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Ricky Bluthenthal, Ph.D.

Title: Director, Urban Community Research Center
        Professor, Sociology
Department: Sociology

Office: LIB G-517
Phone Extension: x3500
Email Username: rbluthenthal

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Selected Presentations

  • MacDonald J, Golinelli D, Bluthenthal RN . The effect of business improvement districts on community violence. American Society of Criminology. Atlanta, GA, November 14-17, 2007.
  • Bluthenthal RN, Cohen DA, Farley T, Scribner R, Beighley C, Schonlau M, Robinson PL. Alcohol availability and neighborhood characteristics in Los Angeles and Southern Louisiana. One Hundred Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, D.C., November 3-7, 2007.
  • Kral AH, Martinez A, Lorvick J, Wenger L, Anderson R, Flynn NM, Bluthenthal RN . HIV risk among heterosexual methamphetamine injectors in California. Second National Conference on Methamphetamine, HIV and Hepatitis . Salt Lake City, Utah, February 1-3, 2007.
  • Bluthenthal RN, Anderson R, Flynn NM, Kral AH. Do methamphetamine injectors differ from other injection drug users? Evidence from the CalSEP study. Second National Conference on Methamphetamine, HIV and Hepatitis. Salt Lake City, Utah, February 1-3, 2007.
  • Bluthenthal RN, Anderson R, Flynn NM, Kral AH. Final report of the California Syringe Exchange Program Study (CalSEP): Policy findings, risk assessments, and program improvement results. Sixth National Harm Reduction Conference, Oakland, California, November 9-12, 2006.
  • Kral AH, Martinez AN, Lorvick J, Wenger L, Anderson R, Flynn NM, Bluthenthal RN . HIV risk among heterosexual methamphetamine injectors in California. Sixth National Harm Reduction Conference, Oakland, California, November 9-12, 2006.
  • Martinez AN, Kral AH, Anderson R, Flynn NM, Bluthenthal RN . HIV risk among Mexican and Mexican American injection drug users in California. Sixth National Harm Reduction Conference, Oakland, California, November 9-12, 2006.
  • Ochoa K, Scholar S, Hair T, Heinzerling K, Bluthenthal RN . The overdose prevention effort in Los Angeles : Affecting public perception and public policy through a summit and task force. Sixth National Harm Reduction Conference, Oakland, California, November 9-12, 2006.
  • Derose KP, Mendel PJ, Bluthenthal RN , Hawes-Dawson J, Kanouse DE, Bejarano L, Dominguez B, Mata MA, Oden CW. Understanding urban congregations' capacity for HIV prevention & care. One Hundred Thirty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts, November 4-8, 2006.
  • Martinez AN, Bluthenthal RN , Lorvick J, Kral AH. Criminal justice involvement and HIV risk among urban poor injection drug users in San Francisco, CA. Sixteenth International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 13-18, 2006.
  • Lorvick J, Martinez AN, Bluthenthal RN , Kral AH. HIV risk among heterosexual methamphetamine injectors in California, USA. Sixteenth International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 13-18, 2006.
  • Iguchi MY, Kanouse DE, Bogart LM, Bluthenthal RN , Perry S, Sand K, Shoptaw S. Two-stage recruitment and behavioral interventions to reduce HIV risk in drug-using MSM. 2006 American Psychological Association Convention. New Orleans, LA, August 10-13, 2006.
  • Martinez AN, Bluthenthal RN , Lorvick J, Kral AH. The influence of individual and zip code characteristics on arrest among injection drug users. 101 st American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 8-14, 2006.
  • Bluthenthal RN, Forge N, Wong E, Chien S, Iguchi MY. “Drug-using network contributions to HIV risk among substance abusers entering methadone treatment. College on Problems of Drug Dependence 68 th Annual Scientific Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 17-22, 2006.
  • Forge NG, Iguchi MY, Wong EC, Bluthenthal RN . “Racial disparities in quality of life of substance abusers in treatment.” College on Problems of Drug Dependence 68 th Annual Scientific Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 17-22, 2006.
  • Bluthenthal RN, Ridgeway G, Schell T, Anderson R, Flynn NM, Kral AH. “Do syringe dispensation policies matter? Examining the association between syringe coverage and dispensation policy among SEP clients.” Seventeenth International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm. Vancouver, Canada, April 30-May 4, 2006.
  • Jacobson JO, Bingham TA, Robinson P, Harawa NT, Bluthenthal RN . “Geographic variation in behaviors related to HIV transmission: Findings from Los Angeles' National HIV Behavioral Surveillance, 2003-04.” 21 st Universitywide AIDS Research Program AIDS Investigators' Meeting. San Mateo, California, Feb. 24, 2006

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