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TitleAdjunct Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-General Medicine
Address1515HOLCOMBE -BOX 304 RM T43900
Houston TX 77030
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    1. Paxton RJ, Hajek R, Newcomb P, Dobhal M, Borra S, Taylor WC, Parra-Medina D, Chang S, Courneya KS, Block G, Block T, Jones LA. A Lifestyle Intervention via Email in Minority Breast Cancer Survivors: Randomized Parallel-Group Feasibility Study. JMIR Cancer. 2017 Sep 21; 3(2):e13. PMID: 28935620.
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    2. Dhar S, Gor B, Banerjee D, Krishnan S, Dorai VK, Jones L, Kabad K, Naik LR, Legha SS, Pande M. Differences in nativity, age and gender may impact health behavior and perspectives among Asian Indians. Ethn Health. 2017 Jul 03; 1-11. PMID: 28669236.
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    3. Hurd TC, Kaplan CD, Cook ED, Chilton JA, Lytton JS, Hawk ET, Jones LA. Building trust and diversity in patient-centered oncology clinical trials: An integrated model. Clin Trials. 2017 Feb 01; 1740774516688860. PMID: 28166647.
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    4. Sule E, Sutton RM, Jones D, Moore R, Igbo I, Jones LA. The Past Does Matter: a Nursing Perspective on Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome (PTSS). J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2017 Jan 11. PMID: 28078658.
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    5. Shih YC, Chien CR, Moguel R, Hernandez M, Hajek RA, Jones LA. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Capitated Patient Navigation Program for Medicare Beneficiaries with Lung Cancer. Health Serv Res. 2016 Apr; 51(2):746-67. PMID: 26119569; PMCID: PMC4799903 [Available on 04/01/17].
    6. Ashorobi OS, Frost J, Wang X, Roberson P, Lin E, Volk RJ, Lopez DS, Jones LA, Pettaway CA. Prostate Cancer Education, Detection, and Follow-Up in a Community-Based Multiethnic Cohort of Medically Underserved Men. Am J Mens Health. 2015 May 18. PMID: 25986045.
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    7. Hawk ET, Habermann EB, Ford JG, Wenzel JA, Brahmer JR, Chen MS, Jones LA, Hurd TC, Rogers LM, Nguyen LH, Ahluwalia JS, Fouad M, Vickers SM. Five National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers' data collection on racial/ethnic minority participation in therapeutic trials: a current view and opportunities for improvement. Cancer. 2014 Apr 1; 120 Suppl 7:1113-21. PMID: 24643649; PMCID: PMC4322861.
    8. Ghebre RG, Jones LA, Wenzel JA, Martin MY, Durant RW, Ford JG. State-of-the-science of patient navigation as a strategy for enhancing minority clinical trial accrual. Cancer. 2014 Apr 1; 120 Suppl 7:1122-30. PMID: 24643650; PMCID: PMC4039342.
    9. Sunil TS, Hurd T, Deem C, Nevarez L, Guidry J, Rios R, Guerra H, Ortiz J, Jones L. Breast cancer knowledge, attitude and screening behaviors among Hispanics in South Texas colonias. J Community Health. 2014 Feb; 39(1):60-71. PMID: 23903907.
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    10. Paxton RJ, Nayak P, Taylor WC, Chang S, Courneya KS, Schover L, Hodges K, Jones LA. African-American breast cancer survivors' preferences for various types of physical activity interventions: a Sisters Network Inc. web-based survey. J Cancer Surviv. 2014 Mar; 8(1):31-8. PMID: 24043292; PMCID: PMC4096148.
    11. Omojasola A, Hernandez M, Sansgiry S, Paxton R, Jones L. Predictors of $4 generic prescription drug discount programs use in the low-income population. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2014 Jan-Feb; 10(1):141-8. PMID: 23684716; PMCID: PMC3830679.
    12. Paxton RJ, Taylor WC, Chang S, Courneya KS, Jones LA. Lifestyle behaviors of African American breast cancer survivors: a Sisters Network, Inc. study. PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e61854. PMID: 23626740; PMCID: PMC3633932.
    13. Paxton RJ, King DW, Garcia-Prieto C, Connors SK, Hernandez M, Gor BJ, Jones LA. Associations between body size and serum estradiol and sex hormone-binding globulin levels in premenopausal African American women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Mar; 98(3):E485-90. PMID: 23408572; PMCID: PMC3590484.
    14. Omojasola A, Gor B, Jones L. Perceptions of generic drug discount programs among low-income women: a qualitative study. Womens Health Issues. 2013 Jan; 23(1):e55-60. PMID: 23218868.
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    15. Bailes AA, Kuerer HM, Lari SA, Jones LA, Brewster AM. Impact of race and ethnicity on features and outcome of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. Cancer. 2013 Jan 1; 119(1):150-7. PMID: 22736444; PMCID: PMC3461121.
