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Research

 

Faculty and Associates of the Center have conducted research in the following areas related to minority health:

  • Institutional Support for Diverse Student Populations: Perceptions of Hispanic and African American students and faculty. Funded by the National League for Nursing
  • Evaluation of Content Validity and Reliability of the Institutional Self Assessment for Factors Supportnig Hispanic Student Recruitment and Persistence (ISA) and the Healthcare Professional Self Assessment (PSA). Funded by the National League for Nursing and Texas Organization of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Education Programs
  • Hypertenstion in Mexican Immigrants: Blood Pressure Control. Funded by the Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health (UTA)
  • Psychological Consequences of Childbirth Among Latina Adolescents. Funded by the Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health (UTA)
  • What do Mexican Origin Women Expect From Their Healthcare Providers? Funded by the Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health (UTA)
  • Missing in Texas: Hispanics in the Health Professions Funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • Relationships between hardiness, stress, perceived social support, perceived institutional support and progression among minority students in a Master of Nursing Science Program. Funded by the Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health.
  • Acculturation Effects on Health Promoting Lifestyle Behaviors Among Hispanic Origin Pregnant Women
  • Health Promoting Lifestyle Behaviors of Pregnant Women of Mexican Origin
  • Birth Outcomes and Family Planning Patterns of the Hispanic Immigrant Woman
  • Knowledge, Attitudes and Skills of Health Care Personnel, Health Professional Students and Nursing Faculty Towards Patients of Diverse Cultures