Tony Kuo, M.D., M.S.H.S.

A Short Biography:

Tony Kuo, M.D., M.S.H.S. directs the Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention in the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. He also serves as the Director of the Office of Senior Health for the County of Los Angeles. Dr. Kuo has 15 years of clinical practice experience in continuity, urgent/emergency and homeless care. His professional interests span the continuum of medicine and public health. They include undergraduate and graduate medical education; nutrition and physical activity promotion; diabetes prevention; patient-centered care; and social programs that affect health.

Dr. Kuo received his Medical Degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine and his Master’s in Health Services from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Fielding School of Public Health. He is boarded in Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has joint appointments in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.


Work Titles
UCLA Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor, Family Medicine Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Education:
Degrees:
M.S.H.S., UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
M.D., University of Utah School of Medicine, 1997
B.S., UCLA
Fellowship:
2000 - 2003 UCLA GIM and Health Services Research
Internship:
1997 - 1998 Kaiser Permanente - Orange County
Residency:
1998 - 2000 Kaiser Permanente - Orange County
Certifications:
Certifications:
2000 American Board of Family Medicine

Contact Information:

Fax Number:

310-794-6097

Work Phone Number:

310-206-8477x20280

310-794-3219

Detailed Biography:

Dr. Kuo's academic interests and work have included federally funded research studies, peer reviewed publications, and other efforts in chronic disease prevention and control; senior health; patient-centered care; nutrition and physical activity promotion; and social determinants of health among youth and adults.

Publications:

