Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Note. *: undergraduate, masters, or doctoral student; **: senior author (i.e., conceptualized and guided the study and contributed substantially to manuscript preparation and revision)

  1. Jahn JL*, Bishop RA*, Tan ASL, Agénor M**. Patient-provider sexually transmitted infection prevention communication among young adult sexual minority cisgender women and non-binary assigned female at birth individuals. Women’s Health Issues  2019. In press.
  2. Agénor M, Kay E, Jahn J*, Bishop R*, Peitzmeier SM, Potter J, Austin SB. Human papillomavirus risk perceptions among young adult sexual minority cisgender women and non-binary assigned female at birth individuals. Perspectives in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2019In press.
  3. Agénor M, Pérez AE*, Peitzmeier SM, Potter J, Borrero S. Human papillomavirus vaccination initiation among sexual orientation identity and racial/ethnic subgroups of black and white U.S. women and girls: An intersectional analysis. Journal of Women’s Health 2018. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2017.6768.
  4. Agénor M, Abboud S, Delgadillo JG*, Pérez AE*, Peitzmeier SM, Borrero S. Intersectional nativity and racial/ethnic disparities in human papillomavirus vaccination initiation among U.S. women: a national population-based study. Cancer Causes & Control 2018. doi: 10.1007/s10552-018-1069-1.
  5. Agénor M, Qureshi F*, McAdams-Mahmoud A*, Sawyer S*, Kacevich S, Curlin J*, Johnson K. Developing a community-academic partnership to promote mental health among racially/ethnically diverse girls in underserved communities. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action 2018. In press.
  1. Romero DR, Agénor M. Twenty years post U.S. welfare reform and state family caps aka child exclusion: an overdue assessment. Journal of Poverty and Social Justice 2018;26:151-171.
  2. Muzny C, Pérez AE*, Eaton E, Agénor M**. Psychosocial stressors and sexual health among Southern African American women who have sex with women. LGBT Health 2018;5:234-241.
  3. Agénor M, White Hughto JM*, Peitzmeier SM*, Potter J, Deutsch MB, Pardee DJ, Reisner SL. Gender identity disparities in Pap test use in a sample of binary and non-binary transmasculine adults. Journal of General Internal Medicine doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4400-3. [Epub ahead of print].
  4. Agénor M, Pérez AE*, Peitzmeier SM*, Borrero S. Racial/ethnic disparities in human papillomavirus vaccination initiation and completion among U.S. women in the post-Affordable Care Act era. Ethnicity & Health 2018;18:1-15.
  5. Pérez AE*, Agénor M, Garamel K, Operario D. Disparities in human papillomavirus vaccination initiation and completion by nativity status among U.S. adults. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2018;54:248-258.
  6. Trinh M*Agénor M, Austin SB, Jackson CL. Health and healthcare disparities among US women and men at the intersection of sexual orientation and race/ethnicity: A nationally representative cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health2017;17:964.
  7. Peitzmeier SM*, Agénor M, Bernstein I*, McDowell M*, Alizaga NM*, Reisner SL, Pardee DJ, Potter J. “It can promote an existential crisis:” barriers and facilitators to cervical cancer screening for individuals on the transmasculine spectrum. Qualitative Health Research 2017;27:2138-2149.
  8. McDowell M*, Pardee DJ, Peitzmeier SM*, Reisner SL, Agénor M, Alizaga N*, Bernstein I*, Potter J. Cervical cancer screening preferences among trans-masculine individuals: Patient-collected human papillomavirus vaginal swabs versus provider-administered Pap tests. LGBT Health 2017;4:252-259.
  9. Charlton BM, Reisner SL, Agénor M, Gordon AR, Sarda V, Austin SB. Sexual orientation disparities in human pappillomavirus vaccination in a longitudinal cohort of U.S. males and females. LGBT Health 2017;4:202-209.
  10. Bailey ZD, Krieger N, Agénor M, Graves J, Linos N, Bassett M. Structural racism and health inequities: evidence and interventions. The Lancet 2017;389:1453-1463.
  11. Agénor M, Muzny CA, Schick VR, Austin EL, Potter J. Sexual orientation disparities in the utilization of sexual health services in a national probability sample of U.S. women. Preventive Medicine 2017;95:74-81.
  12. Jackson CL, Agénor M, Johnson DA, Austin SB, Kawachi I. Sexual orientation identity disparities in health behaviors, outcomes, and services use among men and women in the United States: a cross-sectional study.BMC Public Health 2016;6:807.
  13. Agénor M, Austin SB, Kort D*, Austin EL, Muzny CA. Sexual orientation and sexual and reproductive health among African-American sexual minority women in the U.S. South. Women’s Health Issues2016;26:612-621.
  14. Agénor M, Peitzmeier SM*, Gordon AR, Charlton BM, Haneuse S, Potter J, Austin SB. Sexual orientation identity disparities in human papillomavirus vaccination initiation and completion among young adult U.S. women and men. Cancer Causes and Control 2016;27:1187-1196.
  15. Agénor M, Peitzmeier SM*, Bernstein I*, McDowell M*, Alizaga NM*, Reisner S, Pardee DJ, Potter J. Perceptions of cervical cancer risk and screening among transmasculine individuals: patient and provider perspectives. Culture, Health & Sexuality 2016;18:1192-1206.
  16. Agénor M, McCauley H, Peitzmeier SM*, Gordon AR, Haneuse S, Potter J, Austin SB. Sex of sexual partners and human papillomavirus vaccination among adolescent and young adult women in the United States. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;50:318-327.
  17. Potter J, Peitzmeier SM*, Bernstein I*, Reisner SL, Alizaga M*, Agénor M, Pardee DJ. Cervical cancer screening for patients on the female-to-male spectrum: a narrative review and guide for clinicians. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2015;30:1857-1864.
  18. McCauley H, Silverman J, Decker M, Agénor M, Borrero S, Tancredi D, Miller E. Sexual and reproductive health indicators and intimate partner violence victimization among female family planning clinic patients who have sex with women and men. Journal of Women’s Health 2015;24:621-628.
  19. Agénor M, Peitzmeier SM*, Gordon AR, Haneuse S, Potter J, Austin SB. Sexual orientation identity disparities in awareness and initiation of the human papillomavirus vaccine among U.S. women and girls: a national survey. Annals of Internal Medicine 2015;163:99-106.
  20. Agénor M, Bailey Z*, Krieger N, Austin SB, Gottlieb BR. Exploring the health care and cervical cancer screening experiences of black lesbian, bisexual, and queer women: the role of patient-provider Women & Health 2015:55;717-736.
  21. Bessett D, Prager J*, Havard J*, Murphy DJ*, Agénor M, Foster AM. Barriers to contraceptive access after health care reform: experiences of young adults in Massachusetts. Women’s Health Issues 2015:25;91-96.
  22. Agénor M, Krieger N, Austin SB, Haneuse S, Gottlieb BR. At the intersection of sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and cervical cancer screening: assessing Pap test use disparities by sex of sexual partners among black, Latina, and white U.S. women. Social Science & Medicine 2014:116;110-118.
  23. Agénor M, Krieger N, Austin SB, Haneuse S, Gottlieb BR. Sexual orientation disparities in Papanicolaou test use among U.S. women: the role of sexual and reproductive health services. American Journal of Public Health 2014;104:e68-e73.
  24. Agénor PR, Agénor M. Infrastructure, women’s time allocation, and economic development. Journal of Economics 2014;2014:1-30.
  25. Agénor M, Collins PY. Preventing HIV among U.S. women of color with severe mental illness: perceptions of mental health care providers working in urban community clinics. Health Care for Women International 2013;34:281-302.
  26. Romero DR, Agénor M. U.S. fertility prevention as poverty prevention: an empirical question and social justice issue. Women’s Health Issues 2009;19:355-364.

