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PUBLICATIONS

Publications In Press

Eisenman D, Glik D, Ong M, et al. Terrorism-related fear and avoidance behavior in a multi-ethnic urban population. American Journal of Public Health. In Press.

Kano M, Wood MM, Siegel JM, Bourque LB. Disaster research and epidemiology. In: Koenig KL, Schultz CH, eds. Koenig's Disaster Medicine. New York: Cambridge University Press; In press.

Kano M, Wood MM, Siegel JM, Bourque LB. Earthquakes. In: Noji E, ed. Public Health Consequences of Disasters. 2nd ed. Chicago: AMA Press; In press.

Limbos MA, Casteel C. Schools and neighborhoods: factors associated with crime in secondary schools. Journal of School Health. In Press.

Mittler E, Bourque L, Wood MM, Taylor C. How communities implement successful mitigation programs: Insights from the Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) Community Study. In: Beavers J, Hall W, eds. Natural and Technological Hazards in the Central United States - Issues. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, Council on Disaster Risk Management (CDRM); In press.

Paranjape A, Rodriguez H, Gaughan J, Kaslow N. Psychometric properties of a new scale to assess family violence in older African-American women: The family violence against older women (FVOW) scale. Violence Against Women. In Press.

Webb T, Martin KR, Afifi AA, Kraus JF. Media Literacy as a Violence Prevention Strategy: A Pilot Evaluation. Health Promotion Practice. In press.
 

2008 Publications

Ani C, Bazargan M, Hindman D, et al. Depression symptomatology and diagnosis: discordance between patients and physicians in primary care settings. BMC Fam Pract. 2008;9:1.

Bazargan M, Ani CO, Hindman DW, et al. Correlates of complementary and alternative medicine utilization in depressed, underserved african american and Hispanic patients in primary care settings. J Altern Complement Med. Jun 2008;14(5):537-544.

Casteel C, Peek-Asa C, Greenland S, Chu L, Meneshine L, Kraus J. A study of effectiveness of a workplace violence intervention for small retail and service establishments. JOEM. 2008.

Eisenman D, Richardson EG, Sumner LA, et al. Intimate partner violence and community service needs among pregnant and post-partum Latina women. Violence and Victims. 2008 In Press.

Glik D, Cavanaugh ADC, Shoaf K. What not to say: Risk communication for botulism Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science. 2008;1:93-107.

Glik D, Prelip M, Myerson A, Eilers K. Fetal alcohol syndrome prevention using community-based narrowcasting campaigns. Health Promot Pract. Jan 2008;9(1):93-103.

Kano M, Bourque LB. Correlates of school disaster preparedness: Main effects of funding and coordinator role. Natural Hazards Review. 2008;9(1):49-59.

Rodriguez MA, Heilemann MV, Fielder E, Ang A, Nevarez F, Mangione CM. Intimate partner violence, depression, and PTSD among pregnant Latina women. Ann Fam Med. Jan-Feb 2008;6(1):44-52.

Tsai VW, Anderson CL, Vaca FE. Young female drivers in fatal crashes: recent trends, 1995-2004. Traffic Inj Prev. Mar 2008;9(1):65-69.

Wray RJ, Becker SM, Henderson N, et al. Communicating With the Public About Emerging Health Threats: Lessons From the Pre-Event Message Development Project. Am J Public Health. Apr 1 2008.

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2007 Publications

Afifi A, Kotlerman J, Ettner S, Cowan M. Methods for improving regression analysis for skewed or counted responses. Annual Review of Public Health. 2007;28:95-111.

Bourque LB, Shen H, Dean BB, Kraus JF. Intrinsic risk factors for falls by community-based seniors: implications for prevention. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot. Dec 2007;14(4):267-270.

Casteel C, Peek-Asa C, Limbos MA. Predictors of nonfatal assault injury to public school teachers in Los Angeles City. Am J Ind Med. Dec 2007;50(12):932-939.

Chakravarthy B, Vaca FE, Lotfipour S, Bradley D. Pediatric pedestrian injuries: emergency care considerations. Pediatr Emerg Care. Oct 2007;23(10):738-744.

Cordasco K, Eisenman D, Glik D, Golden J, Asch S. They blew the levee: Distrust of governmental authorities among hurricane Karina evacuees. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2007;18(2):277-282.

Eisenman DP, Cordasco KM, Asch S, Golden JF, Glik D. Disaster planning and risk communication with vulnerable communities: lessons from Hurricane Katrina. Am J Public Health. Apr 2007;97 Suppl 1:S109-115.

Glik DC. Risk communication for public health emergencies. Annu Rev Public Health. 2007;28:33-54.

Hayes-Bautista DE, Kahramanian MI, Richardson EG, et al. The rise and fall of the Latino dentist supply in California: implications for dental education. J Dent Educ. Feb 2007;71(2):227-234.

Kano M, Bourque LB. Experiences with and preparedness for emergencies and disasters among public schools in California. NASSP Bulletin. 2007;9(1):201-218.

Kano M, Ramirez M, Ybarra WJ, Frias G, Bourque LB. Are schools prepared for emergencies? A baseline assessment of emergency preparedness at school sites in three Los Angeles County school districts. Education and Urban Society. 2007;39(3):399-422.

Klap R, Tang L, Wells K, Starks SL, Rodriguez M. Screening for domestic violence among adult women in the United States. J Gen Intern Med. May 2007;22(5):579-584.

Rodriguez MA, Calhoun RT, Jatulis D, Wood D. Quality improvement for medicaid members of a commercial health plan: impact on racial/ethnic differences. Ethn Dis. Summer 2007;17(3):447-452.

Tsai SH, Kraus J, Wu HR, et al. The effectiveness of video-telemedicine for screening of patients requesting emergency air medical transport (EAMT). J Trauma. Feb 2007;62(2):504-511.

Vaca F, Mai D, Anderson CL, Fox JC, Ferrarella N. Associated economic impact of skatepark-related injuries in Southern California. Clin Med Res. Oct 2007;5(3):149-154.

Vaca FE. Commentary: Teen unsafe driving behaviors: faulty perceptions shaping risk. Ann Emerg Med. Oct 2007;50(4):478-480.
Webb T, Jenkins L, Browne N, Afifi AA, Kraus J. Violent entertainment pitched to adolescents: an analysis of PG-13 films. Pediatrics. Jun 2007;119(6):e1219-1229.

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2006 Publications

Anderson C, Vaca F. Motor vehicle crash injury epidemiology Top Emerg Med, Traffic in Emergency Medicine. 2006;28(1):2-8.

Bourque LB, Siegel JM, Kano M, Wood M. Morbidity and mortality associated with disasters In: Rodriguez H, Quarantelli E, Dynes R, eds. Handbook of Disaster Research. New York: Kluwer Academic /Plenum, Springer; 2006:97-112.

Bourque LB, Siegel JM, Kano M, Wood MM. Weathering the storm: The impact of hurricanes on physical and mental health. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. January 1, 2006 2006;604(1):129-151.

Carragee E, Alamin T, Cheng I, Franklin T, Hurwitz E. Does minor trauma cause serious low back illness? Spine. Dec 1 2006;31(25):2942-2949.

Castro R, Garcia L, Ruiz A, Peek-Asa C. Developing an index to measure violence against women for comparative studies between Mexico and the United States. J Family Violence. 2006;21(1):95-104.

Gonzales R, Glik D, Prelip M, et al. Risk perceptions and behavioral intentions for Hepatitis B: how do young adults fare? Health Educ Res. Oct 2006;21(5):654-661.

Hurwitz EL, Morgenstern H, Kominski GF, Yu F, Chiang LM. A randomized trial of chiropractic and medical care for patients with low back pain: eighteen-month follow-up outcomes from the UCLA low back pain study. Spine. Mar 15 2006;31(6):611-621; discussion 622.

Lotfipour S, Vaca F. Consequences of older adult motor vehicle collisions. Older road users and driving fitness. Top Emerg Med, Traffic Emergency 2006;28(1):39-47.

Nguyen LH, Shen H, Ershoff D, Afifi AA, Bourque LB. Exploring the causal relationship between exposure to the 1994 Northridge earthquake and pre- and post-earthquake preparedness activities. Earthquake Spectra. 2006;22(3):569-587.

