Speaker Biography
Dirk G. Schroeder, ScD, MPH
Executive Vice-President, DrTango Inc & HispaniCare
Assoc Professor of Global Health, Emory University
Dr. Dirk G. Schroeder is the Executive Vice-President and Co-Founder of DrTango Inc and HispaniCare. DrTango’s online marketing, communications and health solutions help managed care organizations, hospitals, and governmental agencies serve the fast-growing Hispanic population. Dr. Schroeder is also an Associate Professor of International Nutrition and Health at Emory University where his academic efforts focus on improving the nutritional health of Hispanic/Latinos in the U.S. and abroad. He speaks widely on the potential of eHealth to deliver culturally- and linguistically tailored interventions that can narrow the health disparities gap. He is on the board of the Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia and a technical advisor to HHS and the National Business Group on Health. He is the recipient of a Professor of the Year Award (Emory University), a Fulbright Fellowship (Indonesia), and Future Leaders Award (Dannon Nutrition Institute), among other accolades. He is the author of one book and over 80 scientific articles. Dr. Schroeder has lived and worked in over 75 countries and is fluent in Spanish and Indonesian. He has Doctoral and Masters Degrees in International Nutrition from Johns Hopkins University and a Post-doc from Cornell. He completed his undergraduate work, with honors and distinction, at Stanford University.