Sarah Zemore PhD

Associate Director and Co-Director of Training, Alcohol Research Group
Associate Adjunct Professor

Social and Behavioral Health Research: Introduction to Survey Methods (PH 219D)

Research Interests: 
  • Health disparities; the roles of race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and gender in the epidemiology of alcohol and drug use, abuse, and treatment
  • Substance use treatment motivation and efficacy
  • AA and other mutual help groups
  • Peer helping in recovery
  • Measurement issues and scale development
Selected Publications: 

Zemore, S.E. (2005). Re-examining whether and why acculturation relates to drinking outcomes in a rigorous, national survey of Latinos. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 29(12), 2144-2153. Zemore, S.E .(2007). Acculturation and alcohol among Latinos in the U.S.: A comprehensive review. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(12), 1968-90.

Zemore, S.E., & Kaskutas, L.A. (2009). Development and validation of the Alcoholics Anonymous Intention Measure (AAIM). Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 104(3), 204-211.

Zemore, S.E., Mulia, N., Ye, Y., Borges, G., & Greenfield, T.K. (2009). Gender, acculturation, and other barriers to alcohol treatment utilization among Latinos in three National Alcohol Surveys. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 6(4), 446-456.

Zemore, S.E., Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Keithly, S., & Mulia, N. (2011). Racial prejudice and unfair treatment: Interactive effects with poverty and foreign nativity on problem drinking. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 72(3), 361-370.

Zemore, S.E. (2012). The effect of social desirability on reported motivation, substance use severity, and treatment attendance. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 42(4), 400-412.

Zemore, S.E., Karriker-Jaffe, K., & Mulia, N. (2013). Temporal trends and changing racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol problems: Results from the 2000 to 2010 National Alcohol Surveys. Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy, 4:160.

Zemore, S.E., Mulia, N., Jones-Webb, R., & Liu, H. (2013). The 2008-9 recession and alcohol problems: Differential exposure and vulnerability for Black and Latino populations. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 74(1), 9-20.

Zemore, S.E., & Ajzen, I. (2014). Predicting substance abuse treatment completion using a new scale based on the theory of planned behavior. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46(2), 174-182.

Zemore, S.E., Murphy, R., Mulia, N., Gilbert, P., Martinez, P., Bond, J., & Polcin, D. (2014). A moderating role for gender in racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol services utiliztion: Results from the 2000-2010 National Alcohol Surveys. Alcoholism: Clinical andExperimental Research, 38(8), 2286-96.

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