Latinas build research careers through CRUSADA

Diana Sheehan and Gira Ravelo build their research careers through CRUSADA the Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse.

Diana Sheehan and Gira Ravelo

FIU News profiles two doctoral students at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Diana Sheehan and Gira Ravelo, who are building their research careers through CRUSADA, the Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse.

The piece includes input from Stempel faculty professors Mario De La Rosa, Mary Jo Trepka and Kristopher Fennie, regarding the accomplishments of these two students and how their research is helping identify the role that social and cultural determinants have on Latino substance abuse and HIV health disparities in order to make a positive difference.

From the article:

The Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse at FIU assists Latino communities throughout South Florida. This multidisciplinary center also serves as a training ground for the preparation of professionally qualified graduates who contribute to the public good, including two Latinas who have recently been recognized for their accomplishments.

Read the full article at FIU News.

Author: RSCPHSW

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