Joseph Diaz, MD, MPH joined the medical faculty July, 2001 in the Department of Medicine. Originally from Pennsylvania, he received his undergraduate training at Boston College where he majored in history and completed his Post Baccalaurate work at Bryn Mawr College Dr. Diaz attended the Brown University Medical School from 1992- 1996. Following graduation, he completed residency and fellowship training in General Internal Medicine Residency at Rhode Island Hospital, Dr. Diaz has an appointment at Brown University as Associate Professor of Medicine and is the Associate Dean for Diversity & Multicultiural Affairs. He serves as the co-director of the Concentration in Caring for Underserved Communities at the Alpert Medical School. He is the Medical Director of the Integra Community Care Network Accountable Entity and serves as the Chief Health Equity Officer for Care New England.. His research interests focus on disparities in the delivery of healthcare, particularly assessing and addressing cultural and linguistic barriers to cancer screening and preventive healthcare.