Publications (Selected)

 

Books Authored and Edited

2015    de la Torre, A. and A.L. Estrada: Mexican Americans and Health: Sana! Sana!, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, (second edition).

2008    Chabram-Dernersesian, A. and A. de la Torre eds., Speaking from the Body: Latinas on Health and Culture, University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

2002    de la Torre, A.: Moving from the Margins: A Chicana Voice on Public Policy, University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

2001    de la Torre, A. and A.L. Estrada: Mexican Americans and Health: Sana! Sana!, University of Arizona Press, Tucson (first edition).

1993    de la Torre, A. and B. Pesquera, eds: Building with Our Hands: New Directions in Chicana Scholarship, University of California Press, Berkeley.

 

Journal Articles (From past 5 years. Full list available upon request.)


2017    Sadeghi, B., Schaefer, S., Tseregounis, I. E., Aguilera, A. L., Martinez, L., Gomez-Camacho, R., Shaikh, U., Munoz Gomez, M., Whent, L., & de la Torre, A. Prevalence and Perception of Childhood Obesity in California's Farmworker Communities. Journal of community health, 42(2), 377-384. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0266-7

2017    Manzo, R. D., Rangel, M. I., Flores, Y. G., & de la Torre, A. A community cultural wealth model to train promotoras as data collectors. Health promotion practice. doi: 10.1177/1524839917703980

2017    Hanbury, M. M., Gomez-Camacho, R., Kaiser, L., Sadeghi, B., & de la Torre, A. Purchases Made with a Fruit and Vegetable Voucher in a Rural Mexican-Heritage Community. Journal of Community Health, 1-7. doi: 10.1007/s10900-017-0338-3

2016    Schaefer, S., Gomez-Camacho, R., Martinez, L., Sadeghi, B., German, B., & de la Torre, A. Social and Environmental Determinants of Child Physical Activity in a Rural Mexican-Origin Community. Journal of community health, 41(2), 409. doi: 10.1007/s10900-015-0111-4

2016    Manzo, R. D., Flores, Y. G., & de la Torre, A. Development of Community-Based Workshops for Mexican-Origin Rural, Low-Income Study Participants. Journal of Community Engagement & Higher Education, 8(2). doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2015.04.251

2016    Condor, J., Manzo, R., Whent, L., & de la Torre, A. Barriers to the Delivery of Children’s Physical Activity in California’s Central Valley. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48(7), S116. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2016.04.339

2016    Hanbury, M., Gomez-Camacho, R., Tseregounis, E., Green, R., & de la Torre, A. Purchases Made With a Fruit and Vegetable Voucher Among Mexican-Heritage Households. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48(7), S120. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2016.04.350  

2016    Manzo, R. D., Whent, L., Liets, L., de la Torre, A., & Gomez-Camacho, R. The Impact of the 5E Teaching Model on Changes in Neuroscience, Drug Addiction, and Research Methods Knowledge of Science Teachers Attending California's ARISE Professional Development Workshops. Journal of Education and Learning, 5(2), 109-120. doi: 10.5539/jel.v5n2p109

2016    Sadeghi, B., Kaiser, L. L., Schaefer, S., Tseregounis, I. E., Martinez, L., Gomez‐Camacho, R., de la Torre, A. Multifaceted community‐based intervention reduces rate of BMI growth in obese Mexican‐origin boys. Pediatric obesity, 12(3), 247-256. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12135

2015    Kaiser, L. L., Aguilera, A. L., Horowitz, M., Lamp, C., Johns, M., Gomez-Camacho, R., Ontai, L., & de la Torre, A. Correlates of food patterns in young Latino children at high risk of obesity. Public health nutrition, 18(16), 3042-3050. doi: 10.1017/S1368980014003309.

2015    Kaiser, L.L., Martinez, J., Horowitz, M., Lamp, C., Johns, M., Byrnes, M., Espinoza, D., Aguilera, A., Muñoz Gomez, M, & de la Torre, A. Adaptation of a Culturally Relevant Nutrition and Physical Activity Program for Low-Income, Mexican-Origin Parents With Young Children. Preventing chronic disease, 12. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.140591

2015    Rodriguez, L., Horowitz, M., Espinoza, D., Aguilera, A., de la Torre, A., & Kaiser, L. L. (2016). The impact of the California drought on food security among rural families of Mexican origin. Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk, 6(2), 11. Available at: http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/childrenatrisk/vol6/iss2/11

2015    Schaefer, S. E., Camacho-Gomez, R., Sadeghi, B., Kaiser, L., German, J. B., & de la Torre, A. Assessing Child Obesity and Physical Activity in a Hard-to-Reach Population in California’s Central Valley, 2012–2013. Preventing chronic disease, 12.doi: 10.5888/pcd12.140577

2014    de la Torre, A. Benevolent Paradox: Integrating Community-Based Empowerment and Transdisciplinary Research Approaches Into Traditional Frameworks to Increase Funding and Long-Term Sustainability of Chicano-Community Research Programs. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 13(2), 116-134. doi: 10.1177/1538192713515909

2013    De La Torre, A., Sadeghi, B., Green, R. D., Kaiser, L. L., Flores, Y. G., Jackson, C. F., Shaikh, U., Whent, L., & Schaefer, S. E. Niños Sanos, Familia Sana: Mexican immigrant study protocol for a multifaceted CBPR intervention to combat childhood obesity in two rural California towns. BMC public health, 13(1), 1033. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1033

 

Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Entries (From past 5 years. Full list available upon request.)

2013 de la Torre, A., Nuñez de Ybarra, J., Cortez, M. and Prieto, E.: Eligibility, Enrollment, Utilization: Barriers to Public Insurance Access among Latino Families in the Age of Welfare and Health Care Reform, David L. Leal and Jose E. Limón (ed.). Immigration and the Border: Politics and Policy in the New Latino Century, University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame. 236-267

2013 de la Torre, A., Nuñez de Ybarra, J., Cortez, M. and Prieto, E.: Cultural Sensitivity or Cultural
Innovation? A Review of Interventions to Improve Enrollment of Latino Immigrant Children in Public Insurance Programs, David L. Leal and Jose E. Limón (ed.). Immigration and the Border: Politics and Policy in the New Latino Century, University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame. 268- 284.