NIMHD Director’s Seminar Series
December 2017

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


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


Thursday, December 7, 2017


10:00-11:30 a.m. EST


The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities is pleased to welcome Ana V. Diez Roux M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., as the inaugural NIMHD Director’s Seminar Series speaker. Dr. Diez Roux will speak on “Challenges and Opportunities in Health Disparities Research.

The objectives of Dr. Diez Roux presentation will include:

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

Dr. Diez Roux 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.

Additional Information:
There is limited parking on the NIH campus. The closest Metro is Medical Center. Please allow adequate time for security check. The seminar will be videocast and made available in the NIH Video archives and on the NIMHD website after the seminar. Sign language interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Edgar Dews at 301-402-1366 or the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339.