DESRE 2014



DESRE 2014 was held June 9, 2014 – July 18, 2014


2014 DESRE Interns:

Graduate Students

Gabriel Durham
University of Houston – M.A. Anthropology

Milora Morley
University of South Florida – M.P.H. Epidemiology

Undergraduate Students

Olyvia Davis
Tuskegee University – Biology/Pre-Med

Jasmine Horton
New Mexico State University – Nursing

Laetitia Meyrueix
University of New Mexico – Biochemistry/French

Kathy Wong
UC Berkeley – Integrative Biology

Research Projects Completed Include:

  • Cultural Differences in Body Image Ideals among Rural Women (Durham, Horton, Meyrueix)
  • Connection between Technology Access and Motivation for Change in Rural Patients (Davis, Morley, Wong)
  • The Influence of Race and Ethnicity on Motivation for Change for Exercise and Weight Loss (Wong, Morley, Davis)
  • Rural Women and Mental Health: Depression and Aggression (Meyrueix, Durham, Horton)


DESRE Awards 2014

2014 DESRE Interns, Faculty, & Staff

Last updated: 9/26/2014

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