From 1-2 p.m. Friday, January 29, Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPH, dean and distinguished university professor of epidemiology at the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Urban Health Collaborative at Drexel University, will present “Urban living and health equity: Opportunities for research and action.” The seminar will be presented via Zoom. Learn more about the College of Public Health and Human Sciences research seminars at https://health.oregonstate.edu/seminars.
Dr. Diez Roux is internationally known for her research on the social determinants of population health and the study of how neighborhoods affect health. Her work on neighborhood health effects has been highly influential in the policy debate on population health and its determinants. Her research areas include social epidemiology and health disparities, environmental health effects, urban health, psychosocial factors, cardiovascular disease epidemiology, social environment-gene interactions, and the use of multilevel methods and complex systems approaches in population health. She has led large NIH and foundation funded research and training programs in the United States and in collaboration with various institutions in Latin America and is currently Principal Investigator of the Wellcome Trust funded SALURBAL (Salud Urbana en América Latina) study.
Originally trained as a pediatrician in her native Buenos Aires, she completed public health training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. Before joining Drexel University, she served on the faculties of Columbia University and the University of Michigan, where she was Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Director of the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health.
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Friday, January 29 at 1:00pm to 2:00pmVirtual Event