A Rutgers researcher leads study that is among the first to characterize the use of electronic cigarettes among people of Hispanic and Latino backgrounds
Tag: Hispanic Health
Study Finds Wide Variations in Prostate Cancer Risk Within Hispanic Subgroups
Research underscores the need to subdivide Hispanics and other racial and ethnic groups to fully understand actual disparities. Brandon A. Mahal, M.D. In a massive study, clinical researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School…
UTEP Receives $5M NIH Grant to Build Imaging and Behavioral Neuroscience Facility
The Imaging and Behavioral Neuroscience facility will be built on the first floor of the Interdisciplinary Research Building as part of a $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
CUR Psychology Division Announces 2021 Psychology Research Awardees
The Psychology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its Psychology Research Awards. The recipients are undergraduate students conducting original psychological research, who receive awards of up to $500 per project.
UTEP Partnership Receives Federal Grant to Combat Opioid Abuse in West Texas Counties
The University of Texas at El Paso’s Minority AIDS Research Center (MARC) is the subrecipient of a $1 million implementation grant to target substance use disorders and opioid use disorders in five rural counties along the Texas-Mexico border.
UNLV Public Health Expert Melva Thompson-Robinson on Why Coronavirus Disproportionately Affects Communities of Color
The updates have become as commonplace as checking the weather app on your phone each morning. Every day, states around the country are reporting the latest numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths, updating their residents on whether they’ve reached the…
UTEP Center to Study How Men Overcame Alcohol Abuse
A new study at The University of Texas at El Paso will look at the psychological factors that led some Hispanic men to successfully change their heavy drinking behavior in order to help others make similar changes. The study begins during Alcohol Awareness Month.