About

James Buszkiewicz

Research Scientist

PhD, University of Washington, 2020
MPH, Epidemiology, Boston University, 2012
BA, Biology with a concentration in ecology and conservation science, Boston University, 2010

James Buszkiewicz is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and received his BA in Biology with a concentration in Ecology and Conservation Sciences and his MPH in Epidemiology from Boston University. Upon graduating from his MPH program, James worked for the Cambridge Public Health Department in Cambridge, Massachusetts working on the evaluation of the city’s Healthy Homes project. James also worked at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for three years where he served as the Commonwealth’s Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Epidemiologist. James is currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of Epidemiology where he has worked with the Seattle Minimum Wage Study, the Seattle Obesity study, and Moving to Health. James’ dissertation work focuses on the association between state minimum wage policies and health and health behavior.

Interests include: Social determinants of health, social and income policies, work, nutrition, obesity, health behavior, mental health and wellbeing, health inequities.

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