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Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS

Associate Dean for Health Equity Research and C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine (General Medicine), of Epidemiology (Chronic Disease) and of Public Health (Social And Behavioral Sciences) & Professor of Internal Medicine (General Medicine); Associate Dean, Health Equity Research; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Founding Director, Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC), Yale School of Medicine; Director, Center for Research Engagement (CRE); Director, Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity; Deputy Director for Health Equity Research and Workforce Development, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI); Director, Pozen-Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Health Equity Leadership

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Research Interests

Chronic Disease; Health Services Research; Internal Medicine; Social Justice; Socioeconomic Factors; Global Health; Women's Health; Caribbean Region; Vulnerable Populations; Minority Health; Healthcare Disparities; Community-Based Participatory Research; Social Discrimination; Social Determinants of Health; Patient Reported Outcome Measures; Global Burden of Disease; Population Health; COVID-19

Public Health Interests

Health Equity, Disparities, Social Determinants and Justice

Selected Publications

  • Precision Medicine Approaches to Health Disparities Research.Wilkins CH, Rosas LG, Hughes Halbert C, Nunez-Smith M, Perera M, Rajapakse N, Stallings SC, eds. Ethn Dis. 2020;30(Suppl 1).
  • Recognizing Cross-Institutional Fiscal Barriers and Facilitators to Conducting Community Engaged Translational Research.Lori Carter-Edwards, Mary E. Grewe, Alecia Malin Fair, Carolyn Jenkins, Natasha J. Ray, Alicia Bilheimer, Gaurav Dave, Marcella Nunez-Smith, Alan Richmond, Consuelo H. Wilkins. Recognizing Cross-Institutional Fiscal Barriers and Facilitators to Conducting Community Engaged Translational Research. Academic Medicine
  • Mixed Methods in Health Sciences Research: A Practical Primer.Curry L, Nunez-Smith M. Mixed Methods in Health Sciences Research: A Practical Primer. New York: Sage Publications; 2014.
  • Medical school faculty promotion in the United States: Is there institutional variation by race/ethnicity?Nunez-Smith M, Ciarleglio M, Sandoval-Minero T, Elumn J, Castillo-Page L, Peduzzi P, Bradley E. Medical school faculty promotion in the United States: Is there institutional variation by race/ethnicity? American Journal of Public Health. 2012 May;102(5):852-858. Epub 2012 Mar 15.
  • The Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network (ECHORN).Maharaj RG, Thompson TA, Nunez MA, Adams OP, Nazario-Delgado C, Nunes PN, Nunez-Smith M. The Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network (ECHORN). Caribbean Med J Dec 2012; 74(2):36-37.
  • Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults.Nunez-Smith, M. 2010. Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults. In Yale Office-based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, and Laura M. Whitman, 7th edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http://yobm.yale.edu/
  • Working with Medical Interpreters.Gonzalez-Colaso, R. Nunez-Smith M. 2010. Working with Medical Interpreters. In Yale Office-based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, Mary Warner, and Laura M. Whitman, 5th edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http://yobm.yale.edu/
  • Health Literacy.Nunez-Smith, M. 2009. Health Literacy. In Yale Office-based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, and Laura M. Whitman, 6th edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http://yobm.yale.edu/
  • Working with Medical Interpreters.Genao, I. Nunez-Smith M. 2008. Working with Medical Interpreters. In Yale Office-based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, and Laura M. Whitman, 5th edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http://yobm.yale.edu/
  • Media and Child and Adolescent Health: A Systematic Review.Nunez-Smith M, Wolf E, Huang, HM, Emanuel, EJ, Gross, CP. Media and Child and Adolescent Health: A Systematic Review. Supported by Common Sense Media and National Institutes of Health Center for Bioethics. Released in US Senate press conference, December 2, 2008.