Current Studies

Building an Academic-Community Partnership to Advance Telehealth Implementation for Low-Income Californians in Response to COVID-19

In collaboration with Dr. Hector Rodriguez (UC Berkeley) and Dr. Lorena Garcia (UC Davis)

Funded by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

Examining State Obesity Prevention and Reduction Policies in California

Funded by the UC Merced Senate Committee on Research

UC Merced Nicotine & Cannabis Policy Center (NCPC)

Director: Dr. Anna Song

Funded by the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)

Dr. Payán and members of the CHIP Lab are also contributing to the following studies:

COVID-19 and Latino Immigrants in Rural California (CLIMA) Study (PI: Dr. Maria-Elena Young)

Mexico’s Front-of-Package Food Label Policy Study (PI: Dr. Susana Ramírez)

Past Projects

Global Food Initiative UC Merced Campus Collaborative

Funded by the UC Global Food Initiative