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New Mexico State University students present health research

Adolescent suicide, students with disabilities and stress coping mechanisms will be some of the hot topics at New Mexico State University when students present their Health-Oriented Themes (HOT) projects during an event beginning at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 9, in the Corbett Center Auditorium.


pants have spent the semester researching and preparing for the event, which will begin with poster presentations from 8:30-10 a.m. Oral presentations will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1-3:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided from noon to 1 p.m.

Forty-six students will make presentations on topics concerning physical well-being, such as body fat testing, skin cancer and cardiovascular health, and mental and emotional well-being, such as responding to families in crisis and strengthening substance-affected families in the border area through play and art therapy.

HOT projects is an initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation. Funding is available to all disciplines.

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

Erin Waldron
May 2, 2002