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Prevention Research Center, Division of Prevention & Population Sciences, UNM Department of Pediatrics

MSC11 6145
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
2703 Frontier Ave NE
Research Incubator Building (RIB) Suite 120

Phone: (505) 272-4462
Fax: (505) 272-3955

Rio Grande Institute Journal Club

Purpose

To serve as a forum through which the UNM PRC’s faculty and staff, and other members of the UNM community keep abreast of new developments in Community Prevention Research. The presentations generate a stimulating, critical, congenial discussion on pressing scientific issues with a goal to expand our prevention research knowledge and skills.

Past Presentations

June 6, 2017: The Choose H2O Challenge: #icH2Oose: Piloting a health communication campaign to encourage teens in rural New Mexico to drink more water

Flyer for Emily Lilo, MPH, PhD Candidate's talk at the Research Incubator Building on June 6, 2017
 Article for Discussion:

The Choose H2O Challenge #icH2Oose: Piloting a health communiation campaign to encourage teens in rural New Mexico to drink more water

Presenter: Emily Lilo, MPH, PhD Candidate

Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

April 5, 2016: The Sedentary Office: An Expert Statement on the Growing Case for Change Toward Better Health and Productivity

The Sedentary Office: An Expert Statement on the Growing Case for Change Toward Better Health and Productivity

Article for Discussion:

The sedentary office: an expert statement on the growing case for change towards better health and productivity

Presenter: Sarah Sanders

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

October 20, 2015: New Model, New Strategies: Instructional design for building online wisdom communities

Article for Discussion:

New Model, New Strategies: Instructional design for building online wisdom communities

Presenter: Felipe Amaral, MA

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

October 6, 2015: The "Sugar Pack" Health Marketing Campaign in Los Angeles County, 2011-2012

Article for Discussion:

The "Sugar Pack" Health Marketing Campaign in Los Angeles County, 2011-2012

Presenter: Emily Lilo

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

September 15, 2015: Prospective associations and population impact of sweet beverage intake and type 2 diabetes, and effects of substitutions with alternative beverages

Article for Discussion:

Prospective associations and population impact of sweet beverage intake and type 2 diabetes, and effects of substitutions with alternative beverages

Presenter: Andrea Cantarero

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

June 16, 2015: Motivational Interviewing and Dietary Counseling for Obesity in Primary Care: An RCT

Article for Discussion:

Motivational Interviewing and Dietary Counseling for Obesity in Primary Care: An RCT

Presenter: Alberta Kong, MD, MPH 

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

February 17, 2015: Improving Children's Menus in Community Restaurants

Article for Discussion:

Improving Children’s Menus in Community Restaurants: Best Food for Families, Infants, and Toddlers (Best Food FITS) Intervention, South Central Texas, 2010–2014

Presenter: Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez, PhD, RD

Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

December 16, 2014: Translating Research: Use of Evidence in State Policymaking

Article for Discussion:

Use of Research Evidence in State Policymaking for Childhood Obesity Prevention in Minnesota

Presenter: Patty Keane, MS, RD

Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

October 21, 2014: Athletic Coaches as Violence Prevention Advocates

Article for Discussion:

Athletic Coaches as Violence Prevention Advocates

Presenter: Leona Woelk, MA

Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

August 19, 2014: Behavioral Inoculation through Word-of-Mouth Communication: Is it Possible?

Article for Discussion:

Spreading Inoculation: Inoculation, Resistance to Influence, and Word‐of‐Mouth Communication

Presenter: Courtney FitzGerald, MSSW, LMSW

Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

June 3, 2014: Effective Messages in Vaccine Promotion: A Randomized Trial

Article for Discussion:

Effective Messages in Vaccine Promotion: A Randomized Trial

Presenter: Kevin Vlahovich, Preventive Medicine resident

Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

February 18, 2014: The Psychology and Practice of Youth-Adult Partnership: Bridging Generations for Youth Development and Community Change

Article for Discussion:

The Psychology and Practice of Youth-Adult Partnership: Bridging Generations for Youth Development and Community Change

Presenter: Linda Peñaloza, PhD

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

December 17, 2013: Will Obesity Increase the Proportion of Children and Adolescents Recommended for a Statin?

Article for Discussion:

Will Obesity Increase the Proportion of Children and Adolescents Recommended for a Statin?

