Maria (Rosa) R. Solorio
EducationMPH University of Washington, 1999 (Epidemiology, Maternal and Child Health)
MD University of California (San Diego), 1989 (Medicine)
BA California State University, Fullerton, 1985 (Biology)
Contact Infoemail: email@example.com
University of Washington
4333 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98195
Rosa Solorio has research interests in the development of community level interventions to prevent HIV and promote HIV testing among Latino youth. She is also interested in clinical interventions in the primary care setting to improve health outcomes among Latinos. In addition to her research and teaching interests, she practices family medicine at Pacific Medical Center for 1 day/week.
Solorio R, Norton-Shelpuk P, Forehand M, Martinez M, Aguirre J. HIV Prevention Messages Targeting Young Latino Immigrant MSM. AIDS Res Treat. 2014;2014:353092. doi: 10.1155/2014/353092. Epub 2014 Apr 17. PMID: 24864201 PMCID: PMC4016876
Solorio R, Forehand M, Simoni J. Attitudes towards and Beliefs about HIV Testing among Latino Immigrant MSM: A Comparison of Testers and Nontesters. AIDS Res Treat. 2013;2013:563537. doi: 10.1155/2013/563537. Epub 2013 Dec 23. PMID: 24455221 PMCID: PMC3884801
Hoggatt KJ, Flores M, Solorio R, Wilhelm M, Ritz B. The "Latina epidemiologic paradox" revisited: the role of birthplace and acculturation in predicting infant low birth weight for Latinas in Los Angeles, CA. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Oct;14(5):875-84. PMID: 22160842
Milburn NG, Iribarren FJ, Rice E, Lightfoot M, Solorio R, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Desmond K, Lee A, Alexander K, Maresca K, Eastmen K, Arnold EM, Duan N. A family intervention to reduce sexual risk behavior, substance use, and delinquency among newly homeless youth. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Apr;50(4):358-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2011.08.009. Epub 2011 Oct 26. PMID: 22443839 PMCID: PMC3313467
PI: Solorio Dates: 12/1/2014 - 11/30/2015
PI: Solorio Dates: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2014
PI: Crane Dates: 8/1/2013 - 7/31/2014
PI: Solorio Dates: 12/1/2012 - 11/30/2015
PI: Patrick Dates: 8/1/2012 - 7/31/2013
PI: Solorio Dates: 11/15/2011 - 11/14/2012
PI: Harris Dates: 9/30/2010 - 9/29/2014
PI: Patrick Dates: 9/1/2009 - 8/31/2013
This qualitative study will assess the barriers and facilitators associated with HIV testing among young Latino MSM. The data obtained will be used to develop an intervention to increase timely HIV testing in this population.
Diverting Newly Homeless Youth from Chronic Homelessness and HIV
The goal of this study is to conduct a randomized control trial to test the efficacy of a family counseling intervention for newly homeless youth (NHY) and their parents. The counseling sessions focus on improving residential life, reducing the number of runaway episodes, as well as reducing HIV-related and sexual risk acts.
Hispanic Parents’ Beliefs and Attitudes about Adolescent Use of Condoms and Oral Contraceptives
This study examines Hispanic parents’ beliefs and attitudes towards adolescent use of condoms and oral contraceptives.
Latina Adolescents Utilization of Reproductive Health Care Services
The goal of this study was to use the Behavioral Model for vulnerable Populations to compare the use of reproductive health services among Latino and White adolescent girls. Data from the California Health Interview Study (CHIS) was used for this analysis.