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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

Peer-Reviewed Publications

The scope of PRC research and the importance assigned to this work by health promotion and disease prevention practitioners throughout the world are indicated by the variety of disciplines represented by the peer-reviewed journals in which articles and conference abstracts by Center researchers have been published. PRC projects have been described in journals serving professionals in the following fields: public health, nutrition and dietetics, preventive medicine, family and community medicine, health policy, health education, health communication, pediatrics, adolescent medicine, psychology and behavioral medicine, school health, and anthropology. The list of articles in peer-reviewed journals is arranged according to year and first author. To view full articles, log on to the UNM Health Sciences Center Library. 


Hall M, Fullerton L, FitzGerald C, Green D. Suicide risk and resiliency factors among Hispanic teens in New Mexico: schools can make a difference. Journal of school health. 2018 Mar;88(3):227-36. doi: 10.1111/josh.12599

Lilo EA, Muñoz M, Cruz TH. (2018) Perceptions of Healthy Eating Among Hispanic Parent-Child Dyads. Health Promotion Practice, published online first


Bakhireva LN, Bautista A, Cano S, Shrestha S, Bachyrycz AM, Cruz TH. (2017) Barriers and Facilitators to Dispensing of Intranasal Naloxone by Pharmacists. Substance Abuse, published online first - December 5, 2017.

FitzGerald CA, Fullerton L, Green D, Hall M, Peñaloza LJ. The Association Between Positive Relationships with Adults and Suicide-Attempt Resilience in American Indian Youth in New Mexico. American Indian & Alaska Native Mental Health Research: The Journal of the National Center. 2017 Aug 1;24(2). PMID: 28832887.

Davis SM, Cruz T, Hess JM, Kozoll R, Page-Reeves J. Implementing physical activity recommendations in a tri-ethnic rural community through a community-university partnership. Prog Community Health Partnersh. Summer 2017 Vol 11.2. doi: 10.1353/cpr.2017.0019. PMID: PMC5526092

Davis SM, Cruz TH, Kozoll R. Research to practice: implementing physical activity recommendations. Am J Prev Med. 2017;52(S3S):S300-S303. doi: PMID: 28215385.

Estrada Y, Lee TK, Huang S, Tapia M, Velazquez M, Martinez MJ, Pantin H, Ocasio MA, Vidot DC, Molleda L, Villamar J, Stepanenko B, Hendricks Brown C, Prado G. Parent-centered prevention of risky behaviors among Hispanic youths in Florida. 2017 Feb 16:e1-e7. Am J Public Health. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2017.303653. PMID: 28207330.

Goodkind JR, Amer S, Christian C, Hess JM, Bybee D, Isakson BL, Baca B, Ndayisenga M, Greene RN, Shantzek C. Challenges and innovations in a community-based participatory randomized controlled trial. Health Educ Behav. 2017;44(1):123-30. doi: 10.1177/1090198116639243. PMID: 27179291.

Hess JM, Isakson B, Nelson M, Goodkind, JR. "'My World Is Upside Down': Transnational Iraqi Youth and Parent Perspectives on Resettlement in the United States" Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies. 2017. Published online: 04 Oct 2017. DOI: 10.1080/15562948.2017.1338367

Jimenez EY, Harris A, Luna D, Velasquez D, Slovik J, Kong A.  Outcome Evaluation of a Policy-Mandated Lifestyle and Environmental Modification Program in a National Job Training Center. J Community Health 2017: PMID: 27757596.

Martinez, M. J., Marsiglia, F. F., Ayers, S. L., Nuño-Gutierrez, B. L. (2017). Mexican adolescents’ intentions to use drugs: Gender differences in the protective effects of religiosity In Merrick, J. (ed.). Public Health Yearbook 2016 (pp. 251-264). New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 

Sanchez M, Romano E, Dawson C, Martinez M, Li T, Cyrus E, De La Rosa M. Socio-cultural correlates of drinking and driving risk perception among recent Latino immigrants in South Florida. Hisp J Behavioral Sciences. DOI: 10.1177/0739986317698777.

Vallabhan, MK, Kong, AS, Jimenez, EY, Summers, LC, DeBlieck, CJ, & Feldstein-Ewing, SW. (2017). Training primary care providers in the use of motivational interviewing for youth behavior change. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 31(3), 1-15.  PMID: 28793946.


