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Maryann Pentz, PhD

Title(s)Professor of Preventive Medicine
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    Title(s)Sidney R. Garfield Chair in Health Sciences

    Title(s)Director, Institute for Prevention Research


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    1. Perry CL, Creamer MR, Chaffee BW, Unger JB, Sutfin EL, Kong G, Shang C, Clendennen SL, Krishnan-Sarin S, Pentz MA. Research on Youth and Young Adult Tobacco Use, 2013-2018, From the Food and Drug Administration-National Institutes of Health Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 Apr 23. PMID: 31127298.
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    2. Barrington-Trimis JL, Liu F, Unger JB, Alonzo T, Cruz TB, Urman R, Pentz MA, Berhane K, McConnell R. Evaluating the predictive value of measures of susceptibility to tobacco and alternative tobacco products. Addict Behav. 2019 Sep; 96:50-55. PMID: 31035078.
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    3. Astor RL, Urman R, Barrington-Trimis JL, Berhane K, Steinberg J, Cousineau M, Leventhal AM, Unger JB, Cruz T, Pentz MA, Samet JM, McConnell R. Tobacco Retail Licensing and Youth Product Use. Pediatrics. 2019 Feb; 143(2). PMID: 30617237.
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    4. Warren CM, Pentz MA. The feasibility and acceptability of assessing inhibitory control and working memory among adolescents via an ecological momentary assessment approach. Child Neuropsychol. 2018 Dec 18; 1-13. PMID: 30558489.
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    5. Smiley SL, Kintz N, Rodriguez YL, Barahona R, Sussman S, Cruz TB, Chou CP, Pentz MA, Samet JM, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Disparities in retail marketing for little cigars and cigarillos in Los Angeles, California. Addict Behav Rep. 2019 Jun; 9:100149. PMID: 31193771.
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    6. Pentz MA, Hieftje KD, Pendergrass TM, Brito SA, Liu M, Arora T, Tindle HA, Krishnan-Sarin S, Fiellin LE. A videogame intervention for tobacco product use prevention in adolescents. Addict Behav. 2019 Apr; 91:188-192. PMID: 30477819.
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    7. Unger JB, Urman R, Cruz TB, Majmundar A, Barrington-Trimis J, Pentz MA, McConnell R. Talking about tobacco on Twitter is associated with tobacco product use. Prev Med. 2018 Sep; 114:54-56. PMID: 29898418.
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    8. Sussman S, Cruz TB, Smiley SL, Chou CP, Unger JB, Kintz N, Rodriguez YL, Barahona R, Lienemann BA, Pentz MA, Samet J, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Tobacco regulatory compliance with STAKE Act age-of-sale signage among licensed tobacco retailers across diverse neighborhoods in Southern California. Tob Induc Dis. 2018 Jun; 16. PMID: 31321095.
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    9. Cruz TB, McConnell R, Low BW, Unger JB, Pentz MA, Urman R, Berhane K, Chou CP, Liu F, Barrington-Trimis J. Tobacco Marketing and Subsequent Use of Cigarettes, E-cigarettes and Hookah in Adolescents. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 May 28. PMID: 29846704.
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    10. Shonkoff ET, Dunton GF, Chou CP, Leventhal AM, Bluthenthal R, Pentz MA. Direct and indirect effects of parent stress on child obesity risk and added sugar intake in a sample of Southern California adolescents. Public Health Nutr. 2017 Dec; 20(18):3285-3294. PMID: 28980520.
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    11. Barrington-Trimis JL, Leventhal AM, Alonzo TA, Cruz TB, Urman R, Liu F, Pentz MA, Unger JB, McConnell R. Performance of cigarette susceptibility index among e-cigarette and hookah users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 02 01; 183:43-50. PMID: 29223916.
