University of Texas at El Paso

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Organization: University of Texas at El Paso
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Relationship between leptin, adiponectin, bone mineral density, and measures of adiposity among pre-menopausal Hispanic and Caucasian women
    George A King
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79902, USA
    Endocr Res 35:106-17. 2010
  2. doi Applying eye movement miscue analysis to the reading patterns of children with language impairment
    Ryan L Nelson
    Speech Language Pathology, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Clin Linguist Phon 22:293-303. 2008
  3. pmc Detecting native folds in mixtures of proteins that contain disulfide bonds
    Mahesh Narayan
    Baker Laboratory of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14353 1301, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 26:427-9. 2008
  4. doi Coping with asthma in the central city: parental experiences with children's health care
    Sara Grineski
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:227-36. 2008
  5. ncbi OTC Product: Medi-Crush tablet crushers
    Amista L Salcido
    UTEP UT Austin Cooperative Pharmacy Program, 1100 N Stanton Suite 301 El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 47:784. 2007
  6. ncbi Formation of an internal model of environment dynamics during upper limb reaching movements: a fuzzy approach
    Chad MacDonald
    Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas, El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:4862-5. 2007
  7. pmc Selection against demographic stochasticity in age-structured populations
    Max Shpak
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA
    Genetics 177:2181-94. 2007
  8. ncbi Frequency of hypoglycaemia during the intravenous glucose tolerance test in overweight children
    Martha L Cruz
    Department of Health Promotion, College of Health Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:122-5. 2007
  9. ncbi Analysis of behavioral risk factor surveillance system data to assess the health of Hispanic Americans with diabetes in El Paso County, Texas
    Nelda C Martinez
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at El Paso, 1101 North Campbell Street, El Paso, TX 79902 0581, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:691-9. 2007
  10. ncbi Promotora diabetes intervention for Mexican Americans
    Josefina Lujan
    University of Texas at El Paso, 1101 North Campbell, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:660-70. 2007

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Publications62

  1. doi Relationship between leptin, adiponectin, bone mineral density, and measures of adiposity among pre-menopausal Hispanic and Caucasian women
    George A King
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79902, USA
    Endocr Res 35:106-17. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between fasting serum leptin and adiponectin levels with bone mineral density (BMD) and body composition in pre-menopausal, middle-aged Hispanic and Caucasian women...
  2. doi Applying eye movement miscue analysis to the reading patterns of children with language impairment
    Ryan L Nelson
    Speech Language Pathology, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Clin Linguist Phon 22:293-303. 2008
    ..Based upon the research and this data, readers do not fixate on every word and the miscues they produce are not the result of failing to fixate on the text...
  3. pmc Detecting native folds in mixtures of proteins that contain disulfide bonds
    Mahesh Narayan
    Baker Laboratory of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14353 1301, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 26:427-9. 2008
    ..These are necessary criteria for structural genomics and proteomics applications...
  4. doi Coping with asthma in the central city: parental experiences with children's health care
    Sara Grineski
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:227-36. 2008
    ..Instances of parents overcoming barriers are highlighted and offered as opportunities for designing capacity building interventions and policies that build on parents' strengths...
  5. ncbi OTC Product: Medi-Crush tablet crushers
    Amista L Salcido
    UTEP UT Austin Cooperative Pharmacy Program, 1100 N Stanton Suite 301 El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 47:784. 2007
  6. ncbi Formation of an internal model of environment dynamics during upper limb reaching movements: a fuzzy approach
    Chad MacDonald
    Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas, El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:4862-5. 2007
    ..It was found that the dynamic model behaved as expected, and the fuzzy learning mechanism created an internal model that was capable of opposing the environmental force field to regain a trajectory closely resembling the desired ideal...
  7. pmc Selection against demographic stochasticity in age-structured populations
    Max Shpak
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA
    Genetics 177:2181-94. 2007
    ..It is also argued that for finite populations, perturbation analyses of both the mean and the variance in growth rate may be necessary to determine the sensitivity of fitness to changes in the life-history parameters...