Archiopoli A, Ginossar T, Wilcox B, Avila M, Hill R, Oetzel J. Factors of interpersonal communication and behavioral health on medication self-efficacy and medication adherence. AIDS Care. 2016;28(12):1607-14. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1192577.

Bodo MJ, Jimenez EY, Conn C, Dye A, Pomo P, Kolkmeyer D, Orlando R, Kong AS. Association between circulating CCL2 levels and modifiable behaviors in overweight and obese adolescents: a cross-sectional pilot study. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2016;29(4):441-9. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2015-0260.

Cantarero A, Myers OB, Scharmen T, Kinyua P, Yakes Jimenez E. Trends in early childhood obesity in a large, urban school district in the Southwest from 2007 to 2014. Prev Chron Dis. 2016;13:150594. doi:

Cruz TH, Davis SM, Myers OB, O’Donald ER, Sanders SG, Sheche JN. Effects of an obesity prevention intervention on physical activity among preschool children: the CHILE study. Health Promot Prac. 2016;17(5):693-701. doi: 10.1177/1524839916629974.

Cruz TH, Hess JM, Woelk L, Bear S. A 3-component approach incorporating focus groups in strategic planning for sexual violence prevention. Fam Community Health. 2016;39(2):82-91. doi: 10.1097/FCH.0000000000000100.

Davis SM, Myers OB, Cruz TH, Morshed AB, Canaca GF, Keane PC, O’Donald ER. CHILE: outcomes of a group randomized controlled trial of an intervention to prevent obesity in preschool Hispanic and American Indian children. Prev Med. 2016;89:162-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.05.018.

Feldstein Ewing SW, Claus ED, Hudson KA, Filbey FM, Yakes Jimenez E, Lisdahl KM, Kong AS. Overweight adolescents’ brain response to sweetened beverages mirrors addiction pathways. Brain Imaging Behav. 2016 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1007/s11682-016-9564-z.

Ginossar T, Benavidez J, Gillooly ZD, Kanwal Attreya A, Nguyen H, Bentley J. Ethnic/racial, religious, and demographic predictors of organ donor registration status among young adults in the southwestern United States. Prog Transplant. 2016 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print]. pii: 1526924816665367.

Key J, Cantarero A, Cohen D, Conn C, Cerami J. The dairy fat paradox: a systematic review of the evidence. Top Clin Nutr. 2016;31(4):180-95. doi: 10.1097/TIN.0000000000000072.

Lilo EA, Shaw RJ, Corcoran J, Storfer-Isser A, Horwitz SM. Does she think she’s supported? Maternal perceptions of their experiences in the neonatal intensive care unit. Patient Experience J (PXJ). 2016;3(1):article 4. doi: 10.1053/j.semperi.2010.10.004.

McKay T, Yakes Jimenez E, Svihla V, Castillo T, Cantarero A. Teaching professional practice: using interactive learning assessments to simulate the nutrition care process (NMCP). Top Clin Nutr. 2016;31)3):257-66. doi: 10.1097/TIN.0000000000000079.

Mishra SI, Sussman AL, Murrietta AM, Getrich CM, Rhyne R, Crowell RE, Taylor KL, Reifler EJ, Wescott PH, Saeed AI, Hoffman RM. Patient perspectives on low-dose computed tomography for lung cancer screening, New Mexico, 2014. Prev Chronic Dis. 2016;13:E108. doi: 10.5888/pcd13.160093.

Morshed AB, Davis SM, Keane PC, Mishra SI, Myers OB. The impact of the CHILE intervention on the food served in Head Start centers in rural New Mexico. J Sch Health. 2016;86(6):414-23. doi: 10.1111/josh.12393.


Campbell-Voytal K, Daly JM, Nagykaldi ZJ, Aspy CB, Dolor RJ, Fagnan LJ, Levy BT, Palac HL, Michaels L, Patterson VB, Kano M, Smith PD, Sussman AL, Williams R, Sterling P, O’Beirne M, Neale AV. Team science approach to developing consensus on research good practices for practice-based research networks: a case study. Clin Transl Sci. 2015;8(6):632-7. doi: 10.1111/cts.12363.

Dolor RJ, Campbell-Voytal K, Daly J, Nagykaldi ZJ, O’Beirne M, Sterling P, Fagnan LJ, Levy B, Michaels L, Louks HA, Smith P, Aspy CB, Patterson VB, Kano M, Sussman AL, Williams R, Neale AV. Practice-based research network research good practices (PRGPS): summary of recommendations. Clin Transl Sci. 2015;8(6):638-46. doi: 10.1111/cts.12317.

