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Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Wallace, S.P. & Villa, V.M. “Women: A Demographic Lens” Generations Winter                                      
     2018. doi: https://www.jstor.org/stable/26556312
  • Huynh-Hohnbaum, A.T. & Villa, V.M. "Evaluating a Multi-Component Spanish                                         
    Caregiver Monolingual Intervention” Community Medicine and Public Health vol.3, no.1; 2016. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.24966/CMPH-1978/100015
  • Huynh-Hohnbaum, A.T., Marshall, L., Villa, V.M., & Lee, G. "Self-management of Heart Disease in Older Adults” Home Healthcare Quarterly, vol. 34:34, 2015. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/01621424.2015.1092909
  • Villa, V.M., Wallace, S.P., Bagdasaryan, S. and Aranda, M.P. “Hispanic Baby Boomers: Health Inequities Likely to Persist in Old Age,” The Gerontologist, vol. 52, no.2, 2012. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/geront%2Fgns002
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  • Villa, V.M., Harada, N.D., and Huynh-Hohnbaum, A.T. “Health and Ambulatory                    
  • Reifel, N., Harada, N., Bayhylle, R., and Villa, V.M. “American Indian Veterans View
  • Huynh-Hohnbaum, A.T., Villa, V.M., and Lambrinos, J. “Evaluating a Multi-       
    • Component Caregiver Intervention: A Pilot study,” Home Health Quarterly,                                        
      vol. 27, no.4, 2009. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/01621420802589777
  • Villa, V. M., Wallace, S.P., and Huynh-Hohnbaum, A.T. “The Aging Hispanic     
  • Washington, D.L., Villa V.M., Brown A., Damron-Rodriguez J., and Harada N.   

  • “Racial/Ethnic Variations in Veterans’ Ambulatory Care Use, “American Journal   

  • of Public Health, vol. 95, Issue 7, 2005   

  • doi:https://doi.org/10.2105/ajph.2004.043570

  • Harada, N.D., Villa V.M., Reifel N., and Bayhylle R. “Exploring Veteran Identity and Health Services Use among Native American Veterans,” Military Medicine,                                   vol.170, 2005. doi:  https://doi.org/10.7205/MILMED.170.9.782

  • ·Wallace, S.P. and Villa, V.M. “Equitable Health Systems: Structural and Cultural Issues for Latino Elders,” American Journal of Law and Medicine, vol. 29, 2003. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0098858800002835

  • ·Villa, V.M. “Minority Aging,” Encyclopedia of Retirement and Finances, (2003).

