The Massachusetts General Hospital Disparities Research Unit (DRU) is a collaborative research practice of investigators, clinicians and community groups dedicated to research impacting policy, practice and service delivery for multicultural populations.

Our Team

Investigators

Margarita Alegria, PhD


Margarita Alegria, PhD

Chief, Disparities Research Unit



Sheri Lapatin Markle, MIA


Sheri Lapatin Markle, MIA
Associate Director




Kiara Alvarez, PhD

Kiara Alvarez, PhD
Instructor



  • Paola del Cueto
    Postdoctoral Fellow
Irene Falgas, MD


Irene Falgas, MD
Research Scientist



Mario Cruz Gonzalez, PhD


Mario Cruz Gonzalez, PhD
Research Scientist, Instructor



Liao Zhang, Psya.D


Liao Zhang, Psya.D.
Research Fellow




Jenny Zhen-Duan, PhD

Jenny Zhen-Duan, PhD
Instructor



Staff

Azariah Boyd


Azariah Boyd
Care Manager



Lauren Rebecca Cohen


Lauren Rebecca Cohen
Project Coordinator



Alisha Vasquez del Valle


Alisha Vasquez del Valle
Community Health Worker



Larimar Fuentes, PhD


Larimar Fuentes, PhD
Project Director



Marie Fukuda


Marie Fukuda
Clinical Research Coordinator



Ravali Mukthineni


Ravali Mukthineni
Clinical Research Coordinator



  • Isabel O’Malley
    Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Amy Russell
    Grants Operations Manager
Carolina Diaz San Francisco


Carolina Diaz San Francisco
Community Health Worker



Andrea Useche


Andrea Useche
Community Health Worker



  • Cheng-Ping Yu
    Accountant
Emma (Fengnuan) Zhao


Emma (Fengnuan) Zhao
Community Health Worker



Lulu Zhang


Lulu Zhang
Data Manager