Gregory A Talavera

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictors of digital rectal examination in U.S. Latinos
    Gregory A Talavera
    Division of Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123 4311, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:36-41. 2002
  2. pmc Socioeconomic status and stress in Mexican-American women: a multi-method perspective
    Linda C Gallo
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court Suite 105, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    J Behav Med 36:379-88. 2013
  3. pmc Socioeconomic status, psychosocial resources and risk, and cardiometabolic risk in Mexican-American women
    Linda C Gallo
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 31:334-42. 2012
  4. pmc Anxious-depression among Hispanic/Latinos from different backgrounds: results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)
    Alvaro Camacho
    Departments of Psychiatry, Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:1669-77. 2015
  5. pmc Determinants of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening adherence in Mexican-American women
    Patricia Gonzalez
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Community Health 37:421-33. 2012
  6. pmc Individual and area-based indicators of acculturation and the metabolic syndrome among low-income Mexican American women living in a border region
    KARLA ESPINOSA DE LOS MONTEROS
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, University ofCalifornia, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1979-86. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Health communication in the Latino community: issues and approaches
    John P Elder
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:227-51. 2009
  8. pmc Health-Related Quality of Life Among Cancer Survivors Attending Support Groups
    Elizabeth A Medeiros
    Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Ct St 110, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    J Cancer Educ 30:421-7. 2015
  9. pmc Associations of structural and functional social support with diabetes prevalence in U.S. Hispanics/Latinos: results from the HCHS/SOL Sociocultural Ancillary Study
    Linda C Gallo
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 115, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    J Behav Med 38:160-70. 2015
  10. pmc Associations of chronic stress burden, perceived stress, and traumatic stress with cardiovascular disease prevalence and risk factors in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sociocultural Ancillary Study
    Linda C Gallo
    From the Department of Psychology L C G, S C R, A L F and Graduate School of Public Health S F C, G A T, San Diego State University, San Diego, California Departments of Preventive Medicine M R C and Medical Social Sciences F J P, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Departments of Public Policy K P and Biostatistics D S A, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Psychology O B W, N S, University of Miami, Miami, Florida Department of Epidemiology and Population Health S W S, C R I, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Department of Medicine M L D, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois
    Psychosom Med 76:468-75. 2014

Research Grants

  1. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care Practice
    Gregory Talavera; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictors of digital rectal examination in U.S. Latinos
    Gregory A Talavera
    Division of Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123 4311, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:36-41. 2002
    ..S. Latino men. Even less is known about the population's subgroup variations. This study assessed predictors of having obtained digital rectal examinations (DREs) among four Latino subgroups...
  2. pmc Socioeconomic status and stress in Mexican-American women: a multi-method perspective
    Linda C Gallo
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court Suite 105, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    J Behav Med 36:379-88. 2013
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  3. pmc Socioeconomic status, psychosocial resources and risk, and cardiometabolic risk in Mexican-American women
    Linda C Gallo
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 31:334-42. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Anxious-depression among Hispanic/Latinos from different backgrounds: results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)
    Alvaro Camacho
    Departments of Psychiatry, Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:1669-77. 2015
    ..Anxious-depression is a constellation of symptoms, frequently encountered among patients in primary care centers. There is a need to study how anxious-depression presents among Hispanic/Latinos of different backgrounds...
  5. pmc Determinants of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening adherence in Mexican-American women
    Patricia Gonzalez
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Community Health 37:421-33. 2012
    ..A key correlate of cancer screening adherence was adherence to other preventive services. Results underscore the need for continued efforts to ensure that Latinas of all SES levels obtain regular and timely cancer screenings...
  6. pmc Individual and area-based indicators of acculturation and the metabolic syndrome among low-income Mexican American women living in a border region
    KARLA ESPINOSA DE LOS MONTEROS
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, University ofCalifornia, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1979-86. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the relationships between individual and area-based indicators of acculturation and metabolic syndrome (MetS) risk among a sample of Mexican American women living in the California-Baja California border region...
  7. doi request reprint Health communication in the Latino community: issues and approaches
    John P Elder
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:227-51. 2009
    ..This and other fundamental communication approaches, as well as audience and population characteristics, need to be considered within the context of dynamic and complex societal changes...
  8. pmc Health-Related Quality of Life Among Cancer Survivors Attending Support Groups
    Elizabeth A Medeiros
    Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Ct St 110, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    J Cancer Educ 30:421-7. 2015
    ..Future studies may find existing support group settings useful for targeting psychosocial issues for more advanced stage cancer survivors...
  9. pmc Associations of structural and functional social support with diabetes prevalence in U.S. Hispanics/Latinos: results from the HCHS/SOL Sociocultural Ancillary Study
    Linda C Gallo
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 115, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    J Behav Med 38:160-70. 2015
    ..84 and .88, respectively) and newly recognized diabetes prevalence (OR = .84 and .83, respectively). Higher functional and structural social support are associated with lower diabetes prevalence in Hispanics/Latinos...
  10. pmc Associations of chronic stress burden, perceived stress, and traumatic stress with cardiovascular disease prevalence and risk factors in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sociocultural Ancillary Study
    Linda C Gallo
    From the Department of Psychology L C G, S C R, A L F and Graduate School of Public Health S F C, G A T, San Diego State University, San Diego, California Departments of Preventive Medicine M R C and Medical Social Sciences F J P, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Departments of Public Policy K P and Biostatistics D S A, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Psychology O B W, N S, University of Miami, Miami, Florida Department of Epidemiology and Population Health S W S, C R I, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Department of Medicine M L D, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois
    Psychosom Med 76:468-75. 2014
    ..e., diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and current smoking) in the multisite Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sociocultural Ancillary Study (2010-2011)...
  11. doi request reprint Community health partnerships for chronic disease prevention among Latinos: the San Diego Prevention Research Center
    John P Elder
    San Diego Prevention Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Prim Prev 34:17-29. 2013
    ..This article describes these principles to help others involved in similar intervention efforts identify the best approach for promoting health in their own communities...
  12. pmc Colorectal cancer educational intervention targeting latino patients attending a community health center
    Sheila F Castañeda
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 3:164-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a brief, clinic-based intervention by a community health advisor (CHA) would increase CRC knowledge compared with traditional educational methodologies (eg, use of print materials)...
  13. pmc The role of social support and acculturative stress in health-related quality of life among day laborers in Northern San Diego
    Hugo Salgado
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health Global Health, San Diego State University of California, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:379-85. 2012
    ..Acculturative stress and social support were not associated with mental health status. Overall, these findings suggest that fostering social support may be an essential strategy for promoting health among Latino male day laborers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among Mexican Americans at a community clinic
    Monica Yepes-Rios
    Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:204-10. 2006
    ..Yet little is known about sociocultural factors associated with CRC screening. This study assessed predictors of three primary CRC tests among low-income Mexican Americans...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cultural competence among physicians treating Mexican Americans who have diabetes: a structural model
    Joachim O F Reimann
    Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 110, San Diego, CA 92123 4444, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2195-205. 2004
    ..Community clinic settings also help practitioners gain cultural knowledge. While Latino ethnicity predicted cultural awareness, results also suggest that all physicians can take steps towards increasing their cultural competence...
  16. pmc Improvement in Depressive Symptoms Among Hispanic/Latinos Receiving a Culturally Tailored IMPACT and Problem-Solving Intervention in a Community Health Center
    Alvaro Camacho
    Department of Family, Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Community Ment Health J 51:385-92. 2015
    ..Results suggest that a culturally-tailored problem solving approach can significantly reduce depressive symptoms among Hispanic/Latino low-income patients...
  17. pmc Breast Cancer Cause Beliefs: Chinese, Korean, and Mexican American Breast Cancer Survivors
    Patricia Gonzalez
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    West J Nurs Res 37:1081-99. 2015
    ..Providing quality health care to ethnically diverse cancer survivors requires cultural sensitivity to patients' beliefs about the causes of their cancer and awareness of how beliefs influence patients' health behaviors post diagnosis. ..
  18. pmc Spiritual well-being and depressive symptoms among cancer survivors
    Patricia Gonzalez
    Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Ct St 115, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:2393-400. 2014
    ..This study examined the association between spiritual well-being and depressive symptoms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictors of diabetes-specific knowledge and treatment satisfaction among Costa Ricans
    Daniel N Firestone
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Educ 30:281-92. 2004
    ..Knowledge differences between Costa Ricans and Spanish-speaking US Latinos also were tested. The psychometric viability of a Spanish-language diabetes knowledge and client satisfaction measure with Costa Ricans was reviewed...
  20. pmc Cardiovascular disease risk factors among Latino migrant and seasonal farmworkers
    Sheila F Castañeda
    a Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    J Agromedicine 20:95-104. 2015
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Redes En Acción. Increasing Hispanic participation in cancer research, training, and awareness
    Amelie G Ramirez
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 107:2023-33. 2006
    ..Redes En Acción has increased participation in cancer control research, training, and awareness among Hispanic scientists and within Hispanic communities. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk factors among men of diverse Hispanic or Latino origins
    Amelie G Ramirez
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, San Antonio, TX 78230, USA
    Prev Med 39:263-9. 2004
    ..However, routine risk factor data on Latino groups are lacking. Knowledge of cancer risk prevalence by ethnoregional groups is particularly important for development of effective prevention and control strategies...
  23. ncbi request reprint A national agenda for Latino cancer prevention and control
    Amelie G Ramirez
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 78230, USA
    Cancer 103:2209-15. 2005
    ..The results laid the foundation for a national Redes En Accion Latino cancer agenda, thus providing a useful tool for individuals and organizations engaged in cancer prevention and control efforts among the Hispanic-Latino population...

Research Grants1

  1. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care Practice
    Gregory Talavera; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..05/4=0.0125). Multivariate analysis will be conducted to investigate variables from our HBM/TRA model as predictors of compliance. ..