Luisa N. Borrell

Distinguished Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
(646) 364-9530
Luisa N. Borrell, D.D.S., Ph.D., is a Distinguished Professor at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, City University of New York (CUNY).
Dr. Borrell is a social epidemiologist with a research interest on race and ethnicity, socioeconomic position, and neighborhood effects as social determinants of health. In addition, she focuses on the effect of nationality, nativity status, and race among Hispanics as social determinants of health. Dr. Borrell has expertise in research methods, and the analyses of large databases, including survey, census, and spatially linked data. Finally, Dr. Borrell has an extensive record in mentoring master and doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows as well as junior faculty.
PhD in Epidemiological Science from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
DDS in Dental Surgery from Columbia University, New York, NY
MPH in Public Health from Columbia University, New York, NY
Research Interests
Social determinants of health; Racism and racial/ethnic discrimination; Hispanic/Latino health; Research methods