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Ortega Alexander

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    Title(s)Member, Community Engagement and Research Program (CERP)


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    Psychiatric and substance use disorders in Puerto Rico before and after Hurricane Maria
    NIH/NIMHD R01MD013866May 2, 2019 - Dec 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Family and Neighborhood Interventions to Reduce Heart Disease Risk in East L.A.
    NIH/NHLBI P50HL105188Sep 1, 2010 - Apr 30, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator
    ANXIETY, DEPRESSION AND ASTHMA IN PUERTO RICAN YOUTH
    NIH/NIMH R01MH069849Aug 15, 2005 - Jul 31, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Alberto CK, Pintor JK, Martínez-Donate AP, Chen J, Ortega AN. Health Care Access and Utilization for Latino Youth in the United States: The Roles of Maternal Citizenship and Distress. Med Care. 2020 Jan 31. PMID: 32011423.
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    2. Park S, Roby DH, Pintor JK, Stimpson JP, Chen J, Ortega AN. Insurance coverage and health care utilization among Asian youth before and after the Affordable Care Act. Acad Pediatr. 2019 Nov 13. PMID: 31733360.
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    3. Park S, Chen J, Ma GX, Ortega AN. Utilization of essential preventive health services among Asians after the implementation of the preventive services provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Prev Med Rep. 2019 Dec; 16:101008. PMID: 31890468.
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    4. Park S, Stimpson JP, Pintor JK, Roby DH, McKenna RM, Chen J, Ortega AN. The Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Health Care Access and Utilization Among Asian American Subgroups. Med Care. 2019 Nov; 57(11):861-868. PMID: 31634267.
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    5. Park S, Chen J, Roby DH, Ortega AN. Differences in Health Care Expenditures Among Non-Latino Whites and Asian Subgroups Vary Along the Distribution of the Expenditures. Med Care Res Rev. 2019 Sep 15; 1077558719874212. PMID: 31524050.
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    6. Ortega AN, Pintor JK, Alberto CK, Roby DH. Inequities in Insurance Coverage and Well-Child Visits Improve, but Insurance Gains for White and Black Youth Reverse. Acad Pediatr. 2019 Aug 09. PMID: 31404709.
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    7. Bustamante AV, Chen J, McKenna RM, Ortega AN. Health Care Access and Utilization Among U.S. Immigrants Before and After the Affordable Care Act. J Immigr Minor Health. 2019 Apr; 21(2):211-218. PMID: 29633069.
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    8. Alberto CK, Kemmick Pintor J, McKenna RM, Roby DH, Ortega AN. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Provider-Related Barriers to Health Care for Children in California After the ACA. Glob Pediatr Health. 2019; 6:2333794X19828356. PMID: 30793014.
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    9. Kemmick Pintor J, Chen J, Alcalá HE, Langellier BA, McKenna RM, Roby DH, Ortega AN. Insurance Coverage and Utilization Improve for Latino Youth but Disparities by Heritage Group Persist Following the ACA. Med Care. 2018 11; 56(11):927-933. PMID: 30234767.
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    10. Ortega AN, McKenna RM, Kemmick Pintor J, Langellier BA, Roby DH, Pourat N, Vargas Bustamante A, Wallace SP. Health Care Access and Physical and Behavioral Health Among Undocumented Latinos in California. Med Care. 2018 11; 56(11):919-926. PMID: 30216201.
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    11. McKenna RM, Purtle J, Nelson KL, Roby DH, Regenstein M, Ortega AN. Examining EMTALA in the era of the patient protection and Affordable Care Act. AIMS Public Health. 2018; 5(4):366-377. PMID: 30631780.
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    12. Kemmick Pintor J, Alcalá HE, Roby DH, Grande DT, Alberto CK, McKenna RM, Ortega AN. Disparities in Pediatric Provider Availability by Insurance Type After the ACA in California. Acad Pediatr. 2019 04; 19(3):325-332. PMID: 30218840.
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    13. Bustamante AV, McKenna RM, Viana J, Ortega AN, Chen J. Access-To-Care Differences Between Mexican-Heritage And Other Latinos In California After The Affordable Care Act. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 09; 37(9):1400-1408. PMID: 30179559.
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    14. Alcalá HE, Roby DH, Grande DT, McKenna RM, Ortega AN. Insurance Type and Access to Health Care Providers and Appointments Under the Affordable Care Act. Med Care. 2018 02; 56(2):186-192. PMID: 29271819.
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    15. McKenna RM, Langellier BA, Alcalá HE, Roby DH, Grande DT, Ortega AN. The Affordable Care Act Attenuates Financial Strain According to Poverty Level. Inquiry. 2018 Jan-Dec; 55:46958018790164. PMID: 30043655.
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    16. Buehler JW, Snyder RL, Freeman SL, Carson SR, Ortega AN. It's Not Just Insurance: The Affordable Care Act and Population Health. Public Health Rep. 2018 Jan/Feb; 133(1):34-38. PMID: 29278997.
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    17. Ortega AN, McKenna RM, Chen J, Alcalá HE, Langellier BA, Roby DH. Insurance Coverage and Well-Child Visits Improved for Youth Under the Affordable Care Act, but Latino Youth Still Lag Behind. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Jan - Feb; 18(1):35-42. PMID: 28739534.
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    18. McKenna RM, Alcalá HE, Lê-Scherban F, Roby DH, Ortega AN. The Affordable Care Act Reduces Hypertension Treatment Disparities for Mexican-heritage Latinos. Med Care. 2017 07; 55(7):654-660. PMID: 28614177.
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    19. Sharif MZ, Albert SL, Chan-Golston AM, Lopez G, Kuo AA, Prelip ML, Ortega AN, Glik DC. Community Residents' Beliefs About Neighborhood Corner Stores in 2 Latino Communities: Implications for Interventions to Improve the Food Environment. J Hunger Environ Nutr. 2017; 12(3):342-351. PMID: 29147455.
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    20. Albert SL, Langellier BA, Sharif MZ, Chan-Golston AM, Prelip ML, Elena Garcia R, Glik DC, Belin TR, Brookmeyer R, Ortega AN. A corner store intervention to improve access to fruits and vegetables in two Latino communities. Public Health Nutr. 2017 Aug; 20(12):2249-2259. PMID: 28578744.
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    21. Koinis-Mitchell D, Rosario-Matos N, Ramírez RR, García P, Canino GJ, Ortega AN. Sleep, Depressive/Anxiety Disorders, and Obesity in Puerto Rican Youth. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2017 Mar; 24(1):59-73. PMID: 28239743.
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    22. Ortega AN, McKenna RM, Langellier BA, Alcalá HE, Roby DH. Experiences in Care According to Parental Citizenship and Language Use Among Latino Children in California. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Jan - Feb; 18(1):20-25. PMID: 28065799.
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    23. Alcalá HE, Chen J, Langellier BA, Roby DH, Ortega AN. Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Health Care Access and Utilization Among Latinos. J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 01 02; 30(1):52-62. PMID: 28062817.
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    24. Kuo AA, Sharif MZ, Prelip ML, Glik DC, Albert SL, Belin T, McCarthy WJ, Roberts CK, Garcia RE, Ortega AN. Training the Next Generation of Latino Health Researchers: A Multilevel, Transdisciplinary, Community-Engaged Approach. Health Promot Pract. 2017 07; 18(4):497-504. PMID: 27609622.
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    25. Paskett E, Thompson B, Ammerman AS, Ortega AN, Marsteller J, Richardson D. Multilevel Interventions To Address Health Disparities Show Promise In Improving Population Health. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 08 01; 35(8):1429-34. PMID: 27503968.
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    26. Bradley CJ, Grossman DC, Hubbard RA, Ortega AN, Curry SJ. Integrated Interventions for Improving Total Worker Health: A Panel Report From the National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Total Worker Health-What's Work Got to Do With It? Ann Intern Med. 2016 Aug 16; 165(4):279-83. PMID: 27240228.
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    27. Ortega AN, Albert SL, Chan-Golston AM, Langellier BA, Glik DC, Belin TR, Garcia RE, Brookmeyer R, Sharif MZ, Prelip ML. Substantial improvements not seen in health behaviors following corner store conversions in two Latino food swamps. BMC Public Health. 2016 05 11; 16:389. PMID: 27169514.
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    28. Sharif MZ, Rizzo S, Marino E, Belin TR, Glik DC, Kuo AA, Ortega AN, Prelip ML. The association between self-rated eating habits and dietary behavior in two Latino neighborhoods: Findings from Proyecto MercadoFRESCO. Prev Med Rep. 2016 Jun; 3:270-5. PMID: 27419025.
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    29. Chen J, Vargas-Bustamante A, Mortensen K, Ortega AN. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care Access and Utilization Under the Affordable Care Act. Med Care. 2016 Feb; 54(2):140-6. PMID: 26595227.
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    30. Alcalá HE, Albert SL, Ortega AN. E-cigarette use and disparities by race, citizenship status and language among adolescents. Addict Behav. 2016 Jun; 57:30-4. PMID: 26835605.
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    31. Chan-Golston AM, Friedlander S, Glik DC, Prelip ML, Belin TR, Brookmeyer R, Santos R, Chen J, Ortega AN. Comparing Lay Community and Academic Survey Center Interviewers in Conducting Household Interviews in Latino Communities. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2016; 10(3):435-442. PMID: 28230551.
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    32. Alcalá HE, Albert SL, Trabanino SK, Garcia RE, Glik DC, Prelip ML, Ortega AN. Access to and Use of Health Care Services Among Latinos in East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights. Fam Community Health. 2016 Jan-Mar; 39(1):62-71. PMID: 26605956.
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    33. Ortega AN. When Politics Trumps Health: Undocumented Latino Immigrants and US Health Care. MEDICC Rev. 2015 Oct; 17(4):59. PMID: 26947283.
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    34. Alcalá HE, Albert SL, Roby DH, Beckerman J, Champagne P, Brookmeyer R, Prelip ML, Glik DC, Inkelas M, Garcia RE, Ortega AN. Access to Care and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A Cross-Sectional Study in 2 Latino Communities. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Aug; 94(34):e1441. PMID: 26313803.
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    35. Sharif MZ, Garza JR, Langellier BA, Kuo AA, Glik DC, Prelip ML, Ortega AN. Mobilizing Young People in Community Efforts to Improve the Food Environment: Corner Store Conversions in East Los Angeles. Public Health Rep. 2015 Jul-Aug; 130(4):406-15. PMID: 26347230.
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    36. Chen J, O'Brien MJ, Mennis J, Alos VA, Grande DT, Roby DH, Ortega AN. Latino Population Growth and Hospital Uncompensated Care in California. Am J Public Health. 2015 Aug; 105(8):1710-7. PMID: 26066960.
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    37. Cooper LA, 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 Public Health. 2015 Jul; 105 Suppl 3:S374-6. PMID: 25905830.
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    38. Golden SH, Ferketich A, Boyington J, Dugan S, Garroutte E, Kaufmann PG, Krok J, Kuo A, Ortega AN, Purnell T, Srinivasan S. Transdisciplinary cardiovascular and cancer health disparities training: experiences of the centers for population health and health disparities. Am J Public Health. 2015 Jul; 105 Suppl 3:S395-402. PMID: 25905828.
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    39. Ortega AN, Albert SL, Sharif MZ, Langellier BA, Garcia RE, Glik DC, Brookmeyer R, Chan-Golston AM, Friedlander S, Prelip ML. Proyecto MercadoFRESCO: a multi-level, community-engaged corner store intervention in East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights. J Community Health. 2015 Apr; 40(2):347-56. PMID: 25209600.
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    40. Ortega AN, Rodriguez HP, Vargas Bustamante A. Policy dilemmas in Latino health care and implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Annu Rev Public Health. 2015 Mar 18; 36:525-44. PMID: 25581154.
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    41. Langellier BA, Glik D, Ortega AN, Prelip ML. Trends in racial/ethnic disparities in overweight self-perception among US adults, 1988-1994 and 1999-2008. Public Health Nutr. 2015 Aug; 18(12):2115-25. PMID: 25409833.
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    42. Langellier BA, Chen J, Vargas-Bustamante A, Inkelas M, Ortega AN. Understanding health-care access and utilization disparities among Latino children in the United States. J Child Health Care. 2016 06; 20(2):133-44. PMID: 25395597.
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    43. Sharif MZ, Rizzo S, Prelip ML, Glik DC, Belin TR, Langellier BA, Kuo AA, Garza JR, Ortega AN. The association between nutrition facts label utilization and comprehension among Latinos in two east Los Angeles neighborhoods. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Dec; 114(12):1915-22. PMID: 24974172.
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    44. Vargas Bustamante A, Chen J, Fang H, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Identifying health insurance predictors and the main reported reasons for being uninsured among US immigrants by legal authorization status. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2014 Jan-Mar; 29(1):e83-e96. PMID: 24038524.
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    45. Langellier BA, Garza JR, Prelip ML, Glik D, Brookmeyer R, Ortega AN. Corner Store Inventories, Purchases, and Strategies for Intervention: A Review of the Literature. Calif J Health Promot. 2013; 11(3):1-13. PMID: 25374481.
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    46. Chen J, Vargas-Bustamante A, Ortega AN. Health care expenditures among Asian American subgroups. Med Care Res Rev. 2013 Jun; 70(3):310-29. PMID: 23223329.
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    47. Langellier BA, Garza JR, Glik D, Prelip ML, Brookmeyer R, Roberts CK, Peters A, Ortega AN. Immigration disparities in cardiovascular disease risk factor awareness. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Dec; 14(6):918-25. PMID: 22210443.
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    48. Goodwin RD, Bandiera FC, Steinberg D, Ortega AN, Feldman JM. Asthma and mental health among youth: etiology, current knowledge and future directions. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2012 Aug; 6(4):397-406. PMID: 22971065.
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    49. Goodwin RD, Demmer RT, Galea S, Lemeshow AR, Ortega AN, Beautrais A. Asthma and suicide behaviors: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). J Psychiatr Res. 2012 Aug; 46(8):1002-7. PMID: 22682509.
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    50. Langellier BA, Martin MA, Canino G, Garza JR, Ortega AN. The health status of youth in Puerto Rico. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Jun; 51(6):569-73. PMID: 22514193.
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    51. Canino G, Garro A, Alvarez MM, Colón-Semidey A, Esteban C, Fritz G, Koinis-Mitchell D, Kopel SJ, Ortega AN, Seifer R, McQuaid EL. Factors associated with disparities in emergency department use among Latino children with asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2012 Apr; 108(4):266-70. PMID: 22469447.
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    52. Vargas Bustamante A, Fang H, Garza J, Carter-Pokras O, Wallace SP, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Variations in healthcare access and utilization among Mexican immigrants: the role of documentation status. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Feb; 14(1):146-55. PMID: 20972853.
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    53. Acosta-Pérez E, Canino G, Ramírez R, Prelip M, Martin M, Ortega AN. Do Puerto Rican youth with asthma and obesity have higher odds for mental health disorders? Psychosomatics. 2012 Mar-Apr; 53(2):162-71. PMID: 22284423.
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    54. Chen J, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Racial and ethnic differences in drug expenditures and access under Medicare Part D. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 Aug; 22(3):1059-74. PMID: 21841296.
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    55. Koinis-Mitchell D, Sato AF, Kopel SJ, McQuaid EL, Seifer R, Klein R, Esteban C, Lobato D, Ortega AN, Canino G, Fritz GK. Immigration and acculturation-related factors and asthma morbidity in Latino children. J Pediatr Psychol. 2011 Nov-Dec; 36(10):1130-43. PMID: 21745811.
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    56. Jandasek B, Ortega AN, McQuaid EL, Koinis-Mitchell D, Fritz GK, Kopel SJ, Seifer R, Klein RB, Canino G. Access to and use of asthma health services among Latino children: the Rhode Island-Puerto Rico asthma center study. Med Care Res Rev. 2011 Dec; 68(6):683-98. PMID: 21536604.
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    57. Feldman JM, Acosta Pérez E, Canino G, McQuaid EL, Goodwin RD, Ortega AN. The role of caregiver major depression in the relationship between anxiety disorders and asthma attacks in island Puerto Rican youth and young adults. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2011 May; 199(5):313-8. PMID: 21543950.
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    58. Garza JR, Pérez EA, Prelip M, McCarthy WJ, Feldman JM, Canino G, Ortega AN. Occurrence and correlates of overweight and obesity among island Puerto Rican youth. Ethn Dis. 2011; 21(2):163-9. PMID: 21749019.
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    59. Chung JH, Phibbs CS, Boscardin WJ, Kominski GF, Ortega AN, Needleman J. The effect of neonatal intensive care level and hospital volume on mortality of very low birth weight infants. Med Care. 2010 Jul; 48(7):635-44. PMID: 20548252.
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    60. Vargas Bustamante A, Chen J, Rodriguez HP, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Use of preventive care services among Latino subgroups. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Jun; 38(6):610-9. PMID: 20494237.
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    61. Feldman JM, Ortega AN, Koinis-Mitchell D, Kuo AA, Canino G. Child and family psychiatric and psychological factors associated with child physical health problems: results from the Boricua youth study. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2010 Apr; 198(4):272-9. PMID: 20386256.
