Marcia Pescador Jimenez joined Coral as a postdoctoral fellow. Her research focuses on addressing the influence of geographic contextual factors throughout the life-course, including access to green space, on cardiovascular health and health disparities. In related research, Marcia aims to understand the multi-level and multi-factorial determinants of chronic diseases and their differential risk of mortality. Prior to coming to Harvard, Marcia graduated from a PhD in Epidemiology from the Brown University School of Public Health. She has conducted research at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. She holds a Master of Statistics from the Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven, Belgium and a Master of Sociology from Northeastern University, where she was research associate and data manager for the Center for Population Health and Health Disparities.