  • Torres-Gil, F. and Villa, V.M.  “Policy Issues for an Aging Latino Population: Long–Term Care and Natural Support Systems,” Journal of Health and Social Policy,    
    • 2003.  
  • Villa, V.M., Harada, N., Washington, D., and Damron-Rodriquez, J. “The Health and Functional Status of U.S. Veterans Age 65+: Implications for Health and Long Term Care Planning for an Elderly Diverse Veteran Population,” American Journal of Medical Quality, vol. 18, no.3, 2003.
  • Aranda, M., and Villa, V.M. “The El Portal Latino Alzheimer’s Project: A Model
  • Villa, V.M., Harada, N., Washington, D., and Damron-Rodriquez, J. “Health and
    • Functioning Among Four War Eras of U.S. Veterans: Examining the Impact of War Cohort Membership, Socioeconomic Status, Mental Health Disease Prevalence,” Journal of Military Medicine, vol. 167, 2002.  https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/167.9.783
  • Harada, N.D., Villa V.M., and Andersen R. “Satisfaction with VA and non-VA Outpatient Care Among Veterans,” American Journal of Medical Quality, vol. 17, no. 4, 2002. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F106286060201700405
  • Harada, N., Villa, V.M, Damron-Rodriquez, J., Washington, D. Makinodan, T.
    • Dhanani S, Liu H, Andersen R. “The Influence of Military Service on      
    • Outpatient Care Use Among Racial/Ethnic Groups in Department of     
    • Veterans Affairs Medical Centers,” Military Medicine, vol. 167, no. 7, 2002.
    • doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/167.7.525
  • Harada, N., Damron-Rodriquez, J., Villa, V.M., Washington, D, et.al, “Veteran Identity and Race/Ethnicity: Influences on VA Outpatient Care Utilization,” Medical Care, vol., 40, no.1, 2002. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/167.7.525
  • Villa, V.M., and Aranda, M. “The Demographic, Economic, and Health Profile of Older Latinos: Implications for Health and Long Term Care Policy,” Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, vol. 2, 2000.
  • Villa, V.M. “The Demography, Health, and Economic Status of Minority Elderly
    • Populations,” Journal of Geriatric Case Management,” vol. 18, no. 2, 1999.
  • Wallace, S.P., Levin, J., Villa, V.M., Beck, J.  “The Need for an Increased Emphasis on Health and Aging in Public Health Education,” Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, vol. 18, no.4, 1998.  doi: https://doi.org/10.1300/J021v18n04_04
  • Villa, V.M., Wallace, S.P., Moon, A. and Lubben, J.E. "A Comparative Analysis of
    • Chronic Disease Prevalence among Older Koreans and non-Hispanic      
    • Whites" Family and Community Health, vol.20, no.2, 1997.
    • -Reprinted in J.G. Sebastian & A. Bushy (Eds.) Special Populations in the Community: Advances in Reducing Disparities, Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishing, 1999. doi: https://doi.org/10.1097/00003727-199707000-00003
  • Villa, V.M., Wallace, S.P. and Markides, K. “Economic Diversity and an Aging   
  • Moon, A., Lubben, J.E., and Villa, V.M. "Awareness and Utilization of Community
    • Long-term Care Services by Elderly Korean and non-Hispanic White
    • Americans,” The Gerontologist, vol. 38, no.3, 1997. 
  •             https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/38.3.309
  • Wallace, S.P., Villa, V.M., Moon, A. and Lubben, J.E. "Health Practices of Korean Elderly People: National Health Promotion Priorities and Minority Community Needs," Family and Community Health, vol. 19, no. 2, 1996.
  • Damron-Rodriguez, J., Villa, V.M., Tseng, H. and Lubben J.E. "Demographic and
    • Organizational Influences on the Development of Gerontological 
    • Curriculum: The Case of Schools of Social Welfare," Journal of Gerontology  and Geriatric Education, vol. 14 no. 4, 1996.
    • doi: https://doi.org/10.1300/J021v17n03_02

 

Books/Edited Volume

 

Book Chapters

  • Villa, V.M. and Wallace, S.P. “Latinos and Dementia: Implications of  
    • Public Policy,” In Caring for Latinos with Dementia in a Globalized  
    • World: Behavioral and Psychosocial Treatments, Y. Tazeau, H.  
    • Adams and D. Gallagher-Thompsons (Eds.) New York: Springer, 
    • 2020. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-0716-0132-7_22
  • Wallace, S. P. & Villa, V.M. “Healthy, Wealthy, Wise? Challenges to 
  • Villa, V.M., Huynh-Hohnbaum, A.T. & Harada, N.D. “The Causes and
    • Consequences of Poor Health among Latino Vietnam Veterans:  Parallels  
    • for Latino Veterans of the War in Iraq,” In Social and Structural Factors
    • Affecting the health of Latino Males  in the US, M. Aguirre Molina, L.   
    • Borrell, V. Ramos, M. Laboy & W. Vega (Eds.) New York: Rutgers
    • University Press, 2010. doi: https://doi.org/10.36019/9780813549767-012
  • Torres-Gil, F.M. & Villa, V.M.  “Social Policy and the Elderly.” In The Handbook of Social Policy, J. Midgley, and M. Livermore (Eds.) New York: Sage, 2009.     
  • Villa, V.M. & Wallace S.P. “Diversity and Aging: Implications for Aging Policy”, In
    • The Art of Aging in a Global Context, F.M. Torres-Gil (Ed.) New York:
    • Baywood Publishing Company, 2006.
  • Villa, V.M. & Torres-Gil, F.M. “The Health of Elderly Latinos,” In Health Issues in
  • Torres-Gil, F.M. & Villa, V.M.  “Social Policy and the Elderly.” In The Handbook    of Social Policy, M. Tracy, J. Midgley, and M. Livermore (Eds.) New York:  Van Nostrand and Reinhold, 1999. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452204024.n23
  • Villa, V.M. "Aging Policy and the Experience of Older Minorities." In New
    • Directions in Old Age Policy, J. Steckenrider and T. Parrott (Eds.) New
    • York: SUNY Press, 1998.
  •            https://www.sunypress.edu/p-2842-new-directions-in-old-age-polic.aspx
  • Wallace, S. P. & Villa, V.M. "Caught in Hostile Cross-Fire: Public Policy and  
    • Minority Elderly in the United States." In Aging, Health, and Ethnicity, K. 
    • Markides and M. Miranda (Eds.). Beverly Hills: Sage, 1997. -Reprinted in Critical Gerontology and Social Policy, M. Minkler and C. Estes (Eds.) New York:    
    • Baywood Publishing, 1997. doi: https://psycnet.apa.org/record/1987-98283-000
  • Torres-Gil, F. & Villa, V.M. "Health and Long-Term Care: Family Policy for  
    • Hispanic Aging. "In Elderly Latinos: Issues and Solutions for the 21st  
    • Century. Sotomayor, M. & Garcia, A. (Eds.) Washington, D.C.: National  
    • Hispanic Council on Aging, 1993.

