Faculty Profile

Ashly Westrick

Ashly Westrick, PhD, MPH

  • Research Investigator

  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of Miami, 2019
  • MPH, Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2011
  • BS, Microbiology, University of Minnesota, 2008

Research Interests:

Aging; epidemiology; social epidemiology; cancer; health disparities

Research Projects:

Dr. Westrick's research focuses on the social epidemiology of aging. She investigates how social determinants on the individual, interpersonal, and neighborhood levels influence health disparities in functional aging with a specific interest in the aging of cancer survivors.

Dr. Westrick is leading an NIA-funded K99 (K99AG076532-01A1), which aims to identify cognitive aging trajectories of older cancer survivors and estimate the contribution of key modifiable risk and resilience factors to later-life cognition in the United States and England.

Email: acwestr@umich.edu

For media inquiries: sph.media@umich.edu

Areas of Expertise: Aging,  Cancer,  Health Equity,  Social Epidemiology