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Nursing Street Medicine Program

The CSUSB Nursing Street Medicine team assisting community members in the Coachella Valley.
February 13, 2024

The program provides free healthcare services to homeless, unsheltered and vulnerable people in the Coachella Valley, as well as engages CSUSB Palm Desert Campus nursing students at all degree levels in clinical healthcare activities.

Pfau Library, Faculty in the News
December 18, 2023

Paloma Villegas (sociology) co-authored an article that examined how students navigated their way through course content during the COVID-19 pandemic, Diane Vines (nursing) was honored by her alma mater, Vanderbilt University, with an award for public service, and Sanjeet Mann (CSUSB Libraries) discussed how he used the Wayback Machine to assist students and faculty in their research.

Art sculpture, Faculty in the News
December 15, 2023

Kristi Papailler (theatre arts) was interviewed for an article about one of her students, Dea Armstrong, who won a national award, and Diane Vines (nursing) was honored by her alma mater, Vanderbilt University, with an award for public service.

Diane Vines
December 13, 2023

The award was given for her dedication to caring for underserved populations and for her work as founder and director of the CSUSB Nursing Street Medicine Program.

Palm Desert Campus, Faculty in the News
November 30, 2023

Diane Vines (nursing) discusses the grant the Nursing Street Medicine program received from the Desert Healthcare District & Foundation, Thomas McWeeney (public administration) co-wrote an op-ed on school safety, and Brian Levin (criminal justice emeritus) was interviewed on the increasing hate incidents against Arabs, Muslims and Jews.

The CSUSB Nursing Street Medicine team assisting community members in the Coachella Valley.
November 27, 2023

The CSUSB Nursing Street Medicine program delivers no-cost vital healthcare services to vulnerable members of the Coachella Valley community.

Palm Desert Campus, Faculty in the News
September 14, 2023

Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about hate crimes in California and two manhunts for escaped prisoners on the East Coast; Diane Vines was honored by the city of Palm Desert and discussed a grant for the Nursing Street Medicine program; and Michelle Russen (marketing/hospitality management) published a paper and contributed a chapter to a book on DEI in the hospitality industry.

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.

Palm Desert Campus, Faculty in the News
September 6, 2023

Diane Vines (nursing) was honored by the city of Palm Desert for her service to the community, David Marshall (English) was interviewed for a podcast on advising, and Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was the emcee for the topping out ceremony for the new Performing Arts Center.