Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science
Phone: (619) 594-4086
Office: 9245 Sky Park Ct, Suite 100/ HH 138
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- MPH, Health Promotion, San Diego State University (1991)
- MD, University of Utah (1982)
- BA, Biology, University of California-San Diego (1978)
Chronic Disease among Latinos: Diabetes, Cancer Prevention and Control, Border Health, Health Promotion in Latin America
Dr. Talavera is a bilingual, bicultural physician trained in public health and preventive medicine. During the early part of his career he practiced ambulatory medicine in the Spanish-speaking, underserved communities of San Diego’s border region. His current research interests explore interventions biological, behavioral and culture-specific factors that serve as barriers to chronic disease prevention and control. He is co-director of the Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies.
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