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CONHI UG Non Licensure Program
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Graduate Assistant/Associate, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Student Information:
Graduate Student
Nursing and Healthcare Innovation
Edson Col of Nurs & Hlth Innov

Biography

Tara G. Bautista 
Research Associate
Center: Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience 
College of Nursing & Health Innovation

Arizona State University

455 N 3rd street, ste. 340

Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tara.Bautista@asu.edu

Research Interests

Stress, Coping, & Resilience

Minority and underserved populations

Drug Abuse/ Substance Use Disorder

Health Psychology

Integrative Mixed Methods

Publications

Castro, F. G., Barrera, M., & Bautista, T.G. (In press). Empirically-based treatments: Adapting behavioral medicine change strategies to meet the needs of integrative care… With an appreciation of culture. In preparation for: M. P. Duckworth & W. T. O’Donohue (Eds.), Behavioral Medicine and Integrative Care: Efficient Delivery of the Most Effective Treatments.

Coplan, B., Bautista, T. G., & Dehn, R. (2018). Physician assistant program characteristics and diversity in the PA profession. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Castro, F. G., Bautista, T. G., Mendieta, M. I. H., Ramirez, S. O., Heydarian, N. M., & Hughes, A. S. (2017). Systems
Contexts for Designing Culturally Adapted Prevention Interventions. The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health, 411.

Camacho, A., Cordero, E. D., & Perkins, T. (2016). Psychometric properties of the DASS-21 among Latino college students by the US-Mexico border. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 18 (5), 1017-1023, DOI 10.1007/s10903-016-0415-1

Research Activity

Invited Presentation

Bautista, T.G., Amaro, H. (2017, March). Acceptability of Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Women. Presented at the Interdisciplinary Research Training Institute annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

Bautista, T.G. (2016, September). Origin and Progression of the Scientific Process. Presented for the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Youth Advisor Board, Phoenix, AZ.

Bautista, T.G.  (March 2016). Data Collection in Health Science. Arizona State University, HCR 335: Program Development & Management in Community Health, Guest Lecturer. Phoenix, AZ.

Perkins, T.G. (February, 2016). Forming a Hypothesis & Becoming a Leader in Science. Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Youth Advisor Activity, Phoenix, AZ.

Perkins, T.G. (February, 2016). Stress, Coping and Resilience Research. Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Night of the Open Door, Phoenix, AZ.

Perkins, T.G. (November, 2014). Stress, Coping, and Resilience Research & being a Ph.D. Student. University of Texas at El Paso, National Alliance on Mental Illness on Campus, NAMI monthly meeting, El Paso, TX.

Perkins, T.G. (2012, April). Stress among undergraduates: Examining locus of control and life tasks. Palo Verde College. Palo Verde College Faculty and Staff meeting, Blythe, CA.

Conference Presentations: Refereed Abstract

National:

Bautista, T., Black, D.S., & Amaro, H. (2017, October). Acceptability of mindfulness-based relapse prevention for ethnically diverse women. Poster presented at the National Hispanic Science Network Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ. 

Bautista, T., Suh, B., & Castro, F.G. (2017, October). Cognitive Complexity and Emotional Expression among Males with Substance Use Disorder. Poster presented at the National Hispanic Science Network Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Suh, B., Bautista, T., Karch, J., Dilli, C., & Castro, F.G. (2017, October). Familial Support and Cardiometabolic Health Measures among Latino/as with Prediabetes. Poster presented at the National Hispanic Science Network Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Perkins, T.G., Coffman, C.F., & Llanes, K.D. (2015, June). Psychometric properties of the modified marijuana decisional balance scale. Break out panel presented at the National Hispanic Science Network Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Perkins, T.G., & Castro, F.G. (2015, May). Predictors of Stress as Moderated by Criterion Groups: Healthy versus Drug Addicted Adults: Implications for Preventing Stress Related Problems. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Carrillo, T., Perkins, T.G., Gutierrez, C., Castro, F.G., Montealegre, J., & Mulla, Z. (2015, May). Participation in a Cervical Cancer Clinical Trial by Women of Mexican Origin in the Texas-Mexico Border. Poster presented at the Society for   Prevention Research Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Carrillo, T., Montealegre, J., Perkins, T. G., Gutierrez, C. M., Castañeda, K., Greenberg, H.…Mulla, Z. D. (2014, Nov). Predictors of timely attendance for colposcopy following an abnormal Pap test among Hispanic women on the Texas-Mexico border. Poster presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, San Antonio, Texas.

Perkins, T. G., Castro, F. G. (2014, September). Using integrative mixed methods to explore resilience in drug-dependent males. Next Generation of Researchers Panel Presentation at National Hispanic Science Network 14thAnnual International Conference, El Paso, TX.

Fontan, G., Perkins, T.G., Castro, F.G. (2014, September). I am what I am: the relationship of perception and resilience. Poster presented at National Hispanic Science Network 14thAnnual International Conference, El Paso, TX.

Perkins, T. G., Perez, A. & Castro, F. G. (2014, May). Using integrative mixed methods to examine stress in drug users and non-drug users. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Regional:

Perkins, T. G., Suh, B., Cutshaw, C., & Castro, F. G. (April, 2016). Enjoyment and control of life tasks can buffer the stress of a busy life. Poster presentation at Western Institute of Nursing annual conference, Anaheim, CA.

Perkins, T. G., Harguess, J., Sanchez, E., & Cordero, E. D. (2013, April). Latina/o undergraduates, locus of control, and mental health. Paper presented as part of a symposium presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Convention. Reno, NV.

Perkins, T. G., & Cordero, E.D. (2012, April). Stress among undergraduates: Examining  locus of control and life tasks. Poster presented at the annual convention Western Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA.

Local:

Perkins, T. G., & Castro, F. G. (March, 2016). Using integrative mixed methods to assess the relationship between stress and resilience mediated by coping: A dissertation prospectus. Poster session presented at Arizona State University, Institute for Social Science Research Poster Expo. Tempe, AZ.

Perkins, T. G., & Castro, F. G. (2013, November). Using Integrative Mixed Methods to Examine Stress and Perceived Personal Control in Drug Users and Non-Drug Users. Paper presented as part of a symposium presented at the University of Texas at El Paso’s 3rd annual Graduate Research Expo. El Paso, TX.

Perkins, T. G., Harguess, J., Sanchez, E., & Cordero, E. D. (2013, March). Latino/a undergraduates, locus of control, and mental health. Paper presented at the Annual San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA.

Perkins, T. G., Cordero, E.D. (2012, March). Stress among undergraduates: Examining locus of control and life tasks.Paper presented at the Annual San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA.

Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HCR 301Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HCR 301Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HCR 210Clinical Health Care Ethics
Honors / Awards

Fellowships, Scholarships, and Honorariums
Calvin C. Lorenz Nursing Scholarship Endowment, 2017

Interdisciplinary Research Training Institute Fellowship, NIDA 5R25DA026401-08, 2016-2018

Arizona State University, Institute for Social Science Research, 2nd place Dissertation proposal

The University of Texas at El Paso, Graduate School Travel Grant, 2015

Society for Prevention Research Travel Award, 2015

National Hispanic Science Network New Investigator Travel Award, 2014

The University of Texas at El Paso, Graduate School Travel Grant, 2014

Association of Psychological Science Student Caucus Travel Award, 2014

San Diego State University, Student Research Symposium, Deans Award, 2013 

Professional Associations

Professional Affiliations

Student Member                                 College on Problems of Drug Dependence    2017 - 2018

Student Member                                 Western Institute of Nursing                           2016 – 2017

Student Member                                 Society for Prevention Research                   2014 – 2017

Student Member                                 National Hispanic Science Network               2014 –2018

Student Caucus                                  Association for Psychological Science          2014 – 2015

Student Member                                 Association for Psychological Science          2013 – 2015

Student Member                                 Western Psychological Association                2011 – 2015 

Service

Academic Service

2018-Present, Arizona State University, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Assembly Member for College of Nursing and Health Innovation

2016 – Present, Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Ph.D. Student Association, Ambassador

2015 – 2017, Society for Prevention Research, Early Career Preventionists Network, Steering Committee member

2015 – 2016, Society for Prevention Research, Early Career Preventionists Network, Program Committee member

2016, Society for Prevention Research, Early Career Preventionists Network, “Interdisciplinary Symposium” Chairperson

2016, Western Institute of Nursing Annual Conference, “Instrument Development” Podium Session Moderator

2015, The University of Texas at El Paso graduate student representative for the Interdisciplinary Research Committee

2014 – 2015, The University of Texas at El Paso student representative for Association for Psychological Science, Student Caucus

April 2014. The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Undergraduate Research Initiative Annual Symposium Judge, El Paso, TX.

January 2014. Vilas Elementary School, Invited Science Fair Judge. K – 5th-grade science fair, El Paso, TX.

November 2013, University of Texas at El Paso, Graduate Research Expo, Assistant

2011, San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Campus, Associated Student Council, Vice-President