Dr. Luis Rodriguez

PhD, MPH, RD

Engagement Speaker Info:

Dr. Luis Rodriguez is joining our VBRC group on Monday, July 26 at 10AM PST to discuss the “Motivation, Self-Efficacy, Social Support, and Patient Activation Among Racially/ethnically Diverse Adults With Prediabetes”

UCSF PhD Graduate

Post-Doctoral Fellow at Kaiser Permanente

Luis A. Rodriguez, PhD, MPH, RD, is a Delivery Science and T32 Diabetes Translational Research Fellow at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research. Dr. Rodriguez received a bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences and a master’s degree in Public Health, from the University of California, Berkeley, and a doctorate in Epidemiology and Translational Science from the University of California, San Francisco.

Research Portfolio

Dr. Rodriguez’s research focuses on translating epidemiologic and clinical research for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes at the population level, particularly among marginalized and racial/ethnic minority populations.

Dr. Rodriguez is also a pediatric dietitian who specializes in preventing and treating prediabetes, fatty liver and childhood obesity at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Rodriguez is also a pediatric dietitian who specializes in preventing and treating prediabetes, fatty liver and childhood obesity at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.

Public Health Leader

Public Health Leader

In addition to patient care, Rodriguez conducts research focused on preventing and treating type 2 diabetes at the population level, particularly among marginalized and underserved racial or ethnic groups. In his words, “I conduct epidemiological and clinical research to inform and improve patient care”.