University of Michigan Institute for Social Research
                Research Center for Group Dynamics

 

Sharon Simonton

Research Investigator, Research Center for Group Dynamics
Center for the Analysis of Pathways from Childhood to Adulthood (CAPCA)

Sharon Simonton
5207 ISR
426 Thompson Street
Phone: 734-764-4265
simonton@umich.edu

Sharon Simonton is a social epidemiologist who received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan. She received an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota. Her doctoral research focused upon the effects of income and wealth on childhood overweight among black and white children in the US. Her research interests include: racial and socioeconomic health disparities; life course, intergenerational, and contextual determinants of health; structural determinants of population health; and the development of modeling and simulation approaches to better understand and address health inequalities.