Jacqueline Torres, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentEpidemiology & Biostatistics
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CAB.A.2004
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CAM.A.2009Latin American Studies
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CAM.P.H.2009Community Health Sciences
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CAPh.D.2014Public Health
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    SSM-Population Health2017  - PresEditorial Board Member
    NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research2017Matilda White Riley Early Investigator Award
    National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities2016  - 2018NIH Loan Repayment Program
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation2014  - 2016Health & Society Scholar
    University of California, Los Angeles2014Dean's Outstanding Student Award

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    A cross-national perspective on social integration and cognitive aging for Mexican-origin adults in the U.S. and Mexico: Quantifying the effects of both local and cross-border social integration
    NIH/NIA K01AG056602Jul 15, 2017 - Apr 30, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    A Comparison of Mental Health for Mexican and Mexican American Older Adults
    NIH/NIA F31AG041694Sep 1, 2012 - Aug 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Torres JM, Lawlor J, Colvin JD, Sills MR, Bettenhausen JL, Davidson A, Cutler GJ, Hall M, Gottlieb LM. ICD Social Codes: An Underutilized Resource for Tracking Social Needs. Med Care. 2017 Sep; 55(9):810-816. PMID: 28671930.
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    2. Torres JM, Casey JA. The centrality of social ties to climate migration and mental health. BMC Public Health. 2017 Jul 06; 17(1):600. PMID: 28679398.
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    3. Torres JM, Alcántara C, Rudolph KE, Viruell-Fuentes EA. Cross-border Ties as Sources of Risk and Resilience: Do Cross-border Ties Moderate the Relationship between Migration-related Stress and Psychological Distress for Latino Migrants in the United States? J Health Soc Behav. 2016 Dec; 57(4):436-452. PMID: 27803264.
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    4. Afulani PA, Torres J, Sudhinaraset M, Asunka J, et al. Transnational ties and the health of sub-Saharan African migrants: The moderating role of gender and family separation. Soc Sci Med. 2016 Nov; 168:63-71. PMID: 27639482.
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    5. Torres J, Rizzo S, Wong R, et al. Lifetime Socioeconomic Status and Late-life Health Trajectories: Longitudinal Results From the Mexican Health and Aging Study. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2016 May 02. PMID: 27140821.
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    6. Torres JM, Lee A, González HM, Garcia L, Haan MN. A longitudinal analysis of cross-border ties and depression for Latino adults. Soc Sci Med. 2016 Jul; 160:111-9. PMID: 27239901; PMCID: PMC4939074 [Available on 07/01/17].
    7. Torres JM, Kietzman KG, Wallace SP. Walking the Line: Navigating Market and Gift Economies of Care in a Consumer-Directed Home-Based Care Program for Older Adults. Milbank Q. 2015 Dec; 93(4):732-60. PMID: 26626984; PMCID: PMC4678938 [Available on 12/01/16].
    8. Torres JM, Waldinger R. Civic Stratification and the Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants from Cross-border Health Care. J Health Soc Behav. 2015 Dec; 56(4):438-59. PMID: 26582512; PMCID: PMC4785870 [Available on 12/01/16].
    9. Torres JM, Wong R. Childhood poverty and depressive symptoms for older adults in Mexico: a life-course analysis. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2013 Sep; 28(3):317-37. PMID: 23783887; PMCID: PMC3860586.
    10. Torres JM, Wallace SP. Migration circumstances, psychological distress, and self-rated physical health for Latino immigrants in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2013 Sep; 103(9):1619-27. PMID: 23865667; PMCID: PMC3966681.
    11. Torres JM. Cross-border ties and self-rated health status for young Latino adults in Southern California. Soc Sci Med. 2013 Mar; 81:79-86. PMID: 23312794; PMCID: PMC3578071.
    12. Kietzman KG, Wallace SP, Durazo EM, Torres JM, Choi AS, Benjamin AE, Mendez-Luck C. A portrait of older californians with disabilities who rely on public services to remain independent. Home Health Care Serv Q. 2012; 31(4):317-36. PMID: 23216515; PMCID: PMC3873819.
    13. Kietzman KG, Durazo EM, Torres JM, Choi AS, Wallace SP. Independence at risk: older Californians with disabilities struggle to remain at home as public supports shrink. Policy Brief UCLA Cent Health Policy Res. 2011 Dec; (PB2011-10):1-8. PMID: 22220347.
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    14. Grudzen CR, Meeker D, Torres JM, Du Q, Morrison RS, Andersen RM, Gelberg L. Comparison of the mental health of female adult film performers and other young women in California. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Jun; 62(6):639-45. PMID: 21632733.
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    15. Grudzen CR, Stone SC, Mohanty SA, Asch SM, Lorenz KA, Torres JM, Morrison M, Ortiz JM, Timmermans S. "I want to be taking my own last breath": patients' reflections on illness when presenting to the emergency department at the end of life. J Palliat Med. 2011 Mar; 14(3):293-6. PMID: 21288124.
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    16. Grudzen CR, Timmermans S, Koenig WJ, Torres JM, Hoffman JR, Lorenz KA, Asch SM. Paramedic and emergency medical technicians views on opportunities and challenges when forgoing and halting resuscitation in the field. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Jun; 16(6):532-8. PMID: 19438412.
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