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Yusuf Ransome MPH, DrPH

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

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Yusuf Ransome, MPH, DrPH

Mailing Address

  • 60 College Street, LEPH

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States

Yusuf Ransome
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Biography

Dr. Ransome’s research investigates how social, economic, and psychosocial determinants influence racial/ethnic- and geography-related disparities in HIV care continuum indicators, alcohol and other substance use disorders, and youth homelessness. Two broad determinants of interest are a) social capital/cohesion, and b) religion, faith, and spirituality. Dr. Ransome currently has a K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to study the direct association and underlying mechanisms between social capital and cohesion on HIV care continuum outcomes in the United States. Some methodological approaches Dr. Ransome uses in his research program include survey data analysis, multilevel modeling, structural equation modeling, spatial epidemiology, and geographic information systems.

Education & Training

  • DrPH
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Sociomedical Sciences (2014)
  • MPH
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Health Behavior and Health Education (2009)
  • BS
    Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, Business Management and Science (2003)
  • HIV Prevention Trials Network Domestic Scholar/ Research Fellow
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Alonso Smythe Yerby Postdoctoral Fellow
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Activities

  • Social Capital/Cohesion and HIV research
    Philadelphia, United States 2017

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