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


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
   


Chavez LJ, Ornelas IJ, Lyles CR, Williams EC. Racial/Ethnic workplace discrimination: association with tobacco and alcohol use. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Jan;48(1):42-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.08.013. Epub 2014 Oct 29.  PMID: 25441232    PMCID: PMC4274219
   


Coronado GD, Jimenez R, Martinez-Gutierrez J, McLerran D, Ornelas I, Patrick D, Gutierrez R, Bishop S, Beresford SA. Multi-level Intervention to increase participation in mammography screening: ¬°Fortaleza Latina! study design. Contemp Clin Trials. 2014 Jul;38(2):350-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2014.06.008. Epub 2014 Jun 18.  PMID: 24952281
  


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

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:    7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015

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