top of page


Guerrero EG, Frimpong J, Kong Y, Fenwick K, Aarons GA. Advancing theory on the multilevel role of leadership in the implementation of evidence-based health care practices. Health Care Manage Rev. 2020 Apr/Jun;45(2):151-161. doi: 10.1097/HMR.0000000000000213. PubMed PMID: 29944489; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6309767.

Guerrero E, Ober AJ, Howard DL, Khachikian T, Kong Y, van Deen WK, Valdez A, Trotzky-Sirr R, Menchine M. Organizational factors associated with practitioners' support for treatment of opioid use disorder in the emergency department. Addict Behav. 2020 Mar;102:106197. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106197. Epub 2019 Dec 4. PubMed PMID: 31862684; NIHMSID:NIHMS1547082.

Gruß I, Pihlstrom DJ, Kaplan CD, Yosuf N, Fellows JL, Guerrero EG, Polk DE. Stakeholder Assessment of Evidence-Based Guideline Dissemination and Implementation in a Dental Group Practice. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2020 Feb 10;:2380084420903999. doi: 10.1177/2380084420903999. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32040925.

Guerrero EG, Khachikian T, Frimpong JA, Kong Y, Howard DL, Hunter S. Drivers of continued implementation of cultural competence in substance use disorder treatment. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2019 Oct;105:5-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2019.07.009. Epub 2019 Jul 24. PubMed PMID: 31443891; NIHMSID:NIHMS1536083.

Guerrero EG, Garner BR, Cook B, Kong Y, Vega WA. The Temporal Relationship Between Medicaid Payment Acceptance and the Implementation of Medication-Assisted Drug Treatment. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment. 2018 November; NIHMSID: NIHMS997789.doi: 10.1177/1178221818811314.

Guerrero EG, Fenwick K, Kong Y. Advancing theory development: exploring the leadership-climate relationship as a mechanism of the implementation of cultural competence. Implement Sci. 2017 Nov 14;12(1):133. doi: 10.1186/s13012-017-0666-9. PubMed PMID: 29137668; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5686798.

Guerrero EG, Legnick-Hall R, Andrews C. Underlying challenges of public health insurance enrollment and use among Latino adults: insights from the largest safety-net institution in Los Angeles. Public Health. 2017 Nov;152:47-50. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2017.06.006. Epub 2017 Aug 8. PubMed PMID: 28800562; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5657251.

Guerrero EG, Garner BR, Cook B, Kong Y. Does the implementation of evidence-based and culturally competent practices reduce disparities in addiction treatment outcomes?. Addict Behav. 2017 Oct;73:119-123. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.05.006. Epub 2017 May 9. PubMed PMID: 28501676; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5502784.

Guerrero EG, Harris L, Padwa H, Vega WA, Palinkas L. Expected Impact of Health Care Reform on the Organization and Service Delivery of Publicly Funded Addiction Health Services. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2017 Jul;44(4):463-469. doi: 10.1007/s10488-015-0662-9. PubMed PMID: 26008902; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4661135.

Guerrero EG, Garner BR, Cook B, Kong Y, Vega WA, Gelberg L. Identifying and reducing disparities in successful addiction treatment completion: testing the role of Medicaid payment acceptance. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2017 May 25;12(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s13011-017-0113-6. PubMed PMID: 28545551; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5445402.

Guerrero EG, Hahn EE, Khachikian T, Chuang E, Brown AF. Interdisciplinary dissemination and implementation research to advance translational science: Challenges and opportunities. J Clin Transl Sci. 2017 Feb;1(1):67-72. doi: 10.1017/cts.2016.4. Epub 2017 Jan 20. PubMed PMID: 28480057; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5408838.

Frimpong JA, Guerrero EG, Kong Y, Kim T. Abstinence at Successful Discharge in Publicly Funded Addiction Health Services. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2016 Oct;43(4):661-675. doi: 10.1007/s11414-016-9497-8. PubMed PMID: 26882909; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4987262.

Guerrero EG, Padwa H, Fenwick K, Harris LM, Aarons GA. Identifying and ranking implicit leadership strategies to promote evidence-based practice implementation in addiction health services. Implement Sci. 2016 May 14;11:69. doi: 10.1186/s13012-016-0438-y. PubMed PMID: 27180231; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4894378.

Guerrero EG, Aarons GA, Grella CE, Garner BR, Cook B, Vega WA. Program Capacity to Eliminate Outcome Disparities in Addiction Health Services. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2016 Jan;43(1):23-35. doi: 10.1007/s10488-014-0617-6. PubMed PMID: 25450596; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4452456.

Guerrero EG, Andrews C, Harris L, Padwa H, Kong Y, M S W KF. Improving Coordination of Addiction Health Services Organizations with Mental Health and Public Health Services. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2016 Jan;60:45-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2015.08.002. Epub 2015 Aug 14. PubMed PMID: 26350114; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4679570.

