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Kimberly Vesco

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Community Based Faculty Epidemiology


Dr. Kimberly Vesco has a Community Based faculty appointment in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health in the Epidemiology programs. In this SPH role her work includes mentoring students and collaborating on research with primary faculty.

In addition to her work as a faculty member in SPH, Dr. Vesco is a Senior Investigator at the Kaiser Center for Health Research (CHR). She is an internationally recognized expert on maternal obesity interventions. Dr. Vesco is a nationally recognized expert in obstetric intervention trials that address maternal obesity, and also brings expertise in observational research using electronic medical record data and body composition imaging methods.

Education, Degrees

M.D., University of California, 1997
M.P.H., Oregon Health & Science University, 2006

¹ CEPH Primary Instructional Faculty
² CEPH Non-Primary Instructional Faculty

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