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Publications

  • Farmer, G., T. Papachristou, C. Gotz, F. Yu and D. Tong. 2010. Does Primary Language Influence the Receipt of Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunizations Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults? Journal of Aging & Health 22: 1158-1183.

  • Papachristou, T, Gail Farmer, R Wylie and M Wylie. 2008. How to include a race/ethnic diverse hard-to-reach adult population into the planning process of health education programs. Presented at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, October, in San Diego, CA.

  • Farmer, Gail, T Papachristou, B White, R Wylie, M Wylie and B McClinton. 2008. A cost-effective strategy to create a stimulating cognitive, physical, and social environment in a multi-ethnic older adult housing complex. Presented at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, October, in San Diego, CA.

  • Farmer, G. and T. Papachristou. 2008. A Needs Assessment: Critical in Planning and Community Development. In Handbook of Research on E-Learning Applications for Carreer and Technical Education: Technologies for Vocational Training, edited by V.C. Wang. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

  • Ramirez, A., G. Farmer, D. Grant and T. Papachristou. 2005. Disability and Preventive Cancer Screening. American Journal of Public Health 95: 2057-2064.

  • Farmer, Gail. 2000. Methodological issues in assessing the health and social services needed of persons with disabilities residing in urban communities. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November, in Boston, MA.

  • Farmer, Gail. 1998. Health Status and Access to Health Services among Persons with Disabilities. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November, in Washington, D.C.

  • Farmer, G., P. Krochalk and M. Silverman. 1998. Program Evaluation: Selected Factors Associated with Demonstrating Success in Health Education Programs. In Promoting Teen Health: Linking Schools, Health Organizations, and Community, edited by A. Henderson. Sage Publications, Inc.

  • Farmer, Gail. 1996. Reproductive Health Practices Among American Indian Women. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November, in New York City, NY.

  • Farmer, Gail, P Barnett, R Bouchard and M Chiaravanont. 1995. Does the Health Belief Model Predict the Utilization of Cancer Screening (Pap Test) Among Urban American Indian Women? Presented at Society of Behavioral Medicine, March, in San Diego, CA.

  • Farmer, Gail, P Barnett and M Silverman. 1995. The Influence of Alcohol Consumption upon Health Status and Preventive Health Behavior among Urban American Indian Women. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, October, in San Diego, CA.

  • Farmer, Gail, P Barnett and R Bouchard. 1994. Access to Health Care among Urban American Indian Women. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November, in Washington, DC.

  • Giarratano, Susan and Gail Farmer. 1994. Results from a Comprehensive School Health Curriculum. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November, in Washington, DC.

  • Farmer, Gail, P Barnett, R Bouchard and D R Kent. 1993. Cervical Cancer among American Indian Women: Its Prevention and Control. Presented at Indian Health Service Research Conference, April, in Tucson, Arizona.

  • Dowell, D.A. and G. Farmer. 1992. Community Response to Homelessness: Social Change and Local Intervention. Journal of Community Psychology 20: 72-83.

  • Farmer, Gail and J Freeman. 1991. Health Behavior and Services Utilization Among Urban American Indian Women. Presented at Biannual Conference on the Economically Disadvantaged and Minorities, April, in Houston.

  • Kent, D R, D A Dowell and Gail Farmer. 1991. Theory Based Needs Assessment for AIDS Social Services. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November, in Atlanta, GA.

  • Krochalk, P C and Gail Farmer. 1991. Disability and Impairment: A Study of Race and Ethnic Differentials Among the Chronically Ill. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November, in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Farmer, Gail, D R Kent, J Freeman and P Barnett. 1991. Cervical Cancer among Urban American Indian Women: Preliminary Findings in the Development of a Culturally Sensitive Epidemiological Survey Instrument. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November, in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Farmer, Gail and D R Kent. 1991. Epidemiological Research Among Special Populations: Methods to Train Indigenous Persons to Collect Valid and Reliable Data through Culturally Sensitive Interviews. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November, in Atlanta, GA.

  • Farmer, Gail and P C Davidson. 1990. Health Status and Service Utilization of Hispanic and Southeast Asian Populations in an Urban Community. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, October, in New York City, New York.

