Department: Health Sciences

Areas of expertise:

  • Immigrant health
  • Health promotion and equity
  • Health literacy
  • Health communication
  • Infectious diseases

Grossman teaches HTH 245: Foundations of infectious diseases and HTH 408: Health research methods.

Grossman’s research focuses on promoting immigrant health in a variety of community settings, such as public libraries. She also focuses on how social media can be used to promote health and share health-related messages. She also has experience planning, delivering and evaluating health-related programs for community organizations.

Grossman earned a bachelor's degree in anthropology and theatre at Smith College, a master's degree in cultural studies at the University of Edinburgh and a doctorate in public health at Drexel University.

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Suzanne Grossman

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