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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

Presentations

PRC researchers have been invited, after a peer-review process, to speak about their work at many regional or national conferences. The list of conference presentations is arranged according to year and speaker.

2017

Keane P. “CHILE Plus.” Presented at: National Child and Adult Care Food Program Leadership Conference/Anti-Hunger Policy Conference; March 1-7, 2017; Washington, DC.

Keane P, Conklin R. “CHILE Plus.” Accepted for presentation at: National Child and Adult Care Food Program Conference; April 18-20, 2017; San Diego, CA.

Johnson J, Canaca G. “Eat Smart to Play Hard”: a social marketing intervention designed to increase consumption of fruit and vegetables by 8- to 10-year olds in New Mexico. Accepted for presentation at: World Social Marketing Conference; May 16-17, 2017; Washington, DC.

2016

Bautista A, Cano S, Shrestha S, Bachyrycz A, Cruz T, Bakhireva L. Barriers and facilitators to pharmacist prescriptive authority for naloxone. Presented at: American Public Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo; October 29-November 2, 2016; Denver, CO.

Bennett A, Cruz TH, Cuddy R, Rodriguez TF. Healthy Here Mobile Market: improving equitable access to local, organically grown fruits and vegetables. Presented at: 2016 Annual Conference of the New Mexico Public Health Association; April 12-13, 2016; Las Cruces, NM.

Canaca G, Johnston JA, Cruz TH, Lilo EA, Davis SM. “Eat Smart to Play Hard”: a social martketing campaign to prevent obesity in Hispanic populations. Presented at: 2016 University of South Florida Social Marketing Conference; June 17-18, 2016; Clearwater, FL.

Cantarero A. Recent trends in the early childhood obesity epidemic: the good, the bad, and the unexpected. Presented at: New Mexico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2016 Annual Conference and Expo; April 25-26, Santa Fe, NM.

Cantarero A, Yakes Jimenez E, Myers OB, Scharmen T, Kinyua P, Tollestrup K, Cohen D, Sanchez V, Pribis P. Trends in early childhood obesity in a large, urban school district in the Southwest from 2007 to 2014. Presented at: Experimental Biology 2016; April 2-6, 2016; San Diego, CA.

Cervantes I, Cruz TH. Mapping the incidence of rape reported to law enforcement in New Mexico and the availability of services to survivors. Presented at: 2016 Annual Conference of the New Mexico Public Health Association; April 12-13, 2016; Las Cruces, NM. 

Cervantes I, Woelk L, Cruz T. Engaging men for a sexual violence-free nation: a cross-sectional study of U.S.-based organizations. Presented at: American Public Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo; October 29-November 2, 2016; Denver, CO.

Cruz TH, Davis SM, Ortega A. VIVA II: a community-academic partnership promoting access to and consumption of water in a tri-ethnic community in rural New Mexico. Presented at: American Public Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo; October 29-November 2, 2016; Denver, CO.

Davis SM. Key note address: Village Interventions and Venues for Action (VIVA II). Presented at: The 30th Anniversary of the Prevention Research Centers at the CDC; February 29, 2016; Atlanta, GA.

Davis SM, Mishra S, Peters K, Begaye A, Ortega A. The Science Around Us: creating culturally relevant STEM-H enrichment activities to engage rural students and community. Presented at: NIH SciEd 2016; May 9-12, 2016; Washington, DC.

Guillen I. My first year research experience: RAPS. Presented at: 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference, University of New Mexico; April 11, 2016; Albuquerque, NM.

Lilo EA. 90 calories. 0 drama: how TV advertising is bolstering gendered food identities and promoting an unhealthy food culture in the United States. Presented at: National Communication Association 102nd Annual Convention; November 10-13, 2016; Philadelphia, PA. 

Lilo EA. Patenting the sun: a critical discourse analysis of the HPV vaccine TV ads in the US, the UK and Australia. Presented at: American Public Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo; October 29-November 2, 2016; Denver, CO.

Martine Q, Cantarero A, Davis SM. Developing a community profile tool for improving health in New Mexico rural communities. Presented at: 2016 Annual Conference of the New Mexico Public Health Association; April 12-13, 2016; Las Cruces, NM.