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    62. Guerrero AD, Chen J, Inkelas M, Rodriguez HP, Ortega AN. Racial and ethnic disparities in pediatric experiences of family-centered care. Med Care. 2010 Apr; 48(4):388-93. PMID: 20220533.
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    63. Koinis-Mitchell D, McQuaid EL, Kopel SJ, Esteban CA, Ortega AN, Seifer R, Garcia-Coll C, Klein R, Cespedes E, Canino G, Fritz GK. Cultural-related, contextual, and asthma-specific risks associated with asthma morbidity in urban children. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2010 Mar; 17(1):38-48. PMID: 20157798.
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    64. Chen J, Fang H, Vargas-Bustamante A, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Latino disparities in prescription drug use and expenditures: a nationally representative analysis. Ann Pharmacother. 2010 Jan; 44(1):57-69. PMID: 20118144.
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    65. Bustamante AV, Fang H, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Heterogeneity in health insurance coverage among US Latino adults. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Nov; 24 Suppl 3:561-6. PMID: 19842007.
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    66. Canino G, McQuaid EL, Alvarez M, Colon A, Esteban C, Febo V, Klein RB, Mitchell DK, Kopel SJ, Montealegre F, Ortega AN, Rodriguez-Santana J, Seifer R, Fritz GK. Issues and methods in disparities research: the Rhode Island-Puerto Rico asthma center. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2009 Sep; 44(9):899-908. PMID: 19658111.
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    67. Goodwin RD, Canino G, Ortega AN, Bird HR. Maternal mental health and childhood asthma among Puerto Rican youth: the role of prenatal smoking. J Asthma. 2009 Sep; 46(7):726-30. PMID: 19728214.
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    68. McQuaid EL, Vasquez J, Canino G, Fritz GK, Ortega AN, Colon A, Klein RB, Kopel SJ, Koinis-Mitchell D, Esteban CA, Seifer R. Beliefs and barriers to medication use in parents of Latino children with asthma. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2009 Sep; 44(9):892-8. PMID: 19672958.
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    69. Esteban CA, Klein RB, McQuaid EL, Fritz GK, Seifer R, Kopel SJ, Santana JR, Colon A, Alvarez M, Koinis-Mitchell D, Ortega AN, Martinez-Nieves B, Canino G. Conundrums in childhood asthma severity, control, and health care use: Puerto Rico versus Rhode Island. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Aug; 124(2):238-44, 244.e1-5. PMID: 19615729.
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    70. Vargas Bustamante A, Fang H, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Understanding observed and unobserved health care access and utilization disparities among US Latino adults. Med Care Res Rev. 2009 Oct; 66(5):561-77. PMID: 19556553.
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    71. Perez VH, Fang H, Inkelas M, Kuo AA, Ortega AN. Access to and utilization of health care by subgroups of Latino children. Med Care. 2009 Jun; 47(6):695-9. PMID: 19434000.
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    72. Ortega AN, Horwitz SM, Fang H, Kuo AA, Wallace SP, Inkelas M. Documentation status and parental concerns about development in young US children of Mexican origin. Acad Pediatr. 2009 Jul-Aug; 9(4):278-82. PMID: 19394914.
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    73. Carter-Pokras O, Zambrana RE, Yankelvich G, Estrada M, Castillo-Salgado C, Ortega AN. Health status of Mexican-origin persons: do proxy measures of acculturation advance our understanding of health disparities? J Immigr Minor Health. 2008 Dec; 10(6):475-88. PMID: 18470618.
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    74. Inkelas M, Garro N, McQuaid EL, Ortega AN. Race/ethnicity, language, and asthma care: findings from a 4-state survey. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2008 Feb; 100(2):120-7. PMID: 18320913.
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    75. Ortega AN, Canino G, Alegria M. Lifetime and 12-month intermittent explosive disorder in Latinos. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2008 Jan; 78(1):133-9. PMID: 18444735.
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    76. Dominguez F, Ortega AN. Can lessons learned from a Cuban experience improve health disparities in south Los Angeles? Ethn Dis. 2008; 18(2 Suppl 2):S2-141-5. PMID: 18646337.
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    77. Ortega AN, Fang H, Perez VH, Rizzo JA, Carter-Pokras O, Wallace SP, Gelberg L. Health care access, use of services, and experiences among undocumented Mexicans and other Latinos. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Nov 26; 167(21):2354-60. PMID: 18039995.
