Latino Employees at UMD: Assessing their Health Needs to Promote Health and Well-Being (2016-2018); PIs: Dr. Mary Garza, Dr. Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá; Co-Is: Dr. Kathleen Stewart, Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by UMD Tier-1 Seed Grant.
In the U.S., chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disabilities. Racial/ethnic health disparities are prevalent particularly among Latino populations who bear a disproportionate burden of chronic diseases and disability when compared with non-Hispanic Whites. Given the size and rapid growth of this population, identifying key modifiable risk factors is critical to [...]