Scholar-activist, community organizer, and aspiring social and legal epidemiologist. Unearthing the roots and manifestations of discrimination to protect health and fight for liberation.
Focus on health of racial and sexual minorities, social epidemiology, legal epidemiology
Doctoral candidate in epidemiology; research interests in place-based and policy determinants of obesity. Works with Dr. Dean on exploring the utility of consumer credit scores as a risk factor for poor health outcomes.
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Health, Behavior and Society PhD student; research interests in social epidemiology, social and structural determinants of health and racial, economic and geographic based health inequities.
Focus on cancer, mental health, sexual health and community violence
Infectious disease epidemiology PhD student; research interests in HIV prevention and treatment among racial and sexual minority groups and intersectionality; Working with Dr. Dean on “Our Breast Health: The Access Project”, which explores breast cancer among Black sexual minority women.
Masters student in the Cancer Epidemiology; interests in cancer outcomes and factors impacting survivorship in breast and pediatric cancers. My work with Dr. Dean has been focused on examining long-term financial toxicity related to breast cancer.
Sophia Geffen: Masters of Public Health student; research interests in adolescent sexual health, LGBTQ health, and anti-oppressive, social justice-driven public health research, education, and practice.
Morgane Mouslim, DVM: ScM student in General Epidemiology and Methods. Research interests are focused on the role of culturally competent care in mitigating racial disparities in health outcomes. Currently working with Dr. Dean on a scoping review looking at system mistrust and the breast cancer continuum.