Assistant Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences
Bouvé College of Health Sciences, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Dr. Danielle Crookes is social epidemiologist whose research examines structural, political, and social factors that shape the health of communities of color in the US. Specifically, her research focuses on understanding how immigrant-related policies, racism and xenophobia affect the health of immigrant and subsequent US-born generations. She has also studied the ways in which psychological and social stressors affect cardiometabolic health in children and adults.
Dr. Crookes earned her Doctor of Public Health in Epidemiology from Columbia University and her Master of Public Health from Temple University. Prior to joining the faculty of Northeastern University, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Multidisciplinary Research Training to Reduce Inequalities in Cardiovascular Health (METRIC) T32 program (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute) in the Department of Epidemiology at Emory University.
Dr. Crookes is presently a Health Equity Faculty Scholar in the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research at Northeastern University.
Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research, National Institute of Heart, Lung & Blood Institute
Columbia University, 2019