Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A
Department: Community of Policy, Populations and Systems
Daisy Le, PhD, MPH/MA, is a tenure-track assistant professor in the Policy, Populations, and Systems department. She is a social scientist in behavioral and community health specializing in community-engaged cancer prevention and health disparities research. Dr. Le received her doctorate from the University of Maryland and recently completed her postdoctoral fellowship with the department of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Le teaches and conducts research in the general areas of multicultural studies and health promotion and communication. Her specific focuses are on sociocultural determinants of health and community-based/-engaged approaches across the cancer continuum that target minority, low-income, and underserved populations using mobile health technology. She has authored several peer-reviewed publications and her health disparities and cancer research have previously been supported by the American Cancer Society, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Cancer Institute. At present, Dr. Le is the PI of the mySHARE (self-sampling HPV awareness, results, and empowerment) mixed-methods study that aims to assess the acceptability, feasibility, and perceived effectiveness of promoting HPV self-sampling to increase cervical cancer screening among women living with HIV (WLHIV) from the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area (WBMA).