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Hohl, SD, Ceballos, R.M., Scott, MA, and Thompson, B. (2019). "Developing a Culturally Informed Survey Instrument to Assess Biomedical Research Participation Among Latinos on the U.S.-Mexico Border."  Qualitative Health Research, 29 (3), 445-454. PMC Journal in Process [original work].


Knerr S., Ceballos R.M., Chan K.C., Beresford S.A., Bowen D.J. "Women's beliefs about what causes obesity variation by race/ethnicity and acculturation in a Washington State cohort." Ethnicity & Health. 2017 Dec 15: 1-12. PMID: 29243503


Molina Y., Hohl S.D., Nguyen M., Hempstead B.H., Weatherby S.R., Dunbar C., Beresford S.A., Ceballos R.M. "Ethnic differences in social supoort after initial receipt of an abnormal mammogram." Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2016 Oct; 22(4): 588-593. PMCID: PMC5053836

McGregor BA, Murphy KM, Albano DL, Ceballos R.M. "Stress, Cortisol, and B-Lymphocytes: A Novel Approach to Understanding Academic Stress and Immune Function." Stress. 2016; 19(2): 185-91. PMCID: PMC4837014

Molina, Y., Hempstead, B., Thompson-Dodd, J., Weatherby, S.R., Dunbar, C., Hohl, S.D., Malen, R.C., Ceballos, R.M. "Medical Advocacy and Supportive Environments for African Americans Following Abnormal Mammograms." Journal of Cancer Education.  2015 Sep; 30(3): 447-52. PMCID: PMC4383730


McGregor, B.A., Dolan, E., Murphy, K.M., Sannes, T.S., Highland, K.B., Albano, D., Ward, A.A., Charbonneau, A.M., Redman, M.W., Ceballos, R.M. "Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management for Healthy Women at Risk for Breast Cancer: A Novel Application of a Proven Intervention." Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2015 Dec; 49(6): 873-84. PMCID: PMC4739817

Ceballos, R.M., Molina, Y., Malen, R.C., Ibarra, G., Escareño, M., Marchello, N. "Design, Development, and Feasibility of a Spanish-Language Cancer Survivor Support Group." Supportive Care in Cancer. 2015 Jul; 23(7): 2145-55.  PMCID: PMC4449795

Knerr, S. Ceballos, R.M. "Giving samples or 'getting checked': measuring conflation of observational biospecimen research and clinical care in Latino communities." BMC Medical Ethics. 2015 Jul 17; 16(49). PMCID: PMC4504441

Molina, Y.M., Ceballos, R.M., Dolan, E.D., Albano, D., McGregor, B.A. "Perceived Breast Cancer Risk and Breast Cancer Worry among Women with a Family History of Breast Cancer: A New Perspective on Coping as a Mediator." Psycho-oncology. 2015 Jan; 24(1): 113-6. PMCID: PMC4282611

Song, S., Graham, J.E., Corwin, E.J., Ceballos, R.M., Taylor, S.E., Seeman, T., Klein, L.C. "The Role of Multiple Negative Social Relationships in Inflammatory Cytokine Responses to Stress." Peer J. 2015 Jun 2; 3e959. PMCID: PMC4458128

Sannes, T.S., Dolan, E., Albano, D., Ceballos, R.M., McGregor, B.A. "Stress management reduces intraindividual cortisol variability, while not impacting other measures of cortisol rhythm, in a group of women at risk for breast cancer." Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2015 Nov; 79(5), 412-419. PMCID: PMC4764352


Ceballos, R.M., Knerr, S., Scott, M.A., Hohl, S.D., Malen, R.C., Vilchis, H., Thompson B. "Latino Beliefs about Biomedical Research Participation: A Qualitative Study on the U.S.-Mexico Border. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics." 2014 Oct; 9(4): 10-21. PMCID: PMC4474137

Molina Y.M., Thompson, B., Ceballos, R.M. "Physician and Family Recommendations to Obtain a Mammogram and Mammography Intentions: The Moderating Effects of Perceived Seriousness and Risk of Breast Cancer." Journal of Women’s Health Care. 2014 Nov; 3(6): 199. PMCID: PMC4281937


Molina, Y., Thompson, B., Espinoza, N., Ceballos, R.M. "Breast Cancer Interventions Serving U.S.-based Latinas: Current Approaches and Directions. Future Medicine." 2013 Jul; 9(4): 335-48. PMCID: PMC3969611

Cadmus-Bertram, L., Littman, A.J., Ulrich, C.M., Stovall, R., Ceballos, R.M., McGregor, B.A., Wang, C.Y., Ramaprasad, J., McTiernan, A. "Predictors of Adherence to a 26-Week Viniyoga Intervention Among Post-Treatment Breast Cancer Survivors." Journal of Alternative and Complement Medicine. 2013 Sep; 19(9): 751-8. PMCID: PMC3768230

