Tomás Cabeza de Baca, Ph.D.
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Scientific Focus Areas: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Health Disparities, Epidemiology


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Food insecurity is associated with higher respiratory quotient and lower glucagon-like peptide 1.
Booker JM, Chang DC, Stinson EJ, Mitchell CM, Votruba SB, Krakoff J, Gluck ME, Cabeza de Baca T.
Obesity (Silver Spring) (2022 Jun) 30:1248-1256. Abstract/Full Text
Meal-to-meal and day-to-day macronutrient variation in an ad libitum vending food paradigm.
Cabeza de Baca T, Piaggi P, Gluck ME, Krakoff J, Votruba SB.
Appetite (2022 Apr 1) 171:105944. Abstract/Full Text
Food insecurity moderates the relationship between momentary affect and adherence in a dietary intervention study.
Andersen CC, Cabeza de Baca T, Votruba SB, Stinson EJ, Engel SG, Krakoff J, Gluck ME.
Obesity (Silver Spring) (2022 Feb) 30:369-377. Abstract/Full Text
Chronic psychosocial and financial burden accelerates 5-year telomere shortening: findings from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study.
Cabeza de Baca T, Prather AA, Lin J, Sternfeld B, Adler N, Epel ES, Puterman E.
Mol Psychiatry (2020 May) 25:1141-1153. Abstract/Full Text
Sleep debt: the impact of weekday sleep deprivation on cardiovascular health in older women.
Cabeza de Baca T, Chayama KL, Redline S, Slopen N, Matsushita F, Prather AA, Williams DR, Buring JE, Zaslavsky AM, Albert MA.
Sleep (2019 Oct 9) 42. Abstract/Full Text
Financial strain and ideal cardiovascular health in middle-aged and older women: Data from the Women's health study.
Cabeza de Baca T, Burroughs Peña MS, Slopen N, Williams D, Buring J, Albert MA.
Am Heart J (2019 Sep) 215:129-138. Abstract/Full Text
Lack of partner impacts newborn health through maternal depression: A pilot study of low-income immigrant Latina women.
Cabeza de Baca T, Wojcicki JM, Epel ES, Adler NE.
Midwifery (2018 Sep) 64:63-68. Abstract/Full Text
Sexual intimacy in couples is associated with longer telomere length.
Cabeza de Baca T, Epel ES, Robles TF, Coccia M, Gilbert A, Puterman E, Prather AA.
Psychoneuroendocrinology (2017 Jul) 81:46-51. Abstract/Full Text
Early stress, parental motivation, and reproductive decision-making: applications of life history theory to parental behavior.
Cabeza de Baca T, Ellis BJ.
Curr Opin Psychol (2017 Jun) 15:1-6. Abstract/Full Text
Adversity, Adaptive Calibration, and Health: The Case of Disadvantaged Families.
de Baca TC, Wahl RA, Barnett MA, Figueredo AJ, Ellis BJ.
Adapt Human Behav Physiol (2016 Jun 1) 2:93-115. Abstract/Full Text