Akilah Collins-Anderson

PhD Student, Public Health Sciences

Akilah Collins-Anderson’s research interests centers on the intersection of social epidemiology and implementation science. She is specifically interested in contributing factors, evidence-to-action plans, and strategies around high-priority health issues in the Black/African American population. Her past work includes mixed methods in clinical and community interventions to improve health behaviors and health literacy. As a PhD student in the Public Health Sciences program and NIMH T32 trainee, Akilah examines the influence of stress, social mobility, and structural racism on physical and mental health outcomes.