Positions

Deputy Director-Office of Outreach and Health Disparities
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States
Assistant Professor
Pediatrics
Hematology/Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellowship at The University of Texas School of Public Health
Cancer Prevention
PhD from The University of Texas School of Public Health
Epidemiology
MPH from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Parasitology
BS from Tulane University
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Professional Interests

  • Behavioral Epidemiology
  • Health Disparities
  • Cancer Prevention

Professional Statement

I am a Behavioral Epidemiologist with research interests in health disparities and preventive healthcare utilization among immigrants, racial/ethnic minorities, and the medically underserved. Much of my work focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of behavioral and health system interventions to address cancer health disparities among the medically underserved.