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Guadalupe Ayala
Title Principal Investigator
Faculty Rank Professor
Degree MA, PhD, MPH
Institution San Diego State University
Department School of Public Health
Clusters Cancer
Cardiovascular and Related Diseases
Community Engagement
Informatics
Obesity and Metabolic Syndromes
Women's Health and Reproductive Biology
Address
9245 Sky Park Court
Suite 221
City San Diego
State CA
Postal Code 92123
Telephone 6195946686
Fax 6195942998
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  Research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

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2018HEAD START CONNECTS: INDIVIDUALIZING AND CONNECTS FAMILIES TO FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICESHHSP233201500059I/HHSP233201500059I
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2018 EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION LEADERSHIP STUDY (EXCELS)HHSP233201500035I / HHSP23337038T
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2018WHAT WORKS CLEARINGHOUSE OF PROVEN AND PROMISING APPROACHES TO MOVE WELFARE RECIPIENTS TO WORKHHSP233201500035I_HHSP23337034T
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2018RACIAL AND ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN HUMAN SERVICES ANALYSIS EXECUTION PROJECTHHSP233201500064I_HHSP23337020T
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2018ASSESSING MODELS OF COORDINATED SERVICES FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIESHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337028T
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2018CHILD CARE INTERSTATE BACKGROUND CHECKS (CC-IBACS)HHSP233201500045I
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2018MOTHER AND INFANT HOME VISITING PROGRAM EVALUATION, LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP 2 (MIHOPE-LT2)HHSP233201500059I/ HHSP23337010T
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2017EXPLORING THE RELATION BETWEEN POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT AND LANGUAGE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN PRESCHOOL CLASSROOMS.90YR0101-01
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2017ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF INFANTS AND TODDLERS EXPOSED TO MALTREATMENT: EXAMINING THE IMPACT OF AN INTEGRATED EARLY HEAD START & CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM90YR0102-01
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2017LEVERAGING HOME LANGUAGES TO PROMOTE EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING90YR0103-01
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2017A STRENGTHS-BASED APPROACH TO EXAMINING SUPPORTS FOR SELF-REGULATION SKILLS OF LATINO CHILDREN RAISED IN POVERTY90YR0104-01
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2017OBSERVING SELF-REGULATION IN CONTEXT IN HEAD START CLASSROOMS AND DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS SCHOOL READINESS90YR0105-01
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2017IMPLEMENTATION AND ASSESSMENT OF COMPETENCIES FOR TEACHERS AND CAREGIVERS SERVING INFANTS AND TODDLERSHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337021T
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2017ASSESSMENT AND MAPPING OF COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS IN HOME VISITING (AMC-HV)HHSP233201500034I/HHSP23337002T
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2017CHILD MALTREATMENT INCIDENCE DATA LINKAGES (CMI DATA LINKAGES)HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337022T
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2017EVIDENCE BUILDING IN TANF: ADVANCING INNOVATIONS TO PROMOTE EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC SECURITY FOR LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALSHHSP233201500059I/HHSP23337006T
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2017HEAD START FAMILY AND CHILD EXPERIENCES SURVEY (FACES) 2019HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337024T
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2016TWO-GENERATION APPROACHES TO IMPROVING FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCYHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337003T
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2016BUILDING CAPACITY TO EVALUATE INTERVENTIONS FOR YOUTH/YOUNG ADULTS WITH CHILD WELFARE INVOLVEMENT AT-RISK OF HOMELESSNESS: PHASE IIHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337013T
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2016PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TOOLS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF INFANT AND TODDLER CAREHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337007T
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2016ASSESSING THE EVIDENCE: HOME VISITING EVIDENCE OF EFFECTIVENESSGS-10F-0050L/HHSP233201500115G
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2016TRIBAL HOME VISITING EVALUATION INSTITUTEGS-10F-0204K/HHSP233201500114G
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2016FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY DATA CENTER90PD0272-04
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2016EVALUATION OF GOAL-DIRECTED PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL AND EMPLOYER COACHING IN HEALTH PROFESSION OPPORTUNITY DEVELOPMENT90HG1003-01
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2016CULTURE OF CONTINUOUS LEARNING PROJECT: A BREAKTHROUGH SERIES COLLABORATIVE FOR IMPROVING CHILD CARE AND HEAD START QUALITYHHSP233201500034I/HHSP23337001T
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2016DOMESTIC HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND THE CHILD WELFARE POPULATIONHHSP23320150039I/HHSP23337011T
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2016EVALUATION OF COACHING-FOCUSED INTERVENTIONS FOR HARD-TO-EMPLOY TANF CLIENTS AND OTHER LOW-INCOME POPULATIONSHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337018T
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2016EVALUATION OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE PROGRAMHHSP233201500039I/ HHSP23337007T
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2016MULTI-SITE IMPLEMENTATION EVALUATION OF TRIBAL HOME VISITING (MUSE)HHSP233201500133I/HHSP23337004T
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2016VARIATIONS IN IMPLEMENTATION OF QUALITY INTERVENTIONS: EXAMINING THE QUALITY-CHILD OUTCOMES RELATIONSHIP IN CHILD CARE AND EARLY EDUCATION (VIQI)HHSP233201500059I/HHSP23337002T
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2016DESIGN OPTIONS FOR HOME VISITING EVALUATION (DOHVE) 2.0HHSP233201500133I/HHSP23337002T
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2016ADVANCING WELFARE AND FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY RESEARCH PROJECT (FOLLOW-ON) HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337017T
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2016HPOG UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS 2.0 RESEARCH SUPPORTHHSP233201500071I/HHSP23337011T
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2015THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF PUBLICLY-FUNDED CENTER-BASED CHILD CARE: 1990 AND 2012.90YE0165-01
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2015SUBSIDY UTILIZATION AND IMPACT ON EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION OF LOW-INCOME CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS90YE0166-01
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2015PROMOTING SOCIAL COMPETENCE IN ECE: PREDICTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROSOCIAL BEHAVIOR FROM EARLY EXPERIENCES IN CHILD CARE AND FAMILIES90YE0168-01
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2015THE IMPACT OF EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION IN CHILD NUTRITION, SEDENTARY BEHAVIOR AND OBESITY BY KINDERGARTEN90YE0170-01
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2015HOW PARENTAL PREFERENCES AND SUBSIDY RECEIPT SHAPE IMMIGRANT FAMILIES? CHILD CARE CHOICES90YE0171-01
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2015SUPPORTING LOW-INCOME FAMILIES: STATE VARIATIONS IN CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES AND TANF POLICIES AND CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENTAL ECOLOGIES90YE0173-01
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2015MITIGATING SUSCEPTIBILITY WITH THE CHILD CARE DEVELOPMENT FUND: USING FOUR LARGE DATA SETS TO CLASSIFY RISK PROFILES AND RISK TRANSMISSION BY MODIFIABLE FACTORS90YE0175-01
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2015ARE HIGHER SUBSIDY PAYMENT RATES AND PROVIDER-FRIENDLY PAYMENT POLICIES ASSOCIATED WITH CHILD CARE QUALITY?90YE0177-01
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2015CHILD CARE FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT: UNDERSTANDING LONGITUDINAL PATHWAYS TO CHILDREN?S SCHOOL READINESS90YE0178-01
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2015CONSTELLATIONS OF SUPPORT: TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEAD START AND CHILD OUTCOMES90YE0179-01
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2015SUHMRE: SAME-SEX RELATIONSHIPS: UPDATES TO HEALTHY MARRIAGE AND RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION PROGRAMMINGHHSP233201500064I/HHSP23337001T
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2014ASSESSING THE COST AND IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGH QUALITY EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION (ACIHQECE)HHSP23320095642WC-01
