Current Research and Scholarly Interests
Outcomes (behavior, health status, health care utilization) of community based chronic disease patient education in English and Spanish.
Ongoing studies include small group diabetes self-management for Spanish speakers. Internet self-management for chronic disease, arthritis, and diabetes (3 separtate projects). Low cost mailed arthritis programs for Spanish Speakers and evaluation of an Internet based chronic disease self management program for the National Health Service (Expert Patient Program) in the UK.