Presenter: Alberta Kong, MD, MPH

Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

October 15, 2013: Using Qualitative Research to Understand Women's Experiences in a Randomized Controlled Trial designed with Community-Based Participatory Research Techniques

Article for Discussion:

Women's Experiences in a Community-Based Participatory Research Randomized Controlled Trial

Presenter: Julia Meredith Hess, PhD

Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

August 20, 2013: Legal Status and Source of Offender Firearms

Articles for Discussion:

Legal status and source of offenders’ firearms in states with the least stringent criteria for gun ownership

Research Letter: Scientific Publications on Firearms in Youth Before and After Congressional Action Prohibiting Federal Research Funding

Presenter: Theresa Cruz, PhD

Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

June 18, 2013: Walking versus running for hypertension, cholesterol, and diabetes mellitus risk reduction significance

Article for Discussion:

Walking versus running for hypertension, cholesterol, and diabetes mellitus risk reduction significance

Presenter: Sarah Sanders, RN, MS

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

April 16, 2013: Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives? A Systematic Review

Article for Discussion:

Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives? A Systematic Review

Presenter: Alexandra Morshed, MS

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

February 19, 2013: The Interactive Systems Framework for Dissemination and Implementation

Articles for Discussion:

Bridging the gap between prevention research and practice: the interactive systems framework for dissemination and implementation

Advances in bridging research and practice: introduction to the second special issue on the interactive system framework for dissemination and implementation

Presenter: Jessica Goodkind, PhD

Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

December 18, 2012: Physical Activity and Performance at School: A Systematic Review of the Literature Including a Methodological Quality Assessment

Article for Discussion:

Physical Activity and Performance at School: A Systematic Review of the Literature Including a Methodological Quality Assessment

Presenter: Alberta Kong, MD, MPH

Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

October 16, 2012: Youth's Perspectives on the Determinants of Health

Article for Discussion:

Youth's Perspectives on the Determinants of Health

Presenter: Julia Hess, PhD

Date: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

August 21, 2012: Outcome Evaluation of a Public Health Approach to Suicide Prevention in an American Indian Tribal Nation

Article for Discussion:

Outcome Evaluation of a Public Health Approach to Suicide Prevention in an American Indian Tribal Nation

Presenter: Linda J. Peñaloza, PhD

Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

July 10, 2012: Impact of an active video game on healthy children's physical activity

Article for Discussion:

Impact of an active video game on healthy children's physical activity

Presenter: Sarah Sanders, RN, MS Exercise Science

Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

April 3, 2012: Behaviors of Long-Haul Truck Drivers and Their Commercial Sex Contacts in New Mexico

Article for Discussion:

Sexual and Drug Use Risk Behaviors of Long-Haul Truck Drivers and Their Commercial Sex Contacts in New Mexico

Presenter: Shri Sankarappan, MD, Preventive Medicine Residency Program

Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

February 21, 2012: Interventions for Preventing Obesity in Children

Article for Discussion:

Interventions for preventing obesity in children

Presenter: L. Olivia Hopkins, MD, Resident in Preventive Medicine and Public Health, UNM Masters of Science in Clinical Research Student

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

December 20, 2011: Unpacking Assumptions about Inclusion in Community-Based Health Promotion: Perspectives of Women Living in Poverty

Article for Discussion:

Unpacking Assumptions About Inclusion in Community-Based Health Promotion: Perspectives of Women Living in Poverty

Presenter: Janet Page-Reeves, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (LAT), University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center

Date: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

October 18, 2011: Out of the Reach of children? Young People's Health-seeking Practices and Agency in Africa's Newly Emerging Therapeutic Landscapes

Out of the Reach of children? Young People's Health-seeking Practices and Agency in Africa's Newly Emerging Therapeutic Landscapes

Article for Discussion:

Out of the reach of children? Young people's health-seeking practices and agency in Africa's newly-emerging therapeutic landscapes

Presenter: Julia Hess, PhD

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

August 16, 2011: Fueling the Obesity epidemic? Artificially Sweetened Beverage Use and Long-term Weight Gain

Article for Discussion:

Fueling the obesity epidemic? Artificially sweetened beverage use and long-term weight gain

Presenter: Alberta Kong, MD, MPH

Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

April 19, 2011: Translating Research into Public Health Policy through Partnerships

Articles for Discussion:

The construction of evidence-based local health policy through partnerships: research infrastructure, process, and context in the Rotterdam “Healthy in the City” programme

Commentary: Translating research into public policy

Presenter: Susan DeFrancesco, JD, MPH, MAT

Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

February 15, 2011: Water Boiling in a Peruvian Town to Letting them Die

Article for Discussion:

"Water Boiling in a Peruvian Town" to "Letting them Die": Culture, Community Intervention, and the Metabolic Balance Between Patience and Zeal

Presenter: Jessica Goodkind, PhD

Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Place: Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons
UNM Campus, 2703 Frontier Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131