Mercedes Morales-Aleman, PhD

Mercedes Morales-Aleman, PhD — Associate Professor

Dr. Morales-Alemán is an associate professor in the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health and the Institute for Rural Health Research. Her research focuses on sexual health and health care access among ethnic minority women in the US South. Her studies have been funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS/NIH), National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR/NIH) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Dr. Morales-Alemán is also the director of the Population Health Sciences Master’s in Science (MS) Program. She was the founding chair of the College of Community Health Sciences Committee for Academic Diversity and Inclusion and served in this role from 2019 to 2023.

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