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Research Associate
Sophie Neuner

Departmental Affiliations

Social and Behavioral Interventions

Contact Info

Research Interests

Indigenous Health; Women's Health; Health Equity; Strength-based interventions; Culturally congruent care; Health Sovereignty; Cervical Cancer; COVID-19 in Tribal Communities;
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Technical University of Munich
Dr. Sophie Neuner, M.D., M.P.H., is a proud member of the Karuk Tribe, and a Research Associate at the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health. She has also served as Medical and Public Health advisor to the Karuk Tribe’s COVID-19 Incident Management Team. Dr. Neuner is passionate about promoting Indigenous Women’s health and well-being. She strives to address the needs of Native American women and families as an obstetrician/gynecologist and researcher, through approaches that are culturally congruent and honor Indigenous sovereignty. Dr. Neuner is dedicated to promoting equity in Medical and Public Health education and works collaboratively to increase diversity and inclusivity, at Johns Hopkins University and at a national level.
Honors & Awards
Johns Hopkins Minority Health Award, JHSPH May 2020
Reed Frost Scholar, JHSPH Jul 2019 - May 2020
Center of American Indian Health Scholar, JHSPH Jul 2019 - May 2020
Spirit of Eagles Scholarship Award, Mayo Clinic, Jul 2018, Aug 2019
German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes), Scholar May 2013 - May 2020
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