M J Trepka

Summary

Affiliation: Florida International University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with men: estimated population sizes and mortality rates by race/ethnicity, Miami-Dade County, Florida
    Spencer Lieb
    Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL 32399, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:485-90. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Interactive multimedia can be used effectively in food safety education
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:985. 2008
  3. pmc Rural AIDS diagnoses in Florida: changing demographics and factors associated with survival
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    J Rural Health 29:266-80. 2013
  4. pmc Community poverty and trends in racial/ethnic survival disparities among people diagnosed with AIDS in Florida, 1993-2004
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:717-26. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of an interactive multimedia food safety education program for clients of the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, University Park, HLS II 595, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:978-84. 2008
  6. doi request reprint An intervention to improve notifiable disease reporting using ambulatory clinics
    M J Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, FL, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 137:22-9. 2009
  7. pmc A pilot asthma incidence surveillance system and case definition: lessons learned
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Office of Epidemiology and Disease Control, Miami Dade County Health Department, Miami, FL, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:267-79. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Food safety practices among pregnant women and mothers in the women, infants, and children program, Miami, Florida
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, 11200 S W 8th Street, HLS II Room 595, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    J Food Prot 70:1230-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Food safety beliefs and barriers to safe food handling among WIC program clients, Miami, Florida
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:371-7. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Food safety education using an interactive multimedia kiosk in a WIC setting: correlates of client satisfaction and practical issues
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:202-7. 2010

