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2020

HPV vaccine requirements, opt-outs and providers’ support: Key studies missing from a recent systematic review

Calo, W. A. & Brewer, N. T., Jan 2 2020, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 16, 1, p. 128-130 3 p.

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Rural-urban differences in meeting physical activity recommendations and health status in cancer survivors in central Pennsylvania

Mama, S. K., Bhuiyan, N., Foo, W., Segel, J. E., Bluethmann, S. M., Winkels, R. M., Wiskemann, J., Calo, W. A., Lengerich, E. J. & Schmitz, K. H., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 28, 10, p. 5013-5022 10 p.

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1 Scopus citations
2019

Coaching primary care clinics for HPV vaccination quality improvement: Comparing in-person and webinar implementation

Calo, W. A., Gilkey, M. B., Leeman, J., Heisler-MacKinnon, J., Averette, C., Sanchez, S., Kornides, M. L. & Brewer, N. T., 2019, In : Translational behavioral medicine. 9, 1, p. 23-31 9 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Implementing pharmacy-located HPV vaccination: findings from pilot projects in five U.S. states

Calo, W. A., Shah, P. D., Gilkey, M. B., Vanderpool, R. C., Barden, S., Doucette, W. R. & Brewer, N. T., Aug 3 2019, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 15, 7-8, p. 1831-1838 8 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Questions and concerns about HPV vaccine: A communication experiment

Shah, P. D., Calo, W. A., Gilkey, M. B., Boynton, M. H., Dailey, S. A., Todd, K. G., Robichaud, M. O., Margolis, M. A. & Brewer, N. T., Feb 2019, In : Pediatrics. 143, 2, e20181872.

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7 Scopus citations

Stories about HPV vaccine in social media, traditional media, and conversations

Margolis, M. A., Brewer, N. T., Shah, P. D., Calo, W. A. & Gilkey, M. B., Jan 2019, In : Preventive Medicine. 118, p. 251-256 6 p.

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17 Scopus citations
2018

A content analysis of HPV vaccination messages available online

Calo, W. A., Gilkey, M. B., Malo, T. L., Robichaud, M. & Brewer, N. T., Nov 26 2018, In : Vaccine. 36, 49, p. 7525-7529 5 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Developing measures to assess constructs from the Inner Setting domain of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research

Fernandez, M. E., Walker, T. J., Weiner, B. J., Calo, W. A., Liang, S., Risendal, B., Friedman, D. B., Tu, S. P., Williams, R. S., Jacobs, S., Herrmann, A. K. & Kegler, M. C., Mar 27 2018, In : Implementation Science. 13, 1, 52.

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15 Scopus citations

Service quality and parents' willingness to get adolescents HPV vaccine from pharmacists

Shah, P. D., Calo, W. A., Marciniak, M. W., Golin, C. E., Sleath, B. L. & Brewer, N. T., Apr 2018, In : Preventive Medicine. 109, p. 106-112 7 p.

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3 Scopus citations

U.S. Primary Care Clinics’ Experiences During Introduction of the 9-Valent HPV Vaccine

Kornides, M. L., Calo, W. A., Heisler-MacKinnon, J. A. & Gilkey, M. B., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Community Health. 43, 2, p. 291-296 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations
2017

Awareness of Cervical Cancer Causes and Predeterminants of Likelihood to Screen among Women in Haiti

McCarthy, S. H., Walmer, K. A., Boggan, J. C., Gichane, M. W., Calo, W. A., Beauvais, H. A. & Brewer, N. T., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease. 21, 1, p. 37-41 5 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Combined treatment for at-risk drinking and smoking cessation among Puerto Ricans: A randomized clinical trial

Correa-Fernández, V., Díaz-Toro, E. C., Reitzel, L. R., Guo, L., Chen, M., Li, Y., Calo, W. A., Shih, Y. C. T. & Wetter, D. W., Feb 1 2017, In : Addictive Behaviors. 65, p. 185-192 8 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Communication about sex and HPV among Puerto Rican mothers and daughters

Colón-López, V., Fernández-Espada, N., Vélez, C., Gonzalez, V. J., Diaz-Toro, E. C., Calo, W. A., Savas, L. S., Pattatucci, A. & Fernández, M. E., Jul 4 2017, In : Ethnicity and Health. 22, 4, p. 348-360 13 p.

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Community-academic partnership to implement a Breast and Cervical Cancer screening education program in Puerto Rico

Colón-López, V., González, D., Vélez, C., Fernández-Espada, N., Feldman-Soler, A., Ayala-Escobar, K., Ayala-Marín, A. M., Soto-Salgado, M., Calo, W. A., Pattatucci-Aragón, A., Rivera-Díaz, M. & Fernández, M. E., Dec 2017, In : Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 36, 4, p. 191-197 7 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Human Papillomavirus Awareness in Haiti: Preparing for a National HPV Vaccination Program

Gichane, M. W., Calo, W. A., McCarthy, S. H., Walmer, K. A., Boggan, J. C. & Brewer, N. T., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 30, 1, p. 96-101 6 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Parents who refuse or delay HPV vaccine: Differences in vaccination behavior, beliefs, and clinical communication preferences

Gilkey, M. B., Calo, W. A., Marciniak, M. W. & Brewer, N. T., Mar 4 2017, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 13, 3, p. 680-686 7 p.

