India Ornelas

Associate Professor, Health Services

University of Washington
Box 359455
UW Tower, 14th Floor
Seattle, WA 98195-9455


Research Interests

Racial and ethnic health disparities; social determinants of health; Latino and immigrant populations; American Indian populations; health promotion interventions; community-based participatory research; cancer prevention; mental health; substance use; coronavirus

Health Services Biography


PhD Health Education, Health Behavior, University of North Carolina, 2009

MPH Health Services, University of Washington, 1999

BA Health and Society, Brown University, 1996

In the News

Seattle health workers march to expose racism as a health crisis
Crosscut, 06/10/2020

SPH welcomes Latino Center for Health
SPH News, 11/20/2017

Testing Interventions to Reduce Mental Health Disparities among Latina Immigrants
SPH News, 10/13/2017

Increasing vegetation through education
The Daily, 05/15/2017

UW Project Boosts Health through Community Gardens in Navajo Nation
SPH News, 03/02/2017

Working across difference
The Daily, 08/04/2016

Diversity Committee Wins 2016 Martin Luther King Award
SPH News, 01/11/2016

Intervention Targets Binge Drinking Among Latino Men
Substance Abuse/ASPPH, 02/05/2015

Close Up February 2015: India Ornelas
SPH News, 02/03/2015

School Awards Pilot Grants To Meet Challenges of 21st Century
SPH News, 09/26/2012