Research 2016

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

Trainees and US Mentors: 2016 Cohort (Year 2)

U.S. Mentors for the MHIRT program in 2016:
First row (Project Director and PI): Dr. Natalia Villegas, Dr. Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, and Dr. Nilda Peragallo.

U.S. Mentors for the MHIRT program in 2016:
Dr. Rosina Cianelli (U.S. mentor), Drs. Ferrer and Irarrazabal (foreign mentors) and 4 mentees in Chile.

Mentees in Australia

U.S. Mentors for the MHIRT program in 2016:
Dr. Jessica Williams (U.S. mentor) and 4 mentees in Australia

U.S. Mentors for the MHIRT program in 2016:
Dr. Johis Ortega (U.S. mentor), Dr. Martinez-Riera and 2 mentees in 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 Social Marketing Interventions for People living with a disability
Dr. Simon Stewart Australian Catholic University Women and Heart Disease Summit Event in Canberra, Australia
Dr. Sandy Middleton Australian Catholic University Show SES affects stroke and presentation of stroke symptoms and delay time Oral Care post-stroke and the importance of providing it, the implications of poor oral care post-stroke, and the barriers to oral care post-stroke
Dr. Lilian Ferrer Lagunas Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Mano A Mano para Hombres (Hand to Hand HIV prevention intervention): HIV Stigma & Social Capital
Dr. Lisette Irarrázabal Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Mano A Mano para Hombres (Hand to Hand HIV prevention intervention): Depression and Partner Communication
Dr. Mª Teresa Ruiz Cantero Universidad de Alicante (Spain) Exploring the Association between Governance and maternal mortality rates of 181 countries in 2014
Dr. Jose Ramón Martinez Universidad de Alicante (Spain) Universidad Saludable Project: Identifying and mapping health assets on a university campus