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Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Mailing Address: 108 Biobehavioral Health Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 1 (814) 863-0185
Email: fernandez-rhodes@psu.edu

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Curriculum Vitae

Education & Training:
  • 2016-2018 Post-doctoral Scholar, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 2009-2016 PhD in Epidemiology and Global Health Graduate Certificate, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 2009-2011 MSPH in Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 2007-2009 Post-baccalaureate Fellow, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  • 2003-2007 BS in Biology, College of Arts & Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Students

Emily Knell

Emily is a Biobehavioral Health student (prospective graduate of the class of 2019) who is currently working to complete a Honors Thesis about the environmental, social, genetic, and behavioral factors leading to the Hispanic-Latina birth paradox. This project has helped her to realize an interest at taking a holistic view of health-related topics, which she hopes will help her in reaching her goal to become a pediatric occupational therapist.

Ashmita Grewal

Ashmita Grewal is a Biobehavioral Health major (prospective graduate of the class of 2020 or beyond). She is interested in the interaction of genes and the environment, epidemiology and public health surveillance, as a way of tracking the causes of health disparities and finding ways to prevent them.