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Glen Flores

Dr. Glenn Flores, MD, FAAP, is Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health, Director of General Pediatrics, the Judith and Charles Ginsburg Chair in Pediatrics, and the Director of the Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship at UT Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center Dallas. He founded and is the former Co-Director of the Pediatric Latino Clinic at Boston Medical Center. He is a former Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar and a former Robert Wood Johnson Minority Medical Faculty Scholar. He has published over 100 articles and book chapters on a variety of topics. Dr. Flores has given many invited talks nationally and internationally on racial/ethnic disparities in health and healthcare, Latino children’s health, access to healthcare, and culture and clinical care. He recently testified in the United States Senate on Latino health and the Hispanic Health Improvement Act, and provided a Congressional Briefing on his work on uninsured children. Dr. Flores has received research funding from 10 federal agencies and foundations, including the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Office of Minority Health, the Maternal Child Health Bureau, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Commonwealth Fund.

Recent and Pending Publications

"Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Health and Healthcare Among US Adolescents." Under Review.

"Primary Language Spoken at Home and Disparities in the Health and Healthcare of US Adolescents." Under Review.

Okunseri, C, Pajewski, NM, Brousseau, DC, Tomany-Korman, S; Snyder, A, Flores, G. (2008). Racial and ethnic disparities in nontraumatic dental-condition visits to emergency departments and physician offices A study of the Wisconsin Medicaid program. . 139;1657-1666.

Brotanek, J. M., C. E. Seeley, Flores, G. (2008). "The importance of cultural competency in general pediatrics." Current Opinion in Pediatrics 20(6): 711-718.

Support for this program was provided by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ® Princeton, New Jersey