Dr. D’Ingeo is a cultural and medical anthropologist who specializes in health disparities, race and racism, and social determinants of health. She earned a PhD in Anthropology at the University of Florida in 2018, after her undergraduate and graduate studies in philosophy, ethics, and health care management. In the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics, Dr. D’Ingeo conducts research on health care access and health outcomes among Medicaid recipients in Florida, as part of the evaluation team for the Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) program. In other recent projects, Dr. D’Ingeo studies social networks and food security among minority adolescents, and HPV education and prevention in dental health care. Dr. D’Ingeo’s work uses a variety of qualitative and mixed methods for social and health research, including text analysis, social network analysis, community-based participatory methods, and visual and digital methods.
- Food security
- Health disparities and vulnerable populations
- Translational HPV Research
- adolescent health