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    12. Baezconde-Garbanati L, Lienemann BA, Robles M, Johnson E, Sanchez K, Singhal R, Steinberg J, Jaque JM, Pentz MA, Gruber S. Implementation of HPV vaccination guidelines in a diverse population in Los Angeles: Results from an environmental scan of local HPV resources and needs. Vaccine. 2017 09 05; 35(37):4930-4935. PMID: 28774559.
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    13. Leventhal AM, Urman R, Barrington-Trimis JL, Goldenson NI, Gallegos K, Chou CP, Wang K, Berhane K, Cruz TB, Pentz MA, Unger J, McConnell RS. Perceived stress and poly-tobacco product use across adolescence: Patterns of association and gender differences. J Psychiatr Res. 2017 11; 94:172-179. PMID: 28738287.
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    14. Warren CM, Riggs NR, Pentz MA. Longitudinal relationships of sleep and inhibitory control deficits to early adolescent cigarette and alcohol use. J Adolesc. 2017 Jun; 57:31-41. PMID: 28334632.
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    15. Kirkpatrick MG, Cruz TB, Goldenson NI, Allem JP, Chu KH, Pentz MA, Unger JB. Electronic cigarette retailers use Pokémon Go to market products. Tob Control. 2017 12; 26(e2):e145-e147. PMID: 28044010.
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    16. Goldenson NI, Kirkpatrick MG, Barrington-Trimis JL, Pang RD, McBeth JF, Pentz MA, Samet JM, Leventhal AM. Effects of sweet flavorings and nicotine on the appeal and sensory properties of e-cigarettes among young adult vapers: Application of a novel methodology. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Nov 01; 168:176-180. PMID: 27676583.
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    17. Samet JM, Pentz MA, Unger JB. Flavoured tobacco products and the public's health: lessons from the TPSAC menthol report. Tob Control. 2016 11; 25(Suppl 2):ii103-ii105. PMID: 27633765.
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    18. Warren C, Riggs N, Pentz MA. Executive function mediates prospective relationships between sleep duration and sedentary behavior in children. Prev Med. 2016 10; 91:82-88. PMID: 27477059.
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    19. Shin HS, Black DS, Shonkoff ET, Riggs NR, Pentz MA. Associations among dispositional mindfulness, self-compassion, and executive function proficiency in early adolescents. Mindfulness (N Y). 2016 Dec; 7(6):1377-1384. PMID: 28042346.
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    20. Barrington-Trimis JL, Urman R, Berhane K, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Pentz MA, Samet JM, Leventhal AM, McConnell R. E-Cigarettes and Future Cigarette Use. Pediatrics. 2016 07; 138(1). PMID: 27296866.
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    21. Pentz MA, Riggs NR, Warren CM. Improving substance use prevention efforts with executive function training. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Jun 01; 163 Suppl 1:S54-9. PMID: 27306732.
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    22. Barrington-Trimis JL, Berhane K, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Urman R, Chou CP, Howland S, Wang K, Pentz MA, Gilreath TD, Huh J, Leventhal AM, Samet JM, McConnell R. The E-cigarette Social Environment, E-cigarette Use, and Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoking. J Adolesc Health. 2016 07; 59(1):75-80. PMID: 27161417.
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    23. Hassmiller Lich K, Frerichs L, Fishbein D, Bobashev G, Pentz MA. Translating research into prevention of high-risk behaviors in the presence of complex systems: definitions and systems frameworks. Transl Behav Med. 2016 Mar; 6(1):17-31. PMID: 27012250.
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    24. Gilreath TD, Leventhal A, Barrington-Trimis JL, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Berhane K, Huh J, Urman R, Wang K, Howland S, Pentz MA, Chou CP, McConnell R. Patterns of Alternative Tobacco Product Use: Emergence of Hookah and E-cigarettes as Preferred Products Amongst Youth. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Feb; 58(2):181-5. PMID: 26598059; PMCID: PMC4963235 [Available on 02/01/17].
    25. Black DS, Li MJ, Ihenacho U, Nguyen NT, de Fatima Reyes M, Milam J, Pentz MA, Figueiredo JC. Shared health characteristics in Hispanic colorectal cancer patients and their primary social support person following primary diagnosis. Psychooncology. 2016 09; 25(9):1028-35. PMID: 26291178.
