Amy Darefsky, PhD, MPH

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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School of Public Health


Dr. Darefsky received her MPH in biostatistics and PhD in epidemiology from Yale University. She has taught a core epidemiology course and lectured on statistical multivariable survival analyses. Her research has focused primarily on adult brain cancer, including the descriptive epidemiology of glioma, risk factors for glioma incidence and glioblastoma multiforme survival. In addition, she has current research interests in the areas of climate change and health and skin cancer prevention. 

Education & Training

PhD Yale University (2000)
MPH Yale University (1994)
BS The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1986)

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Amy Darefsky, PhD, MPH