Dr. Scott D. Rhodes, Ph.D., MPH, FAAHB, is professor in and chair of the Department of Social Science and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. He also directors the Program in Community Engagement within the Wake Forest Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Dr. Rhodes currently has published more than 170 articles and 30 book chapters on the health of vulnerable populations, including immigrants, Latinos, and sexual and gender minorities.
Scott Duane Rhodes
How State Pre-emption of “Sanctuary City” Laws and Policies Affect Immigrant Health
Municipal laws and policies affect the social, economic, and legal conditions of civic and private lives of immigrants in profound ways, including both direct access to health services, as well as broader social determinants, such as employment, housing, education, transportation, and law enforcement.