The Healthy Dose

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Francisco Moreno, MD

Francisco Moreno, MDFrancisco Moreno, MD, is a Professor of Psychiatry who serves in a variety of roles, including: Associate Vice President at the University of Arizona Health Science, leading the Office of Diversity and Inclusion; Senior Investigator and Engagement Lead with the NIH-Precision Medicine Initiative’s grant “All of Us Research Program”; Principal Investigator of the Arizona Health Career Opportunity Program from DHHS-Health Resources and Services Administration grant “Arizona HOPE” which works to support the competitiveness of a diverse pipeline of students for health professions in our state; Multiple Principal Investigator of an NIH-NHLBI grant to enhance the research skill and career advancement of early-career faculty from diverse backgrounds who seek to improve health equity.

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Tags: diversity, quality of care, medical bias, African American, Black, Hispanic, Native American, health disparities, health equity
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhumane.”  -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the disease has disproportionately affected... (read more)