Shawna Hudson, a medical sociologist, is a community-engaged, primary care researcher working with vulnerable populations at the intersections of community health, primary care, and specialty care. She is a mixed-methods researcher and has published extensively using both qualitative and quantitative research approaches. Her research is funded by numerous federal and foundation grants. She participates as co-investigator on additional studies funded by the National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, and National Institute on Drug Abuse. Learn more about Hudson.
- Meet Shawna Hudson, Who Researches Health Care through a Sociological Lens – Influenced by family experiences and her early research on health outcomes for aging Black populations, Hudson has carved a professional niche in medical sociology. An accomplished research leader, the core faculty member of Rutgers Global Health Institute is now a vice chancellor at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.
- Achieving Prevention and Health, Rather Than More Health Care – Gregory Peck and Shawna Hudson are conducting research on new health care models emphasizing primary care and prevention over emergency care as well as the role of community engagement in underserved communities. Both are core faculty members of Rutgers Global Health Institute.
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