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Jae M. Downing PhD

Assistant Professor Health Management & Policy, and Health Systems & Policy
Office Campus Services Building 670

Biography

Jae Downing joins the School of Public Health as an Assistant Professor in January 2019 from the University of South Carolina. Their research interests focus on social and economic stressors on health and birth outcomes; health inequalities; and sexual and gender minority health.

Professor Downing’s work explores how policies and social safety nets shape access to and quality of healthcare for GSM and other minority populations.

Education, Degrees

B.S., University of Maryland, 2006
M.S., University of California, San Francisco, 2011
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2015