Addressing Health Disparities With Social Science

Dr. Rebecca Fielding-Miller is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego in the Division of Infectious Disease and Global Public Health and the Center on Gender Equity and Health. Her research examines structural drivers of HIV and gender based violence in the United States and sub-Saharan Africa with a focus on the intersection of race, gender, and economic inequality. She holds an MSPH in International Health, Social and Behavioral Interventions from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a PhD in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education from Emory University. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in South Africa from 2006-2008 and as a Fulbright Scholar in Swaziland in 2013-2014.

Dr. Fielding-Miller is a founding member of the Swaziland AIDS Research Network.

Rebecca with her collaborators (from left to right): Dr. Sakhile Masuku, Dr. Pinky Mahlangu, Dr. Fortunate Shabalala, Dr. Rebecca Fielding-Miller, Dr. Mercilene Machisa, Deb Chard