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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

School of Public Health


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Marlene Camacho-Rivera, SC.D, M.S. MPH

Assistant Professor

Department of Community Health Sciences

Tel: (718) 270-4386


Academic Qualifications:
  • MPH: Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Sc.M./Sc.D.: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Northwell Health, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Department of Epidemiology
Background and Expertise:

Dr. Camacho-Rivera Has a BS degree from Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, An MPH from Tufts University School of Medicine, and a Sc.M. and Sc.D. from the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences from Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health. She was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Epidemiology, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health. Prior to coming to Downstate, she was an Assistant Professor for Community Health Science and Social Medicine CUNY School of Medicine and a Faculty, Health Cluster in Minority Institution at CUNY. Her research examines individual and community level social determinates that contribute to health disparities in chronic disease prevention and management such as asthma and cancer, that are prevalent in low-income and urban minority communities.

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