Guerrero EG, Fenwick K, Kong Y, Grella C, D'Aunno T. Paths to improving engagement among racial and ethnic minorities in addiction health services. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2015 Oct 26;10:40. doi: 10.1186/s13011-015-0036-z. PubMed PMID: 26503509; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4624163.

Frimpong JA, Guerrero EG, Kong Y, Tsai G. Correlates of HIV testing and receipt of test results in addiction health services in Los Angeles County. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2015 Aug 7;10:31. doi: 10.1186/s13011-015-0026-1. PubMed PMID: 26245281; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4527120.

Andrews CM, Guerrero EG, Wooten NR, Lengnick-Hall R. The Medicaid expansion gap and racial and ethnic minorities with substance use disorders. Am J Public Health. 2015 Jul;105 Suppl 3:S452-4. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302560. Epub 2015 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 25905851; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4455522.

Guerrero EG, Padwa H, Lengnick-Hall R, Kong Y, Perrigo JL. Leadership and Licensure for Drug Treatment and the Implementation of Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment in Community Mental Health Centers. Community Ment Health J. 2015 Jul;51(5):554-66. doi: 10.1007/s10597-015-9886-0. Epub 2015 May 17. PubMed PMID: 25982830; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4476917.

Guerrero EG, Heslin KC, Chang E, Fenwick K, Yano E. Organizational correlates of implementation of colocation of mental health and primary care in the Veterans Health Administration. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2015 Jul;42(4):420-8. doi: 10.1007/s10488-014-0582-0. PubMed PMID: 25096986; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4320040.

Padwa H, Guerrero EG, Braslow JT, Fenwick KM. Barriers to serving clients with co-occurring disorders in a transformed mental health system. Psychiatr Serv. 2015 May 1;66(5):547-50. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2015 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 25686812; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4417038.

Cederbaum JA, Guerrero EG, Barman-Adhikari A, Vincent CA. Maternal HIV, substance use role modeling, and adolescent girls' alcohol use. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2015 May-Jun;26(3):259-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2014.11.005. Epub 2014 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 25769750; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4398587.

Guerrero EG, He A, Kim A, Aarons GA. Organizational implementation of evidence-based substance abuse treatment in racial and ethnic minority communities. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2014 Nov;41(6):737-49. doi: 10.1007/s10488-013-0515-3. PubMed PMID: 24046236; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4043934.

Guerrero EG, Villatoro JA, Kong Y, Fleiz C, Vega WA, Strathdee SA, Medina-Mora ME. Barriers to accessing substance abuse treatment in Mexico: national comparative analysis by migration status. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2014 Jul 30;9:30. doi: 10.1186/1747-597X-9-30. PubMed PMID: 25074067; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4118628.

Kao D, Torres LR, Guerrero EG, Mauldin RL, Bordnick PS. Spatial accessibility of drug treatment facilities and the effects on locus of control, drug use, and service use among heroin-injecting Mexican American men. Int J Drug Policy. 2014 May;25(3):598-607. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2013.12.012. Epub 2013 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 24440123; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4065640.

Guerrero EG, Villatoro JA, Kong Y, Gamiño MB, Vega WA, Mora ME. Mexicans' use of illicit drugs in an era of drug reform: national comparative analysis by migrant status. Int J Drug Policy. 2014 May;25(3):451-7. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.04.006. Epub 2014 Apr 18. PubMed PMID: 24816376; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4071115.

Guerrero EG, Marsh JC, Cao D, Shin HC, Andrews C. Gender disparities in utilization and outcome of comprehensive substance abuse treatment among racial/ethnic groups. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2014 May-Jun;46(5):584-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2013.12.008. Epub 2013 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 24560127; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3972361.

Cederbaum JA, Guerrero EG, Mitchell KR, Kim T. Utilization of emergency and hospital services among individuals in substance abuse treatment. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2014 Apr 3;9:16. doi: 10.1186/1747-597X-9-16. PubMed PMID: 24708866; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3992150.

Guerrero EG, Aarons GA, Palinkas LA. Organizational capacity for service integration in community-based addiction health services. Am J Public Health. 2014 Apr;104(4):e40-7. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301842. Epub 2014 Feb 13. PubMed PMID: 24524525; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4020143.

Guerrero EG, Marsh JC, Khachikian T, Amaro H, Vega WA. Disparities in Latino substance use, service use, and treatment: implications for culturally and evidence-based interventions under health care reform. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Dec 15;133(3):805-13. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.07.027. Epub 2013 Aug 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 23953657.