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    26. Pickering TA, Huh J, Intille S, Liao Y, Pentz MA, Dunton GF. Physical Activity and Variation in Momentary Behavioral Cognitions: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study. J Phys Act Health. 2016 Mar; 13(3):344-51. PMID: 26284314.
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    27. Barrington-Trimis JL, Berhane K, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Huh J, Leventhal AM, Urman R, Wang K, Howland S, Gilreath TD, Chou CP, Pentz MA, McConnell R. Psychosocial Factors Associated With Adolescent Electronic Cigarette and Cigarette Use. Pediatrics. 2015 Aug; 136(2):308-17. PMID: 26216326.
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    28. Riggs NR, Pentz MA. Inhibitory control and the onset of combustible cigarette, e-cigarette, and hookah use in early adolescence: The moderating role of socioeconomic status. Child Neuropsychol. 2016; 22(6):679-91. PMID: 26095200.
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    29. O'Reilly GA, Huh J, Schembre SM, Tate EB, Pentz MA, Dunton G. Association of usual self-reported dietary intake with ecological momentary measures of affective and physical feeling states in children. Appetite. 2015 Sep; 92:314-21. PMID: 26032196.
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    30. Tate EB, Spruijt-Metz D, Pickering TA, Pentz MA. Two facets of stress and indirect effects on child diet through emotion-driven eating. Eat Behav. 2015 Aug; 18:84-90. PMID: 26004248.
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    31. Economos CD, Hatfield DP, King AC, Ayala GX, Pentz MA. Food and physical activity environments: an energy balance approach for research and practice. Am J Prev Med. 2015 May; 48(5):620-9. PMID: 25891062.
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    32. Tate EB, Shah A, Jones M, Pentz MA, Liao Y, Dunton G. Toward a Better Understanding of the Link Between Parent and Child Physical Activity Levels: The Moderating Role of Parental Encouragement. J Phys Act Health. 2015 Sep; 12(9):1238-44. PMID: 25494399.
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    33. 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; PMCID: PMC4258055.
    34. Pentz MA, Shin H, Riggs N, Unger JB, Collison KL, Chou CP. Parent, peer, and executive function relationships to early adolescent e-cigarette use: a substance use pathway? Addict Behav. 2015 Mar; 42:73-8. PMID: 25462657.
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    35. Riggs NR, Shin HS, Unger JB, Spruijt-Metz D, Pentz MA. Prospective associations between bilingualism and executive function in Latino children: sustained effects while controlling for biculturalism. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Oct; 16(5):914-21. PMID: 23632808.
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    36. Tate EB, Unger JB, Chou CP, Spruijt-Metz D, Pentz MA, Riggs NR. Children's executive function and high-calorie, low-nutrient food intake: mediating effects of child-perceived adult fast food intake. Health Educ Behav. 2015 Apr; 42(2):163-70. PMID: 25194147.
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    37. Shen E, Chou CP, Pentz MA, Berhane K. Quantile Mediation Models: A Comparison of Methods for Assessing Mediation Across the Outcome Distribution. Multivariate Behav Res. 2014 Sep-Oct; 49(5):471-85. PMID: 26732360.
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    38. Pentz MA. Integrating mindfulness into school-based substance use and other prevention programs. Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Apr; 49(5):617-9. PMID: 24611859.
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    39. Shin HS, Valente TW, Riggs NR, Huh J, Spruijt-Metz D, Chou CP, Ann Pentz M. The interaction of social networks and child obesity prevention program effects: the pathways trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jun; 22(6):1520-6. PMID: 24616241; PMCID: PMC4037361.
    40. Dunton GF, Almanza E, Jerrett M, Wolch J, Pentz MA. Neighborhood park use by children: use of accelerometry and global positioning systems. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Feb; 46(2):136-42. PMID: 24439346.
