David G. Marrero, PhD 

David G. Marrero, PhD 

David G. Marrero, PhD 
Director, Center for Health Disparities Research at University of Arizona Health Sciences

David G. Marrero, PhD, is the director of the UA Center for Border Health Disparities at the University of Arizona Health Sciences. The Center for Border Health works to develop programs and strategies to improve health and wellbeing along the U.S.-Mexico border and across the greater Southwest. 

Dr. Marrero, whose research has focused on medication adherence, community health programs, early diabetes intervention and translational medicine, also is professor of public health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion Sciences, and professor in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology.