Professor & Vice Chair of Research, George F. Kneller Endowed Chair in Family Medicine, UCLA Department of Family Medicine
Dr. Michael A. Rodríguez is Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Associate Director of the UCLA Primary Care Research Fellowship. His research activities focus on ethnic/racial health care disparities including violence prevention, and patient-provider communication of sensitive issues. He is a leading researcher and policy expert in the areas of intimate partner violence and quality of healthcare for multiethnic populations across the age spectrum and workforce diversity with a particular focus on Latinos. Dr. Rodríguez completed his undergraduate training at the University of California, Berkeley; received his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; completed his residency from the UC San Francisco’s Family Medicine Residency Program; received his Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health; and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Stanford University.