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Center for Healthy Communities News Archive

This page contains an archive of all news UCR news items pertaining to the UCR School of Medicine's Center for Healthy Communities.

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Cheney Named Outstanding Faculty Mentor for 2022
 
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Mired in silence
Health of Southern California’s farmworkers needs to be a priority, says UC Riverside study
 
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High religiosity/spirituality linked to better cardiovascular health
UC Riverside-led study focused on African Americans living in Jackson, Mississippi
 
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Two School of Medicine faculty elected to National Academy of Medicine
Deborah Deas and Mario Sims are recognized for their contributions to advancing public health
 
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COVID-19 took serious toll on Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander mental and physical health
Two UC Riverside-led studies found concerning psychological and physical health problems among more than 300 NH/PIs in five US states
 
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A shot in the arm
UC Riverside experts answer questions on Americans needing just one COVID-19 booster vaccine each year
 
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Project Seeks to Improve Mental Health of Underrepresented Graduate Students
 
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Monkeypox explained
UC Riverside experts discuss disease symptoms, vaccines, and anxiety management
 
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Novel interventions needed for healthy aging with HIV
Review paper identifies barriers faced by older people living with HIV
 
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Grant to fund health interventions in immigrant communities
Researchers Ann Cheney and Evelyn Vázquez in the UCR School of Medicine’s Department of Social Medicine, Population, and Public Health have received $113,514 in funding from the Desert Healthcare District and Foundation Board for a project that will “mitigate psychological trauma and mental health disparities in immigrant communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
 
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Mini-Grant Program Names Recipients for 2021-22
The Community Medicine and Population Health Mini-Grant program, sponsored by the UCR School of Medicine's Center for Healthy Communities, has announced its recipients for the 2021-22 academic year.
 
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Deafness trumps HIV for deaf people living with HIV
UC Riverside-led study participants advocate for collection of more data on deaf individuals
 
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New model links cultural trauma with health inequalities
UC Riverside researchers offer new interpretation of cultural trauma
 
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Study gauges social responsibility in slowing COVID-19 spread
Researchers conducted focus groups of UC Riverside faculty, staff, and students
 
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What UC Riverside scientists have to say about vaccines, variants, and antibodies
Immunity generated by vaccination is better than immunity from an actual infection, says an expert
 
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Should we be double masking?
UC Riverside epidemiologist answers this and other questions in Q&A
 
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Are people living with HIV more isolated during the pandemic?
A UC Riverside-led study, funded by Merck, is set to find out
 
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Center for Healthy Communities' Mini-Grant Program Announces 2020 Winners
The Center for Healthy Communities at the UC Riverside School of Medicine has announced the recipients of its Community Medicine and Population Health Mini-Grant program.
 
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Impact of HPV vaccination mandates on social inequalities
Policy has limited impact on vaccine uptake because of individual decision making, study finds
 
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School of Medicine faculty receive grants to study opioid use and COVID-19 testing
Andrew Subica and Ann Cheney will focus their research on marginalized U.S. populations
 
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School of Medicine faculty receive grants to increase diversity in biomedical sciences, study incentives in research, boost mental health treatment
Total funding of three grants exceeds $1.2 million
 
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Mobile clinics can help address health care needs of Latino farmworkers
A University of California, Riverside, study that sought to determine barriers to health care among Spanish-speaking Latino farmworkers in rural communities has devised an innovative health care service delivery model that addresses many challenges these communities face.
 
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Research identifies women’s health issues as they age with HIV
Stigma, depression, and social isolation prevail in study participants
 
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Depression and social isolation threaten successful aging of people living with HIV
UC Riverside-led study calls for giving more patient-centered care to this population
 
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One person puts money into another person's hand
Study explores ethics surrounding payments to research participants
Findings could help inform future ethical payment practices
 
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PCORI award seeks to support students in recovery
Project is the first major effort in the UC system to assess the needs of students in recovery
 
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Study links individual HPV types to HIV infection
UC Riverside-led study finds persons with any HPV type, more than one HPV type, or high-risk HPV are more likely to test HIV positive
 
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NIH grant supports new exploratory research aimed at studying Pacific Islander behavioral health
UC Riverside-led study will concentrate on alcohol use disorders in Pacific Islander young adults
 
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Study documents poor mental and physical health in rural borderland community members
UC Riverside-led study offers vivid picture of health consequences of life events and chronic strain among foreign-born Mexicans in farm working communities
 
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