Martin Iguchi, Ph.D.

Work Titles
CTSI Member, CTSI Member, Community Engagement and Research Program (CERP)
RAND Senior Behavioral Scientist, Drug Policy Research Center
UCLA Chair, Professor, Community Health Sciences Affiliate Member, Hatos Center for Neuropharmacology
Ph.D., Boston University, Boston, MA, 1981 - 1986
A.B., Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1977 - 1981
Academic Experience:
1986 - 1988 The Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, MD, Behavorial Pharmacy

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UCLA School of Public Health
650 Charles E. Young Drive S.
61-254 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Detailed Biography:

Professor and Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health. Dr. Iguchi received his AB in liberal arts from Vassar College, his MA and PhD in experimental psychology from Boston University, and postdoctoral training in Behavioral Pharmacology and Drug Abuse from Johns Hopkins. He is also a former Director of the RAND Corporation's Drug Policy Research Center. Dr. Iguchi's more recent research has examined the sexual tranmission of HIV, development of brief motivational and contingency management approches for the treatment of substance abuse, barriers to treatment entry, and drug policies. Dr. Iguchi is also studying aging performing artists, examining quality of life, life transitions, retirement planning, legacy planning, and roles in community.


A selected list of publications:

Otiniano Verissimo Angie Denisse, Gee Gilbert C, Iguchi Martin Y, Ford Chandra L, Friedman Samuel R   Discrimination, drugs, and alcohol among Latina/os in Brooklyn, New York: Differences by gender The International journal on drug policy, 2013; 90(2): .
Ramchand Rajeev, Fisher Michael P, Griffin Beth Ann, Becker Kirsten, Iguchi Martin Y   Drug use among gay and bisexual men at weekend dance parties: the role of intentions and perceptions of peers' behaviors AIDS and behavior, 2013; 17(4): 1540-9.
Spear Suzanne E, Iguchi Martin Y   Intercepting binge drinkers in medical settings: a view from California Journal of psychoactive drugs, 2013; 44(4): 334-41.
Harris Jennie L, Lorvick Jennifer, Wenger Lynn, Wilkins Tania, Iguchi Martin Y, Bourgois Philippe, Kral Alex H   Low-frequency heroin injection among out-of-treatment, street-recruited injection drug users Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 2013; 90(2): 299-306.
Masson Carmen L, Shopshire Michael S, Sen Soma, Hoffman Kim A, Hengl Nicholas S, Bartolome John, McCarty Dennis, Sorensen James L, Iguchi Martin Y   Possible barriers to enrollment in substance abuse treatment among a diverse sample of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: opinions of treatment clients Journal of substance abuse treatment, 2013; 44(3): 309-15.
Fisher Michael P, Ramchand Rajeev, Bana Sarah, Iguchi Martin Y   Risk behaviors among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men at party-oriented vacations Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs, 2013; 74(1): 158-67.
Cavazos-Rehg Patricia A, Krauss Melissa J, Spitznagel Edward L, Iguchi Martin, Schootman Mario, Cottler Linda, Grucza Richard A, Bierut Laura Jean   Associations between sexuality education in schools and adolescent birthrates: a state-level longitudinal model Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine, 2012; 166(2): 134-40.
Shi Lu, Iguchi Martin Y   "Risk homeostasis"or "teachable moment"? the interaction between smoking behavior and lung cancer screening in the Mayo Lung Project Tobacco induced diseases, 2011; 9(1): 2.
Gonzales Rachel, Ang Alfonso, Glik Deborah C, Rawson Richard A, Lee Stella, Iguchi Martin Y, Iguchi Martin Y   Quality of life among treatment seeking methamphetamine-dependent individuals The American journal on addictions / American Academy of Psychiatrists in Alcoholism and Addictions, 2011; 20(4): 366-72.
Ober Allison J, Iguchi Martin Y, Weiss Robert E, Gorbach Pamina M, Heimer Robert, Ouellet Lawrence J, Shoptaw Steven, Anglin M Douglas, Zule William A   The relative role of perceived partner risks in promoting condom use in a three-city sample of high-risk, low-income women AIDS and behavior, 2011; 15(7): 1347-58.
Lamb R J, Kirby Kimberly C, Morral Andrew R, Galbicka Greg, Iguchi Martin Y   Shaping smoking cessation in hard-to-treat smokers Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2010; 78(1): 62-71.
Iguchi Martin Y, Evans Christopher J   What neurobiology tells us about addiction Addiction (Abingdon, England), 2010; 105(5): 793-5; discussion 795-6.
Gonzales Rachel, Ang Alfonso, Marinelli-Casey Patricia, Glik Deborah C, Iguchi Martin Y, Rawson Richard A, Rawson Richard A   Health-related quality of life trajectories of methamphetamine-dependent individuals as a function of treatment completion and continued care over a 1-year period Journal of substance abuse treatment, 2009; 37(4): 353-61.
Iguchi Martin Y, Ober Allison J, Berry Sandra H, Fain Terry, Heckathorn Douglas D, Gorbach Pamina M, Heimer Robert, Kozlov Andrei, Ouellet Lawrence J, Shoptaw Steven, Zule William A   Simultaneous recruitment of drug users and men who have sex with men in the United States and Russia using respondent-driven sampling: sampling methods and implications Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 2009; 86 Suppl 1(4): 5-31.
