Oralia Dominic is a Behavioral Scientist who examines the effect of behavioral and community factors on communicable and non-communicable diseases by age, sex, race, ethnicity, and geography, and the impact of community and clinic-based approaches to reduce health disparities.
Currently, Oralia spearheads cancer health disparities and clinical interventions, including HEDIS reportable measures like colorectal cancer. These are provider, member, and community-focused interventions in Pennsylvania, utilizing the Appalachia Community Cancer Network (ACCN) in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the Southern part of New York. She is an ACCN Scholar.
Oralia is an Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences, Division of Health Services Research at Penn State’s College of Medicine Hershey Medical Center, jointly appointed in the Department of Bio-behavioral Health. She is a Faculty Member of the Penn State Cancer Institute and its Community Sciences Health Outcomes Core.