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Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine

Members of the CSUSB Nursing Street Medicine Program pose in front of a mobile medical clinic.
September 12, 2023

The funding will allow the program to continue providing free healthcare services to unsheltered, sheltered and vulnerable populations in the Coachella Valley.

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.  

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 Palm Desert Campus nursing students who assisted with COVID-19 testing in the Coachella Valley with U.S. Rep. and physician Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert.
May 11, 2020

Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus nursing students supported the Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine’s effort to provide more than 90 free COVID-19 tests to the underserved and uninsured of the East Valley, most of whom are farm workers.

Faculty in the News, Oct. 22
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.

October 11, 2019

Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies), David Yaghoubian (history), Brian Levin (criminal justice) and Diane Vines (nursing, Palm Desert Campus) were included in recent news coverage.

October 2, 2019

A nearly $63,000 grant to help street medicine efforts for the homeless in the Coachella Valley has been awarded to CSUSB’s Palm Desert Campus nursing program.