Abigail Silva
Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences, Parkinson School of Health Sciences & Public Health, Loyola University Chicago 

Dr. Abigail Silva is an associate professor of Public Health Sciences at Loyola University Chicago. She is a trained epidemiologist and health equity researcher with applied public health practice experience. The broad focus of her research lies in identifying and understanding inequities in health care and outcomes with the goal of informing policy and interventions that improve population health. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters and received both federal and foundation funding for her work. Her most recent work involves partnering with communities to build capacity in addressing social determinants of health. In addition, she holds a research health scientist appointment with the Veteran’s Health Administration where she works on evaluating interventions aimed at improving health outcomes.

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