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Shedra "Amy" Snipes
Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Summary Statement

Amy Snipes examines socio-behavioral factors in health. Her primary research focuses on the role of culture in understanding pesticide exposures, occupational injuries and other health disparities experienced by Latino immigrant farmworkers.

Department
  • Biobehavioral Health - BBH
  • BioQual Research Lab
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Education
  • University of Washington, PhD, Bio-Cultural Anthropology, 2007
Currently Accepting Graduate Students
Office Address
225 Biobehavioral Health Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Fax
814-863-7525
Interests
  • Anthropology and Public Health
  • Ethnography
  • Beliefs and Attitudes in Health, including Sociocultural Factors
Grants and Research Projects

My research projects have a unifying theme of integrating approaches from the social and biological sciences. Primary areas of research include socio-behavioral health focuses on pesticide exposures, occupational injuries, and other health disparities experienced by Latino immigrant farmworkers. Research projects also emphasize environmental and social health justice, and policy.

Bio-Qualitative Research Lab

Publications