Education and Training
- University of Southern California
PhD, Health Behavior, 2019
- Medical College of Wisconsin
MS, Epidemiology, 2008
- University of Wisconsin-Madison
BS, Biochemistry, 2003
Dr. Delgado Rendón has over 16 years of combined experience in clinical diagnostics, community research, and program evaluation and currently serves as an Instructional Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences at the Texas A&M Higher Education Center in McAllen. She has worked on community-based participatory research projects with Spanish-speaking populations in Wisconsin. During her time working at the Centro de la Comunidad Unida, she worked on several health areas of priority for Hispanics in the United States: nutrition and physical activity programs for children and families, depression treatment program for seniors, Alzheimer’s disease programs for caregivers, and chronic disease management for adults. Dr. Delgado Rendón’s research has focused on entertainment education projects such as telenovelas and fotonovelas to educate communities about various health topics. Dr. Delgado Rendón is particularly passionate about serving the Hispanic community and teaching diverse populations.