Diana C. Parra Perez, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Program in Physical Therapy, School of Medicine
chronic disease, community health, social network analysis, policy, global health, health policy, built environment, nutrition, physical activity, Latinos or Hispanics, intervention research, observational study, urban health, overweight & obesity
Brazil, Columbia

Dr. Parra Perez her over ten years of experience in chronic disease prevention at the national and international level, specifically in the area of physical activity, nutrition, and obesity. Her background includes non-traditional methodologies to assess physical activity, such as social network analysis, concept mapping, and systematic observation; and research into healthy diets utilizing NOVA classification.