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Research

Be trained in research methods and research critique by leading scholars in Maternal and Child Health.

See faculty in Maternal & Child Health

Examples of faculty research:

  • Ellen Demerath’s research focuses on chronic disease and genetic epidemiology with an emphasis on obesity, body composition, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in infancy and childhood.
  • Susan Mason’s research explores the role that stress has on women’s health, especially the long-term effects of childhood abuse on eating behaviors, weight gain and reproductive health.
  • Ruby Nguyen’s research involves chronic pain and women, as well as perinatal and reproductive health. She is currently conducting studies of vulvar pain and the role of weight loss and reproductive function in men.
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