Deborah Parra-Medina Ph.D.
Deborah Parra-Medina, Ph.D., M.P.H., is professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where she is a researcher at the Institute for Health Promotion Research, which investigates the causes of and solutions to health disparities in the 38-county region of South Texas. Dr. Parra-Medina has served as the PI on several federal grants focused on the development and evaluation of theoretically-based, culturally competent chronic disease prevention and management interventions for Hispanics in Texas utilizing a mixed methods CBPR approach.
Director, Latino Research Initiative, College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin
Professor (Tenured), Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Adjoint Professor, Institute for Health Promotion Research, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Ph.D., Public Health Epidemiology, University of California San Diego/San Diego State University, 1998
M.P.H., Health Promotion and Education, San Diego State University, 1991
B.A., Social Science, University of California at Berkeley, 1989
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