Edna A Viruell-Fuentes

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Dr. Edna A. Viruell-Fuentes' scholarship intervenes in the debates about the health and wellbeing of Latinos and immigrants in the United States by highlighting the health impacts of: (1) racialization processes and discrimination; (2) transnational processes and practices; and (3) structural contexts, such as neighborhoods and immigration policies. She received her doctorate from the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. Prior to her current position, she was a joint Yerby and Kellogg Scholars in Health Disparities Program postdoctoral scholar at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Research Interests

  • Latina/Latino & Immigrant Health
  • Intesectionality, Racialization Processes
  • Transnational processes, practices, and methods
  • Structural determinants of health contexts, including neighborhoods and immigration policies

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Research Output

  • “They Are Clipping Our Wings”: Health Implications of Restrictive Immigrant Policies for Mexican-Origin Women in a Northern Border Community

    LeBrón, A. M. W., Schulz, A. J., Gamboa, C., Reyes, A., Viruell-Fuentes, E. A. & Israel, B. A., Sep 1 2018, In : Race and Social Problems. 10, 3, p. 174-192 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The association between anti-immigrant policies and perceived discrimination among Latinos in the US: A multilevel analysis

    Almeida, J., Biello, K. B., Pedraza, F., Wintner, S. & Viruell-Fuentes, E., Dec 1 2016, In : SSM - Population Health. 2, p. 897-903 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    • 1 Editorial activity

    Journal of Health and Social Behavior (Journal)

    Edna A Viruell-Fuentes (Editorial board member)

    2012 → …

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