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Featured PhD Student Chenoa Allen

Recent graduate has dissertation-related work published in peer-reviewed journal

Chenoa Allen, PhD, a 2016 doctoral graduate from UT Department of Public Health, has just had her dissertation-related work published in Social Science and Medicine. Her work, titled “Do restrictive omnibus immigration laws reduce enrollment in public health insurance by Latino citizen children? A comparative interrupted time series study, focuses on the impact that immigration laws have on enrollment in public health insurance programs for Latino children.

Dr. Allen’s major professor at UT was Dr. Clea McNeely. Dr. Allen has recently completed her first year as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Health Disparities Research Scholars Program, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine and Public Health, at the University of Wisconsin.

Social Science & Medicine is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering social science research on health, including anthropology, economics, geography, psychology, social epidemiology, social policy, sociology, medicine and health care practice, policy, and organization. It was established in 1967 and is published by Elsevier.

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