Peek-Asa C, Casteel C, Kraus JF, Whitten P. Employee and customer injury during violent crimes in retail and service businesses. Am J Public Health. Oct 2006;96(10):1867-1872.

Prelip M, Erausquin T, Slusser W, et al. The role of classroom teachers in nutrition and physical education. California Journal of Health Promotion. 2006;4(3):116-127.

Ramirez M, Schaffer KB, Shen H, Kashani S, Kraus JF. Injuries to high school football athletes in California. Am J Sports Med. Jul 2006;34(7):1147-1158.

Rodriguez MA, Wallace SP, Woolf NH, Mangione CM. Mandatory reporting of elder abuse: between a rock and a hard place. Ann Fam Med. Sep-Oct 2006;4(5):403-409.

Solorio MR, Milburn NG, Andersen RM, Trifskin S, Rodriguez MA. Emotional distress and mental health service use among urban homeless adolescents. J Behav Health Serv Res. Oct 2006;33(4):381-393.

Tagliaferri F, Compagnone C, Korsic M, Servadei F, Kraus J. A systematic review of brain injury epidemiology in Europe. Acta Neurochir (Wien). Mar 2006;148(3):255-268; discussion 268.

Vaca F, Garrison HG, McKay MP, Gotschall CS. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notes. Analysis of speeding-related fatal motor vehicle crashes. Ann Emerg Med. Oct 2006;48(4):470.

Vaca F. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notes. Evaluation of the repeal of the all-rider motorcycle helmet law in Florida. Ann Emerg Med. Feb 2006;47(2):203; discussion 204-206.

Warden DL, Gordon B, McAllister TW, et al. Guidelines for the pharmacologic treatment of neurobehavioral sequelae of traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. Oct 2006;23(10):1468-1501.

Wells KB, Staunton A, Norris KC, et al. Building an academic-community partnered network for clinical services research: the Community Health Improvement Collaborative (CHIC). Ethn Dis. Winter 2006;16(1 Suppl 1):S3-17.

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2005 Publications

Bazarian JJ, McClung J, Shah MN, Cheng YT, Flesher W, Kraus J. Mild traumatic brain injury in the United States, 1998--2000. Brain Inj. Feb 2005;19(2):85-91.

Bourque LB, Shen H. Comparison of Spanish and English versions of the civilian Mississippi scale for posttraumatic stress disorder following the Northridge earthquake of January 17, 1994. Journal of Traumatic Stress. 2005;18:719-728.

Chieregato A, Fainardi E, Morselli-Labate AM, et al. Factors associated with neurological outcome and lesion progression in traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage patients. Neurosurgery. Apr 2005;56(4):671-680; discussion 671-680.

Garcia L, Hurwitz EL, Kraus JF. Acculturation and reported intimate partner violence among Latinas in Los Angeles. J Interpers Violence. May 2005;20(5):569-590.

Glik D, Kinsler J, Todd W, et al. Unintentional injury depictions in popular children's television programs. Injury Prevention. 2005;11:237-241.

Hayes-Bautista DE, Hsu P, Perez A, Sosa L, Gamboa C. Hepatitis A: the burden among Latino children in California. Salud Publica Mex. Nov-Dec 2005;47(6):396-401.

Hurwitz EL, Morgenstern H, Chiao C. Effects of recreational physical activity and back exercises on low back pain and psychological distress: findings from the UCLA Low Back Pain Study. Am J Public Health. Oct 2005;95(10):1817-1824.

Hurwitz EL, Morgenstern H, Yu F. Satisfaction as a predictor of clinical outcomes among chiropractic and medical patients enrolled in the UCLA low back pain study. Spine. Oct 1 2005;30(19):2121-2128.

Jenkins L, Webb T, Browne N, Afifi AA, Kraus J. An evaluation of the Motion Picture Association of America's treatment of violence in PG-, PG-13-, and R-rated films. Pediatrics. May 2005;115(5):e512-517.

Jones D, Franklin C, Butler BT, Williams P, Wells KB, Rodriguez MA. The building wellness project: A case history of partnership, power sharing and compromise. Ethn Dis. 2005;16(suppl 6):S1-54-S51-66.

Kano M, Siegel JM, Bourque LB. First-aid training and capabilities of the lay public: A potential alternative source of emergency medical assistance following a natural disaster. Disasters. 2005;29:58-74.

Kano M. Characteristics of earthquake-related injuries treated in emergency departments following the 2001 Nisqually earthquake in Washington. Journal of Emergency Management. 2005;3(1):33-45.

Kraus J, Schaffer K, Ayers K, Stenehjem J, Shen H, Afifi AA. Physical complaints, medical service use, and social and employment changes following mild traumatic brain injury: a 6-month longitudinal study. J Head Trauma Rehabil. May-Jun 2005;20(3):239-256.

Kraus JF, Schaffer K, Chu L, Rice T. Suicides at work: Misclassification and prevention implications. Int'l J Occup Environ Hlth. 2005;11:247-254.

Newgard CD, Lewis RJ, Kraus JF, McConnell KJ. Seat position and the risk of serious thoracoabdominal injury in lateral motor vehicle crashes. Accid Ana & Prev. 2005;37:668-674.

Newgard CD, Lewis RJ, Kraus JF. Steering wheel deformity and serious thoracic or abdominal injury among drivers and passengers involved in motor vehicle crashes. Ann Emerg Med. Jan 2005;45(1):43-50.

Ramirez M, Kano M, Bourque L, Shoaf K. Child and household factors associated with fatal and non-fatal pediatric injury during the 1999 Kocaeli, Turkey earthquake. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. 2005;23(2):129-147.

Ramirez M, Peek-Asa C. Epidemiology of traumatic injuries from earthquakes. Epidemiol Rev. 2005;27:47-55.

Rodriguez MA, Saba G. Cultural competency and intimate partner abuse: Health care interventions. In: Roberts G, Hegarty K, eds. Intimate Partner Abuse and Health Professionals: Old problems, New Approaches; 2005.

Servadei F, Morselli-Labate A, Fainordi E, et al. Factors associated with neurological outcome and lesion progression in traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage patients. Neurosurg. 2005;56(4):671-680.

Vaca F, Fox JC, Mai D, Anderson CL, Kwon KT, Wiechmann WF. Skatepark-related injuries in a southern California skatepark and their associated short-term disability and healthcare utilization. Clin J Sport Med. May 2005;15(3):142-147.

Vecchiarelli S, Prelip M, Slusser W, Weightman H, Neumann C. Using participatory action research to develop a school-based environmental intervention to support healthy eating and physical activity. American Journal of Health Education. 2005;36(1):35-42.

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2004 Publications

Carroll LJ, Cassidy JD, Holm L, Kraus JF, Coronado VG. Methodological issues and research recommendations for mild traumatic brain injury: the WHO Collaborating Centre Task Force on mild traumatic brain injury. J Rehabil Med. 2004;43:113-125.

Cassidy JD, Carroll LJ, Peloso PM, et al. Incidence, risk factors and prevention of mild traumatic brain injury: results of the WHO Collaborating Centre Task Force on mild traumatic brain injury. J Rehab Med Suppl. 2004;43:28-60.

Casteel C, Peek-Asa C, Howard J, Kraus JF. Effectiveness of crime prevention through environmental design in reducing criminal activity in liquor stores. J Occup Environ Med. 2004;46:450-458.

Casteel C, Peek-Asa C, Lacsamana C, Vazquez L, Kraus JF. Evaluation of a falls prevention program for independent elderly. Am J Health Behav. 2004;28 Suppl 1:S51-60.

Chu L, Kraus J. Predicting fatal assault among the elderly using the national incident-based reporting system (NIBRS) crime data. Homicide Studies. 2004;7:1-25.

Hurwitz EL, Morgenstern H, Vassilaki M, Chiang LM. Adverse reactions to chiropractic treatment and their effects on satisfaction and clinical outcomes among patients enrolled in the UCLA Neck Pain Study. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. Jan 2004;27(1):16-25.

Kraus J, Chu L. Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury. In: Silver JM, McAllister TW, eds. Neuropsychiatry of Traumatic Brain Injury. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press; 2004.

Limbos MA, Ramirez M, Park LS, Peek-Asa C, Kraus JF. Injuries to the head among children enrolled in special education. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. Nov 2004;158(11):1057-1061.

