UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
10960 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1550
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 794-0910
Professor, School of Public Health/Community Health Sciences; UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
[EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS]
PhD in Sociology, University of California, San Francisco, 1987
Bachelors Degree in Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1979
Access to health care and health equity for older people, including projects that identify inequities in health status and in the use of health services for Latino, African American, Asian American, and American Indian elders; analyses of public policies that impact older adults; access to health care and public policies for immigrants from Latin America; organizational capacity building projects in communities of color; and projects that investigate equity of access for the elderly to health resources within and between countries in Latin America.
[CO-INVESTIGATOR NIH GRANTS]
NIA — Center for Health Improvement for Minority Elders (CHIME). September 2007 – June 2012, Investigator and Co-Director of Coordinating Center. (2P30AG021684; PI: Mangione)
NIH/NIA — Minority Aging Research Conference Series: State of the Science. September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2013, Co-Principal Investigator. (2 R13 AG023033-06; Co-PI: Frank)
California Health Care Foundation — Chronic Conditions in California. April 1, 2008 – September 30, 2009, Principal Investigator. (08-1054; PI: Wallace)
San Diego and Los Angeles AAAs, Insight Center for Community Economic Development, UC Program on Access to Care — Demographics of the Elder Economic Security Standard Index. February 1, 2008 – September 30, 2009, Principal Investigator.