Julie Gleason-Comstock, Ph.D., MCHES
Co-Program Director, Urban Health
Dr. Gleason-Comstock has been a public health researcher for over two decades, serving as PI for eight grants, including an ongoing investigator-initiated Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Michigan grant. Her work has focused on translational research with interdisciplinary staff in population health, primarily directed towards investigation of cardiovascular health promotion and HIV/AIDS education and prevention. She has also worked on public health registry development and presented at national conferences. Dr. Gleason-Comstock has been first author on seven peer-reviewed public health research articles, and Editor for three years of the Michigan Journal of Public Health, a peer-reviewed, web-based journal which publishes findings in public health research and practice.