Emily M. D’Agostino, DPH, MS, MEd, MA

Emily D'Agostino, MPH
Director of Community-Engaged Research Practice; Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery

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Dr. D'Agostino is a community-engaged social epidemiologist and Director of Community-Engaged Research Practice in the Occupational Therapy Doctoral Division, Duke School of Medicine. She studies the factors that promote health equity at the population level. Dr. D’Agostino holds research expertise in promoting physical activity and fitness, preventing obesity, and fostering mental health and resilience among youth. She also specializes in building capacity for academic-community partnerships, and addressing structural and social factors that impede access to health for all ages. Dr. D’Agostino’s main appointment is in Orthopaedic Surgery. She also holds appointments in the Department of Population Health Sciences and the Duke Global Health Institute, and is a faculty member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute.