Silvia Tejeda, PhD

Research Scientist

Research Interests

Health disparities and health promotion in the Latino population with particular interest in developing strategies to reduce cancer risk in this population

Recent and Noteworthy Publications

For a more detailed list of publications by Dr. Tejada, see this PubMed list

Tejeda S, Gallardo RI, Ferrans CE, Rauscher GH. Breast cancer delay in Latinas: the role of cultural beliefs and acculturation. J Behav Med. 2016 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print.] 

Anderson EE, Tejeda S, Childers K, Stolley MR, Warnecke RB, Hoskins KF. Cancer risk assessment among low-income women of color in primary care: a pilot study. J Oncol Pract. 2015 Jul;11(4):e460-7. [See abstract.]

Tejeda S, Darnell JS, Cho YI, Stolley MR, Markossian TW, Calhoun EA. Patient barriers to follow-up care for breast and cervical cancer abnormalities. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013;22(6):507-517. [See abstract.]

Matthews AK, Tejeda S, Johnson TP, Berbaum ML, Manfredi C. Correlates of quality of life among African American and white cancer survivors. Cancer Nurs. 2012;35(5):355-364. [See abstract.]

Tejeda S, Thompson B, Coronado GD, Martin DP, Heagerty PJ.  Predisposing and enabling factors associated with mammography use among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women living in a rural area. J Rural Health. 2009;25(1):85-92. [See abstract.]

Tejeda S, Thompson B, Coronado GD, Martin DP. Barriers and facilitators related to mammography use among lower educated Mexican women in the USA. Soc Sci Med. 2009;68(5):832-9. [See abstract.]

Tejeda S, Thompson B, Coronado GD, Heagerty PJ, Martin DP. Celebremos La Salud: a community-based intervention for Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women living in a rural area. J Community Health. 2008 Sep 27. [See abstract.]

Coronado GD, Thompson B, Tejeda S, Godina R, Chen L. Sociodemographic factors and self-management practices related to type 2 diabetes among Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites in a rural setting. J Rural Health. 2007;23(1):49-54.

Tejeda S, Thompson B, Coronado GD, Rees JM. A cervical cancer curriculum for Hispanic adolescents in rural high schools: A pilot study. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2006;17(4):734-744.

Coronado GD, Thompson B, Tejeda S, Godina R. Attitudes and beliefs among Mexican Americans about type 2 diabetes. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2004;15(4):576-588.