Hoffman RM, Sussman AL, Getrich CM, Rhyne RL, Crowell RE, Taylor KL, Reifler EJ, Wescott PH, Murrietta AM, Saeed AI, Mishra SI. Attitudes and beliefs of primary care providers in New Mexico about lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015;12:E108. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.150112.

Horwitz SM, Leibovitz A, Lilo E, Jo B, Defeatist A, St John N, Shaw RJ. Does an intervention to reduce maternal anxiety, depression and trauma also improve mothers’ perceptions of their preterm infants' vulnerability? Infant Ment Health J. 2015;36(1):42-52. doi: 10.1002/imhj.21484.

Horwitz SM, Storfer-Isser A, Kerker BD, Lilo E, Leibovitz A, St John N, Shaw RJ. A model for the development of mothers’ perceived vulnerability of preterm infants. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2015;36(5):371-80. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000173.

Goodkind JR, Gorman B, Hess JM, Parker DP, Hough RL. Reconsidering culturally competent approaches to American Indian healing and well-being. Qual Health Res. 2015;25(4):486-99. doi: 10.1177/1049732314551056.

Kano M, Getrich CM, Romney C, Sussman AL, Williams RL. Costs and inconsistencies in US IRB review of low-risk medical education research. Med Educ. 2015;49(6):634-7. doi: 10.1111/medu.12693.

Keane P, Ortega A, Linville J. Healthy Kids, Healthy Cuba: findings from a group model building process in the rural Southwest. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2015;21(suppl 3):S70-3. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000250.

Morshed AB, Davis SM, Greig EA, Myers OB, Cruz TH. Effect of WIC food package changes on dietary intake of preschool children in New Mexico. Health Behav Policy Rev. 2015;2(1):3-12. doi: 

Nodulman JA, Starling R, Kong AS, Buller DB, Wheeler CM, Woodall WG. Investigating stakeholder attitudes and opinions on school-based human papillomavirus vaccination programs. J Sch Health. 2015;85(5):289-98. doi:10.1111/josh.1253. 

Oetzel J, Wilcox B, Avila M, Hill R, Archiopoli A, Ginossar T. Patient-provider interaction, patient satisfaction, and health outcomes: testing explanatory models for people living with HIV/AIDS. AIDS Care. 2015;27(8):972-8. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2015.1015478. 

Page-Reeves J, Davis S, Romero C, Chrisp E. Understanding “agency” in the translation of a health promotion program. Prev Sci. 2015;16(1):11-20. doi:10.1007/s11121-013-0433-3. 

Starling R, Nodulman JA, Kong AS, Wheeler CM, Buller DB, Woodall WG. Usability testing of an HPV information website for parents and adolescents. Online J Commun Media Technol. 2015;5(4):184-203.

Trappman JL, Jimenez EA, Keane PC, Cohen DA, Davis SM. Cross-sectional relationships between household food insecurity and child BMI, feeding behaviors, and public assistance utilization among Head Start children from predominantly Hispanic and American Indian communities in the CHILE study. J Hunger Environ Nutr. 2015;10(4):439-55. doi: 10.1080/19320248.2014.962770.

Williams RL, Romney C, Kano M, Wright R, Skipper B, Getrich CM, Sussman AL, Zyzanski SJ. Racial, gender, and socioeconomic status bias in senior medical student clinical decision-making: a national survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2015;30(6):758-67. doi: 10.1007/s11606-014-3168-3.


Cardinali G, Rhyne RL, Fleg A, Corum BN, Tsewang D, Jo A, Leiderman J, North C. Underinsurance before the implementation of the Affordable Care Act: From the Research Involving Outpatient Settings Network (RIOS Net). J Am Board Fam Med. 2014;27(6):855-7. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2014.06.140033. 

Cruz TH, Davis SM, FitzGerald CA, Canaca GF, Keane PC. Engagement, recruitment, and retention in a trans-community, randomized controlled trial for the prevention of obesity in rural American Indian and Hispanic children. J Prim Prev. 2014;35(3):135-49. doi: 10.1007/s10935-014-0340-9. 

Davis SM, Cruz TH, Kozoll RL. Health Impact Assessment, physical activity, and federal lands policy. Health Behav Policy Rev. 2014;1(1):82-95. doi: 

Getrich CM, Broidy LM, Kleymann E, Helitzer DL, Kong AS, Sussman AL; RIOS Net Clinicians. Different models of HPV vaccine decision-making among adolescent girls, parents, and health-care clinicians in New Mexico. Ethn Health. 2014;19(1):47-63. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2013.857767. 

