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Alexandra  Morshed

Asst Professor

Research Assistant Professor

Faculty, Behavioral/Social/Health Educ

Alexandra B. Morshed, PhD, MS, is an implementation scientist with a substantive focus on prevention of weight-related chronic disease, including obesity, diabetes, and cancer. She has more than 10 years of experience in public health research and practice, primarily focused on implementing interventions in vulnerable populations, policy adoption, and capacity building and knowledge expansion in dissemination and implementation (D&I) science. Her research largely utilizes a D&I lens based on the recognition that research-to-practice gaps exist and contribute to disease prevalence and disparities. She is committed to equitable partnership with communities and stakeholders. She carried out her doctoral and postdoctoral training at Washington University in St. Louis and earned a master of science from Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

Areas of Interest:

  • Dissemination and implementation
  • Chronic disease prevention
  • Public health nutrition
  • Systems science methods

Course: Quantitative Data Analysis (BSHES 532)

Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road

Atlanta , GA 30322


Fax: 404-727-1369


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Areas of Interest

  • Chronic Diseases
  • Implementation Science


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