Victoria D. Ojeda, PhD
Dr. Ojeda's research centers on immigrant and Latino health disparities. She publishes in the areas of access to health services, health service utilization, and health costs. Previously, she collaborated on projects regarding international health issues in Mexico and the Netherlands. Dr. Ojeda is currently the PI on a NIDA-funded project studying substance use in migrant sex workers.
- Assistant professor, Dept. of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of San Diego School of Medicine
- Social epidemiologist, California Office of Binational Border Heath
- PhD, 2003, Public health, University of California, Los Angeles
- MPH, 1997, University of California, Los Angeles
- BA, 1995, Psychology and Spanish, Brandeis University
- Ojeda, V., Frank, R., McGuire, T., & Gilmer, T. (2009). Mental illness, nativity, gender and labor supply. Health Economics. 15 Apr. Online in advance of print.
- Ojeda, V., Strathdee, S., Lozada, R. et al. (2009). Associations between migrant status and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Tijuana, Mexico. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 85, 407-422.
- Loza, O., Strathdee, S., Lozada, R., Staines, H., Ojeda, V. et al. (in press). Correlates of early versus later initiation into sex work in two Mexico—U.S. border cities. Journal of Adolescent Health.
- Deiss, R., Garfein, R., Lozada, R., Burgos, J., Brouwer, K., Moser, K., Zuniga, M., Rodwell, T., Ojeda, V., & Strathdee, S. (2009). Influences of cross-border mobility on tuberculosis diagnoses and treatment interruption among injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico. American Journal of Public Health, 99, 1491-1495
- Early Career Mentoring
- Recruitment and Retention of Sex Worker Participants
- Studying Binational Health Issues