Rafael Perez-Escamilla

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Scaling up of breastfeeding promotion programs in low- and middle-income countries: the "breastfeeding gear" model
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Yale School of Public Health and Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, New Haven, CT, USA
    Adv Nutr 3:790-800. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding social marketing: lessons learned from USDA's "Loving Support" campaign
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Office of Community Health, Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Breastfeed Med 7:358-63. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Dietary energy density and body weight in adults and children: a systematic review
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Office of Community Health, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, 135 College St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:671-84. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Breastfeeding protection, promotion, and support in the United States: a time to nudge, a time to measure
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Hum Lact 28:118-21. 2012
  5. pmc Place of residence modifies the association between acculturation and dietary tools knowledge among Latina WIC participants: a multi-state study
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:299-308. 2011
  6. pmc Acculturation, nutrition, and health disparities in Latinos
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1163S-7S. 2011
  7. pmc Food insecurity and low self-efficacy are associated with health care access barriers among Puerto-Ricans with type 2 diabetes
    Grace Kollannoor-Samuel
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:552-62. 2012
  8. pmc Breastfeeding education and support trial for overweight and obese women: a randomized trial
    Donna J Chapman
    Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e162-70. 2013
  9. pmc Acculturative type is associated with breastfeeding duration among low-income Latinas
    Donna J Chapman
    Yale School of Public Health, 135 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 9:188-98. 2013
  10. pmc Community health workers in low- and middle-income countries: what do we know about scaling up and sustainability?
    Sarah Wood Pallas
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e74-82. 2013

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Publications18

  1. pmc Scaling up of breastfeeding promotion programs in low- and middle-income countries: the "breastfeeding gear" model
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Yale School of Public Health and Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, New Haven, CT, USA
    Adv Nutr 3:790-800. 2012
    ..Empirical research is recommended to further test the usefulness of the AIDED framework and BFGM for global scaling up of BF programs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding social marketing: lessons learned from USDA's "Loving Support" campaign
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Office of Community Health, Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Breastfeed Med 7:358-63. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Dietary energy density and body weight in adults and children: a systematic review
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Office of Community Health, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, 135 College St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:671-84. 2012
    ..This review supports a relationship between energy density and body weight in adults and in children and adolescents such that consuming diets lower in energy density may be an effective strategy for managing body weight...
  4. doi request reprint Breastfeeding protection, promotion, and support in the United States: a time to nudge, a time to measure
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Hum Lact 28:118-21. 2012
    ..In spite of this, major challenge remain for promoting, supporting and especially for protecting breastfeeding in the country...
  5. pmc Place of residence modifies the association between acculturation and dietary tools knowledge among Latina WIC participants: a multi-state study
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:299-308. 2011
    ..The forthcoming revised federal dietary tools need to be adequately disseminated among Latinos, with special emphasis on those with lower acculturation levels, living in rapid emerging Latino communities or in the US-Mexico border...
  6. pmc Acculturation, nutrition, and health disparities in Latinos
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1163S-7S. 2011
    ..Latinos have become the largest minority group in the United States and will represent 25% of the US population by 2050. Latinos experience a disproportionate burden of poverty and poor health outcomes...
  7. pmc Food insecurity and low self-efficacy are associated with health care access barriers among Puerto-Ricans with type 2 diabetes
    Grace Kollannoor-Samuel
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:552-62. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that addressing barriers such as food insecurity, low self-efficacy, lack of health insurance, and depression could potentially result in better health care access and utilization among low income Puerto-Ricans with T2D...
  8. pmc Breastfeeding education and support trial for overweight and obese women: a randomized trial
    Donna J Chapman
    Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e162-70. 2013
    ..To evaluate a specialized breastfeeding peer counseling (SBFPC) intervention promoting exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) among overweight/obese, low-income women...
  9. pmc Acculturative type is associated with breastfeeding duration among low-income Latinas
    Donna J Chapman
    Yale School of Public Health, 135 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 9:188-98. 2013
    ..Multidimensional assessments of acculturation may prove useful in better tailoring future breastfeeding promotion interventions...
  10. pmc Community health workers in low- and middle-income countries: what do we know about scaling up and sustainability?
    Sarah Wood Pallas
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e74-82. 2013
    ..We sought to provide a systematic review of the determinants of success in scaling up and sustaining community health worker (CHW) programs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)...
  11. pmc Nutrient and food intakes differ among Latina subgroups during pregnancy
    Amber Hromi-Fiedler
    Office of Community Health, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, 135 College Street, Suite 200, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:341-51. 2012
    ..To document nutrient and food group serving intakes from food sources among Latina subgroups living in the same geographical area...
  12. pmc Food insecurity is associated with acculturation and social networks in Puerto Rican households
    Rajanigandha Dhokarh
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:288-94. 2011
    ..To examine whether acculturation and social networks influence household food insecurity in an inner-city Puerto Rican community...
  13. pmc Scaling up depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA): a systematic literature review illustrating the AIDED model
    Leslie Curry
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Reprod Health 10:39. 2013
    ..As a reproductive health technology that has scaled up in diverse contexts, DMPA is an exemplar product innovation with which to illustrate the utility of the AIDED model for scaling up family health innovations...
  14. pmc Breastfeeding among minority women: moving from risk factors to interventions
    Donna J Chapman
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    Adv Nutr 3:95-104. 2012
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial assessing the efficacy of peer counseling on exclusive breastfeeding in a predominantly Latina low-income community
    Alex K Anderson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:836-41. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy of peer counseling to promote exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) among low-income inner-city women in Hartford, Conn...
  16. pmc Persistent household food insecurity, HIV, and maternal stress in peri-urban Ghana
    Jonathan Garcia
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:215. 2013
    ..This in turn may lead to unhealthy coping behaviors. We examined the independent associations of HIV, persistent household food insecurity and the synergistic effect of both on maternal stress...
  17. pmc HIV-negative status is associated with very early onset of lactation among Ghanaian women
    Gloria E Otoo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Connecticut, CT, USA
    J Hum Lact 26:107-17. 2010
    ..93; P = .009), vaginal delivery (odds ratio = 2.55; P = .035), and having a male child (odds ratio = 1.86; P = .032). The findings indicate an association between maternal HIV status and very early onset of lactation...
  18. pmc Determinants of fasting plasma glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin among low income Latinos with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes
    Grace Kollannoor-Samuel
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:809-17. 2011
    ..Lower socio-economic status indicators were associated with poorer FPG and HbA1c glycemic control...