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Dr. Chalelas areas of expertise include social and behavioral sciences, health communications and promotion, and health disparities research. Her main research interests are in chronic disease prevention and control, particularly the role of epidemiological, environmental and individual psychosocial factors on health and disease, and on racial/ethnic disparities with emphasis on Latino populations. Her research skills include the use of qualitative and quantitative research methods to study the impact of psychosocial, interpersonal, environmental, cultural and biological factors in the etiology and social consequences of public health problems. Her research studies involve applied research methods with multi-dimensional strategies comprised of theory-driven hypothesis development and testing, and the design, implementation and evaluation of theory-based interventions to promote healthy behaviors, improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities among underserved populations. Dr. Chalela is currently a co-investigator on several studies that include increasing access of Latinas into breast cancer clinical trials, assessing the decision-making process of low-income Latinas towards genetic testing for breast cancer risk susceptibility, increasing participation of underserved population in cancer screening, studying barriers to accrual of minorities into early phase clinical trials, etc.
Breast Cancer, chronic disease prevention and control
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