Claire Margerison, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Michigan State University
909 Wilson Road Room B601

Curriculum Vitae

Claire Margerison is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She has a PhD in Epidemiology a Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Margerison's research examines the social and economic determinants of women’s health across the life-course, with an emphasis on understanding racial and socioeconomic disparities in women’s health. Her work focuses on pregnancy as a window to women’s early life experiences as well as to the long-term health of both mother and child.

Dr. Margerison’s recently funded work includes research examining the influence of macroeconomic conditions—specifically the Great Recession—on pregnancy health and birth outcomes funded by the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). She also has a Mentored Career Development (K01) award to examine how social, psychosocial, and biological factors during pregnancy contribute to racial disparities in women’s cardiovascular health at mid-life.