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Lindsey Fernández-Rhodes
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Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes
Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Summary Statement

Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes is a trained epidemiologist with experience in the areas of Genetic, Epigenetic, and Social Epidemiology.

Department
  • Biobehavioral Health - BBH
  • Epidemiology and Genetics across Populations & Societies
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Education
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, PhD, Epidemiology, 2016
Currently Accepting Graduate Students
Phone
Office Address
108 Biobehavioral Health Building
Interests
  • Diversity in Epi/Genetic Epidemiology
  • Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities
  • Bio-Psychosocial Perspectives on Cardiometabolic and Reproductive Health
  • Immigration and Other Social Determinants of Health
Professional Experience

Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes is a trained epidemiologist with experience in the areas of Genetic, Epigenetic, and Social Epidemiology. Her interdisciplinary research seeks to 1) elucidate the complex etiology of chronic diseases, and 2) identify key drivers of health disparities in the United States, both across the life course and across generations.  To this aim, she conducts bio-psychosocially integrated studies of reproductive and cardiovascular traits in under-studied and marginalized populations, such as United States Hispanic/Latino immigrants and their families.  She has used a variety of traditional and family-based methods to describe the intergenerational patterning of genetic, epigenetic and psychosocial risk factors and their joint impact on health across the life course.