McKay M, Vaca F. Super-sized vans: a super-sized problem. Ann Emerg Med. 2004;44:657-659.

Peek-Asa C, Casteel C, Mineschian L, Erickson RJ, Kraus JF. Compliance to a Workplace Violence Prevention Program in small businesses. Am J Prev Med. May 2004;26(4):276-283.

Peek-Asa C, McArthur DL, Kraus JF. Incidence of acute low-back injury among older workers in a cohort of material handlers. J Occup Environ Hyg. Aug 2004;1(8):551-557.

Ramirez M, Peek-Asa C, Kraus JF. Disability and risk of school related injury. Inj Prev. Feb 2004;10(1):21-26.

Rice TM, Peek-Asa C, Kraus JF. Effects of the California graduated driver licensing program. J Safety Res. 2004;35(4):375-381.

Shoaf K, Sauter C, Bourque LB, Giangreco C, Weiss B. Suicides in Los Angeles County in relation to the Northridge earthquake. Prehosp Disaster Med. Oct-Dec 2004;19(4):307-310.

Thoma T, Vaca F. Taking injury prevention to the out-of-hospital provider career gain and safety. Ann Emerg Med. 2004;43:521-524.

Vaca F. Child restraint use up but mitigation of misuse slow to gain ground. Ann Emerg Med. 2004;43:274-277.

Webb T, Browne N. The big impossible: Action-adventure's appeal to adolescent boys. In: Schneider S, ed. New Hollywood Violence: Manchester University; 2004.

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2003 Publications

Castro R . "¿Aumenta o disminuye la violencia contra las mujeres durante el embarazo?" Boletín Género y Salud en Cifras No. 2, pp. 3-5, Secretaría de Salud (México), 2003.

Castro R, Peek-Asa C, Garcia L, Ruiz A, Kraus J. Risks for abuse against pregnant Hispanic women: Morelos, Mexico and Los Angeles County, California. Am J Prev Med 25(4):325-332, 2003.

Castro R, Peek-Asa C, Ruiz A.Violence against women in Mexico: A study of abuse before and during pregnancy. Am J Public Health, 93: 1110-1116, 2003.

Castro R, Ruiz A. "Violencia contra mujeres embarazadas en el estado de Morelos: hallazgos preliminares." In: B. Rico, M.P. López and G. Espinoza (coords.). Hacia una política de salud con enfoque de género. México: SSA-UNIFEM, pp. 379-394, 2003.

Castro R, Ruiz A, Arenas LM. "Prevalencia y severidad de la violencia contra mujeres embarazadas: un estudio en Morelos (México)" Revista de Saúde Pública (Brasil). 2003.

Kraus J, Rice T, Peek-Asa C, McArthur DL. Facial trauma and the risk of intracranial injury in motorcycle riders. Ann Emerg Med 41(1):18-26, January 2, 2003.

Limbos M, Peek-Asa C. Comparison of unintentional and intentional injuries in the school setting. J Sch Health 73(3):101-106, March 2003.

Peek-Asa C, Ramirez M, Seligson H, Shoaf K. Seismic, structural, and individual factors associated with earthquake related injury. Inj Prev 9:62-66, March 2003.

Rice TM, Peek-Asa C, Kraus JF. Nighttime driving, passenger transport, and injury crash rates of young drivers. Inj Prev 9:245- 250, 2003.

Servadei F, Antonelli V, Betti L, Chieregato A, Fainardi E, Gardini E, Giuliani G, Salizzato L, Kraus J. Regional brain injury epidemiology as the basis for planning brain injury treatment: The Romagna, (Italy) experience. J Neurosurgical Sciences 46:111-119, 2003.

Siegel JM, Shoaf KI, Afifi, AA, Bourque LB. Surviving two disasters: Does reaction to the first predict response to the second? Environment and Behavior 35(5):637-654, September 2003.

Webb T, Browne N. "The Big Impossible: Action-Adventure's Appeal to Adolescent Boys," In New Hollywood Violence. Steven Schneider, editor, Manchester University Press. 2003.

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2002 Publications

Browne N, Webb T, Fisher K, Cook B, McArthur D, Peek-Asa C, Kraus J. American film violence: an analytical portrait. J Interpersonal Violence 17:351-371, 2002.

Castro R, Ruiz A, Arenas LM, Juárez S, Barrios N. "Violencia Contra Mujeres Embarazadas Entre las Usuarias del IMSS: Un Estudio Sobre Determinantes, Prevalencia y Severidad". Papeles de Población (segunda época), 31: 241-264, 2002.

Koepsell T, McCloskey L, Wolf M, Moudon AV, Buchner D, Kraus J, Patterson M. Crosswalk markings and the risk of pedestrian-motor vehicle collisions in older pedestrians. JAMA 288:2136-2143, 2002.

Kraus JF, Peek-Asa C, Cryer H.G. Incidence, severity and patterns of intrathoracic and intra-abdominal injuries in motorcycle crashes. J. Trauma 52:548-553, 2002.

Kraus JF, Rice T. Evaluation of the California Graduated Driver Licensing Law: Final Report. Office of Traffic Safety, State of California, January 31, 2002.

Kraus JF, Schaffer K, Rice T, Maroosis J, Harper J. A field trial of back belts to reduce the incidence of acute low back injuries in New York City home attendants. Int J Occup Environ Health 8:97-104, 2002.

Peek-Asa C, Cubbin L, Hubbell K. Violent events and security programs in California Emergency Departments before and after the 1993 Hospital Security Act. J Emerg Nurs 28:420-6, 2002.

Peek-Asa C, Garcia L, McArthur D, Castro R. Severity of intimate partner abuse indicators as perceived by women in Mexico and the United States. Women Health 35:165-180, 2002.

Peek-Asa C, Garcia L, Menjivar-Rubio A, Castro R. Severity of domestic violence indicators as perceived by Mexican and Mexican-American women. Women & Health 35:165-180, 2002.

Sachs C, Chu L. Predictors of genitorectal injury in female victims of suspected sexual assault. J Acad Emerg Med 9:146-51, 2002.

Schaffer KB, Casteel C, Kraus JF. A Case-Site/Control-Site Study of Workplace Violent Injury. J Occup Environ Med 44:1018-1026, 2002.

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2001 Publications

Abbas M, Faris R, Harber P, Mishriky A, El-Shahaly H, Waheeb Y, Kraus J. Worksite and personal factors associated with carpal tunnel syndrome in an Egyptian electronics manufacturing facility. Int’l J Occup Environ Health 7: 31-36, 2001.

Dhillon P, Lightstone A, Peek-Asa C, Kraus J. Assessment of hospital and police ascertainment of automobile versus childhood pedestrian and bicyclist collisions. Accident Anal Prev 33:529-37, 2001.

Hijar M, Kraus J, Tovar V, Carillo C. Analysis of fatal pedestrian injuries in Mexico City. Injury 32:279-84, 2001.

Kraus JF. The effects of certain drug testing programs on injury reduction in the workplace: an evidence based review. Int’l J Occup Environ Health 7:103-108, 2001.

Lightstone AS, Dhillon PK, Peek-Asa C, Kraus JF. A geographic analysis of motor vehicle collisions with child pedestrians in Long Beach, California: comparing intersection and midblock incident locations. Inj Prev 7:155-60, 2001.

McArthur D, Magana D, Peek-Asa C, Kraus J. Local television news coverage of traumatic deaths and injuries. Western J Med 175:380-384, 2001.

Peek-Asa C, McArthur D, Hovda D, Kraus J. Early predictors of mortality in penetrating compared with closed brain injury. Brain Inj 15:801-10, 2001.

Peek-Asa C, Runyan C, Zwerling C. The role of surveillance and evaluation research in the reduction of violence against workers. Am J Prev Med 20(2):141-148, 2001.

Peek-Asa C, Runyan CW, Zwerling C. Surveillance and epidemiologic evaluation research in workplace violence prevention. Am J Prev Med 20(2):141-148, 2001.

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2000 Publications

Casteel C, Peek-Asa C. Effectiveness of crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) in reducing robberies. Am J Prev Med 18:99-115, 2000.

Ferrando J, Plasencia A, Oros M, Borrell C, Kraus JF. The impact of a helmet law on motorcycle and moped crash mortality in a Southern European urban area. Inj Prev 6:184-88, 2000.

