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Professional Background

Francisco Cartujano-Barrera, M.D. (he/él), is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). Moreover, he is an Assistant Director of the Office of Community Outreach & Engagement at the Wilmot Cancer Institute, part of the UR...
Francisco Cartujano-Barrera, M.D. (he/él), is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). Moreover, he is an Assistant Director of the Office of Community Outreach & Engagement at the Wilmot Cancer Institute, part of the URMC.

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)

Assistant Professor - Cancer Center - Joint

Assistant Professor - Center for Community Health and Prevention - Joint

Research

Cartujano-Barrera (he/él) conducts community-based participatory research for cancer prevention and control (e.g., tobacco cessation) among underrepresented minorities. Particularly, he has focused on the development and implementation of culturally and linguistically appropriate mobile intervention...
Cartujano-Barrera (he/él) conducts community-based participatory research for cancer prevention and control (e.g., tobacco cessation) among underrepresented minorities. Particularly, he has focused on the development and implementation of culturally and linguistically appropriate mobile interventions among Latinos. Cartujano-Barrera also serves as the Director of the Wilmot Cancer Institute Tobacco Cessation Program.

Clinical Trials

Vaping cessation among Latino young adults

Lead Researcher: Francisco Cartujano

All participants will receive a 12-week text messaging intervention. Participants will be asked to complete a baseline survey and a follow-up survey 3 months after enrollment. Eligible individuals self-identify as Latino, are 18-25 years old, and cur...

Publications

Journal Articles

Disparities Across the Continuum of Lung Cancer Care.

Rivera MP, Gudina AT, Cartujano-Barrera F, Cupertino P

Clinics in chest medicine.. 2023 September 44 (3):531-542. Epub 05/09/2023.

Nutrition and Diet Apps: Brazilian Panorama before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Batista SA, Cupertino AFB, Cupertino AP, Botelho RBA, Pimentel J, Cartujano-Barrera F, Ginani VC

Nutrients.. 2023 August 1715 (16)Epub 08/17/2023.

Tobacco Smoking and Pack-years are Associated with Frailty Among People with HIV.

Ruderman SA, Odden MC, Webel AR, Fitzpatrick AL, Crane PK, Nance RM, Drumright LN, Whitney BM, Mixson LS, Ma J, Willig AL, Haidar L, Eltonsy S, Mayer KH, O'Cleirigh C, Cropsey KL, Eron JJ, Napravnik S, Greene M, McCaul M, Chander G, Cachay E, Lober WB, Kritchevsky SB, Austad S, Landay A, Pandya C, Cartujano-Barrera F, Saag MS, Kamen C, Hahn AW, Kitahata MM, Delaney JA, Crane HM

Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes : JAIDS.. 2023 June 26 Epub 06/26/2023.

Understanding the Perspectives of Latino Adults Who Smoke on Physical Activity: A Qualitative Study.

Hernández-Torres R, Alaniz-Cantu E, Bautista Rojas MV, Lara D, Merritt S, DeJesus E, D'Abundo ML, McIntosh S, Ossip DJ, Fuller D, Rivera MP, Cupertino AP, Cartujano-Barrera F

International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2023 February 1020 (4)Epub 02/10/2023.

Development of frail RISC-HIV: a risk score for predicting frailty risk in the short-term for care of people with HIV.

Ruderman SA, Nance RM, Drumright LN, Whitney BM, Hahn AW, Ma J, Haidar L, Eltonsy S, Mayer KH, Eron JJ, Greene M, Mathews WC, Webel A, Saag MS, Willig AL, Kamen C, Mccaul M, Chander G, Cachay E, Lober WB, Pandya C, Cartujano-Barrera F, Kritchevsky SB, Austad SN, Landay A, Kitahata MM, Crane HM, Delaney JAC

AIDS.. 2023 February 1 Epub 02/01/2023.

Dec?detexto: Assessment of weight change after smoking cessation treatment for Latino smokers

Rieth KKS, Cartujano-Barrera F, Kamen C, Arana-Chicas E, Cai X, Gao S, McIntosh S, Cupertino AP.

J Community Med Public Health. 2023; 7: 363.

Spanish version of the susceptibility to e-cigarettes scale among Latino adolescents.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Hernández-Torres R, Chávez-Iñiguez A, Orfin RH, Fernandez ID, Rivera PM, Cupertino AP

Tobacco prevention & cessation.. 2023 9 :01. Epub 01/05/2023.

Decídetexto México: Recruitment and baseline characteristics of Mexican individuals who smoke in a cessation study.

Rodríguez-Bolaños R, Ramírez-Palacios P, Bolaños A, Lara D, Millan G, Gallegos-Carrillo K, Flores YN, Mejia RM, Cupertino AP, Cartujano-Barrera F

Tobacco use insights.. 2023 16 :1179173X231157378. Epub 02/14/2023.

