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Susan Ivey

Expert Profile

Susan Ivey

Associate Adjunct Professor; Director of Research
UC Berkeley/UC San Francisco Joint Medical Program; Health Research for Action
Expertise: 
health disparities
cardiovascular health
obesity
physical activity
built environment
aging

Biography

Dr. Ivey is a board certified physician in both Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. She completed her residency in family practice in 1984 (University of Connecticut, St. Francis Hospital). Dr. Ivey holds a Master's degree in health services management and policy from the George Washington University, and fellowship training in health policy and health services research from UC Berkeley. She is an adjunct associate professor with the School of Public Health and with the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program. Dr. Ivey is interested in health disparities, especially in cardiovascular risks. She was the principal investigator of the Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Asian Indians project. She co-edited and authored "Immigrant Women's Health: Problems and Solutions" (1999). She has active research projects in the areas of adult and child obesity, environmental aspects of cardiovascular risk, community-based cardiovascular risk reduction, and healthy aging. She also has worked as the assistant medical director of the City of Berkeley Department of Health.

2140 Shattuck Ave. 10th Floor
Berkeley  California  94720
United States
Office Phone: 
(510) 643-1883
Office Fax: 
(510) 643-7679

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