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Current Projects

Long Beach Collaborative

Long Beach Collaborative

The Long Beach Collaborative (LBC) Project is a joint effort to prevent childhood obesity among Hispanic/Latino (H/L) youth ages 6-11 in the City of Long Beach (LB) in Los Angeles County (LAC), California (CA).


ÁNDALE Latino Research Training Program

ÁNDALE Latino Research Training Program

The Advancing Nutrition Development through Alliance for Education and Leadership (ÁNDALE) Latino Research Training Program will train fifty (50) underrepresented undergraduate students in Latino nutrition and disease prevention, enhance their professional development, and engage them in research with a faculty mentor in an effort to better prepare them to enter graduate school or the workforce.


ÁNDALE Scholars

ÁNDALE Scholars

The Advancing Nutrition Development through Alliances for Education and Leadership (ÁNDALE) Scholars Program aims to support undergraduate students in nutrition, health sciences, and kinesiology at CSULB and CSUMB. The purpose of the program is to enhance academic and professional training by harnessing the expertise and mentorship of highly productive faculty leaders.


T-HELP

Telehealth Education & Learning in Psychiatry (T-HELP)

T-HELP is a clinical training program being designed for psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) students. It uses telehealth technologies such as Zoom video conferencing to provide live and online mental health support group sessions overseen by a board certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners.


Avanzando through College

Avanzando through College

Avanzando through College is a learning community to support incoming Latino students that are Freshmen, Sophomores, or first years transfer students at CSULB. The program helps students navigate the higher education system @ the Beach and provides skill-building for educational success to save time and money. The scholarship consists of 14 two-hour skill-building workshops over a one year period.


Bienestar Living Well with Diabetes

Bienestar Living Well with Diabetes

The overall goal of this study is to determine the most urgent factors and effective strategies to improve Type 2 Diabetes self-management among Latino adults receiving services in community clinics in Long Beach. The research study uses of a mixed-methods approach (quantitative and qualitative) including focus groups and survey data collection. The focus group setting will allow for in-depth discussion of personal experiences with barriers related to diabetes self-management behaviors.