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Arcury TA, et al. Reducing farmworker residential pesticide exposure: evaluation of a lay health advisor intervention. Health Promotion and Practice, Vol. 10(3):447-55 (Jul 2009).

Adebayo AB. Characteristics, employment status, and scope of duties of community health representatives: a survey of graduates. Canadian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 86(1): 16-9 (Jan-Feb 1995).

Alcalay R, Alvarado M, Balcazar H, Newman E, Huerta E. Salud para su corazon: a community-based Latino cardiovascular disease prevention and outreach model. Journal of Community Health, Vol. 24(5): 359-79 (Oct. 1999).

Alfaro-Trujillo B, Valles-Medina AM, Vargas-Ojeda AC. Profiles, perceptions and motivations of community health workers of NGOs in a border city of US-Mexico. Journal of Community Health. 2011 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Allen JK, et al. COACH trial: a randomized controlled trial of nurse practitioner/community health worker cardiovascular disease risk reduction in urban community health centers: rationale and design. Contemporary Clinical Trials. Vol. 32(3):403-11 (May 2011). 

Allen JK, Scott LB. Alternative models in the delivery of primary and secondary prevention programs. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Vol. 18(2): 150-6 (Apr-Jun 2003).

Altpeter M, Earp JL, Bishop C, Eng E. Lay health advisor activity levels: definitions from the field. Health Education & Behavior, Vol. 26(4): 495-512 (August 1999).

Alvillar M, et al. Recommendations for developing and sustaining community health workers. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Vol. 22(3):745-50 (2011).

Arvey SR, et al. When promotoras and technology meet: a qualitative analysis of promotoras' use of small media to increase cancer screening among South Texas Latinos. Health Education and Behavior. Vol. 39(3):352-63 (June 2012).

Arvey SR, Fernandez ME. Identifying the core elements of effective community health worker programs: a research agenda. American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 102(9):1633-7 (September 2012).

Ayala GX, et al. Effects of a promotor-based intervention to promote physical activity: familias sanas y activas  American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 101(12):2261-8 (December 2011).

Ayala GX, et al. Longitudinal intervention effects on parenting of the Aventuras para Niños study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 38(2):154-62 (Feb 2010).

Baker EA, Bouldin N, Durham M, Lowell ME, Gonzalez M, Jodaitis N, Cruz LN, Torres I, Torres M, Adams ST. The Latino Health Advocacy Program: a collaborative lay health advisor approach. Health Education and Behavior, Vol. 24(4): 495-509 (Aug. 1997).

Balcázar H, et al. An ecological model using promotores de salud to prevent cardiovascular disease on the US-Mexico border: the HEART project. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2012 Jan;9:E35.

Balcázar HG, et al. A promotores de salud intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in a high-risk Hispanic border population, 2005-2008. Preventing Chronic Disease, Vol. 7(2):A28 (Mar 2010).

Balcazar H, et al. A promotora de salud model for addressing cardiovascular disease risk factors in the US-Mexico border region. Preventing Chronic Disease, Vol. 6(1):A02 (Jan 2009).

Balcazar H, Alvarado M, Ortiz G. Salud para su corazon (health for your heart) community health worker model: community and clinical approaches for addressing cardiovascular disease risk reduction in hispanics/latinos. The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. Vol. 34(4): 362-72 (Oct-Dec 2011).

Balcazar HG, et al. A randomized community intervention to improve hypertension control among Mexican Americans: using the promotoras de salud community outreach model. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Vol. 20(4):1079-94 (2009).

Balcazar H, et al. Salud Para Su Corazon-NCLR: a comprehensive Promotora outreach program to promote heart-healthy behaviors among Hispanics. Health Promotion and Practice, Vol. 7(1):68-77 (Jan 2006).

Baquero B, et al. Secretos de la Buena Vida: processes of dietary change via a tailored nutrition communication intervention for Latinas. Health Education Research, Vol. 24(5):855-66 (Oct 2009).

Barnes MD, Fairbanks J. Problem-based strategies promoting community transformation: Implications for the community health worker model. Family Health Journal, Vol. 20(1):54-65 (April 1997).

Barnes-Boyd C, Fordham Norr K, Nacion KW. Promoting infant health through home visiting by a nurse-managed community worker team. Public Health Nursing, Vol. 18(4):225-35 (Jul-Aug 2001).

Beacom AM, Newman SJ. Communicating health information to disadvantaged populations. Family & Community Health, Vol. 33(2):152-62 (Apr-Jun 2010).

Beckham S, Kaahaaina D, Voloch KA, Washburn A. A community-based asthma management program: effects on resource utilization and quality of life. Hawaii Medical Journal, Vol. 63(4):121-6 (April 2004).

Berkley-Patton J, Fawcett SB, Paine-Andrews A, Johns L. Developing capacities of youth as lay health advisors: a case study with high school students. Health Education and Behavior, Vol. 24(4): 481-94 (Aug. 1997).

Bird JA, McPhee SJ, Ha NT, Le B, Davis T, Jenkins CN. Opening pathways to cancer screening for Vietnamese-American women: lay health workers hold a key. Preventive Medicine, Vol. 27(6): 821-9 (Nov-Dec 1998).

Birkel RC, Golaszewski T, Koman JJ 3rd, Singh BK, Catan V, Souply K. Findings from the Horizontes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Education project: the impact of indigenous outreach workers as change agents for injection drug users. Health Education Quarterly, Vol. 20(4): 523-38 (Winter 1993).

Blumenthal C, Eng E, Thomas JC STEP sisters, sex, and STDs: a process evaluation of the recruitment of lay health advisors. American Journal of Health Promotion, Vol. 14(1): 4-6 (Sep-Oct. 1999).

Booker VK, Robinson JG, Kay BJ, Najera LG, Stewart G. Changes in empowerment: effects of participation in a lay health promotion program. Health Education and Behavior, Vol. 24(4): 452-64 (Aug. 1997).

Boyd RC, et al. Screening and referral for postpartum depression among low-income women: a qualitative perspective from community health workers. Depression Research and Treatment. 2011:320605 (2011).

Braithwaite RL, Bianchi C, Taylor SE. Ethnographic approaches to community organization and health empowerment. Health Education Quarterly, Vol. 21(3): 407-416 (Fall 1994).

Brown HS 3rd, et al. Cost-effectiveness analysis of a community health worker intervention for low-income Hispanic adults with diabetes. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2012;9:E140. 

Brownstein JL, et al. Addressing Chronic Disease through Community Health Workers: A Policy and Systems-Level Approach.

Brownstein JN, et al. Community health workers "101" for primary care providers and other stakeholders in health care systems. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. Vol. 34(3):210-20 (Jul-Sep 2011).

Brownstein JN, Cheal N, Ackermann SP, Bassford TL, Campos-Outcalt D. Breast and cervical cancer screening in minority populations: a model for using lay health educators. Journal of Cancer Education, Vol. 7(4): 321-6 (Winter 1992).

Bryant JH. Community health workers: the interface between communities and health care systems. WHO Chronicle, Vol. 32(4):144-8 (Apr. 1978).

Bullock K, McGraw SA. A community capacity-enhancement approach to breast and cervical cancer screening among older women of color. Health & Social Work, Vol. 31(1):16-25 (Feb 2006).

Bungay V, et al. Community-based HIV and STI prevention in women working in indoor sex markets. Health Promotion & Practice. Vol. 14(2):247-55 (March 2013).

Butz AM, Malveaux FJ, Eggleston P, Thompson L, Schneider S, Weeks K, Huss K, Murigande C, Rand CS. Use of community health workers with inner-city children who have asthma. Clinical Pediatrics, Vol. 33(3): 135-41 (March 1994).

Castro FG, Elder J, Coe K, Tafoya-Barraza HM, Moratto S, Campbell N, Talavera G. Mobilizing churches for health promotion in Latino communities: Companeros en la Salud. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Monographs, Vol. 18: 127-35 (1995).

Catalani CE, et al. Community health worker insights on their training and certification. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, Vol. 3(3):227-35 (Fall 2009).

Cene CW, et al. Sustainability of a multiple risk factor intervention on cardiovascular disease in high-risk African American families. Ethnicity and Disease, Vol. 18(2):169-75 (Spring 2008).

Chan EC, et al. A community-based intervention to promote informed decision making for prostate cancer screening among Hispanic American men changed knowledge and role preferences: A cluster RCT.  Patient Education and Counseling. Vol. 84(2):e44-51 (Aug 2011).

