Kari-Lyn Sakuma, Ph.D., MPH

Kari-Lyn Sakuma, Ph.D., MPH

Associate Professor

Office: 541-737-3835

Waldo Hall

Waldo Hall 412

2250 SW Jefferson Way

2250 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

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PhD in Preventive Medicine with an emphasis in health behavior
MPH in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from the University of Southern California

Prior to coming to Oregon State, she was a Research Assistant Professor at the School of Community and Global Health at Claremont Graduate University; she also was a lecturer at the Keck School of Medicine–Preventive Medicine at USC. Previous positions included Research Associate at the Prevention Research Center at Pennsylvania State University.


A Public Health Crisis: Factors That Impact Your Health Outcomes

Kari-Lyn Sakuma, Ph.D., MPH

There are several factors that affect our ability to live a healthy life. But have you considered your ZIP code as a factor for life expectancy and an indicator of systemic health inequities? Kari-Lyn Sakuma helps us discover these “social determinants of health,” how your ZIP code may be a more important predictor of your health than your genetic code and how we can work together to dismantle systemic health disparity.

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