Ms. Bonita Salmeron is a post-baccalaureate research fellow in the geospatial transdisciplinary research laboratory within the Population and Community Health Sciences Program. Her research interests include social and geographic determinants of health and the application of statistical analysis, particularly geospatial analysis, to the study of health behaviors. She completed her undergraduate thesis on public perceptions and stigma of medical marijuana and prescription opioid use. Working with Dr. Faustine Williams, Ms. Salmeron is currently studying how a family history of breast cancer influences women’s health behaviors and geographic differences in breast cancer treatment.
Ms. Salmeron received her B.A. in sociology from the College of Wooster in 2018.