Hijar M, Chu LD, Kraus JF. Cross-national comparison of injury mortality: Los Angeles County, California and Mexico City, Mexico. Int J Epidemiol 29:715-21, 2000.

Hijar-Medina M. Geographic analysis of pedestrian run-over injuries. Salud Publica Mex 42:188-93, 2000.

Kraus J, Peek-Asa C, McArthur D. The independent effect of gender on outcomes following traumatic brain injury: a preliminary investigation. Neurosurg Focus 8(1):Article 5, 2000.

Kraus JF, McArthur DL. Epidemiology of Brain Injury. Chapter 1. In: Head Injury (4th ed). Cooper PR, Golfinos JG (eds). New York: McGraw-Hill, pp. 1-26, 2000.

McArthur D, Peek-Asa C, Kraus J. Injury hospitalizations before and after the 1994 Northridge, California earthquake. Am J Emerg Med 18:361-66, 2000.

McArthur D, Peek-Asa C, Webb T, Fisher K, Cook B, Browne N, Kraus J. Violence and its injury consequences in American movies: a public health perspective. Inj Prev 6:120-24, 2000.

Morgenstern H, Bingham T, Reza A. Effects of pool-fencing ordinances and other factors on childhood drowning in Los Angeles County, 1990-1995. Am J Public Health 90:595-601, 2000.

Peek-Asa C, Ramirez MR, Shoaf K, Seligson H, Kraus J. GIS mapping of earthquake-related deaths and hospital admissions from the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake. Ann Epid 10:5-13, 2000.

Peek-Asa C. Magnetic field exposure may not have a directly causal relationship to suicide. West J Med 173:100-01, 2000.

Peek-Asa C. Workplace violence in municipal occupations. Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews 16:109-123, 2000.

Riopelle D, Bourque L, Robbins M, Shoaf K, Kraus J. Prevalence of assault and perception of risk of assault in urban employment settings. Intl J Occup Environ Health 6:9-17, 2000.

Sachs C, Chu L. The association between professional football games and domestic violence in Los Angeles County. J Interpersonal Viol 15:1191-1201, 2000.

Sachs C, Chu L. The association between professional football games and domestic violence in Los Angeles County. J Interpersonal Viol 15:1192-1201, 2000.

Wenzel S, Koegel P, Gelberg L. Antecedents of physical and sexual victimization among homeless women: a comparison to homeless men. Am J Community Psychol 28:367-390, 2000.

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1999 Publications

Cryer H, Leong K, McArthur D, Demetriades D, Bongard F, Fleming A, Hiatt J, Kraus J. Multiple organ failure: By the time you predict it, it’s already there. J Trauma 46:597-606, 1999.

DeVeauuse N, Kim K, Peek-Asa C, McArthur D, Kraus J. Driver compliance with stop signs at pedestrian crosswalks on a university campus. J Am Coll Health 47:269-274, 1999.

Kraus J, McArthur D. Back supports and back injuries: A second visit with the Home Depot cohort study of low back injuries. Int'l J Occup & Environ Health 5:9-13, 1999.

Kraus JF, McArthur DL. Incidence and Prevalence of, and Costs Associated with, Traumatic Brain Injury. In: Rehabilitation of the Adult and Child with Traumatic Brain Injury, 3rd ed. Rosenthal M, Griffith ER, Kreutzer JS, Pentland B, eds. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis, Chapter 1, 3-18, 1999.

Kyriacou D, Anglin D, Taliaferro E, Stone S, Tubb T, Linden J, Muelleman R, Barton E, Kraus J. Risk factors for injury to women from domestic violence. N Engl J Med 341:1892-98, 1999.

Kyriacou D, Hutson R, Anglin D, Peek-Asa C, Kraus J. The relationship between socioeconomic factors and gang violence in the City of Los Angeles. J Trauma 46:334-339, 1999.

McArthur DL, Kraus JF. The specific deterrence of administrative per se laws in reducing drunk driving recidivism. Am J Prev Med 16:68-75, 1999.

Peek-Asa C, Erikson R, Kraus JF. Traumatic occupational fatalities in the retail industry, United States, 1992-1996. Am J Ind Med 35:186-191, 1999.

Peek-Asa C, Howard J. Workplace-violence investiagtions by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, 1993-1996. JOEM 41:647-53, 1999.

Peek-Asa C, McArthur D, Kraus J. The prevalence of non-standard helmet use and head injuries among motorcycle riders. Accid Anal Prev 31:229-233, 1999.

Peek-Asa C. "Workplace." In: Violence in America: An Encyclopedia. Vol. 3, pp. 467-475. Gottesman R, ed. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.

Peek-Asa C. The effect of random alcohol screening in reducing motor vehicle crash injuries. Am J Prev Med 16: 57-67, 1999.

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1998 Publications

Abbas MAF, Afifi AA, Zhang ZW, Kraus JF. Meta-analysis of published studies of work-related carpal tunnel syndrome. Int J Occup Environ Health 4:160-167, 1998.

Gopalakrishna G, Peek-Asa C, Kraus JF. Epidemiologic features of facial injuries among motorcyclists. Ann Emerg Med 32:425-430, 1998.

Kraus JF, Lightstone AS, McArthur DL. Occupational Injuries: A Review of Incidence and Factors Associated with Occurrence while at Work. In: Handbook of Immigrant Health. Loue S, ed. New York: Plenum Press, pp. 423-448, 1998.

Kraus JF, Peek-Asa C, Vimalachandra D. Injury Control: The Public Health Approach. In: Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 14th ed. Wallace R, ed. Stamford, CT: Appleton & Lange, pp. 1209-1222, 1998.

Peek-Asa C, Dean BB, Halbert RJ. Traffic related injury hospitalizations among California elderly, 1994. Accid Anal Prev 30:389-395, 1998.

Peek-Asa C, Kraus JF, Bourque LB, Vimalachandra D, Yu J, Abrams J. Fatal and hospitalized injuries resulting from the 1994 Northridge earthquake. Int J Epid 27:459-465, 1998.

Peek-Asa C, Schaffer KB, Kraus JF, Howard J. Surveillance of nonfatal workplace assault injuries using police and employers reports. J Occ Environ Med 40:707-713, 1998.

Sachs C, Baroff L, Peek C. Need for law enforcement in cases of intimate partner violence in a University Emergency Department. Am J Emerg Med 16:60-63, 1998.

Sachs C, Peek-Asa C, Baraff LJ, Hasselblad V. Failure of the Mandatory Domestic Violence Reporting Law to increase medical facility referral to police. Ann Emerg Med 31:488-494, 1998.

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1997 Publications

Bergsneider M, Hovda DA, Shalmon E, Kelly DF, Vespa PM, Martin NA, Phelps ME, McArthur DL, Caron MJ, Kraus JF, Becker DP. Cerebral hyperglycolysis following severe traumatic brain injury in humans: a positron emission tomography study. J Neurosurg 86:241-251, 1997.

Clark GT, Sakai S, Merrill R, Flack VF, McArthur DL, McCreary C. Waking and sleeping temporalis EMG levels in chronic temporal-region tension-type headache patients. J Orofac Pain 11:298-306, 1997.

Kraus J, Gardner L, Collins J, Sorock G, Volann E. Design factors in epidemiologic cohort studies of work-related low back injury or pain. Am J Ind Med, 32:153-163, 1997.

Kraus J, Peek C, Blander B. Injury Control: The Public Health Approach. In: Oxford Textbook of Public Health, The Practice of Public Health, Third Ed. Detels R, Holland W, McEwen J, Omenn G, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, Vol 3:1291-1306, 1997.

Kraus J, Schaffer KB, McArthur DL, Peek-Asa C. Epidemiology of acute low back injury in employees of a large home improvement retail company. Am J Epid 146:637-645, 1997.

Lee JH, Martin NA, Alsina G, McArthur DL, Zaucha K, Hovda DA, Becker DP. Hemodynamically significant cerebral vasospasm and outcome after head injury: a prospective study. J Neurosurg 87:221-233, 1997.

Lightstone A, Peek-Asa C, Kraus, J. The relationship between driver's record and automobile versus child pedestrian collisions. Inj Prev 3:262-266, 1997.

Peek-Asa C, Howard J, Vargas L, Kraus J. Incidence of non-fatal workplace assault injuries determined from employer's reports in California. J Occ Environ Med 39:44-50, 1997.

