(Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral and Community Health; Associate Director, Center for Health Equity) received his DrPH in 2006 in sociomedical sciences from Columbia. He was on the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health faculty for five years before joining UM in 2010. He has published >10 articles. He uses mixed methods research designs to examine the sociocultural context of health and health disparities, concentrating in community-engaged research in minority populations. He is PI of a K01 Mentored Research Scientist Award to examine correlates of nicotine dependence in African American youth. He has a wealth of expertise in ethnography, in-depth interviews, and quantitative and qualitative methods and data analysis. He has already mentored a number of undergraduate and graduate students.
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