  8. ncbi Frequency of hypoglycaemia during the intravenous glucose tolerance test in overweight children
    Martha L Cruz
    Department of Health Promotion, College of Health Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:122-5. 2007
    ..5% subjects). In addition, only 1.9% of subjects (n=4) had plasma glucose<60 mg/dl at any time during the FSIVGTT. The frequency of hypoglycaemia during the insulin modified FSIVGTT is very low in overweight Hispanic youth...
  9. ncbi Analysis of behavioral risk factor surveillance system data to assess the health of Hispanic Americans with diabetes in El Paso County, Texas
    Nelda C Martinez
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at El Paso, 1101 North Campbell Street, El Paso, TX 79902 0581, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:691-9. 2007
    ..This study also assesses Hispanic Americans with diabetes consistent with Healthy People 2010 diabetes goals and objectives...
  10. ncbi Promotora diabetes intervention for Mexican Americans
    Josefina Lujan
    University of Texas at El Paso, 1101 North Campbell, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:660-70. 2007
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  11. ncbi Wavelet Transform-Based ECG Baseline Drift Removal for Body Surface Potential Mapping
    R von Borries
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 4:3891-4. 2005
    ..The new pre-processing approach can remove the low-frequency components without introducing distortions in the ECG waveform...
  12. ncbi The role of life cycle and migration in selection for variance in offspring number
    Max Shpak
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Bull Math Biol 69:837-60. 2007
    ..These results are found to be qualitatively consistent with the individual-based simulation results in Shpak [Theor. Biosci.124:65-85, 2005]...
  13. ncbi Large state-level fluctuations in mental retardation classifications related to introduction of renormed intelligence test
    Matthew H Scullin
    The University of Texas at El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:322-35. 2006
    ..This phenomenon has relevance for death-penalty cases, because this historical pattern may affect the ability to establish whether an adult meets the developmental period onset criterion for mental retardation...
  14. ncbi The relation of social isolation, loneliness, and social support to disease outcomes among the elderly
    Joe Tomaka
    Department of Health Promotion, University of Texas at El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    J Aging Health 18:359-84. 2006
    ..This study examined relations between social isolation, loneliness, and social support to health outcomes in a sample of New Mexico seniors...
  15. doi Diabetes prevalence and treatment adherence in residents living in a colonia located on the West Texas, USA/Mexico border
    Robert L Anders
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79902, USA
    Nurs Health Sci 10:195-202. 2008
    ..9 and it was 52.4 for the non-diabetic residents. The average resident of the colonia who reports diabetes has many health disadvantages when compared to those in other parts of Texas and the USA generally...
  16. ncbi Bi-national evaluation of herbal product use on the United States/México border
    Jose O Rivera
    UTEP UT Austin Cooperative Pharmacy Program, El Paso, TX, USA
    J Herb Pharmacother 7:91-106. 2007
    ..S./México border. Some significant variations in HP use were also identified. The possibilities of HP-related problems combined with low disclosure rates are of significant concern...
  17. doi Comparison of factors affecting repeat mammography screening of low-income Mexican American women
    Gloria Lopez-McKee
    The School of Nursing, The University of Texas, El Paso, TX, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:941-7. 2008
    ..To examine the level of cancer fatalism and other sociocognitive behavioral determinants in Mexican American women categorized as regular mammography screeners and infrequent mammography screeners...
  18. doi The need for a positive psychological approach and collaborative effort for improving practice in the interrogation room
    Christian A Meissner
    University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA
    Law Hum Behav 34:43-5. 2010
    ..By taking such an approach, we believe that the recommendations offered in the current White Paper can be supplemented by methods that carry the support of both scientific and law enforcement communities...
  19. pmc Virological and cellular roles of the transcriptional coactivator LEDGF/p75
    Manuel Llano
    Biological Sciences Department, University of Texas, El Paso, TX 79968 0519, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 339:125-46. 2009
    ..This chapter reviews the emerging roles of LEDGF/p75 and LEDGF/p52 in diverse cellular processes and disease states...
  20. pmc Effects of manual resistance training on fitness in adolescents
    Sandor Dorgo
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 23:2287-94. 2009
    ..An MRT-based exercise session requires minimal equipment and set-up and can be performed in a short period of time, and therefore it is suitable for application in regular PE settings...
  21. doi Robust megavoltage x-ray spectra estimation from transmission measurements
    Marian Manciu
    Physics Department, University of Texas at El Paso, TX, USA
    J Xray Sci Technol 17:85-99. 2009
    ..These results suggest that the novel algorithm might be practical for routine Megavoltage therapy X-ray source calibration...
  22. doi Microstructure and mechanical behavior of Ti-6Al-4V produced by rapid-layer manufacturing, for biomedical applications
    L E Murr
    Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2:20-32. 2009
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of layered manufacturing utilizing initial powders in custom building of biomedical components by EBM and SLM in contrast to conventional manufacturing from Ti-6Al-4V wrought bar stock are discussed...
  23. doi Design and validation of a knee brace with feedback to reduce the rate of loading
    J L Riskowski
    Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47902, USA
    J Biomech Eng 131:084503. 2009
    ..Using a knee brace with feedback is a novel approach to gait retraining. Al-though the kinetics of how the subjects change in gait pattern is unknown, the reduced ROL experienced is significant and warrants further investigation...
  24. doi [The tobacco industry and smoking promotion among minors and youths: an international review]
    Francisco Soto Mas
    College of Education, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA
    Gac Sanit 23:448-57. 2009
    ..To compile scientific documentation of the historic interest of the tobacco industry in minors and youths...
  25. doi Use of the measurement of medication administration hassles with Mexican American family caregivers
    Hsueh Fen S Kao
    School of Nursing, University of Texas, El Paso, TX, USA
    J Clin Nurs 18:2596-603. 2009
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  26. doi Fatty liver in adolescents on the U.S.-Mexico border
    Dayle Boynton Sharp
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas79902, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 21:225-30. 2009
    ..To describe the physical and metabolic characteristics of children diagnosed with fatty liver disease in a gastroenterology clinic in El Paso, Texas...
  27. pmc Wait, what? Assessing stereotype incongruities using the N400 ERP component
    Katherine R White
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:191-8. 2009
    ..The potential utility of this approach as an independent measure of stereotypes is discussed...
  28. doi Case study of Bell's palsy applying complementary treatment within an occupational therapy model
    Emily Haltiwanger
    College of Health Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Occup Ther Int 16:71-81. 2009
    ..The limitation of this study is that it was a retrospective case study and the investigators reconstructed the case from clinical notes. Further research using a prospective approach is recommended to replicate this study...
  29. pmc Sex differences in the behavior of children with the 22q11 deletion syndrome
    Christina Sobin
    The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, United States
    Psychiatry Res 166:24-34. 2009
    ..Categorical diagnoses do not reflect behavioral differences between male and female children with 22q11DS, and may miss significant behavior problems in 20% of affected males...
  30. doi Pasa la Voz: using peer driven interventions to increase Latinas' access to and utilization of HIV prevention and testing services
    Rebecca L Ramos
    US Mexico Border Health Association, El Paso, TX 79912, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:29-35. 2009
    ..Latinas at high to moderate risk of HIV infection became better informed about prevention, accessed prevention services, and referred other at-risk Latinas for services...
  31. ncbi Improving access to pharmaceuticals in Brazil and Argentina
    Nuria Homedes
    University of Texas, School of Public Health, 1100 North Stanton, Suite 110, El Paso, Texas 79902, USA
    Health Policy Plan 21:123-31. 2006
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  32. pmc Herbal product use in non-HIV and HIV-positive Hispanic patients
    Jose O Rivera
    University of Texas at El Paso University of Texas at Austin Cooperative Pharmacy Program, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1686-91. 2005
    ..Currently, there are few studies related to herbal use by Mexican Americans and none in HIV patients living on the U.S./México border...