 

Policy Briefs

  • Villa, V.M. “Civic Engagement and Employment as Part of an Age Friendly Action
    • Plan.” In Villa, V.M., Trejo, L. & Banks, C. (Editors) Purposeful Aging Los Angeles: An Age Friendly Initiative: County/City of Los Angeles, August, 2019.
  • Villa, V.M. & Aranda M.P. “Community Support and Health Services as Part of an Age
    • Friendly Action Plan.” In Villa, V.M., Trejo, L. & Banks, C. (Editors) Purposeful Aging Los Angeles: An Age Friendly Initiative: County/City of Los Angeles, August, 2019.
  • Villa, V.M. Trejo, L. & Banks, C. “PALA: Introduction as Part of an Age
    • Friendly Action Plan.” In Villa, V.M., Trejo, L. & Banks, C. (Editors) Purposeful Aging Los Angeles: An Age Friendly Initiative: County/City of Los Angeles, August, 2019.
  • Villa, V.M. & Huynh-Hohnbaum A.T. Parkinson’s Caregiver Support Training
    • Program: Research Brief: Cal State LA, Applied Gerontology Institute (AGI), January, 2017.
  • Villa, V.M. Diversity Summit to Focus on the Health of America’s Increasingly
    • Diverse Elder Population: Aging Today, American Society on Aging, 
    • February 2014.
  • Wallace, S.P., Benjamin, A.E., Villa, V.M. & Pourat, N. California Budget Cuts
    • Fray the Long-Term Care Safety Net. Los Angeles California: UCLA 
    • Center for Health Policy Research, October 2009.
  • Villa, V.M. & Wallace, S.P. Economic Insecurity.  The Los Angeles Partnership
    • for Evidenced-Based Solutions in Elder Health. Los Angeles, California:
    • Los Angeles Area Agency on Aging, June 2009.
  • Kuo, T. Villa, V.M., Aranda, M.P. & Trejo, L. The State of Aging and Health
    • Among Older Latinos in Los Angeles.  The Los Angeles Partnership for 
    • Evidenced-Based Solutions in Elder Health. Los Angeles, California: Los
    • Angeles Area Agency on Aging, June 2009.
  • Wallace, S.P., Villa, V.M. & Molina, L.C. Women, Health, and Aging: Building
    • a Statewide Movement, Los Angeles, California: The California
    • Endowment, May 2007.
  • Wallace, S.P., Villa, V.M., Enriquez-Haass, V., & Mendez, C. Access is Better
    • for Racial/ Ethnic Elderly in Medicare HMOs—But Disparities Exist,
    • UCLA: Center for Health Policy Research, May 2001.
  • Lee R. & Villa, V.M. Population Aging in California, University of California:
  • California Policy Research Center, May 2001.

Satariano, W. & Villa, V.M. The Health Status of Older Californians, University of California

  • California: California Policy Research Center, May 2001.
  • Torres-Gil, F., Villa, V.M. & Portillo, M.  “The Politics of Aging in a Diverse
    • California.” In D. Mitchell and P. Nomura (Eds.), California Policy
    • Options 2000, UCLA: School of Public Policy and Social Research, 2000. 
  • Benjamin, A.E., Wallace, S.P., Villa, V.M., & McCarthy K. California
    • Immigrants Have Mostly Lower Rates of Disability and Use of Disability
    • Services than State’s U.S. Born Residents, UCLA: Center for Health
    • Policy Research, July 2000.

Dissertation/Master's Thesis

  • Villa, V. M. (1993) “The Health Status of Hispanic Elders: An Examination of the Effect of Sociodemographic, Psychosocial, Disease, Health Practice, and Cultural Determinants."
  • Villa, V.M. (1985) "Factors Affecting Health Care Utilization among the Hispanic, Black, and Anglo Elderly.”