- Principal Investigator(s): Sheila Castañeda, PhD and Ilana Brongiel, MPH
- Project Manager: Rebeca Espinoza, MA, MPH
- Project Funding Period: 08/01/2012-07/31/2014
- Project Funding Source: California Breast Cancer Research Program
This study is led by an academic and community partnership between San Diego State University (SDSU) and San Ysidro Health Center, Inc. (SYHC) and involves the development and pilot testing of an educational program using community-based participatory research methods in collaboration with the Cancer Care Access Partnership (C-CAP). The program, Nuestra Cocina: Mesa Buena, Vida Sana (Our Kitchen: Good Table, Healthy Life), addresses key issues related to empowerment, women’s health, and preventive care in a primary care setting.
Sheila Castañeda, PhD
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Nuestra Cocina: Community-Academic Partnership Team, July, 2013. Photo Courtesy of Maria Elena, SYHC
Nuestra Cocina: The first graduating class.