Are Black and Latino adolescents being asked if they use electronic cigarettes and advised not to use them? Results from a community-based survey.

Connolly M, Croft D, Ramírez-Palacios P, Cai X, Hill B, Orfin RH, Rivera MP, Wilson KM, Li D, McIntosh S, Ossip DJ, Cupertino AP, Cartujano-Barrera F

Frontiers in public health.. 2023 11 :1222184. Epub 08/10/2023.

Prevalence and correlates of current cigarette smoking among transgender women in Argentina.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Mejia RM, Radusky PD, Cardozo N, Duarte M, Fabian S, Caballero R, Zalazar V, Ramos-Pibernus A, Alpert AB, Cupertino AP, Frola C, Aristegui I

Frontiers in public health.. 2023 11 :1279969. Epub 12/05/2023.

Associations between drug and alcohol use, smoking, and frailty among people with HIV across the United States in the current era of antiretroviral treatment.

Crane HM, Ruderman SA, Whitney BM, Nance RM, Drumright LN, Webel AR, Willig AL, Saag MS, Christopoulos K, Greene M, Hahn AW, Eron JJ, Napravnik S, Mathews WC, Chander G, McCaul ME, Cachay ER, Mayer KH, Landay A, Austad S, Ma J, Kritchevsky SB, Pandya C, Achenbach C, Cartujano-Barrera F, Kitahata M, Delaney JA, Kamen C,

Drug and alcohol dependence.. 2022 September 30240 :109649. Epub 09/30/2022.

Cross-Sectional Associations of Self-Reported Social/Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction with Smoking and Vaping Status in Adults.

Xie Z, Cartujano-Barrera F, Cupertino P, Li D

International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2022 August 2819 (17)Epub 08/28/2022.

Evaluating the Immediate Impact of Graphic Messages for Vaping Prevention among Black and Latino Adolescents: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Hernández-Torrez R, Cai X, Orfin RH, Azogini C, Chávez-Iñiguez A, Santa Cruz E, Bansal-Travers M, Wilson KM, McIntosh S, Ossip DJ, Cupertino AP

International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2022 August 1419 (16)Epub 08/14/2022.

Development of a WeChat-based Mobile Messaging Smoking Cessation Intervention for Chinese Immigrant Smokers: Qualitative Interview Study.

Jiang N, Rogers ES, Cupertino P, Zhao X, Cartujano-Barrera F, Lyu JC, Hu L, Sherman SE

JMIR formative research.. 2022 June 306 (6):e36091. Epub 06/30/2022.

Effectiveness of Recruitment Strategies of Latino Smokers: Secondary Analysis of a Mobile Health Smoking Cessation Randomized Clinical Trial.

Arana-Chicas E, Cartujano-Barrera F, Rieth KK, Richter KK, Ellerbeck EF, Cox LS, Graves KD, Diaz FJ, Catley D, Cupertino AP

Journal of medical Internet research.. 2022 June 2724 (6):e34863. Epub 06/27/2022.

Proactive and Reactive Recruitment of Black and Latino Adolescents in a Vaping Prevention Randomized Controlled Trial.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Hernández-Torres R, Orfin RH, Chávez-Iñiguez A, Alvarez Lopez O, Azogini C, Bermudez D, Arana-Chicas E, Cai X, McIntosh S, Ossip DJ, Cupertino AP

Children.. 2022 June 229 (7)Epub 06/22/2022.

Cigarro or cigarrillo? The pressing need to use culturally and linguistically appropriate terminology for tobacco control among Spanish-speaking Latinos.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Cox LS, Castro EM, Lara D, Quiñones Z, McIntosh S, Ossip DJ, Cupertino AP

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.. 2022 May 10 Epub 05/10/2022.

Practice, barriers, and facilitators of healthcare providers in smoking cessation in Mexico.

Rodríguez-Bolaños R, Ponciano-Rodríguez G, Rojas-Carmona A, Cartujano-Barrera F, Arana-Chicas E, Cupertino AP, Reynales-Shigematsu LM

Enfermeri?a cli?nica (English Edition). 2022 January 27 Epub 01/27/2022.

Environmental Health Needs Among Latinas in Cleaning Occupations: A Mixed Methods Approach.

Speiser E, Pinto Zipp G, DeLuca DA, Paula Cupertino A, Arana-Chicas E, Gourna Paleoudis E, Bethea TN, Kligler B, Cartujano-Barrera F

Environmental health insights.. 2022 16 :11786302221100045. Epub 05/19/2022.

Effectiveness of a smoking cessation decision-making electronic tool (): A randomized clinical trial.

da Silva Teixeira R, Garcia de Siqueira Galil A, Cupertino AP, Cartujano-Barrera F, Basile Colugnati FA

Health informatics journal.. 2022 28 (2):14604582221105450. Epub 1900 01 01.

Knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of Latinas in cleaning occupations in northern New Jersey: a cross-sectional mixed methods study.

Speiser E, Pinto Zipp G, DeLuca DA, Cupertino AP, Arana-Chicas E, Gourna Paleoudis E, Kligler B, Cartujano-Barrera F

Journal of occupational medicine and toxicology.. 2021 December 616 (1):52. Epub 12/06/2021.

Developing Graphic Messages for Vaping Prevention Among Black and Latino Adolescents: Participatory Research Approach.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Azogini C, McIntosh S, Bansal-Travers M, Ossip DJ, Cupertino AP

Journal of participatory medicine.. 2021 November 2313 (3):e29945. Epub 11/23/2021.

"I'm a transgender man… I have to quit smoking for treatment and surgery": Describing the experience of a Latino transgender man during his attempt to quit smoking.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Cox LS, Catley D, Shah Z, Alpert AB, Cupertino AP

Explore : the journal of science and healing.. 2021 November 17 Epub 11/17/2021.

Feasibility and Effectiveness of Recruiting Latinos in -A Smoking Cessation Clinical Trial from an Emergency Department Patient Registry.

Arana-Chicas E, Cartujano-Barrera F, Ogedegbe C, Ellerbeck EF, Cox LS, Graves KD, Diaz FJ, Catley D, Cupertino AP

International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2021 October 1518 (20)Epub 10/15/2021.

Smoking Cessation Mobile Interventions in Latin America: A Systematic Review.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Rodríguez-Bolaños R, Arana-Chicas E, Allaham F, Sandoval L, Rubado M, Gallegos-Carrillo K, Colugnati FAB, Galil AG, Mejia RM, Cupertino AP

Hispanic health care international : the official journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. 2021 July 15 :15404153211020410. Epub 07/15/2021.

Genetic Variants in Smoking-Related Genes in Two Smoking Cessation Programs: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Pérez-Rubio G, López-Flores LA, Cupertino AP, Cartujano-Barrera F, Reynales-Shigematsu LM, Ramírez M, Ellerbeck EF, Rodríguez-Bolaños R, Falfan-Valencia R

International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2021 June 1918 (12)Epub 06/19/2021.

Gender-related beliefs and attitudes about tobacco use and smoking cessation in Mexico.

Rodríguez-Bolaños R, Caballero M, Ponciano-Rodríguez G, González-Robledo LM, Cartujano-Barrera F, Reynales-Shigematsu LM, Cupertino AP

Health psychology and behavioral medicine.. 2021 June 109 (1):547-566. Epub 06/10/2021.

Barriers and Facilitators of Smoking Cessation among Latinos Living with HIV: Perspectives from Key Leaders of Community-Based Organizations and Clinics.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Lee D'Abundo M, Arana-Chicas E, Chock S, Valera P, Kamen CS, Cupertino AP

International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2021 March 2618 (7)Epub 03/26/2021.

Decídetexto: Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mobile Smoking Cessation Intervention in Puerto Rico.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Peña-Vargas CI, Arana-Chicas E, Pérez-Ramos JG, Mattei J, Hurtado-de-Mendoza A, Costas-Muñiz R, Jiménez J, Cupertino AP, Castro EM

International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2021 February 318 (4)Epub 02/03/2021.

"I Felt What was Happening in Our Country [USA] with Race was So Much Scarier than the [COVID-19] Virus." Black Lives Matter Protesters' Beliefs and Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Arana-Chicas E, Jones BD, Cartujano-Barrera F, Cupertino AP.

Journal of Health Ethics. 2021; 17(1).

Translation and Examination of the Reliability and Validity of the Spanish Version of the Smoking Self-Efficacy Questionnaire Among Latino Smokers.

Cartujano-Barrera F, McIntosh S, Cox LS, Arana-Chicas E, Catley D, Ellerbeck EF, Ossip DJ, Cupertino AP

Tobacco use insights.. 2021 14 :1179173X211035366. Epub 07/29/2021.

Prevalence and correlates of lifetime e-cigarette use among adolescents attending public schools in a low income community in the US.

Tercyak KP, Phan L, Gallegos-Carrillo K, Mays D, Audrain-McGovern J, Rehberg K, Li Y, Cartujano-Barrera F, Cupertino AP

Addictive behaviors.. 2020 November 24114 :106738. Epub 11/24/2020.

Decídetexto: Mobile cessation support for latino smokers. study protocol for a randomized clinical trial.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Arana-Chicas E, Catley D, Cox LS, Diaz FJ, Ellerbeck EF, Graves KD, Ogedegbe C, Cupertino AP

Contemporary clinical trials.. 2020 October 17 :106188. Epub 10/17/2020.

