Aida Luz Giachello

  • 1872 Citations
1981 …2020
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Research Interests

Social and racial health disparities, particularly among Hispanics/Latinos and African Americans; chronic diseases; women Health; tobacco control and prevention.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Chicago

… → 1988


  • Aging
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Epidemiology
  • Hypertension
  • Nutrition / Dietetics
  • Obesity
  • Tobacco Control

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Grants 2013 2020

Research Output 1981 2019

Correlates of and Body Composition Measures Associated with Metabolically Healthy Obesity Phenotype in Hispanic/Latino Women and Men: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)

Estrella, M. L., Pirzada, A., Durazo-Arvizu, R. A., Cai, J., Giachello, A. L., Espinoza Gacinto, R., Siega-Riz, A. M. & Daviglus, M. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Obesity. 2019, 1251456.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Weights and Measures
Body Composition
Hispanic Americans

Responses to cigarette health warning labels, harm perceptions and knowledge in a national sample of pregnant and non-pregnant women of reproductive age

Mead, E. L., Cruz-Cano, R., Groom, A., Hart, J. L., Walker, K. L., Giachello, A. L., Robertson, R. M. & Oncken, C., Mar 1 2019, In : Addictive Behaviors. 90, p. 10-13 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products

Childhood and adult exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and cardiac structure and function: Results from Echo-SOL

Peña, M. S. B., Swett, K., Kaplan, R. C., Perreira, K., Daviglus, M., Kansal, M. M., Cai, J., Giachello, A. L., Gellman, M. D., Velazquez, E. J. & Rodriguez, C. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Open Heart. 5, 2, e000831.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Stroke Volume
Physical Education and Training
Tobacco Use
6 Citations

Measuring perceptions related to e-cigarettes: Important principles and next steps to enhance study validity

Gibson, L. A., Creamer, M. L. R., Breland, A. B., Giachello, A. L., Kaufman, A., Kong, G., Pechacek, T. F., Pepper, J. K., Soule, E. K. & Halpern-Felsher, B., Apr 1 2018, In : Addictive Behaviors. 79, p. 219-225 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Tobacco Products
Research Personnel
Social Adjustment
Equipment and Supplies

Perceived health risks of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) users: The role of cigarette smoking status

Ma, J. Z., Hart, J. L., Walker, K. L., Giachello, A. L., Groom, A., Landry, R. L., Tompkins, L. K., Vu, T. H. T., Mattingly, D. T., Sears, C. G., Kesh, A., Hall, M. E., Robertson, R. M. & Payne, T. J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Addictive Behaviors. 91, p. 156-163 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health risks
Tobacco Products