Immigration and Migration

Active Projects: 5

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University of California Global Health Institute Program for Fellows and Scholars Craig Cohen, MD, MPH Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), HIV/AIDS, Opportunistic Infection, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Surgery and Anesthesia, Cancer/Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Respiratory Disease, Diabetes, Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity, Eye Disease and Blindness, Oral Health, Drug and Diagnostics Development, Immunology, Genetics, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment, Neurology and Mental Health, Dementia and Cognitive Impairment, Trauma and PTSD, Women's Health, Aging, Labor and Delivery, Family Planning, Pediatrics, Newborn and Infant Health, Adolescent Health, Health Economics and Policy, Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration, Stigma and Discrimination, Smoking and Tobacco, International Health Policy, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Triangulation, Global Strategic Information, Implementation and Behavioral Science, Engagement in Care, Substance Abuse, Treatment Adherence, Health Systems Strengthening, Risk Reduction and Prevention, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training
Pediatric drug dosing in very low resource environments Melissa Clark, MD Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment, Immigration and Migration, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development
Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America Alka M. Kanaya, MD Cardiovascular Disease, Immigration and Migration
A Family-Focused Intervention for Asian American Male Smokers Janice Y. Tsoh, PhD Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco
Refugee health Melissa Clark, MD Trauma and PTSD, Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration, International Health Policy, Health Systems Strengthening, Training International Scholars and Clinicians

Active Projects: 33

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AHEC/HETC - California Border Health Education Training Center Katherine A. Flores, MD Immigration and Migration, Training and Capacity Building
AHEC/HETC - California Border Health Education Training Center Katherine A. Flores, MD Immigration and Migration, Training and Capacity Building
Redes En Accion: Cancer Awareness, Research and Training Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, MD Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration, Training and Capacity Building
Redes En Accion: National Latino Cancer Research Network Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, MD Cancer/Oncology, Immigration and Migration, Engagement in Care
An Assessment of Burundian Refugees' Ideas on Family Planning in Kibondo, Tanzania Philip D. Darney, MD, MS Family Planning, Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration
GHS Forum on Migrant Health Sarah B. Macfarlane, PhD, MSc Occupational and Environmental Disease, Immigration and Migration
Family Processes in Chinese Americans with Diabetes Catherine Chesla, RN, PhD, FAAN Diabetes, Immigration and Migration
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation International Clinical Research Fellowship Program Joel Palefsky, MD HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Cancer/Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease, Oral Health, Neurology and Mental Health, Women's Health, Pediatrics, Newborn and Infant Health, Immigration and Migration, Training and Capacity Building, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training
The Role of Migration and Aculturation in Childhood Obesity Janet Wojcicki, MD, MPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics, Immigration and Migration
Immigration, Culture and Health Care Alicia Fernandez, MD Immigration and Migration
Advanced Education Nursing / Primary Care of High-Risk Populations: PrimeRISK Program Sally H. Rankin, FNP, FAAN Immigration and Migration, Training and Capacity Building
Toxic Matters - Spanish Translation, Design, Printing English and Spanish Versions, and Clinical Uptake Evaluation Tracey Woodruff, PhD, MPH Occupational and Environmental Disease, Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration
Life Course Socioeconomics, Acculturation, and Type-2 Diabetes Risk among Latinos [II] Mary N. Haan, DrPH, MPH Diabetes, Immigration and Migration
Age, Disruption, and Life Reorganization after Hurricane Katrina Vincanne Adams, PhD Trauma and PTSD, Immigration and Migration
The Impact of Migration on the Family and Intergenerational Solidarity in Rural Cambodia Zachary S. Zimmer, PhD Immigration and Migration
Promotoras and Community Health Workers Project Stuart E. Heard, PharmD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Immigration and Migration
A Family Intervention to Reduce Smoking in Vietnamese Men Janice Y. Tsoh, PhD Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco
HESPA: Health Effects of Speciated PM2.5 Aerosols in the San Joaquin Valley Paul K. Mills, PhD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration
Enhancing Validity of South Asian Tobacco Survey Module Arnab Mukherjea, DrPH, MPH Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco
Developing a Smokefree Intervention for Chinese Smokers and Nonsmokers Janice Y. Tsoh, PhD Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco
East African Immigrant Females: Adolescent Developmental Protective/Risk Factors Adolescent Health, Immigration and Migration
Practice-based Intervention for Vietnamese & Korean Patients Janice Y. Tsoh, PhD Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco
Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders Among Populations Currently Exposed to Mass Conflict and/or Displacement in Iraq, Palestine, and Syria: A Systematic Review Laila Soudi, MS Neurology and Mental Health, Trauma and PTSD, Immigration and Migration
Diabetes care in Latino youth with diabetes: a qualitative study of providers and health care systems Diabetes, Pediatrics, Immigration and Migration
Identifying Opportunities for HIV Prevention among Female Migrants in Kenya Carol S. Camlin, PhD HIV/AIDS, Women's Health, Immigration and Migration, Risk Reduction and Prevention
Internal Chemical Exposure Study among Mexican Immigrants Laura Fejerman, PhD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Immigration and Migration
Meeting the self-care needs of Latinas after Breast Cancer Anna M. Napoles, PhD, MPH Cancer/Oncology, Women's Health, Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration
Using Participatory Mapping Among Mexican Migrants to Foster Health Literacy Skills Margaret A. Handley, PhD, MPH Immigration and Migration, Stigma and Discrimination, Patient and Peer Education
Addressing Oral Health Literacy among Mexican Immigrants Nancy J. Burke, PhD Oral Health, Immigration and Migration
Migration, Tourism and the HIV-drug use Syndemic in the Dominican Republic Torsten B. Neilands, PhD HIV/AIDS, Immigration and Migration, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Substance Abuse
Promoting Post-Treatment Self-Management among Latinos with Cancer Anna M. Napoles, PhD, MPH Cancer/Oncology, Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration, Stigma and Discrimination
Documenting DREAMers: Challenges in Health Access among Undocumented Asian and Pacific Islanders in Northern California May Sudhinaraset, PhD Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration
A Family-Based Approach to Reduce Smoking in Vietnamese Men Janice Y. Tsoh, PhD Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco