Rollins School of Public Health | Faculty Profile
Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Dirk  Schroeder


Adjunct or Visiting, Global Health

Thirty years of academic, programmatic, and business experience conducting health disparities research and building health technology enterprises for Latino/Global populations. Co-founded HolaDoctor Inc, a Hispanic health services company that serves U.S. healthcare organizations; HolaDoctor also runs the largest Spanish-language health website online. Adjunct Associate Professor (Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University) and recognized expert in global health research. Founded consulting firm (Press 2 Advisors) that provides strategic guidance on disparities solutions to governments, healthcare companies and organizations. Numerous leadership positions and awards. Multilingual, with extensive field experience in Latin America and Asia. Uses unique combination of talents to provide strategic and technical guidance to healthcare organizations, non-profits, and governmental agencies seeking to engage, improve health outcomes with Hispanics and other multicultural populations.


  • Leadership Atlanta: Elected Member of the Class of 2014-15
  • Professor of the Year. Elected by Emory School of Public Health student body (1997)
  • President of Faculty Senate. Elected position (1997-1999)
  • International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) North America Future Leader Award (1998)
  • Full Scholarship (unsolicited), Johns Hopkins MPH & ScD programs (1987-89)
  • Fulbright Fellow, Indonesia. (1985-86)
  • Graduated with Honors and Distinction, Stanford University (1984)    


Contact Information

4595 LaSalle Court ,

Marietta , GA 30062

Phone: 770.649.0298



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Areas of Interest

  • Global Health
  • Health Policy
  • Nutrition
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Informatics
  • Latino Health


  • Doctor of Science 1992, Johns Hopkins
  • MPH 1988, Johns Hopkins
  • BS 1984, Stanford

Courses Taught

  • GH 555: Proposal Development
  • GH 555: Proposal Development
  • GH 505: Social Entrepreneurship for GH

Affiliations & Activities

  • Providing strategic consulting for health plans, hospitals, non-profits and government agencies on Latino/Global Health
  • Guiding health information start-ups in growth and marketing strategies
  • Working to increase the utilization of the "Positive Deviance Methodology" for health, education and social needs


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