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Current Projects

Research is the complement to your classroom experience at ASU. At ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, undergraduates and graduates alike are able to work with faculty on great challenges ranging in health and health care.

Listed below are active research projects being conducted by our renowned faculty. Students interested in participating with a research project should contact the principle investigator. 

Development & Evaluation of Social Media-based Testimonials Targeting Potential ADRD Research Participants within the Latino/Hispanic Community

In partnership with Barrow Neurological Institute and through a series of focus groups, this project creates and evaluates digital recruitment clips and supercuts for outreach and recruitment...
PI: David Coon

Aging        Caregiving        Population HealthHispanic / Latino Population

EPIC: A Group-based Intervention for Early-stage AD Dyads in Diverse

This project addresses key limitations of previous studies by conducting an RCT with EPIC (Early-stage Partners in Care), an early-stage, group dyadic intervention, already offered in a pilot in...
PI: David Coon
CONHI Investigator: Michael Todd

AgingAlzheimer        CaregivingLong-term care        Population HealthHispanic / Latino Population

Maryvale Promotores Movement

This project conducts outreach within Maryvale and identify Promotores working formally/informally in the community. Project staff engage Maryvale Promotores in the Promotores HOPE Network to...
PI: David Coon
CONHI Investigator: Berta Carbajal

Families        Population HealthHispanic / Latino Population

Preventing Childhood Obesity through Early Feeding and Parenting Guidance

This study will demonstrate that community health workers (CHW), supervised by public health nurses, can deliver a home-based obesity prevention intervention to low-income Mexican and Mexican-...
PI: Elizabeth Reifsnider
CONHI Investigator: Michael Todd

Chronic DiseaseObesity        FamiliesChildhood        Population HealthHispanic / Latino Population