Yessenia Hernandez

Yessenia Hernandez, MPH

 Intervention Methods Group Coordinator

 Yessenia Hernandez is the Project Manager for Research Project: Goal Oriented Activities for Latinos with Chronic Spine Pain (GOALS/Metas), one of the research projects funded through the first fund cycle of SDSU HealthLINK Center. She also currently serves as the Intervention Methods Core Coordinator, assisting projects with intervention development and adaptation, and utilizing mixed methods approaches such as focus groups and in-depth interviews. She completed the dual Master of Public Health and Master of Social Work program at SDSU, which shaped her interest in reducing health disparities among minority populations through research and policy reform. She has extensive experience working with Latino communities in both research and clinical settings. Yessenia has also provided project management to other research projects in the areas of chronic pain and youth mental health.