Cherrington A, et al. Applying the community health worker model to diabetes management: using mixed methods to assess implementation and effectiveness. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Vol. 19(4):1044-59 (Nov 2008).

Cherrington A, et al. Implementing the community health worker model within diabetes management: challenges and lessons learned from programs across the United States. The Diabetes Educator, Vol. 34(5):824-33 (Sep-Oct. 2008).

Cherrington A, et al. Recognizing the diverse roles of community health workers in the elimination of health disparities: from paid staff to volunteers. Ethnicity & Disease, Vol. 20(2):189-94 (Spring 2010).

Corkery E, Palmer C, Foley ME, Schechter CB, Frisher L, Roman SH. Effect of a bicultural community health worker on completion of diabetes education in a Hispanic population. Diabetes Care, Vol. 20(3):254-7 (March 1997).

Cufino Svitone E, Garfield R, Vasconcelos MI, Araujo Craveiro V. Primary health care lessons from the northeast of Brazil: the Agentes de Saude Program. Pan American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 7(5): 293-302 (May 2000).

Culica D, Walton JW, Prezio EA. CoDE: Community Diabetes Education for uninsured Mexican Americans. Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings, Vol. 20(2):111-7 (Apr 2007). 

Culica D, et al. Effectiveness of a community health worker as sole diabetes educator: comparison of CoDE with similar culturally appropriate interventions. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Vol. 19(4):1076-95 (Nov 2008).

Dean WR, et al. Cultural repertoires and food-related household technology within Colonia households under conditions of material hardship. International Journal for Equity in Health. Vol. 15;11(1):25 (May 2012).

Deitrick LM, et al. Understanding the role of the promotora in a Latino diabetes education program. Qualitative Health Research, Vol. 20(3):386-99 (March 2010).

de Heer HD, et al. A path analysis of a randomized promotora de salud cardiovascular disease-prevention trial among at-risk Hispanic adults. Health Education and Behavior. 2011 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print].

DeLiema M, et al. Determining prevalence and correlates of elder abuse using promotores: low-income immigrant Latinos report high rates of abuse and neglect. J Am Geriatr Soc. Vol. 60(7):1333-9 (July 2012).

Drieling RL, Ma J, Stafford RS. Evaluating clinic and community-based lifestyle interventions for obesity reduction in a low-income Latino neighborhood: Vivamos Activos Fair Oaks Program. BMC Public Health. Vol. 11:98 (Feb 14, 2011). 

Earp JA, Viadro CI, Vincus AA, Altpeter M, Flax V, Mayne L, Eng E. Lay health advisors: a strategy for getting the word out about breast cancer. Health Education and Behavior, Vol. 24(4): 432-51 (Aug. 1997).

Eisenman DP, et al. Developing a disaster preparedness campaign targeting low-income Latino immigrants: focus group results for project PREP. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Vol. 20(2):330-45 (May 2009).

Eisenman DP, et al. Improving Latino disaster preparedness using social networks. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 37(6):512-7 (Dec 2009).

Elder JP, et al. Evaluating psychosocial and behavioral mechanisms of change in a tailored communication intervention. Health Education and Behavior, Vol. 36(2):366-80 (Apr 2009).

Elder JP, Ayala GX, Campbell NR, Arredondo EM, Slymen DJ, Baquero B, Zive M, Ganiats TG, Engelberg M. Long-term effects of a communication intervention for Spanish-dominant Latinas. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 31(2): 159-66 (Aug 2006).

Eng E, Parker E, Harlan C. Lay health advisor intervention strategies: a continuum from natural helping to paraprofessional helping. Health Education and Behavior, Vol. 24(4): 4130-7 (Aug. 1997).

Eng E, Young R. Lay health advisors as community change agents. Family and Community Health, Vol. 15:24-40 (1992).

Engelman KK, et al. Engaging diverse underserved communities to bridge the mammography divide. BMC Public Health. Vol. 11:47 (Jan 21, 2011).

Esperat MC, et al. Transformacion para salud: a patient navigation model for chronic disease self-management. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Vol. 17(2):2 (May 31, 2012).

