Recent News

CADC Faculty, Julene Johnson PhD

and colleagues publish results from the Community of Voices study.

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November 2018

CADC Renewal Announcement

National Institute on Aging (NIA) has awarded a fifth consecutive five-year P30 grant to fund the UCSF Center for Aging in Diverse Communities.

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September 2018


Drs. Anita Stewart and Anna Napoles

Published a new article entitled "Transcreation: an implementation science framework for community-engaged behavioral interventions to reduce health disparities."

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September 2018

Dr. Jason Flatt

Jason Flatt, PhD, MPH

CADC Scholar, and his colleagues Drs. Greene, Dubbin, and Deutsch have been awarded a $75,000 Team Science RAP Grant on The Role of Affordable LGBTQ Age-Friendly Housing on the Health of LGBTQ Older Adults.

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Maria Chao, DrPH, MPA

Associate Professor and CADC pilot study recipient, was awarded a $2 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Her project, entitled “Nonpharmacologic Approaches to Relieve Pain and Symptom Distress among Diverse Hospitalized Cancer Patients,” will investigate best approaches to combining medications and non-drug treatments to improve pain management for diverse cancer patients

Dr. Nynikka Palmer

Nynikka Palmer, DrPH

Assistant Professor and CADC pilot study recipient, will receive a KO1 Career Development Award from the National Cancer Institute. Her project, entitled “Constructing a Relational Bridge to Achieve High-Quality Prostate Cancer Care for African Americans,” will investigate the potential of grounding a peer navigation intervention in the relational concept of African American brotherhood to address disparities among African American men with prostate cancer.


Dr. Elizabeth Rose Mayeda

Elizabeth Rose Mayeda, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar and CADC pilot study recipient, has accepted a position as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health starting in January 2018.