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Center Director

Amina AlioP. Amina Alio, Ph.D.

Dr. Alio is an Applied Anthropologist with over 20 years of experience in qualitative and mixed-methods research in the context of vulnerable communities locally, nationally and globally.

Associate Director

RezaReza Yousefi-Nooraie, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Dr. Yousefi-Nooraie has training in Health Research Methodology, with an emphasis on mixed-methods.

Affiliated Faculty

Evelyn Arana
Research Interest:

Cancer control and survivorship among Hispanics and older adults and exercise interventions to reduce symptom burden.

Francisco Cartujano-Barrera
Research Interest:

Development and implementation of mobile health interventions for smoking cessation among underserved populations (e.g., Latinos, people living with HIV, people living in low- and middle-income countries).

Nancy Chin
Nancy Chin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Research Interest: Social determinants of health in low-income communities

Ann Dozier
Research Interest: Program evaluation methods including integration of qualitative and quantitative research methods and on maternal child related health outcomes.

Natalie LeBlanc
Research Interest: Sexual health, specifically HIV prevention among populations of color and non-hetero-normative behavior, as well as the influence of healthcare providers and healthcare systems on the health of these populations.

Kathryn Mariner
Research Interest: Examining the relationship between social inequality and intimacy in the United States.

Camille Martina
Research Interest:

Environmental Medicine and Medical Ecology; Public Health implications of endocrine disrupting compounds, social determinants of academic success, and program evaluation

Scott McIntosh
Research Interest:

Smoking Cessation in special populations, Technology/Web Assisted Risk Behavior Intervention and Dissemination of effective interventions to physician practices

Sandhya Seshadri
Research Interest: The health and well-being of older adults and on patient-and family-centered approaches of care.

Mitchell Wharton
Research Interest: Identifying asset based-modalities of HIV prevention and health maintenance in marginalized populations by examining the intersectionalities of age, race, sexual identity and behaviors, and human rights.