    16. Omojasola A, Hernandez M, Sansgiry S, Paxton R, Jones L. Federally qualified health center patients and generic drug discount programs. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 May; 23(2):875-83. PMID: 22643630.
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    17. Omojasola A, Hernandez M, Sansgiry SS, Paxton R, Jones L. Federally qualified health center patients and generic drug discount programs. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Feb; 23(1):358-66. PMID: 22643483.
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    18. Paxton RJ, Phillips KL, Jones LA, Chang S, Taylor WC, Courneya KS, Pierce JP. Associations among physical activity, body mass index, and health-related quality of life by race/ethnicity in a diverse sample of breast cancer survivors. Cancer. 2012 Aug 15; 118(16):4024-31. PMID: 22252966; PMCID: PMC3330155.
    19. Omojasola A, Hernandez M, Sansgiry S, Jones L. Perception of generic prescription drugs and utilization of generic drug discount programs. Ethn Dis. 2012; 22(4):479-85. PMID: 23140080; PMCID: PMC3522080.
    20. Paxton RJ, Garcia-Prieto C, Berglund M, Hernandez M, Hajek RA, Handy B, Brown J, Jones LA. A randomized parallel-group dietary study for stages II-IV ovarian cancer survivors. Gynecol Oncol. 2012 Mar; 124(3):410-6. PMID: 22119991; PMCID: PMC3278555.
    21. Natale-Pereira A, Enard KR, Nevarez L, Jones LA. The role of patient navigators in eliminating health disparities. Cancer. 2011 Aug; 117(15 Suppl):3543-52. PMID: 21780089; PMCID: PMC4121958.
    22. Saquib N, Pierce JP, Saquib J, Flatt SW, Natarajan L, Bardwell WA, Patterson RE, Stefanick ML, Thomson CA, Rock CL, Jones LA, Gold EB, Karanja N, Parker BA. Poor physical health predicts time to additional breast cancer events and mortality in breast cancer survivors. Psychooncology. 2011 Mar; 20(3):252-9. PMID: 20878837; PMCID: PMC3297415.
    23. Paxton RJ, Jones LA, Chang S, Hernandez M, Hajek RA, Flatt SW, Natarajan L, Pierce JP. Was race a factor in the outcomes of the Women's Health Eating and Living Study? Cancer. 2011 Aug 15; 117(16):3805-13. PMID: 21319157; PMCID: PMC3135701.
    24. Miranda PY, Wilkinson AV, Etzel CJ, Zhou R, Jones LA, Thompson P, Bondy ML. Policy implications of early onset breast cancer among Mexican-origin women. Cancer. 2011 Jan 15; 117(2):390-7. PMID: 21319396; PMCID: PMC3071526.
    25. Jacobs ET, Thomson CA, Flatt SW, Al-Delaimy WK, Hibler EA, Jones LA, Leroy EC, Newman VA, Parker BA, Rock CL, Pierce JP. Vitamin D and breast cancer recurrence in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jan; 93(1):108-17. PMID: 20980485; PMCID: PMC3001601.
    26. King DW, Duello TM, Miranda PY, Hodges KP, Shelton AJ, Chukelu P, Jones LA. Strategies for Recruitment of Healthy Premenopausal Women into the African American Nutrition for Life (A NULIFE) Study. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2010 May; 19(5):855-62. PMID: 20392156; PMCID: PMC2940542.
    27. King D, Miranda P, Gor B, Fuchs-Young R, Chilton J, Hajek R, Torres-Vigil I, Hernández-Valero MA, Snipes SA, Jones L. Addressing cancer health disparities using a global biopsychosocial approach. Cancer. 2010 Jan 15; 116(2):264-9. PMID: 19924792; PMCID: PMC3754835.
    28. King DW, Hurd TC, Hajek RA, Jones LA. Using a biopsychosocial approach to address health disparities--one person's vision. J Cancer Educ. 2009; 24(2 Suppl):S26-32. PMID: 20024822; PMCID: PMC2883460.
    29. Chilton JA, Wong-Kim EC, Guidry JJ, Gor BJ, Jones LA. The Utility of a Connecting Framework to Facilitate Understanding of and Reduce the Disparities in Hospice Care Experienced by Racial and Ethnic Minorities. Prim psychiatry. 2008 Oct; 15(10):38-44. PMID: 29033533.
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    30. King DW, Amy Snipes S, Herrera AP, Jones LA. Health and healthcare perspectives of African American residents of an unincorporated community: a qualitative assessment. Health Place. 2009 Jun; 15(2):420-8. PMID: 18835739; PMCID: PMC2661620.
    31. Gor BJ, Shelton AJ, Esparza A, Yi JK, Hoang TV, Liang JC, Jones LA. Development of a health risk factors questionnaire for Chinese and Vietnamese residents of the Houston, Texas area. J Immigr Minor Health. 2008 Aug; 10(4):373-7. PMID: 17934864.
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    32. Hernández-Valero MA, Thomson CA, Hernández M, Tran T, Detry MA, Theriault RL, Hajek RA, Pierce JP, Flatt SW, Caan BJ, Jones LA. Comparison of baseline dietary intake of Hispanic and matched non-Hispanic white breast cancer survivors enrolled in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living study. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Aug; 108(8):1323-9. PMID: 18656572; PMCID: PMC2586946.
    33. Rock CL, Flatt SW, Laughlin GA, Gold EB, Thomson CA, Natarajan L, Jones LA, Caan BJ, Stefanick ML, Hajek RA, Al-Delaimy WK, Stanczyk FZ, Pierce JP. Reproductive steroid hormones and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Mar; 17(3):614-20. PMID: 18323413; PMCID: PMC2575111.
    34. Pierce JP, Newman VA, Natarajan L, Flatt SW, Al-Delaimy WK, Caan BJ, Emond JA, Faerber S, Gold EB, Hajek RA, Hollenbach K, Jones LA, Karanja N, Kealey S, Madlensky L, Marshall J, Ritenbaugh C, Rock CL, Stefanick ML, Thomson C, Wasserman L, Parker BA. Telephone counseling helps maintain long-term adherence to a high-vegetable dietary pattern. J Nutr. 2007 Oct; 137(10):2291-6. PMID: 17885013; PMCID: PMC2064909.
    35. Pierce JP, Natarajan L, Caan BJ, Parker BA, Greenberg ER, Flatt SW, Rock CL, Kealey S, Al-Delaimy WK, Bardwell WA, Carlson RW, Emond JA, Faerber S, Gold EB, Hajek RA, Hollenbach K, Jones LA, Karanja N, Madlensky L, Marshall J, Newman VA, Ritenbaugh C, Thomson CA, Wasserman L, Stefanick ML. Influence of a diet very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in fat on prognosis following treatment for breast cancer: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) randomized trial. JAMA. 2007 Jul 18; 298(3):289-98. PMID: 17635889; PMCID: PMC2083253.
    36. Teal CR, Baham DL, Gor BJ, Jones LA. Is the MEDFICTS rapid dietary fat screener valid for premenopausal African-American women? J Am Diet Assoc. 2007 May; 107(5):773-81. PMID: 17467372.
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    37. Hernández-Valero MA, Herrera AP, Zahm SH, Jones LA. Community-Based Participatory Research and Gene-Environment Interaction Methodologies Addressing Environmental Justice among Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Women and Children in Texas: "From Mother to Child Project" Calif J Health Promot. 2007 May; 5:114-127. PMID: 24391476.
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    38. Ishiyama S, Matsueda S, Jones LA, Efferson C, Celestino J, Schmandt R, Ioannides CG, Tsuda N, Chang DZ. Novel natural immunogenic peptides from Numb1 and Notch1 proteins for CD8+ cells in ovarian ascites. Int J Oncol. 2007 Apr; 30(4):889-98. PMID: 17332928.
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    39. Donovan M, Tiwary CM, Axelrod D, Sasco AJ, Jones L, Hajek R, Sauber E, Kuo J, Davis DL. Personal care products that contain estrogens or xenoestrogens may increase breast cancer risk. Med Hypotheses. 2007; 68(4):756-66. PMID: 17127015.
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    40. Chen MS, Shinagawa SM, Bal DG, Bastani R, Chow EA, Ho RC, Jones L, McPhee SJ, Senie R, Taylor V, Kagawa-Singer M, Stewart S, Koh HK, Li FP. Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training's legacy. The first 5 years. Cancer. 2006 Oct 15; 107(8 Suppl):2006-14. PMID: 16977597.
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    41. Jones LA, Chilton JA, Hajek RA, Iammarino NK, Laufman L. Between and within: international perspectives on cancer and health disparities. J Clin Oncol. 2006 May 10; 24(14):2204-8. PMID: 16682740.
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    42. Caan BJ, Emond JA, Natarajan L, Castillo A, Gunderson EP, Habel L, Jones L, Newman VA, Rock CL, Slattery ML, Stefanick ML, Sternfeld B, Thomson CA, Pierce JP. Post-diagnosis weight gain and breast cancer recurrence in women with early stage breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006 Sep; 99(1):47-57. PMID: 16541317.
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    43. Taylor WC, Poston WSC, Jones L, Kraft MK. Environmental Justice: Obesity, Physical Activity, and Healthy Eating. J Phys Act Health. 2006 Feb; 3(s1):S30-S54. PMID: 28834512.
