Amber is a Doctoral student in the Department of Sociology. She received her MS in Public Health and Health Behavior and BS in Public Health from the University of Nebraska Omaha. Broadly, her research interests include the influence of social factors on health outcomes at various stages of life. In her time at Wayne State University, she has served as a Graduate Research Assistant on an NIH funded project and a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Departments of Sociology and Public Health. She is the recipient of the Thomas C. Rumble Fellowship, Professor Frank E. and Rosemary K. Hartung Memorial Endowed Award in Sociology, and Allen Goodman and Janet Hankin Endowed Scholarship in Health Economics/Health Sociology.
Research interest(s)/area of expertise
Life course health, social determinants of health, maternal and infant health, mental health, pregnancy and perinatal loss, gender, sex and sexuality
Awards and grants
Thomas C. Rumble Fellowship
Professor Frank E. and Rosemary K. Hartung Memorial Endowed Award
Allen Goodman and Janet Hankin Endowed Scholarship in Health Economics/Health Sociology