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Shannon Whittaker

Shannon is a 5th year PhD student at the Yale School of Public Health. Her research interests lie at the intersection of place, race, and health where she studies how social and political processes such as gentrification and redlining impact the health of marginalized communities of color. Before Yale, she worked in healthcare advertising at Omnicom and as a health policy coordinator for the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She holds a B.A with honors in Community Health from Brown University and an MPH from the Brown University School of Public Health.