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Appendix C: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
Pages 183-188

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From page 183...
... His work focuses on reducing health disparities through interventions at individual, organizational, community, and policy levels and on elucidating practical approaches to improving care of diverse individual patients and addressing systemic, structural drivers of disparities in the health care system. He and his team created the widely cited The Roadmap to Reduce Disparities.
From page 184...
... Previously, he was the centennial scholar and a Robert Wood Johnson health policy research scholar in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research focuses on economics, policy, and methodology issues in transgender health.
From page 185...
... Before joining the National Academies, she was a Senior Public Administration Analyst and Senior Statistician for the California Health Interview Survey at the Center for Health Policy Research at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she conducted research on disparities in health insurance coverage and access to health care, as well as on survey data quality and methodology. Prior to this, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of California, Los Angeles and a Biostatistician at the University of Wisconsin, Madison Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics.
From page 186...
... Her work in social epidemiological research focuses on the environmental, historical, social, and cultural determinants of health of American Indian and Alaska Native population and health equity, as well as on Indigenous methodologies and in designing culturally derived chronic disease prevention research. She developed the indigenist stress-coping model that has been cited in over 450 studies.
From page 187...
... Her research focuses primarily on system-involved LGBTQ youth, LGBT poverty, and sexual health among queer women. She has completed studies and reports on the measurement of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression among youth and adults.

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