Jennifer Coto

Jennifer Coto

Education

  • FIU Clinical Science PhD Program, Mentor: Paulo Graziano

Research Interests

Jennifer's research focuses on pediatric chronic illness and adherence. Additionally, she is interested in evidence-based interventions for early childhood behavior problems with minorities.

Publications (Note: Some publications are under maiden name, J. Hernandez)

Bagner, D. M., Coxe, S., Hungerford, G. M., Garcia, D., Barroso, N. E., Hernandez, J. & Rosa-Olivares, J. (2016). Behavioral parent training in infancy: A window of opportunity for high-risk families. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 901-912. doi: 10.1007/s10802-015-0089-5

Ros, R., Hernandez, J., Graziano, P. A., & Bagner, D. M. (2015). Parent training for children with or at risk for developmental delay: The role of parental homework completion. Behavior Therapy, 47, 1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2015.08.004

Pulgaron, E.R., Hernandez, J., Dehaan, H., Patiño-Fernández, A., Carrillo, A., Sanchez, J., & Delamater, A. (2014). Clinic Attendance and Health Outcomes of Youth with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health.

Delamater, A., Pulgaron, E., Rarback, S., Hernandez, J., & Carrillo, A. (2013). Web-based Family Intervention for Overweight Children: A Pilot Study. Childhood Obesity. February 2013, 9(1): 57-63.

Patiño-Fernández, A., Hernandez, J., Villa, M., & Delamater, A. (2013). School-Based Health Promotion Intervention: Parent and School Staff Perspectives. Journal of School Health. November 2013, 83(11): 763-770.

Delamater, A., Pulgaron, E., Rarback, S., Hernandez, J., & Carrillo, A. (2013). Web-based Family Intervention for Overweight Children: A Pilot Study. Childhood Obesity. February 2013, 9(1): 57-63.

Delamater, A., Marchante, A., Hernandez, J. (2012). Psychological Problems and Management of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. In Ferrannini, E., Zimmet, P., DeFronzo, R., & Alberti, G. (Eds.), International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus (ITDM). New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (in press).

Crosby, L.E., Hernandez, J., Strong, H., Joffe, N., McGrady, M. (2012). Evidence-based Practice Fact Sheet: Sickle Cell. APA Division 54: Society of Pediatric Psychology Website.

Presentations

Coto, J., Garcia, D., Kuluz, J., & Bagner, D. M. (2016). Post-Injury Symptoms and their Association to Behavior Problems in a Pediatric TBI sample. Poster submitted to the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX: April 2017.

Coto, J., Pettit, J., Schmelzer, A., Wernovsky, G., & Bagner, D. M. (2016). Mental Health Service Seeking, Referrals, and Usage in Parents of Children with Congenital Heart Defects. Poster presented at the National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Meeting, Lawrence, KS: September 2016.

Bagner, D. M., Coxe, S., Hungerford, G. M., Garcia, D., Barroso, N. E., Hernandez, J., & Rosa-Olivares, J. (2015, March). A brief and home-based adaptation of PCIT for at-risk infants and their families. Modifying Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for at-risk children: Infants, home-based services, and motivation to reduce attrition. Symposium conducted at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Ros, R., Hernandez, J., Graziano, P. A., & Bagner, D. M. (2015, March). Parent training for children with or at risk for developmental delay: The role of parental homework completion. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Bagner, D.M., Hungerford, G.M., Linares, D., Barroso, N., Hernandez, J., Rosa-Olivares, J. (2013, September). Home-based Prevention for At-Risk Infants: How Early Can We Start Parent-Child Interaction Therapy? Presented at the Biennial International Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Convention, Boston, MA.

Crosby, L., Strong, H., Eastin, A., Barach, I., Hernandez, J., Shok, L., Kotagal, U., & Joiner, C. (2012, February). Designing and Testing a Sickle Cell Disease-Specific Patient Portal Linked to the Electronic Medical Record: MyChart for Sickle Cell Disease. Presented at the Annual National Sickle Cell Disease Scientific Meeting. Hollywood, FL.

Hernandez, J., Crumpton, M., & Mitchell, M.J. (2012). New Onset of Overweight and Obesity in a Cohort of Urban Elementary School Students. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Orlando, FL: August, 2012.

Crosby, L., Strong, H., Eastin, A., Barach, I., Hernandez, J., Shok, L., Kotagal, U., & Joiner, C. (2012). Designing and Testing a Sickle Cell Disease-Specific Patient Portal Linked to the Electronic Medical Record: MyChart for Sickle Cell Disease. Presented at the Annual National Sickle Cell Disease Scientific Meeting. Hollywood, FL: February, 2012.

Daigre, A., Hernandez, J., Marchante, A., Pulgaron, E.R., Patiño-Fernández, A., & Delamater, A. (2011). Intrinsic Motivation and Regimen Adherence in Minority Youths with Type 1 Diabetes. Presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Convention. New Orleans, LA: April, 2012.

Hernandez, J., Pulgaron, E.R., Villa, M., & Delamater, A. (2011). Parental Lifestyle Role Models for Young Hispanic Children: Relationship to Child Health Outcomes. Presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Convention. New Orleans, LA: April, 2012.

Daigre, A., Hernandez, J., Malik, J., Pulgaron, E.R., Patiño-Fernández, A., Sanchez, J., Wilson, D., & Delamater, A. (2011). Physical Activity and Risk for Metabolic Syndrome in Young Minority Children. Presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Convention. New Orleans, LA: April, 2012.

Delamater, A., Hernandez, J., Pulgaron, E. R., Patiño-Fernández, A., Dehaan, H., Barrios, E., Carrillo, A., & Sanchez, J. (2010). Clinic Attendance and Health Outcomes of Youth with Type 2 Diabetes. Presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference. Washington, D.C.: April, 2011.

Delamater, A., Pulgarón, E.R., Patiño-Fernández, A., Jacquez, F., Villa, M., Hernandez, J., Sanchez, J. (2010). Type 2 Diabetes Risk Reduction for Hispanic Children: One Year Follow-Up. Presented at the annual International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Patiño-Fernández, A., Pulgaron, E.R., Hernandez, J., Sanchez, Delamater, A. (2010). Assessment of Maternal Perceptions of Health Problems: Type 2 Diabetes Risk Reduction Intervention. Presented at the annual International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Pulgaron, E. R., Hernandez, J., DiJohn, T., Fernandez, D., Villa, M., Patiño-Fernández, A., Sanchez, J., & Delamater, A. (2009). A school based intervention focused on obesity prevention for young Hispanic students. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention. San Diego, CA: August, 2010.

Patiño-Fernández, A., Villa, M., Hernandez, J., Sanchez, J., & Delamater, A. (2009). Parental Perception of Hispanic Children’s Type 2 Diabetes Risk. Presented at the American Diabetes Association Scientific Session. New Orleans, LA: June, 2009.

Delamater, A., Rarback, S., Villa, M., Carrillo, A., Hernandez, J., Tyler, M., Christensen, S., & Severson, H. (2009). Web-based Intervention for Overweight Children : A Pilot Study. Presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference. Seattle, WA: April, 2010.

Hernandez, J., Villa, M., Patiño-Fernández, A., & Delamater, A. (2009). Parent and School Staff Perspectives on Childhood Obesity Prevention. Presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference. Seattle, WA: April, 2010.

Delamater, A., Villa, M., Hernandez, J., Rarback, S., Perry, A., Aftab, A., & Sanchez, J. (2008). School-based obesity prevention for young Hispanic children. Presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference. Montreal, CA: April, 2009.