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33 Scopus citations

Parents' willingness to get human papillomavirus vaccination for their adolescent children at a pharmacy

Calo, W. A., Gilkey, M. B., Shah, P., Marciniak, M. W. & Brewer, N. T., Jun 1 2017, In : Preventive Medicine. 99, p. 251-256 6 p.

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16 Scopus citations
2016

Area-level Socioeconomic Inequalities in the Use of Mammography Screening: A Multilevel Analysis of the Health of Houston Survey

Calo, W. A., Vernon, S. W., Lairson, D. R. & Linder, S. H., Mar 1 2016, In : Women's Health Issues. 26, 2, p. 201-207 7 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Are state laws granting pharmacists authority to vaccinate associated with HPV vaccination rates among adolescents?

Trogdon, J. G., Shafer, P. R., Shah, P. D. & Calo, W. A., Aug 31 2016, In : Vaccine. 34, 38, p. 4514-4519 6 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Physician support of HPV vaccination school-entry requirements

Califano, S., Calo, W. A., Weinberger, M., Gilkey, M. B. & Brewer, N. T., Jun 2 2016, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 12, 6, p. 1626-1632 7 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Provider communication and HPV vaccination: The impact of recommendation quality

Gilkey, M. B., Calo, W. A., Moss, J. L., Shah, P. D., Marciniak, M. W. & Brewer, N. T., Feb 24 2016, In : Vaccine. 34, 9, p. 1187-1192 6 p.

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127 Scopus citations
2015

Assessing Lung Cancer Incidence Disparities Between Puerto Ricans and Other Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States, 1992–2010

Calo, W. A., Suárez, E., Soto-Salgado, M., Quintana, R. A. & Ortiz, A. P., Jun 30 2015, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 17, 3, p. 971-975 5 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Associations between contextual factors and colorectal cancer screening in a racially and ethnically diverse population in Texas

Calo, W. A., Vernon, S. W., Lairson, D. R. & Linder, S. H., Dec 1 2015, In : Cancer Epidemiology. 39, 6, p. 798-804 7 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Experiences of Latinos with limited English proficiency with patient registration systems and their interactions with clinic front office staff: An exploratory study to inform community-based translational research in North Carolina

Calo, W. A., Cubillos, L., Breen, J., Hall, M., Rojas, K. F., Mooneyham, R., Schaal, J., Hardy, C. Y., Dave, G., Jolles, M. P., Garcia, N. & Reuland, D. S., Dec 23 2015, In : BMC health services research. 15, 1, 570.

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15 Scopus citations

Reported use of electronic health records to implement evidence based approaches to colorectal cancer screening in community health centers

Cole, A. M., Tu, S. P., Fernandez, M. E., Calo, W. A., Hotz, J. & Wolver, S., Nov 2015, In : Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 26, 4, p. 1235-1245 11 p.

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8 Scopus citations
2014

Association of cigarette smoking and metabolic syndrome in a Puerto Rican adult population

Calo, W. A., Ortiz, A. P., Suárez, E., Guzmán, M. & Pérez, C. M., Jul 2014, In : International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 5, 7, p. 849-856 8 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Factors associated with perceived patient-provider communication quality among Puerto Ricans

Calo, W. A., Ortiz, A. P., Colon-Lopez, V., Krasny, S. & Tortolero-Luna, G., May 2014, In : Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 25, 2, p. 491-502 12 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among Puerto Rican mothers and daughters, 2010: A qualitative study

Fernández, M. E., Le, Y. C. L., Fernández-Espada, N., Calo, W. A., Savas, L. S., Vélez, C., Aragon, A. P. & Colón-López, V., 2014, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 11, 12, 140171.

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17 Scopus citations

Promoting tobacco cessation and smoke-free workplaces through community outreach partnerships in Puerto Rico

Díaz-Toro, E. C., Fernández, M. E., Correa-Fernández, V., Calo, W. A., Ortiz, A. P., Mejía, L. M., Mazas, C. A., Santos-Ortiz, M. D. C. & Wetter, D. W., 2014, In : Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. 8, 2, p. 157-168 12 p.

