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Rosa Aguilar, M.S.

Pronouns: Rosa

Doctoral Student

SDSU / UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology
Behavioral Medicine

San Diego


Areas of Research

My area of research focuses on reducing health disparities by developing, testing, and evaluating various intervention approaches. I am also interested in increasing the availability and accessibility of culturally and linguistically competent measures to increase representation of minority groups in research.


Rosa Aguilar works for the Department of Psychology within the College of Sciences at the San Diego campus.


  1. Blashill, A.J., Gordon, J.R., Rojas S. A., Ramers C. B., Lin, C.D., Carrizosa, C.M., Nogg, K.A., Lamb, K.M., Lucido, N.C., Jones, I.J., Rivera, D., Cobian Aguilar, R.A., Brady, J.P., Fuentes, M., & Wells, K.J. (2021). Pilot randomized controlled trial of a patient navigation intervention to enhance engagement in the PrEP continuum among young Latino MSM: A protocol paper. BMJ Online.
  2. Wells, K.J., Drizin, J. H., Ustjanauskas, A.E., Vázquez-Otero, C., Pan-Weisz, T.M., Ung, D., Carrizosa, C., Laronga, C., Roetzheim, R.G., Johnston, K., Norton, M., Cobian Aguilar, R., Quinn, G. P. (under review). The psychosocial needs of underserved breast cancer survivors and perspectives of their clinicians and support providers. Supportive Care in Cancer.
  1. 2021 Strategic Enhancement of Excellence through Diversity (SEED) Fellowship
  2. UCSD Graduate Division 2022-2023 San Diego State University Graduate Fellowship