RIMI Seminar: Roshan Bastani, Ph.D.

The Psychology Colloquium
and
The CSULB RIMI Project
Health Disparities Research Seminar Series

 

Roshan Bastani, Ph. D.
Professor of Health Services and Associate Dean for Research, UCLA School of Public Health

Intervention Research
to Promote Health Equity:
Examples, Recent Developments and Future Directions

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 from3:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Peterson Hall 1 (PH1) Lecture Hall 141

Faculty : Class attendance is welcomed!
Please call the number below if you will be encouraging your class to attend.

Presented by

The Psychology Colloquium
and
The CSULB RIMI Project
Health Disparities Research Seminar Series

For more information please contact Carol Canjura at 562-985-2179 or acanjura@csulb.edu

Funding for this seminar was made possible by award number 1P20MD003942-03 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.  The views expressed by the speaker do not necessarily reflect the official views of the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities or the National Institutes of Health.

 

 

CSULB RIMI PROJECT

“Reducing health disparities through science, community, and collaboration”
www.csulb.edu/rimi

 

 

Roshan Bastani is Professor of Health Services and Associate Dean for Research in the School of Public Health, Co-Director of the Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, and Associate Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research. She is a social/health psychologist whose main research interest is the study of access to health care among low-income, ethnic minority and other underserved groups, focusing on efficacy testing of patient and health care system directed interventions to improve access. Her research includes a randomized experiment studying follow-up diagnostic and treatment services for indigent minority women with serious breast abnormalities; a study of factors related to hepatitis B screening; experimental assessment of an intervention related to decision making and prostate cancer screening; and community-based intervention targeting ethnic disparities in tobacco use, obesity, and cancer screening.