Ibero-American Health and Well-being Evidence-Based Analytics Lab
From Data to Knowledge
IHEAL consists of a group of researchers from both statistics and health-related disciplines under the direction of Dr. Tania Huedo-Medina. IHEAL is dedicated to expanding knowledge in various areas of research through being analytics and using real world evidence. The lab consists of senior researchers, undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of cultural and educational backgrounds.
In the health-related area the team has done extensive research on HIV, nutrition, exercise, obesity, the Mediterranean diet, Gluten-related disorders, anxiety, and depression.
Current projects include COVID-19 pandemic effects on mental health and related behavioral outcomes collaborating with researchers in Spain and the U.S., Health-Behavior and Biostatistics research in collaboration with several Cuban institutions, and developing projects on the Mediterranean Diet.