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Joseph Valenti, M.D.

Joseph Valenti, M.D.
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Joseph Valenti, MD, is a board member of the Physicians Foundation. He is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist with 17 years of private practice experience. He is the founding senior partner of Caring for Women, PA in Denton, TX. Dr. Valenti is a DaVinci robotic minimally invasive gynecologic and pelvic reconstruction surgeon and a DaVinci national proctor. He is a Center of Excellence certified Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon and an expert in women’s health and health technology issues. Dr. Valenti joined the Physicians Foundation board in 2007 and is the chairman of the Council on Socioeconomics as well as past chairman of the Committee on Constitution and Bylaws for the Texas Medical Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Previously, Dr. Valenti served as chairperson of the Texas Medical Association Committee on Maternal / Prenatal Health and chairperson of the Medical Society of the State of New York Resident Physician Section. He is the recipient of the Buffalo Gynecologic and Obstetric Society Award for Academic and Clinical Excellence and the Medical Society of the State of New York Community Service Award. He is the former Chief of Staff of North Texas Hospital. Dr. Valenti completed three years of cancer research in immunology and bone marrow transplant while at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. He earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.
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Social Determinants: Poverty, Death, and Healthcare

Social determinants, despite their intangible origins, have very tangible effects. In Baltimore, Maryland and other race- and class-segregated communities across America, there exists a 20-year life expectancy gap between wealthy and poor areas.