Brian K. Finch, PhD, Senior Core Investigator

Professor Brian Finch is former Professor of Sociology and Public Health at San Diego State and a Health Disparities Scholar with the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD). Prior to joining the Sociology faculty at SDSU, Professor Finch was a Sociologist and Professor of Public Policy at RAND and the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Brian received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin. Brian, Audrey Beck, and Shih-Fan (“Sam”) Lin significantly broaden IBACH’s multidisciplinary profile, with work that crosses the boundaries of social demography, social epidemiology, and medical sociology to investigate socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in health outcomes and behaviors among adults and biological/social interactions across the early life-course.


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Curriculum Vitae
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