Content Tagged with: Center For Healthy Communities

School of Medicine faculty receive grants to study opioid use and COVID-19 testing

Andrew Subica and Ann Cheney will focus their research on marginalized U.S. populations

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Mobile clinics can help address health care needs of Latino farmworkers

A University of California, Riverside, study that sought to determine barriers to health care among Spanish-speaking Latino farmworkers in rural communities has devised an innovative health care service delivery model that addresses many challenges these communities face. The researchers, led by Ann Cheney, a medical anthropologist and assistant professor in...

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study reports high level of hazardous drinking among Pacific Islander young adults in US

UC Riverside-led study calls for culturally tailored approaches to encourage this neglected population to seek behavioral health treatment

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Epidemiologist answers questions on COVID-19 ranging from grocery store visits to wearing masks and gloves

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the Center for Healthy Communities in the School of Medicine

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Project aimed at improving Latino population’s access to healthy local foods receives new funding

UC Riverside School of Medicine to lead engagement project in eastern Coachella Valley

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Epidemiologist answers common questions about coronavirus

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the School of Medicine at UC Riverside

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

PCORI award seeks to support students in recovery

Project is the first major effort in the UC system to assess the needs of students in recovery

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Keeping the peace when mom and grandma disagree on feeding the kids

Nutrition education programs for children should incorporate all family members who act as caregivers

By Holly Ober | | Health, Social Science / Education

Study links individual HPV types to HIV infection

UC Riverside-led study finds persons with any HPV type, more than one HPV type, or high-risk HPV are more likely to test HIV positive

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

NIH grant supports new exploratory research aimed at studying Pacific Islander behavioral health

UC Riverside-led study will concentrate on alcohol use disorders in Pacific Islander young adults

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study documents poor mental and physical health in rural borderland community members

UC Riverside-led study offers vivid picture of health consequences of life events and chronic strain among foreign-born Mexicans in farm working communities

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study examines how age and ethnicity impact HIV testing

UC Riverside-led study in Southern California finds stigma, risk perceptions, and cost among major factors contributing to adults’ willingness to get HIV tested

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Tobacco shops associated with crime in urban communities of color

UC Riverside-led study, focused on South Los Angeles, also suggests that medical marijuana dispensaries may not be closely linked to neighborhood violence

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | University