Francisco Soto Mas

    Associate Professor, College of Population Health

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Francisco Soto Mas has more than 25 years of professional experience in medicine and public health as a practitioner, researcher and academician. As a researcher, he has served as principal investigator, co-principal investigator and co-investigator on more than thirty projects funded by federal and state agencies as well as private foundations. He conducts both qualitative and quantitative research, and has a track record of observational and intervention studies.  His areas of research interest include program planning and evaluation, health behavior theory, Latino health/education issues, health disparities, health communication and literacy, occupation health, and sustainable food systems. He has served on scientific review panels for NIH and CDC, as scientific reviewer for professional organizations such as SOPHE, and as peer reviewer for national and international medical and public health journals.

Research Areas

  • Program planning and evaluation
  • Health behavior theory
  • Latino health/education issues, health disparities, health communication and literacy
  • Occupation health
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Intervention and Observational Studies