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Kristin Elizabeth Sznajder, Ph.D.


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. 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.

Research Interests

Social and Environmental Determinants of Health among Vulnerable Populations; the Nexus of Gender; The environment and health


  • Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Michigan
  • M.P.H., Emory University
  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University