Luisa N. Borrell, DDS, PhD, 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). Her research interest is on race and ethnicity, socioeconomic position, and neighborhood effects as social determinants of health. She has expertise in racial/ethnic disparities in health and oral health, research methods and the analysis of large databases, including survey, census and spatially linked data. She has published on the areas of race/ethnicity, socioeconomic position, and neighborhood effects on health and oral outcomes as well as mortality. Her current research focuses on the effect of nationality, nativity status and race among Hispanics as social determinants of health. In addition, Dr. Borrell has an extensive record in mentoring master and doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows as well as junior faculty.
- PhD in Epidemiological Sciences from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
- MPH in Public Health from Columbia University, New York, NY
- DDS in Doctor in Dental Surgery from Columbia University, New York, NY
Research InterestsSocial determinants of health