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Research interests

Dr. Kristin Sznajder is a field epidemiologist who has worked both domestically and internationally on the social and environmental determinants of health among vulnerable populations. She is primarily interested in the nexus of gender, the environment and health.

Teaching and educational interests

Dr. Kristin Sznajder is the Associate Director for International Initiatives and leads the global health educational program within the Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine.

Education/Academic qualification

Postdoctoral Fellow, US Army Public Health Command

… → 2014

Epidemiology, PhD, University of Michigan

… → May 2013

MPH, Emory University

… → May 2007

BS, The Pennsylvania State University

… → May 2002

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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 75 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 8 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Review article

Characterizing Sexual Assault Among Female U.S. Soldiers With Suicidal Behavior

Sznajder, K., Abdur-Rahman, I., Youmans Watkins, E., Mancha, B. E., Anke, K., Kateley, K., Rattigan, M. & Millikan Bell, A., Jul 3 2019, In : Military Behavioral Health. 7, 3, p. 268-278 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Military Personnel
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

How should mission trips be administered?

Sznajder, K. K., Chen, M. C. & Naughton, D., Jan 1 2019, In : AMA Journal of Ethics. 21, 9, p. 722-728 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Health Occupations
Social Justice
2 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers and Facilitators of HPV Vaccination in the VFC Program

Fleming, W. S., Sznajder, K. K., Nepps, M. & Boktor, S. W., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Community Health. 43, 3, p. 448-454 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

children's program
Health Personnel

Fostering dialogues in global health education: A graduate and undergraduate approach

Sznajder, K., Naughton, D., Kar, A., Nagakar, A., Mashamba, J., Shuro, L., Leshabari, S. & Diop, F., Jan 1 2018, SpringerBriefs in Public Health. 9783319776842 ed. Springer International Publishing, p. 21-31 11 p. (SpringerBriefs in Public Health; no. 9783319776842).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Foster Home Care
Health Education
Health Manpower
Public Health
Graduate Education
8 Citations (Scopus)

Gynecologic pain related to occupational stress among female factory workers in Tianjin, China

Sznajder, K. K., Harlow, S. D., Burgard, S. A., Wang, Y., Han, C. & Liu, J., Jan 1 2014, In : International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. 20, 1, p. 33-45 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pelvic Pain