Ginossar T, Oetzel J, Hill R, Avila M, Archiopoli A, Wilcox B. HIV health-care providers’ burnout: can organizational culture make a difference? AIDS Care. 2014;26(12):1605-8. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2014.936819. 

Goodkind JR, Hess JM, Isakson B, LaNoue M, Githinji A, Roche N, Vadnais K, Parker DP. Reducing refugee mental health disparities: a community-based intervention to address postmigration stressors with African adults. Psychol Serv. 2014;11(3):333-46. doi: 10.1037/a0035081. 

Hess JM, Isakson B, Githinji A, Roche N, Vadnais K, Parker DP, Goodkind JR. Reducing mental health disparities through transformative learning: a social change model with refugees and students. Psychol Serv. 2014;11(3):347-56. doi: 10.1037/a0035334. 

Page-Reeves J, Cruz T, Davis S. Implementing a childhood obesity prevention coalition in a tribal community in the Southwest. Hum Organ. 2014;73(2):183-92. 

Shaw RJ, St John N, Lilo E, Jo B, Benitz W, Stevenson DK, Horwitz SM. Prevention of traumatic stress in mothers of preterms: 6-month outcomes. Pediatrics. 2014;134(2):e481-8. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-0529. 

Shaw RJ, Lilo EA, Storfer-Isser A, Ball MB, Proud MS, Vierhaus NS, Huntsberry A, Mitchell K, Adams MM, Horwitz SM. Screening for symptoms of postpartum traumatic stress in a sample of mothers with preterm infants. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2014;35(3):198-207. doi: 10.3109/01612840.2013.853332. 

Starling R, Nodulman JA, Kong AS, Wheeler CM, Buller DB, Woodall WG. Beta-test results for an HPV information web site: - increasing HPV vaccine uptake in the United States. J Consum Health Internet. 2014;18(3):226-237. doi: 10.1080/15398285.2014.931771.

Williams RL, Romney C, Kano M, Wright R, Skipper B, Getrich C, Sussman AL, Zyzanski SJ. Student specialty plans, clinical decision making, and health care reform. Fam Med. 2014 46(5):340-7.


Davis SM, Sanders SG, FitzGerald CA, Keane PC, Canaca GF, Volker-Rector R. CHILE: an evidence-based preschool intervention for obesity prevention in Head Start. J Sch Health. 2013;83(3):223-9. doi: 10.1111/josh.12018.

Gallagher SS, Cruz TH, Ranney ML. Advocacy: translating injury research into policy. Inj Prev. 2013;19(5):366. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2013-040982.

Kong AS, Sussman AL, Yahne C, Skipper BJ, Burge MR, Davis SM. School-based health center intervention improves body mass index in overweight and obese adolescents. J Obes. 2013;2013:575016. doi: 10.1155/2013/575016.

Overpeck MD, Cruz TH, McKenzie LB. Advancing safe sleep for infants through translational research. Inj Prev. 2013;19(6):442. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2013-041083.

Shaw RJ, St John N, Lilo EA, Jo B, Benitz W, Stevenson DK, Horwitz SM. Prevention of traumatic stress in mothers with preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics. 2013;132(4):e886-94. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-1331.

Shaw RJ, Sweester CJ, St John N, Lilo E, Corcoran JB, Jo B, Howell SH, Benitz WE, Feinstein N, Melnyk B, Horwitz SM. Prevention of postpartum traumatic stress in mothers with preterm infants: manual development and evaluation. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2013;34(8):578-86. doi: 10.3109/01612840.2013.789943. 

Sussman AL, Montoya C, Werder O, Davis S, Wallerstein N, Kong AS. An adaptive CBPR approach to create weight management materials for a school-based health center intervention. J Obes. 2013;2013:978482. doi: 10.1155/2013/978482.


Goodkind JR, Hess JM, Gorman B, Parker DP. “We're still in a struggle”: Diné resilience, survival, historical trauma, and healing. Qual Health Res. 2012;22(8):1019-36. doi: 10.1177/1049732312450324. 

Kong AS, Dalen J, Negrete S, Sanders SG, Keane PC, Davis SM. Interventions for treating overweight and obesity in adolescents. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2012;23(3):544-70. 