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2014INTERMEDIATE OUTCOMES OF CAREER PATHWAYS PROGRAMSHHSP233200956WC-01
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2014CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT FUND (CCDF) POLICIES DATABASE PROJECTHHSP23320095654WC-01
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2014EVALUATION OF DOMESTIC HUMAN TRAFFICKING DEMONSTRATION PROJECTSHHSP23320095651WC-01
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2014HOMELESS FAMILIES RESEARCH BRIEFSHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2014RESPONDING TO INTIMATE VIOLENCE IN RELATIONSHIP PROGRAMS (RIVIR)HHSP23320095651WC-01
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2014UNDERSTANDING THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN TANF AND REFUGEE CASH ASSISTANCE SERVICESHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2014IMPROVING CHILDREN?S WELL-BEING: IDENTIFYING MECHANISMS AND TIMING OF FAMILY STRENGTHENING PROGRAMS FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES THROUGH DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION MODELING90PD0285-01
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2013MOTHER AND INFANT HOME VISITING PROGRAM EVALUATION (MIHOPE)HHSP23337003T-03
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2013STUDY OF EMPLOYMENT AND ADVANCEMENT OF RACIAL, ETHNIC AND LINGUISTIC MINORITIES90PH0021-02
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2013CHILD CARE AND EARLY EDUCATION POLICY AND RESEARCH ANALYSES (CCEEPRA)HHSP23320095631WC-01
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2013EARLY HEAD START-CHILD CARE PARTNERSHIPS STUDYHHSP23320095642WC-01
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2013EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING EVIDENCE REVIEWHHSP23320095642WC-01
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2013MATERNAL, INFANT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD HOME VISITING EVALUATION (MIHOPE) IIHHSP23320095644WC-01
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2013JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE EVALUATIONHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2013CHILD CARE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA ANALYSIS90YE0148-01
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2013HEAD START UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS: DUAL GENERATION APPROACHES90YR0073-01
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2013HEAD START UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS: DUAL GENERATION APPROACHES90YR0075-01
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2013HUMAN SERVICES RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS: PUERTO RICO 90YR0072-01

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1. Sanchez-Flack J, Baquero B, Lin SF, Belch G, Pickrel JL, Anderson CAM, Arredondo E, Martinez ME, Mayer J, Ji M, Elder JP, Ayala GX. Evaluation of Store Environment Changes of an In-Store Intervention to Promote Fruits and Vegetables in Latino/Hispanic-Focused Food Stores. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 12 20; 17(1).
2. Menegaz AM, Quevedo LÁ, Muniz LC, Finlayson TL, Ayala GX, Cascaes AM. Changes in young children''s oral health-related behaviours and caregiver knowledge: A cluster randomized controlled trial in Brazil. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2020 Feb; 48(1):81-87.
3. Lee CY, Ledoux TA, Johnston CA, Ayala GX, O''Connor DP. Association of parental body mass index (BMI) with child''s health behaviors and child''s BMI depend on child''s age. BMC Obes. 2019; 6:11.
4. Soto SH, Arredondo EM, Shakya HB, Roesch S, Marcus B, Parada H, Ayala GX. Family environment, children''s acculturation and mothers'' dietary intake and behaviors among Latinas: An autoregressive cross-lagged study. Soc Sci Med. 2019 05; 228:93-102.
5. Arredondo EM, Ayala GX, Soto S, Slymen DJ, Horton LA, Parada H, Campbell N, Ibarra L, Engelberg M, Elder JP. Latina mothers as agents of change in children''s eating habits: findings from the randomized controlled trial Entre Familia: Reflejos de Salud. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2018 10 01; 15(1):95.
6. Crespo NC, Talavera GA, Campbell NR, Shadron LM, Behar AI, Slymen D, Ayala GX, Wilfley D, Elder JP. A randomized controlled trial to prevent obesity among Latino paediatric patients. Pediatr Obes. 2018 11; 13(11):697-704.
7. Lin SF, Binggeli-Vallarta A, Cervantes G, Angulo J, Moody JS, McKenzie TL, Horton LA, Ayala GX. Process Evaluation of an Early Care and Education Intervention: The California Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Study (CA-CORD). Health Promot Pract. 2020 Mar; 21(2):298-307.
8. Sanchez-Flack JC, Anderson CAM, Arredondo EM, Belch G, Martinez ME, Ayala GX. Fruit and Vegetable Intake of US Hispanics by Food Store Type: Findings from NHANES. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2019 02; 6(1):220-229.
9. Soto S, Arredondo EM, Ayala GX, Marcus BH, Shakya HB. Exploring how bicultural and assimilated children of Mexican origin influence their Latina mothers'' diet: Perspectives from mothers and children. Appetite. 2018 10 01; 129:217-227.
10. Park S, Ayala GX, Sharkey JR, Blanck HM. Knowledge of Health Conditions Associated With Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake Is Low Among US Hispanic Adults. Am J Health Promot. 2019 01; 33(1):39-47.
11. McClain AC, Ayala GX, Sotres-Alvarez D, Siega-Riz AM, Kaplan RC, Gellman MD, Gallo LC, Van Horn L, Daviglus ML, Perera MJ, Mattei J. Frequency of Intake and Type of Away-from- Home Foods Consumed Are Associated with Diet Quality in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). J Nutr. 2018 03 01; 148(3):453-463.
12. Schmied EA, Chuang E, Madanat H, Moody J, Ibarra L, Ortiz K, Macias K, Ayala GX. A Qualitative Examination of Parent Engagement in a Family-Based Childhood Obesity Program. Health Promot Pract. 2018 11; 19(6):905-914.
13. Horton LA, Ayala GX, Slymen DJ, Ibarra L, Hernandez E, Parada H, Rock CL, Arredondo EM, Elder JP. A Mediation Analysis of Mothers'' Dietary Intake: The Entre Familia: Reflejos de Salud Randomized Controlled Trial. Health Educ Behav. 2018 08; 45(4):501-510.
14. Kowitt SD, Ayala GX, Cherrington AL, Horton LA, Safford MM, Soto S, Tang TS, Fisher EB. Examining the Support Peer Supporters Provide Using Structural Equation Modeling: Nondirective and Directive Support in Diabetes Management. Ann Behav Med. 2017 Dec; 51(6):810-821.
15. Arredondo EM, Crespo N, Lopez NV, Elder JP, Haughton J, Sallis J, Perez L, Ayala G. Arredondo et al. Respond. Am J Public Health. 2017 12; 107(12):e24-e25.
16. Ayala GX, Castro IA, Pickrel JL, Lin SF, Williams CB, Madanat H, Jun HJ, Zive M. A Cluster Randomized Trial to Promote Healthy Menu Items for Children: The Kids'' Choice Restaurant Program. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 12 01; 14(12).
17. Sanchez-Flack J, Pickrel JL, Belch G, Lin SF, Anderson CAM, Martinez ME, Arredondo EM, Ayala GX. Examination of the Relationship between In-Store Environmental Factors and Fruit and Vegetable Purchasing among Hispanics. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 10 27; 14(11).
18. Behar AI, Crespo NC, Garcia ML, Ayala GX, Campbell N, Shadron LM, Elder JP. Validation of a Shortened Version of the Children''s Eating Behavior Questionnaire and Associations with BMI in a Clinical Sample of Latino Children. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2018 04; 50(4):372-378.e1.
19. Ayala GX, D''Angelo H, Gittelsohn J, Horton L, Ribisl K, Sindberg LS, Olson C, Kharmats A, Laska MN. Who is behind the stocking of energy-dense foods and beverages in small stores? The importance of food and beverage distributors. Public Health Nutr. 2017 Dec; 20(18):3333-3342.
20. Velez D, Palomo-Zerfas A, Nunez-Alvarez A, Ayala GX, Finlayson TL. Facilitators and Barriers to Dental Care Among Mexican Migrant Women and Their Families in North San Diego County. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 10; 19(5):1216-1226.
21. Soto SH, Arredondo EM, Marcus B, Shakya HB, Roesch S, Ayala GX. Effects of Latino children on their mothers'' dietary intake and dietary behaviors: The role of children''s acculturation and the mother-child acculturation gap. Soc Sci Med. 2017 10; 191:125-133.
22. Reina SA, Llabre MM, Vidot DC, Isasi CR, Perreira K, Carnethon M, Parrinello CM, Gallo LC, Ayala GX, Delamater A. Metabolic Syndrome in Hispanic Youth: Results from the Hispanic Community Children''s Health Study/Study of Latino Youth. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2017 10; 15(8):400-406.
23. Full KM, Schmied EA, Parada H, Cherrington A, Horton LA, Ayala GX. The Relationship Between Sleep Duration and Glycemic Control Among Hispanic Adults With Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2017 10; 43(5):519-529.
24. Perez LG, Slymen DJ, Sallis JF, Ayala GX, Elder JP, Arredondo EM. Interactions between individual and perceived environmental factors on Latinas'' physical activity. J Public Health (Oxf). 2017 06 01; 39(2):e10-e18.
25. Arredondo EM, Elder JP, Haughton J, Slymen DJ, Sallis JF, Perez LG, Serrano N, Parra MT, Valdivia R, Ayala GX. Fe en Acción: Promoting Physical Activity Among Churchgoing Latinas. Am J Public Health. 2017 07; 107(7):1109-1115.
26. Carnethon MR, Ayala GX, Bangdiwala SI, Bishop V, Daviglus ML, Delamater AM, Gallo LC, Perreira K, Pulgaron E, Reina S, Talavera GA, Van Horn LH, Isasi CR. Association of cardiovascular risk factors between Hispanic/Latino parents and youth: the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latino Youth. Ann Epidemiol. 2017 04; 27(4):260-268.e2.
27. Ayala GX, Molina M, Madanat H, Nichols JF, McKenzie TL, Ji M, Holguin M, Cuestas L, Sumek C, Labarca C, Elvira S, Arredondo EM, Elder JP. Intervention Effects on Latinas'' Physical Activity and Other Health Indicators. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Mar; 52(3 Suppl 3):S279-S283.
28. Garcini LM, Renzaho AMN, Molina M, Ayala GX. Health-related quality of life among Mexican-origin Latinos: the role of immigration legal status. Ethn Health. 2018 07; 23(5):566-581.
29. Jerschow E, Strizich G, Xue X, Hudes G, Spivack S, Persky V, Ayala GX, Delamater A, Kim Y, Etzel E, Cai J, Kaplan RC. Effect of Relocation to the U.S. on Asthma Risk Among Hispanics. Am J Prev Med. 2017 May; 52(5):579-588.
30. Merchant G, Weibel N, Pina L, Griswold WG, Fowler JH, Ayala GX, Gallo LC, Hollan J, Patrick K. Face-to-Face and Online Networks: College Students'' Experiences in a Weight-Loss Trial. J Health Commun. 2017 01; 22(1):75-83.
31. Castro IA, Calderon J, Ayala GX. Who Is Influencing Whom? Latino Parent-Child Request Interactions and Product Purchases in Food Retail Environments. Soc Mar Q. 2017 06; 23(2):155-168.
32. Chuang E, Brunner J, Moody J, Ibarra L, Hoyt H, McKenzie TL, Binggeli-Vallarta A, Cervantes G, Finlayson TL, Ayala GX. Factors Affecting Implementation of the California Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CA-CORD) Project, 2013. Prev Chronic Dis. 2016 10 20; 13:E147.
33. Perez LG, Carlson J, Slymen DJ, Patrick K, Kerr J, Godbole S, Elder JP, Ayala GX, Arredondo EM. Does the social environment moderate associations of the built environment with Latinas'' objectively-measured neighborhood outdoor physical activity? Prev Med Rep. 2016 Dec; 4:551-557.
34. Calderon J, Ayala GX, Elder JP, Belch GE, Castro IA, Weibel N, Pickrel J. What Happens When Parents and Children Go Grocery Shopping? An Observational Study of Latino Dyads in Southern C