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Francisco Cartujano Barrera, M.D.

(Pronouns: he/his/him)

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Research Interest: Development and implementation of mobile health interventions for smoking cessation among underserved populations (e.g., Latinos, people living with HIV, people living in low- and middle-income countries).


Journal Articles

Cartujano-Barrera F, Lee D'Abundo M, Arana-Chicas E, Chock S, Valera P, Kamen CS, Cupertino AP. "Barriers and Facilitators of Smoking Cessation among Latinos Living with HIV: Perspectives from Key Leaders of Community-Based Organizations and Clinics." International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2021 Mar 26; 18(7)Epub 2021 Mar 26.

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. "Decídetexto: Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mobile Smoking Cessation Intervention in Puerto Rico." International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2021 Feb 3; 18(4)Epub 2021 Feb 03.

Tercyak KP, Phan L, Gallegos-Carrillo K, Mays D, Audrain-McGovern J, Rehberg K, Li Y, Cartujano-Barrera F, Cupertino AP. "Prevalence and correlates of lifetime e-cigarette use among adolescents attending public schools in a low income community in the US." Addictive behaviors.. 2020 Nov 24; 114:106738. Epub 2020 Nov 24.