Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Behavioral Health
Natoshia Askelson currently serves as the PI for Iowa’s Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network Collaborating Center and Deputy Director of the Prevention Research Center. She is trained as a behavioral scientist with an emphasis in health communication. Her research is focused on maternal, child and family health, with an emphasis on elementary-aged children and adolescents. Askelson uses mixed methods to understand how policy and program changes influence positive and maladaptive behavior.
Intersection of health policy and behavior change
Family and child health
PhD, Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, 2008
MPH, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1998