Peñaloza L, Tomedi L. Measuring gender identity: issues for surveillance: Presented at: 1st Annual Conference on Care for the Underserved, UNM School of Medicine Rural and Urban Underserved Program; October 14, 2016; Albuquerque, NM.

Vallabhan M. Primary care provider comfort wih motivational interviewing. Presented at: 2016 Annual Conference of the New Mexico Public Health Association; April 12-13; Las Cruces, NM. 

Vallabhan M, Kong AS, Yakes Jimenez E, Feldstein Ewing SW. Primary care provider’s use of motivational interviewing to support youth nutrition and physical activity behavior change. Presented at: International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; June 8-11, 2016; Cape Town, South Africa.

Velasquez A, Cruz T, Cantarero A, Davis SM. Measuring tobacco cessation helpline (1-800-QUIT NOW) usage in rural and urban areas of New Mexico. Presented at: 2016 Annual Conference of the New Mexico Public Health Association; April 12-13; Las Cruces, NM.

2015

Bear S, Hess J, Cruz T. Preventing sexual violence in New Mexico: what our communities have to say. Presented at: 2015 Annual Conference of the New Mexico Public Health Association; March 31-April 1, 2015; Albuquerque, NM.

Cantarero A, Davis S, Kozoll R, Ortega A. Practical approaches to characterizing health disparities in your community: a workshop and panel. Presented at: 2015 Annual Conference of the New Mexico Public Health Association; March 31-April 1, 2015; Albuquerque, NM.

Cruz T, Hess JM. What communities have to say: using focus groups for SVP planning. Presented at: 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference; September 2-4, 2015; Los Angeles, CA.

Green DL, Padilla J, Peñaloza LJ, Tomedi LE. What’s new in the YRRS? A look at new questionnaire items with a focus on sexual minority status. Presented at: 2015 Annual Conference of the New Mexico Public Health Association; March 31-April 1, 2015; Albuquerque, NM.

Hausam S, Brazie M, Davis SM, Sanchez J, Rogers T. Rural and small-town complete streets: from planning to engineering. Presented at: 2015 American Planning Association-New Mexico and American Society of Civil Engineers-New Mexico Statewide Conference; September 23-25; Las Cruces, NM.

Johnston J, Canaca G. “Eat Smart to Play Hard”: a social marketing intervention strategically designed to increase consumption of fruit and vegetables by 8- to 10-year olds in rural New Mexico. Presented at: Individual, Family, & Community Education Research Showcase 2015; November 12, 2015; Albuquerque, NM.

Kong AS, Sanders SG, Yakes Jimenez E, Skipper BJ. Patterns of accelerometer-assessed physical activity patterns in adolescents. Presented at: 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference; June 29-July 2, 2015; San Diego, CA.

Kong AS, Yakes Jimenez E, Cohen D, Sanders SG, Harris A, Trejo G. Dyslipidemia and prediabetes in overweight/obese teens and waist circumference. Presented at: 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference; June 29-July 2, 2015; San Diego, CA.

Lilo EA. Discursive Strategies in International Public Health Campaigns about Gardasil. Presented at: 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association; February 11-14, 2015; Albuquerque, NM.

Page-Reeves J, Cruz TH, Davis SM. Culturally situating a childhood obesity prevention coalition in a tribal context. Presented at: Conference on Cultural-Based Nutrition and Fitness for Native American Youth; April 28-29; Farmington, NM.

Sanders SG, Yakes Jimenez E, Skipper BJ, Kong AS. Physical activity patterns of adolescents by wrist-worn Geneactiv accelerometer. Presented at: American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; May 26-30, 2015; San Diego, CA.

Thornton C, Davis S, Cruz T. Environmental factors influencing water consumption and access in rural communities: Cuba, New Mexico. Presented at: Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science; October 29-31, 2015; Washington, DC.

Torres H, Davis S, Cruz TH. Using pedestrian counts to assess community-wide interventions to increase physical activity in rural Cuba, New Mexico. Presented at: Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science; October 29-31, 2015; Washington, DC.

Vallabhan M, Kong AS, Feldstein Ewing SW. Training primary care providers in motivational interviewing for youth behavior change. Presented at: 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference; June 29-July 2, 2015; San Diego, CA. 

