Shedra Amy Snipes

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Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor, Biobehavioral Health

Research Summary

Dr. Snipes’ primary area of research in socio-behavioral health focuses on pesticide exposures, occupational injuries, and other health disparities experienced by Latino immigrant farmworkers. Her other programs of research study the role of citizenship, race and/or ethnicity, culture, and behavior. Research tags: Intersections of Culture, Biology and the Environment; Biology and Health in Minority and Immigrant populations; Mixed-Methods Research with Qualitative, Quantitative and Biomarker Studies; Anthropology in Public Health Promotion in Special Populations (e.g. Mexican Immigrant Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers)

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Recent Publications

Vulnerability and Resilience: Use and Misuse of These Terms in the Public Health Discourse

Chae, D. H., Snipes, S. A., Chung, K. W., Martz, C. D. & LaVeist, T. A., Oct 1 2021, In: American journal of public health. 111, 10, p. 1736-1740 5 p.

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Cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV), and HPV vaccination: exploring gendered perspectives, knowledge, attitudes, and cultural taboos among Mexican American adults

Morales-Campos, D. Y., Snipes, S. A., Villarreal, E. K., Crocker, L. C., Guerrero, A. & Fernandez, M. E., 2021, In: Ethnicity and Health. 26, 2, p. 206-224 19 p.

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Educated and At-Risk: How the Shortage of Available Partners Influences HIV Risk for College-Educated African-American Women

Newsome, V. R., Airhihenbuwa, C. O. & Snipes, S. A., Jun 2018, In: Journal of the National Medical Association. 110, 3, p. 219-230 12 p.

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Lateralized basal ganglia vulnerability to pesticide exposure in asymptomatic agricultural workers

Lewis, M., Sterling, N. W., Du, G., Lee, E. Y., Shyu, G., Goldenberg, M., Allen, T., Stetter, C., Kong, L., Snipes, S. A., Jones, B. C., Chen, H., Mailman, R. & Huang, X., 2017, In: Toxicological Sciences. 159, 1, p. 170-178 9 p.

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A reusable electrochemical biosensor for monitoring of small molecules (cortisol) using molecularly imprinted polymers

Manickam, P., Pasha, S. K., Snipes, S. A. & Bhansali, S., 2017, In: Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 164, 2, p. B54-B59

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Citizenship, length of stay, and screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer in women, 2000–2010

Miranda, P. Y., Yao, N., Snipes, S. A., BeLue, R., Lengerich, E. & Hillemeier, M. M., Jun 1 2017, In: Cancer Causes and Control. 28, 6, p. 589-598 10 p.

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Reports of self-rated health by citizenship and homeownership, United States 2000–2010

Miranda, P. Y., Reyes, A., Hudson, D., Yao, N., Bleser, W. K., Amy Snipes, S. & BeLue, R., Jul 1 2017, In: Preventive Medicine. 100, p. 3-9 7 p.

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“The Only Thing I Wish I Could Change Is That They Treat Us Like People and Not Like Animals”: Injury and Discrimination Among Latino Farmworkers

Snipes, S. A., Cooper, S. P. & Shipp, E. M., Jan 2 2017, In: Journal of Agromedicine. 22, 1, p. 36-46 11 p.

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User perceptions of !protéjase! An intervention designed to increase protective equipment use among mexican immigrant and Mexican American farmworkers

Snipes, S. A., Montiel-Ishino, F. A., Smyth, J. M., Murphy, D. J., Miranda, P. Y. & Davis, L. A., Jun 2016, In: JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 4, 2, e28.

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Provision increases reported PPE use for mexican immigrant farmworkers: An mhealth pilot study

Snipes, S. A., Smyth, J. M., Murphy, D., Miranda, P. Y. & Ishino, F. A. M., Jan 1 2015, In: Journal of occupational and environmental medicine. 57, 12, p. 1343-1346 4 p.

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