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Ana E. Núñez, MD

Ana E. Núñez, MD

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Professor of Medicine

College of Medicine

Núñez is a practicing internist in Center City Philadelphia, specializing in community health education and sex and gender medicine. She has expertise in a holistic, patient centered approach to care – attending to unique issues for the individual patient. She has expertise in how sex and gender impact health care and outcomes, for men as well as women. She also has developed innovative community outreach programming on improving access, providing practical tips on wellness and disease prevention, and managing chronic illness. Her Philadelphia Ujima project has more than 28 region-wide collaborators working together to improve the health of people living in Southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She has expertise in nutrition and health, women’s heart health, health literacy, minority health, the impact of culture on health and primary care education.

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In the News

  • Dr. Ana Nunez Bridges Gaps in Medicine at Drexel

    Ana Núñez, MD, associate dean in the College of Medicine, was profiled in an Oct. 8 Al Día story about her leadership as an advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion in health care.

  • The Racial Gap in Health Care

    Ana E. Núñez, MD, a professor in Drexel’s College of Medicine and associate dean of Urban Health Equity, Education and Research, was a guest on WHYY-radio (91-FM)’s “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane” on Oct. 29 for a segment about the racial gap in health care.

  • A New Number to Watch with Diabetes: Your Zip Code

    A post on, about how your neighborhood can impact your health, quoted Ana Núñez, MD, a professor and director of the Center for Urban Health, Equity, Education and Research in the College of Medicine, about research on diabetes she co-authored with Longjian Liu, MD, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health.

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