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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Yale Professor Receives Doctorate Honoris Causa from the University of Guadalajara

Dr. Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, PhD,  Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and Director of the Office of Public Health Practice and Global Health Concentration at the Yale School of Public Health, was bestowed the Doctorate Honoris Causa by the chancellor of the University of Guadalajara at a ceremony held on February 26. This is the university’s highest honor, and it was awarded in recognition of Dr. Pérez-Escamilla’s global contributions to the fields of maternal-child nutrition, household food security and community health.


Video from the ceremony:

A video aired during the ceremony to honor Dr. Perez-Escamilla can be found at: