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Research Projects

 

2014 – 2017

California HIV/AIDS Research Program, “Using Social Media with Latino MSM for HIV Testing & Linkage” (in collaboration with Dr. Ron Brooks, University of California, Los Angeles) 

 

2013 – 2016

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities “Partners for Strong, Healthy Families” (in collaboration with Drs. Ricky Bluthenthal, Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati of University of Southern California) 

 

2013 – 2015

National Institute on Drug Abuse, “Improving Nicotine Patch Adherence among Latino HIV-Positive Smokers” (in collaboration with Dr. Joan Tucker of the RAND Corporation) 

 

2012 – 2015

National Institute of Mental Health, “Pilot Intervention for Discrimination and Mistrust among HIV Positive Black Men; Latino supplement” (in collaboration with Dr. Laura Bogart of Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School) 

 

2009 – 2011    

National Institute of Mental Health, “Discrimination, Health Care Attitudes and HIV Treatment – Latino Supplement” (in collaboration with Dr. Laura Bogart of Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School)

 

2009 – 2012              

California HIV/AIDS Research Program, “¡Tu Vales!:  An HIV Testing Campaign for Latino Day Laborers” (in collaboration with Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health)

 

2004 - 2006                          

Universitywide AIDS Research Program of the University of California, “Latino Day Laborers’ HIV Risk in Targeted Geographical Areas” (in collaboration with Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science)

 

2002 - 2005                          

Universitywide AIDS Research Program, University of California; “Increasing HIV Testing through a Health Promotion Focus” (in collaboration with Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science)

 

BIENESTAR-Related Published Research Papers in Academic Journals:

 

1.     Galvan FH, Bluthenthal RN, Ani C, Bing EG (2006).  Increasing HIV testing

        among Latinos by bundling HIV testing with other tests.  Journal of Urban Health 83(5),   

  849-859.

2.     Galvan FH, Ortiz DJ, Martinez V, Bing EG (2008).  Sexual solicitation of Latino male day   

        laborers by other men.  Salud Pública de México 50(6), 439-446. 

3.     Galvan FH, Ortiz DJ, Martinez V, Bing EG (2009).  The use of female commercial sex    

        workers’ services by Latino day laborers.  Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 31(4),   

        553-575. 

4.     Solorio MR, Galvan FH (2009).  Self-reported HIV antibody testing among Latino urban day

        laborers.  Journal of the National Medical Association 101(12), 1214-1220. 

5.     Estrada F, Rigali-Oiler M, Arciniega GM, Tracey TJG (2011). Machismo and Mexican

        American men: An empirical understanding using a gay sample. Journal of Counseling

        Psychology 50(3), 358-367.

6.     Bogart LM, Wagner GJ, Galvan FH, Landrine H, Klein DJ, Sticklor LA (2011).  Perceived

        discrimination and mental health symptoms among Black men with HIV.  Cultural Diversity

        and Ethnic Minority Psychology 17(3), 295-302. 

7.     Bogart LM, Galvan FH, Wagner GJ, Klein DJ (2011).  Longitudinal association of HIV

        conspiracy beliefs with sexual risk among Black males living with HIV.  AIDS & Behavior

        15(6), 1180-1186. 

8.     Wohl AR, Galvan FH, Myers HR, Garland W, George S, Witt M, Cadden J, Operskalski E,  

        Jordan W, Carpio F, Lee ML (2011).  Do social support, stress, disclosure and stigma

        influence retention in HIV care for Latino and African American men who have sex with

        men and women?  AIDS & Behavior 15(6), 1098-1110. 

9.     Wagner GJ, Bogart LM, Galvan FH, Banks D, Klein DJ (2012).  Discrimination as a key

        mediator of the relationship between posttraumatic stress and HIV treatment adherence

        among African American men. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 35(1), 8-18.

10.   Bazargan M, Galvan FH (2012).  Perceived discrimination and depression among low-

        income Latina male-to-female transgender women.  (BMC Public Health, Aug. 15; 12:663;  

        doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-663)

11.   Davis EM, Galvan FH (2012).  Alcohol use among HIV-positive Latinas and African  

        American women.  Affilia 27(4), 435-448. 

12.   Bogart LM, Landrine H, Galvan FH, Wagner GJ, Klein DJ (2013).  Perceived discrimination   

        and physical health among HIV-positive Black and Latino men who have sex with men.   

        AIDS & Behavior 17, 1431-1441. 

13.   Fields EL, Bogart LM, Galvan FH, Wagner GJ, Klein DJ, Schuster MA (2013).  Association of  

        discrimination-related trauma with sexual risk among HIV-positive African American men

        who have sex with men. American Journal of Public Health 103(5), 875-880. 

14.   Wohl AR, Galvan FH, Carlos JA, Myers HF, Garland W, Witt MD, Cadden J, Operskalski E,

        Jordan W, George S (2013).  A comparison of MSM stigma, HIV stigma and depression in    

        HIV-positive Latino and African American men who have sex with men (MSM).  AIDS &

        Behavior17(4), 1454-1464.

15.   Woods JB, Galvan FH, Bazargan M, Herman JL, Chen Y-T. (2013).  Latina transgender 

        women's interactions with law enforcement in Los Angeles County.  Policing:  A Journal of

        Policy and Practice 7, 379-391.

16.   Galvan FH, Bazargan M, Gomez-Bastidas E, Bing EG.  Using peer educators to promote HIV

        awareness among male migrants in Mexico.  (Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services) (IN

        PRESS).

17.   Payne JS, Galvan FH, Williams JK, Prusinski M, Wyatt G, Myers H.  A qualitative study of the

        present-day psychosocial impact of childhood sexual abuse on the lives of adult men from

        three ethnic groups. (Culture, Health and Sexuality) (IN PRESS).

18.   Galvan FH, Bogart LM, Wagner GJ, Klein DJ, Chen Y-T.  Conceptualisations of masculinity

        and self-reported medication adherence among HIV-positive Latino men.  (Culture, Health

        and Sexuality) (IN PRESS).

19.   Loeb TB, Holloway IW, Wyatt GE, Myers HF, Glover DA, Zhang M, Liu H, Galvan FH. 

        Associations between intimate partner violence and posttraumatic stress symptom severity

        in a multiethnic sample of men with histories of childhood sexual abuse.  (Violence and

        Victims, 29 (3)) (IN PRESS).

 

Book Chapters:

 

1.     Galvan FH and Keatley Joanne.  Latina Transgender Women:  The Social Context of HIV Risk

        and Responsive Multi-level Prevention Capacity Building.  HIV Prevention with

        Latinos:  Theory, Research and Practice, edited by Kurt Organista of the School of Social

        Work of the University of California, Berkeley.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press.

 

Scientific Oral Presentations at Conferences:

 

1.     Galvan FH, Bing EG, Ortiz DJ, Martinez V.  “Sexual Solicitations of Latino Urban Day   

        Laborers by Other Men.”  2007 United States Conference on AIDS, Palm Springs, CA,   

        November 7-10, 2007. 

2.     Chen YT, Galvan FH, Mizuno L, Bazargan M.  “Local regional differences in risky sexual

        behavior among Latino MSM.”  2011 National HIV Prevention Conference.  Atlanta, GA,

        August 14-17, 2011. 

3.     Jurado A, Bazargan M, Chen YT, Galvan F, Padilla Y.  “Latina transgender attitudes and

        perceptions toward law enforcement.”  2011 National HIV Prevention Conference.  Atlanta,

        GA, August 14-17, 2011. 

4.     Jurado A, Bazargan M, Chen YT, Galvan F, Padilla Y.  “Mental health practitioners’ expertise

        in providing care to transgender people:  Perceptions of Latina transgender

        women.”  Latino Behavioral Health Institute Annual Meeting.  Los Angeles, CA, September

        22-24, 2011.

5.     Jurado A, Mizuno L, Bazargan M.  “Latina transgender attitudes and perceptions toward law

        enforcement.”  Latino Behavioral Health Institute Annual Meeting.  Los Angeles, CA,

        September 22-24, 2011.

6.     Bogart LM, Galvan FH, Wagner GJ, Landrine H, Klein DJ.  “Perceived discrimination and

        physical health outcomes among HIV-positive black and Latino men who have sex with

        men.”  33rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral

        Medicine.  New Orleans, LA, April 11-14, 2012.

7.     Galvan FH.  “DIVAS (Destacadas Intervenciones Variadas Acerca del SIDA), Bienestar’s

        Theory-based HIV Prevention Intervention Targeting Transgender Latinas in Los Angeles

        County, California.”  Presented at the Turning Research into Practice (TRIP) seminar of the

        Office of the Director, Office of Health Equity, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for

        Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA, October 10, 2012.

