Keynote Speaker

Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola

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Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD is a Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis. He is the Founding Director of the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, the Director of the Community Engagement Program of the UCD Clinical Translational Science Center (CTSC), and the co-Director of the UC Davis Latino Aging Research and Resource Center (LARRC). He is currently a board member of the Steering Committee and Research Scientist member of the National Hispanic Science Network (NHSN), a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of Autism Speaks, a member of the International Advisory Committee of the Carlos Slim Health Institute, a Treasurer of the Board of the Latino Physicians of California, and First Vice President of NAMI California. He has held several World Health Organization (WHO) advisory board and consulting positions and is currently a member of the Execu- tive Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) World Mental Health Surveys Consortium (WMHSC) and its Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean.