Education and Training
Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook
University of Michigan
Bachelor of Arts
Dual sociology and anthropology concentration with a focus in medical anthropology
Master of Public Health
Certificate in Public Health Research Methods
Doctor of Philosophy
Medical Sociology and Demography
Aging Center, Duke University
I am leveraging population-level and electronic health record data to investigate racial differences in hearing loss and access to hearing healthcare.
Matthew E. Dupre (Population Health Sciences, Sociology)
Sherri L. Smith (Head & Neck Surgery and Communication Sciences).
I received an MPH in Sociomedical Sciences with a certificate in Public Health Research Methods from the Mailman School of Public Health. My thesis was supervised by Drs. Corinne Kirchner and Konstantina Stankovic.
I received a PhD in Sociology under the supervision of Drs. Scott Lynch and Jen'nan Read (co-chairs).
My dissertation examined stress proliferation and disability over the life course using longitudinal, nationally representative data. The chapters have been published here and here.
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Harvard Medical School
Under the supervision of Dr. Konstantina Stankovic, I designed and conducted a survey-based study of how people disclose their hearing loss to others.