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Selected Peer-Refereed Publications:

* indicates student or postdoctoral advisee

  1. Snipes, SA, Campbell, A, Miranda, PY. Provision of Work Clothing Reduces Disparities in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Use among Hispanic Farmworkers. Health Behavior Research, 2019;2(1). doi: 10.4148/2572-1836.1031. 
  2. Morales-Campos, DY, Snipes, SA, Villarreal, EK, Crocker, LC, Guerrero, A & Fernandez, ME. (2018). Cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV), and HPV vaccination: exploring gendered perspectives, knowledge, attitudes, and cultural taboos among Mexican American adults. July 12: 1-19. doi:10.1080/13557858.2018.1494821. PMID: 29998738.
  3. Newsome, VR*, Airhihenbuwa, CO, & Snipes, SA. (2018). Educated and at-risk: how the shortage of available partners influences HIV risk for college-educated African-American women. Journal of the National Medical Association. Jun;110(3):219-230. doi: 10.1016/j.jnma.2017.06.004. PMID: 29778123.
  4. Potter, L*, Zawadzki, MJ, Eccleston, CP, Cook, J, Snipes, SA, Sliwinski, MJ, & Smyth, JM. (2018). Prevalence and attributions of perceived discrimination: An intersectional approach. Stigma and Health. doi:10.1037/sah0000099.
  5. Lewis, MM, Sterling, NW, Du, G, Lee, EY, Shyu, G, Goldenberg, M, Allen, T, Stetter, C, Kong, L, Snipes, SA, Jones, BC, Chen, H, Mailman, RB, & Huang, X. (2017). Lateralized basal ganglia vulnerability to pesticide exposure in asymptomatic agricultural Workers. Toxicological Sciences: An Official Journal of the Society of Toxicology, 159(1), 170-178. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfx126. PMID: 28633499.
  6. Snipes, SA, Cooper, SP, & Shipp, EM. (2017). "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. Journal of Agromedicine, 22(1), 36-46. doi:10.1080/1059924X.2016.1248307. PMID: 27749157.
  7. Miranda, PY, Reyes, A, Hudson, D, Yao, N, Bleser, WK., Snipes, SA., & Belue, R. (2017). Reports of self-rated health by citizenship and homeownership, United States 2000-2010. Preventive Medicine, 100, 3-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.03.006. PMID: 28322883.
  8. Miranda, PY, Yao, N, Snipes, SA, Belue, R, Lengerich, EJ, & Hillemeier, MM. (2017). Citizenship, length of stay, and screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer in women, 2000-2010. Cancer Causes & Control: CCC, 28(6), 589-598. PMID: 28364196.
  9. Manickam, P, Pasha, SK*, Snipes, SA, & Bhansali, S. (2017). A reusable electrochemical biosensor for monitoring of small molecules (cortisol) using molecularly imprinted polymers. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 164(2), B54-B59. [No PMID].
  10. Snipes, SA, Montiel-Ishino, FA*, Smyth, JM, Murphy, DJ, Miranda, PY, & Davis, LA. (2016). User perceptions of ¡Protéjase!: an intervention designed to increase protective equipment use among Mexican immigrant and Mexican American farmworkers. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 4(2), e28. doi:10.2196/mhealth.4455. PMID: 27066727.
  11. Snipes, SA, Smyth, JM, Murphy, DJ, Miranda, PY, & Montiel-Ishino, FA*. (2015). Provision increases reported PPE use for Mexican immigrant farmworkers: An mHealth pilot study. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 57(12), 1343-6. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000000563; PMID: 26641832.
  12. Williams, NJ, Grandner, M, Snipes, SA, Rogers, A, Williams, O, Airhihenbuwa, C, & Jean-Louis, J. (2015). Racial/ethnic disparities in sleep health and healthcare: Importance of the sociocultural context. Sleep Health, 1(1), 28-35. doi: 10.1016/j.sleh.2014.12.004; PMID: 26229976
  13. Snipes SA, Hayes-Constant T, Trumble, BC, Goodreau, SM, Morrison, DM, Shell- Duncan, BK, Pelman, RS, O’Connor K. “Masculine perspectives about work and family concurrently promote and inhibit men’s healthy behaviors.” International Journal of Men’s Health 2015: 14:1. doi: 10.3149/jmh.1401.1  [no PMID].
