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Alexis Raúl Santos (Santos-Lozada)

Director, Graduate Program in Applied Demography

Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Criminology

901 Oswald Tower
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-9718

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. Post-Doctoral Fellow in Demography/Epidemiology, United States Army Institute for Surgical Research (2015)
  2. Ph.D. Applied Demography, University of Texas at San Antonio (2015)
  3. M.A. Economics, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (2012)
  4. B.A. Economics, University of Puerto Rico, Cayey (2010)


My work is based in the application of Applied Demographic methods for public policy purposes. I also work with health disparities among Hispanics and the measurement bias attributable to the validity of data collection methods. Additionally, my work incorporates statistical, spatial, and multilevel methods in the study of fertility, mortality, population change and in various issues of women's health.


Inequalities in Human Papillomavirus Vaccination for Female Adolescents in the United States

Research Interests:

Applied Demography; Demography; Health Disparities; Race/Ethnicity; Puerto Rico; Health Economics; Spatial Demography; Quantitative Methods;