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    Lourdes Baez Conde, PhD

    TitleProfessor of Preventive Medicine
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentInstitute for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
    AddressSSB 302M 2001 N. Soto Street
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90033
    Phone+1 323 442 8231
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      Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH, is a tenured professor in preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Dr. Baezconde-Garbanati is also a Member of the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center where she is co-Director and Project Leader of the Patient Education and Community Outreach Center. She is Director of community outreach and education at the Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, is in a Multiple PI structure, a PI of the Office of Community Engagement of the Southern California Clinical Translation Institute (CTSI). She is an internal advisory committee member to the Center for Environmental Health Community Outreach Core, and a founding Director of an international effort, the Center for Health Equity in the Americas, a KSOM program out of the Dean's Office, focused on research and education with the goal of reducing disparities and achieving health equity throughout the Americas. She is Co-Director of the Global Health Leadership Track in the Masters of Public Health Program, and conducts and promotes student and faculty research on a variety of topics among vulnerable population groups. She has a Courtesy Appointment at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Dr. Baezconde-Garbanati has a solid reputation as a widely recognized national and international community engaged scholar in the areas of culture and community health, with an emphasis on Hispanic/Latino health. Her work is known for its creativity, and transdisciplinary nature, where academic disciplines and community talent converge with ingenuity to produce unique programs of research that advance science while fulfilling community needs. She develops and tests innovative interventions that help modify cultural and lifestyle risk factors for cancer and tobacco control at the community level. She teaches courses on gender and ethnic minority health, health promotion and disease prevention, culture, and on community organizing and mobilization for health locally and globally. She has mentored well over 200 students in research from undergraduates to doctoral and postdoctoral fellows and is widely sought out as a mentor among Junior Faculty. She is strongly engaged in community participatory and population-based research and serves in the community as a community/academic broker for culturally and community grounded research.

      Dr. Baezconde-Garbanati has been instrumental in developing and testing effective interventions, that utilize innovative communication strategies, outreach activities and community engagement, and partnership development to enhance community health with a focus on tobacco, substance abuse prevention, and cancer control. She is a steering committee member of the National Latino Tobacco Control Network and is on the Board of Directors of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, and works closely with the Healthy Americas Institute. She researches the feasibility of developing policies to eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke among Hispanic/Latinos and American Indians, and works on a project with tobacco retailers in the Korean, African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian and low SES non Hispanic white communities. She has helped communicate the latest science for the development of informed policy and community-based decision-making. She has functioned as a broker between communities and academia, bringing needs and opportunities to the attention of decision-makers and community leaders, populations at large, as well as researchers, and the academy. For these purposes she has developed a two way system for communication between communities and academic settings, based on participatory principles and shared equity, social capital, and partnership resources.

      She has a strong record of extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health, including the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. She received a prestigious transformative RO1 from the NCI to look at the role of narrative in the delivery of cancer messages to African-American, Hispanic/Latino and Korean audiences. This work was done in collaboration with the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and the USC School of Cinema, as well as Hollywood Health and Society. Dr. Baezconde-Garbanati is also Project Leader on one of the main R01 in the Tobacco Center for a regulatory Sciences for Vulnerable Populations, work in a Multiple PIship in community based participatory research with Bienestar, and Legacy LA, both community based organizations partnering with USC.

      Dr. Baezconde-Garbanati has received multiple awards and recognition for her work, and is well published in a variety of relevant topics. She received the NIH 10 Year Common Fund Award and the American Public Health Association Health Education and Health Promotion Award for her video "Tamale Lesson", an 11 minutes educational film on cervical cancer to reduce the cancer burden and cancer-related disparities among Latinas. Another of her signature programs is Es Tiempo, a project to increase cervical cancer screening and assess the use of the HPV vaccine among high-risk Latinas in the East Los Angeles area. Es Tiempo was developed in collaboration with the Art Center College of Design, Designmatters program, and is a key program of the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.

      Dr. Baezconde-Garbanati holds five academic degrees and speaks multiple languages. She earned an MPH and a PhD in public health with an emphasis in Community Health Sciences from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She holds a master's degree in medical psychology from the Universite Catholique de Louvain. She conducted her undergraduate studies obtaining a dual degree in clinical and industrial psychology at the Universidad Nacional Pedro H. Urena in Dominican Republic. She can be reached at baezcond@usc.edu.


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      The National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Secretaria de Salud de Mexico2015Buena Salud Americas
      California Department of Public Health Tobacco Control Program Health equity2013  - 2014Outstanding contributions in tobacco control
      Minority Training Program for Cancer Control Research, University of California, Los Angeles2002  - 2014Dedicated and invaluable contributions to education, research and mentorship
      2014 Reel Health International Film Festival2014Tamale Lesson Finalist
      National Institutes of Health2014Transforming Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors (Tamale Lesson), NIH-10 Year Common Fund Aw
      Francis Collins, NIH Director award2014Winner of the National Institutes of Health Common Fund 10-Year Commemoration Video Contest (Dr. S
      American Public Health Association2013Tamale Lesson, Public Health Education and Health Promotion Best Multimedia Award
      Escuela Altos de Cabuya, Panama2012  - 2013Recognition for Outstanding Contributions to the School
      HCI International Conference on Technology2013Technology-based Medical Interpretation for Cross-Language Communication: In person, telephone, vide
      The George Mason University, 2013 Health Communication Conference2013Winner of the Top Scientific Translational Research Award
      Vision y Compromiso2012Outstanding contributions to the 10th Annual Conference of health care workers & promoters de Salud
      California State Senate, 34th Senate District2011Certificate of Recognition for National Community Based Participatory Research
      U.S. House of Representatives2011Certificate of Congressional Recognition in recognition of extraordinary dedication and continued ef
      Design Conference2011Es Tiempo Award
      University of California Irvine (UCI) Chancellor’s Commendation for Outstanding Community Based-Part2011UCI Chancellor’s Award in Clinical and Translational Science
      St. Vincent Medical Center Multicultural Health Awareness and Prevention Center in Partnership wit2010Obesity and Nutrition Award Leadership
      Mike Davis, 48th Assembly District, California State Legislature2010Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contributions and Community Service
      Annual Design Review Exhibition, Best Category in the Student Division in 20102010Es Tiempo Award
      The California Medical Association Foundation2010CMA Foundation award - The Cervical Cancer & HPV Project Honor for generous commitment of time &
      National Cancer Institute and the American Legacy Foundation2010Recognition for Services to the Research Community
      California Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee, State of California2009In honor and appreciation of dedicated and distinguished services, and countless contributions to th
      National Cancer Institute2009Certificate in recognition of valuable contributions to the Cancer Information Services (CIS)
      Research America: An Alliance for Discoveries in Health2009Public Health Hero Award
      American Legacy Foundation2006Community Activism Award
      Journal of the National Medical Association2004Award for Excellence, Outstanding Performance and Lasting Contributions as Scientific Journal Revi
      2004  - 2005Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers: 2004-2005
      Redes En Acción, Regional Network for Cancer Control, National Latino Council on Alcohol, Tobacco Pr2003National Health Hero Award
      National Latino Council on Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention2002Advancements in Latino Health through Research
      Society for Prevention Research2001Community, Culture and Prevention Science Award
      11th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, National Alliance for Hispanic Health2000First Hispanic National Hero Award
      American Public Health Association, Latino Caucus1999Most Distinguished Career Award
      Board of Supervisors, County of Los Angeles1999For Distinguished Contributions to Women’s Health, The Yvonne Braithwaite Burke
      County of Los Angeles1997Certificate for Contributions and Dedicated Service to Los Angeles County Women’s Health
      Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA1989  - 1990Outstanding Excellence in Interdisciplinary Research

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      1. Soto C, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Schwartz SJ, Unger JB. Stressful life events, ethnic identity, historical trauma, and participation in cultural activities: Associations with smoking behaviors among American Indian adolescents in California. Addict Behav. 2015 Jun 9; 50:64-69. PMID: 26103424.
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      2. Sussman S, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Garcia R, Barker DC, Samet JM, Leventhal A, Unger JB. Commentary: Forces That Drive the Vape Shop Industry and Implications for the Health Professions. Eval Health Prof. 2015 May 11. PMID: 25967071.
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      3. Murphy ST, Frank LB, Chatterjee JS, Moran MB, Zhao N, Amezola de Herrera P, Baezconde-Garbanati LA. Comparing the Relative Efficacy of Narrative vs Nonnarrative Health Messages in Reducing Health Disparities Using a Randomized Trial. Am J Public Health. 2015 Apr 23; e1-e7. PMID: 25905845.
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      4. Cano MÁ, Schwartz SJ, Castillo LG, Romero AJ, Huang S, Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Unger JB, Zamboanga BL, Des Rosiers SE, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Lizzi KM, Soto DW, Oshri A, Villamar JA, Pattarroyo M, Szapocznik J. Depressive symptoms and externalizing behaviors among Hispanic immigrant adolescents: Examining longitudinal effects of cultural stress. J Adolesc. 2015 Jul; 42:31-9. PMID: 25899132.
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      5. Schwartz SJ, Unger JB, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Zamboanga BL, Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Des Rosiers SE, Romero AJ, Cano MÁ, Gonzales-Backen MA, Córdova D, Piña-Watson BM, Huang S, Villamar JA, Soto DW, Pattarroyo M, Szapocznik J. Trajectories of cultural stressors and effects on mental health and substance use among Hispanic immigrant adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Apr; 56(4):433-9. PMID: 25650112.
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      6. Schwartz SJ, Unger JB, Zamboanga BL, Córdova D, Mason CA, Huang S, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Des Rosiers SE, Soto DW, Villamar JA, Pattarroyo M, Lizzi KM, Szapocznik J. Developmental trajectories of acculturation: links with family functioning and mental health in recent-immigrant Hispanic adolescents. Child Dev. 2015 May; 86(3):726-48. PMID: 25644262.
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      7. Allem JP, Soto D, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger J. The Relationship Between the Accumulated Number of Role Transitions and Hard Drug Use among Hispanic Emerging Adults. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2015 Jan-Mar; 47(1):60-4. PMID: 25715073.
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      8. Frank LB, Murphy ST, Chatterjee JS, Moran MB, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Telling stories, saving lives: creating narrative health messages. Health Commun. 2015; 30(2):154-63. PMID: 25470440.
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      9. Sussman S, Garcia R, Cruz TB, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Pentz MA, Unger JB. Consumers' perceptions of vape shops in Southern California: an analysis of online Yelp reviews. Tob Induc Dis. 2014; 12(1):22. PMID: 25484852.
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      10. Oshri A, Schwartz SJ, Unger JB, Kwon JA, Des Rosiers SE, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Córdova D, Soto DW, Lizzi KM, Villamar JA, Szapocznik J. Bicultural stress, identity formation, and alcohol expectancies and misuse in Hispanic adolescents: a developmental approach. J Youth Adolesc. 2014 Dec; 43(12):2054-68. PMID: 25218395.
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      11. Halley Grigsby TJ, Forster M, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. Problematic substance use among Hispanic adolescents and young adults: implications for prevention efforts. Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Jul; 49(8):1025-38. PMID: 24779502.
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      12. Unger JB, Thing J, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Associations between ethnic labels and substance use among hispanic/latino adolescents in los angeles. Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Jul; 49(8):1007-16. PMID: 24779500.
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      13. Becker D, Thing JP, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Schwartz SJ, Soto DW, Unger JB. Cultural measures associated with sexual risk behaviors among latino youth in southern california: a longitudinal study. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2014 Dec; 46(4):193-201. PMID: 24786352.
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      14. Unger JB, Schwartz SJ, Huh J, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Acculturation and perceived discrimination: Predictors of substance use trajectories from adolescence to emerging adulthood among Hispanics. Addict Behav. 2014 Sep; 39(9):1293-6. PMID: 24837753.
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      15. Lee S, Chen L, Jung MY, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Juon HS. Acculturation and cancer screening among asian americans: role of health insurance and having a regular physician. J Community Health. 2014 Apr; 39(2):201-12. PMID: 24002493.
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      16. Zhao N, Huh J, Murphy ST, Chatterjee JS, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Self-Construal as a Predictor of Korean American Women's Intention to Vaccinate Daughters against Human Papillomavirus. Asian Am J Psychol. 2014 Jan; 5(2):96-105. PMID: 25558309.
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      17. Grigsby TJ, Forster M, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Soto DW, Unger JB. Do adolescent drug use consequences predict externalizing and internalizing problems in emerging adulthood as well as traditional drug use measures in a Hispanic sample? Addict Behav. 2014 Mar; 39(3):644-51. PMID: 24345310.
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      18. Pariera KL, Hether HJ, Murphy ST, de Castro Buffington S, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Portrayals of Reproductive and Sexual Health on Prime-Time Television. Health Commun. 2013 Oct 24. PMID: 24156468.
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      19. Schwartz SJ, Unger JB, Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Des Rosiers SE, Villamar JA, Soto DW, Pattarroyo M, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Szapocznik J. Perceived context of reception among recent Hispanic immigrants: conceptualization, instrument development, and preliminary validation. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2014 Jan; 20(1):1-15. PMID: 24099485.
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      20. Allem JP, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Sussman S, Unger JB. Cultural and Social Influences on Adolescent Smoking Dissipate by Emerging Adulthood Among Hispanics in Southern California. J Immigr Minor Health. 2013 Sep 22. PMID: 24057805.
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      21. Allem JP, Lisha NE, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. Emerging adulthood themes, role transitions and substance use among Hispanics in Southern California. Addict Behav. 2013 Dec; 38(12):2797-800. PMID: 24018219.
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      22. Schwartz SJ, Unger JB, Des Rosiers SE, Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Zamboanga BL, Huang S, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Villamar JA, Soto DW, Pattarroyo M, Szapocznik J. Domains of Acculturation and Their Effects on Substance Use and Sexual Behavior in Recent Hispanic Immigrant Adolescents. Prev Sci. 2013 Jul 5. PMID: 23828449.
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      23. Allem JP, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. Role transitions in emerging adulthood are associated with smoking among Hispanics in Southern California. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Nov; 15(11):1948-51. PMID: 23811010.
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      24. Murphy ST, Frank LB, Chatterjee JS, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Narrative versus Non-narrative: The Role of Identification, Transportation and Emotion in Reducing Health Disparities. J Commun. 2013 Feb; 63(1). PMID: 24347679.
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      25. Moran MB, Murphy ST, Frank L, Baezconde-Garbanati L. The Ability of Narrative Communication to Address Health-related Social Norms. Int Rev Soc Res. 2013 Feb; 3(2):131-149. PMID: 24179677.
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      26. Forster M, Dyal SR, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Chou CP, Soto DW, Unger JB. Bullying victimization as a mediator of associations between cultural/familial variables, substance use, and depressive symptoms among Hispanic youth. Ethn Health. 2013; 18(4):415-32. PMID: 23297708.
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      27. Baezconde-Garbanati L, Murphy ST, Moran MB, Cortessis VK. Reducing the Excess Burden of Cervical Cancer Among Latinas: Translating Science into Health Promotion Initiatives. Calif J Health Promot. 2013; 11(1):45-57. PMID: 24587769.
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      28. Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Unger JB, Ritt-Olson A, Soto D, Baezconde-Garbanati L. A longitudinal analysis of Hispanic youth acculturation and cigarette smoking: the roles of gender, culture, family, and discrimination. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 May; 15(5):957-68. PMID: 23109671.
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      29. Basáñez T, Unger JB, Soto D, Crano W, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Perceived discrimination as a risk factor for depressive symptoms and substance use among Hispanic adolescents in Los Angeles. Ethn Health. 2013; 18(3):244-61. PMID: 22897755.
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      30. Schwartz SJ, Unger JB, Rosiers SE, Huang S, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Villamar JA, Soto DW, Pattarroyo M, Szapocznik J. Substance use and sexual behavior among recent Hispanic immigrant adolescents: Effects of parent-adolescent differential acculturation and communication. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2012 Sep; 125 Suppl 1:S26-34. PMID: 22699094.
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      31. Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Unger JB, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Ritt-Olson A, Soto D. Acculturation, enculturation, and symptoms of depression in Hispanic youth: the roles of gender, Hispanic cultural values, and family functioning. J Youth Adolesc. 2012 Oct; 41(10):1350-65. PMID: 22627624.
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      32. Haile RW, John EM, Levine AJ, Cortessis VK, Unger JB, Gonzales M, Ziv E, Thompson P, Spruijt-Metz D, Tucker KL, Bernstein JL, Rohan TE, Ho GY, Bondy ML, Martinez ME, Cook L, Stern MC, Correa MC, Wright J, Schwartz SJ, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Blinder V, Miranda P, Hayes R, Friedman-Jiménez G, Monroe KR, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Thomas DC, Boffetta P. A review of cancer in u.s. Hispanic populations. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2012 Feb; 5(2):150-63. PMID: 22307564.
