Representative publications

Pediatric Asthma/Adherence

Otsuki-Clutter, M., Sutter, M., & Ewig, J. (2011). Promoting Adherence to Inhaled Corticosteroid Therapy in Patients with Asthma. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 18(4),177-182.

Otsuki, M., Eakin, M. N., Rand, C. S., & Riekert, K.A. (2010). A prospective relationship between caregiver depressive symptoms and asthma morbidity among inner-city African American children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 35(7), 758-767. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsp091

Otsuki, M., Eakin, M. N., Rand, C. S., Butz, A. M., Hsu, V. D., Zuckerman, I. H., Ogborn, J., Bilderback, A., & Riekert, K. A. (2009). Medication adherence feedback to improve asthma outcomes among inner-city children: A randomized controlled trial.

Otsuki, M., Clerisme-Beaty, E., Riekert, K. A., & Rand, C. S. (2008). Measuring adherence with medication regimens in clinical care and research. In S. Shumaker, J. K. Ockene, & K. Riekert (Eds.), The handbook of health behavior change, 3rd edition (pp.309-326). New York, NY: Springer.

Smoking

Otsuki, M. (2009). Social connectedness and smoking behaviors among Asian American college students: An electronic diary study. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 11(4), 418-426. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntp028

Otsuki, M., Tinsley, B. J., & Chao, R. K., & Unger, J. (2008). An ecological perspective on smoking among Asian American college students: The roles of social smoking and smoking motives. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 22(4), 514-523. doi: 10.1037/a0012964

Child/Adolescent Development

Chao, R.K., & Otsuki-Clutter, M. (2011). Racial and ethnic differences: Socio-cultural and contextual explanations. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(1), 47-60.

Guerra, N. G., Hammons, A., & Otsuki-Clutter, M (2011). Culture, families, and children’s aggression: Findings from Jamaica, Japan, and Latinos in the United States. In X. Chen & K. H. Rubin (Eds.), Socioemotional development in cultural context. Westport, CT: Guilford Press.

Kim, T. E., & Otsuki-Clutter, M. (in press). Relative predictability of adolescent delinquency among three ethnic groups: Implications for prevention. Internet Journal of Criminology. Retrieved October 14, 2011

Otsuki, M. (2002). Issue brief: Youth suicide. In L. Knox (Ed.), Connecting the dots to prevent youth violence: A training and outreach guide for physicians and other health professionals (pp.127-132).Chicago, IL: American Medical Association.

Otsuki, M., Kim, T. E., & Peterson, P. (2010). Epidemiology of youth suicide in California and the United States. Retrieved October 29, 2010.

Representative Presentations ( * denotes student co-authors)

Otsuki, M., *Brown, L., *Walter, J., & *Yardy, K. (2010, May). Obesity, depressive symptoms, and smoking among adolescents with asthma. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic Society International Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Otsuki, M., *Pac, K., & *Hurley, A. (2010, February). Cigarette smoking among adolescents with asthma: The roles of asthma morbidity and depressive symptoms. To be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Baltimore, MD.

Otsuki, M., Rand, C. S., Butz, A., Riekert, K. A. (2009, May). Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and the longitudinal trajectories of asthma morbidity among inner-city children. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Diego, CA.

Otsuki, M., Rand, C. S., Butz, A., & Riekert, K. A. (2008, May). Exposure to community violence prospectively predicts asthma morbidity and non-adherence among inner-city children. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic Society International Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Otsuki, M., Rand, C. S., & Riekert, K. A. (2008, April). Caregiver depressive symptoms attenuates the long-term effects of home-based asthma self-management interventions for inner-city children. Poster session presented at the National Conference in Child Health Psychology, Miami Beach, FL.

Otsuki, M., Kalesan, B., Butz, A., Rand, C. S., & Riekert, K. A. (2007, May). Longitudinal evaluation of a randomized controlled trial of an adherence promoting intervention for inner-city children. Paper session presented at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Riekert K.A, Otsuki, M, Borrelli B, Bilderback A, Murphy K, & Rand C. S. (2007, April). The development of motivational interviewing measures for inner-city adolescents with asthma: Preliminary results. Poster session presented at the Regional Child Health Psychology Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Otsuki, M., Butz, A., Rand, C. S., & Riekert, K. A. (2007, March). Longitudinal relationship between caregiver depressive symptoms and asthma morbidity among inner-city African American children. Paper session presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.