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Published Papers

Liebert MA, Snodgrass JJ, Blackwell AD, Madimenos FC, Cepon TJ, and Sugiyama LS. 2013. Implications of market integration for cardiovascular and metabolic health among an indigenous Amazonian Ecuadorian population. Annals of Human Biology 20: 228-242. (link to article)

Madimenos FC, Snodgrass JJ, Liebert MA, Cepon TJ, and Sugiyama LS.
2012. Reproductive effects on skeletal health in Shuar women of Amazonian Ecuador: A life history perspective. American Journal of Human Biology 24: 841-852. (link to article)

McDade TW, Tallman PS, Madimenos FC, Liebert MA, Cepon TJ, Sugiyama LS, and Snodgrass JJ. 2012. Analysis of variability of high sensitivity C-reactive protein in lowland Ecuador reveals no evidence of chronic low-grade inflammation. American Journal of Human Biology 24: 675-681 (link to article)

Madimenos FC, Snodgrass JJ, Blackwell AB, Liebert MA, and Sugiyama LS. 2011.Physical activity in an indigenous Ecuadorian forager-horticulturalist population as measured using accelerometry. American Journal of Human Biology 23: 488-497.
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Madimenos FC, Snodgrass JJ, Blackwell AB, Liebert MA, Cepon TJ, and Sugiyama LS. 2011. Normative calcaneal quantitative ultrasound data for the indigenous Shuar and non-Shuar Colonos of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Archives of Osteoporosis 6: 39-49. (link to article)

Blackwell AD, Gurven MD, Sugiyama LS, Madimenos FC, Liebert MA, Martin MA, Kaplan HS, and Snodgrass JJ. 2011. Evidence for a peak shift in a humoral response to helminths: Age profiles of IgE in the Shuar of Ecuador, the Tsimane of Bolivia, and the U.S. NHANES. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 5: e1218. pdf

Blackwell, AD, Snodgrass, JJ., Madimenos, FC. and Sugiyama, LS. 2010 Life history, immune function, and intestinal helminths: trade-offs among immunoglobulin E, C-reactive protein, and growth in an Amazonian population. American Journal of Human Biology 22: 836-848.
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Blackwell AD, Pryor III G, Pozo J, Tiwia W, and Sugiyama LS. 2009. Growth and market integration in Amazonia: A comparison of growth indicators between Shuar, Shiwiar, and nonindigenous school children. American Journal of Human Biology 21:161-171. pdf

Papers Under Review

Cepon TJ, Liebert MA, Gildner TE, Urlacher SS, Colehour AM, Snodgrass JJ, Madimenos FC, and Sugiyama LS. Soil-transmitted helminth prevalence and infection intensity among geographically and economically distinct Shuar communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Journal of Parasitology.