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Robin  Richardson

Asst Professor

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Epidemiology

Dr. Robin A. Richardson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health. Her work examines the social, contextual, and structural causes of poor mental health, intimate partner violence, and low empowerment. Her research program integrates methods and approaches from multiple disciplines, including epidemiology, economics, sociology, and psychology, and is conducted in low-resource settings, including Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as among people experiencing social and economic disadvantage in high-resource settings. The over-arching focus of her research is to inform the design of programs and policies through the generation of high-quality evidence on the underlying causes of these health conditions.

Contact Information


ATLANTA , GA 30322



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Areas of Interest

  • Econometrics
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Injury & Violence Prevention
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mental Health
  • Population Sciences
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Social Epidemiology


  • PhD 2018, McGill University
  • MPH 2013, Oregon Health & Science University
  • BA 2001, Oberlin College

Affiliations & Activities

Society for Epidemiologic Research

Population Association of America


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