MEXICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL HALL OF FAME

Mario Molina

Mario Molina, Chemist, Scientist, Nobel Prize Winner

Physical chemist Mario Molina was interested in science at an early age and created his own chemistry lab in a bathroom at his home.

After completing his studies in Mexico and Germany, he moved to the United States to obtain an advanced degree in physical chemistry at the U.C. Berkeley.

He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995 for his work on the effects of man-made compounds on the ozone layer... Continue reading

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Intergenerational Influences in Body Image Among Mexican American Obese Adolescent Females and Their Maternal Caregivers: ¿ Llenita no más ?

YA Marroquin
… Grounded Theory and thematic analysis were utilized to examine interview responses from
Mexican and Mexican American adolescent females with obesity, their … family members, peers
and friends, and medical professionals). In addition, the messages …
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Eating Together, Separately: Intergroup Communication and Food in a Multiethnic Community

A Wenzel – International Journal of Communication, 2016
… feeling ‘other.’ And you feel like your neighborhood is being invaded by people who are other
‘other’—and they seem to be the ones that everybody’s interested in.” He said he’s seen similar
divisions before, such as between African Americans and Mexican immigrants in …
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The Perceptions, Knowledge , Benefits and Barriers of Hispanics Regarding the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

LDA Gamboa – 2015
… 2005). However, the San Antonio Heart Study contradicted this paradox, showing
that Mexican- Americans indeed had a higher risk of cardiovascular and coronary
diseases than did non-Hispanic Whites (Hunt et al., 2003). …
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Patterns of Variation in Botanical Supplement Use among Hispanics and Latinos in the United States

KR Faurot, AC Filipelli, C Poole, PM Gardiner – Epidemiol, 2015
… Volume 5 • Issue 3 • 1000195 Epidemiol ISSN: 2161-1165 Epidemiol, an open access journal
US-Mexican border, botanical use may be less common because it is less available. … Loera, 2001,
J Gerontology [22] National cohort study (EPESE), probability, Older Mexican Am. …
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Interactive effects of acculturation and pro-inflammatory factors on C-reactive protein among childbearing age Mexican-American women in the United States

Maternal pro-inflammatory states have been linked with increased risk of diabetes and obesity in offspring. Childbearing-age Mexican-American women (CAMAW) have the highest fertility rates and one of the highest levels of inflammation in the United States. A significant proportion migrates to the U.S. during early reproductive years. How acculturation interacts with various pro-inflammatory risk . . . → Read More: Interactive effects of acculturation and pro-inflammatory factors on C-reactive protein among childbearing age Mexican-American women in the United States