationships o ... Full text Cite

Predictors of depressive symptoms among Hispanic women in South Florida.

Journal Article Western journal of nursing research · November 2013 U.S. Hispanics, especially women, experience a disproportionate amount of disease burden for depression. This disparity among Hispanic women necessitates examination of factors associated with depression. The objective of this study was to use an adaptatio ... Full text Cite

Needs and preferences for the prevention of intimate partner violence among Hispanics: a community's perspective.

Journal Article The journal of primary prevention · August 2013 Research suggest that Hispanics in the U.S. are disproportionately affected by the consequences of intimate partner violence. Nevertheless, few intimate partner violence prevention interventions have been developed to address the unique needs and preferenc ... Full text Cite

Participation in SEPA, a sexual and relational health intervention for Hispanic women.

Journal Article Western journal of nursing research · August 2013 HIV and intimate partner violence (IPV) risks are linked in Hispanic women, so integrated interventions can efficiently produce meaningful change. Integrated interventions for Hispanic women are promising, but factors that put Hispanic women at risk for HI ... Full text Cite

Pushing the syndemic research agenda forward: a comment on Pitpitan et al.

Journal Article Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine · April 2013 Full text Cite

Sexual orientation and demographic, cultural, and psychological factors associated with the perpetration and victimization of intimate partner violence among Hispanic men.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · February 2013 Hispanics are disproportionately affected by intimate partner violence (IPV). Most of the research describing factors associated with intimate partner violence among Hispanics has focused on Hispanic women or Hispanics in heterosexual relationships. The pu ... Full text Cite

Intimate Partner Violence Among Hispanics: A Review of the Literature

Journal Article Journal of Family Violence · February 1, 2013 This paper analyzed the existing literature on risk and protective factors for intimate partner violence among Hispanics using the four-level social-ecological model of prevention. Three popular search engines, PsycINFO, PubMed, and Google Scholar, were re ... Full text Cite

Predictors of self-efficacy for HIV prevention among Hispanic women in South Florida.

Journal Article The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC · January 2013 Self-efficacy is a critical element for HIV prevention, however little is known about the predictors of self-efficacy for HIV prevention among Hispanic women. In this cross-sectional study we assessed if age, living with a partner, employment status, HIV k ... Full text Cite

Birthplace, culture, self-esteem, and intimate partner violence among community-dwelling Hispanic women.

Journal Article Violence against women · January 2013 The purpose of this study was to explore variations in demographics, culture, self-esteem, and intimate partner violence among Hispanic women according to birthplace, and to identify factors associated with these differences in intimate partner violence (I ... Full text Cite

Predictors of health care use among a predominantly hispanic, urban sample of individuals seeking IPV services

Journal Article Hispanic Health Care International · December 18, 2012 Hispanics, Blacks, and women are disproportionately burdened by intimate partner violence. Barriers to seeking medical care play an important role in victims accessing the full myriad of services they need. A secondary analysis of data collected over a 6-m ... Full text Cite

A community forum to assess the needs and preferences for domestic violence prevention targeting hispanics

Journal Article Hispanic Health Care International · December 18, 2012 Hispanics are disproportionately affected by the occurrence and consequences of domestic violence when compared to their non-Hispanic counterparts. The Partnership for Domestic Violence used a community-based participatory research approach to assess the n ... Full text Cite

Psychosocial and cultural correlates of depression among Hispanic men with HIV infection: a pilot study.

Journal Article Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing · December 2012 Depression is a common mental health condition among persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Depression influences quality of life, social relationships and adherence to medication therapy. Little is known about depression among Hispanic ... Full text Cite

Cultural phenomena and the syndemic factor: Substance abuse, violence, hiv, and depression among hispanic women

Journal Article Annals of Anthropological Practice · November 1, 2012 Researchers exploring the health of Hispanics in South Florida utilizing a combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods have identified that substance abuse, violence, risky sexual behavior, and depression are not only conceptualized as tig ... Full text Cite

The efficacy of an HIV risk reduction intervention for Hispanic women.

Journal Article AIDS and behavior · July 2012 Culturally-specific HIV risk reduction interventions for Hispanic women are needed. SEPA (Salud/Health, Educación/Education, Promoción/Promotion, y/and Autocuidado/Self-care) is a culturally-specific and theoretically-based group intervention for Hispanic ... Full text Cite

The leadership fusion factor: Academic/service partnerships in action

Journal Article Nurse Leader · December 1, 2011 In talks and media presentations, Dr. Donna Shalala has said that, if fully implemented, the findings and recommendations noted in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report " The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health" could signal nursing's 'g ... Full text Cite

A syndemic model of substance abuse, intimate partner violence, HIV infection, and mental health among Hispanics.