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      33. Lew R, Martinez J, Soto C, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Training leaders from priority populations to implement social norm changes in tobacco control: lessons from the LAAMPP Institute. Health Promot Pract. 2011 Nov; 12(6 Suppl 2):195S-8S. PMID: 22068582.
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      34. Carter-Pokras OD, Feldman RH, Kanamori M, Rivera I, Chen L, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Nodora J, Noltenius J. Barriers and facilitators to smoking cessation among Latino adults. J Natl Med Assoc. 2011 May; 103(5):423-31. PMID: 21809792.
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      35. Baezconde-Garbanati LA, Weich-Reushé K, Espinoza L, Portugal C, Barahona R, Garbanati J, Seedat F, Unger JB. Secondhand smoke exposure among Hispanics/Latinos living in multiunit housing: exploring barriers to new policies. Am J Health Promot. 2011 May-Jun; 25(5 Suppl):S82-90. PMID: 21510793.
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      36. Soto C, Unger JB, Ritt-Olson A, Soto DW, Black DS, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Cultural values associated with substance use among Hispanic adolescents in southern California. Subst Use Misuse. 2011; 46(10):1223-33. PMID: 21491991.
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      37. Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Unger JB, Ritt-Olson A, Soto D, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Acculturation, gender, depression, and cigarette smoking among U.S. Hispanic youth: the mediating role of perceived discrimination. J Youth Adolesc. 2011 Nov; 40(11):1519-33. PMID: 21293915.
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      38. Lac A, Unger JB, Basáñez T, Ritt-Olson A, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Marijuana use among Latino adolescents: gender differences in protective familial factors. Subst Use Misuse. 2011; 46(5):644-55. PMID: 20977294.
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      39. Wagner KD, Ritt-Olson A, Chou CP, Pokhrel P, Duan L, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Soto DW, Unger JB. Associations between family structure, family functioning, and substance use among Hispanic/Latino adolescents. Psychol Addict Behav. 2010 Mar; 24(1):98-108. PMID: 20307116.
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      40. Okamoto J, Ritt-Olson A, Soto D, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. Perceived discrimination and substance use among Latino adolescents. Am J Health Behav. 2009 Nov-Dec; 33(6):718-27. PMID: 19320620.
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      41. Myers R, Chou CP, Sussman S, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Pachon H, Valente TW. Acculturation and substance use: social influence as a mediator among Hispanic alternative high school youth. J Health Soc Behav. 2009 Jun; 50(2):164-79. PMID: 19537458.
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      42. Unger JB, Ritt-Olson A, Wagner KD, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Parent-child acculturation patterns and substance use among Hispanic adolescents: a longitudinal analysis. J Prim Prev. 2009 Jul; 30(3-4):293-313. PMID: 19384604.
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      43. Andreeva VA, Unger JB, Yaroch AL, Cockburn MG, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Reynolds KD. Acculturation and sun-safe behaviors among US Latinos: findings from the 2005 Health Information National Trends Survey. Am J Public Health. 2009 Apr; 99(4):734-41. PMID: 19150918.
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      44. Thrasher JF, Reynales-Shigematsu LM, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Villalobos V, Téllez-Girón P, Arillo-Santillán E, Dorantes-Alonso A, Valdés-Salgado R, Lazcano-Ponce E. Promoting the effective translation of the framework convention on tobacco control: a case study of challenges and opportunities for strategic communications in Mexico. Eval Health Prof. 2008 Jun; 31(2):145-66. PMID: 18390866.
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      45. Wagner KD, Ritt-Olson A, Soto DW, Rodriguez YL, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. The role of acculturation, parenting, and family in Hispanic/Latino adolescent substance use: findings from a qualitative analysis. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2008; 7(3):304-27. PMID: 18985171.
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      46. Booker CL, Unger JB, Azen SP, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Lickel B, Johnson CA. A longitudinal analysis of stressful life events, smoking behaviors, and gender differences in a multicultural sample of adolescents. Subst Use Misuse. 2008; 43(11):1521-43. PMID: 18752157.
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      47. Terán L, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Márquez M, Castellanos E, Belkic K. On-time mammography screening with a focus on Latinas with low income: a proposed cultural model. Anticancer Res. 2007 Nov-Dec; 27(6C):4325-38. PMID: 18214040.
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      48. Unger JB, Ritt-Olson A, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Parent-child acculturation discrepancies as a risk factor for substance use among Hispanic adolescents in Southern California. J Immigr Minor Health. 2009 Jun; 11(3):149-57. PMID: 17922232.