Book Chapters

  1. Agénor M. What are the numbers? The epidemiology of cancer by sexual orientation and gender identity. In U Boehmer and E Ronit (Eds.), Cancer and the LGBT Community: Unique Perspectives From Risk to Survivorship. New York: Springer, 2015.

Reports and Briefs

  1. Romero DR, Agénor M. Why policies meant to discourage poor women from having children are ineffective and punitive. Cambridge, MA: Scholars Strategy Network, 2018.
  2. Arons J, Agénor M. Separate and unequal: the Hyde Amendment and women of color. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress, 2010.
  3. Bessett D, Prager J, Havard J, Murphy D, Agénor M, Foster A. Young adults, health insurance, and access to contraception in the wake of health care reform: results from focus group discussions in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Cambridge, MA: Ibis Reproductive Health, 2010.
  4. Agénor M, Pettitt Callahan K, Henchy G. Making WIC work for multicultural communities: best practices in outreach and nutrition education. Washington, DC: Food Research and Action Center, 2009.
  5. Agénor M, Havard J, Bessett D, Foster A. Young adults and the coverage of contraceptive services in the wake of health care reform: results from an assessment of young adult-targeted health plans in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Cambridge, MA: Ibis Reproductive Health, 2009.
  6. Agénor M, Ettinger de Cuba S, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA. The impact of food insecurity on the development of young, low-income black and Latino children. Washington, DC: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, 2006.