Ph.D. Student Profile

Dominique LaDawn Sylvers, MPH

Dominique LaDawn Sylvers, MPH

  • Doctoral Pre-Candidate
  • Cognate: Demography


  • MPH, Health Behavior & Health Education, University of Michigan, 2017
  • B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science (Health & Society), Michigan State University, 2014

Research Interests & Projects

  • Disparities in African American Aging
  • Dementia & Cognitive Decline
  • Place & Health
  • Structural Racism

Selected Publications

  • Hicken MT, Burnside L, Edwards D, Lee H. Racial Residential Segregation as the Actualization of Structural Racism. In: Bruce M, Ford C, Gilbert K, and Griffith DM, Eds. Is it Race or Racism?" State of the Evidence and Tools for the Public Health Professional. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association. (2019). Forthcoming.
  • Ramsay JE, Janevic MR, Hogan CK, Edwards DL, Connell CM. (2018). Using the Replicating Effective Programs Framework to Adapt a Heart Health Intervention. Health Promotion Practice.