Francisco Figueroa

Francisco Figueroa.

Pronouns: he/him/his

BA – Sociology, 2014, Humboldt State University (Minor: Philosophy)
MA – Sociology, 2017, University at Buffalo
Certificate of Advanced Study in Innovative Writing, English, 2021, University at Buffalo

Research interests: Medical Sociology, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Qualitative Methods, Racial Residential Segregation, Urban Sociology

Recent Courses
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of Diversity

Bio: Francisco Ambrosio Figueroa III is a PhD student in the department of Sociology at the University at Buffalo. His overall research interests center around inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's Disease, and the social determinants of health. Francisco is committed to discerning patterns of similarity and difference across White/Black IBD patients and to highlight the underlying processes that produce them. 

Njoku, K., Figueroa, F., Adamson, P., Ward, L., Narain-Blackwell, M., Adelman, R. M., & Liu, J. J. 2022. Mo1005: "Medical Mistrust Among Black IBD Patients: How Big is the Problem?" Gastroenterology, 162(7):S-669.