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    78. Inkelas M, Raghavan R, Larson K, Kuo AA, Ortega AN. Unmet mental health need and access to services for children with special health care needs and their families. Ambul Pediatr. 2007 Nov-Dec; 7(6):431-8. PMID: 17996836.
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    79. Cochran SD, Mays VM, Alegria M, Ortega AN, Takeuchi D. Mental health and substance use disorders among Latino and Asian American lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2007 Oct; 75(5):785-94. PMID: 17907860.
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    80. Ortega AN, Chavez L, Inkelas M, Canino G. Persistence of mental health service use among Latino children: a clinical and community study. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2007 Jul; 34(4):353-62. PMID: 17295060.
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    81. Ortega AN, Feldman JM, Canino G, Steinman K, Alegría M. Co-occurrence of mental and physical illness in US Latinos. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2006 Dec; 41(12):927-34. PMID: 17013767.
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    82. Canino G, Koinis-Mitchell D, Ortega AN, McQuaid EL, Fritz GK, Alegría M. Asthma disparities in the prevalence, morbidity, and treatment of Latino children. Soc Sci Med. 2006 Dec; 63(11):2926-37. PMID: 16956704.
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    83. Feldman JM, Ortega AN, McQuaid EL, Canino G. Comorbidity between asthma attacks and internalizing disorders among Puerto Rican children at one-year follow-up. Psychosomatics. 2006 Jul-Aug; 47(4):333-9. PMID: 16844893.
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    84. Yancey AK, Ortega AN, Kumanyika SK. Effective recruitment and retention of minority research participants. Annu Rev Public Health. 2006; 27:1-28. PMID: 16533107.
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    85. Ortega AN, Alegría M. Denial and its association with mental health care use: a study of island Puerto Ricans. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2005 Jul-Sep; 32(3):320-31. PMID: 16010187.
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    86. Ortega AN, Goodwin RD, McQuaid EL, Canino G. Parental mental health, childhood psychiatric disorders, and asthma attacks in island Puerto Rican youth. Ambul Pediatr. 2004 Jul-Aug; 4(4):308-15. PMID: 15264963.
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    87. Weinick RM, Jacobs EA, Stone LC, Ortega AN, Burstin H. Hispanic healthcare disparities: challenging the myth of a monolithic Hispanic population. Med Care. 2004 Apr; 42(4):313-20. PMID: 15076807.
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    88. Ortega AN, McQuaid EL, Canino G, Goodwin RD, Fritz GK. Comorbidity of asthma and anxiety and depression in Puerto Rican children. Psychosomatics. 2004 Mar-Apr; 45(2):93-9. PMID: 15016921.
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    89. Ortega AN. Having issues with parental psychopathology and children's mental health risk and service use. Med Care. 2003 Jun; 41(6):702-5. PMID: 12773835.
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    90. Ortega AN, McQuaid EL, Canino G, Ramirez R, Fritz GK, Klein RB. Association of psychiatric disorders and different indicators of asthma in island Puerto Rican children. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2003 Apr; 38(4):220-6. PMID: 12664233.
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    91. Alegría M, Canino G, Ríos R, Vera M, Calderón J, Rusch D, Ortega AN. Inequalities in use of specialty mental health services among Latinos, African Americans, and non-Latino whites. Psychiatr Serv. 2002 Dec; 53(12):1547-55. PMID: 12461214.
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    92. Ortega AN, Alegría M. Self-reliance, mental health need, and the use of mental healthcare among island Puerto Ricans. Ment Health Serv Res. 2002 Sep; 4(3):131-40. PMID: 12385566.
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    93. Ortega AN, Rosenheck R. Hispanic client-case manager matching: differences in outcomes and service use in a program for homeless persons with severe mental illness. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2002 May; 190(5):315-23. PMID: 12011612.
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    94. Ortega AN, Huertas SE, Canino G, Ramirez R, Rubio-Stipec M. Childhood asthma, chronic illness, and psychiatric disorders. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2002 May; 190(5):275-81. PMID: 12011605.
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    95. Ortega AN, Gergen PJ, Paltiel AD, Bauchner H, Belanger KD, Leaderer BP. Impact of site of care, race, and Hispanic ethnicity on medication use for childhood asthma. Pediatrics. 2002 Jan; 109(1):E1. PMID: 11773569.
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