Roger Figueroa

Roger Figueroa, PhD, MPH, MSc

Roger Figueroa, PhD, MPH, MSc is an Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioral Science in Nutrition in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University. Broadly, Dr. Figueroa’s research focuses on childhood obesity prevention within the context of family systems, social policy and social services. To date, Dr. Figueroa has developed a comprehensive skill foundation in research methods, including training in a broad range of quantitative (i.e., advanced linear modeling, structural equation modeling, psychometrics), qualitative methods (i.e., grounded theory, ethnography, qualitative GIS), evidence synthesis, implementation science, and mixed methods. Dr. Figueroa has received training and research funding support from the USDA, NIH, and from other institutional-level grant programs.

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