Velasquez A, Cruz T, Cantarero A, Davis SM. Usage of tobacco cessation helpline (QUITNOW) in rural New Mexico. Presented at: Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science; October 29-31, 2015; Washington, DC.

2014

Davis SM, Canaca GF. Maximizing the message: promoting healthy eating through SNAP-Ed programming. Presented at: 142nd American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition; November 15-19, 2014; New Orleans, LA. 

Davis SM, Canaca GF, Cruz TH, Keane PC, Morshed A, Sanders, S. Child Health Initiative for Lifelong Eating and Exercise (CHILE): a transcommunity intervention for preschool children. Presented at: New Mexico Public Health Association and New Mexico Center for the Advancement of Research, Engagement & Science on Health Disparities National Health Disparities 2014 Joint Conference; April 1-2, 2014; Albuquerque, NM.  

Davis SM, Kozoll R, Cruz TH, Ortega A, Parker D, Lilo, E. Health impact assessment and federal trails policy: equity in public land access. Presented at: New Mexico Public Health Association and New Mexico Center for the Advancement of Research, Engagement & Science on Health Disparities National Health Disparities 2014 Joint Conference; April 1-2, 2014; Albuquerque, NM.

Davis SM; VIVA Team. VIVA II-the next 5 years. Presented at: Sandoval County Health Council Meeting; September 10, 2014; Bernalillo, NM.

Pankayatselvan V, Davis S, Hess J, Cruz T, Parker D. Examining the relationship between trails, social capital and health in Cuba, New Mexico to inform a HIA. Presented at: Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science; October 16-18, 2014; Los Angeles, CA.

Stowe McMurry H, Davis S, Cruz T. Physical activity in the rural Southwest: self-identified barriers and facilitators to walking. Presented at: Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science; October 16-18, 2014; Los Angeles, CA.

2013

Kozoll R, Davis SM. Creating active communities: lessions learned from the Step Into Cuba project. Presented at: New Mexico Center for the Advancement of Research Engagement and Science on Health Disparities (NM CARES Health Disparities Center); September 27, 2013, Albuquerque, NM. 

Kozoll R, Davis SM. Creating active communities: lessions learned from the Step Into Cuba project. Presented at: Grant County Trails Group; May 31, 2013; Silver City, NM. 

Kozoll R, Davis SM. Using trails to enhance individual, family, and community life. Presented at: National Trails Day; June 1, 2013; Silver City, NM.

 

2012

Kozoll R. Step Into Cuba. Presented at: Physical Activity Promotion, NMDOH Community Transformation Grant Workshop; October 25-25, 2012; Albuquerque, NM. 

Kozoll R, Davis SM. Step Into Cuba: walking trails and health. Presented at: Southwest Trails Conference; October 10, 2012; Santa Fe, NM.

2011

Beltran LO. Using the Physical Activity Kit (PAK) to Get People Moving. Presented at: Administration for Children and Families Tribal/Native American Grantee Conference; June 6-8; Alexandria, VA. 

Beltran LO, Clay T, Becenti A, Davis S. Partnership for the Physical Activity Kit (PAK) Staying on the Active Path in Native Communities. Presented at: 2011 New Mexico Public Health Association Conference; April 27-28; Albuquerque, NM. 

Beltran LO, Clay T, Becenti A, Davis S. Track healthy choices – partnership for the Physical Activity Kit (PAK) Staying on the Active Path in Native Communities – a Lifespan Approach. Presented at: 4th Annual Southern Obesity Summit; September 12-14; Atlanta, GA. 

Kozoll R. Integrated planning and public health: health impact of walking and the Cuba demonstration. Presented at: 31st Annual Western Planner/Four Corners APA Conference; September 11-14, 2011; Santa Fe, NM. 

Kozoll R, Davis SM. Walking, being outdoors, trails, and human health: what are we learning in Cuba, NM? Presented at: 13th National Scenic and Historic Trails Conference; May 11-14, 2011; Abington, VA.

2010

Church L, Gilbert T, Davis SM. Community participatory-based methodology to develop psychometrically sound assessment tools for evaluating health education programs among American Indian youth in the Southwest. Presented at: 61st Annual Meeting of the Society for Public Health Education; November 6, 2010; Denver, CO.