Peek-Asa C, Kraus J. Estimates of injury impairment after acute traumatic injury in motorcycle crashes before and after passage of a mandatory helmet use law. Ann Emerg Med 29:630-636, 1997.

Peek-Asa C, McArthur D, Kraus J. Determining injury at work on the California death certificate. AJPH 87:998-1002, 1997.

Sahl J, Kelsh M, Haines K, Sands F, Kraus J. Acute work injuries among electric utility linemen. Am J Ind Med 31:223-232, 1997.

Sahl J, Kelsh M, Haines K, Sands F, Kraus, J. Acute work injuries among electric utility meter readers. Epid 8:287-292,1997.

Sorenson S, Shen H, Kraus J. Coroner-reviewed infant and toddler deaths: Many "Undetermineds" resemble homicides. Eval Rev 21:58-76, 1997.

Sorenson S, Shen H, Kraus J. Undetermined manner of death: a comparison with unintentional injury, suicide, and homicide deaths. Eval Rev 21:43-57, 1997.

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1996 Publications

Kelly DF, Kordestani RK, Martin NA, Nguyen T, Hovda DA, Bergsneider M, McArthur DL, Becker DP. Hyperemia following traumatic brain injury: relationship to intracranial hypertension and outcome. J Neurosurg 85:762-71, 1996.

Kraus J, Hooten EG, Brown KA, Peek-Asa C, Heye C, McArthur DL. Child pedestrian and bicyclist injuries: results of community surveillance and a case-control study. Inj Prev 2:212-218, 1996.

Kraus J, McArthur D, Silberman T, Jayaraman M. Epidemiology of Brain Injury. In: Neurotrauma. Narayan R et al., eds. New York, McGraw Hill, pp. 13-30, 1996.

Kraus J, McArthur D. Epidemiological Aspects of Brain Injury. In: Neurological Clinics: Neuroepidemiology. Riggs JE, ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Co. 14(2):435-450, 1996.

Kraus J, McArthur D. Epidemiology of Brain Injury. In: Neurology and Trauma. Evans R, ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders, Co., pp. 3-17, 1996.

Kraus J, McArthur D. Epidemiology of Violent Injury in the Workplace. In: Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews. Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus, Inc. 11: 201-217, 1996.

Kraus J, Silberman T, McArthur D. Epidemiology of Spinal Cord Injury. In: Principles of Spinal Surgery. Menezes A, Sonntag V, eds. New York: McGraw-Hill, Chapter 3, pp. 41-58, 1996.

Kraus JF, Brown KA, McArthur DL, Peek-Asa C, Samaniego L, Kraus C, Zhou L. Reduction of acute low back injuries by use of back supports. Int'l J Occup & Envir Health 2:264-273, 1996.

Peek-Asa C, Kraus J. Alcohol use, driver, and crash characteristics among injured motorcycle drivers. J Trauma 41:989-993, 1996.

Peek-Asa C, Kraus J. Injuries sustained by motorcycle riders in the approaching turn crash configuration. Accid Anal & Prev 28:561-569, 1996.

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1994 Publications

Kraus JF, Peek C, McArthur D, Williams A. The effect of the 1992 California motorcycle helmet use law on motorcycle crash fatalities and injuries. JAMA 272:1506-1511, 1994.

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2008 Presentations

Afifi AA, Bourque LB. Designing user-friendly questionnaires and determining sample sizes. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 15-18, 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Afifi AA, Streja L, Kraus J. Spinal injuries with and without a motorcycle helmet: Dispelling a popular myth. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Afifi AA. Injury research study designs and determining appropriate sample sizes. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Bourque LB. How will China emerge from the rubble? Paper presented at: Zócalo in Miracle Mile, Goethe-Institute; June 2008; Los Angeles, CA.

Bourque LB. National survey of disaster experiences and preparedness, preliminary findings, research from Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence. Paper presented at: 33rd Annual Natural Hazards Research and Application Workshop; July 2008; Omni Interlocken Resort, Broomfield, CO.

Bourque LB. Systems analysis approach to health and well being in the urban environment. Paper presented at: International Council for Science (ICSU) Workshop organized in collaboration with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); January, 2008; Laxenburg, Austria.

Bourque LM. Building capacity: A workshop on questionnaires and sample sizes for injury studies Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Chu L. Predictors of anogenital injury in a large sample of sexual assault survivors. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March, 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Dean BB, Calimlim B, Aguilar D, Sacco P, Maykut R, Tinkelman D. Impact of uncontrolled pediatric asthma on health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Paper presented at: ISPOR 2008: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 13th Annual International Meeting; May 2008; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Hsu P, Kraus J, Vaca FE, Kennedy F, Schaffer K, Afifi AA. Selected risk factors and outcomes of mild traumatic brain injuries following emergency department treatment. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 15-18, 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Kano M, Bourque LB. Methodological problems in disaster epidemiology Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 15-18, 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Kano M. A panel on natural disaster mitigation in the Americas. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Kano M. Earthquake mitigation and preparedness in California households. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 15-18, 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Lorena G. Predictors of intimate partner violence among a sample of U.S-born versus foreign-born Latinas. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 15-18, 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Peek-Asa C. Capacity building - Building infrastructure to reduce worldwide burden of injuries: Experiences of the Fogarty International Center in Trauma and Injury Prevention. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Rice T. Updated estimates of the effectiveness of child safety seats among motor vehicle occupants ages 0-3. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Rodriguez M. Intimate partner violence, protective strength factors and risks associated with depression among pregnant Latinas. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Schaffer K. Assault injuries to home care attendants in New York City. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Vaca F. Strengthening global trauma care services. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion March 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Webb T. Media literacy as a violence prevention strategy: An impact/process evaluation. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 15-18, 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Webb T. Media literacy as a violence prevention strategy: Preliminary results of an outcome evaluation study of beyond blame: Challenging violence in the media. Paper presented at: 9th World Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference; March 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Weiss BP, Duncan AM, Afifi AA. UNITY: An assessment of youth violence prevention activities in USA cities. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 15-18, 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Weiss BP. The epidemiology of intimate partner homicide-suicide in Los Angeles county. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Control and Promotion; March 17, 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Yu HT, Calimlim B, Dean BB, Dubois R. Setting the optimal screening tool threshold for a chronic underdiagnosed illness: Whose burden matters most? Paper presented at: ISPOR 2008: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 13th Annual International Meeting; May 2008; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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2007 Presentations

Del Valle CP, Sternfeld I, Martin K, Brezel M, Pham D. East, south, southeast Los Angeles pre-school pedestrian injury prevention program. Paper presented at: 135th Annual American Public Health Association Conference; November 3-7, 2007; Washington, D.C.

Ethier KA, De Rosa CJ, Dittus PJ, Afifi AA, Kerndt PR. Chlamydia prevalence and associated behavioral risks among urban high school students. Paper presented at: 17th Annual International Society for STD Research; July 2007; Seattle, WA.

Fass R, Calimlim B, Aguilar D, et al. The relationship between atypical GERD manifestations and sleep impairment. Paper presented at: ACG 2007: The American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course; October 2007; Philadelphia, PA.

Hsu P, Kraus J, Vaca F, Kennedy F, Schaffer K, Afifi AA. Selected risk factors and outcomes of mild traumatic brain injuries following emergency department treatment. Paper presented at: 2007 National Injury and Violence Preventionn Research Conference; October 10-11, 2007; Columbus, OH.

Hsu P. The epidemiology of intimate partner homicide-suicide in Los Angeles county. Paper presented at: National Injury Prevention Conference; October 2007; Columbus, OH.

Kraus JF. Mid-course research center evaluation: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control; June 2007; CDC.

Orr W, Calimlim B, Aguilar D, et al. Prevalence of sleep impairment among adults with GERD. Paper presented at: ACG 2007: The American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course; October 2007; Philadelphia, PA.

Tinkelman D, Khandker R, Calimlim B, et al. Absenteeism from school or work among uncontrolled asthma patients. Paper presented at: CHEST 2007: American College of Chest Physicians 73rd Annual Scientific Assembly; October 2007; Chicago, IL.

Tinkelman D, Yan S, Calimlim B, et al. Health-related quality of life among uncontrolled asthma patients. Paper presented at: CHEST 2007: American College of Chest physicians 73rd Annual Scientific Assembly; October 2007; Chicago, IL.

