Emily Meredith D'Agostino

Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health
Box 104006 DUMC, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 660-2898
emily.m.dagostino@duke.edu

Emily D'Agostino, DrPH, MS, MEd, MA, is a pediatric cardiovascular epidemiologist specializing in community-based interventions. Her research expertise lies in partnering with community organizations to examine structural and social factors that promote youth physical activity and fitness. She also specializes in expanding epidemiology education to high school and undergraduate students, and incorporating contemporary teaching and learning practices into epidemiology instruction at all levels. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Duke University in Family Medicine and Community Health. She also provides research oversight for the Miami-Dade County Department of Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces, the third largest county park system in the nation. She received her doctorate in Epidemiology from the City University of New York's Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy. She also holds master's degrees in Science Education, Educational Leadership, and Museum Education.

Education and Training

  • New York University, M.A. 2004
  • City College of New York, M.Ed. 2005
  • City University of New York, DrPH 2016

Publications

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D’Agostino EM. Kenya Brown’s Summer of Opportunity: Where Schools, STEM Learning, and Health Inequalities Meet. American Journal of Public Health. 2019 Jan;109(1):12–4.
D’Agostino EM, Patel HH, Ahmed Z, Hansen E, Mathew MS, Nardi MI, et al. Natural experiment examining the longitudinal association between change in residential segregation and youth cardiovascular health across race/ethnicity and gender in the USA.. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2018 Jul;72(7):595–604.
Messiah SE, D’Agostino EM, Patel HH, Hansen E, Mathew MS, Arheart KL. Sex differences in fitness outcomes among minority youth after participation in a park-based after-school program.. Ann Epidemiol. 2018 Jul;28(7):432–9.
D’Agostino EM, Day SE, Konty KJ, Larkin M, Saha S, Wyka K. The Association of Health-Related Fitness and Chronic Absenteeism Status in New York City Middle School Youth.. J Phys Act Health. 2018 Jul 1;15(7):483–91.
D’Agostino EM, Patel HH, Hansen E, Mathew MS, Nardi MI, Messiah SE. Effect of participation in a park-based afterschool program on cardiovascular disease risk among severely obese youth.. Public Health. 2018 Jun;159:137–43.
D’Agostino EM, Patel HH, Ahmed Z, Hansen E, Sunil Mathew M, Nardi MI, et al. Impact of change in neighborhood racial/ethnic segregation on cardiovascular health in minority youth attending a park-based afterschool program.. Soc Sci Med. 2018 May;205:116–29.
D’Agostino EM, Patel HH, Hansen E, Mathew MS, Nardi M, Messiah SE. Longitudinal analysis of cardiovascular disease risk profile in neighbourhood poverty subgroups: 5-year results from an afterschool fitness programme in the USA.. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2018 Mar;72(3):193–201.
D’Agostino E. Public Health Education: Teaching Epidemiology in High School Classrooms.. Am J Public Health. 2018 Mar;108(3):324–8.
D’Agostino EM, Day SE, Konty KJ, Larkin M, Saha S, Wyka K. The association of fitness and school absenteeism across gender and poverty: a prospective multilevel analysis in New York City middle schools.. Ann Epidemiol. 2018 Mar;28(3):189–96.

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