Deborah Parra-Medina
Deborah Parra-Medina
Director, Latino Research Initiative and Professor of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, University of Texas at Austin
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Toward a critical social theory of youth empowerment
LB Jennings, DM Parra-Medina, DK Hilfinger-Messias, K McLoughlin
Journal of Community Practice 14 (1-2), 31-55, 2006
Intersectionality and women’s health: Charting a path to eliminating health disparities
L Weber, D Parra-Medina
Gender perspectives on health and medicine, 2003
Health communication in the Latino community: issues and approaches
JP Elder, GX Ayala, D Parra-Medina, GA Talavera
Annual review of public health 30, 227-251, 2009
Pounds off with empowerment (POWER): a clinical trial of weight management strategies for black and white adults with diabetes who live in medically underserved rural communities
EJ Mayer-Davis, AM D'Antonio, SM Smith, G Kirkner, S Levin Martin, ...
American journal of public health 94 (10), 1736-1742, 2004
Perceived barriers to exercise and healthy eating among women from disadvantaged neighborhoods: results from a focus groups assessment
M Baruth, PA Sharpe, D Parra-Medina, S Wilcox
Women & health 54 (4), 336-353, 2014
Factors influencing help-seeking from informal networks among African American victims of intimate partner violence
KE Morrison, KJ Luchok, DL Richter, D Parra-Medina
Journal of Interpersonal Violence 21 (11), 1493-1511, 2006
Predictors of cigarette and alcohol susceptibility and use among Hispanic migrant adolescents
JP Elder, NR Campbell, AJ Litrownik, GX Ayala, DJ Slymen, ...
Preventive medicine 31 (2), 115-123, 2000
Evaluation of a tobacco and alcohol use prevention program for Hispanic migrant adolescents: promoting the protective factor of parent-child communication
AJ Litrownik, JP Elder, NR Campbell, GX Ayala, DJ Slymen, ...
Preventive Medicine 31 (2), 124-133, 2000
Mediators affecting girls’ levels of physical activity outside of school: findings from the trial of activity in adolescent girls
LA Lytle, DM Murray, KR Evenson, J Moody, CA Pratt, L Metcalfe, ...
Annals of Behavioral Medicine 38 (2), 124-136, 2009
Miranos! Look at us, we are healthy! An environmental approach to early childhood obesity prevention
Z Yin, D Parra-Medina, A Cordova, M He, V Trummer, E Sosa, KJ Gallion, ...
Childhood Obesity (Formerly Obesity and Weight Management) 8 (5), 429-439, 2012
Predicting adolescent risk behaviors based on an ecological framework and assets
BM Reininger, AE Evans, SF Griffin, M Sanderson, ML Vincent, RF Valois, ...
American Journal of Health Behavior 29 (2), 150-161, 2005
Successful recruitment and retention strategies for a randomized weight management trial for people with diabetes living in rural, medically underserved counties of South …
D Parra-Medina, A D’Antonio, SM Smith, S Levin, G Kirkner, ...
Journal of the American Dietetic Association 104 (1), 70-75, 2004
Correlates of physical activity in black, Hispanic, and white middle school girls
EB Kelly, D Parra-Medina, KA Pfeiffer, M Dowda, TL Conway, LS Webber, ...
Journal of Physical Activity and Health 7 (2), 184-193, 2010
Promotion of physical activity among Mexican-origin women in Texas and South Carolina: an examination of social, cultural, economic, and environmental factors
D Parra-Medina, DAKH Messias
Quest 63 (1), 100-117, 2011
Adult roles in community-based youth empowerment programs: Implications for best practices
DAKH Messias, EM Fore, K McLoughlin, D Parra-Medina
Family and Community Health, 320-337, 2005
8 steps to fitness: a faith-based, behavior change physical activity intervention for African Americans
M Bopp, S Wilcox, M Laken, SP Hooker, D Parra-Medina, R Saunders, ...
Journal of Physical Activity and Health 6 (5), 568-577, 2009
Results of the Heart Healthy and Ethnically Relevant Lifestyle trial: a cardiovascular risk reduction intervention for African American women attending community health centers
D Parra-Medina, S Wilcox, J Salinas, C Addy, E Fore, M Poston, ...
American Journal of Public Health 101 (10), 1914-1921, 2011
Peer reviewed: Using the RE-AIM framework to evaluate a physical activity intervention in churches
M Bopp, S Wilcox, SP Hooker, K Butler, L McClorin, M Laken, R Saunders, ...
Preventing chronic disease 4 (4), 2007
Peer reviewed: Using the RE-AIM framework to evaluate a physical activity intervention in churches
M Bopp, S Wilcox, SP Hooker, K Butler, L McClorin, M Laken, R Saunders, ...
Preventing chronic disease 4 (4), 2007
Nutrition and physical activity interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in health care settings: a quantitative review with a focus on women
S Wilcox, D Parra-Medina, M Thompson-Robinson, J Will
Nutrition Reviews 59 (7), 197-214, 2001
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