The funding will allow the program to continue providing free healthcare services to unsheltered, sheltered and vulnerable populations in the Coachella Valley.
Diane Vines (nursing) was interviewed for a feature on the Cal State San Bernardino Nursing Street Medicine Program going mobile in the Coachella Valley, and Dionisio Amodeo (psychology) was one of the authors of a paper on autism spectrum disorder.
Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) was interviewed about the growing number of Latino entrepreneurs, Sina Bastami (lecturer, geography and environmental sciences) spoke about CSUSB’s Model United Nations team doing well at a conference in Japan, Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the latest FBI hate crime report, and Diane Vines (nursing) thanked supporters as the Street Nursing Program joined a mobile clinic program.
Nursing faculty and students from the CSUSB Nursing Street Medicine Program will perform mental health assessments and provide nurse clinics at various locations around the Coachella Valley.
The Houston Family Foundation funding will support behavioral health by utilizing telehealth technologies at nurse clinics throughout the area.
The Nursing Street Medicine program increases access to healthcare by serving the sheltered, unsheltered, and other vulnerable populations in the Coachella Valley through nurse clinics and other outreach programs.
Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies), Anthony Silard (public administration), David Yaghoubian (history), Diane Vines (nursing) and Vipin Gupta (management) shared their expertise on various topics in the news.
The program has been selected as one of six community partners who will have the opportunity to utilize the mobile unit for medical and educational purposes, which will be purchased by The Desert Healthcare District and Foundation.