Claire E. Altman

Claire E. Altman
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Assistant Professor, Health Sciences and TSPA
People Type
513 Clark Hall

PhD from Pennsylvania State University


Dr. Altman is an Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri with appointments in the Department of Health Sciences and the Truman School of Public Affairs. As a social demographer her work broadly focuses on population health and immigrant well-being. She has done research on topics such as obesity, fertility, weight perceptions, and self-assessed health. Her current research examines the role of legal status on health and life course transitions for young adult unauthorized immigrants.

Courses Taught

Research Methods and Inquiry in Public Affairs II (PA 8181)

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