The Center for Health Equity in the Americas conducts and promotes research and collaborations on solutions to health disparities throughout the Americas (North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean) that will contribute to closing health equity gaps among vulnerable populations. This center is funded by the Keck School of Medicine of USC and is housed in the Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research within the Department of Preventive Medicine.



Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH
Professor in Preventive Medicine

Mary Ann Pentz, PhD
Professor, Preventive Medicine