Webb T. Qualitative findings from a middle school media literacy/violence prevention intervention. Paper presented at: International Safe Schools and Communities Conference; March 2007; Sedona, AZ.

Weiss BP, Duncan AM, Afifi AA. UNITY: Assessment results of current youth violence prevention practices in major United States cities. Paper presented at: American Public Health Association 135th Annual Meeting and Exposition; November 3-7, 2007; Washingtion, D.C.

Weiss BP, Hsu P, McGill D, Torres J, Scheinin L. Intimate partner homicide/suicide and the role of firearms; Presented at 2007 National Injury and Violence Prevention Research Conference, October 10-11, 2007. Paper presented at: 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; March 15-18, 2008; Merida, Mexico.

Weiss BP. Blueprint for the city of Los Angeles to address youth violence. Paper presented at: Presentations to the Los Angeles City Council Ad Hoc Committee on Gang Violence and Youth Development, January 2007, and the Los Angeles City Council, June 2007, 2007; Los Angeles, CA.

Wood MM. National survey of disaster experiences and preparedness: Questionnaire design and pretest. Paper presented at: 3rd Annual Meeting of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START); June, 2007; Adelphi, MD.

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2006 Presentations

Bourque LB. Are Hispanic-Americans at greater risk for PTSD? Paper presented at: 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies; November 4-7, 2006; Hollywood, CA.

Bourque LB. Earthquake social science data archive. Paper presented at: California Seismic Safety Commission; September 14, 2006; Millennium Biltmore Hotel.

De Rosa CJ, Kim DH, Kerndt PR, et al. Middle school students' sexual behavior: New insights. Paper presented at: Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; March 2006; Boston, MA.

Ethier KA, De Rosa CJ, Kim DH, et al. Project Connect: Developing an integrated multi-level intervention to prevent sexual risk behavior among adolescents. Paper presented at: Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, 2006; San Franscisco, CA.

Kano M, Bourque LB. Emergency and disaster preparedness among California's public schools. Paper presented at: 134th Annual American Public Health Association Convention; November 4-8, 2006; Boston, MA.

Kano M, Bourque LB. Use of the Standardized Emergency Management System among public schools in California. Paper presented at: U.S.A. International Disaster Reduction Conference 2006; August 28-September 1, 2006; Davos, Switzerland.

Kraus J. Hot topics in injury research. Paper presented at: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists; June 6, 2006.

Kraus J. Outcomes of mild traumatic brain injury. Paper presented at: 2nd Federal Interagency Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury: Integrating of Research and Service Delivery; March 9-11, 2006; Bethesda, MD.

Kraus J. Study of mild brain injury outcomes among non-hospitalized patient populations. Paper presented at: Grand Rounds. Scripps Memorial Hospital; June 6, 2006; La Jolla, CA.

Kraus J. The epidemiology of traumatic brain injury outcomes. Paper presented at: 2nd Federal Interagency Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury: Intergrating Models of Research and Service Delivery; March 9-11, 2006; Bethesda, MD.

Martin K, Olivares SS. Evaluation of how dating violence and a history of forced sex are related to weapon carrying among U.S. adolescents. Paper presented at: 134th Annual American Public Health Association Conference; November 4-8, 2006; Boston, MA.

Martin K. A researcher's guide to making descriptive and analytic tables that are ready to publish. Paper presented at: Western Users of SAS Software Conference; September 27-29, 2006; Irvine, CA.

Martin K. The National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). Paper presented at: Southern California Public Health Association Annual Conference; March 10, 2006; Alhambra, CA.

Mittler E, Bourque LB, Wood M, Taylor C. How communities implement successful mitigation programs: Insight from the multihazard mitigation council (MMMC) community study. Paper presented at: Multihazard Hazard Issues in the Central United States, An ASCE Symposium, American Society of Civil Engineers; October 18, 2006; Chicago, IL.

Seligson H, Shoaf K, Kano M. Development of casualty models for non-ductile concrete frame structures for use in PEER's performance-based earthquake engineering framework. Paper presented at: 100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference Commemorating the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake/8th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering; April 18-22, 2006; San Francisco, CA.

Webb T. Media literacy as violence prevention in middle school classrooms: Preliminary results of a pilot study. Paper presented at: Action Coalition Media Education Summit; October, 2006; Burlington, VT.

Weiss BP, Duncan AM, Afifi AA. UNITY: The assessment process. Paper presented at: American Public Health Association 134th Annual Meeting and Exposition; November 4-8, 2006; Boston, MA.

Weiss BP. Injury and violence prevention. Paper presented at: Minority Health Conference; October 14, 2006; USC, Keck School of Medicine.

Weiss BP. Public health violence prevention. Paper presented at: The California Endowment Journalism Fellows; December 1, 2006; Los Angeles, CA.

Weiss BP. Three specific injury prevention topics. Paper presented at: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists; June 6, 2006.

Weiss BP. Use of deadly force by law enforcement officers in Los Angeles County, California. Paper presented at: 8th World Conference on Injury and Safety Promotion; April 2-5, 2006; Durban, South Africa.

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2005 Presentations

Chu L, Kraus J. The epidemiology of elderly drowning in Los Angeles County. Paper presented at: CDC National Injury Prevention and Control Conference: Injury and Violence in America; May 9-11, 2005; Denver, Colorado.

Hsu P, Martin K. The Public Health Model. Paper presented at: Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School, 2005; Los Angeles, CA.

Kano M, Ramirez M, Ybarra WJ, Frias G, Bourque LB. Assessment of school emergency preparedness and SEMS compliance in three Los Angeles County, California, school districts. Paper presented at: First International Conference on Urban Disaster Reduction; January 18-20, 2005; Kobe, Japan.

Kraus J, Schaffer K, Ramirez M, Shen H. Concussion in high school football: Incidence, risk factors, and implications for prevention. Paper presented at: CDC National Injury Prevention and Control Conference: Injury and Violence in America; May 9-11, 2005; Denver, CO.

Rice T, Kraus J. The risk of fatal injury associated with light trucks during two-vehicle crashes: An estimating equations analysis of matched-pair cohort data. Paper presented at: CDC National Injury Prevention and Control Conference: Injury and Violence in America May 9-11, 2005; Denver, CO.

Schaffer K, Kraus J, Shen H, Ozonoff V. The epidemiological of assault injuries to home care attendants in New York City. Paper presented at: CDC National Injury Prevention and Control Conference: Injury and Violence in America; May 9-11, 2005; Denver, CO.

Webb T, Jenkins L, Kraus J, Afifi AA. Provocations to violence in PG-13 rated films: 1999-2000. Paper presented at: CDC National Injury Prevention and Control Conference: Injury and Violence in America; May 9-11, 2005; Denver, CO.

Webb T. PG-13: A violence content analysis. Paper presented at: National Injury PRevention and Control Conference; May, 2005; Denver, CO.

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2004 Presentations

Bourque LB, Oliver-Smith A, Palm R. The role, importance, and need for multidisciplinary research in disaster field: challenges and opportunities. Paper presented at: Disaster Research and the Social Sciences: Lessons Learned and Future Trajectories; April 30-May 1, 2004; University of Delaware.

Bourque LB, Ramirez M. Emergency preparedness in Los Angeles County schools. Paper presented at: 7th World Conference, Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; June 6-9, 2004; Vienna, Austria.

Bourque LB. The Disaster-Public Health Nexus. Paper presented at: Public Health Risk of Disasters: Building Capacity to Respond; June 22, 2004; Washington, D.C.

Bourque LB. The Methodological Think Tank Paper presented at: Conference on Innovations in Trauma Research Methods; November 17-18, 2004; New Orleans, LA.

Gonzales R, Elman E, Glik D, Prelip M, Yuen J, Bourque LB. Evaluation of hepatitis B risk perceptions and behavioral intentions for hepatitis B immunizations among young adults aged 18-24 years old. Paper presented at: APHA 132nd Annual Meeting; November 2004; Washington, DC.

Kano M, Ramirez M, Bourque LB, Shoaf K. Child and household factors associated with fatal and non-fatal pediatric injury during the 1999 Kocaeli earthquake. Paper presented at: 132nd Annual American Public Health Association Convention; November 6-10, 2004; Washington, D.C.