Mosst Jennifer T, DeFosset Amelia, Gase Lauren, Baetscher Laura, Kuo Tony   A Framework for Implementing the National Diabetes Prevention Program in Los Angeles County Preventing chronic disease, 2017; 14: E69.
Winig Benjamin D, Kuo Tony   A public health law analysis of shared use agreements in Los Angeles County, 2010-2014, Californian J Health Promot, 2017; 15(2): 69-74.
Kuo T, Barragan N   Building an age-friendly community for older adults in a large urban jurisdiction, Innovation In Aging, 2017; 1(S1): 919.
Mobasher Zahra, Smith Lisa V, Stegall Ashley, Bressler-Montgomery Deanna, Dominguez Daniela, King Jan, Frye Douglas, Piron Jennifer, Family Leila, Kuo Tony   Community-based Flu Outreach Clinics in South Los Angeles: Client Satisfaction and Experiences Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.), 2017; 34(3): 276-285.
Robles Brenda, Montes Christine E, Nobari Tabashir Z, Wang May C, Kuo Tony   Dietary behaviors among public health center clients with electronic benefit transfer access at farmers' markets Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2017; 117(1): 58-68.
Peterson DM, Doutre MS, Kuo TY, Bloebaum RD, Skedows JG   Establishing a uniform method for clinical use and comparative analysis, J Orthopaedic Res, 2017; 35(S1): 1276.
Garcia Andrea N, Kuo Tony, Arangua Lisa, Pérez-Stable Eliseo J   Factors Associated With Medical School Graduates' Intention to Work With Underserved Populations: Policy Implications for Advancing Workforce Diversity Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 2017; .
Shiau V, Sarkisian CA, Barragan N, Kuo T   Hospitalization costs of failure to thrive patients, Innovation In Aging, 2017; 1(S1): 1218.
Barragan N, Shiau V, Kuo T   Hospitalization costs of older adults with co-diagnoses of Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes, Innovation In Aging, 2017; 1(S1): 262.
Hales Craig M, Carroll Margaret D, Simon Paul A, Kuo Tony, Ogden Cynthia L   Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years - Los Angeles County, 1999-2006 and 2007-2014 MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 2017; 66(32): 846-849.
Barragan Noel C, DeFosset Amelia R, Torres Jennifer, Kuo Tony   Pharmacist-Driven Strategies for Hypertension Management in Los Angeles: A Community and Stakeholder Needs Assessment, 2014-2015 Preventing chronic disease, 2017; 14(32): E54.
Zheng G, Family L, Hsu S, Rivera J, Mondy C, Cloud J, Frye D, Smith LV, Kuo T   Prediabetes, diabetes, and other CVD-related conditions among Asian populations in Los Angeles County, 2014, Ethnicity & Health, 2017; Epub ahead of print.
Gase Lauren N, Gomez Louis M, Kuo Tony, Glenn Beth A, Inkelas Moira, Ponce Ninez A   Relationships Among Student, Staff, and Administrative Measures of School Climate and Student Health and Academic Outcomes The Journal of school health, 2017; 87(5): 319-328.
Wickramasekaran Ranjana N, Jewell Mirna Ponce, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   The changing trends and profile of pneumocystosis mortality in the United States, 1999-2014 Mycoses, 2017; 60(9): 607-615.
DeFosset Amelia R, Gase Lauren N, Ijadi-Maghsoodi Roya, Kuo Tony   Youth Descriptions of Mental Health Needs and Experiences with School-based Services: Identifying Ways to Meet the Needs of Underserved Adolescents Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, 2017; 28(3): 1191-1207.
DeFosset Amelia R, Gase Lauren N, Gonzalez Eloisa, Kuo Tony   Access to and use of schools for physical activity among adults in Los Angeles County Health promotion practice, 2016; 17(3): 416-28.
Barragan Noel, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   Autoimmune hepatitis-related mortality among older adults in the United States, 2003-2013, The Gerontologist, 2016; 56(S3): 561.
Lyu Caleb, Jewell Mirna Ponce, Piron Jennifer, Ehnert Karen, Beeler Emily, Swanson Alexandra, Smith Lisa V, Kuo Tony   Burden of Bites by Dogs and Other Animals in Los Angeles County, California, 2009-2011 Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974), 2016; 131(6): 800-808.
