Candace Robertson-James, DrPH, MPH
La Salle University
Public Health Interests
Current Public-Health Related Activities
Dr. Robertson-James has led and evaluated community participatory research initiatives involving multiple sectors (health, community, school, faith, etc.) promoting health in diverse and underserved communities for over 10 years. She has participated in research exploring the role of discrimination in health risk as well as the role of faith institutions in sexual and relationship violence risk reduction and prevention interventions. Candace has also served as the program evaluator for programs assessing the role of gender in health, programs integrating HIV risk reduction into domestic violence services, health education initiatives targeting women with a history of incarceration as well as other groups of women and heart health initiatives.