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Sofia I. Morales, MPH

Program Manager; Manager of Research and Evaluation, Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE); Manager of Research and Evaluation, Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center

Contact Information

Sofia I. Morales, MPH

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Public Health

    135 College Street

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States

Research Summary

Morales' research centers around health equity and disparities, with a focus on community engagement and cross-sector collaborations to address social determinants of health. Morales is particularly interested in understanding and addressing the root causes of health inequities, including structural racism and other forms of oppression. In her research, Morales incorporates both qualitative and quantitative methods to gain a comprehensive understanding of the complex factors that impact food access, nutrition, and breast/chestfeeding outcomes, with the goal of identifying effective strategies to improve health outcomes for marginalized communities.

Public Health Interests

Breastfeeding; Chronic Diseases; Community Health; Epidemiology Methods; Health Policy; Maternal & Child Health; Nutrition; Poverty and Economic Security; Community Engagement; Stigma and Discrimination; Health Equity, Disparities, Social Determinants and Justice; Implementation Science; Qualitative Methods

Selected Publications