SPH and CHHS Instructor
Phone: (619) 594-1623
Office: HT 109
- PhD – Public Health (Health Behavior), Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health between the University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University (2013)
- MA – Sociology, San Diego State University (2007)
- BA – Sociology, San Diego State University (2005)
- LGBT health
- Health disparities
- Tobacco control and prevention
- Social media and new technologies in health
- International and global health
Dr. Emory is the Director, Advisor and an Instructor of the Undergraduate Program in the School of Public Health (SPH) at San Diego State University (SDSU); as well as the instructor of Health and Human Services (HHS 350 and 290): Applied International Health (the two largest international experience courses at SDSU). She is a trained sociologist and health behaviorist and utilizes this foundation to better understand and reduce local and global health disparities, as well as increase health equity among young, vulnerable, and diverse populations across the globe. Her primary research interest is in the field of health equity; with an emphasis on intersectionality and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population health. She also explores the role of technology/social media (e.g. Facebook and Twitter) play in shaping health communications, health beliefs, and health behaviors. Dr. Emory is committed to reducing and ending health disparities across the globe.
A list of published work can be found on PubMed.