8.     Payne J, Galvan F, Prusinsky M, Williams J, Wyatt G, Myers H.  “The psychosocial impact of

        childhood sexual abuse on ethnically diverse men.”  2012 Annual Program Meeting of the

        Council on Social Work Education.  Washington, DC, November 9-12, 2012.

9.     Dale SK, Bogart L, Wagner G, Galvan FH, Klein D.  “Medical mistrust predicts lower

        longitudinal medication adherence among African American men.”  8th International

        Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence.  International Association of

        Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC), Miami, FL, June 2-4, 2013.

10.   Shadel WG, Galvan F, Tucker JS.  “Improving nicotine patch adherence among HIV-positive

        Latino smokers.”  Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting. 

        Submitted as part of a symposium on Smoking Cessation Interventions in Vulnerable 

        Populations (Chair: J. Tucker), Seattle, WA, February 5-8, 2014.

11.   Dale SK, Bogart LM, Wagner GJ, Galvan FH, Klein DJ, Pantalone DW.  “Neighborhood poverty

        and social environment stressors relate to discrimination and hate crimes among African

        American men living with HIV.”  142nd American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

        and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.

12.   Galvan FH, Wohl AR, Carlos J, Chen Y-T.  Chronic stress among urban Latino day laborers

        in Los Angeles, California.  142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health 

        Association, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.

 

Scientific Poster Presentations at Conferences:

 

1.     Galvan F, Ani C.  “Increasing HIV Testing Through a Health Promotion

        Focus.”  6thConference on AIDS Research in California of the Universitywide AIDS Research  

        Program, Los Angeles, California, February 20, 2004.

2.     Galvan FH, Bing EG, Bluthenthal RN, Guzman-Becerra N, Moreno A, Ani C, Gildon

        Z.  “Increasing HIV Testing Through a Health Promotion Focus.”  2005 National HIV

        Prevention Conference.  Atlanta, GA, June 12 – 15, 2005.

3.     Galvan F, Bing E, Ortiz D, Moreno A, Martinez V.  “Use of Prostitutes by Latino Male Urban

        Day Laborers.”  XVI International AIDS Conference.  Toronto, Canada, August 13-18, 2006.

4.     Bazargan M, Galvan F, Mizuno L, Chen Y-T.  “Predictors of HIV-related Sexual Risk     

        Behaviors in a Primarily Latino Sample.”  HIV/AIDS 2011:  The Social Work Response / The    

        Twenty-Third Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS, Atlanta, GA, May

        26-29, 2011.

5.     Galvan FH, Chen YT, Ani C, Bazargan M, Galvan FH, Mizuno L.  “SAPHER:  A Homegrown

        HIV, Hepatitis and Substance Abuse Prevention Program.”  2011 National HIV Prevention

        Conference.  Atlanta, GA, August 14-17, 2011. 

6.     Chen YT, Bazargan M, Mizuno L, Galvan FH.  “Effectiveness of a Home-Grown Intervention

        Program in Reducing Risky Sexual Behaviors among At-Risk Latinos and African Americans

        in Los Angeles.  2011 United States Conference on AIDS.  Chicago, IL, November 10-13,

        2011. 

7.     Davis EM, Galvan FH.  “Alcohol Use among HIV-positive Latinas and African American

        Women.”  2nd International Workshop on HIV & Women from Adolescence through

        Menopause.  Bethesda, MD, January 9-10, 2012. 

8.     Bogart LM, Green H, Wagner GJ, Mutchler MG, Galvan FH, Klein DJ, Hoover M, McDavitt BW. 

        “Nonadherence and the spread of HIV conspiracies in social networks among African

        Americans living with HIV.”  Seventh International Conference on HIV Treatment and

        Prevention Adherence.  Miami, FL, June 3-5, 2012. 

9.     Galvan FH, Bogart LM, Wagner GJ, Klein DJ.  “Conceptualizations of masculinity and

        medication adherence among HIV-positive Latino men in Los Angeles, California.”  XIX

        International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012).  Washington, D.C., July 22-27, 2012. 

 

Policy Briefs:

 

1.     Galvan F, Bazargan M.  Interactions of Latina Transgender Women with Law   

        Enforcement.  Bienestar Human Services, Inc., in collaboration with The Williams Institute  

        of the UCLA Law School, January 2012.

 
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