Eminet Abebe Gurganus

Graduate Assistant


Eminet Abebe Gurganus is a doctoral student in Human Development and Family Sciences working with Dr. Marlene Schwartz. Her research pertains to food security, with a specific focus on the food banking and healthcare systems. She is interested in exploring approaches to enhance the capacity of service systems to engage in health promotion activities that address upstream determinants of health. Eminet earned a BA in African Studies and MPH in Health Policy and Administration from Yale University.

Contact Information
Emaileminet.gurganus@uconn.edu