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Grace M Damio MS

TitleDirector
InstitutionHispanic Health Council
DepartmentCenter for Community Nutrition
AddressHispanic Health Council
175 Main Street
Phone860-527-0856
Fax860-724-0437
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    TitleDirector
    InstitutionHispanic Health Council
    DepartmentCenter for Women and Children's Health

    TitleDeputy Director
    InstitutionUniversity of Connecticut
    DepartmentCenter for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos

    TitleMember
    InstitutionUConn Health Center
    DepartmentConnecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
    DivisionCommunity Engagement Core


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    1. Hromi-Fiedler A, Chapman D, Segura-Pérez S, Damio G, Clark P, Martinez J, Pérez-Escamilla R. Barriers and Facilitators to Improve Fruit and Vegetable Intake Among WIC-Eligible Pregnant Latinas: An Application of the Health Action Process Approach Framework. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016 Jul-Aug; 48(7):468-477.e1. PMID: 27373861.
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    2. Wagner J, Bermudez-Millan A, Damio G, Segura-Perez S, Chhabra J, Vergara C, Perez-Escamilla R. Community health workers assisting Latinos manage stress and diabetes (CALMS-D): rationale, intervention design, implementation, and process outcomes. Transl Behav Med. 2015 Dec; 5(4):415-24. PMID: 26622914.
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    3. Pérez-Escamilla R, Segura-Pérez S, Damio G. Applying the Program Impact Pathways (PIP) evaluation framework to school-based healthy lifestyles programs: Workshop Evaluation Manual. Food Nutr Bull. 2014 Sep; 35(3 Suppl):S97-107. PMID: 25902579.
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    4. Pérez-Escamilla R, Damio G, Chhabra J, Fernandez ML, Segura-Pérez S, Vega-López S, Kollannor-Samuel G, Calle M, Shebl FM, D'Agostino D. Impact of a community health workers-led structured program on blood glucose control among latinos with type 2 diabetes: the DIALBEST trial. Diabetes Care. 2015 Feb; 38(2):197-205. PMID: 25125508; PMCID: PMC4302259 [Available on 02/01/16].
    5. Vega-López S, Calle MC, Fernandez ML, Kollannoor-Samuel G, Chhabra J, Todd M, Segura-Pérez S, D'Agostino D, Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R. Triglyceride screening may improve cardiometabolic disease risk assessment in Latinos with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013 Nov; 24(4):1739-55. PMID: 24185167.
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    6. Chapman DJ, Morel K, Bermúdez-Millán A, Young S, Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R. Breastfeeding education and support trial for overweight and obese women: a randomized trial. Pediatrics. 2013 Jan; 131(1):e162-70. PMID: 23209111; PMCID: PMC3529944.
    7. Kollannoor-Samuel G, Vega-López S, Chhabra J, Segura-Pérez S, Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R. Food insecurity and low self-efficacy are associated with health care access barriers among Puerto-Ricans with type 2 diabetes. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Aug; 14(4):552-62. PMID: 22101725; PMCID: PMC3389151.
    8. Kollannoor-Samuel G, Wagner J, Damio G, Segura-Pérez S, Chhabra J, Vega-López S, Pérez-Escamilla R. Social support modifies the association between household food insecurity and depression among Latinos with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. J Immigr Minor Health. 2011 Dec; 13(6):982-9. PMID: 21789561; PMCID: PMC3205303.
    9. Bermúdez-Millán A, Damio G, Cruz J, D'Angelo K, Segura-Pérez S, Hromi-Fiedler A, Pérez-Escamilla R. Stress and the social determinants of maternal health among Puerto Rican women: a CBPR approach. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 Nov; 22(4):1315-30. PMID: 22080712; PMCID: PMC3642771.
    10. Kollannoor-Samuel G, Chhabra J, Fernandez ML, Vega-López S, Pérez SS, Damio G, Calle MC, D'Agostino D, Pérez-Escamilla R. Determinants of fasting plasma glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin among low income Latinos with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. J Immigr Minor Health. 2011 Oct; 13(5):809-17. PMID: 21181446; PMCID: PMC3116948.
    11. Chapman DJ, Morel K, Anderson AK, Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R. Breastfeeding peer counseling: from efficacy through scale-up. J Hum Lact. 2010 Aug; 26(3):314-26. PMID: 20715336; PMCID: PMC3115698.
