Research 2015

Ten students participated in the first year of the program and they worked with their mentors in the following countries: Australia, Chile, Dominican Republic, and Spain



Research Projects

The following table lists the research projects the students were working on while abroad.

Mentor in Foreign Institutions Research Projects
Dr. Sandra Jones
Australian Catholic University
Alcohol and Domestic Violence: An Assessment of Community Attitudes towards Public Policy
Dr. Simon Stewart
Australian Catholic University
Overcoming differential access to health care among patients with cardiovascular disease
Dr. Simon Stewart
Australian Catholic University
Improving access and equity in reducing cardiovascular risk
Dr. Lilian Ferrer Lagunas
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Research on healthcare disparities and stigma among commercial sex workers in Chile
Dr. Luz Angelica Munoz
Universidad Andres Bello (Chile)
Understanding the paradox of subjective well-being and happiness in older adults: implications for health care
Dr. Estela Arcos
Universidad Andres Bello (Chile)
Development of good healthcare practices in integration and human capital of the social program "Chile Grows Up With You."
Dr. Zahira Quinones, Pontificia
Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (Dominican Republic)
An Exploratory Health Study of the Prevalence of Hypertension in the Dominican Republic
Dr. Martin Medrano
Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (Dominican Republic)
Frailty Syndrome in the Elderly with Independence of Activities of Daily Living
Dr. Mª Teresa Ruiz Cantero
Universidad de Alicante (Spain)
Gender inequality and its effects in health disparities and domestic violence
Dr. Jose Ramon Martinez
Universidad de Alicante (Spain)
Implementing the Salutogenesis Framework and Health Assets Model at the University of Alicante