Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Raffy Reinaldo Luquis

Raffy Reinaldo Luquis

Professor of Health Education, School of Behavioral Sciences & Education (Harrisburg)
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Students
  • Health Promotion
  • Cultural Competency
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Health
  • Spirituality
  • Health Education
  • Health Educators
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Young Adult
  • Lead
  • Nutrition Surveys

Recent Publications


Teye, SO, Yanosky, JD, Cuffee, Y, Weng, X, Luquis, R, Farace, E & Wang, L 2021, 'Exploring persistent racial/ethnic disparities in lead exposure among American children aged 1–5 years: results from NHANES 1999–2016', International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, vol. 94, no. 4, pp. 723-730.
Luquis, RR 2021, 'Integrating the concept of cultural intelligence into health education and health promotion', Health Education Journal, vol. 80, no. 7, pp. 833-843.


Teye, SO, Yanosky, JD, Cuffee, Y, Weng, X, Luquis, R, Farace, E & Wang, L 2020, 'Association between blood lead levels and blood pressure in American adults: results from NHANES 1999–2016', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol. 27, no. 36, pp. 45836-45843.


Luquis, RR 2019, 'Perceptions of Chronic Illnesses and Preventive Behaviors Among Hispanic/Latino men', Hispanic Health Care International, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 172-177.


Luquis, RR & Kensinger, W 2019, 'Applying the Health Belief Model to assess prevention services among young adults', International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 37-47.

Clinical Trials Search

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