Equity in Lung Cancer Care

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English: (323) 865-3639
Spanish: (323) 442-0016

Albert Farias

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences

Co-Director of the PhD program in Epidemiology Faculty of the Gher Family Center for Health Systems Science

Member of the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center at USC

Albert J Farias, PhD, MPH

  • PhD Health Services Research, Emphasis in Evaluation Sciences and Statistics, University of Washington School of Public Health
  • MPH Sociomedical Sciences, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University
  • BS Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Farias has extensive expertise in understanding the multilevel determinants of disparities in cancer care and outcomes. Combining his expertise in cancer epidemiology, health services research and health disparities, Dr. Farias employs a mixed-methods approach to research by combining qualitative in-depth interview/focus groups with large qualitative data including SEER-CAHPS, SEER-Medicare, MEPS, NHIS, NCCDB. Dr. Farias values mentorship and training the next generation of cancer health disparities researchers.