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Charnita Zeigler-Johnson, PhD, MPH

Contact Dr. Zeigler-Johnson

834 Chestnut Street
Suite 314
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-7726
(215) 503-9506 fax

Education

Post-Doc, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - 2004
PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - 1998
MPH, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - 1997
BS, Albright College, Reading, PA - 1992

University Appointment

Assistant Professor

Research & Clinical Interests

Dr. Charnita Zeigler-Johnson studies cancer disparities and risk factors that influence cancer occurrence, progression, and treatment outcomes.  Her research focus includes prostate cancer, genetic polymorphisms, biomarkers, obesity, socioeconomic status and neighborhood characteristics that vary by race/ethnicity.  She also conducts multi-level and multi-disciplinary research in the development of community-based interventions.  Her research goals are to identify possible modes of cancer prevention in high-risk populations and to provide new understanding about how contextual factors influence disease outcomes.