Vallabh O. ‘Raj’ Shah, PhD

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Vallabh O. ‘Raj’ Shah, PhD

Vallabh O. ‘Raj’ Shah, PhD

Vallabh (Raj) Shah, Regents’ and Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Biochemistry, School of Medicine; and Senior Fellow, the New Mexico Center for the advancement of Research, Engagement, and Science on Health Disparities (NM CARES HD), University of New Mexico HSC. 

Raj is an established Molecular Epidemiologist with more than 28 years of Health Services Research experience in clinical translational and community-based participatory research (CBPR) studies in minorities including American Indians and Hispanics. Raj has worked toward establishing / promoting the community-partnered research as a way to address many of the health disparity issues in order to deepen the scientific base of knowledge in the areas of health promotion, disease prevention, and health disparities for chronic diseases. Raj’s professional career is unique and multifaceted with sustained superior performance. Nationally and internationally, Raj is well known for his research contributions in genetic epidemiology and translational-focused investigations of complex diseases. The pre-eminent contribution by Raj is in home-based health care services that are sensitive to the culture and traditions of communities being served. Finally, over the past two decades, Raj has worked tirelessly with Native communities to address persistent health disparities and has produced an impressive body of work and innovation

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