The University of Texas at Austin Latino Research Initiative


Policy Briefs

Housing Affordability in Austin Brings New Attention to Mobile Home Parks

The Latino Research Initiative released an interactive map to complement the policy brief. Please click here to view the map.

November 2017 | Gabriel Amaro, Ph.D.

Research Summaries

Living in Limbo: Latinas' Assessment of Lower Rio Grande Valley Colonias Communities was published in Public Health Nursing

January 2017 | DeAnne K. Hilfinger Messias PhD, RN, FAAN, Patricia A. Sharpe PhD, MPH, Lourdes del Castillo-González PhD, MSW, Laura Treviño MEd, Deborah Parra-Medina MPH, PhD, FAAHB

The Role of Food Insecurity and Perceived Stress on Body Mass Index, Waist Circumference, and Percent Body Fat in Low-Income, Mexican-American Women in South Texas

May 2017 | Jennifer J. Salinas MSW, PhD, William Shropshire MPH, Ana Niño, Deborah Parra-Medina MPH, PhD, FAAHB


Morales-Campos, Daisy Y. PhD and Vanderpool, Robin (2017) "Examining Differences in HPV Awareness and Knowledge and HPV Vaccine Awareness and Acceptability between U.S. Hispanic and Island Puerto Rican women," Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice: Vol. 10 : Iss. 3 , Article 2.