MICHELLE DOOSE, PHD STUDENT, EPIDEMIOLOGY, RUTGERS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
FOCUS: Michelle Doose’s research focuses on healthcare delivery and cancer care outcomes among cancer patients with chronic health conditions using a health equity lens. Her current doctoral research is examining the multilevel factors that influence optimal diabetes and hypertension care management among African American breast cancer patients. She seeks to understand the influence of medical teams, health systems, and health policies on cancer care delivery and care coordination. She aims to use her research to transform health care for cancer survivors with complex health and social needs.
Michelle Doose
MICHELLE DOOSE, PHD STUDENT, EPIDEMIOLOGY, RUTGERS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Michelle Doose is a fourth-year doctoral candidate at Rutgers School of Public Health in the Department of Epidemiology. Following her MPH in Community Health Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Michelle worked as a health educator helping cancer survivors navigate health and wellness after cancer. She also collaborated on the development and implementation of culturally-tailored, innovative interventions (i.e., photonovela, text messaging, peer navigation, smartphone app) to prepare cancer survivors to transition to post-treatment care. Michelle received her Bachelor’s degrees in International Studies and Spanish at Pepperdine University, also in Southern California. Michelle’s research interests have been informed by her past and current research activities, her work as a cancer advocate, and her lived experiences as a childhood cancer survivor.

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