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Spotlight on CSDE Affiliate Melissa Martinson

Posted: 11/2/2020 (CSDE Research)

Associate Professor of Social Work and CSDE Executive Member Dr. Melissa Martinson studies inequities in health and wellbeing throughout the life span, both in the United States and internationally. Her work has appeared in the American Journal of Epidemiology, American Journal of Public Health and Social Science and Medicine, to name just a few of her works. She completed her Ph.D. in Social Work at Columbia University. Dr. Martinson’s research examines the wide health divide between the United States and other wealthy, developed nations. Within that comparative context, her work aims to understand and alleviate health disparities by race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status and immigrant status.