Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPHUniversity Professor of Epidemiology and Dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University
Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPH, is Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology and Dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University. Originally trained as a pediatrician in her native Buenos Aires, she completed public health training at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. She served on the faculties of Columbia University and the University of Michigan. .Dr. Diez Roux is internationally known for her research on the social determinants of health and the study of neighborhoods health effects. Her research areas include social epidemiology, environmental health effects, urban health, psychosocial factors, the use of multilevel methods, and complex systems approaches in population health. She has led large research and training programs in the United States and in collaboration with institutions in Latin America. Diez Roux has served on numerous review panels and advisory committees, including the Committee on Health and Wellbeing in the Changing Urban Environment of the International Council for Science.. She was awarded the Wade Hampton Frost Award for her contributions to public health by the American Public Health Association. She is an electedmember ofthe AmericanEpidemiological Society and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. She was elected to National Academy of Medicine in 2009.