Health Research Institute

Demography and Public Health

Researcher Information


Kelly Kamm

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology
SDC 230B

Research Interests

  • Rural health
  • Maternal and child health
  • Breastfeeding
  • Care-seeking behaviors
  • Hand hygiene
  • Social determinants of health

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Don Lafreniere

Associate Professor of Geography and GIS
AOB 200A/GLRC 318

Research Interests

  • Environmental Change and Life Course Epidemiology
  • Urban Environments and Population Health
  • Public Participatory GIS
  • Applications of GIS for Historical Research

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Richelle Winkler

Associate Professor of Sociology and Demography, Social Sciences
Academic Office Building 217

Areas of Expertise

  • Rural Sociology
  • Population and Environment
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Community Engaged Scholarship
  • Internal Migration
  • GIS and spatial analysis

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Erich Petushek

Assistant Professor, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors
Harold Meese 207

Research Program

Aims to train individuals in methods that reduce modifiable health disorders and health disparities, while promoting community health engagement and applied science innovation.

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