Gabriela Plasencia MD

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Research Team

Gabriela Plasencia, MD


MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

MAS in Population Health Management, Johns Hopkins University

BS in Psychology and Microbiology, University of Florida

Gabriela Plasencia is the 2023-2024 Health Equity Policy & Primary Care Fellow. She will be working with Duke-Margolis and Duke Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and plans to continue using population health strategies to reduce health disparities in the community. Gaby is also currently a family medicine and primary care physician for Duke Family Medicine, and a National Clinician Scholar. She worked with Duke-Margolis during her residency to study the systemic exclusion of Latinx communities from COVID-19 testing, vaccination, and treatment. Gaby earned her Doctor of Medicine from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, her Master of Applied Science in Population Health Management from Johns Hopkins University, and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Microbiology from the University of Florida.