Maria Luisa Zuniga

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A binational study of patient-initiated changes to antiretroviral therapy regimen among HIV-positive Latinos living in the Mexico-U.S. border region
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0927, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1622-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of barriers and facilitators to participation in clinical trials in HIV-positive Latinas: a pilot study
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0628, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1322-30. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint A prenatal intervention study to improve timeliness of immunization initiation in Latino infants
    MARIA LUISA ZUNIGA DE NUNCIO
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0927, USA
    J Community Health 28:151-65. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of residency training in the delivery of culturally effective care
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Med Educ 40:1192-200. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Supporting Positive Living and Sexual Health (SPLASH): a clinician and behavioral counselor risk-reduction intervention in a university-based HIV clinic
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:S58-71. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Barriers to HIV care in the context of cross-border health care utilization among HIV-positive persons living in the California/Baja California US-Mexico border region
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:219-27. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Choosing sides: HIV health care practices among shared populations of HIV-positive Latinos living near the US-Mexico border
    Argentina E Servin
    1Department of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 11:348-55. 2012
  8. pmc Binational care-seeking behavior and health-related quality of life among HIV-infected Latinos in the U.S.-Mexico border region
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Division of Global Public Health, Department ofMedicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 22:162-72. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A binational comparison of HIV provider attitudes towards the use of complementary and alternative medicine among HIV-positive Latino patients receiving care in the US-Mexico border region
    Fátima A Muñoz
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 25:990-7. 2013
  10. pmc A community-based study of barriers to HIV care initiation
    Robin A Pollini
    Department of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0927, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:601-9. 2011

Research Grants

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint A binational study of patient-initiated changes to antiretroviral therapy regimen among HIV-positive Latinos living in the Mexico-U.S. border region
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0927, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1622-9. 2012
    ..Findings raise concern about sub-optimal adherence among this binational population. Longitudinal studies are needed to further explore adherence barriers and avenues for intervention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of barriers and facilitators to participation in clinical trials in HIV-positive Latinas: a pilot study
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0628, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1322-30. 2007
    ..We studied barriers and facilitators to HIV/AIDS trial participation in HIV-positive Latinas in the U.S.-Mexico border region...
  3. ncbi request reprint A prenatal intervention study to improve timeliness of immunization initiation in Latino infants
    MARIA LUISA ZUNIGA DE NUNCIO
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0927, USA
    J Community Health 28:151-65. 2003
    ..Future studies should assess the role of prenatal well-child education in the context of clinics with low immunization levels...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of residency training in the delivery of culturally effective care
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Med Educ 40:1192-200. 2006
    ..To augment resident training in the delivery of culturally effective care in order to improve clinician capacity to effectively care for patients from diverse backgrounds...
  5. ncbi request reprint Supporting Positive Living and Sexual Health (SPLASH): a clinician and behavioral counselor risk-reduction intervention in a university-based HIV clinic
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:S58-71. 2007
    ..Despite challenges, successful implementation of a clinic-based prevention intervention is feasible, particularly with attention to patient and provider concerns...
  6. ncbi request reprint Barriers to HIV care in the context of cross-border health care utilization among HIV-positive persons living in the California/Baja California US-Mexico border region
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:219-27. 2008
    ..Additional studies are needed to better understand individual, provider and system level barriers to HIV care in the San Diego/Tijuana border region...
  7. doi request reprint Choosing sides: HIV health care practices among shared populations of HIV-positive Latinos living near the US-Mexico border
    Argentina E Servin
    1Department of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 11:348-55. 2012
    ..We compared HIV-positive patients receiving care in the border cities of San Diego, United States, with Tijuana, Mexico...
  8. pmc Binational care-seeking behavior and health-related quality of life among HIV-infected Latinos in the U.S.-Mexico border region
    Maria Luisa Zuniga
    Division of Global Public Health, Department ofMedicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 22:162-72. 2011
    ..Border-related factors were inconsistently implicated in HRQL measures. Improved understanding of complementary and alternative medicine usage by HIV-infected Latinos is warranted...
  9. ncbi request reprint A binational comparison of HIV provider attitudes towards the use of complementary and alternative medicine among HIV-positive Latino patients receiving care in the US-Mexico border region
    Fátima A Muñoz
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 25:990-7. 2013
    ..Considering the significant growth of US Latinos, especially in the US-Mexico border region, assessment of Mexican and US provider training and communication needs surrounding Latino patient CAM use is warranted. ..
  10. pmc A community-based study of barriers to HIV care initiation
    Robin A Pollini
    Department of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0927, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:601-9. 2011
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  11. pmc The social and environmental context of cross-border drug use in Mexico: findings from a mixed methods study of young injection drug users living in San Diego, CA
    Karla D Wagner
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 92093, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 11:362-78. 2012
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  12. pmc High prevalence of abscesses and self-treatment among injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico
    Robin A Pollini
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e117-22. 2010
    ..Soft tissue infections are common among injection drug users (IDUs), but information on correlates and treatment in this highly marginalized population is lacking...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessing an intensive school-based assistance program to enroll uninsured children
    Howard L Taras
    Dept of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 72:273-7. 2002
    ..School-based application assistance and parent education succeeded in improving child access to care and utilization of services...
  14. ncbi request reprint Addressing the health needs of the underserved: a national faculty development program
    Ellen Beck
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Acad Med 83:1094-102. 2008
    ..This article is part of a theme issue of Academic Medicine on the Title VII health professions training programs...
  15. pmc Ethnoracial differences in emergency department patients' tobacco use
    Susan I Woodruff
    Center for Alcohol and Drug Studies, School of Social Work, San Diego State University, 6386 Alvarado Ct Suite 224, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:1037-44. 2011
    ..In addition, ED patients' use rates were compared with those of a statewide sample...
  16. ncbi request reprint Healthcare provider perspectives on barriers to HIV-care access and utilisation among Latinos living with HIV in the US-Mexico border
    Argentina E Servin
    a Center on Gender Equity and Health, Division of Global Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Cult Health Sex 16:587-99. 2014
    ..Differences and similarities have important implications for cross-border efforts to coordinate health services for patients who seek care in both countries...
  17. pmc Influences of cross-border mobility on tuberculosis diagnoses and treatment interruption among injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico
    Robert Deiss
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1491-5. 2009
    ..We sought to identify correlates of reported lifetime diagnoses of TB among injection drug users in the border city of Tijuana, Mexico...
  18. pmc Condom access: Associations with consistent condom use among female sex workers in two northern border cities of Mexico
    Fátima A Muñoz
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:455-65. 2010
    ..62; 95% CI: 0.39-0.97). While increased condom availability may improve condom use among FSWs in general, interventions to broaden condom use among lower income and drug-using FSWs are critically needed...

Research Grants3

  1. Behavior & Clinical Trials Participation in HIV+ Latinos
    MARIA ZUNIGA DE NUNCIO; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Behavior & Clinical Trials Participation in HIV+ Latinos
    MARIA ZUNIGA DE NUNCIO; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  3. Barriers to Care & Treatment Practices in HIV+ Latinos in US-Mexico Border Region
    MARIA ZUNIGA DE NUNCIO; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..S.-Mexico border region applying Andersen & Aday's Behavioral Model of Health Services Use as our conceptual framework to study environmental, structural, behavioral and societal factors. ..