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If a Research Mentor has a lab overview video, it is included in their entry in the Directory. You can also view all the mentor videos on YouTube: CSULB Research Mentor Videos, USC Research Mentor Videos. It is recommended that students initiate contact with a mentor to make sure you are a good match. Are you a student that wants to reach out to a mentor but you aren’t sure what to say?Download this template to help you get started.

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MENTORS

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Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Psychology
Ongoing Projects: In one line of research I examine how exposure to stigma and prejudice adversely affects physical and mental health, particularly for sexual minority...
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Health Science
Ongoing Projects: Exploring health-promoting and health-compromising behaviors using the lens of health behavior theory.
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Kinesiology
Ongoing Projects: Upcoming research ideas include:   • Creating tablet applications to improve physical activity levels
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Physical Therapy
Ongoing Projects: My overall research goal examines technology-based exercise strategies to improve physiological and physical function outcomes in adults with chronic...
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Ongoing Projects: Robotic devices can serve as effective tools for people with disabilities and inpatients who are going through rehabilitation therapies.
Institution:
USC
Department:
Preventive Medicine
Ongoing Projects: The objectives of her research are to explain and promote participation in physical activity and healthy dietary behaviors in children, adults, and...
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Psychology
Ongoing Projects: Broadly, I am interested in examining complex issues that affect ethnic minority populations within organizational contexts.  For example, some of my...
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Human Development
Ongoing Projects: The RHAYA (pronounced RAY-uh) lab broadly examines health-risk behaviors from early adolescence to young adulthood.
Department:
Social Work
Ongoing Projects: Currently working on a funded qualitative research study examining the impact of COVID-19 on Latinx undocumented communities in Los Angeles. 
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Health Care Administration
Ongoing Projects: Summer 2020: Will look at whether and how nurse staffing could predict hospital performance in the Medicare Hospital Acquired Condition Reduction...
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Sociology
Ongoing Projects: The current research project investigates facets of emotional labor and emotional management strategies for Black women who have experienced shame,...
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Health Science
Ongoing Projects: Measuring and Identifying Multilevel Influences on Sleep (MIMIS): Observational study of sleep in Latinx children, ages 10-12 years old.
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Psychology
Ongoing Projects: Human Factors is a field that examines how people interact with technology.  Use of technology can promote physical and mental health.  I am working...
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Kinesiology
Ongoing Projects: Implementation and Evaluation of Smart Fit Girls (SFG):