Associate Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education; Faculty Associate, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Elizabeth King is an Associate Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She is also a Faculty Associate with the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. She received her Ph.D. in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and her M.P.H. from the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University. Dr. King’s past work includes a project funded by a Fulbright-Hays grant to conduct research on the social and behavioral factors that influence HIV service utilization among women who are involved in sex work and injection drug use in St. Petersburg, Russia. She has also led or worked on research projects in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Africa. Her current work utilizes qualitative and mixed-methods study designs with a focus on HIV prevention, access to HIV services for key affected populations, and gender-based violence.
Current Research Interests:
- Equitable access to HIV services
- Adherence to HIV treatment for women
- Women who inject drugs
- Health among women involved in sex work
- Gender-based violence