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Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with men: estimated population sizes and mortality rates by race/ethnicity, Miami-Dade County, Florida
    Spencer Lieb
    Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL 32399, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:485-90. 2007
    ..Estimated numbers of men who have sex with men (MSM) by race/ethnicity and mortality rates among such MSM with HIV/AIDS are unavailable. This hampers efficient targeting of HIV/AIDS prevention and care resources...
  2. doi request reprint Interactive multimedia can be used effectively in food safety education
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:985. 2008
  3. pmc Rural AIDS diagnoses in Florida: changing demographics and factors associated with survival
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    J Rural Health 29:266-80. 2013
    ..To compare demographic characteristics and predictors of survival of rural residents diagnosed with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) with those of urban residents...
  4. pmc Community poverty and trends in racial/ethnic survival disparities among people diagnosed with AIDS in Florida, 1993-2004
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:717-26. 2013
    ..We determined whether these disparities decreased after controlling for measures of community-level socioeconomic status...
  5. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of an interactive multimedia food safety education program for clients of the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, University Park, HLS II 595, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:978-84. 2008
    ..Pregnant women and the very young are among those most susceptible to foodborne infections and at high risk of a severe outcome from foodborne infections...
  6. doi request reprint An intervention to improve notifiable disease reporting using ambulatory clinics
    M J Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, FL, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 137:22-9. 2009
    ..Other types of interventions should be considered to improve reporting such as simplifying the reporting process...
  7. pmc A pilot asthma incidence surveillance system and case definition: lessons learned
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Office of Epidemiology and Disease Control, Miami Dade County Health Department, Miami, FL, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:267-79. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the feasibility of an asthma incidence surveillance system using voluntary reporting of asthma by outpatient clinics and emergency departments (EDs)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Food safety practices among pregnant women and mothers in the women, infants, and children program, Miami, Florida
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, 11200 S W 8th Street, HLS II Room 595, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    J Food Prot 70:1230-7. 2007
    ..Although all women in the WIC program could benefit from food safety education, these findings indicate that women during their first pregnancy should especially be targeted for food safety education...
  9. ncbi request reprint Food safety beliefs and barriers to safe food handling among WIC program clients, Miami, Florida
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:371-7. 2006
    ..To determine beliefs about and barriers to good food safety practices among clients of a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC Program)...
  10. doi request reprint Food safety education using an interactive multimedia kiosk in a WIC setting: correlates of client satisfaction and practical issues
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:202-7. 2010
    ..To assess acceptability of food safety education delivered by interactive multimedia (IMM) in a Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) clinic...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inadequate syphilis screening among women with prenatal care in a community with a high syphilis incidence
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Office of Epidemiology and Disease Control, Miami Dade County Health Department, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:670-4. 2006
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the extent to which pregnant women in a community with a high syphilis incidence were screened for syphilis according to standard recommendations of twice during prenatal care and at labor and delivery...
  12. pmc Utility of the National Death Index in ascertaining mortality in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome surveillance
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, University Park, HLS II, Room 595, 11200 Southwest 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:90-8. 2011
    ..The newly identified deaths were not previously ascertained principally because of slight differences in personal identifying information and could have been identified through improved linkages with Florida Vital Records...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus infection risk factors and immunity among sexually transmitted disease clinic clients
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Office of Epidemiology and Disease Control, Miami Dade County Health Department, Miami, Florida, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:914-8. 2003
    ..Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a sexually transmitted infection that can be prevented with hepatitis B vaccination...
  14. pmc Using surveillance data to develop and disseminate local childhood lead poisoning screening recommendations: Miami-Dade County's experience
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Robert R Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th St, HLS II, Room 595, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:556-8. 2005
    ..1% in 1998 to 20.3% in 2002. Analysis and dissemination of blood lead surveillance data not only guide development of screening recommendations but also educate health care providers regarding the importance of childhood screening...
  15. pmc Risk factors for lead poisoning among Cuban refugee children
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Robert R Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:179-85. 2005
    ..This study was designed to explore whether parental activities such as repairing cars, welding, and rebuilding car batteries are risk factors for lead poisoning among Cuban refugee children in Miami-Dade County...
  16. doi request reprint 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
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel College of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:653-9. 2010
    ..This study characterized human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing and high-risk behavior among 18 to 22 year-old college students and nonstudents...
  17. doi request reprint High-risk sexual behavior among students of a minority-serving university in a community with a high HIV/AIDS prevalence
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Am Coll Health 57:77-84. 2008
    ..The authors used a stratified cluster sampling design to inform campus sexually transmitted diseases prevention programs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Benefits and adverse effects of hepatitis C screening: early results of a screening program
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:263-9. 2007
    ..Early benefits and adverse effects of hepatitis C screening among people who screened anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) positive were investigated...
  19. doi request reprint Diarrheal illness among women, infants, and children (WIC) program participants in Miami, Florida: implications for nutrition education
    Evelyn P Davila
    Florida International University, Stempel School of Public Health, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:420-4. 2009
    ..To assess risk factors for diarrheal illness among clients of a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clinic in Miami, FL...
  20. ncbi request reprint Condom use among unmarried students in a Hispanic-serving university
    Sunny Kim
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:448-61. 2007
    ..From the problem behavior theory perspective, condom use and substance use may have different behavioral origins. These findings can help target and guide the development of prevention programs in university settings...
  21. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of typhoid Fever in Florida associated with an imported frozen fruit
    Dolores J Katz
    Bureau of Epidemiology, Florida Department of Health, Miami, FL 33125, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:234-9. 2002
    ..This outbreak highlights the need for new approaches to ensure the safety of our food supply...
  22. pmc HIV/AIDS patients who move to urban Florida counties following a diagnosis of HIV: predictors and implications for HIV prevention
    Spencer Lieb
    Florida Department of Health, Bureau of HIV AIDS, Bin A09, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, FL 32399 1715, USA
    J Urban Health 83:1158-67. 2006
    ..Given the high percentage of migrants in these urban Florida county clinics, these needs should be further examined and addressed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Low postpartum rubella vaccination rates in high-risk women, Miami, Florida, 2001
    Sharon A Bloom
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:119-24. 2006
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  24. pmc The health status of newly arrived refugee children in Miami-Dade County, Florida
    Pamela P Entzel
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, Fla 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:286-8. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease mortality in Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites
    Carolyn J Swenson
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:919-28. 2002
    ..43 (95% CI: 0.21, 0.91). A statistically significant decreased risk of CVD death was observed only in male Hispanics with diabetes. Competing mortality or factors that interact with diabetes may explain these differences...
  26. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial transmission of hepatitis C virus associated with the use of multidose saline vials
    Gerard Krause
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, State Branch, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:122-7. 2003
    ..To identify the source of an outbreak of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among 3 patients occurring within 8 weeks of hospitalization in the same ward of a Florida hospital during November 1998...

Research Grants2

  1. Retrospective cohort study of racial disparities in HIV survival, Florida
    Mary Jo Trepka; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This supports the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities mission to "reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities." ..
  2. Retrospective cohort study of racial disparities in HIV survival, Florida
    Mary Jo Trepka; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This supports the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities mission to "reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities." ..