Guerrero EG, Khachikian T, Kim T, Kong Y, Vega WA. Spanish language proficiency among providers and Latino clients' engagement in substance abuse treatment. Addict Behav. 2013 Dec;38(12):2893-7. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2013.08.022. Epub 2013 Aug 29. PubMed PMID: 24045032.

Guerrero EG, Kim A. Organizational structure, leadership and readiness for change and the implementation of organizational cultural competence in addiction health services. Eval Program Plann. 2013 Oct;40:74-81. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2013.05.002. Epub 2013 Jun 6. PubMed PMID: 23816502.

Guerrero EG. Enhancing access and retention in substance abuse treatment: the role of Medicaid payment acceptance and cultural competence. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Oct 1;132(3):555-61. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.04.005. Epub 2013 May 10. PubMed PMID: 23669458.

Guerrero EG, Kao D. Racial/ethnic minority and low-income hotspots and their geographic proximity to integrated care providers. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2013 Sep 23;8:34. doi: 10.1186/1747-597X-8-34. PubMed PMID: 24059252; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3848872.

Guerrero EG, Marsh JC, Duan L, Oh C, Perron B, Lee B. Disparities in completion of substance abuse treatment between and within racial and ethnic groups. Health Serv Res. 2013 Aug;48(4):1450-67. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12031. Epub 2013 Jan 27. PubMed PMID: 23350871; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3725534.

Heslin KC, Guerrero EG, Mitchell MN, Afable MK, Dobalian A. Explaining differences in hepatitis C between U.S. veterans and nonveterans in treatment for substance abuse: results from a regression decomposition. Subst Use Misuse. 2013 Jul;48(10):854-62. doi: 10.3109/10826084.2013.808222. PubMed PMID: 23869458.

Guerrero EG. Workforce diversity in outpatient substance abuse treatment: the role of leaders' characteristics. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2013 Feb;44(2):208-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2012.05.004. Epub 2012 Jun 2. PubMed PMID: 22658932; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3434245.

Guerrero EG, Kao D, Perron BE. Travel distance to outpatient substance use disorder treatment facilities for Spanish-speaking clients. Int J Drug Policy. 2013 Jan;24(1):38-45. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2012.04.004. Epub 2012 Jun 16. PubMed PMID: 22705358; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4121956.

Guerrero EG, Cepeda A, Duan L, Kim T. Disparities in completion of substance abuse treatment among Latino subgroups in Los Angeles County, CA. Addict Behav. 2012 Oct;37(10):1162-6. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.05.006. Epub 2012 May 22. PubMed PMID: 22658303.

Guerrero EG, Campos M, Urada D, Yang JC. Do cultural and linguistic competence matter in Latinos' completion of mandated substance abuse treatment?. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2012 Aug 16;7:34. doi: 10.1186/1747-597X-7-34. PubMed PMID: 22898100; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3490725.

Guerrero E. Organizational characteristics that foster early adoption of cultural and linguistic competence in outpatient substance abuse treatment in the United States. Eval Program Plann. 2012 Feb;35(1):9-15. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2011.06.001. PubMed PMID: 21949458; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3176458.

Guerrero E, Andrews CM. Cultural competence in outpatient substance abuse treatment: measurement and relationship to wait time and retention. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011 Dec 1;119(1-2):e13-22. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.05.020. Epub 2011 Jun 15. PubMed PMID: 21680111; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3189424.

Guerrero EG, Pan KB, Curtis A, Lizano EL. Availability of substance abuse treatment services in Spanish: a GIS analysis of Latino communities in Los Angeles County, California. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2011 Aug 12;6:21. doi: 10.1186/1747-597X-6-21. PubMed PMID: 21835041; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3162907.

Guerrero EG, Cederbaum JA. Adoption and utilization of sexually transmitted infections testing in outpatient substance abuse treatment facilities serving high risk populations in the U.S. Int J Drug Policy. 2011 Jan;22(1):41-8. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2010.09.005. Epub 2010 Oct 20. PubMed PMID: 20970314; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3031721.

Guerrero EG. Managerial capacity and adoption of culturally competent practices in outpatient substance abuse treatment organizations. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2010 Dec;39(4):329-39. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2010.07.004. Epub 2010 Aug 21. PubMed PMID: 20727703; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2967643.

Perron BE, Vaughn MG, Howard MO, Bohnert A, Guerrero E. Item response theory analysis of DSM-IV criteria for inhalant-use disorders in adolescents. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2010 Jul;71(4):607-14. doi: 10.15288/jsad.2010.71.607. PubMed PMID: 20553671; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2887928.

Marsh JC, Cao D, Guerrero E, Shin HC. Need-service matching in substance abuse treatment: racial/ethnic differences. Eval Program Plann. 2009 Feb;32(1):43-51. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2008.09.003. Epub 2008 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 19019434; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2975433.

bottom of page