Russell B. Vergara, Research Consultant
PartnersRussell B. Vergara is a contract provider with Ventura County Behavioral Health, Alcohol and Drug Programs, Prevention Services. He provides prevention planning, training and research support for addressing racial and ethnic disparities and drug use risk. He offers research services to support “PhotovoiceOxnard”, a project to document “race and place” as factors of substance use risk and health status. “PhotovoiceOxnard” is designed to facilitate local understanding of how race-based discrimination affects the mental and physical health of racial, ethnic and cultural minorities and build community support for best practices in place-based racial and ethnic health disparity reduction and community health promotion.