Dr. Carrasquillo is Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine where he is Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and Palliative Care.. He is national expert in minority health, health disparities, community based participatory research, access to care and community health worker interventions. He has over twenty years of experience leading large NIH Center grants and randomized trials, totaling over $45 million in funding. His work includes research in diabetes, cardio-vascular disease, HIV and cancer. His research has been published in many of the nation's top medical journals, servers on numerous NIH grant review committees, and is often called upon by the media to discuss his research as well as health care topics of particular relevance to minority communities.