Professor Lara-Cinisomo Appears on WDWS

KCH Associate Professor Dr. Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo appeared on radio station WDWS-AM on Wednesday to discuss her upcoming studies, AgeCareVets and VetCareMind. AgeCareVets is trying to understand the needs and experiences of caregivers of Veterans with brain-related disorders to identify and provide recommendations for new programs and services. The aim is to learn how to better […]

Lara-Cinisomo Delivered the Keynote Address at Conference on Perinatal Mental Health

Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, PhD, MONA Treasurer, delivered the keynote address at the inaugural conference on perinatal mental health in San Juan Puerto Rico titled “Bienestar emocional en la etapa perinatal” (translation: Emotional wellbeing in the perinatal period). The conference was held at San Juan Medical Science campus and was organized by Marianela Rodriguez Reynaldo, PhD, Ana Parilla […]

Professor gives advice for election day stress CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA)- If you’re feeling irritable or impatient while you’re watching the election results it might be time to de-stress. University of Illinois professor Sandraluz Cinisomo says it’s not unsual to feel anxious or not like yourself right now. Many could be feeling this way because of fear of the unknown. That can […]

SPECIAL REPORT: Veterans, caregivers learning to cope with traumatic brain injury Between 2000 and 2018, 383,947 people who served in the U.S. military were diagnosed with traumatic brain injury, according to the Department of Defense. Ahead of a Friday forum on the topic at Carle — ‘Making the Invisible Visible’ — our PAUL WOOD spoke to the veterans affected, the caregivers who stand by their […]

The Mental Strain That Comes With Immigration

by: Bennett Wakenight Posted: Aug 27, 2019 / 06:22 AM CDT Updated: Aug 27, 2019 / 06:22 AM CDT Understanding the physical and mental struggle that comes with immigrating to a new country can be incredibly difficult to grasp since most people will never experience permanently leaving their home. Dr. Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo (Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Community Heath at University […]

Podcast on Mindfulness study

Listen to the Podcast on Mindfulness study with Ted Meissner Episode 135 :: Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo :: Mindfulness and Caregivers of Veterans May 19, 2019 Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo Dr. Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo joins us to speak about her study on mindfulness helping caregivers of veterans. We’ve done several episodes on this podcast about mindfulness for military personnel, pre […]

Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching Award

Dr. Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo is the recipient of the university-wide Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching Award, given to the faculty member who best showed sustained excellence and innovation in graduate or professional teaching and contributions to graduate or professional learning beyond classroom instruction. Criteria for the award include: Innovative approaches to graduate or professional teaching […]