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Ana Nunez

Dean
Internal Medicine
Drexel University College of Medicine
United States of America

Ana Nunez

Biography

"Ana Núñez, MD, is the associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion. She is also the director of the Center of Excellence in Women's Health and director of the Women’s Health Education Program at Drexel University College of Medicine. In addition to her medical training, Dr. Núñez completed the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women at Drexel University College of Medicine in 2005. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor society. She is a nationally recognized medical educator in women’s health, curricular reform and cultural competency, and has served as the principal investigator in a number of educational and health services research grants in women’s health and culturally effective health care. She has received funding by the U.S. Department of Education Fund for Improvement of Post-Secondary Education Grant for Disseminating Proven Reforms for her work in women’s health education. She has developed and implemented novel curricula for all levels of medical training, from first- through fourth-year students, as well as residents, faculty and for other health professional disciplines."

Research Interest

Sex and gender health disparities, Health services research, Health literacy, Heart health for women

Publications

  • "Multilevel and Spatial-Time Trend Analyses of the Prevalence of Hypertension in a Large Urban City in the United States" Liu L, Núñez AE, Yu X, Yin X, Eisen HJ Journal Urban Health, PMID: 23897041, July 30, 2013"

  • "Gender based approaches to health education and promotion in teens: The Philadelphia UjimaTM experience." Núñez A, Robertson-James C, Reels S, Jeter J, Rivera HH, Yusuf Z, Liu FF Journal of Evaluation and Program Planning, 2013"

  • "Embedding concepts of sex and gender health differences into medical curricula" Miller VM, Rice M, Schiebinger L, Jenkins MR, Werbinski J, Núñez A, Wood S, Viggiano TR, Shuster LT J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013 Mar;22(3):194-202. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2012.4193. Epub Feb 15, 2013"

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