HECTOR G BALCAZAR
Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Perceptions of Community Health Workers (CHWs/PS) in the U.S.-Mexico Border HEART CVD StudyHECTOR G BALCAZAR
School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, El Paso Regional Campus, 1101 N Campbell CH 410, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:1873-84. 2014..Future research is needed to evaluate if CHW/PS can facilitate utilization of available community resources such as recreational facilities among Hispanic border residents at risk for CVD. ..
- Correlates of tobacco cessation counseling among Hispanic physicians in the US: a cross-sectional survey studyFrancisco G Soto Mas
College of Education, University of Texas at El Paso, Texas, USA
BMC Public Health 8:5. 2008..The purpose of this study was to explore the correlates of tobacco cessation counseling practices among Hispanic physicians in the US...
- A promotora de salud model for addressing cardiovascular disease risk factors in the US-Mexico border regionHector Balcazar
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus, 1100 N Stanton St, Ste 100, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 6:A02. 2009....
- Use of community-based participatory research to disseminate baseline results from a cardiovascular disease randomized community trial for Mexican Americans living in a U.S.-Mexico border communityHector Balcazar
University of Texas, USA
Educ Health (Abingdon) 22:279. 2009..This article describes the development of a community-based participatory research (CBPR) process conducted in the context of a randomized community health education trial utilizing community health workers (CHWs)...
- A promotores de salud intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in a high-risk Hispanic border population, 2005-2008HECTOR G BALCAZAR
University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus, 1100 N Stanton St, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A28. 2010..The objective of Project HEART (Health Education Awareness Research Team) was to promote behavior changes to decrease CVD risk factors in a high-risk Hispanic border population...
- A randomized community intervention to improve hypertension control among Mexican Americans: using the promotoras de salud community outreach modelHECTOR G BALCAZAR
University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:1079-94. 2009..Perceived benefits, and two heart-healthy behaviors (salt and sodium, and cholesterol and fat) were shown to be statistically significantly different between the intervention and control groups...
- Salud Para Su Corazon (health for your heart) community health worker model: community and clinical approaches for addressing cardiovascular disease risk reduction in Hispanics/LatinosH Balcazar
School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, El Paso, TX, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 34:362-72. 2011..A description is presented of a sustainability framework for the SPSC family of programs. Finally, implications are summarized for utilizing the SPSC CHW/PS model to inform ambulatory care management and policy...
- Community health workers can be a public health force for change in the United States: three actions for a new paradigmHector Balcazar
Health Science Center Houston, El Paso Regional Campus, University of Texas School of Public Health, El Paso, 79968, USA
Am J Public Health 101:2199-203. 2011..We also urge that CHWs be integrated into "community health teams" as part of "medical homes" and that evaluation frameworks be improved to better measure community wellness and systems change...
- An ecological model using promotores de salud to prevent cardiovascular disease on the US-Mexico border: the HEART projectHector Balcazar
University of Texas, School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus, 500 West University CH 400, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 9:E35. 2012..The objectives of our intervention were to reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors in Hispanics living in 2 low-income areas of El Paso, Texas, and to engage the community in a physical activity and nutrition intervention...