Dr. Parker is a Professor and Department Head of the Department of Community and Behavioral Health in the College of Public Health at The University of Iowa. Prior to joining the UI College of Public Health in August 2010, Dr. Parker served for fifteen years as a faculty member in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Parker received her BA degree from Davidson College, Davidson, NC and her Masters and Doctorate in Public Health from the University of North Carolina School of Public Health. Since beginning her academic career, Dr. Parker’s research has focused on the design, implementation and evaluation of community-based health promotion programs that address major social determinants of health and health disparities.
University of Iowa, College of Public Health
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Iowa City, IA 52242