Lorena Estrada-Martínez, PhD
Ph.D. University of Michigan
MPH University of Michigan
B. A. University of Puerto Rico
Dr. Lorena M. Estrada-Martinez joined the College of Public and Community Service as an Assistant Professor in Urban Public Health in the fall of 2014.
Dr. Estrada-Martínez is interested in understanding and reducing health disparities, particularly related to the mental health and risk behavioral outcomes of Latino and immigrant youth in the US. Encompassing the public health, social sciences, public policy, demography, law, and medicine fields her research examines neighborhood and family environments as contexts for risk and protection, ethnic disparities in youth violence, academic achievement, and substance abuse.
Public health, social determinants of health and health disparities, families and neighborhoods, Latino health, mental health and behavioral outcomes, child and adolescent health