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Claudia Cortez BA

Claudia Cortez
  • Research Associate
Gender Pronouns
  • she/her
Contact Information
  • ccorte6 [at]
  • (312) 355-1696
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
    1601 W. Taylor St.
    SPHPI MC 912
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:482

Claudia Cortez received her BA in Psychology from the University of Illinois Chicago. She currently works as a Research Associate at the Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy. She has previously assisted in research at the UIC Exercise Psychology Laboratory and the TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health. Her research interests include cognitive development, mental health, health disparities, and health equity.

  • Balbim, G.M., Marques, I.G., Cortez, C., Magallanes, M., Rocha, J., & Marquez, D.X. (2019). Coping Strategies Utilized by Middle-Aged and Older Latino Caregivers of Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 34(4):355-371. doi: 10.1007/s10823-019-09390-8.