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Ana Navarro

TitleAdjunct Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
DepartmentFamily Medicine and Public Health
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0725
La Jolla CA 92093
Phone858-534-8946
Emailanavarro@ucsd.edu
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    Dr. Navarro’s work is focused on the use of community-based participatory interventions to improve health status and access to health care with a special emphasis on program evaluation and health equity. Funding from the National Cancer Institute, the Tobacco Related Disease Research Program, the American Cancer Society California Division and various foundations has supported Dr. Navarro’s research as principal investigator for over 25 years. Her seminal evidence-based community health advisor work has been widely disseminated. The Por La Vida model has further proved to represent a solid foundation for innovative community-centered projects engaging diverse communities as partners. Dr. Navarro is also the proud recipient of prestigious awards that recognize her long-term community service in support of higher education and health equity. Dr. Navarro has also served as director in the development of the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) Advanced Practicum, a promising new component of the UC San Diego BSPH that integrates the academic public health curriculum with applied research endeavors, community linkages and student-centered experiential learning.


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    1. Murray K, Liang A, Barnack-Tavlaris J, Navarro AM. The reach and rationale for community health fairs. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Mar; 29(1):19-24. PMID: 23907787; PMCID: PMC3909725.
    2. Navarro AM, Raman R, McNicholas LJ, Loza O. Diffusion of cancer education information through a Latino community health advisor program. Prev Med. 2007 Aug-Sep; 45(2-3):135-8. PMID: 17604831; PMCID: PMC2043119.
    3. Navarro AM, McNicholas LJ, Cruz M, McKennett M, Sánchez O, Senn KL, Cañez B. Development and implementation of a curriculum on cancer screening for small groups of Latino women. J Cancer Educ. 2007; 22(3):186-90. PMID: 17760527.
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    4. Navarro AM, Rock CL, McNicholas LJ, Senn KL, Moreno C. Community-based education in nutrition and cancer: the Por La Vida Cuidándome curriculum. J Cancer Educ. 2000; 15(3):168-72. PMID: 11019766.
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    5. Navarro AM. Smoking status by proxy and self report: rate of agreement in different ethnic groups. Tob Control. 1999; 8(2):182-5. PMID: 10478403; PMCID: PMC1759697.
    6. Navarro AM, Kaplan RM. Mammography screening: prospects and opportunity costs. Womens Health. 1996; 2(4):209-33. PMID: 9421557.
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