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Leah Frerichs

Leah Frerichs, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member whose research is focused on the intersection of community-based participatory research and systems science to address health disparities, largely in the area of chronic disease prevention.

PhD
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
UNC Chapel Hill
Cancer Prevention and Control

Area of Interest

Leah Frerichs, PhD, researches the intersection of community-based participatory research and systems science to address health disparities, largely in the area of chronic disease prevention. She has experience working with diverse communities including American Indian, Latino, and African Americans to develop, implement, and evaluate community-based interventions and policies. Her work has had a major focus on understanding and developing interventions that target social and physical environment influences on youth’s health behaviors in underserved communities.

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