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    Becky Marquez

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentFamily Medicine and Public Health
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      Dr. Becky Marquez, Ph.D., M.P.H. is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Behavioral Medicine at the Department of Family Medicine & Public Health. Her research is on behavioral interventions targeting diet and physical activity as well as interpersonal influences on weight-related behaviors.

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      1. Mercado A, Marquez B, Abrams B, Phipps MG, Wing RR, Phelan S. Where Do Women Get Advice About Weight, Eating, and Physical Activity During Pregnancy? J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Sep; 26(9):951-956. PMID: 28525293.
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      2. Marquez B, Murillo R. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Weight-Loss Strategies among US Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2012. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Jun; 117(6):923-928. PMID: 28330732.
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      3. Hartman SJ, Dunsiger SI, Bock BC, Larsen BA, Linke S, Pekmezi D, Marquez B, Gans KM, Mendoza-Vasconez AS, Marcus BH. Physical activity maintenance among Spanish-speaking Latinas in a randomized controlled trial of an Internet-based intervention. J Behav Med. 2017 Jun; 40(3):392-402. PMID: 27752866.
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      4. Marquez B, Dunsiger SI, Pekmezi D, Larsen BA, Marcus BH. Social support and physical activity change in Latinas: Results from the Seamos Saludables trial. Health Psychol. 2016 Dec; 35(12):1392-1401. PMID: 27669178.
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      5. Marquez B, Gonzalez P, Gallo L, Ji M. Latino Civic Group Participation, Social Networks, and Physical Activity. Am J Health Behav. 2016 Jul; 40(4):437-45. PMID: 27338990.
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      6. Marcus BH, Hartman SJ, Larsen BA, Pekmezi D, Dunsiger SI, Linke S, Marquez B, Gans KM, Bock BC, Mendoza-Vasconez AS, Noble ML, Rojas C. Pasos Hacia La Salud: a randomized controlled trial of an internet-delivered physical activity intervention for Latinas. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016 May 28; 13:62. PMID: 27234302; PMCID: PMC4884436.
      7. Linke SE, Larsen BA, Marquez B, Mendoza-Vasconez A, Marcus BH. Adapting Technological Interventions to Meet the Needs of Priority Populations. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2016 May-Jun; 58(6):630-8. PMID: 26957186.
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      8. Marquez B, Anderson A, Wing RR, West DS, Newton RL, Meacham M, Hazuda HP, Peters A, Montez MG, Broyles ST, Walker M, Evans-Hudsnall G. The relationship of social support with treatment adherence and weight loss in Latinos with type 2 diabetes. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Mar; 24(3):568-75. PMID: 26833676; PMCID: PMC4769665 [Available on 03/01/17].
      9. Marcus BH, Hartman SJ, Pekmezi D, Dunsiger SI, Linke SE, Marquez B, Gans KM, Bock BC, Larsen BA, Rojas C. Using interactive Internet technology to promote physical activity in Latinas: Rationale, design, and baseline findings of Pasos Hacia La Salud. Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 Sep; 44:149-158. PMID: 26255237.
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      10. Benitez TJ, Cherrington AL, Joseph RP, Keller C, Marcus B, Meneses K, Marquez B, Pekmezi D. Using Web-Based Technology to Promote Physical Activity in Latinas: Results of the Muévete Alabama Pilot Study. Comput Inform Nurs. 2015 Jul; 33(7):315-24. PMID: 26049367; PMCID: PMC4506230.
      11. Marquez B, Ayala GX, Wing RR. Acculturation and weight loss strategies among Latinas. J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Apr; 17(2):610-3. PMID: 24150420.
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      12. Dominick GM, Dunsiger SI, Pekmezi DW, Larsen B, Marquez B, Nodora J, Gans KM, Marcus BH. Moderating Effects of Health Literacy on Change in Physical Activity Among Latinas in a Randomized Trial. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2015 Sep; 2(3):351-7. PMID: 26863464.
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      13. Marquez B. Content and perception of weight-related maternal messages communicated to adult daughters. Eat Weight Disord. 2015 Sep; 20(3):345-53. PMID: 25481054.
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      14. Marcus BH, Dunsiger SI, Pekmezi D, Larsen BA, Marquez B, Bock BC, Gans KM, Morrow KM, Tilkemeier P. Twelve-month physical activity outcomes in Latinas in the Seamos Saludables trial. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Feb; 48(2):179-182. PMID: 25442225.
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      15. Marquez B, Elder JP, Arredondo EM, Madanat H, Ji M, Ayala GX. Social network characteristics associated with health promoting behaviors among Latinos. Health Psychol. 2014 Jun; 33(6):544-53. PMID: 24884908.
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      16. Marcus BH, Dunsiger SI, Pekmezi DW, Larsen BA, Bock BC, Gans KM, Marquez B, Morrow KM, Tilkemeier P. The Seamos Saludables study: A randomized controlled physical activity trial of Latinas. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Nov; 45(5):598-605. PMID: 24139773; PMCID: PMC3864768.
      17. Marquez B, Wing RR. Feasibility of enlisting social network members to promote weight loss among Latinas. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 May; 113(5):680-7. PMID: 23498969.
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      18. Larsen BA, Pekmezi D, Marquez B, Benitez TJ, Marcus BH. Physical activity in Latinas: social and environmental influences. Womens Health (Lond). 2013 Mar; 9(2):201-10. PMID: 23477325; PMCID: PMC3868363.
      19. Pekmezi D, Dunsiger S, Gaskins R, Barbera B, Marquez B, Neighbors C, Marcus B. Feasibility and acceptability of using pedometers as an intervention tool for Latinas. J Phys Act Health. 2013 Mar; 10(3):451-7. PMID: 22820735; PMCID: PMC3971921.
      20. Pekmezi D, Dunsiger S, Gans K, Bock B, Gaskins R, Marquez B, Lee C, Neighbors C, Jennings E, Tilkemeier P, Marcus B. Rationale, design, and baseline findings from Seamos Saludables: a randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of a culturally and linguistically adapted, computer- tailored physical activity intervention for Latinas. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Nov; 33(6):1261-71. PMID: 22789455; PMCID: PMC3468688.
      21. Hartman SJ, Dunsiger SI, Pekmezi DW, Barbera B, Neighbors CJ, Marquez B, Marcus BH. Impact of Baseline BMI upon the Success of Latina Participants Enrolled in a 6-Month Physical Activity Intervention. J Obes. 2011; 2011:921916. PMID: 22175003; PMCID: PMC3228324.
      22. Pekmezi D, Marquez B, Marcus-Blank J. Health Promotion in Latinos. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 2010; 4(2):151-165.
      23. Pekmezi DW, Neighbors CJ, Lee CS, Gans KM, Bock BC, Morrow KM, Marquez B, Dunsiger S, Marcus BH. A culturally adapted physical activity intervention for Latinas: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Dec; 37(6):495-500. PMID: 19944914; PMCID: PMC2814545.
      24. Marquez B, Leahey TM, Wing RR. Overweight and obesity in Rhode Island: developing programs to combat the obesity epidemic. Med Health R I. 2009 Feb; 92(2):45-7. PMID: 19288683.
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      25. Wing RR, Marquez B. Behavioral aspects of weight loss in type 2 diabetes. Curr Diab Rep. 2008 Apr; 8(2):126-31. PMID: 18445355.
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