M.S.P.H. Epidemiology, UNC - Chapel Hill, 2017
A.B. Biological Sciences, Minor in International Studies, Dartmouth College, 2011
Life Course Socioeconomics, Acculturation, and Type-2 Diabetes Risk Among Latinos; the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study
Rebecca is interested in infectious disease mapping and the relationships between social determinants, persistent pathogens, and cognitive outcomes.
Prior to starting her MSPH/PhD here at UNC-Chapel Hill, Rebecca worked as a Research Study Assistant on the Oral Health Advocates in Public Housing study at Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She previously worked with Global Brigades—Ghana, coordinating rural development projects in the Central Region.
Hiking, traveling, baking, all things musical
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Aiello Research Group PI Dr. Allison Aiello and Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Lydia Feinstein co-chaired the Symposium on the Novel Approaches for Bio-social Integration in Epidemiologic Studies at this year's Congress of the Americas. See the link below for details on ...more
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