PhD, Texas Woman’s University; MS, University of North Texas; BS California State University, Northridge
Latina health; health disparities; breast cancer; college health
Dr. Burke holds a PhD in Health Studies from Texas Woman’s University, is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), and is a Public Health Fellow from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She is also an active member of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). Dr. Burke has more than 14 years of teaching experience in higher education and 10 years experience in the health-based nonprofit field. She has worked with agencies such as Susan G. Komen for the Cure, American Cancer Society, and American Red Cross. Dr. Burke has published professional journal articles on women’s health, health disparities, and instructional technology and was a contributing author for a published book and booklet series on breast cancer. Dr. Burke’s research interests include Latina health, intimate partner violence, and breast cancer. An award-winning professor, Dr. Burke teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods, health disparities, and global health.