Rebeca Wong, PhD

P. & S. Kempner Distinguished Professor in Health Disparities

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health

Director, WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center on Aging and Health

Associate Director and Senior Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging

Curriculum Vitae 

Education

BS, Actuarial Science, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

MS, Applied Economics, University of Michigan

PhD, Economics, University of Michigan

 

Areas of Interest

Old-age consequences of life cycle economic and family decisions

Old-age consequences of lifestyle risk factors

Mortality and old-age health consequences of Mexico-U.S. migration

Cross-national comparisons of health and social inequality across the globe

Cross-national comparisons of catastrophic health expenditures in Latin America

 

Affiliations

Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health

WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center on Aging and Health

Sealy Center on Aging

 

Contact Information

Rebecca Sealy Building, Suite 6.300, 404 St. Mary's Boulevard, Galveston, Texas

Phone: 409-266-9661

Fax:409-772-8931

Email: rewong@utmb.edu

Mailing address: 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-0177

 

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