Michael Rodriguez

Areas of Interest

Dr. Rodriguez is professor and vice chair in the Department of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, founding director of the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America, founding chair of the UCLA Global Health Minor, Co-Director of UCLA Firearm Violence Prevention Center,  and Founding Director of the Health Equity Network of the Americas, an international network with representatives from 26 countries.  Dr. Rodríguez is published widely in the areas of research that include, ethnic/racial and immigrant health equity, gun and domestic violence prevention, and primary care for immigrant populations. Dr. Rodríguez received his BS in Nutrition at the University of California, Berkeley; his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; his residency from UCSF’s Family Medicine Residency Program; his Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health; was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Stanford University and a professor of family medicine at UCSF.