|Krista Perreira, PhD|
17th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health
Krista Perreira is a health economist who studies disparities in health, education, and economic well-being and inter-relationships between family, health and social policy. Focusing on children in immigrant families, her most recent work combines qualitative and quantitative methodologies to study migration from Latin America and the health and educational consequences of migration. Through her research, she aims to develop programs and policies to improve the well-being of immigrant families and their children.
Dr. Perreira is a faculty fellow at the Carolina Population Center and an adjunct associate professor in the departments of Maternal and Child Health , Health Behavior and Health Policy and Management in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
In 2010 she received one of the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty at UNC.
|Last updated May 03, 2012|