You can learn about our RRT Fellows’ latest achievements and updates below.
RRT Fellow Publications
Anderson, R. E., Jones, S. C. T., & Stevenson, H. (online). The initial development and validation of the racial socialization competency scale: Quality and quantity. Journal of Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology.
Anderson, R., Lee, D., Hope, M., Nisbeth, K., Bess, K., & Zimmerman, M. (in press). Disrupting the behavioral health consequences of racial discrimination: A longitudinal investigation of racial identity profiles and alcohol-related problems. Health Education & Behavior.
Jones, S., Anderson, R., Gaskin-Wasson, A., Sawyer, B., Applewhite, K., & Metzger, I. (in press). From “crib to coffin”: The navigation of healing from racial trauma throughout the lifespan of Black Americans. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.
Saleem, F., Anderson, R., & Williams, M. (in press). Addressing the “myth” of racial trauma: Developmental and ecological considerations for youth of color. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review.
Oh, H., Waldman, K., Koyanagi, A., Anderson, R., & DeVylder, J. (2020). Major discriminatory events and suicidality amongst Black Americans: Findings from the National Survey of American Life. Journal of Affective Disorders, 263, 47-53.
Anderson, R. E. (2019). The strength of Black families: A commentary on Leading with Racial Equity. Journal of Family Social Work, 22, 333-336.
Anderson, R. E., Saleem, F. T., & Huguley, J. P. (2019). Choosing to see the racial stress that afflicts our Black students. Phi Delta Kappan, 101, 20-25.
Brown, C. S., & Anderson, R. E. (2019). It’s Never Too Young to Talk about Race and Gender. Human Development, 63, 1-3.
Sensoy, O.B., Byansi, W., Ssewamala, F., Kivumbi, A., Namatovu, P., Kiyingi, J., Mary, M.M., & Nyoni, T. (2020). From 4Rs to 2Ss to Amaka Amasanyufu (Happy families): Adapting a US. -Based Intervention to the Uganda Context-Family Process.
Ssewamala, F. M., Byansi, W., Bahar, O. S., Nabunya, P., Neilands, T. B., Mellins, C., … & Nakigozi, G. (2019). Suubi+ Adherence Study Protocol: A family economic empowerment intervention addressing HIV treatment adherence for perinatally infected adolescents. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 16, 100463.
Kivumbi, A., Byansi, W., Sensoy, O.B., Ssewamala, F., Mugisha, J., et al (2019). Prevalence of Disruptive Behaviors and Attention deficit/hyperactive disorder among school going Children in Southwestern Uganda. BMC Psychiatry 19(1), 105.
Damulira, C., Mukasa, M., Byansi, W., Nabunya, P., Namatovu, P., Kivumbi, A., Namuwonge, F., Dvalishvili, D., Bahar, O.S., & Ssewamala, F. (2019). Examining the relationship of Social Support and Family Cohesion on ART Adherence among HIV Positive Adolescents in Southern Uganda: Baseline Findings. Vulnerable children and Youth studies: 1-10.
Kivumbi, A., Byansi, W., Ssewamala, F., Nabunya, P., Damulira, C., & Namatovu, P. (2019). Utilizing a family-based economic strengthening intervention to improve mental health wellbeing among female adolescent orphans in Uganda. Child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health, 13(1), 14.
Mugisha, J., Marc, D.H., Knizek, B., Kwiringira, J., Kinyanda, E., Byansi, W., Winkel, R.V., Myin-Germeys, I., Stubbs, B., & Vancampfort, D. (2019). Health care professionals’ perspectives on physical activity within the Ugandan mental health care system. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 16, 1-7.
Nabunya, P., Sensoy Bahar, O., Chen, B., Daji, D., Damulira C. & Ssewamala, F.M. (in press). The role of family factors in antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence self-efficacy among HIV-infected adolescents in Southern Uganda. BMC Public Health.
Sensoy Bahar, O., Ssewamala F.M., Ibrahim, A., Boateng, A., Nabunya, P., McKay, M.M., & Asampong E. (in-press). Anzansi Family Program: A Study Protocol for a Combination Intervention Addressing Developmental and Health Outcomes for Female Adolescents at Risk of Unaccompanied Migration. Pilot and Feasibility Studies.
Ssewamala, F. M., Dvalishvili, D., Mellins, C., Geng, H.E., Makumbi, F., Neilands, T. B., McKay, M., Damulira, C., Nabunya, P., Bahar, O. S., Nakigozi, G., Kigozi, G., Byansi, W., Mukasa, M., & Namuwonge, F. (2020). The long-term effects of a family based economic empowerment intervention (Suubi+Adherence) on suppression of HIV viral loads among adolescents living with HIV in southern Uganda: Findings from 5-year cluster randomized trial. PLoS ONE 15(2): e0228370.
Sun, S., Nabunya, P., Byansi, W., Bahar, O. S., Damulira, C., Neilands, T. B., … & Ssewamala, F. M. (2019). Access and Utilization of Financial Services among Poor HIV-Impacted Children and Families in Uganda. Children and Youth Services Review, 109, 104730.
Ortiz, K. & Wallerstein, N. (2020). Characteristics and practices within research partnerships for health and social equity. Nursing Research, 69(1), 51-61.
Ortiz, K. , Nash, J., Shea, L., Oetzel, J., Garoutte, J., Sanchez-Youngman, S., & Wallerstein, N. (2020). Partnerships, processes, and outcomes: A health equity-focused scoping meta-review of community-engaged scholarship. Annual Review of Public Health, 41. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-040119-094220 [Epub ahead of print].
Ortiz, K. , Cuevas, A.G., Salloum, R., Lopez, N., & LaVeist-Ramos, T. (2019). Intra-ethnic racial differences in waterpipe tobacco smoking among Latinos? Substance Use & Misuse, 54(1), 1-10.
Cuevas, A.G., Ortiz, K. , & Ransome, Y. (2019). The moderating role of race/ethnicity and nativity in the relationship between perceived discrimination and overweight and obesity: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 1458.
Sebert Kuhlmann, A., Shato, T., Fu, Q., & Sierra, M. (2019). Intimate partner violence, pregnancy intention and contraceptive use in Honduras. Contraception, 100(2), 137-141.
Milne, J., Brady, H., Shato, T., Bohn, D., Mdladla, M., Ngcwayi, N., Atujuna, M., Humphries, H., Amico., K.R. (2020). Measuring HIV Risk Perception and Behavior: Results from Round 1 of the Cognitive Interviewing Project with young women and men who have sex with men in South Africa. AIDS and Behavior, 1-12.
Small, L., Parchment, T.M., Bahar, O.S., Osuji, H.L., Chomanczuk, A.H., & Bhana, A. (2019). South African adult caregivers as “protective shields”: Serving as a buffer between stressful neighborhood conditions and youth risk behaviors. Journal of Community Psychology, 47(8), 1850-1864.