Ana F. Abraído-Lanza

Professor of Sociomedical Sciences

Director, Training Core, Columbia Center for the Health of Urban Minorities


Ana F. Abraído-Lanza is Professor of Sociomedical Sciences.  She formerly served as a member of CPRC’s steering committee and as one of the co-directors of the immigration interest group. She directs the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Program at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health, and co-directs the Community Engagement Core Resource of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.  Abraído-Lanza's research focuses on sociocultural factors related to the health of Latino populations in the United States.  Recent research includes studies of the association between acculturation and health among Latinos; the predictors of breast cancer screening and other health behaviors among Dominican women, and an exploration of cultural resources in Latino ethnic enclaves.

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