Gase Lauren N, Montes Christine, Kuo Tony   Choose Health LA Restaurants: A voluntary restaurant recognition program, The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter, 2016; (12): 2.
Kuo Tony   Commentary: Control of body weight by eating behavior in children Frontiers in pediatrics, 2016; 4(1): 14.
Wickramasekaran Ranjana, Gase Lauren, Green Gabrielle, Wood Michelle, Kuo Tony   Consumer knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of sodium intake and reduction strategies in Los Angeles County: results of an Internet panel survey (2014-2015), Californian J Health Promot, 2016; 14(2): 35-44.
Barragan Noel C, Moschetti Kristin, Smith Lisa V, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   Differential declines in syphilis-related mortality in the United States, 2000-2014 American journal of infection control, 2016; .
Liu Jane, Kuo Tony, Jiang Lu, Robles Brenda, Whaley Shannon E   Food and drink consumption among 1-5-year-old Los Angeles County children from households receiving dual SNAP and WIC v. only WIC benefits Public health nutrition, 2016; 20(14): 2478-2485.
Kuo Tony, Robles Brenda, Trogdon Justin G, Ferencik Rachel, Simon Paul A, Fielding Jonathan E   Framing the local context and estimating the health impact of CPPW obesity prevention strategies in Los Angeles County, 2010-2012 Journal of public health management and practice, 2016; 22(4): 360-369.
Barragan Noel, Kuo Tony   Informal caregiving for older adults in Los Angeles County, The Gerontologist, 2016; 56(S3): 153.
Gase Lauren N, Montes Christine, Robles Brenda, Tyree Rachel, Kuo Tony   Media outlet and consumer reactions to promotional activities of the Choose Health LA Restaurants Program in Los Angeles County Journal of public health management and practice, 2016; 22(3): 231-44.
Robles Brenda, Kuo Tony   Predictors of public support for nutrition-focused policy, systems, and environmental change strategies in Los Angeles County, 2013, BMJ Open, 2016; 6: e012654.
Kuo Tony, Gase Lauren   Reflections on the use of health impact assessment and policy analysis to guide public policy decisions in Los Angeles County, NACCHO Exchange, 2016; 15(2): 8-9.
Cummings Patricia L, Kuo Tony, Javanbakht Marjan, Shafir Shira, Wang May, Sorvillo Frank   Salmonellosis Hospitalizations in the United States: Associated Chronic Conditions, Costs, and Hospital Outcomes, 2011, Trends 2000-2011 Foodborne pathogens and disease, 2016; 13(1): 40-8.
Gase Lauren N, Schooley Taylor, DeFosset Amelia, Stoll Michael, Kuo Tony   The impact of Teen Court on youth outcomes: A systematic review, Adolescent research review, 2016; 1(1): 51-67.
Gase Lauren N, Kuo Tony, Lai Elaine, Stoll Michael A, Ponce Ninez   The impact of two Los Angeles County teen courts on youth recidivism: Comparing two informal probation programs Journal of experimental criminology, 2016; 12(1): 105-126.
Gase Lauren Nichol, Glenn Beth A, Gomez Louis M, Kuo Tony, Inkelas Moira, Ponce Ninez A   Understanding Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Arrest: The Role of Individual, Home, School, and Community Characteristics Race and social problems, 2016; 8(4): 296-312.
Gase Lauren, Glenn Beth, Gomez Luis, Kuo Tony, Inkelas Moira, Ponce Ninez   Understanding racial and ethnic disparities in arrest: Role of individual, home, school, and community characteristics, Race social problems, 2016; 8(4): 296-312.
Gase Lauren, DeFosset Amelia R, Perry Raymond, Kuo Tony   Youth perspectives on the reasons underlying school truancy and opportunities to improve school attendance, Qual Rep, 2016; 21(2): 299-321.
Barragan Noel C, Chang Mimi, Felderman Jennifer, Readhead Heather, Kuo Tony   A case study of a hepatitis B screening and blood pressure assesment program in Los Angeles County, 2012-2013 Preventing chronic disease, 2015; 12: E19.
Gase Lauren N, Barragan Noel C, Robles Brenda, Leighs Michael, Kuo Tony   A mixed-methods evaluation of the Choose Less, Weigh Less portion size health marketing campaign in Los Angeles County American journal of health promotion, 2015; 29(6): e214-24.
Barragan Noel, Kuo Tony   Describing caregiving burden and potential policy drivers in Los Angeles County, The Geronotologist, 2015; 55(S2): 661.
Kuo Tony, Gase Lauren N, Inkelas Moira, Inkelas Moira   Dissemination, implementation, and improvement science research in population health: Opportunities for public health and CTSAs Clinical and translational science, 2015; 8(6): 807-13.
Inkelas Moira, Brown Arleen F, Vassar Stefanie D, Sankare Ibrahima C, Martinez Arturo B, Kubicek Katrina, Kuo Tony, Mahajan Anish, Gould Michael, Mittman Brian S   Enhancing Dissemination, Implementation, and Improvement Science in CTSAs through Regional Partnerships Clinical and translational science, 2015; 8(6): 800-6.
Kietzman Kathryn G, Frank Janet C, Duru Kenrik O, Leos Rosana, Vaccaro Nina L, Kuo Tony, Toy Peggy, Wallace Steven   Healthy aging partnerships in prevention initiative (HAPPI), The Gerontologist, 2015; 55(S2): 671.
Barragan Noel, Kuo Tony   Identifying health system leverage points for reducing informal caregiver burden, The Gerontologist, 2015; 55(S2): 249.
Barragan Noel, Wood Michelle, Kuo Tony   Improving nutrition standards in congregate meals, Los Angeles, 2015, The Gerontologist, 2015; 55(S2): 424.
Wickramasekaran Ranjana N, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   Legionnaires' disease and associated comorbid conditions as causes of death in the u.s., 2000-2010 Public health reports, 2015; 130(3): 222-9.
Gase Lauren N, Barragan Noel C, Simon Paul A, Jackson Richard J, Kuo Tony   Public awareness of and support for infrastructure changes designed to increase walking and biking in Los Angeles County Preventive medicine, 2015; 72: 70-5.
Barragan Noel, Gase Lauren, Butler Rebecca, Smith Lisa, Simon Paul, Kuo Tony   Self-reported use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits to purchase soda in a public health center population: los angeles county, california, 2012 Public health reports, 2015; 130(3): 207-12.
Gase Lauren N, Butler K, Kuo T, The Los Angeles County School Attendance Task Force Workgroup   The current state of truancy reduction programs and opportunities for enhancement in Los Angeles County, Children and youth services review, 2015; 52: 17-25.
Robles Brenda, Blitstein Jonathan L, Lieberman Alicea J, Barragan Noel C, Gase Lauren N, Kuo Tony   The relationship between amount of soda consumed and intention to reduce soda consumption among adults exposed to the Choose Health LA 'Sugar Pack' health marketing campaign Public health nutrition, 2015; 1-10.
Gase Lauren N, Kaur Mandip, Dunning Lauren, Montes Christine, Kuo Tony   What menu changes do restaurants make after joining a voluntary restaurant recognition program? Appetite, 2015; 89: 131-5.
Gase Lauren N, Kuo Tony, Coller Karen, Guerrero Lourdes R, Wong Mitchell D   Assessing the connection between health and education: Identifying potential leverage points for public health to improve school attendance American journal of public health, 2014; e47-e54.
Burbage Lindsey, Gonzalez Eloisa, Dunning Lauren, Simon Paul, Kuo Tony   Building mutually beneficial partnerships to improve physical activity opportunities through shared-use efforts in under-resourced communities in Los Angeles County Preventive medicine, 2014; 67(Suppl 1): S34-9.
Barragan Noel C, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   Cryptococcosis-related deaths and associated medical conditions in the United States, 2000-2010 Mycoses, 2014; 57(12): 741-6.
Gase Lauren N, Kuo Tony, Teutsch Steven, Fielding Jonathan E   Estimating the costs and benefits of providing free public transit passes to students in los angeles county: lessons learned in applying a health lens to decision-making International journal of environmental research and public health, 2014; 11(11): 11384-97.
Cummings Patricia L, Burbage Lindsey, Wood Michelle, Butler Rebecca K, Kuo Tony   Evaluating changes to sodium content in school meals at a large, urban school district in Los Angeles County, California Journal of public health management and practice, 2014; 20(1 Suppl 1): S43-S49.
