Gabrielle Harris, Ph.D., R.N.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. | Duke University | Nursing
M.S. | Winston-Salem State University | Nursing
B.S. | Winston-Salem State University | Nursing
Gabrielle Harris, Ph.D., R.N. is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the UNC Center for Health Equity Research. She earned her Ph.D. in Nursing from Duke University, where she leveraged quantitative and qualitative approaches to explore how parenting both affects and is affected by the experience of having a stroke among working-age adults. Broadly, her research interests include social determinants of health; structural drivers of inequities in stroke and cardiovascular disease risk, incidence and outcomes; and community-based participatory and mixed methods.
HEALTH EQUITY FOCUSCardiovascular diseases Community-Based Participatory Research Health Disparities Social factors
- Socio-ecological perspective on factors influencing acute recovery of younger stroke survivors: A mixed methods study | The aims of this longitudinal, convergent mixed methods study was to generate a comprehensive understanding of the influences on health-related quality of life and acute recovery during the first three months following stroke for younger adults using a socio-ecological perspective.
- Recovery experiences of younger stroke survivors who are parents: A qualitative content analysis | A qualitative descriptive study exploring the experience of parenting for younger stroke survivors (aged 18 to 64 years at the time of the stroke).