October Researcher: Dr. Yamile Molina


Community Research Summary:

Volunteering To Be Healthy and Have Healthy Families: A West to Midwest Coast Perspective

Yamile Molina MS, MPH, PHD
Assistant Professor, Division of Community Health Sciences
Faculty Affiliate, Center for Research on Women and GenderAcademic Partner/Early Investigator, Office of Community Engaged Research and Implementation Science, Cancer Center

Email: ymolin2@uic.edu

Dr. Molina received a MS in Psychology from Tulane University, MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, PhD in Psychology from the University of Washington. Dr. Molina’s research leverages community engaged research, mixed method, and trans-disciplinary team science approaches to characterize and promote community and individual-level protective factors among Latina and African American populations.