Elizabeth Reed

Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science; Co-Director, SDSU-UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Global Health; Associate Professor of Global Health

Elizabeth Reed
  • 5500 Campanile Drive
    HH 136
    San Diego , California 92182

Dr. Elizabeth Reed is Associate Professor of global health at San Diego State University and Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. Trained in social epidemiology, she conducts research related to the intersection of gender inequality, poverty, and health. Specifically, she focuses her research on the social and economic factors influencing gender-based violence and sexual/reproductive health outcomes, including HIV/STI as well as adolescent and unintended pregnancy. She uses the findings of her research to support the development of public health programming to promote economic opportunity, health, and safety. Her research is based in the US, Latin America, South Asia, and Africa.

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  • ScD, Social Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health: Boston, MA (2007)
  • MPH, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health: Boston, MA (1999)
  • BS, Biology, Lafayette College: Easton, PA (1997)
  • Gender-based violence, including intimate partner violence and teen dating violence
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health (e.g. HIV/AIDS, unintended pregnancy, family planning)
  • Economic Interventions
  • Adolescent Health