Department of Public Health welcomes newest faculty member, Supriya Misra

Sunday, September 27, 2020

"The College of Health & Social Sciences welcomes its newest faculty members: Assistant Professor of Counseling Derrick Bines, Assistant Professor of Child & Adolescent Development Rachel Flynn, Assistant Professor of Sociology & Sexuality Studies Ikaika Gleisberg, Assistant Professor of Child & Adolescent Development Molly McManus, Assistant Professor of Public Heath Supriya Misra and Associate Professor of Nursing Daphne Stannard."

 

SUPRIYA MISRA, SC.D.

Assistant Professor, Public Health

Supriya Misra

Supriya Misra’s research focuses on mental health inequities among socially marginalized communities, particularly racial and ethnic minority groups. She uses mixed methods to understand the roles of discrimination, stigma, and trauma on the onset and experience of mental distress and to promote dignity and justice for those living with mental illness. She completed her B.A. and M.A. in Psychology at Stanford University, her Sc.D. in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship at New York University. She also worked for several years in nonprofit management to develop and implement evidence-based health education resources. She will be starting as an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health in Spring 2021.

 

Feature From: SF State's CHSS Connection Newsletter, October 2020