Norma A Padron

Norma A Padron, PhD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy

Norma A. Padrón, PhD, is Research Scientist at the Center for Health Innovation, The New York Academy of Medicine, Dr. Padrón has a doctoral degree from Yale University in Health Policy and Management, a Master's in Economics (Duke University), and a Master's in Public Health (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain). She has collaborated with interdisciplinary teams on topics related to health insurance coverage and access among minorities, adherence to recommended care among individuals with diabetes, teenage childbearing and long-term economic and health consequences, and parental unemployment and children's mental health.

Dr. Padrón has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the WT Grant Foundation and the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality. She is also a former Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar and an American Economic Association Summer Program Fellow.


BA, The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA), Edinburg, TX 2007

Fellow, Duke University, Durham, NC 2006-2007

MA, Duke University, Durham, NC 2007-2008

MPH, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain 2008-2009

PhD, Yale University- School of Public Health 2014