View from Lanikai Pillbox Trail, Windward O'ahu. Photo credit: AP


Guerin, R. J., Barile, J. P., Groenewold, M. R., Free, H. & Okun, A. H. (2023). COVID-19 workplace mitigation strategies and employee leave policies implemented during the height of the pandemic, United States, Fall 2020 and 2021. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 20, 2894-2907.


Legg, E., Wells, M. S., & Barile, J. P. (2022). The relation of achievement goals to sense of community in an adult recreational sports league: A multi-level perspective. The Sport Journal, 24, 1-24.

Pruitt, A. S., & Barile, J. P. (2022). Actionable research for understanding and addressing homelessness. Journal of Community Psychology, 50, 2051–2057.

Masuda, A., Barile, J. P., Spencer, S. D., Juberg, M., Martin, T. J., & Vibell, J. (2022). Mindful awareness moderates the association between psychological inflexibility and distress variables: A cross-sectional investigation. Journal of American College Health, 70, 6607-614.

Pacheco, M., Agner, J. L., Meyers, T. K., Franco, J., Barile, J. P., Kaholokula, J. K., & Baldwin, J. A. (in press). Health outcomes and healthcare utilization of Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders living with HIV in Hawaiʻi: A mixed-methods study. Ethnicity & Health. 

Weber, L., & Pruitt, A. S. (in press). Intersectionality and disasters. In M. Romero’s Research Handbook on Intersectionality. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. 


Jia, H., Guerin, R. J. Barile, J. P., Okun, A. H., McKnight-Eily, L., Blumberg, S. J., Njai, R. & Thompson, W. W. (2021). National and state trends in anxiety and depression severity scores among adults during the COVID-19 pandemic — United States, 2020–2021. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 70, 1427-1432.

Sentell, T. L., Agner, J. L., Davis, J., Mannem, S., Seto, T. B., Valente, T. W., Vawer, M., & Taira, D. A. (2021). Social networks in patients hospitalized with preventable conditions for heart disease and diabetes in Hawai‘i by health literacy. Chronic Illness

Agner, J. L. (2021). An Examination of Community Psychology Values and Their Application to Community-Based Participatory Research. Global Journal of Community Psychology & Practice, 12(1). 

McKinsey, E., Pruitt, A. S., Austin, T. (2021). “It’s not the end of the story:” Understanding the continued recovery from homelessness using Photovoice and content analysis. Journal of Community Psychology, 49(5), 1100-1120.

Pruitt, A. S., McKinsey, E., Austin, T., & Barile, J. P. (2021). Showing up and standing with: An intersectional approach to understanding a participatory evaluation partnership among individuals involved with a housing first program in Honolulu. In G. Palmer et al.’s (eds.) Case Studies in Community Psychology Practice: A Global Lens. OER.

Guerin, R. J., Barile, J. P., Thompson, W. W., McKnight-Eily, L. R. & Okun, A. H. (2021). Investigating the impact of job loss during the COVID-19 pandemic on physical and mental health outcomes among U.S. adults. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 63, e571-e579.

Barile, J. P., Guerin R. J., Fisher, K. A., Tian, L. H., Okun, A. H., Vanden Esschert, K. L., Jeffers, A., Gurbaxani, B., Thompson, W. W. & Prue, C. E. (2021). Theory based behavioral predictors of self-reported use of face coverings in public settings during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 55, 82-88. 

Wang L., Barile, J. P., Simoni, J. M., Harris, R., Yue, Q., Fu, J., Zheng, H., Ning, Z., & Wong., F. Y. (2021). Intimate partner violence among Chinese transwomen: Associations with sexual risk behaviors and HIV/STI testing. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 48, 362-369.

Millender, E., Barile, J. P., Bagneris, J., Harris, R. M. Wong, F. Y, Crusto, C. & Taylor, J. (2021) Associations between social determinants of health, perceived discrimination, and body mass index on symptoms of depression among young African American mothers. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 35, 94-101


Sentell, T., Agner, J., Pitt, R., Davis, J., Guo, M., & McFarlane, E. (2020). Considering health literacy, health decision-making, and health communication in the social networks of vulnerable new mothers in Hawai‘i: A pilot feasibility study. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 17(7), 2356.

Fisher, K. A., Barile J. P., Guerin R. J., Vanden Esschert, K. L., Jeffers, A., Tian, L. H., Garcia-Williams, A., Gurbaxani, B., Thompson, W. W. & Prue, C. E. (2020). Factors Associated with Cloth Face Covering Use Among Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, April and May 2020. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 69, 933-937.

Agner, J., Barile, J. P., Chandler, S., & Berry, M. (2020). Innovation in child welfare: Factors affecting adoption of empirically supported interventions. Children and Youth Services Review, 199, 105580.