Cummings Patricia L, Kuo Tony, Gase Lauren N, Mugavero Kristy   Integrating sodium reduction strategies in the procurement process and contracting of food venues in the County of Los Angeles government, 2010-2012 Journal of public health management and practice, 2014; 20(1 Suppl 1): S16-S22.
Shah Snehal N, Russo Elizabeth T, Earl Tara R, Kuo Tony   Measuring and monitoring progress toward health equity: local challenges for public health Preventing chronic disease, 2014; 11: E159.
Moschetti Kristin, Barragan Noel, Basurto-Dávila Ricardo, Cummings Patricia L, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   Mortality and productivity losses from Alzheimer disease among US adults aged 40 to 64 years, 1999 to 2010 Alzheimer disease and associated disorders, 2014; 29(2): 165-8.
Cummings Patricia L, Welch Sarah B, Mason Maryann, Burbage Lindsey, Kwon Soyang, Kuo Tony   Nutrient content of school meals before and after implementation of nutrition recommendations in five school districts across two U.S. counties Preventive medicine, 2014; 67(Suppl 1): S21-7.
Kuo Tony, Barragan Noel, Gase Lauren   Older adult perceptions and support for improving walking and public transit infrastructure in Los Angeles County, The Gerontologist, 2014; 54(S2): 99.
Kuo Tony, Barragan Noel, Gase Lauren, Cummings Patricia L   Older adults are supportive of government and industry sodium reduction efforts in Los Angeles County, The Gerontologist, 2014; 54(S2): 352.
Robles Brenda, Frost Stephanie, Moore Lucas, Harris Carole V, Bradlyn Andrew S, Kuo Tony   Overweight and obesity among low-income women in rural West Virginia and urban Los Angeles County Preventive medicine, 2014; 67(Suppl 1): S34-9.
Gase Lauren N, Robles Brenda, Barragan Noel C, Kuo Tony   Relationship between nutritional knowledge and the amount of sugar-wweetened beverages consumed in Los Angeles County Health education & behavior, 2014; 41(4): 431-439.
Gase Lauren, Dunning Lauren, Kuo Tony, Simon Paul, Fielding Jonathan E   Restaurant owners' perspectives on a voluntary program to recognize restaurants for offering reduced-size portions, Los Angeles County, 2012 Preventing chronic disease, 2014; 11(4): E44.
Gase Lauren N, McCarthy William J, Robles Brenda, Kuo Tony   Student receptivity to new school meal offerings: Assessing fruit and vegetable waste among middle school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District Preventive medicine, 2014; 67(Suppl 1): S28-33.
Barragan Noel C, Noller Ali J, Robles Brenda, Gase Lauren N, Leighs Michael S, Bogert Suzanne, Simon Paul A, Kuo Tony   The "sugar pack" health marketing campaign in Los Angeles County, 2011-2012 Health promotion practice, 2014; 15(2): 208-16.
Robles Brenda, Smith Lisa V, Ponce Mirna, Piron Jennifer, Kuo Tony   The influence of gender and self-efficacy on healthy eating in a low-income urban population affected by structural changes to the food environment Journal of obesity, 2014; 2014(2): 908391.
Barragan Noel, Kuo Tony, Gase Lauren   Trends in suicide rates and associated medical conditions in the United States among persons aged 65 and older, 2000-2010, The Gerontologist, 2014; 54(S2): 335.
Cummings Patricia L, Kuo Tony, Javanbakht Marjan, Sorvillo Frank   Trends, productivity losses, and associated medical conditions among toxoplasmosis deaths in the United States, 2000-2010 The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 2014; 91(5): 959-64.
Robles Brenda, Kuo Tony, Leighs Michael, Wang May Choo, Simon Paul   Using population reach as a proxy metric for intervention impact to prioritize selection of obesity prevention strategies in Los Angeles County, 2010-2012 American journal of public health, 2014; 104(7): e14-e19.
Tarleton Heather P, Smith Lisa V, Zhang Zuo-Feng, Kuo Tony   Utility of anthropometric measures in a multiethnic population: their association with prevalent diabetes, hypertension and other chronic disease comorbidities Journal of community health, 2014; 39(3): 471-9.
Raimi+Associates, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, City of Los Angeles   Chapter 6 Health Conditions Health Atlas, 2013; .
Robles Brenda, Wood Michelle, Kimmons Joel, Kuo Tony   Comparison of nutrition standards and other recommended procurement practices for improving institutional food offerings in Los Angeles County, 2010-2012 Advances in nutrition, 2013; 4(2): 191-202.