Kraus J. Incidence, prevalence, risk factors, outcomes, and costs of TBI. Paper presented at: Traumatic Brain Injury in Colorado Communities: Linking Practitioners to Community Services; September 29, 2004; Vail, Colorado.

Kraus J. Study of mild brain injury outcomes among non-hospitalized patient populations. Paper presented at: NCIPC, Acute Care Workshop; December 2, 2004; Atlanta, GA.

Kraus J. Worldwide incidence of TBI: Causes, costs, and prevention. Paper presented at: 1st Academy Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology; March 29-30, 2004; Bresica, Italy.

Kuo T, Martin K, Lajevardi P, Simon P. Deaths from prescription opiates among older adults in Los Angeles county, 2000-2004. Paper presented at: 135th Annual American Public Health Association Conference; November 3-7, 2007; Washington, D.C.

Shin M. Socio-geographic inequalities in pedestrian collisions in southern California. Paper presented at: International Conference on Urban Health; October 2004; Boston, MA.

Weiss BP, McLoughlin E. Anecdote vs. data: Strength, weaknesses, and opportunities for synergy. Paper presented at: 18th Annual Childhood Injury Control Conference; September 2004; San Francisco, CA.

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2003 Presentations

Chu LD. An Age-Period-Cohort Analysis of Elderly Homicide in the United States. Safety in Numbers: Working Together from Research into Practice, Centers for Disease Control Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, April 2003.

Chu LD. Predicting Fatal Assault among the Elderly using NIBRS Crime Data. Safety in Numbers: Working Together from Research into Practice, Centers for Disease Control Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, April 2003.

Garcia L. Acculturation & Intimate Partner Among Latinas in UC Davis School of Medicine Seminar, University of California, Davis, February 2003.

Garcia L. Severity Of Intimate Partner Violence And Latinas: USA, Mexico And Central America. Research presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA). New Orleans, Louisiana, June 19-22, 2003.

Jenkins L, Kraus J, Afifi A. Intracranial Lesions among Motorcyclists with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. CDC Safety in Numbers: Working Together from Research into Practice. April 28-29, 2003. Atlanta, GA.

Nugen LH, Ershoff D, Afifi AA, Bourque LB, Do Physical, Emotional and Financial Injuries Increase Post-Quake Preparedness Activities? CDC Safety in Numbers: Working Together from Research into Practice. April 28-29, 2003. Atlanta, GA.

Nugen LH, Ershoff D, Afifi AA, Bourque LB, Do Pre-Quake Preparedness Activities Reduce Physical, Emotional and Financial Injuries? CDC Safety in Numbers: Working Together from Research into Practice. April 28-29, 2003. Atlanta, GA.

Ramirez M, Schaffer KB, Lacsamana C, Kraus JF. Methods for a school-based surveillance of high school athletic injuries. CDC Safety in Numbers: Working Together from Research into Practice. April 28-29, 2003. Atlanta, GA.

Ramirez M, Sauter C, Shah S, Riopelle D, Bourque L. “Assessment of emergency preparedness in public schools.” 131st Annual American Public Health Association meeting. November 19, 2003. San Francisco, CA.

Schaffer KB, Ramirez M, Kraus JF. “Injury patterns and risk factors in varsity high school sports.” Safety in Numbers: Working Together from Research into Practice. April 28-29, 2003. Atlanta, GA.

Kashani S, Ramirez M, Schaffer KB, Kraus JF. “Injury surveillance in varsity high school sports.” CA Childhood Injury Conference. September 2003. Los Angeles, CA.

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2002 Presentations

Browne N, Glik D. Violence in the Media: Portrayals of Intentional and Unintentional Injury. Family Violence and Injury: Practice, Research and Policy Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Injury Prevention & Control 10th Anniversary Celebration. Los Angeles, California. June 13, 2002.

Casteel C, Peek-Asa C, Kraus J. Effectiveness of An Intervention In Reducing Liquor Store Crime and Injury. 6th World Conference, Injury Prevention and Control. Montreal, Canada. May 2002.

Casteel C. Evaluating Violence & Injury Programs, Part 2 – Examples and Comparisons of Community Projects. Family Violence and Injury: Practice, Research and Policy Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Injury Prevention & Control 10th Anniversary Celebration. Los Angeles, California. June 13, 2002.

Chu L, Kraus J. Homicide and Factors that Determine Fatality from Assault in the U.S. Elderly Population. 6th World Conference, Injury Prevention and Control. Montreal, Canada. May 2002.

Garcia L. Acculturation and Intimate Partner Violence. Research presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 9-13, 2002.

Garcia L. University of California, Davis, October 2002. Presented lecture titled “Acculturation & Intimate Partner Violence in the Latino Community” in Chicana/o Studies 21: Health Issues in Chicana/o and Latina/o Community.

Kraus J, Schaffer K, Chu L: Suicide at Work: Truly Work Related or Misclassification of Exposure. 6th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Control. Montreal, Canada. May 2002.

Kraus J. Using Research Data for Policy and Practice: Motorcycle Helmet Experience in California. Family Violence and Injury: Practice, Research and Policy Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Injury Prevention & Control 10th Anniversary Celebration. Los Angeles, California. June 13, 2002.

Kraus J. Invited Plenary Session. Recent Advances in the Epidemiology of TBI: What We Know and Still Would Like To Know. 26th Annual Williamsburg Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference. Williamsburg, Virginia. June 2002.

Kraus J. Invited Lecture. Intracranial Lesions in Mild TBI: A Review and New Data. Taipei Medical University, Institute of Injury Prevention and Control. July 2002.

Kraus J, Cubbin L, Afifi A. Invited Plenary Session. Incidence and Characteristics of Hematoma in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. ICRAN 2002, Denpasar, Indonesia. August 2002.

Peek-Asa C. Evaluation of the California Hospital Security Act. Sixth World Congress on Injury Congress. Montreal, CA. May 2002.

Peek-Asa C, Howard J. Workplace Violence: An International Perspective. Sixth World Congress on Injury Control. Montreal, CA. May 2002.

Ramirez M, Peek-Asa C, Kraus J. Children with Disabilities and Risk of School Injury: Multi-Level Factors. 6th World Conference, Injury Prevention and Control. Montreal, Canada. May 2002.

Ramirez M, Participant, Round Table Discussion. Application of Behavioral Sciences to Injury Control. 6th World Conference, Injury Prevention and Control. Montreal, Canada. May 2002.

Ramirez M, Peek-Asa C, Shoaf K, Seligson H. U.S./Japan cooperative research: Learning from each other. 27th Annual Hazards Research and Applications Workshop; Boulder, Colorado. July 16, 2002.

Rice T, Kraus J. An Evaluation of California’s Graduated Licensing System. 6th World Conference, Injury Prevention and Control. Montreal, Canada. May 2002.

Siegel JM, Shoaf, KI, Bourque LB, Surviving Two Disasters: Psychological Reaction and Preparedness. American Public Health Association, 130th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Philadelphia, PA. November 9-13, 2002.

Weiss B. Surveying Acts of Injury & Violence. Family Violence and Injury: Practice, Research and Policy Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Injury Prevention & Control 10th Anniversary Celebration. Los Angeles, California. June 13, 2002.

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2001 Presentations

Bourque LB, Siegel JM, Shoaf KI. Psychological Distress and Use of Health Services Following Urban Earthquakes in California. Invited Presentation, Workshop on U.S./Japan Collaborative Research, Kobe, Japan, January 19.

Bourque LB. Survey Design. Invited Presentation, Eighth Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows’ Conference, Marina Del Rey, California, March 24-26, 2001.

Casteel C. Non-Fatal assaultive injuries to primary- and secondary-level school employees in Los Angeles County. 1st North American Congress of Epidemiology Student Workshop on Epidemiologic Methods. Toronto, Ontario. June 2001.

Casteel C, Peek-Asa C, Lacsamana C. Evaluation of an older adult falls intervention program. Mobilizing for a SafeUSA Conference. Atlanta, Georgia. December 2001.

Chu L. Predictors of Genital Injury in Female Sexual Assault Victims. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. May 6-9, 2001.

Chu L. Predictors of Injury Severity to Elderly Drivers Involved in Motor Vehicle Crashes, California 1998. Congress of Epidemiology 2001. Toronto, Canada. June 13-16, 2001.