The Urgent Need to Address Violence Against Health Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Rodríguez-Bolaños R, Cartujano-Barrera F, Cartujano B, Flores YN, Cupertino AP, Gallegos-Carrillo K

Medical care.. 2020 July 58 (7):663. Epub 1900 01 01.

Web-based decision-making tool for smoking cessation (Pare de fumar conosco) among patients with chronic conditions in Brazil : one-arm feasibility study.

Cupertino AP, Cartujano-Barrera F, Basile Colugnati FA, Batista Formagini TD, Garcia de Siqueira Galil A, Ferreira Carvalho Banhato E, Ferreira MA, Richter KP

BMJ health & care informatics.. 2020 January 27 (1)Epub 1900 01 01.

Enhancing nicotine replacement therapy usage and adherence through a mobile intervention: Secondary data analysis of a single-arm feasibility study in Mexico.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Rodríguez-Bolaños R, Arana-Chicas E, Gallegos-Carrillo K, N Flores Y, Pérez-Rubio G, Falfán-Valencia R, F Ellerbeck E, Reynales-Shigematsu LM, Cupertino AP

Tobacco induced diseases.. 2020 18 :36. Epub 05/04/2020.

Feasibility and Acceptability of a Culturally- and Linguistically-Adapted Smoking Cessation Text Messaging Intervention for Latino Smokers.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Sanderson Cox L, Arana-Chicas E, Ramírez M, Perales-Puchalt J, Valera P, Díaz FJ, Catley D, Ellerbeck EF, Cupertino AP

Frontiers in public health.. 2020 8 :269. Epub 06/30/2020.

Cancer Prevention in Indigenous Communities from Guatemala: A Needs Assessment Study.

Arana-Chicas E, Gómez-Trillos S, Cartujano-Barrera F, Xinico-Aju SA, Alvarez CS, Adsul P, Rosenthal MS, Braithwaite D, Hurtado-de-Mendoza A, Cupertino AP

Journal of health care for the poor and underserved.. 2020 31 (4):1595-1611. Epub 1900 01 01.

Exploring Latinidad, Migration Processes, and Immigrant Experiences: Experiences Influencing Latino Health.

Arana-Chicas E, Ihde E, Cartujano-Barrera F, Suarez N, Tiznado D, Hurtado-de-Mendoza A, Ramírez-Mantilla M, Cox LS, Ellerbeck EF, Cupertino AP

Kansas journal of medicine.. 2019 November 12 (4):125-131. Epub 11/25/2019.

Increasing access to smoking cessation treatment among Latino smokers using case management.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Perales J, Arana E, Cox LS, Yeh HW, Ellerbeck EF, Richter KP, Cupertino AP

Journal of smoking cessation.. 2019 September 14 (3):168-175. Epub 03/11/2019.

Feasibility and Acceptability of an e-Health Smoking Cessation Informed Decision-Making Tool Integrated in Primary Healthcare in Mexico.

Cupertino AP, Cartujano-Barrera F, Perales J, Formagini T, Rodríguez-Bolaños R, Ellerbeck EF, Ponciano-Rodríguez G, Reynales-Shigematsu LM

Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association.. 2019 May 25 (5):425-431. Epub 07/26/2018.

A Mobile Smoking Cessation Intervention for Mexico (Vive sin Tabaco... ¡Decídete!): Single-Arm Pilot Study.

Cupertino AP, Cartujano-Barrera F, Ramírez M, Rodríguez-Bolaños R, Thrasher JF, Pérez-Rubio G, Falfán-Valencia R, Ellerbeck EF, Reynales-Shigematsu LM

JMIR mHealth and uHealth.. 2019 April 257 (4):e12482. Epub 04/25/2019.

ROLE OF GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY IN NICOTINE ADDICTION AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE.

Pérez-Rubio G, Córdoba-Lanús E, Cupertino P, Cartujano-Barrera F, Campos MA, Falfán-Valencia R

Revista de investigacio?n cli?nica; organo del Hospital de Enfermedades de la Nutricio?n.. 2019 71 (1):36-54. Epub 1900 01 01.

"Every day I think about your messages": assessing text messaging engagement among Latino smokers in a mobile cessation program.

Cartujano-Barrera F, Arana-Chicas E, Ramírez-Mantilla M, Perales J, Cox LS, Ellerbeck EF, Catley D, Cupertino AP

Patient preference and adherence.. 2019 13 :1213-1219. Epub 07/22/2019.

Enhancing smoking cessation in Mexico using an e-Health tool in primary healthcare.

Ponciano-Rodríguez G, Reynales-Shigematsu LM, Rodríguez-Bolaños R, Pruñonosa-Santana J, Cartujano-Barrera F, Cupertino AP

Salud pública de México. 2018 60 (5):549-558. Epub 1900 01 01.