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A. Gita Krishnaswamy

Clinical Associate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health


Office H-690F, HSB
Box 357660

Research Interests

Health equity; education and health policy; health education


Gita Krishnaswamy currently serves as the Acting Director of the COPHP program. Her areas of specialization include population health, quantitative methods and health education. She has many years of K-12 classroom and administrative experience in the field and consults with school districts and nonprofit organizations interested in health equity, the bidirectional relationship of education and health, and problem-based learning pedagogy. She directs the capstone experience for the COPHP program and manages community-based student projects through the NWCPHP. She earned an M.Ed. at DePaul University and an MPH at the University of Washington.


MPH Health Services, University of Washington, 2012
MEd Secondary Teaching Certification, DePaul University, 2005
BA Cellular and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University, 2000

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