• 48 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
19982022
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Area of Expertise

I am a community-engaged scholar in the areas of program evaluation, interpersonal violence, poverty, homelessness, women’s health, lifestyle interventions, and community assessment. I collaborate with groups and organizations on the design of new programs, as well as the collection and analysis of data that can be used to improve or develop solutions for a healthier community. As a program evaluator, I have assessed numerous public health concerns, including breast cancer, asthma, cradle to career development, violence, trauma, economic well-being, post-incarceration re-entry, and women’s wellness. I am particularly interested in interventions that are strengths-based and support human resiliency, such as Solution-Focused therapies, Motivational Interviewing, and asset-based community development.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Social Work

MSW, Florida State University

BSW, Florida State University

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Projects 2012 2022

Research Output 1998 2019

  • 48 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 8 Article
  • 1 Letter
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Partnership Processes to Develop SHE Tribe: A Healthy Lifestyle Intervention

Dodgen, L., Spence-Almaquer, E. E., Cantu Anguiano, K., Hooker, A. & White, S., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Promotion Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Population Groups
Community-Based Participatory Research
Chronic Disease
Health Behavior
Healthy Lifestyle
2 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond Body Mass Index: Are Weight-loss Programs the Best Way to Improve the Health of African American Women?

Dodgen, L. & Spence-Almaquer, E. E., 15 Jun 2017, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 14, p. E48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Weight Reduction Programs
African Americans
Body Mass Index
Health
Hispanic Americans
1 Citation (Scopus)

Improving Asthma in Hispanic Families Through a Home-Based Educational Intervention

Carrillo, G., Spence-Almaquer, E. E., Lucio, R. L., Chong-Menard, B. & Smith, K., 1 Jan 2015, In : Pediatric, Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology. 28, 3, p. 165-171 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hispanic Americans
Asthma
Hospitalization
Singing
Aptitude
10 Citations (Scopus)

U.S. Population Estimates and Correlates of Sexual Abuse of Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Cannell, M. B., Manini, T., Spence-Almaquer, E. E., Maldonado-Molina, M. & Andresen, E. M., 1 Jan 2014, In : Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect. 26, 4, p. 398-413 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Independent Living
Sex Offenses
sexual violence
Population
community