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Center for Health Equity Projects

Following is a small sampling of our projects.

The purpose of this NCI-funded study is to evaluate the effect of a brief structural intervention aimed at increasing HPV vaccine uptake rates among an ethnically-diverse sample of adolescent girls. The educational intervention will be delivered to...

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of a patient portal to implement electronic patient-reported outcome assessments of behavioral risk factors and psychosocial status longitudinally in safety net clinics.

This study aims to compare and contrast the knowledge, beliefs, and practices regarding human papillomavirus virus vaccination among women and health care providers in Southern California and Cuernavaca, Mexico.

This project aims to examine the individual and combined effects over time that specific environmental and genetic risk factors have on chronically elevated aminotransferase levels in a cohort of Mexican adults, using existing clinical and...

The primary aim of this project is to develop and pilot test an intervention to promote cancer screening use among colorectal and breast cancer survivors and their first-degree relatives delivered through the Los Angeles County Cancer Surveillance...

The goal of this pilot study, funded by the California Breast Cancer Research Program, is to conduct a needs assessment in the Mixtec community in Ventura County, to develop theoretically informed intervention strategies to increase acceptability of...

Randomized trial of a culturally appropriate video (group session versus individual watching) to promote mammography screening among Chinese American women

We provided technical assistance and training to Filipino American community based organizations to implement an evidence-based intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among their members. The impact of two dissemination strategies will...

Project aims to broadly disseminate strategies to improve physical activity levels and healthy eating behaviors among vulnerable populations in the U.S. through partnerships with national-level organizations across multiple sectors (education, health...

Aims to build infrastructure to reduce cancer disparities among low-income communities of color by conducting community-based research focusing on cancer screening, obesity, tobacco, nutrition, and physical activity. UCLA collaborates with the ten...