Ibero-American Health and Well-being Evidence-Based Analytics Lab

From Data to Knowledge

IHEAL consists of a group of research assistants 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 statistical measures. The lab consists of undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of educational backgrounds.

Active IHEAL Projects:

  • Analysis of genetic factors of Celiac Disease
  • Sexual health interventions among Latino and Hispanic youth populations
  • Tobacco and alcohol use among adolescents in Cuba
  • Defining "well-being" in several contexts
  • Obesity in Spain versus the United States in relation to the Mediterranean Diet
  • Cancer epidemiology between Cuba and the United States
  • Developing guidelines for statistical analysis