Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D.
Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. is Director of the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, which seeks to advance the science of minority health and health disparities research through research, training, research capacity development, public education, and information dissemination.
His research interests include improving the health of racial and ethnic minorities and underserved populations, advancing patient-centered care, improving cross-cultural communication skills among clinicians, and promoting diversity in the biomedical research workforce. For more than 30 years, Dr. Pérez-Stable led research on Latino smoking cessation and tobacco control policy in the United States and Latin America, addressing clinical and prevention issues in cancer screening, and mentoring over 70 minority investigators.