Amparo del Socorro Castillo, MD, PhD (candidate)

Many Ingredients, One Sublime Dish: The Recipe for the Passage of Illinois HB5412 into Law

Bate-Ambrus, VM, Castillo, A., Martinez, E., Campbell, J., Boughton-Price, L., Gutierrez Kapheim, M., Arrom, J., Hernandez, W., Waddy, J., Castillo, S., Schaps, M., Williams, Y. (2015). Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, Vol. 38 (3):236–243. PMID: 26049653.

Medical Assistant Coaching to Support Diabetes Self-Care Among Low-Income Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations: Randomized Controlled Trial. Ruggiero L, Riley BB, Hernandez R, Quinn LT, Gerber BS, Castillo A, Day J, Ingram D, Wang Y, Butler P.  Western Journal of Nursing Research. Feb 25, 2014. PMCID: PMC4215797

Community-based Diabetes Education for Latinos: The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program.
Castillo A, Giachello A, Bates R, Concha J, Ramirez V, Sanchez C, Pinsker E, Arrom J
The Diabetes educator 2010 Jul-Aug; 36(4):586-94 Go to the PubMed website ( and enter the identification
numbers listed below.
PMID: 20538970

Design of a trial to evaluate the impact of clinical pharmacists and community health promoters working with African-Americans and Latinos with Diabetes. Gerber B, Rapacki  L, Castillo A, Tilton J, Touchette D, Mihailescu  D, Berbaum M, Sharp L. BMC Public Health. 2012, 12:891.  PMCID: PMC3571948

Translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program’s Lifestyle Intervention: Role of Community Health. Workers.Ruggiero, L, Castillo, A, Quinn, L, Hochwert, M.  Current Diabetes Reports. 2012 Apr;12 (2):127-37.  PMID: 22350806.

Sheila R. Castillo, MUPP

Regulatory and other barriers to urban and peri-urban agriculture: A case study of urban planners and urban farmers from the greater Chicago metropolitan area. Castillo, S. R., Winkle, C. R., Krauss, S., Turkewitz, A., Silva, C., & Heinemann, E. S. (2013).
Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.
Advance online publication.

Innovation in the Collection of Food Availability Data: A Case Study of the Chicago Department of Public Health Sanitarian Survey. Castillo, S.R., et al.
Preventive Medicine (2013)

Community Health Workers as an Integral Strategy in the REACH U.S. Program to Eliminate Health Inequities, Health Promotion Practice (HPP). Cosgrove, Shannon; Monroy, Martha;  Jenkins, Carolyn; Castillo, Sheila R.; Williams, Charles;  Parris, Erlinda; Tran, Jacqueline H.;  Rivera, Mark D.;  Brownstein , J. Nell.

Many Ingredients, One Sublime Dish: The recipe for the passage of Illinois HB5412 into law. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. Accepted for publication, under review. Baté-Ambrus, V.; Castillo, A.; Williams Y.; Boughton-Price, L.; Hernandez W.; Waddy, J.; Castillo, S.; Gutierrez-Kapheim M.; Campbell, J.; Martinez, E.; Schapps, M.; Arom, J.  

Rationale and Design of a Patient-Centered Medical Home Intervention for Patients with End-stage Renal Disease on Hemodialysis. Porter, Anna C. MD, Fitzgibbon, Marian L. PhD,  Fischer, Michael J. MD MSPH, Gallardo, Rani MS,  Berbaum, Michael L. PhD,  Lash, James P. MD,   Castillo, Sheila, MUPP,  Schiffer, Linda MS, MPH, Sharp, Lisa K. PhD, Tulley, John MD, Arruda, Jose A. MD, Hynes, Denise M. MPH, PhD, RN. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2015.

Aida L. Giachello, PhD

Design and implementation of the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. Sorlie PD,
Avilés-Santa LM, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Kaplan RC, Daviglus ML, Giachello AL, Schneiderman N, Raij L,
Talavera G, Allison M, Lavange L, Chambless LE, Heiss G
Annals of epidemiology 2010 Aug; 20(8):629-41
PMID: 20609343

Sample design and cohort selection in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos.
Lavange LM, Kalsbeek WD, Sorlie PD, Avilés-Santa LM, Kaplan RC, Barnhart J, Liu K, Giachello A, Lee DJ,
Ryan J, Criqui MH, Elder JP
Annals of epidemiology 2010 Aug; 20(8):642-9
PMID: 20609344

Redes En Acción. Increasing Hispanic participation in cancer research, training, and awareness.
Ramirez AG, Talavera GA, Marti J, Penedo FJ, Medrano MA, Giachello AL, Pérez-Stable EJ
Cancer 2006 Oct 15; 107(8 Suppl):2023-33
PMID: 16958026

A national agenda for Latino cancer prevention and control. Ramirez AG, Gallion KJ, Suarez L, Giachello AL, Marti JR, Medrano MA, Pérez-Stable EJ, Talavera GA, Trapido EJ Cancer 2005 Jun
PMID: 15822119

Effective communication to prevent infectious disease in women. Torres, B., Hickson, M., Allen,
M.P., Giachello, A.L ., Ramos-Hernández, C.R., & Partida, Y. (2004).
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 10(11), November 2004.

Reducing diabetes health disparities through community-based participatory action research: the
Chicago Southeast Diabetes Community Action Coalition
. Giachello AL, Arrom JO, Davis M, Sayad JV,
Ramirez D, Nandi C, Ramos C
Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974) 2003 Jul-Aug; 118(4):309-23
PMID: 12815078

Attitudes and issues in treating Latino patients with type 2 diabetes: Views of healthcare providers.
Lipton, R.B., Losey, L.M., Giachello, A.L ., Mendez, J. & Girotti, M.H.
(1998). The Diabetes Educator, 24 (1), 67-71.

Task group VI: Health care systems and behavior. Giachello, A.L., & Belgrave, F. (1997). Journal of
Gender, Culture and Health, 2 (2), 163-174.

The health status of Latinas in the United States. Giachello, A.L. (1997). Psychline Inter –
Transdisciplinary Journal of Mental Health, 2 (1), 6-10.

Special edition on Latino Health Outcomes Research, Giachello, A.L. (1996). Guest Editor. Journal of
Medical Systems, 20(5) October.

Challenges and opportunities in establishing a Latino health research center in a majority academic institution. Giachello AL
Journal of medical systems 1996 Oct; 20(5):351-76
PMID: 9001999

Factors affecting diabetes treatment and patient education among Latinos: results of a preliminarystudy in Chicago. Lipton R, Losey L, Giachello AL, Corral M, Girotti MH, Mendez JJ Journal of medical systems 1996 Oct; 20(5):267-76
PMID: 9001994

Practice variations in treating urban minority asthmatics in Chicago. McDermott M, Silva J, Rydman R,
Giachello AL, Yarzagaray E, Robinson D, Peragallo N, Barquero H, Arrom JO
Journal of medical systems 1996 Oct; 20(5):255-66
PMID: 9001993