Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Patricia Y. Miranda, PhD, MPH

Patricia Y. Miranda, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Health Policy and Administration
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Health
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Early Detection of Cancer
  • Child
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Depression
  • Population
  • Mammography
  • Health Insurance
  • Neoplasms
  • Vulnerable Populations

Recent Publications


Bleser, WK, Miranda, PY & Salmon, DA 2019, 'Child Influenza Vaccination and Adult Work Loss: Reduced Sick Leave Use Only in Adults With Paid Sick Leave', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 251-261.


Campbell, AG & Miranda, PY 2018, 'Breastfeeding Trends Among Very Low Birth Weight, Low Birth Weight, and Normal Birth Weight Infants', Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 200, pp. 71-78.
BeLue, R, Ndiaye, K, Miranda, PY, Ndao, F & Canagarajah, P 2018, 'Diabetes management in Senegalese families: A dyadic-narrative illustration', Chronic Illness, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 182-193.


Miranda, PY, Yao, N, Snipes, SA, BeLue, R, Lengerich, E & Hillemeier, MM 2017, 'Citizenship, length of stay, and screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer in women, 2000–2010', Cancer Causes and Control, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 589-598.
Bleser, WK, Young, SI & Miranda, PY 2017, 'Disparities in Patient- and Family-Centered Care During US Children's Health Care Encounters: A Closer Examination', Academic Pediatrics, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 17-26.
Miranda, PY, Reyes, A, Hudson, D, Yao, N, Bleser, WK, Amy Snipes, S & BeLue, R 2017, 'Reports of self-rated health by citizenship and homeownership, United States 2000–2010', Preventive Medicine, vol. 100, pp. 3-9.
Wilkie, SK, Bleser, WK, Miranda, PY & Belue, R 2017, 'Role of depressive symptoms in mediating socioeconomic disparities in diabetes risk misperception', American Journal of Health Behavior, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 348-357.
Elewonibi, B & Miranda, PY 2017, 'Using mammograms to predict preventive health services behavior and mortality in women', Preventive Medicine Reports, vol. 5, pp. 27-32.


Bleser, WK, Elewonibi, BR, Miranda, PY & BeLue, R 2016, 'Complementary and alternative medicine and influenza vaccine uptake in US children', Pediatrics, vol. 138, no. 5, e20154664.
Bleser, WK, Miranda, PY & Jean-Jacques, M 2016, 'Erratum: Racial/ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination of chronically-ill US adults: The mediating role of perceived discrimination in healthcare (Medical Care (2016) 54 (570-577))', Medical Care, vol. 54, no. 7, pp. 734.
Elewonibi, BR, Thierry, AD & Miranda, PY 2018, 'Examining Mammography Use by Breast Cancer Risk, Race, Nativity, and Socioeconomic Status', Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 59-65.
Lapeyrouse, LM, Miranda, PY, Morera, OF, Heyman, JMC & Balcazar, HG 2017, 'Healthcare use and mammography among latinas with and without health insurance near the US-Mexico Border', Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 282-287.
Bleser, WK, Miranda, PY & Jean-Jacques, M 2016, 'Racial/ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination of chronically ill US adults the mediating role of perceived discrimination in health care', Medical care, vol. 54, no. 6, pp. 570-577.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)