Garcia L. Intimate Partner Abuse in the Latina Population of Los Angeles. Research presented at the Westside Women’s Health Center, Santa Monica, California, April 24, 2001; Venice Family Clinic, Venice, California, July 3, 2001.

Garcia L. Social Factors Associated With Violence Against Pregnant Women: A Comparative Study Between Morelos (Mexico) and California (U.S.). Congress of Epidemiology 2001. Toronto, Canada. June 13-16, 2001.

Kraus J. Invited Lecture. Epidemiology and Prevention of Traumatic Brain Injury. Satellite Symposium – 4th World Congress on Brain Injury, Turin Italy, May 4, 2001.

Kraus J. Invited Lecture. Epidemiology and Epidemiological studies of Winter Sport and Recreation Traumatic Brain Injury. Pre-Congress Seminar on Safety Injuries and Injury Prevention in Olympic Winter Sports. Turin Italy, May 5, 2001.

Kraus J. Invited Lecture Plenary Session. Epidemiological Factors Associated with good recovery in persons with severe and moderate Traumatic Brain Injury. 4th World Congress on Brain Injury. Turin Italy, May 6, 2001.

Kraus J. Invited Presentation. Perspectives on Future Needs in Epidemiological TBI Research. Safe USA. Atlanta, Georgia, December 2001.

Park J, Bourque LB, Shoaf KI, Seligson H, Peek- Asa C, Mahue-Giangreco M. Application of Standardized Definitions and Procedural Protocols to Describe Structural Damage and Injury in Earthquake Loss Estimation. Invited Presentation, Workshop on U.S./Japan Collaborative Research, Kobe, Japan, January 19.

Peek-Asa C, Ramirez M, Seligson H, Shoaf K. A Population-Based Case-Control Study of Risk Factors for Earthquake Injury. Society for Epidemiologic Review. Toronto, Canada. June 2001.

Peek-Asa C, Casteel C. Evaluation of a Workplace Violence Intervention in Small Businesses. SafeUSA Conference. Atlanta, GA. November 2001.

Peek-Asa C, Castro-Perez R, Garcia L. Measurement of Domestic Violence. SafeUSA Conference. Atlanta, GA. November 2001.

Ramirez M. Injuries Among Disabled Children Enrolled in Special Education Schools 1994-1998. Invited Speaker: West Regional Nurse Meeting, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles CA. January 2001.

Ramirez M. Population-Based Case-Control Study of Earthquake-Related Deaths and Hospitalized Admissions Sustained during the 1994 Northridge CA Earthquake. Invited Speaker: 1st Workshop for Comparative Study on Urban Earthquake Disaster Management, Kobe, Japan. January 18, 2001.

Ramirez M, Peek-Asa C, Kraus JF. Multi-level factors associated with school-related injury. Congress of Epidemiology 2001; Toronto, Canada, June 2001.

Rice T. An Evaluation of California's Graduated Driver Licensing System. Symposium, National Association of Injury Control Research Centers. Pittsburgh, PA. May 24, 2001.

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2000 Presentations

Bourque L. Educating Responders Re: Findings of Disaster Public Health Research. Invited Presentation, 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Disaster Medicine, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 27-30.

Casteel C. Evaluation of a Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), Intervention in Reducing Violence in Liquor Stores. Society for Epidemiologic Research Conference. Seattle, Washington. 2000.

Casteel C. Evaluation of Risk Factors for Robbery and Employee Injury and Compliance to a Workplace Violence Intervention in High-Risk Business Settings. National Occupational Injury Research Symposium. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 2000.

Castro R, Peek-Asa C, Garcia L, Ruiz A. Social Factors Associated with Violence Against Pregnant Women: A Comparative Study Between Morelos, Mexico and California, United States. American Statistical Association. 2000.

Castro Perez R, Garcia L, Ruiz A, Peek Asa C. Social Factors Related to Violence Against Pregnant Women in California (USA) and Morelos (Mexico). American Sociologic Association Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. August 2000.

Durden JK, Shoaf KI, Bourque LB. Motor Vehicle Crashes During the 1997/98 El Niño Phenomena in Los Angeles County. American Public Health Association, Abstracts, p. 30, November 12-16, Boston, Massachusetts.

Garcia L. Defining outcome measures as a necessary prerequisite to evaluating intervention. DVY2K: A Health Policy and Research Colloquium on Partner Violence. California Medical Training Center, UC Davis, Sacramento, California, February 24-25, 2000.

Garcia L. Intimate Partner Abuse. Research presented at the Westside Women’s Health Center, Santa Monica, California, April 25, 2000; Venice Family Clinic, Santa Monica, California, May 2, 2000; Los Angeles Free Clinic, Hollywood, California, June 23, 2000.

Garcia L. Intimate Partner Abuse in the Latina Population of Los Angeles. Research presented at the Los Angeles Free Clinic, Hollywood, California, August 15, 2000.

Garcia L. Violence Against Latinas. Invited Speaker at the Ending Violence Against Women Conference, Northridge, California, September 14, 2000.

Garcia L. Latino Perspectives on Family Violence. Presented at the 5th International Conference on Family Violence, San Diego, California, September 23-27, 2000.

Kraus, J., McArthur, D. (presenters). Risk Factor Research in TBI: The Role of Gender in TBI Outcomes. 1st All University Conference on TBI Research. Carmel, California. July 2000.

Kraus, J. Invited Plenary Speaker. Differences in International Patterns in the Epidemiology of TBI. European Brain Injury Society. Paris, France. September 20-23, 2000.

Jess F. Kraus MPH PhD, Director; Corinne Peek-Asa MPH PhD, Associate Director. Best Video, 5th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Control, March 5 – 8, 2000, New Delhi, India. Work Alert: A Robbery and Violence Prevention Training Video. Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center.

Kraus, J. Invited Course. Pre-conference workshop on Injury Epidemiology. Invited Plenary Speaker. Injury Epidemiology. 5th IEA Eastern Mediterranean Regional Scientific Meeting. Bahrain. October 22-25, 2000.

Limbos M, Peek-Asa C, Halfon N. Unintentional Injuries in the Pediatric Population. American Association of Pediatrics. Carmel, CA. February 2000.

Limbos M, Peek-Asa C, Halfon N. Childhood Injury Mortality in California, 1985 - 1997. Pediatric Academic Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics Joint Meeting. Boston, MA. May 2000.

Peek-Asa C, Kraus JF, McArthur D. The Independent Effects of Gender Following Traumatic Brain Injury. Fifth World Congress on Injury Control. New Delhi, India. March 2000.

Peek-Asa C. Workplace Violence in the Health Care Industry. American Medical Association Audio Digest. Glendale, CA. January 2000.

Peek-Asa C, Castro R, Garcia L, Ruiz A, Kraus JF. The Use of a Weighted Scale to Measure Partner Abuse in Morelos, Mexico and Los Angeles, California. Society for Epidemiologic Review. Seattle, WA. June 2000.

Peek-Asa C, McArthur D, Kraus JF. Penetrating compared to Closed Head Injury in Predicting Survival from Severe Brain Injury. Society for Epidemiology Review. Seattle, WA. June 2000.

Peek-Asa C. An International Perspective on Occupational Violence. 26th International Congress on Occupational Safety and Health. Singapore. August 2000.

Ramirez M. Injuries Among Disabled Children Enrolled in Special Education Schools 1994-1998. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Seattle WA. June 2000.

Ramirez M. Mapping of Earthquake Injuries. Invited Speaker: International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Buffalo NY. August 20, 2000.

Ramirez M. School Injuries: Risk Factors and Preventive Strategies. Santa Monica Blvd. Elementary School, Staff Meeting, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles CA. September 2000.

Ramirez M. Injuries Among Disabled Children Enrolled in Special Education Schools 1994-1998. Invited Speaker: Department of Mathematics, Advanced Math Course, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles CA. October 2000.

Ramirez M. Injuries Among Disabled Children Enrolled in Special Education Schools 1994-1998. Invited Speaker: District Nurse Meeting, LA Unified School District, Los Angles CA. December 2000.

Rice T, Peek Asa C. Risk Factors for Automobile Crashes Involving Youth. California Child Safety Conference. Sacramento, CA. October 2000.

Rice T, Peek Asa C. Preliminary Results from an Evaluation of California's Graduated Driver's Licensure Program. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 2000.

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