Kong AS, Farnsworth S, Canaca JA, Harris A, Palley G, Sussman AL. An adaptive community-based participatory approach to formative assessment with high schools for obesity intervention. J Sch Health. 2012;82(3):147-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1746-1561.2011.00678.x.

Kong AS, Sussman AL, Yahne C, Skipper B, Burge MR, Davis SM. School-based health center intervention improves body mass index in overweight and obese adolescents. Clin Transl Sci. 2012;5(2):155. Abstract P74.

Kong AS, Vanderbloemen L, Skipper B, Leggott J, Sebesta E, Glew R, Burge MR. Acanthosis nigricans predicts the clustering of metabolic syndrome components in Hispanic elementary school-aged children. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012;25(11-12):1095-102. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2012-0117.


Helitzer DL, Sussman AL, de Hernandez BU, Kong AS. The “ins” and “outs” of provider-parent communication: perspectives from adolescent primary care providers on challenges to forging alliances to reduce adolescent risk. J Adolesc Health. 2011;48(4):404-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2010.07.020. 

Lee JT, Son JH, Chandra V, Lilo E, Dalman RL. Long-term impact of a preclinical endovascular skills course on medical student career choices. J Vasc Surg. 2011;54(4):1193-200. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.04.052. 

Rhyne R, Sussman AL, Fernald D, Weller N, Daniels E, Williams RL; PRIME Net Clinicians. Reports of persistent change in the clinical encounter following research participation: a report from the Primary Care Multiethnic Network (PRIME Net). J Am Board Fam Med. 2011;24(5):496-502. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2011.05.100295. 

Williams RL, Rhyne RL. No longer simply a practice-based research network (PBRN): health improvement networks. J Am Board Fam Med. 2011;24(5):485-8. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2011.05.110102.


Ginossar T, De Vargas F, Sanchez C, Oetzel J. “That word, cancer”: breast care behavior of Hispanic women in New Mexico: background and literature review. Health Care Women Int. 2010;31(1):68-87. doi: 10.1080/07399330902887590. 

Kong AS, Burks N, Conklin C, Roldan C, Skipper B, Scott S, Sussman AL, Leggott J. A pilot walking school bus program to prevent obesity in Hispanic elementary school children: role of physician involvement with the school community. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010;49(10):989-91. doi: 10.1177/0009922810370364. 

Kong AS, Williams RL, Rhyne R, Urias-Sandoval V, Cardinali G, Weller NF, Skipper B, Volk R, Daniels E, Parnes B, McPherson L; PRIME Net Clinicians. Acanthosis nigricans: high prevalence and association with diabetes in a practice-based research network consortium--a PRImary care Multi-Ethnic network (PRIME Net) study. J Am Board Fam Med. 2010;23(4):476-85. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2010.04.090221. 

Sussman AL, Davis S. Integrating formative assessment and participatory research: Building healthier communities in the CHILE Project. Am J Health Educ. 2010;41(4):244-9.

Sussman AL, Williams RL, Shelley BM. Can we rapidly identify traditional, complementary and alternative medicine users in the primary care encounter? A RIOS Net study. Ethn Dis. 2010;20(1):64-70. 

Williams RL, Willging CE, Quintero G, Kalishman S, Sussman AL, Freeman WL; RIOS Net Members. Ethics of health research in communities: perspectives from the southwestern United States. Ann Fam Med. 2010;8(5):433-9. doi: 10.1370/afm.1138.


Kong AS, Sussman AL, Negrete S, Patterson N, Mittleman R, Hough R. Implementation of a walking school bus: lessons learned. J Sch Health. 2009;79(7):319-25. doi: 10.1111/j.1746-1561.2009.00416.x.


Cruz TH, Marshall SW, Bowling JM, Villaveces A. The validity of a proxy acculturation scale among U.S. Hispanics. Hisp J Behav Sci. 2008;30(4):425-46.

Ginossar T. Online participation: a content analysis of differences in utilization of two online cancer communities by men and women, patients and family members. Health Commun. 2008;23(1):1-12. doi:10.1080/10410230701697100.


Cunningham-Sabo L, Carpenter WR, Peterson JC, Anderson LA, Helfrich CD, Davis SM. Utilization of prevention research: searching for evidence. Am J Prev Med. 2007;33(1 suppl):S9-S20. 

