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Other researchers who contributed to the paper are: Carlos U. Decena, Rutgers State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA; Hugo Noboa and Óscar Betancourt, Fundación Salud Ambiente y Desarrollo (FUNSAD), Quito, Ecuador
The research reported in this article was supported by Award Number 5R21DA024706-02 by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
About Michele G. Shedlin, PhD, Professor, NYU College of Nursing: Shedlin formerly held the Charles H. and Shirley T. Leavell Endowed Chair in Nursing & Health Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso where she was also Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology and Co-Director, of the NIH Hispanic Health Disparities Research Center. A medical anthropologist with extensive experience in reproductive health, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS research internationally and in the U..S., she has designed and implemented behavioral studies and qualitative research training at the community, university and national levels, to inform and evaluate prevention and care.
Shedlin has recently finished another NIH-funded study on , ARV adherence among US-Mexico border populations, and continues to develop research on acculturation and the health vulnerabilities of new immigrant groups. She maintains adjunct faculty appointments at Columbia University, the University of Texas at El Paso and the University of Connecticut. She serves on a number of NIH study sections, and is a reviewer for various public health journals. Her recent papers and publications report results of research on the cultural factors influencing reproductive health, health disparities and immigrant health.
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