Wayne State University
Dawn Misra, Ph.D.

Dawn Misra, Ph.D.

RoBUST Steering Committee

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Dawn Misra, Ph.D.

Dr. Misra is the Associate Chair for Research and a professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences. As an epidemiologist with expertise in perinatal and social epidemiology, much of her work focuses on racial and socioeconomic disparities in perinatal health with an emphasis on preterm birth. In 2008, she co-chaired the Psychosocial Factors Workgroup for the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General Conference on Preterm Birth. She is currently on the editorial board for the Journal of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.

Area of Expertise

  • Measurement of racism/discrimination
  • life course measures and analytic approaches
  • placental assessment and analysis

Department

Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences

School/College

WSU School of Medicine