Marcia M. Gómez, M.D.
Dr. Marcia M. Gómez is a Health Science Policy Analyst who studies minority health, social determinants of health, access to healthcare, health disparities, and health equity. Her work has spanned many areas related to minority health, including HIV/AIDS; substance abuse; mental health; immigrant populations, including migrant farmworkers; women's health; and maternal and child health.
Dr. Gómez is currently part of a team at the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities helping create the Institute's scientific vision for the next decade, providing input on how healthcare systems can play a role in reducing minority health disparities. She is also a member of the National Institutes of Health's Hispanic Health Research Scientific Interest Group, which studies a variety of Hispanic health–related research topics, including disease disparities, health education, policy, and more.
Dr. Gómez completed her undergraduate studies at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. She received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica, in 1986.
- 2015 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report chartbook on health care for Blacks (PDF, 2.9MB). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; February 2016. AHRQ Pub. No. 16-0015-1-EF.
- 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report chartbook on health care for Hispanics (PDF, 4.5MB). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2015. AHRQ Pub. No. 15-0007-11-EF.