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India J. Ornelas

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Assistant Professor, Health Services

Education

PhD   University of North Carolina, 2009   (Health Education, Health Behavior)
MPH   University of Washington, 1999   (Health Services)
BA   Brown University, 1996   (Health and Society)

Contact Info

email:   iornelas@uw.edu

address:
University of Washington
UW Tower, 14th Floor
4333 Brooklyn Ave NE


campus box:   359455
voice:   206-685-8887
fax:   206-616-3135

Racial and ethnic health disparities; social determinants of health; Latino and immigrant populations; theory-based interventions; cancer prevention and control; community-based participatory research

  • HSERV 510
    Society and Health
  • HSERV 580
    Foundations of Health Behavior and Social Determinants of Health


Coronado GD, Beresford SA, McLerran D, Jimenez R, Patrick DL, Ornelas I, Bishop S, Scheel JR, Thompson B. Multilevel Intervention Raises Latina Participation in Mammography Screening: Findings from ¬°Fortaleza Latina! Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 Apr;25(4):584-92. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-1246.  PMID: 27196092    PMCID: PMC4912050
   


Terasaki D, Ornelas I, Saelens B. Length of Residence and Vehicle Ownership in Relation to Physical Activity Among U.S. Immigrants. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 26868494
  


Ornelas IJ, Lapham GT, Salgado H, Williams EC, Gotman N, Womack V, Davis S, Penedo F, Smoller S, Gallo LC. Binge drinking and perceived ethnic discrimination among Hispanics/Latinos: Results from the Hispanic community health study/study of Latinos sociocultural ancillary study. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2015 Dec 7:1-17. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 26643869
  


Molina Y, Ornelas IJ, Doty SL, Bishop S, Beresford SA, Coronado GD. Family/friend recommendations and mammography intentions: the roles of perceived mammography norms and support. Health Educ Res. 2015 Oct;30(5):797-809. doi: 10.1093/her/cyv040. Epub 2015 Aug 31.  PMID: 26324395
  


Ornelas IJ, Allen C, Vaughan C, Williams EC, Negi N. Vida PURA: A Cultural Adaptation of Screening and Brief Intervention to Reduce Unhealthy Drinking Among Latino Day Laborers. Subst Abus. 2015 Jul-Sep;36(3):264-71. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2014.955900. Epub 2014 Aug 25.  PMID: 25153904    PMCID: PMC4390400
   


2013
Member, thesis committee for Dale Terasaki
Physical activity, length of residence, and vehicle ownership among U.S. immigrants: An analysis of the 2003 New Immigrants Survey

Progress Report: Using Brief Interventions to Reduce Unhealthy Drinking Among Latino Day Laborers
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
PI:   Ornelas           Dates:    9/1/2015 - 8/31/2016

An Intervention to Promote Navajo Gardening, Nutrition and Community Wellness
Dine College
PI:   Beresford           Dates:    2/1/2015 - 1/31/2016

Tribal Colleges and Universities Behavior Wellness Study (TCU-BeWell)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Duran           Dates:    7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015

Using Brief Interventions to Reduce Unhealthy Drinking Among Latino Day Laborers
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Ornelas           Dates:    7/1/2014 - 6/30/2017

Tribal Colleges and Universities Behavior Wellness Study (TCU-BeWell)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Duran           Dates:    4/1/2013 - 3/31/2018

Understanding the Relationship between Discrimination and Health in Latinos
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC)
PI:   Ornelas           Dates:    7/1/2011 - 6/30/2014