My Bridge to Better Cardiometabolic Health and Well-being (Mi Puente)

Principal Investigator: Linda C. Gallo, Ph.D. & Athena Philis-Tsimikas, M.D.
Project funding period: 09/29/2015-07/31/2020
Project funding source: National Institute of Nursing Research

This community-based randomized controlled trial will examine the effectiveness of “Mi Puente” (my bridge), a nurse and volunteer peer mentor led bridging program for Hispanics/Latinos hospitalized with chronic cardiovascular or metabolic conditions, who are at high risk for readmissions due in part to corollary behavioral health issues.

Contact Information:
Duvia Lara Ledesma, MA
Project Manager
MAC/Mi Puente/DD-Me
South Bay Latino Research Center (SBLRC)
San Diego State University
(619) 240-7841

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