Affiliation: University of Arizona
- Diabetes is a community issue: the critical elements of a successful outreach and education model on the U.S.-Mexico borderMaia Ingram
Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 2:A15. 2005..Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions on the U.S.-Mexico Border, and culturally competent diabetes education is not available in many communities...
- The impact of promotoras on social support and glycemic control among members of a farmworker community on the US-Mexico borderMaia Ingram
Mel and End Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, PO Box 245163, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Diabetes Educ 33:172S-178S. 2007..The purpose of this study is to describe the effect of a promotora-driven intervention to build social support as a means to affect self-management behaviors and clinical outcomes in a farmworker community on the US-Mexico border...
- Community Health Workers and community advocacy: addressing health disparitiesMaia Ingram
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
J Community Health 33:417-24. 2008..Further research is needed to understand the nature and impact of CHW community advocacy activities on both systems change and health outcomes...
- The Animadora Project: identifying factors related to the promotion of physical activity among Mexican Americans with diabetesMaia Ingram
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 2495 North Martin, Campus PO Box 245209, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Am J Health Promot 23:396-402. 2009..Self-efficacy and social support are associated with physical activity; however, little is known about their roles within different cultural groups...
- Everyday violence, structural racism and mistreatment at the US-Mexico borderSamantha Sabo
University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Arizona Prevention Research Center, United States Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 109:66-74. 2014..Metrics and systems for monitoring immigration and border enforcement policies and institutional practices deleterious to the health of US citizens and residents should be established...
- Stress and sociocultural factors related to health status among US-Mexico border farmworkersScott C Carvajal
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Avenue, Drachman Hall A254, P O Box 245163, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 16:1176-82. 2014..Clinical and systems-level health promotion strategies may be required to mitigate these stressors in border-residing farmworkers...
- A community health worker intervention to address the social determinants of health through policy changeMaia Ingram
Arizona Prevention Research Center, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA
J Prim Prev 35:119-23. 2014....
- The border community and immigration stress scale: a preliminary examination of a community responsive measure in two Southwest samplesScott C Carvajal
Department of Health Behavior Health Promotion, Arizona Prevention Research Center, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave, Drachman Hall A254, PO Box 245209, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 15:427-36. 2013..Further, many of the stressors are also likely relevant for other communities within developed nations also experiencing high levels of migration...
- The Impact of Integrating Community Advocacy Into Community Health Worker Roles on Health-Focused Organizations and Community Health Workers in Southern ArizonaKerstin M Reinschmidt
Arizona Prevention Research Center, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson Drs Reinschmidt, Schachter, Sabo, and Carvajal and Ms Ingram and El Rio Community Health Center, Tucson, Arizona Ms Verdugo
J Ambul Care Manage 38:244-53. 2015..Limiting factors included organizational mission, CHW position descriptions, and funding. Findings indicate that, with training and funding, CHW community advocacy can be integrated into organizations with congruent missions. ..
- The US/Mexico border: a binational approach to framing challenges and constructing solutions for improving farmworkers' livesCecilia Rosales
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 714 East Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ 85006, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2159-74. 2012..In this paper we present the results of two distinct but complementary studies of farmworker health on the Arizona-Sonora border...
- Addressing Hearing Health Care Disparities among Older Adults in a US-Mexico Border CommunityMaia Ingram
Arizona Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Front Public Health 4:169. 2016..Hearing loss is associated with cognitive decline and impairment in daily living activities. Access to hearing health care has broad implications for healthy aging of the U.S...
- Community Health Worker Professional Advocacy: Voices of Action from the 2014 National Community Health Worker Advocacy SurveySamantha Sabo
Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Dr Sabo, Mr Phillips, Dr Bell, and Ms Ingram Louisiana Community Health Worker Institute, Tulane University School of Medicine, and Tulane Prevention Research Center, New Orleans, Louisiana Dr Wennerstrom Louisiana Community Health Outreach Network, Tulane Prevention Research Center, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana Ms Haywood and Arizona Community Health Worker Outreach Network, Somerton, Arizona Ms Redondo
J Ambul Care Manage 38:225-35. 2015..CHW advocacy targeted recognition of the field, appropriate training and compensation, and sustainable funding. CHW professional advocacy is imperative to advancement of the field. ..
- Using participatory methods to enhance patient-centred mental health care in a federally qualified community health center serving a Mexican American farmworker communityMaia Ingram
University of Arizona College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ, USA
Health Expect 18:3007-18. 2015..Patient-centred care is a systems-wide approach to improving the delivery of services for diverse populations in the primary care setting...
- State Medicaid expansion, community interventions, and health care disparities in a United States-Mexico border communityBrent A Langellier
Brent A Langellier, Jill Guernsey de Zapien, Maia Ingram, and Scott C Carvajal are with the Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson Cecilia Rosales is with the Division of Community, Environment and Policy, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Am J Public Health 104:e94-e100. 2014....
- Predictors and a framework for fostering community advocacy as a community health worker core function to eliminate health disparitiesSamantha Sabo
Arizona Prevention Research Center, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Am J Public Health 103:e67-73. 2013..Using a mixed-method, participatory research approach, we investigated factors related to community health worker (CHW) community advocacy that affect social determinants of health...
- Salud Sí: a case study for the use of participatory evaluation in creating effective and sustainable community-based health promotionMaia Ingram
Arizona Prevention Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
Fam Community Health 35:130-8. 2012..Partners used the results to identify the essential elements of the health promotion program...
- Border health strategic initiative: overview and introduction to a community-based model for diabetes prevention and controlStuart J Cohen
Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245163, Tucson, AZ 85724 5163, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 2:A05. 2005
- Women's Health Leadership to Enhance Community Health Workers as Change AgentsMaia Ingram
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Health Promot Pract 17:391-9. 2016..Conclusions Leadership training can increase the ability of experienced CHWs to address underlying issues related to community health across different types of organizational affiliations and job responsibilities. ..
- Establishing a professional profile of community health workers: results from a national study of roles, activities and trainingMaia Ingram
Arizona Prevention Research Center, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
J Community Health 37:529-37. 2012..In research and practice, the field would benefit from being considered a health profession rather than an intervention...
- Experiences of immigrant women who self-petition under the Violence Against Women ActMaia Ingram
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 2495 N Martin, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Violence Against Women 16:858-80. 2010..Emotional, financial, and logistic barriers in applying are identified, and recommendations for practice research and policy are provided...