Thursday, June 13, 2024

Michaela Kathleen Curran

Michaela Kathleen Curran a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Community and Behavioral Health in the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa. My research focuses on social-structural determinants of health; global health; disparities in disability access and accommodations; and disability identity and stigma. I am also a trainee in the Iowa Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Program, received a 2021 Alfred Healy Leadership Award in Developmental Disabilities, and was named an Emerging Leader by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD). I identify as a queer person with a disability.


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