Publications, Presentations and Reports-Active Ottumwa


Parker, E.A., Baquero, B., Daniel-Ulloa, J., Diers, L., Haines, H., Kava, C.M., Hellige, K., Hernandez, H., & Novak, N. Establishing a community-based participatory research partnership in a rural community in the Midwest. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action; accepted/in press.


Gilbert, P.A., Haines, H., Baquero, B., & Parker, E.A. (2018). Respondent-driven sampling to recruit Latinos in a Midwest micropolitan area: Lessons learned and recommendations for translational work. J Clin Transl Sci; accepted/in press.


Baquero, B., Kava, C.M., Ashida, S., Daniel-Ulloa, J., Laroche, H.H., Haines, H., Bucklin, R., Maldonado, A., Coronado Garcia, M., Berto, S., Sewell, D., Novak, N., Janz, K., Gates, C., & Parker, E.A. (2018, May). Active Ottumwa: adapting evidence-based recommendations to promote physical activity in a micropolitan new destination community. IJERPH, 15(5), 917.


Metcalf, K.M., Baquero, B.I., Coronado Garcia, M.L., Francis, S.L., Janz, K., Laroche, H.H., & Sewell, D.K. (2018). Calibration of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire to accerlerometry measured physical activity and sedentary behavior. BMC Public Health, 18, 412.



Maldonado, A., Baquero, B., Daniel-Ulloa, J., Haines, H., Bucklin, R., Worth, W., Diers, L., Dunn, B., Siems, B., Burnside, C., & Parker, E.A. (2017, November). The role of psychosocial stressors on elevated levels of blood pressure among White and Latino residents of a micropolitan community in the Midwest. Presented at the American Public Health Association 144th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, IL.


Daniel-Ulloa, J., Baquero, B., Juarez, Y., Schumacher, A., Kava, C., Haines, H., Hernandez-Santana, J.H., & Parker, E.A. (2017, November). Demographic, psychosocial and perceived environmental factors associated with depression severity in Midwest micropolitan community. Presented at the American Public Health Association 144th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, IL.


Morris, C., Evans, M., Zavala, J., Haines, H., Parker, E.A., Daniel-Ulloa, J., & Baquero, B. (2016, March). Partnering with residents of Ottumwa to address health disparities in Iowa, the role of the University of Iowa Prevention Research Center. Presentation at Indian Hills Community College Diversity Conference, Ottumwa, IA.


Morris, C., Schumacher, A., Foster, E., Baquero, B., & Parker, E.A. (2015, October). Resident’s neighborhood perceptions and their relation to health behaviors and general health: evidence from a micropolitan community in Iowa. Presented at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.


Baquero, B., Ashida, S., Daniel-Ulloa, J.D., Friberg, J., Zavala, J., Haines, H.,  & Parker, E.A. (2015, October). What does it take? Establishing a community-academic partnership to explore health-related needs and assets and to develop a health promotion agenda for Latinos in the Midwest. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.


Foster, E., Morris, C., & Schumacher, A. (2015, April). Exploring the relationship between neighborhood factors, health status, and health behaviors among residents living in a micropolitan city in Iowa. Poster at Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health, Cedar Rapids, IA.


Baquero, B., Schumacher, A., Daniel-Ulloa, J., Foster, E., Haines, H., Parker, E.A. & the Ottumwa Community Advisory Board. (2014, November). Association of demographics, health behaviors, social, neighborhood, and quality of life among residents of a rural, new destination community in the Midwest. Poster presented at APHA, New Orleans, LA.