Department of Public Health
Title Author(s) Year  
Impact of an Elementary School-Based Wellness Initiative on Child Obesity Prevalence: LiveWell Kids Palacios C, Simon P, Steward A, Garner T, Hameed H, Shetgiri R.  2022  
Trends in Mortality From COVID-19 and Other Leading Causes of Death Among Latino vs White Individuals in Los Angeles County, 2011-2020 Simon P, Ho A, Shah MD, Shetgiri R  2021  
Turning the Curve on Obesity Prevalence Among Fifth Graders in the Los Angeles Unified School District, 2001–2013 Kamali A, Hameed H, Shih M, Simon P  2017  
Impact of an Elementary School-Based Wellness Initiative on Child Obesity Prevalence: LiveWell Kids Palacios C, Simon P, Steward A, Garner T, Hameed H, Shetgiri R.  2022  
Potential Gains in Life Expectancy from Reductions in Leading Causes of Death, Los Angeles County: a Quantitative Approach to Identify Candidate Diseases for Prevention and Burden Disparities Elimination Ho A, Hameed H, Lee AW, Shih M  2016  
Associations between self-perception of weight, food choice intentions, and consumer response to calorie information: a retrospective investigation of public health center clients in Los Angeles County before the implementation of menu-labeling regulation Nianogo RA, Kuo T, Smith LV, Arah OA  2016  
The Association between Self-Reported Grocery Store Access, Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption, and Obesity in a Racially Diverse, Low-Income Population Gase LN, DeFosset AR, Smith LV, Kuo T  2015  
Self-reported use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits to purchase soda in a public health center population: Los Angeles County, California, 2012. Barragan N, Gase L, Butler R, Smith L, Simon P, Kuo T  2015  
Neighborhood Food Environment, Diet, and Obesity Among Los Angeles County Adults, 2011 Mejia N, Lightstone, AS, Basurto-Davila R, Morales DM, Sturm R.  2015  
The Influence of Gender and Self-Efficacy on Healthy Eating in a Low-Income Urban Population Affected by Structural Changes to the Food Environment Robles B, Smith LV, Ponce M, Piron J, Kuo T  2014  
Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Incarcerated Women: Findings From a Decade of Screening in a Los Angeles County Jail, 2002–2012 Javanbakht M, Boudov M, Anderson, LJ, Malek M, Smith LV, Chien M, Guerry S  2014  
Prevalence and Factors Associated with Trichomonas vaginalis Infection among High-risk Women in Los Angeles Javanbakht M, Stirland A, Stahlman S, Smith LV, Chien M, Torres R, Guerry S  2013  
Implications of Trichomonas vaginalis nucleic acid amplification testing on medical training and practice Smith LV, Sorvillo F, Kuo T  2013  
Utility of Anthropometric Measures in a Multiethnic Population: Their Association with Prevalent Diabetes, Hypertension and Other Chronic Disease Comorbidities Tarleton HP, Smith LV, Zhang ZF, Kuo T.  2013  
Human echinococcosis mortality in the United States, 1990-2007 Bristow BN, Lee S, Shafir S, Sorvillo F  2012  
Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about seasonal influenza and H1N1 vaccinations in a low-income, public health clinic population Redelings MD, Piron J, Smith LV, Chan A, Heinzerling J, Sanchez KM, Bedair D, Ponce M, Kuo T  2012  
Why Confidence Intervals Should be Used in Reporting Studies of Complete Populations Redelings MD, Sorvillo F, Smith LV, Greenland S  2012  
Burden of Alzheimer's disease-related mortality in the United States, 1999-2008 Moschetti K, Cummings PL, Sorvillo F, Kuo T  2012  
Coccidioidomycosis-associated Deaths, United States, 1990-2008 Huang JY, Bristow B, Shafir S, Sorvillo F  2012  
Health of adults in Los Angeles County: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004 Porter KS, Curtin LR, Carroll MD, Li X, Mohadjer L, Shih M, Simon PA, Fielding JE  2011  
Amebiasis-Related Mortality among United States Residents, 1990- 2007 Gunther J, Shafir S, Bristow B, Sorvillo F  2011  
Small Area Estimates Reveal High Cigarette Smoking Prevalence in Low-Income Cities of Los Angeles County Cui Y, Baldwin SB, Lightstone AS, Shih M, Yu H, Teutsch S  2011  
Asians and Pacific Islanders and the Growing Childhood Obesity Epidemic Shabbir S, Kwan D, Wang MC, Shih M, Simon PA  2010  
Knowledge, attitudes and potential response to menu labelling in an urban public health clinic population Piron J, Smith LV, Simon P, Cummings PL, Kuo T  2010  
Use of a Self-Assessment Questionnaire for Food Safety Education in the Home Kitchen - Los Angeles County, California, 2006-2008 Kuo T, Dela Cruz H, Redelings M, Smith LV, Reporter R, Simon PA, Fielding JE, Teutsch S  2010  
