Preety Gadhoke, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Industry Professional

Sommer Doctoral Scholar for Public Health Leadership in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Thanks to the low faculty-to-student ratio at St. John’s University, students benefit from working closely with Dr. Gadhoke in the Master of Public Health program. She brings a uniquely holistic, theoretically grounded, multi-sectoral experience to her teaching. Focus areas include chronic disease prevention and food security programs in low-income urban and rural populations, including American Indian and indigenous Ecuadorian Shuar, as well as other ethnic minority populations.

Research: Social determinants of health, vulnerability and resiliency, livelihood models, food and nutrition, biocultural approaches to health, and visual and mixed research methodology.

Practice: Senior Fellow at the Vincentian Center for Church and Society; Faculty Advisor for the Ozanam and McNair Scholar Programs.

Curriculum: Global Healthcare, Health Disparities, Culminating Experience