Archive for the ‘Diversity’ Category

Collaborator Spotlight: Dr. Victoria Sánchez

Jeanny Reither - Wednesday, 27 September 2017 09:55

Victoria Sánchez is an Associate Professor in the College of Population Health (COPH) at the University of New Mexico (UNM) in Albuquerque.


National Hispanic Heritage Month

Jeanny Reither - Tuesday, 19 September 2017 09:38

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. It is a time when the country recognizes the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans and celebrates their unique heritage and culture.


Collaborator Spotlight: Dr. Frank Pérez

Jeanny Reither - Thursday, 22 June 2017 04:35

Frank G. Pérez, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Texas at El Paso. His research examines strategies for the effective transmission of health information among Spanish-speaking populations and the representation of Mexican-Americans in popular culture.


Sunglasses are for Everyone’s UV Protection

Klein Buendel - Wednesday, 10 May 2017 09:28

As summer draws near, the calendar reminds us that May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Sunglasses can help protect everyone’s eyes from the sun’s harmful rays.


Caminemos Juntas: A Smartphone App for Connecting Latinas for Walking

Dr. Valerie Myers - Friday, 31 March 2017 09:13

Caminemos Juntas, an NIH-funded study developing a prototype smartphone app for use with 18-45 year old Latinas, was presented by Dr. Valerie Myers from Klein Buendel at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, California in March.