Michael Rodriguez

Michael Rodriguez

Faculty-In-Residence - Dykstra Hall


Michael A. Rodríguez, MD, MPH, is Professor and founding Director of the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America, Co-Director of the University Of California Global Health Institute Center Of Expertise on Migration and Health, and Vice Chair of Global Health in the UCLA Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Rodríguez completed his undergraduate training at the University of California, Berkeley, attended medical school at UCLA, and completed his residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He obtained his public health degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Stanford University, and a Picker/Commonwealth Scholar at UCSF. He is a leading researcher and policy expert in promotion of health of underserved populations and strengthening of health systems to improve healthcare provided to Latinos in the US and Latin America. Dr. Rodriguez has collaborated with Latin American investigators and has published extensively on topics of violence prevention, depression and other chronic diseases, access to care, medical education, and community engaged participatory research. Dr. Rodríguez has worked with UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization and the Inter-American Development Bank, as well as other institutions in Latin America.


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