Agner, J., Barile, J., Botero, A., Cha, T., Herrera, N., Kaukau, T.M., Nakamura, L., Inada, M., & Hawai‘i Clubhouse Coalition (2020). Understanding the role of mental health Clubhouses in promoting wellness and health equity using Pilinahā – An indigenous framework for health. American Journal of Community Psychology, 66, 290-301

Barile, J.P. Pruitt, A. S., & Parker, J. L. (2020). Identifying gaps in service needs for adults experiencing homelessness. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 30, 262-277.

Barile, J. P., Binder, S. B., & Baker, C. K. (2020). Recovering after a natural disaster: Differences in quality of life across three communities after Hurricane Sandy. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 15, 1151-1159.

Pruitt, A. S., McKinsey, E., & Barile, J. P. (2020). A State of Emergency: Dominant Cultural Narratives on Homelessness in Hawai‘i. Journal of Community Psychology, 48, 1603-1619.


McKinsey, E., & Pruitt, A. S. (2019). “Am I Doing This Right?”: Helping Housing First Clients Navigate Difficulties Conducting Community-Based Participatory Research. The Community Psychologist, 52(3), 65-68.

He, N., Ding, Y., Li, J., Yuan, S., Xu, L., Qiao, S. Xu, X., Zhu, B., Shi, R., Barile, J. P., Wong, F. Y. (2019). HIV and aging in mainland China: Implications for control and prevention research. Current HIV/AIDS Reports, 16, 439-447 

Guerin, R. J., Okun, A. H., Barile, J. P., Emshoff, J. G., Ediger, M. & Baker, D. (2019). Preparing teens to stay safe and healthy on the job: A multilevel evaluation of the Talking Safety curriculum for middle schools and high schools. Prevention Science, 4, 510-520.

Binder, S. B., Barile, J.P., Baker, C. K, & Kulp, B. (2019). Home buyouts and household recovery: Neighborhood differences three years after Hurricane Sandy. Environmental Hazards, 18, 127-145.


Jia, H, Lubetkin, E. I., Barile, J. P., Horner-Johnson, W., DeMichele, K., Stark, D. S., Zack, M. M., & Thompson, W. W. (2018). Quality-Adjusted Life Years (QALY) for fifteen chronic conditions and combinations of conditions among U.S. adults aged 65 and older. Medical Care, 56, 740-746.

Masuda, A., Latner, J., Barile, J. P. & Sargent, K. (2018). Understanding self-concealment within a framework of disordered eating cognitions and body image flexibility: Conceptual and applied implications. Eating Behaviors, 30, 49-54.

Barile, J. P., Pruitt, A. S., & Parker, J. L. (2018). A latent class analysis of self-identified reasons for experiencing homelessness: Opportunities for prevention. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 28, 94-107.

Pruitt, A. S., Barile, J. P., Ogawa, T. Y., Peralta, N., et al. (2018). Housing First and photovoice: Transforming lives, communities, and systems. American Journal of Community Psychology, 61, 104-117.

Gasiorek, J., & Barile, J. P. (2018). Associations between profiles of communication about aging and quality of life for middle-aged and older American adults. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 87, 141-155.


Agner, J. (2017). Understanding and applying empowerment theory to promote occupational justice.  Journal of Occupational Science, 24(3), 280-289.

Barile, J. P., Kuperminc, G. P., & Thompson, W. W. (2017). Resident characteristics and neighborhood environments on health-related quality of life and stress. Journal of Community Psychology, 45, 1011-1025.

Gleason, K., Barile, J.P., & Baker, C. K. (2017). Describing trajectories of homeless service use in Hawai'i using latent class growth analysis. American Journal of Community Psychology, 59, 158-171.


Barile, J. P. (2016). Multilevel structural equation modeling. In L. A. Jason & D. S. Glenwick (Eds). Handbook of methodological approaches to community-based research: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press. 

Barile, J. P., Horner-Johnson, W., Krahn, G., Zack, M., Miranda, D., DeMichele, K., Ford, D., & Thompson, W. W. (2016). Measurement characteristics for two health-related quality of life measures in older adults: The SF-36 and the CDC Healthy Days items. Disability and Health Journal, 9, 567-574.

Barile, J.P. & Smith, A.R. (2016). Our theories are only as good as our methods. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 7, 1-5.


Smith, A. (2015). A community psychology approach to program development for female juvenile offenders: A community-based arts initiative. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 6(2), 1-12.  

Terry, J., Smith, A., Warren, P., Miller, M., McQuillin, S., Wolfer, T., & Weist, M. (2015). Incorporation of evidence-based practices into faith-based organization service programs. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 43(3).

Barile, J. P., Mitchell, S. A., Thompson, W. W., Zack, M. M., Reeve, B. B., Cella, D. F., & Wilder-Smith, A. (2015). Patterns of chronic conditions and their associations with behaviors and quality of life, 2010. Preventing Chronic Disease, 12, 1-11.

