Amanda Gutierrez, MPH
Senior Research Assistant

Amanda M. Gutierrez, MPH is a Senior Research Assistant at the Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy. As a part of the Sulston Project team with Dr. Robert Cook-Deegan and Dr. Amy McGuire, she is conducting a qualitative case study that explores the experiences of Hispanic/Latino communities with genetic testing for hereditary cancer risk. Her areas of expertise include Hispanic/Latino health and disparities, health care access and quality, public health policy, and qualitative research methods. She also conducts research on improving language access in health care for limited English proficient populations in the US. Previously, she conducted health systems research and cancer policy analysis for the Integrated Cancer Control Initiative for Latin America at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. She has also interned with the World Health Organization Department of Reproductive Health and Research in Geneva, Switzerland; conducted health program evaluation for the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Peru in Lima; and spent a year as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Madrid, Spain. Amanda received a Master of Public Health in Global Health and Maternal and Child Health from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and a BA in Kinesiology and Global Health Technologies from Rice University.

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