Theresa Osypuk, SD, SM

Dr. Osypuk received her Masters (2002) and Doctoral (2005) degrees from the Harvard School of Public Health, and received postdoctoral training in Population Health in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars fellowship in the University of Michigan Department of Epidemiology (2005-2007). She was on faculty as an Assistant Professor in Northeastern University’s MPH program in Urban Health in Boston (2007-2012) before joining the faculty at University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Before graduate school, Dr. Osypuk originally entered the public health field via communications, by creating national public service campaigns to change attitudes and behavior related to public health and social issues at The Advertising Council.

Theresa Osypuk, SD, SM

Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
Faculty Scholar, IUHRP

Phone: 612-624-8279

Selected Publications

Theresa L. Osypuk. (In press) “Future Research Directions for Understanding Neighborhood Contributions to Health Disparities”. Revue Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique. (Journal of Epidemiology and Public Health) Epub ahead of print, 2013 May 6.

Theresa L. Osypuk. (2013) “Invited Commentary: Integrating a life course perspective and social theory to advance research on residential segregation and health”. American Journal of Epidemiology. 177(4): 310-315.

Theresa L. Osypuk, Pamela Joshi, Kimberly Geronimo, Dolores Acevedo-Garcia. (2013). “Do Social Policies Influence the Health of Women and their Children? Implications for Designing Future Policies Using a Social Determinants of Health Lens.” In: Women and Health, Second Edition, Marlene B. Goldman, Rebecca Troisi, and Kathryn M. Rexrode, Editors, Elsevier Publishing, pp. 735-752.

Theresa L. Osypuk, Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen, Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Felton J. Earls, Alisa K. Lincoln, Nicole M. Schmidt, M. Maria Glymour. (2012) “Differential Mental Health Effects of Neighborhood Relocation among Youth in Vulnerable Families: Results from a Randomized Trial.” JAMA Psychiatry. 69(12):1284-1294. Maria Glymour and Theresa L. Osypuk. (2012) “Promoting health and improving survival into very old age: Further research needed to establish the ideal timing and content of interventions”. BMJ. 345:e6452