The purpose of this administrative supplement to the WU CTSA grant was to foster diversity by addressing underrepresentation in the scientific research workforce.  Dr. Parra-Perez’s continued development as a translational and interdisciplinary scientist is one aspect of this award.  The goal of her specific research project is to design and test a culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate mobile app that provides nutrition education and physical activity counseling in underserved Hispanic populations in the United States.