Davis SM, Anderson LA, eds. The dissemination and utilization of prevention research: increasing our knowledge and understanding. Am J Prev Med. 2007;33(1 suppl):S1-S80. 

Davis SM, Peterson JC, Helfrich CD, Cunningham-Sabo L. Introduction and conceptual model for utilization of prevention research. Am J Prev Med. 2007;33(1 suppl):S1-S5. 

Kong AS, Williams RL, Smith M, Sussman AL, Skipper B, Hsi AC, Rhyne RL; RIOS Net Clinicians. Acanthosis nigricans and diabetes risk factors: prevalence in young persons seen in southwestern US primary care practices. Ann Fam Med. 2007;5(3):202-8. 

Murray NG, Low BJ, Hollis C, Cross AW, Davis SM. Coordinated school health programs and academic achievement: a systematic review of the literature. J Sch Health. 2007;77(9):589-600.

Oetzel J, De Vargas F, Ginossar T, Sanchez C. Hispanic women’s preferences for breast health information: subjective cultural influences on source, message, and channel. Health Commun. 2007;21(3):223-33. 

Peterson JC, Rogers EM, Cunningham-Sabo L, Davis SM. A framework for research utilization applied to seven case studies. Am J Prev Med. 2007;33(1 suppl):S21-S34.


Yancy AK, Ory MG, Davis SM. Dissemination of physical activity promotion interventions in underserved populations. Am J Prev Med. 2006;41(4 suppl):S82-S91.


Caballero B, Clay T, Davis SM, Ethelbah B, Rock BH, Lohman T, Norman J, Story M, Stone EJ, Stephenson L, Stevens J; Pathways Study Research Group. Pathways: a school-based, randomized controlled trial for the prevention of obesity in American Indian schoolchildren. Am J Clin Nutr. 2003;78(5):1030-8.

Caballero B, Himes JH, Lohman T, Davis SM, Stevens J, Evans M, Going S, Pablo J; Pathways Study Research Group. Body composition and overweight prevalence in 1704 schoolchildren from 7 American Indian communities. Am J Clin Nutr. 2003;78(2):308-12.

Davis SM, ed. Pathways. Prevention of obesity in American Indian schoolchildren. Prev Med. 2003;37(6 pt 2).

Davis SM. Introduction. Pathways, an intervention trial for the primary prevention of obesity in American Indian schoolchildren. Prev Med. 2003;37(6 pt 2):S1-S2. 

Davis SM, Clay T, Smyth M, Gittelsohn J, Arviso V, Flint-Wagner H, Holy Rock B, Brice RA, Metcalfe L, Stewart D, Vu M, Stone EJ. Pathways curriculum and family interventions to promote healthful eating and physical activity in American Indian schoolchildren. Prev Med. 2003;37(6 pt 2):S24-S34.

Gittelsohn J, Davis SM, Steckler A, Ethelbah B, Clay T, Metcalfe L, Holy Rock B. Pathways: lessons learned and future directions for school-based interventions among American Indians. Prev Med. 2003;37(6 pt 2):S107-S112.

Gittelsohn J, Merkle S, Story M, Stone EJ, Steckler A, Noel J, Davis S, Martin CJ, Ethelbah B. School climate and implementation of the Pathways study. Prev Med. 2003;37(6 pt 2):S97-S106.

Stone EJ, Norman JE, Davis SM, Stewart D, Clay TE, Caballero B, Lohman TG, Murray DM. Design, implementation, and quality control in the Pathways American-Indian multicenter trial. Prev Med. 2003;37(6 pt 2):S13-S23.

Story M, Stevens J, Himes J, Stone E, Holy Rock B, Ethelbah B, Davis S. Obesity in American-Indian children: prevalence, consequences, and prevention. Prev Med. 2003;37(6 pt 2):S3-S12.


Crawford MA, Balch GI, Mermelstein R; Tobacco Control Network Writing Group [Davis SM]. Responses to tobacco control policies among youth. Tob Control. 2002;11(1):14-19. 

Quintero G, Davis SM. Why do teens smoke? American Indian and Hispanic adolescents’ perspectives on functional values and addiction. Med Anthropol Q. 2002;16(4):439-57.

Thompson JL, Allen P, Cunningham-Sabo L, Yazzie DA, Curtis M, Davis SM. Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in sedentary American Indian women. Women Health. 2002;36(2):59-74.


Thompson JL, Davis SM, Gittelsohn J, Going S, Becenti A, Metcalfe L, Stone E, Harnack L, Ring K. Patterns of physical activity among American Indian children: an assessment of barriers and support. J Community Health. 2001;26(6):423-45.