  33. ncbi Coming to grips with negative evidence for the Comprehensive System for the Rorschach: a comment on Gacono, Loving, and Bodholdt; Ganellen; and Bornstein
    J M Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 79968, USA
    J Pers Assess 77:48-70. 2001
    ..In the spirit of the philosopher Sir Karl Popper, the Rorschach community should not minimize negative evidence or engage in post hoc arguments to immunize the CS against falsification...
  34. ncbi Advancing scientific discourse in the controversy surrounding the Comprehensive System for the Rorschach: a rejoinder to Meyer (2000)
    J M Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 79968, USA
    J Pers Assess 76:369-78. 2001
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  35. ncbi How sexual abuse interviews go astray: implications for prosecutors, police, and child protection services
    J M Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Child Maltreat 5:109-18. 2000
    ..In the authors' opinion, improper interviewing can probably be eliminated rather easily, but clumsy interviewing may be considerably more resistant to change...
  36. ncbi Improving the use of pharmaceuticals through patient and community level interventions
    N Homedes
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston at El Paso, 79902, USA
    Soc Sci Med 52:99-134. 2001
    ..The complexity of this type of intervention would require the support of the pharmaceutical industry, governments, private foundations, and international organizations...
  37. ncbi Immediate and delayed stimulus repetitions evoke different ERPs in a serial-probe recognition task
    S L Crites
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 79968, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:850-8. 2000
    ..ERPs to recent probes were more positive than ERPs to other probes in the EL and DL tasks. ERPs to match (old) probes were more positive than ERPs to nonmatch (new) probes only in the EL task...
  38. ncbi Evaluating health knowledge: an alternative approach
    J G Power
    Universidad de las Américas, Puebla, Mexico
    J Health Commun 1:285-98. 1996
    ..The utility of this method for measuring knowledge about HIV infection and AIDS in education campaigns and evaluation research is discussed...
  39. ncbi Losartan-induced angioedema
    J O Rivera
    Cooperative Pharmacy Program, University of Texas Austin, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 33:933-5. 1999
    ..To report a case of angioedema associated with losartan administration...
  40. ncbi Attitudes of military personnel toward homosexuals
    A X Estrada
    Department of Psychology at the University of Texas, El Paso 79968 0553, USA
    J Homosex 37:83-97. 1999
    ..These findings suggest that the attitudes held by enlisted personnel are similar to those of their civilian counterparts...
  41. ncbi Providing sedentary adults with choices for meeting their walking goals
    K J Coleman
    Psychology Department, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA
    Prev Med 28:510-9. 1999
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  42. ncbi Mexican American clients' perceptions of services in an outpatient mental health facility in a border city
    L S Lantican
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso 79902 0581, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 19:125-37. 1998
    ..Overall, these baseline data present challenges and implications for delivering culturally competent mental health care to Mexican American clients with chronic mental illness...
  43. ncbi Impact of community organization of women on perinatal outcomes in rural Bolivia
    K O'Rourke
    University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, El Paso 79902, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 3:9-14. 1998
    ..The number of infants attended to immediately after delivery likewise increased, but the change was not statistically significant. This study demonstrates that community organization can improve maternal and child health in remote areas...
  44. ncbi Giardia lamblia: evidence for carrier-mediated uptake and release of conjugated bile acids
    S Das
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas, El Paso 79968, USA
    Exp Parasitol 87:133-41. 1997
    ..These findings are consistent with the notion that multiple transporters for conjugated bile acids are present in a lower eukaryote. We speculate that intracellular bile acids may facilitate lipid trafficking and membrane biosynthesis...
