Current Projects

Epidemiologic Research

Health Promotion via Financial and Career Skills

  • The Girls Invest project integrates banking services with mobile app-based trainings to promote financial literacy and inclusion, encourage pursuit of career/educational goals, as well as to support girls to manage social and health challenges. Link to project details.
    Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Reed, ScD, MPH

Preventing and Controlling Childhood Obesity

  • New Projects Coming Soon!

Preventing and Controlling Chronic Diseases (including Cancer)

Promoting Healthy Eating

  • New Projects Coming Soon!

Promoting Oral Health

  • The Oral Health Behavior Social Support study, also known as Project Boca Sana, is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH).
    It is a 4 year study being conducted in Imperial County in partnership with Clínicas de Salud del Pueblo,
    and in northern San Diego County in partnership with Vista Community Clinic.
  • Project Motivate Me will develop and test a brief motivational interviewing (MI) intervention for improving oral hygiene among 14-19 year old Latino adolescents.

Promoting Physical Activity

Research on Sexuality and Sexual Health

Training and Network Grants

  • New Projects Coming Soon!

Miscellaneous Research

  • New Projects Coming Soon!