David Hayes-Bautista, Ph.D.

Dr. Hayes-Bautista is currently professor of medicine and director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture for the UCLA School of Medicine. He graduated from UC Berkeley and completed his M.A. and Ph.D. in medical sociology at the UCSF Medical Center.

Dr. Hayes-Bautista's research focuses on the dynamics and processes of the health of the Latino population using both quantitative data sets and qualitative observations. The Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture combines these research interests with the teaching of medical students, residents and practicing providers to manage the care of a Latino patient base effectively, efficiently and economically.

He published two books by the University of California Press additionally his publications appear in Family Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, Family Practice, Medical Care and Salud Pública de México. He currently serves on the Adventist Health White Memorial governing board and Center for Hispanic Health advisory committee.