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Rebecca Jones, Ph.D.
Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio
Jones holds a doctorate in Applied Demography from the School of Public Policy at the
University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). She also holds a MS in Health and
Kinesiology, with an emphasis in community health and biostatistics and a BS in
Kinesiology with an emphasis in physiology from UTSA. She has over 10 years of
experience in program evaluation, research design, and statistical analyses.
Her areas of focus include health systems research, health disparities, and
structural determinants of health.
- 2017 - PhD - Applied Demography with a concentration in population health - University of Texas at San Antonio
- 2012 - MS - Health & Kinesiology with concentration in community health - University of Texas at San Antonio
- 2010 - BS - Kinesiology - University of Texas at San Antonio
Ramirez, A. G., Gallion, K. J., Perez, A., Adeigbe, R., Munoz, E., & Pasick, R. J. (2018). Éxito!: Making an Impact in Training Latinos for Doctorates and Cancer Research. Journal of Cancer Education, 1-10.
Adeigbe, R., Sparks, P., Ramirez, A., Saenz, R., & Sparks, C. (2017). Structural determinants of health: Influence on income inequality, racial segregation and social cohesion on Latino childhood obesity.
Ramirez, A.G., Baldwin, S., Adeigbe, R., Aguilar, R., Galion, K., Despres, C. (2016). Salud Today: Curating Latino Health Information for a New Generation. Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Strategies, Media and Engagement in Global Health.
Ramirez, A.G., Gallion, K., Despres, C., Aguilar, R., Adeigbe, R., Seidel, E., McAlister, A., (2015). Advocacy, Efficacy, and Engagement in an Online Network for Latino Childhood Obesity Prevention. Health Promotion Practice.
Adeigbe, R., Baldwin, S., Gallion, K., Grier, S., & Ramirez, A. G. (2014). Food and Beverage Marketing to Latinos: A Systematic Literature Review. Health Education & Behavior.
Ramirez, A.G., Munoz, E., Holden, A., Adeigbe, R., Suarez, L. (2014) Incidence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Texas Latinos, 1995-2010: an update. PLoS ONE 9(6): e99365.
Ramirez, A. G., Gallion, K., Despres, C. E., Adeigbe, R. (2013) Salud America!:A National Research Network to Build the Field and Evidence to Prevent Latino Childhood Obesity. American Journal of Preventive Medicine: Supplement 3, 44, 3.
Ramirez, A.G., Gallion, K., Adeigbe, R. Latino Youth and Obesity: Communication/Media
Influence on Marketing. (2012) Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity. Springer Verlag: Heidelberger Platz 3 14197 Berlin Germany: Springer Verlag; 2012.
Adeigbe, R. The relationship between food insecurity and physical inactivity and the role of social support. The University of Texas at San Antonio, ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 2012.
Adeigbe, R., Acosta, D., Cordova, A., Ma, Y., Yin, Z. (2010) A Preschool Aged Obesity Prevention Project Designed to Increase Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Vol. 6: Iss. 1, Article 21.
Sosa, E.T., Parra-Medina, D., Adeigbe, R., Acosta, D., Escamilla, D., He, M., Kibbe, D., Ramirez, A., Yin, Z. (2010) Juntos y Saludables: Outcomes of a peer led approach to obesity prevention for Head Start. International Journal of Exercise Science: Vol. 6: Iss. 1, Article 16.
Escamilla, D., Acosta, D., Dillon, B., Adeigbe, R., Parra- Medina, D., He, M., Ramirez, A. G. Yin, Z., Sosa, E.T. (2010) Lessons Learned from Juntos Y Saludables Peer-Led Parent Education. International Journal of Exercise Science: Vol. 6: Iss. 1, Article 22.