Louisiana Sanchez | School of Community Health Sciences

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Summary

Research interests 

My current research focuses on understanding associations between youth assets and youth risk and positive health behaviors.

Faculty mentor

Awards

Selected presentations and publications

  • Sanchez LM, Oman RF, Lensch T, Yang Y. (in press). Prospective associations between youth assets and truancy within the context of family structure. Journal of School Health.
  • Sanchez LM, Oman RF, Lensch T, Clements-Nolle KD, Yang Y. (in press). Youth assets and initiation of sexual intercourse by family structure: A longitudinal cohort study. Health Education & Behavior.
  • Oman RF, Sanchez LM, Yang Y, Lensch T. Youth assets and successful transition to early adulthood. American Academy of Health Behavior Scientific Meeting. Virtual meeting platform. March 2021.
  • Sanchez LM, Oman RF, Yang Y, Lensch T. The significant prospective effect of parent communication on adolescents’ health risk behaviors. American Academy of Health Behavior Scientific Meeting. Virtual meeting platform. March 2021.
  • Sanchez LM, Oman RF, Lensch T, Clements-Nolle KD, Yang Y. The protective influence of youth assets on the initiation of sexual intercourse: The importance of family structure. American Public Health Association, October 2020, Virtual Meeting Platform.
  • Sanchez LM, Oman RF, Lensch T, Clements-Nolle KD, Yang Y. A longitudinal study of the protective influence of youth assets on violent and delinquent behaviors: Differences by family structure. American Public Health Association, October 2020, Virtual Meeting Platform.
  • Sanchez LM, Oman RF, Lensch T, Clements-Nolle KD, Yang Y. Prospective influence of youth assets on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use (ATODU): A contrast of youth living in two-parent households. Nevada Public Health Annual Conference, Sept. 2019, Reno, NV.

Invited Presentations

  • Leadership with a human sense. BeTec Conference. Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Campus Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico, October 2019.
  • Health Care Financing in Mexico. Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, DE, April 2015.
  • Human Papillomavirus: Knowledge, Attitudes and Cultural Beliefs in Mexico. Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, DE, February 2015.
  • Nopal Cultivation in Community Gardens in Phagi Block Villages of Jaipur. SIDART NGO, Jaipur, IN, October 2014.
  • The Importance of Strengthening the Panchayat Raj System in Rural Areas of Rajasthan. SIDART NGO, September 2014.
  • Cooperation Sectors to Strengthen Ties Between Mexico and India. Embassy of Mexico in India, New Delhi, IN, August 2014.

Education

2023 (anticipated) Ph.D. in Public Health with specialization in Social and Behavioral Health 

2015 M.Sc. in International Health, University of Heidelberg

2013 B.A. in International Relations, Institute of Technology of Higher Education of Monterrey

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