As a health demographer, Dr. Chyu studies how social factors and chronic stressors are embodied physiologically and shape women’s health over the life course. Her research examines the dynamic interplay of biological and social processes to better understand how chronic stress impacts health and aging trajectories. She is also interested in the effects of positive and adverse childhood experiences on physical and mental health later in life.
Northwestern University, Cells to Society Center on Social Disparities and Health at the Institute for Policy Research, Postdoctoral Fellowship, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, PhD in Public Health, Stanford University, MA in Anthropological Sciences, Stanford University, BA in Human Biology
Women's health , Biodemography, Chronic and toxic stress
Dr. Grinshteyn is an associate professor in the School of Nursing and Health Professions, where she teaches a variety of courses in the MPH program. Her primary research interest relates to fear of crime and fear of violent victimization, and the association of fear with a variety of health outcomes. She is particularly interested in population-based health disparities associated with fear of violence and specifically examines these topics among older adults. Erin also does work examining...
PhD in Health Services, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA, MS in Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University , BA in Sociology, Brandeis University