Parenting with Vulnerable Youth and Families to Address Health Disparities

Thu, February 13, 2020 10:30 AM at Room 9, Human Ecology

Patricia Y. Miranda‐Hartsuff, PhD, MPH is a tenured associate professor of health policy and administration (College of Health and Human Development) at the Pennsylvania State University. She received her PhD (’08) and MPH (’03) from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Dr. Miranda-Hartsuff is a health
equity policy scholar with nearly 20 years of experience with community‐based participatory methods and expertise in the measurement of population‐based health disparities. Through her research, she has underscored the importance of the intersectionality of race, gender, class and immigration in evaluating health
disparities, and has added the critical assessment of the implementation of health in all policies and sociopolitical context to the discourse on health inequity and as a lens to examine important conditions that affect vulnerable populations, specifically those from immigrant and Latino communities. Dr. Miranda-Hartsuff’s research has received funding support from the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development,
National Institutes of Health National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation.