David Garcia

2005-2007 Cohort

David earned a MPH from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Huston and a Doctor of Education from Teachers College of Columbia University.. During his Fellowship he led a CDC-funded study and follow-up intervention project on the sexual understanding of Milwaukee African-American adolescents. David wrote the grant proposal and led the study and intervention with the assistance of local teen investigators, MPH students and a first year Fellow. David completed an analysis of the relationship between Apgar scores and post-hospital discharge deaths of infants in Milwaukee. This study was an important element of the State and Milwaukee partnership to increase healthy birth outcomes. David also joined the Board of the Latino Health Coalition and helped to organize a Farmer’s Market on the city’s Southside.