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Regina Otero-Sabogal, PhD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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Adjunct Professor, Institute for Health and Aging, UCSF; Associate Director, Prevention Sciences Program, Northern California Cancer Center

regina.otero-sabogal@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-3311 (voice)
Box 0646, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0646


Education

Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia, B.A., 1973, Psychology
University of North Texas, Denton, TX, M.A., 1983, Psychology
University of North Texas, Denton, TX, Ph.D., 1984, Clinical Psycholog

Professional Experience

  • 1974-1981
    Full Professor. North University, Department of Psychology. Barranquilla.
  • 1976
    Professor. Javeriana University. Bogota. Research in life Span Psychology
  • 1974-1981
    Full professor. Andes University, Department of Psychology, Bogota, Colombia.
  • 1984-1985
    Assistant Psychologist. Tarrant County Mental Health Mental Retardation Services. Fort Worth, Texas.
  • 1985-1988
    Assistant Specialist, Step III, University of California, San Francisco.
  • 1988-1989
    Research Psychologist, Mission Neighborhood Health Center.
  • 1989-1994
    Assistant Research Psychologist, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1994-1995
    Associate Research Psychologist, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1995-present
    Associate Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1999-2000
    Associate Director, Prevention Sciences Program, Northern California Cancer Center
  • 2002-present
    Visiting Professor Andes University, Bogota Colombia
  • 2002-present
    WHO advisor Health Education Programs for Third World Countries

