Daniel López-Cevallos, PhD, MPH, is Associate Professor of Latina/o/x Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Health Equity and Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at OSU. Before coming back to his PhD alma mater, he was Assistant Professor of Community Health at Western Oregon University (2008 - 2012). During the 2014 - 2015 academic year, he was Visiting Faculty at Universidad San Francisco de Quito's School of Public Health, in Quito, Ecuador.
His research focuses on the intersections of race/ethnicity, gender, class, and other socioeconomic and sociocultural constructs, and their relationship to health and health care issues. Furthermore, he is invested in the development and implementation of community, institutional, and policy-level strategies to better serve Latinx and other marginalized communities.
Dr. López-Cevallos is an Affiliate Investigator with the Hispanic Community Health Study/ Study of Latinos, Past Co-Chair of the Latino Caucus Scientific Program, American Public Health Association, and Commissioner (appointed by the Governor) with the Oregon Commission on Hispanic Affairs.
He earned his PhD in Public Health, with concentrations in International Health and Health Policy, at OSU, and his MPH and BS degrees from Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. You can find more information on his personal website.