NIMHD DSS: Dr. Ana V. Diez Roux

Challenges and Opportunities in Health Disparities Research

Dr. Ana V. Diez Roux

Ana V. Diez Roux, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology
Dean's Office, Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Urban Health Collaborative
Drexel University

Thursday, December 7, 2017
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. EST

NIH Videocast


Lipsett Amphitheater Clinical Center
(Building 10)
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Presentation Objectives

  • Understanding conceptual models of health disparities, implications for research and action
  • Addressing methodological challenges
  • Emerging directions and promising areas for collaboration

Ana V. Diez Roux, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. is Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology in the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University. She is a physician and epidemiologist, known internationally for her research on the social determinants of health. For more than 20 years, her work has impacted public health research, policy and practice.

Dr. Diez Roux received an M.D. from the University of Buenos Aires, a master’s degree in public health and doctorate in health policy and management from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.

Seminar Logistics

  • The seminar will be videocast and available on this page and in the NIH Video archives after the presentation.
  • Sign language interpreters will be provided upon request.
  • Individuals who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Edgar Dews (phone: 301-402-1366) at least five business days before the event.

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