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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

September 19, 2017: Active Living Promotion: What Is Associated With Successful Collaboration In Public Health Networks

Flyer image for Cam Solomon's presentation at the Prevention Research Center on September 19, 2017Article for Discussion:

How to Identify Success Among Networks That Promote Active Living

Presenter: Cam Solomon

Date: Tuesday, September 19, 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