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Arnold School of Public Health

Our Faculty & Staff

Janelle Downing, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Health Services Policy & Management
Arnold School of Public Health
Phone: 803-777-8133
Office: Discovery I Building 349
Columbia, SC 29208
Resources: Google Scholar

Research and Teaching Interests

Dr. Downing’s research uses population-level and health systems data to understand the role of economic stressors on health (particularly in early life) and document inequities in health and healthcare access by gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status.