Associate Professor David Córdova and co-authors received the Reuben Hill Award from the National Council on Family Relations. The award is presented for the best research article that makes substantial and significant contributions to family research and theory.
Associate Professor David Córdova was selected to serve on the editorial board of Emerging Adulthood, an interdisciplinary and international journal focusing on advancements in theory, methodology and empirical research in transition-age youth.
Associate Professor David Córdova has been selected to join the editorial board for the Journal of Adolescent Health. The journal is a multidisciplinary scientific publication and the official publication of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Córdova's research focuses on Latino health inequities, particularly as it relates to the prevention of substance use and HIV in adolescents.
Associate Professor David Córdova was selected as an ambassador. for the 2019 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. Ambassadors mentor students and develop learning strategies for facilitating student success.
Associate Professor David Córdova and his youth advisory board from Hamady High School in Flint presented "A Community-University Approach to Preventing HIV" at the MICHR symposium held in Flint. The presenters were Charmere McCadden, Aliyah Brewton, Amir James and Associate Professor David Córdova.
Assistant Professor David Córdova, Ph.D., received an award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences via the Michigan Institute For Clinical & Health Research for his project to advance scientific knowledge of technology-based HIV prevention, and to improve public health by establishing an innovative mobile-health prevention program for African American youth.
Assistant Professor David Cordova's research on teenage drug use and risk of HIV has been featured in multiple media outlets, including US News and World Reports. His research finds that teens who engage in risky behaviors are more likely to have unsafe sex, and that may put them at increased risk for HIV.
Assistant Professor David Córdova was selected by the National Institute on Drug Abuse to present at the 2018 Office of Diversity and Health Disparities’ Diversity Supplements Workshop in March.
Assistant Professor David Cordova's article, "Longitudinal Trajectories of Family Functioning Among Recent Immigrant Adolescents and Parents: Links With Adolescent and Parent Cultural Stress, Emotional Well-Being, and Behavioral Health" was published in Child Development.
His article, "Substance use disorders among immigrants in the United States: A research update" was also published in Addictive Behaviors.
Assistant Professor David Córdova’s article, “Who Counts as Family? Family Typologies, Family Support, and Family Undermining Among Young Adult Gay and Bisexual Men” was published in Sexuality Research and Social Policy.
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