Academic Title
Major Area(s) of Study
Professor SDSU Behavioral Medicine
Address 619-594-2652 Department of Psychology / San Diego State University / 5500 Campanile Drive / San Diego, CA 92182-4611
Graduate Institution

University of Nebraska

Research Description

Dr. Roesch’s research lab specializes in the application of advanced statistical methodologies, including latent variable methods (continuous and categorical), multilevel models, measurement equivalence, and meta-analysis. These advanced methods are applied in the areas of stress and coping, race/ethnicity, and culture.

Representative Publications
  • Campos, B., Roesch, S. C., Gonzalez, P., Hooker, E. D., Castañeda, S. F., Giachello, A. L., … Gallo, L. C. (in press). Measurement properties of Sabogal’s Familism Scale: Findings from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) sociocultural ancillary study. Journal of Latino Psychology.

  • Meacham, M. C., Roesch, S. C., Strathdee, S. A., Lindsay, S., Gonzalez, Z. P., & Gaines, T. L. (2018). Latent classes of polydrug and polyroute use and associations with human immunodeficiency virus risk behaviours and overdose among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Drug and Alcohol Review37(1), 128–136.

  • Gallo, L. C., Roesch, S. P., McCurley, J. L., Isasi, C. R., Sotres-Alvarez, D., Delamater, A. M., … Carnethon, M. R. (2017). Youth and caregiver physical activity and sedentary time: HCHS/SOL youth. American Journal of Health Behavior41(1), 67–75.

  • Proctor, L. J., Lewis, T., Roesch, S., Thompson, R., Litrownik, A. J., English, D., … Dubowitz, H. (2017). Child maltreatment and age of alcohol and marijuana initiation in high-risk youth. Addictive Behaviors75, 64–69.