Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz is a public health scientist with over fifteen years of experience in HIV research. His work has focused on the areas of community health, sexual health promotion, and health equity through actions on the social determinants of health. He has served as lead in several programs and studies addressing health inequities among populations made socially vulnerable including Hispanic/Latinxs, incarcerated populations, and LGBTQ individuals in Puerto Rico, the United States of America, and the Caribbean Region.
Dr. Rodriguez-Diaz is Associate Professor of Prevention and Community Health and Director of the Community-Oriented Primary Care Program at The George Washington University-Milken Institute School of Public Health and Adjunct Professor at the University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences Campus. He completed post-doctoral training in HIV and Global Health Research, a PhD in Public Health with a major in Community Health Education, and a MPH in Health Education. He has also completed post-graduate training in health policy, human rights, and health diplomacy.