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    44. King DW, Hernández-Valero MA, Chukelu PC, Jones LA. An Initial Assessment of a Forgotten Minority Community: Key Informant's Perceptions of Environmental Health in Fresno, Texas. Calif J Health Promot. 2006 Jan 01; 4(1):22-31. PMID: 25324694.
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    45. Schettino MR, Hernández-Valero MA, Moguel R, Hajek RA, Jones LA. Assessing breast cancer knowledge, beliefs, and misconceptions among Latinas in Houston, Texas. J Cancer Educ. 2006; 21(1 Suppl):S42-6. PMID: 17020501.
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    46. Gor BJ, Jones LA, Hwang J, Wei Q, Hoang T. Houston AANCART best practices: from vision to synergy to reality. Cancer. 2005 Dec 15; 104(12 Suppl):2909-15. PMID: 16270323; PMCID: PMC1704079.
    47. Rock CL, Flatt SW, Natarajan L, Thomson CA, Bardwell WA, Newman VA, Hollenbach KA, Jones L, Caan BJ, Pierce JP. Plasma carotenoids and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2005 Sep 20; 23(27):6631-8. PMID: 16170170.
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    48. Martinez JM, Stephens LC, Jones LA. Long-term effects of neonatal exposure to hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls in the BALB/cCrgl mouse. Environ Health Perspect. 2005 Aug; 113(8):1022-6. PMID: 16079073; PMCID: PMC1280343.
    49. Natarajan L, Rock CL, Major JM, Thomson CA, Caan BJ, Flatt SW, Chilton JA, Hollenbach KA, Newman VA, Faerber S, Ritenbaugh CK, Gold E, Stefanick ML, Jones LA, Marshall JR, Pierce JP. On the importance of using multiple methods of dietary assessment. Epidemiology. 2004 Nov; 15(6):738-45. PMID: 15475724.
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    50. Rock CL, Flatt SW, Thomson CA, Stefanick ML, Newman VA, Jones LA, Natarajan L, Ritenbaugh C, Hollenbach KA, Pierce JP, Chang RJ. Effects of a high-fiber, low-fat diet intervention on serum concentrations of reproductive steroid hormones in women with a history of breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2004 Jun 15; 22(12):2379-87. PMID: 15197199.
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    51. Rock CL, Flatt SW, Thomson CA, Stefanick ML, Newman VA, Jones L, Natarajan L, Pierce JP, Chang RJ, Witztum JL. Plasma triacylglycerol and HDL cholesterol concentrations confirm self-reported changes in carbohydrate and fat intakes in women in a diet intervention trial. J Nutr. 2004 Feb; 134(2):342-7. PMID: 14747670.
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    52. Pierce JP, Newman VA, Flatt SW, Faerber S, Rock CL, Natarajan L, Caan BJ, Gold EB, Hollenbach KA, Wasserman L, Jones L, Ritenbaugh C, Stefanick ML, Thomson CA, Kealey S. Telephone counseling intervention increases intakes of micronutrient- and phytochemical-rich vegetables, fruit and fiber in breast cancer survivors. J Nutr. 2004 Feb; 134(2):452-8. PMID: 14747688.
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    53. Jones LA, Brawley O, Johnson-Thompson M, Lythcott N, Newman L. Overview of the summit meeting evaluating research in African-American women. Cancer. 2003 Jan 1; 97(1 Suppl):207-10. PMID: 12491483.
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    54. Pierce JP, Faerber S, Wright FA, Rock CL, Newman V, Flatt SW, Kealey S, Jones VE, Caan BJ, Gold EB, Haan M, Hollenbach KA, Jones L, Marshall JR, Ritenbaugh C, Stefanick ML, Thomson C, Wasserman L, Natarajan L, Thomas RG, Gilpin EA. A randomized trial of the effect of a plant-based dietary pattern on additional breast cancer events and survival: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Study. Control Clin Trials. 2002 Dec; 23(6):728-56. PMID: 12505249.
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    55. Jones LA, Chilton JA. Impact of breast cancer on African American women: priority areas for research in the next decade. Am J Public Health. 2002 Apr; 92(4):539-42. PMID: 11919047; PMCID: PMC1447112.
    56. Baranowski T, Baranowski J, Cullen KW, deMoor C, Rittenberry L, Hebert D, Jones L. 5 a day Achievement Badge for African-American Boy Scouts: pilot outcome results. Prev Med. 2002 Mar; 34(3):353-63. PMID: 11902852.
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    57. Jones LA. Lessons Learned in Cancer Prevention and Control: the African American Experience. Asian Am Pac Isl J Health. 1998; 6(2):111-116. PMID: 11567420.
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