Shedra "Amy" Snipes
Associate Director, Social Science Research Institute
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.
- Biobehavioral Health - BBH
- BioQual Research Lab
- University of Washington, PhD, Bio-Cultural Anthropology, 2007
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
- Anthropology and Public Health
- Beliefs and Attitudes in Health, including Sociocultural Factors
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.