Jon M. Hussey, PhD
Dr. Jon M. Hussey is sociologist and demographer with a primary interest in the association between social stratification and health. He is particularly concerned with the causes of racial, ethnic,and socioeconomic differentials in morbidity and mortality. Understanding how childhood exposures influence adult health disparities is a specific objective of his work.
Honors and AwardsEdward G. McGavran Award for Excellence in Teaching
2011, Gillings School of Global Public Health
MHCH 713 Research Methods in MCH | Syllabus
MHCH 713L Research & Evaluation Methods in MCH Lab | Syllabus
MHCH 801 Doctoral Research Seminar
MHCH 859 Theoretical Foundations of MCH
MHCH 890 Health Equity
As a research mentor, academic adviser and primary instructor, Dr. Hussey has participated in the training of 450+ undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students and fellows since 2000.
- Health Equity
- Social Determinants
- Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD)
2015-present Director of Graduate Studies, MCH
2015-present Doctoral Program Director, MCH
2015-present Academic Leadership Committee, MCH
2015-present Academic Programs Committee (APC), Gillings School of Global Public Health
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Diagnosis and Glycemic Control Among Women of Reproductive Age. LE Britton, JM Hussey, JL Crandell, DC Berry, JL Brooks, AG Bryant. (2018). Journal of Women's Health, 27(10), 1271-7.
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Selected Preconception Health Indicators and Birth Weight Disparities in a National Study. KL Strutz, VK Hogan, AM Siega-Riz, CM Suchindran, CT Halpern, JM Hussey. (2014). American Journal of Public Health, 104(8), e125-32.
Origins of Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease: Birth Weight, Body Mass Index, and Young Adult Systolic Blood Pressure in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. LJ Richardson, JM Hussey, KL Strutz. (2011). Annals of Epidemiology, 21.
Postdoc, Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
MPH, Health Services, University of Washington, 1996
PhD, Sociology, University of Washington, 1995
MA, Sociology, University of Washington, 1990
BA, Sociology & Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1985