Current Research Areas
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Type 1 Diabetes among Youth
Current Research will develop and pilot test a family- and community-based intervention to improve glycemic control among African American and Hispanic school-aged children with type 1 diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) in Youth
Current research will explore youth and parent perspectives on self-management of T2D.
Obesity Prevention in African American and Latino Preschoolers
Our current research is focused on interventions to improve healthy eating in order to reduce obesity in African American and Latino preschoolers.
Current Research Education Programs
Current Research Education Programs focus on increasing participation in health disparities research careers among psychology graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and increasing the participation of scholars from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds in research related to the mission of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders for a mentoring and leadership development program for scholars who are from groups underrepresented in research careers.