2010 Project Results

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Binational Team Projects

Risks for HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) among Mixtec-Zapotec men who migrate within Mexico and to the U.S. (English) (Spanish)
By: Oralia Loza, University of Texas at El Paso and Jesús Vaca Cortés, Universidad de Ciencias del Comportamiento (UCC)
Funding Amount: $45,000

Investigating the social context of sex trafficking and HIV vulnerability along the Mexico-U.S. border (English) (Spanish)
By: Steffanie Strathdee, UC San Diego, Ietza Bojórquez, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, and Shira Goldenberg, UC San Diego
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Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices regarding Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among women and health care providers in Cuernavaca and Oxnard (Report) (Policy Brief)
By: Roshan Bastani, UC Los Angeles and Yvonne Flores Leonard, Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS)
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Methamphetamine use and mental health. A bi-national comparsion of an immigrant community in Southern California and a migration-impacted community in a Mexican Gulf state.
By: Javier Lopez-Zetina, CSU, Long Beach and Jesús Samuel Cruz Sánchez, University of Veracruz, Mexico
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Graduate Students

The Public Health Impact of Immigration and Border Enforcement Policy and a Service-Learning Approach to Counter Ethno Racial Health Disparities in the US-Mexico Borderlands 
By: Samantha Sabo
Institution: University of Arizona
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Migration and Health in “Maya Town”: A transnational experience of a Yucatec family from Oxkutzcab, Yucatan to San Francisco, California 
By: Carlos Bazúa Morales and Salvador Contreras
Institution: UC Merced
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Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome with and without the migration experience in the Zacatecas Community.
By: Daniel Baltazar Salazar
Institution: $5,063
Funding Amount: Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas

Migration of Hunger and Knowledge: Food Insecurity and California’s indigenous Mexican Farm Workers (Dissertation)
By: Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern
Institution: UC Berkeley
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The Physical and Emotional Consequences of Failed Unauthorized Crossing Attempts along the Sonora-Arizona Border (Dissertation)
By: Daniel E. Martinez
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