Audrey Escobedo-Escotto, MD, MPH

Research Director
Emerson Clinical Research Institute

Dr. Escobedo-Escotto holds a medical degree and a master’s degree in public health from The Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. She has dedicated her last 8 years to the conduct of clinical research in the most underserved communities of the Washington D.C area.  Her proficiency in English, French and Spanish has allowed her to gain the trust of the community. Dr. Escobedo-Escotto joined ECRI in 2013 and her goal has been to increase diversity in clinical trials. Currently she is the Research Director for Emerson Clinical Research Institute, and makes sure the studies are a benefit to all communities. She has always been focused to improve health access to minorities. As a result, she established and now the COO of Emerson Community Clinic, which provides low cost care to patients regardless of the financial/legal status.

Dr. Escobed-Escotto co-hosts of the Tv show “Tu Salud Tu Familia” on Telemundo and received her third Emmy for Outstanding Health and Science program special.

Dr. Escobedo-Escotto was recognized as one of the 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health by the National Minority Quality Forum’s for her accomplishments in the Healthcare field and her potential to continue positively impacting minorities.


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