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HOT Projects to be presented May 1 at New Mexico State University

Results of research done by students as a part of their involvement with Health Oriented Themes (HOT) Projects will be on display from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in the Corbett Center Senate Chambers and Senate Gallery on the New Mexico State University campus.


he 21 poster presentations are "Resident Attitudes Toward Water Conservation," "Students with Habitual Disabilities" and "Stress Mechanisms." The presentations will be displayed, evaluated and recognized at the event.

The projects cover a wide range of physical wellness areas including alcohol abuse, contraceptive use, skin cancer, helmet use for children, rape and sexual assault, eating disorders, home-based asthma education, self-esteem and violent behavior. The 51 participants spent at least one semester researching and preparing for the event.

HOT Projects is an initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, whose goal is to improve the health and wellness of the people who live in West Texas, Southern New Mexico and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, through education and prevention.

For more information about this event, contact Dolores Lopez at the College of Health and Social Services at (505) 646-2537.