Dr. Sonya Panjwani is a public health scientist with experience in community-based research, program evaluation, and systems science approaches to addressing complex public health challenges. She currently works as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for the Emergency Response Capacity Team of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Panjwani’s research interests include health systems strengthening; maternal and child health; sociocultural context of health; immigrant and refugee health disparities; and the impact of policy, system, and environmental factors on minority health behaviors and outcomes. She holds a Ph.D. in Health Education with a focus on international development and a Master of Public Health from Texas A&M University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Boston University.

Authored by Sonya Panjwani, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Blog Post

Conducting Health Equity Research During COVID: Course Correcting Future Multi-Site Research

The final post in our Weitzman Institute blog series on conducting health equity research during the COVID-19 pandemic highlights lessons learned in a national, multi-site study involving the implementation of a novel intervention in Federally Qualified Health Centers.