Elizabeth D. Nesoff, PhD MPH


Elizabeth D. Nesoff, PhD MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Click here for her faculty profile. She is also a Senior Scholar in the Penn Injury Science Center and a Senior Fellow with the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at Penn. She is a social epidemiologist focused on the intersection of substance use, the neighborhood environment, injury prevention, and health disparities. Her current research uses spatial analysis methods to investigate the relationship between modifiable neighborhood features and opioid overdose risk. Her research has been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. 

Dr. Nesoff completed postdoctoral training in substance use epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the Department of Epidemiology. She earned a PhD from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Health, Behavior and Society, an MPH from Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, and a BA from Wellesley College.