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Shafik Dharamsi

 
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Shafik Dharamsi
Professor, Public Health Sciences - Health Sciences (College of)
Dean, College of Health Sciences

Questions around how to better prepare future health professionals to address health inequities and their causes are among the most pressing and challenging issues facing the health professions today. Dr. Dharamsi’s research interests focus on these questions from the perspectives of the social determinants of health, professional ethics, social accountability, global health, and population & public health. Competencies in the areas of health advocacy, professionalism, inter-professional collaboration, communication and ethics are integral to the practice of healthcare and the social accountability of health professionals. Dr. Dharamsi’s work focuses on improving the theoretical and practical understanding of these essential competencies, their integration into curricula and teaching practice, and their relevance in the practice of healthcare.

KEYWORDS

  1. Community engagement
  2. Global Health
  3. Health Advocacy
  4. Leadership
  5. Population & Public Health.
  6. Professionalism & Ethics

UTEP STRATEGIC AREAS

  1. Education for the 21st Century Demographic
  2. Global Enterprise & Border Studies
  3. Cross-cutting: U.S. –Mexico and Latin America: Social and Behavioral Issues
  4. Other