Beatrice Abiero

Beatrice Abiero

Associate Research Scientist, Ipsos Public Affairs (2016-)

PhD, Health Policy & Administration and Demography (2016)

BDSS-IGERT Fellow, Cohort 1 (2012-2014)



  1. PhD, Health Policy & Administration (HPA) / Demography
  2. BS, Public Health, Arizona
  3. Advisor: Rhonda Belue


(Archived Penn State biography.)

Beatrice is a dual title doctoral student in Health Policy & Administration and Demography. Her research interests include understanding the mechanisms that lead to health disparities, particularly among immigrant and minority populations - specifically, exploring available geospatial and national data and analytic methods related to health outcomes and health services of marginalized groups.

Research Rotation (2012-2013): Rhonda Belue (HPA).

Externship (Summer 2013): CUNY Institute for Demographic Research with Prof. Deborah Balk (CUNY-Baruch, CIDR) and Dr. Mark R. Montgomery (Population Council).

Research Rotation (2013-2014): Stephen Matthews (Demography).

Externship (Summer 2014): U.S. Census Bureau