Collette N. Ncube, DrPH MPH MS

Dr. Ncube is a Future Faculty Fellow in the Department of Health Sciences and the Institute of Urban Health Research and Practice at Northeastern University.  As a perinatal and social epidemiologist, her research focuses on determinants of racial/ethnic disparities in adverse birth and pregnancy outcomes, along with associated later life cardiovascular/metabolic disorders, with particular focus on lifecourse and intergenerational factors.

Dr. Ncube received her MPH and DrPH from the University of Pittsburgh and MS in Epidemiology from the University of Washington.

Collette N. Ncube, DrPH MPH MS

Future Faculty Fellow

Selected Publications

Ncube C. N., Gavin A. R., Williams M. A., Qiu C., Sorensen T. K., and Enquobahrie D. A. Sex-specific Associations of Maternal Birthweight with Offspring Birthweight in the Omega Study. Annals of Epidemiology, 2017, 27 (5), 308-314. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2017.04.006

Ncube, C. N., Enquobahrie, D. A., Burke, J. G., Ye, F., Marx, J., and Albert, S. M. Transgenerational Transmission of Preterm Birth Risk: The Role of Race and Socio-economic Neighborhood Context. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2017, 21 (8), 1616-1626. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-2251-2

Ncube, C. N., Enquobahrie, D. A., Albert, S. M., Herrick, A. L., and Burke, J. G. Association of Neighborhood Context with Offspring Risk of Preterm Birth and Low Birthweight: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Population-based Studies. Social Science & Medicine, 2016, 153, 156-164. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.02.014