Lindsay du Plessis, DrPH, MPH

Lindsay du Plessis, DrPH, MPH

lduplessis@ucla.edu

Lindsay du Plessis is a Research Scientist at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity, Center for Cancer Prevention & Control Research, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. She graduated from Emory University with a Master of Public Health in Behavioral Science and Health Education. She then pursued a DrPH in Community Health Sciences with a minor in Epidemiology at UCLA.

Her research interests are in developing programs and health promotion strategies for low-income groups, racial and ethnic minorities, and other marginalized communities. She has expertise in effectively conducting both independent and team-based behavioral research, data analysis, and evaluations of community-based programs.

Dr. du Plessis is the mother of a 6-month old girl. She is also a breast cancer survivor, and says her own lived experience will inform her work as she strives to address health disparities, collaborate with community partners, and implement intervention and prevention strategies that will empower and improve outcomes among vulnerable communities.