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Michelle Bell

Associate Professor Emeritus, Health Systems and Population Health

Research Interests

Health and social policy; Organization and delivery of community-based services; Adolescent health; Minority health.


Dr. Bell served as Director of the Extended Master of Public Health Degree Program and taught on policies and programs related to the health of children, adolescents and families, with an emphasis on disadvantaged populations. Her research was broadly based in child and adolescent health in community and school settings. Projects included: evaluation of innovations such as coordinated school health programs, school-based health centers for adolescents, and community-based interventions for adolescents at risk of early pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, drug use, and violence.


PhD Social Welfare (PhD), University of Washington, 1984
MSW Social Work, University of Washington, 1967
BA General Studies, University of Washington, 1965