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    41. Tate EB, Spruijt-Metz D, O'Reilly G, Jordan-Marsh M, Gotsis M, Pentz MA, Dunton GF. mHealth approaches to child obesity prevention: successes, unique challenges, and next directions. Transl Behav Med. 2013 Dec; 3(4):406-15. PMID: 24294329.
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    42. Riggs N, Tewari A, Stigler M, Rodrigues L, Arora M, Khubchandani J, Simmons R, Pentz MA. Indian students' perspectives on obesity and school-based obesity prevention: a qualitative examination. Health Promot Pract. 2013 Nov; 14(6):816-23. PMID: 24149680.
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    43. Jerrett M, Almanza E, Davies M, Wolch J, Dunton G, Spruitj-Metz D, Ann Pentz M. Smart growth community design and physical activity in children. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Oct; 45(4):386-92. PMID: 24050413.
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    44. Huang GC, Unger JB, Soto D, Fujimoto K, Pentz MA, Jordan-Marsh M, Valente TW. Peer influences: the impact of online and offline friendship networks on adolescent smoking and alcohol use. J Adolesc Health. 2014 May; 54(5):508-14. PMID: 24012065.
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    45. Huh J, Huang Z, Liao Y, Pentz M, Chou CP. Transitional life events and trajectories of cigarette and alcohol use during emerging adulthood: latent class analysis and growth mixture modeling. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2013 Sep; 74(5):727-35. PMID: 23948532.
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    46. Spoth R, Rohrbach LA, Greenberg M, Leaf P, Brown CH, Fagan A, Catalano RF, Pentz MA, Sloboda Z, Hawkins JD. Addressing core challenges for the next generation of type 2 translation research and systems: the translation science to population impact (TSci Impact) framework. Prev Sci. 2013 Aug; 14(4):319-51. PMID: 23430579.
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    47. Huh J, Sami M, Abramova ZS, Spruijt-Metz D, Pentz MA. Cigarettes, culture, and Korean American emerging adults: an exploratory qualitative study. West J Nurs Res. 2013 Oct; 35(9):1205-21. PMID: 23743507.
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    48. Little MA, Riggs NR, Shin HS, Tate EB, Pentz MA. The effects of teacher fidelity of implementation of pathways to health on student outcomes. Eval Health Prof. 2015 Mar; 38(1):21-41. PMID: 23739725.
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    49. Pentz MA, Riggs NR. Longitudinal relationships of executive cognitive function and parent influence to child substance use and physical activity. Prev Sci. 2013 Jun; 14(3):229-37. PMID: 23345012.
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    50. Dunton GF, Huh J, Leventhal AM, Riggs N, Hedeker D, Spruijt-Metz D, Pentz MA. Momentary assessment of affect, physical feeling states, and physical activity in children. Health Psychol. 2014 Mar; 33(3):255-63. PMID: 23668846.
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    51. Liao Y, Huang Z, Huh J, Pentz MA, Chou CP. Changes in friends' and parental influences on cigarette smoking from early through late adolescence. J Adolesc Health. 2013 Jul; 53(1):132-8. PMID: 23583505.
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    52. Liao Y, Intille S, Wolch J, Pentz MA, Dunton GF. Understanding the physical and social contexts of children's nonschool sedentary behavior: an ecological momentary assessment study. J Phys Act Health. 2014 Mar; 11(3):588-95. PMID: 23493261.
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    53. Dunton GF, Liao Y, Almanza E, Jerrett M, Spruijt-Metz D, Pentz MA. Locations of joint physical activity in parent-child pairs based on accelerometer and GPS monitoring. Ann Behav Med. 2013 Feb; 45 Suppl 1:S162-72. PMID: 23011914.
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    54. Dunton GF, Liao Y, Almanza E, Jerrett M, Spruijt-Metz D, Chou CP, Pentz MA. Joint physical activity and sedentary behavior in parent-child pairs. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012 Aug; 44(8):1473-80. PMID: 22367744.
