Shayna Cunningham, MHS, PhD

Research Scientist in Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

Departments & Organizations

Obesity Research Working Group

School of Public Health


Shayna Cunningham, PhD, is a Research Scientist in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at the Yale School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the fundamental determinants of health disparities and the development, implementation, and evaluation of sustainable intervention strategies that address them. She is an expert in the field of sexual and reproductive health and has extensive experience in the use of mixed methods research design, program and policy development and evaluation, working in multi-disciplinary teams, and collaborating with individuals from government, the private-sector, community-based organizations, and academic institutions.

Education & Training

PhD Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2007)
MHS Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2002)

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