Emma Tsui has a broad background in community health and related social sciences (including psychology, anthropology, and sociology), with specific training and expertise in collaborative qualitative research and analytic techniques. She has a growing record of research studying the health of low-income worker populations toward the development of participatory, community-based interventions. Her past work has focused on workforce development policy, urban food policy, and labor policy and the influence of these policies on the lives, health, and well-being of workers and would-be workers. Dr. Tsui’s work has been published in the American Journal of Public Health, the Journal of Urban Health, Sociology of Health and Illness, and Social Science and Medicine.
- PhD in from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
- MPH in from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
Research InterestsLow-income work and job training as social determinants of health, effects of urban and social policies on health, occupational health promotion, qualitative research methods, ethnography, community-engaged research approaches, participatory intervention development
- CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute
- Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment, Queens College