The following students have chosen to share their research and study interests. This directory does not represent every Ph.D. student in the program.
Laura's current research interests include community- and household-level resiliency, and the role of social capital and social networks in antiretroviral treatment adherence in an era of task-shifting in low-resource rural settings in sub-... read more
Akash’s current doctoral research interests include healthcare financing and management, corporate social responsibility, and making the business case of public health.
Courtney’s research interest combines components of Public Health and Adapted Physical Activity to remove environmental and social barriers for individuals living with disabilities. She previously participated in the Botswana Global Learning... read more
Julia’s research interest is women’s mental health, a global health priority established by the World Health Organization as the burden of mental health conditions in women living in low and middle-income countries is high and growing. She is... read more
Jackie's research interests include maternal child health affecting the Micronesian and Pacific Islander communities, the lingering impact of domestic violence on women and children, and the role that community health workers play in health... read more
Kindra researches crossroads between economics, environmental change, and health in rural and indigenous America. Her interests also include attitudes about pain and grief in global health interventions, and governmentality in global health.... read more
Susanna has an interest in conflict and health and hopes to study mental health outcomes among Syrian refugee children who have been transitioned or born into the conflict.
Divya's research interest focuses on educating the adolescent population about various aspects of sexual and reproductive health issues.
Briana's research interests are in local and regional food systems as they relate to culture and environment, food justice and policy, and nutrition literacy within these structures. Her work is driven by holistic community-engaged approaches... read more
Deeksha's research interests focus on use of mental and reproductive healthcare infrastructure among internally displaced migrant women in India.
Kristen utilizes nutritional perspectives to the study of Indian malnutrition.