Danya Elizabeth Keene

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Chronic Disease Epidemiology: Social & Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests

health inequality; health and place; stigma; social policy


  • M.A.T., Johns Hopkins University, 2001
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2009

Selected Publications

  • 2011 Keene, D and Geronimus A. “Weathering” HOPE VI: The Importance of Evaluating the Population Health Impact of Public Housing Demolition and Displacement. Journal of Urban Health 88(3):417-435
  • 2013 Keene, D and Ruel, E. “Everyone Called me Grandma”: Public Housing Demolition and Relocation Among Older Adults in Atlanta. Cities
  • 2013 Keene, D, Bader, M. Ailshire, J. Residential Tenure, Social Support and the Contingent Effects of Neighborhood Context. Health and Place (forthcoming)


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