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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.