Public Health Program
United States of America
Deirdra Wilson is Assistant Professor and Chair of the Joint/Dual Degree Program. She received her Master in Public Health in Community Health Science from the University of California Los Angeles and is currently a doctoral candidate in Epidemiology at the University of California Berkeley. The focus of her doctoral research is the influence of body mass index and co-morbidity on breast cancer survival. She has also conducted community based research on environmental exposures and asthma rates in children, community based breast cancer education and has an interest in the impact of psychosocial factors on ethnic and racial health disparities.
Grumbach K., Alexander M., Moreno-John G., Forté D, Rangel-Lugo M. and Pérez-Stable E., Clinical Research on Older African Americans and Latinos: Perspectives from the Community. Journal of Research on Aging. 2000, Nov 22(6) 668-691.
Alexander M., Re: Race, Prostate Cancer Survival, and Membership in a Large Health Maintenance Organization. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1999, 91:801-802.
Community-based breast cancer intervention program for older African-American Women in Beauty Salons. Public Health Reports 1995 Mar-Apr; 110 (2): 179-183.