New Grant to Assess Health of Mexican Immigrants to the United States
Ana Martinez-Donate, PhD, an associate professor in the department of Community Health and Prevention, was awarded R01 grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
The award will be used for the “HIV Risk and Access to Healthcare Among Mexican Immigrants” project.
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Drexel University is partnering with the Lazarex Cancer Foundation to establish Community IMPACT, a program that will focus on reducing cancer and improving health outcomes in Philadelphia, starting in West Philadelphia neighborhoods. The program involving the Dornsife School of Public Health, College of Nursing and Health Professions and the College of Medicine will combine public health qualitative and quantitative assessment and research methods with a grassroots engagement in communities that are often not invited to make their own decisions for health care.