2013 Project Results

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Binational Team Projects

A Socio-Cultural and Epidemiological Profile of the Mexican Migrant Elderly in Jalisco and Texas (Report) (Policy Brief)
Principal Investigators: Silvia Torezani, University of Texas at El Paso and José Luis López, Universidad de Guadalajara
Funding Amount: $40,000

Health and Migration on the Southern Border of Mexico: Access, Policies, and Perspectives (Report)
Principal Investigators: Cecilia Rivas, UC Santa Cruz and Alejandro Cerda García, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco
Funding Amount: $30,185

Participatory Development of a Health Promotion Intervention to Improve the Health of Migrant Women (English) (Spanish)(Article: Developing a Network of Community Health Workers: Improving the Lives of Migrant Farmworkers)
Principal Investigators: Cecilia Rosales, University of Arizona and Ietza Bojorquez, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
Funding Amount: $39,981

Unemployment and Mental Health among Mexican and Other Latin-American Immigrants in the U.S. (Policy Brief) (Book) (Article: Representaciones sociales de los mexicanos desempleados y subempleos en torno a depresión y ansiedad: un estado comparado; Chicago y ciudad de México*)
Principal Investigators: Catalina Aumedo-Dorantes, San Diego State University and Maritza Caicedo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Funding Amount: $40,000

The Ulysses Syndrome among Economic and Political Migrants from Mexico (Report)
Principal Investigators: Ernesto Castañeda and Eva Moya, University of Texas at El Paso, Leticia Calderon Chelius, Instituto de Investigaciones
Funding Amount: $39,995

Deporting Youth: The Emotional and Physical Effects of Violence and Trauma among Deported Minors (Policy Brief) Article: A Study and Analysis of the Treatment of Mexican Unaccompanied Minors by Customs and Border Protection
Principal Investigators: Linda Green, John (Scott) Whiteford, University of Arizona, Jeremy Slack, University of Texas at El Paso, and Sonia Bass Zavala, El Instituto Politécnico Nacional
Funding Amount: $40,000

Contexts and Implications of Gang Tattoos for Mexican Deportees (Article: Tattoo Removal as a Resettlement Service to Reduce Incarceration Among Mexican Migrants)
Principal Investigators: Victoria Ojeda, UC San Diego and Adriana Vargas Ojeda, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
Funding Amount: $40,000

DESPIERTA: Developing Educational Strengths: Promoting Individual Responsible Teen Awareness
Article 1: Embarazo y maternidad: percepciones de las jóvenes en un contexto binacional MéxicoEstados Unidos
Article 2: A Binational Crisis: Adolescent Pregnancy in Mexico and the United States
Article 3: Methodological Approaches to Conducting Research on Migration, Pregnancy and Depression with Mexican-Origin Adolescent Women in the United States
Principal Investigators: Mary de Leon Siantz, UC Davis and Nicte Castañeda, Universidad de Guadalajara
Funding Amount: $39,590

Graduate Students

Yaqui Health Development: Determinants of Yaqui Auxiliares’ Public Health Capacity (Dissertation)
By: Christina Oré de Boehm
Institution: University of Arizona
Funding Amount: $5,000

The Embodiment of Social Suffering as Disease amongst Mexican Immigrants in Tucson, Arizona (2020 Article: “My own corner of loneliness:” Social isolation and place among Mexican immigrants in Arizona and Turkana pastoralists of Kenya)(Book Chapter 7: The Border and its Bodies: The embodiment of risk along the US-Mexico Line) (Dissertation)
By: Rebecca Crocker
Institution: University of Arizona
Funding Amount: $5,000

Mental Health and Quality of Life of Undocumented Mexican Immigrants in the California-Mexico Border
By: Luz Garcini (Dissertation)
Institution: San Diego State University and UC San Diego
Funding Amount: $5,000

Cultural Adaptation of a Mindfulness Intervention: Its Effect on Stress and Impact on Public Policy (Dissertation)
By: Eric López Maya
Institution: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Funding Amount: $5,000

Heat Stress and Kidney Function in California’s Agricultural Workers
By: Sally Moyce (Dissertation)
Institution: UC Davis
Funding Amount: $5,000