Archana McEligot PhD, MS
Nutrition, Epidemiology, Cancer Epidemiology, Energy Balance
Archana J. McEligot, PhD, is professor of Public Health at California State University, Fullerton. Dr. McEligot received her PhD in Public Health (Epidemiology) from the joint doctoral program between the University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University. She is currently the program director of a multi-year NIH funded training program in data science, and is also the director of the Center for Cancer Disparities Research. Dr. McEligot’s primary research interests include investigating modifiable risk factors, including dietary intakes, circulating dietary biomarkers, as well as epigenetic factors in relation to disease outcomes and health disparities/equity. Dr. McEligot also has a strong commitment to training underrepresented/disadvantaged students in emerging areas, such as data science and research methodologies related to population health and disease outcomes, which may subsequently fill the equity gap, as well as inform and/or promote health equity.
Dr. McEligot's current and previous projects can be further reviewed at the following pages: