Tag Archives: Latino Health

Understanding the Oral Health Needs of Young Adults at the University of California Merced: A Pilot Study

I have been awarded a Hellman Fellows Faculty Fellowship is to examine young adult oral health beliefs, knowledge, attitudes, practices and access to care among young adults attending UC Merced (UCM) in general, and those from the San Joaquin Valley (SJV) in particular. This current study builds upon an exploratory study undertaken at UCM in… Read More »

Guest Lecture on the Latino Paradox at Washington and Lee University

I had fun today discussing the Latino paradox, the healthy immigrant effect, and California’s demographic changes in an online lecture with students in Dr. Lynn Chin’s Sociology 290: Health and Inequality: an Introduction to Medical Sociology class at Washington and Lee University. I presented some of my current, ongoing research on differences between first, second,… Read More »