Eliseo Pérez-Stable
Published June 27, 2015
Updated February 10, 2021

Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable is director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health. He is an expert in Latinx health care and health care disparities, as well as smoking cessation.

His research interests have centered on improving the health of racial and ethnic minorities and underserved populations, advancing patient-centered care, improving cross-cultural communication skills among health care professionals, and promoting diversity in the biomedical research workforce.

He has also led efforts in cancer prevention, increased use of Pap smear and mammography cancer screening tests for Latina women. In his former position as director of the UCSF Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Pérez-Stable studied health and health care disparities among diverse populations.

Expertise: Health care disparities by race and ethnicity, smoking cessation among diverse populations, diversity in medicine, patient-centered care, Latinx health care, cancer prevention, aging

Location: Washington, D.C.

Email: NIMHDinfo@NIMHD.NIH.gov

Phone: 301-402-1366

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