Faculty and Staff

Caroline Compretta, PhD

compretta,-caroline-web.jpgAssistant Professor
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Dr. Compretta is an assistant professor at the University of Mississippi Medical Center with faculty appointments in the Department of Preventive Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. As an anthropologist, she has expertise in qualitative research design, methods and analysis, and experience conducting community-engaged research and programs. Dr. Compretta’s research interests include the social and political contexts of health, health disparities, food insecurities, child-centered research and community-based programs.