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Danielle Duran

Sociology PhD Student

Danielle (Maestas) Duran is a second-year PhD student and a member of the Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL) in the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice. Danielle’s current research falls at the intersection of food, health, and policy, using mixed methods to evaluate how “food is medicine” interventions impact health outcomes. Outside of the sociology program, she works with faculty at the NU Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research on projects focused on improving healthcare quality. Danielle received her MA in Sociology from the University of Colorado Denver, and her BA in Sociology from the University of New Mexico.

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Areas of Research: Health disparities, healthcare institutions, medicalization, chronic disease management, culture, and mixed methods.

Faculty Advisor: Tiffany Joseph

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