Health Disparities Researchers

NamePrimary School AffiliationDepartment/ DivisionResearch Interest
Nitha Mathew Joseph, PhD,RN, CNE SON Department of undergraduate studies Health disparities,Pacific Islander,Immigrant,First generation,Minority,English as a second language
Veronica Brady, PhD,RN,FNP-BC,BC-ADM SON Research Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Minority,Underserved,Diversity,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,Prejudice
Allison Edwards, DrPH, MS, RN, CNE= SON Undergraduate studies Health disparities,Individuals who have a [disability],Stigma
Diane Santa Maria,DrPH, MSN, RN, FAAN SON Research Department Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Minority,Low income,Underserved,Diversity,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,,Stigma
Abayomi N. Ogunwale, MBBS/MD, MPH MS Family and Community Medicine Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,Immigrant,Minority,Low income,Underserved,Diversity
Nahid Rianon, MD MS Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine Social determinants of health,Immigrant
Jacqueline Parchem, MD MS Dept of OB/GYN, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,Underserved,Diversity
Ryan J. Warth, MD MS Orthopaedic Surgery Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Pacific Islander,Underserved
Summer Chavez, DO, MPH MS Department of Emergency Medicine Social determinants of health,Health disparities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Minority,Low income
Kelly Vaughn, PhD MS Children's Learning Institute English as a second language
Jose A Arriola Vigo, MD, MPH MS Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Health disparities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Minority,Underserved
Yejin Kim, PhD SBMI African American / Black American
Soma Jyothula , MD MS ACTAT Minority
Cui Tao, PhD SBMI Social determinants of health,Health disparities
Anjail Sharrief, MD MS Neurology Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Minority,Low income,Underserved,English as a second language,Diversity,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,,Prejudice
Jane Hamilton, PhD, MPH, LCSW-S MS Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Pacific Islander,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Immigrant,First generation,Individuals who have a [disability],Minority,Low income,Underserved,Diversity,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,,Stigma
Phuong D. Nguyen, MD MS Division of Plastic Surgery Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities
Angela Stotts MS Department of Family and Community Medicine Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Minority,Low income,Underserved
Paul Schulz, MD MS Department of Neurology Health disparities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Individuals who have a [disability],Minority,Low income,Underserved,Diversity
Salih Selek MS Psychiatry Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,Immigrant,Minority,Low income,Underserved,Diversity,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,,Stigma,Prejudice
Meagan Whisenant SON Department of Research Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Minority,Low income,Underserved,Diversity
Kirk Roberts SBMI Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Immigrant,Individuals who have a [disability],Minority,Low income,Underserved,English as a second language,Diversity
Sheela Gavvala MS Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine Health disparities,Hispanic/ Latinx,Underserved,English as a second language
Mandy J. Hill, DrPH, MPH MS Population Health in Emergency Medicine Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Minority,Low income,Underserved,Diversity,Stigma
Julia Hiner, MD MS SOM - Internal Medicine / Geriatric & Palliative Medicine Social determinants of health,Health disparities
Yong-Jian Geng MS Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology Health disparities,Health inequities,Hispanic/ Latinx,Immigrant,First generation,Minority,Low income,Underserved,English as a second language,Diversity,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,
Tiffany Champagne-Langabeer SBMI Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Pacific Islander,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Immigrant,First generation,Individuals who have a [disability],Minority,Low income,Underserved,English as a second language,Diversity,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,,Stigma,Prejudice
Thomas Northrup MS Family and Community Medicine Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Low income,Underserved
Mary Austin, MD, MPH MS ?Pediatric Surgery Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,Low income,Underserved,English as a second language
Daniel J. Freet MS Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer
Myriam Fornage MS IMM Genetics Social determinants of health,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx
Cameron Jeter SOD Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences Health disparities,Individuals who have a [disability],Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,,Stigma
Natalia Heredia, PhD SPH Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences Health disparities,Health inequities,Hispanic/ Latinx,Immigrant,Minority,Low income,Underserved,English as a second language
Cici Bauer, PhD SPH Department of Biostatistics and Data Science Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,Underserved
Paula Cuccaro, PhD SPH Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Minority,Low income,Underserved
Irene Tami-Maury, DMD, MSc, DrPH SPH EHGES Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,Hispanic/ Latinx,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Minority,Underserved,English as a second language
Aubree Shay, PhD, MS SPH Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Immigrant,First generation,Minority,Low income,Underserved
Kayo Fujimoto, PhD SPH Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Minority,Underserved
Eric Jones, MD SPH EHGES Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Immigrant,Individuals who have a [disability],Minority,Low income,Underserved,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,,Stigma,Prejudice
Jonathan Dyal, MD, MPH MS Emergency Medicine Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Immigrant,Underserved
Scherezade Mama, Dr.PH Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Minority,Low income,Underserved,Diversity,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,
Qian Lu, PhD MD Anderson Cancer Center Health disparities,Health inequities,Immigrant,First generation,Minority,Low income,Underserved,English as a second language,Diversity,Stigma
Michael T. Walsh, Jr. SPH Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Immigrant,Minority,Low income,Underserved,Diversity
Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA SBMI Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Minority,Low income,Underserved
Sandy McKay, MD MS Department of Pediatrics, Division of Community and General Pediatrics Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities
Christine Markham, PhD SPH Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Minority,Underserved
Jane Andrews, MD MS Internal Medicine- GIM Social determinants of health,Underserved
Michelle Hildebrandt, PhD GSBS Lymphoma/Myeloma - Cancer Medicine Health disparities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,Minority,Low income,Underserved
Daphne Hernandez, PhD,MS Ed, FAAHB SON Research Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Hispanic/ Latinx,Immigrant,First generation,Low income,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,
Rebecca Tsusaki, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC, IBCLC SON Graduate Studies Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Diversity,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,
Doncy Eapen, PhD, RN, FNP-BC SON Undergraduate Studies Health disparities,Health inequities,Underserved
J. Michael Wilkerson, PhD, MCHES SPH Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences Social determinants of health,Health inequities,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Stigma
Gordon Shen, PhD SPH Management, Policy, and Community Health Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,Immigrant,Diversity,Stigma
Olivia Fitch, PhD SON Graduate Studies First generation,Individuals who have a [disability],Underserved,English as a second language,Diversity
Rosalind S. Bello, MA, CPHQ SPH Office of Health Policy & Cancer Prevention and Control Platform, MD Anderson Cancer Center Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,African American / Black American,Hispanic/ Latinx,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Minority,Low income,Underserved,English as a second language
Mandi Lyons, DNP, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC SON Department of Undergraduate Studies -- Simulation and Women Specialty. Social determinants of health,Health disparities,Health inequities,LGBTQ+ -> lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer,Minority,Low income,Underserved,Diversity,Discrimination – racism, sexism, ableism,,Stigma,Prejudice