Journal Article Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.) · July 2011 Hispanics are disproportionately affected by substance abuse, HIV infection, intimate partner violence, and mental health conditions. To address health disparities among Hispanics and other vulnerable groups, it is necessary to understand the complex inter ... Full text Cite

Substance abuse, violence, HIV, and depression: an underlying syndemic factor among Latinas.

Journal Article Nursing research · May 2011 BackgroundEvidence from the literature suggests that substance abuse, violence, HIV risk, depressive symptoms, and underlying socioeconomic conditions are tied intrinsically to health disparities among Latinas. Although these health and social con ... Full text Cite

The IOM/RWJF Initiative on the Future of Nursing: Implications for Hispanic Nurses

Journal Article Hispanic Health Care International · April 12, 2011 Full text Cite

Acculturation, depression, self-esteem, and substance abuse among Hispanic men.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · January 2011 The demographics of the United States are rapidly changing as a result of immigration from Latin America. Predictions indicate that by the year 2050, one of every four persons in the United States will be of Hispanic ethnicity. If health disparities relati ... Full text Cite

Hispanic women's experiences with substance abuse, intimate partner violence, and risk for HIV.

Journal Article Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society · January 2011 UnlabelledHispanic females are disproportionately affected by substance abuse, intimate partner violence, and HIV. Despite these disparities, research describing the cultural and gender-specific experiences of Hispanic women with regard to these c ... Full text Cite

HIV susceptibility among Hispanic women in south Florida.

Journal Article Journal of community health nursing · October 2010 Hispanic women (HW) are disproportionately affected by HIV, however, little is known regarding their perceived susceptibility for acquiring HIV (SAHIV). We studied predictive factors for perceiving SAHIV among HW. Participants (88.5%) reported not feeling ... Full text Cite

La mancha negra: substance abuse, violence, and sexual risks among Hispanic males.

Journal Article Western journal of nursing research · February 2010 Hispanics are disproportionately affected by substance abuse, intimate partner violence, and HIV. Although the relationship between these conditions has been documented in the literature, few studies have explored the intersection of these health problems ... Full text Cite

The syndemic orientation: Implications for eliminating hispanic health disparities

Journal Article Hispanic Health Care International · September 23, 2009 Full text Cite

Intimate partner violence, depression, and resource availability among a community sample of Hispanic women.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · April 2009 This study investigated the relationships among resource availability, IPV, and depression among Hispanic community-dwelling women. The Vulnerable Population's Conceptual Framework (Flaskerud & Winslow, 1998) was used to conceptualize and test relationship ... Full text Cite

Contemporary homicide risks among women of reproductive age.

Journal Article Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health · March 2009 ContextHomicide is a leading cause of death among women of reproductive age. However, little is known about how risk for homicide differs among women from different racial and ethnic groups.PurposeThe purpose of this study was to identify ... Full text Cite

Cultural considerations for intimate partner violence and HIV risk in Hispanics.

Journal Article The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC · July 2008 Immigration from Latin America is changing the demographics of the United States. By the year 2050, one of every four persons in the United States will be of Hispanic ethnicity. As this segment of American society grows, interventions that improve health s ... Full text Cite

HIV risks, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence among Hispanic women and their intimate partners.

Journal Article The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC · July 2008 Hispanic women in the United States are disproportionately affected by HIV infection. Substance abuse and intimate partner violence (IPV) are conditions that have been associated with risk for HIV in the general population. However, few studies have explor ... Full text Cite

Nursing research and the prevention of infectious diseases among vulnerable populations.

Journal Article Annual review of nursing research · January 2007 Racial and ethnic minorities, women and infants, youth, and other special needs populations have been found to be disproportionately affected by infectious disease morbidity and mortality, particularly Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome/Acquired Immunodeficie ... Full text Cite

The syphilis elimination project: targeting the Hispanic community of Baltimore city.

Journal Article Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.) · January 2007 ObjectiveThe objective of the Syphilis Elimination Project was to decrease the incidence of syphilis in the Hispanic community of Baltimore City through a culturally appropriate health initiative.DesignBoth qualitative and quantitative me ... Full text Cite

Translating evidence-based HIV prevention programs into clinical practice for minority women

Journal Article Hispanic Health Care International · December 1, 2006 Although there is a growing body of literature reporting the results of evidence-based HIV prevention programs, few include a plan for effectively translating their findings into clinical practice. The numbers of HIV/AIDS cases among minority women have be ... Full text Cite

Primary care cancer control interventions including Latinos: a review.

Journal Article American journal of preventive medicine · October 2003 BackgroundEven though 86% of adult Latinos have a usual source of care, there is a paucity of literature on primary care-based interventions to promote cancer prevention and control in this population. This systematic review examines published pri ... Full text Cite