Anne Abbott, PhD Student

A portrait of Anne Abbott of the Department of Community and Behavioral Health at the University of Iowa college of Public Health.

Department: Community and Behavioral Health

Year of intended graduation: 2020

Previous Education: BA, Politics, Marymount University (2009), MPP, Social Policy, George Mason University (2011)

Research Interest: health communication campaigns, adolescent and young adult health, program evaluation, policy levers in public health

Current Activities: Anne is currently working on a range of program evaluations with the Iowa Department of Public Health, as well as other agencies, around chronic disease prevention and maintenance programming for Iowans. She is also currently involved in a project investigating the use of emotion in national-level health campaigns as well as planning for several formative qualitative studies in the spring of 2017.