Elizabeth D. Nesoff, PhD, MPH, is an Instructor of Epidemiology in the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and a Senior Scholar in the Penn Injury Science Center. 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 the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the Department of Epidemiology. She holds a PhD from the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, an MPH from Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, and a BA from Wellesley College.