Alfonso Vivian H, Kuo Tony, McCarthy William J   Consumption of fruits and vegetables is inversely associated with academic performance index scores at a large urban school district, Circulation, 2013; 127: AP102.
Simon Paul A, Lightstone Amy S, Baldwin Steve, Kuo Tony, Shih Margaret, Fielding Jonathan E   Declines in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among children in Los Angeles County, 2007 and 2011 Preventing chronic disease, 2013; 10(1 Suppl 1): E131.
Ponce Mirna, Basurto-Dávila Ricardo, Kuo Tony   Economic costs to businesses attributable to caregiving in Los Angeles County Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2013; 61(2): 296-8.
Smith Lisa V, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   Implications of Trichomonas vaginalis nucleic acid amplification testing on medical training and practice Journal of clinical microbiology, 2013; 51(5): 1650.
Lafleur Mariah, Gonzalez Eloisa, Schwarte Liz, Banthia Rajni, Kuo Tony, Verderber Joanie, Simon Paul   Increasing physical activity in under-resourced communities through school-based, joint-use agreements, Los Angeles County, 2010-2012 Preventing chronic disease, 2013; 10(4): E89.
Bristow Benjamin N, Casil Janice, Sorvillo Frank, Basurto-Dávila Ricardo, Kuo Tony   Melanoma-related mortality and productivity losses in the USA, 1990-2008 Melanoma research, 2013; 23(4): 331-5.
Moschetti Kristin, Barragan Noel, Basurto-Davila Ricardo, Cummings Patricia L, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   Productivity losses due to Alzheimer’s disease deaths among adults aged 40-64 years, 1999-2008, The Gerontologist, 2013; 53(S1): 165.
Gase Lauren N, DeFosset Amelia, Kuo Tony   The Potential Costs and Benefits of Providing Free Public Transportation Passes to Students in Los Angeles County Los Angeles County Department of Public Health - HIA, 2013; .
Weber Mark D, Simon Paul, Messex Monty, Aragon Linda, Kuo Tony, Fielding Jonathan E   A framework for mobilizing communities to advance local tobacco control policy: the Los Angeles County experience American journal of public health, 2012; 102(5): 785-8.
Kuo Tony   Adopting the National Prevention Strategy’s vision locally: A perspective from Los Angeles County, The Gerontologist, 2012; 52(S1): 663.
Moschetti Kristin, Cummings Patricia L, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   Burden of Alzheimer's disease-related mortality in the United States, 1999-2008 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2012; 60(8): 1509-14.
Redelings Matthew D, Piron Jennifer, Smith Lisa V, Chan Amy, Heinzerling Julia, Sanchez Kathleen M, Bedair Dalia, Ponce Mirna, Kuo Tony   Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about seasonal influenza and H1N1 vaccinations in a low-income, public health clinic population Vaccine, 2012; 30(2): 454-8.
Cummings Patricia L, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   The Burden of Salmonellosis in the United States, In: Salmonella - A Dangerous Foodborne Pathogen, 2012; 1-20.
Bristow Benjamin, Casil Janice, Kuo Tony   Advance care planning: Assuring the care that patients want at the end of life, Rx for Prevention, 2011; 2(5): 1-4.
Burke Adam, Kuo Tony, Harvey Rick, Wang Jun   An international comparison of attitudes toward traditional and modern medicine in a chinese and an american clinic setting Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine: eCAM, 2011; 2011(2): 204137.
Alzheimer's Disease State Plan Task Force   California's State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease: An Action Plan for 2011-2021, State of California Health and Human Services Agency Report, 2011; .
Abejuela Harmony R, Bazargan-Hejazi Shahrzad, Wolf Kenneth E, Manousogiannakis Eleni, Kuo Tony   Clinical services used and types of health information sought by low-income Latino patients at a large urban, free clinic, Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 2011; 9(2): 61-67.
Cummings Patricia L, Kuo Tony   Common causes of low vision in adults aged 40 years and older, Rx for Prevention, 2011; 2(2): 1-3.
Kim Gloria Y, Kuo Tony   Detection and management of age-related hearing loss, Rx for Prevention, 2011; 2(7): 1-4.
Jeffrey Jessica, Dumont Rebecca A, Kim Gloria Y, Kuo Tony   Effects of international health electives on medical student learning and career choice: results of a systematic literature review Family medicine, 2011; 43(1): 21-8.
Gase Lauren N, Kuo Tony, Dunet Diane, Schmidt Steven M, Simon Paul A, Fielding Jonathan E   Estimating the potential health impact and costs of implementing a local policy for food procurement to reduce the consumption of sodium in the county of Los Angeles American journal of public health, 2011; 101(8): 1501-7.
Gase Lauren N, Kuo Tony, Dunet Diane O, Simon Paul A   Facilitators and barriers to implementing a local policy to reduce sodium consumption in the County of Los Angeles government, California, 2009 Preventing chronic disease, 2011; 8(2): A33.
Ponce Mirna, Fischer Kelly, Hildebrand Dior, Kuo Tony   Preventing falls among adults aged 65 years and older, Rx for Prevention, 2011; 1(7): 1-6.
Kim Gloria Y, Wolf Kenneth E, Kuo Tony   Factors that influence career selection among medical students Family medicine, 2010; 42(4): 236-7.
Piron Jennifer, Smith Lisa V, Simon Paul, Cummings Patricia L, Kuo Tony   Knowledge, attitudes and potential response to menu labelling in an urban public health clinic population Public health nutrition, 2010; 13(4): 550-5.
Redelings Matthew D, Piron Jennifer, Smith Lisa V, Dela Cruz Hector S, Takeshita Stephen, Tremaine Jean, Kuo Tony   Readiness and perceived barriers to removing artificial trans-fat from restaurant menus Journal of public health policy, 2010; 31(1): 119-27.
Cummings Patricia L, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   Salmonellosis-related mortality in the United States, 1990-2006 Foodborne pathogens and disease, 2010; 7(11): 1393-9.
Stucky Shelese R, Wolf Kenneth E, Kuo Tony   The economic effect of age-related hearing loss: national, state, and local estimates, 2002 and 2030 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2010; 58(3): 618-9.
Kim Gloria Y, Sorvillo Frank, Kuo Tony   Update on meningococcal disease mortality in the United States since 2002 Pediatric infectious disease, 2010; 29(7): 681.
Kuo Tony, Dela Cruz Hector, Redelings Matthew, Smith Lisa V, Reporter Roshan, Simon Paul A, Fielding Jonathan E, Teutsch Steven   Use of a self-assessment questionnaire for food safety education in the home kitchen: Los Angeles County, California, 2006-2008, MMWR, 2010; 59(34): 1098-1101.
Kuo Tony, Jarosz Christopher J, Simon Paul, Fielding Jonathan E   Menu labeling as a potential strategy for combating the obesity epidemic: a health impact assessment American journal of public health, 2009; 99(9): 1680-6.
Abejuela Harmony R, Bazargan-Hejazi Shahrazd, Kuo Tony, Wolf Kenneth E.   Seeking behaviors, health services utilization, and receipt of counseling by clinicians among Latino patients in public sector clinics, Journal of investigative medicine, 2009; 57(1): 167.
McCarthy William J, Kuo Tony   Support for benefit of physical activity on satiety, weight control, and diabetes risk Archives of internal medicine, 2009; 169(6): 634-5; author reply 635.
Seamless Senior Services Initiative   The Final Report of the Seamless Senior Services (S3), S3 Report, 2009; .
Kuo Tony   The Health of Older Angelenos and the Looming Shortage of Health and Aging Services Professionals The Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public Affairs, 2009; .
Kuo Tony, Villa Valentine, Aranda Maria, Trejo Laura, Cummings Patricia L (ed.)   The State of Aging and Health Among Older Latinos in Los Angeles, 2009 Los Angeles Partnership for Evidence-Based Solutions in Elder Health Report, 2009; .
California Workgroup on Guidelines for Alzheimer's Disease Management   Guideline of Alzheimer's Disease Management. Final Report 2008, State of California Department of Public Health Report, 2008; .
Jeffrey Jessica, Sztain Jacqueline, Kuo Tony   Overseas experience in global health: travels to Bhopal, India, 20 years after the Union Carbide disaster Family medicine, 2008; 40(1): 8.
