Erick Guerrero

I-Lead Institute

Dr. Erick Guerrero completed his doctoral degree at the University of Chicago in 2009 and received tenure as Associate Professor at the University of Southern California in 2016. Dr. Guerrero has a background in clinical psychology and organizational behavior. As a clinician, he has provided counseling for the past 23 years. As an organizational researcher, Dr. Guerrero has published more than seventy-five peer-reviewed manuscripts and three books on racial/ethnic and gender disparities and the implementation of evidence-based practices in healthcare in the United States and Mexico. Funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, he is currently co-leading four research studies to respond to the COVID-19 and opioid overdose public health crises. Dr. Guerrero is a fellow at Yale University’s Innovation to Impact program, and director of the I-LEAD Institute, a research and consulting firm operating in the United States and Mexico.

Erick Guerrero

3books edited

5chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Erick Guerrero

The increasing recognition of the role of structural racism affecting vulnerable groups motivated the scholarly work presented in this volume. The authors’ rigorous scholarship seeks to help readers identify and understand how structural racism impacts vulnerable groups and how effective practices may dismantle these structural forces. Nine chapters provide unique, comprehensive, and science-based approaches to identify and eliminate structural racism within healthcare, politics, and education systems. Policymakers, system administrators, scholars, students, and the public will benefit from the authors’ critical examples of structural racism within public systems across different countries, as well as from their proposed solutions.

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