2010-2008 Presentations

*  Denotes former or current GWU students  
** Denotes GWU Postdoc


2010

Alizaga*, N.M., Getahun, M., Herrera, D., Jatau, A., Millett, R., Harris, K.K., McDonald, D., & Jay, M. (2010, November). Emerging evaluators and the future of culturally responsive evaluation. Roundtable discussion presented at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Bianchi, F. T., Gonzales*, F.A. , Arroyo, J. C., Reisen, C. A., Zea, M. C. & Poppen, P. J. (2010, September).  A qualitative exploration of binge drinking as a form of socializing and coping among urban Latino day laborers.  Poster session presented at the 10th annual international conference of the National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Calabrese*, S.K., Reisen, C.A., Zea, M.C., Poppen, P.J., & Bianchi, F.T.  (2010, July).  Protection versus pleasure: Reduced sensation as a deterrent for condom use among immigrant Latino MSM living in the USA.  Poster presented at the XVIII International AIDS Conference, Vienna, Austria.

Calabrese*, S.K., Zea, M.C., Plankey, M.W., Poppen, P.J., Bowleg, L., & Young, M. (2010, November). From theory to quantitative measurement: Listening to the voices of African American women with and at risk for HIV to aid development of the Sexual Expectations Index (SEI). Poster presented at the 2010 Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Eisen, E., Nettles*, C.D., & Howe, G.W. (2010, May). Onset of major depression and generalized anxiety following job loss. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

García*, L.I., & Coley, B. (2010, November). Response to the increase in HIV among young Black MSM in Milwaukee. Invited presentation, Wisconsin LGBT Health Forum, Madison, Wisconsin.

García*, L.I. (2010, October). Young, black, and gay: HIV in Milwaukee. Invited presentation, Peer Educators Institute, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Gedzior*, A.P., Howe, G.W., & Nettles*, C.D. (2010, May). Do stressful social contexts activate active coping schemas?  Poster presented at the 22nd Annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Gonzales*, F.A., Le, H., & Perry, D.F. (2010, December).  Perinatal complications among Latina immigrants. In V. Bettegowda (Chair), Starting it out right: Birth outcomes and the life-course perspective.  Symposium presented at the 16th annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Gonzales*, F.A., Le, H., & Perry, D.F. (2010, November). The Latino/a paradox: A test of the healthy migrant and acculturation hypotheses. Poster session presented at the 138th APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, Denver, Colorado.

Gonzales*, F.A., Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F.T., Reisen, C.A., & Poppen, P.J. (2010, September). Circumcision as a means of HIV prevention among Colombian MSM. Poster presented at the 10th annual international conference of the National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Howe, G. W. & Nettles*, C. D. (2010, June). Taking cause seriously in studying mediation: Testing the effects of varying functional form. Paper presented at the 18th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Denver, CO.

Kim, G. S., & Nakamura*, N. (2010, August). AAPA Leadership: Reflecting on the past and looking towards the future.  Symposium presented at the Asian American Psychological Association annual convention, San Diego, CA.

Liappis, A. P., Cohen-Blair*, H., Reisen, C.A., Bianchi, F. T., Zea, M. C., Poppen, P. J., Benator, D. A., & Labriola, A. M. (2010, September).   Identification of tobacco-use in HIV-infected patients:  The added role in screening for malignancy and anal dysplasia.  Poster presented at the ICAAC Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Boston, MA.

Lieberman*, K., Le, H.N., & Perry, D.F. (2010, October). Correlates of maternal interactive behavior in Latina immigrant mothers and their one year old infants. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Marce Society, Pittsburg, PA.

Nettles*, C.D., Howe, G.W., Weihs, K. & Moreno, F.A. (2010, March). Vulnerability to stress induced depression after job Loss: Testing variation by 5-HTTLPR gene. Poster presented at the 68th annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Portland, OR.

Nakamura*, N. (2010, August). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender immigration issues. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Nakamura*, N. (2010, August). HIV risk among men who have sex with men and women. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Ortiz-Hernández*, S., Schofield, C., & Battle, C. (2010, March). Women’s beliefs about pharmacological treatment for depression during pregnancy. Poster presented at annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Riskie, C., Lieberman*, K., Le, H. N., & Perry, D. F. (2010, March).  Understanding the strengths and stressors of Latina immigrant mothers.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.

Rose, L., Ortíz-Hernández*, S., & Cheah, C. (2010, March). Health and risk behaviors among adolescent mothers: The role of self-esteem and romantic relationship quality. Poster session presented at the 2010 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA), Philadelphia, PA.


2009

Asner-Self*, K.  Schreiber, J., Anderton, C., Zea, M. C. (2009, July).  The psychometric properties of the shortened AMAS-ZABB:  An acculturation measure.  Presented at the Inter-American Psychological Association Meeting, Guatemala.

Calabrese*, S.K., Schick*, V.S., & Rima*, B.N. (2009, November). Sexual standards held by women for women: How permissive attitudes about sex promote personal sexual wellbeing. Poster presented at the 2009 Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Meeting, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Genovez*, M. G.,  Le, H. N., (2009, March). Prenatal depression in Salvadoran Women in the U.S. and in El Salvador. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Congress of Women’s Health Conference, Williamsburg, VA.

Gonzales*, F.A., Calabrese, S.K., Zea, M.C., Reisen, C.A., Poppen, P.J., & Bianchi, F.T. (2009, November). Characteristics of sex parties and Latino MSM who attend them. In P. Poppen (Chair), Sex among Latino MSM in context. Symposium presented at the 137th APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Lo*, S.C., Reisen, C.A., Poppen, P.J., Bianchi, F.T., & Zea, M.C. (2009, November). Clarifying the roles of cultural beliefs, partner characteristics, and communication about condom use in sexual risk-taking among Latino men who have sex with men. In P. J. Poppen (Chair), Sex among Latino MSM in context. Symposium presented at the 137th APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, Philadelphia, PA.

Nakamura*, N. (2009, August). Research implications: Intersections of race, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Discussant. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Nettles*, C. D., Howe, G. W., Gedzior, A., & Zamora, D. (2009, May). Job loss and depressive symptoms in couples: Testing for mediation in a multi-wave study. Paper presented at the 17th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

Ortiz-Hernández*, S. (2009, October). Factor structure of the Children’s Depression Inventory among a clinical sample of youth in Puerto Rico. Presented at the Career Opportunities in Research (COR) Colloquium in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Ortíz-Hernández*, S. (2009, August).  Health and risk behaviors among adolescent mothers: The role of self-esteem and romantic relationship quality. Poster session presented at the 12th Annual Summer Research Fest, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD.

Ortíz-Hernández*, S. (2009, May). Relación entre el estado socioeconómico y las categorías de nervios. Paper presentation for the XVII Annual Research Symposium in the Social Sciences: "The Undergraduates Contribution to Applied Social Research," University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Mayaguez, PR.

Reisen, C.A., Iracheta*, M., Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F.T., & Poppen, P.J. (2009, November). Latino MSM's sexual practices in three types of public sex settings. In P. J. Poppen (Chair), Sex among Latino MSM in context. Symposium presented at the 137th APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, Philadelphia, PA.

Rima*, B.N., Zucker, A.N., Calabrese*, S.K., & Schick*, V.R. (2009, August). "Thin is in": Thin-ideal internalization and women's beliefs. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association 117th Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada. 

Schick*, V.S., & Calabrese*, S.K. (2009, November).  Genital Image Self-Consciousness: The missing link between body image self-consciousness and sexual wellness. Poster presented at the 2009 Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Meeting, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Schick*, V.R., Calabrese*, S.K., Rima*, B.R., & Zucker, A.N. (2009, August). Genital appearance dissatisfaction: Implications for sexual self-consciousness, esteem, and wellbeing. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association 117th Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

Schick*, V.R., Rima, B.N., & Calabrese*, S.K. (2009, March). Recreating a genital aesthetic: Public representations of female genitalia thirty-five years after Betty Dodson’s slideshow. Paper presented at the 2009 Association for Women in Psychology 34th Annual Conference, Newport, RI.

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P. J., Bianchi, F. T., Lo*, S.  (August, 2009).  Experiences of Discrimination and Depression among immigrant Latino MSM.  Invited symposium, American Psychological Association meeting, Toronto.

Zea, M. C. (2009, April). Circumcision, unprotected insertive and receptive anal intercourse, and sexual pleasure among Latino MSM.  Symposium presented at the Society for the Study of Sex Therapy Research, Arlington, VA. 


2008

Allen, E., Benotsch, E., Richardson, D., Nettles*, C.D., Rietmeijer, C., & Atkins, D. (2008, November). Infidelity, partner knowledge, and condom use as risk behaviors for disease transmission. In R. A. Marin (Chair), Infidelity and Couple Therapy: Exploring Rates, Risks, and Recovery from Affairs. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Orlando, FL.

Calabrese*, S.K., Schick*, V.R., Poppen, P.J., & Zea, M.C. (2008, April).  Empirical evidence for the conditional persistence of the traditional sexual double standard and implications for men and women’s sexual self-efficacy.  Poster presented at the 9th Congress of the European Federation of Sexology, Rome, Italy.

Calabrese*, S. K., Poppen, P. J., Zea, M. C., & Schick*, V. R. (2008, November). Sexual standards and behavior in the 21st century: A comparison of male and female heterosexual college students.  Poster presented at the 2008 Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Gedzior, A. P., Nettles*, C. D., & Howe, G. W. (2008, May). The effects of stress following job loss and efficacy expectations on job search behaviors. Poster presented at the 20th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Lo*, S. C., Poppen, P. J., & Calabrese*, S.K. (2008, March). Exploring the roles of impression management and gender norm conformity in relation to sexual history disclosure.  Poster presented at the 2008 National STD Prevention Conference, Chicago, IL.

Ortíz-Hernández*, S. (2008, August). The relationship between socioeconomic status and categories of nervios. Paper presentation presented at the Institute for Health, HealthCare Policy & Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

Poppen, P. J. & Wang, J. P. (2008, August).  AIDS knowledge and sexual behavior among post-secondary students in China.  Presented at the 116th Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Randall, S. J., & Poppen, P. J. (2008, August).  Sexual self concepts of African-American and White college women.  Presented at the 116th Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Schick*, V. R., Calabrese*, S. K., & Rima*, B. N. (2008, November). Does (labia) size really matter? The distorting impact of exposure to unrealistic labia minora images on women’s perceived labia size: Implications for genital discontent and sexuality. Poster presented at the 2008 Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Schick*, V.R., Rima, B.N., & Calabrese*, S.K. (2008, April). Evulvalution: Portrayals of female genitalia across time and the current prepubescent ideal presented in mainstream men’s magazines in the USA. Poster presented at the 9th Congress of the European Federation of Sexology, Rome, Italy.