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      49. Zhu SH, Pulvers K, Zhuang Y, Báezconde-Garbanati L. Most Latino smokers in California are low-frequency smokers. Addiction. 2007 Oct; 102 Suppl 2:104-11. PMID: 17850620.
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      50. Báezconde-Garbanati L, Beebe LA, Pérez-Stable EJ. Building capacity to address tobacco-related disparities among American Indian and Hispanic/Latino communities: conceptual and systemic considerations. Addiction. 2007 Oct; 102 Suppl 2:112-22. PMID: 17850621.
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      51. Booker CL, Unger JB, Azen SP, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Lickel B, Johnson CA. Stressful life events and smoking behaviors in Chinese adolescents: a longitudinal analysis. Nicotine Tob Res. 2007 Nov; 9(11):1085-94. PMID: 17852767.
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      52. Fosados R, McClain A, Ritt-Olson A, Sussman S, Soto D, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. The influence of acculturation on drug and alcohol use in a sample of adolescents. Addict Behav. 2007 Dec; 32(12):2990-3004. PMID: 17618064.
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      53. Shavers VL, Fagan P, Alexander LA, Clayton R, Doucet J, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Workplace and home smoking restrictions and racial/ethnic variation in the prevalence and intensity of current cigarette smoking among women by poverty status, TUS-CPS 1998-1999 and 2001-2002. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2006 Sep; 60 Suppl 2:34-43. PMID: 17708009.
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      54. Unger JB, Soto C, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Perceptions of ceremonial and nonceremonial uses of tobacco by American-Indian adolescents in California. J Adolesc Health. 2006 Apr; 38(4):443.e9-16. PMID: 16549307.
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      55. Sun P, Unger JB, Palmer PH, Gallaher P, Chou CP, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Sussman S, Johnson CA. Internet accessibility and usage among urban adolescents in Southern California: implications for web-based health research. Cyberpsychol Behav. 2005 Oct; 8(5):441-53. PMID: 16232037.
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      56. Nezami E, Unger J, Tan S, Mahaffey C, Ritt-Olson A, Sussman S, Nguyen-Michel S, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Azen S, Johnson CA. The influence of depressive symptoms on experimental smoking and intention to smoke in a diverse youth sample. Nicotine Tob Res. 2005 Apr; 7(2):243-8. PMID: 16036281.
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      57. Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger J, Portugal C, Delgado JL, Falcon A, Gaitan M. Maximizing participation of Hispanic community-based/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in emergency preparedness. Int Q Community Health Educ. 2005-2006; 24(4):289-317. PMID: 17686688.
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      58. Portugal C, Cruz TB, Espinoza L, Romero M, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Countering tobacco industry sponsorship of Hispanic/Latino organizations through policy adoption: a case study. Health Promot Pract. 2004 Jul; 5(3 Suppl):143S-156S. PMID: 15231108.
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      59. Themba-Nixon M, Sutton CD, Shorty L, Lew R, Baezconde-Garbanati L. More money more motivation? Master Settlement Agreement and tobacco control funding in communities of color. Health Promot Pract. 2004 Jul; 5(3 Suppl):113S-128S. PMID: 15231105.
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      60. Baezconde-Garbanati L. Unmet priority population needs in tobacco control: large disparities--little Master Settlement Agreement dollars. Health Promot Pract. 2004 Jul; 5(3 Suppl):111S-112S. PMID: 15231104.
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      61. Unger JB, Gallaher P, Palmer PH, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Trinidad DR, Cen S, Johnson CA. Characteristics of adolescents who provide neither parental consent nor refusal for participation in school-based survey research. Eval Rev. 2004 Feb; 28(1):52-63. PMID: 14750291.
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      62. Unger JB, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Shakib S, Palmer PH, Nezami E, Mora J. A cultural psychology approach to "drug abuse" prevention. Subst Use Misuse. 2004; 39(10-12):1779-820. PMID: 15587951.
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      63. Unger JB, Cruz T, Shakib S, Mock J, Shields A, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Palmer P, Cruz JD, Edsall E, Gritz ER, Glynn T, Johnson CA. Exploring the cultural context of tobacco use: a transdisciplinary framework. Nicotine Tob Res. 2003 Dec; 5 Suppl 1:S101-17. PMID: 14668090.
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