Tony Kuo

Dr. Kuo is Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology in the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Fielding School of Public Health and Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Family Medicine in the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He is also Co-Program Leader for the Population Health Program at the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute. In the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Dr. Kuo directs the Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention and the Office of Senior Health. In addition to his experience as an executive in the public sector, Dr. Kuo is a physician researcher who has worked extensively in population health, including interventions that affect special populations (e.g., older adults, justice involved youth, food insecure families). These and other work have included projects in tobacco control; cardiovascular health; clinical and preventive services, including the National Diabetes Prevention Program; nutrition and physical activity promotion; injury prevention; and social conditions that affect health.