Cruz TH, Mickalide AD. The National SAFE KIDS Campaign child safety seat distribution program: a strategy for reaching low-income, underserved, and culturally diverse populations. Health Promot Prac. 2000;1(2):148-58.

Davis SM, Lambert LC. Body image and weight concerns among Southwestern American Indian preadolescent schoolchildren. Ethn Dis. 2000;10(2):184-94. 

Gittelsohn J, Toporoff EG, Story M, Evans M, Anliker J, Davis S, Sharma A, White J. Food perceptions and dietary behavior of American-Indian children, their caregivers, and educators: formative assessment findings from Pathways. J Nutr Educ. 2000;32(1):2-13.

Koehler KM, Cunningham-Sabo L, Lambert LC, McCalman R, Skipper BJ, Davis SM. Assessing food selection in a health promotion program: validation of a brief instrument for American Indian children in the southwest United States. J Am Diet Assoc. 2000;100(2):205-11.


Davis SM, Going SB, Helitzer DL, Teufel NI, Snyder P, Gittelsohn J, Metcalfe L, Arviso V, Evans M, Smyth M, Brice R, Altaha J. Pathways: a culturally appropriate obesity-prevention program for American Indian schoolchildren. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999;69(4 suppl):796S-802S.

Davis SM, Reid R. Practicing participatory research in American Indian communities. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999;69(4 suppl):755S-759S. 

Gilliland FD, Mahler R, Hunt WC, Davis SM. Preventive health care among rural American Indians in New Mexico. Prev Med. 1999;28(2):194-202.

Gittelsohn J, Evans M, Story M, Davis SM, Metcalfe L, Helitzer DL, Clay TE. Multisite formative assessment for the Pathways study to prevent obesity in American Indian schoolchildren. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999;69(4 suppl):767S-772S. 

Gittelsohn J, McCormick L, Allen P, Grieser M, Crawford M, Davis S. Inter-ethnic differences in youth tobacco language and cigarette brand preferenced. Ethn Health. 1999;4(4):285-303.

Helitzer DL, Davis SM, Gittelsohn J, Going SB, Murray DM, Snyder P, Steckler AB. Process evaluation in a multisite, primary obesity-prevention trial in American Indian schoolchildren. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999;69(4 suppl):816S-824S. 

Mermelstein R; Tobacco Control Network Writing Group [Davis SM]. Explanations of ethnic and gender differences in youth smoking: a multi-site, qualitative investigation. Nicotine Tobacco Res. 1999 (1 suppl):S91-S98. 

Snyder MP, Anliker J, Cunningham-Sabo L, Dixon LB, Altaha J, Chamberlain A, Davis S, Evans M, Hurley J, Weber J. The Pathways study: a model for lowering the fat in school meals. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999;69(4 suppl):810S-815S.

Teufel NI, Perry CL, Story M, Flint-Wagner HG, Levin S, Clay TE, Davis SM, Gittelsohn J, Altaha J, Pablo JL. Pathways family intervention for third-grade American Indian children. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999;69(4 suppl):803S-809S.


Caballero B, Davis S, Davis CE, Ethelbah B, Evans M, Lohman T, Stephenson L, Story M, White J. Pathways: a school-based program for the primary prevention of obesity in American Indian children. J Nutr Biochem. 1998;9(9):535-43. 

Gilliland FD, Mahler R, Davis SM. Health-related quality of life for rural American Indians in New Mexico. Ethn Health. 1998;3(3):223-9. 

Gilliland FD, Mahler R, Davis SM. Non-ceremonial tobacco use among southwestern rural American Indians: the New Mexico American Indian Behavioural Risk Factor Survey. Tob Control. 1998;7(2):156-60. 

Gilliland SS, Willmer AJ, McCalman R, Davis SM, Hickey ME, Perez GE, Owen CL, Carter JS. Adaptation of the Dartmouth COOP charts for use among American Indian people with diabetes. Diabetes Care. 1998;21(5):770-6. 

Gittelsohn J, Evans M, Helitzer D, Anliker J, Story M, Metcalfe L, Davis S, Iron Cloud P. Formative research in a school-based obesity prevention program for Native American school children (Pathways). Health Educ Res. 1998;13(2):251-65.


