Bridgette Blebu, PhD

Biography

Bridgette received her PhD in Public Health from the University of California, Irvine. She completed her BS in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and her MPH at the University of Southern California. Her dissertation research examined neighborhood social context, migrant selection and prematurity among infants born to black immigrant women in the state of California. As a postdoctoral fellow in the Preterm Birth Initiative, she continues to explore preterm birth among infants of black women, by focusing on enhanced prenatal care and psychosocial support resources during pregnancy.