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Sharrelle Barber


Sharrelle Barber, ScD, MPH, is a social epidemiologist whose research focuses on the role of structural racism in shaping health and health inequalities among African Americans in the South.  She received her doctoral degree in 2014 from the Harvard School of Public Health and is completing a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Dornsife School of Public Health in Philadelphia. Currently, she is carrying out studies that examine the role of concentrated neighborhood poverty and racial residential segregation on cardiovascular disease risk in Jackson, Mississippi.

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