University of Arizona Prevention Research Center

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Core Research Projects

Project Title: Unidos: Linking Individuals to Social Determinant and Community Health Services
Description: The University of Arizona Prevention Research Center will study the implementation of a Community Health Worker intervention that focuses on building social networks and leveraging existing community resources to respond to participants’ social determinants of health-related needs. The intervention consists of connecting persons to several health promotion programs such as the Diabetes Prevention Program, the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program, physical activity classes, and tobacco cessation resources.

 

Past Core Research Projects

 

2014-2019 Community-Clinic Linkages in Health Promotion: Community Health Workers as Agents in Chronic Disease Prevention Over the Life Span
2009-2014 Using Advocacy to Reduce Health Disparities
2004-2009 Comprehensive Diabetes Intervention Research Project
1998-2004 Reducing Diabetes and Heart Disease Among U.S.-Mexico Border Communities
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Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

Center
Arizona Prevention Research Center
1295 N. Martin Ave
Tucson, AZ 85724

Principal Investigator/Director
Scott C. Carvajal, PhD, MPH
Phone: (520) 626-9026
E-mail: scott.carvajal@arizona.edu

Deputy Director
Maia Ingram, MPH
Phone: (520) 626-2267
E-mail: maiai@u.arizona.edu