    12. Dharod JM, Paciello S, Bermúdez-Millán A, Venkitanarayanan K, Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R. Bacterial contamination of hands increases risk of cross-contamination among low-income Puerto Rican meal preparers. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2009 Nov-Dec; 41(6):389-97. PMID: 19879494; PMCID: PMC3184459.
    13. Bermúdez-Millán Á, Hromi-Fiedler A, Damio G, Segura-Pérez S, Pérez-Escamilla R. Egg contribution towards the diet of pregnant Latinas. Ecol Food Nutr. 2009 Sep-Oct; 48(5):383-403. PMID: 21883065; PMCID: PMC3170042.
    14. Fitzgerald N, Damio G, Segura-Pérez S, Pérez-Escamilla R. Nutrition knowledge, food label use, and food intake patterns among Latinas with and without type 2 diabetes. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Jun; 108(6):960-7. PMID: 18502226.
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    15. Dharod JM, Pérez-Escamilla R, Paciello S, Bermúdez-Millán A, Venkitanarayanan K, Damio G. Comparison between self-reported and observed food handling behaviors among Latinas. J Food Prot. 2007 Aug; 70(8):1927-32. PMID: 17803151.
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    16. Anderson AK, Damio G, Chapman DJ, Pérez-Escamilla R. Differential response to an exclusive breastfeeding peer counseling intervention: the role of ethnicity. J Hum Lact. 2007 Feb; 23(1):16-23. PMID: 17293547.
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    17. Fitzgerald N, Himmelgreen D, Damio G, Segura-Pérez S, Peng YK, Pérez-Escamilla R. Acculturation, socioeconomic status, obesity and lifestyle factors among low-income Puerto Rican women in Connecticut, U.S., 1998-1999. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2006 May; 19(5):306-13. PMID: 16805972.
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    18. Anderson AK, Damio G, Young S, Chapman DJ, Pérez-Escamilla R. A randomized trial assessing the efficacy of peer counseling on exclusive breastfeeding in a predominantly Latina low-income community. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Sep; 159(9):836-41. PMID: 16143742.
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    19. Chapman DJ, Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R. Differential response to breastfeeding peer counseling within a low-income, predominantly Latina population. J Hum Lact. 2004 Nov; 20(4):389-96. PMID: 15479657.
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    20. Chapman DJ, Damio G, Young S, Pérez-Escamilla R. Effectiveness of breastfeeding peer counseling in a low-income, predominantly Latina population: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Sep; 158(9):897-902. PMID: 15351756.
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    21. Dharod JM, Perez-Escamilla R, Bermudez-Millan A, Segura-Perez S, Damio G. Influence of the Fight BAC! food safety campaign on an urban Latino population in Connecticut. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2004 May-Jun; 36(3):128-32. PMID: 15202988.
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    22. Bermúdez-Millán A, Pérez-Escamilla R, Damio G, González A, Segura-Pérez S. Food safety knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among Puerto Rican caretakers living in Hartford, Connecticut. J Food Prot. 2004 Mar; 67(3):512-6. PMID: 15035366.
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    23. Anderson AK, Damio G, Himmelgreen DA, Peng YK, Segura-Pérez S, Pérez-Escamilla R. Social capital, acculturation, and breastfeeding initiation among Puerto Rican women in the United States. J Hum Lact. 2004 Feb; 20(1):39-45. PMID: 14974699.
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    24. Chapman D, Damio G, Young S, Pérez-Escamilla R. Association of degree and timing of exposure to breastfeeding peer counseling services with breastfeeding duration. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2004; 554:303-6. PMID: 15384587.
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    25. Stopka TJ, Segura-Perez S, Chapman D, Damio G, Perez-Escamilla R. An innovative community-based approach to encourage breastfeeding among Hispanic/Latino women. J Am Diet Assoc. 2002 Jun; 102(6):766-7. PMID: 12067038.
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    26. Pérez-Escamilla R, Himmelgreen D, Segura-Millán S, González A, Ferris AM, Damio G, Bermúdez-Vega A. Prenatal and perinatal factors associated with breast-feeding initiation among inner-city Puerto Rican women. J Am Diet Assoc. 1998 Jun; 98(6):657-63. PMID: 9627623.
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