Doctoral Student

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  • Daniele Loprieno
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  • Daniele is a first-year doctoral student, interested in social determinates of health, gender, and medical sociology. She recently worked with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s Center for Health Impact Evaluation, where she contributed to a health impact assessment on the effects of recreational cannabis legalization in Los Angeles County. Daniele received her BA in Sociology with double minors in History and Italian from Pennsylvania State University in 2007 and completed her Master’s in Sociology at California State University, Northridge in 2013. Additionally, Daniele brings over ten years of applied research experience and four years of teaching experience to her work at Rutgers.

    Outside of the classroom, Daniele enjoys consuming and (endlessly) discussing all things pop culture, practicing yoga, and spending time with her pug, George.