Research & Publications
Alysa Pomer is an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology in the Yale School of Public Health. Her research focuses on health in Pacific Island nations. She is particularly interested in adolescent and reproductive health during population health transition. Dr. Pomer's previous work has included research on secular trends in menarche and psychosocial stress after natural disasters. Her current research investigates the development of chronic disease in the Pacific Island nation of Samoa. Dr. Pomer earned her PhD in Biological Anthropology from Binghamton University, in Binghamton, NY.
Education & Training
- PhDBinghamton University, Biological Anthropology (2017)
- MABinghamton University, Biological Anthropology (2013)
- MSBinghamton University, Biomedical Anthropology (2011)
- BAAmerican University, Anthropology (2008)
- Genome Wide Association Study of Adiposity in SamoansApia, Samoa 2017Seven year follow up of a GWAS cohort in Samoa.
- Healthy Mothers, Healthy CommunitiesPort Vila, Vanuatu 2015
- Vanuatu Health Transitions ProjectPort Vila, Vanuatu 2011