State of the Center: SIRC Annual Report. Flavio F. Marsiglia, Ph.D. Distinguished Foundation Professor of Cultural Diversity and Health & SIRC Director. SIRC 7 th Annual Research Conference March 20 th , 2009. Acknowledgment. SIRC is funded by:
SIRC Annual Report
Flavio F. Marsiglia, Ph.D.
Distinguished Foundation Professor
of Cultural Diversity and Health
& SIRC Director
SIRC 7th Annual Research Conference
March 20th , 2009
SIRC is funded by:
Health Disparities Populations
Priority Health Outcomes
Ethnic, racial, underserved, poor and immigrant groups in the US-Mexico Border region
Sociocultural processes as fundamental causes and protective factors against disease
& Outreach Core
SIRC Exploratory Center of Excellence
in health disparities research & training
Since its inception SIRC researchers have…
PI: Robillard; Co-PIs: Lopez, Gillmore
PI: Shaibi; Co-PIs: Castro, Keller
The Office was established in May 2008.
Performs evaluations in partnership with local, community, state and national agency partners.
Examples of partner contracts:
Taking innovation to scale: keepin’ it REAL is SIRC’s signature substance abuse prevention intervention. This Model Program was identified in the journal Pediatrics (Spoth et al, 2008) as one of the most promising interventions on alcohol outcomes for youth. Licensed by ASU and distributed by ETR, it is being used across the US and Canada and in Mexico, Spain and Australia.
1,197 teachers guides; 47,612 student workbooks; 4,775 student Spanish workbooks
4 Research Studies
2 Training Programs
Dr. Eddie Brown – Living in two Worlds
Dr. Felipe Castro – Families in Action
Dr. Angela Chen – ADD Health Pilot
Dr. Olga Davis - Community Eng. & Outreach
Dr. Patricia Dustman – Implement. & Dev.
Dr. Stephen Kulis – Research
Dr. Monica Parsai – Familias Sanas
Dr. Perla Vargas – Training & Education
Dr. Wendy Wolfersteig – Evaluation & Contracts
Ms. Migs Woodside – Strategic Planning
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