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)
Principal Investigators: 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)
Principal Investigators: Steffanie Strathdee, UC San Diego, Ietza Bojórquez, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, and Shira Goldenberg, UC San Diego
Funding Amount: $45,000

Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices regarding Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among women and health care providers in Cuernavaca and Oxnard (Report) (Policy Brief)
Article 1: Flores YN, Salmerón J, Glenn BA, Lang CM, Chang LC, Bastani R. Clinician offering is a key factor associated with HPV vaccine uptake among Mexican mothers in the USA and Mexico: a cross-sectional study. Int J Public Health. 2018 Dec 1. doi: 10.1007/s00038-018-1176-5.
Article 2: Wentzell E, Flores YN, Salmerón J, Bastani R. Factors Influencing Mexican Women’s Decisions to Vaccinate Daughters Against HPV in the United States and Mexico. Fam Community Health. 2016 Oct-Dec;39(4):310-9. doi: 10.1097/FCH.0000000000000102. PMID: 27536936.
Principal Investigators: Roshan Bastani, UC Los Angeles and Yvonne Flores Leonard, Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS)
Funding Amount: $39,970

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. (Report)
Principal Investigators: Javier Lopez-Zetina, CSU, Long Beach and Jesús Samuel Cruz Sánchez, University of Veracruz, Mexico
Funding Amount: $45,000

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 
Samantha Sabo
Institution: University of Arizona
Funding Amount: $5,000

Migration and Health in “Maya Town”: A transnational experience of a Yucatec family from Oxkutzcab, Yucatan to San Francisco, California 
Carlos Bazúa Morales and Salvador Contreras
Institution: UC Merced
Funding Amount: $5,000

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome with and without the migration experience in the Zacatecas Community.
Daniel Baltazar Salazar
Institution: Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas
Funding Amount: $5,000

Migration of Hunger and Knowledge: Food Insecurity and California’s indigenous Mexican Farm Workers (Dissertation)
By: Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern
Institution: UC Berkeley
Funding Amount: $5,000

The Physical and Emotional Consequences of Failed Unauthorized Crossing Attempts along the Sonora-Arizona Border (Dissertation)
By: Daniel E. Martinez
Institution: University of Arizona
Funding Amount: $1,145