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Four CSUSB Palm Desert Campus nursing students (in the blue tops) provide flu shots at a drive-thru flu shot clinic at the North Shore Beach and Yacht Club at the Salton Sea.
November 30, 2020

The four nursing students are participants in the Street Medicine program that assists the homeless and unsheltered in the Coachella Valley.  

Faculty in the News
November 23, 2020

Diane Vines (nursing) discussed a grant received by the Street Medicine program at CSUSB’s Palm Desert Campus, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) appeared on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation” to discuss the latest FBI hate crime report.

Faculty in the News
November 16, 2020

Meredith Conroy (political science), Nancy Acevedo (education), Diane Vines (nursing) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage.

Street Medicine program nursing students work in the field. The $50,000 grant will be used to improve access to healthcare for traditionally underserved populations, increase mobile medical clinics, improve health-related infrastructure in the Coachella Valley and strengthen engagement of nurses and nursing students with the homeless.
November 16, 2020

The Street Medicine program is a collaborative partnership between the CSUSB Department of Nursing at the Palm Desert Campus; the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine; Desert Regional Medical Center; Well in the Desert; and the Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine.

Diane Vines
September 29, 2020

Diane Vines’ poster, titled “Street Medicine in the Coachella Valley,” was awarded first place in the Education category for the APNA 34th Annual Conference.

CSUSB’s Palm Desert Campus nursing program has received a grant from the Regional Access Project Foundation to help its Street Medicine program for the homeless and unsheltered.
September 3, 2020

The Regional Access Project Foundation grant will be used to purchase much-needed supplies for the street medicine team to use in the field while providing healthcare services to the homeless and unsheltered populations in the Coachella Valley.

CSUSB PDC students at the Well in the Desert
May 18, 2020

A clinic for the homeless in Palm Springs received assistance from the PD nursing students on May 15.

During National Nurses Week, CSUSB would like to thank our nursing faculty and students for their dedication and hard work.
May 8, 2020

In recognition of National Nurses Week, May 6-12, CSUSB thanks its nursing faculty and students for their dedication, especially in this time of the coronavirus pandemic.  

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October 22, 2019

Diane Vines (nursing), discusses the Street Medicine Program, a cross section of faculty who will be on a panel to discuss slavery and reparations are listed, and Alemayehu G. Mariam (political science, emeritus) reviews a book.