  45. ncbi Cognitive and physiological antecedents of threat and challenge appraisal
    J Tomaka
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso 79968, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 73:63-72. 1997
    ..These studies suggest a central role for cognitive appraisal processes in elicitation of threat and challenge responses to potentially stressful situations...
  46. ncbi Analysis of temporal and spatial dichotomous PM air samples in the El Paso-Cd. Juarez air quality basin
    W W Li
    Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 51:1551-60. 2001
    ..Levels of toxic trace elements, mainly considered as products of anthropogenic activities, have decreased significantly from those observed in 1990 and 1997...
  47. pmc Promoting stair use in a US-Mexico border community
    K J Coleman
    Psychology Department, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:2007-9. 2001
    ..This study sought to determine whether a culturally relevant health message would promote stair use in a predominantly Hispanic community...
  48. ncbi Enhanced T cell responses contribute to the genetic predisposition of CD8-mediated spontaneous autoimmunity
    Kristine M Garza
    Department of Medical Biophysics, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Immunol 32:885-94. 2002
    ..Disease susceptibility did associate, however, with enhanced T cell responses. Thus, T cell hyperactivity combined with various genetic factors may predispose an individual to autoimmunity...
  49. ncbi Science as a history of corrected mistakes: comment
    James M Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Am Psychol 60:657-8; discussion 659-61. 2005
  50. ncbi Temporal analysis of airborne particulate matter reveals a dose-rate effect on mortality in El Paso: indications of differential toxicity for different particle mixtures
    Joan G Staniswalis
    Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:893-902. 2005
    ..Although this analysis cannot be used to form firm conclusions because it uses a very small data set, it demonstrates the limitations of the daily average and suggests differential toxicity for different particle compositions...
  51. ncbi Self-organization in chronic pain: a concept analysis
    Diane Monsivais
    University of Texas School of Nursing, Houston, 77030, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 30:147-51. 2005
    ..Rehabilitation nurses play a key role in providing credible resources and working with the patient to take action and responsibility...
  52. ncbi Why neoliberal health reforms have failed in Latin America
    Nuria Homedes
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston, El Paso, TX, USA
    Health Policy 71:83-96. 2005
    ..The recognition of the beneficiaries helps to explain some of the reasons behind the Word Bank continuing pressures to implement neoliberal health reforms in spite the growing evidence of their failures...
  53. ncbi Test-retest reliability of Yale Physical Activity Survey among older Mexican American adults: a pilot investigation
    Arunkumar Pennathur
    Aging Services of City of El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79968 0521, USA
    Exp Aging Res 30:291-303. 2004
    ..424, p < .05) to good reliability (rs = .789, p < .01) for physical activity assessment in older Mexican American adults who responded...
  54. ncbi Genes, the environment and the control of food intake
    John M De Castro
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Br J Nutr 92:S59-62. 2004
    ..The general model of intake regulation provides an integrated and comprehensive account of how these physiological and environmental factors might fit together to produce the control of intake and body weight...
  55. ncbi Introduction to the special paper collection: methodologies and techniques for detecting extraterrestrial (microbial) life
    Dirk Schulze-Makuch
    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79968 0555, USA
    Astrobiology 3:487-8. 2003
  56. ncbi Provider and patient adherence with asthma evaluation and treatment
    Karen B Schmaling
    University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Tex, USA
    Adv Psychosom Med 24:98-114. 2003
  57. ncbi Invasive group A streptococcal infections in Florida
    Zuber D Mulla
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    South Med J 96:968-73. 2003
    ..Several previous studies of invasive Group A streptococcal (GAS) disease have been hindered by small sample sizes (< or = 100 patients) and limited generalizability...
  58. ncbi Three factors of the comprehensive system for the Rorschach and their relationship to Wechsler IQ scores in an adolescent sample
    James M Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 79968, USA
    Assessment 10:259-65. 2003
    ..Overall, the factors in this adolescent sample replicated factors identified in earlier studies with adults. Implications for clinical practice are discussed...
