Assistant Professor of Medicine, Health, and Society
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Lucie Kalousová is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Health, and Society, and Sociology. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and completed a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellowship at Nuffield College at the University of Oxford. She studies the links between the distribution of socioeconomic resources and the health of populations and the origins and persistence of population health disparities in middle- to high-income countries. She emphasizes the role of social policies and investigates when they are most effective in mitigating health disparities. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Social Science & Medicine, Annual Review of Sociology, Population Research and Policy Review, Health Policy and Planning, and other outlets. Dr. Kalousová currently holds the New to the Field Grant from Alzheimer’s Association to examine the role of state tobacco control policies in Alzheimer’s disease disparities in the United States. In 2019, she was awarded the prestigious Neuron Award as a promising junior Czech scientist.