Our recent publications reflect our ongoing community-based research focused on the application of mixed methods to identify and understand health inequities in obesity and cancer at the individual, family, and community levels in Latin American populations (Hispanics and Brazilians) in the United States and Latin America, and more recently Cape Verdean populations in the United States.
Family, Maternal, and Child Health
*Diaz, E.N., †Le, Q., *Campos, D., *Reyes, J.M., Wright, J.A., Greaney, M.L., & Lindsay, A.C. (2022). Central American parents' preferences for content and intervention modalities for a family-centered intervention to promote healthful energy balance-related behaviors for their preschool-age children. International journal of environmental research and public health, 19(9), 5080; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19095080
*Diaz, E.N., *Pineda, J.A., †Le, Q., Wright JA, Greaney, M.L., & Lindsay, A.C. (2022). How do Central American parents in the United States view the importance of and obtain information about behaviors associated with the risk of early childhood obesity? A cross-sectional study. Hisp Health Care Int. 2022 Apr 18:15404153221093735. doi: 10.1177/15404153221093735. Online ahead of print.
Lindsay AC, †Le Q, †Nogueira DL, Machado MMT, Greaney ML. (2021). Sources of Information About Gestational Weight Gain, Diet, and Exercise Among Brazilian Immigrant Women Living in the United States: A Cross-Sectional Study. Public Health Nutr. 2021 Apr 27:1-41. doi: 10.1017/S1368980021001798.
Lindsay AC, †Le Q, †Nogueira DL, Machado MMT, Greaney ML. (2020). Healthcare Providers’ Advice About Gestational Weight Gain, Diet, and Exercise: a Cross-Sectional Study with Brazilian Immigrant Women in the USA. J. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. Nov 18. doi: 10.1007/s40615-020-00926-0. Online ahead of print.
Lindsay AC, †Vianna GVB, Arruda CAM, *Melo AMS, Hasselmann MH, Tavares Machado MM, Greaney ML. (2020) Brazilian immigrant fathers’ perspectives on child eating and feeding practices: a qualitative study conducted in the United States. Public Health Nutrition [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 24]. Public Health Nutr. 2020;1-15. doi:10.1017/S1368980020001123.
*Vilasboas, T., †Le, Q., Greaney, M.L., & Lindsay, A.C. (2023). Brazilian immigrant parents' preferences for content and intervention modalities for a family-based intervention to promote healthful energy balance-related behaviors of their preschool-age children. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 20, 4817. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20064817
†Le, Q, Greaney, M.L., Lindsay, A.C. (2023). Nonresponsive feeding practices and risk of overweight and obesity among Chinese children living outside Mainland China: an integrative review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 20, 4090. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph2005409
(* and † designates the author is a supervised undergraduate and graduate trainee, respectively)
Cancer Health Disparities
Lindsay, A.C., *Valdez, M.J., †Delgado, D., *Restrepo, E., & Granberry, P. (2022). “Everybody should be informed about the HPV vaccine”: Latinx mothers’ suggested strategies to promote the human papillomavirus vaccine. American journal of health promotion: AJHP, 36(5), 853–863. https://doi.org/10.1177/08901171211073960
Lindsay AC, †Delgado D, *Valdez MJ, Granberry P. (2021). Latinx fathers report low awareness and knowledge of the human papillomavirus vaccine, but high willingness to vaccinate their children if recommended by a healthcare provider: A qualitative study [published online ahead of print, 2021 Oct 3]. Glob Public Health;1-15. doi:10.1080/17441692.2021.1985580
Lindsay AC, *Valdez MJ, †Delgado D, *Restrepo E, *Guzmán YM, Granberry P. (2021). Acceptance of the HPV Vaccine in a Multiethnic Sample of Latinx Mothers. Qualitative Health Research. 2021;31(3):472-483. doi:10.1177/1049732320980697
Lindsay AC, †Delgado DV, *Valdez MJ, *Restrepo E, *Guzmán YM. (2020). "I Don't Think He Needs the HPV Vaccine Cause Boys Can't Have Cervical Cancer": a Qualitative Study of Latina Mothers' (Mis) Understandings About Human Papillomavirus Transmission, Associated Cancers, and the Vaccine [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jul 11]. J Cancer Educ. doi:10.1007/s13187-020-01824-z
Lindsay AC, *Pineda JA, *Valdez MJ, Torres MI, Granberry PJ. (2020) Central American immigrant parents’ HPV awareness, acceptability, and willingness to vaccinate their adolescent children: a pilot cross-sectional study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 17(8): 2869. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17082869
(* and † designates author is a supervised undergraduate and graduate trainee, respectively)
† Ferreira MF, † Mezzavilla RS, † Vianna GVB, Paolino LQ, Lanzillotti HS, Lindsay AC, Hasselmann MH. (2020). Cross-Cultural Adaptation of the Brazilian Portuguese Version of the “Caregiver’s Feeding Styles Questionnaire.” Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 7(16): E5814. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17165814
(† Designates author is a supervised graduate trainee)
Global Maternal and Child Health
Rocha, H.A.L., Correia, L.L., Leite, A.J.M., Machado, M.M.T., Lindsay, A.C., Rocha, S.G.M.O., Campos, J.S., Cavalcante e Silva, A.M., & Sudfed, C.R. (2022). COVID-19 and children's screen time exposure in Ceará, Brazil: a repeated cross-sectional survey. Journal of Children and Media. DOI: 10.1080/17482798.2021.2007967
Rocha, H., Correia, L. L., Leite, Á., Machado, M., Lindsay, A. C., Rocha, S., Campos, J. S., Cavalcante E Silva, A., & Sudfeld, C. R. (2021). Screen time and early childhood development in Ceará, Brazil: a population-based study. BMC public health, 21(1), 2072. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-12136-2
†Mezzavilla, R. S., †Vianna, G., Lindsay, A. C., & Hasselmann, M. H. (2021). Intimate partner violence, breastfeeding, breastmilk substitutes and baby bottle use in the first year of life. Violência entre parceiros íntimos, oferta de leite materno, substitutos e uso de mamadeiras no primeiro ano de vida. Ciencia & saude coletiva, 26(5), 1955–1964. https://doi.org/10.1590/1413-81232021265.10012019
†Carvalho da Silva, R.C., Tavares Machado, M.M., Alencar, C.H., & Lindsay, A.C. (2020). Factors associated with low birthweight in Sobral, Ceará, Brazil. SANARE (Sobral, Online)/ Revista de Políticas Públicas, 19(2):49-56. https://doi: 10.36925/sanare.v19i2.1475
Rocha SGMO, Rocha HAL, Leite AJM, Machado MMT, Lindsay AC, Campos JA, Alves da Cunha AJL, Cavalcante e Silva A, Correia LL. (2020) Environmental, socioeconomic, maternal and breastfeeding factors associated with childhood overweight and obesity in Ceará, Brazil: a population-based study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 17(5): pii: E1557. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17051557.
†Mezzavilla RS, †Vianna GBV, Lindsay AC, Hasselmann MH. (2021). Intimate partner violence breastfeeding, breastfeeding substitutes and use of bottles in the first year of life. Revista Ciênc & Saúde Coletiva doi:10.1590/1413-81232021265.10012019 Online ahead of print.
(† designates author is a supervised graduate trainee)
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