Brokopp Binder, S., Baker, C.K., & Barile, J.P. (2015). Rebuild or relocate? Resilience and postdisaster decision-making after Hurricane Sandy. American Journal of Community Psychology. 56. 180-196.

Barile, J. P., Edwards V, Dhingra S. S., & Thompson W. W. (2015). Associations among county-level social determinants of health, child maltreatment, and emotional support on health-related quality of life. Psychology of Violence. 5, 183-191.

Legg, W.E., Wells, M.S., & Barile, J.P. (2015). Factors related to sense of community in youth sport parents. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 16, 21-30.

Brown, D. S., Thompson, W. W., Zack, M. M., Arnold, S. E., & Barile, J. P. (2015). Associations between health-related quality of life and mortality in older adults. Prevention Science, 16, 21-30.


Latner, J., Barile, J.P., Durso, L. E. & O’Brien, K. S. (2014). Weight and health-related quality of life: The moderating role of weight discrimination and internalized weight bias. Eating Behaviors, 15, 586-590.

Ford, D.C., Merrick, M.T., Parks, S., Breiding, M., Gilbert, L., Edwards, V., Barile, J.P., & Thompson, W.W. (2014). Examining the factorial structure of adverse childhood experiences administered on the Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System. Psychology of Violence, 4, 432-444.

Zhou, H., Siegel, P. Z., Barile, J. P., Njai, R. S., Thompson, W. W., Kent, C., & Liao, Y. (2014). Models for count data with an application to Healthy Days measure: Are you driving in screws with a hammer? Preventing Chronic Disease, 11. 1-11.


Barile, J. P., Thompson, W. W., Zack, M. M., Krahn, G. L., Horner-Johnson, W. H., & Bowen, S. E. (2013). Multiple chronic medical conditions and health-related quality of life in older adults, 2004–2006. Preventing Chronic Disease, 10, 162-173.

Barile, J. P., Reeve, B. B., Smith, A. W., Zack, M. M., Mitchell, S. A., Kobau, R., Cella, D., Luncheon, C., & Thompson, W. W. (2013). Monitoring population health for Healthy People 2020:  Evaluation of the NIH PROMIS® Global Health, CDC Healthy Days, and Satisfaction with Life instruments. Quality of Life Research. 22, 1201-1211.

Darnell, A. J., Barile, J. P., Harper, C. R., Kuperminc, G. P., & Emshoff, J. G. (2013). Testing effects of community collaboration on rates of low infant birthweight at the county level. American Journal of Community Psychology.51, 398-406.

Iqbal, S., Barile, J. P., Thompson, W. W., & DeStefano, F. (2013). Number of antigens in early childhood vaccines and neuropsychological outcomes at age 7–10 years. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 12, 1263-1270.


Barile, J. P., Thompson, W. W., Zack, M. M., Krahn, G. L., Horner-Johnson, W. H., & Haffer, S. C. (2012). Activities of daily living, chronic medical conditions, and health-related quality of life in older adults. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, 35, 292-303.

Thompson, W. W., Ridenhour, B., Barile, J. P., & Shay, D. K. (2012). Time-series analyses of count data to estimate the burden of seasonal infectious diseases. Epidemiology, 23, 839-842.

Barrett, A. N., Barile, J. P., Malm, E., & Weaver, S. R. (2012). English proficiency and peer interethnic relations as predictors of math achievement among Latino and Asian immigrant students. Journal of Adolescence, 35, 1619-1628.

Barile, J. P., Darnell, A. J., Erickson, S. W., & Weaver, S. R. (2012). Multilevel measurement of dimensions of collaboration in a network of collaboratives that promote child and family well-being. American Journal of Community Psychology. 49, 270-282.

Barile, J. P., Donohue, D. K., Anthony, E. R., Baker, A. M, Weaver, S. R., & Henrich, C. C. (2012). Teacher-student relationship climate and school outcomes: Implications for educational policy initiatives. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 256-267.

Barile, J. P., Grogan, K. E., Henrich, C. C., Brookmeyer, K. A., & Shahar, G. (2012). Symptoms of depression in Israeli adolescents following a suicide bombing: The role of gender. Journal of Early Adolescence, 32, 502-515.

Thompson WW, Zack MM, Krahn G, Andresen E, & Barile, J. P. (2012). Health-related quality of life among older adults with and without functional limitations. American Journal of Public Health, 3, 496-502.

Barile, J. P., Kuperminc, G. P., Weintraub, E. S., Mink, J. W., & Thompson, W. W. (2012). Thimerosal exposure in early life and neuropsychological outcomes 7-10 years later. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 37, 106-118.

Shahar, G., Guina, C., Grogan, K. E., Barile, J. P., & Henrich, C. C. (2009). Effects of a suicide bombing on adolescent depression: The protective role of social support from friends. Pediatrics, 124, 235-240.