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Jasmine  Aqua


Jasmine Ko Aqua is a PhD student in Epidemiology at Emory University. Her research focuses on the intersection of social epidemiology and immigrant health. She is interested in studying how immigrant and minority experiences (e.g., migration, acculturation, racial discrimination, documentation status, etc.) impact cardiometabolic and other health outcomes through stress pathways. 

Jasmine is an NIH T32 Predoctoral Fellow with the Multidisciplinary Research Training to Reduce Inequalities in Cardiovascular Health (METRIC) grant and an ORISE Research Fellow with the CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. Prior to joining the Department of Epidemiology, she worked as an epidemiologist for the Georgia Department of Public Health's Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Program.

Contact Information

Atlanta , GA


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Areas of Interest

  • Cardiometabolic Diseases
  • Global Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Social Epidemiology


  • BA 2015, Emory University
  • MPH 2017, Emory University

Affiliations & Activities

Society for Epidemiologic Research, Member