UMass Boston

La Familia: Latin American Health Research Collaboratory

La Familia: Latin American Health Research Collaboratory

Avancemos! Program Internships

Through La Familia Collaboratory, the Avancemos! Program Internships, you can assist with new or existing projects. You will have the opportunity to participate in human subjects’ research and engage with other students sharing your interests in La Familia Collaboratory’ research activities. 

Welcome to La Familia: Latin American Health Research Collaboratory™ (La Familia Collaboratory™) at the University of Massachusetts Boston! Led by Dr. Ana Cristina Terra de Souza Lindsay, our Collaboratory’s goal is to advance the science of family, maternal, and child health in Latin American populations in the United States and Latin America.

Research Focus

  • Family, Maternal, and Child Health
  • Parenting Styles and Practices
  • Oral Health
  • Cancer and Obesity Prevention
    • Energy Balance-Related Behaviors
    • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Cross-Cultural Adaptation of Health Measures
  • Culturally Tailored Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Interventions

La Familia: Latin American Health Research Collaboratory

Department of Exercise and Health Sciences
Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences
100 Morrissey Blvd. - Quinn Building, Room 619
Boston, MA 02125 - United States