Brown Bag Lecture:
Effects of lead exposure on blood pressure
Monica Bastos Paoliello, PhD
State University of Londrina
Parana, Brazilo

Brown Bag Lecture:
Inequalities in Health Service Use among Former Inmates: Implications for Race/ Ethnic Health Disparities
Kathryn M. Nowotny, PhD
University of Miami

NIMHD Awards Endowment to FIU (PIs: Gil, De La Rosa)
Endowment makes FIU regional hub for the study of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, obesity, and diabetes

NIAAA Awards R01 Grant to Dr. De La Rosa
Study will Examine Alcohol Use among Recent Latino Immigrants

Dr. Kanamori, CRUSADA Postdoctoral Fellow, Awarded NIH K99/R00 Grant
First investigator from College of Public Health & Social Work to receive an NIH Pathway to Independence Award

CRUSADA/C-SALUD PhD Fellow wins at 2016 Florida Research Symposium
Stephanie Diez won 1st Place in Social Sciences Category for presentation on problem videogame play in children & youth

NIH Awards $12.7 Million to FIU
Three CRUSADA Researchers are Members of Interdisciplinary Team

Frank Dillon Awarded R15 grant from NIMHD
Affiliated faculty member Frank Dillion was awarded a R15 to conduct a study of HIV testing among at risk Latino men

USAID Report
C-SALUD Postdoctoral Scholar authors report titled "Indicators of Child Deprivation in Sub-Saharan Africa"

CRUSADA Faculty Featured on NIH Website
Preventing HIV/AIDS in Recent Latino Immigrants


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APHA 2012

CRUSADA / C-SALUD faculty and PhD Student Scholars were active contributers at the 2012 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. This meeting was held from October 27-31, 2012, and the theme of the meeting was "Prevention and Wellness Across the Life Span." Center personnel were privileged to participate as guest lecturers and also present a scientific poster.

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The lecture was led by PhD Candidate Elena Cyrus-Cameron on research conducted by Patria Rojas, PhD, MPH, MSW, Frank R. Dillon, PhD, and Miss Cyrus-Cameron herself titled "Determinants of Pre-Immigration HIV/STD Risk Behaviors Among Recent Latino Immigrants in South Florida, USA."

Adelaida Rosario Hoyos, PhD Candidate, presented a scientific poster based on research conducted by herself and Mario De La Rosa, PhD, titled "Folk/Traditional Healer Use Among Latinos with Chronic Illnesses: Psychosocial Sequelae Support." This research is the primary focus of Mrs. Rosario Hoyos's dissertation.