Sonjia Kenya, Ed.D, Columbia University

Associate Professor, Educator

  • 234 Citations
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Personal profile

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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HIV Medicine & Life Sciences
Hispanic Americans Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences
African Americans Medicine & Life Sciences
Papillomaviridae Medicine & Life Sciences
Subcutaneous Fat Medicine & Life Sciences
Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences
CD4 Lymphocyte Count Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2010 2017

Research Project

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

National Institutes of Health


Project: Research project

Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Community-Based Participatory Research
Community-Institutional Relations
Early Detection of Cancer

Research Output 2003 2019

  • 234 Citations
  • 21 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., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS and Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Welfare
HIV Infections
Public Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Hispanic Americans
Randomized Controlled Trials
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Electronic Health Records
6 Citations (Scopus)

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, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Sexuality Education. p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

educational content
learning strategy
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

Hispanic Americans
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Randomized Controlled Trials
Blood Pressure
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

African Americans
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Delivery of Health Care