Arangua Lisa, McCarthy William J, Moskowitz Rebecca, Gelberg Lillian, Kuo Tony   Are homeless transitional shelters receptive to environmental tobacco control interventions? Tobacco control, 2007; 16(2): 143-4.
Stucky Shelese, Coates Wendy, Baillie Susan, Kuo Tony   Attitudes, beliefs, knowledge, and receptivity to interventions for the care of the deaf and hard of hearing in the emergency department, Journal of investigative medicine, 2007; 55(1): S110.
McCarthy William J, Kuo Tony   Comparison of weight-loss diets JAMA: the journal of the American Medical Association, 2007; 298(2): 173; author reply 174-5.
Abejuela Harmony R, Gelberg Lillian, Manousogiannakis Eleni, Kuo Tony   Determinants of physical activity and dietary counseling by physicians at a large low-income clinic in Los Angeles County, Journal of investigative medicine, 2007; 55(1): S118.
Kuo Tony, Wolf Kenneth E   Faculty development as a strategy for retaining family physicians in academic medicine Family medicine, 2007; 39(3): 159-60.
Perez Mario, Natarajan Rathna, Rodriguez Michael, Bazargan Moshen K, Ani Chizobam, Kuo Tony   The relationship between chronic disease and clinical depression in low-income patient population, Journal of investigative medicine, 2007; 55(1): S81-S82.
Kuo Tony, Burke Adam, The LAC Study Group   California acupuncturists comment on their training, American acupuncturists, 2006; 35: 22-25.
Kuo Tony, Christensen Rebekah, Gelberg Lillian, Rubenstein Lisa, Burke Adam   Community-research collaboration between researchers and acupuncturists: integrating a participatory research approach in a statewide survey of licensed acupuncturists in California Ethnicity & disease, 2006; 16(1 Suppl 1): S98-S106.
Jeffrey Jessica, Sztain Jacklynn, Sarangi S, Kuo Tony   Exploring the health beliefs of individuals exposed to methyl-isocyanate during the Union Carbide disaster 20 years ago in Bhopal, India, Journal of investigative medicine, 2006; 54(1): S171.
McCarthy William J, Kuo Tony   Low-fat diet and risk of breast cancer JAMA: the journal of the American Medical Association, 2006; 296(3): 278-9; author reply 279.
Burke Adam, Kuo Tony   Characteristics of acupuncturists who serve patients dissatisfied with Western medicine, Journal of alternative and complementary medicine, 2004; 10: 1143.
Kuo Tony, Brunner Lance C   Femoral neck fractures in adults, American journal of medicine and sports, 2004; 6(3): 118-122.
Kuo Tony, Brunner Lance C   Management of hip fracture, Menopause digest, 2004; 16(2): 14-15.
Brunner Lance C, Eshilian-Oates Liza, Kuo Tony Y   Hip fractures in adults American family physician, 2003; 67(3): 537-42.
Kuo Tony Y, Skedros John G, Bloebaum Roy D   Measurement of femoral anteversion by biplane radiography and computed tomography imaging: comparison with an anatomic reference Investigative radiology, 2003; 38(4): 221-9.
Kuo Tony, Gallagher Teresa C, Gelberg Lillian   Practice variations among US physicians in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. A systematic literature review, Journal of bone and mineral research, 2001; 16(Suppl 1): S412.
Skedros John G, Kuo Tony, Bloebaum Roy D, Bachus Ken N   The role of cross-sectional cortical morphologies in interpreting habitual bending across the anthropoid hip: A comparative analysis, American journal of physical anthrology, 2001; (Suppl 32): 138.
Skedros John G, Kuo Tony   Ontogenetic changes in regional collagen fiber orientation suggest a role for variant strain stimuli in cortical bone construction, Journal of bone and mineral research, 1999; 14(Suppl 1): S441.
Kuo Tony Y, Skedros John G, Bloebaum Roy D   Comparison of human, primate, and canine femora: implications for biomaterials testing in total hip replacement, Journal of biomedical materials research, 1998; 40(3): 475-89.
Kuo Tony, Skedros John G, Lundeen Gregory A, Bloebaum Roy D   Direct and indirect measurement of femoral anteversion, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 1998; 23(2): 835.

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