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Catherine S. Nagawa

Catherine S. Nagawa, PhD studies how social determinants of health influence health behavior in vulnerable populations using mixed methods. Her research area of focus is cancer prevention and early detection. Her work aims to inform the implementation and dissemination of tailored behavioral interventions to improve health outcomes. During her fellowship, she seeks to learn how to integrate various data sources, such as electronic health records, surveys, and interviews, to assess the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of health interventions. Catherine received her Ph.D. in Clinical and Population Health Research from UMASS Chan Medical School, MS in Epidemiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a BS in Statistics from Makerere University.