Myriam E Torres

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Latina voices in childhood obesity: a pilot study using Photovoice in South Carolina
    Myriam E Torres
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Consortium for Latino Immigration Studies, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:S225-31. 2013
  2. pmc Written and spoken narratives about health and cancer decision making: a novel application of photovoice
    Tracey L Thomas
    1University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:833-40. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Maternal obesity, folate intake, and neural tube defects in offspring
    Daria M McMahon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 97:115-22. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Developing a culturally appropriate preconception health promotion strategy for newly immigrated Latinos through a community-based program in South Carolina
    Myriam E Torres
    Arnold School of Public Health and Consortium forLatino Immigration Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:S7-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Acculturation, physical activity, and obesity among Hispanic adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina USC, Columbia, SC, USA
    Ethn Health 14:509-25. 2009
  6. doi request reprint HIV testing among midlife women in the deep south: an analysis of the 2008 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey data
    Lisa T Wigfall
    University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, Institute for Partnerships to Eliminate Health Disparities, 220 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:933-41. 2011

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Latina voices in childhood obesity: a pilot study using Photovoice in South Carolina
    Myriam E Torres
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Consortium for Latino Immigration Studies, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:S225-31. 2013
    ..South Carolina has one of the highest rates of obesity in the nation and, proportionately, more Latino children aged 2-5 years are obese compared to black and white children in the state...
  2. pmc Written and spoken narratives about health and cancer decision making: a novel application of photovoice
    Tracey L Thomas
    1University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:833-40. 2013
    ..In conclusion, photovoice strengthened the parent study and empowered participants by making them more aware of factors influencing their health decisions. ..
  3. doi request reprint Maternal obesity, folate intake, and neural tube defects in offspring
    Daria M McMahon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 97:115-22. 2013
    ..We also studied relationships between perinatal folate intake from food and the NTD risk by maternal BMI...
  4. doi request reprint Developing a culturally appropriate preconception health promotion strategy for newly immigrated Latinos through a community-based program in South Carolina
    Myriam E Torres
    Arnold School of Public Health and Consortium forLatino Immigration Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:S7-9. 2013
    ..With the input and support of Latino community members, PASOs is pioneering a PCH strategy using its successful model of education, outreach, partnerships and resource navigation...
  5. doi request reprint Acculturation, physical activity, and obesity among Hispanic adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina USC, Columbia, SC, USA
    Ethn Health 14:509-25. 2009
    ..Little is known about how acculturation may influence participation in leisure-time physical activity and obesity among adolescents. The objective of this study was to examine these associations among Hispanic adolescents...
  6. doi request reprint HIV testing among midlife women in the deep south: an analysis of the 2008 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey data
    Lisa T Wigfall
    University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, Institute for Partnerships to Eliminate Health Disparities, 220 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:933-41. 2011
    ..Some older women and healthcare providers have dismissed early AIDS symptoms as signs of aging. This has resulted in missed opportunities for early initiation of effective antiretroviral therapy...