PhD, Epidemiology,Tulane University
MPH, Epidemiology, Emory University
BS, Microbiology/Psychology, Louisiana State University
Katherine Theall, the Cecile Usdin Professor and director of the Mary Amelia Douglas-Whited Community Women’s Health Education Center, is faculty in the department of global community health and behavioral sciences. As a social epidemiologist, Theall's research focuses on policy and community influences on health disparities, with a particular emphasis on neighborhood conditions. Her research and teaching interests and area span both practical and theoretical social epidemiology, including women and children’s health; community and social network influences on health outcomes; race and gender inequities; substance use and mental health; and social epidemiologic theory and methods. She is actively involved in interventions and policies aimed at altering environments for better health in vulnerable populations.
Please view Dr. Theall's publications at her NCBI profile page.