Candice Elizabeth Taylor Lucas

Title(s)Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Health Sciences Road
Irvine CA 92697-3950
Phone(714) 456-7011
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    UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CAMPH06/2003Community Health Sciences
    NYU School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY06/2013Fellowship in Academic General Pediatrics & Primary Care Research
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    Shared Harvest Foundation2023Doctor's Day Honoree
    Orange County Medical Association2023Orange County Physician of Excellence
    Modern Healthcare2022Top Diversity Leaders – Leader to Watch
    UCI / CHOC Pediatric Residency Program2022Faculty Clinical Mentor of the Year Award
    University of California Irvine2021Dynamic Womxn Award, Faculty
    University of California Irvine, School of Medicine2020Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award
    Arnold P. Gold Foundation2019University of California Irvine School of Medicine Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
    American Academy of Pediatrics - Orange County Chapter2018Young Physician of the Year
    Super Doctors2017  - 2019Southern California Rising Star
    California Department of Public Health2014Orange County Champion Provider
    First 5 Orange County2013  - 2016Children and Families Commission of Orange County Fellow
    Academic Pediatric Association2012Fellow Research Award - Best Abstract Submitted by a Fellow
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California2007Community Achievement Award
    Kaiser Permanente2005Oliver Goldsmith Award
    University of California Los Angeles2001Chancellor’s Service Award
    University of California Los Angeles2000Charles E. Young Humanitarian Award
    University of California Los Angeles2000Women for Change Award Student Leadership Award

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    Dr. Candice Taylor Lucas is an academic general pediatrician dedicated to addressing health equity through community-engagement, clinical service, education, research, and advocacy, with specific interests in maternal-child health and well-being, active play promotion, and inclusive excellence in education.

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    1. Upholding Our PROMISE: Underrepresented in Medicine Pediatric Residents' Perspectives on Interventions to Promote Belonging. Acad Med. 2023 12 01; 98(12):1434-1442. Yemane L, Kas-Osoka O, Burns A, Blankenburg R, Prakash LK, Poitevien P, Schwartz A, Lucas CT, Marbin J. PMID: 37643583.
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    2. Physical Activity Counseling and Documentation by Pediatric Residents in Primary Care: Before and After Introduction of the FITT Principle. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2023 06; 62(5):449-455. Grace B, Taylor Lucas C, Shetgiri R, Cardenas K, Perez de la Garza G, Pak Y, Yee JK. PMID: 35978477; PMCID: PMC9935740.
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    3. Variations in Maternal Factors and Preterm Birth Risk among Non-Hispanic Black, White, and Mixed-Race Black/White Women in the United States, 2017. Womens Health Issues. 2022 Mar-Apr; 32(2):140-146. Blebu BE, Waters O, Lucas CT, Ro A. PMID: 34844852; PMCID: PMC8958864.
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    4. Leadership Education to Advance Diversity-African, Black and Caribbean (LEAD-ABC): A Mission-Based Model Approach to Addressing Racial Diversity and Inclusive Excellence in Medicine. Acad Med. 2021 11 01; 96(11S):S199-S200. Major C, Taylor Lucas C, Enendu K, Youm J, Worsham U, Le-Bucklin KV. PMID: 34705700.
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    5. SARS-CoV-2 vaccine testing and trials in the pediatric population: biologic, ethical, research, and implementation challenges. Pediatr Res. 2021 11; 90(5):966-970. Cooper DM, Afghani B, Byington CL, Cunningham CK, Golub S, Lu KD, Radom-Aizik S, Ross LF, Singh J, Smoyer WE, Lucas CT, Tunney J, Zaldivar F, Ulloa ER. PMID: 33627824; PMCID: PMC7903864.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    6. Body composition and neuromotor development in the year after NICU discharge in premature infants. Pediatr Res. 2020 09; 88(3):459-465. Cooper DM, Girolami GL, Kepes B, Stehli A, Lucas CT, Haddad F, Zalidvar F, Dror N, Ahmad I, Soliman A, Radom-Aizik S. PMID: 31926484; PMCID: PMC7351612.
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    7. A School-Based Intervention Using Health Mentors to Address Childhood Obesity by Strengthening School Wellness Policy. Prev Chronic Dis. 2019 11 21; 16:E154. Narayanan N, Nagpal N, Zieve H, Vyas A, Tatum J, Ramos M, Team KiPOW!, McCarter R, Lucas CT, Mietus-Snyder M. PMID: 31753082; PMCID: PMC6880918.
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    8. Development of the Parent Perceptions of Physical Activity Scale (PPPAS): Results from two studies with parents of infants and toddlers. PLoS One. 2019; 14(5):e0213570. Lakes KD, Vaughan J, Radom-Aizik S, Taylor Lucas C, Stehli A, Cooper D. PMID: 31141511; PMCID: PMC6541244.
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    9. Cultural understanding, experiences, barriers, and facilitators of healthcare providers when providing preconception counseling to adolescent Latinas with diabetes. Res J Womens Health. 2018; 5. Peterson-Burch FM, Olshansky E, Abujaradeh HA, Choi JJ, Zender R, Montgomery K, Case A, Sorkin DH, Chaves-Gnecco D, Libman I, Lucas CT, Zaldivar F, Charron-Prochownik D. PMID: 31572615; PMCID: PMC6768083.
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    10. Assessing Parent Perceptions of Physical Activity in Families of Toddlers With Neurodevelopmental Disorders: The Parent Perceptions of Physical Activity Scale (PPPAS). Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2017 08; 29(3):396-407. Lakes KD, Abdullah MM, Youssef J, Donnelly JH, Taylor-Lucas C, Goldberg WA, Cooper D, Radom-Aizik S. PMID: 28486020; PMCID: PMC5812687.
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    11. Measuring Maternal Behaviors in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Infants Young Child. 2017 Apr; 30(2):124-132. Lakes KD, Guo Y, Lucas CT, Cooper D. PMID: 29720787; PMCID: PMC5927390.
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    12. Characteristics Associated With Adding Cereal Into the Bottle Among Immigrant Mother-Infant Dyads of Low Socioeconomic Status and Hispanic Ethnicity. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2017 01; 49(1):27-34.e1. Lucas CT, Messito MJ, Gross RS, Tomopoulos S, Fierman AH, Cates CB, Johnson SB, Dreyer B, Mendelsohn AL. PMID: 27756595; PMCID: PMC5682590.
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    13. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Children and Adolescents with High Body Mass Index. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2016 Feb; 28(1):98-108. Cooper DM, Leu SY, Taylor-Lucas C, Lu K, Galassetti P, Radom-Aizik S. PMID: 26730653; PMCID: PMC5920512.
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