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June 24, 2021

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 Street Medicine program at Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus has been providing free healthcare services for homeless and unsheltered people in the Coachella Valley for the past three years.
June 17, 2021

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.

CSUSB students are raising funds and delivering face masks to Inland Empire front-line medical staff.
February 2, 2021

The Health Science and Human Ecology Department-Public Health Education and the Department of Nursing are raising funds and delivering face masks to Inland Empire front-line medical staff.

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.