Dr. India Ornelas Awarded $3 Million R01 to Study Mental Health Disparities in Mexican Immigrant Women
Congratulations to Health Services professor Dr. India Ornelas on being awarded three million dollars from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 award for her project "Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma (ALMA): A Randomized Control Trial of an Intervention to Reduce Mental Health Disparities in Mexican Immigrant Women."
Read more about this project:
- Green, Melissa A. et al. “Amigas Latinas Motivando El ALMA (ALMA): Development and Pilot Implementation of a Stress Reduction Promotora Intervention.” Californian journal of health promotion 10 (2012): 52–64.
- Tran AN, Ornelas IJ, Kim M, Perez G, Green M, Lyn MJ, Corbie-Smith G. (2014). Results from a pilot promotora program to reduce depression and stress among immigrant Latinas. Health Promot Pract. 2014 May;15(3):365-72.
- Tran, A. N., Ornelas, I. J., Perez, G., Green, M. A., Lyn, M., & Corbie-Smith, G. (2014). Evaluation of Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma (ALMA): A pilot promotora intervention focused on stress and coping among immigrant Latinas. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.