Cynthia Curl, an associate professor in the Department of Community and Environmental Health, Lisa Meierotto, an assistant professor in the School of Public Service, and Rebecca Som Castellano, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology, recently published three articles related to their research on health issues within the Latina community.
Their work identified lack of access to childcare, food insecurity, social isolation, long working hours, concerns about pesticide exposure, and lack of regulatory protections as primary challenges facing this population.
Links to Published Articles
- Understanding Challenges to Well-Being among Latina FarmWorkers in Rural Idaho Using in an Interdisciplinary, Mixed-Methods Approach in the “International Journal Environmental Research and Public Health,” Dec. 2020.
- Isolation and Fear of Deportation: Intersectional Barriers to Well-Being Among Latina Farmworkers in Southwestern Idaho in “Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment,” Dec. 2020.
- Measurement of urinary pesticide biomarkers among Latina farmworkers in southwestern Idaho in the “Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, (Curl, Meierotto, Som Castellano, Spivak and Kannan), Jan. 2021.