Sherman, K.J., Wellman, R.D., Cook, A.J., Cherkin, D.C., Ceballos, R.M. "Mediators of Yoga and Stretching for Chronic Low Back Pain." Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2013; 2013:130818. PMCID: PMC3652191


Barrington W.E., Ceballos R.M., Bishop S.K., Brunner N.L., McGregor B.A., Beresford S.A.A. "Perceived stress, behavior, and body mass index among adults participating in a worksite obesity prevention program, Seattle, 2005-2007." Preventing Chronic Disease. 2012; 9: E152. PMCID: PMC3477899

Littman A.J., Bertram L.C., Ceballos R.M., Ulrich C. M., Ramaprasad J., McGregor BA, McTiernan A. "Randomized controlled pilot trial of yoga in overweight and obese breast cancer survivors: effects on qualtiy of life and antrhopometric measures." Support Care Cancer. 2012 Feb; 20(2): 267-77. PMCID: PMC3188686


Beasley J.M., Newcomb P.A., Trentham-Dietz A., Hampton J.M., Ceballos R.M., Titus-Ernstoff L., Egan K.M., Holmes M.D. "Social networks and survival after breast cancer diagnosis." J Cancer Surviv. 2010 Dec; 4(4):372-80. PMCID: PMC2978785

West, S.G., Krick, A. L., Klein, L.C., Zhao, G., Wojtowicz, T.F., McGuiness, M., Bagshaw, D.M., Wagner, P., Ceballos, R.M., Holub, B.J., Kris-Etherton, P.M. "Effects of diets high in walnuts and flax oil on hemodynamic responses to stress and vascular endothelial function." Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2010 Dec; 29(6): 595- 603. PMCID: PMC3862179

Ceballos, R.M., Coronado, G., Thompson, B. "Knowledge of diabetes is not associated with awareness of diabetic status in rural Hispanics." Journal of Rural Health. 2010 Fall; 26(4): 342-51. PMCID: PMC4022479

Ceballos, R.M., Coronado, G., and Thompson, B. (2010). "Having a Diagnosis of Diabetes is not Associated with General Diabetes Knowledge in Rural Hispanics." Journal of Rural Health, 26(4):342-5. PMCID: 4022479. [original work]

2009 and earlier


McGregor, B. A., Antoni, M. H., Ceballos, R.M., Blomberg, B.B. "Very low CD19 positive B-Lymphocyte percentage is associated with psychological stress among healthy graduate students." Stress & Health. 2008;  24: 413-418.

Ceballos, R.M., Newcomb, P.A., Beasley, J.M., Peterson, S., Templeton, A., Hunt, J. "Colorectal cancer cases and relatives of cases indicate similar willingness to receive and disclose genetic information." Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. 2008 Sep; 12(3): 415-420. PMCID: PMC2683753

Miller, S.M., Bowen, D.J., Lyle, J., Clark, M., Mohr, D., Wardle, J., Ceballos, R.M., Emmons, K., Gritz, E., Marlow, L. "Primary Prevention, Aging and Cancer: overview and future perspectives." Cancer. 2008 Dec 15; 113 (S12): 3484-92. PMCID: PMC2875677


Cavigelli, S.A., Guhad, F. Ceballos, R.M., Whetzel, C.A., Lang, C.M., Klein, L.C. "Fecal corticoid metabolites in aged male and female rats after husbandry-related disturbances in the colony room." J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2006 Nov; 45(6); 17-21. PMID: 17089986.

Corwin, E.J., McCoy, C.S., Whetzel, C.A., Ceballos, R.M., Klein, L.C. "Risk indicators of metabolic syndrome in young men and women: Influence of tobacco smoke exposure and gender." Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care. 2006 Mar-Apr; 35(2), 119-29. PMID: 16543042.

Ceballos, R.M., Faraday, M.M., Klein, L.C. "Strain and sex differences in leptin responses to stress among rats." Journal of Individual Differences. 2006; 27(3): 136-146.


Klein, L.C., Corwin, E.J., Ceballos, R.M. "Leptin, hunger, and body weight: Influence of gender, tobacco smoking, and smoking abstinence." Addictive Behaviors. 2004; 29(5): 921-927. PMID: 15219336.

Book Chapter

Klein, L.C., Corwin, E.J., Ceballos, R.M. "The Social Costs of Stress: How Sex Differences in Stress Responses Can Lead to Social Stress Vulnerability and Depression in Women." Keyes, C. (Ed.). Women and Depression: A Handbook for the Social, Behavioral, and Biomedical Sciences. 2006. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.