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Prof. Javier Lopez-Zetina
California State University, USA
E-mail: jlopezze@csulb.edu
1997 Ph.D., Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health  
1990 M.A., Health Sociology, University of Houston
1985 B.A., Sociology, University of Veracruz
Publications (Selected) 
  1. Lopez-Zetina J. Health and the Built Environment. In: Friis R, ed. The Praeger Handbook of Environmental Health: Praeger; 2010 forthcoming.
  2. Lopez-Zetina J, Torres-Vigil I, Rogala B. Ethnic identity and methamphetamine use among women in the U.S./Mexico border. Submitted for publication. 2010.
  3. Bowser L, Lee J, Lopez-Zetina J, Kraut J, Everett M. The Effect of Nutrition Counseling on Malnutrition and Azotemia in Adult Veterans with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation. 03/01 2010;20(2):136.
  4. Lopez-Zetina, J; Lopez-Zetina, J; Sanchez-Huesca, R; Rios-Ellis, B; Friis, R; Torres-Vigil, I; Rogala, B. Initiation to methamphetamine use in a bi-national sample of women in the U.S./Mexico border. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse. Volume 9 Issue 1 2010.
  5. Frates, J; D’Anna, L; Rios-Ellis, B; Lopez-Zetina, J. Access to Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate HIV/AIDS Prevention for Latinos. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2008 Oct;10(5):445-60.
  6. Lopez-Zetina, J; Lee, H; Friis, R. The link between obesity and the built environment. Evidence from an ecological analysis of obesity and vehicle miles of travel in California. Health and Place, 2006, 12:656-664.
  7. Torres, Isabel & López-Zetina, J. International epidemiologic patterns of morbidity and mortality. In Lima, LD, et al. (editors) International Palliative Care. International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care. 2005, Houston, Texas.
  8. Lopez-Zetina J, Kerndt P, Ford W, Woerhle T, Weber M. Prevalence of HIV and hepatitis B and self-reported risk behavior during detention among street-recruited injection drug users in Los Angeles County, 1994-1996. Addiction, 2001; 96:589-595.
  9. López-Zetina, J; Ford, W; Weber, M; Barna, S; Woerhle, T; Kerndt, P; Monterroso, E.  Predictors of syphilis of syphilis seroreactivity and prevalence of HIV among street recruited injection drug users in Los Angeles County, 1994-6. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2000; 76:462-469.
  10. López, J; Ford, W, Welvaart, H; Kerndt, P. HIV seroprevalence among persons attending TB clinics in Los Angeles County, 1993-1996. Annals of Epidemiology, 1998 April, 8:168-174.
  11. Rodriguez, BL; Labarthe, DR; Huang, B; López, J. Rise of blood pressure with age. New evidence of population differences. Hypertension, 1994 Dec., 24(6):779-85.