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    55. Durand CP, Dunton GF, Spruijt-Metz D, Pentz MA. Does community type moderate the relationship between parent perceptions of the neighborhood and physical activity in children? Am J Health Promot. 2012 Jul-Aug; 26(6):371-80. PMID: 22747320.
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    56. Dunton GF, Intille SS, Wolch J, Pentz MA. Children's perceptions of physical activity environments captured through ecological momentary assessment: a validation study. Prev Med. 2012 Aug; 55(2):119-21. PMID: 22659225.
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    57. Riggs NR, Huh J, Chou CP, Spruijt-Metz D, Pentz MA. Executive function and latent classes of childhood obesity risk. J Behav Med. 2012 Dec; 35(6):642-50. PMID: 22218938.
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    58. Dunton GF, Kawabata K, Intille S, Wolch J, Pentz MA. Assessing the social and physical contexts of children's leisure-time physical activity: an ecological momentary assessment study. Am J Health Promot. 2012 Jan-Feb; 26(3):135-42. PMID: 22208410.
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    59. Dunton GF, Intille SS, Wolch J, Pentz MA. Investigating the impact of a smart growth community on the contexts of children's physical activity using Ecological Momentary Assessment. Health Place. 2012 Jan; 18(1):76-84. PMID: 22243909.
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    60. Pentz MA, Spruijt-Metz D, Chou CP, Riggs NR. High calorie, low nutrient food/beverage intake and video gaming in children as potential signals for addictive behavior. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011 12; 8(12):4406-24. PMID: 22408581.
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    61. Sakuma KL, Riggs NR, Pentz MA. Translating evidence based violence and drug use prevention to obesity prevention: development and construction of the pathways program. Health Educ Res. 2012 Apr; 27(2):343-58. PMID: 21987475.
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    62. Almanza E, Jerrett M, Dunton G, Seto E, Pentz MA. A study of community design, greenness, and physical activity in children using satellite, GPS and accelerometer data. Health Place. 2012 Jan; 18(1):46-54. PMID: 22243906.
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    63. McClain AD, Pentz MA, Nguyen-Rodriguez ST, Shin HS, Riggs NR, Spruijt-Metz D. Measuring the meanings of eating in minority youth. Eat Behav. 2011 Dec; 12(4):277-83. PMID: 22051360.
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    64. Riggs NR, Spruijt-Metz D, Chou CP, Pentz MA. Relationships between executive cognitive function and lifetime substance use and obesity-related behaviors in fourth grade youth. Child Neuropsychol. 2012; 18(1):1-11. PMID: 21480013.
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    65. Weaver SR, Cheong J, MacKinnon DP, Pentz MA. Investigating ethnic differences in adolescent alcohol use and peer norms using semi-continuous latent growth models. Alcohol Alcohol. 2011 Sep-Oct; 46(5):620-6. PMID: 21478496.
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    66. Okamoto J, Johnson CA, Leventhal A, Milam J, Pentz MA, Schwartz D, Valente TW. Social Network Status and Depression among Adolescents: An Examination of Social Network Influences and Depressive Symptoms in a Chinese Sample. Res Hum Dev. 2011; 8(1):67-88. PMID: 23226988.
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    67. Rollins BY, Riggs NR, Spruijt-Metz D, McClain AD, Chou CP, Pentz MA. Psychometrics of the Eating in Emotional Situations Questionnaire (EESQ) among low-income Latino elementary-school children. Eat Behav. 2011 Apr; 12(2):156-9. PMID: 21385647.
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    68. Dunton GF, Liao Y, Intille S, Wolch J, Pentz MA. Physical and social contextual influences on children's leisure-time physical activity: an ecological momentary assessment study. J Phys Act Health. 2011 Jan; 8 Suppl 1:S103-8. PMID: 21350250.
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    69. Dunton GF, Liao Y, Intille SS, Spruijt-Metz D, Pentz M. Investigating children's physical activity and sedentary behavior using ecological momentary assessment with mobile phones. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Jun; 19(6):1205-12. PMID: 21164502.