Thomas Yonette F, Schnur Paul, Iguchi Martin Y   Behavioral and economic perspectives in drug abuse research Drug and alcohol dependence, 2007; 90 Suppl 1(1): S1-3.
Lamb R J, Morral Andrew R, Kirby Kimberly C, Javors Martin A, Galbicka Gregory, Iguchi Martin   Contingencies for change in complacent smokers Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology, 2007; 15(3): 245-55.
Carpenter Kenneth M, Aharonovich Efrat, Smith Jennifer L, Iguchi Martin Y, Nunes Edward V   Behavior therapy for depression in drug dependence (BTDD): results of a stage Ia therapy development pilot The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse, 2006; 32(4): 541-8.
Amaro Hortensia, Arévalo Sandra, Gonzalez Gerardo, Szapocznik José, Iguchi Martin Y   Needs and scientific opportunities for research on substance abuse treatment among Hispanic adults Drug and alcohol dependence, 2006; 84 Suppl 1(3): S64-75.
Amaro Hortensia, Iguchi Martin Y   Opportunities in Hispanic drug abuse research Drug and alcohol dependence, 2006; 84 Suppl 1(3): S1-3.
Ramchand Rajeev, Pacula Rosalie Liccardo, Iguchi Martin Y   Racial differences in marijuana-users' risk of arrest in the United States Drug and alcohol dependence, 2006; 84(3): 264-72.
Iguchi Martin Y, Bell James, Ramchand Rajeev N, Fain Terry   How criminal system racial disparities may translate into health disparities Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, 2005; 16(4 Suppl B): 48-56.
Maglione Margaret, Miotto Karen, Iguchi Martin, Jungvig Lara, Morton Sally C, Shekelle Paul G   Psychiatric effects of ephedra use: an analysis of Food and Drug Administration reports of adverse events The American journal of psychiatry, 2005; 162(1): 189-91.
Maglione Margaret, Miotto Karen, Iguchi Martin, Hilton Lara, Shekelle Paul   Psychiatric symptoms associated with ephedra use Expert opinion on drug safety, 2005; 4(5): 879-84.
Zweben Joan E, Cohen Judith B, Christian Darrell, Galloway Gantt P, Salinardi Michelle, Parent David, Iguchi Martin, Iguchi Martin   Psychiatric symptoms in methamphetamine users The American journal on addictions / American Academy of Psychiatrists in Alcoholism and Addictions, 2005; 13(2): 181-90.
Kanouse David E, Bluthenthal Ricky N, Bogart Laura, Iguchi Martin Y, Perry Suzanne, Sand Kelly, Shoptaw Steven   Recruiting drug-using men who have sex with men into behavioral interventions: a two-stage approach Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 2005; 82(1 Suppl 1): i109-19.
Cohen Deborah A, Kanouse David E, Iguchi Martin Y, Bluthenthal Ricky N, Galvan Frank H, Bing Eric G   Screening for sexually transmitted diseases in non-traditional settings: a personal view International journal of STD & AIDS, 2005; 16(8): 521-7.
Lamb R J, Morral A R, Galbicka G, Kirby Kimberly C, Iguchi M Y   Shaping reduced smoking in smokers without cessation plans Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology, 2005; 13(2): 83-92.
S. Ridgely and M. Y. Iguchi   Vaccines Against Drug Addiction: Is Coercion Permissible and Is It Good Public Policy?, Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, 2004; 12(2): .
Zacny James, Bigelow George, Compton Peggy, Foley Kathleen, Iguchi Martin, Sannerud Christine   College on Problems of Drug Dependence taskforce on prescription opioid non-medical use and abuse: position statement Drug and alcohol dependence, 2003; 69(3): 215-32.
Riehman Kara S, Iguchi Martin Y, Zeller Michelle, Morral Andrew R   The influence of partner drug use and relationship power on treatment engagement Drug and alcohol dependence, 2003; 70(1): 1-10.
Turner Susan, Longshore Douglas, Wenzel Suzanne, Deschenes Elizabeth, Greenwood Peter, Fain Terry, Harrell Adele, Morral Andrew, Taxman Faye, Iguchi Martin, Greene Judith, McBride Duane   A decade of drug treatment court research Substance use & misuse, 2002; 37(12-13): 1489-527.
Riehman Kara S, Iguchi Martin Y, Anglin M Douglas   Depressive symptoms among amphetamine and cocaine users before and after substance abuse treatment Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors, 2002; 16(4): 333-7.
Iguchi MY, London JA, Forge NG, Hickman L, Fain T, Riehman K.   Elements of well-being affected by criminalizing the drug user, Public Health Rep. , 2002; 117(Suppl 1): S146-50.
Iguchi Martin Y, London Jennifer A, Forge Nell Griffith, Hickman Laura, Fain Terry, Riehman Kara   Elements of well-being affected by criminalizing the drug user Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974), 2002; 117 Suppl 1(3): S146-50.
Iguchi Martin   Methadone treatment and needle use prevention Focus (San Francisco, Calif.), 2002; 17(3): 5-6.
Wagner Glenn, Iguchi Martin, Schneider Stephen, Scott James, Anderson David   Placebo practice trials: a tool to assess and improve adherence readiness HIV clinical trials, 2002; 3(6): 475-81.
Iguchi MY.   Drug abuse treatment as HIV prevention: changes in social drug use patterns might also reduce risk, J Addict Dis, 1998; 17(4): 9-18.
Iguchi M Y, Stitzer M L   Predictors of opiate drug abuse during a 90-day methadone detoxification The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse, 1991; 17(3): 279-94.

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