Carlos Vidal


Carlos M. Vidal, Ph.D.
Project Director

Health Careers Academic Readiness and Excellence
(HCARE) Program 
School of Health Technology & Management

Dr. Carlos Vidal is an Associate Professor in the Health Sciences Program in School of Health Technology and Management, a non-salaried Associate Professor in the Africana Studies Department, and an affiliate Associate Professor in the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center at the SUNY-Stony Brook.

He is an editor of Critical Social Welfare Issues: Tools for Social Work and Health Care Professionals authoring the chapter titled “Cultural Diversity among Hispanic Families: Implications for Practitioners.” He is Project Director of the Health Careers Academic and Excellence Program (HCARE), at Stony Brook University, a federally funded program aimed at increasing a more diverse and competitive applicant pool of underrepresented individuals in grades 9 through 12 to pursue careers in allied health professions and related health careers.

His professional areas of interest include social policy and research within the child welfare field; health and mental health care issues among hispanic children; violence in schools, sports and communities; cultural competency education and training; anger and conflict management; the Hispanic family; and community-based participatory research.

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