Dr. Staten’s research is improving health equity through community engagement.  A great deal of her work has focused on chronic disease prevention using community-based participatory research methods.  More recently, she is shifting her focus to developing interventions that address the social determinants of health. She has published in the areas of minority health, intervention design and evaluation, community engaged research, and coalition building.  

Social Sciences, Social Sciences
PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder, Biological Anthropology, 1995
MA, University of Colorado at Boulder, Anthropology, 1990
BA, Beloit College, Anthropology, 1984
health equity chronic disease prevention community health minority health