Pharah Morgan

PhD Student, Epidemiology
Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Biography

Pharah D. Morgan is a doctoral student at Temple University's College of Public Health. She received her BS in biochemistry and molecular biophysics and psychology from the University of Arizona, an MS in tumor biology from Georgetown University, and an MPH in epidemiology from the University of Arizona. Pharah was previously a project director for the Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country project at the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council. Pharah’s research interest in cancer epidemiology and tobacco control stem from her personal experiences of witnessing numerous families diagnosed with cancers from uranium mining and the negative health impacts from commercial tobacco use. Valuing collaboration in research, Pharah seeks to reduce of the prevalence of risk factors to chronic diseases, specifically in American Indian populations.

Professional Interests: Cancer epidemiology and tobacco control of American Indian populations; impact of psychosocial constructs and health disparities; cultural adaptation of health interventions for American Indian populations.