Current Issues and Considerations Regarding Trichomoniasis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus in African-Americans Shafir SC, Sorvillo F, Smith LV  2009  
Readiness and perceived barriers to removing artificial trans-fat from restaurant menus Redelings MD, Piron J, Smith LV, Dela Cruz HS, Takeshita S, Tremaine J, Kuo T  2009  
Health-related quality of life among adults with serious psychological distress and chronic medical conditions Shih M, Simon PA  2008  
Proximity of fast food restaurants to schools: Do neighborhood income and type of school matter? Simon PA, Kwan D, Angelescu A, Shih M, Fielding JE  2008  
Hispanic Paradox Ho A, Shih M, Simon P  2007  
School-Based Physical Fitness Testing Identifies Large Disparities in Childhood Overweight in Los Angeles Lee NE, De AK, Simon PA  2006  
Serious Psychological Distress in U.S. Adults with Arthritis Shih M, Hootman JM, Strine TW, Chapman DP, Brady TJ  2006  
Physical Activity in Men and Women with Arthritis: National Health Interview Survey, 2002 Shih M, Hootman JM, Kruger J, Helmick CG  2006  
Pressure Ulcers: More Lethal than We Thought? Redelings MD, Lee NE, Sorvillo F  2005  
Risk factors for Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Skin Infections among HIV-Positive Men who Have Sex with Men Lee NE, Taylor MM, Bancroft E, Ruane PJ, Morgan M, McCoy L, Simon PA  2005  
Infection control practices for SARS in Lao People's Democratic Republic, Taiwan, and Thailand: Experience from mobile SARS containment teams, 2003 Lee NE, Siriarayapon P, Tappero J, Chen KT, Shuey D, Limpakarnjanarat K, Chavavanich A, Dowell SF; SARS Mobile Response Team Investigators  2004  
Outbreaks of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Skin Infections - Los Angeles County, California, 2002-2003 Lee NE  2003  
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections Among Competitive Sports Participants - Colorado, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Los Angeles County, 2000-2003 Gantz N, Harmon H, Handy J, Gershman K, Butwin J, Mascola L, Weltman A, Groner R, Cronquist A, Kainer M, Lee N  2003  
Assessing the Burden of Disease and Injury in Los Angeles County Using Disability-Adjusted Life Years Kominski GE, Simon PA, Ho A, Luck J, Yee-Wei L, Fielding JE  2002  
The Eradication of Measles from Cuba Galindo MA, Santín M, Resik S, Ribas MA, Guzmán M, Mas Lago P, Strassburg M, Hersh BS, de Quadros CA.  1998  
Measles Elimination in the Americas. Evolving Strategies de Quadros CA, Olivé JM, Hersh BS, Strassburg MA, Henderson DA, Brandling-Bennett D, Alleyne GA.  1996  
Alcohol Outlet Density and Its Associations with Alcohol Related Harms in Los Angeles County Guo Q, Shih M, Angelescu A, Kwan D, Hameed H, Lee B, Viernes J  2011  
Potential Gains in Life Expectancies from Reductions in Leading Causes of Death in Los Angeles County Hameed H, Lee A, Ho A, Shih M  2010  
Community-level childhood obesity prevalence and economic hardship: A county public health department response. Simon P, Shih M  2010  
Prevalence of Childhood Obesity Among Asian and Pacific Islander Sub-Ethnic Groups Shabbir S, Kwan D, Shih M, Simon PA  2009  
Childhood Obesity and the Built Environment in Los Angeles County Kwan D, Angelescu A, Shih M  2007  
Influence of Nativity and Race/Ethnicity on Mortality among Los Angeles County Residents Ho A, Angelescu A, Kwan D, Shih M, Simon PA  2007  
Physical Activity, Physical Function, and Quality-of-life among Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis: Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project Hootman JM, Shih M, Helmick CG, Jordan JM, Callahan L  2006  
Evaluation of Surveillance for Overweight and Other Physical Fitness Measures Among Los Angeles County School Children Lee NE, Simon PA  2004  
Prevalence of Overweight Among School Children Using a Statewide Physical Fitness Testing Program - Los Angeles County, 2001 Lee NE, Simon PA  2003  
Burden of Disease and Injury Disparities Between Genders; and Races/Ethnicity measured by Disability Adjusted Life Year (DALY) in Los Angeles County Ho A, Simon P, Strassburg MA, Fielding JE  2000  
Use of the Disability Adjusted Life Year (DALY) Measure to Assess Burden of Disease And Injury in Los Angeles County Ho A, Simon P, Strassburg MA, Fielding JE, Kominski GF, Luck J  1999  
Financial Burdens and Disability-Adjusted Life Years in Los Angeles County (Chapter) Kominski GF, Simon PA, Ho AY, Fielding JE  2010  
Sources of Data (Chapter) Drotman DP, Strassburg MA  2001  
Measles Eradication Field Guide Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)  1999  
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