  • Parker, D.A. and G. Farmer. 1990. Employed Adults at Risk for Diminished Self Control over Alcohol Use: The Alienated, the Burned Out, and the Unchallenged. In Alcohol Problem Intervention in the Workplace: Employee Assistance Programs and Strategic Alternatives, edited by P. Roman. New York: Quorum Press.

  • Walker, G., J. Pulliam and Gail C Farmer. 1990. Introduction to Data Analysis. 2nd edition. Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt.

  • Farmer, Gail and D R Kent. 1989. The Effects of Shift Work on Consumption of Alcohol: A Longitudinal Study. Presented at The Effects of Shift Work on Consumption of Alcohol: A Longitudinal Study, June, in Paris, France.

  • Farmer, G. and D.A. Parker. 1988. The Epidemiology of Alcohol Abuse among Employed Men and Women. In Recent Developments in Alcoholism, edited by M. Galanter. New York: Plenum Press.

  • Farmer, Gail and P C Davidson. 1987. Alcohol Consumption and Self Efficacy: An Application of the Health Belief Model. Presented at International Council on Alcoholism and Addictions. Epidemiology Section, June, in Aix en Provence, France.

  • Farmer, Gail and P C Davidson. 1987. Are the Effects of Stressful Working Conditions on Hypertension Mitigated by personal Health Practices. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, October, in New Orleans, LA.

  • Farmer, G., D.A. Parker and T.C. Hartford. 1987. Alcohol Use and Depression Symptoms Among Employed Men and Women. American Journal of Public Health 77: 704-707.

  • Walker, Glenn, Janis Pulliam-Krager and Gail Farmer. 1987. Introduction to data analysis. Dubuque, Iowa

  • Parker, D., E. Parker, T. Hareord and G. Farmer. 1987. Alcohol Use and Depression Symptoms among Employed Men and Women. American Journal of Public Health 77: 704-707.

  • Farmer, Gail and D A Parker. 1986. Alcohol and Hypertension. Presented at International Council on Alcoholism and Addiction, June, in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia.

  • Farmer, Gail and D A Parker. 1986. Prevalence Estimates and Risk Factors of Alcohol Problems. Presented at International Council on Alcoholism and Addiction, June, in Budapest, Hungary.

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Educational Background

  • 1981 – Dr.P.H., University of California at Los Angeles (Public Health Epidemiology)

  • 1970 – M.A., California State University, Long Beach (Sociology)

  • 1968 – B.A., California State University, Long Beach (Sociology)

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Grants

  • Mass Prophylaxis Plan for Special Needs Population

  • Healthy Living: Diabetes Case Management and Education Program among Cambodians and African Americans

  • EM3/Little Sisters Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

  • Assessing persons’ with disabilities and service providers’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors towards the Social Security Administration’s proposed Ticket to Work, Work Incentive Improvement Act

  • Comprehensive Needs Assessment for Culturally Diverse Community-Dwelling Older Adults

  • Long Beach Comprehensive Tobacco Assessment Project

  • Comprehensive Planning for HIV in the City of Long Beach

  • Evaluation of the Food Inspection Summer Report

  • Needs Assessment of Persons with Disabilities

  • Needs Assessment of Persons with Disabilities Residing in Orange County

  • Youth Take Action Against Tobacco

  • Relapse Prevention of Smoking among African Americans in the City of Long Beach

  • The University and the City of Long Beach: Serving the Needs of Our Mutual Community..

  • Hypertension: Assessment and Intervention among African Americans in the City of Long Beach

  • Epidemiology of Cervical Cancer among Urban American Indians in Southern California

  • Physical and Mental Health Needs Assessment of Homeless Persons

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Positions & Honors

  • 2003 – Associate Dean of Research, California State University Long Beach (College of Health and Human Services)

  • 1997 – Director, California State University, Long Beach (Center for Disability Studies and Scholarship)

  • 1994, 1999 – Outstanding Departmental Service Award, California State University, Long Beach

  • 1985 – Professor, California State University, Long Beach (Joint appointment: Departments of Health Science and Department of Sociology)

  • 1985 – Distinguished Teaching Award, California State University, Long Beach

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Gotz, C – California-State University, Long Beach

  • Papachristou, T – California-State University, Long Beach

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