  59. ncbi Single-photon emission computerized tomography and neurocognitive function in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Karen B Schmaling
    College of Health Sciences, University of Texas, El Paso, Texas 79902, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:129-36. 2003
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  60. ncbi A two-state stochastic model of REM sleep architecture in the rat
    Gavin G Gregory
    Department of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA
    J Neurophysiol 88:2589-97. 2002
    ..Neuronal correlates for the behavior of the model are discussed in the context of the reciprocal interaction model of REM sleep regulation...
  61. ncbi The role and meaning of susto in Mexican Americans' explanatory model of type 2 diabetes
    Jane Poss
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at El Paso
    Med Anthropol Q 16:360-77. 2002
    ..Acculturation of biomedical system beliefs into the traditional Mexican health belief system has resulted in a synthesis of both systems and a blending of the participants' explanation of type 2 diabetes...
  62. pmc Initiation of prenatal care by low-income Hispanic women in Houston
    T L Byrd
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston, El Paso 79902, USA
    Public Health Rep 111:536-40. 1996
    ..To understand why many Hispanic women begin prenatal care in the later stages of pregnancy...

Research Grants23

  1. Attention in Children with the 22q11 Deletion Syndrome
    Christina Sobin; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Gene Expession in Conditioned Taste Aversion
    Louis Irwin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..As such, it represents a more realistic view of the way in which a system as complex as the brain likely processes and encodes experiential information. ..
  3. Physical Activity, Nutrition & Built Environment in a Bi-national Border Setting
    George King; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By identifying how the built environment may be contributing to intake and activity, the proposed research should lead to a better understanding of the causes of obesity and routes for prevention and treatment. ..
  4. Increasing Minority Representation in Radiation Oncology Physics
    Marian Manciu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..in Cancer Research, by creating a Graduate Program in Medical Physics at master's level at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and linking the program with the existing Graduate Program in Medical Physics at Ph.D...
  5. Drug Use and HIV Risk in Nicaragua
    Michele Shedlin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The dearth of behavioral and other data on HIV and substance abuse in Nicaragua, a country with many of the preconditions for a drug use-HIV epidemic, point to the critical need for the proposed research. ..
  6. Nico-teen: Mechanisms of Nicotine Reward and Withdrawal During Adolescence
    LAURA ELENA O apos DELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Further, a better understanding of the mechanisms mediating adolescent tobacco abuse will lead to more effective treatments for young smokers who are most at risk of developing diseases caused by long-term smoking. ..
  7. UTEP-UNM HSC ARCH PROGRAM ON BORDER ASTHMA
    NICHOLAS PINGITORE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..application for an Advanced Research Cooperation in Environmental Health (ARCH) grant links the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), with the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center ..
  8. Minority Mental Health Research at University of Texas
    MICHAEL ZARATE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    In this proposal, the University of Texas at El Paso requests continuing support of institutional development activities designed to strengthen the university infrastructure of mental health training programs, and to support four research ..
  9. Prevention of Diabetes in Obese Hispanic Adolescents
    Martha Cruz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The applicant's previous training, and the clinical & scientific expertise available at the host institution will facilitate the successful completion of the proposal. ..
  10. Physiological Roles of Receptor-Associated Immunophilins
    MARC COX; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, these studies could also contribute drugs to a better understanding of the mechanism by which patients acquire resistance to corticosteroid drugs. ..
  11. Career Opporunities in Research (COR) Training
    MICHAEL ZARATE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..renewal for funding to continue the development of a student training research program at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). This application rests largely on a successful program initiated by Dr...
  12. Nico-teen: Mechanisms of Nicotine Reward and Withdrawal During Adolescence
    LAURA ELENA O apos DELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Further, a better understanding of the mechanisms mediating adolescent tobacco abuse will lead to more effective treatments for young smokers who are most at risk of developing diseases caused by long-term smoking. ..