Women receive new shows via Conmigos ProjectPhoto of Dr. John ElderPhoto of Dr. Noe CrespoPhoto of Dr. Guadalupe Ayala
Core Investigator, Dr. Hala Madanat Appointed Vice President for Research & Innovation
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Conmigo Project
SDSU and YMCA are helping Latina mothers and daughters build stronger bonds. Click image for full article.
Dr. John Elder, IBACH Principal Investigator
Dr. Elder is featured in a SDSU Community Garden Video. Click photo for video link on YouTube.
Dr. Noe Crespo named SDSU Presidential Research Faculty Fellow
Dr. Crespo is an IBACH Principal Investigator. Click the photo to view the news story.
IBACH Director, Guadalupe X. Ayala is Multiple Principal Investigator of a $6M cooperative agreement award from the NIH
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Welcome to the Institute for Behavioral and Community Health (IBACH)

IBACH is a non-profit research institute under the auspices of San Diego State University Research Foundation in San Diego, California. It is home to an active group of researchers, research professionals and trainees working alongside organizational partners to improve the quality of life of all residents. Several research centers are affiliated with IBACH including the Center for Research on Sexuality and Sexual Health (SASH), the SDSU-UCSD Cancer Partnership, and the SDSU HealthLINK Center.

Our Mission
Our mission is to build the evidence-base of modifiable determinants of health disparities, and in collaboration with our partners, develop evidence-based interventions to address these determinants to improve health and quality of life. We use these opportunities to train the next generation of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers.