Faculty Bulletin Board

Professor joins board of scientific counselors of the National Center for Statistics

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Ninez Ponce
UCLA

Ninez Ponce

Ninez Ponce, associate director and principal investigator for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, has been appointed to the board of scientific counselors of the National Center for Statistics, a statistical agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The board is an independent 15-member group that advises the national center on various issues related to health care. 

Ponce is also a member of the faculty executive committee of the UCLA Asia Pacific Center and a professor of health policy and management. Her research focuses on understanding the effects of macroeconomic challenges on health and health care access in developing countries, in low-income neighborhoods and among different racial and ethnic groups in the United States. In 2001, she helped develop the California Health Interview Survey and is now the project's principal investigator.

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