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UMass Amherst Associate Professor Receives NIH Grant

Dr. Aline Gubrium, associate professor of community health education at the University of Massachusettes Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences, was recently awarded a two-year, $454,958 grant from The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Gubrium’s study, titled “A Culture Centered Narrative Approach for Health Promotion”, will examine strategies to promote safer sex among Latina youth, who experience high rates of birth, HIV infection, and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).