Profiles in "Social Determinants of Health" Expertise Area

  • Medical Anthropologist and President's Professor at ASU, leading collaborative social science research that addresses complex global health and environmental challenges.
  • Williams is the past associate director of the Mayo Clinic/ASU Obesity Solutions initiative.
  • Rosales Chavez is an Assistant Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. He studies the food environment with a focus on community development, access to food and social determinants of health.
  • Dr. Giles is currently a National Project Coordinator on special assignment for the National Social Work Program for the Veterans Health Administration.
  • Wolfersteig is Director of the Office of Evaluation and Partner Contracts at SIRC. For over 20 years, she has worked with agency partners to design and perform evaluations, provide trainings and disseminate findings.
  • Brown's scholarship focuses on the effects of poverty and violence as related to the resiliency, health and well-being of underserved communities, including African Americans, Hispanic/Latinos, and urban Native Americans.