Farquhar SA, Parker EA, Schulz AJ, Israel BA. Application of qualitative methods in program planning for health promotion interventions. Health Promotion Practice. Vol. 7(2): 234-42 (Apr 2006).

Farquhar SA, et al. "Sitting in different chairs:" roles of the community health workers in the Poder es Salud/Power for Health Project. Education for Health, Vol. 21(2):39 (Jul 2008).

Farrar B, et al. Growing your own: community health workers and jobs to careers. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. Vol. 34(3):234-46 (Jul-Sep 2011).

Fedder DO, Chang RJ, Curry S, Nichols G. The effectiveness of a community health worker outreach program on healthcare utilization of west Baltimore City Medicaid patients with diabetes, with or without hypertension. Ethnicity and Disease, Vol. 13(1): 22-7 (Winter 2003).

Fedder DO, Chang RJ, Curry S, Nichols G. For the patient. The effectiveness of a community health worker outreach program on healthcare utilization of west Baltimore City Medicaid patients with diabetes, with or without hypertension. Ethnicity and Disease, Vol. 13(1): 146 (Winter 2003).

Feltner FJ, et al. Effectiveness of community health workers in providing outreach and education for colorectal cancer screening in Appalachian Kentucky. Social Work in Health Care. Vol. 51(5):430-40 (May 2012).

Ferguson WJ, et al. Developing community health worker diabetes training. Health Education and Research. 2011 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Fernandez ME, et al. HPV knowledge, attitudes, and cultural beliefs among Hispanic men and women living on the Texas-Mexico border. Ethnicity & Health, Vol. 14(6):607-24 (Dec 2009).

Fedorak SA. A nontraditional work/training program for community health workers. Educational Gerontology, Vol. 13(3):239-48 (1987).

Felix-Aaron KL, Bone LR, Levine DM, Rubin HR. Using participant information to develop a tool for the evaluation of community health worker outreach services. Ethnicity and Disease, 2002 Winter; 12(1):87-96.

Flax VL, Earp JL. Counseled women's perspectives on their interactions with lay health advisors: a feasibility study. Health Education Research, Vol. 14(1): 15-24 (Feb. 1999).

Forster-Cox SC, et al. The environmental health/home safety education project: a successful and practical U.S.-Mexico border initiative. Health Promotion Practice, Vol. 11(3):325-31 (May 2010).

Forst L, Lacey S, Chen HY, Jimenez R, Bauer S, Skinner S, Alvarado R, Nickels L, Zanoni J, Petrea R, Conroy L. Effectiveness of community health workers for promoting use of safety eyewear by Latino farm workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, Vol. 46(6): 607-13 (Dec 2004).

Fox P, et al. Improving asthma-related health outcomes among low-income, multiethnic, school-aged children: results of a demonstration project that combined continuous quality improvement and community health worker strategies. Pediatrics, Vol. 120(4):e902-11 (Oct 2007).

Friedman AR, Butterfoss FD, Krieger JW, Peterson JW, Dwyer M, Wicklund K, Rosenthal MP, Smith L. Allies community health workers: Bridging the gap. Health Promotion Practice, Vol. 7(2 Suppl):96S-107S (Apr 2006).

Fuller J. Challenging old notions of professionalism: how can nurses work with paraprofessional ethnic health workers? Journal of Advanced Nursing, Vol. 22(3): 465-72 (Sep. 1995).

Gaines JK, Levy LS, Cogdill KW. Sharing MedlinePlus®/MEDLINE® for Information Literacy Education (SMILE): A dental public health information project. Medical References Service Quarterly. Vol. 30(4):357-64 (October 2011).

Gary TL, et al. The effects of a nurse case manager and a community health worker team on diabetic control, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations among urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of Internal Medicine, Vol. 169(19):1788-94 (Oct 26, 2009).

Gary TL, Bone LR, Hill MN, Levine DM, McGuire M, Saudek C, Brancati FL. Randomized controlled trial of the effects of nurse case manager and community health worker interventions on risk factors for diabetes-related complications in urban African Americans. Preventive Medicine. Vol. 37(1):23-32 (July 2003).

Getrich C, et al. An ethnography of clinic "noise" in a community-based, promotora-centered mental health intervention. Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 65(2):319-30 (Jul 2007).

Giblin PT. Effective utilization and evaluation of indigenous health care workers. Public Health Rep. 1989 Jul-Aug;104(4):361-8.

Harvey I, et al. The healthy connections project: a community-based participatory research project involving women at risk for diabetes and hypertension. Progress in Community Health Partnerships, Vol. 3(4):287-300 (Winter 2009).

Hazard CJ, et al. Hispanic Labor Friends Initiative: supporting vulnerable women. MCN: The American Journal Maternal Child Nursing. Vol. 34(2):115-21 (Mar-Apr 2009).

Heisler M, et al. Participants' assessments of the effects of a community health worker intervention on their diabetes self-management and interactions with healthcare providers. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 37(6 Suppl 1):S270-9 (Dec 2009).

Herman AA. Community health workers and integrated primary health care teams in the 21st century. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. Vol. 34(4):354-61 (Oct-Dec 2011).

Hiatt RA, Pasick RJ, Stewart S, Bloom J, Davis P, Gardiner P, Johnston M, Luce J, Schorr K, Brunner W, Stroud F. Community-based cancer screening for underserved women: design and baseline findings from the breast and cervical cancer intervention study. Preventive Medicine, Vol. 33(3):190-203 (Sep. 2001).

Hill MN, Bone LR, Butz AM. Enhancing the role of community-health workers in research. Image the Journal of Nursing Scholarship, Vol. 28(3): 221-6 (Fall 1996).

Hunter JB, de Zapien JG, Papenfuss M, Fernandez ML, Meister J, Giuliano AR. The impact of a promotora on increasing routine chronic disease prevention among women aged 40 and older at the U.S.-Mexico border. Health Education & Behavior, Vol. 31(4 Suppl): 18S-28S (Aug 2004).

Ingram M, et al. Community Health Workers and community advocacy: addressing health disparities. Journal of Community Health, Vol. 33(6):417-24 (Dec 2008).

Ingram M, et al. Establishing a professional profile of community health workers: results from a national study of roles, activities and training. Journal of Community Health. 37(2):529-37 (April 2012).

Ingram M, et al. The impact of promotoras on social support and glycemic control among members of a farmworker community on the US-Mexico border. The Diabetes Educator, Vol. 33 Suppl 6:172S-178S (Jun 2007).

Ireland M, Krauss BJ. Women find their voices. The success of community outreach and case finding. N and HC Perspectives on Community, Vol. 18(2): 62-7 (Mar-Apr 1997).

Islam MA, Wakai S, Ishikawa N, Chowdhury AM, Vaughan JP. Cost-effectiveness of community health workers in tuberculosis control in Bangladesh. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2002; 80(6):445-50.

Jackson EJ, Parks CP. Recruitment and training issues from selected lay health advisor programs among African Americans: a 20-year perspective. Health Education and Behavior, Vol. 24(4): 418-31 (Aug. 1997).

Javanbakht M, et al. Provider perceptions of barriers and facilitators of HPV vaccination in a high-risk community. Vaccine. Vol. 30(30):4511-6 (June 2012).

Jenkins S. Community wellness: a group model for rural America. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Vol. 1(4): 388-404 (Spring 1991).

Johnson CM, Sharkey JR, Dean WR. It's all about the children: a participant-driven photo-elicitation study of Mexican-origin mothers' food choices. BMC Womens Health. Vol. 11(1):41 (Sep 26 2011).

Johnson D, et al. Community health workers and Medicaid managed care in New Mexico. Journal of Community Health. 2011 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Joshu CE, et al. Integration of a promotora-led self-management program into a system of care. The Diabetes Educator, Vol. 33 Suppl 6:151S-158S (Jun 2007).

Kash BA, May ML, Tai-Seale M. Community health worker training and certification programs in the United States: findings from a national survey. Health Policy, Vol. 80(1):32-42 (Jan 2007).

Keller C, et al.  Mujeres en Accion: design and baseline data. Journal of Community Health. Vol. 36(5):703-14 (Oct 2011).

Keller C, et al. Madres para la Salud: design of a theory-based intervention for postpartum Latinas. Contemporary Clinical Trials. Vol. 32(3):418-27 (May 2011). 

Keller T, et al. Promotores and the Chronic Care Model: an organizational assessment. Journal of Community Health Nursing. Vol. 28(2):70-80 (April 2011). 

