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Rebecca Hasson, PhD

Rebecca Hasson, PhD

Associate Professor

School of Kinesiology

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Rebecca Hasson, PhD, is an associate professor in the Schools of Kinesiology and Public Health and Director of the Childhood Disparities Research Laboratory and Active Schools & Communities Core Unit at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Dr. Hasson has developed a nationally recognized cross-disciplinary research program that takes an environmental, behavioral, and biological perspective to understand racial/ethnic disparities in the development of obesity and obesity-related health complications in children and adolescents. Her research also aims to reduce disparities through the design and implementation of behavioral interventions.


PhD in Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts

MS in Exercise Science, University of Massachusetts