Sonjia Kenya, Ed.D, Columbia University

Associate Professor, Educator

  • 249 Citations

Research output per year

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Research interests

Self Communities: Overtown, Little Haiti, Liberty City

Research interests

  • cardiovascular disease
  • impact of the community health worker model on HIV
  • behavioral interventions for minorities to reduce health disparities
  • diabetes

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Research Project

Kobetz, E., Carrasquillo, O., Kenya, S., Sanders, L. M., Cook, N. J. & Kobetz, E.

National Institutes of Health


Project: Research project

  • Research Output

    • 249 Citations
    • 20 Article
    • 1 Review article

    Beyond the Barefoot Doctors: Using Community Health Workers to Translate HIV Research to Service

    Young, B. A., Rosenthal, A., Escarfuller, S., Shah, S., Carrasquillo, O. & Kenya, S., Oct 1 2019, In : AIDS and Behavior. 23, 10, p. 2879-2888 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Community health workers, access to care, and service utilization among Florida Latinos: A randomized controlled trial

    Chang, A., Patberg, E., Cueto, V., Li, H., Singh, B., Kenya, S., Alonzo, Y. & Carrasquillo, O., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Public Health. 108, 9, p. 1249-1251 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Beyond Sensitivity. LGBT Healthcare Training in U.S. Medical Schools: A Review of the Literature

    Utamsingh, P. D., Kenya, S., Lebron, C. N. & Carrasquillo, O., Apr 3 2017, In : American Journal of Sexuality Education. 12, 2, p. 148-169 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Scopus citations

    Effect of a community health worker intervention among Latinos with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes: The miami healthy heart initiative randomized clinical trial

    Carrasquillo, O., Lebron, C., Alonzo, Y., Li, H., Chang, A. & Kenya, S., Jul 1 2017, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 177, 7, p. 948-954 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 16 Scopus citations

    Can Home-Based HIV Rapid Testing Reduce HIV Disparities Among African Americans in Miami?

    Kenya, S., Okoro, I. S., Wallace, K., Ricciardi, M., Carrasquillo, O. & Prado, G. J., Sep 1 2016, In : Health Promotion Practice. 17, 5, p. 722-730 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations