Arelis Moore de Peralta (MED, MPH, MD, Dominican Republic; PhD, Clemson University) is a medical epidemiologist and social scientist with experience on health disparities research among Hispanics in the US and Latin-America. She is currently an assistant professor with an inter-disciplinary joint appointment at Clemson University. She has published on behavioral health research in peer-review journals. She received the Vera Paster Award by the American Orthopsychiatric Association in recognition of her work with Latino immigrants. She formerly was a faculty member in the School of Medicine at the Ibero-American University (UNIBE) in Santo Domingo and coordinated disease preventative and control programs in the Ministry of Public Health in the DR and for PAHO.