Purnima Madhivanan

Research Interests

Dr. Purnima Madhivanan, MBBS, MPH, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. Dr. Madhivanan holds joint appointment in the College of Medicine. For the last 20 years, her research has focussed on disadvantaged populations, elucidating the dynamics of poverty, gender and the environmental determinants of health, in particular the impact on women and children living in rural communities.