Faculty and Staff

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Maria E. Fernandez, PhD

Professor & DirCtrHP&PR

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9626
Room Number: UCT 2080 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Cancer control
  • Hispanic populations
  • informed decision-making health promotion planning and evaluation
  • health informatics
  • health communications
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Maria E. Fernandez-Esquer, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9657
Room Number: UCT 2518 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • AIDS and cancer prevention
  • perception of risk
  • ethnic differences in health beliefs and behaviors
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Myriam Fornage, PhD

Professor, & The Laurence & Johanna Favrot Distinguished Professor in Cardiology

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-2463
Room Number: RAS E453 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Genetics and -omics|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Big Data/Data Science
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Luisa Franzini, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9487

Research Interests:

  • Health economics and econometrics
  • economic and social determinants of health
  • racial/ethnic health disparities and minority health
  • income inequality
  • cost effectiveness and cost-utility analysis
  • cost of medical education
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Yun-Xin Fu, PhD

Betty Wheless Trotter Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-9813
Room Number: RAS E541 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Big Data/Data Science|Biostatistics|Genetics and -omics|Infectious Disease
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Kayo Fujimoto, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9766
Room Number: UCT 2514 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Social Determinants of Health|Infectious Disease|Health Equity|Big Data/Data Science|Biostatistics|Health Education/Behavioral Sciences|Epidemiology|Adolescent Health|Substance Use
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