Elizabeth Stern, MPH

  Adjunct Instructor
Health Behavior

Duke University


1994 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill MPH, Health Behavior and Health Education
Research interests

  • Minority health
  • Violence prevention
  • Women’s health
Research activities


  • Domestic Violence Program Coordinator for Duke University Health System (2003-2012)
    • works with Duke-affiliated clinics and hospital departments to develop domestic violence protocols
    • provides training to staff and Duke-affiliated learners (i.e., medical students, residents, nursing students, etc.

Primary teaching areas

  • domestic violence and other abuse issues (e.g., human trafficking)
  • focus on training health care providers

Primary Research area

  • domestic violence/intimate partner violence
Staff/administrative responsibilities

As HB adjunct:

    • Advisor on a special project
    • Faculty research collaboration on domestic violence research
    • Informal research advice or technical assistance
    • HB Student Career Information Day volunteer

I am open to serving as a reader or preceptor for papers/projects related to domestic violence.