Natalie Sampson, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Public Health

Dr. Natalie Sampson is an Assistant Professor of Public Health in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She received her Ph.D. in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and her M.P.H. in Health Promotion from Portland State University. Dr. Sampson's research focuses on a variety of social and environmental determinants of health, including environmental justice, public participation, freight transport, climate change, land use, and water infrastructure. Dr. Sampson partners with communities and the local government to plan and evaluate program, policy, and land use interventions to improve health equity. She works to bring interdisciplinary evidence to land use and infrastructure planning efforts in Detroit and Southeast Michigan to improve health and health equity.

Email | Phone: (313) 593-4889

Research Areas: Environmental JusticeSocial Determinants of HealthClimate ChangeLand UseWater Quality and PollutionHealth Equity

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