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Richard Armenta

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Assistant Professor CEHHS Kinesiology
(760) 750-7364 University Hall 306

About Richard Armenta

Richard Armenta is an Associate Professor in Kinesiology with a focus on Health Science/Public Health. He is also the Associate Director of the Center for Training, Research, and Educational Excellence (CTREE).

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  • Ph.D. Epidemiology, University of California, San Diego/San Diego State University
  • MPH: Epidemiology, San Diego State University
  • MA: Latin American Studies, San Diego State University
  • BS: Biology, University of California, San Diego
  • BA: Psychology, University of California, San Diego

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Dr. Armenta conducts research on health disparities among Hispanic and Native American communities. His primary line of research focuses on substance abuse and infectious disease transmission prevention, mainly focuseing on HIV and STI’s. Dr. Armenta also condcuts research on physical activity and diabetes and obesity prevention among high risk groups. Additionally, Dr. Armenta serves as the Research Director for the California Native American Research Centers for Health Student Development Program, where he mentors Native American students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

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  • KINE 303- Statistics and Research Methods
  • KINE 404- Introduction to Epidemiology
  • KINE 502- Research Methods
  • KINE 503- Advanced Statistical Analysis
  • KINE 524- Public Health

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