PhD Program: Public Health
Erendira is a first-year doctoral student in Public Health at UC Merced. She is a 2014 graduate of UC Merced, where she majored in psychology and minored in public health and has been part of the CCH Team since 2014. As part of the team, Erendira is conducting community based involved in content analyses of the information environment in SJV as well as in food access research. She was named as one of the inaugural UC Global Food Initiative Fellows for her project evaluating the environmental context for a mobile food grocery food access intervention. Her research interests lie in health disparities, health policies, disease prevention, and individual behavior.