Kelly E, McFarlane J, Rodriguez R, Fehir J. Community health organizing: whom are we empowering? Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Vol. 4(4):358-62 (1993).

Kelly JM, Osamba B, Garg RM, Hamel MJ, Lewis JJ, Rowe SY, Rowe AK, Deming MS. Community health worker performance in the management of multiple childhood illnesses: Siaya District, Kenya, 1997-2001. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 91(10):1617-24 (Oct. 2001).

Kenya S, et al. Can community health workers improve adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy in the USA? A review of the literature. HIV Medicine. Vol. 12(9):525-34 (Oct 2011).

Khanchandani R, Gillam S. The ethnic minority linkworker: a key member of the primary health care team? British Journal of General Practice. Vol. 49(449): 993-4 (Dec. 1999).

Kim S, Koniak-Griffin D, Flaskerud JH, Guarnero PA. The impact of lay health advisors on cardiovascular health promotion: using a community-based participatory approach. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Vol. 19(3): 192-9 (May-Jun 2004).

Klein NA, Sondag KA, Drolet JC. Understanding volunteer peer health educators' motivations: applying social learning theory. Journal of American College Health, Vol. 43(3):126-30 (Nov. 1994).

Kobetz E, et al. Mammography use among Haitian women in Miami, Florida: an opportunity for intervention. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Vol. 12(3):418-21 (June 2010).

Krieger J, Collier C, Song L, Martin D. Linking community-based blood pressure measurement to clinical care: a randomized controlled trial of outreach and tracking by community health workers. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 89(6): 856-61 (June 1999).

Kuhajda MC, Cornell CE, Brownstein JN, Littleton MA, Stalker VG, Bittner VA, Lewis CE, Raczynski JM. Training community health workers to reduce health disparities in Alabama's Black Belt: the Pine Apple Heart Disease and Stroke Project. Family and Community Health, Vol. 29(2):89-102 (Apr-Jun 2006).

Lacey L, Tukes S, Manfredi C, Warnecke RB. Use of lay health educators for smoking cessation in a hard-to-reach urban community. Journal of Community Health, Vol. 16(5): 269-82 (Oct. 1991).

Lam TK, McPhee SJ, Mock J, Wong C, Doan HT, Nguyen T, Lai KQ, Ha-Iaconis T, Luong TN. Encouraging Vietnamese-American women to obtain Pap tests through lay health worker outreach and media education. Journal of General Internal Medicine. Vol. 18(7):516-24 (July 2003).

Landon B, Loudon J, Selle M, Doucette S. Factors influencing the retention and attrition of community health aides/practitioners in Alaska. Journal of Rural Health, Vol. 20(3): 221-30 (Summer 2004).

Larkey L. Las mujeres saludables: reaching Latinas for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer prevention and screening. Journal of Community Health. Vol. 31(1): 69-77 (Feb 2006).

Lemay CA, Ferguson WJ, Hargraves JL. Community health worker encounter forms: a tool to guide and document patient visits and worker performance. American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 102(7):e70-5 (July 2012).

Levine DM, Bone LR, Hill MN, Stallings R, Gelber AC, Barker A, Harris EC, Zeger SL, Felix-Aaron KL, Clark JM. The effectiveness of a community/academic health center partnership in decreasing the level of blood pressure in an urban African-American population. Ethnicity and Disease, Vol. 13(3):354-61 (Summer 2003).

Lewin S, Dick J, Pond P, Zwarenstein M, Aja G, Wyk B, Bosch-Capblanch X, Patrick M. Lay health workers in primary and community health care. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol. (1):CD004015 (Jan 25 2005).

Livaudais JC, et al. Educating Hispanic women about breast cancer prevention: evaluation of a home-based promotora-led intervention. Journal of Womens Health. Vol. 19(11):2049-56 (Nov 2010). 

Love MB, Gardner K, Legion V. Community health workers: who they are and what they do. Health Educ Behavior, Vol. 24(4): 510-22 (August 1997).

Love MB, Legion V, Shim JK, Tsai C, Quijano V, Davis C. CHWs get credit: a 10-year history of the first college-credit certificate for community health workers in the United States. Health Promotion and Practice, Vol. 5(4): 418-28 (Oct 2004).

