RRT Fellows

Latoya Small presents at the 23rd Annual Society for Social Work Research Conference

In January, along with SMART Africa Global Fellow Dr. Tyrone Parchment and SMART Africa member Dr. Arvin Bhana, RRT Fellow, Dr. Latoya Small, presented on “Parent-Child Communication in Disorganized Neighborhoods: Helping South African Caregivers Talk to their Children to Reduce Risk Behaviors” at the 23rd Annual “Society for Social Work and Research” conference in San Francisco, CA. In addition to her presentation, Dr. Small has started data collection for her study that aims to examine compounding mental health and socioeconomic stressors on HIV treatment adherence to better understand the specific needs of Black women living with HIV in urban Los Angeles. Finally, she has received a UCLA Faculty Research grant for a study entitled, “Exploring Employment Discrimination in Relation to Health and Sexual Risk Behaviors among Transgender Young Adults.” She will serve as the Principal Investigator for the project. Congratulations, Dr. Small, for all your accomplishments! 

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