J Ramirez-Valles

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Latinos' community involvement in HIV/AIDS: organizational and individual perspectives on volunteering
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612 4394, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:90-104. 2003
  2. pmc Stigma towards PLWHA: the role of internalized homosexual stigma in Latino gay/bisexual male and transgender communities
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 25:179-89. 2013
  3. pmc Social integration and health: community involvement, stigmatized identities, and sexual risk in Latino sexual minorities
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, 1603 W Taylor M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:30-47. 2010
  4. pmc HIV infection, sexual risk behavior, and substance use among Latino gay and bisexual men and transgender persons
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, 1603 W Taylor St M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1036-42. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The quest for effective HIV-prevention interventions for Latino gay men
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S34-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint From networks to populations: the development and application of respondent-driven sampling among IDUs and Latino gay men
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:387-402. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint "I was not invited to be a [CHW] ... I asked to be one": motives for community mobilization among women community health workers in Mexico
    J Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, 60612 7259, USA
    Health Educ Behav 28:150-65. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Changing women: the narrative construction of personal change through community health work among women in Mexico
    J Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, 60612 7259, USA
    Health Educ Behav 26:25-42. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behavior among youth: modeling the influence of prosocial activities and socioeconomic factors
    J Ramirez-Valles
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois Chicago 60612 7259, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 39:237-53. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint The protective effects of community involvement for HIV risk behavior: a conceptual framework
    J Ramirez-Valles
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois Chicago, 60612 4394, USA
    Health Educ Res 17:389-403. 2002

Research Grants

  1. LATINO MSM COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: HIV PROTECTIVE EFFECTS
    Jesus Ramirez Valles; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. LATINOS FACING STIGMA
    Jesus Ramirez Valles; Fiscal Year: 2006

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Publications12

  1. pmc Latinos' community involvement in HIV/AIDS: organizational and individual perspectives on volunteering
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612 4394, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:90-104. 2003
    ..Among the positive consequences, we found an increase in self-esteem, sense of empowerment, and safer sex behaviors...
  2. pmc Stigma towards PLWHA: the role of internalized homosexual stigma in Latino gay/bisexual male and transgender communities
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 25:179-89. 2013
    ..Latino GBT persons who have internalized negative views about homosexuality may project those onto PLWHA. They may think PLWHA are responsible for their serostatus and, hence, deserving of rejection...
  3. pmc Social integration and health: community involvement, stigmatized identities, and sexual risk in Latino sexual minorities
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, 1603 W Taylor M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:30-47. 2010
    ..The moderating role of community involvement seems to be more salient in those currently involved than those ever involved...
  4. pmc HIV infection, sexual risk behavior, and substance use among Latino gay and bisexual men and transgender persons
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, 1603 W Taylor St M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1036-42. 2008
    ..We examined HIV prevalence and the socioeconomic correlates of HIV infection, sexual risk behaviors, and substance use among Latino gay and bisexual men and transgender persons in Chicago and San Francisco...
  5. ncbi request reprint The quest for effective HIV-prevention interventions for Latino gay men
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S34-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint From networks to populations: the development and application of respondent-driven sampling among IDUs and Latino gay men
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:387-402. 2005
    ..Recruitment differences were observed across cities, but the samples were comparable. RDS showed broader population coverage than TLS, especially among individuals at high risk for HIV...
  7. ncbi request reprint "I was not invited to be a [CHW] ... I asked to be one": motives for community mobilization among women community health workers in Mexico
    J Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, 60612 7259, USA
    Health Educ Behav 28:150-65. 2001
    ..The study of motives may be useful for the recruitment and retention of participants in community mobilization efforts...
  8. ncbi request reprint Changing women: the narrative construction of personal change through community health work among women in Mexico
    J Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, 60612 7259, USA
    Health Educ Behav 26:25-42. 1999
    ..Although women experience significant changes, their changes are based on normative female identities. Implications for the study of narratives and personal change in health education are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behavior among youth: modeling the influence of prosocial activities and socioeconomic factors
    J Ramirez-Valles
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois Chicago 60612 7259, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 39:237-53. 1998
    ..In addition, family class position indirectly predicts sexual risk behavior through neighborhood poverty and prosocial activities. We address implications for theory and health promotion...
  10. ncbi request reprint The protective effects of community involvement for HIV risk behavior: a conceptual framework
    J Ramirez-Valles
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois Chicago, 60612 4394, USA
    Health Educ Res 17:389-403. 2002
    ..It contributes to health education by specifying how interventions based on collective action (e.g. community involvement) for social change may be effective in generating healthy behaviors at individual and community levels...
  11. pmc Researching special populations: retention of Latino gay and bisexual men and transgender persons in longitudinal health research
    L M Kuhns
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 6th Floor M C 923, 1603 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:814-25. 2008
    ..The strong relationship between study design variables and successful retention indicates that collection of thorough contact information is vital to successful follow-up with this population...
  12. pmc "The priest obviously doesn't know that I'm gay": the religious and spiritual journeys of Latino gay men
    Dalia I García
    Community Health Sciences at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    J Homosex 55:411-36. 2008
    ..We found participants engaging in a remedial ideological work to reconcile their religious values and their identity...

Research Grants6

  1. LATINO MSM COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: HIV PROTECTIVE EFFECTS
    Jesus Ramirez Valles; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. LATINOS FACING STIGMA
    Jesus Ramirez Valles; Fiscal Year: 2006
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