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Glenn Flores

Director, Associate Professor, Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children, Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Flores is associate professor (with tenure) of pediatrics, epidemiology, and health policy at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is also director of the Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children and Director of Community Outcomes in the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. He founded and is the former co-director of the Pediatric Latino Clinic at Boston Medical Center. He is a Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar and a former Robert Wood Johnson Minority Medical Faculty Scholar. He has published over 50 articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including "Errors in medical interpretation and their potential clinical consequences in pediatric encounters" (Pediatrics 2003;111:6–14.), and "The health of Latino children: Urgent priorities, unanswered questions, and a research agenda" (Journal of the American Medical Association 2002;288:82–90). Dr. Flores is a practicing pediatrician who has cared for underserved children for 12 years. Dr. Flores's current research includes an investigation of medical interpreter errors and their clinical consequences (funded by the Office of Minority Health), studies of innovative interventions for insuring uninsured children (funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation), and a randomized trial of the effectiveness of parent mentors in improving childhood asthma outcomes (supported by the Commonwealth Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation).