Linnea Evans is a doctoral student in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan. Linnea holds a master degree in public health from Boston University, with a concentration in social and behavioral sciences and a bachelor of science in biology from the University of Michigan. Linnea has worked globally on capacity building in chronic disease control and has developed a strong interest in models employed to address issues of equity in health. Her main research area of interest is social and environmental influences on health inequities, and effects of public policy. Specially, she is currently focusing on racial and gender disparities in hypertension from a life-course perspective; the young adult through middle ages. Linnea achieved candidacy in September 2011.
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