IRESA has contributed in the Scientific research field in the following areas:
Clinical and demonstrative research site (e.g., Clinical Trial – Brief Strategic Family Therapy [BSFT]).
Epidemiologic surveillance and monitor for drug use among adolescents in school.
Key resource in the presentation of HIV infection among persons with substance use disorders.
Supporter in the development of intervention models to reduce HIV risk behaviors by promoting substance use treatment engagement and retention among those individuals using substances.
Consultant in the implications and interpretations of data on substance use the correlations and consequences that have strengthened the education/teaching/methods and intervention in the substance use field.
Developer of peer-reviewed publications, articles, and presentations related to substance use disorders and behavioral health field.
Developer of an evidence-based practice for HIV prevention, Modelo de Intervención Psicomédica(MIP), included in the DEBIs on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Effectivity of behavioral health intervention to improve the quality of life in Latinas receiving combined substance use disorders and trauma-specific treatment.