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Postdoctoral Scholar

Ashleigh J Rich, PhD, MPH is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the UNC Department of Social Medicine, affiliated with the Center for Health Equity Research and the Carolina Population Center. She is a social epidemiologist with a PhD from the University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health. Her research focuses on sex/gender, health inequities and sexual and gender minority populations, with particular attention to HIV and transgender health. Her dissertation research investigated the epidemiology of chronic illness for transgender people living with and without HIV in the US and Canada. Broadly, her areas of interest include minority stress, structural stigma, HIV comorbidities and methods and measurement issues in sexual and gender minority health research.

Ashleigh Rich