Idethia Shevon Harvey

Idethia Shevon Harvey


Associate Professor


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, W. K. Kellogg, Community Health Scholars Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • DrPH, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburg PA
  • MPH, Public Health, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • BS, Ceramic Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Research interests

Dr. Harvey’s research portfolio focuses on ethnic minority populations using participatory models of qualitative research, chronic disease management, and health disparities among rural and aging African Americans.

Dr. Harvey has served as a principal investigator, co-principal investigator, and co-investigator on federal and state grant research totaling over 2 million dollars. She was awarded R21 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease. The grant titled is ‘The Study of Type-2 Diabetes and the Rural Experience regarding Stress and Self-management behavior (STRESS) Project.’ In addition, she is the co-Principal Investigator for the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Dr. Harvey is the author of more than 48 peer-reviewed research articles and 160 professional presentations. Dr. Harvey is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Ethnicity and Health and is a reviewer for numerous scientific journals. Her honors included being selected as a Fellow for the Gerontological Society of America, ADVANCE Scholars Program at Texas A & M University, and College of Education and Human Development Diversity and Inclusion Faculty Leadership Fellow.

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