Addressing Health Disparities With Social Science

Dr. Rebecca Fielding-Miller is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego in the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and the Division of Infectious Disease and Global Public Health and a faculty member of the Center on Gender Equity and Health. Her research is community-driven and examines structural drivers of COVID-19, 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.

Dr. Fielding-Miller holds a PhD in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education from Emory University, and an MSPH in International Health with a focus on Social and Behavioral Interventions from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in South Africa from 2006-2008 and as a Fulbright Scholar in Swaziland in 2013-2014.

National dissemination meeting for southern Africa’s first campus climate survey (University of Eswatini, 2019)