Whitney Mendel, MSW, PhD
Whitney Mendel, MSW, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Public Health, specializing in community health education at Daemen College. Both her research and community work center around maternal and child health and health inequities. Whitney works in many capacities within the community, merging her social work roots and the prevention focus of public health in an effort to better meet the needs of the women and families of Western New York. Her research employs a social determinants of health perspective to inform prevention and intervention strategies to improve birth outcomes among disadvantaged populations.