Minority aging and diabetes, health and health care disparities, physician workforce diversity
Dr. Moreno is an educator and clinician investigator with formal training and expertise in community-based participatory research (CBPR) and health services outcomes research. He co-directs the Community Liaison Core for the NIH/NIA funded UCLA Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR)/Center for Health Improvement for Minority Elders (CHIME). His current research focuses on studying effective healthcare delivery in community for uninsured vulneable popualtions including older adutls. Dr. Moreno was also co-investigator of an NIH funded research project that investigates medication adherence among patients with chronic conditions and language barriers. He is a past recipient of a UCLA CTSI Community Engagement Research Program (CERP) pilot award and has published studies that have increased our understanding of health disparities and the social determinants of health among Latinos. Dr. Moreno has also published on other important issues addressing physician workforce diversity and medical education; has a continuity clinic; and trains family medicine residents and medical students.
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