Pinto, R. M.; Berringer, K. R.; Melendez; R.M.; Mmeje, O. (2018). Improving PrEP implementation through multilevel interventions: A synthesis of the literature. AIDS and Behavior. PMID: 29872999.  DOI: 10.1007/s10461-018-2184-4

Pinto, R. M.; Witte, S.; Filippone, P.; Wall, M. (2018). “Recruiting and retaining service agencies and public health providers in longitudinal studies: Implications for community-engaged implementation research.” Methodological Innovations, 11:1. NIHMS ID 97499. DOI: 10.1177/2059799118770996

Pinto, R. M.; Witte, S.; Filippone, P.; Wall, M.; Choi, J. (2018). Policy interventions shaping HIV prevention: Providers’ active role in the HIV Continuum of Care. Health Education & Behavior. PMID: 29547342. DOI: /1090198118760681

Pinto, R. M.; Spector, A.; Witte, S.; Filippone, P.; Wall, M.; Choi, J. (2018). Training in Evidence-Based Practices Increases Likelihood to Integrate Different HIV Prevention Services with Substance-Using Clients. Social Work in Public Health, 33:3, 202-214.PMID: 29488860.   DOI:10.3390/ijerph14111355 


Pinto, R. M.; Witte, S.; Filippone, P.; Whitman, W.; Baird, K. (2017). Factors that influence linkages to HIV Continuum of Care services: Implications for multi-level interventions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  DOI:10.3390/ijerph14111355.

Rahman, R.; Pinto, R. M.; & Wall, M. (2017). HIV Education and Welfare Services in Primary Care: An Empirical Model of Integration in Brazil’s Unified Health System. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14, 294. DOI:10.3390/ijerph14030294.

Rahman, R.; Pinto, R. M.; Zanchetta, M.; & Wall, M. (2017). Delivery of community-based care through inter-professional teams in Brazil’s Unified Health System (UHS): Comparing perceptions across Community Health Agents (CHAs), nurses and physicians. Journal of Community Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-017-0369-9


Ghesquiere A.; Pinto, R. M.; Rahman, R.; & Spector, A. (2016). Factors associated with provision of patient-centered mental health care in Brazil’s unified health system. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. DOI:10.3390/ijerph13010033

Spector, A. Y. & Pinto, R. M. (2016). Partnership matters in Health Services Research: A mixed methods study of practitioners’ involvement in research and subsequent use of evidence-based interventions. Journal of Mixed Methods Research. DOI:10.1177/1558689815619823


Spector, A. Y.; Pinto, R. M.; Rahman, R.; & Da Fonseca, A. (2015). Implementation of Brazil’s “Family Health Strategy”: Factors associated with community health workers’, nurses’, and physicians’, delivery of drug use services. International Journal of Drug Policy. DOI:10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.12.005


Zanchetta, M. S.; Pinto, R. M.; Galhego-Garcia, W.; da Cunha, Z.; Cordeiro, H. A.; E Fagundes-Filho, F.; Pinho, M. A. L.; Voet, S. M. V.; Talbot, Y.; Caldas, R. S.; de Souza, T. J.; & Costa, E. (2014). Brazilian community health agents and qualitative primary healthcare information. Primary Health Care Research and Development 1-11.  10.1017/S146342361400019X

Pinto, R. M., Spector, A. Y., Witte, S., & Gilbert, L. (2014). Systematizing planning and formative phases of HIV prevention research: Case studies from Brazil, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan. Global Social Welfare, 1, 137-144.

Pinto, R. M.; Rodriguez, S.; Spector, A. Y.; Choi, J.; Martinez, O.; & Wall, M. (2014). HIV practitioners in Madrid and New York improving inclusion of underrepresented populations in research. Health Promotion International. DOI:10.1093/heapro/dau015

Pinto, R. M.; Rahman, R.; & Williams, A. (2014). Policy advocacy and leadership training for formerly incarcerated women: An empowerment evaluation of ReConnect, a program of the Women in Prison Project, Correctional Association of New York. Evaluation and Program Planning, 47, 71-81. DOI:10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2014.07.005

Pinto, R. M.; Wall, M.; & Spector, A. Y. (2014). Modeling the structure of partnership between researchers and front-line service providers: Strengthening collaborative public health research. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 8, 83-106. DOI:10.1177/1558689813490835

Martinez, O.; Wu, E.; Sandfort, T.; Dodge, B.; Carballo-Diéguez, A.; Pinto, R. M.; Rhodes, S. D.; Moya, E.; & Chavez-Baray, S. (2014). Evaluating impact of immigration policies on health status among undocumented immigrants: A systematic review. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. DOI:10.1007/s10903-013-9968-4

Pinto, R. M.; Wall, M.; & Choi, J. (2014). Transdisciplinary collaboration: Integration of HIV services [Abstract]. Published for National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference.

Rahbel, R & Pinto, R. M. (2014). Transdisciplinary health teams in Brazil’s health system [Abstract]. Published for National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference.

Pinto, R. M. & Rahman, R. (2014). Service integration by transdisciplinary health teams in Brazil’s unified health system [Abstract]. Published for the Community Health Institute, San Diego Conference.

Windsor, L.; Pinto, R. M.; Benoit, E.; Jessell, L.; & Jemal, A. (2014). Community wise: The development of an anti-oppression model to promote individual and community health. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addiction, 14(4), 402-420. DOI:10.1080/1533256X.2014.962141


Pinto, R. M.; Spector, S.; Rahman, R.; & Gastolomendo, J. D. (2013). Research advisory board members’ contributions and expectations in the USA. Health Promotion International. DOI: 10.1093/heapro/dat042

Pinto, R. M.; Spector, A. Y.; Yu, G.; & Campbell, A. N. C. (2013). Transdisciplinary collaboration and endorsement of pharmacological and psychosocial evidence-based practices by medical and psychosocial substance abuse treatment providers in the United States. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 20(5), 408-416. DOI:10.3109/09687637.2013.783792

Pinto, R. M. (2013). [Review of the book Financing Health in Latin America, Volume I: Household Spending and Impoverishment by F. M. Knaul, R. Wong, and H. Arreola-Ornelas (Eds.)]. International Journal of Social Welfare, 23(1), 113-114. DOI:10.1111/ijsw.12070

Pinto, R. M., Spector, A. Y., Yu, G., & Campbell, A. N. C. (2013). Does empirical evidence matter? Implications for practice and service providers’ endorsement of alcohol and substance abuse treatments [Abstract]. Published for the 2013 Society For Social Work Research Annual Convention.


Pinto, R. M.; Wall, M.; Yu, G.; Penido, C.; & Schmidt, C. (2012). Primary care and public health services integration in Brazil’s unified health system. American Journal of Public Health, 102(11), e69–e76. DOI:  10.2105/AJPH.2012.300972

Pinto, R. M. (2012). Pinto responds. American Journal of Public Health, 103(3), e3-34.

Pinto, R. M.; Soriano, R.; & da Silva, S. B. (2012). Community health workers in Brazil’s unified health system: A framework of their praxis and contributions to patient health behaviors. Social Science and Medicine, 74, 940-947. DOI:10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.12.025

Pinto, R. M.; daSilva, S. B.; Penido, C.; & Spector, A. Y. (2012). International participatory research framework: Triangulating procedures to build health research capacity in Brazil. Health Promotion International, 27, 435-444. DOI:10.1093/heapro/dar090

Pinto, R. M. (2012). What makes or breaks provider-researcher collaborations in HIV research? A mixed method analysis of providers’ willingness to partner. Health Education and Behavior, 40(2), 223-230. DOI:10.1177/1090198112447616