Selected Publications

  • Marin, G., Sabogal, F., Marin, B., Otero-Sabogal R., & Perez-Stable, E. (1987). Development of a short acculturation scale for Hispanics. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. 9, 183-205.
  • Sabogal, F., Marin, G., Otero-Sabogal, R., Marin, B., & Perez-Stable, E. (1987). Hispanic Familism and acculturation: What changes and what doesn't? Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. 9, 397-412.
  • Alcalay, R., Sabogal, F., Marin, G., Perez-Stable, E., Marin, B., Otero-Sabogal, R. (1987-88). Patterns of mass media use among Hispanic smokers: Implications for community interventions. International Quarterly of Community Health Education, 8 (4), 341-350.
  • Sabogal, F., Marin, B., Marin, G., Otero-Sabogal, R., & Perez-Stable, E. (1988). Guía para Dejar de Fumar. Quit smoking Guide. Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office. National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 88-3001.
  • Marin, G., Perez-Stable, E., Otero-Sabogal, R., Sabogal, F., Marin, B.(1989). Stereotypes of smokers held by Hispanic and White non-Hispanic smokers. International Journal of Addictions, 24, 203-213.
  • Marin, G., Marin, B., Otero-Sabogal, R., Sabogal, F., & Perez-Stable, E., (1989). The role of acculturation on the attitudes, norms and expectations of Hispanic smokers. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 20, 399-415.
  • Sabogal, F., Otero-Sabogal, R., Marin, B., Marin, G, & Perez-Stable, E. (1989). Measurement of Smoking Addiction: Validation of a short scale for Latinos. Latin-American Journal of Psychology, 7, 89-104.
  • Sabogal, F., Otero-Sabogal, R., Perez-Stable, E., Marin, B., Marin, G. (1989). Perceived self-efficacy to avoid cigarette smoking and addiction: differences between Hispanics and Non-hispanic whites. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 11, 136 -147.
  • Marin, B., Pérez-Stable, E.J., Marin, G., Sabogal, F., Otero-Sabogal, R. (1990) Attitudes and behaviors of Hispanic smokers: Implications for cessation interventions. Health Education Quarterly. 17, 3, 287-297 (Fall).
  • Marin, B., Marin, G., Pérez-Stable, E., Otero-Sabogal, R., & Sabogal, F. (1990).Cultural differences in attitudes toward smoking. Developing messages using the theory of reasoned action. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 20, 478-493.
  • Marin, G., Marin, B., Pérez-Stable, E., Sabogal, Fabio., & Otero-Sabogal, F. (1990). Changes in information as a function of a culturally appropriate smoking cessation community intervention for Hispanics. American Journal of Community Psychology, 18, 847-864.
  • Pérez-Stable, E.J., Sabogal, F., Marin, G., Marin, B., & Otero-Sabogal, R. (1991). Evaluation of the Guia para Dejar de Fumar: A Spanish Language Self-help Guide to Quit Smoking. Public Health Reports, 106, 564-569.
  • Otero-Sabogal, R. & Sabogal, F. (1991). Women, Family, and Smoking. Spanish version: La mujer, la familia y el cigarrillo. American Lung Association.
  • Otero-Sabogal, R. Sabogal, F. & Pérez-Stable, E.J. Women and Cancer. University of California San Francisco and National Cancer Institute, 1992.
  • Pérez-Stable E.J., Sabogal F., Otero-Sabogal R., McPhee S., Hiatt R. (1992). Misconceptions about Cancer among Latinos and Anglos. Journal of American Medical Association, 268(22), 3219-3223.
  • Sabogal F., Pérez-Stable EJ, Otero-Sabogal R., Hiatt R. (1994), Dietary Practices, Alcohol Consumption and smoking Behavior among Latinos and Non-Latino-whites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Submitted to American Journal of Public Health.
  • Pérez-Stable EJ, Otero-Sabogal R., Sabogal F, McPhee S., Hiatt R. (1994). Self-reported use of cancer screening tests among Latinos and Anglos in a health care maintenance organization. Archives of Internal Medicine, 154, 1073-1081.
  • Sabogal F., Pérez-Stable EJ, Otero-Sabogal R., Hiatt R. (1995), Gender, Ethnic, and Acculturation Differences in Sexual Behaviors: Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Adults. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 17, 139-159.
  • Pérez-Stable EJ, Sabogal F., Otero-Sabogal R., (1995), Use of cancer screening tests in the San Francisco Bay Area: comparison of Latinos and Anglos. Monograph Journal National Cancer Institute, 18, 147-153.
  • Pérez-Stable EJ, Hiatt R., Sabogal F., Otero-Sabogal R, McPhee S. (1995), Use of Spanish surnames in survey research: A comparison to self-identification. Monograph Journal National Cancer Institute, 18, 11-15.
  • Otero-Sabogal R., Sabogal F., Pérez-Stable EJ, Hiatt R. (1995), Dietary Practices, Alcohol Consumption and Smoking Behavior among Latinos and Non-Latino Whites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Monograph Journal National Cancer Institute, 18, 73-82.
  • Hiatt R., Pérez-Stable EJ, Quesenberry C., Otero-Sabogal R., Sabogal F. Agreement between self-reported early cancer detection practices and medical audits in Hispanic compared with non-Hispanicwhite health plan members in Northern California. (1995). Preventive Medicine, 24, Otero-Sabogal R., Sabogal F., Pérez-Stable EJ, (1995), Psychosocial Correlates of Smoking Among Immigrant Latina Adolescents. Monograph Journal National Cancer Institute, 18, 65-71. 278-285 .
  • Otero-Sabogal, R., Sabogal F., Pérez-Stable E J. & Hiatt, R. Dietary Practices, Alcohol Consumption and smoking behavior among Latinos and Non-Latino Whites in the San Francisco Bay Area.(1995) Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 18, 73-82.
  • Bird JA, Otero-Sabogal R, Ha NT, McPhee SJ. Lay health worker intervention: the Vietnamese and Latina Pathways program. Health Education Quarterly, 23, 105-122.
  • Perez-Stable EJ, Otero-Sabogal R, Sabogal F, Napoles-Springer A. Pathways to early cancer detection for Latinas: en accion contra el cancer. Health Education Quarterly, 23, 41-59.
  • Sabogal F, Otero-Sabogal R, Jenkins CNH, Perez-Stable EJ. Printed health educational materials for diverse communities: lessons and tips from the field. Health Education Quarterly, 23, 123-141.
  • Pasick, R. J., D'Onofrio, C., & Otero-Sabogal, R. (1996). Similarities and differences across cultures: questions to inform a third generation for health promotion research. Health Education Quarterly, 23, 142-161.
  • Otero-Sabogal, R., Fox, P. J., Golding, J. M., Ryder, P. T., Kao, C. Individual and Site predictors of Re-Screening Among Low-Income and Multi-Ethnic California Women. The Final Report of the Breast Cancer Evaluation Project. California Department of Health Services. Cancer Detection Section. June, 2000.
  • Otero-Sabogal, R., Arnsberger, P, Nussey, B., Brown, B., Fox, P. Factors associated with Low-Income Latinas' Adherence to Breast Cancer Screening. Women and Cancer, 1(5), 35-41, 1999.
  • Valdez, A., K. Banerjee, et al. (2001). "Correlates of breast cancer screening among low-income, low-education Latinas." Prev Med 33(5): 495-502.
  • Otero-Sabogal, R., Stewart, S., Sabogal, F., Perez-Stable, E. Access and Culture: Why don't Latinas return for cancer screening. Health Education and Behavior, 30 (3), 2003.
  • Pasick, R. J., R. Otero-Sabogal, R., Nacionales, M. "Increasing ethnic diversity in cancer control research: description and impact of a model training program." J Cancer Educ 18(2): 73-7, (2003).
  • Fox, P., P. Arnsberger, Otero-Sabogal, R. "Patient and clinical site factors associated with rescreening behavior among older multiethnic, low-income women." Gerontologist 44(1): 76-84, (2004).
  • Otero-Sabogal, R., Oewns, D., Canchola, J., Golding, J., Fox, P. "Mammography Rescreening among Low-income Women: Individual, Clinician, and System Factors". J Poor and Underserved (In press).