Affiliation: University of Arizona
- Diabetes is a community issue: the critical elements of a successful outreach and education model on the U.S.-Mexico borderMaia Ingram
Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 2:A15. 2005..Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions on the U.S.-Mexico Border, and culturally competent diabetes education is not available in many communities...
- The impact of promotoras on social support and glycemic control among members of a farmworker community on the US-Mexico borderMaia Ingram
Mel and End Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, PO Box 245163, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Diabetes Educ 33:172S-178S. 2007..The purpose of this study is to describe the effect of a promotora-driven intervention to build social support as a means to affect self-management behaviors and clinical outcomes in a farmworker community on the US-Mexico border...
- Community Health Workers and community advocacy: addressing health disparitiesMaia Ingram
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
J Community Health 33:417-24. 2008..Further research is needed to understand the nature and impact of CHW community advocacy activities on both systems change and health outcomes...
- The Animadora Project: identifying factors related to the promotion of physical activity among Mexican Americans with diabetesMaia Ingram
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 2495 North Martin, Campus PO Box 245209, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Am J Health Promot 23:396-402. 2009..Self-efficacy and social support are associated with physical activity; however, little is known about their roles within different cultural groups...
- The border community and immigration stress scale: a preliminary examination of a community responsive measure in two Southwest samplesScott C Carvajal
Department of Health Behavior Health Promotion, Arizona Prevention Research Center, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave, Drachman Hall A254, PO Box 245209, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 15:427-36. 2013..Further, many of the stressors are also likely relevant for other communities within developed nations also experiencing high levels of migration...
- The US/Mexico border: a binational approach to framing challenges and constructing solutions for improving farmworkers' livesCecilia Rosales
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 714 East Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ 85006, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2159-74. 2012..In this paper we present the results of two distinct but complementary studies of farmworker health on the Arizona-Sonora border...
- Predictors and a framework for fostering community advocacy as a community health worker core function to eliminate health disparitiesSamantha Sabo
Arizona Prevention Research Center, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Am J Public Health 103:e67-73. 2013..Using a mixed-method, participatory research approach, we investigated factors related to community health worker (CHW) community advocacy that affect social determinants of health...
- Salud Sí: a case study for the use of participatory evaluation in creating effective and sustainable community-based health promotionMaia Ingram
Arizona Prevention Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
Fam Community Health 35:130-8. 2012..Partners used the results to identify the essential elements of the health promotion program...
- Border health strategic initiative: overview and introduction to a community-based model for diabetes prevention and controlStuart J Cohen
Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245163, Tucson, AZ 85724 5163, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 2:A05. 2005
- Establishing a professional profile of community health workers: results from a national study of roles, activities and trainingMaia Ingram
Arizona Prevention Research Center, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
J Community Health 37:529-37. 2012..In research and practice, the field would benefit from being considered a health profession rather than an intervention...
- Experiences of immigrant women who self-petition under the Violence Against Women ActMaia Ingram
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 2495 N Martin, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Violence Against Women 16:858-80. 2010..Emotional, financial, and logistic barriers in applying are identified, and recommendations for practice research and policy are provided...