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3 Scopus citations
2013

Association of cigarette smoking and metabolic syndrome in a Puerto Rican adult population

Calo, W. A., Ortiz, A. P., Suárez, E., Guzmán, M., Pérez, C. M. & Pérez, C. M., Aug 2013, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 15, 4, p. 810-816 7 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Behavioral correlates of fruit and vegetable intake in Puerto Rico: Results from the health information national trends survey

Colón-López, V., Banerjee, G., Gertz, A. M., Ortiz, A. P., Calo, W., Finney-Rutten, L. J., Colón-Ramos, U., Hesse, B. W. & Tortolero, G., Nov 29 2013, In : Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 32, 4, p. 194-199 6 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Exploring the Role of Ethnic Identity on the Attitudes Towards HPV Vaccine Advertising Among Puerto Ricans: A Qualitative Analysis

Calo, W., Fernández, M. E., Fernández-Espada, N. & Colón-López, V., 2013, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 17, 1, p. 314-317 4 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Incidence of oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers by anatomical sites in population-based registries in Puerto Rico and the United States of America

Suárez, E., González, L., Díaz-Toro, E. C., Calo, W., Bermúdez, F. & Ortiz, A. P., 2013, In : Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 32, 4, p. 175-181 7 p.

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2 Scopus citations
2012

Assessing awareness and use of evidence-based programs for cancer control in Puerto Rico

Calo, W. A., Fernández, M. E., Rivera, M., Díaz, E. C., Correa-Fernández, V., Pattatucci, A. & Wetter, D. W., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 27, 3, p. 486-493 8 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Reporting guidelines: Optimal use in preventive medicine and public health

Popham, K., Calo, W., Carpentier, M. Y., Chen, N. E., Kamrudin, S. A., Le, Y. C. L., Skala, K. A., Thornton, L. R. & Mullen, P. D., Oct 2012, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 43, 4, p. e31-e42

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9 Scopus citations
2010

Assessing the scientific research productivity of puerto rican cancer researchers: Bibliometric analysis from the science citation index

Calo, W. A., Suárez-Balseiro, C., Suárez, E., Soto-Salgado, M., Santiago-Rodríguez, E. J. & Ortiz, A. P., Oct 29 2010, In : Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 29, 3, p. 250-255 6 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Incidence and mortality of the leading cancer types in Puerto Rico: 1987-2004

Torres-Cintrón, M., Ortiz, A. P., Pérez-Irizarry, J., Soto-Salgado, M., Figueroa-Vallés, N. R., de la Torre-Feliciano, T., Ortiz-Ortiz, K. J., Calo, W. A. & Suárez-Pérez, E., 2010, In : Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 29, 3, p. 317-329 13 p.

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25 Scopus citations

Incidence and mortality rates of selected infection-related cancers in Puerto Rico and in the United States

Ortiz, A. P., Soto-Salgado, M., Calo, W. A., Tortolero-Luna, G., Pérez, C. M., Romero, C. J., Pérez, J., Figueroa-Vallés, N. & Suárez, E., 2010, In : Infectious Agents and Cancer. 5, 1, 10.

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23 Scopus citations

Productivity loss in Puerto Rico's labor market due to cancer mortality

Ortiz-Ortiz, K. J., Pérez-Irizarry, J., Marín-Centeno, H., Ortiz, A. P., Torres-Berrios, N., Torres-Cintrón, M., de la Torre-Feliciano, T., Laborde-Rivera, J., Calo, W. A. & Figueroa-Vallés, N. R., Oct 29 2010, In : Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 29, 3, p. 241-249 9 p.

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21 Scopus citations
2009

Age-standardized incidence and mortality rates of oral and pharyngeal cancer in Puerto Rico and among Non-Hispanics Whites, Non-Hispanic Blacks, and Hispanics in the USA

Suárez, E., Calo, W. A., Hernández, E. Y., Diaz, E. C., Figueroa, N. R. & Ortiz, A. P., Apr 28 2009, In : BMC Cancer. 9, 129.

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32 Scopus citations

Bibliometric assessment of cancer research in Puerto Rico, 1903-2005

Ortiz, A. P., Calo, W. A., Suárez-Balseiro, C., Maura-Sardo, M. & Suarez, E., Apr 2009, In : Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica/Pan American Journal of Public Health. 25, 4, p. 353-361 9 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Clinical conditions associated with environmental exposures: An epidemiologic study in two communities in Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico

Calo, W. A., Quintana, R., Catoni, I., Valle, Y., Álvarez, J. J., ColÓn, W. M., Delgado, M. S., Estrella, M., GonzÁlez, A. L., Kallis, M., Marero, V. M., Meléndez, L., Miranda, A. I., Nieves, K., Osorio, L., Rodríguez, J. M., Torres, A., Suárez, E. & Ortiz, A. P., Jun 2009, In : Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 28, 2, p. 126-134 9 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Incidence and mortality rates for colorectal cancer in Puerto Rico and among Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites, and non-Hispanic blacks in the United States, 1998-2002

Soto-Salgado, M., Suárez, E., Calo, W., Cruz-Correa, M., Figueroa-Vallés, N. R. & Ortiz, A. P., Jul 1 2009, In : Cancer. 115, 13, p. 3016-3023 8 p.

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38 Scopus citations
2008

Characteristics of smokers accessing the Puerto Rico Quitline

Ortiz, A. P., Díaz-Toro, E. C., Calo, W. A., Correa-Fernández, V., Cases, A., Santos-Ortiz, M. C., Mazas, C., Mejía, L. & Wetter, D., Sep 2008, In : Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 27, 3, p. 213-219 7 p.

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10 Scopus citations