Dr. Angela Thrasher

Dr. Angela Thrasher

Scientific Review Officer



Biography

Division:
Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences DABP
Review Branch:
Health Services and Systems HSS
Study Section:
Health Services: Quality and Effectiveness HSQE

Dr. Angela Thrasher received her Ph.D. in health behavior from the University of North Carolina (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health. Dr. Thrasher completed postdoctoral training in health disparities, social determinants of health, and minority aging research at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine. Her scientific interests include the effects of racism on African American health across the life course, measurement of discrimination, antiretroviral therapy adherence by people living with HIV, and racial/ethnic healthcare disparities. Before joining CSR, Dr. Thrasher supported the research-related communication and outreach activities of the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity. She also managed a project on adult vaccine confidence and hesitancy for the National Vaccine Program Office. Prior to that she served as an assistant professor in the UNC Department of Health Behavior and as a technical assistance provider to HIV programs at the local, state, and federal levels.