“IF WE DO A STUDY AND IT IS NOT PUBLISHED IN A TOP JOURNAL WE CONSIDER IT A FAILURE”

Dr. Valentín Fuster

PAPERS ON CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

Santos-Beneit G, Fuster V et al. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2022, 79 (3) 283–298
Lessons learned from 10 years of a preschool-based intervention on health promotion

 

Fernández-Jiménez R, Fuster V et al. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2020, 75:13.
Sustainability of and Adherence to Preschool Health Promotion Among Children 9 to 13 Years Old.

 

Fernández-Jiménez R, Fuster V et al. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2020, doi:10.1093/eurjpc/zwaa096.
Prevalence and correlates of cardiovascular health among early adolescents enrolled in the SI! Program in Spain: a cross-sectional analysis.

 

Laveriano-Santos EP, Fuster V et al. Antioxidants, 2020, 9(10), 910.
Polyphenols in Urine and Cardiovascular Health: A Cross-Sectional Analysis Reveals Gender Differences in Spanish Adolescents from the SI! Program for Secondary School Study.

 

Bodega P, Fuster V et al. Nutrients, 2019, 11: 2297-2310.
Dietary Patterns and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Spanish Adolescents: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the SI! Program for Health Promotion in Secondary Schools.

 

Fernández-Jiménez R, Fuster V et al. Am. Heart J, 2019, 215:27-40.
Rationale and design of the school-based Program SI! To face obesity and promote health among Spanish adolescents: a cluster-randomized controlled trial.

 

Santos-Beneit G, Fuster V et al. Am. Heart J, 2019, 210:9-17.
Rationale and Design of the SI! Program for Health Promotion in Elementary Students Aged 6 to 11 years: A Cluster Randomized Trial.

 

Fernández-Jiménez R, Fuster V et al. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2018, 72(25):3310-3319.
Children Present a Window of Opportunity for Promoting Health.

 

Santos-Beneit G, Fuster V et al. BMC Public Health, 2015, 15:901-907.
Development and validation of a questionnaire to evaluate lifestyle-related behaviors in elementary school children.

 

Santos-Beneit G, Fuster V et al. Rev EspCardiol, 2015, 68(6):477-484.
Association between anthropometry and high blood pressure in a representative sample of preschoolers in Madrid.

 

Peñalvo JL, Fuster V et al. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2015, 66 (14):1525-1534.
The SI! Program for cardiovascular health promotion in early childhood: A cluster randomized trial.

 

Peñalvo JL, Fuster V et al. BMC Public Health, 2013, 13:1208.
The Program SI! intervention for enhancing a healthy lifestyle in preschoolers: first results from a cluster randomized trial.

 

Peñalvo JL, Fuster V et al. BMC Public Health, 2013, 13:656.
A cluster randomized trial to evaluate the efficacy of a school-based behavioral intervention for health promotion among children aged 3 to 5.

 

Céspedes J, Fuster V et al. Am J Med, 2013, 126(12):1122-6.
Promotion of cardiovascular health in preschool children: 36-month cohort follow-up.

 

Céspedes J, Fuster V et al. Am J Med, 2013, 126(1):27-35.e3.
Targeting preschool children to promote cardiovascular health: cluster randomized trial.

 

Peñalvo JL, Fuster V et al. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2012, 24(4):238-40.
Sesame street: changing cardiovascular risks for a lifetime.

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PAPERS ON ADULTS

Fernández-Alvira JM, Fuster V et al. Am Heart J, 2021, 240:81-88.
The challenge of sustainability: Long-term results from the Fifty-Fifty peer group-based intervention in cardiovascular risk factors.

 

Latina J, Fuster V et al. Am Heart J, 2020, 220:20-8.
Grenada Heart Project–Community Health ActioN to EncouraGe healthy BEhaviors (GHPCHANGE): A randomized control peer group–based lifestyle intervention.

 

Fernández-Alvira JM, Fuster V et al. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2017, 70(20):2463-2473.
Predicting Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Low-Risk Individuals: Ideal Cardiovascular Health Score and Fuster-BEWAT Score.

 

Gómez-Pardo E, Fuster V et al. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2016, 67 (5):476-485.
A comprehensive lifestyle peer-group-based intervention on cardiovascular risk factors: The randomized controlled Fifty-Fifty Program.

 

Sotos-Prieto M, Fuster V et al. Public Health Nutr, 2014, 3:1-11.
Parental and self-reported dietary and physical activity habits in preschoolers and their socio-economic determinants.

 

Bansilal S, Fuster V et al. Glob Heart, 2012, 7(2):87-94.
Cardiovascular risk surveillance to develop a nationwide health promotion strategy: the grenada heart project

 

Block RC, Dozier AM et al. Prev Chronic Dis, 2012, 9:E90.
An epidemiologic transition of cardiovascular disease risk in Carriacou and Petite Martinique, Grenada: the Grenada Heart Project, 2005-2007

 

PAPERS ON FAMILY

Fernández-Jiménez R, Fuster V et al.  J Am Coll Cardiol, 2020, 75: 1 (42-56).
Different Lifestyle Interventions in Adults From Underserved Communities. The FAMILIA Trial.

 

Fernandez-Jimenez R, Fuster V et al. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2019, 73(16):2011-2021.
Child Health Promotion in Underserved Communities: The FAMILIA Trial.

 

Bansilal S, Fuster V et al. Am Heart J, 2017, 187:170-181.
Rationale and Design of Family-Based Approach in a Minority Community Integrating Systems-Biology for Promotion of Health (FAMILIA).

 

Vedanthan R, Fuster V et al. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2016, 67(14):1725-37.
Family-Based Approaches to Cardiovascular Health Promotion.

 

Latina J, Fuster V et al. Global Heart, 2016, 11(4):467-468.
Little Beacons of Change: Targeting Pre-school Children to Drive a Culture of Health.

 

PAPERS ON COMMUNITIES

WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. 2020.
Regional guidelines for developing a healthy cities project.

 

Naanyu V, Fuster V, et al. J Gen Intern Med, 2016, 31(3):304-14.
Barriers Influencing Linkage to Hypertension Care in Kenya: Qualitative Analysis from the LARK Hypertension Study.

 

Vedanthan R, Fuster V et al. Int J Med Inform, 2015, 84(3):207-19.
Usability and feasibility of a tablet-based Decision-Support and Integrated Record-keeping (DESIRE) tool in the nurse management of hypertension in rural western Kenya.

 

Vedanthan R et al. Glob Heart, 2015, 10(4):313-7.
Engaging the Entire Care Cascade in Western Kenya: A Model to Achieve the Cardiovascular Disease Secondary Prevention Roadmap Goals.

 

Bansilal S, Fuster V et al. Int J Cardiol, 2015, 201 Suppl 1:S1-7.
Global burden of CVD: focus on secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

 

Vedanthan R, Fuster V et al. Trials, 2014, 15:143.
Optimizing linkage and retention to hypertension care in rural Kenya (LARK hypertension study): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

 

Alpert JS, Hannley PP. Am J Med, 2013, 126(1):1-2.
Moving countries toward healthier lifestyles.

 

Blank E, Fuster V et al. Stud Health Technol Inform, 2013, 192: 1002.
Usability of implementing a tablet-based decision support and integrated record- keeping (DESIRE) tool in the nurse management of hypertension in rural Kenya.