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Héctor E. Alcalá

Assistant Professor

Dr. Héctor E. Alcalá’s research focuses on a few areas: 1) Understanding health inequities, particularly around race, ethnicity, religion, nativity and generation; 2) Examining the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on cancer, cancer screening and utilization of health care; 3) Use of tobacco products; 4) The impact of discrimination on health and utilization of health care.


1234X SPH Building

Areas of Interest

Core Faculty

Cancer; Health Inequities; Discrimination; Adverse Childhood Experiences; Tobacco

  • PhD, Public Health, 2015, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
  • MPH, Community Health Sciences, 2011, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
  • BA, Psychology and Political Science, 2009, UCLA