Contact Information

Assistant Professor
Department of Urban Public Health
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA02125-3393

Office 617.287.7052

Membership Information

Membership Category:
Research Scientists

Member Since: 2012


Lorena Estrada-Martínez, PhD


Ph.D. University of Michigan
MPH University of Michigan
B. A. University of Puerto Rico


About Me

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.

Research Interest

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