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Boston Puerto Rican Health Study 

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Guzzardo MT, Todorova IL, Adams WE, Falcón LM. Resonating sentiments on Puerto Rican identity through poetry: Voices of the diaspora. Qualitative Inquiry. In Press.


Philip D, Buch A, Moorthy D, Peter I, Scott TM, Parnell LD, Lai CQ, Ordovás JM, Selhub J, Rosenberg IH, Tucker KL, Troen AM. Dihydrofolate reductase 19-bp deletion polymorphism modifies the association of folate status with memory in a cross-sectional multi-ethnic study of adults. Am J Clin Nutr 2015;102:1279-1288. (Link to PubMed)

Dashti HS, Aslibekyan S, Scheer FAJL, Smith CE, Lamon-Fava S, Jacques P, Lai C-Q, Tucker KL, Arnett DK, Ordovas JM. Clock genes explain a large proportion of phenotypic variance in systolic blood pressure and this control is not modified by environmental temperature. Am J Hypertens 2015. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpv082 [Epub ahead of print] (Link to PubMed)

Palacios C, Trak MA, Betancourt J, Joshipura KJ, Tucker KL. Validation and reproducibility of a semi-quantitative FFQ as a measure of dietary intake in adults from Puerto Rico. Pub Health Nutr 2015;18:2550-8. (Link to PubMed)

Niu J, Sahni S, Liao S, Tucker KL, Dawson-Hughes B, Gao X. Association between sleep duration, insomnia symptoms and bone mineral density in older Puerto Rican adults. PloS One 2015;10(7):e0132342. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132342. eCollection 2015. PMCID:PMC4493039 (Link to PubMed)

Cornelis MC, Byrne EM, Esko T…Tucker KL…Chasman DI (of 75 authors). Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies six novel loci associated with habitual coffee consumption. Mol Psychiatry 2015;20:647-56. PMCID:PMC4388784 (Link to PubMed)

Cooper L, Ortega AN, Ammerman AS, Buchwald D, Paskett ED, Powell LH, Thompson B, Tucker KL, Warnecke RB, McCarthy WJ, Viswanath KV, Henderson JA, Calhoun EA, Williams DR. Calling for a bold new vision of health disparities intervention research. Am J Pub Health 2015;105:S374-6. PMCID:PMC4455513 (Link to PubMed)

Rioux CL, Tucker KL, Brugge D, Mwamburi M. Medication type modifies inflammatory response to traffic exposure in a population with type 2 diabetes. Environ Pollut 2015;202:58-65. (Link to PubMed)

Sotos-Prieto M, Bhupathiraju SN, Falcon LM, Gao X, Tucker KL, Mattei J. A Healthy Lifestyle Score is associated with cardiometabolic and neuroendocrine risk factors among Puerto Rican adults. J Nutr 2015;145:1531-40. PMCID: PMC4478944 (Link to PubMed)

Arévalo SP, Tucker KL, Falcón LM. Beyond cultural factors to understand immigrant mental health: Neighborhood ethnic density and the moderating role of pre-migration and post-migration factors.
Soc Sci Med 2015;138:91-100. PMCID: PMC4498998 (Link to PubMed)

Guzzardo MT, Todorova IL, Adams WE, Falcón LM. “Half Here, Half There”: Dialogical Selves Among Older Puerto Ricans of the Diaspora. J Constr Psychol 2015. doi: 10.1080/10720537.2015.1016640 [Epub ahead of print] (Link to J Constr Psychol)

Adams WE, Todorova IL, Guzzardo MT, Falcón LM. 'The problem here is that they want to solve everything with pills': medication use and identity among Mainland Puerto Ricans. Sociol Health Illn 2015;37(6):904-19. PMCID: PMC4521983 (Link to PubMed)

Jiménez MP, Osypuk TL, Areva S, Tucker KL, Falcon LM. Neighborhood socioeconomic context and change in allostatic load among older Puerto Ricans: The Boston Puerto Rican health study. Health & Place 2015;33:1–8. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.02.001 [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC4409499 (Link to PubMed

Fullerton SM, Anderson EE, Cowan K, Malen RC, Brugge D. Awareness of Federal Regulatory Mechanisms Relevant to Community-Engaged Research: Survey of Health Disparities-Oriented NIH-Funded Investigators. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 2015;10(1):13-21. PMCID: PMC4413468 (Link to PubMed)

Flores AM, Nelson J, Martinez Tyson D, Stephenson R, Tucker KL. Physical and functional impairments and physical therapy utilization in cancer survivors of Puerto Rican descent. J Oncol Navigation & Survivorship (JONS-online) 2015;6(3):46-55. (Link to JONS-online)

Todorova IL, Guzzardo MT, Adams WE, Falcón LM. Gratitude and longing: Meanings of health in aging for Puerto Rican adults in the mainland. J Health Psychol. 2015;20(12):1602-12. (Link to PubMed)

Andrews Chavez J, Lee CS, Houser RF, Falcon LM, Tucker KL. Factors Associated with Alcohol Consumption Patterns in a Puerto Rican Urban Cohort. Pub H Nutr 2015;18(3):44-73. (Link to PubMed)

Adams WE, Todorova IL, Falcon LM. Puerto Rican Crime and Victimization on the Mainland: The Role of Acculturation. Hispanic J Behav Sci. 2015;37(1):59-74. (Link to Hispanic J Behav Sci)

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