Jose Rosales Chavez

Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus
Grad Teaching Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Global Health (Evolutionary Global Health Sciences)
The College of Lib Arts & Sci


B.A., University of San Diego, 2012

M.P.H., University of Minnesota, 2016

Research Interests

Food environment, community development, access to food, eating behaviors, dietary intake, health outcomes, maternal and child health.


Rosales Chavez, J., Bruening M., García, L., Pereira, M., & Jehn, M. (2019). A systematic review of the Mexican food environment and its association to eating behaviors in Mexican children. Public Health & Nutrition.

Bruening, M., Rosales Chavez, J., & Dinour, L.M. (2017). Food insecurity and emotional health in North America: A systematic review of longitudinal research. Public Health Nutrition.

Lee, R.E., Galaviz, K., Soltero, E., Rosales Chavez, J. Jauregui, E., Levesque, L., Ortiz Hernandez, L., Lopes y Taylor J., & Estabrooks, P. (2017). Aplicando el marco conceptual RE-AIM para la promoción de la actividad física en países de ingreso bajo y medio: Un taller. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem.

Trainer, S., Brewis, A., Williams, D., & Rosales Chavez, J. (2015). Obese, Fat, or “Just Big”? Young Adult Deployment of and Reactions to Weight Terms. Human Organization, 74(3), 266-275.

Layne, C. S., Parker, N. H., Soltero, E. G., Rosales Chavez, J., O’Connor, D. P., Gallagher,M. R., & Lee, R. E. (2015). Are physical activity studies in Hispanics meeting reporting guidelines for continuous monitoring technology? A systematic review. BMC Public Health, 15(1), 1.

Wutich, A., Brewis, A., Rosales Chavez, J., & Jaiswal, C. (2015). Water, worry, and Doña Paloma: Why water security is fundamental to global mental health. Solicited chapter in: E. Mendenhall and B. Kordt (eds): Global Mental Health: An Anthropological Reader.

Williams, D., Brewis, A. A., Trainer, S. S., & Rosales Chavez, J. (2015). Fat by Any Other Name: Perceptions of “Obesity.” Solicited chapter in: C. T. Morris and A. G. Lancey (eds): The Applied Anthropology of Obesity: Prevention, Intervention, and Identity.


Rosales Chavez, J., Jehn, M., Lee, R. E., Ohri-Vachaspati, P. & Bruening M. 2019. Assessing the density and distribution of street food stands (SFS) in Mexico City. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Associations annual meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

Rosales Chavez, J., M. Bruening, M. Jehn. 2019. Relationships between the Mexican food environment and dietary intake. Oral presentation at the Underrepresented Intellect Symposium. Phoenix, Arizona.

Rosales Chavez, J., M. Bruening, M. Jehn. 2018. Creation and validation of a street food stand assessment tool (SFSAT). Poster presentation at the American Public Health Associations annual meeting. San Diego, CA.