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Carol M. Mangione

Carol M. Mangione, M.D., M.S.P.H., is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health at UCLA, a consultant in the RAND Health Program, the Director of the NIA funded UCLA Resource Center for Minority Aging Research/Center for Health Improvement of Minority Elderly, the Co-Director of the UCLA Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, and a member of the National Diabetes Quality Improvement Alliance Technical Expert Panel. Dr. Mangione¬ís funded research focuses on the care that older Latinos and African Americans with diabetes receive. Additionally, she has a long-standing and on-going interest in the relationship between visual disability, falls and functional decline among the elderly. Dr. Mangione received her B.S. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, her M.D. degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and her M.S.P.H. from the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston.  She was recently awarded membership in the American Society of Clinical Investigation and Association of American Physicians (ASCI/AAP) and the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Mid-Career Mentorship Award.  Earlier in her career she was awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award and the Association for Health Services Research Young Investigators Summer Internship Award.

Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research

Recent and Pending Publications

"Randomized Community-Based Intervention to Improve Self-Management of Diabetes Among Older African Americans and Latino." In preparation.

Tseng CW, Tierney EF, Gerzoff RB, Dudley RA, Waitzfelder B, Ackermann RT, Karter AJ, Piette J, Crosson JC, Ngo-Metzger Q, Chung R, Mangione CM. (2008). Race/ethnicity and economic differences in cost-related medication underuse among insured adults with diabetes: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes Study. Diabetes Care. 31(2):261-6.

Rodriguez MA, Heilemann MV, Fielder E, Ang A, Nevarez F, Mangione CM. Intimate partner violence, depression, and PTSD among pregnant Latina women. Annals of Family Medicine. 6(1):44-52.

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