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Francisco Salgado Garcia, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of the Psychological Services Center

Phone
901.678.2313
Fax
901.678.4518
Office
Psychology Building, Room 126
Office Hours
Contact by Email
Francisco Salgado Garcia

Education

  • Postdoctoral fellow in Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, The University of Memphis
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, The University of Texas at El Paso
  • B.S. in Psychology, The University of Texas at El Paso

Research Interests

  • Substance Use Disorders, prevention and treatment
  • Stress and coping strategies
  • Behavioral health
  • Health in gender and sexual minorities (GSM) and racial and ethnic minorities (REM)

Publications

  • Sandoval-Sierra, J. V., Salgado García, F. I., Brooks, J. H., Derefinko, K. J., & Mozhui, K. (2020). Effect of short-term prescription opioids on DNA methylation of the OPRM1 promoter. Clinical Epigenetics, 12(76). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13148-020-00868-8.
  • Salgado García, F., Bursac, Z., & Derefinko, K. J. (2020). Cumulative risk of substance use in community college students. The American Journal on Addictions. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajad.12983
  • Derefinko, K. J., Salgado Garcia, F. I., Kaplan, C., Popescu, T., Waters, T., Madjleski, A., Tonkin, L., & Ashby, S. (2020). Sexually transmitted infections and contraceptive use in adolescents. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
  • Derefinko, K. J., Salgado García, F. I., Johnson, K. C., Hand, S., Murphy, J. G., McDevitt-Murphy, M., … Brooks, J. H. (2020). A randomized pilot program to reduce opioid use following dental surgery and increase safe medication return. Addictive Behaviors, 102, 106190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106190
  • Derefinko, K. J., Salgado García, F. I., Talley, K. M., Bursac, Z., Johnson, K. C., Murphy, J. G., … Sumrok, D. D. (2019). Adverse childhood experiences predict opioid relapse during treatment among rural adults. Addictive Behaviors, 96, 171-174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.05.008
  • Salgado García, F. I., Derefinko, K. J., Bursac, Z., Klesges, R. C., Ebbert, J. O., Womack, C. R., & Krukowski, R. A. (2019). Fit & Quit: An efficacy trial of two behavioral post-cessation weight gain interventions. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 76, 31–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2018.11.009
  • Derefinko, K. J., Hallsell, T. A., Isaacs, M. B., Colvin, L. W., Salgado Garcia, F. I., & Bursac, Z. (2018). Perceived needs of Veterans transitioning from the military to civilian life. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11414-018-9633-8
  • Derefinko, K. J., Salgado García, F. I., & Sumrok, D. D. (2018). Smoking cessation for those pursuing recovery from substance use disorders. Medical Clinics of North America, 102(4), 781-796. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mcna.2018.02.014
  • Salgado García, F. I., Derefinko, K. J., Bursac, Z., Hand, S., & Klesges, R. C. (2018). Planning a Change Easily (PACE): A randomized controlled trial for smokers who are not ready to quit. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 68, 14–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2018.03.007
  • Derefinko, K. J., Hallsell, T. A., Isaacs, M. B., Salgado Garcia, F. I., Colvin, L. W., Bursac, Z., … Klesges, R. C. (2018). Substance use and psychological distress before and after the military to civilian transition. Military Medicine, 183(5-6), e258-e265. https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usx082
  • Grazzi, L., D’Amico, D., Raggi, A., Leonardi, M., Ciusani, E., Corsini, E., … Sansone, E. (2017). Mindfulness and pharmacological prophylaxis have comparable effect on biomarkers of inflammation and clinical indexes in chronic migraine with medication overuse: results at 12 months after withdrawal. Neurological Sciences, 38(Suppl 1), 173–175. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-017-2874-0
  • Grazzi, L., Sansone, E., Raggi, A., D’Amico, D., De Giorgio, A., Leonardi, M., De Torres, L., Salgado-García, F., & Andrasik, F. (2017). Mindfulness and pharmacological prophylaxis after withdrawal from medication overuse in patients with chronic migraine: an effectiveness trial with a one-year follow-up. The Journal of Headache and Pain, 18(1), 15. https://doi.org/10.1186/s10194-017-0728-z
  • Andrasik, F., Grazzi, L., D’Amico, D., Sansone, E., Leonardi, M., Raggi, A., & Salgado-García, F. I. (2016). Mindfulness and headache: a “new” old treatment, with new findings. Cephalgia, 36(12), 1192–1205. https://doi.org/10.1177/0333102416667023
  • Robinson, L. A., Clawson, A. H., Weinberg, J. A., Salgado-Garcia, F. I., & Ali, J. S. (2015). Physician intervention for improving tobacco control among parents who use tobacco. Clinical Pediatrics, 54(11), 1044-1050. https://doi.org/10.1177/0009922814567304
  • Salgado-García, F. I., Zuber, J., Graney, M. J., Nichols, L. O., Martindale-Adams, J., & Andrasik, F. (2013). Smoking and smoking increase in caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. The Gerontologist, 55(5), 780–792. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnt149
  • Salgado-García, F. I., Cooper, T. V., & Taylor, T. (2013). Craving effect of smoking cues in smoking and antismoking stimuli in light smokers. Addictive Behaviors, 38(10), 2492–2499. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2013.04.008
  • Cabriales, J. A., Cooper, T. V., Salgado-Garcia, F., Naylor, N., & Gonzalez, E. J. (2012). A randomized trial of a brief smoking cessation intervention in a light and intermittent Hispanic sample. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 20(5), 410–419. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0029039