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Paul Shafer
Posted On July 23, 2019 8:18 pm
FOCUS Paul is currently working to measure the effect of coverage gains under the Affordable Care Act on emergency department and primary care utilization with a focus on the previously uninsured. He is also working to estimate the impact of federal, state, and insurer advertising on consumer engagement with state and federal health insurance exchanges…. View Article
Jenny Guadamuz
Posted On July 23, 2019 8:16 pm
FOCUS Jenny S. Guadamuz’s research involves examining disparities in cardiovascular disease and their structural causes. Her current focus is on cardiovascular medication use among immigrants in the US, which due to their immigration status may be excluded from the labor market, social safety net, and healthcare system. By focusing on structural causes of health disparities,… View Article
Andrea Duran
Posted On July 23, 2019 8:14 pm
FOCUS Andrea Duran’s research interests include the endocrine and immune responses to acute and chronic sedentary behavior, physical inactivity and exercise in individuals with and without obesity in underrepresented communities. She aspires to translate her research into effective inter-disciplinary behavioral programs for obesity and cardiometabolic disease prevention at different sociological levels. MORE ABOUT ANDREA Andrea… View Article
Dakota Cintron
Posted On July 23, 2019 8:12 pm
FOCUS Dakota’s academic research interests are in longitudinal and structural equation modeling. In particular, his academic research goals are to conduct methodological research on longitudinal and structural equation modeling, as well as help others apply longitudinal and structural equation models to understand growth and psychopathology. MORE ABOUT DAKOTA Dakota Cintron is currently pursuing a PhD… View Article
Sondra Lavigne
Posted On July 23, 2019 8:11 pm
FOCUS Sondra studies how antibiotic use and stewardship in veterinary medicine (both companion and food animals) affects the population health of both animals and humans. More broadly, she is interested in One Health, an interdisciplinary collaborative movement that recognizes that human health is closely interconnected with animal and environmental health. MORE ABOUT SONDRA Sondra Lavigne… View Article
Erica Browne
Posted On July 23, 2019 8:09 pm
FOCUS Erica Browne’s research interest includes a focus on organizational practice, and the extent to which nonprofit hospital community benefit investments can support equitable economic development, and improved population health outcomes within urban communities. MORE ABOUT ERICA Erica Browne is a second-year doctoral student in the Berkeley School of Public Health. Originally from Los Angeles,… View Article
Seciah Aquino
Posted On July 23, 2019 8:07 pm
FOCUS Seciah is determined to successfully revolutionize health care in the United States and ultimately the world. She seeks to provide the leadership needed to address the health disparities that currently exist. She is passionate about the intersection of government, health policy, economics and leadership in order to effectively address health inequalities and create structural… View Article
Andrew Anderson
Posted On July 23, 2019 8:05 pm
FOCUS Andrew’s current work and research focus on value-based healthcare delivery models, performance measurement, and social determinants of health. MORE ABOUT ANDREW Andrew Anderson graduated with a PhD in health services research from the University of Maryland College Park (UMD). Andrew is also a Phyllis Torda Healthcare Quality Fellow with the National Committee for Quality… View Article
Rantimi Adetunji
Posted On July 23, 2019 8:04 pm
FOCUS Rantimi’s dissertation will examine demand and supply factors of equitable elder care in Vietnam, with translatable learnings for building a culture of health in the United States. Her research interests include healthy aging, economic evaluations, HIV, injury and violence prevention. MORE ABOUT RANTIMI Rantimi’s (run-TEA–me) passion to reduce health and wealth inequities globally has… View Article
Ana Herrera
Posted On July 23, 2019 8:02 pm
FOCUS Ana Laura Herrera’s research focuses on the social, environmental, and personal influences on youth behaviors, particularly those relating to obesity and tobacco prevention. In pursuing a doctoral degree, she aspires to refine her research skills and learn how to develop, implement, and evaluate effective programs and policies to help eliminate health disparities. She believes… View Article

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