Marcella Nunez Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases); Core Faculty, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program; Faculty, Global Health Leadership Institute

Research Interests

Healthcare Disparities

Research Organizations

Cancer Prevention and Control

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine: Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC) | Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program

School of Public Health

Research Summary

  1. National Institutes of Health: Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network (ECHORN); Formation of a research collaborative across the Eastern Caribbean islands that will recruit and follow a community-dwelling adult cohort to examine chronic disease burden and to enhance health outcomes research and leadership capacity in the region. Role: PI.
  2. National Institutes of Health: Validating the Patient-reported Experiences of Discrimination in Care Tool (PreDict). This study advances preliminary work supported by YCCI and NIH to finalize and test an item bank, the Patient-Reported Experiences of Discrimination in Care Tool (PreDict), that can be used to assess the patient-centeredness of the care experience, to compare and report on hospital-level performance, and to ultimately improve the quality of care delivery within healthcare organizations. Role: PI.

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Marcella Nunez Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS
Patient Care Location
Primary Care Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Office Location
Yale Internal MedicineSterling Hall of Medicine, I-Wing
333 Cedar Street, Ste IE-61

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Internal MedicinePO Box 208088
IE-61 SHM

New Haven, CT 06520-8088

Equity Research and Innovation Center