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    70. Chou CP, Chi F, Weisner C, Pentz M, Hser YI. Initial Status in Growth Curve Modeling for Randomized Trials. J Drug Issues. 2010 Dec; 40(1):155-172. PMID: 21572585.
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    71. Huh J, Riggs NR, Spruijt-Metz D, Chou CP, Huang Z, Pentz M. Identifying patterns of eating and physical activity in children: a latent class analysis of obesity risk. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Mar; 19(3):652-8. PMID: 20930718.
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    72. Leventhal AM, Mickens L, Dunton GF, Sussman S, Riggs NR, Pentz MA. Tobacco use moderates the association between major depression and obesity. Health Psychol. 2010 Sep; 29(5):521-8. PMID: 20836607.
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    73. Riggs NR, Spruijt-Metz D, Sakuma KL, Chou CP, Pentz MA. Executive cognitive function and food intake in children. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2010 Nov-Dec; 42(6):398-403. PMID: 20719568.
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    74. Wagner KD, Unger JB, Bluthenthal RN, Andreeva VA, Pentz MA. Cognitive behavioral theories used to explain injection risk behavior among injection drug users: a review and suggestions for the integration of cognitive and environmental models. Health Educ Behav. 2010 Aug; 37(4):504-32. PMID: 20705809.
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    75. Riggs N, Chou CP, Spruijt-Metz D, Pentz MA. Executive cognitive function as a correlate and predictor of child food intake and physical activity. Child Neuropsychol. 2010; 16(3):279-92. PMID: 20234954.
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    76. Fujimoto K, Volente TW, Pentz MA. NETWORK STRUCTURAL INFLUENCES ON THE ADOPTION OF EVIDENCE-BASED PREVENTION IN COMMUNITIES. J Community Psychol. 2009 Sep; 37(7):830-845. PMID: 28883667.
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    77. Riggs NR, Chou CP, Pentz MA. Preventing growth in amphetamine use: long-term effects of the Midwestern Prevention Project (MPP) from early adolescence to early adulthood. Addiction. 2009 Oct; 104(10):1691-9. PMID: 19681799.
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    78. Strachman A, Impett EA, Henson JM, Pentz MA. Early adolescent alcohol use and sexual experience by emerging adulthood: a 10-year longitudinal investigation. J Adolesc Health. 2009 Nov; 45(5):478-82. PMID: 19837354.
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    79. Riggs NR, Pentz MA. Long-term effects of adolescent marijuana use prevention on adult mental health services utilization: the midwestern prevention project. Subst Use Misuse. 2009; 44(5):616-31. PMID: 19360536.
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    80. Riggs NR, Chou CP, Pentz MA. Protecting against intergenerational problem behavior: mediational effects of prevented marijuana use on second-generation parent-child relationships and child impulsivity. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2009 Feb 01; 100(1-2):153-60. PMID: 19036535.
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    81. Duan L, Chou CP, Andreeva VA, Pentz MA. Trajectories of peer social influences as long-term predictors of drug use from early through late adolescence. J Youth Adolesc. 2009 Mar; 38(3):454-65. PMID: 19636757.
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    82. DiFranza JR, Riggs N, Ann Pentz M. Time to re-examine old definitions of nicotine dependence. Nicotine Tob Res. 2008 Jun; 10(6):1109-11. PMID: 18584475.
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    83. Riggs NR, Nakawatase M, Pentz MA. Promoting community coalition functioning: effects of Project STEP. Prev Sci. 2008 Jun; 9(2):63-72. PMID: 18483859.
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    84. Jasuja GK, Chou CP, Riggs NR, Pentz MA. Early cigarette use and psychological distress as predictors of obesity risk in adulthood. Nicotine Tob Res. 2008 Feb; 10(2):325-35. PMID: 18236297.
