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



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

Lauren Rebecca Cohen


Lauren Rebecca Cohen
Project Coordinator



Alisha Vasquez del Valle


Alisha Vasquez del Valle
Community Health Worker



Shekina Emongo


Shekina Emongo
Care Manager



Rodolfo Estrada


Rodolfo Estrada
Clinical Research Coordinator



Larimar Fuentes, PhD


Larimar Fuentes, PhD
Project Director



Marie Fukuda


Marie Fukuda
Clinical Research Coordinator



Ziqiang Selina Lin


Ziqiang Selina Lin
Clinical Research Coordinator/Care Manager



Isabel O’Malley


Isabel O’Malley
Project Director



Xinyi Ouyang


Xinyi Ouyang
Community Health Worker



Zorangeli Ramos


Zorangeli Ramos, PhD
Clinical Supervisor



  • Amy Russell
    Grants Operations Manager
Carolina Diaz San Francisco


Carolina Diaz San Francisco
Community Health Worker



Andrea Useche


Andrea Useche
Project Coordinator and Community Health Worker



  • Cheng-Ping Yu
    Accountant
Emma (Fengnuan) Zhao


Emma (Fengnuan) Zhao
Community Health Worker



Lulu Zhang


Lulu Zhang
Data Manager