Salini Mohanty, DrPH, MPH

Salini Mohanty, DrPH, MPH
Associate Fellow

Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing; Department of Family and Community Health

Public Health Interests

Adolescents, Infectious Disease, Maternal and Child Health, Pediatrics, Qualitative Methods



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Salini Mohanty is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Family and Community Health in the School of Nursing. Her research focuses on vaccine acceptance—specifically around childhood and adolescent immunizations. Her previous research experience includes evaluating community-based interventions to improve vaccine uptake, and examining the impact of vaccine hesitancy in pediatric healthcare settings. Dr. Mohanty received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences and Chemistry (BS) from the University of Pittsburgh, her master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) from Thomas Jefferson University and earned her doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) from the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University.