Contact Information

Assistant Professor
Director, Epidemiology Doctoral Program
Florida International University
Department of Epidemiology
11200 Southwest 8th Street
AHC 5-488
Miami, FL 33199
 

Office 305.348.8586

mcanojr@fiu.edu

Disciplines
  • Public Health
  • Psychology
Research Keywords
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Mental Health
  • Ethnocultural Determinants
Membership Information

Membership Category:
Research Scientists

Member Since: 2007

 

Miguel Ángel Cano, Ph.D., MPH

Miguel Ángel Cano, Ph.D., MPH

Education

Ph.D., Texas A M University
M.P.H., Texas A M Health Science Center
M.S., Texas A M University
B.A., Arizona State University

 

Research Statement

Dr. Miguel Ángel Cano is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Florida International University. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and minored in sociology and Chicana/o studies at Arizona State University. Dr. Cano later received a Doctorate in Psychology from Texas A M University and a Master of Public Health from the Texas A M Health Science Center. He also completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Health Disparities Research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Cano’s program of research is in the area of health disparities among racial/ethnic groups with an emphasis in Hispanic/Latino populations. His primary research interests include 1) ethnocultural and social determinants of mental health and health behaviors associated with chronic disease, 2) syndemics of psychiatric symptoms/disorders and health behaviors, and 3) the development of evidence-based health promotion interventions for underserved racial/ethnic groups.

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Publications

Cano, M. A., Schwartz, S. J., Castillo, L. G., Romero, A. J., Huang, S., Lorenzo-Blanco, E. I., Unger, J. B., Zamboanga, B. L., Des Rosiers, S. E., Baezconde-Garbanati, L., Lizzi, K. M., Soto, D. W., Oshri, A., Villamar, J. A., Pattarroyo, M., & Szapocznik, J. (2015). Depressive symptoms and externalizing behaviors among Hispanic immigrant adolescents: Examining longitudinal effects of cultural stress. Journal of Adolescence, 42, 31-39.

Cano, M. A., de Dios, M. A., Castro, Y., Vaughan, E. L., Castillo, L. G., Lorenzo-Blanco, E. I., Piña-Watson, B., Cardoso, J. B., Ojeda, L., Cruz, R. A., Correa- Fernández, V., Ibañez, G., Auf, R., & Molleda, L. M. (2015). Alcohol use severity and depressive symptoms among late adolescent Hispanics: Testing associations of acculturation and enculturation in a bicultural transaction model. Addictive Behaviors, 49, 78-82.

Cano, M. A. (2016). Intracultural accusations of assimilation and alcohol use severity among Hispanic emerging adults: Moderating effects of acculturation, enculturation, and gender. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 8, 850-856.

Cano, M. A., Sánchez, M., Trepka, M. J., Dillon, F. R. Sheehan, D. M., Rojas, P., Kanamori, M., Huang, H., Auf, R., &  De La Rosa, M. (2017). Immigration stress and alcohol use severity among recently immigrated Hispanic adults: Examining moderating effects of gender, immigration status, and social support. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 73, 294-307.

Cano, M. A., de Dios, M. A., Correa-Fernández, V., Childress, S., Abrams, J. L., & Roncancio, A. M. (2017). Depressive symptom domains and alcohol use severity among Hispanic emerging adults: Examining moderating effects of gender. Addictive Behaviors, 72, 72-78.