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Cheryl Koopman

Community and International Work Details

  • Project Title:  At-Home Support for Rural Women Using Group Video Calling
  • Topic/emphasis:  Internet-based delivery of support groups
  • Partnering Organization(s):  Sierra Streams Institute
  • Populations Served:  breast cancer survivors in rural communities
  • Location:  International
  • Specific Location:  27 rural counties
  • This an ongoing project:  Yes
  • There are opportunities for student involvement in work:  No
  • Description:  Women were recruited in 27 rural counties in California (Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Lassen, Mariposa, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity, Tuolumne, Yuba, Colusa, Del Norte, Glenn, Imperial, Inyo, Lake, Madera, or Sutter county (except women were not included within these cities: Redding, Chico, Roseville, Madera, Yuba City or Rocklin, due to this study's more rural focus).

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