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Aresha Martinez-Cardoso

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InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentPublic Health Sciences
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Aresha Martinez-Cardoso is an interdisciplinary public health researcher and Instructor in the Department of Public Health Sciences.

    Her research integrates theoretical perspectives from the social sciences with epidemiological methods in public health to examine how social inequality in the US shapes population health, with a particular focus on the health of racial/ethnic groups and immigrants. Martinez-Cardoso's work interrogate how race and social inequities have been deeply embedded into our nation’s culture and institutions and trace the biosocial mechanisms by which these inequities get “under the skin” to affect health across the lifecourse.

    Currently, Dr Martinez-Cardoso's research agenda is guided by three major lines of inquiry
    (1) conceptualizing structural racism and its impact on health
    (2) studying the biopsychosocial mechanisms by which lifecourse conditions shape health, and (3) empirically measuring the links between social inequities and health using diverse data sources.

    Martinez-Cardoso holds a PhD in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan, and a MS in Community Health Sciences from UCLA.


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    University of Michigan , Ann ArborPhD2018Health Behavior and Health Education
    University of California Los Angeles, Los AngelesMS 2013Community Health Sciences
    University of California Los Angeles, Los AngelesBA2010Latin American Studies
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    2019 - 2021National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Minority Health and Health Disparities

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    1. Novak NL, Geronimus AT, Martinez-Cardoso AM. Change in birth outcomes among infants born to Latina mothers after a major immigration raid. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 06 01; 46(3):839-849. PMID: 28115577.
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    2. González Block MA, Vargas Bustamante A, de la Sierra LA, Martínez Cardoso A. Redressing the limitations of the Affordable Care Act for Mexican immigrants through bi-national health insurance: a willingness to pay study in Los Angeles. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Apr; 16(2):179-88. PMID: 22940913.
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