Carter JS, Gilliland SS, Perez GE, Levin S, Broussard BA, Valdez L, Cunningham-Sabo LD, Davis SM. Native American Diabetes Project: designing culturally relevant education materials. Diabetes Educ. 1997;23(2):133-4,139.


Cunningham-Sabo LD, Davis SM, Koehler KM, Fugate ML, DiTucci JA, Skipper BJ. Food preferences, practices, and cancer-related food and nutrition knowledge of southwestern American Indian youth. Cancer. 1996;78(7 suppl):1617-22. 

Osborn KL, Davis SM, Slattery M, Giuliano A, Teufel NI, Joe J, Ritenbaugh C. Four Corners Research Consortium for Native Americans and cancer research. Cancer. 1996;78(7 suppl):1629-32.


Davis SM, Lambert LC, Cunningham-Sabo L, Skipper BJ. Tobacco use: baseline results from Pathways to Health, a school-based project for southwestern American Indian youth. Prev Med. 1995;24(5):454-60.

Davis SM, Lambert LC, Gomez Y, Skipper B. Southwest Cardiovascular Curriculum Project: study findings for American Indian elementary students. J Health Educ. 1995;26(2 suppl):S72-S81.

Hall R, Lichtenstein E, Burhansstipanov L, Davis SM, Hodge F, Schinke S, Singer B, Fredericks L, Glasgow RE. Tobacco use policies and practices in diverse Indian settings. Am Indian Cult Res J. 1995;19(3):165-80.


Cunningham-Sabo L, Davis SM. Pathways to Health. A health promotion and cancer prevention project for American Indian youth. Alaska Med. 1993;35(4):275-8, 296.

 Davis SM, Gomez, Y. The Southwestern Cardiovascular Curriculum Project. Ann NY Acad Sci. 1993;699:265-6. doi: 10.1080/10556699.1995.10603152.

 Davis S, Gomez Y, Lambert L, Skipper B. Primary prevention of obesity in American Indian children. Ann NY Acad Sci. 1993;699:167-80. doi: 10.1080/10556699.1995.10603152.


Harris MB, Harris RJ, Davis SM. Ethnic and gender differences in Southwestern students’ sources of information about health. Health Educ Res. 1991;6(1):31-42.

Harris MB, Koehler KM, Baldwin R, Davis SM, Tso H, Ford VL. A Southwestern “healthy heart” cookbook. J Nutr Educ. 1991;23(2):82A-83A. doi: 10.1016/S0022-3182(12)80009-4.


Davis SM. Preventing adolescent pregnancy. Adolesc Med State Art Med Rev. 1990;1(1):113-126.

Davis SM, Hunt K, Tso H. Oral histories and traditions: an intergenerational approach to health promotion. J Navajo Educ. 1990;7(3):23-7.


Davis S. Pregnancy in adolescents. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1989;36(3):665-80.

Davis SM, Hunt K, Kitzes JM. Improving the health of Indian teenagers—a demonstration program in rural New Mexico. Public Health Rep. 1989;104(3):271-8.

Koehler KM, Harris MB, Davis SM. Core, secondary, and peripheral foods in the diets of Hispanic, Navajo, and Jemez Indian children. J Am Diet Assoc. 1989;89(4):538-40.


Harris MB, Davis SM, Ford VL, Tso H. The Checkerboard Cardiovascular Curriculum: a culturally oriented program. J Sch Health. 1988;58(3):104-7.

Harris MB, Koehler KM, Davis SM. Food intake in a multicultural southwestern population I. General patterns. Ecol Food Nutr. 1988;20(4):251-61. doi: 10.1080/03670244.1988.9991007.

Harris MB, Koehler KM, Davis SM. Food intake in a multicultural southwestern population II. Ethnic, gender and age differences. Ecol Food Nutr. 1988;21(4):287-96. doi: 10.1080/03670244.1988.9991042.


Davis SM, Ledman J, Kilgore J. Drownings of children and youth in a desert state. West J Med. 1985;143(2):196-201.

Gonzales C, Mulligan D, Kaufman A, Davis SM, Hunt K, Kalishman N, Wallerstein N. Adolescent health care: improving access by school-based service. J Fam Prac. 1985;21(4):263-70.


Davis SM, Harris MB. Adolescents’ questions about sex. J Adolesc Health Care. 1983;4(4):225-9.


Davis SM, Harris M. Sexual knowledge, sexual interests and sources of sexual Information of rural and urban adolescents from three cultures. Adolescence. 1982;17(66):741-92