Lujan J, Ostwald SK, Ortiz M. Promotora diabetes intervention for Mexican Americans. The Diabetes Educator, Vol. 33(4):660-70 (Jul-Aug 2007).

Luque JS, et al. Salud es vida: development of a cervical cancer education curriculum for promotora outreach with Latina farmworkers in rural southern Georgia. American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 101(12):2233-5 (December 2011).

Lukes SM. Oral health knowledge attitudes and behaviors of migrant preschooler parents. Journal of Dental Hygiene, Vol. 84(2):87-93 (2010).

Mack M, Uken R, Powers J. People Improving the Community's Health: community health workers as agents of change. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Vol. 17(1 Suppl): 16-25 (Feb 2006).

Martin M, Holden J, Chen Z, Quinlan K. Child passenger safety for inner-city Latinos: new approaches from the community. Injury Prevention, Vol. 12(2): 99-104 (Apr 2006).

Martin MA, et al. Evaluation of an asthma medication training program for immigrant Mexican community health workers. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. Vol. 5(1):95-103 (Spring 2011).

Martin MA, Hernandez O, Naureckas E, Lantos J. Reducing home triggers for asthma: the Latino community health worker approach. Journal of Asthma, Vol. 43(5): 369-74 (Jun-Jul 2006).

Martinez-Bristow Z, Sias JJ, Urquidi UJ, Feng C. Tobacco cessation services through community health workers for Spanish-speaking populations. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 96(2): 211-3 (Feb 2006).

Marshall CA, et al. Un Abrazo Para La Familia: Providing low-income Hispanics with education and skills in coping with breast cancer and caregiving. Psychooncology. 2011 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print].

Maurana, Cheryl A. Strategies for Developing a Community Health Advocate Program. Family & Community Health, Vol. 23(1):40 (April 2000).

May KM, Mendelson C, Ferketich S. Community empowerment in rural health care. Public Health Nursing, Vol. 12(1): 25-30 (Feb. 1995).

Mayes PA, Silvers A, Prendergast JJ. New direction for enhancing quality in diabetes care: utilizing telecommunications and paraprofessional outreach workers backed by an expert medical team. Telemedicine Journal and e-Health, Vol. 16(3):358-63 (Apr 2010).

McCloskey J, Flenniken D. Overcoming cultural barriers to diabetes control: a qualitative study of southwestern New Mexico Hispanics. Journal of Cultural Diversity. Vol. 17(3):110-5 (Fall 2010).

McCloskey J. Promotores as partners in a community-based diabetes intervention program targeting Hispanics. Family & Community Health, Vol. 32(1):48-57 (Jan-Mar 2009).

McElmurry BJ, Park CG, Buseh AG. The nurse-community health advocate team for urban immigrant primary health care. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. Vol. 35(3):275-81 (2003).

McEwen MM, et al. Type 2 diabetes self-management social support intervention at the U.S.-Mexico border. Public Health Nursing. Vol. 27(4):310-9 (July 2010). 

McQuiston C, Flaskerud JH. "If they don't ask about condoms, I just tell them": a descriptive case study of Latino lay health advisers' helping activities. Health Education and Behavior, Vol. 30(1):79-96 (Feb 2003).

Meister JS, Warrick LH, de Zapien JG, Wood AH. Using lay health workers: case study of a community-based prenatal intervention. Journal of Community Health, Vol. 17(1): 37-51 (Feb. 1992).

Melville B, Fidler T, Mehan D, Bernard E, Mullings J. Growth monitoring: the role of community health volunteers. Public Health, Vol. 109(2): 111-6 (March 1995).

Michelen W, Martinez J, Lee A, Wheeler DP. Reducing frequent flyer emergency department visits. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Vol. 17(1 Suppl): 59-69. (Feb 2006).

Minkler M, et al. Sí se puede: using participatory research to promote environmental justice in a Latino community in San Diego, California. Journal of Urban Health. Vol. 87(5):796-812 (Sep 2010).

Monaghan PF, et al. Preventing eye injuries among citrus harvesters: the community health worker model. American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 101(12):2269-74 (December 2011).

Moore-Monroy M, et al. Addressing the information gap: developing and implementing a cervical cancer prevention education campaign grounded in principles of community-based participatory action. Health Promotion & Practice. Vol. 14(2):274-83 (March 2013).

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