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    85. Riggs NR, Chou CP, Li C, Pentz MA. Adolescent to emerging adulthood smoking trajectories: when do smoking trajectories diverge, and do they predict early adulthood nicotine dependence? Nicotine Tob Res. 2007 Nov; 9(11):1147-54. PMID: 17978988.
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    86. Andreeva VA, Unger JB, Pentz MA. Breast cancer among immigrants: a systematic review and new research directions. J Immigr Minor Health. 2007 Oct; 9(4):307-22. PMID: 17431785.
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    87. Riggs NR, Sakuma KL, Pentz MA. Preventing risk for obesity by promoting self-regulation and decision-making skills: pilot results from the PATHWAYS to health program (PATHWAYS). Eval Rev. 2007 Jun; 31(3):287-310. PMID: 17478630.
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    88. Valente TW, Chou CP, Pentz MA. Community coalitions as a system: effects of network change on adoption of evidence-based substance abuse prevention. Am J Public Health. 2007 May; 97(5):880-6. PMID: 17329667.
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    89. Guo Q, Johnson CA, Unger JB, Lee L, Xie B, Chou CP, Palmer PH, Sun P, Gallaher P, Pentz M. Utility of the theory of reasoned action and theory of planned behavior for predicting Chinese adolescent smoking. Addict Behav. 2007 May; 32(5):1066-81. PMID: 16934414.
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    90. Riggs NR, Elfenbaum P, Pentz MA. Parent program component analysis in a drug abuse prevention trial. J Adolesc Health. 2006 Jul; 39(1):66-72. PMID: 16781963.
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    91. Sussman S, Pentz MA, Spruijt-Metz D, Miller T. Misuse of "study drugs:" prevalence, consequences, and implications for policy. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2006 Jun 09; 1:15. PMID: 16764722; PMCID: PMC1524735.
    92. Pentz MA, Jasuja GK, Rohrbach LA, Sussman S, Bardo MT. Translation in tobacco and drug abuse prevention research. Eval Health Prof. 2006 Jun; 29(2):246-71. PMID: 16645186.
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    93. Riggs NR, Greenberg MT, Kusché CA, Pentz MA. The mediational role of neurocognition in the behavioral outcomes of a social-emotional prevention program in elementary school students: effects of the PATHS Curriculum. Prev Sci. 2006 Mar; 7(1):91-102. PMID: 16572300.
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    94. Sussman S, Valente TW, Rohrbach LA, Skara S, Pentz MA. Translation in the health professions: converting science into action. Eval Health Prof. 2006 Mar; 29(1):7-32. PMID: 16510878.
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    95. Grenard JL, Ames SL, Pentz MA, Sussman S. Motivational interviewing with adolescents and young adults for drug-related problems. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2006 Jan-Mar; 18(1):53-67. PMID: 16639859.
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    96. Pentz MA. Form follows function: designs for prevention effectiveness and diffusion research. Prev Sci. 2004 Mar; 5(1):23-9. PMID: 15058909.
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    97. Pentz MA. A critical unresolved issue in transdisciplinary prevention research. Subst Use Misuse. 2004; 39(10-12):2079-80. PMID: 15587962.
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    98. Pentz MA, Mares D, Schinke S, Rohrbach LA. Political science, public policy, and drug use prevention. Subst Use Misuse. 2004; 39(10-12):1821-65. PMID: 15587952.
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    99. Sussman S, Stacy AW, Johnson CA, Pentz MA, Robertson E. A transdisciplinary focus on drug abuse prevention: an introduction. Subst Use Misuse. 2004; 39(10-12):1441-56. PMID: 15587943.
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    100. Crawford AM, Pentz MA, Chou CP, Li C, Dwyer JH. Parallel developmental trajectories of sensation seeking and regular substance use in adolescents. Psychol Addict Behav. 2003 Sep; 17(3):179-92. PMID: 14498812.
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    101. Pentz MA. Evidence-based prevention: characteristics, impact, and future direction. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2003 May; 35 Suppl 1:143-52. PMID: 12825757.
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