Contact Information

Dean, Graduate School
Leonard M. Miller Professor
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Department of Public Health Sciences
1425 N.W. 10th Ave.
Suite 312
Miami, FL 33136
United States of America

Office 305-243-2748
Fax 305-243-5577

Research Keywords
  • Drug use and HIV prevention
  • Family
  • Statistical Models
  • Adolescents
  • Hispanic
Membership Information

Membership Category:
Research Scientists

Member Since: 2005


Guillermo J. Prado, Ph.D.

Guillermo J. Prado, Ph.D.


Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, FL
M.S. in Statistics, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Research Statement

Dr. Guillermo Prado is Dean of the Graduate School, Leonard M. Miller Professor of Public Health Sciences, Director of the Division of Prevention Science and Community Health at the University of Miami. He has a doctoral in epidemiology and a master’s in statistics. His research broadly focuses on the development and evaluation of parenting interventions for Hispanic youth and their families. Dr. Prado’s research has been funded by over $15 million dollars of continuous NIH funding as PI since the first year of his doctoral program and by over an additional $80 million as Co-I or mentor. As Dean of the University of Miami’s Graduate School, Dr. Prado has developed programming around responsible conduct for research, professional development, and grantsmanship for all graduate students at the University of Miami.  Dr. Prado has also had key roles in training components on NIH funded centers of excellence. He was the co-chair of NIDA’s Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology as well as Director of Training for a NCI funded U54. Dr. Prado is currently the Director of the Investigator Development Core of the NIMHD funded Center for Latino Health Research Opportunities.  Finally, Dr. Prado is President-Elect of the Society for Prevention Research and a Board Member of Research!America, the country’s largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance committed to making research to improve health a higher national priority.

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