  14. Thierry A*, Snipes SA † “Why do farmworkers delay treatment after debilitating injuries? Thematic analysis explains if, when, and why farmworkers were treated for injuries”.  American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2015:58(2):178-92. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22380. PMID: 25603940
  15. Pasha, SK, Kaushik, A, Vasudev, A*, Snipes, SA, Bhansali, S, “Electrochemical immunosensing of salivary cortisol”. Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2014:161:2:B3077- B3082. doi:10.1149/2.017402jes. [No PMID].
  16. Wafula E*, Snipes SA. "Barriers to health care access faced by black Immigrants in the US: theoretical considerations and recommendations." Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 2014:16(4):689-98. doi: 10.1007/s10903-013-9898-1; PMID: 24006174.
  17. Snipes SA, Sellers SL, Tafawa AO, Cooper LA, Fields JC*, Bonham VL. “Is race medically relevant? A qualitative study of physicians' attitudes about the role of race in treatment decision-making”. BMC Health Services Research. 2011:11:183. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11- 183; PMID: 21819597.
  18. King DW, Miranda PY, Gor B, Fuchs-Young R, Chilton J, Hajek R, Torres-Vigil I, Hernandez- Valero M, Snipes SA, Jones LH. “Addressing cancer health disparities using a global biopsychosocial approach”. Cancer. 2010;116: 264-269. doi:10.1002/cncr.24765; NIHMS155309; PMID: 19924792.
  19. Herrera AP, Snipes SA, King DA, Torres I, Laufman L, Weinberg A. “Disparate inclusion of older adults in clinical trials: Priorities and opportunities for policy and practice change”. American Journal of Public Health. 2010;100(Suppl 1):s105-s112. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2009.162982; PMID: 20147682.
  20. Snipes SA, Thompson B, O’Connor K, Shell-Duncan B, King D, Herrera AP, Navarro B. “Pesticides protect the fruit, but not the people… Using community-based ethnography to understand farmworker pesticide exposure risks”. American Journal of Public Health. 2009;99(Supp 3):s16-s21. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2008.148973; PMCID: PMC2774205; PMID:19890166.
  21. King D, Snipes SA, Herrera AP, Jones LA. “Health and healthcare perspectives of African American residents of an unincorporated community: A qualitative assessment” Health and Place. 2009;15:420-428. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2008.07.006; PMC2661620; PMID: 18835739.
  22. Snipes SA, Thompson B, O’Connor K, Godina R*, Ibarra G. “An anthropological and psychological merge: Design of a stress measure for Mexican immigrant farmworkers”. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry. 2007;31(3):359-388. doi: 10.1007/s11013-007-9054-2; PMCID: PMC2917630; PMID: 17955350.
  23. Thompson B, Coronado G, Islas I, Snipes SA. Methodologic advances and ongoing challenges in designing community-based health promotion programs”. Annual Review of Public Health. 2003; 24:315-40. doi:10.1146/annurev.publhealth.24.100901.140819; PMID: 12471272.


Book Chapters:

  1. Snipes SA, Jones LA, Wilson D, Ezparza A (2009). “Cancer Burden of African Americans” in Health Issues in the Black Community. Ronald Braithwaite and Sandra Taylor, Eds. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ.


Published Abstracts

  1. Morales-Campos, DY, Snipes, SA, Fernandez, ME (2017). Human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer: exploring knowledge, attitudes, and cultural taboos among Mexican American families along the Texas-Mexico border. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, 26 (2 Supplement) C53-C53.


  1. Snipes, SA†, O'Connor, K, & Thompson, B (2007). Low-dose organophosphate pesticide exposure and salivary cortisol levels among farmworkers in Washington State. American Journal of Human Biology, 19(2), 278.