This project will challenge current research paradigms for Hispanic males by testing a gender– and culturally–sensitive weight loss intervention and providing highly impactful formative research on recruitment strategies and desire to use novel mHealth self–monitoring technologies to facilitate dietary/physical activity behavior changes.
|Principal Investigator:||David O. Garcia, PhD||PI Contact Email:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Year Awarded:||2015||Amount of Award:||$25,000|
“Honoring Your Gift” is a pilot collaboration between the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Freedom’s Gate Ministries, and Ministerios Getsemani. The project offers a program of health promotion strategies targeting specific modifiable risk factors for heart disease in multiethnic southwest Tucson.
|Principal Investigator:||Sheila Parker, MS, DrPH||PI Contact Email:||email@example.com|
|Year Awarded:||2011||Amount of Award:||$40,000|
This collaborative, community-based project will introduce and modify a “Mind-Body Medicine” program to recent graduates of a parent education program, along with testing the acceptability of a program targeting stress and data collection approaches to measuring stress.
|Principal Investigator:||Rebecca Drummond||PI Contact Email:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Year Awarded:||2012||Amount of Award:||$25,000|
The work is designed to produce preliminary results regarding potential dietary obesogens, develop methods of modeling synergistic and antagonistic effects of dietary toxicants and trace minerals on obesity-related outcomes, and to generate new hypotheses.
|Principal Investigator:||Margaret Kurzius-Spencer MS, MPH||PI Contact Email:||email@example.com|
|Year Awarded:||2012||Amount of Award:||$15,003|
(Director’s Choice Award) This formative research project will inform the design of a promotora-led intervention with new mothers around monitoring their infant’s healthy growth and development.
|Principal Investigator:||Angela Valencia, MPH||PI Contact Email:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Year Awarded:||2012||Amount of Award:||$34,000|