Julie Lucero

Director | UNR Latino Research Center

Bio: Julie E. Lucero is an Associate Professor in the School of Community Health Sciences and Director of the Latino Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, at the University of Nevada, Reno. Using a community engaged research orientation, Julie strives to achieve health equity by means of education, research, and policy development. Through the identification of modifiable social determinants, community- academic partnerships can reduce the burden of health inequities within underrepresented populations.

Target Populations: Young Adult, Hispanic/Latinx Populations, Native American Populations, Low Income, Undocumented

Research/Focal Areas:Food, Health Equity, Homelessness, Housing, Mental Health, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Substance Abuse/Misuse